Arcanum: Of Steamworks & Magick Obscura (Windows)

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Critic Score
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
User Score
5 point score based on user ratings.

The game ratings for each category and platform are displayed below. The score for a particular platform is the average of all categories. Games must have 1 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

The quality of the actors' performances in the game (including voice acting).
How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
Overall User Score (140 votes)4.0

User Reviews

A little rant about Arcanum. The Fabulous King (1303) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
That's the way to show those bast... uhh... I mean... good hit sir! Cor 13 (174226) 4.86 Stars4.86 Stars4.86 Stars4.86 Stars4.86 Stars
Gnomes with guns and bits with bugs Anym (193) 4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars
An engrossing and impressive rpg that ultimately lives up to it's potential. Zovni (9321) 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars
An Enriching Yet Ultimately Flawed Experience prymusferal (25) 3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars
Troika is dead, Long Live Troika aiolos (6) 3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars
A fine, fun RPG in an original (at least in games) world. weregamer (157) 3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars
It's Kinda Like A Turn Of The Century Shadowrun MasterMegid (897) 4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars
Voi ch'entrate lasciate ogni speranza (Dante, but not the one met in Ashbury) Jacques Guy (55) 2.33 Stars2.33 Stars2.33 Stars2.33 Stars2.33 Stars
Seems to be mything something. Terrence Bosky (5226) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars