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Alchemist (Windows)

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Alchemist is a real-time strategy game in which you take control over one of five different races and lead your people, tens of thousands years after the first overwar, a catastrophic event which lead to Earth's complete ecological shutdown.

Just as mankind was on the verge of becoming extinct, a natural resource called Mana was found to be regenerating on Earth, which lead to the restarting of the ecological systems. During these times, new lifeforms began to evolve and mankind spent time to explore their forgotten past. These explorers became known as Alchemists who gained power much different from each other, the different sects were called Realms. This eventually lead to another overwar. With only five surviving Realms, you must decide who shall be the last reigning Realm on the planet Earth.


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Alchemist Windows Viewing the mission objectives from the in-game menu
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Alternate Titles

  • "幻界霸者" -- Chinese spelling (traditional)
  • "Animos: The War of Mystery" -- Full working title.
  • "Animos" -- Project code name

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Critic Reviews

Absolute Games ( May 22, 2000 10 out of 100 10


Topic # Posts Last Post
1997 DOS version called Animos? 1 Rola (8301)
Feb 14, 2013



Alchemist was originally released in 1997 as a DOS game under the name Animos, which is a contraction of Anim-Cosmos. In 1999, it was re-released as a Windows game under the name Alchemist without any other changes.

VGA mode

Alchemist is one of the rare native 32-bit Windows games that use a low-res VGA mode (320×200, 256 colors).

Sony PlayStation version

According to the developer's website, a Japanese version of the game for the Sony PlayStation was in development with the partner BANDAI Co. Japan.
Daedolon (5231) added Alchemist (Windows) on Jul 12, 2012