Arx Fatalis (2002)

About This Game

The world of Arx is wrought with turmoil, brought to the brink of destruction by a violent war. The sun has disappeared from overhead to shroud the world in eternal darkness forcing communities to begin inhabiting the underground mines. But as food and drink becomes scarce, the wars become even more violent as each race struggles for survival.

You are plugged into this world of terror and must use bravery and cunning to uncover the long hidden secret of Arx. As your epic quest unfolds you will explore ancient temples, bustling cities and abandoned mines, unearth legendary artefacts and face terrifying foes.

Arx Fatalis features:
Lots of quest and sub-quest to complete; innovative gesture-casting system with 50 powerful spells based upon 20 runes; wield over 20 crushingly powerful weapons; no two games are ever the same: storyline and events change according to your actions; hundreds of characters to befriend or murder and massive underground world to discover and explore.

Plot

Arx Fatalis (Latin for “fatal fortress”) is set on a world whose sun has failed, forcing the above-ground creatures to take refuge in subterranean caverns.

The action in Arx Fatalis takes place in one of these large caves, where inhabitants from all races such as Trolls, Goblins, Dwarves, Humans, etc.

have made their homes on various levels of the cave. The player awakens inside a prison cell and, after making his escape, eventually discovers his mission is to subvert and imprison the God of Destruction, Akbaa, who is trying to manifest itself in Arx.

Features

  • An innovative gesture-based spellcasting system
  • A massive underground world to explore
  • The choices you make strongly influence the story, leading to one of 4 endings

Game Details

Genre Role-playing – Adventure – Fantasy
Languages English
Size 533 MB
Company Arkane Studios / Arkane Studios
Released November 12, 2002

System Requirements

[Windows]
Minimum System Requirements
[Windows]
Recommended system requirements
System Windows XP or Vista System
Processor 1 GHz Processor
Memory 256 MB RAM Memory
Graphics 3D graphics card Graphics
DirectX DirectX 7 DirectX DirectX 9
Storage Storage
Sound Sound
Other Other

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