Alchemy in the UK
by Chris Schilling 2/5/2013
Product: Steve Jackson's Sorcery!
Format: iPhone, iPad
Genre: Card/ board game, Retro, RPG
Steve Jackson and Ian Livingstone's iconic Fighting Fantasy game books have enjoyed a new lease of life in digital form recently.
Following Livingstone's lauded Blood of the Zombies comes his former partner's ambitious four-part Sorcery! series, and, as this first chapter shows, Cambridge indie inkle is more than up to the task of matching Jackson's enterprise.
Its setup is from a time when such stories weren't quite so cliché. You play as a lone warrior, venturing out from the kingdom of Analand to recover the mysterious Crown of Kings, recently stolen by an evil Archmage who aims to use its powers to build an army and take over the region.
A thrilling combination of fantasy novel and RPG, Sorcery! offers a wonderfully fresh take on interactive fiction
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