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Nine Parchments

Nine Parchments is a cooperative action game developed by the creators of the Trine series. The game takes place in a fable fantasy land and tells the story of young adepts of magic. Instead of spending years on studying at the Astral Academy they decide to embark on a journey to find the titular nine parchments that, according to legends, grant their owners incredible power. The whole game is filled with dark humor. Our heroes gradually learn more powerful spells, but, as they don't care much about safety, their actions very often have devastating results for the third parties. Nine Parchments works like a shooter game in terms of mechanics. The action is presented from an isometric point of view and gameplay focuses on eliminating our enemies with spells. The game's complex magic system is based on five elements: fire, ice, electricity, life, and death, and enables us to create all sorts of spells. Nine Parchments was created as a co-op game for four players.

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PC / Windows
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Nine Parchments

Nine Parchments | PC

Nine Parchments release date for PC:

game language:
English

05 December 2017 | Worldwide

Game mode: single / multiplayer , multiplayer mode: local network / common screen
Expectations: 6.0 / 10 calculated out of 10 players' votes.  

Sony PlayStation 4
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Nine Parchments

Nine Parchments | PS4

Nine Parchments release date for PS4:

game language:
English

12 December 2017 | Worldwide

13 December 2017 | Europe PAL

Game mode: single / multiplayer , multiplayer mode: local network / common screen
Expectations: 5.8 / 10 calculated out of 4 players' votes.  

Microsoft XBOX ONE
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Nine Parchments

Nine Parchments | XBOX ONE

Nine Parchments release date for XBOX ONE:

game language:
English

07 March 2018 | Worldwide

Game mode: single / multiplayer , multiplayer mode: local network / common screen
Expectations: 5.1 / 10 calculated out of 4 players' votes.  

Nintendo Switch
Game Nine Parchments (Switch) cover
Nine Parchments

Nine Parchments | Switch

Nine Parchments release date for Switch:

game language:
English

05 December 2017 | Worldwide

Game mode: single / multiplayer , multiplayer mode: local network / common screen
Expectations: 9.6 / 10 calculated out of 6 players' votes.  

Nine Parchments for PC / Windows is a fantasy action game. It was developed by Frozenbyte, the creators of Shawden and Trine and the Shadowgrounds series.

The Plot

Nine Parchments for PC / Windows takes place in a magical fantasy land that brings to mind the setting of Trine games. The game tells the story of a group of heroes who wants to become powerful mages. However, they are all really lazy and do not want to spend years on studying magic at the Astral Academy. After two years as students, they drop off from school and decide to go on a journey to find the titular nine parchments. According to legends, they grant great powers to those who own them.

The game is filled with dark sense of humor. As we play, our heroes regularly learn powerful and dangerous spells. Our heroes do not care that much about safety so their actions tend to have terrible consequences for third parties.

Mechanics

Despite the fantasy setting, Nine Parchments for PC / Windows is more of a shooter game when it comes to mechanics. We observe the game from an isometric point of view. Gameplay focuses on eliminating hordes of enemies with spells. The game has a complex magic system based on five elements: fire, ice, electricity, life, and death. It allows us to combine simple spells in order to create more powerful ones. The system was designed to reward players for their creativity.

Nine Parchments was created as a cooperative game for up to four players where the mechanics of magic favor cooperation between the players. Character progression system and the procedurally generated stats and abilities of monsters diversify the game.

PEGI Rating

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty.Game contains depictions of violence.