Imagine a place of wonder, where magic and technology hold equal sway, and an adventurer might just as easily wield a flintlock pistol as a flaming sword. A place where great industrial cities house castle keeps and factories, home to Dwarves, Humans, Orcs and Elves alike. A place of ancient runes and steamworks, of magic and machines, of sorcery and science.
* Classless, point-based attribute system allows for limitless creativity in guiding your character's development.
* Complex stat system underlies every event taking place within Arcanum.
* Customize your character, including 8 basic stats (Strength and Charisma), more than a dozen derived stats (Poison Resistance and Character Speed), 16 primary skills (Gambling and Healing), 80 spells within 16 colleges, and 56 technological degrees within 8 disciplines.
* Automatic character management features let you delve into the quest at hand for action-oriented players.
* Explore a huge game environment, with dozens of cities, dungeons, and towns to find.
* Meet more than 300 unique characters and 280 different monster types across the land of Arcanum.
* Multiple paths to victory abound in the scores of quests surrounding the main storyline.
* Accurate day/night cycles affect the gameplay, from combat to thieving skills.
* Take on a band of ogres in real-time, or plan your strategy through a turn-based system of combat - you choose.
* Take the adventure online cooperatively or competitively over the Internet or LAN.