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  • Summary: Co-op magic mayhem!

    Nine Parchments is a co-op action-RPG game of magic mayhem from Frozenbyte, the creators of the Trine series. A group of runaway wizard apprentices decide to skip their training to search for the Nine Parchments. As the wannabe wizards rapidly discover powerful new
    Co-op magic mayhem!

    Nine Parchments is a co-op action-RPG game of magic mayhem from Frozenbyte, the creators of the Trine series.

    A group of runaway wizard apprentices decide to skip their training to search for the Nine Parchments.
    As the wannabe wizards rapidly discover powerful new spells and ignore all safety aspects, it's natural that their hasty progress results in lots of deadly accidents...

    * Wield the power of the elements and master a diverse and ever-changing arsenal of spells
    Unlock new playable characters, wizard hats and magical staves
    * Level up and train your characters in the magical arts, but choose your path wisely!
    * Battle strange creatures and mighty bosses in a breathtakingly beautiful world, set in the Trine universe
    * Online and local co-op with 1-4 players
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  1. Jan 2, 2018
    70
    The pretty magic adventure quickly runs out of breath because it lacks of creative features and - above all - motivating elements.
  2. Dec 15, 2017
    40
    While it’s visually appealing scenes are impressive enough to pique the interest of potential players, it's stale gameplay and painfully slow leveling system lack the fresh and creative experience that you’d expect to find here.
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  1. Dec 10, 2020
    10
    this one is the best one of the series and had a clean grahics with amazing combo systems this game is fantastic
  2. Feb 22, 2020
    10
    One of the best unnoticed games on the market. Soooo much fun with friends.
  3. Jan 1, 2018
    6
    Nine Parchments
    About 9 mistakes made too.
    Nine Parchments is a top down dungeon crawler like rpg where you play as basically a wizard from
    Nine Parchments
    About 9 mistakes made too.
    Nine Parchments is a top down dungeon crawler like rpg where you play as basically a wizard from like a harry potter school out to gather 9 parchments and make it back to save the school…
    This game cane be played single player or online..
    However theres a giant issue with this…
    MY biggest issue with the entire game is that multiplayer isn’t drop in and drop out…
    Though you keep your characters progress.. you lose all other progress entirely if you decide you need some help to get past an area…
    You cant decide to open up your story to allow others to join you if you start single player…
    You lose all campaign progress in a campaign that is about 10 hours long.. a massive mistake…
    Mutiplayer and campaign progress issues aside.. 9 parchments is a very just okay dungeon crawler…
    As you progress through the games 10 hour campaign youll only run into a handful of different enemies…
    enemy variety is essentially just unshielded enemies and flowers that throw magic at you, healer enemies, and then annoying shielded enemies both tiny and large…
    and your job is to take them out with the magic you have…
    all while completing feats to unlock new characters collecting chest for experience, hats, and staffs that give you a bonus in game like health when you dash, or magic recharge…
    that’s right.. your magic does have to recharge which in paper is fine…
    youll have like 12 magic attacks to scroll through by the games end…
    Where it gets annoying though is that enemies are all for the most part elements based..
    Theyre immune to certain elemental attacks.. and later on some will have a ring around them making them invulnerable to 2 elements..
    And this game only features 4.. fire.. ice.. death.. and lightning…
    if you don’t have a powerful attack for each of those elements.. youre going to have a tough time in certain spots.. as you do pick your attack you unlock after defeating 1 of the games 9 bosses…
    thankfully the game is decently generous with its checkpoints… and giving you an extra life if youre playing solo… so youre allowed to die twice without restarting and there are healing spells…
    however checkpoints are very inconsistent and at times youll be asked to go through 3 or 4 really difficult waves of enemies.. the game definitely offers a challenge… especially in its boss fights…
    But the game is so samey throughout that ever level feels exactly the same and the challenge starts to get more annoying and grind feely than fun…
    Speaking of grind your character does level up as you go on for you to dump skills into a skill tree…
    However you cant actually grind…
    This is a game where you defeat every enemy in an are and move on.. no respawning…
    Nine Parchments has a little magic in here.. its fun at times…. But the fun isn’t lasting.
    I give Nine Parchments
    a 6/10
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  4. Feb 4, 2019
    5
    I had fun playing this with two other friends, and I'm not a big fan of side scrollers.

    It's a simple (and I do mean simple) multiplayer
    I had fun playing this with two other friends, and I'm not a big fan of side scrollers.

    It's a simple (and I do mean simple) multiplayer side scroller with cutesy graphics and a nice sound track.

    I give it a five or six because nothing really stood out for me. It's a good game, but I can't think of a single time where I thought 'wow, that was amazing!' Good sound, good graphics, meh "story." If you like side scrollers, give it a shot.
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