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Paper Sorcerer
Genre: RPG
Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux
Languages: English
Players: Single-player
Nov 18, 2013 @ 4:28pm
Jan 22, 2014 @ 1:17pm

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Paper Sorcerer launching on Steam...!
New version v2.1b, Polishing continues
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Paper Sorcerer is a stylish single player turn based RPG focused on strategy, party-building, and environmental puzzles. Fight with the skills and spells you've learned in a battle system that emphasizes strategy over grinding. Assemble a party of monsters and dark creatures to fight alongside you. Explore and solve environmental puzzles to unlock secret paths and find extra loot! A double-sided adventure, an RPG with adventure game elements.

Come on people, it’s only FIVE BUCKS and it’s one of the best overall gaming experiences I've had in 2013. Pick this up; you won't regret it.
- Alex Lucard, Diehard Gamefan[]

A powerful sorcerer is on the cusp of dominating the land. A group of heroes bands together and seals him away inside a magical tome. Now as the sorcerer you must escape from this ancient prison and find a way to regain your magical powers using your wits and an array of summonable creatures to aid you. There may be more powerful forces at work as you navigate the dungeons and fight the heroes sent to subdue you...

Official website: Ultra Runaway Games[]
Play the lengthy free demo here: Web Demo [][/b]
Available in PC, Mac, or Linux versions.

Key Features
  • Play as a renegade sorcerer as he struggles to escape the book prison and regain his powers.

  • Escape a magical prison filled with heroes hunting you down at every turn.

  • Leave behind mana and to-hit rolls for an exciting new battle system that emphasizes strategy and tactics over grinding.

  • Strategically manage an energy pool to unleash devastating special attacks in battle.

  • Assemble a party of fiendish creatures to join you as allies in battle.

  • Numerous different creatures and fiends to unlock, further customizing your party; including a healer Witch, a trickster Imp, assassin Troll, and a berserker Minotaur.

  • Discover fiendish puzzles and solve them with a combinations of spells, items, and your wits.

  • Hand-drawn high-resolution sprites

  • DRM-free for PC, Mac, iOS, and Android

  • All-inclusive game, promise to never make you pay for DLC content.

Check out what others have said about Paper Sorcerer:

Rather than focusing solely on leveling and powering-up your characters, Paper Sorcerer focuses on a battle's strategy instead overall strength.
Awesome Robo []

After last year’s glut of first-person dungeon crawlers, things have quieted down substantially. Luckily, we now have Paper Sorcerer to get the ball rolling again!
Indie RPGs []

It's a well-written and deep-enough party-based RPG, on the evidence of the demo at least.
PC Gamer

The turn-based battles are particularly complex. You have to consider the number of turns it will take for spells to burn out, to consider when to play defensively, and to consider switching up your fighting style in accordance with the enemy type.
Pocket Gamer []

Paper Sorcerer does something unique that only Indie developers can: take risks.
Ziip Gaming News []

I've had a play of that demo and have come away even more impressed by the game’s many systems, tactical mix-ups and branching gameplay than the visuals ever managed.
Indie Statik []

...the game will take as much as 20 hours to complete, but even if you make it to the end, the various character types on offer mean you can replay it an entirely different way.
Red Bull []
Popular Discussions View All (10)
Jan 13, 2014 @ 7:31am
Can't wait to buy it, but when can I?
Jan 5, 2014 @ 8:27pm
some bugs
Jan 3, 2014 @ 7:32am
How to assign the action of "Left Click" in controller
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St. Haborym Dec 10, 2014 @ 6:28pm 
You should so totally make more games like this.
WOTSMYNAME? Jun 20, 2014 @ 6:04pm 
great graphics great gameplay great sound great fun to play 8 out of 10
[FRA]Flash Jun 5, 2014 @ 9:53am 
Dat music
SorRo May 28, 2014 @ 7:42am 
Good game!
PitfallFritz May 24, 2014 @ 4:00am 
Such a beautiful game! I hope the OS X version will be on Steam soon!
Quixote May 6, 2014 @ 2:30am 
Congratulations! Voted for the approval of this game Good game!
joe combat May 2, 2014 @ 4:31pm 
this game looks cool!
Cinder Apr 26, 2014 @ 11:56pm 
just let's played this game my first time through, very cool game. check it out here:
Kompost Apr 10, 2014 @ 1:53pm 
waiting to android!
hacktoolgaming Mar 23, 2014 @ 8:36am