Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book

Seventeenth game in Gust’s Atelier series, and first of the Mysterious trilogy. Fledgling alchemist Sophie Neuenmuller stumbles across a talking book and sets out on a quest to help it recover its memories.


Developer: Gust
Publisher: Koei Tecmo
Available on: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows PC


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Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book – First Steps in a Mysterious New World - Atelier Sophie kicks off a whole new Atelier trilogy with new mechanics, a new setting, new characters -- and two new artists. Let's take a high-level look at the thinking behind this new series before we dive into more specific, detailed explorations.
Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book – Getting Into Role - The Atelier series are regarded as "JRPGs", with all the baggage that term carries with it -- but Atelier Sophie is a great example of how certain installments in the series embrace a distinctly more freeform structure. Let's look at how this game lets you live the alchemist's life.
Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book – Alchemist on the Road - An alchemist's life is split between slaving away in their atelier and wandering the world in search of life's mysteries... or just a bunch of shiny rocks to throw into their next recipe. Let's look at what happens when Sophie hits the road!
Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book – Stirring the Pot - Another Atelier game, another alchemy system to learn. In Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book, there's a bunch of interesting mechanics to get your teeth into -- I hope your spatial awareness is up to snuff!

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Warriors Wednesday: Redhead Tactician – Warriors All-Stars #20 - Our second playthrough of Warriors All-Stars gets well and truly underway as we get to grips with Sophie’s moveset, and look at expanding Tamaki’s forces. On today’s agenda is Mitsunari Ishida, a vibrant-haired, brilliant tactical mind with his own strong opinions on how best to wage war. How will he get along with the rather … Continue reading Warriors Wednesday: Redhead Tactician – Warriors All-Stars #20
Warriors Wednesday: The Alchemist of Kick-Ass - Having beaten the game last week, today it’s time to start a whole new Warriors All-Stars adventure! This time around, we’re taking Sophie from Atelier Sophie as our leading lady, which puts us into Tamaki’s story route rather that Setsuna’s, which we explored last time around. This should mean we get the opportunity to encounter and recruit … Continue reading Warriors Wednesday: The Alchemist of Kick-Ass

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