ARCANUM: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura Review | Cotton Mill Certified™

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The best 18th century child labor RPG ever written.
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  • 6:43 LMAO

    CrysisFearCrysisFearPäivä sitten
  • I sometimes just re-watched these videos because they're very entertaining

    Nerdlin GeekslyNerdlin Geeksly2 päivää sitten
  • Exactly the type of game I wouldnt play for longer than 5 Minutes

    TristiTristi2 päivää sitten
  • His ancestry gives him too much comedic power. We have to stop him before he becomes too powerful.

    That WildcardThat Wildcard3 päivää sitten
  • This comment section is gold. Perfect bait for gnomes.

    Dejan AndricDejan Andric6 päivää sitten
  • Charisma in this game is absurdly OP.

    Blunt StoneBlunt Stone6 päivää sitten
  • heh 0:45 "Fuakku"

    ChoogzChoogz6 päivää sitten
  • I listen to your videos at night to help me sleep. Thank you sseth-pai.

    Brian DeeBrian Dee7 päivää sitten
  • The Industrial revolution happened in the 19th century=1800s, not the 18th century=1700s.

    Carson RileyCarson Riley7 päivää sitten
  • It is really strange to watch these videos as a real life Jew

    Greebus BleebGreebus Bleeb8 päivää sitten
  • I like this story

    Re ConnectingRe Connecting9 päivää sitten
  • 11:09 this game cant ru- my entire wifi got shut off

    fruitcupsfruitcups9 päivää sitten
  • Umm Based?

    fruitcupsfruitcups9 päivää sitten
  • “Arcanum. The game where you can convince the final antagonist to kill himself out of love for the world he hates.” So Fallout?

    Bacon SirBacon Sir11 päivää sitten
    • No, it's, obviously, a reference to "Mr.Krabs Overdoses on Ketamine".

      Erich ZannErich Zann7 päivää sitten
  • The theming is incredible with the game. I need to make a serious attempt at playing it again. - Thanks for the review.

    Foolish BastionFoolish Bastion13 päivää sitten
  • How many times have I watched this now? Too many How many more times will I watch it? My children cry as I ignore reproductive opportunities

    MrGingerBassistMrGingerBassist14 päivää sitten
  • AbdulMuhammad made this game?

  • 1:25 I recognize Drizzt Do'Urden anywhere

    Malter DwightMalter Dwight16 päivää sitten
  • Hmmmmmmmmmmm.......

    Utti SiseppeUtti Siseppe16 päivää sitten
  • i played this loooooong time ago when i was a kid. Kinda miss it, but it's so dated already. Is there a good modern game like this? or even not so modern, an rpg with both magic and technology. give game recommendations ples.

    Percy MalicePercy Malice18 päivää sitten
  • Who is that african soldier in every video? And why do you hate the mandalor?

    MFinGonzoMFinGonzo18 päivää sitten
    • That's Sseth. He's a reformed Ugandan warlord who uses Text-to-Speech to post game reviews.

      Ram JamoramRam Jamoram7 päivää sitten
  • This is the first game I played that introduced me about prostitution, I love this game so much... XD

    Indah F. FreztiyanaIndah F. Freztiyana18 päivää sitten
  • What I don't get about Arcanum's whole magic doesn't mix with technology thing is that technology includes more than just new steam engines, gears and other machines, it also includes things like rope, bows and arrows, spears, swords, clothing and yes the garments of spell casters and their arcane paraphernalia are all technology even if they predate the industrial technology, it doesn't make much sense and seems like an arbitrary phenomenon.

    NaViLlUs cIrENaViLlUs cIrE19 päivää sitten
    • @Ram Jamoram Still doesn't make sense but whatever. *I still like the setting and more so I like the Idea of such a setting,* an otherwise typical generic western fantasy world that's going through its own industrial revolution, an underused concept or atleast one that doesn't seem to have as much mainstream appeal as I wish it would. Actually I'd be more interested in a sort of what's called; a *"spiritual successor"* of the old Arcanum RPG! Instead of magic and technology being arbitrarily at odds with each other I'd like to see *how magic which is typically exclusive and quite frankly an elitist thing in most fictional generic fantasy universes* be the subject of becoming more available to people that aren't traditionally designated as "casters". *By using advanced technology (at the time period used for inspiration) to automate the process of spell crafting or otherwise make the old archaic rituals more 'efficient'.* Basically the commercialization and more interestingly the democratization of magic to the masses, *"magic socialism"* basically. Oh and for laughs I'd want the most prominent proponent and the one that formalized the (in-world) modern idea of socialized magic to be the orc version of Karl Marx or Friedrich Engles! XD

      NaViLlUs cIrENaViLlUs cIrE7 päivää sitten
    • Assume simple devices are barely affected and magic rarely causes trouble, while more complex machines (things that need to move quick, have complicated component interactions) have cumulatively larger effects so magic is more noticeable. Yes it's quite arbitrary.

      Ram JamoramRam Jamoram7 päivää sitten
  • Sounds like sacred

    Red GallusRed Gallus22 päivää sitten
  • Googled "Bad Dragon" and now I fucking hate you.

    Ben WolfeBen Wolfe23 päivää sitten
  • In Arcanum you can change the points of view of an r/antinatalism user, unrealistic 0/10

    MesotoliomaMesotolioma25 päivää sitten
  • How does a review with ADHD seizure-warning editing and the most monotone narrator have this many views?

    jcasetnljcasetnl26 päivää sitten
    • You have to be gay to be able to appreciate it. I feel bad for you.

      pumpedkidspumpedkids22 päivää sitten
  • What's the ending credits song?

    Ninebreaker92Ninebreaker9228 päivää sitten
  • b a d d r a g o n

    AceAceUukausi sitten
  • this game is so dear to me. it was such a misterious world, so much to discover.

    LuchiopLuchiopUukausi sitten
  • just paused the video to read the description of gnomes... sweat lord Sseth what have you done !

    Flypotato9Flypotato9Uukausi sitten
  • Charisma build works in planescape torment too

    wtfisjuicewtfisjuiceUukausi sitten
  • @sseth can you make a vid on temple of elemental evil?

    Coffee Break HeroCoffee Break HeroUukausi sitten
  • I loved this game. But my god this review of it was hysterical and true. I enjoyed it immensely! Thank you.

    Tim EllisTim EllisUukausi sitten
  • 0:17 Dawn Bellwether? What just saying that sheep and her look similar.

    Logan 999999999999999Logan 999999999999999Uukausi sitten
  • The gnome segment was very anti Semitic sseth

    Sheep CavitySheep CavityUukausi sitten
    • 5 stars

      Sheep CavitySheep CavityUukausi sitten
  • So arcanum is currently 6 bucks on steam.... Sseth is about to send me on a CRPG binge and I'm ok with it

    BurningHeavyBurningHeavyUukausi sitten
  • Wait you're a Jewish? I have no problem with that. I wished I was chosen by God but at the same time at least I don't have to only eat what's kosher so fair attribute balance in my opinion.

    Cody MarshallCody MarshallUukausi sitten
  • So gnomes are the complete opposite of a communist

    Hernaldo AvalosHernaldo AvalosUukausi sitten
  • Dicksmash Turbofist 🤣

    Bazooka JoeBazooka JoeUukausi sitten
  • No joke this was my favorite game when I was a kid. It's legit very good even compared to games like Divinity 2.

    Major DisarrayMajor DisarrayUukausi sitten
  • what's that "hava nagila" re,ix at the end? it's really good

    slkjvlkfsvnls dfhgdghtslkjvlkfsvnls dfhgdghtUukausi sitten
  • seth does have the correct opinions on the gc

    shanjashanjaUukausi sitten
  • safe to say ssetth is the reason i played this game, safe to say this was one of the best games ive already played. Already deep in to unnderrail. Love it

    Randolph ArthurRandolph ArthurUukausi sitten
  • One of my all time favorites. I used to keep an XP emulator just so I could continue to play this (until GOG began selling a working version).

    Phaser RavePhaser RaveUukausi sitten
  • This is a great game, I finished it ages ago. But as for review material it is as difficult as any Shadowrun games or Icewindale episodes...

    Rebollion StationRebollion StationUukausi sitten
  • Its on steam, does that mean it works when I get it on steam?

    Ian GoffIan GoffUukausi sitten
  • You can disagree politically with israel without being anti semitic

    Skill5ableSkill5ableUukausi sitten
  • *Arnold pours out a boot. It's full of a white powder. His eyes bulge.* *"ARCANUM!"*

    Trygve PlaustrumTrygve PlaustrumUukausi sitten
  • You're the only gamer I've heard of that seems to actually enjoy gaming. How curious.

    Paget VidoPaget VidoUukausi sitten
  • I hate Israel, but I do like banana bread.

    Ph1nnerPh1nnerUukausi sitten
  • how dare you not speak of the halfings? monster!

    Gustavo RamosGustavo RamosUukausi sitten
  • 0:17 Fengmo on Pixiv

    Chad98Chad98Uukausi sitten
  • Anyway these orcs commit TWO “isolated incidents” I love that line

    DunamisDylanDunamisDylanUukausi sitten
  • I really love this game and feel it's a shame that it hasn't gotten too much exposure. I'm not usually a steampunk person, but this game makes me forget about fallout 2 which is a challenge. Especially since fallout 2 is one of my all time favorite cRPG. I wish someone would scoop this game up and re-master it if nothing else but to get it the mordernization updates it sorely needs to run on Windows without messing around with a ton of settings & configs to do so.

    Thomas MacDonaldThomas MacDonald2 kuukautta sitten
  • "...and Bad Dragon" Hol' up

    Robert ERobert E2 kuukautta sitten

    Mateus Romano GalimbertiMateus Romano Galimberti2 kuukautta sitten
  • great.

    Dille JönssiDille Jönssi2 kuukautta sitten
  • I miss the old skool dnd's

    Tia GenTia Gen2 kuukautta sitten
  • I'm a first time watcher thats just binging and it concerns me how much furry crap he has in his vids... I've seen a lot of bad dragon and got amention of knots

    Invalid FilmInvalid Film2 kuukautta sitten
    • Might and magic 9 thumbnail is also concerning.

      The BlancmangeThe BlancmangeUukausi sitten
  • sseth is a fucking nazi

    The MarxicanThe Marxican2 kuukautta sitten
    • reported for anti-semitism

      buckplugbuckplugUukausi sitten
  • Idiot savant - describes Trump perfectly

    VeterinariusVeterinarius2 kuukautta sitten
  • I swear that this was the peak of old-school sseth

    DerekDerek2 kuukautta sitten
  • While gnomes only make up 2% of Arcanum's population, they make up 50% of the billionaires. Hmmm......

    Shadow OperativeShadow Operative2 kuukautta sitten
  • a game where the strongest warrior is the dog

    MemeProcessMemeProcess2 kuukautta sitten
  • i wanna try that banana bread....

    Sir LancelotSir Lancelot2 kuukautta sitten
  • Dude. Review does not mean spoil the end of the game.

    MattMatt2 kuukautta sitten
  • I remember telling my friemds in gradeschool how depressing the music and color palette of this game was. Glad it wasnt just me. Also, I defected to the villain's view and terminated all living things. Good game.

    GhostCreekGhostCreek2 kuukautta sitten
  • Made the banana bread. It was pretty good.

    The GeneralissimoThe Generalissimo2 kuukautta sitten
  • Already played and loved the game. Found out about Evergrace here...Never heard of it...Cool OST tho

    Andres FAndres F2 kuukautta sitten
    • I got it as a christmas present in 2007

      Silent SolitudeSilent SolitudeUukausi sitten
  • Never forget the 6 gnomillion

    dannylamb456dannylamb4562 kuukautta sitten
  • 6 000 000 gnomes died because of you sseth

    Becks670Becks6702 kuukautta sitten
    • @Alex Melik reeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

      Becks670Becks6702 kuukautta sitten
    • Good...

      Alex MelikAlex Melik2 kuukautta sitten
  • Who didnt knew about bad dragon and actually googled it? Me

    Илья СычевИлья Сычев2 kuukautta sitten
    • Congrats now you're a furry

      i commentedi commented2 kuukautta sitten
  • Did you just call me a cultist? Actually, there is a more powerful damage spell than Harm. Disintegrate. Will one shot anything. Won't leave any loot tho.

    Joni Larsen-HaikarainenJoni Larsen-Haikarainen2 kuukautta sitten
  • I also love Evergrace's soundtrack it's fucking amazing

    Silent SolitudeSilent Solitude2 kuukautta sitten
  • why when seth says it was pretty good i feel that he could be a gentle , caring , lovely husband that cooks and bakes banana bread for the whole village . :)

    jose celedonjose celedon2 kuukautta sitten
  • is it weird i just watch Sseth Tzeentach playlist every time i am on youtube?

    DufothDufoth2 kuukautta sitten
  • Bought it, downloaded the unofficial patch, got a seizure from the intro cutscene 10/10 game

    Skeets and YeetsSkeets and Yeets2 kuukautta sitten
  • I wonder if Seth will ever cover Divine Divinity. This game, for some reason, reminds me of it.

    Jean MarceauxJean Marceaux3 kuukautta sitten
  • I don't know man, six million gnomes?

    John GordonJohn Gordon3 kuukautta sitten
  • I literally live to watch your dank vids.

    Camy JCamy J3 kuukautta sitten
  • Bad Dragon did not return a gaming website....

    Micheal HubbardMicheal Hubbard3 kuukautta sitten
  • 4:30 the fucking tims

    lol boomerlol boomer3 kuukautta sitten
  • Didn't say anything about halflings...fucking idiot...

    Vasiliu AlexandruVasiliu Alexandru3 kuukautta sitten
  • brownelves dont exist in any mythology xP

    ne mone mo3 kuukautta sitten
  • Shabot Shalom to the Merchants Guild, no China-man ever called me G0Y.

    Reverse FlashReverse Flash3 kuukautta sitten
  • Anybody know what the outro song is?

    Kayobro123Kayobro1233 kuukautta sitten
  • *start describing gnomes me: "he's correct you know"

    AngryGardenGnomeAngryGardenGnome3 kuukautta sitten
  • As a gnome myself, I can agree with everything Sseth speaks.

    A Sneaky Lawn GnomeA Sneaky Lawn Gnome3 kuukautta sitten
  • It's a Tim Cain game. Sold already.

    SoftandFadingSoftandFading3 kuukautta sitten
  • The gnome cries out in pain as it strikes you

    Żołądlikowe FelicybracjeŻołądlikowe Felicybracje3 kuukautta sitten
  • Bought this when it came out. Played it for about 30 minutes. It's the art direction that almost makes me ill.

    Jimmy Tsonga and the Shimmy CongasJimmy Tsonga and the Shimmy Congas3 kuukautta sitten
  • if you watch at 2x speed you get twice the humour

    Chris RosenkreuzChris Rosenkreuz3 kuukautta sitten
  • industrialization although began in the 18th century, mainly happened in the 19th

    Tomek STomek S3 kuukautta sitten
  • This was always my favorite game... The music alone gives me a massive dopamine rush. Alright, time to play again... wonder if there are new mods...?

    N/AN/A3 kuukautta sitten
  • Autistic Dwarf Flashes De Vito pic i pissed myself literally lmao

    Rubyismycat ManRubyismycat Man3 kuukautta sitten
  • oooh this game could use a remastery.

    Andrew HershbergerAndrew Hershberger3 kuukautta sitten
  • Ah yes, the hugely unbalanced game with awesome story and lore. Literally unplayable with some builds since everyone will beat the shit out of you. Always thought myself a story player but couldn't keep up with this game's bullshit.

    thenomadthenomad3 kuukautta sitten
    • @thenomad These aren't even really exploits (those are the stuff like permanent spells, gold dupe, unrestricted map travel) Also don't forget to pick up the dog early in ashbury, he's the best companion and easy to get. Sorry for rambling on i'm just way to passionate about this game, good luck.

      Silent33091Silent3309115 päivää sitten
    • @Silent33091 Wow thanks for the tips, didn't know of the temporary boost exploit. Perhaps I will try an easier build then because I really liked exploring its world.

      thenomadthenomad15 päivää sitten
    • @thenomad Most guns are under powered without the community patch thus gun smithy is the worst thech school (still usable tough) but explosives are broken if you have any throwing skills, stun grenade are a cheap way to permastun and they synergize well with "Fire Obstruction" but all other grenades are broken too. If you need resources you just go to the vendor buy the stuff, scroll the screen away so so that the vendor isn't visible skip a day with hotkeys and you can buy again. (there's a restock mod if you don't want to bother with this) You can get intelligence potions which boost intelligence temporarily learn the gun+explosive tech while the potion is active (since tech characters don't need permanent intelligence), this would save you tons of points. There are also lots of ways to get temporary/permanent charisma to get lots of followers without spending any points in it. There's like 12 other tips i could give you, but what i would recommend you is to play a mage or a melee fighter for your first play through those are the easiest and they help you get used to the game.

      Silent33091Silent3309115 päivää sitten
    • @Silent33091 I'm sure that is also the case, but I didn't try to learn its exploits. It's been a while I was going on a scientist engineer type, but can't remember the details. I was using pistols+bombs as weapons but it took a lot of resources. I just wished combat was easier for my build.

      thenomadthenomad15 päivää sitten
    • More like its unbalanced the other way around, there are so many exploits that if you don't limit yourself the game barely poses a challenge. What kind of build did you have trouble with? you can beat the game easily even without spending a single skill point.

      Silent33091Silent3309115 päivää sitten
  • Your outro videos are the best

    Nicolas DeWolfeNicolas DeWolfe3 kuukautta sitten
  • The gnomes in this game remind me of some people... I just can't put my finger on who...

    Seven ProxiesSeven Proxies3 kuukautta sitten
    • Nobody nose.

      dannylamb456dannylamb4562 kuukautta sitten