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Master of Alchemy - Vengeance Front Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Rob Rich on March 13th, 2013
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: CHEMICALLY UNBALANCED
Putting a few drops of water into a cup can be unexpectedly entertaining.
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The Skyrim Alchemy App Makes Mixing Potions (and Poisons) Much Easier

Posted by Rob Rich on December 14th, 2011
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is a huge game. I'm talking massive. Vast, even. With a wealth of content and activities from procedurally generated quests to blacksmithing and enchanting, calling it a little complicated would be an understatement. Each of the side activities can be incredibly involved, but none so much as alchemy. There are a virtual ton of ingredients to combine, each one with four different effects, in order to craft all manner of helpful and hurtful concoctions.

It's a huge list of items to keep track of, which is why we now have the Skyrim Alchemy App. It includes a complete reference guide of all the many, many ingredients as well as their numerous functions. It takes a lot of the guesswork out of it as most of an ingredient's effects are unknown until they're discovered through mixing or ingesting. This way, a player can simply check the app to see what works with what rather than expending precious resources. A recipe book which will allow users to save and load their favorite mixtures is already in the works and should be available in a future update.

With the biggest western RPG of the year (both literally and figuratively) still in its release infancy, having a little extra help with some of the more menial tasks is welcome. With that in mind, Skyrim Alchemy App can be had right now for $0.99.

Master of Alchemy HD for iPad Review

iPad App - Designed for iPad only
By Chris Kirby on August 31st, 2010
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: AN UNBALANCED EQUATION
In Master of Alchemy, you can change water into gas, gas into solids, and vice versa, but can you turn a beautiful-looking game into something beyond the humdrum?
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