Near and Far

Search for a lost city in a strange and wonderful world of ruins; building memorable tales each time you play!

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What do you desire?

Search for the Last Ruin, a city that contains an artifact that will grant the greatest of desires.

A lost love, redemption, acceptance, a family rejoined– these are the fires that might fuel your journey. Can you overcome your greed and inner demons on the way?

Answer the call of the ruins and begin your journey.







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Near and Far is the second game in the Arzium Storybook Series, which includes: Above and Below and Now or Never.

Explore different maps in a search for the Last Ruin, recruiting adventurers, hunting for treasure, and competing to be the most storied traveler.

Collect food and equipment in town for long journeys to mysterious locales, making sure not to forget enough weapons to fight bandits, living statues, and rusty robots!

Sometimes in your travels, you’ll run into something unique and one of your friends will read what happens to you from a book of stories, giving you a choice of how to react, creating a new and memorable tale each time you play. Each chapter is played on a completely new map with unique art and adventures.

Will you discover the ruin?

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Expansions and accessories

Add onto the base game with these items.

Amber Mines


Golden Amber fills the deep mines, its fiery, cold embers glowing in the ancient rocks. Scholars say that the Arzians valued it above gold or silver, and wore it as a sign of wealth. Perhaps the rare substance holds forgotten secrets about the long-dead empire and their lust for power?

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