Traverse through rich, detailed environments, recruit colorful characters and fight your way through dangerous hordes of enemies in this exciting old-school RPG incorporating 40 quests, 26 secret rooms, 8 animal kings and countless of secrets and items to discover.
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Mostly Positive (169 reviews) - 76% of the 169 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Apr 25, 2014

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Reviews

“My favorite Aldorlea series to date”
89 – RPG Fan

“Millennium is a great game that any RPG fan can get into”
95 – Just-RPG

“There is a good amount of content here to be had and it could easily be featured as a WiiWare title in the vein of Final Fantasy IV: the After Years”
84 – The Gamesmen

About This Game

Backstory



Marine is young - too young to endeavor great things.
But Marine is a fighter and she refuses to accept fate.
Because her fate is to be a peasant and probably die young - a disease, or a predator, whatever, you always die of something in the murky lands of Myst.

So when her father is critically injured, Marine decides to fight back and take over the crusade he can no longer pursue.
Which crusade? To challenge the feared Lords of Mystrock, the rich megalopolis of Myst, and defeat them in a traditional showdown that decides the rulers of the world.
Everybody keeps telling Marine it's impossible and she'll end up swatted like a fly.
But what do YOU think?

Details



Millennium is the first episode of Aldorlea's flagship series (the makers behind The Book of Legends, Moonchild, Dreamscape, 3 Stars of Destiny, Asguaard, Undefeated etc.).
Featuring an immersive story written by Indinera (as well as characters and dialogs developed by him), this game is a fantastic introduction to a series greenlighted by the Steam community that spans over 5 episodes and features more than 20 characters in total.

Key Features



  • 50+ achievements to unlock - can you get them all?
  • 4 levels of difficulty - choose your difficulty and enjoy replaying the game at its most challenging
  • Choose visible or invisible monsters - cater to the encounter style you prefer
  • Optional guiding arrows - enjoy the game without the worry of having to look up a walkthrough or guide
  • Dozens of secret rooms - for those who like to explore and discover every secret
  • 40 quests - easy request from a villager or very tricky riddle to solve, help people as you progress in your adventure
  • Battle superb monsters including 8 Animal Kings - they are the most dangerous and feared creatures out there, so beware
  • Get help from Jeanne - your magically-gifted fairy friend that you can summon when you really need that little something extra
  • Gorgeous retro graphics and musics - Millennium features high production values in its genre, all for your enjoyment
  • RPG Fan's Indie RPG of the Year 2009

Full List of Aldorlea Games Available on Steam



System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP/Windows Vista/Windows 7/8
    • Processor: 1.6 GHz
    • Memory: 128 MB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 9.0 Compatible
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 100 MB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0 Compatible Sound
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Overall:
Mostly Positive (169 reviews)
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PrimalWeaponsXX
( 5.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 22
Played this originally in mid 2014 and just bought them all again. Looking forward to the Mellennium series all over again!
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Emilim
( 10.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 12
I enjoy the game from the Aldorlea Games.
It seems to be their main style of RPG, but each of their new game is not like the previous one.
Millennium - A New Hope-the best of the game, just as the incentive of five parts of the millennium, and since you bought and held the first part, then you should also play in the other, you will not regret it!
It is worth noting thoughtful story, panache and music.
Helpful? Yes No Funny
Steroids used to be a shitposter
( 15.9 hrs on record )
Posted: March 29
This entire series is terrible. There is no storyline - most main characters have some motivation, this one sees some squirrels ♥♥♥♥ing and decides to change the world because of it.
The gameplay is the most boring, falling-apart-at-the-seams rpg maker trash possible and it never gets better, and the music is only palatable. The best part? It's being sold for $30. At least buy an AAA with some replay value if you really want to ♥♥♥♥ away that much, ffs.

Oh, and it contains some of the most ridiculously unfunny forced humor of any game this decade apart from Undertale
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Dom
( 36.6 hrs on record )
Posted: March 19
Initial Thoughts: 10 Hours (see below)
Keep in mind I'm playing on hard.
  • This is possibly the most poorly balanced rpg I've ever played. The battles are horribly slow unless you turn on a menu option to increase the speed of the animations to 150%.

  • It seems neither Marine nor Benoit have enough useful skills to properly combat enemies. The most useful skill Marine has is "Call Jeanne" which summons a fairy like creature that can attack multiple enemies and heal to great effect. This in theory could overpower a player if it weren't possible for enemies to kill a character before you can summon the fairy and give it a command. I often found myself summoning it using it to heal twice then letting it attack. Some enemies are also totally immune to it's attack (I just used to to heal in those instances).

  • Items, gold, and even the use of skills is at a premium here. You have to be extremely careful not to run out of healing items, revival items, and SP (Magic) restorative items.
    This situation is exasperated by the lack of gold to buy such items with and the limited areas provided to restore health and SP. I swear when I started this game it took me FOREVER to get to an area with a bed that let you "free-style sleep" to fully restore. When I found one it was located fairly deep in a town and was real annoying to get back to between grinding. (I've stricken something here because healing items are actually a bit more prevalent if you use the monster meats dropped to heal).

  • SAVE OFTEN is something you hear sometimes with rpg's this game takes that to another level. I'd recommend saving every 10 steps pretty much and running away from many battles.

  • Every time you get a game over the game displays a screen that has an old mans face on it and the text "You need to try harder".
    Eat me game.

  • Steam overlay doesn't work. Screenshots don't work with F12. (At least F12 only pauses the game here I've seen some Rpg Maker titles bind it to load last save or reset).

  • I used an Xbox360 controller to play. The D-Pad does not work and the analog is far to sensitive while navigating the menu. This is an rpg, the D-Pad should work.

  • I've actually fallen asleep 3 times playing this game. I'm not critical enough to simply call it boring, but I might say it's pretty boiler plate as far as rpg's go.
I wouldn't recommend this game to anyone else. Now excuse me while I get back to playing it.
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Fried Potato Nugget
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: March 8
This game does not support anything but 4:3 ratio screens. If you have a 1080p monitor (or anything not from the 90’s) you’re out of luck; you must either go out of your way to figure out how to force the aspect ratio to not stretch to fit the screen or deal with the stretching during gameplay. If you manually (there is no in game option) change the settings from fullscreen to windowed mode then the window is unplayably small.
There is no options menu at the start, no keybinding, no support for anything other than keyboard (unless you manually change the .ini file to enable a mouse).
I can't comment on gameplay, because I couldn't bring myself to look past the abhorrent laziness in development that slaps you in the face just in the few first seconds of starting the game.
Sure, it's a cheap (inexpensive) game, but does it really have to be cheap (low quality)?
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xXMoonlightXx
( 12.1 hrs on record )
Posted: March 6
Love the concept of this indie rpg. The storyline was great and it had a rather good battle system. But you know, somehow, difficulty levels are quite aummm unusual in this game. I cannot for the life of me defeat one of the animal kings and I am sure I chose the NORMAL mode, also took me a while to understand what the orb colours meant as well as I found characters to be completely useless at times. But, honestly, it was a great storyline, dont know why it is split into 5 parts. It would have been lovely to just buy the whole package and be done instead of part 1 - 5. However, it you are looking for something with enjoyable characters and storyline with about 12 hours to complete then you can pick this up. Also it is inexpensive as well so hey, why not...
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PivDen2000
( 1.7 hrs on record )
Posted: March 6
This was a fun little game that I enjoyed greatly. The story is a simple one of a girl trying to come up with a way to change things in the world. The characters are entertaining, the dungeons have interesting designs and the battles are fun. It's a good start to what looks like will end up as a very epic adventure.
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Onlooking
( 6.5 hrs on record )
Posted: March 2
A great representative of the genre RPG. Very interesting conversations, many locations. I like good music, thanks to the developers for a pleasant musical accompaniment) For me it is very important to be able to keep the gameplay ... in this work the ability to save the game industry is possible at any time, which is not often seen in retro-RPG. Do you like to achieve? I really love. The game has a lot of achievements, this is another plus of this game. The game is fully consistent with price. Very good RPG, a good developer, good price. What else do you need? Play))
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Vlad61
( 1.6 hrs on record )
Posted: March 2
Great game in the genre of RPG Maker, made for a long time to take in the game. I think you should not write unnecessary words. Just play around.
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Krashak
( 4.4 hrs on record )
Posted: February 28
Millennium - A New Hope - exciting game of Aldorlea Games.
+ Beautiful and cool characters,
+ Interesting dialogues
+ Locations
+ Clever plot.
Immerse yourself in the world of adventure! 10/10
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Morgan
( 3.1 hrs on record )
Posted: February 10
Very good game . I advise you to play , at the beginning interested . I am pleased to be played in other games of this developer . I like it :)
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rhodanum
( 16.8 hrs on record )
Posted: February 8
It's a rather short, if fun little RPG. Those who might be put off by the length should remember that it's the first entry in a series of five separate games. Another thing to note for players keen on immersion are jarring moments when the 'tone' of the game becomes very humorous and tongue-in-cheek, almost to the point of self-parody. This contribues to the game's charm, but it can be irritating to some.
Helpful? Yes No Funny
blubberjones
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: February 6
This game has a weird mix of acceptable art and really amateurish graphics of varying, often not very matching styles.
It also has an odd mix of a versatile interface with many features like mouse navigation (unusual for older RPG Maker games), but then the mouse navigation feels odd with the cursor moving slow and sluggish and things generally not being as snappy as you would expect and the interface also feels slightly messy.
It also starts off with an acceptably engaging intro, but then throws you into a large map with absolutely no indication about what you should be doing, not even an obvious pressing quest that catches your immediate attention - which makes it lose the initial momentum built up from the intro.

Generally it just seems like it might have been born out of a good, grand vision, but then suffered from many many uneven bumps in its execution turning it into a quite mediocre game. If the developer went back to the drawing board and figured out all the small but many details wrong with it, I think it could be easily turned into an enjoyable niche game - but as it is, I wouldn't recommend it.
Helpful? Yes No Funny
JuSeR
( 3.8 hrs on record )
Posted: February 5
Excellent game! Well-designed! Gameplay is super!
Отличная игра! Всем советую ее купить! + в игре есть карточки.
Helpful? Yes No Funny
savvym
( 1.0 hrs on record )
Posted: January 26
I am only at the beginning. I completed two main quests. I am happy with my progress. It is nice game with story from the past and I am excited to explore more.
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whitewolv169
( 184.4 hrs on record )
Posted: January 25
Excellent gameplay. Wonderful story line that captures the player. Very well created areas of exploration. Unique characters add interest and a bit of fun to the game. Varying degrees of difficulty for multiple play throughs. I highly recommend this game to anyone who loves classic RPGs.
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Reilins
( 10.8 hrs on record )
Posted: January 23
One of the few RPG games that really want to play. The Millennium - A New Hope has it all: interesting characters, dialogues, interesting locations and thoughtful story, which is rare in most games of this genre.
Game of the studio Aldorlea Games, though the structure is similar to other games RPG Maker, but the original, addictive game, I want to read the dialogue, it would be desirable to explore the world and its surrounding.
There's achievement, cards, SteamCloud.
Immerse yourself in the interesting world of adventure!
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Detskii'KreM
( 3.5 hrs on record )
Posted: January 22
One of those games RPG world in which you really want to play. Millennium - A New Hope has it all: interesting characters, dialogues, interesting locations and thoughtful story, which is rare in most games of this genre. Immerse yourself in a world of adventure!
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♥ Seduction ♥
( 3.7 hrs on record )
Posted: January 16
Жемчужина творений Aldorea Games была пройдена не в стиме. Это один из лучших представителей RPG от независимых разработчиков. Очень интересные персонажи, увлекательная история в приятном музыкальном сопровождении.
Присутствуют:
-достижения (в том числе и скрытые)
- коллекционные карточки
- облачное сохранение (сохраняться можно в любой момент)

A pearl created by Aldorlea Games, not to be overlooked on Steam. This is one of the best representatives of RPG from independent developers. Very interesting characters, fascinating story in a pleasant musical accompaniment.
Bonus:
-Achievements (including hidden)
- Trading cards
- Steam Cloud (saving at any time)
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
7 of 10 people (70%) found this review helpful
Recommended
10.6 hrs on record
Posted: May 12
I enjoy the game from the Aldorlea Games.
It seems to be their main style of RPG, but each of their new game is not like the previous one.
Millennium - A New Hope-the best of the game, just as the incentive of five parts of the millennium, and since you bought and held the first part, then you should also play in the other, you will not regret it!
It is worth noting thoughtful story, panache and music.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 90 days
5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
36.6 hrs on record
Posted: March 19
Initial Thoughts: 10 Hours (see below)
Keep in mind I'm playing on hard.
  • This is possibly the most poorly balanced rpg I've ever played. The battles are horribly slow unless you turn on a menu option to increase the speed of the animations to 150%.

  • It seems neither Marine nor Benoit have enough useful skills to properly combat enemies. The most useful skill Marine has is "Call Jeanne" which summons a fairy like creature that can attack multiple enemies and heal to great effect. This in theory could overpower a player if it weren't possible for enemies to kill a character before you can summon the fairy and give it a command. I often found myself summoning it using it to heal twice then letting it attack. Some enemies are also totally immune to it's attack (I just used to to heal in those instances).

  • Items, gold, and even the use of skills is at a premium here. You have to be extremely careful not to run out of healing items, revival items, and SP (Magic) restorative items.
    This situation is exasperated by the lack of gold to buy such items with and the limited areas provided to restore health and SP. I swear when I started this game it took me FOREVER to get to an area with a bed that let you "free-style sleep" to fully restore. When I found one it was located fairly deep in a town and was real annoying to get back to between grinding. (I've stricken something here because healing items are actually a bit more prevalent if you use the monster meats dropped to heal).

  • SAVE OFTEN is something you hear sometimes with rpg's this game takes that to another level. I'd recommend saving every 10 steps pretty much and running away from many battles.

  • Every time you get a game over the game displays a screen that has an old mans face on it and the text "You need to try harder".
    Eat me game.

  • Steam overlay doesn't work. Screenshots don't work with F12. (At least F12 only pauses the game here I've seen some Rpg Maker titles bind it to load last save or reset).

  • I used an Xbox360 controller to play. The D-Pad does not work and the analog is far to sensitive while navigating the menu. This is an rpg, the D-Pad should work.

  • I've actually fallen asleep 3 times playing this game. I'm not critical enough to simply call it boring, but I might say it's pretty boiler plate as far as rpg's go.
I wouldn't recommend this game to anyone else. Now excuse me while I get back to playing it.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.4 hrs on record
Posted: February 28
Millennium - A New Hope - exciting game of Aldorlea Games.
+ Beautiful and cool characters,
+ Interesting dialogues
+ Locations
+ Clever plot.
Immerse yourself in the world of adventure! 10/10
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
6.5 hrs on record
Posted: March 2
A great representative of the genre RPG. Very interesting conversations, many locations. I like good music, thanks to the developers for a pleasant musical accompaniment) For me it is very important to be able to keep the gameplay ... in this work the ability to save the game industry is possible at any time, which is not often seen in retro-RPG. Do you like to achieve? I really love. The game has a lot of achievements, this is another plus of this game. The game is fully consistent with price. Very good RPG, a good developer, good price. What else do you need? Play))
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
12.1 hrs on record
Posted: March 6
Love the concept of this indie rpg. The storyline was great and it had a rather good battle system. But you know, somehow, difficulty levels are quite aummm unusual in this game. I cannot for the life of me defeat one of the animal kings and I am sure I chose the NORMAL mode, also took me a while to understand what the orb colours meant as well as I found characters to be completely useless at times. But, honestly, it was a great storyline, dont know why it is split into 5 parts. It would have been lovely to just buy the whole package and be done instead of part 1 - 5. However, it you are looking for something with enjoyable characters and storyline with about 12 hours to complete then you can pick this up. Also it is inexpensive as well so hey, why not...
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 180 days
16 of 19 people (84%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
3.7 hrs on record
Posted: January 16
Жемчужина творений Aldorea Games была пройдена не в стиме. Это один из лучших представителей RPG от независимых разработчиков. Очень интересные персонажи, увлекательная история в приятном музыкальном сопровождении.
Присутствуют:
-достижения (в том числе и скрытые)
- коллекционные карточки
- облачное сохранение (сохраняться можно в любой момент)

A pearl created by Aldorlea Games, not to be overlooked on Steam. This is one of the best representatives of RPG from independent developers. Very interesting characters, fascinating story in a pleasant musical accompaniment.
Bonus:
-Achievements (including hidden)
- Trading cards
- Steam Cloud (saving at any time)
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7 of 7 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
10.8 hrs on record
Posted: January 23
One of the few RPG games that really want to play. The Millennium - A New Hope has it all: interesting characters, dialogues, interesting locations and thoughtful story, which is rare in most games of this genre.
Game of the studio Aldorlea Games, though the structure is similar to other games RPG Maker, but the original, addictive game, I want to read the dialogue, it would be desirable to explore the world and its surrounding.
There's achievement, cards, SteamCloud.
Immerse yourself in the interesting world of adventure!
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
1.1 hrs on record
Posted: December 14, 2015
So I haven't played many rpgmaker games, but if you are a fan I would recommend this one!
As part of a series their is much to do, much to explore and many secrets to find.
I liked the art design and it felt well put together for a indie rpgmaker game.

I would give it 7/10 definitely worth giving it a chance.
Plus who doesn't like getting to play as a girl.
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7 of 10 people (70%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: February 6
This game has a weird mix of acceptable art and really amateurish graphics of varying, often not very matching styles.
It also has an odd mix of a versatile interface with many features like mouse navigation (unusual for older RPG Maker games), but then the mouse navigation feels odd with the cursor moving slow and sluggish and things generally not being as snappy as you would expect and the interface also feels slightly messy.
It also starts off with an acceptably engaging intro, but then throws you into a large map with absolutely no indication about what you should be doing, not even an obvious pressing quest that catches your immediate attention - which makes it lose the initial momentum built up from the intro.

Generally it just seems like it might have been born out of a good, grand vision, but then suffered from many many uneven bumps in its execution turning it into a quite mediocre game. If the developer went back to the drawing board and figured out all the small but many details wrong with it, I think it could be easily turned into an enjoyable niche game - but as it is, I wouldn't recommend it.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
18.1 hrs on record
Posted: January 4
Millenium is an amazing game series, this is the first RPG I ever played on Steam and I haven't yet found anything that beats it. Millenium will always be my favouite I couldn't recommend it any more highly.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
25.0 hrs on record
Posted: January 14
A wonderful start to a story of determination against the odds; a young girl trying to make a better life for family and friends against prejudice and bureaucracy. scenery is beautiful and there are quests and hidden rooms throughout the story. there is humour in the story as well. the game allows the player to chose which game mode and the choice of visible or invisible foes. music is appropiate to the overall story. love the swamp and the crocodiles. This first episode introduces 3 characters plus the main one (and a special friend) and sets the path for the next editions. To get the overall feeling of the story it is best to play the whole series. Would recommend to those who like a challenge and a good story.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.1 hrs on record
Posted: February 10
Very good game . I advise you to play , at the beginning interested . I am pleased to be played in other games of this developer . I like it :)
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
16.8 hrs on record
Posted: February 8
It's a rather short, if fun little RPG. Those who might be put off by the length should remember that it's the first entry in a series of five separate games. Another thing to note for players keen on immersion are jarring moments when the 'tone' of the game becomes very humorous and tongue-in-cheek, almost to the point of self-parody. This contribues to the game's charm, but it can be irritating to some.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
184.4 hrs on record
Posted: January 25
Excellent gameplay. Wonderful story line that captures the player. Very well created areas of exploration. Unique characters add interest and a bit of fun to the game. Varying degrees of difficulty for multiple play throughs. I highly recommend this game to anyone who loves classic RPGs.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.8 hrs on record
Posted: February 5
Excellent game! Well-designed! Gameplay is super!
Отличная игра! Всем советую ее купить! + в игре есть карточки.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: January 26
I am only at the beginning. I completed two main quests. I am happy with my progress. It is nice game with story from the past and I am excited to explore more.
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197 of 246 people (80%) found this review helpful
9 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
17.3 hrs on record
Posted: October 15, 2014
Millenium isn't a bad game, but with all the RPG-maker games out there, why settle for middle-rate RPGs ?
The gameplay is very classical and won't be a surprise. The settings are nice and detailed but there is a lot of stock RPG-Maker characters in the background. The drawings of the main characters are nice but aren't consistent with their 2D-sprite (the main character wears a kimono in combat and a sleeveless dress out of combat).
There is a lot to customize (difficulty, randomness of the encounters, guiding arrows) and this is cool.
Now, what prevented me to finish this game ? First and foremost, the scenario. It's just incredibly stupid, with caricatural characters and cheesy lines. What's the main motivation of the heroine ? She saw squirrels helping each others... I swear I'm not making this up.
And I hope you're not allergic to giggles because you'll see a lot of them.
Here's an example :
- This forest looks so scary. We should head back home.
- Come on. You're a guy, you shouldn't be afraid. *giggle*
Yes it's that bad.

I could have overlooked this (with gritted teeth), but the dungeons are also far too long. And the numerous quests ? Fetch quests that have nothing to do with anything (find a cute dress for a random girl, find 10 grapes for a random guy...).
In the end, I see what people could like in this game. But it clearly isn't my style.
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67 of 82 people (82%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
5.9 hrs on record
Posted: April 8, 2015
Introduction
Millennium - A New Hope a beautiful RPG Maker game. The story follows Marine a girl how refuses to accept her fate as a peasant. She decides to fight back and challenge Lords of Mystrock. There is not much to say about the game elements in Millennium - A New Hope, all of the games mechanics/elements are all great and solid. This is a basic stand JRPG, there is not really any catches or massive differences. The only thing that I didn’t really care for in this game is the fact that the NPCs are very bland and generic. If you are a big fan of the typical old-school JRPGs Millennium - A New Hope is a game for you.
Pros

  • Well-made RPG/JRPG
  • Great price
  • Awesome assets
  • Controller support
  • Tons of content for the price
  • Awesome music
  • Interesting story



Cons

  • NPCs feel very generic
  • Lots of dialogue seems unnecessary
  • Typical RPG Maker game
  • Limited graphics option


Conclusion

Millennium - A New Hope is a beautiful old school JRPG that has the typical gameplay that everyone loves. The NPCs dialogue is very bland and generic, but the story is very interesting and will pull you in. The best part of Millennium - A New Hope is the fact that this game is so cheap. It’s a great value and I would highly recommend picking up Millennium - A New Hope, especially if you enjoy old school JRPGs.

-HiPFiRED


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43 of 48 people (90%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
31.9 hrs on record
Posted: December 17, 2014
This was a fun little game that I enjoyed greatly. The story is a simple one of a girl trying to come up with a way to change things in the world. The characters are entertaining, the dungeons have interesting designs and the battles are fun. It's a good start to what looks like will end up as a very epic adventure.

Pros:
+Lots of hidden stuff. There's quests to find, and random stuff to use all over the place if you just explore. Seriously, just try and grab anything that looks like it can be picked up or looted, chances are good you get something from it.
+Really nice music in all the areas.
+Multiple difficulties and neat options to suit everyone. Love that you can choose types of encounters even.
+Can save pretty much anywhere, defiitely always a bonus.
+A reasonable amount of challenge without needing a lot of grinding. Even in the beginning when you suck and it may seem you can need it, this is balanced nicely with baskests that give experience to be found.
+A lot of neat character interactions.

Neutral points:

&Especially in the beginning, gold is rather rare. This can be annoying because you don't have many skills to heal, but it also can add some challenge in having to explore and make what you use really count and to think about what you buy and find spots where you can get rest for free, etc. It also really made the point of the fact that these people are truly poor which helps really set the tone of how important Marine's quest is.
&You only get a total of four party members, so not a lot of customization, but it's also a very solid party and that helped ensure no need to catch characters up who join later or caused certain characters to be relegated to never be used.

Cons:
-It is the first of a series, so while this is a fun game, it's also more of a start of a bigger story than a complete plot. It would be better to think of this as the first episode of a larger game and to keep in mind that if you enjoy this one, you'll definiely want the rest.
-At some points, it was almost too easy or too difficult. If it was hard, that was usually something I had missed, like finding a weapon for Benoit so he could actually hit for some damage, but some of the stuff that was supposed to be a challenge was far easier than I expected it to be even on the highest difficulty. So definitely don't expect an immense challenge outside of a couple of boss batles, but it's also definitely not a walk in the park unless you play on lower difficulties.
-It is pretty short, even on hard it is possible to complete under 10 hours, but a first playthrough is likely to take more around 15 hours to beat and 20 hours to find all the extras if you want all the achievements.

All in all though, I do recommend this game. It has all the right elements to make for a fun RPG
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