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.
User reviews: Mostly Positive (146 reviews) - 75% of the 146 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Apr 25, 2014

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“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


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?


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

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System Requirements

    • 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
Helpful customer reviews
28 of 32 people (88%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
18.9 hrs on record
Posted: August 27, 2015
Having just finished the Millennium series of RPGs, I thought I'd go back and review them one-by-one, in order, to see what they got right and wrong.

Millennium: A New Hope is the first installment of a series that starts from very humble beginnings and blossoms into a wide-ranging story about class struggle, the power of friendship, and getting back up after you've been beaten down.

Aldorlea Games' releases over the last few years definitely appeal to a specific kind of audience. They deliberately go mid-market and target gamers who long for retro RPGs, and to that end, the Millennium series are some of the most polished you'll find around. Despite being made in RPGMaker, all of the games stand out due to their story, similar gameplay mechanics, secret rooms and hidden challenges.

The storytakes place in the land of Myst, with a teen named Marine coming home to discover that her father has fallen into a coma after being struck by a rock thrown by guards from the kingdom of Mystrock. The rulers of Mystrock erected a wall to keep commoners out, and as a result, the latter's quality of life is greatly deteriorating. Having become fed up with the situation, Marine opts to collect a cabal of warriors and take part in ritual leadership by combat in two weeks.

A New Hope definitely seems like the most expansive of the installments (up until Battle of the Millennium), as it goes out of its way to introduce several large provinces and many different locations, including underground caverns and futuristic complexes. The combat system isn't necessarily as varied as some of the later games, but it does do a good job getting players up to speed on turn-based mechanics, as well as the use of magic and spells cast by Jeanne, a fairy who lives in Marine's earring.

Honestly, the best way I can describe Marine is that she's an annoying kid who does things through sheer force of will. Most of the situations in the game (hell, in this entire series) are motivated by Marine having a hissy fit and complaining when reality gets in the way of her goals, and the people she argues against reluctantly conceding when she becomes stubborn and belligerent. Not to mention, a large amount of humor is mined out of the fact that it looks like she's talking to herself whenever she speaks with Jeanne (who no one else can see).

The whole aspect of what exactly Marine is going to do if/when she becomes the leader of Mystrock is never really addressed, as the narrative is constantly funnelling you through different setpieces and areas in order to get accustomed to the bizarreness of the gameworld (after all, robots, orcs, assassins and fairies are all present here, making it a mishmash of standard RPG races).

The most satisfying part of the storyline are the companions you meet along the way, ranging from a hand-to-hand master (Hirada) to a griffon tamer (Jezebel) to an albino crocodile hunter (Karine), all with their little quirks. You don't get much of a chance to see them grow beyond their initial roles, but they do progress quite nicely in future installments.

Difficulty isn't very high, and despite the presence of "epic" animal bosses who can be found in various caves and rooms throughout Myst, they rarely pose much of a challenge, especially if you've grinded levels out and obtained the "promotions" from churches that greatly boost your stats. There's also a "rush" battle option that greatly alleviates the tedium of random mobs if you're grinding or are overleveled.

That's not to say it's all great, though. There are still problems with no minimap in any of the installments (which is one of my common frustrations with RPGMaker games in general), annoying enemies who can easily pop status effects on the party near the beginning of the game and a reliance on manually saving if you don't want to unintentionally get screwed over by spawning far away from a town or a church.

There are also a lot of sequel hooks that get set up, so much so that the only thing that was missing as a big red siren flashing "This is important" whenever certain characters appeared. NPCs like Gravitron and Merline have "I am future party member" status written all over them. Conversely, the villains are all one-note caricatures who seemingly have no depth or development whatsoever beyond the standard mustache-twirling.

However, those negatives are minor in the grand scale of things. A New Hope is a solid, entertaining RPG with a lot of bang for the buck. The fact that you can carry all your gear, weapons and skills over to future installments (broken as they may be) is the icing on the cake.

For more reviews, visit my Curator page, Alex's RPG Recommendations!
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14 of 14 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
1.2 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.
-достижения (в том числе и скрытые)
- коллекционные карточки
- облачное сохранение (сохраняться можно в любой момент)

Pearl creations Aldorlea Games was passed not in a steam. This is one of the best representatives of RPG from independent developers. Very interesting characters, fascinating history in a pleasant musical accompaniment.
-Achievements (including hidden)
- Trading cards
- Steam Cloud (saving at any time)
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24 of 36 people (67%) found this review helpful
5.7 hrs on record
Posted: October 17, 2015
This is just another dull generic RPG Maker game. The bar has been raised with many better quality titles here in 2015.
The only highlights about this one is the use of custom graphics which makes the game look quite nice for this tired old engine.
Otherwise this is your typical stale grindy turn-based RPG which seems to lack a run button?
Expect long boring forest areas and generic battles. This is truly one of the most boring and slow paced RPGs I've played.
Maybe RPG maker games are your thing, but their are so many better turn based RPGs to choose from on Steam such as Grandia 2, Celestian Tales: Old North, or Final Fantasy 3 to name a few.
This game goes on sale for a very low price sometimes, but I would still suggest you spend your money elsewhere.
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14 of 18 people (78%) found this review helpful
89.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 21, 2015
Old School Rebelion of the Youngsters!

Millenium is a game created with the Tool RPG-Maker, it shows but the game is a lot of fun to play. The game is challenging and with a nice story backdrop. This is the first part of a several part game series. The game can be played in different difficulty settings and it might be reasonable not to run it for the first time on hard level.

Even if you are not into RPG Maker created games this one is one of the great jewels of the RPG Maker games with some difficulties, challenges and a lot to discover. Some hints for having a great delight during the game:

  • Search every barrell, crack, box or sometimes even prominent lying stones, beds and cabinets there is a lot of stuff hidden around.
  • Don't sell yet all of the "treasure" stuff, you'll be needing it in a latter game as money resource.
  • Try to get Expertises early for your characters look at the strengths in status and train them up first!
  • Don't be thrifty with baskets, orbs and other stuff that might help your party later, by the way in the later games your parties level will be demoted again - so don't put too much time into running through all the levels.

  • Nice story and good backdrop, you'll really might get set up with all those high and mighty type of people in Mystrock.
  • Great and complex game created with a tool that has some restrictions.
  • Nice customized sound and artworks.

  • Might get too much because of some naivity issues of the heroes. But that is a minor thing... this game was created to catch this kind of style, so it's not really a con - just saying.

I recommend this game.

It might not be perfect, but it's a good waste of time anyway. Watching Marine, Benoit and their friends grow is fun. Finding stuff in unexpected places, sometimes really powerful tools in chests that are hidden in places which are easily overlooked. This game actually is promoting exploration, and searching - you'll find a lot of freebies that will help you along during the game.
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7 of 9 people (78%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
11.0 hrs on record
Posted: August 15, 2015
Loved it, And finished it in 1 day as it was addicting and i literally could not stop playing till i beat it!
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