Skip to main content

Trine: Enchanted Edition - Introduction and Part 1

Trine is a side-scrolling platforming game with light action that is developed by Frozenbyte Inc. in 2009 originally for PC. An updated version of the game, Trine: Enhanced Edition was released in 2014 and is the version that we're playing.

In this game, the player switches between three characters, a thief, a wizard, and a knight, to complete platforming puzzles and defeat monsters that stand in your way. The Thief uses a grappling hook to swing from objects to be able to cross large gaps and a bow to take care of long distance enemies. The Wizard can create boxes to activate switches or access higher ledges and he can use telekinesis to move boxes or planks so the player can climb up on them. Finally, the Knight uses his sword and shied to destroy enemies and bounce projectiles, such as fireballs, to destroy platforms that block his way.

Each of the characters becomes fused when they touch the Trine, an artifact that fuses their souls so that only one of them is present in the level at a time and they can switch places at any time. After becoming fuzed, they learn about the undead overrunning the kingdom. To solve the undead menace and to separate themselves from the artifact, the trio travels through the kingdom to collect three more artifacts and takes them to the source of horde.

Each level contains a number of enemies that drop and green bottles that grant experience. After fifty bottles or drops of experience you gain a skill point that can be added to one of the three characters to upgrade their skills. Also, each level contains a number of secrets that contain items that each character can equip to gain bonus effects such as more damage, more health or better item usage.

Please let me know what you think in the comments:


Levels completed in this video:
  • Astral Academy
  • Academy Hallways
  • Wolvercote Catacombs

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Super Mario World Review

Super Mario World, released for the SNES in 1990 as a launch title and developed by Nintendo, is my second favorite game of all time. A follow up to the last main line Mario game Super Mario Bros. 3., Super Mario World (SMW) builds upon the game play of the previous titles by using familiar gimmicks such splitting the levels into separate worlds in which the player can choose which levels they play in which order, using many familiar power ups in the Mushroom and Fire Flower, and ending each world with a fight with one of Bowser's children.


However, new additions allow the game provide a fresh experience for players of the previous games in the series. The biggest addition is the Mario game debut of Mario's dinosaur companion, Yoshi. Hatching a Yoshi egg allows Mario to ride the dinosaur and command Yoshi to eat enemies, fruit and gain new abilities when they eat the shells of the Koopa Troopas. The shells correspond to the powers of the colored Yoshi's: blue grows wings …

Welcome to Every Game Played Blog

Hello and welcome to Every Game Played Blog. This blog will be your portal into my journey into gaming.

From Magic: The Gathering to Street Fighter, Final Fantasy to Call of Duty, I will strive to give you my perspective on each of the games I play and help us discover the wide wonderful world of our shared hobby.

I want to experience a variety of different types of games, from Platformers to Role-Playing Games, First Person Shooters to Puzzle games. I want to clear my backlog of all the games I own and bring my thoughts to you so that you can take what you see and decide whether to play the games yourself.

I intend to do a combination of streaming on my YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/UnfortunateWill) and uploading videos of my playthroughs so that streaming videos you can see my thoughts as they occur and the uploaded videos can be edited to maximize your enjoyment.

After each game I play, I intend to write a review for you that tells you my feelings around the game and gi…

Trine Review

Trine is a action-platforming game, developed by Frozenbyte Inc. and published by Nobilis Group, originally released on July 3, 2009 for the PC. A multi-platform re-release, called Trine: Enchanted Edition, was released in 2014 which is the version played for this review. Frozenbyte has released sequels in 2011, Trine 2, and 2015, Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power and are currently working on a fourth game, Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince.



Trine: Enchanted Edition follows three characters a thief, a knight, and a wizard who are soul joined by an artifact called the Trine. As the characters try to undo the joining, they learn that the Trine is only one of three artifacts that maintain the balance and peace in the land. An old king had stolen two of the artifacts and, while trying to use the artifacts power, destroys the balance and corrupts himself and the land. The old king then raises an undead army to search for the Trine so he can complete the collection and gain ultimate power. The her…