A downloadable game demo for Windows, macOS, and Linux

Save files from the demo transfer to the full version!

A powerful sorcerer is on the cusp of dominating the land. A group of heroes bands together and seals him away inside a magical tome. Now as the sorcerer you must escape from this ancient prison and find a way to regain your magical powers using your wits and an array of summonable creatures to aid you. There may be more powerful forces at work as you navigate the dungeons and fight the heroes sent to subdue you...

Come on people, it's only FIVE BUCKS and it's one of the best overall gaming experiences I've had in 2013. Pick this up; you won't regret it.
- Alex Lucard, Diehard Gamefan

Paper Sorcerer is a stylish single player turn based RPG focused on strategy, party-building, and environmental puzzles. Fight with the skills and spells you've learned in a battle system that emphasizes strategy over grinding. Assemble a party of monsters and dark creatures to fight alongside you. Explore and solve environmental puzzles to unlock secret paths and find extra loot! A double-sided adventure, an RPG with adventure game elements.

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Key Features

-Play as a renegade sorcerer as he struggles to escape the book prison and regain his powers.

-Escape a magical prison filled with heroes hunting you down at every turn.

-Leave behind mana and to-hit rolls for an exciting new battle system that emphasizes strategy and tactics over grinding.

-Strategically manage an energy pool to unleash devastating special attacks in battle.

-Assemble a party of fiendish creatures to join you as allies in battle.

-Numerous different creatures and fiends to unlock, further customizing your party; including a healer Witch, a trickster Imp, assassin Troll, and a berserker Minotaur.

-Discover fiendish puzzles and solve them with a combinations of spells, items, and your wits.

-Hand-drawn high-resolution sprites

-DRM-free for PC, Mac, iOS, and Android

-All-inclusive game, promise to never make you pay for DLC content.

You can also try the in-browser demo: web demo (warning, the saves in this won't transfer to the full version)

Published Nov 17, 2013
PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux
AuthorUltra Runaway Games
GenreRole Playing, Adventure
Tagsdungeon, First-Person
Average sessionAbout an hour
InputsKeyboard, Mouse
AccessibilityConfigurable controls

Install instructions

Version 2.2 is the most recent version, if you have any problems v2.1

Just unzip and run the .exe

You can place the Paper Sorcerer folder wherever you like.


readme.txt 16 kB
PaperSorcerer_AvatarPack.zip 2 MB
PaperSorcerer2.2PCDEMO.zip 145 MB
PaperSorcerer2.2MACDEMO.zip 147 MB
PaperSorcerer2.2LinuxDEMO.tar.bz2 156 MB
PaperSorcerer2.1PCDEMO.zip 152 MB
PaperSorcerer2.1MACDEMO.zip 153 MB
PaperSorcerer2.1LinuxDEMO.tar.bz2 156 MB