Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland is the third and final Atelier game set within the Arland world and it continues the series' emphasis on adventure and item synthesis. This latest installment is the direct sequel to Atelier Rorona: The Alchemist of Arland and Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland. Atelier Meruru adopts a mission-based game system wherein you must develop and enhance your kingdom within three years. There are a variety of quests ranging from synthesizing and delivering items to taking on ferocious beasts and how you accomplish these missions will contribute to the progress and storyline of the game. Completing quests will reward you with points that can be used to perform different tasks on a national level such as creating new facilities and leveling up your kingdom which in turn will allow you access to different areas to develop and explore.