Alphakhor is a graphical time travelling adventure. In the year 2006, a virulent plague threatens mankind with extinction, and no cure has been found. Professor Xavier Novello finds out that another outbreak of the same disease happened in 1463, and uses his new invention, a time machine, to travel back to the Middle Ages and try to find Alphakhor, the alchemist rumored to have found a cure.
The game uses pull-down menus and icons for player input. The player must first finish building the time machine, the explore 1463 France in search of the alchemist. The game is a mix of puzzles, exploration and light resource management as the character needs food, drink and money.