Worlds of Magic combines classic elements like randomly generated world maps and powerful heroes with new game mechanics, such as the D20 OGL rule set, and expanded features, like seven planes of existence. Although a completely new title from a design point of view, it seeks to hold true to the essence of what made Master of Magic a true classic.
Worlds of Magic uses the D20 OGL Rule Set for its tactical combat background mechanics. D20 is one of the most prolific rule sets ever used to simulate medieval combat and has literally billions of play hours attesting to its success. It allows us to create interesting units with unique feats, abilities, and statistics while at the same time providing a framework for maintaining balance.
After almost a year since the game Worlds of Magic was successfully funded on Kickstarter, gamers will finally get a chance to play the 4X turn-based strategy game that pays homage to the critically acclaimed Master of Magic.
Worlds of Magic is currently in advanced beta and will first be available via Steam Early Access on the 11th of September 2014 for $39.99. You can also jump directly to developer’ store available HERE to place your order. And don’t forget to visit Steam product page HERE and add the game to your wish list, not to miss the news once Early Access starts!
We are extremely happy that we can release the game at last and show it to the world! – said Aaron Ethridge, Lead Designer. Now we are looking forward to hear all the comments and feedback from the gaming community, as for over three years we’ve been working hard on making Worlds of Magic a worthy successor to Master of Magic! – Ethridge added.
Explore, expand, exploit, and exterminate: Explore uniquely generated universes. Expand your empire by building armies, recruiting mercenaries, and founding or capturing cities. Exploit resources and factions alike to increase your own power. Exterminate your enemies using the tools of war or diplomacy.
Discover a new and in-depth magic system! Spells are divided into twelve magical circles according to their element or effect. Master the ways of Fire or learn all the spells of Destruction. Combine circles to access new spells or combine spell effects to form powerful combo-spells. Use powerful magic on the battlefield, cast global enchantments, summon creatures, curse cities, and much more!
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