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Subject: Do you need to like MTG to like this game? rss

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Paul Cuthbert
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Hi all
I've never been a fan of magic the gathering, I think I played it on Xbox a couple of times.

I like the sound of Mage wars as its not a lcg and the fact you can play any spell etc, so you aren't dictated to by a deck of cards. I think that's what I disliked about mtg.

I love the fantasy theme, I have descent, defenders of the realm to name a few. I've also played dominion & ascension.

So just looking for your thoughts on whether it will scratch my itch?

Thanks

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In general I would say, no. It would help to know what about mtg you don't like, but these two games are quite different beasts. Sure, you pretend to be a Mage in each game and cards represent creatures and spells so if you hate that you gonna have a bad time with this game. However, if you, like me, felt drawn to the idea of choosing your spells from the spellbook and moving around in the arena I would highly recommend the game. Best purchase of 2012 by a long shot.

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Tom Cannon
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I was never a fan of MtG and I love Mage Wars. The combination of spellbook creation, spell casting nuiances and objects maneuvering within an arena setting create a wonderful experience IMO.

The one caveat to be aware of it in comparison to the other games on your list is that this primarily a two-player game. Your other games are more multiplayer in nature. I would recommend learning this in groups of two before moving to 4 players at a time in the arena.
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I love Mage wars because it was everything I wanted MTG to be.

So if you do not like Magic the Gathering, I think you will really appreciate this game.

No drawing the wrong card, no waiting on drawing the right resources...

And you get to roll dice!
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Brilliant, that's kinda the feedback I was after.

Thanks for all your feedback, gotta feeling this will be purchased next week
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CombatWombat81 wrote:
Best purchase of 2012 by a long shot.


Wow! What a great endorsement!!!

 
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