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    Master of Magic is a classic 4X strategy game developed by Simtex, published by MicroProse in 1994, and now brought back to life by Slitherine Ltd. It is a turn-based game set in a fantasy world where the player takes on the role of a powerful wizard trying to dominate two parallel worlds: Arcanus and Myrror. The player must master various game mechanics, such as resource management, city building, army recruitment, and spellcasting, to grow their empire and overcome rival factions. 

    Master of Magic is known for its high replayability, challenging AI, and innovative magic system that allows players to customize their spells and units. The game begins with the player selecting a wizard character, with each archetype having unique strengths and weaknesses, spellbooks, and starting units. Then, the player starts on a randomly generated map with a single city, a set of starting resources, and a few units. From here on out, the player must explore the surrounding terrain, find town sites, build new cities, and develop their economy. The resources encompass food, production, gold, mana, and research. Food is required for the growth of the population, production for building structures, gold for hiring units, mana for casting spells, and research for advancing in technology and unlocking new spells. As the player expands, they must also manage the happiness, defense, and infrastructure of their cities, lest they get overrun by hostile factions.

    In conclusion, Master of Magic is a highly immersive 4X strategy game that provides a rich blend of exploration, empire-building, and tactical combat set in a vivid and detailed fantasy world. Players can test their skills against tough AI factions, each with their personalities and agendas, or compete with other players in multiplayer mode. With a vast array of spells, units, factions, and maps to choose from, the game provides endless hours of gameplay and fun. The game still holds its ground as a classic, and the developers' dedication to bringing it back to life is a testament to its enduring appeal.

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    • Technical information

    • Official website : Master of Magic Classic
    • Categories : Strategy
    • Editor : Slitherine
    • Developer : SimTex
    • Mode(s) : Solo
    • Release date : Sep 1, 1994
    • System Requirements
      • Minimum
      • OS : Windows XP
      • CPU : 1 GHz Processor
      • RAM : 256MB
      • GPU : 3D graphics card compatible with DirectX 7
      • HDD : 24 MB
    • Age Rating
    • PEGI 7
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