In a time of chaotic upheaval, the player takes the role of a great mage, a warlord vying for ultimate power.
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The Warlock: Master of the Arcane Complete Collection brings together the complete trials and tribulations of mage and magic which includes:

Warlock: Master of the Arcane – Armageddon
Warlock: Master of the Arcane – Return of the Elves
Warlock: Master of the Arcane – Master of Artifacts
Warlock: Master of the Arcane – Power of the Serpent
Warlock: Master of the Arcane – Powerful Lords

Warlock - Master of the Arcane
In a time of chaotic upheaval, the player takes the role of a great mage, a warlord vying for ultimate power. Your mission is to build an empire, expand your borders, research new spells and conquer your enemies. Become the ultimate Warlock and rule over all of Ardania!

Main Features:
  • Feel the magic: Research and master dozens of spells, conjure powerful enchantments and discover awesome spell combinations.
  • Ready an army: Command an expansive range of units, all with unique abilities.
  • Choose your strategy: There are various ways to achieve victory: by military, diplomatic or even magical means.
  • Fight your enemies: Engage in epic battles with large armies marching across the landscape.
  • Command the game: Enjoy an innovative city management system, where there are no routine actions, and every decision counts!
  • Have faith: Fight on the side of one of the eight gods. Complete their quests and spread their temples across the lands or become one yourself!
  • Follow the traditions: Warlock – Master of the Arcane inherits all the best elements of the famous turn based strategies of old.

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Warlock: Master of the Arcane - Armageddon

About This Content:
The ancient prophecy has come true. The End Times are near. The boundaries between worlds have fallen, and the Dremer have entered Ardania. The Great Mages are the only ones who can possibly defend the land, and now more than ever, they need a leader who can gather a force large enough to defeat the Dremer once and for all. Will it be you?

Key Features:
  • New Armageddon Game Mode: Fight against the powerful Dremer while terrible cataclysms tear Ardania apart
  • Two new Great Mages: The Dragon Queen & Krel the Kingpin
  • New Perks For Great Mages
  • Favor of Krolm – Adds 30 points of relationship with Krolm · Clean the Land – Adds the spell “Clean the Land” to the spellbook ·
  • Elven Followers – Provides a unit of Elven Archers · Elven Relatives – Ensures the appearance of an Elven village near a Great Mage’s capitol

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Warlock: Master of the Arcane: Return of the Elves

About This Content:
The elves from the knightly order of Arethi return to Ardania. They come not to serve as they did in the past but to conquer. They bring along the True Knowledge, and intend to share its’ light with everyone who will accept it, willingly or otherwise.

Key Features:
  • New race of the Arethi Elves with all its might and glory:
  • 18 new units
  • 20 brand new city buildings
  • Additional new perks and abilities
  • New Great Mage – Grand Master Amberon the Dark
  • New perks for Great mages:
  • Glorious Tactician - Increases the attack power of all units of a Great mage

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Warlock: Master of the Arcane – Master of Artifacts

About This Content:
The ancient and almost forgotten art of making artifacts returns to Ardania. Now every Great Mage can create powerful artifacts imbued with spells, abilities, or even strength of the gods!

Key Features:
  • Using special spells artifacts can be created
  • Special units of lords can be given artifacts (which will be available via free patch)
  • Artifacts can be found in monster dens, received as quests rewards, gained and lost during battles, bought from Trader of Artifacts or smelted to mana.

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Warlock: Master of the Arcane – Power of the Serpent

About This Content:
Play as the all new Great Mage, Malixalxochi, Wizard Queen of a powerful race of reptilian warriors known as the Koatl. Renowned for her cruelty and ferocity, she is a formidable foe to anyone in Ardania who dares oppose her.

The new Mage brings two new perks to the battlefield: Lord of Koatls and Koatl Training. As Lord of her race she can hire fierce reptile Spears, Hunters, Warlocks and of course the powerful Giant Turtle. Then instruct any of your units with Koatl training for increased protection from ranged an Melee attacks. Crush your enemies with the Power of the Serpent!

Key Features:
  • The Great Mage Malinalxochi, the Queen of Serpents.
  • New perks for Great Mages:
  • Koatl Training – Increased protection from melee and ranged attacks for all of your Great Mage's units.
  • Lord of Koatls – Ensures the appearance of a Koatl village near the capitol of a Great Mage.
  • The Koatl village is a local resource that allows for the construction of buildings that enable the player to hire Koatl Hunters, Koatl Spears, Koatl Warlocks, and a powerful Giant Turtle.

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Warlock: Master of the Arcane: Powerful Lords

About This Content:
You are introduced to two powerful lords: the High Blademaster and the Imp Adviser. The two lords will appear near the capitol of the Great Mage who selects the “Master of Blades” and “Demonic Adviser” faction perks at the start of the game.

システム要件

    Minimum:
    • OS:Windows Vista, Windows 7
    • Processor:Dual Core CPU
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    • Graphics:GeForce GT240 512Mb or comparable
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:4 GB HD space
    • Sound:DirectX 9.0c compatible
    Recommended:
    • OS:Windows 7
    • Processor:Quad Core CPU
    • Memory:4 GB RAM
    • Graphics:GeForce GTX460 1Gb or compartible
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:4 GB HD space
    • Sound:DirectX 9.0c compatible
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MindfulOcean
( 記録時間: 0.8 時間 )
投稿日: 4月29日
I know that it can seem disingenuous to leave a review for a strategy game when you have so little playtime, but I feel justified in this case. The game is very glitchy and unresponsive. The controls and interface both leave a lot to be desired. Left clicking to both select and move a unit was a terrible design decision. Unlike games like Endless Legend or Civilization, Warlock focuses mainly on the combat, and it isn't very fun. The whole thing feels unpolished and gives me no reason whatsoever to push on.
n1nsun
( 記録時間: 19.3 時間 )
投稿日: 4月23日
The better Civilization
Jinx
( 記録時間: 16.0 時間 )
投稿日: 4月20日
Civ 5 with magic and races instead of technology.

Some odd quirks but I enjoyed it quite a bit.
Danimal
( 記録時間: 41.7 時間 )
投稿日: 4月19日
This game is really enjoyable, as a fan of the hotm and total war series I have to say this is as close as I have seen to combining them. I bought Endless Legend first and I have to say this game makes that one look so incredibly dull in comparison. The only problem I have with warlock is the difficulty, even on the highest level, impossible, it is actually pretty easy. The ai does not know how to counter spells that affect pathing, so as cool as raising a mountain range to block enemies or beaching enemy ships is the ai does not have an effective way to counter the tactic. The raise/lower land spells come early too so there is really no way to lose if you know how to use them effectively. 90% of this game is fun but the 10% that includes chasing weak enemies that flank you to attack cities or getting to a point where winning is inevitible and spending 5 hours cleaing up is not fun.

Conclusion: Buy this game if it is 15 dollars or less, you will enjoy it enough to make the purchase worth it at this cost or lower.
Skull
( 記録時間: 16.6 時間 )
投稿日: 4月16日
Got me hooked... again. Another late night, just one more turn, where did all my beer go? game.

Like Civ, its a turn based 4X (whatever that means) strategy crawler that just won't cut it with the shooter crowd. But hey, nothing cuts it with the shooter crowd, they even complain about their favourites until they get nerfed to heck and go plan another shooter to moan about.

THIS game has spells, and dragons, and plays like civilisations worst wet dream, just without the ridiculous evolving through the ages bollix. Go get it, play it, then tell your newly estranged partner that it wasn't your fault, Skull sent ya.
Decoyed
( 記録時間: 30.4 時間 )
投稿日: 4月11日
Fun and addicting. Too addicting....
Arnulf.Sumanski
( 記録時間: 13.8 時間 )
投稿日: 4月9日
can't compete with the CIV series and its full of bugs, might be a good choice at steam sale
nolgroth
( 記録時間: 150.4 時間 )
投稿日: 4月9日
This is a very light-weight Turn-based strategy game that is perfect for those new to the turn-based strategy genre of games. It has decent graphics for what it is and is customizable enough to provide hours or even days of play on a given map. I love the units' speech.

If there were a downside to this game, I would suggest that you might start seeking some additional complexity after a while. I personally went on to the latest Civilization game and a few others. That doesn't detract from this game at all. Warlock is what it is and it is very good for the niche it fills.

I heartily recommend it.
BW
( 記録時間: 21.4 時間 )
投稿日: 4月8日
A well-crafted, easy-to-play game with an entertaining fantasy bent, Warlock will have you staying up nights taking one more turn to blast King Rrat to kingdom come. Think of it as Civilization V but with a fantasy setting. My biggest gripe with the game, that you can't refuse a demand. It's only accept or war. Which is annoying. However, it's everything one may want from a serious turn based strategy. It looks and feels like civilization, but has the intensity of Command and Conquer with the in-depth unit levelling system of Majesty. No steam workshop support but you can't have it all. It's a fun game that you will be saying to yourself, just one more turn.
Scattaclysm
( 記録時間: 0.7 時間 )
投稿日: 3月30日
I give it a 7 out of 5
Red Key
( 記録時間: 17.5 時間 )
投稿日: 3月30日
It may be simpler than some of the other strategy games out there, but for me it plays a lot quicker and I enjoy it once in a while.
nicoguaro
( 記録時間: 20.1 時間 )
投稿日: 3月27日
For this game, turn-based is synonym of slow-paced. Every move you make you have to wait... a single game can last for hours
Yric
( 記録時間: 5.3 時間 )
投稿日: 3月20日
Fantasy Sid Meirer's Civilization with epic spells to cast, races to slaughter and landscapes to terraform. Pretty good game would rate: 8/10.
bazez
( 記録時間: 4.8 時間 )
投稿日: 3月18日
bad controls, wizards and ♥♥♥♥
jarcionek
( 記録時間: 162.1 時間 )
投稿日: 3月15日
If you got bored of Civilization 5 but want something similar, you should like this game.

If you don't have this game, I recommend buying Warlock 2 instead, as it is effectively the same game with minor improvements and new features.
Vexus
( 記録時間: 50.1 時間 )
投稿日: 3月14日
brillient game brillient gameplay very addictive love exploring the worlds if you like civ or old game alpha centuri this game will be right up your stree it gives a new twist to it lets you deal with magic
Alniarez
( 記録時間: 32.9 時間 )
投稿日: 3月14日
Just like playing Catan, but with magic, weapons and huge elementals spawning at your capital.
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投稿日: 2月29日
I have played, alot, of this game. It focuses mostly on the 4X's but little on the negotiation between players mostly its about combat. All players have 3 ways to think about you, helpful, ignore and enemy; depending on if you are in an alliance, have a non-aggression deal, or by being at war/acting hostile.
The game is similiar to civ 5 so I'll list the differences instead.
Making units depends on having the building like in starcraft, but they always come from the city.
With the elf DLC you can build or control any unit in the game, otherwise your limited to 90% of them, see above.
Their are three main branches of unit types: human, undead, monster, and DLC branches koatl, elf.
Their are heroes in the game offered randomly to the player at a price.
Magic, anything can be enchanted/have a spell cast on it.
The game has two types of unaffiliated factions, neutral and monsters.
With the armageddon DLC their is a mode where everyone must fight together against a new threat, CIV needs this.
Their are dungeons which can amp up the difficulty if you choose to explore them called world portals.

a Starcraft and Civ mashed-potato with magic gravy
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投稿日: 2月14日
For someone like me who prefers Real-time strategy games, playing Warlock - Master of the Arcane was a very pleasant experience
I had played Civilization V before and I liked it. But for some unfortunate circumstances I couldn't get it on Steam, so I settled with this one. Turns out this game wasn't that different from Civ V, all the core elements are there, with the addition of a fantasy setting, mythological units and the ability to research and cast spells.
The goal of the game is simple enough, all you need to do is to defeat the other mages in the map. To do this, however, you need to manage your cities and resources, expand your empire, explore the game's world and capture important resources, research the right spells that match your strategy, and guide your troops and upgrade them. On paper it doesn't seem different from a RTS game, but the turn-based system is a bit more tricky. Unlike RTS games, it does not emphasize on micro-management, but careful planning before making any move and having a strategy.


The game has some optimization issues, the story is non-existant and the game could get a bit repititive if you don't know what you're doing. But it's still worth every penny (and seeing how the game is on sale all he time, it won't cost you much anyway)
I say it's a decent alternative if you can't afford Civ V, and a good start if you want to give this genre a try without spending much on the other more famous titles.
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記録時間: 1,203.0 時間
投稿日: 2015年11月13日
Just look at the insane number of hours I logged into this game.

Do I really need to write a long review nobody will ever read?

Feel the urge to become a powerful wizard and dominate the world?
It's a no-brainer, get this game, it has so much replay value.

Most fun addictive fantasy turn based strategy game since the old Master of Magic game.
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記録時間: 46.6 時間
投稿日: 2015年11月21日
Smart (grand and tactical) strategy with hi-fantasy; together again.
Remember the classic hexagonal war series Panzer General? The series went onto make all kinds of sequels, one of which was Fantasy General. That game scratched an itch for me in that I like Grand Strategy War games and I like Fantasy games whether strategy, tactical, role plying or other. It was a solid effort but something was missing. Warlock re-treads this ground in Wizard’s robes and does it quite well. It has the tight and balanced combat of the PG series with plausible and clever (role based) fantasy units brought from several traditions.
The Bonus to me is that there is as well a generous layer of Civ-5 era Civ-type flavour heaped on. Research tree, Religious favour, building wonders (sorta), and cultures with distinctive units all have their place in the overall game play and strategies.
This game may not have the most original ingredients but it has taken the right amount from each of it’s influences and mixed them well.
Although I like this game quite a bit, I do have some complaints:
- There does seem to be a memory leak where one needs to reload the game every few turns to prevent processing slow down.
- The underworld's populations seem to grow exponentially out of control by mid-game.

Overall I would recommend this game to gamers who are any flavour of strategy enthusiast or specialize in turn-based-strategy, hex war games, fantasy strategy or are looking for fantasy/strategy options away from the main stream.
- Overall: 8/10.
- Tighten up the scripting: 9/10.
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記録時間: 13.3 時間
投稿日: 2015年11月23日
Civ 5 with wizards.

You have 3 resources, gold, food and mana. You use mana to maintain enchantments and magical units, as well as cast spells. Food goes to supporting cities and units. Gold goes to building and army upkeep, as well as buying new units.

It's simpler, but still crazy addictive. There are also 'Lords', basically hero units that require a lot of upkeep but can equip artefacts and are essentially more powerful than standard units. Seriously, if you pile the enchantments on, these guys can get ridiculously OP, it's so fun.

There's a religion system, where you do quests to earn favour with gods that govern particular spheres (such as death, strength or the sun). At first I thought, oh great, another list of made up deity names for me to learn, but there's not so many and they all make sense. It's especially easy to remember as they have polar opposite gods as well, e.g Dauros is the god of order and law, his rival is Fervus, god of chaos and nature.

I'm not a massive strategy fan and I love this game. Fans of the 4X genre might want something more complicated, but this is a worthy buy for me.
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記録時間: 60.7 時間
投稿日: 1月2日
It's Civilization V with a little more dragons and magic on it.

9.5/10
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記録時間: 345.2 時間
投稿日: 1月20日
Great game. Basically its your typical hexbased strategy game but with magic. If a battle isn't going too well, BOOM! Fireball! I found it a good way to pass the time when I was listening to podcasts or radio shows in the background. It can be a bit easy on the normal setting especially if you just build a pile of towns very quickly but the expert difficulty seems like more of a fair fight. The ai can be a bit stupid and I did have some screen tearing on my old computer that were a bit awkward to fix but overall no huge problems to report. A-
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記録時間: 2.4 時間
投稿日: 2015年12月26日
It's Civilization V with a little more dragons on it.

8/10 would dragon again.
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記録時間: 45.1 時間
投稿日: 2012年7月11日
Civ5のインターフェースを上手にパクッ・・じゃなくて取り入れた、ファンタジーSLG。
Civ5に比べるとかなりシンプルなゲームになっていて、戦闘に特化している感じ。都市を建てると不幸になっちゃうなんてこともなく、安心して都市スパムできる。

起動やロード時間なども速いので、気軽に立ち上げてプレイできるのがいい。
唯一の追加要素といえるのが魔法だが、これが多彩でなかなかよくできている。

AIプレイヤーを全部倒す(いわゆる制覇勝利)だけなら簡単なんだけど、勝利条件は他にもあって、「Unity呪文を唱えろ」とか「神の化身を倒せ」とか、これが結構大変。
面白いのが、各地に点在するHoly Groundの半数以上を占領するという勝利方法で、これはポータルの向こう側の裏世界にもあるのでイヤでも探検に行かなければならない。このHoly Groundに神殿を建てると特殊なユニットを生産できたりと、いろいろ楽しめる。

データは英語Wikiにまとまっているので、興味のある方はどうぞ。
http://warlockmota.wikia.com/
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記録時間: 48.7 時間
投稿日: 2015年6月8日
身も蓋もなく言うと『Civilization』のファンタジー版『Master of Magic』(プレイステーションでの和名:シヴィザード)の現代版だと思います。

 戦闘こそ『Civilization』準拠で戦術マップがなかったり、水棲種族が無かったりしますが、
超強力な英雄が超強力なマジックアイテムを装備して駆け巡れば戦場の様子が一変する、
あの『Master of Magic』の「ファンタジーのあらゆるスケールの要素全部入り」な楽しさもあって、
『X-COM』が『XCOM』に翻案された様に、とても近い印象がありますねー。
あちらの様にオリジナルスタッフというかシドの監修受けているわけじゃないですけれど。

 『Mater of Magic』同様に裏世界も存在るのですが、ある程度進むと、裏世界からハチャメチャ怪獣総進撃が押し寄せて来るので、後方にも常に守備隊が必要だったり、表世界の内紛どころじゃなくなって休戦の原動になったりするのは、オリジナルに一工夫されたアイデアで好きです。
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記録時間: 2.7 時間
投稿日: 2015年3月16日
これ都市増やすだけ増やせば勝てるんじゃね?

戦闘メインで楽しいお!( `・∀・´)
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投稿日: 2014年3月30日
大事なことなので冒頭に書きますが
有志による日本語パッチが存在します
さがせばすぐ見つかる
直訳風の作りだけど導入しても動作が不安定
ということがないため英語のままやるより
絶対おすすめです
製作者に感謝感謝

無料デモを英語でやった感じ
英語理解そこそこでも平気な作りではあります
デモやってみておもしろげと思った人は買い。

パッと見の印象を裏切らない作りです
「civ5のファンタジー版」
「civizardの現代版」
「civ4の大型MOD、FFH2みたいなゲーム」
のどれかかな、と思った方は大体それであってます

civと違って「西暦○○年」みたいな表示が
一切ないため、ヌルいプレイしてても
時代に急かされる感じがないのが素敵
100ターン目にファイアーボール研究してても
問題ないよ!
civで16世紀に建築学できてないと焦るけどね

敵AIに「制海権」とか「開拓者を護衛」とかいった
概念がないため、ゲーム自体はヌルいです
単独でのこのこ出てくる開拓者をつぶしてると
簡単に相手を詰みに追い込めてしまう
シビアなプレイがすきなかたには向きません

逆にcivでプロ皇子みたいな人なら
まったり遊べて楽しいはず

マルチもできそうだけど未体験なのでわかりません
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記録時間: 22.3 時間
投稿日: 2012年10月9日
ターンシュミレーションにおいて必要不可欠なものが無い
カツどんにカツが無いのと一緒

テクノロジーリスト スペルリスト ユニットツリー
これがマニュアルにも公式サイトにもないのはさすがに致命的

Civ5クローンとしては良く出来てるだけに惜しい
Civ4のFfH2好きな人には薦めたい
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投稿日: 2014年10月10日
劣化CIV5といえばそうなのかもしれないけど,自分はこっちのほうが好きです。ファンタジーユニットが大暴れっていうだけで楽しいじゃないですか。ユニットにも様々な特性があって,戦術面の面白さにおいてはCIV5より完全にこっちが上だと思います。
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投稿日: 2014年2月25日
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記録時間: 2.6 時間
投稿日: 2013年11月25日
Warlock - Master of the Arcane is mostly a fantasy army strategy game. The city/empire building management isn't the stand out portion of the game. In that respect the magical spells that you can research and cast don't really stand out to me much either.

If you are looking for a fantasy version of Civ with decent combat options for units and don't really care about the building and management of your empire then this game might be right up your alley. If you are looking for an in-depth strategy game with far reaching diplomacy options and deep empire management and combat isn't your primary concern then maybe this isn't the game for you.
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投稿日: 2014年3月26日
NOTE: Since people will see this game and say: "this looks like Civilization 5." I will say it right now that the only similarity between this game and Civilization 5 are the Hexagon Based Grid Map, Leadership Choice and User Interface (UI). Everything else is completely different.

INTRODUCTION:
Warlock: Master of the Arcane, despite sharing the same look as the more popular Civilization series, is definitely NOT the same game. Warlock: Master of the Arcane plays differently with its own mechanic that delivers a lot of fun to strategy and fantasy world players alike.

It is an X4 Strategy game originally released in 2012. It lets the player take the role of one of several 'Great Mages' who vie for control of the world of Ardania (from the Majesty Series of games) using vast armies and mighty spells to aid them in their struggle.

PROS:
+ Fantasy Theme: -This game places you in a fantasy world populated by different mystic and magical creatures. Raise an empire of the Undead, Monsters, Humans or Elves and utilize a wide variety of magical spells to buff your forces or smite your foes.

+ Combat Focused Gameplay: -The Empire building on this game is based primarily on combat, fighting with the other factions and the different monsters that constantly threaten your borders. It delivers a very satisfying gameplay since most Magical Spells will make for some very interesting strategy. (Ex. Having problem crossing that lake? = Waterwalk.)

+ Extensive Upgrades: - Each military unit has so many upgrade choices each time they level-up that once they reach max level, they can be called Hero units in their own right. Add to this your Tech upgrades and Spell buffs, then you will have beast of an army.

+ Epic World: -The game offers your standard Small, Medium, Large and Huge map sizes but it also allows you to add more 'Worlds' that you can invade. Just look for the portal that goes there and fight extremely dangerous monsters inside before reaping the rewards.

CONS:
- No Vsync: -This is inexcusable. The game suffers greatly from Screen Tearing and yet the options menu offers no Vertical Synchronization option to mitigate this. The player will be forced to use manual Vsync provided by the Nvidia Control Panel (or its AMD equivalent).

- Brain-Dead AI: -The AI really needs some more work to be done. I have seen the AI countless of times mobilize for an invasion, only to cancel it the last moment and just have its army run around in circles rather than coordinate a proper attack. The monsters roaming the country side poses more of a threat than the Faction AI. (It might be different on Hard or Impossible)

- Lack of Variety: -There are 16 different Great Mages you can play OR your own Custom Mage, but the bonuses or faction specialty is so negligible that it almost makes no difference. Add to this, there are only THREE, playable starting races in the game.

- Poor Research Tree: -Instead of Tech, you research Spells, which is good, but there is no Research Tree available. as far as I know, the game randomly generates 5 spells and will require the player to choose one of those spells to research.

CONCLUSION:
In its own rights, Warlock: Master of the Arcane is a very refreshing take on the 4X Turn-based Strategy Genre. I definitely feel this game deserve your attention if you are a 4X or Strategy fan in general. It provides a fun and enjoyable experience.

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投稿日: 2013年12月10日
Civilization + Age of Wonders mash-up with magicks, mystical beasts and various races!


PRO:

+Surprisingly well done round based strategy game with interesting races and ressources
+ Level up your troops with important skills! Build smithies and supply your troops with weaponry and armor upgrades!
+ Hire heroes, equip them with weapons/armor/wands depending on their class to pimp their combat/spell-capabilities!
+ Research and cast awesome spells reminiscient of Age of Wonders that greatly impact combat and economics!
+ Modify map tiles to change their bonus ressource output, sink islands to drown troops or create hills to give combat benefits!
+ Races all have greatly differing play styles!
+ Pick a Lord(Avatar) and personalize your starting spells and skills!
+ Multiple planes of existence work seamlessly!
+ Finish little quests to boost your finances, defeat "barbarian"-style beasts and loot their lairs for XP and artifacts!
+ Multi-Player has bots!


CON:

- No Single-Player Campaign! Only "Skirmish"-esque maps with default bots for solo play!
- Gameplay will get repetetive after 3 rounds
- Multi-Player is not simultaneous, you have to wait for others to finish their turn before you can act...
- Races are not equally newbeginner-friendly
- Tech trees not available ingame, google for them/ninja them from the game's webpage
- A lot of content splintered over DLC in an attempt to make the Ultimate Edition more attractive
- "Barbarians" spawning in regularly can become a nuisance later...

DLC WORTH THE CASH?

Only if you can get the Ultimate Edition cheap, the items and Elf race are worth it to enhance the experience!



Recommended purchase if at 10-15 bucks, improve replayability with DLC and multi-player!
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記録時間: 1.9 時間
投稿日: 2014年9月8日
Great game! While you get the feel of Civ 5 with the grid layout, the comparison ends there. The focus of the game is combat and everything you do is related to this. I love how the city management is focused. You can't build every single building in every city you build. You have to focus on which resource your city with produce. And this can change depend on which resource tiles you have in your city limits. This game has hooked me better than both Civ 4 and 5 did. The low price is also a big +.
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