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Positive (11 reviews) - 81% of the 11 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Dec 17, 2013

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You have played the game – now read the book to find out how it all began.

The Wizards of Midgård channel the Eight Elements to perform astounding (and often destructive) feats of Magick. They are sworn to use their powers for good, never for evil – and only occasionally for the sheer fun of blowing things up.

There have long been rumors of a mythical Ninth Element that grants ultimate power to the Wizard who masters it. The Order of Magick says there is no such thing. But when a mysterious Purple Wizard steals an ancient artifact that just may be a key to unlocking the (alleged) Ninth Element, the Order wants it back at any cost ... just in case.

Naturally, they send four inexperienced student Wizards to do the job.

To save the world, Davlo, Fafnir, Grimnir and Tuonetar must test their spells against deadly traps, barbaric foes, hordes of monsters, a fearsome giant and the awesome might of the Purple Wizard. But their most dangerous enemy may be one of their own...

(Or not. Just saying it could be. No guarantees. You’ll just have to read the book, won’t you? )

Upon purchase, this book will be downloaded to the Steam folder on your computer in three formats: epub, mobi and PDF. To read the book on your mobile device, transfer the epub or mobi file to the device and open the file in your ebook reader app. Enjoy!

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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
Posted: September 23
DLC verdict: Get it on sale

Comment: I did not expect for the book to be as good as it was. Especially the last third was lively and interesting. It definitely isn't boring and it shows some lore behind the game itself. But unless you are a big wizard enthusiast, or you want to support the devs more, I recommend getting it on a sale.
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28 of 32 people (88%) found this review helpful
14 people found this review funny
Recommended
Posted: February 24, 2015
A great book.
A must have for all wizards.
10/10
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18 of 19 people (95%) found this review helpful
17 people found this review funny
Recommended
Posted: February 24
A great story!
While it is quite short (170 pages), it still offered me hours of laughs and excitement.

The Wizard Joad was dying and he knew it. He was dying not because he was old, but because he had been stabbed.
Several times.
With a sword.
Also, clubbed on the head with a blunt object.
At least twice.
Then set on fire.


I would definitely recommend this novel.
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32 of 54 people (59%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
Posted: October 5, 2014
The book is amazing. 10/10
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
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Posted: May 4
The Ninth Element follows one to four wizards on an epic quest to save all of Midgard.

Like the game, it's full of great pop culture references and nearly constant comedic chaos. Even if you haven't played any of the games you can enjoy the book, but for those who have played the games there are many extra moments of hilarity - especially concerning the panther-like Davlo.

While some people might consider the writing a little thin, I found it kept things moving speedily and very reminiscent of the game's pacing/style.

Personally, I would enjoy more from Dan McGirt/Magicka, and would recommend The Ninth Element full price or sale - even if you don't own the game, I'd say it's definitely worth buying it to get the book.
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