Explore, craft, and survive in this Multiplayer RPG Platformer with permanent death! Featuring many Rogue-like elements, Magicite randomly generates each underground dungeon for you and your friends to delve deep into.
User reviews:
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Mostly Positive (124 reviews) - 75% of the 124 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Very Positive (5,425 reviews) - 89% of the 5,425 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Jun 9, 2014

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About This Game

Explore, craft, and survive in this Multiplayer RPG Platformer with permanent death! Featuring many Rogue-like elements, Magicite randomly generates each underground dungeon for you and your friends to delve deep into. Chop trees, mine ores, and hunt beasts in order to collect the resources and materials you need to survive the harsh and unforgiving environment. With a ton of character traits, stats, companions, and classes, players will have a different experience each play through! Be prepared to die... A LOT.

Magicite's main influences were Monster Hunter and Spelunky. I loved the resource collection and crafting in Monster Hunter, and of course fighting giant monsters with my friends. Spelunky's brutal yet rewarding platforming was also something that I wanted to capture with Magicite.

Features:
  • Randomly Generated Dungeons - Experience a new dungeon each time you play. Expect tons of trees to chop, ores to mine, plants to harvest, and bugs to catch! Oh and giant monsters.
  • Permanent Death - The game logs all of your stats in a play through, leading the way for achievements and upgrades.
  • Crafting System - Combine any two items to create a new one! For example, Wood + Wood = Plank. There are tons of combinations to discover!
  • Combat System - If you plan on just running in and swinging you sword, you're gonna get wrecked. Take time to craft useful items and examine enemy positioning before executing a well timed attack.
  • Unlockable Races, Hats, & Companions - The more you play, more greater chance you'll unlock awesome new hats with a variety of special effects. Races and Companions can also be unlocked to provide different starting items and stats!
  • Multiplayer - Want to put your friendships to the test? This is the game to do it! Permanent death only occurs when the ENTIRE party has fallen. So if your buddy gets knocked out feel free to run over and help him back up. Or not...

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7
    • Processor: 1.6Ghz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Storage: 450 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Any
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 8.1
    • Processor: 2.4 Ghz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Intel Mac, OS X version Leopard 10.5.8, Snow Leopard 10.6.3 or later
    • Processor: 1.6Ghz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Storage: 450 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Any
    Recommended:
    • OS: OS X Mavericks
    • Processor: 2.4 Ghz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • Processor: 1.6Ghz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Storage: 450 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Any
    Recommended:
    • Processor: 2.4 Ghz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
Customer reviews
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Mostly Positive (124 reviews)
Overall:
Very Positive (5,425 reviews)
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Epicred4
( 1.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 29
Its a cool game by any means, however Magicite didnt reach my expectations.
It feels like an unfinished game which throws you in without any explanation. Theres no tutorial, not even any crafting recipes or any objective. Sure you can beat the game, but how the hell am I supposed to get that far when I die so easily? I bought this game so that I could play with my friend, only to find out that you needed hamachi in order to connect to each other, even though this was never stated in the trailer!

I didnt find this game much of a problem untill I found another game by smashgames that looks almost identical but it looks much more polished and has guns and jetpacks and interesting boss battles.

So my suggestion is, save your money. Buy the other game that smash battles has made which is supposed to be a billion times better.
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[BP]**bwaddershUK
( 0.9 hrs on record )
Posted: June 29
Buggy to the point where it's unplayable.

I have played early access and "alpha" games that have less bugs than this. This is NOT a completed game.

It's a shame, too. The concept is decent and the mechanics are good, as well as having a wide variety of monsters and items.
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Axt_Na
( 7.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
This game is really fun... It's definitely worth the price I got it (5$) but 10$ is also fine. This game is quite hard at the beginning if you don't know what you're doing, but it gets easier as you progress and find out how to do things.

7-8/10 -Oh My RPG o>-<o
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NinjaCat
( 38.7 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
Super addicting and very fun. Excellent entertainment for a very cheap price.
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CryPotato
( 4.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
Y'know, im giving it 8 because i bought this game for the multiplayer experience. (black screen, ill be in district 3 while friend is in district 15, constantly falling through level) I rate multiplayer side 2/10 On the other hand i rate singleplayer 8/10
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Assariar
( 12.0 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
The game is extremely hard for casual gamers and it's discontinued because the developers made "Roguelands".
Sad, but its still fun

If you want a hardcore game to play in your spare time, this is a great game for you
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The Grim Reaper
( 5.3 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
I highly recommend this game because it is so fun an addictive! It can be quite challenging but once you get the hang of it, you won't be able to stop.
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Gushteru
( 6.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
This genre of Rogue-like 2D RPG that can be played Multiplayer raised my interest so i bought it.
At first I didn't really know what to do , but after I got the hang of it I could easily get to district 20.
The most confusing part for me was the crafting system , cause you don't know the recipes you must look them up , sometimes it might get frustrating but even that is fun , just learning every weapon's recipe can make you happy.
Leaving that apart I think this game can be played by pretty much anyone that knows to use a mouse and a keyboard.
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dabapest
( 12.8 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
UPDATE IT
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YOcraft225
( 15.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
Gr8 game.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
7 of 10 people (70%) found this review helpful
Recommended
7.9 hrs on record
Posted: June 18
-Good sides of the game------------------------------------------------------

.The game has very good graphics that fit it really well.
.The mobs (monsters) are very well designed and have good animations.
.Every new area has an unique look to it and has well fitted monsters.
.Bosses and regular mobs have good difficulty levels for each area.
.The game has a lot to do and has a lot of things to unlock.
.The game has good music that seems to fit the atmosphere.

-Bad sides of game--------------------------------------------------------------

.The attacking cycles for the mobs are a little wonky.
.It sometimes messes with you and puts a charging mob infront of you when you start.
.Selling items barley gives you anything.
.There isn't much invetory space so sometimes you have to go through lots of trouble just to pick up an item, therefore waisting time.
.There isn't mob health bars so you dont know how many time to hit it (sometimes this really messes you up).

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Despite how many things this game has bad there is a lot of good going for it, so I'd recommend this to anyone interested in it. Trust me its not a waste of money.
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
381.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 20
As a frequenter of games from the rogue-like genre I know how hard it can be be to find unique rogue-like games. While Magicite is not super unique, it is a very fun and addictive game; I logged 100 hours in no time. If your looking for a fun and addictive rogue-like game, I highly reccomend this one.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
41.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 15
Difficult to play single-player. This one's made for multi-player... and the more the merrier. You start off with only a few points of health, so you can die very quickly if you don't have a teammate to revive you. With enough practice, it's not so difficult to solo, but starting off co-op is recommended.

A few bugs (some items do not and never will unlock, like gatherer and naming and in-game cheat) and sometimes your toon will get stuck facing backwards)(and one very large one (if too many people try to go through the door at the same time), but otherwise it's legit. As long as you're not really going for unlocking everything, it's good fun. *NOTE: must love frustration and have tenacity. You will yell at this game. A lot.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
31.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 13
Absolutely wonderful game, and is enjoyable to play with or without friends. The game has a great one life system and friends can revive. The only fault is choosing character skills. I like a specific 2 skills and it takes up to 15 minutes to get that skill because its just a button to click to get a random skillset. Besides that ONE fault this game is the best rogue-like game ive played
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
Recommended
6.8 hrs on record
Posted: June 25
i enjoy this game very much but it should have controller support
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
Recommended
17.0 hrs on record
Posted: June 23
Magicite is a overwhelmingly fun game to play with friends. However, the lack of new content and various bugs in multiplayer (ie. item duplication when players stand on each other, black screen upon entering a district, etc..) make the game unenjoyable sometimes. I undestand that the developer has put a lot of work into their title Roguelands recently, but if the major bugs are fixed and new content is added the game would deserve a better rating.
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4 of 7 people (57%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 11
Product received for free
Absolutely hilarious when playing with some friends. Great gameplay, simple, yet great.
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5 of 9 people (56%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
23.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 19
unfinished yet still kept me playing for 4 hours straight
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
37.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 16
I really liked this game, but it can be a bit frustrating at times. Death is permenent, no respawning. Very frustrating.
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6 of 12 people (50%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: June 25
Yes, I have a limited amount of time on this game, and from my limited amount of time, I actually enjoyed it. However, there is one reason why I cannot recommend this game: There is no save feature. I love rogue-likes and permadeath, but not having a save feature does not impact the difficulty of the game, only the functionality.

This is especially annoying when it comes to multiplayer. Rarely do I have 1+ hours to sit at my computer playing a game nonstop. For this game, you would be forced to work this out between yourselves, limiting what you could actually accomplish. It doesn't make sense that you wouldn't include such a feature, since the game has prebuilt towns that would make a perfect save point.

All-in-all, if you have the time to invest multiple hours in succession, this game seems to be very enjoyable. If you are like me, however, and do not have such freedom with your time, it would be a shame to invest in this game.
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