Wastelands Interactive has announced that its 4X turn-based strategy game, Worlds of Magic, has just reached the Gold Master status on PC platform. Worlds of Magic is described as the true spiritual successor of classic Master of Magic, and is currently planned for a March 19th release.
Worlds of Magic, unlike many other games out there, has not only went through Kickstarter campaign successfully and launched on Steam Early Access, but will also be published across platforms. The game gets back to basics of the 4X genre allowing gamers to explore uniquely generated universes, expand their empire by building armies, recruiting mercenaries, and founding or capturing cities, exploit resources and factions alike to increase their own power and finally exterminate their enemies using the tools of war, magical spells and diplomacy.
Worlds of Magic will offer you 8 playable races (High Man, Unhallowed, Gray Elves, Draconians, Orcs, Dwarves, Dark Elves and Myrodants) that will roam 7 planes of existence in a procedurally generated universe maps of up to 256x128 tiles (per plane). The game will also offer 3 gameplay modes (Domination, Battle and Hot Seat) and a magic system with over 400 spells divided into 13 spell circles. And on top of that a whole bunch of other features that can be found below:
- Over 10 terrain types
- Almost 30 world resources to exploit
- D20 battle combat mechanics
- Experience gaining units
- Over 80 military units
- Over 40 wandering and summon-able units
- Over 40 world features to explore and conquer
- 40 heroes and champions
- Tactical, strategic, and global spells to cast
- Powerful artifacts to create and equip your heroes with
- 13 pre-made Sorcerer Lords to choose from or a possibility to make your own