Take the throne of an ancient Wizard-King, build an empire of magic, command fantastic armies, and determine the shape of the world for ages to come. Man, this game is such an accurate representation of real-life that it’s almost scary. Shadow Magic takes the acclaimed Age of Wonders fantasy/strategy series to new levels. This standalone game enhances the series’ fusion of empire building, role-playing and tactical combat with the eerie Shadow World, new races, and new landscapes.
- Rule your domain as an immortal Wizard-King, a leader capable of awe-inspiring destruction, possessing the ability to defeat equally imposing adversaries!
- Reign supreme over one of 12 distinct and amazing races such as Elves, Frostlings, Draconians, Dwarves, Halflings, Humans, and even the Undead.
- Specialize in one of 7 Spheres of Magic including Earth, Fire, Life, and Death, while customizing your magical skills and abilities.
- Enlist the aid of more than 30 loyal champions like rangers, warriors, and priests – these heroes lead your troops into battle and posses the unique ability to wield an assortment of over 75 mighty artifacts hidden throughout the world.
- Charge into battle with special units such as Dwarf Steamcannons, Halfling Eagle Riders, Human Airships, and Frostling Mammoth Riders – over 100 different types at your disposal.
- Dictate the fate of the world from within your Wizard’s Tower, a virtual antenna of power used to transport your ground-shaking spells.
- Immerse yourself in a legendary story during a single-player campaign with 20 scenarios full of intrigue, action, and suspense.
- Lay siege to enemy cities with a careful balance of tactical guile and magical augmentations.
- Seek out assistance from various Deities – their favor can lift an aspiring emperor to greatness, while their displeasure can lead a thriving nation into ruins.
- Design your very own scenarios, heroes, items, and even new Wizards with the enhanced scenario editor, challenging others to triumph over your creation.
- Guide the growth of your cities as you see fit, building formidable defenses, mystical temples, grand training grounds for your armies, and more.
- Research powerful enchantments, fierce combat magic, and world altering spells – all brought to life with a 3D-particle system sure to dazzle even the most seasoned Wizard.
- Experience crystal clear sound and life-like detail for characters, creatures, terrain and more with an enhanced sound engine and a new true-color graphics engine.
- Confront rival Wizards in Multiplayer warfare via a LAN or over the Internet for up to 8 players – options include Play by Email, Hot Seat, and the exciting Simultaneous-Turn System allowing all players to move at the same time!
MINIMUM PC REQUIREMENTS
8X CD-ROM Drive
900MB Hard Disk Space
16MB DirectX compatible 3D Accelerated Video Card
DirectX compatible Sound Card
Patched to V1.4
1.Click on the “REG1″file and add to Registry
2.Click on the “AoWSM”Icon to play