SU&SD Play… Wiz-War and Malefic Curses!

SU&SD Play... Wiz-War and Malefic Curses!

You there! Browsing the internet without a care in the world. Don’t you know there’s a war on?!

…It was a Wiz-War, technically, and it took place this week in Quinns’ flat, but still! Show some respect. This venerable old game was originally released in the 1980s, and the new, eighth edition is a cardboard monument to EVERYTHING that was wrong, and right, with game design at the time.

It’s complex, yet stupid. Competitive, yet unfair. But with the right people? There’s a very real magic to it, and that’s why we had to film this video. Plus, it was a chance to test the new expansion, Wiz-War: Malefic Curses.

WARNING: This is unquestionably the most swearing we’ve ever had in a video. Sensitive viewers? You may want to wear ear muffs.

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Wiz-War: Malefic Curses

Wiz-War: Malefic Curses

Malefic Curses, the first expansion for Wiz-War, adds a fifth player to the battle, bringing a new sector board and new portals with him. New schools of magic enter the playing field as well, inviting players to tap the fearful powers of Hexcraft, Necromancy, and Chaos. Hexcraft allows a player to etch powerful runes in the paths of the maze, trapping those who dare to cross them. Necromancy offers a host of death-dealing tactics, and the powers of Chaos grow increasingly powerful, although they remain unpredictable at best.

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