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App description: Armies of skeletons has been spawned by a mysterious power and is coming to a peaceful village to destroy it. As the village's only hope, you must defend the village from the invading armies of hell.


"Fantasy Mage Is Sweet, and It Has Hats! Simple, accessible, yet challenging and fairly deep, Fantasy Mage is a game to check out if Solomons Keep once was your kind of game. Its in no way related to Solomons Keep, but sweet nonetheless." - PocketMeta

"Fantasy Mage is a sort of dual stick shooter that feels quite a bit like Nightcaster: Defeat the Darkness on the original Xbox. There is a core strategy in the game surrounding elemental weaknesses." -148Apps

When it comes to fantasy roleplaying games, little beats a good old hack and slash title. Whats really cool, though, is when a game makes you a combat mage, and all of your hacking and slashing is done using magic. This is where Fantasy Mage comes in." - AppAdvice

"Fantasy Mage is (what appears to be) an upcoming top down shooter, with a fantasy spin to it. Tabbed as part Action-RPG and part hack n' slash, players will be tasked with unleashing all sorts of wizardry an an unsuspecting army." -DroidGamers


Fantasy Mage is an action role-playing hack and slash games. The game is presented from a top-down view perspective. The player can acquire loots, equip spells and armor, defeat enemies, and level up to become a powerful mage.

In Fantasy Mage, the player controls the main character which is a young mage to defeat an army of skeleton warriors that are attacking the village. The game has 60 stages which in each stage, player will have to defeat all the enemies in the stage before unlocking the next stage.

At the end of each stage, player will be rewarded with random loots. Loots are categorized as normal, rare and legendary according to the uniqueness of the loots. Loots can be hats, robes, boots or spells. After acquiring the loots, player can choose to equip them.

One of interesting features in Fantasy Mage is the element types. Each enemies has different element whether its water, fire, or earth element. Each elements has its own strength and weakness. Player will have to figure out which items is best suited to defeat a certain kind of enemy.


ELEMENTAL DAMAGE SYSTEM
Cast elemental spells such as fireball, earthball, and waterball. Elemental spells can only damage a specific elemental enemy. Use different strategies to defeat a certain enemy. For example if you encountered a fire element skeleton, its best to damage him using water spells.


PROCEDURALLY GENERATED LOOTS
Find endless possibility of loots. Customize your character with different sets of items to defeat different kind of enemies.


EQUIP YOUR GEAR STRATEGICALLY
Each level consist of enemies with different element and strengths. Identify enemy's element and weakness and then strategically equip items to defeat them.


3 LOADOUT SYSTEM
Equip and customize 3 loadouts which can be changed on the fly. Making it easy to change strategy against different kind of enemies. Each loadout can be customized to equip different spells.


ENEMY MANIPULATION
Identify enemy's strength and weakness and exploit them. With the right item, exploit enemy's defense, or burn it with burning status that deal damage over time, or knock them back with kinetic spell, stun, or slow their movement. If an enemy attacks too fast, slow it down or even freeze them. There are many ways to defeat an enemy.


UNIQUE COMBAT SYSTEM
Combat in Fantasy Mage is simplified so that the player can focus on dealing damage and manipulating the enemies. Just select an enemy and then the character will lock-fire on it until it dies or you changed target. now you can focus on dodging spells and figuring out the enemy's weakness.


NO IAP EVER
For this is a paymium game, there is no iap ever in the game. you get what you paid for.

IllogicalGames's comments:
Hi guys!

Fantasy Mage is now available for download. get it on ios, android, windows store and indiegamestand.com

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/fantasy-mage-defend-village/id1079357912?ls=1&mt=8

https://www.microsoft.com/store/apps/9nblggh5pnqx

http://apps.microsoft.com/windows/ap...b-acfc59e091e1

https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...l.Fantasy_Mage

https://indiegamestand.com/store/2508/fantasy-mage/

02-16-2016, 05:28 PM
#2
Joined: Jul 2015
Posts: 946
Really looked forward to this one, only beat level one so far but the controls are a little weird and with no tutorial it was a bit confusing. More imps later when I can play more.

02-16-2016, 05:31 PM
#3
Looks like Solomon's Boneyard but with different controls?
02-16-2016, 07:52 PM
#4
Joined: Nov 2014
Posts: 3,424
Anymore impressions? I'm interested in the spell systems and all that.
02-16-2016, 09:22 PM
#5
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: Missouri, USA
Posts: 1,884
Quote:
Originally Posted by LordShad0wz View Post
Anymore impressions? I'm interested in the spell systems and all that.
I am studying so I didn't play much. Spells are drops, and can be equipped. You initially have 3 gear slots and 3 spells slots. 4 stats that can be explained from the screens. Controls are pretty much tap the monster or click the target button, then tap around to avoid them while you auto shoot. The mechanics behind it are solid and the strategy comes from using the right type of damage for the right kind of monster. Levels play out in an arena style format and you pretty much just tackle waves.

Not going to lie, the presentation is is kind of throwing me off. I like the principle behind all of this, but it just isn't fun for me. I am sure a lot of TA members will love it. Its a pretty simple loot based RPG, not bad, but it doesn't stand out enough to me to want to play it anymore. The trailer showed me enough that I have no desire to go back. These are my opinions and I am positive that many frequent TA members will enjoy it. For me a game has to have at least some style / presentation and game play that is fun enough to want to continue playing in my limited amount of time to game. This isn't cutting it.

Game did ran flawlessly, no bugs, and I didn't notice a lot of battery drainage.

edit - I would look at the spell system less on type and more like RBG color scheme with different effects (piercing, explosive, faster shots)

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Last edited by jsrco; 02-16-2016 at 09:24 PM.
02-17-2016, 11:57 AM
#6
Thanks for the imps! Good to know its tap controls...you just saved me a few bucks!
02-17-2016, 01:53 PM
#7
Joined: Aug 2015
Posts: 27
Is this permadeath?
02-17-2016, 02:00 PM
#8
Joined: Dec 2014
Posts: 81
Hi, its not permadeath. basically you hunt monsters. at the end of the stage, you will earn experience points and loots with different properties.

then you can allocate the xp points and equip gears and spells to improve your character. there are 60 levels. as you progress, the monster will get stronger and you will need better gear to proceed to the next level. it will take you long time to finish the game because as the getting, you will need to replay stages to earn more xp points and find better gear.
02-17-2016, 02:11 PM
#9
Joined: Aug 2015
Posts: 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by IllogicalGames View Post
Hi, its not permadeath. basically you hunt monsters. at the end of the stage, you will earn experience points and loots with different properties.

then you can allocate the xp points and equip gears and spells to improve your character. there are 60 levels. as you progress, the monster will get stronger and you will need better gear to proceed to the next level. it will take you long time to finish the game because as the getting, you will need to replay stages to earn more xp points and find better gear.
Thank you for the speedy response. I'll definitely be checking this one out.
02-17-2016, 02:13 PM
#10
Joined: Dec 2014
Posts: 81
no problem. in case you need a game guide, check out this guide by 148apps

http://www.148apps.com/news/fantasy-...eleton-hordes/