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Warlock: Master of the Arcane (Windows)

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Warlock: Master of the Arcane is a turn based strategy game similar to Civilization V, but with a fantasy setting reminding of Master of Magic.

The game borrows many elements from Civilization V, from the hexagonal grid, cities, borders, and units, to even parts of the HUD. There are notable differences however. The focus in Warlock is definitely aimed at combat and right from the start the player will find his or her fledgling fantasy empire attacked by vicious monsters. To combat these monsters and other players (AI or in multiplayer), the player can found cities, improve cities, build units and research spells. Unlike Civilization V, where city improvements are all built on the same tile and tiles surrounding the cities can be used to gather various resources, in Warlock the city improvements are limited to the tiles surrounding the city. The player has to build a healthy balance of production and farming improvements. Researching spells replaces the tech tree. There are a great number of different spells in the game, which can be used both for combat and peaceful aims. Spells often have multiple turns of casting time, limiting how many the player can use.

Aside from the normal world map the player can also explore additional worlds by entering portals with his or her units - similar to Heroes of Might of Magic. Larger challenges await the player in these worlds.


Warlock: Master of the Arcane Windows Main menu (demo version)
Warlock: Master of the Arcane Windows Level up - this unit gets a bonus ability
Warlock: Master of the Arcane Windows There are other worlds which can be entered via portals.
Warlock: Master of the Arcane Windows Attacking some goblin spear man

Alternate Titles

  • "Warlock: Mistrz Magii " -- Polish title

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Game industry News (GiN) Jul 16, 2012 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
IGN Jun 12, 2012 7.5 out of 10 75
Calm Down Tom Jun 08, 2012 7 out of 10 70
INC Gamers May 07, 2012 7 out of 10 70
CPU Gamer May 27, 2012 7 out of 10 70
Splitkick Jun 19, 2012 7 out of 10 70
Vandal Online May 17, 2012 7 out of 10 70
ZTGameDomain May 25, 2012 6.8 out of 10 68
XGN May 16, 2012 6.5 out of 10 65 May 22, 2012 13 out of 20 65


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vedder (20153) added Warlock: Master of the Arcane (Windows) on Aug 22, 2012