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11 year old novice beats 50 game veteran... HURRAH!
« on: August 25, 2013, 10:23:23 AM »

I just taught my son how to play Mage Wars. He is aged 11 and more into rugby, but he is pretty smart. Smart enough to beat his old dad in game three!

We ran three straight core set Apprentice games with him as BM and me as Warlock. He picked it all up in five minutes. Several questions through each game, but just playing through was all he needed to get to grips with it.

In the second game, he saw what a buffed werewolf could do, so in game three he pulled out the Grizzly and went to town. I wasn't playing deliberately badly, he simply played well, made good choices and cast a particularly effective Tanglevine at JUST the right moment.

I am a proud dad. Watch out Charmyna!

On a serious note, it really did take only ten minutes for an 11 year old to pick up and play the game. The Apprentice mode is just great. We got three games in in around 90 minutes. Get the word out and build the player base.

Very, very cool game.





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Re: 11 year old novice beats 50 game veteran... HURRAH!
« Reply #1 on: August 25, 2013, 01:13:32 PM »
That is awesome!

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Re: 11 year old novice beats 50 game veteran... HURRAH!
« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2013, 10:09:16 AM »

I am a proud dad. Watch out Charmyna!


Damn, I knew that day would come!

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Re: 11 year old novice beats 50 game veteran... HURRAH!
« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2013, 10:52:13 AM »
THis reminds me of a birthday card I got my father once-

"Every day I grow stronger and its because of you"

And on the inside it read:
"
....watch your back"
Where does my greatest enemy lie?
It has been around since the dawn of time,
it follows your loved ones as well as mine,
takes the form of a mountain as well as a flower,
it cannot be outrun by the greatest of power.
Where does my greatest enemy lie?
Within Shad0w.