This is an old and fun game that used to be sold by the standalone developer. It’s a shame strategies are not still posted, for it can really be challenging to win. Music soundtrack is pretty iconic… I don’t think the developer supports it anymore but if you’re into magic duels then you’ve probably spent worse money than this.

Real player with 8.5 hrs in game

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It’s “TUG-OF-WAR” with fireballs and techno-liches.

Other games come to mind, like

“Aeon Command” (space battles)

“Samurai vs Zombies Defense” (goofy samurai warfare)


“Puzzle Chronicles” (the illegitimate child of Tetris and Mortal Kombat)

These game elements are constant:

  • try to hold the line

  • manage your defences

  • beef-up your attacks

  • spam your enemies to death

In Magi, you start by opening magical “channels.” These channels enable your spells and strengthen them. Then, it’s a real-time battle as you queue-up spells for casting. It’s like the building queue in Starcraft or Civ… only it’s your shield spell, or a magic missile, or summoning an imp. As your mage is casting one spell, you have time to set up the next. And the next. You can plan a bit… or panic. Apparently, I’m still fond of panicking.

Real player with 7.4 hrs in game

Magi on Steam

There Will Be Ink

There Will Be Ink

Cool isometric twin-stick shooter with a fun theme/premise and surprisingly deep gameplay (cover mechanics, stamina, dodge-roll, wind affects bullets, etc.). Current Beta and Alpha campaigns offer a good mix of challenge and fun. I’ve only played solo and two player coop so far but enjoyed both. There are a few levels that I died a lot on but with some unit upgrades and a change of tactics I was(/we were) able to pass them after a few more attempts. Having a T-Rex with an uzi definitely helped on one occasion. Will be checking back to see what other content and customization is added before this title leaves early access!

Real player with 39.6 hrs in game

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It’s a lot of fun for the time it lasts, definitely worth the price.

Real player with 16.8 hrs in game

There Will Be Ink on Steam

Firebase Defence

Firebase Defence

First off, don’t listen to the people with the aiming issues, they simply don’t know how to play the game and lick heavily in gaming skills.

Great little game and if you watch the trailer you know what to expect. Price is right.

Blood gore from battles is great.

Menu music is dominating.

Sound of goats alone makes the game that much better.

Take it from someone who has actually played the game for longer than it takes to get a refund…Recommended.

Don’t forget to check my guide, it will increase the hours.

Real player with 122.0 hrs in game

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Missions were pretty easy, but fun, and when turning on hard mode it became more challenging. Nice defense game, and all units have their uses and are unique, and that goes for both the enemy and yourself. Strategy comes from where you put your fire superiority, as well as your defenses. Shooting is RNG ridden, meaning your men or the enemy will miss sometimes, which makes for interesting gameplay.

Survival mode gave a pretty good challenge, and I’ve only beaten round 25 so far. Because of RNG, you can get screwed in the later levels of the survival mode when they concentrate all their vehicles on one side of your base. Regardless, it’s a fun mode to play with a video in the background. Similar to the missions, strategy comes from unit placement and where a majority of your units are facing, but as the levels progresses, it gets hard to concentrate your fire power, so you have to think of other ways of overcoming this.

Real player with 25.0 hrs in game

Firebase Defence on Steam

Terminal squad: Swarmites

Terminal squad: Swarmites

I’ve never played games of this genre. This is amazing! The levels are slowly becoming more difficult, which does not allow me to relax and even more draws me into the game. This game deserves more

Real player with 3.3 hrs in game

I like old-style games, so I decided to buy this game, as it reminded me of the games of my childhood, well, let’s start with the pros of the game:

  • You need to think through your steps to be successful in this game

  • Intuitive interface, looks good

Disadvantages of the game:

I don’t really like the graphics, I think it looks too old, I’ve seen a few old-style games, but they used the new game development technologies, they looked very good and enticing

Real player with 3.3 hrs in game

Terminal squad: Swarmites on Steam