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An easy to learn card and dice game for 2 wizards vying for control of the Institute for Magical Arts.
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Immediately below is a "Rahdo Runs Through" review that provides his final thoughts on the game.  His other videos explaining the game play in more detail can be seen by following these links: Link to Video 1a (static camera). Link to video 1bLink to Video 2a (static camera). Link to video 2b.

 Below is a review from Rob Milanovich at This Board Game Life. In the video, he describes the game play and then offers his opinion at the end.

 

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Game manufacturing and publishing contains a number of risks. For this project, the greatest risks follow from the fact that the games will be manufactured in China and shipped to the U.S. The most serious threat in this regard concerns quality control over the manufacturing. A more likely threat, though less serious, is the possible delays involved. Dr. Finn's can mitigate both of these concerns. First, I will be using Panda Games as a manufacturer, which has a good reputation for quality and has done a very professional job on my previous two games, Capo dei Capi and Let Them Eat Shrimp. Second, Dr. Finn's Games has successfully completed each Kickstarter campaign on time (though we are presently in the end phase of the Let Them Eat Shrimp campaign, but still on time) and understands how to keep the project on track. If any delays do unexpectedly occur, supporters will be notified promptly.

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    Name a Character Level (female): 1 copy of The Institute for Magical Arts and, in conjunction with Dr. Finn, you can name one of the female characters in the game. See "Name a Character" information to the left. Add $15 to this level to receive a second copy of the game. ************************************************ If outside the U.S., add shipping costs. See International Shipping Info to the left.

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