Megamagic: Wizards of the Neon Age" is a videogame (Windows, Mac & Linux) that mixes mechanics from different genres in a complete new way! It will offer you a wide range of spells to learn and monsters to summon in order to beat the bad guys. So it's up to you how to mix them: build your own spell/monster palette and create a unique strategy. All that spiced with some cool 80s vibes!
We've been working on this game for a good time and now we want to share it with you! We're here on Kickstarter to get the funding needed to complete Megamagic. So we need you to make this game possible! It's also our chance to open the door so people can join us during the production: we want to show you what we’re doing and know what do you think, so we can make changes based on your ideas. We want you to become part of this adventure!
Yup! This formula could sound weird, but we're all about weirdness! It all began in the most natural way: we, as game lovers, wondered "what would have a game that we would love?".
Some of the answers were:
- The awe of exploring a huge world
- The richness of a complex narrative background
- The thrill of fighting enemies in the fashion of an Action RPG
- The challenge of taking strategic decisions, such as in an RTS
We carefully studied how to mix all of this, and then some cool concepts started to take shape. We put this pieces together until harmony happened. And that harmony was called Megamagic.
As a result, in Megamagic you will:
- Explore a huge world inhabited by a lot of different characters and factions
- Carry a grimoire where you will write down all you learn about the creatures you fight
- Solve puzzles and beat foes in an intense dungeon crawling style
- Learn different spells, each one with unique properties
- Summon and lead any monster you have encountered before, each one with unique skills.
- Become a master tactician by simultaneously managing various creatures through RTS-based mechanics
- Choose your own palette of summons and spells depending on each challenge
So let's talk about the world of Megamagic.
Two millennia ago, a meteor stroke against the Earth, changing the course of humanity. The survivors developed incredible magic powers and thus started... the Neon Age.
Now, technology and magic are two realities that have deeply affected humankind, turning the world into a really dangerous yet amazing place. That ancient impact actually occurred during the 80s and civilization built from there, so that decade became a keystone for this new society on so many levels and it has left a clear imprint on the world. So... magic, tech, monsters and some good 80s vibes... what could goes wrong?
We carefully crafted a huge map rich in themes: mysterious forests, cities full of neon and wild wastelands, among others. You will explore all this through a classic isometric view.
The main characters: Meet Phoban and Deimon, two siblings that have inherited some mighty magic relics: a book and a staff. But they’re not alone in this story: Phoban and Fum are as thick as thieves. Fum is a little smoky creature that’s also his best friend; but aside that, Fum’s also the key ingredient for the most powerful spell ever created! Yikes! A lot of people will want to get Fum to get his power, and it’s your duty as his friend to protect him!
- PC, Mac & Linux: Megamagic will be available for Windows, Mac and Linux. Available on Steam and also as a DRM-Free download. Backers can choose their preferred version when the full game is released.
- DRM FREE: Backers will have the option to choose between a Steam Key or a DRM Free download when the full game is released.
- Wii U: As stretch goal, we would love to bring Megamagic to WiiU. However this will most likely happen sometime after the initial PC and Mac release.
- PS Vita: Also, as a stretch goal, we would like to bring our game to PS Vita.
1$ THE SYMBOLIC WIZARD: We will pray to the God of Videogames and we will ask him to give you a long and pleasant existence. Moreover, you get to appear in Megamagic credits.
5$ THE HUMBLE WIZARD: You get a bunch of digital stuff. Some wallpapers and a PDF with the kick-ass promotional poster.
9$ THE EARLY WIZARD: You get a digital copy of the game for a smaller price. Yay! (Windows, Linux, Mac)
15$ THE REGULAR YET AWESOME WIZARD: You get a digital copy of "Megamagic: Wizard of the Neon Age" (Windows, Linux, Mac) +All of the above..
25$ THE DIGITAL ART WIZARD: All of the above + the original soundtrack full of tracks gracefully crafted by Mitch Murder (Hotline Miami 2, Kung Fury, etc.) + an amazing digital artbook full of beautiful concept art.
35$ THE FASHIONISTA WIZARD: All of the above + exclusive skins for 5 of your grims (the creatures you summon).
50$ THE SKILLFUL WIZARD: All of the above + a Kickstarter exclusive spell + a Kickstarter exclusive summon. You will be able to learn an extra spell and summon an extra monster unobtainable in the game otherwise. Now you can brag among your friends, become really popular and take Cindy to the prom! (we can only legally assure the first thing of these three will happen).
75$ THE ARTISTIC WIZARD: All of the above + we will send you 5 fantastic A4 prints to your home. Each one of these prints includes some characters from the game portrayed by different and talented artists we gathered from around the world.
100$ THE WALL WIZARD: All of the above + we will also send you our promotional poster so you can remember the wonders of Megamagic even while you are not playing it! Its epicness will encourage you achieve big things in life.
120$ THE FLUFFY WIZARD: All of the above + a super cute and badass Fum plushie carefully handcrafted specially for you. He's the key ingredient for the single most powerful spell in the world, so how cool is to have him in your bed?
150$ THE DEAD WIZARD (EXCLUSIVE): All of the above (except EXCLUSIVE) + we will include your tombstone in an ingame graveyard. You can include a name & an epitaph, some last words or how you died (or a mix of them). Basically, you will be immortalized and every player will know about you. Being dead has never been so much fun!
250$ THE POPULAR WIZARD (EXCLUSIVE): All of the above (except EXCLUSIVE) + you will work with us to create a billboard with a design of your creation and we will put it in the game. Advertise whatever you want!
500$ THE CAMEO WIZARD (EXCLUSIVE): All of the above (except EXCLUSIVE) + you will work with us to design an NPC with its own dialog lines and even some kind of narrative weight (a small story related to a sidequest). You love the Megamagic world so much that you want to be part of it. This is your chance!
2000$ THE MOST POWERFUL WIZARD (MEGA EXCLUSIVE): All of the above (including EXCLUSIVE) + you will work with us to design a whole grim. This includes its initial concept idea, the design of its skills and the creation of its unique art. Basically you will add a whole new grim to the grimoire and players around the globe will fight against and summon your creation. Pretty cool, eh? Moreover, as an extra, if you come to Barcelona, you will be invited to the studio to hang out with us. We can have some good ol' party and even a romantic dinner.
We also have some add-ons for those who want to spend even more money to get more stuff!
+10$ Nihilumbra game + OST + Artbook
By adding 10$ you can get a copy of Nihilumbra, its OST and Artbook. Just add the amount and tell us that you want this add-on on the survey we will send once the campaign has finished.
+25$ All of the above + T-shirt/sweatshirt
By adding 25$ you can get the game, the OST, the arbook and the T-shirt of Nihilumbra. Just add the amount and tell us that you want this add-on on the survey we will send once the campaign has finished.
NOTE: if you're interested in this add-on, please write us a PM so we can check we have your size. Moreover, this is a limited add-on. We will communicate when it gets sold out.
Beautifun Games is an Indie development team based in Sabadell, near Barcelona. We are committed to creating original and quality games that are above all, beautiful and fun.
As you can see, here in BeautiFun we have a complete team where each member contributes on its own field: game design, programming, character design, art, level design and PR&Comm.
We don’t play that risky game of “the one-man-orchestra”, since we know that usually ends in a lot of headaches and incidentals. And we know that backers are not fond of incidentals in the KS projects they back!
This is not our first rodeo. Our first game, Nihilumbra, has received several awards. The team has changed a lot since then, but all the experience and knowledge gathered remains at the core of BeautiFun Games. We have a lot to learn yet, that’s for sure; but definitely we’re not new in this town called “let’s make a (good) videogame”.
And we can't forget all the collaborators that joined us during this journey. We will tell you more about some of them in upcoming updates,
Risks and challenges
Truth is risks are few here. Why? We're not in the early stages of the project anymore, so it's a lot easier to set the deadlines and meet them. We recently expanded the team in order to complete all the milestones we still have ahead.
We have done our homework for sure! There's always a chance of incidentals. The office might get destroyed by a sharknado. And other stuff even more probable than that can happen. But, if nothing highly unexpected happens, meeting the deadline will be more than possible.
Probably our best guarantee here is our experience doin' games before!Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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