Mage Wars News

Test your Skills… That’s not a knife, this is a knife!

July 15, 2015

Weapons presented an interesting hurdle when designing Academy. Did we want them to be balanced only for the lower level Academy Mages? Did we want their usefulness to be completely tied up in their special abilities? Were we okay printing a card that would probably…

Battlegrounds Domination Release Update

July 13, 2015

As many of you know we, as a company, try to be direct and as forthcoming with our fans as we can be. It is with that knowledge, and a heavy heart, that we must announce today that Battlegrounds Domination is unfortunately being delayed…

Dominate the Arena – Slaknir!

Across the four games of Battlegrounds Domination I played with fans at Origins this year, there was one spellbook, of the four I planned, that didn’t get used. Now, each time we’d prepare for a game I’d randomly select my spellbook…

Test your skills… Steelclaws!

July 8, 2015

When Bryan first showed me his original prototype of Mage Wars Academy I was very excited. In fact all of us at Arcane Wonders were. We sat in a pizza place in the middle of Madison, WI and played 3 games over the course of and hour’s lunch and we all knew…

Mage Wars Mondays – The Chosen

July 6, 2015

It’s been a bit (mostly due to hectic travel for Aaron and Scott) but Mage Wars Mondays is back and boy do we have a fun episode for you!  Chock full of Battlegrounds Domination, Academy, and a super sweet contest…

Arcane Duels – Three for All!

July 5, 2015

Our good friends at Arcane Duels have taken the time to produce a Battlegrounds Three For All match! We’re always very excited to see fan made videos, but this battle was so…

Test your skills… Shrink!

July 1, 2015

Last week at Dice Tower Con a few Mage Wars Arena players got to peak through the suggested spellbooks for the upcoming Mage Wars Academy. The response was tremendous! They were excited both for this new format and for taking these cards into…

Dominate the Arena: Origins!

June 22, 2015

It has been a whirlwind of activity here at Arcane Wonders since Origins ended, almost two weeks ago.  We’ve been in a flurry preparing for Dice Tower Con and Gen Con, as well as recovering from Origins, personally my favorite show of the year. But by now I’m sure my love of…

Test your skills… at the Academy!

June 15, 2015

Amidst all the excitement coming from Origins with Sheriff of Nottingham winning the Board Game of the Year award and the pre-release of Mage Wars Battlegrounds Domination, several players had the opportunity to experience a whole new way to duel with our play sessions of Mage Wars Academy…

Dominate the Arena: Galaxxus

June 1, 2015

At Origins, players will have the chance to see Battlegrounds in person, and, some will play against Aaron Brosman, our community manager and designer! He’s excited about this… how excited? He just spoiled one of the “big” cards in the set for you to enjoy!

Dominate the Arena: Skeelax

May 26, 2015

Yesterday was a national holiday in our home country of the USA.  For those celebrating, we hope everyone had a restful and reflective Memorial Day! Today however, is a new day, and it is one with a new Domination spoiler! Today we look at the only…

Dominate the Arena: Sentinel of V’Tar

May 18, 2015

Today we delve back into the Arena and see a new way in which we will dominate it with Battlegrounds Domination!  Last week we saw the amazing potential of the Guard Dog. This week, a Guard Dog is not enough to claim victory…