Ya comenzaron aparecer los primeros detalles del juego ‘spin off‘ que nos tiene a todos expectantes: “Magic: The Gathering – Strategy Board Game“.

mtgsg-pheonix-largeAnunciado y confirmado durante el broadcast del Pro Tour: Khans of Tarkir, este juego ofrece la posibilidad al jugador de tomar el rol de un Planeswalker y combatir contra otros en las estepas de Shandalar.

Algunas imágenes publicadas en GatheringMagic.com, nos muestran con mayor claridad de que va el juego.

 

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En la imagen se puede apreciar el escenario y a un personaje ya conocido, y que habíamos percibido en la imagen filtrada hace unos días. Se trata de Chandra Nalaar, la cual se encuentra rodeada por sus minions los cuales podrían ser “Chandra’s Phoenix” y “Bogardan Firefiends”-

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Podemos presumir que las mecanicas, como la mayoría de juegos tácticos, consiste en mover por turnos las miniaturas intentando conseguir ventaja por sobre nuestro oponente intentando ubicar de mejor forma a nuestros aliados, así como el buen uso de habilidades que puedan tener.

De todos modos, Hasbro y Wizards of the Coast  lanzaron un comunicado con preguntas frecuentes FAQ sobre el juego y sus mecánicas. Les dejamos el texto original:

What is the Magic: The Gathering® Strategy Board Game?

  • The Magic: The Gathering® Strategy Board Game is a tactical miniatures game. Play as a Planeswalker—powerful beings from the Magic™ Multiverse—as you summon armies, cast game-changing spells, and outmaneuver your foes on the battlefield. Be the last Planeswalker standing to win!

What is the official name of the game?

  • The final name will be announced at a later date. Magic: The Gathering Strategy Board Game is a placeholder name.

Who is developing the game?

  • The Magic: The Gathering Strategy Board Game is being co-developed by Wizards of the Coast and the Hasbro Gaming team responsible for RISK LEGACY and HEROSCAPE.

When will the game be available?

  • The game will be globally available in Fall 2015.

How is the game played?

  • In the Magic: The Gathering Strategy Board Game, players customize the battlefield by designing the map then placing terrain and powerful gylphs. Then players choose one of five different Planeswalkers and move their figure and unique creature squads around the map in a race to out-maneuver opponents and gain tactical advantages! Cast devastating spells, summon powerful squads, and tap into your unique Planeswalker abilities to defeat your opponents. Be the last Planeswalker standing to win!

How many players can play the game?

  • 2-5 players.

Will the game include any collectible pieces?

  • Each game will include the same five highly detailed, fully painted Planeswalker mini-figures.

What are the five Magic Planeswalker characters who will be featured in the board game?

  • Chandra Nalaar®, Jace Beleren®, Nissa Revane®, Liliana Vess®. The final character will be revealed at later date.

Does the game work with the Magic TCG system?

  • No, the Magic: The Gathering Strategy Board Game is a stand-alone experience from the TCG. Many familiar concepts will be present, but streamlined for the board game.

Does the game use any mechanics from the Magic TCG?

  • Yes, the game utilizes several classic Magic mechanics, including deathtouch, flying, and first strike.

What plane will the game take place on?

  • The game will take place on the drifting, mana-rich world of Shandalar™.

A pesar de esta gran información, aún queda mucho por descubrir de este juego, el cual esperamos motive a muchos jugadores de cartas a conocer también el mundo de los juegos de mesa.

Vía | http://www.gatheringmagic.com/


 

Update. Nuevas fotografías enviadas por @lautarolobos

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Update: Fotografías desde magicmadrid.es | Gracias a /pan.trufa por compartir.

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