The latest expansion to Might & Magic: Duel of Champions adds 150 new cards, a new Academy faction, the Altar of Wishes and new mechanics.
The Altar of Wishes is a particularly interesting addition as it assists in obtaining the specific cards you’re chasing for your deck; according to producer Stephane Jankowski, it was implemented at the players’ request and is a “a solution that is true to the balanced and fair competitive spirit of the game”.
The Altar unlocks when players receive their first Wildcard, typically from an in-game achievement. Wildcards can be exchanged for any card you’re after, assuming you have enough to meet the price; it depends on rarity and series. Collecting 200 cards form a series unlocks new ones at the Altar.
The new faction, Academy, is based on high risk high reward game-play, and features mages whose strength amplifies the power of spell-based decks. The creatures in Academy have high requirements and specific vulnerabilities. Exploit Magic Channel creatures and defend with Spell Resist to succeed.
Check out the expansion content in the trailer below. Might & Magic: Duel of Champions is available for PC and iPad and has cross-play.
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