Enchanted Folk and the School of Wizardry is a Strategy game available on the DS.
Enchanted Folk and the School of Wizardry is a Strategy game. Strategy games provide experiences that require quick thinking, and forward planning from the gamer. They combine the unfolding tactics of classic games like chess, with more recent board games such as Risk. Usually focusing on a theatre of war context, players enjoy the tactical overview of the battle these games provide.
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The first time I heard about this game was on an Animal Crossing forum; people there were quite excited about it in the run up to its release. Likewise, I thought the concept was interesting, and was looking forward to playing it.
When I first got the game, unusually for me, I read the game booklet first! This was because I had to go and wait in a long queue and decided it would look bad for me to actually start playing my DS, as I am supposedly a grown up, after all, but that I could probably get away with reading a little game booklet without anyone noticing.
Animal Crossing Wild World DS proved that the engrossing world game worked well on Nintendo's handheld. In the meantime there has been a strange absence of competitors, not least because of the investment required in this type of game. Now though, Konami come to the table with an impressive offering - Magician's Quest (ENchanted Folk in Euroland). Bit the effort seems to have taken its toll as there has been little drum-roll for what is an engaging and well executed game.
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