Age of Wonders: Shadow Magic takes the acclaimed fantasy strategy series to new heights. This new stand-alone game enhances the series` praised fusion of empire building, role-playing and tactical combat with the eerie Shadow World and battle with races never before seen, across new and diverse landscapes.
* Full Campaign with 5 episodes and 16 scenarios, with new characters and a new unfolding story. 19 stand-alone scenarios are included.
* 3 Entirely new races: The steppe roaming Nomads, the sinister Shadow Demons and the mysterious Syrons.
* Revisions to the original 12 Age of Wonders races. Each race has a new city upgrade, which comes with a new unit. For example, the Elves can build a Secret forest, which cloaks the town and produces Treemen.
* Use dozens of new spells, artifacts, heroes and unit abilities.
* Explore magical landscapes which have been updated with many new structures and terrains tiles, and venture into the new ‘Shadow World’ plane, a parallel realm of existence.
* Create magical items of your own design at your Wizard Tower’s Forge.
* Oppose enhanced computer players that now use boats and pioneers efficiently.
* Updated interface that leaves more room for the map-area and has more features, such as descriptions of all the creatures in the game.
* Enhanced presentation with new music and cut-scenes.
* More editing and customization options for users, such as the importing of user portraits and a campaign editor
* Improved pacing with outnumbered foes begging for mercy.
* Inclusion of a Random Scenario Generator, which allows the creation of endless new worlds to explore. Supports both quick-launch options and dozens of user settings.