Mage Wars is a tactical board game, a combination of a card game and miniatures game, combining the best elements from each game. The game is played on an arena game board which is divided into square areas called “zones”. Zones regulate movement and placement of objects. Each Mage (player) starts in a corner of the arena, opposite his enemy. Each player holds a spellbook, from which spell cards are pulled out as they are cast during the game. This has the feel of being a real Mage, turning the pages of your tome of magic, as you plan your strategy each turn. You have full access to cast any spell you want each turn, allowing for an unprecedented level of rich strategy and tactics.