Elemental: War of Magic

PC / Strategy / Release: Aug 24, 2010 / ESRB: T

Fallen Enchantress: Legendary Heroes rides out May 22

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 23, 2013 6:00am PDT

Fallen Enchantress: Legendary Heroes, the second standalone expansion for turn-based strategy Elemental, will launch for PC on May 22, developer Stardock has announced. As promised long ago, Legendary Heroes will be free for everyone who bought the original game before Hallo...

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Fallen Enchantress - Legendary Heroes expansion announced, drops Elemental name

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 06, 2013 3:45pm PST

The launch of the original Elemental: War of Magic was disastrous for developer Stardock, but a string of patches and the standalone expansion Elemental: Fallen Enchantress got the fantasy strategy series into pretty decent shape. Another expansion will arrive in April, Star...

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Stardock CEO embroiled in sexual harassment suit

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 07, 2012 4:00pm PDT

Stardock CEO Brad Wardell has always been outspoken. But, was he out of line with his treatment of one former employee? That's what the courts are...

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Stardock: Impulse 'was consuming the rest of the company'

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 22, 2012 1:00pm PDT

The so-called "dumbification" of video games, Windows 8, and the sale of Impulse to GameStop are among the topics Stardock's outspoken CEO Bradwell has covered in the PC developer and publisher's latest annual Customer Report.

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Elemental patch 1.2 released to 'stomp out' bugs

By Alice O'Connor, May 04, 2011 8:30am PDT

The fantasy strategy game's patch 1.2 has launched, promising UI and memory use improvements, and to "stomp out any remaining bugs."

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Stardock annual report highlights

By Steve Watts, Feb 22, 2011 6:00pm PST

Stardock's annual Customer Report was released today and, as usual, CEO Brad Wardell provided a frank overview of the company's successes and...

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"When they don't even follow their own "bill of rights", how do they expect anyone outside their ..."

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Interview: Jon Shafer, Ex-Civ 5 Lead Now at Stardock

By Brian Leahy, Jan 05, 2011 12:00pm PST

Yesterday, it was announced (unofficially) that Jon Shafer, the lead designer of Civilization V who recently left Firaxis, had been hired by...

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"LOL, congrats Jon! You've just joined the Uwe Boll of video games, way to flush your career ..."

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Stardock Hires Civilization 5 Lead Designer Jon Shafer and Fantasy Author Dave Stern [Updated]

By Brian Leahy, Jan 04, 2011 2:00pm PST

Stardock, the developer of Elemental: War of Magic and operator of the Impulse digital download storefront, has hired Jon Shafer who recently left...

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"why anyone would willingly want to work with brad wardell is beyond me (not to mention ..."

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Elemental: War of Magic Patch 1.1 Final Launches

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 15, 2010 8:20am PST

Things are on the up for Elemental: War of Magic as developer Stardock has finally launched its much-anticipated mega-patch 1.1, bringing dozens of...

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"Really interested in this game but not for the price they're asking. Too much risk for me. Needs ..."

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Oddworld 'Oddbox' Compilation Launching on PC This Holiday Season

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 06, 2010 10:10am PST

Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee and Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath will finally debut on PC this holiday season, developer Oddworld Inhabitants announced...

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"Fuck - no word of the re-vamped one coming to the 360? I know they were hitting a problem with ..."

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Elemental: War of Magic Sales and Retail Shipments Increasing Since Game's Rocky Start

By Xav de Matos, Nov 24, 2010 1:00pm PST

When it first launched, Elemental: War of Magic stumbled in the wake of gameplay and balance issues. Today, things are looking up for the game as...

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""In response, Stardock was forced to lay off an undisclosed amount of employees." This is a ..."

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First Two Elemental Expansion Packs Free if You Buy Before October 31

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 27, 2010 6:20am PDT

Still seeking to make amends for Elemental: War of Magic's "disastrous launch," developer Stardock has announced that everyone who buys the PC...

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"Saw the retail box for this at JB HIFI the other day, it's fucking TERRIBLE."

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Stardock Hires Civilization 4 Mod Creator to Run Game Development

By Brian Leahy, Oct 12, 2010 1:20pm PDT

Stardock has hired Derek "Kael" Paxton, creator of the Civilization IV mod 'Fall from Heaven', to "oversee Stardock's ongoing development and...

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"Elemental is going to need a LOT more help than what this modder can do. And that is saying ..."

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Elemental Multiplayer Patch Delayed Until Next Week

By Brian Leahy, Sep 10, 2010 3:40pm PDT

The patch that was to enable multiplayer along with other gameplay fixes for Stardock's Elemental: War of Magic has been delayed until next week....

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"Wake me up when one of my kids can grow up before I crush the game on max difficulty ;)"

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Elemental Multiplayer This Week; Patch Road Map Detailed

By Brian Leahy, Sep 08, 2010 11:00am PDT

Though the studio was hit with layoffs last week, development continues for Elemental: War of Magic over at Stardock. This week, the company...

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"Meh... I was a huge fan, participated in beta, but am now a bit sick of all of this. Brad ..."

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