The Magister is a murder-mystery RPG. Roam the kingdom to investigate suspects and use complex dialog choices to defeat them psychologically.
But, when things get out of hand, be prepared to fight on a turn-based tactical grid. The deck you build determines your next actions.
Featuring an innovative card-based encounters system, you can fight with weapons and magic or settle disputes peacefully using ‘Tactical Diplomacy’.
The Magister is designed for repeat playthroughs. With uniquely generated events, multiple ways to solve problems, numerous Magister types to create, and a wide variety of starting decks to master and additional cards to acquire, every investigation offers a new experience.
- Infinitely replayable murder mystery: Find clues and identify suspects in a randomly generated murder mystery where the events, clues, and murderer are different every playthrough.
- Tactical card-based encounters system: Master a diverse range of decks with a vast array of cards to fight foes in tactical battles, or seek a peaceful outcome in ‘Tactical Diplomacy’ mode.
- Customize your Magister’s traits: Combine specialities, flaws, and skills to create your Magister. From unstable alcoholic to cunning intellectual – every variation defines a different adventure.
- Explore a captivating fantasy world: You have 15 days to wander Silverhurst and befriend or intimidate its inhabitants as you race against time to unmask the murderer.
About the developer
Based in Kuching, Malaysia, Nerdook is a one-man indie dev. Before taking up game development full time, he was an engineer working at a petroleum refinery. He has released over 40 Flash games, and three games on Steam, Switch, PS4, and Xbox: Reverse Crawl, Vertical Drop Heroes, and Monster Slayers (which has an 86 Metacritic rating).
Release date & platforms
Release date: Q3/Q4