Duel of Champions: Do You Play?

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Duel of Champions: Do You Play?

Postby Kalah » Oct 21 2012, 13:33

<b><center>Do you play?</center></b>

<a href="http://www.duelofchampions.com/">Might and Magic: Duel of Champions</a> is an online card game based on the Might and Magic universe; you choose a hero and use units and spells to defeat your opponent in a one-on-one duel. Hence the name.

This is emblematic of Ubisoft's policy regarding the Might and Magic franchise; they have said from the start that they wish to expand and create new games - for consoles, handheld and otherwise - and not stay purely with the core that is the <i>Might & Magic</i> and <i>Heroes</i> series. Since Ubi have the financial muscle to pull this off, we have seen several new games appear. Some have been <a href="http://mightandmagic.uk.ubi.com/clashofheroes/">successful</a>, others have not.

Celestial Heavens <i>is</i> a bit of a "core" site - focusing on the big stuff - but every once in a while something <a href="http://legend.kingsbountygame.com/index.php">interesting</a> pops up. So what do you say? Is the card game such a thing or is it just something to be played by n00bs? Do <i>you</i> play?

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Duel of Champions: Do You Play?

Postby krs » Oct 21 2012, 20:16

Spinn offs were usualy superior quality. (Kingdoms, Clash of Heroes), but this one is... I will refrain myself.

The strange thing is that in theory it almost sounds good, but in practice it's just a dull experience.

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Postby King Imp » Oct 22 2012, 15:38

Is this finally out of the beta? Every time I hear about this game, it's still in the testing phase.

If this is finally done, then I might check it out.

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Postby Loco Blutaxt » Oct 22 2012, 16:02

Yes - it's out.
I spend some money in it for some extra cards and now I'm fine with it. For me it's a nice "in-betweener". I don't think it has this long-time flavour but - hey - it's for free! And H6 is missing this long-time-flavour, too! ;-)
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Postby mr.hackcrag » Oct 22 2012, 20:58

It says something like "This service is not available in your country." Why? :(

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Postby King Imp » Oct 22 2012, 21:46

I just tried to download it and got that same message.

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Postby Angelspit » Oct 23 2012, 15:26

Same here. North America has been left out again it seems.
I'm on Steam and Xbox Live.

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Postby hellegennes » Oct 29 2012, 13:51

Well, at least now you know how it is for companies and organisations to forget there are other countries in the world. Not that it was your fault or anything.
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Postby Psychobabble » Nov 25 2012, 22:14

First post here in a while :).

I was interested to see if there was anything about this on the site, because I've just started playing it. TCGs have been probably my main game genre in the past 5 years or so and I actually really like this one. Yes, there's parts of it that I don't much like (the resource system is a bit simplistic for eg.) but it seems like a solid TCG and really captures the spirit of those HOMM tactical battles in a good way. If I get into the game a bit more then I might have to contact Anglespit again about rejoining the editorial team if he'd be interested :P

@King Imp. It's labelled as a beta but it's basically a finished game. It's like many freemium products, it's launched early before it's 100% fully finished so that they can start getting the cash flow, but it's essentially a complete and functioning game but just lacking the multi-platform support (an iPad version is in the works) and a few kinks, balance and bugs to iron out. There will be no account reset when the full game launches, you keep everything that you've bought/acquired. They're actually already talking about an expansion pack too, creative development has already moved on past the original set.

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Postby Kalah » Nov 26 2012, 0:11

PB! Hey! :-D
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Postby mr.hackcrag » Nov 29 2012, 5:05

It's still not available in the west. :(

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Postby PureFun » Mar 6 2013, 18:52

I have heard that it has something to do with Wizards of the Coast patent used in Magic the Gathering. I don't know what grounds they would be using, however.

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Postby mordredrs » Apr 24 2013, 16:29

Hi there o/

What's your profile names on DoC? You guys can add me there for some chating or playing: mordredrs

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Postby havoc_85 » May 16 2013, 15:34

I tried that game for a few hours... Even Finished the campaign tutorial without failing too much.
This was the first card game I ever played.

Sadly, I failed miserably at the second mission of the first actual campaign (Orc Invasion) and I just stopped playing.
Didn't even knew where I went wrong or what I should have done to win that battle :(


Its a really nice game though. Well made, very nicely animated and from what I saw on YouTube there is so much to collect and tons of progression.

I don't think this game is for starters in the genera though. The tutorial was not enough for me and I just got stuck.
Tried looking for some instructional VODs but I couldn't find any that helped.

Do you guys know any good YouTube channels for this game that can help new players (which are also bad that this game type)?



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Postby GreatEmerald » May 16 2013, 20:04

Definitely not playing it. But I do play MArcomage. And this is kind of making me want to play another match with one of my favourite decks in the game :D


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