SpiritWars represents a new generation in the long rich tradition of board gaming.
game was designed to offer a new experience in on-line entertainment, the roots of SpiritWars lie not in the computer world but
instead in the traditional genre of table-top board games.
If you've ever enjoyed classic strategy games like Chess, Risk® or Stratego®, you will
find a variety of design concepts in SpiritWars that are comfortably familiar and will
will help you quickly learn the game.
Unlike most current computer games, SpiritWars doesn't offer any flashy 3D animations
or complex worlds depicted in graphic detail.
And if you are looking for dazzling
explosions and real-time combat
action, you will be disappointed.
What SpiritWars does deliver, however, is an
engaging and challenging playing experience that provides a unique opportunity to out
think and out play your opponent.
The fundamental concepts are easy to learn.
Don't be intimidated by the talk of
strategic complexity and infinite variety of playing options.
The essence of the
game is as simple and time-proven as Chess.
To win, you must destroy your opponent's
castle before he destroys yours.
You place pieces on the map (or game board), you
move them, and you attack your opponent.
Your first game may seem confusing.
By the end of your second game, you'll find
yourself thinking more about strategy and tactics than the mechanics of play.
you've finished your third game, you'll find yourself offering advice to newcomers looking
At the same time, if you are an experienced game player looking for the ultimate
playing challenge, don't be deceived by the simple look of the game or the talk about how
easy it is to learn.
The reality is that behind the simple mechanics of SpiritWars
lurks one of the most versatile strategic challenges you will ever encounter.
over 400 playing pieces available, a playing field randomly drawn
from over 600 hand-crafted maps (or game boards), and human opponents with the freedom to
develop unique playing styles and strategies, you never know what you will encounter in
any given game.
Whatever ideal strategy you may develop, be assured that someone
awaits with a perfect counter to your perfect dungeon.
One of our goals in the development of SpiritWars was to provide a striking
alternative to the trends currently dominating on-line gaming.
If you prefer games
in which fast-paced action and your ability to react reflexively determines success, this
probably isn't the game for you.
SpiritWars requires you to out think your opponent.
Modem speed and eye-hand coordination will gain you nothing on this battlefield.
In any given game, luck and the fickle whim of the Gods may play a role.
In the long run, however, your ability to out
think and out maneuver your opponent are the only path to success.
Our choice of classic literature, traditional mythology and fine art was a deliberate
move to set SpiritWars apart from the standard on-line gaming options.
design of the game board to the art work and literary quotes that create the atmosphere of
the playing world, we are confident that SpiritWars is unlike anything you have ever
For those of you who have been searching for a real gaming challenge that will
stimulate your intellect rather than your reflexes, we think you will find SpiritWars to
be a refreshing change of pace.
Join us on-line and see how you measure up in the
competitive halls of Valhalla, where victory is sweet, but the quality of competition and
the playing experience is a reward unto itself.
SpiritWars is a registered trademark of Kellogg Creek Software.