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Magicka is a top-down fantasy monster-slaying game with no inventory or levels, like a modern combination of Gauntlet and Diablo.

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What do the different shield types protect you from?

If you cast shield (E) or any combination of shield and another element on yourself, you gain some type of shield or protective aura. The shield combination I have found so far: E : basic shield ...
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What is the maximum level in challenge mode?

What is the maximum level on challenge mode? I presume it is the same on both maps currently available? I first thought it was level 20 but last night I saw 2 players at lvl 21 and 99 on the online ...
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What is the most powerful non-beam spell in Magicka?

Everywhere I look for powerful spell combinations says to use the Steam Beam (QFQFAAS), but however powerful that is on those big powerful enemies, it's fairly ineffective on big groups of lesser ...
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Khaaaaaaaan! (how to kill him)

How am I supposed to kill the orc chief Khan? He is faster than me, just grabs me and pummels me to death. I don't have enough time to really hurt him before he is able to grab me. My fight with him ...
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How does the scoring system work in Magicka challenge mode?

How is the score calculated, and what actions can lead to higher scores?
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Prevent knockback when shield is active

When I have the shield (E on self) active, I get knocked back by melee attacks and arrows. Is that just a drawback of the shield, or is there some way to avoid this knockback?
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What settings I can change to improve performance and reduce stuttering of Magicka?

Magicka is running somewhat sluggish on my computer. The FPS are at a constant 30, but it stutters quite frequently which is quite annoying. My computer should easily be powerful enough for that game ...
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Why does Magicka quit as soon as I open it?

I bought Magicka via Steam this evening, and just installed it now. It demanded to repair my XNA install, so I let it. I'm trying to run it, but it's just quitting as soon as it opens. Any ideas?
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When does Magicka save your position?

I thought these checkpoints had some kind of auto-saving, but after I quit the game and wanted to continue, I had to go to the beginning. Is this some sort of a bug or what? When does the game save ...
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How do I defeat Jormungandr, the snake/worm boss at the end of Chapter 2?

Jormungandr, the boss at the end of Magicka's Chapter 2, has me stymied. Vlad, who has assured me that he is not a Vampire before running off, informed me that this worm's weak point is his head. ...
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Which elements combine to form new elements in Magicka?

So I've been playing Magicka for a few days now (and haven't experienced most of the bugs that everyone else is), and I'm curious to know what element combinations people have found so far, e.g. ...