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 are the ports used by Magicka Wizards War?

I'm playing behind a proxy and would like to know which ports to open in order to be able to play Magicka Wizards War (and not Magicka).
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Does the number of elements in the queue affect resistance?

Is there any difference between (for example) EF self-cast and EFFFF self-cast? Is the resistance stronger or last longer or anything? Or should I just stick to the shortest sequence possible?
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Umbrella Walking Cane?

I recently re-played Dungeons and Demons DLC to obtain more achievemnts and i found on the most bottom corner, just before picking the speed magick, an umbrella walking cane. Picking it up, ...
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Install game on another PC using the CD key from Steam?

About 3 years ago I wanted to buy a game called "Magicka" from Steam. But due to some weird issues I couldn't proceed and pay. After waiting serveal hours and restarting the PC a couple of times, I ...
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Is it possible to play Magicka in LAN?

Me and some friends have bought Magicka on Steam and we would like to have a session in a LAN party, without direct internet connection. Is it possible with some tricks? Update: I am able to see my ...
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How can I counter rock armor?

My brother and I sat down for some Magicka PVP 1v1, and was great and all until he discovered rock armor, and that it can be combined with resistances. Seeing that I could no longer kill him, I cast ...
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How to use thunder storm?

I've found the Thunder Storm spell combination Based on how well it was hidden, I thought it should be a very powerful spell, and it is. It calls rain and lots of lightning strikes! The problem is ...
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Is there a way to preserve a weapon in Magicka within a saved multiplayer game

In Magicka, you and your "wizard bros" have a saved, progressed multiplayer game. You have the M60 from chapter 3 (I think, just got into this game) and when you come back, the players are wiped from ...
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Hosting a previously played (as client) game

Is it possible to host a game (campain) that I played as a client previously? With all the progress, I mean.
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How can I unlock DLC-specific magicks in Adventure?

The spells introduced by The Stars are Left are pretty neat, can I enable them in the original campaign? I'm fine with a lil bit of modding and save editing, as long as it does not break online play. ...
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What is the use of Magnifying staffs ability?

I did not complete the main story yet, but I have the detective robe due to the DLC. With that robe comes the Magnifying staff, and its ability is to zoom-in into a certain area. What is the use of ...
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Beating Cthulhu in Magicka

A friend and I are fighting against Cthulhu since last month, and still we're not able to kill him! We're both using the tron-like mage, and always trying to cast lightings against the water (saw a ...
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What gamepads can be used in Magicka?

I just bought Magicka and want to play it on my computer with my girlfriend. Buying a gamepad seems to be the only option. I've never owned one, so I have no idea what kind the game supports or what ...
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How to protect yourself from exploding electric ice wall?

Whenever I try to cast this spell (EQRQRAS) with shift (to surround myself with it), I get killed every single time. I've seen people on youtube cast it, and stay alive so I tried casting this with ...
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Using a remote pc as a gamepad

I'm looking to play a 2-players Magicka game which requires at least one gamepad. The problem is that I don't have gamepads suitable for that game (because they lack an adeguate amount of keys/sticks) ...
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How do you remember which spells to use?

There are a lot of spells. How do you remember/lookup all the other spells? Do you have to find a list online and print them out? Is there a standard rule for how they are 'built' so you can easily ...
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Are achievements tracked across playthroughs?

Having recently completed Magicka's adventure (enjoying myself quite a bit in the process), I was delighted to see that you can start the game again with all the magicks you unlocked still available. ...
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Can I get past the rocks in the Jarn mines?

When finally entering the Jarn mines in chapter 8, you come across an examinable pile of rocks: Once examined, your character ponders what is behind them, and if there is another way around. Does ...
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In what ways can I take advantage of the elements an enemy spellcaster is charging?

One of the loading screen tips in Magicka urges you to notice the elements enemy spellcasters are preparing so that you may use that to your advantage. So far the only ways I've found to take ...
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How does the “crash to desktop” spell work?

Since Magicka is free to play during this weekend, I thought I'd give it a try after I found the demo quite enjoyable at the time. It appears that this currently-free-to-play version includes quite a ...
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How Epic are the Epic Robe weapons?

The gamer DLC pack introduced three new robe, the zombie, the tentacle and the epic. The effect of the first two is easy to understand, but I don't understand what the Epic Sword and Epic Staff does. ...
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How many copies of Magicka do we need to play co-op?

To play the Magicka campaign in co-op mode, do we need to buy a copy each, or is one enough?
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Magicka restarts computer seemingly randomly

Magicka restarts the computer, even though nothing special happened (no level switch, scripted event, etc.). Not BSOD, no error. Happened both in sp and coop. How to fix/get more info of it?
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What do the Magicka Party Robes actually do?

The Magicka Party Robes DLC is described thusly: Tank Robe can take a lot of punishment and help his “friends” get an upper hand on the situation. Rogue Robe is mostly nowhere to be seen in a ...
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What are strategies for beating the PvP update challenge maps in Magicka?

I'm having a lot of trouble with the new challenge arenas that were introduced with the PvP update in Magicka. I got the Final Frontier DLC and am trying to beat the Vulcan arena (though I'm assuming ...
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What is the most advantageous starting equipment for the Magicka: Vietnam rescue mission?

At time of writing, there are five starting outfits for Magicka. Since hats and robes have no effect and you'll drop your sword for a firearm early in the Magicka: Vietnam rescue mission, only the ...
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How do I access the items unlocked in the Nippon DLC?

I purchased the Nippon DLC for Magicka, but I don't know how to 'equip' items or to change the items my character already has. How do I equip the new robe, katana, and staff?
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Magicka and co-op

What are the differences in terms of story and gameplay between single player and co-op? A friend and I have just bought Magicka and we are wondering if we should start play in single first or if we ...
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What disadvantages are there from being wet?

I've just started playing Magicka, and I'm constantly getting reminded of how to dry myself out using fire, without being told why. What disadvantages do I suffer as a result of being wet?
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Weapon and Staff Choices in Magicka

Does anyone have a list handy of the various items that you can find spread throughout the campaign? A list of their effects would also be appreciated.
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Finding all the mooses. Er … moose? Meese?

I'm unable to find all of the moose throughout the campaign in Magicka. Where are all the moose located? The goal is to get the "King's Quest" achievement.
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Modified version of Magicka? [closed]

I recently noticed Magicka got updated via Steam, and ever since I've been getting the "modding message". I tried validating my Steam cache as suggested, but the message still comes up. What do I ...
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Identify a green shard spell in Magicka

Playing co-op I saw a wicked area of effect spell where large green glass-like shards shot up through the ground in a circle around the mage. How can I cast this or a similar spell? I forgot to ask ...
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What are the best attack combos to use in Magicka in early game and what are they? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Most powerful beam spell variant? What are the best attack combos to use in Magicka in early game and what are they? Because at the moment it is just random attacks and ...
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Unconventional spells in magicka [closed]

What are some spells you use other than Double-Super-Soaker-Lightening-Beam (and shield)? I've discovered that healing rocks (life + earth) self cast is better than just life self cast, and heals ...
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Enchant M60 in Magicka?

I have just gotten the M60 in Magicka, and it's neat, but when I enchant and shoot it acts just like a sword? Can I not use magick bullets?
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Enchant blade in Magicka?

I've noticed in several Magicka videos that you can enchant your weapon with magic, but I must have missed that in the tutorial. How can I apply magic to my blade?
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How to kill the big green monster in Magicka?

In Magicka on the second chapter. In the beginning of the chapter there is a big green monster. what spells do I use to kill it?
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How do you survive casting thunderstorm in Magicka?

Every time I cast this, I die. I have tried constantly casting the bubble shield, but I can't cast it fast enough. Lightning immunity (lightning shield middle mouse) doesn't seem to help at all.
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Replay a chapter in Magicka?

Can you replay a chapter in Magicka without losing your current place? If so, how? I really want to get that magick I missed...
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What are the most powerful spells for the listed magic types?

I want to know what the most powerful spells (providing actual metrics) are for each of the following magic types: Force/Beam Effect (Right-click) Beams Projectile Bombs Projectile Barrages Area ...
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Can I install Magicka on 2 computers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to play two different Steam games on the same account at the same time? I recently heard about Magicka and I really want to play it. I told my friend ...
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How can I make good use of the Fire element?

Fire seems to be the least useful element. Has anyone found good uses for it? I mean raw fire, not steam.
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Do I have to find all magicks, moose, and secret areas in one playthrough?

I've just started playing Magicka. For the achievements I put on my robe and wizard hat, King's Quest, and Sherlock Holmes, do I have to get everything in one playthrough? For example, King's Quest ...
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Can I get Teleport magicka early by blowing myself up?

I've read that you can get the Teleport magicka on top of that bridge (see screenshot) early in chapter 1 by blowing yourself up with mines and thereby launching yourself into the air and onto the ...
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How can I protect myself against being thrown off the islands?

Oh gravity, thou art a heartless bitch achievement; floating islands, in a game where many spells can throw you across the whole screen; there are some sadistic developers working on Magicka, for ...
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What is the most powerful beam spell combo?

Was wondering what the most powerful beam spell combo is in Magicka. I know of a few strong beam combos, but it's hard to tell which is the most powerful in terms of raw damage. My personal favourite ...
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Beating the snake boss in Magicka [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I defeat Jormungandr, the snake/worm boss at the end of Chapter 2? Recently started playing Magicka and I've just started fighting "the snake boss"(2nd boss). Hes ...
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Is it possible to kill Vlad?

Is it possible to kill Vlad? I've tried many powerful beam spells and charged shots but he regenerates too quickly. If it can't be done solo, can it be done with 4 players?
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What spells can you create in Magicka using 5 different elements?

What spells can you create in Magicka using 5 different elements? The goal is to unlock the "I'm the wizard king, I can do anything!" achievement on Steam.