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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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Magicka checkpoints don't preserve my loadout

So I've recently picked magicka back up after a long break and I was having several bugs, random crashing, screen flickering black, and stuff like that, another issue was that when I respawned at a ...
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Who is the voice actor for Vlad in Magicka?

What is the name of the actor who narrates the story and voices the non-vampire character Vlad in the Magicka series? A web search doesn't mention the voice actors of the game at all, nor are the ...
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Does the fairy respawn?

I bought Magicka 2 before playing Magicka (1), and in Magicka 2 the fairy or whichever pet you choose will respawn after a certain time. I have been playing Magicka for a while now and have noticed ...
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Is it possible to host Magicka in a LAN without steam?

I want to play Magicka in a LAN without steam, is it possible? I am hosting the game in one pc, but the other simply cannot see the game, or connect directly with the ip address. According to the ...
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Is Assatur intentionally easy to kill?

So, my friends and I just beat adventure mode in Magicka. After defeat the most powerful wizard in the world (twice), a giant dragon, and Death himself, among others, we were expecting a fairly ...
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Why Vlad's dialogue always has the word “Luck” between quotes?

So Magicka is a game with a lot of subtle (and not so subtle) references to popular culture. But one thing has bothered me back when I played and I failed to figure it out - Vlad would often finish ...
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How do you go back to more than the first 5 chapters of Magicka?

I've been making progress in Magicka, and now I'm on chapter 8, however, I never picked up the teleport Magick in chapter 7, so I want to go back and get that in order to be able to cross a bridge. ...
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Any way to get the characters in Magicka to speak English?

I am playing a game called Magicka and the characters appear to be speaking Swedish. Is there a way to get them to speak English?
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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 achievements 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 Of ...
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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 about it, ...