You would possibly bear in mind Stacklands, a joyful survival village builder during which you stack and mix playing cards to craft and advance your society. WitchHand, which launched this week, takes the identical idea and applies it to creating your individual witches coven.
This is a launch date trailer which appears to provide the measure of the factor:
In WitchHand, every thing is a card. You stack playing cards on prime of one another to carry out actions, putting employees to probe for sources, or analysis new spells, and so forth. The product of any progress bar finishing is: extra playing cards. The presentation is an abstraction that makes the usually advanced 4X style way more graspable, by making all of the mechanisms of your rising civilisation a visual merchandise on the board.
WitchHand, naturally, has some witchy twists versus one thing extra survival-based like Stacklands. Every night brings the witching hour, throughout which your witch’s powers are at their strongest, however enemies likewise “work towards you.” There are additionally completely different sorts of witches with distinct powers, akin to a Celestial Witch primed for manufacturing, a Chaos Witch greatest at combating foes, a Chef Witch who can put together stat-boosting meals, and so forth.
If you happen to’re on the lookout for one thing extra cosy, much less about conquest, then there is a peaceable mode, too. I discover this significantly interesting.
WithHand is out now and presently £9/$10.79/€10.61 from Steam. If you happen to’re something like me, studying the phrase “coven” would require that you just instantly go look up clips from American Movie on YouTube again.