In Dark Mages, you play one of 8 powerful magicians who compete in a merciless battle on the plains of Thärin. Using your power and Magic Item, Hex, Scroll, or Spell cards, you must defeat your enemies on the battlefield. Alone or in teams, the goal is to defeat all opponents to become the legendary magician of the continent of Northland. Dark Mages is a card game mixing role-playing, luck, and strategy turn-based aspects.
The game includes 120 cards, including 8 Character cards with unique attributes and 112 playing cards, 7 polyhedral dice, rules and instructions and a velvet pouch.