In the new launch trailer, the blocky voxels of Minecraft have been replaced with cartoony animations,
-style turn-based carnage, and
Magic: The Gathering
-inspired deck building and card collection. It's a very different kind of game, but Mojang is hoping to deploy the same addictive gameplay and vocal online community that marked their first release.
Players can expect to use their customized decks to battle computer enemies in single player or take to the online servers for human opponents and potential trading partners. For a complete recounting of the game's systems and rules, check out the brief
and prepare yourself for next week's open beta release.
Scrolls's beta phase will be open to customers who buy in for $20 or £13, according to the official
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