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It’s spooky season, meaning that it’s a perfect time to learn about some of the mystical residents you’ll discover in the upcoming cooking-meets-metroidvania-light gameMagical Delicacy — coming to PC and Xbox next year! Playing as protagonist Flora — a young witch who journeys to a new town in order to grow her magical skills — you’ll encounter a host of interesting pathfinders that populate the seaside town of Grat, including the witches who will help (or hinder) Flora on her journey. Today Whitethorn Games and developer sKaule would like to offer you a special look into the two witch covens you’ll encounter in Flora’s new home.As you enter the bustling adventurer harbour town of Grat, you will stumble upon two witch covens operating as the guardians of magic: the Shena Circle and the Keskar Dawn. Their goals align, but their beliefs and ways of handling situations could not be more different, resulting in an ongoing rivalry between the two groups.The Shena Circle is a coven of witches who believe the river that runs through the island where Grat is located is the sole sacred source of the Mist, which allows them to wield water-based magic. These witches believe everything coming from the Mist must be accepted as a nourishing gift to the greater good of the town.On the other hand, The Keskar Dawn is a group of vigilante magi who seek to protect magical beings and oppose the increased research by adventures and academics alike in their safe haven, the river’s wellspring. The Keskar Dawn wields umbral magic and believes leaving the river wellspring untouched will be the best for Grat.As Flora becomes more familiar with Grat, she will meet the Shenai witch, Cassia, and the Keskar magus, Tauno, who both have much to teach her. Will their rivalry get in the way of Flora’s goals?About Magical DelicacyIn this Metroidvania-inspired wholesome cooking game, players will take on the role of Flora, a young witch who cooks magical delicacies from a vast collection of ingredients in her shop. Explore the unfamiliar town of Grat and deliver these tasty treats to the townsfolk, learn new ways to traverse, discover secrets, and experience a unique and witchy world one dish at a time.Key Features of Magical Delicacy include:
Enchanted Recipes: collect new recipes and ingredients through trade, questing, and exploring throughout the town of Grat.Bewitching Appetites: learn an extensive cooking system, allowing for creative choices to fulfill even the oddest orders.Magical Narratives: experience a linear story with many optional encounters and free play opportunities.Charmed Environments: traverse a 2D platformer inspired by Metroidvanias, gain new abilities, reach new areas, and unlock shortcuts.
Magical Delicacy is coming to PC via Steam, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S.Accessibility features for Magical Delicacy can be found here:https://whitethorngames.com/magicaldelicacy/accessibility.To stay spellbound, be sure to follow Magical Delicacy on TikTok, Twitter, and Instagram, and visit the official website. Follow sKaule on Twitter and their official website.Keep up to date with Whitethorn Games onTwitter,Facebook, Instagram,YouTube, andTwitch; join the official Whitethorn GamesDiscord, and visit https://whitethorngames.com.