Real time used in wizard sim; shows consequences of gossip.
Common Sense Media
9 December 2009
Summary: Parents need to know that this is a game meant to be played over a year's time with kids checking in to play a little bit each week. The gameplay is tied to the internal clock of the DS, with certain events activating once a day or once a week.
Conclusion: If you really put in the time necessary, Magician’s Quest Mysterious Times can be pretty cool. However, it does nothing to hook you, and the poor implementation of the main gameplay aspects will probably turn most people off quickly.
Conclusion: Magician's Quest Mysterious Times features Wi-Fi connection to play with a friend, allowing players additional, unique story lines and interactions. Players can also use the Wi-Fi connection to chat with anyone in the world by utilizing the games global magic alphabet.