The Kickstarter for Chaos Reborn has added a multiplayer demo, and BioShock creator Ken Levine has shown his continued support by appearing in a video playthrough.
The project is led by Julian Gollop, based on his 1985 ZX Spectrum game Chaos: The Battle of Wizards. Gollop is best known for designing PC strategy classic UFO: Enemy Unknown/X-COM: UFO Defense, the inspiration for Firaxis' XCOM Enemy Unknown.
The game casts players as a lone wizard with a small but powerful collection of spells. Through single-player and multiplayer adventures, wizards take down rivals by summoning and commanding creatures in turn-based battles.
Though Gollop plans to release the game by spring 2015, a prototype version of its online multiplayer is available now. Levine, Gollop, and YouTuber UnstableVoltage show off a three-player game of Chaos Reborn in the video below.
Gollop is seeking $180,000 in funding, with just under $140,000 pledged and seven days remaining in the campaign. Backers who pledge $20 or more to the campaign will receive a digital download of the game for Windows, Mac, or Linux.