Minion Masters

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Minion Masters
Minion Masters cover
Developers
BetaDwarf
Engines
Former Unity 5[Note 1]
Unity 2018[Note 2]
Release dates
Windows May 24, 2019
macOS (OS X) May 24, 2019
Taxonomy
Monetization Free-to-play, DLC
Microtransactions Cosmetic, Currency, Free-to-grind, Infinite spend, Loot box, Unlock
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Bird's-eye view
Controls Point and select
Genres CCG, Card/tile
Art styles Stylized
Themes Fantasy
Series Forced
Minion Masters on HowLongToBeat
Minion Masters on IGDB
Minion Masters on MobyGames
Forced
Forced 2013
Forced Showdown 2016
Minion Masters 2019

Minion Masters is a singleplayer and multiplayer bird's-eye view CCG and card/tile game in the Forced series.

General information

Official Discord server
Official Wiki
Steam Community Discussions

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Discord (unavailable)
Discord
Discord support ended with patch 1.18[3]
Windows
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)

Monetization

Type Notes
DLC Bundles can be bought as DLC which offer a mix of in-game benefits.
Free-to-play The game switched from a paid to free-to-play model in December 2018.[4]

DLC and expansion packs

Microtransactions

Type Notes
Cosmetic Champion shins can be unlocked with Rubies, or through the rotating season pass. There are also Avatars, Emotes and Areas which can only be unlocked through DLC or the season pass.
Currency Money must be spent on Rubies, the game's premium currency in order to buy select in-game goods.
Free-to-grind Two in-game currencies are offers, Gold and Shards. Gold is used to purchase Power Tokens and dailyshop offers, while Shards are used to directly purchase and upgrade new cards and champions. Both currcines including Rubies can be earnt through playing matches, completing challenges/quests and leveling up your account.
Infinite spend Rubies can be purchased indefinitely from the in-game shop.
Loot box The game offers Power Tokens, which can be bought with either the in-game gold or with Rubies as one method to unlock cards.
Unlock Most champions are locked for play unless bought with the in-game shards, or Rubies. Cards are also locked until either won from a Power Token, or bought directly with Shards.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\BetaDwarf ApS\Minion Masters\
Steam <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\489520\remote\usersetup_v1
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/489520/pfx/[Note 3]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows
Steam <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\489520\remote\profile_v1
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/489520/pfx/[Note 3]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Discord
Steam Cloud
Approx. 954 MB available.

Video

In-game basic video settings.
In-game basic video settings.

Input

In-game input settings.
In-game input settings.

Audio

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Sound Effects, Music, Dialogue
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
French
German
Italian
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish
Simplified Chinese

Network

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
Online play
4 Versus
1v1, 2v2

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Matchmaking

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)

System requirements

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 7, 8, 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3 2.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 6 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GT 240
512 MB of VRAM
DirectX 10 compatible
Other Broadband Internet connection
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.12.4+
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3 2.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 6 GB
Other Broadband Internet connection

Notes

  1. Unity engine build: 5.6.5p2[1]
  2. Unity engine build: 2018.3.4f1[2]
  3. 3.0 3.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/489520/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (489520) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Verified by User:Vetle on 2018-05-19
  2. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2019-07-29
  3. Betadwaf Blog: Version 1.18 - last accessed on 2020-12-05
    "We don't want to just switch off supporting the Discord version of the game without offering any alternatives for everyone playing through the platform, however, so we’ve created a system to allow Discord players to transfer their progress to a Steam account."
  4. Steam News: Minion Masters - last accessed on 2020-12-05