Here are thine instructions. More shall appear as they are needed.
Attend them well, for with each of thy victories, the pace of the contest shall increase, and more magical abilities shall become available.
Thou must first choose the level of challenge for thy first encounter.
Place thy left hand on the "home row" and press [A], [S] or [D].
Press [Enter] to begin a new contest. It will also pause and resume the contest.
During a contest, the [left] and [right] arrow keys position thy hand, to cast or block spells.
[F] summons a magical fireball, which shall fly from thy hand.
[S] turns thy hand into a magical shield, able to swat away any attack.
[H] heals damage done to thy health.
[D] drains the reservoir of thine enemy's magical power, drawing it back unto thyself.
[A] summons magical armor to surround thee, which shall diminish the effects of all magic sent thy way.
[W] sends forth a large drop of water from thy hand, which puts out fires and can be a useful distraction.
[E] propels a knife at thine enemy, doing terrible damage, provided it encounters no resistance.
[Q] shall prepare thy next spell to travel more quickly and do increased damage. However, beware that such a spell will require extra magical energy to cast. Cancel this preparation by pressing [Q] again.
[R] now casts the most powerful spell known in this court. A freezing crystal of ice shall fly at thine enemy, which not only drains their health and magic but will freeze that wizard solid. Legend also tells us, the crystal's speed and potency can be altered using other spells...
This version is designed for keyboard, but there's also a touch screen version.
Stone floor image: Black stone wall (flash) by Iwan Gabovitch, used with minor alterations
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As is the background image, also used under under CC with slight changes.