For the mobile version, see Magic Touch: Wizard for Hire.
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Magic Touch
Magic touch
Draw the symbols to pop the balloons and stop the beetleknights from landing.
Released Flash: 2007
Nitrome Touchy
  • iPhone: October 31st 2012
  • Android: November 21st 2012
Play It
Levels One (continuous)

Mouse - make shapes

Prequel/Sequel Sequel: Magic Touch: Wizard for Hire
Credits Design
Mat Annal
Aaron Steed
Magic Touch Main

Magic Touch is a game released by Nitrome in 2007 on The player is a wizard trying to stop knights from reaching the castle.

A fan made Nintendo DS port of the game was made by Arthur Guibert before he joined Nitrome, the port known as Magic Touch (Nintendo DS). The Nitrome version of the game was made a distributable game, and was one of the 12 games made available when the distributional games page was launched on August 25th, 2011

This game was one of the launch titles for the iPhone and Android Nitrome Touchy, the iPhone version released on October 31st 2012, and the Android version released on November 21st 2012.

An expanded version of the game was released eight years later exclusively on mobile, titled Magic Touch: Wizard for Hire.



PC Mouse Left Click - Draw lines

Nitrome Touchy

Like the Flash versions, Magic Touch has players pop balloons by drawing the matching shapes on the balloons to their device. The wizard is seen on the device's screen rather than on the computer screen. The device's screen also darkens as the player draws on it.



They will descend from the sky with a balloon tied to them, and they must be prevented from reaching the ground.


Main article: Balloons (Magic Touch)

Each knight is attached to a balloon of a certain colour with a shape on it. The balloons act like parachutes to guide the knight down to the ground. When the balloons are popped, the knight crashes.

Nitrome Touchy version

Magic Touch was included as one of the ten Nitrome Touchy compatible games upon the app's release. The player draws shapes on their device to pop the balloons. As the player draws a shape, the screen darkens and shows the wizard flashing blue, green and yellow. Since the wizard is displayed on the device, he is not seen on the game screen itself.

Nitrome Touchy gallery


When drawing a V or ^, the game will sometimes think that the the player is drawing an O.



  • Some knights that are coming down will be covering up other knights' balloons.
  • Sometimes, drawing a random shape will pop a balloon.
  • The flower decors seen in the menu of the game, are the same flower decors used in the game Feed Me.
  • This game is similar to Scribble due to the fact that the player has a limited amount of ink/magic.

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