Actually, Hidden Magic is a combination of several game genres: hidden objects, adventure, strategy, puzzle, arcade and action. The plot of the game is the following: two magicians lived happily together on the edge of the woods, but one dreadful night a troop of goblins kidnapped one of them. The player chooses whether to play as the sorcerer or the sorceress and starts on a journey to rescue the kidnapped spouse.On the way to the castle of a Demon the player has to fight various enemies. In the course of a battle it is possible to cast spells using the cauldron and numerous ingredients arranged on the shelves. Below the shelves there are the lists of required items (e.g. Meteor Shower: grasshopper, black spider, gold nugget…9 items left), and the player must pick the necessary ones.