I like magic missile as much as the next wizard, but I think we can do better. Let’s change things just a bit…
Casting Time 1 standard action
Components V, S
Range medium (100 ft. + 10 ft./level)
Targets up to five creatures, no two of which can be more than 15 ft. apart
Saving Throw none; Spell Resistance yes
You fire several bolt of guided energy from your hands. A successful ranged touch attack deals 1d6 points of force damage per bolt. For every caster level above 1st, you cast one additional bolt with which you must make an additional ranged touch attack to cast to a maximum of five bolts.