You were living a calm life on your farm with your father. Those times are gone. Flames have turned your house into ashes. Your father is missing. A darkness is falling over the whole country and you are setting off on a dangerous journey. This is going to be the greatest adventure of your life.
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Release Date: Dec 20, 2012

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“There’s a plenty of complexity within this game, so boredom should be out of the question.”
4/5 – software.informer

“I found Hero of the Kingdom to ultimately be something all its own – a cross between a hidden object game, an RPG, and a point-and-click adventure – and it wasn’t at all hard to lose hours lost in its curious little world of wonders.”

“All in all, Hero of the Kingdom is a charming adventure game that is well-suited for those who want to relax and take part in an epic story without having to worry about scores or time limits.”
4.5/5 – Softpedia

About This Game

Set off on a dangerous journey to save your father and the kingdom.

You were living a calm life on your small farm together with your father. One sunny day your life completely changed. Malicious bandits raided your house and burnt it to ashes. Your father is missing. A darkness is falling over the whole country and you are setting off on a dangerous journey to places unknown. You must overcome your fear and find your father. You won't hesitate to take the road. This is going to be the greatest adventure of your life.

  • Explore a huge beautiful country.
  • Meet dozens of people and fulfill many various quests.
  • Collect herbs, hunt for animals, and go fishing.
  • Find hundreds of scattered hidden items.
  • Reach up to 38 achievements.

System Requirements

Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10
    • Processor: 1.0 GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 128 MB, DirectX 9.0
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 120 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Mouse or touch control
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
    • Processor: 1.0 GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 128 MB, OpenGL 2.0
    • Storage: 120 MB available space
    • OS: Steam compatible Linux distribution
    • Processor: 1.0 GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 128 MB, OpenGL 2.0
    • Storage: 120 MB available space
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
10.9 hrs on record
Posted: October 15
Przyjmnie się gra, jest to taka klikanka, jedyne co się robi to się klika ale 11 godzin zeszło i nie żałuję :)
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
6.9 hrs on record
Posted: October 8
Imagine you are visiting a museum and walk along a set of beautiful paintings, while someone tells you a story about these paintings and how they are all connected. This is exactly how this game is.

There are no challenges in this game, you just walk around, let the beautiful graphics and music immerse you, enjoy the slightly stereotyped, but lovely story about the fight of good against evil and forget everything around you for a while.
Extremely relaxing.
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1 of 6 people (17%) found this review helpful
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122 of 142 people (86%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
9.9 hrs on record
Posted: October 24, 2014
I'm so glad I played this. After becoming a CSGO/DotA Addict, THIS GAME re-kindled my love/passions for gaming..

+ Amazing Story
+ Amazing Soundtrack
+ Non-Linear gameplay
+ It's not frustating, not extremely challenging
+ Relaxing, Casual, Fun
+ It's everything I want in a game. A game should be fun to play, something which you look forward to, which excites you even after a dull and tiring day.

- It's a little slow sometimes.

Rating: 9/10

If you're in my friends list and can't afford this game, i'll give you some bucks to buy this. BUT please do buy this game.
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99 of 115 people (86%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
5.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 18, 2015
(Full review follows below)

  • Game Name: Hero of the Kingdom
  • Original Release: 2012
  • Genre Tags: RPG; Point & Click; Casual; Adventure
  • My Overall Grade: B
  • Estimated Playtime (Campaign): 4-6 hours
  • Multiplayer Aspect: None
  • Recommended To: Established fans of the genre; Casual gamers

Hero of the Kingdom is an interesting thing. The game style blends elements of point-and-click adventure games, resource management/economy games, and role-playing games. It is extremely casual (I don’t even think you can lose) and relaxing, but also is rewarding. I can see how some people may find it monotonous, but I personally found it addictive and gratifying.

First and foremost, I want to underline the casual and simplistic nature of this game. I can appreciate an epic, immersive, huge-budget AAA title as much as the next guy; but I also really enjoy casual games for those moments when I want to get my Zen on and play something “lite.” This game is great for that kind of situation… but if you are someone who prefers the AAA epics, Hero of the Kingdom likely won’t tickle your fancy.

The game plays as a point-and-click adventure, essentially— with an inventory and a narrative. In order to progress (i.e.: complete quests) you must pass inventory checks that determine if you have enough of specific items. Thus, playing the game boils down to growing your inventory in two ways. By finding camouflaged objects on the screen and clicking on them. And by bartering with the NPCs; there are numerous profitable NPC-trading loops that can be used to make money and buy inventory items you need.

The narrative is extremely light; there are very few total lines of text. While it isn’t bad, it also is easily forgettable. But it does a good enough job creating a feeling of advancement and incentive as you complete quests. There are also a lot of well-spaced achievements (both in game and on Steam) that pop-up often to keep the game feeling rewarding as you progress through the campaign.

For those who seek more intense gaming experiences, you may find this game somewhat tedious. However, if you like tranquil, addictive games that are rewarding, there is a good chance you will enjoy Hero of the Kingdom.

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128 of 158 people (81%) found this review helpful
16.3 hrs on record
Posted: December 27, 2013
This game was suprisingly a ton of fun. It's for a casual, laid back crowd.

-Beautiful graphics
-Most quests were self expanatory
-Fighting style was fun, without being "overdone"
-Achievements really wern't hard to get
-When replayed, maps were the same, but differences to what was found

-Way too short for my taste, was hoping to dump more hours into it
-Some of the items you need "now" for a quest aren't found until way later, had me stumped quite a few times
-Achievements a bit too easy
-No replayablity really.

I would recommend this game to anyone whose laid back, wants a casual game that doesn't require a lot to do. Story line is easy to follow, good for kids. I recommend the Big Fish Gaming trial to check it out, if you're on the fence and not sure.
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95 of 120 people (79%) found this review helpful
6.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 25, 2013
I bought this game because it looked as it had a nice calm atmosphere. Its an easy-to-get-in-to point and clicker game in a medieval fantasy setting which you will play through in a day or two. Took me 6 hours to complete, and i was achievement hunting so dont expect a long story and the replay value of the game is close to zero as its going to be exactly the same. And you cant really fail in this game, its very much story driven by a somewhat unintresting story. I had a few nice hours with it though.
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67 of 83 people (81%) found this review helpful
24 people found this review funny
3.7 hrs on record
Posted: March 17, 2015
Do you like clicking? No, do you derive intense pleasure from pressing a mouse button and watching numbers go up, for the sake of then being able to click a few more things and have those same numbers go up even faster?

Hero of the Kingdom in almost every respect is a cleverly disguised iteration on the bizarrely addictive idle games that have been devouring souls since it was discovered people on the internet will do absolutely anything to pass time. The main change is that unlike Cookie Clicker or Candy Box, Hero of the Kingdom doesn’t run by itself and has a (mostly) definitive end, tapped together with what could almost be considered a story and some minor exploration.

Beginning on a secluded farm, you take up the mantle of the world’s premier errand boy, poking your nose into everybody’s business in the hopes they’ll set you off on another menial task they couldn’t be bothered to do themselves.Hero of the Kingdom, in everything it does, is a personification of every tedious fetch quest you’ve ever done in an RPG, stripped of everything but finding and delivering the item and then being patted on the head and told you’ve done a great service to the kingdom.

I don’t think developer Lonely Troops had any doubts about what they were making though, and have deviously engineered the perfect loop of turning mundane tasks into accomplishments. Thanks are given for every small deed you perform, unimportant numbers are always going up, and the achievements pour out like candy letting you know no matter how simple the job, you did a damn fine job clicking your way through it!

And then before you know you’ve constructed a profitable trading cycle, picked the country clean of mushrooms, and risen up in the ranks to where no one would dare refuse your prying questions. Hero of the Kingdom would almost feel nefarious if it didn’t have a clear ending, so adept is it at roping you in and making it feel as if the entire game isn’t just cleverly disguised busywork requiring no skill and barely any effort.

But for something that is fine letting you go after a few hours, I was fine indulging Hero of the Kingdom and its exploitation of a basic human need for self gratification. I don’t think it’s a good game, but it’s an easy way to waste some time that won’t hold you hostage past the point of some mindless fun (for lack of a better word).

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59 of 72 people (82%) found this review helpful
4.2 hrs on record
Posted: February 8, 2014
I just finished Hero of the Kingdom (2.5 hours, give or take). It's a very unique game. Basically you're presented a top-down isometric screen that looks a little bit like Age of Empires 2 or HoMM3 or something. You click through text prompts on the screen in a sort of combination text adventure and hidden object game. You become a hero of your kingdom by moving through screens and helping people out. Maybe someone lost their son, so you hidden object find him. Nothing is difficult, it'll just be like you see a patch of mushrooms, and you click it so you get mushrooms added to your inventory. Or you are on your boat and click a barrel underwater to salvage it. So not really hidden object, more like click-to-acquire. Maybe a farmer needs someone to go to town to sell his flour, so you get flour, click to switch screens to the town, and sell the flour to a merchant. Your inventory has dozens of different types of commodities that you manage, flowers, eggs, swords, handymen, antlers, pearls, etc. Across the world various merchants buy and sell various commodities. There's no actual difficulty in that it seems like it's impossible to make a bad transaction. If you just keep buying and selling stuff and foraging and fishing and hunting you'll eventually get enough of what you need or enough money to buy what you need. I really can't compare it to any other game I've ever played. I had a fun time playing through it. I guess I wasn't really playing. Just kind of clicking everywhere.

I also laughed every time I'd go into some big climactic battle and my guy would be like "We scored a crushing victory over the Dark Goblins. Oh and all of my soldiers died. We will miss them." and then -10 soldiers in my inventory. Hahaha. Made them feel very disposable.

One flaw: The game autosaves and when you beat the game it erases your saves, meaning that if you want to get all the achievements you should do so BEFORE fighting the last boss (the last boss is clearly marked and identified).
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49 of 59 people (83%) found this review helpful
6.9 hrs on record
Posted: July 2, 2014
This is a nice little surprise for me. A cute and simple little game. It was fun from start to finish until i got all the achievements. This is more like a point & click game, but it has rpg and hidden object elements in it too. Oh that last mushroom...
Your house has been burned and your father disappeared. You're going on a journey to find him. Collect flowers, mushrooms, fish, hunt the animals, help the ghosts, search for treasure, do quests and of course fight until you become a hero of the kingdom.
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6.0 hrs
Posted: October 26
I'm a cynical sort when it comes to games. There are so many of them on Steam, and with debacles like NMS, it's easy to become a bit jaded. I typically avoid most hidden object games to boot, so when I fired up Hero of the Kingdom I expected something pretty boring and tedious. I'm happy to say that I was wrong - and what I found recaptured some old memories for me.

Remember when you were a kid, discovering games for the first time, and letting your imagination whisk you away? I'm nearly thirty now, and that feeling is too rare these days. Hero of the Kingdom didn't blow me away, but it did help me remember that sometimes games can be like a cosy blanket that you settle into at the end of the day. A hot mug of tea and a crackling fire in winter - that's what this game is. The simple, rustic fantasy setting and verdant aesthetic, the gentle score and straightforward-yet-rewarding gameplay all combine very well to create a surprisingly immersive experience. The whole is much greater than the sum, I feel.

You start out with a pretty typical fantasy trope via your farm being burned to ashes by bandits, and your father going missing. From there, you embark on an adventure to capture all the krayfish and mercilessly steal eggs from nests. I mean, erm, 'helping fellow villagers'. These tasks range in importance...some are incredibly menial, some revolve around the livelihood of an NPC, and others up the stakes towards the prevention of an apocalypse. It's all quite homely, although the game doesn't shy away from generic soldiers getting killed. Essentially, the gameplay revolves around resource management in a point & click environment - collect materials, trade them, sell them for cash, and so forth. You're fairly well railroaded at first, although at around the halfway point you can elect to ditch the sidequests in favour of just buying everything, if you're happy to buy/sell accordingly and get an endless profit going.

I was sceptical, but Hero of the Kingdom won me over from the outset. I beat the game in six hours, and I was thoroughly impressed. Well worth the cash when it's on sale, if only for being able to indulge your inner child for a few hours. I didn't even find all the collectables, but I don't mind that - it just gives me an excuse to come back and play it all again in a few months time.
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3.9 hrs
Posted: October 23
This game is exactly what it says it is, a simple point and click adventure. It is cute and quick to play. I would not recommend paying full price,..get this game on sale. Great way to pass an evening when you want to avoid dedicating yourself to a longer game.
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0.1 hrs
Posted: October 22
It's not my cup of tea but I can see why alot of people like it, it's relaxing and good to take your mind off of things, I recommend it to people who likes these type of games.
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Guerilla Hamster
6.0 hrs
Posted: October 17
Product received for free
Good game!
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8.6 hrs
Posted: October 14
Not a single bad thing to say. Casual gaming at it's best, If you like adventure, beautiful graphics, a good mix of chance, luck, fortune, wit and intuitive skill, then just throw in an incredible story line, which is chock full of irony and will leave you wanting to play the sequel. 2 thumbs up, 5 stars, whatever.....
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7.4 hrs
Posted: October 14
It was fun :)
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7.6 hrs
Posted: October 13
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4.5 hrs
Posted: October 13
Yes this game is overrated. Yes it has linear generic story. Gameplay is easy - you just pointing and clicking and stuff happens, but it has something that dragged me into it. It's just good casual game for a boring evening. That's it.
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3.3 hrs
Posted: October 8
It was a fun game to play.
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