Heroes of Steel is a tactical RPG set in a grim post-apocalyptic fantasy world. Coordinate your party of four heroes in turn-based combat and navigate a engaging world and story.
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Mostly Positive (135) - 78% of the 135 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Apr 23, 2014

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March 1

Update #108: Shattered Leylines

Crafitng has become such an integral, exciting and vital part of the Heroes of Steel fabric, that we are pushing another release that increases the Bloodstones count across the early to mid game. With 11 new Bloodstones, we've canvased the maps in the first half of the game to ensure that there are Bloodstones to be found in the nooks and crannies.

We've also fixed an issue that was preventing the dialog that Laranda could offer about what you might find in the far southern ocean. Now added!

We've improved some of the balance in Episode 4 monsters, still working to perfect the Orcin.

The next major release will include the game's climactic ending and final dungeon. We're working toward this steadily, and in the mean time will continue to release updates with new content, added stuff and bug fixes.

v4.5.7 - 3/1/2018
- Added 11 new Bloodstones across Episode 1 and 2
- Added story dialog to Laranda's histories about the chains in the abyss
- Improved balance of monsters in Episode 4
- Fixed quest logs related to Brunehorn story arcs
- Fixed typos
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February 28

Quick Patch: Republish v4.5.5

When 4.5.5 was published in the latest update, it shipped with a few small issues. We're republishing v4.5.5 with those issues fixed. Apologies for any delays, anyone who was stuck on the Tower Battlements or in the City of the Dead!

v4.5.5 - 2/16/2018
- Fixed crashes and content locks in Episode 4
- Added 16 new Bloodstones to Episode 2 in the Underforge
- Fixed longstanding bug with misreporting Nikolai's fate
- Fixed bugs status screens for Sneak & Mystic characters in late Episode 4
- Fixed map bugs
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About This Game

Command your party of four heroes as they fight to protect the last remnants of humanity. Born in a time of warring gods and dark powers, your four unlikely heroes embark on a grim journey set in the sprawling and immense post-apocalyptic medieval world of Steel.

It is the dawn of the Seventy First Year after the world has fallen. Four of the Thirteen Gods rose up against their creator, the All-Father, and destroyed him in a cataclysmic event. In the following years of darkness and ruin, the kingdoms of man fell in war and flame. In the final days before all was lost, under the guidance of an ancient order of druids, the survivors retreated to a mysterious underground labyrinth; the Underdeep. Now, in the Underdeep, the last remnants of humanity are scratching out a living and trying to rebuild a society, but are quickly discovering that evil has followed them beneath the surface.

Heroes of Steel is a tactical turn-based RPG in which you lead a group of four unique characters, each with their own talents, special powers, and abilities on their quest through the world of Steel. Engage in tactical combat with the ferocious, devious, and magical enemies who threaten humanity's last settlements. You must decide how to develop each character’s individual strategy in order to build a powerful and dynamic team capable of triumphing over the impossible odds. As you traverse the sprawling world of Steel, your party will face a myriad of challenges, battles, extensive mazes and fearsome enemies of all varieties.

Savor full character customization, deciding how to increase your attributes, skills, and powerful talents. Equip each of your characters with a variety of weapons, armor, and up to three mundane or magical accessories. As your party explores the dungeons, cities and crypts of the world, you will decide the overall strategy and approach your team takes. Choose between hundreds of levels of talents and thousands of combinations of equipment.

Our indie role playing games dev team is actively continuing development to make this the top RPG. We are very receptive to feedback to help Heroes be the best RPG it can be.

With full control of every turn and aspect of your four characters, you can plan every turn with exacting control. Heroes was made for fans of adventure RPGs, board games, and roguelikes. If you enjoy strategy games or tactical RPGs, you will enjoy this classic RPG.

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What's in the Box?

Heroes of Steel: Tactics RPG includes the Prologue, three major story Episodes, and four optional characters! As we continue to expand the game, new story Episodes and characters will be released to you free of charge in our weekly updates. This games does not contain any chargeable DLC - all content is included in the price.

Prologue & Episode 1: Death's Consort
Under the shadow of Baron Arhaive, your group forms into a unified cohort.
  • 20+ new enemy types
  • 26 Dungeons
  • 2 Towns
  • Hundreds of unique weapons, items, and gear

Episode 2: The Gathering Shadow
Heading east into the territory of the Braeys Family and Baron Koda, you face off against relentless threats and growing dangers.
  • 35+ new enemies
  • 32 Dungeons
  • 6 Towns
  • Hundreds of unique weapons, items, and gear

Episode 3: Whispers over Steel
All roads lead into the City of the Dead on the surface world to face whatever dark sorcery and darker secrets lurk there.
  • 20+ new enemies
  • 32 Dungeons
  • 8 Towns
  • Hundreds of unique weapons, items, and gear

Episode 4: Rise of the Chosen
Face the tulmult of chaos and destruction that threatens to consume your world and your people in the fourth story episode, featuring more than 20 hours of gameplay.
  • 20+ new enemies
  • 16 Dungeons
  • New Towns
  • Hundreds of epic level weapons, items, and gear
Additional Characters
  • Kincaid the Dueler
  • Selen the Rogue
  • Vincent the Sorcerer
  • Fyona the Paladin

System Requirements

Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    • OS: Windows XP, Windos Vista, or Windows 7 / 8 / 10
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: Requires OpenGL 2.0 or higher
    • Storage: 200 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Requires MS Visual Studio C++ Runtime 2012 x86
    • OS: OSX 10.8, 10.9, 10.10, 10.11
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: Requires OpenGL 2.0 or higher
    • Storage: 200 MB available space
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: Requires OpenGL 2.0 or higher
    • Storage: 200 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Requires LibGLFW 2 (apt-get install libglfw2)

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