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 (152) - 78% of the 152 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Apr 23, 2014

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March 2

Update #114: Closing Jaws

With Update #114, we are releasing the final prep update before the closing chapter of Episode 4 is released. As our test groups have battle their way through the end game content, up the Sur-Relliar Glacier toward their fate, we have consistently struggled to find fun ways to spend Attribute and Skill Points.

The early game maximums for the character's values simply no longer make sense as you approach level 50 and 60. With that in mind, this final update before the story release expands on the earlier tiered system for Skills, which raise to a 20 maximum at level 40.

Now Attributes get in on the fun, and the tiering looks like this:
- At level 40, you can raise your Attributes to 18 and Skills to 20
- At level 50, you can raise your Attributes to 20 and Skills to 22
- At level 60, you can raise your Attributes to 22 and Skills to 24

This may cause some major interest in Respec! Take your time and plan your new builds carefully, don't leave any stat woefully underrepresented if you need it!

- Heroes Skill maximums now increase to 22 at level 50 and 24 at level 60
- Heroes Attribute maximums now increase to 18 at level 40, 20 at 50 and 22 at 60
- Fixed stats on Thunderseam Mantle (40% Critical Dmg)
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October 29, 2018

Update #113: Sprawling World

Update #113 is a small story release in order to tie up the last loose end before the final story update -- the question lingering in Freeport. If you've been there, you know who we are talking about, so but I won't say much more. if you return to Freeport during Episode 4 after the final trip to the City of the Dead, you'll be able to pass your judgment.

To help make the end of the game faster, we've added a fast travel network stemming from the Fierhold inn. Visit the tents there where you can rest and you'll find options to immediately travel to Brunehorn, Braeyshaulm, Freeport, and the Storm Bastion. Once you've made the trip, you can return to Fierhold from the inn at any of these far flung locations.

While the Wooden Flute is still waiting for its purpose, we've fixed its missing art. We've also fixed a longstanding bug where sometimes the Talents list would get stuck during screen transitions.

v4.5.17 - 10/29/2018
- The Crone's story arc is now ready for completion in Freeport after the return from the City of the Dead
- Visit Freeport to make your decision and judgment
- Added Fierhold Episode 4 fast travel network: travel between Fierhold, Brunehorn, Braeyshaulm, Freeport, Storm Bastion immediately
- Added missing art for story item: Wooden Flute
- Fixed bug where sometimes the Talents list goes nuts
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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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