Hero-U: Rogue to Redemption is a humorous fantasy role-playing adventure game by Lori and Corey Cole, creators of the acclaimed Quest for Glory series. As the Rogue Shawn O'Conner, players will make friends, explore a haunted castle, and use their Rogue skills for fun and profit.
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Very Positive (200) - 90% of the 200 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Jul 10, 2018
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“The founding family of Quest for Glory has returned with an all-new unofficial entry that proves worthy of its predecessors’ legacy yet still manages to distinguish itself entirely on its own.”
80 – Adventure Gamers

“Lives up to the Quest for Glory legacy. Hero-U: Rogue to Redemption is a great hybrid adventure roleplaying game that hits all of the nostalgia of 80’s and 90’s Sierra and Quest For Glory games, whilst still being its own outstanding modern adventure.”
90 – Game On Australia

“'Hero-U: Rogue To Redemption' Offers Pun-Filled Adventures And Thrilling Fights”
90 – IndieGames

Feature List

  • Created by Acclaimed Game Designers Lori and Corey Cole
  • Story and Character-Driven Adventure Game
  • Role-Playing Game Featuring Skills, Equipment, and Tactical Combat
  • Replayable with thousands of player choices and story variations
  • Turn-Based, Non-Twitch, Avoidable Combat
  • Seamless Blend of Dramatic Story and Comedy
  • Immersive Mini-Games and Challenging Stealth Gameplay
  • First of a Series of Games Set at the Hero University

About This Game

Hero-U: Rogue to Redemption is an epic - and humorous - fantasy adventure and role-playing game in which you take on the role of Shawn O'Conner, a young man striving to become a hero as well as a rogue.

Hero-U: Rogue to Redemption is the work of Lori Ann Cole and Corey Cole, creators of Quest for Glory, Shannara, Castle of Dr. Brain, and Mixed-Up Fairy Tales. Although Hero-U is not a direct sequel to the Quest for Glory games, it features the same mix of adventure, role-playing, humor, and immersive storytelling that we introduced in that series.

Shawn can become the Rogue of the Year while exploring a mysterious castle, making friends and enemies, fighting deadly foes, and uncovering the secrets of his own hidden past. Meanwhile players will enjoy the rich and humorous dialogue and descriptions as they guide Shawn through his adventures.

During the day, Shawn attends classes at the University, practices his skills, and tries to make friends with other students. At night, it's time to pull out weapons, armor, and traps to explore the abandoned wine cellars, stunning sea caves, creepy catacombs, and deadly dungeon beneath Hero-U. Most combat is optional for those who prefer a pure adventure game, but there are ample rewards for those who choose to valorously fight the creatures that threaten the school and all of Sardonia.

System Requirements

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Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 10, 8, 7, or Vista
    • Processor: 2 GHz or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD3000 or better
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 8 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: OS X 10
    • Processor: 2 GHz or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: OS X 10.9 Yosemite or newer
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Storage: 8 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 or newer
    • Processor: 2 GHz or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Storage: 8 GB available space

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