by: Heart Shaped Games LLC • 152
Hero Generations is an innovative and award-winning Roguelike/4X Strategy game where every turn is one year of your life. It’s been called “the offspring of Sid Meier's Civilization, Jason Rohrer's Passage, and The Legend of Zelda."
Explore, find a mate, build a home, and raise a child before you die to keep your legacy going. Hero Generations is simple yet deep: 4X Strategy on the individual level. Each turn is a meaningful choice, without the tedious micromanagement.
LIMITED LIFESPAN AND PERMADEATH
Each move equals one year of your hero's life. Think carefully about how you spend the hero's time. Explore the world for fame and fortune, but make sure to find a mate before it's too late!
GENERATIONS, MATING, AND HAVING CHILDREN
Find a mate, start a family, have a child. Then take control of that child in that same world! Choosing the right mate is key, as inheritable traits (special abilities) make your child more powerful and prepared.
Each world is procedurally generated with towns, forests, ancient ruins, heroes, and more. Discover all 6 unique Biomes (Forest, Desert, Meadow, Island, Swamp, and Volcano) through a giant overworld map.
6 STRATEGIC PATHS
Choose your path to greatness. Gain victory through Strength, Love, Exploration, Wealth, Fame, or Building.
CITY CRAFTING SYSTEM
Construct any of 19 legacy lasting buildings next to towns to give future generations useful resources, powerful new abilities, and more attractive mates! Experiment with different combinations to craft amazing secret town cultures, like the Castle, Dark Cathedral, or Fortress!
A surprising and thought-provoking experience, that explores themes of death, legacy, family, love, and more. A Gorgeous hand drawn art style creates an exciting and unique fantasy setting.
OTHER KEY FEATURES
- Massive Tech Tree.
- Tons of items, character traits, buildings, enemies, and quests, including end-game, generational events, and a giant final boss.
- Online Leaderboards and Achievements.
- Fast framerate, crisp high resolution graphics, particle effects, and animations powered by the Unity Game Engine.
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