GamesHero Generations

Game overview

Hero Generations is a 4X Strategy game where each turn is one year of your lifespan, exploring, building and mating to ensure your legacy lives on.

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Hero Generations is a captivating and original game that cleverly mixes a Roguelike and a 4X strategy game where players must make critical decisions during each turn, corresponding to one year of your character's life. Praised for combining elements from Sid Meier's Civilization, Jason Rohrer's Passage, and The Legend of Zelda, this game is perfect for casual gamers who want to enjoy simple yet profound gameplay without tedious micromanagement.

The game combines limited lifespan and permadeath features. Hence you must choose wisely how you spend your hero's life, explore the world, find a mate, and build your home to continue your legacy before you die. You need to make meaningful decisions in each turn to keep your character alive. Failure to find a mate before time runs out can result in the end of your family legacy.

The game boasts an innovative mating and generational system that allows you to pass down traits and special abilities to your offspring, making them stronger and better prepared to continue the family legacy. You can guide your hero to greatness by pursuing any of the six strategic paths, including Strength, Love, Exploration, Wealth, Fame, and Building.

To enhance the gameplay experience, the game features an expansive overworld map that is procedurally generated with towns, forests, ancient ruins, heroes, and more. Players can discover six unique biomes, including Forest, Desert, Meadow, Island, Swamp, and Volcano.

Additionally, players can use a city crafting system to build legacy-lasting buildings next to towns that provide better resources, abilities, and attract better mates for future generations. Moreover, the game has a tech tree and building blueprints that provide you with tons of items, traits, buildings, characters, and quests, including end-game, generational events, and final bosses.

The game has a splendid hand-drawn art style and blazing-fast frame rate, particle effects, lighting, and graphics powered by the Unity Game Engine, making it a stunning visual and auditory experience.

Ultimately, Hero Generation is not just another video game, but a unique and thought-provoking experience that explores themes of death, legacy, family, love, and more with great gameplay. Play for yourself and become a part of the discussion on Twitter through @heartshapedgame.
Release date
Aug 18, 2016
Single player

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