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Hero's Quest: So You Want To Be A Hero (Atari ST)

Hero's Quest: So You Want To Be A Hero Screenshots

Atari ST version

Hero's Quest: So You Want To Be A Hero Atari ST When the mouse icon turns into this little monster head, it means to sit tight -- the computer is thinking!  Usually otherwise it will be a dashing sword.

When the mouse icon turns into this little monster head, it means to sit tight -- the computer is thinking! Usually otherwise it will be a dashing sword.

Hero's Quest: So You Want To Be A Hero Atari ST A not unreasonable request.  But surely they would make exceptions for video game historians!

A not unreasonable request. But surely they would make exceptions for video game historians!

Hero's Quest: So You Want To Be A Hero Atari ST Start menu

Start menu

Hero's Quest: So You Want To Be A Hero Atari ST A game-customized company logo

A game-customized company logo

Hero's Quest: So You Want To Be A Hero Atari ST Title screen

Title screen

Hero's Quest: So You Want To Be A Hero Atari ST Feisty one, isn't he?

Feisty one, isn't he?

Hero's Quest: So You Want To Be A Hero Atari ST Credits

Credits

Hero's Quest: So You Want To Be A Hero Atari ST Choose your character's class!

Choose your character's class!

Hero's Quest: So You Want To Be A Hero Atari ST Customizing a new character (the thief allows the well-rounded jack-of-all-trades)

Customizing a new character (the thief allows the well-rounded jack-of-all-trades)

Hero's Quest: So You Want To Be A Hero Atari ST Starting location

Starting location

Hero's Quest: So You Want To Be A Hero Atari ST Beginning inventory

Beginning inventory

Hero's Quest: So You Want To Be A Hero Atari ST Sierra's typical pull-down menus

Sierra's typical pull-down menus

Hero's Quest: So You Want To Be A Hero Atari ST Internal clock for the game world!  This game has a day / night cycle.

Internal clock for the game world! This game has a day / night cycle.

Hero's Quest: So You Want To Be A Hero Atari ST You'll be seeing a lot more of these guys in the sequel.

You'll be seeing a lot more of these guys in the sequel.

Hero's Quest: So You Want To Be A Hero Atari ST The character is moved with the arrow keys, but most other instructions are typed in like so.  My character is now running!

The character is moved with the arrow keys, but most other instructions are typed in like so. My character is now running!

Hero's Quest: So You Want To Be A Hero Atari ST Most of the game's more important quests appear posted here on the bulletin board in the Adventurer's Guild

Most of the game's more important quests appear posted here on the bulletin board in the Adventurer's Guild

Hero's Quest: So You Want To Be A Hero Atari ST Outside the town

Outside the town

Hero's Quest: So You Want To Be A Hero Atari ST The healer's hut to the right, the castle ahead!

The healer's hut to the right, the castle ahead!

Hero's Quest: So You Want To Be A Hero Atari ST Petitioning at the gates of the Baron's castle.

Petitioning at the gates of the Baron's castle.

Hero's Quest: So You Want To Be A Hero Atari ST Beautiful vistas break up monotonous forest.  (I especially like the reflection!)

Beautiful vistas break up monotonous forest. (I especially like the reflection!)

Hero's Quest: So You Want To Be A Hero Atari ST Not all forest encounters are random

Not all forest encounters are random

Hero's Quest: So You Want To Be A Hero Atari ST The dreaded Antwerp, which cannot be safely dispatched by conventional means.

The dreaded Antwerp, which cannot be safely dispatched by conventional means.

Hero's Quest: So You Want To Be A Hero Atari ST The seed-spitting Spirea spores!

The seed-spitting Spirea spores!

Hero's Quest: So You Want To Be A Hero Atari ST Not just a good place to practice throwing...

Not just a good place to practice throwing...

Hero's Quest: So You Want To Be A Hero Atari ST Rumour has it there's a mandrake growing here

Rumour has it there's a mandrake growing here

Hero's Quest: So You Want To Be A Hero Atari ST Sneaking through the woods

Sneaking through the woods

Hero's Quest: So You Want To Be A Hero Atari ST The sneaking didn't help me evade the attentions of a random encounter, a brigand plaguing the valley

The sneaking didn't help me evade the attentions of a random encounter, a brigand plaguing the valley

Hero's Quest: So You Want To Be A Hero Atari ST This brigand is about to run me through!

This brigand is about to run me through!