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

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Written by  :  Thekwane Black (34)
Written on  :  Jan 25, 2009
Platform  :  DOS
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Summary

BEST DOS RPG/QUEST Game

The Good

The fact that you could build your character up, collect cash and buy potions, daggers and armor. The RPG aspect left the other sierra quests of the time in the dust.

Catchy sound track!!

best commands: cast flame throw dagger run! -> make sure you not to heavy else you run on the spot and get munched

I also enjoyed the fact that you could press ctrl-a to "ask about" and other such short cuts which made getting the info you require so much easier.

I spent hours and days just going into the forests taking out Goblins and Brigands to get their cash. The fact that there are three story lines with different paths makes it a game you can play over and over again.

The Bad

Nothing, it was the best game I had on my XT and looked awesome in monochrome, and cga emulation because of textures, almost a disappointment when I first saw it in 16 color ega :-)

The Bottom Line

If you enjoyed early quests games but want just a little bit more than just points. This game introduced RPG skills allowing you to name your character build up stats and then export them later. Also has a very interesting storyline that leads into the next quest which makes you want the sequel