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

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

DOS version

Title screen for the initial release (still called Hero's Quest)
Title
Title 2
Main Menu
Choosing a character
Picking name and assigning numbers
Entering the city
The inn
Erana's Peace
Fighting a giant
Fighting a bear
Don't drink the dragon's breath!
Casting a spell
The castle
A cave
Brauggi
Cleaning the castle stables for 5 silvers
Visiting Zara's magic shop
Talking to Wolfgang Abenteuer, the Guild Master
Looking for work on the bulletin board at the Adventurer's Guild
Visiting 'Enry the hermit
Thrown out of the Aces & Eights by Crusher for asking too many questions
Tripping on magic mushrooms
The thief can break into some houses and steal valuable items
Fighting hordes of goblins at the Goblin Central Combat Training Zone. A good way to improve your stats
Playing the Mage's Maze game against Erasmus
At night, creepy ghosts roam the town's graveyard
The chief thief is ranting inside the Thieves' Guild
Turned into a stag by the dryad. That's your punishment for hurting a creature of the forest
Having a conversation with Heinrich the centaur
The healer's hut - a personal opinion: it looks much better in the EGA version
One of the game's Easter eggs
Erasmus' home - another place I liked better in the EGA version
And another Easter egg - a reference to "King's Quest 4"
Baba Yaga's hut (inside)
Baba Yaga's hut (outside, at night)
The brigand leader
Since some adventures take place in the night, I started checking out how places look after nightfall: the street...
...the healer's hut...
...the field...