DescriptionThis compilation contains:
- Heroes of Might and Magic III: The Restoration of Erathia (base game)
- Heroes of Might and Magic III: Armageddon's Blade (add-on)
- Heroes of Might and Magic III: The Shadow of Death (add-on)
- "Heroes of Might and Magic III - Zlota Edycja" -- Polish title
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|One of the best and most unique TBS games ever made||Angry Hammerite (75)|
|A flawless turn-based strategy game that'll keep you addicted for many months.||ShadowShrike (303)|
|Game Vortex||2000||90 out of 100||90|
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MythologyHeroes of Might and Magic III made a complete major screw-up in Greek Mythology. This refers particularly to: the Gorgon and the Medusa.
In Heroes, the Gorgon is a fire breathing/death staring Bull from the swamps. In Greek mythology, the only creatures that closely fits this description are the Khalkotauroi. The Khalkotauroi were a pair of fire-breathing bulls forged from bronze by the Smith God Hephaistos as a gift for Aeetes, King of Kolkhis. These bulls were later killed by famous Greek hero Jason, in his quest for the Golden Fleece.
Now the Gorgon in Greek Mythology actually refered to a race known in Heroes as the Medusa. Gorgons are a race of vile creatures that had hair of live snakes, necks covered with scales, they have tusks similiar to of a boar, golden hands and bronze wings. Oh, and they're famous trade mark: anyone looking at them would be turned to stone (due to their extreme ugliness).
Initially there are 3 known Gorgons (other sources say there were more): Stheno, Euryale and their most famous sister: Medusa. Medusa was later killed by the Greek hero - Perseus.