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Helherron (Linux)

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Description

King Krolh and the Divine Sceptre have been taken away by a dark winged creature. Now the Isle of Helherron is in chaos, monsters are raiding the villages, and many feel a curse has fallen over the lands. A party of adventuring heroes is the only hope to restore order and discover the fate of the missing King.

Helherron is a role-playing game with an emphasis on turn-based tactical combat. Control a party of 8 characters that can be created from 9 unique races, and 10 classes. Along with the standard Human, Elf, Dwarf races available, some of the more usual races are Troll, Orc, and Golem; the Golem are unique to this game and unusually strong. Level-based advancement occurs with rewarded skill points to spend. The game also has a spell system and plenty of items to find.

Written with the Allegro game development library, this game uses a basic 2D tile system with original, though somewhat crude graphics. Everything in the game is an object, so searching or interacting will at least provide a basic description ("A window", "A beautiful spruce", etc). A sound card is supported with a few sound effects but no in game music exists.

Helherron bears a noticeable resemblance to Nahlakh, sharing many of the same game features even its use of a comprehensive, built in help system.

The game was originally released as shareware, but has since been offered to the public as freeware.

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Original website (archived copy) 1 MrFlibble (3247)
Jul 02, 2013

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Related Web Sites

  • Helherron Information (Complete information on skills, classes, races, equipment and spells found in the game Helherron. (Doesn't display correctly in Firefox))
  • Official Helherron Web Site (Download the latest version of the game, read the FAQ or use the message board.)
jlebel (2132) added Helherron (Linux) on Mar 18, 2009
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