Receiving news of her father's death, Catherine Ironfist, Queen of Enroth, sails for Erathia to attend her father's funeral. Fearing the worst, she assembles a military fleet as her escort. Arriving on the coast of Erathia, Catherine finds an allied wizard's tower, devastated from battle and abandoned. There she learns Erathia is falling to its enemies. Mustering local armies, Catherine marches to Erathia's capitol, restoring lost land along the way. Rescuing Erathia's besieged capitol, Catherine learns her father was poisoned with a goblet of wine. Setting herself up as queen, Catherine goes to war to restore Erathia's borders and discover her father's murderer. In the course of war, in an attempt to counter Catherine's recent successes, her enemies resurrect her buried father as an undead lich and make him general of their armies. Fighting her dead father's undead armies on the battlefield, Catherine continues her murder investigation and learns one of her most trusted generals was responsible. At the war'sconclusion, Catherine and her armies surround the last standing. Battling to the throne room, Catherine and her generals come face-to-face with Erathia's former king, now their undead enemy. From her assembled generals, Catherine points out the traitor. The undead king attacks and kills his murderer as Erathia's allied generals stand by and watch. Hunched over the dead body of his killer, the lich turns to the woman he named Catherine and once called daughter. Using a spell book, Catherine summons a lightning bolt from the sky and destroys her undead father. Sitting to the throne of her vanquished enemy, Catherine speaks, "Rest in peace father."
Better graphic, more colors, amazing animations, louder music, and same controls. The battle for lands continues, with different story and more units, spells and characters to use.
- "魔法門英雄無敵3 (主程式)" -- Chinese spelling (traditional)
- "Герои Меча И Магии III: Возрождение Эрафии" -- Russian spelling
- "HOMM 3" -- Common abbreviation
- "Heroes of Might and Magic III: A Restauração de Erathia" -- Brazilian title
- "Heroes 3" -- Informal name
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The Press Says
||Mar 26, 1999
|OK PC Gamer
||96 out of 100
|Computer Gaming World (CGW)
|Absolute Games (AG.ru)
||Mar 18, 1999
||90 out of 100
|Svenska PC Gamer
||90 out of 100
||Mar 29, 1999
||9 out of 10
||Feb 08, 2004
||87 out of 100
||May 14, 1999
||17 out of 20
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In the German gaming magazine GameStar (issue 03/2000) Heroes of Might and Magic III: The Restoration of Erathia
received a special award as "Most Addictive Game in 1999".
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