Tale of a Hero (Windows)

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Tale of a Hero is fantasy/fairy-tale point and click adventure developed in the old-school style. Despite of its rather low-budget production, it provides about 15 hours of gameplay with classic adventuring and subtle, kind humor in spreading dialogues with non-traditional characters

In this game you play young fisherman Olaf, son of the famous dragonslayer who was out-casted by his king for not being willing to raise a war for the monarch's foolishness. After his father's death Olaf took over the monster-slaying business, but instead of killing them he found many ways how to get along with them and turn them into beneficial neighbours of the villagers. His happy life is disturbed when one of the father's most powerful adversaries, ice giant Krugell, returns to the world of men seeking revenge for his killed brother.

You control Olaf with classical point and click interface. You can't run in this game, but a double-click on the exit will transport you immediately to the next room (like in other games from Future Games). There are no action sequences and you can't die in this game.


Tale of a Hero Windows Ancient shrine
Tale of a Hero Windows What would be fairy tale without witch?
Tale of a Hero Windows This little fellow knows a lot
Tale of a Hero Windows Wild ride!

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Alternate Titles

  • "Герой" -- Russian spelling
  • "Zaginiona Historia: Tale of a Hero" -- Polish title
  • "Tale of a Hero: Il Destino di un Eroe" -- Italian title

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Critic Reviews

A Hardy Developer's Journal Feb 27, 2009 5 out of 5 100
GIEROmaniak.pl Dec 13, 2008 9.7 out of 10 97
Adventure-Treff Sep 06, 2010 85 out of 100 85
Questarena Oct 01, 2008 4 out of 5 80
4Players.de Sep 16, 2010 80 out of 100 80
Spieletester.com Sep 29, 2010 77 out of 100 77
GamingXP Dec 15, 2010 75 out of 100 75
Games.ch Sep 24, 2010 75 out of 100 75
Miasto Gier Mar 14, 2009 7.1 out of 10 71
Bonusweb Feb 04, 2009 70 out of 100 70


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emiel (87) added Tale of a Hero (Windows) on Jan 04, 2010