In desperation, the jarl of Jarnvidr has called for a Heroine, to stand against the forces of frost and put an end to the lasting winter. Her might, sorcery, and cunning may be humanity’s last resort. Are you up to the task, or will you die trying?

Heroine's Quest: The Herald of Ragnarok is an adventure / RPG hybrid. Like in many adventure games, you have a world to save, and must use your wit, guile and inventory to puzzle your way through. Like in many roleplaying games, you can customize your character with various classes and skills, and must train yourself in combat to stand a chance against the fierce monsters in your way.

The game is designed in the spirit and atmosphere of the classics, and strives to have the same high quality of art, music, and plot. With multiple character classes and several solutions to many puzzles, the game will have excellent replayability.

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Heroine's Quest v1.2.1 now available.

Heroine's Quest v1.2.1 now available.

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Heroine's Quest v1.2.1 is now available for download. This is an updated version based on feedback and bug reports. Unfortunately, due to engine limitations...

HQ wins eleven AGS Awards

HQ wins eleven AGS Awards

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We are proud to announce that Heroine's Quest has won eleven of the prestigious AGS Awards for 2013, out of fourteen nominations. We are really happy...

Heroine's Quest: The Herald of Ragnarok - v1.1 available

Heroine's Quest: The Herald of Ragnarok - v1.1 available

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Heroine's Quest: The Herald of Ragnarok v1.2.3

Heroine's Quest: The Herald of Ragnarok v1.2.3

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Official release. Explore the rich world of Nordic mythology as a fierce warrior, enigmatic sorceress, or cunning rogue, and stop the eternal winter brought...

Heroine's Quest (Linux)

Heroine's Quest (Linux)

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This is the full version 1.2.3 for Linux, packaged as zip file.

Heroine's Quest Official Guide Book

Heroine's Quest Official Guide Book

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This guidebook contains a complete walkthrough for all three classes. Needless to say it has heavy spoilers, and we strongly recommend that you try the...

Heroine's Quest: Official Sound Track

Heroine's Quest: Official Sound Track

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Listen to over one hour of music with this 31-song OST from Heroine's Quest: The Herald of Ragnarok.

Crystal Shard: Proactive NPC presentation

Crystal Shard: Proactive NPC presentation

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Presentation given at AdventureX 2013, showing the benefit and difficulty of implementing proactive NPCs in the game world. Proactive NPCs are a feature...

Heroine's Quest Presentation Given at AdventureX

Heroine's Quest Presentation Given at AdventureX

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Presentation on Crystal Shard and Heroine's Quest, as shown at AdventureX 2013.

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Orzie
Orzie

I enjoyed this game quite a lot. Special respect goes for voice actors.

Gonna buy your games if any.

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Petrell
Petrell

Any way to download the 1.2 version without using Steam or is the Steam version same as standalone 1.1 version but rebranded for steam release?

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Fizzii Creator
Fizzii

Hi Petrell,

You can download v1.2 from the Screen7 website; direct link is: Screen7.co.uk

I believe we will put v1.2.1 up here, when it is ready.

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Guest
Guest

1.2.1 was released a month ago, would you mind updating standalone version? Thanks.

Also download link is broken at Heroine's Quest page on Screen7 website. (Although your link works.)

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Fizzii Creator
Fizzii

Hi there,

I suggest you download v1.2 for now (the difference between v1.2 and v1.2.1 is very minor). Save games will be compatible across these two versions.

We will get the latest version on here eventually, but I'm not sure when exactly. It's definitely later than I expected.

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1.2.1 is available for download now, sorry for the delay.

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better than any Adv / RPG game lately ...
I can feel the love from many people in making this game ...
and as fans of QFG and KQ, this game strike deep in my taste ...

few skill Like Herbalist, and Animal Ken get an odd end ...
(since the implementation is kinda few)

but all in all, it's a GREAT game ...
need more Adv / RPG in this world ...

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hashpling
hashpling

installing! Excited to try this, im a huge HQ and KQ fan.

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A faithful and high-quality homage to the Quest for Glory series. This game features excellent and mostly logical object puzzles, rich NPC interaction, well-executed RPG elements and a lot of exploration. Highly recommended!

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