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Lead four heroes and their teams against the evil forces of Mephistocles, the Lord of Demons in this retro-RPG adventure. Toggle between the four heroes as you explore dungeons, ascend towers, spelunk caves, save villages and defeat the forces of evil! Reminiscent of classic RPGs such as Dragon Quest III and Final Fantasy V, Hero's Realm is a fun romp in old-school RPG nostalgia.

This is a decidely "retro" style of RPG. 16x16 charsets are used. Final Fantasy IV and Final Fantasy V battle characters are used. Final Fantasy VI monsters and battle backgrounds are used. And, as you will see in the screenshots, the mapping is a throwback to the Dragon Warrior II, III, and IV style (lots of black space, 4x4 tiled construction).

At the beginning of each chapter, you will create a party. You start with a predetermined hero class (Hunter, Magus, Ninja, and Monk) and add 3 party members of your own choosing.

Hero's Realm uses the default battle system (DBS) of RPG Maker 2003 (RM2k3)

The DBS is an active-time bar (ATB) battle system reminiscent of such SNES era games as Final Fantasy VI. Up to four party members participate in the battle against up to 8 enemies. Each party member's ATB meter fills up at a rate based on the relative agilities of the battle's participants (party members and enemies). When the bar is filled, the party member has the option to perform an action by selection a battle command from the menu in the lower left. Common actions like Fight and Item are available, along with special battle commands based on the class of the character. When an action is performed, the ATB meter resets.