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  • Summary: Embark on an epic journey with the Has-Been Heroes, a group of legendary champions once celebrated throughout the kingdom - almost forgotten until the King has one more quest, the most epic of them all:

    TO TAKE THE TWIN PRINCESSES TO SCHOOL! Key features: * Meet the epic band of
    Embark on an epic journey with the Has-Been Heroes, a group of legendary champions once celebrated throughout the kingdom - almost forgotten until the King has one more quest, the most epic of them all:

    TO TAKE THE TWIN PRINCESSES TO SCHOOL!

    Key features:

    * Meet the epic band of heroes as the young and eager Rogue, joining the company of the wise monk Metacles, the giant-wrestling warrior Crux... wait until you meet the others, incl. the Anthropologist turned Mexican Wrestler, the ever-vigilant and paranoid Bodyguard, and many more!

    * Unlock and collect hundreds of game-changing items and spells, boosting the heroes' powers and making each run unique!

    * Combine spells for devastating effects, learning the power of magic as you gain more elements.

    * Face countless monsters, each bigger and more menacing than the next. Can you wipe out the army of evil led by the Great Ghoul?

    * In roguelike fashion, die and try again - choose your heroes wisely and prepare for battle!
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  1. Mar 24, 2017
    61
    There are some good ideas in Has Been Heroes, such as the way it uses multi-lane battlefields to make us use strategies that involve switching between the strengths of three different heroes to achieve victory. It's a recipe for fun that manages to last for a while. Eventually, though, the heavy emphasis on the luck of level generation, the frustrations of enemy repetition, the poor tutorial, and the tendency to overrun you with tough enemies spoil the whole. Hard games are great, but there are limits.
  2. Apr 10, 2017
    60
    Has-Been Heroes is an initially appealing title that quickly becomes bogged down by a lack of good instructions, too much luck-based randomness, and permadeath that never quits. The clunky controls are very non-intuitive, making it hard to get comfortable with gameplay. The game does have a huge number of unlockables that fans will enjoy discovering, but for anyone struggling with the game's difficulty, it's doubtful that most of these goodies will ever be seen. For those who enjoy rogue-type games and don't mind a stiff challenge, this title could be a gem. For those of us defeated by that boss just one too many times, however, Heroes is an exercise in frustration.
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  1. Jul 12, 2017
    6
    I really want to like this game. It has so much potential. It has many heroes to unlock. It has RPG feel and is simple enough in design forI really want to like this game. It has so much potential. It has many heroes to unlock. It has RPG feel and is simple enough in design for most to enjoy. But then it's love for rogue like games probably steps in and destroys the game. Essentially if you die, you start over. If you take too long on your chosen route, you die and start over. The way it's done you don't feel like it's skill based. You feel more like it's just memorization and RNG luck. So it just seems to be missing that special something that all the classic games have that keep you coming back. Expand