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: The Herald of Ragnarok has been updated to the latest stable version of Adventure Game Studio, 3.6.0 patch 5. This will improve stability on newer computers and compatibility with newer Windows versions. Saved games from 1.2 and up are fully compatible with 1.2.9. Download here.

A full list of engine changes can be found here.

Changes to gameplay:

  • Equip weapon if you pick one up and didn't have one.
  • Fixed regular game instead starting the appreciation package beta if installed.
  • Some minor fixes in translation files.

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Heroine's Quest - new translations available

Heroine's Quest - new translations available

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New translations of Heroine's Quest are now available on IndieDB - including French, Spanish, Italian and Russian!

Crystal Shard Adventure Bundle

Crystal Shard Adventure Bundle

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Three short and intriguing adventure games from the makers of Heroine's Quest, spanning several genres and styles. Now available on Steam.

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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...

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Heroine's Quest: The Herald of Ragnarok v1.2.9

Heroine's Quest: The Herald of Ragnarok v1.2.9

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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 1.2.9 for Linux, packaged as zip file. Includes French, Hungarian, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish translation.

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

Music 2 comments

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 - - 458 comments

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 - - 16 comments

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 - - 13 comments

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 - - 687,512 comments

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 - - 13 comments

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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Radiant! Creator
Radiant! - - 2 comments

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

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Guest
Guest - - 687,512 comments

Cool, thanks!

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Guest
Guest - - 687,512 comments

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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 - - 35 comments

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

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