Heroes of Gaia, Classic PC gameplay in Convenient Browser Form

A taste of the in-game art of Heroes of Gaia

A taste of the in-game art of Heroes of Gaia

Heroes of Gaia is a browser-based (Flash required) massively multiplayer game game set in your typical Tolkien-inspired world of swords and sorcery. Sure, it’s not getting any medals for originality, but don’t overlook this title just yet; the game, inspired by the classic Castle-and-Hero gameplay of vintage PC titles, is surprisingly immersive, and sports some nice artwork to boot.

Players get started by creating their character by choosing from one of four races: Humans, Elves, Orc and Undead. You then get a castle, and are set loose, free to amass the man-power and resources needed to defend it. As your resources grow, you can amass a wider range of unique and varied fighting units, or focus on developing buildings to expand and upgrade, which in turn help you by offering anything from new weapons to gold.

Outside of their castle, players can fight all manner of monsters in classic RTS fashion, or find treasure scattered throughout.

Also, with the new Babel expansion (the first for Heroes of Gaia), players can

  • Take on the Tower of Babel, a multi-level experience offering progressive rewards
  • Battle new instanced Minion and Bosses
  • Enjoy new PvP features, such as the ability to establish a Military Embargo on enemy castles
  • Enjoy significant upgrades to the Arena Combat system
  • Utilize new Spells and Buildings for all races, as well as new Scrolls (the Elemental and Summoning schools)
  • Take part in additional Quest/Tasks added to expand daily interaction, as well as repeatable daily tasks
  • Enjoy reduced unit healing times increased world map travel speed

Of course, being free-to-play and browser based, there is no irritating heavy client download or installation, and of course no subscription fees either. Sweet deal.

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