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Heroes of Might and Magic II game engine fheroes2 v1.0.6 out now

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fheroes2 continues to improve the classic Heroes of Might and Magic II, with a new release available now with plenty of tweaks and improvements. This is a cross-platform game engine designed to reproduce the original game but with many improvements to gameplay, graphics, AI, wide-screen support, bug fixes and UI improvements. Giving another classic game another fresh life on modern platforms.

Here's what's new in v1.0.6:

  • Speed up resource loading and overall rendering.
  • Fix multiple issues with button rendering and add in-game pixel correction for many images.
  • Improve AI behavior on the Adventure Map for hero and castle handling as well as for interaction with some objects.
  • Allow to lower the campaign difficulty during playthrough.
  • Create basic Map Editor GUI (accessible only for developers at the moment).
  • Over 20 bugs are fixed since 1.0.5 release.

Available to download on GitHub. You do also need to grab the data from which it requires to run.

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gbudny Jul 18, 2023
Can I use it to play Desecrated Lands?

I hope that they add support for Heroes of Might and Magic: A Strategic Quest. I can't find any active projects that support this game.

Last edited by gbudny on 18 July 2023 at 12:29 am UTC
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