hero’s song

Official Site: Hero’s Song
Studio: Pixelmage Games
Launch Date: Planned for October 2016
Genre: Open-world online sandbox action roguelike RPG
Business Model: Pure B2P with expansions (No Cash Shop)
Platform: PC

Smed’s Hero’s Song enters alpha 3 for backers

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The Daily Grind: Is the lack of an official server for an MMO a dealbreaker?

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Hero’s Song on what to expect from next week’s backer alpha

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The Stream Team: Our second live interview with Hero’s Song’s John Smedley

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Hero’s Song updates Indiegogo backers on funding, AI, and Steam

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