Hero-U Adventure Role-Playing Game

A project in by Corey Cole

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Hero-U: Rogue to Redemption is a Win/Mac/Linux adventure role-playing game by Lori and Corey Cole, Quest for Glory series creators.
Backers: 1869
Average Pledge Per Backer: $63

Funded: $116,889 of $100,000
Dates: May 12th -> Jun 16th (36 days)
Project By: Corey Cole
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Latest News

After Nearly Four Years Hero-U Nears Beta

May 4th - via: cliqist.com
It's coming up on four years since Hero-U ran on Kickstarter and development continues with an estimated beta release later this year. (Read More)

Final Eight hours for stretch goals

June 15th - via: kickstarter.com
In Hero-U stretch goal news, a backer has contributed $10,000 by PayPal which we are counting towards stretch goals. That means we've reached the very important "additional music and sound effects" goal and are very close to the Wraith Lair, which... (Read More)

The Fight Club - Combat in Hero-U

June 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Down to the Wire It's our final day on this Hero-U Kickstarter campaign - 30 hours to go as I write this. The funding campaign ends Monday night (midnight PDT). We reached our $100,000 stretch goal on Saturday thanks to over 1600 dedicated backers.... (Read More)

The Hero-U Dream Team

June 13th - via: kickstarter.com
As I write this, the Hero-U Kickstarter campaign has shot past its goal! We now have over 1600 backers and $101,000. As I've said before, we couldn't have done it without your strong support in both pledges and in helping to publicize Hero-U. It's... (Read More)

Leveling Up the Hero-U Skill System

June 12th - via: kickstarter.com
When was the last time you gained an experience level? Did you get a promotion at work and suddenly find that three or four of your skills had instantly improved?  That’s exactly how level-based role-playing games work. Each time your character... (Read More)

[PODCAST] Tarot Visions: Reading for Heroes

June 12th - via: tarotvisions.podbean.com
In this episode you can hear Charlie go full fanboy as he speaks with gaming legends Lori and Corey Cole who created the best-selling Quest for Glory series and are hard at work on Hero-U (Read More)

Final Push For Hero U

June 11th - via: indiegames.com
Billing itself as the spiritual successor to their classic Quest for Glory series, Lori and Corey Cole's Hero U is approaching the end of its Kickstarter campaign. Sitting just past $90,000 of the $100,000 goal, the multi genre title's crowdfunding drive ends Monday, June 15th. (Read More)

It's a Plot! The Hero-U Story

June 9th - via: kickstarter.com
We passed $88,888 a little earlier, and are well on our way to $90,000 as we enter the last five days of the Hero-U Kickstarter campaign. Thank you for your support, and tell your friends they're running out of time! One of the things that makes... (Read More)

Let's Play the Combat Demo

June 5th - via: kickstarter.com
At long last, Lori has developed the 1337 skills to make Let's Play videos. In this one, we run through the combat prototype demo while commenting on the demo and the game. We're not quite up to the professional voice actor stage, but who knows... (Read More)

Corey Cole - Hero-U: Rogue to Redemption Interview

June 5th - via: adventuregamers.com
With Hero-U back for a little Kickstarter redemption of its own, we grilled its acclaimed headmaster about the game's turbulent development. (Read More)

Now We’re Talking!

June 4th - via: kickstarter.com
We are rapidly approaching 1300 backers and $80,000 in pledges - That’s what I’m talking about! Actually, no (but thank you!); this time I’m talking about the Hero-U dialogue system.  A central feature of Hero-U is conversation with other... (Read More)

Hero-U vs. Quest for Glory

May 25th - via: kickstarter.com
When we created Quest for Glory, we set out to tell a story with the best features of both adventure games and RPGs. We didn’t set out to change the world - we just wanted to make better games - but the result was the first role-playing adventure... (Read More)

Interview with Corey Cole from Hero-U

May 19th - via: tobiahmarks.com
Corey is back on Kickstarter to finish his game Hero-U. He was nice enough to be interviewed again by me about the game and how it has progressed. (Read More)

Sharing Links

May 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you everyone! We're about to reach 900 backers and $55,555. That's a wonderful start for the first week of the campaign thanks to your support. Hero-U on Steam Community Greenlight We've launched a Greenlight project for Hero-U on the Steam... (Read More)

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May 18th - via: cliqist.com
We take a look at all 41 Kickstarter video game campaigns that launched last week. From the great to the awful. (Read More)

The RPG Scrollbars: A Quest For Heroes

May 18th - via: rockpapershotgun.com
Heroism is at the core of most fantasy stories, but there's a difference between being a hero and simply a weapon to be pointed at the world's biggest threat. (Read More)

Apology and Correction

May 16th - via: kickstarter.com
In the course of my very long financial update yesterday, I wrote one section very poorly. As a result, I owe an apology and correction to some very hard-working and talented development groups and their fans. What I implied was that lower-budget... (Read More)

News and Numbers

May 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Welcome to the second Hero-U project update of our 2015 Kickstarter campaign. This one has some news on the campaign, an article on the cost of developing a premium adventure game, and a little more news down at the bottom. We are doing very well... (Read More)

Indie Interview: Corey and Lori Cole on Hero-U

May 15th - via: techraptor.net
We had a chance to talk with Corey and Lori Cole of Transolar games regarding their kickstarter project Hero-U: Rogue to Redemption! (Read More)

Hero-U Rogue to Redemption Kickstarter

May 14th - via: kickstartadventure.com
Quest For Glory creators return to Kickstarter yet again to fund their upcoming indie Adventure/RPG hybrid, Hero-U: Rogue to Redemtpion. (Read More)

Adding Add-Ons Halfway to Our Goal!

May 13th - via: kickstarter.com
First, let me thank all of you for an incredible beginning to our Kickstarter campaign. Thanks to your generous support, more than 650 backers pledged $50,000 in our first two days. That puts us halfway towards the project goal. Thank you! And thank... (Read More)

Class is Back in Session: Hero-U Returns To Kickstarter

May 13th - via: cliqist.com
Hero-U is an adventure-RPG hybrid game by the creators of Quest for Glory, Lori and Corey Cole. They're returning to Kickstarter to finish the game. (Read More)

An Interview with Corey Cole on Hero-U | KickstartVentures

May 9th - via: kickstartadventure.com
Those who’ve been keeping up on the Coles’ adventure/RPG hybrid Hero-U: Rogue to Redemption know that there will be a second Kickstarter to raise funds to complete the game starting on May 12. You can read our announcement here. Before it goes live I managed to pull Corey Cole aside to briefly discuss the past, present, and future of the series. Backers of the first campaign have been discussing the ramifications of going back for a second time to finish the game off so we at Kickstart Ventures wanted to hear directly from the horse’s mouth what to expect moving on. (Read More)

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