Hero Academy

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Hero Academy
Hero Academy cover
Developers
Robot Entertainment
Linux Edward Rudd
Release dates
Windows August 10, 2012
macOS (OS X) December 11, 2012
Linux December 17, 2013
Hero Academy at Wikipedia
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Key points

Online servers shut down permanently on April 8, 2019.[1]
No choose of resolution and no fullscreen mode available.[2]

General information

Official Forum - not PC-specific.
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Mac App Store
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macOS (OS X)

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Shaolin Team Pack
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Dark Elves Pack
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Dwarves Pack
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Tribe Pack
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Uniform Colors
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Challenge Pack
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/RobotEntertainment/HeroAcademy/
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/209270/pfx/[Note 1]
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/RobotEntertainment/HeroAcademy/
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/209270/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

General settings.
General settings.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Japanese
Korean
Russian
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Issues unresolved[edit]

Game does not start[edit]

HeroAcademy.exe process starts, and then disappears after 15 seconds, never seeing the splash screen.[3]

Audio Or Sound Not Working[edit]

Audio does not work at all, although game is still playable.[4]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz Dual Core
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 300 MB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 10 compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.6
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD) 300 MB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 2.1+ compatible

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/209270/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (209270) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References