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App description: A brilliant game of tactical battles. 9/10 - Pocket Gamer
The Clash Royale Hearthstone mashup youve been waiting for. - Player.One


CARDS, TACTICS, PvP, and MEDIEVAL MAYHEM! HERO ACADEMY returns in a brand new sequel thats bigger, deeper, and more fun than ever! Craft your deck then plot your moves across tons of unique battle boards. Fight real-time PvP arena battles worldwide. Compete to rule the academy in the ultimate combo of card battles, tactics, and player vs. player fun!

STRATEGY CARD GAMING + TACTICS COMBINED
Build your deck, then outwit your opponent on the battlefield!
CCG + board game battles gives you full control on the battlefield and behind the scenes!
Card gaming meets fast-paced chess-style competition!


PVP REAL-TIME MATCHES and SINGLE PLAYER CAMPAIGN MODE!
Enter the arena to fight other players and foes in fast, turn-based battles.
Explore the Academy in single player campaigns and missions!
Win many ways! New monthly seasons and special events give you many chances to climb the leaderboards and win prizes

CRAFT THE ULTIMATE DECK
Collect hundreds of Hero Academys trademark heroes across multiple factions.
Build your decks and discover a near endless set of strategies.
Crafting makes every win meaningful and every card valuable!

HERO ACADEMY IS BACK
5 million downloads later, the award-winning franchise and Game of the Year returns!
Constant updates bring new arenas, characters, and battles.


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01-16-2018, 05:01 PM
#2
Joined: Oct 2012
Posts: 26
Old gameplay from the soft launch a long time ago. Will have updated gameplay soon.

https://youtu.be/nLyGb8QlCqs

Last edited by LANCEtheLAW; 01-16-2018 at 06:17 PM.

01-17-2018, 12:26 PM
#3
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 414
Yes, I played this for a while in soft launch which seemed to last forever.
Also it felt very much pay-to-Win even in soft launch......would be interested in imps for this full release.
01-17-2018, 07:44 PM
#4
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 3,099
Quote:
Originally Posted by Pagan Fox View Post
Yes, I played this for a while in soft launch which seemed to last forever.
Also it felt very much pay-to-Win even in soft launch......would be interested in imps for this full release.
Ok. Let me try and do that. Overall I recommend fans of HA1 try it, but certainly don't guaranty it will work for them.

I've got about 2/3 of the cards after 6 weeks or so of FTP. Some FTP that started earlier in soft launch have basically all the cards. My very rough ballpark for "feels like you have all the cards" as a FTP? Maybe 4 months, but you can compete for top ranks without literally all the cards, which will take a lot less time. The game is VERY generous in the first week, generous in the next week or so as you level, finish challenges and get rewards, and then it slows down to adequate-ish. Overall, the time to competing for the top ranks on an equal basis is probably a lot less than other FTP titles. That is my objective belief, but subjectively, it can feel like progress is slow if you are used to games like Clash Royale where you are always levelling some card or other. You don't level cards here, so this is not apples-to-apples, but it can be hard to shake the belief that progress should be faster if you are coming from that sort of game. Hearthstone is more of an apples to apples, but I haven't played that recently and can't compare the speed of progress. There are more cards than HA1, and its real time, so the learning curve is harsher. But the mechanics have a HA1 vibe, I like how the games are self-limiting now (no more eternal turtle battles). The strategy of HA1 is there, the feel is there, but sometimes (not always) it does feel a bit less like a chess match than HA1 did and slightly more random given all the different cards and combos. That said, you will outplay and get outplayed. Strategy matters. If you can live with the FTP elements and real-time play, the only real negative is that despite the soft-launch, there are still some balance problems, with one of the three factions being in somewhat rough shape. The team does listen to feedback and is continuing to work on balance, and lets be honest, HA1 was no different. (Remember the Shaolin?)

Overall? I definitely recommend trying it if you liked HA1, even if FTP and realtime don't normally appeal to you. Just understand the learning curve is a little steeper than HA1 and be prepared to be a bit patient with it to give it a fair shot.

Full disclosure: I've agreed to be a mod of the reddit and have been part of a group giving them some feedback. But I think you will agree that I have tried to be very objective -- indeed, not sure they will be thrilled with me. Hope this all helps.

Currently playing Hero Academy 2 and South Park Phone Destroyer

Last edited by ArtNJ; 01-17-2018 at 07:59 PM.
01-17-2018, 08:34 PM
#5
Joined: Jul 2013
Location: Arizona, USA
Posts: 982
I am enjoying this. I had a big mess with my account (USER error, LOL), but I got a prompt reply from the devs and they are fixing it. That goes a long way with me.

Fixed. I'm impressed with the customer service.

Last edited by PBSNellie; 01-17-2018 at 10:32 PM.
01-18-2018, 11:49 AM
#6
Joined: Jan 2013
Posts: 15
The first one was great, definitely going to give this one a try.
01-18-2018, 12:58 PM
#7
Joined: Nov 2016
Posts: 4
Its really fun so far!
01-18-2018, 01:06 PM
#8
Joined: Jul 2013
Location: Arizona, USA
Posts: 982
I'm liking this much better than the first. It's hard, but not too hard. You don't have to constantly wait for someone to take their turn. And there is a ton of solo challenges.
01-18-2018, 07:05 PM
#9
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 3,099
Make sure to check twitch for promo codes - I believe there are 10 codes for free packs! I got a legendary from one!

Currently playing Hero Academy 2 and South Park Phone Destroyer
01-19-2018, 12:17 AM
#10
Joined: Apr 2013
Posts: 8
You dont happen to have a list do ya? :)

Im having trouble finding any let alone ten.