Lord of Heroes, Become The Coolest Ruler While Playing The Perfect Game

How do I start with this? I just don't know what to say. I've been playing mobile games for a long time. And for years, I've never played any game like this one. There's no sponsor behind this, just plain truth of my gameplay experience. Well, I guess I'll start with its title - Lord of Heroes.

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Have you ever grown tired of the strong trend of gacha RPG on mobile platforms? Have you quitted games due to monotonous missions? Well, I did. There are a lot of games out there that offer amazing character designs and animation but lack the total gameplay that keeps you hooked up like an addict.

Say no more fam. Seong-kuk Yun and his CloverGames team proudly released the global version of Lord of Heroes today! And let me tell you what happened to my experience. I've pre-registered a long time ago and never expected that it will be this good. I thought it's just a normal anime style gacha RPG. But, I was proven wrong this time.

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Let's start with character creation. The moment the game started, it personally felt like I'm Tatsuya Shiba or Levi with the eyes of my own character staring at my soul like that. And, oh, I haven't recorded any animation. But, let me tell you this.

Every transition in the game is, by far, the SMOOTHEST animation transition in mobile I have ever seen or experienced. I'm not even joking. It was polished on almost all sides. Even the character creation has animation smoother than the surface of my face.

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For now, the whole character creation is simple with an average number of options to choose from. But, the options are already of high quality. Just look at my character here. I chose to look like 25th Baam from Tower of God instead of Lelouch in the first face option. (Just kidding)

If you're an anime fan, you'll notice that it's like a mixed-up show where you'll see Lelouch or Levi playing the role of Ainz Ooal Gown, the great ruler of Nazarick. You have powerful servants who kneel before your greatness, literally (even if you're just a player mindlessly playing the game).

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This is the first scene in the game. And when I read the dialogue personally, it really felt like me. I like how they made your character heartless in some ways with a mix of cold stare and royalty sitting position.

After talking to Oswald with my superiority complex activated, I immediately showed him the difference between our abilities. He wants to fight me, but I fought him using my servants instead. Don't get me wrong, we're not playing the role of a coward here. I'm the ruler, I can't get my hands dirty.

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As for the battle gameplay, it's unique in its own way. It features battle formations, assisted attacks as part of a combination, and skill chain. As for the animation, it was perfect for my taste. Assisted attacks and ultimate skills have short but sweet animation. Normal attacks and skills sometimes show their alternative cool animations just like the assisted attacks.

It's a turn-based battle sequence that has an auto-battle option for lazy or confident players. And before we end this, let me just tell you how cool the short command animation your character does before the battle starts. Just see it for yourself.

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They delivered what they promised and that's what I really love about the game. They didn't focus on the fan service of highly sexualized characters that we usually see in mobile games and changed the monotonous/repetitive game-chores that we usually do first thing in the morning.

Rather than have players step into the role of an unassuming hero who saves the world, we decided to have players take on the role of a monarch who revolutionizes a fallen world. When designing our characters, we wanted to avoid making them seem overly violent or sexual, and instead focus on diversity and individuality. As for the gameplay, we worked to design the game in a way that players could progress without having to spend a great amount of time playing. --Seong-kuk Yun, director of Lord of Heroes.

You'll also realize how generous the log-in rewards and the developers are. I just started playing the game, and it is true - you can just play for a short time and do more important things after. In and out even for just 10 mins of gameplay. It's not the best part yet.

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Now, you're looking at one of the best characters in the game. Obviously, I haven't unlocked her yet. And just like what I told you earlier, you can say goodbye to the character gacha. In this game, you'll gain what you grind. Every hero, from 3 stars to 5 stars, in here can be acquired using resources, finishing missions, and fulfilling contracts.

You don't have to roll the dice and pray in the middle of the night to summon your wishes. To make it clearer for you, let me show you in the next image what it looks like.

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Well, that's the price you have to pay in order to recruit 5-star servants. But, here's a different one. Walther, on the other hand, can be recruited by fulfilling his contract.

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See? It's not so bad of a deal after all. But, it doesn't mean we're off the gacha system yet. The gacha system int the game exists in the equipment - weapon, and stuff. In the end, I'm putting a video link on Borkono Gaming's beginner guide so you'll understand how it works. And he also included codes that you can put in-game to get various rewards. That's where the "reroll" enters the scene.

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The game just started and a lot of players are already praising it, including me. The game is fresh and needs funds that will keep the game alive and running. But, I really hope that CloverGames won't go astray from their initial goal for the game. I hope it stays F2P friendly and some of the broken packages/bundles won't stay for a long time.

The game impresses me the more I play it. So, I gave them good remarks in my personal rating. And as a sign of my support, I'm willing to spend a few dimes to purchase some stuff in the game. Of course, not the big deals. Maybe around 5-10 bucks is my limit. I ain't a P2W player. The small packages won't hurt the balance of the game.

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Before we end here, I'd like to showcase their unique cutscenes. You'll really feel like a great ruler if you'll savor each short cutscenes. And, if you noticed my in-game name in one of the images, you can add me or something as a fellow Great Ruler of Avillon. Yep, that's the name of our kingdom in the game, Avillon.

CONCLUSION
Here comes my personal rating. A 9.5/10 would be good for now. I can't say for sure right now whether the game will be dominated by P2W players. If not, then it definitely deserves a 10. The game is really polished with a huge space for more improvement and additional content. The script, animation, transitions, character designs, and character recruitment are well done. For now, the game is really F2P friendly and enjoyable to grind. I hope it stays that way. Here's the link to Google Play Store and App Store if you're interested.

For those who love action and personal control of the character movements, then Honkai and Genshin can be the way to go. But for casual players like me, this might be the game we're waiting for. What do you think of this game? Are you curious too? Well, I'll see you in the game, your majesty!

 

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