Book of Heroes

Book of Heroes

Book of Heroes is a new wave of RPGs that have been coining the term ‘Social RPGs’. Essentially they are MMOs that function in a manner similarly to Facebook in that they are a single player experience that can be enjoyed and evolved with the addition of friends without having to form parties and being stuck out in the cold for content like a traditional MMO if you can’t get a group together. They’re lighter fare than most RPGs and have less of a focus on story, but dilute the fighting, questing, leveling and world saving down into a comfortably fun package that you can play casually. That’s not a dirty word by the way, casual gamers make up a huge portion of the market now and RPGs fit in wonderfully to that gimmick of pick up and put down gaming because the grind lends itself to exactly that kind of play.

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