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Hard to Be a God PC

Hard to be a God is another work of the Akella programmers, based on a novel of the same title, written by eminent writers SF and fantasy, brothers Boris and Arkady Strugatsky.

RPG | TPP | fantasy | books | classic RPG

PC / Windows
Hard to Be a God cover

developer: Burut

publisher: Akella

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Game mode: single player

English language game language: English

game release date for PC:


Hard To BE a God is a role playing game with adventure and espionage elements based on a storyline of the novel with the same name by Strugatsky brothers.

The main hero is a graduate of a medieval secret service highschool. His mission is to scout and report the situation in the Kingdom of Arcanar, an indepented anarchical state. The character is a real professional who took the best course in combat and diplomatic training. He’s strong, sly and intelligent, his mightier than the whole Arcanar, but his world still has some surprises for him.

The highly developed Earth race governs the series of unexpected events in Ancanar and contacts the agent. The main hero starts his new mission in co-operation with Earth forces. The agent gains access to incredibly advanced technologies. In his native underdeveloped world, he almos becomes a God.

How will it end?


* Attractive non-liner storyline with up to 5 endings

* Interference of medieval and alternative future epochs in the game universe

* Simulation of independent life of Arcanar population

* Original character development system

* Innovative system of various hero’s legend generation

* Interactive gameworld, while a hero develops during the course of game, the game also develops around a character

* Real-time combat system with active pause includes many different combos and special attacks (stunning, disarming, etc) provided by some abilities and special weapon types

* Varied managing approach to mercenaries and volunteers of the hero’s party

* Sci-fi technologies instead of a traditional magic system

* Free movement through locations and random encounters using the global map

* Different style environments and landscape types of locations affecting the movement speed

* Wide dialogue tree

Game score 6.13 / 10 calculated out of 307 players' votes.  
Expectations before the premiere: 9.7 / 10 calculated out of 191 players' votes.  

System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Recommended: Pentium 4 2.5 GHz, 1 GB RAM, graphic card 256 MB (GeForce 7600 or better), Windows 2000/XP
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