Songs for a Hero

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Songs for a Hero - A Lenda do Herói
Songs for a Hero - A Lenda do Herói cover
Developers
Dumativa Game Studio
Castro Brothers
Publishers
Dumativa Game Studio
Engines
Windows, macOS, Linux MonoGame[Note 1]
Windows (formerly) XNA[1]
Release dates
Windows March 24, 2016
macOS (OS X) November 1, 2017[2]
Linux November 1, 2017[2]
Taxonomy
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Scrolling
Controls Direct control
Genres Platform, Adventure
Art styles Cartoon
Songs for a Hero on HowLongToBeat
Songs for a Hero on IGDB
Songs for a Hero on MobyGames

General information

Official Discord Server
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Monetization[edit]

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Songs for the Dead Currently available only at Nuuvem, activates on Steam.[3]
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Skins dos Youtubers Brasil Currently available only at Nuuvem, activates on Steam.[3]
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\SongsForAHero\
macOS (OS X)
Linux
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.
Game settings and controller bindings are stored as standard XML files.
On Windows, configuration files used to be stored at %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\LDHOJ\.[4]
Game checks for the existence of configuration files in the old location and automatically migrate them to the new location if applicable.[5]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\SongsForAHero\
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Save data is stored as standard XML files.
On Windows, configuration files used to be stored at %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\LDHOJ\.[4]
Game checks for the existence of save data in the old location and automatically migrate them to the new location if applicable.[5]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Audio/video Settings
Audio/video Settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
16:9 only. Letterbox/Pillarbox is applied on other proportions.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
16:9 only. Letterbox/Pillarbox is applied on other proportions.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS
Game runs at screen refresh rate, up to 60 FPS
120+ FPS
Capped at 60 FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input settings[edit]

Controller Settings
Controller Settings

Audio settings[edit]

Audio/video Settings
Audio/video Settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, Voice and Effects
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Brazilian Portuguese
English
Released as a free update to the base game on April 30, 2020. A second update, adding localization for the Songs for the Dead DLC was released on September 1, 2020.[6][7][8]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9.0c
Shader Model support 3.0
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4, 3.0 GHz
AMD Athlon 64 3000+ 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3 GB
Video card (GPU) ATI Radeon X600 XT
Nvidia GeForce 6800 GT
DirectX 9.0c compatible

Notes

  1. MonoGame engine build: 3.7.1.189

References

  1. Verified by User:mbc07 on 2020-06-25
    The game was originally built on XNA and launched only on Windows. With the release of the native macOS and Linux versions, the game was rebuilt on MonoGame for all platforms.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Steam Community - New DLC + MAC and Linux versions are ready to play! - last accessed on 2020-06-25
  3. 3.0 3.1 Verified by User:mbc07 on 2020-09-02
  4. 4.0 4.1 Verified by User:mbc07 on 2020-09-02
    Game version 4.0.29 and earlier.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Verified by User:mbc07 on 2020-09-02
    Game version 4.2.1 and newer.
  6. Steam Community - International Update is OUT! - last accessed on 2020-06-25
  7. Verified by User:mbc07 on 2020-06-25
    As of game version 4.0.29, playing the stages from the Songs for the Dead DLC with the game language set to English result in a complete absence of voices, subtitles and text dialogues throughout the entire DLC.
  8. Verified by User:mbc07 on 2020-09-02
    Although not officially announced yet, English localization for the DLC is available since game version 4.2.1.