Valthirian Arc: Hero School Story

Rating Summary

Based on 13 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

63

Top Critic Average

46%

Critics Recommend

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8 / 10
Oct 31, 2018

Valthirian Arc: Hero School Story is one of those strange games that can easily consume hours of your time in one sitting. The strange mix of management and adventure makes for a fun distraction. The graphics are cute, the music is good, and the characters are charming if a little odd. If you want something fun to dip in and out of instead of a monumental task, then this may well be what you are looking for.

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Oct 11, 2018

While providing an enjoyable casual experience, Valthririan Arc: Hero School Story only puts in enough effort for a passing grade.

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60 / 100
Oct 11, 2018

Valthirian Arc: Hero School Story tries to mix many genres and manages to be slightly fun in everything, despite its many issues keeping it from being anything special.

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6.5 / 10.0
Oct 15, 2018

Valtherian Arc is an enjoyable experience that simply needed a bit more polish to be really effective. Unlocking new classes and skills is fun and offers a fresh change in the combat. While there are some frustrating features and gameplay mechanics, Valtherian Arc can still be fun for many players.

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5 / 10.0
Dec 9, 2018

A very generic RPG with city building elements and a dodgy control system.

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Oct 12, 2018

There's nothing unpleasant about Valthirian Arc: Hero School Story. It's easy to pick up and play for short bursts, and as a simulator, its simplicity makes for a nice change of pace. It's also charming and actually does offer an intriguing world and narrative. In just about every area, the game could also have been much more than it is, but everyone needs inoffensive time wasters too, and Valthirian Arc scratches that itch nicely.

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7 / 10
Oct 26, 2018

I didn't like the game at first since it didn't look that great and the gameplay loop didn't grab me at first, but the more I played, the more the concept grew on me. I ended up having fun completing the main quests while the side-quests were taken care of, well, on the side. Valthirian Arc: Hero School Story is a budget release that mixes a hero school sim with a lite action-RPG, and it is thusly offered at a budget price of $15, so if you're looking for a different type experience, this one is certainly going to fit the bill.

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Nov 1, 2018

A shallow attempt at a management simulator that looks promising, but rewards your patience with an empty world, a lack of features that would make the game fun and a completely joyless cast of characters. Avoid!

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8 / 10.0
Jan 28, 2019

On an overall, Valthirian Arc: A High School Story will probably remain a hidden treasure to a lot of people because of its pacing. While I wish there was more depth to the simulations as there really isn’t much else to do but place a building and upgrade it once it’s time, it’s a light feature that compliments the Quests and Errands as each building grants boosts from attack, defense to experience or item gains.

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8 / 10.0
Nov 5, 2018

My final thoughts on the game is that it was surprisingly fun. Its spriteful design is bright and colorful to match its flavorful school life simulation. The only negative feed back that I would have to say is that the dungeons become pretty repetitive. They would have the same look to most of them with slight variations to the environment. It was kinda... Plain? But in the end Valthirian Arc: Hero School Story was a 8 out of 10 for being totally entertaining.

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