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Closed Beta date and client download

PiasekPiasek LimanowaMember Posts: 318

Dear players,



Your patient waiting has almost ended! We are proud to announce that after a long term of work, the closed beta client is now ready to download! ( 1.36Gb)

For the first step, please make sure your system meets the following minimum requirements:


  1. Windows 98(SE)/2000/XP/Vista.

  2. 800 MHz or faster processor speed.

  3. 128 Megabytes of RAM.

  4. Video Accelerator Card (for 3D graphics) with 16MB RAM or higher.

  5. 1 Gigabyte of free hard drive space.

  6. Internet connection with 56 Kbps or faster connection speed.

  7. DirectX 8.1 or higher with compliant video and sound card.

Thanks for your attention! Please keep an eye on the upcoming closed beta, starting on May 7th!

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  • RenoakuRenoaku Member Posts: 1,217 Uncommon

    LOL No beta keys O.o

  • Loke666Loke666 MalmöMember Posts: 19,283 Rare

    Uhm, did the Windows 7 OS fall of the system reqs or something?

    A lot of players have it (like me on both my computers) and I can't involve myself in a beta for a game that doesn't support it even if I am an old heroes fan.

  • lagerchobglagerchobg PlovdivMember Posts: 202 Uncommon

    Looking forward for the official release but still... no beta keys :S so sad.

  • PiasekPiasek LimanowaMember Posts: 318

    Windows 7 will work same as Vista. For beta key chance go here http://bbs.homm.91.com/showthread.php?t=58 and read.

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  • Loke666Loke666 MalmöMember Posts: 19,283 Rare

    Originally posted by petersand

    Windows 7 will work same as Vista. For beta key chance go here http://bbs.homm.91.com/showthread.php?t=58 and read.

    Ok (not sounding totally convinced) or I guess I could run it in XP mode instead if that doesn't work, I actually give that better chance until 7 actually is tested. Sucks to have 7 home if you must do that of course but it is at least a second option.

  • PiasekPiasek LimanowaMember Posts: 318

    Beta Keys are here for free: http://contest.mmosite.com/giveaway/heroes_of_might_and_magic/ ; Login and grab ur key.

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  • lagerchobglagerchobg PlovdivMember Posts: 202 Uncommon

    Really big fking THANKS m8!

  • KhalathwyrKhalathwyr Denton, TXMember Posts: 3,138

    WHen I click the link to activate/create an account it takes me to a page that has two rows of what looks to be Chinese writing with the words "Web" interspersed in the Chinese. There are no links. If I can't create an account I can't link the beta key to it. Is something wrong with the account creation page? If so, eta of when it'll be back up?

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  • Cik_AsalinCik_Asalin SoCal, CAMember Posts: 3,033

    Lotta keys left.  Had to reload the HOMM page several times to get it to load where we activate the key...no biggie though.

  • sakersaker harrisburg, PAMember Posts: 1,082 Uncommon


    Originally posted by Khalathwyr
    WHen I click the link to activate/create an account it takes me to a page that has two rows of what looks to be Chinese writing with the words "Web" interspersed in the Chinese. There are no links. If I can't create an account I can't link the beta key to it. Is something wrong with the account creation page? If so, eta of when it'll be back up?

    Same! I also get a sign-up page randomly, but soon after starting to fill it in get randomly re-loaded to that Chinese page....

  • sakkathsakkath SydneyMember Posts: 5

    I've created an account, downloaded the client, fired it up and I get a welcome page that is mostly a big black box. Looks like there's a main window missing. I click the play button and it brings up a little graphic of a title bar with a minimize and close icon only. Nothing else.

    I have to end task to get rid of it, and the client seems to be still mostly localized in Chinese from what I can tell.

    Epic fail.

  • Loke666Loke666 MalmöMember Posts: 19,283 Rare

    Originally posted by sakkath

    I've created an account, downloaded the client, fired it up and I get a welcome page that is mostly a big black box. Looks like there's a main window missing. I click the play button and it brings up a little graphic of a title bar with a minimize and close icon only. Nothing else.
    I have to end task to get rid of it, and the client seems to be still mostly localized in Chinese from what I can tell.
    Epic fail.

    It is a beta you know... I had the same thing but it opened up the right window in the background. It say however that both servers are down.

    It isn't a epic fail until the game releases, you make a beta to find problems and that includes the client and patcher. If you want a game that works fine you probably shouldn't sign up for betas, I seen a lot of weird problems in my days.

  • BenediktBenedikt PragueMember Posts: 1,406 Uncommon

    hm i did got a key from giveaway here on mmorpg.com, made an account, downloaded and installed client, but when i try to login, on both of offered servers it tells me "server is down".

    any idea what (if something) i do wrong?

    also on login screen i have a strange strange black rectangle in most of the right part of the window

  • ABRaquelABRaquel Minneapolis, MNMember Posts: 541 Uncommon

    Originally posted by Benedikt

    hm i did got a key from giveaway here on mmorpg.com, made an account, downloaded and installed client, but when i try to login, on both of offered servers it tells me "server is down".
    any idea what (if something) i do wrong?
    also on login screen i have a strange strange black rectangle in most of the right part of the window

    Because if you had read the first post of this thread, you would've noticed that Beta starts on the 7th of May.

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  • BenediktBenedikt PragueMember Posts: 1,406 Uncommon

    Originally posted by ABRaquel


    Originally posted by Benedikt

    hm i did got a key from giveaway here on mmorpg.com, made an account, downloaded and installed client, but when i try to login, on both of offered servers it tells me "server is down".
    any idea what (if something) i do wrong?
    also on login screen i have a strange strange black rectangle in most of the right part of the window

    Because if you had read the first post of this thread, you would've noticed that Beta starts on the 7th of May.

     

    ehm ..... sorry :)

  • DraftbeerDraftbeer SzarvasMember Posts: 517 Uncommon

    Any information about the exact time of start, timezone etc?

  • PiasekPiasek LimanowaMember Posts: 318

    From this moment is 1 Day and 54 minutes till start.

     

    Counter is here: http://homm.91.com/

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  • DraftbeerDraftbeer SzarvasMember Posts: 517 Uncommon
  • BeermanglerBeermangler Cluj NapocaMember Posts: 402 Uncommon

    5 hours remaining... :[

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  • DraftbeerDraftbeer SzarvasMember Posts: 517 Uncommon

    Game is not woking for me, I can log in, create char.. than its just freeze out.

    Never had problem with any game before. Any idea?

  • BeermanglerBeermangler Cluj NapocaMember Posts: 402 Uncommon

    Originally posted by Draftbeer

    Game is not woking for me, I can log in, create char.. than its just freeze out.
    Never had problem with any game before. Any idea?

    Try to close / restart your client.

    I got past the char creation phase, the intro movie and I`m now standing in [beeeeeeeeeep NDA beeeeeeeeeeep]. 

    Better to be crazy, provided you know what sane is...

  • NosferazielNosferaziel ParisMember Posts: 64

    I can't log into the game, my account is activated and I checked that i have the good password but it keeps saying "Invalid account/wrong password"

  • RodentofdoomRodentofdoom NottinghamMember Posts: 273

    I got the same problem too Nos .....

     

    it's a conspiracy, 'they' are out to get us !!

  • DraftbeerDraftbeer SzarvasMember Posts: 517 Uncommon

    I have updated Adobe Flash Player.. and the game working fine now.

  • BobRossBobRoss new philadelphia, OHMember Posts: 213

    Hmmmm , its not letting me in. Correct account name and password , but it says its invalid , Dunno

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