A downloadable game for Windows and macOS

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Heroes & Cowards is a classic adventure for the Commodore C64.

The Story:
He just wanted a comfy night in front of his TV when our hero was cast into a distant, medieval world by a mysterious force. The inhabitants of the cozy little country of Dartenwood were turned to stone by nasty magician Morlon - and only the Pentagram of Power can break the spell. However, its rubies are scattered throughout the land ... All of Dartenwood's hopes are now resting on a chosen one who's supposed to get everything under control. By some inexplicable cosmic twist of fate, YOU'RE supposed to be that one! Your journey from zero to hero includes a whole lot of jeopardies and unsolvable riddles - are you up for it? Are you a hero - or a coward?

Background Information:
Over 20 years after their sensational Brubaker, Sebastian Broghammer and Steve Kups celebrate their triumphant comeback on the Commodore 64 in cooperation with Out of Order Softworks and Protovision. "Heroes & Cowards – The Pentagram of Power" is the adventure maniacs' long lost and eagerly anticipated magnum opus.

The Download:
The Standard-Download comes with a D64 image and the handbook in PDF format. For two bucks more you can receive the mastered digital soundtrack album in MP3 format and some exclusive bonus tracks for the game with a playing time of more than 50 minutes.

Get more C64 feeling:
The game is also available as a physical edition on 5,25" disk with a luxurious steelbook and a magic disk sleeve, a professional printed manual and a small pentagram keychain.

PlatformsWindows, macOS
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(1 total ratings)
GenreAdventure, Interactive Fiction
Tags8-Bit, Commodore 64, Funny, Gothic, Magic, Pixel Art, Retro, Story Rich, Text based
Average sessionDays or more


Buy Now$5.99 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $5.99 USD. You will get access to the following files:

Heroes & Cowards English (Windows executable).zip 13 MB
Heroes & Cowards Englisch.dmg 31 MB
Heroes & Cowards English (C64).zip 1 MB
Heroes & Cowards Deutsch (WinVice).zip 13 MB
Heroes & Cowards (Deutsch).dmg 31 MB
Heroes & Cowards (C64).zip 150 kB
Heroes and Cowards (Mini and Maxi files) 297 kB
H&C - Soundtrack (2015).zip 115 MB
if you pay $7.99 USD or more


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This game desperately needs some comments. I did get it when it was released and it came in a beautiful box with lots of goodies. But the game itself is just as great as the packaging. It has nice graphics, fun gameplay and great music. Highly recommended!