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Prerequisites

As of VCMI 1.2 and newer Windows 10 or newer is required since our automated system uses elements incompatible with older Windows.

Step 1: Download and install VCMI

Install one of following into new folder, same as when installing new game:

Step 2: Installing Heroes III data files

Since VCMI 1.2 you can skip this step, just run VCMI launcher and it will help you with importing H3 data. For older releases you can follow this step.

  • Install Heroes III from disk or using GOG installer.
  • Place "Data", "Maps" and "Mp3" from Heroes III to: Documents\My Games\vcmi\

Create this folder if it doesnt exist yet

Step 3: connect to the mod repository

  • If that's your first installation, connection to the mod repository will be configured automatically, you'll see mods available to install from VCMI launcher -
  • We recommend you to install VCMI extras to support various helpful UI tweaks