Description of HeroQuest
A great PC version of the equally underrated board game of the same name from Games Workshop, Hero Quest is an isometric tabletop strategy/RPG game that simplifies RPG statistics without simplifying gameplay.
As in the board game, up to 5 players can play the game as wizard, elf, barbarian or dwarf in a quest to banish the evil wizard. Secret doors, traps and treasure abound in this turn-based, mission-based game. Good game in every respect and severely underrated.
Those who like this game should also try Space Crusade another Games Workshop boardgame conversion based on the much-improved version of the game engine.
Review By HOTUD
HeroQuest has an addon available: HeroQuest: Return of the Witch Lord, don't miss it!
Comments and reviews
Josiah. 2015-08-26 -2 points
A good game, funny how the music that plays is the opening intro to "Golden Brown" by the Stranglers. (Anybody whose ever seen Snatch knows this song.) I was surprised to find it in a game. I had the board game as a kid but never got to play it, this game makes up for it, it's decent.
Rico 2014-10-18 1 point DOS version
I loved this game when I was a kid. Still have the original board game and three other expansion packs; all with the original pieces and all in mint condition! Saw on-line this could all see close to a $1,000, who knew lol.
Just waiting for my kids to grow up so we can play. In the mean time I did find four friends to play it with and we all love it again and we're in our thirty's lol.
Zywen 2014-05-12 0 point DOS version
I still have this table top game. I have one of the expansions and I still have all the pieces too. Too bad no one wants to play. =(
Jhouse 2014-04-14 0 point DOS version
You should not have lost any of the pieces. I didn't want to collect it, I just wanted to play it. Thought, I'll just pick one up on ebay or something. OVER $300.00. Uh... Just wanted to play. Not that bad. Maybe I can get this to work, and it will satisfy my urges.
SMBComix 2014-02-05 0 point DOS version
Apparently this game is based on the Warhammer universe, according to Wikipedia.
dmjack92 2013-10-25 0 point DOS version
I use to play the board game when I was a teenager and I loved it. Unfortunately, my brothers thought it was boring.
Now, I lost all the pieces to the game, but I am glad to see that there is a pc version I was not aware of.
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