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
REMSTERS 2017-06-18 4 points
Easiest way to play (and this goes for most Dos games)
1.Download and install Dosbox and open the installed folder
2.Open the dosbox.conf file and copy/paste the text below at at the very bottom
mount C C:\HQ
2.Dload this game/extract/and rename just the folder with all the files in it (hero-quest) to HQ and copy/paste the whole folder to C:\
3.Start the game with the desktop shortcut or make one using Dosbox.exe
Note:Keep the dosbox.conf file you added text too.For each new game you want to play,simply name your game folder to something short and put that where HQ is in the text and find the game file (.exe / .bat or whatever) and put that where it says HERO.EXE in the text.And lastly don't forget to copy the games folder to C:\
Josiah. 2015-08-26 -1 point
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 2 points 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 2 points 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 1 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 1 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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