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HeroQuest

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Description

The famous fantasy-themed board game was converted into an isometric-viewed role playing game in which the evil Wizard Morcar must be defeated. You take control of a wizard, a dwarf, a barbarian and an elf, each with different strengths and weaknesses, who each start the 14 missions from opposite sides of the board.

Strict turn-based movement rules apply, as actions other than movement can only be carried out before or after the move, the size of which is limited by a dice roll. These moves are carried out using an icon-based system. Characters can fight the many monsters which lurk, or cast spells to vanquish them. There are magic potions to uncover, but also hidden traps, so mapping is advised. Treasure can be collected, and traded at the shop after each level.

Screenshots

HeroQuest Commodore 64 Select A Quest
HeroQuest DOS Main Menu
HeroQuest Atari ST Overview map
HeroQuest DOS Inventory access menu

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User Reviews

Great board game, inadequate CRPG DOS Boston Low (93)

The Press Says

The One for ST Games Atari ST Jun, 1991 91 out of 100 91
The One for Amiga Games Amiga Jun, 1991 91 out of 100 91
Raze Amiga Aug, 1991 86 out of 100 86
Atari ST User Atari ST Jun, 1993 85 out of 100 85
Amiga Format Amiga Jul, 1991 85 out of 100 85
Atari ST User Atari ST Jul, 1991 82 out of 100 82
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga Jul, 1991 815 out of 1000 82
CU Amiga Amiga Jul, 1991 81 out of 100 81
Power Play DOS Apr, 1992 53 out of 100 53
64'er Commodore 64 Oct, 1991 5 out of 10 50

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Trivia

Title

This game itself was the board game that caused Sierra to change the name of Hero's Quest to Quest for Glory.
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