HeroQuest Game System

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HeroQuest Game System

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  • B000MVTUBM Amazon ASIN
  • Milton Bradley Brand
  • 4101 Model Number
  • Categories

    Toys & Games, Trading Card Games, Games, Single Cards

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  • 10 Reviews
  • Dec. 4, 2018 Last Review Date
  • May 7, 2013 First Seen Review Date
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Discussion and Reviews on Reddit

I was looking for a soundbar for xmas, seriously stop. Left is Aus amazon, right is Murica. [R]

10 months, 2 weeks agoDrzemi posted submission on australia.
Dec. 4, 2018
10 months, 2 weeks agoDrzemi posted comment on australia.
Dec. 4, 2018

Price gouging abounds on the Australian Amazon site - confirmed even with comparing the going exchange rates; Australian site: https://www.amazon.com.au/Milton-Bradley-4101-HeroQuest-System/dp/B000MVTUBM/ref=sr_1_35?s=toys&ie=UTF8&qid=1543959767&sr=1-35&keywords=hero+quest US site: https://www.amazon.com/Milton-Bradley-4101-HeroQuest-System/dp/B000MVTUBM/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1543959835&sr=8-3&keywords=heroquest+board+game I have a sneaking suspicion that "Outback Oasis" is the Australian storefront for the US seller "LAGinnovations" even though they list this item as being eligible for shipping to Australia from the US site.

BLACK CHASM [R]

1 year, 9 months agothesylo posted submission on RPGdesign.
Jan. 13, 2018

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1LcoxJg1xOON052Zl8_kPw255jkddM__xH9ng1r6LYhQ/edit?usp=drivesdk

Edit: here's the character sheet Black Chasm Character Sheet https://imgur.com/gallery/fWR3V

Edit 2: here's a monochrome Character Sheet for printing. Black Chasm Character Sheethttps://imgur.com/gallery/4EXjN 

1 year, 9 months agothesylo posted comment on RPGdesign.
Jan. 14, 2018

Here's an actual analysis of why your game doesn't add anything useful to the world except maybe you and your four friends.

TLDR

What is a roleplaying game?

A roleplaying game is any kind of cooperative storytelling game. A single player roleplaying game is called writing a book or playing a computer / video game single player RPG (in this case, the programmers are acting as the game master before you ever buy it). Traditionally, roleplaying games have one referee and a handful of players. I'm not going to be referring to video games or MMORPGs because let's not be fucktards here. We're talking about the general category of games that Dungeons and Dragons 1st through 5th edition fit into but not things like Dungeons and Dragons Online or Magic The Gathering.

What are the reasons you would play a roleplaying game over a video game or an MMO? Why would anyone care about your game?

Oldschool tabletop RPGs / miniatures war games / board games are played in person, and you can collectively choose to redefine the rules as you see fit (can't do that with most video games) if you think something would be more fun or so you can do something the programmers didn't think of yet. With traditional RPGs this means there is some kind of action resolution where you can do things beyond stab something in the face. The most bare bones of RPGs is called Magic Tea Party and you've probably seen your niece play it with her teddy bear when she was four years old. Roleplaying isn't hard with just one person. The reason roleplaying games have rules is so that everyone can agree to how conflicts will be resolved ahead of time. More simulation based RPGs such as Pathfinder will have extensive breakdowns of how things like Diplomacy work and how much success any given dice roll will result in. Now, obviously there are many different subsystems you can define for every set of actions that is not "stab it in the face" (which is usually the first system designed by these war game spinoffs) but suffice to say, if your system does not handle things better than Magic Tea Party, why would anyone ever give a fuck about it?

Things that Black Chasm supplements the Magic Tea Party aspect of Roleplaying with: Nothing. There is literally nothing in your system that helps everyone play the same game that isn't related to stabbing something in the face.

Roleplaying Game Rating: ~~Roleplaying~~ Game

Now that we've established that this isn't an RPG, let's evaluate it as a tactical wargame.

OK, there are only 3 types of units (Elf priests, orc shamans, human alchemists). The players may decide to choose a suboptimal alignment of race / class, but that's just giving the players trap options which is a strike against you. Combat is so simplistic, that this would make ten times more sense as a pay to win app than as anything you would ever try to do with a pen and pencil. Since there are so few options, I'm just going to assume that there is one set of class / race / action combos that is just an automatic win 100% of the time. Let's just say that you have a party of 3 where the priest shields each person in turn until out of mana (resulting in the enemy only getting two attacks until the priest runs out of mana). The other 2 party members can do who cares. Wow, that was really easy to break. Did you play test this? Anyways, combat looks like it will play out more like a 3v3 pokemon card game team match than anything resembling an RPG. I'm seeing jack shit about positioning or any kind of tactic other than "do damage, don't take damage". Fuck, you don't even include a resolution mechanic for "what order to we take our turns in." Hilarious.

Tactical Wargame rating: ~~Tactical War~~game

This is not tactical. Once you find the optimal script, you just run that script.

Rating: 0/100

Your homebrew heartbreaker sucks. Nothing in this is better than the already available for free without reading any rules Coinflip RPG I made up when I was six. I mean, I guess you could classify it as a game. I don't think you can classify this as an RPG in any way. If you want an RPG you can introduce children to, may I suggest Heroquest?

Minimalist role playing game [R]

1 year, 9 months agothesylo posted submission on minimalism.
Jan. 13, 2018

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1LcoxJg1xOON052Zl8_kPw255jkddM__xH9ng1r6LYhQ/edit?usp=drivesdk

Edit: here's the character sheet Black Chasm Character Sheet https://imgur.com/gallery/fWR3V

Edit 2: here's a monochrome Character Sheet for printing. Black Chasm Character Sheet https://imgur.com/gallery/4EXjN It would be really nice if someone could make a nicer looking version of it ;)

1 year, 9 months agothesylo posted comment on minimalism.
Jan. 13, 2018

Have any of you guys played coin flip RPG? No books, no battle map, no classes, no character sheets, no miniatures, no hassle. Flip a coin for your RNG (heads = success, tails = fail). The rest is just roleplaying. Great for going on hikes or whatever.

Edit: Here's an actual analysis of why your game doesn't add anything useful to the world except maybe you and your four friends (I in later comments refer to this type of thing as a homebrew heartbreaker, but the exact term doesn't matter).

TLDR

What is a roleplaying game?

A roleplaying game is any kind of cooperative storytelling game. A single player roleplaying game is called writing a book or playing a computer / video game single player RPG (in this case, the programmers are acting as the game master before you ever buy it). Traditionally, roleplaying games have one referee and a handful of players. I'm not going to be referring to video games or MMORPGs because let's not be fucktards here. We're talking about the general category of games that Dungeons and Dragons 1st through 5th edition fit into but not things like Dungeons and Dragons Online or Magic The Gathering.

What are the reasons you would play a roleplaying game over a video game or an MMO? Why would anyone care about your game?

Oldschool tabletop RPGs / miniatures war games / board games are played in person, and you can collectively choose to redefine the rules as you see fit (can't do that with most video games) if you think something would be more fun or so you can do something the programmers didn't think of yet. With traditional RPGs this means there is some kind of action resolution where you can do things beyond stab something in the face. The most bare bones of RPGs is called Magic Tea Party and you've probably seen your niece play it with her teddy bear when she was four years old. Roleplaying isn't hard with just one person. The reason roleplaying games have rules is so that everyone can agree to how conflicts will be resolved ahead of time. More simulation based RPGs such as Pathfinder will have extensive breakdowns of how things like Diplomacy work and how much success any given dice roll will result in. Now, obviously there are many different subsystems you can define for every set of actions that is not "stab it in the face" (which is usually the first system designed by these war game spinoffs) but suffice to say, if your system does not handle things better than Magic Tea Party, why would anyone ever give a fuck about it?

Things that Black Chasm supplements the Magic Tea Party aspect of Roleplaying with: Nothing. There is literally nothing in your system that helps everyone play the same game that isn't related to stabbing something in the face.

Roleplaying Game Rating: ~~Roleplaying~~ Game

Now that we've established that this isn't an RPG, let's evaluate it as a tactical wargame.

OK, there are only 3 types of units (Elf priests, orc shamans, human alchemists). The players may decide to choose a suboptimal alignment of race / class, but that's just giving the players trap options which is a strike against you. Combat is so simplistic, that this would make ten times more sense as a pay to win app than as anything you would ever try to do with a pen and pencil. Since there are so few options, I'm just going to assume that there is one set of class / race / action combos that is just an automatic win 100% of the time. Let's just say that you have a party of 3 where the priest shields each person in turn until out of mana (resulting in the enemy only getting two attacks until the priest runs out of mana). The other 2 party members can do who cares. Wow, that was really easy to break. Did you play test this? Anyways, combat looks like it will play out more like a 3v3 pokemon card game team match than anything resembling an RPG. I'm seeing jack shit about positioning or any kind of tactic other than "do damage, don't take damage". Fuck, you don't even include a resolution mechanic for "what order to we take our turns in." Hilarious.

Tactical Wargame rating: ~~Tactical War~~game

This is not tactical. Once you find the optimal script, you just run that script.

Rating: 0/100

Your homebrew heartbreaker sucks. Nothing in this is better than the already available for free without reading any rules Coinflip RPG I made up when I was six. I mean, I guess you could classify it as a game. I don't think you can classify this as an RPG in any way. If you want an RPG you can introduce children to, may I suggest Heroquest?

Why Heroquest is so Great [R]

2 years, 5 months agoDukeOfGeek posted submission on geek.
April 25, 2017
2 years, 5 months agoDukeOfGeek posted on geek.
April 25, 2017

Amazon 18 bucks. Fuck, I'm going to buy this as soon at the kid goes to bed.

Tabletop gamers looking for group in/near GR? [R]

2 years, 10 months agoStatik81 posted submission on grandrapids.
Nov. 29, 2016

Cheers, me and my wife are looking to connect with a couple of people for tabletop gaming (board games, RPG's, a few card games). We're both mid 30's.

Mostly interested in a smaller group or another couple rather than a big, noisy group and interested in more casual and low-intensity stuff than being hyper-competitive. I suppose if you've been trying to find a gaming group or are also new to the area, that might be a good opportunity for all of us.

Games we own are: RPG's: Runequest, BRP, Rolemaster, Burning Wheel, MERP, Harn, Warhammer FRP, various White Wolf stuff. Familiar with far more.

Board and card games: War of the ring, middle earth quest, twilight struggle, Advanced squad leader, Lord of the rings LCG, Warhammer quest card game, Blood bowl team manager

Also a big fan of miniatures wargaming in all its forms.

We're kind of hippie west-coast people so we don't have any issues if you want to game in a safe space type environment.

I guess if any of this sort of fits you, pop me a PM and maybe we can sort something out. Cheers guys, girls and totally-not-robot-infiltrators.

2 years, 10 months agoStatik81 posted on grandrapids.
Nov. 29, 2016

ITT List the games that are high up on your wishlist that are out of print or never being printed again. [R]

3 years, 2 months agolemon_tea posted submission on boardgames.
July 21, 2016

OOP:

  • At the Gates of Loyang

  • TZAAR

  • DVONN

  • Glen More

  • Gingkopolis

Grail:

  • Puerto Rico anniversary edition (or an English version of the international reprint which doesn't exist)

  • Pret a Porter

  • Dune

3 years, 2 months agolemon_tea posted on boardgames.
July 21, 2016

Hero Quest.

Edit: Holy crap - $400 on Amazon?

Double Edit: $200 and $100 for the expansion packs? Why hasn't this game been remade?

I... couldn't look away [R]

3 years, 4 months agoaliases posted submission on gaming.
June 9, 2016
3 years, 4 months agoaliases posted on gaming.
June 9, 2016
3 years, 10 months agoChris_tinaV posted submission on ThriftStoreHauls.
Nov. 29, 2015
3 years, 10 months agoChris_tinaV posted on ThriftStoreHauls.
Nov. 30, 2015

heroquest on amazon

I used to play this game as a kid!

New Players To Tabletop [R]

4 years, 5 months agoqui_tam_gogh posted submission on tabletop.
May 18, 2015

I've been wanting to play a tabletop RPG for a while now and may have finally found a group willing to try it as well. Currently, I own Pathfinder and have attempted to play it a couple times. Especially after watching some Tabletop by Will Wheaton on Youtube, I found that, while it was really fun, the combat seemed tedious, the role-playing slightly lacking, and the rules are incredibly complex.

Do you guys have any other suggestions for a group of roughly 4-5 people who have virtually no experience with tabletop games? I will most likely be GM, but I do not have any interest (yet) to make my own adventures. I would prefer a suggested game that has a lot of modules to follow. Should I just stick with Pathfinder?

I've also been looking into DnD 5e, but I don't know much about it or how much it is being supported.

Thanks!

4 years, 5 months agoqui_tam_gogh posted on tabletop.
May 19, 2015

If you can find an old copy of HeroQuest on the cheap (i.e., not this link!) or another self-contained dungeon-romp, I'd start there first.

You get down and dirty into "the fun stuff," and you get to practice basic game mechanics pretty easily that will transfer to more complex systems after you get the hang of just running through your checklists.

[Contest] A Quickie - Help me find cool stuff! [R]

6 years, 5 months agoMay 7, 2013

So my WL is in my flair. I never am quite sure what to put on there...

So here is my contest! Its pretty simple!

1) Look at my various lists and then, based on what I have on them, suggest something you think I might like!

2) Then, link something from YOUR WL that is $20 or less!

I will pick the most interesting one and give you that item that ya linked!

I will decide at 5pm EST today! THATS RIGHT! GO GO GO!

EDIT:

THE WINNER ISSSSSS WATSONED!

6 years, 5 months agoEmilolz posted on Random_Acts_Of_Amazon.
May 7, 2013

Really!? Thats cray cray! Well instant movies would work for you then :-p What about music? I was gonna post a game but it was like $425 haha

HeroQuest I actually own this game and used to play it all the time as a kid. It is really cool!