Through dungeons deep and caverns old

Recently we sat down with our friend Haarspalta and had a classic game of Warhammer Quest. We did not want to use any expansion or own rules. Instead the aim was to portray a regular game including all the funny surprises which might appear throughout the game. The Heroes used are the classic four and they did not have any experience/gold before the start.

 

Before the game started the heroes were made and the wizard got his three spells.

Before the game started the heroes were made and the wizard got his three spells.

 

We decided to start with the Fighting Pit as the objective room, shuffled the cards and created a new dungeon.

We decided to start with the Fighting Pit as the objective room, shuffled the cards and created a new dungeon.

 

FREE THE PRISONERS
During a recent raid on Miragliano, the Skaven took around twenty wealthy and influential citizens as captives, and have been making all manner of unreasonable and outrageous threats ever since. The Skaven know full well that their unconditional demands to hand over all the wealth, women and children of the city will never be agreed to, but it gives them a good excuse to send back portions of their victims as proof that they mean business.
The Warriors have been employed to enter the Blighted Marshes and rescue the prisoners from the dungeons of the Chaos rat men.

The four heroes entered the dungeon to save the prisoners, immediatly facing a T-Junction.

The four heroes entered the dungeon to save the prisoners, immediately facing a T-Junction.

 

The decission was made and the group went to the right.

The decision was made and the group went to the right.

 

Another T-Junction forced them to make a decission again, yet the corridors remained dead silent.

Another T-Junction forced them to make a decision again, yet the corridors remained dead silent.

 

Suddenly an Event was triggered, some Goblins waylayed the heroes.

Suddenly an Event was triggered, some Goblins waylaid the heroes.

 

The Mug of Destiny decided which heroes were under attack of the fierce green skins.

The Mug of Destiny decided which heroes were under attack of the fierce green skins.

 

For the first time the sound of battle could be heard in the dungeon.

For the first time the sound of battle could be heard in the dungeon.

 

The Goblins were no match for the brave heroes.

The Goblins were no match for the brave heroes.

 

They were dying under their blades.

They were dying under their blades.

 

The first treasure was found as a reward for the slain Goblins.

The first treasure was found as a reward for the slain Goblins.

 

Unfortunatly the Adventurers were facing a dead end.

Unfortunately the Adventurers were facing a dead-end.

 

And had to return to the last T-Junction.

And had to return to the last T-Junction.

 

The first room was ahead and since the group knew that an event was about to be triggered in a room they were building a defence formation inside of the room.

The first room was ahead and since the group knew that an event was about to be triggered there, they started to build a defence formation inside of the room.

 

Kronar the Barbarian noticed a dead body of another Barbarian and had to take a closer look. Luckily the corpse had a huge bag with 600 Gold coins with him which Kronar took for himself. The dead did not need any gold, that's for sure.

Kronar the Barbarian noticed a dead body of another Barbarian and had to take a closer look. Luckily the corpse had a huge bag with 600 Gold coins with him which Kronar took for himself. The dead did not need any gold, that’s for sure.

 

The cause of the other Barbarian's death was found immediatly after Kronar took his Gold. Some Giant Spiders attacked the group.

The cause of the other Barbarian’s death was found immediately after Kronar took his Gold. Some Giant Spiders attacked the group.

 

Only four eight legged beasts ambushed the Heroes and were cut down to fast to even take a picture of the battle. The Dwarf Elm found a magic shield under another dead body.

Only four eight legged beasts ambushed the Heroes and were cut down too fast to even take a picture of the battle. The Dwarf Elm found a magic shield under another dead body.

 

The right half of the dungeon was clear now. The heroes didn't bothered to loot the last room as it was a dead end again and they had to admit that their first choice wasn't the best and that the prisoners were trapped in the left part of the dungeon.

The right half of the dungeon was clear now. The heroes didn’t bother to loot the last room as it was a dead-end again and they had to admit that their first choice wasn’t the best and that the prisoners were trapped in the left part of the dungeon.

 

The enemies of the first half were no real match for the heroes. But disaster struck when the most fearsome monster of the dungeons showed his ugly face. The Minotaur appeared and picked the weakest member of the party as a victim. The Heroes were still lucky though as only one and not two or three Minotaurs showed up.

The enemies of the first half were no real match for the heroes. But disaster struck when the most fearsome monster of the dungeons showed his ugly face. The Minotaur appeared and picked the weakest member of the party as a victim. The Heroes were still lucky though as only one and not two or three Minotaurs showed up.

 

The Heroes were able to strike first. They had to bring the Minotaur down before he could attack the wizard. Unfortunatly the Minotaur was still living with five hit points after the party had unleashed mighty blows, arrows and the most deadly magic on him.

The Heroes were able to strike first. They had to bring the Minotaur down before he could attack the wizard. Unfortunately the Minotaur was still living with five hit points after the party had unleashed mighty blows, arrows and the most deadly magic on him.

 

With two deadly attacks it's

With two deadly attacks the wizard is hardly able to survive a single one alone. But Sigmar was with the Adventurers that day. Both attacks of the huge monster missed the sorcerer.

 

The next turn the heroes could get into better position since the wizard was able to leave the Minotaur behind. But the Monster was not down yet. One hit point remained and the beast unleashed his anger against the Dwarf.

The next turn the heroes could get into better position since the wizard was able to leave the Minotaur behind. But the Monster was not down yet. One hit point remained and the beast unleashed his anger against the Dwarf.

 

The dwarfs new magic shield could block the Minotaur's blow and Kronar the Barbarian finally killed the monster. A usefull gem was their reward.

The dwarf’s new magic shield could block the Minotaur’s blow and Kronar the Barbarian finally killed the monster. A useful gem was their reward.

 

Suddenly a portcullis fell down. Luckily the now blocked part of the dungeo was of no interest for the party anymore.

Suddenly a portcullis fell down. Luckily the now blocked part of the dungeon was of no interest for the party anymore.

 

The noise led some Goblins to the Adventurers and another fight started.

The noise led some Goblins to the Adventurers and another fight started.

 

Even more green skins followed.

Even more green skins followed.

 

Leaving usefull treasures for the group.

Leaving useful treasures for the group.

 

The hunt for the prisoners went on.

The hunt for the prisoners went on.

 

The left half of the dungeon was again very silent. After following the wrong direction of a T-Junction again the group found the way which should lead them to the objective room. The room in the north was not looted as it was a dead end again.

The left half of the dungeon was again very silent. After following the wrong direction of a T-Junction again the group found the way which should lead them to the objective room. The room in the north was not looted as it was a dead-end again.

 

The heroes had to face some giant bats in here.

The heroes had to face some giant bats in here.

 

And found a magic stone after the bats were gone.

And found a magic stone after the bats were gone.

 

Suddenly Orcs were attacking. Again the party was lucky as only two Orcs appeared.

Suddenly Orcs were attacking. Again the party was lucky as only two Orcs appeared.

 

Victory was at hand.

Victory was at hand.

 

But out of nowhere a huge pack of Giant Rats attacked the party. The secret masters of the dungeon were aware of the intruders now and sent their minions.

But out of nowhere a huge pack of Giant Rats attacked the party. The secret masters of the dungeon were aware of the intruders now and sent their minions.

 

Gathering the winds of magic Berengar the wizard summoned an ice storm that killed most of the monsters in the room. The Orcs left some Gold when they passed away.

Gathering the winds of magic Berengar the wizard summoned an ice storm that killed most of the monsters in the room. The Orcs left some Gold when they passed away.

 

After the battle was won the wizard found a new spell. But the party payed a price for the constant battles. All of them were bleeding out of a dozen wounds and the final room was just inches away.

After the battle was won the wizard found a new spell. But the party paid a price for the constant battles. All of them were bleeding out of a dozen wounds and the final room was just inches away.

 

So the adventurers gathered in the room and the wizard Berengar used his magic to cure all wounds making them ready for the final fight.

So the adventurers gathered in the room and the wizard Berengar used his magic to cure all wounds making them ready for the final fight.

 

When the party entered the objective room all hell broke loose. The mean Skaven had massive support from a huge band of Orcs, attacking the heroes immediatly.

When the party entered the objective room all hell broke loose. The mean Skaven had massive support from a huge band of Orcs, attacking the heroes immediately.

 

A grim battle started and the heroes gathered their last reserves. The wizard's freeze spell was very usefull to get rid of that much foes. But also the other three heroes fought like they had never fought before, killing monster after monster.

A grim battle started and the heroes gathered their last reserves. The wizard’s freeze spell was very useful to get rid of that much foes. But also the other three heroes fought like they had never fought before, killing monster after monster.

 

Slowly the heroes managed to push the enemy back.

Slowly the heroes managed to push the enemy back.

 

Yet some blows went under the heroes cover and the bloodstains on the floor were not of the monsters' blood alone.

Yet some blows went under the heroes cover and the bloodstains on the floor were not of the monsters’ blood alone.

 

But finally the heroes prevailed and the last Orc was cut down.

But finally the heroes prevailed and the last Orc was cut down.

 

The whole dungeon.

The whole dungeon.

After the battle was won the adventurers searched the room. The prisoners were being kept below the fighting pit, in a network of cells and guardrooms. Twelve noble men of Miragliano could be saved by the heroes. At the bottom of the cell complex, there was a secret door that led to the marshes above and to safety. In their weakened state the prisoners were not able to open it, but the Warriors had no trouble. They smashed it down and took the captives to freedom.
The reward was paid in dozens of gold coins and the heroes were free to spend them as they desired. The armouries of Miragliano were a good place to start or maybe the Tavern first?
No matter what, the next Adventure already awaits…but this is another story to be told at another time.

I hope you enjoyed the little insight we are offering here. Warhammer Quest is a very random game and it could easily happen that you’ll have to face three minotaurs waiting in the first room, crushing your party. But as you can read above it all could end up well too. All I can recommend is to check out the game for yourself, lots of fun guaranteed!

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GW enthusiast from the days of yore. No matter if it's Warhammer Quest or an Apocalypse Battle, count me in!

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  1. Great stuff the dungeon looks outstanding all together.

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  2. Just plain awesome! And as usual a very good read. Looking forward for more adventures!! So don’t spend all of the gold on booze and women in the tavern 😉

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  3. Incredibly jealous! All these wonderful tiles, and expertly painted miniatures, as well as original Warhammer Quest items!

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