Today, Games Workshop had a huge announcement for iOS gamers early this morning. Warhammer Quest, the role-playing board game originally released in 1995, is coming to the iPhone and iPad next year, in Spring 2013.
This is major news because it is the first game in the Warhammer franchise to come to iOS devices.
Many of our longest-serving hobbyists will remember Warhammer Quest from ye olden days, but for those of you that have never played it, the premise is fairly simple. You take control of a party of four questing warriors in search of immeasurable power and riches in the Warhammer world. As always, power and riches are rarely found underneath someone’s mattress or in the local library, and so your quests inevitably take you into the dungeons and under-empires of the Old World, fighting foul creatures as you explore hidden tunnels in the hope of finding lost treasure, hoards of gold and lasting fame (or an ignominious death – that is always a possibility too).
Warhammer Quest for iOS is being developed by Rodeo Games, and will be using one of the studio’s “tried and tested” game engines to focus on “developing the parts of Warhammer Quest that made it such a great table-top game”. We’ll keep you posted as more information comes on this game.