Jake Thornton Leads Us Down into Dwarf King’s Hold 4

May 29, 2014 by dracs

Those of you who were lucky enough to be at Mantic’s Open Day may have caught sight of the new developments for Dwarf King’s Hold. Well over on his blog Jake Thornton has takes us through what we can expect from Dwarf King’s Hold 4.

DK4 Cover


Mortibris the Necromancer

Dwarf Kings Hold 4 will be building upon the rules of the previous sets as an entirely stand-alone game in its own right. The game will be for 2-5 players, with one player once again taking on the role of the evil powers that infest the hold.

Elf Hero

As in previous editions, there will be specific scenarios for players to take on, as well as heroes for both the good and bad sides of the adventure.

Zombie Troll Shaman


However, there are is also what Jake is describing as a “sandbox element”, where you will be able to design your own dwarf heroes, gaining experience and loot as you gaming, as well as there being stats for all the minis in Mantic’s Kings of War range.

Most intriguing of all though is a mention of backstabbing among the adventurers. Because a bit of creative backstabbing always helps bring friends together on their delving into the Dwarf King’s Hold!

Basilean Paladin

Dwarf King’s Hold 4 will hopefully be heading to Kickstarter at the end of July or August, when we will hopefully be able to find out more about the changes they have made to this game. I quite liked the previous editions of Dwarf King’s Hold, so it will be interesting to see how number 4 mixes the game up.

What new things do you hope for Dwarf King’s Hold 4?

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