Dungeon Mountain is a tabletop dungeon crawler for two players.
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Created by Mateus Domingos and Lyndsay Watts. 2016.
For two players
OBJECT OF THE GAME
Escape your opponent’s dungeon.
PREPARE THE DUNGEONS
Each player creates a dungeon on an 8x8 grid.
•The dungeon contains a starting point and exit point.
These can be in any square.
•Walls can be drawn along any edge in the grid.
Completely blocking sections of the dungeon is permitted although it is essential that a path from starting point to exit exists.
There is no limit on the amount of walls placed.
You can use the class system to predict the difficulty of a dungeon.
Agree on a class before play begins. This way you can play fairly or else create a handicap when playing with Heroes of different skill and ability.
There are several items that you can place throughout the dungeon.
Monsters can be placed in any unoccupied square.
2x Small Monster.
1x Big Monster.
They have attack points which are decided when they are placed. A small monster has can be numbered 1-3. A big monster will have two attack points from 1-5.
1x Hammers allow a player to open a doorway through a single wall of their choice when they reach it.
2x Traps cannot be crossed and return a player to the starting point.
1x Gems can be used in battle with monsters.
The position of all items does not change once the game begins.
HOW TO PLAY
Decide who will go first.
Tell your opponent the starting point of your dungeon.
You and your opponent will alternate turns, moving around each other’s dungeon and trying to escape.
You begin at the starting point set by your opponent.
On your turn you decide a direction to move, calling out North, East, South or West.
If either player loses track of the other, you should confirm position using the coordinates.
When you make a move your opponent will tell you whether you proceed directly to that square, if you encounter any items or if there is a wall making the move impossible.
You can continue your turn until you attempt to move into a wall or reach certain items.
As you explore the dungeon you should mark the route you have taken and items found.
It is also useful to mark your opponents route on your own dungeon.
When you reach a monster your opponent will tell you what kind it is. If it is small you will attack using a number between 1-3. If it is large you will attack using a number between 1-5. After calling your number your opponent will say whether you have defeated the monster or it has defeated you. To defeat the monster you must select a number different from its attack number. Once the monster is defeated you can continue your turn. If you lose, you are returned to the start. Monster’s attack point stay the same so you should always be able to defeat a small monster on the second attempt. If you have found a gem this will remove one monsters attack point. Therefore defeating a small monster instantly or increasing the odds against a larger monster. A gem can only be used once.
If you reach a trap you return instantly to the starting point and your turn ends.
If you pick up a hammer your turn will continue as normal. You can choose to use the hammer whenever you hit a wall. It can only be used once. Using the hammer will destroy the wall and continue your turn. This wall will remain destroyed.
The winner is the first player to exit the dungeon.
Number of lives used, monsters defeated and items collected can also be counted as points.
Of course, new rules and items should be developed and explored. One variation is the ability for a monster that survives an encounter to change their attack number for the next encounter. It is also fun to draw up heroes and give them a reason for being in DUNGEON MOUNTAIN.
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