In this blog I’ll talk about various miniature games. Custom miniatures and minor conversions are my favorite pastime. I’ll cover scenery making. Hey fellow dawi, I was just wondering the other day about Karak Varn. We have quite a lot of info on many of the other holds but what do we. Fortunately for the emperor, Kellar’s Keep is supposedly connected to the Dwarven Fortress, Karak Varn, by a series of now abandoned tunnels.

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These are done in the face of fierce greenskin and rat attacks. Karak Varn, meaning Lake Hold, was the wealthiest Dwarf city in all of the Karak Ankor thanks to sitting atop the largest deposits of Gromil in the world.

Some dwarves fled, most died defending the hold. Dwarf holds The Empire. I share here the old and the new version of this tile. And two dungeon sheets, with sewer duct and bridges, spiked walls traps and so on. Leaderless and ever more pressed the smaller Clans began to leave Karak Varn until those that remained were overrun by Skaven.

Community Forum Discord Server. To extend this huge set of doors, counters and tiles, here are some new goodies designed in the same way.

Mega Warhammer Battle: Siege of Karak Varn

Also many expeditions have been made into the Oarak for some of the riches that were left behind. A mecanic puzzle is following, figuring the wheel of the Eight Winds of Magic, and various pits with wood and rope bridges.

Today, it is a ruin, given up to the Skaven and other enemies of the Dwarfs. The current book is pretty poorly done as it has holes in the timeline Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. And here, you’ll find the new dungeon dressing booklet with 7 more counters sheet: Weakened by these losses, Karak Varn was the second major hold to fall.


When that part of the mountains was struck by one of the earthquakes which are common to that part of the world, the Black Water rushed into the tunnels, galleries and workings, washing away thousands of dwarfs and tonnes of their treasure. Here are two new sheets of counters for your dungeon dressing collection. It’s listed as a ruined hold, close to the moot and Zhufbar.

In other languages Deutsch. Be sure to have photo paper in A3 format for a better result in printing this booklet. Great source of info on Karak Varn!

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City was abandoned and is now known as Crag Mere. Though not as beautiful as Karak Eight Peaks nor as storied as Karaz Karak, the hold boasted an ingenious system of locks, vafn wheels, and aqueducts that powered the holds forges and mines.

Based by Black Water. Here is another remake: I keep hearing about an unspeakable horror and “Things worse that skaven and goblins lurking down there” yet, nothing about what it actually is. Generally the information is as follows: After several hundred years the hold was briefly resettled by an expedition under Kadrin Redmane.

I’ll soon creat a new booklet to integrate all of these. The nature of the Black Water crater made the perfect location for the Dwarfs to mine Gromril – the star-iron which Dwarfs used to forge legendarily solid armour and razor-sharp weapons. The Skaven karakk Goblins could only be held at bay for so long and soon the mines and ore convoys came under increasing attack. Posted 27 February – Retrieved from ” http: You currently have javascript disabled. Like Karak Ungor before, the Dwarfs’ mines were their own downfall: The only mention in any fluff that I have come karxk is a small reference to the occasional engineer from Zhufbar using submersibles to delve into the black water and Karak Varn breach to look for treasures, vatn many dont come back with strange karrak of old dangers inhabiting the dark lake?


Herre you’ll find the second PDF booklet with no less than 13 sheets full of tiles in A3 format.

Karak Varn

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I just assume it’s the squid monster from LOTR, but it would be nice to know what it actually is. Very interesting section of the brewery, didn’t even realize it was there. Generally Karak Varn is very much an homage to Khazad Dum in LotR, most precious metal in the world, failed reclamation, and evil lake deal.

Community Forum Software by IP. Again, a new sheet of counters and elements. The Dwarfs have relinquished the corrupted stronghold, but have not forgotten the precious Gromril within its mines – expeditions frequently brave the terror of the dark beneath Karak-Varn for the remnants of the Gromril still to be found in the deeper passages.

They decide to find the holds great book of grudges to ascertain what befell the hold. Hope you like it: My new booklet of Dungeon Dressing is about to be finished. Mostly with Orcs and Goblins. So basically one of the first lost holds, briefly retaken and lost again. In this HUGE tiles set, you’ll find no less than 20 A3 format tiles sheets full of corridors, rooms, sets of staires and junction, fully compatible with your Advanced Heroquest or Heroquest Game.

All I know is that gromril used to be mined there and shipped to Zhufbar, and when the time of woes struck the black lake broke through the minings into the hold, and shortly afterwards skaven and night goblins attacked and the hold was taken.