Heroica is the setting for an entire series of new fantasy-themed games coming this year from LEGO, designed by Bastiaan Brederode and Cephas Howard. The first games are:
All games can be combined to make one big fat adventure.
Lest you think LEGO is resting on its laurels creatively, they have a number of other unrelated board games out this year, too:
My son had the privilege of play-testing this during development and really enjoyed it.
It’s pretty basic dungeon-crawl-wise, but the expandability makes it a winner for pre-RPGers.
We found ourselves wishing it was done with full-size minifigs though…
They don’t use regular minifigs in the board games? That’s really too bad.
You could give BrickQuest a try: