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Legend of Grimrock

MobyRank MobyScore
Linux
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3.8
Macintosh
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4.0
Windows
83
3.7
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Description

Legend of Grimrock is an old-school dungeon crawler with gameplay similar to Eye of the Beholder, but with more advanced 3D graphics. The player creates a party of up to four characters, assign them various weapons and armor, and they can also cast spells. Swinging a weapon is handled by clicking on the character's weapon icon which takes a little time to reload before the character can swing again. The game features auto-mapping as the party explores the areas, similar to that of Lands of Lore: The Throne of Chaos, which can be turned off for hardcore players who wish to relive the early years of dungeon-crawlers where auto-mapping feature was not present.

The story focuses on four prisoners who are sentenced to death by exiling them to mount Grimrock from which no one ever came back alive. While trying to escape from the mountain, the party will encounter many tunnels, traps, contraptions and dangerous creatures as they fight for their lives.

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Legend of Grimrock Windows Some statistics
Legend of Grimrock Windows Stop staring at me, you ugly
Legend of Grimrock Windows Uggardian
Legend of Grimrock Windows A note from Toorum who'll play a certain role in the game

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The Press Says

Jeuxvideo.com Windows Apr 13, 2012 18 out of 20 90
ZTGameDomain Windows Apr 19, 2012 9 out of 10 90
GameSpy Windows Apr 04, 2012 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
4Players.de Windows Apr 17, 2012 86 out of 100 86
PC Games (Germany) Windows Apr 11, 2012 82 out of 100 82
DarkZero Windows May 16, 2012 8 out of 10 80
GamingExcellence Windows May 23, 2012 8 out of 10 80
Gamereactor (Denmark) Windows Apr 27, 2012 8 out of 10 80
Gamer.no Windows May 07, 2012 8 out of 10 80
Game Informer Magazine Windows Apr 04, 2012 7.25 out of 10 72

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Awards

  • GameStar (Germany) / GamePro (Germany)
    • 2012 - #4 Best Indie Game / Mod of the Year (Readers' Vote)

Contributed to by Riemann80 (18291) and MAT (70584)