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Legend of Grimrock

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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 Uggardian
Legend of Grimrock Windows A cheating Slime attacks through the bars
Legend of Grimrock Windows A portal
Legend of Grimrock Windows There's a way to the next level

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The Press Says

Multiplayer.it Windows Apr 05, 2012 9 out of 10 90
Eurogamer.it Windows Apr 17, 2012 9 out of 10 90
ZTGameDomain Windows Apr 19, 2012 9 out of 10 90
Everyeye.it Windows Apr 16, 2012 8.8 out of 10 88
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Windows Apr 23, 2012 84 out of 100 84
Meristation Windows Apr 13, 2012 8 out of 10 80
Eurogamer.se Windows May 10, 2012 8 out of 10 80
Eurogamer.net (UK) Windows Apr 18, 2012 8 out of 10 80
Metro.co.uk Windows Apr 19, 2012 7 out of 10 70
Legendra Windows Jul 17, 2012 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70

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Awards

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

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