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Legend of Grimrock (Windows)

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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 Temple
Legend of Grimrock Windows Spider eggs... Guess spiders are near...
Legend of Grimrock Windows The mages are shielded
Legend of Grimrock Windows Giant Slug

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The Press Says

YouGamers Apr 13, 2012 91 out of 100 91
Multiplayer.it Apr 05, 2012 9 out of 10 90
Eurogamer.it Apr 17, 2012 9 out of 10 90
RPGFan May 14, 2012 89 out of 100 89
Everyeye.it Apr 16, 2012 8.8 out of 10 88
ComputerGames.ro Apr 18, 2012 85 out of 100 85
GameOver (Greece) Apr 25, 2012 8.5 out of 10 85
Gamereactor (Finland) Apr 04, 2012 8 out of 10 80
Joystiq Apr 27, 2012 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gameblog.fr Apr 16, 2012 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80

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Awards

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

MAT (72562) added Legend of Grimrock (Windows) on Apr 15, 2012
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