Legend of Grimrock (Windows)

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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.


Legend of Grimrock Windows Spider eggs... Guess spiders are near...
Legend of Grimrock Windows Attacked by a crowern
Legend of Grimrock Windows This crystal is a welcome sight - it heals the party and saves your game
Legend of Grimrock Windows Treasure Storage (with creepy statues...)

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Destructoid Apr 10, 2012 9.5 out of 10 95
GameSpy Apr 04, 2012 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
ActionTrip Apr 19, 2012 8.5 out of 10 85
PC Games (Germany) Apr 11, 2012 82 out of 100 82
Gamereactor (Finland) Apr 04, 2012 8 out of 10 80
Gamereactor (Denmark) Apr 27, 2012 8 out of 10 80
Gameblog.fr Apr 16, 2012 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Gamer Apr 17, 2012 80 out of 100 80
Game Watcher May 09, 2012 8 out of 10 80
Legendra Jul 17, 2012 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70


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

MAT (97912) added Legend of Grimrock (Windows) on Apr 15, 2012
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