DescriptionLegend 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.
Part of the Following Groups
- Gameplay feature: Auto-mapping
- Gameplay feature: Hunger / Thirst
- Legend of Grimrock series
- Scripting language: Lua
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The Press Says
|GameSpy||Apr 04, 2012||90|
|PC PowerPlay Australia||Jun 14, 2012||9 out of 10||90|
|GameOver (Greece)||Apr 25, 2012||8.5 out of 10||85|
|Games.cz||Apr 10, 2012||8 out of 10||80|
|Game Watcher||May 09, 2012||8 out of 10||80|
|Inside Gaming||Apr 25, 2012||8 out of 10||80|
|PC Gamer||Apr 17, 2012||80 out of 100||80|
|Game Informer Magazine||Apr 04, 2012||7.25 out of 10||72|
|IGROMANIA||Apr 20, 2012||7 out of 10||70|
|The Verge||Apr 13, 2012||6.5 out of 10||65|
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