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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, assigns 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 an auto-mapping feature was not present.

The story focuses on four prisoners who receive a royal pardon, the moment they are thrown into the dungeons of Mount Grimrock. The king hopes that one such group of prisoners will one day conquest the mountain and be able to tell of the secrets of this ancient place, but so far, nobody has come out 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 A cheating Slime attacks through the bars
Legend of Grimrock Windows Inventory Screen
Legend of Grimrock Windows Skeleton warriors
Legend of Grimrock Windows Tutorial

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User Reviews

Nostalgic dungeon crawler with pacing issues and a lack of variety Daniel Saner (3237) 2.83 Stars2.83 Stars2.83 Stars2.83 Stars2.83 Stars

Critic Reviews

Eurogamer.de Apr 10, 2012 9 out of 10 90
newbreview.com May 03, 2012 4.5 out of 5 90
4Players.de Apr 17, 2012 86 out of 100 86
ComputerGames.ro Apr 18, 2012 85 out of 100 85
GameStar (Germany) Apr 14, 2012 81 out of 100 81
GameTrailers Apr 19, 2012 8 out of 10 80
Meristation Apr 13, 2012 8 out of 10 80
Eurogamer.se May 10, 2012 8 out of 10 80
Legendra Jul 17, 2012 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Game Over Online Apr 27, 2012 65 out of 100 65

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Awards

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

MAT (182477) added Legend of Grimrock (Windows) on Apr 15, 2012
Other platforms contributed by Cavalary (10018) and Riemann80 (18884)