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 A cheating Slime attacks through the bars
Legend of Grimrock Windows Item management
Legend of Grimrock Windows surrounded by Ice Lizards
Legend of Grimrock Windows Character Generation

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YouGamers Apr 13, 2012 91 out of 100 91
Cheat Code Central May 02, 2012 4.3 out of 5 86
4Players.de Apr 17, 2012 86 out of 100 86
Gamereactor (Denmark) Apr 27, 2012 8 out of 10 80
Darkstation May 23, 2012 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
The Controller Online Apr 13, 2012 8 out of 10 80
Games.cz Apr 10, 2012 8 out of 10 80
DarkZero May 16, 2012 8 out of 10 80
PC Gamer Apr 17, 2012 80 out of 100 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 (100249) added Legend of Grimrock (Windows) on Apr 15, 2012
Other platforms contributed by Cavalary (6129) and Riemann80 (18325)