Avernum 6 is the final chapter in the Great Trials Trilogy, three games that tell the tale of your weary land’s final destiny.
User reviews: Positive (18 reviews)
Release Date: May 11, 2012
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Includes 3 items: Avernum 4, Avernum 5, Avernum 6

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Includes 12 items: Avadon 2: The Corruption, Avadon: The Black Fortress, Avernum 4, Avernum 5, Avernum 6, Avernum: Escape From the Pit, Geneforge 1, Geneforge 2, Geneforge 3, Geneforge 4: Rebellion, Geneforge 5: Overthrow, Nethergate: Resurrection

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Recommended By Curators

"Oldschool turn- and party-based dungeon crawler set in a huge underground world. Final part of the Second Avernum Trilogy, but can be played separately."

Reviews

"[Avernum 6 is] the genre flag-bearer for offering substance over flash, and it's an epic finale for a series that deserves respect." - PC Gamer



"You won't see another RPG in the same style, and as well made and enjoyable as Avernum 6 is." - The Gamer Studio



"Avernum 6 is a wonderful close to a wonderful game series." - Gear Diary

About This Game

Avernum is one of the great tales of indie gaming, an epic series of fantasy role-playing adventurers set in an enormous, subterranean nation. Avernum is a land underground, a subterranean nation full of rogues, misfits, and brigands, struggling for survival and wealth in the monster-infested darkness. Avernum 6 is the final chapter in the Great Trials Trilogy, three games that tell the tale of your weary land’s final destiny.

Avernum 6 is the final game in the long-running, award-winning Avernum series. Explore a gigantic world, with a fascinating storyline, hundreds of quests, multitudes of side dungeons, and many hours of adventure. The game features clever enemies and dozens of interesting scripted encounters. Learn over 50 spells and battle disciplines. Hunt for hundreds of magical items or craft your own powerful artifacts.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP or later
    • Processor: 1.6 GHz
    • Memory: 256 MB RAM, 512 MB recommended
    • Hard Disk Space: 300 MB
    • Video Card: 3D accelerated graphics card
    • DirectX®: DirectX 7 or later
    • Additional: 1024x768 screen resolution with 32 bit color
Helpful customer reviews
17 of 20 people (85%) found this review helpful
3.3 hrs on record
Posted: April 22
Just like its predecessors, this plot heavy game will scratch a hardcore RPG fan's itch. There are some minor complaints about this game, but if you have played the previous ones you will see some improvements. Sadly the visuals are still quite bad. Avernum 6 is a classic old school RPG for a select audience. Those looking for a quick RPG fix are probably better off looking elsewhere. Still, I can assure you that you will easily get your money's worth if you buy this game, especially now when the whole bundle cost 1,79€.
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10 of 10 people (100%) found this review helpful
115.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 27, 2012
Maybe the best all around Avernum on steam (or at least until Avernum 2 and 3 show up in some form). If you've never played an Avernum it might be best to start with "Escape From the Pit," but Avernum 6 is probably a stronger game overall. Like EFTP it's very open world (although a few areas are closed off at the start), but it's biggest advantage is in its stat system, which uses the older skill based system that EFTP abandons in favor of a more simplistic skill tree model. Plus, unlike Avernums 4 and 5 (which had trouble justifying their existences plot wise), the writing is great, setting the game in a sprawling kingdom in decline and exploring some darker themes like drug addiction, famine, and terrorism.

A great end to the series.
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7 of 9 people (78%) found this review helpful
7.0 hrs on record
Posted: February 2
I haven't beaten any spiderweb software game completely yet, I don't mind, they're all good, I think the new engine is great for understanding how the games work, I feel the older engines (before avadon), give you more freedom, but are harder to get into.

There is a lot of reading in these games, I am amazed by the quality of writing, if you like reading, a deep immersive story, play any of the spiderweb games, I suggest starting off with the newer engine (avadon and the new avernum remake).
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6 of 8 people (75%) found this review helpful
88.9 hrs on record
Posted: December 26, 2013
Solid Single player experience. Each game can take up to 50 hours to play thru if you do everything.
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7 of 10 people (70%) found this review helpful
32.8 hrs on record
Posted: January 23
The Avernum series is a great lineage of games by a little company. They're quite lengthy and tell a great tale of the course of several games. I started with the second one and went from there. There's a whole world to explore and the difficulty is pretty high, one wrong step into a tunnel and you'll become food for some unkown horror. There's magic, priesty heals, ranged stuff and of course good old melee combat. All the characters are very well defined and the lore is solid. Be warned though, if you don't like reading, this probably isn't for you. There's a lot of text. So that's just a matter of taste. If you don't want to play the super old ones but still want something like this without feeling left out of the story; go play Geneforge. Same company, same engine, different story. It's definatly a solid buy.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
138.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 21, 2012
While it may not look amazing, this game turned out to be extremely fun and addicting. While it's decently complex with skills and all that, it doesn't take too long to catch on how to play. Plus, you don't need to have played any of the other Avernum games to play this one. It's extremely fun and I definitely recommend it to those who enjoy RPGs, and it's a big plus that you can make your character a lizard. ;D Plus there are other playable races as well!
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
21.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 16, 2012
Avernum 6 is by far the best of the Avernum titles. And is a fun throwback to when games worried more about a good storyline and content over flashy graphics.

Dont expect much to look at... but if you can look beyond graphics you will find gripping gameplay and an excellent storyline that really immerses you into the game.

The battles are tactical and deadly, and strategy will win over simple brute force.

I find the game worth the small price of admission and would recommend it to any serious RPG gamer.

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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 14, 2012
Avernum games are awesome! Hardcore rpg fans should buy these games, ASAP.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
2.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 6, 2012
If you enjoy RPG's in this style as much as I do, you will love this game. Of all the Avernum games (4-6) this one is the most playable. The graphics are retro-good, and the gameplay is turn based. 8/10!
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1 of 3 people (33%) found this review helpful
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 25, 2012
Buy this game
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1 of 3 people (33%) found this review helpful
65.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 18, 2012
♥♥♥♥ing awesome
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
7.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 29, 2012
An old-fashioned rpg. Simple and yet surprisingly good. For those who love the D&D game general but think that Baldur's Gate (for example) difficulty spoils the fun.
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4 of 16 people (25%) found this review helpful
9.7 hrs on record
Posted: December 22, 2013
If yo udont mind a lot of reading this game is great. It is a classicmmorpg and is cheap but, it is worth it. So far i have founs hundreds of items and the ranking system for your team is greatly done. Getr this game when ever you can.
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1 of 87 people (1%) found this review helpful
9.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 19
game is glitched dont buy everythings lags to an unbearable pace
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54.4 hrs on record
Posted: August 1, 2012
Even more awesome underground old-school RPG fun!
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58.3 hrs on record
Posted: December 11
Pros:
- For it's price, this game is really long.
- Old school WRPG in the vain of D&D.
- Non-linear quest structure
- Well written dialogue.
- Interesting enemy encounters.

Cons:
- It might be too long.
- Graphics are not good. They are very minimal in terms of animation and detail.

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