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User reviews: Overwhelmingly Positive (2,720 reviews)
Release Date: Apr 11, 2012

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"A dungeon-crawler in the classic first person perspective style which is part exploration, part puzzle-solving and part tense combat."
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Reviews

"Captures everything that's fun about old-school RPGs."
4.5/5 – GameSpy
"The balance between exciting combat, thought-provoking puzzle work, and open-ended exploration is stellar."
8.5/10 – IGN
"I lost count as to how many times I threw my fist in the air and shouted, "YES!" after successfully completing a puzzle."
9.5/10 – Destructoid
"Undoubtedly the best Indie Game I have played so far and at a very very reasonable Price."
9/10 – Game Debate
"It’s bloody brilliant."
– Rock, Paper, Shotgun

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About This Game

Legend of Grimrock is a dungeon crawling role playing game with an oldschool heart but a modern execution. A group of prisoners are sentenced to certain death by exiling them to the secluded Mount Grimrock for vile crimes they may or may not have committed. Unbeknownst to their captors, the mountain is riddled with ancient tunnels, dungeons and tombs built by crumbled civilizations long perished now. If they ever wish to see daylight again and reclaim their freedom the ragtag group of prisoners must form a team and descend through the mountain, level by level.

The game brings back the oldschool challenge with highly tactical real-time combat and grid-based movement, devious hidden switches and secrets as well as deadly traps and horrible monsters. Legend of Grimrock puts an emphasis on puzzles and exploration and the wits and perception of the player are more important tools than even the sharpest of swords could be. And if you are a hardened dungeon crawling veteran and you crave an extra challenge, you can arm yourself with a stack of grid paper and turn on the Oldschool Mode which disables the luxury of the automap! Are you ready to venture forth and unravel the mysteries of Mount Grimrock?

Key Features:

  • Explore a vast network of ancient tunnels, discover secrets and find a way to survive in the perilous dungeons of Mount Grimrock.
  • Cast spells with runes, craft potions with herbs and fight murderous monsters with a wide variety of weaponry.
  • Create a party of four characters and customize them with different races, classes, skills and traits.
  • Pure blooded dungeon crawling game with grid-based movement and thousands of squares riddled with hidden switches, pressure plates, sliding walls, floating crystals, forgotten altars, trapdoors and more.
  • Includes the following digital extras: a beautifully crafted game manual, Legend of Grimrock world map, custom made grid paper, Grimrock theme music, art sheets illustrating foul creatures of Grimrock, and Almost Human team photo.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS:Windows XP Service Pack 3
    • Processor:Dual Core 2GHz Intel or 2.8GHz AMD
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    • Graphics:ATI Radeon X1600 or NVIDIA GeForce 7600 or better (256MB graphics memory or more. Shader Model 3.0 needs to be supported). Minimum supported resolutions 1280x720 and 1024x768.
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:1 GB HD space
    • Sound:DirectX 9.0c compatible
    Recommended:
    • OS:Windows Vista or Windows 7
    • Processor:Quad Core 2.66GHz Intel or 3.2GHz AMD
    • Memory:4 GB RAM
    • Graphics:Graphics card supporting OpenGL 2.1 or later. ATI Radeon HD 2900 or NVIDIA GeForce 8800 or better. Shader Model 3.0 needs to be supported)
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:1 GB HD space
    • Sound:DirectX 9.0c compatible
    Minimum
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or newer
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 1 GB HD space
    • Video Card: Graphics card supporting OpenGL 2.1 or later. (256MB graphics memory or more) Minimum supported resolutions 1280x720 and 1024x768
    Recommended
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or newer
    • Processor: Intel Core i5
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 1 GB HD space
    • Video Card: ATI Radeon HD 2900 or NVIDIA GeForce 8800 or better (512MB graphics memory or more) Hard Drive:1 GB HD space
Helpful customer reviews
13 of 17 people (76%) found this review helpful
17.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 1
Stone -> one of the most important item in game. Don't throw them away, ever. Or you will suffer.
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8 of 8 people (100%) found this review helpful
48.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 2
Dungeon crawler with grid-based movement & maps where progression requires a lot of attention to detail and figuring out cryptic messages, which tends to get very difficult along the way. Very enjoyable though the classes and races seem to be highly unbalanced for a single player RPG.
For example the mage class seems to be pretty weak for the long run since there isn't enough mage-friendly armor around and there isn't much in the game to help them defend themselves.
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6 of 7 people (86%) found this review helpful
1.7 hrs on record
Posted: November 20
Made it to the third floor before my torch ran out.
Then it got dark.
Then I was surrounded by spiders.
And Killed.
By spiders.
In the dark.
Not for the faint of heart.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 15
Dungeon crawler RPG with modern graphic, very much recommended if you like this kind of game.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
23.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 13
This is a RPG dungeon crawling game that I found to be very enjoyable, good dungeon design in general. Also the puzzles are top notch and varied. The reason I stopped playing this though is I needed to place certain items in the walls at certain areas and I left the right ones somewhere else because I wasn't going to use them. Because of this reason I would horde items. You shouldn't get bored with this game when you play it.

P.S. Keep an eye out for those secrets.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
24.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 12
Great game. Tricky sometimes (for me at least, or I grow impatient with the years :-). If you liked Dungeon Master LoG is, probably, as close and as good as it gets but with its own charm as well.

As a side note I hope that they'll port LoG 2 on MacOS X as well. Really. They'll get my money when they do.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
33.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 13
Legend of Grimrock is a well made Dungeon Master genre game with nice puzzles and nice variety of enemies. I would recommend the game to all that have nice memories from the age of original DM or want to try something a bit different. As a Finn I a quite proud of the fact that this game was made by small Finnish indie team Almost Human. I surely will buy the Grimrock II also now that the original is completed.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
33.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 19
Finally a dungeon crawler for modern age!
This is a lovely homage to the old school grid based dungeon crawler genre, easy enough to learn so the younger generation of gamers can enjoy it, but truly challenging enough what older gamers would expect.
Well balanced, fun, proper achievements and hours of gameplay with an affordable price tag.
Highly recommended for anyone who love single player adventure and rpg-games in fantasy style.

Be aware though that if you never had played any grid based dungeon crawler games before, the controls will probably feel a little awkward for the first minutes, but just learn how to move properly and soon you will be dancing around the enemies :)

(Sorry for any grammar errors, English is not my native language)
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
16.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 24
This game is great, buy it
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
15.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 17
Pretty fun! It's challenging, but not ridiculous. The best part of the game is figuring out the puzzles. Very satisfying.
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2 of 5 people (40%) found this review helpful
22.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 8
luv it
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
28.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 12
Great game, reminds me of PC gaming in the 90's.
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
24.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 15
Great game.
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
8.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 16
Great game. you must play.
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
24.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 19
Old school. Claustrophobic. Amazing.
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
27.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 31
amazing dungeon crawler
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
27.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 2
For the old school people!
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
22.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 2
buy em' .. great little games
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
19.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 2
I thought I knew how to throw a rock at a snail, boy was I wrong!
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
14.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 9
EPIC
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