Reviews and Problems with Avernum: Escape From the Pit
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Value for money 10
RPG’s Remake Is Old School Cool
10 September 2012
Excerpt: Welcome Time Waaasiiit a second…this isn’t a Time Waster column, this is Avernum: Escape from the Pit. What exactly is Avernum: Escape from the Pit? It’s probably one of the best hidden gems in indie gaming. Avernum: Escape from the Pit isn’t exactly a whole new game.
Summary: Even if you’ve played the original, Avernum: Escape from the Pit —a remake of a remake—carries itself with such swagger and old-school RPG strength that it’s very much worth playing all over again.
Summary: Spiderweb Software have one intention: to keep making 90s-style RPGs, and to keep making them good. Avernum: Escape From The Pit is their latest, technically the seventh game in the Avernum series (although presented with a fresh start), the 20th game from the developers, and the first of their...
Excerpt: While I enjoyed this game, it is very much designed for fans of this sort of RPG, and doesn’t try to move too far away from what the previous games were. If you are a fan of old school PC RPGs, don’t hesitate to check this out.
Pros: The same RPG that fans know and love, great aesthetic and update to the series
Cons: Still appears and feels bit dated for new players
Excerpt: Way back in 1995, Spiderweb Software released its first game, a downloadable RPG called Exile: Escape From the Pit . I played the free demo for that game back then and enjoyed it, but never got a chance to play through the full game.
Excerpt: Ah, 90's PC gaming. A golden age of video game development where the only limits were technical in nature, and new shareware releases by budding developers were the advertising lifeblood of the industry.
Avernum: Escape From The Pit Review | Deeper Underground
28 April 2012
Conclusion: The Short Version: Avernum: Escape From The Pit is an excellent adventure that harks back to a simpler, better time. Though its slavish (and laudable) devotion to the grand old RPG traditions can come at the cost of immediate thrills, the sensational quality of its writing and world-building results...
Pros: Sensational writing extends to storyline, characters, dialogue and descriptions, Uncompromising freedom in character creation and combat, Enormous, detailed world to explore
Cons: Weak sound design, Bitty interface, inconsistent NPC pathfinding, Players need to be willing to use their own imagination
Summary: "Série nezávislého RPG Avernum má pokraèování a jmenovat se bude Avernum: Escape From the Pit. Pracují na nìm vývojáøi ze spoleènosti Spiderweb Software a jeho hlavní hrdina, kterého se ujmeme my, se dostane do podzemního vìzení, ze kterého se bude muset dostat ven.