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8.4 out of 10

Avernum: Escape From the Pit

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User Review

oslin007, Metacritic
15 November 2013
  • Summary: This game is GREAT! have only played the first geneforge and avadon game from spider web but this is probably my favourite. Even though it shares the same mechanics and graphics as avadon this game feels more like ultima or morrowind to me. Easy to get into, interesting setting and a ton of freedom and conent.
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ibitato, Metacritic
17 July 2013
  • Summary: I've put +65 hours in this game, and I haven't finished it yet. The writing is good, the story as well is just fine. Once you get the mechanics and get into it, you'll forget about the poor graphics Plain old 90 's RPG, with tons of game hours.
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Anon456, Metacritic
17 January 2013
  • Summary: This was a great game. The plotline never fails, the various cave and things never bore, it's very fun. HOWEVER. I did not like the outdoor travel. Part of the fun of playing Avernum 6 (the one a played before this) was traveling between cities and finding a bunch of secret caves and small groups of enemies. You can still do that now, but it's flare seems to have been taken away somehow.
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AscensionWill, Metacritic
19 November 2012
  • Summary: If people aren't familiar if the Avernum series, it's a nostalgia fest for old-school gamers who want a sense of epic adventure and a rich environment to explore. Avernum: Escape from the Pit takes you on a journey as four adventurers, sent to the underworld of Avernum by the iron-fisted empire. Avernum is basically the solution of all of the Empire's problem.
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Overall 10
10

Good Game

Hippy_Lettuce, Amazon
24 August 2012
  • Summary: Top down graphics, no camera zoom, who cares. this is a fun game to play. quest thruout the caverns of the area. fight monsters, run questing errands. learn about Avernum. this game seems dated, but it is fun all the same. quick graphics, quick load screens, what few there are. worth the money paid.
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Overall 8
8.0

Classic D&D style game with lots of attention to detail

C. Brandon, Amazon
24 August 2012
  • Summary: Very good game! Similar to the Baldur's Gate series or even Ultima Pros- AN ACTUAL PLOT, lots of gameplay for the money, more of a thinking and strategy game than many new games, will run on almost any computer (even my old laptop), lots of quests and not too linear, not too complicated to remember if you stop playing for a while Cons - dated graphics, learn as you go strategy, "3d" perspective sometimes make objects hard to click on or see clearly Overall a very good...
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Overall 10
10

surprisingly good...

W. Douh, Amazon
24 August 2012
  • Summary: the gameplay is classically satisfying and the quests are fun. if you are a fan of old-school (and turn-based) rpg's then pick this one up, you'll like it. think of it as a "turn-based alundra" and you got it.
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Overall 8
8.0

Fun and fanciful

Amazon Customer, Amazon
24 August 2012
  • Summary: I like the graphics and the combat action is user friendly. Really a complete game and the music is awesome.
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Overall 10
10

A good old time RPG!

M. Hall, Amazon
24 August 2012
  • Summary: I am an older gamer so this one brings back some memories. Still enjoying it. You will like it, if you like RPG's.
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Overall 10
10

Fun RPG

JoeB, Amazon
24 August 2012
  • Summary: This is a nice old school RPG. It reminds me alot of a game called QUESTRON if anyone remembers that.It's a good time killer.
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