Reviews and Problems with Avernum: Escape From the Pit
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Classic D&D style game with lots of attention to detail
C. Brandon, Amazon
4 July 2014
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...
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...
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.
Summary: I got this for £1.74 in a Steam sale so can't complain too much! However, Avernum's slavish devotion to early RPG tropes doesn't do it any favours. For instance, the (non) scrolling is enough to give one a headache: I've seen better on a Commodore 64...
Summary: Avernum: Escape From the Pit is a turn-based 90s style RPG, and is a throwback to games like Fallout and Baldur's Gate. This game has a ton of content, with loads of towns, NPCs, quests, items, spells and skills. There are a lot of choices for customizing your party of 4 adventurers.