RPGs on GOG: Grid Based, First Person (Like Grimrock)8votes I like it
SpiderFighter says: Branching dialogue trees, beautiful graphics, challenging but logical puzzles, a good variety of monsters, automapping (!), decent voice acting, and classic "stab n dodge" gameplay make this a keeper even 20 years later. Docked a star for no "rest."
SpiderFighter says: This little-known German series of grid-based RPGs is notoriously difficult, but so much more rewarding because of it. Did outdoor environments better than any other release at the time. Still challenging and fun.
SpiderFighter says: A milestone in the genre, LoL has Patrick Stewart at the top of his game, and was one of the first to successfully combine outdoor areas with dungeons. LoL2 is a bit weaker, but having them both together for less than $6 is a no-brainer.
SpiderFighter says: One of the best grid-based, action rpgs ever made. Takes predecessors such as Dungeon Master and brings them into the 21st century. Tons of UGC, and the editor is incredible. I've spent hundreds of hours playing it & building my own mods. A must buy.
SpiderFighter says: The first 2 are harder (stairs are invisible; you can only save at inns), and the 6th isn't grid based, but this is one of the classic series of the genre, for too many reasons to list here. Pt. 3 is my fave; the series really takes off from there.
SpiderFighter says: Another series originating from Germany, these are very difficult and realistic but so incredibly rewarding. Characters not only have positive attributes but negative ones as well. Health, demeanor, climate, phobias all play important roles. Awesome.
SpiderFighter says: Buggy release made it unplayable, but fun now, even with its low-rez graphics. No big genre changes, but interactive journal is nice, as is Bethesda-styled leveling (use a skill to increase it). Not a classic, but certainly worth playing.
SpiderFighter says: Not for genre newbies, these are brutally challenging games (not even from Germany for a change!) featuring tons of items, monsters, puzzles, traps, and complex dungeons, Arguably the best of the series. Oh, and part 6? No automap. Have fun!
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