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Legend of Grimrock Dungeon Editor Enters Public Beta
Indie developer Almost Human's highly anticipated Dungeon Editor for Legend of Grimrock enters public beta today.
ESPOO, FINLAND - SEPTEMBER 12, 2012. Almost Human, the indie developer "more human than most", is proud to announce that their chart-topping, critically acclaimed dungeon exploration role-playing game, Legend of Grimrock, is about to receive a major update that will enable the gaming community to create their own adventures using a powerful yet easy-to-use toolset. On its last stretches of development, the free toolset enters a public beta testing phase today. To celebrate the launch of the public beta, Almost Human released a new trailer featuring the Dungeon Editor.
A free update to Legend of Grimrock, the Dungeon Editor gives gamers, modders and developers everywhere an access to a powerful graphical editor for building totally new dungeon crawling challenges and adventures. Featuring an intuitive graphical interface, instant in-editor preview, comprehensive modding capabilities, built-in Steam Workshop support and an industry first dungeon name generator, the Dungeon Editor is a powerhouse for creating puzzles, traps and epic battles for other players to solve.
About Legend of Grimrock
Legend of Grimrock is a dungeon crawling role playing game with an old-school 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 old-school 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. Find out more at www.grimrock.net.
About Almost Human
Almost Human Ltd. is a privately-held, independent Finnish game development studio founded in 2011 by four game industry veterans. Almost Human's mission is to combine the fun and coolness of games of the past with high-end production values and modern gameplay innovations. The founders strongly believe that a good recipe for making truly appealing games is to listen to and work closely in co-operation with the gamers. The studio's first title, Legend of Grimrock, a dungeon crawling game with an old-school heart, was released in April 2012 for PC. Almost Human is based in Espoo, Finland. For more information visit www.grimrock.net.