The visual style is intended to replicate the "hand-crafted" look of tabletop miniatures.
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Pixel BoostThis week's Pixel Boost goes crawling through the dungeons—and beautiful outdoors locales—of Grimrock's Isle of Nex.
The best of GOG's Forgotten Realms collection is still one of the best D&D experiences on PC, two decades later.
You don't get much more "my kind of game" than Legend of Grimrock. I was a big fan of dungeon crawlers back in the day, and being able to return to the genre in a game that managed to be contemporary while remaining wonderfully true to its progenitors was incredibly satisfying. That it was a big success for Almost Human Games made it even better, because that made a sequel possible. And in about
Crawl doesn't look very interesting at first glance: it's a randomly generated dungeon crawler with a retro aesthetic. Look deeper though, and you'll find a devious multiplayer twist. One player takes control of the hero, while up to three other players control monsters and traps. If one of the monster players manages to kill the hero, then they get a turn at being the nice guy.