GameInfo: A story of imprisonment, rebellion, and the struggle for freedom against overwhelming odds. Avernum: Escape From the Pit is the first chapter in an Indie fantasy role-playing saga, the tale of desperate exiles and their battle for survival and a land to call their own.
The Digital Fix I've come to realise something in the process of playing Avernum: Escape from the Pit - the latest in a long line of releases from the tiny development house Spiderweb Software. Imagination is an incredibly powerful tool. The more limited the graphics, the more sparse the sound effects, the further your own imagination can take you. It is something disappearing from the gaming world as they enter the realm of fully realised and realistic 3d worlds and unending reams of voice acted scripts. And, perhaps that is a shame. Read Full Review
IGM Remember when role-playing games actually let you play a role? If so, then this one will be right up your street. Read Full Review
BeefJack Avernum: Escape from the Pit provides compelling exploration coupled with engaging storytelling, but the rest of the game too often slips into blandness. Read Full Review