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About the Story

As a grue, it's your duty to keep the underground kingdom safe from vandalism by sorcerers, swordspeople, and other ugly monsters who keep invading the dungeon in hopes of stealing a sackful of your friends' favourite possessions. Invariably they just get lost, and it's your job to find them, then do your best to guide them safely back to the surface. (What else would you do, eat them?) Made for Parsercomp, Gruesome is a revisit to classic dungeon crawl text adventures from a new perspective. How many adventurers can you save?

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: June 30, 2021
Current Version: Unknown
Forgiveness Rating: Tough
IFID: Unknown
TUID: m8wfhphjgfjto1

Off-Site Reviews

Mike Spivey
"Overall, Gruesome hit a sweet spot for me of not-too-hard and not-too-easy puzzles plus a solid dose of nostalgia made fresh by the PC-as-grue inversion and some gentle parodic elements."
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Page Update History

  v.10: 02-Aug-2021 18:48 - kaemi (Current Version) - Edit Page - Normal View
Changed external review links
v.9: 09-Jul-2021 22:26 - Robin Johnson
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v.8: 09-Jul-2021 16:18 - Robin Johnson
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v.7: 07-Jul-2021 10:08 - Robin Johnson
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v.6: 01-Jul-2021 09:17 - Robin Johnson
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v.5: 01-Jul-2021 09:16 - Robin Johnson
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v.4: 01-Jul-2021 09:15 - Robin Johnson
Changed description, genre, forgiveness, external review links
v.3: 01-Jul-2021 09:13 - Robin Johnson
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v.2: 01-Jul-2021 07:00 - Robin Johnson
Changed cover art
v.1: 01-Jul-2021 02:14 - Zape
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