Secrets of Grindea is an old-school RPG, with co-op support for up to 4 players. In the world of Grindea everything is determined by one thing - how big you collection of stuff is. You take on the role as a young hero (or heroine) taking his or her first steps to become a famed Collector and help collect the most valuable rares in the entire kingdom! The game features zelda-ish gameplay, but with deep character customization and skill systems. We have no classes; you build your hero from scratch putting skill points in almost anything you want, with no level caps holding you back. We have a lengthy main story with dungeons in all shapes and colors, as well as multiple side-quests and hidden secrets~ All this can be played with up to 4 players co-op, or just by yourself if you're more of a single player guy.

Image RSS Feed Latest Screens
Secrets of Grindea - Quest Tracker Secrets of Grindea - Screenshots Secrets of Grindea - Screenshots
Blog RSS Feed Post news Report abuse Latest News: Secrets of Grindea - Beta Registration

87 comments by TheodoreVanGrind on Aug 28th, 2012

NOTE! Please read!

The game is no longer running its Desura beta!
Instead, you can purchase the game from our Website or from Steam!
Below is the old notice, for posterity:

This piece of news is to inform our IndieDB-watchers that you can now
register your interest of participating in the beta!

What the beta is
It's a way for you to help us make a better game, by finding bugs, annoyances, and sharing your thoughts on what can be improved upon (and the things we've got right).

What the beta isn't
The Minecraft Alpha, where you could already do a ton of stuff, and where its open ended nature meant that the alpha version was pretty much a complete game in a sense. So, if what you're yearning for is the final product, a beta might not be for you!

How long is the beta?
For the average player, a playthrough where you disregard everything but the main quest would probably take about 30 minutes.

If you complete the side quests, up to 60 minutes.

Getting 100 % completion (side quests, rare drops, cards, crafting, fishing, challenges, etc) would likely take a few hours.

The game isn't very long yet, as we're still in a phase where we add new features, and we want to be somewhat done with the basic framework before going into full content crunch.

How many people will be invited?
In two weeks, we'll invite 5-6 people, mainly to test out the system. A week after that we'll send out more invites. How many sort of depends on the amount of interest shown, but a majority will probably get in. Since we want new ”first impressions” between each major update, we want to keep a portion of potential beta users on standby.

After the beta has begun, older applications will be picked first, so if you post before the start of the beta, you're pretty much guaranteed to get access within the first few updates.

Do I need Desura?
Yes, you'll need Desura. For those not sure what it is, it's basically like Steam (but more lightweight). We use this platform because it makes it very easy for us to gather the community and manage invites etc, as well as providing some convenient features like auto updating.

Enough with the info! Where do I sign up?
There's a forum thread in our beta section where you can throw a post at us to share your interest in participating! Log in with your Desura/IndieDB account and post whatever. If you're someone we might know from another community, feel free to mention that in the post! You absolutely don't need to write a pitch or anything – apart from some veterans the picks will be random.

When you get invited to the beta, you'll also be invited to a private group where you can discuss the game with us and other users!

Media RSS Feed Latest Video
Post comment Comments  (10 - 20 of 276)
SkywardRiver Feb 25 2014 says:

I would LOVE to be accepted for beta! I've been dropping in every now and then to check it's dev. I love what I see!

+1 vote     reply to comment
ydemonhunter Feb 24 2014 says:

I'm from Brazil.
If you want someone here to test the connection to the server, I am available. ^^
beta invite please!

+1 vote     reply to comment
gammerged Feb 18 2014 says:

I will like to become a beta tester to help you guys with lots of feedback from the game. I,m a ok good gamer so i think what i will be good as a beta tester. But it's op to you guys (and the computer) to decide who are going to be one of the lucky ones who gets a beta key.

+1 vote     reply to comment
Chillarke Feb 14 2014 says:

This game looks epic put me in the beta draw please :D this game looks epic keep up the good workin

+1 vote     reply to comment
Tewtul Feb 11 2014 says:

Good luck! Looks amazing! :)

+1 vote     reply to comment
TheBearSLO Feb 9 2014 says:

So i've been watching this for weeks now, and the game looks AWESOME, and i love the references in this game soo much when i saw them on iHeartPieGaming's videos. So if i would get the beta key i would scream out of the window ''I love Pixel Ferrets!'' XD no really i would...

+1 vote     reply to comment
Blaskenobi Feb 7 2014 says:

It would be awesome if I could play the beta

+1 vote     reply to comment
sakuralin Feb 6 2014 says:

I'd love to try it 'cause it looks really fun

+1 vote     reply to comment
StrikerGames12 Feb 6 2014 says:

This game looks fantastic. I watched some youtube videos on it and I hope I can get picked!

+1 vote     reply to comment
UltraDerp Feb 6 2014 says:

i'd like to try this game even if it's short

+1 vote     reply to comment
Post a Comment
click to sign in

You are not logged in, your comment will be anonymous unless you join the community today (totally free - or sign in with your social account on the right) which we encourage all contributors to do.

2000 characters limit; HTML formatting and smileys are not supported - text only

Secrets of Grindea
Developer & Publisher
Pixel Ferrets
Send Message
Official Page
Release Date
Released 2012
Game Watch
Track this game
Community Rating



363 votes submitted.

You Say


Ratings closed.

Highest Rated (10 agree) 10/10

It seems to be spectacular.

Can't wait for the beta!

Aug 28 2012 by loernie

Role Playing
Single & Multiplayer
Embed Buttons

Promote Secrets of Grindea on your homepage or blog by selecting a button and using the embed code provided (more).

Secrets of Grindea Secrets of Grindea
Secrets of Grindea
Last Update
2 years ago
1,031 members