Screenshot of the Dark Warrior ComplexSo what is Grimm Quest for the Gatherer's Key?
Grimm Quest for the Gatherer's Key is a Hack and Slash Fantasy game with some platforming elements that leans heavily on extremely bloody and satisfying gameplay. Players can explore a huge world that often offers several different routes that lead to accomplishment. Almost every part of it is customizable to taste, not only the graphical aspects but also it's gameplay aspects.

Grimm rewards skill and exploration. It offers interesting tactical options and reacts to the way that players navigate the world. Smart thinking, tactical skills, exploration and combat skills are just some areas where Grimm rewards players with power ups, bonuses or just a simple compliment for a job well done when it's needed.

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Screenshot of the The Haus of Persian DescentGorgeous Soundtrack
Grimm has a beautiful soundtrack created by the extremely talented Justin Lassen. His instrumental series, Synaesthesia, has been highly praised by everyone from CGSociety to EQ and Playboy Magazines. Likewise, his dark, symphonic masterpiece, And Now We See But Through A Glass Darkly, has seen over 100 million downloads since its release in 2003. I am extremely proud to have him work his magic for Grimm! If you are unfamiliar with Justin's work (shame on you by the way) then go check it out here: Justinlassen.com

Available on all platforms (WIN/LX/MAC etc..) that can run Doom 3 mods.
WILL BE AVAILABLE AS FULL LENGTH STANDALONE TITLE IN THE NEAR FUTURE

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Doom 3 Automatic Map Builder is a tool that helps you create playable map layouts within a matter of minutes, so you can get right into the nitty gritty of real mapping, detailing, entity placement, etc... and skip the tedious work of manually blocking out maps within bulky Doom3Edit.

With D3AMB you can sketch out multiple floors of your map in a grid like environment. You can automatically place lights, entities such as monsters or models, have D3AMB place columns for you and even doors and visportals are automatically created if you want.

Using D3AMB you can create intricate block outs for your maps as starting point, you don't have to be afraid of ending up with an unstructured workflow as your maplayout will be consistent throughout the map.

You can use D3AMB to experiment with a diverse set of abstract maps as well. It can deliver fully playable maps by featuring entity placement. So you can create a map from scratch that's playable from beginning to end.

This is an Alpha version. This means that NOT ALL features might work, might work as predicted, or might cause error messages. If you do receive an error message then press 'continue', save your work under a different name as quickly as possible and restart D3AMB.

D3AMB - Doom 3 Automatic Map Builder

For more information on what D3AMB is and does, this video should be all the explanation you need!:

Doom3World

Doom3World

News 5 comments

Grimm is certainly still in development, news about the map builder and... Doom3World seems to be gone, but a new place has come in it's place. This is...

Grimm:Quest for the Gatherer's Key Win Final

Grimm:Quest for the Gatherer's Key Win Final

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This is the final Windows release of Grimm:Quest for the Gatherer's Key. It offers many updates and bugfixes over the original releases and is the definitive...

Final Release Trailer

Final Release Trailer

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The trailer announcing the July 1st release was released today, come check it out!

Final Release Announcement

Final Release Announcement

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After a lot of hard and silent work I am proud to announce the final free release, on July the 1st, for Grimm:Quest for the Gatherer's Key as Doom3 mod...

D3AMB - Doom 3 Automatic Map Builder

D3AMB - Doom 3 Automatic Map Builder

Mapping Tool 0 comments

Doom 3 Automatic Map Builder is a tool that helps you create playable map layouts within a matter of minutes, so you can get right into the nitty gritty...

Grimm:Quest for the Gatherer's Key Win Final

Grimm:Quest for the Gatherer's Key Win Final

Full Version 6 comments

This is the final Windows release of Grimm:Quest for the Gatherer's Key. It offers many updates and bugfixes over the original releases and is the definitive...

Grimm Quest for the Gatherer's Key (Linux/Mac)

Grimm Quest for the Gatherer's Key (Linux/Mac)

Demo 14 comments

This version is now obsolete, please download the latest version of Grimm. This is the second release of Grimm Quest for the Gatherer's Key targeted for...

Grimm Quest for the Gatherer's Key v0.2 (Win)

Grimm Quest for the Gatherer's Key v0.2 (Win)

Demo 21 comments

This version is now obsolete, please download the latest version of Grimm. This is the second release of Grimm Quest for the Gatherer's Key for Windows...

Grimm: Quest for the Gatherer's Key 0.1

Grimm: Quest for the Gatherer's Key 0.1

Demo 9 comments

This version is now obsolete, please download the latest version of Grimm. This is the first alpha release of Grimm Quest for the Gatherer's key. Please...

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Nemesisurvivorleon
Nemesisurvivorleon

so it's basically modern Heretic. iD really should make another medieval fantasy action game. We have too many rpgs in that genre. Great mod here.

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grimmquest Creator
grimmquest

Try it and find out, and let me know what you think after you played it! :)

Actually I don't really think this mod takes a lot from Heretic (or Hexen). Having worked on a Hexen mod for years I can see the real differences between these games are in the platforming elements and the fact that Grimm has a far grimmer (excuse the pun) setting than both Heretic and Hexen.

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douglas_quaid
douglas_quaid

Just been looking at some of the details on the mod. A really original idea, how many levels do you predict will be in the final release?

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grimmquest Creator
grimmquest

I am at half of the development. I expect to make eight or nine maps in total for the SP experience. The current 4 maps consist of about 2 hours gameplay, if you explore every nook and cranny. That means the final experience should weigh in at about 5 hours of gameplay.

Then there's the challenge maps, which will get a lot more attention after Sunday's release. :)

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georgethetree26
georgethetree26

this looks so sick i'm so downloading it!!

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grimmquest Creator
grimmquest

Why not hold out for a couple of days and wait for the new release this Sunday? :)

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georgethetree26
georgethetree26

Full version?

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grimmquest Creator
grimmquest

No that will take a long while still. The new version this Sunday will include 4 maps in total (about 2 hours of gameplay) and many bugfixes compared to the original version.

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georgethetree26
georgethetree26

did i mention people like you give me faith in humanity can't wait :D

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grimmquest Creator
grimmquest

Thanks! :D

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douglas_quaid
douglas_quaid

This looks cool. When you are busy with your own mod you forget about little gems like this. Keep it up man, I hope so see this as a released game. Great work!

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grimmquest Creator
grimmquest

Hey Douglas... Thanks! :)

So how's your mod going?

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douglas_quaid
douglas_quaid

Good Morning!

Yeah the mod is going well. A bit of a delay as I lost all my backup files when moving abroad but work should even out again pretty soon. Trying to get an update for next February but we shall see. Anyway great looking mod! :)

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Impressive demo, good use of old-school trap system, unique gameplay elements.
Sikkmod upgrades really give it a beautiful look to a dark and muddy environment.
Looking forward to the final release.

Dec 25 2011 by =FF=Sturm

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