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It’s a big day for a game that’s been crowd-funded to finally be handed over to the community. After all, they’re invested in the quality of the game. Grim Dawn went live via Steam this week, so now it’s in the hands of everyone that pledged at that tier. And, what do you know, they’ve already been making videos. I’ve managed to find one without any commentary over it, so you get to see the character creation and some early action without me having to worry about the player dropping bad language and uncomfortable views about marriage laws. Thanks for the silent approach, RicHSAD2.

There is a link to one of the videos in the source. I wish I funded this one as I was watching it a long time ago... I may have funded it actually I have no idea. Durp.

Anyways good to see some good ARPG action coming our way because Diablo 3 was a bit fun although an over all let down IMHO.

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EDIT 1: You can still get the final version of the game from their site for 20 bucks and 30 dollars on retail price which is a great bargain! You can also still get into the alpha and beta if you want at higher prices. Just click here if you are interested.

No, I don't work for them. Yes, I am excited for this game.

EDIT 2: Here is the RPS hands on of the Alpha
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This is alpha code, and just the first third of the game, but it’s enough to sate my need to finally play the thing. And gosh, that title’s appropriate. It is, mostly in the right way, grim. Dark, gloomy, and mercilessly tough, it’s the game I’m certain so many furious Diablo fans wanted D3 to be when they found out that had planned to feature colours. There seem to be two central pillars here: traditional, and difficult.

Which is a mighty good thing, I should add.

Hands On: Grim Dawn

I also forgot to mention that this game is from the makers of Titan Quest which IMO is better than anything that has come out since Diablo 2 in the ARPG genre.
Edited by Exostenza - 5/21/13 at 9:34am
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Excited to see the progress they've made! This is being developed by a VERY small team, and they have come a long way. Can't wait for release thumb.gif
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It looks a LOT like Diablo 2 with better graphics...
Now im excited. biggrin.gif
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Hadn't seen this game. Looks good! Can't wait.
 
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Too many colors! Not grim enough. Rabble rabble. thumb.gif
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Loved Titan Quest. Can't wait for this. thumb.gif

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Loved Titan Quest. Can't wait for this. thumb.gif

Running around dual wielding those giant unique buster swords was the best thing ever. biggrin.gif
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Titan Quest with a Diablo skin! Awesome biggrin.gif
It looks great

Can't remember if I already pre-ordered it long time ago or not... will have to see. tongue.gif
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Got to play it earlier today....once I finish what I'm doing, I predict a long night......
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Got to play it earlier today....once I finish what I'm doing, I predict a long night......

Please let us know how it is in Alpha format. I am dying to know, but can;t afford it. I am even having a hard time pulling the trigger on the 20 dollar one right now because I need to save money.
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