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"Avernum: Escape From the Pit is an amazing game which will provide hours of fun. I would even go so far as to say it’s a nearly perfect example of a role-playing game." -AppleTell
"8/10" - Inside Mac Games
"Fans looking to get into the Avernum series will do very well with Escape from the Pit, and while the improvements beyond the game engine and visuals are relatively modest, there's still a lot to enjoy even if you've played through the game once before already." - GameBanshee
"The game’s strong writing carries it through, and earns it a place among the greatest indie RPGs. 9.0/10" - Game Chronicles
"It is a tribute to indie gaming as a whole that a game made by such a tiny team can swell into such an involving, engrossing and glorious fantasy epic. - 9/10" - The Digital Fix
"If you're looking for a complex single player RPG and value content at the expense of visuals, don't miss this title. 8/10" - Impulse Gamer
"Spiderweb Software have provided a vast world in which to get lost, and a hefty quest in which to sink your teeth, which will reward those who can overlook its lack of finesse with many hours of enjoyable adventure." - Indie Game Magazine
"Take this one with you on car trips, use it to replace your TV shows on summer break, whatever. No self-respecting fan of RPGs should be without it." - Technology Tell

Avernum: Escape From the Pit HD is an epic, indie fantasy role-playing adventure. It is optimized for the iPad and features an enormous world, a fascinating story, and 30+ hours of gameplay. Avernum is the first chapter in an epic tale, the story of imprisonment, rebellion, and the struggle for freedom against overwhelming odds.

Avernum: Escape From the Pit features:

Epic fantasy adventure in an enormous underworld.
Huge outdoors and eighty towns and dungeons.
Three separate game-winning quests. Seek safety, escape or revenge. Do just one of them or all three!
Unique races and settings make Avernum different from any adventure out there.
Dozens of side quests and hundreds of magical artifacts.
Rich game system with over 50 spells and battle disciplines and a multitude of beneficial character traits to choose from.

The Story:

You have been banished to the underworld, never to see the light of day again.

The surface is ruled by the cruel Emperor Hawthorne, master of the Empire. All of the known lands are subject to his brutal command. Everyone who speaks out, who misbehaves, who doesn’t fit in is cast into the dark, volcanic pits of Avernum, far below the surface. There, you are expected to die, a victim of starvation, horrible monsters, or simple despair.

But not all of the Avernites have surrendered. With magic and steel, they are forging a new nation deep underground. You can join them and fight for safety. Or freedom. Or even, if you dare, revenge on the surface-worlders who tried to destroy you.

What’s New

Version 1.1

* Now fully 64-bit compatible!
* A rare bug that could cause inventory items to disappear has been fixed.
* Numerous small interface improvements.

This version requires iOS 8 or later.

Ratings and Reviews

Ssh0098 ,


Excellent game. Just finished all three major quests on hard difficulty and believe me, hard is really hard in this game.

I liked:
Turn-based fights.
Scarce resources.
Real open world. You can go anywhere.
Low magic setting.
Every new level your heroes get, counts.

I disliked the fact that some fights were really hardcore and they took a lof of time to win. Along with some reloads.. and I didn’t plan to invest that much time into them.

There are simply too many fights. Room -> fight -> another room -> fight. Move across a bridge -> fight. On the other hand, the game doesn’t have really nice visuals, there is also not much text so the only thing which keep you busy are those fights. I would like to see more puzzles or lore though.

Revisor007 ,

A great old-school RPG

This is a game that was in development for 15 years. No, I'm not kidding. The first iteration of this game appeared in 1995 as Exile. Later it was remade as Avernum and now again. So this is a third version of a hit and it shows.

The game is huge. I've been playing for 30 hours now and I'm still nowhere near the end.
The world is full of details, dungeons, secrets and quests, all lovingly hand-crafted.
The world is open, but dangerous. Right from the beginning you can go anywhere you like. That is if you can survive. Which brings me to the next point.
The game is pretty hard. Prepare to die often as you wander in a cave with much stronger adversaries.
But then again the game is fair. It never sends you to a certain death. Quite the opposite, if you follow the breadcrumb trail of quests, they always lead you to the next doable areas.

All in all this is probably the best mature RPG available on iPad as of writing this review (spring 2012).

Buy it, you will love it.

metuj ,

Konečně perfektní RPG pro iPad!

Tahle hra má pro mě všechno, co má správné RPg mít. Výborný příběh plný uvěřitelných dialogů, naprostou volnost pohybu, volnost ve výběru postav, pěkný inventorář a spoustu předmětů a velmi dobře zpracované souboje.
Grafika může působit lehce zastarale, ale nenechte se zmást. Je krásně detailní a svůj účel plní dokonale.
Ještě musím zmínit jednu zvláštnost. Ačkoli má hra spoustu možností a různých nastavení, je velmi snadné do ní proniknout. Vše je totiž velmi logické a každý ovladači prvek je tam, kde byste jej očekávali.
Cena naprosto odpovídá obsahu. Jen víc takto komplexních her!


Spiderweb Software
174.5 MB

Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.



Age Rating
Rated 12+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
© 2011-2016 Spiderweb Software
249,00 Kč


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