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A space combat game like Wing Commander; you control space ship, as the lone man trying to save humanity from not one, but two alien races. It also has multiplayer modes like Race and Tag for IPX network users.


Darklight Conflict DOS Ship Encyclopedia
Darklight Conflict DOS Mission debriefing
Darklight Conflict DOS Bogeys entering through a jump gate.
Darklight Conflict DOS Close-up of the drone

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Darklight Conflict Screenshot
Darklight Conflict Screenshot
Darklight Conflict Screenshot

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Critic Reviews

Player One PlayStation Jun, 1997 93 out of 100 93
NowGamer PlayStation Jun 01, 1997 8.5 out of 10 85
PC Joker DOS May, 1997 80 out of 100 80
MAN!AC PlayStation Aug, 1997 77 out of 100 77
Mega Fun PlayStation Jul, 1997 73 out of 100 73
Gameplay (Benelux) DOS Apr, 1997 71 out of 100 71
GameSpot PlayStation Aug 01, 1997 6.6 out of 10 66
Video Games PlayStation Jun, 1997 65 out of 100 65
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) PlayStation Sep, 1997 6.1 out of 10 61
Power Play DOS Apr, 1997 60 out of 100 60


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Software graphics

Being one of the last commercial DOS games released, Darklight Conflict has a surprisingly advanced software 3D rendering engine that produces effects normally only seen in hardware 3D engines. So much so, in fact, that one reviewer for Gamecenter stated that "The convergence of sharp graphics, smooth frame rates, detailed sound, real-time light sourcing, and varied weaponry is unparalleled. The light sourcing is remarkably thorough, emitting from explosions, stars, engine exhaust, comet trails, and even navigation lights."

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