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Star Wars: Dark Forces (DOS)

100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
5 point score based on user ratings.

The game ratings for each category and platform are displayed below. The score for a particular platform is the average of all categories. Games must have 1 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

The quality of the actors' performances in the game (including voice acting).
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
Overall MobyScore (139 votes)3.9

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
DOS 104 4.0
      Acting 3.9
      Gameplay 4.1
      Graphics 3.9
      Personal Slant 4.2
      Sound / Music 4.1
      Story / Presentation 4.0
Macintosh 6 4.3
      Acting 4.2
      Gameplay 4.3
      Graphics 4.2
      Personal Slant 4.5
      Sound / Music 4.2
      Story / Presentation 4.5
PlayStation 20 3.6
      Acting 3.5
      Gameplay 3.6
      Graphics 3.4
      Personal Slant 3.5
      Sound / Music 3.6
      Story / Presentation 4.0
Windows 9 3.3
      Acting 3.3
      Gameplay 3.2
      Graphics 3.1
      Personal Slant 3.9
      Sound / Music 3.1
      Story / Presentation 3.2

User Reviews

A gem of its time, recreating the original Star Wars fun and adventure. RussS (781) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
The first First Person Shooter I ever liked enough to finish Alan Chan (3597) unrated
A rich and immersive Star Wars shooter, and a gaming classic jTrippy (63) 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars
The first game that stood away from Id's FPS crap MAT (72486) 3.83 Stars3.83 Stars3.83 Stars3.83 Stars3.83 Stars
One of the longest-lasting games that I know of Casey Neumiller (5) 4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars
A long time ago... Chris Martin (1098) 4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars
Blaster bolts and hydro-spanners! Clinton Webb (21) unrated
Stop, Rebel scum! Ashley Pomeroy (233) unrated
The first and best experience in FPS action. Jason Musgrave (75) unrated
Doom-clones hyped up... not because of Doom Boston Low (92) 4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars