Darkstone (Windows)

Teen
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Setting
77
Critic Score
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.4
User Score
5 point score based on user ratings.
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Description

Darkstone is a Diablo clone. But there is a difference one will recognize immediately: it is in 3D. But this is not the only "improvement"--the second most important thing is probably that the player is in control of two characters. The other character is computer controlled and the player can switch between them at any time. Also, Darkstone has lots of new spells and skills. The player will be walking through huge woods, have to solve a lot of riddles and descend into deep and dark dungeons.

Screenshots

Darkstone Windows Options
Darkstone Windows Buying and repairing weapons
Darkstone Windows Yeah, right, kill and take gold... typical
Darkstone Windows Going out to the woods

Promo Images

Darkstone Screenshot The video starts with these chaps entering a cave
Darkstone Screenshot An attack on the duo by multiple opponents
Darkstone Screenshot
Darkstone Screenshot The player dies, well the game can't look too easy can it

Alternate Titles

  • "暗黑秘石" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Darkstone: Evil Reigns" -- UK title
  • "Darkstone: Bruderschaft des Lichts" -- German PSX title

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User Reviews

Proves that “derivative” doesn’t have to be a dirty word. PCGamer77 (3001) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
A fantastic multi-player RPG (good single-player, too) Kic'N (4204) 4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars
Another Dungeoncrawler Terrence Bosky (5221) 3.8 Stars3.8 Stars3.8 Stars3.8 Stars3.8 Stars
Diablo 3-D Ray Soderlund (3497) 2.4 Stars2.4 Stars2.4 Stars2.4 Stars2.4 Stars

Critic Reviews

GameSpot Aug 13, 1999 8.6 out of 10 86
Game Over Online Aug 06, 1999 85 out of 100 85
PC Games (Germany) Sep, 1999 83 out of 100 83
Player One Nov, 1999 80 out of 100 80
GamersWanted Aug 19, 1999 8 out of 10 80
Power Play Sep, 1999 80 out of 100 80
PC Player (Germany) Oct, 1999 78 out of 100 78
G4 TV: The Electric Playground Apr 21, 2004 6.5 out of 10 65
FiringSquad Aug 28, 1999 60 out of 100 60
ESC Magazine Sep 15, 1999 6 out of 10 60

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
Installing patch problem 3 DreinIX (9397)
Feb 25, 2008

Trivia

Music

After throwing a gold coin in the dish in front of the musicians in town, they will play a special song: The Darkstone Will Shine.

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robotriot (8617) added Darkstone (Windows) on Dec 17, 1999
Other platforms contributed by Sciere (402038) and Boris Vidal (4)