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 Places you can visit
Darkstone Windows The game is what we call 3D, but I'd prefer Nox instead
Darkstone Windows Irma can identify objects or heal you
Darkstone Windows Yeah, right, kill and take gold... typical

Promo Images

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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

PC Gamer Aug 01, 2000 90 out of 100 90
GameSpot Aug 13, 1999 8.6 out of 10 86
Gamezilla Oct 04, 1999 85 out of 100 85
WomenGamers.com Aug 17, 1999 8 out of 10 80
GameStar (Germany) Sep, 1999 80 out of 100 80
Imperium Gier Jul 08, 1999 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Aug 07, 1999 75 out of 100 75
JeuxVideoPC.com Dec 14, 2003 14 out of 20 70
Christ Centered Game Reviews Jun 01, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
FiringSquad Aug 28, 1999 60 out of 100 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 (8621) added Darkstone (Windows) on Dec 17, 1999
Other platforms contributed by Sciere (393309) and Boris Vidal (4)