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Darkstone (Windows)

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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 Choosing a character
Darkstone Windows Yeah, right, kill and take gold... typical
Darkstone Windows Going out to the woods
Darkstone Windows Places you can visit

Alternate Titles

  • "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 (3020) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
A fantastic multi-player RPG (good single-player, too) Kic'N (4220) 4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars
Another Dungeoncrawler Terrence Bosky (5232) 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

The Press Says

All Game Guide 1999 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
GameSpot Aug 13, 1999 8.6 out of 10 86
Svenska PC Gamer Oct, 1999 85 out of 100 85
GamersWanted Aug 19, 1999 8 out of 10 80
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Aug 07, 1999 75 out of 100 75
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Dec, 1999 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Power Unlimited Aug, 1999 7 out of 10 70
Gameguru Mania Jul 28, 1999 3 out of 5 60
ESC Magazine Sep 15, 1999 6 out of 10 60
GameGenie 1999 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
Installing patch problem 3 DreinIX (9417)
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 (8637) added Darkstone (Windows) on Dec 17, 1999
Other platforms contributed by Sciere (286045) and Boris Vidal (4)