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Darkstone (Windows)

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100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
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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 Starting in the town and talking to people
Darkstone Windows Choosing a character
Darkstone Windows Map
Darkstone Windows Yeah, right, kill and take gold... typical

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 (3027) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
A fantastic multi-player RPG (good single-player, too) Kic'N (4240) 4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars
Another Dungeoncrawler Terrence Bosky (5235) 3.8 Stars3.8 Stars3.8 Stars3.8 Stars3.8 Stars
Diablo 3-D Ray Soderlund (3500) 2.4 Stars2.4 Stars2.4 Stars2.4 Stars2.4 Stars

The Press Says

Just RPG 1999 A 100
Just Adventure Aug 03, 2002 A 100
IGN Aug 13, 1999 9 out of 10 90
Gamer's Pulse Oct 11, 1999 8.8 out of 10 88
Svenska PC Gamer Oct, 1999 85 out of 100 85
Jeuxvideo.com Sep 13, 1999 17 out of 20 85
Spel för Alla Oct, 1999 8 out of 10 80
WomenGamers.com Aug 17, 1999 8 out of 10 80
G4 TV: The Electric Playground Apr 21, 2004 6.5 out of 10 65
Gaming Age Sep 05, 2004 C+ 58

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
Installing patch problem 3 DreinIX (9422)
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.

Related Web Sites

robotriot (8637) added Darkstone (Windows) on Dec 17, 1999
Other platforms contributed by Sciere (252131) and Boris Vidal (4)