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Dark Ages (DOS)

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Dark Ages is a shareware series consisting of three episodes: While the episodes where originally distributed separately, there were later released as bundled retail/freeware versions. The Macintosh and Windows versions are emulated from DOS and the first releases on the platform.


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There are 5 other screenshots from other versions of this game or official promotional screenshots.

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User Reviews

Dull graphics and crap sound. Nice controls and great music Katakis | カタキス (40788) unrated
Well, it was good in '91... Sam Tinianow (116) unrated
Gah. Stupid game. Tomer Gabel (4643) unrated

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Freeware release

The game was released as freeware on March 20, 2009.


Dark Ages used The PCX Programmer's Toolkit by Genus Microprogramming, a popular commercial graphics library of the time.


Dark Ages was a shareware trilogy, with the first part freely released as shareware, and the second and third parts as commercial games. The three sections were called Prince of Destiny, The Undead Kingdom, and Dungeons of Doom respectively


Dark Ages was the first shareware game to support the FM music/sound synthesis of the Adlib and Sound Blaster cards.

Information also contributed by PolloDiablo
Patrick Bregger (232690) added Dark Ages (DOS) on Nov 20, 2016
Other platforms contributed by ZeTomes (36480)