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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 Map
Darkstone Windows Yeah, right, kill and take gold... typical
Darkstone Windows Choosing a character
Darkstone Windows Options

Promo Images

Darkstone Screenshot
Darkstone Screenshot
Darkstone Screenshot
Darkstone Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "暗黑秘石" -- Simplified Chinese spelling
  • "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 (3225) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
A fantastic multi-player RPG (good single-player, too) Kic'N (4336) 4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars
Another Dungeoncrawler Terrence Bosky (5458) 3.8 Stars3.8 Stars3.8 Stars3.8 Stars3.8 Stars
Diablo 3-D Ray Soderlund (3576) 2.4 Stars2.4 Stars2.4 Stars2.4 Stars2.4 Stars

Critic Reviews

Gameplay (Benelux) Sep 30, 1999 88 out of 100 88
Svenska PC Gamer Oct, 1999 85 out of 100 85
PC Games (Germany) Sep, 1999 83 out of 100 83
PC Action (Germany) Aug, 1999 81 out of 100 81
GamersWanted Aug 19, 1999 8 out of 10 80
Power Play Sep, 1999 80 out of 100 80
Spel för Alla Oct, 1999 8 out of 10 80
WomenGamers.com Aug 17, 1999 8 out of 10 80
Legendra Mar 18, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Gameguru Mania Jul 28, 1999 3 out of 5 60

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
Installing patch problem 3 DreinIX (10657)
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 (9068) added Darkstone (Windows) on Dec 17, 1999
Other platforms contributed by Sciere (789518) and Boris Vidal (4)