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| Release dates
October 13, 2011
May 9, 2013
July 24, 2014
- GOG.com Community Discussions
- GOG.com Support Page
- Steam Community Discussions
- Darklands Yahoo! group
- 1 Availability
- 2 Essential improvements
- 3 Game data
- 4 Video settings
- 5 Issues fixed
- 6 Input settings
- 7 Audio settings
- 8 System requirements
- 9 References
|GOG.com||Pre-packaged with DOSBox.|
|Steam||Pre-packaged with DOSBox.|
|Retail||Floppies or CD-ROM. Use DOSBox and install the .07 Patch.|
The latest retail patch is .07 Patch. Patches do not integrate the previous patches and must be installed in order. The GOG.com version already has this patch.
- Darklands All-in-One Chart v1.0 by bongo64738. An Excel spreadsheet that includes an occupations progression table, city table, potion maker and saints lists. A detailed description can be found here
- Darklands Quest Lister v.1.1 by Michael Petzold: Enables you to generate a list of your current quests from a save file. Very useful as this is the only non-manual way to track such quests.
- Darklands Map Tool by Savcho Savchev: Flash based; enables you to find towns from a clickable list. There is also a live online version.
- Darklands Saints Tool by Savcho Savchev: Flash based; enables you to view details of saints from a clickable list. Also allows you to view which saints offer particular benefits (for example, travel by water). There is also a live online version.
- Darklands Alchemy Tool by Savcho Savchev: Flash based; enables you to view details of potions from a clickable list, showing the required ingredients, quality, and risk involved. There is also a live online version.
- Character Editor v2.2 by Dan Collins ("jugglindan)": Enables you to edit characters' stats and appearances.
- Darklands Monetary Converter v1.1 by Jerry "Deth-B0y" Kelly: Enables you to convert "complex" monetary amounts (expressed in Florins, Groschen and Peffenigs) to "simple" monetary amounts (expressed in Peffenigs only) and vice versa.
- World Regeneration Tool by Dan Collins ("jugglindan)": Enables you to randomise and regenerate an existing world by rebuilding destroyed villages and other locations. Can also shuffle the world by altering the random seed used by the game to calculate item availability in various locations (saints, ingredients etc.). The seed also determines which villages and castles are good or evil.
- City Tracker Spreadsheet v1.0 by Paul Moloney: An Excel spreadsheet containing a row for each city in Darklands, showing hardcoded values (such as map coordinates, quality of blacksmith, bowyer and so on) with empty fields to fill with values particular to your instance of the game (for example, saints, formulae and physician quality).
- Darklands Editor v1.1 by Steven J. Cotellesse: Enables you to edit characters' stats (older than the Character Editor by Dan Collins and not as fully featured)
Configuration file(s) location
Save game data location
|Widescreen resolution||Upscaled 320x200 only.|
|4K Ultra HD|
|Field of view (FOV)|
|Windowed||Set in Graphic Mode Setup (GOG.com) or toggle with Alt+↵ Enter.|
|Borderless fullscreen windowed|
|Vertical sync (Vsync)|
|High frame rate|
Sound problems (GOG.com)
- Use this fix if the audio sounds unusual (e.g. random sounds rather than clashing weapons during combat).
Rename sound files
|Keyboard and mouse||Native||Notes|
|Remapping||Use the DOSBox Mapper (Ctrl+F1).|
|Mouse input in menus|
|Mouse Y-axis inversion|
|Controller support||Use the DOSBox Mapper (Ctrl+F1).|
|Full controller support|
|Controller remapping||Use the DOSBox Mapper (Ctrl+F1).|
|Controller Y-axis inversion|
|Separate volume controls|
|Mute on focus lost|
|Operating system (OS)||DOS 5.0|
|Processor (CPU)||IBM 386, 486 & compatibles|
|System memory (RAM)||2 MB|
|Hard disk drive (HDD)||22 MB|
|Video card (GPU)||VGA graphics|
|Operating system (OS)|| |
|Processor (CPU)|| |
|System memory (RAM)||512 MB||1 GB|
|Hard disk drive (HDD)||82 MB||82 MB|
|Video card (GPU)||DirectX 7 compatible||DirectX 9 compatible|
|Operating system (OS)||10.6.8 (Snow Leopard) or later|
|Processor (CPU)||Intel Core 2 Duo 2GHz+|
|System memory (RAM)||1 GB|
|Hard disk drive (HDD)|
|Video card (GPU)||64 MB of VRAM|