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Darklands is now available on GOG
Game News - posted by Jaesun on Thu 13 October 2011, 17:16:24Tags: Darklands
Darklands now available on GOG:
Historically accurate representation of medieval greater Germany lets you go from zero to hero over the course of your adventure. No wizards, elves, dwarfs, or other nonsense “fantasy.” This game is (more or less) realistic in terms of what it throws at you, rather than using the same “Evil wizard wants to take over the world” plot. This is all about gaining fame and becoming a noble medieval hero or a black knight terrorizing the commoners! Superstitions and beliefs of a 15th century greater Germany is what you will be up against while traveling the countryside. Alchemy replaces magic, although there is witchcraft, which those bad cultists use to aid them in their unholy demon summoning rituals.
The character creation process is unique as well. You don’t have to start as an Level 1 Warrior, instead you choose one of six family backgrounds (ranging from a farmer to a noble prince) which affects the initial range of occupations that shape your character as you wish. You can either choose to make a young noble prince, that yearns to become a hero (giving you more time to train him up) or make a team of qualified mercenaries that already are capable in swordsmanship. If you’re not into elaborate character creation you can use the Quickstart option to begin the game with a default set of characters that are just right for everything. Apart from characteristics, your heroes are defined by skills. Skills play a very big role in Darklands, as they’re used for a success/failure check in nearly all actions you will execute in medieval Germany, but don’t fret you train no matter if you succeed or fail a particular task.
Incline your cRPG experience and get your copy here.