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Forum: Darkstone 03-08-2002, 11:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,764
Posted By Gadzooks
I'll be maintaining a darkstone site at ...

I'll be maintaining a darkstone site at http://www.donnesys.com - it may soon be sub-domained to darkstone.donnesys.com...

FYI,
Forum: Darkstone 02-21-2002, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,783
Posted By Gadzooks
Anyone know what happened to the DSI Darkstone...

Anyone know what happened to the DSI Darkstone BB? It seems the server portal isn't there either....
Forum: Darkstone 02-15-2002, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,568
Posted By Gadzooks
The spiders usually throw fireballs at you - so...

The spiders usually throw fireballs at you - so use reflections and berserker on yourself. They are also killed with wall of fire. So put reflections on yourself and then enter Serkesh. Move away...
Forum: Darkstone 01-06-2002, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,494
Posted By Gadzooks
<blockquote>quote:</font><hr> (are there...

<blockquote>quote:</font><hr>
(are there quest-shields???)
<hr></blockquote>
Yes - the Shield of Light to name one.

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it has to lie now at the ground where he...
Forum: Darkstone 01-06-2002, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,208
Posted By Gadzooks
Note: when DS originally shipped, 24 bit textures...

Note: when DS originally shipped, 24 bit textures were the highest you could get, but DS does support some level of adjusting it's 24 bit internal textures to 32 bit textures (command line option...
Forum: Darkstone 01-04-2002, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,494
Posted By Gadzooks
When any player leaves a network game, all quest...

When any player leaves a network game, all quest items that he/she has are dropped at that spot. Any magical instances associated with that player (like magic doors, fire golems, etc.) are also...
Forum: Darkstone 12-16-2001, 12:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,135
Posted By Gadzooks
Each time you increase in difficulty levels... ...

Each time you increase in difficulty levels...

The monsters have more hitpoints (usually double for expert, triple (from base level) for master, etc.) - even the bosses have more hitpoints...
Forum: Darkstone 12-16-2001, 12:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,649
Posted By Gadzooks
When you shoot at them - don't forget to hold...

When you shoot at them - don't forget to hold down the shift key (attack without running up to)
Forum: Darkstone 12-14-2001, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,564
Posted By Gadzooks
How you fight Draak depends on the character...

How you fight Draak depends on the character class you are playing...

Spell note (v1.05b) - If you lower the white bar from the top of your mana pool, certain spells will automatically invoke when...
Forum: Darkstone 11-23-2001, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,141
Posted By Gadzooks
Greetings all: I've got a way to move the...

Greetings all:

I've got a way to move the arrow keys to the left side of the keyboard (for those of us right-handers who have to play twister while playing darkstone). And yes, all the features of...
Forum: Darkstone 11-22-2001, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,422
Posted By Gadzooks
Found this registry path and key: ...

Found this registry path and key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\DelphineSoft\Darkstone\CurrentVersion\Darkstone

Set the 'data path' key value to the directory where the CD was copied to.

FYI
Forum: Darkstone 11-19-2001, 11:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,088
Posted By Gadzooks
Did you by chance leave all the default skins for...

Did you by chance leave all the default skins for the characters in the 'skin' directory - then added you specialized skin? Doing it that way I have had no problems....

[ 11-19-2001: Message...
Forum: Darkstone 11-16-2001, 10:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 26,085
Posted By Gadzooks
Note: The shop owners turn to stone after you...

Note: The shop owners turn to stone after you cause Draak to turn into a Dragon. If you are low on potions, your only hope is to go back through a few of the dungeons and kill anough of the...
Forum: Darkstone 11-16-2001, 10:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,422
Posted By Gadzooks
Which registry key did you muck with?

Which registry key did you muck with?
Forum: Darkstone 11-12-2001, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,295
Posted By Gadzooks
When in Darkstone (without the -window), the...

When in Darkstone (without the -window), the alt-tab windows shortcut key will cause DS to minimize and hang out on the taskbar which causes your desktop to display again (you may want to hit escape...
Forum: Darkstone 11-12-2001, 08:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,682
Posted By Gadzooks
Can't figure out why you would want to hack a...

Can't figure out why you would want to hack a game for potions when you could just use the Quest Editor and build youself a quest to repeatedly give yourself all the potions you will ever need...
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Forum: Darkstone 11-08-2001, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,482
Posted By Gadzooks
Darkstone requires Direct 3D. Run dxdiag.exe and...

Darkstone requires Direct 3D. Run dxdiag.exe and check to see if your laptop supports direct 3D (or 3D acceleration)
Forum: Darkstone 04-06-2001, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,362
Posted By Gadzooks
Excellent dungeon crawl - easy to learn, easy to...

Excellent dungeon crawl - easy to learn, easy to control the player(s) - much simpler than Diablo or Icewind Dale - almost like a sequel to Stonekeep. Darkstone also has a downloadable quest editor...
Forum: Darkstone 04-06-2001, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,198
Posted By Gadzooks
The Voodoo 5500 is not well supported in DirectX...

The Voodoo 5500 is not well supported in DirectX 6.x (meaning it uses compatibilty mode drivers) - you'll need to be at least at Dx7.0a or even 8.0a. You'll also want to check the darkstone readme...
Forum: Darkstone 04-06-2001, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,030
Posted By Gadzooks
Every time I've invoked Draak I've never had a...

Every time I've invoked Draak I've never had a problem going out and back in using the transport plates. When playing upper levels you'll need multiple trips to Sebastian to recharge the Orb since it...
Forum: Darkstone 04-04-2001, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,403
Posted By Gadzooks
The sheild of Light is a 'town quest' - you will...

The sheild of Light is a 'town quest' - you will find it in a chest in one of the Dungeon's. It's location is randon in each game.

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Gadzooks

If the only tool you have is a...
Forum: Darkstone 04-04-2001, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,007
Posted By Gadzooks
There are 4 pedastals in the room surrounding the...

There are 4 pedastals in the room surrounding the one the crystal is on- but only 1 has light coming from it. In each of the 4 levels of this dungeon - there is 1 statue that is blocking the light....
Forum: Darkstone 04-04-2001, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,030
Posted By Gadzooks
When you enter level 31 go to the transport plate...

When you enter level 31 go to the transport plate and step on it. You will be transported to the big cavern. go into the cavern hugging the right side (the drop off - not the wall). follow around to...
Forum: Darkstone 04-01-2001, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 982
Posted By Gadzooks
You are done with the sword after you use it in...

You are done with the sword after you use it in the first dungeon level of this quest (gunther won't take it - it's a quest item) - but you do need to go talk to someone who was concerned about those...
Forum: Darkstone 04-01-2001, 12:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 958
Posted By Gadzooks
The celestial key to get the celestial sword? -...

The celestial key to get the celestial sword? - go into the dungeon and on the first dungeon level you will find a prisoner - talk to him - he'll give you the key. (If you didn't find the prisoner...
Forum: Darkstone 03-29-2001, 11:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,478
Posted By Gadzooks
If you have the wall of fire spell - if you cast...

If you have the wall of fire spell - if you cast a few walls in a row rolland will walk through them and take much damage. He also spawns skeleton archers - so keep reflections on yourself.

If you...
Forum: Darkstone 03-28-2001, 11:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,076
Posted By Gadzooks
You'll have to clear the whole level before...

You'll have to clear the whole level before finding the hammer. Did you by chance find any hexagon-shaped pads on the floor? - if so - you need to step on them and see what happens.....
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Forum: Darkstone 03-27-2001, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,223
Posted By Gadzooks
It would be really great to have a sequel - the...

It would be really great to have a sequel - the engine is easy to learn and use and you don't have to spend 4 hours setting up your characters each time you face a battle. I've always thought of...
Forum: Darkstone 03-19-2001, 11:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,125
Posted By Gadzooks
http://www.delphinesoft.com/darkstone/english/inde...

http://www.delphinesoft.com/darkstone/english/index2.html for the english versions go to http://www.delphinesoft.com/darkstone for other languages.

FYI,
Gadzooks
Forum: Darkstone 03-19-2001, 10:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,028
Posted By Gadzooks
You may want to review ...

You may want to review http://www.tgeweb.com/ironworks/cgi-bin/ubb/noncgi/Forum6/HTML/000087.html

There was also several postings on the old BB - I'm not sure if they were ported over or not....
Forum: Darkstone 03-19-2001, 10:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,073
Posted By Gadzooks
Depending on your character class, you can...

Depending on your character class, you can temporarily increase your character's attributes:

Warrior - Amazon - use Concentration skill (+ to hit, + to ac, + to damage) and Berserker (My level 50...
Forum: Darkstone 03-18-2001, 10:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,012
Posted By Gadzooks
Have you tried poison cloud on the Amazons? You...

Have you tried poison cloud on the Amazons? You may also want to keep reflections on yourself - that way the arrows will bounce back at them.

I've also found that throwing axes work wonders on...
Forum: Darkstone 03-15-2001, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 968
Posted By Gadzooks
You have to play the next 2 lands and 4 dungeon...

You have to play the next 2 lands and 4 dungeon sets in the dark (the dungeons won't be any darker, though). Talk to the people in town to get information on how to get rid on the Monolith (i.e. the...
Forum: Darkstone 03-14-2001, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,048
Posted By Gadzooks
Have you obtained the celestial sword? (if not,...

Have you obtained the celestial sword? (if not, go back to 'land' level and use the key to get the sword - there will be a rock with a depression that matches the key).

Have you used the sword to...
Forum: Darkstone 03-12-2001, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 953
Posted By Gadzooks
FYI - there is a way to move your charcter files...

FYI - there is a way to move your charcter files and save games to another computer. I've downloaded a tool from somewhere or another that allows you to do this. It was either on the darkstone...
Forum: Darkstone 03-12-2001, 05:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,190
Posted By Gadzooks
Well, I've just about had it with the makeo3d...

Well, I've just about had it with the makeo3d program and .o3d files. Yes, if you set your display to 16 colors and 1024x768 under windows 98 - it works. Don't try it under Windows ME (won't display...
Forum: Darkstone 03-12-2001, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,104
Posted By Gadzooks
FWIW: you don't actually need the bow, I've used...

FWIW: you don't actually need the bow, I've used throwing axes as well...

FYI,

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Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups
Forum: Darkstone 02-22-2001, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 962
Posted By Gadzooks
Hints: What do prisms do? Is there a...

Hints:

What do prisms do? Is there a pedestal under the purple light? Are there 4 pedestals?

Spoiler sent by request....
Forum: Darkstone 02-22-2001, 11:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,074
Posted By Gadzooks
I've also noticed the network game glitch, but...

I've also noticed the network game glitch, but there's more. Did you know that the original darkstone version would allow not just the game-server player to be under-level for a game, but that...
Forum: Darkstone 02-22-2001, 10:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,166
Posted By Gadzooks
Well, here's what I've found in playing and...

Well, here's what I've found in playing and creating quests. Hope all this info helps......

About sebastian. Have you ever noticed that the last levels (29-31) are the same? Yes, the layout of the...
Forum: Darkstone 02-16-2001, 08:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,172
Posted By Gadzooks
Another trick is to leave this quest to the last....

Another trick is to leave this quest to the last. Go do all other quests to gain better armor and experience levels, then do this quest, get the crystal, have sebastian gen the orb, and go kill...
Forum: Darkstone 02-15-2001, 11:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,346
Posted By Gadzooks
My apologies in advance for not knowing what...

My apologies in advance for not knowing what you've tried. I banged my head on this till I found some very obscure information.

1) Did you really study the pizza example? not only do you need a...
Forum: Darkstone 02-15-2001, 11:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,122
Posted By Gadzooks
FYI, after 3 levels.... my warrior (Wagad) is...

FYI, after 3 levels.... my warrior (Wagad) is level 54. He has armor that is +22 to all w/ reflections (496/496). His helmet is +21 to all, his shield is +18 to all with poison cloud (976/976). He...
Forum: Darkstone 02-11-2001, 10:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 977
Posted By Gadzooks
Note: The crystal (in the room of lights) doesn't...

Note: The crystal (in the room of lights) doesn't appear any lower, but when you click on it it will drop down and you can pick it up. .
Forum: Darkstone 02-11-2001, 10:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,122
Posted By Gadzooks
Some answers... I have some reed.... You...

Some answers...

I have some reed.... You should get 5 reeds. Remember the instructions from the Faery at the lake? Did you encounter a room full of snakes and a crystal? If you did, look at the 5...
Forum: Darkstone 02-06-2001, 11:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 928
Posted By Gadzooks
According to the doc's there are 21 quests,...

According to the doc's there are 21 quests, picked at random each time you initiate a game - no quest is land specific. Similar to your experience, it took me 7 games to get the Rolland quest....
Forum: Darkstone 02-06-2001, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,475
Posted By Gadzooks
About characters and save games...... The...

About characters and save games......

The same thing happened to me before I put the patches in. Here's what's happening..... Darkstone saves save games in the (C:\program files\delpine...
Forum: Darkstone 02-03-2001, 12:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,088
Posted By Gadzooks
I agree, at the lower levels the quest is not too...

I agree, at the lower levels the quest is not too difficult, but it still is one of the hardest of the 21. All you need is fear (I used scrolls and sold the armor) and reflections. Invisibility is...
Forum: Darkstone 02-02-2001, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,056
Posted By Gadzooks
Here's what works for me.... Try setting your...

Here's what works for me.... Try setting your display to 1024x768 at 24 colors (16 might work, but most of the TGA files use 24 bit color). I'm using 1024x768 at 32 bit-color (32 bits of color...
Forum: Darkstone 02-02-2001, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,415
Posted By Gadzooks
Can't edit age - haven't seen any tools posted to...

Can't edit age - haven't seen any tools posted to do this. Two possibilities, but not until you can play expert (level 20) or master (level 35) games.

Aside from youth potions, in the upper level...
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