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Exciting new features, including four-player multiplayer in four modes and the ability to play as some of the game’s popular bosses
Release Date: 27 Sep 2011
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Dungeons - The Dark Lord Steam Special Edition contains three exclusive multiplayer-maps. The maps Dunst, Playfreight and Labda were specifically designed for the brand-new game mode Piñata and are ideal for fast and thrilling multiplayer battles.

About the Game

Dungeons: The Dark Lord is the sequel to Dungeons, the game where the more evil you are, the better! There are a slew of exciting new features, including four-player multiplayer in four modes! Along with the addition of multiplayer modes such as Deathmatch and King of the Hill, there’s now the ability to play as some of the game’s popular bosses (Minos, The Dungeon Lord, the Zombie King and more) in multiplayer, along with the addition of an extensive single-player campaign, a new dungeon setting and 25 new prestige gimmicks.

Key Features

  • Four multiplayer modes for up to four players: Deathmatch, King of the Hill, Piñata and Survival
  • Entirely new, fully scripted and voiced single-player campaign
  • New dungeon setting (ice crystal cave) with new graphics, unique prestige gimmicks and a new boss monster
  • Playable bosses in multiplayer modes (Minos, Zombie King, Calypso and Dungeon Lord)
  • Various dungeon graphics sets and inventories are now available
  • New set of skills specifically for multiplayer modes

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP SP2, Vista, 7
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz Dual Core
    • Memory: 3 GB
    • Hard Disk Space: 2 GB free HDD
    • Video Card: 256 MB DirectX 9.0c Graphics card with Shader Model 3.0
    • DirectX®: 9.0c
    • Sound: Windows-compatible Soundcard
Helpful customer reviews
10 of 10 people (100%) found this review helpful
336 products in account
11 reviews
4.4 hrs on record
Firstly, don't believe that Dungeons is a Dungeon Keeper remake. It's not. Dungeon Keeper was about massing armies of minions and then trashing the incoming heros with them. Dungeons is more about indirect hero management (very much like a Dungeon Master in D&D) and this is no bad thing.

Actually I prefer the concept of Dungeons far more than I did Dungeon Keeper. Are there enough piles of loot for hero's to find? Are they being adequately challenged by you minions? Is the dungeon decor affecting them? If yes then torture the statisfaction right back out of them! Maniacal Laughter(tm)

The problem I have with Dungeons is that it's seriously unpolished. Trying to target the correct hero with a spell can become an excerise in twitching the camera until you can finally get the cursor to select him. The early game generally moves too slowly and is the same process over-and-over again.

Your commandos need micro-management. They'll happily stand by and watch as the Dungeon Heart is destroyed next to them rather than attacking. Which becomes more of a problem if one turns off the horrible voice acting; then it's hard to notice the heart is under attack.

Imps sometimes can't be bothered to mine out walls - 6 imps running around uselessly won't mine a wall bang in the middle of my dungeon.

Autosaves are a mess, instead of saving at meaningful checkpoints they're sometimes saved on a timer. I've played for two hours in a dungeon to discover the last autosave was in a previous dungeon. Which bring me to my last point. The early game is tediously slow but the whole game could have been faster paced.

Unless you know what you're getting and are really looking to play Dungeons - The Dark Lord then I can't recommend it. Which is a pity; it had the potential for greatness.
Posted: 12 July 2014
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
410 products in account
6 reviews
1.2 hrs on record
Patronizing, overly complicated, buggy, very slow gameplay, hard to understand what the game designers want you to do, not a very fun experience, and games are meant to be fun right?
Forces you to log into the Kalypso site to run the game, unless you block it in your firewall.
Don't waste your money.
Posted: 15 August 2014
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11 of 22 people (50%) found this review helpful
237 products in account
20 reviews
3.2 hrs on record
Just not a fun game at all. Heroes enter your dungeon and you try to lure them to look at statues and enter your rooms so they become happy then you slay them collecting soul energy to make more statues and rooms . the game just sucks sry ..
Posted: 25 February 2014
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8 of 16 people (50%) found this review helpful
39 products in account
4 reviews
0.8 hrs on record
dont buy this game steam shouldnt put it down as a multiplayer game the multiplayer servers where shut down ages ago .
Posted: 14 March 2014
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4 of 9 people (44%) found this review helpful
5 products in account
1 review
1.2 hrs on record
Wont play, crashes on start up. Spent an hour and a half searching through forums and downloading "fixes" still doesnt work on my Windows 7 machine that "should" be able to run it no problam. I found several others with the same problam and no solid fixes. Complete waste of money.
Posted: 28 March 2014
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59 of 74 people (80%) found this review helpful
101 products in account
3 reviews
2.8 hrs on record
Its an alright game if you realize what it is. This is NOT A DUNGEON KEEPER Clone nor is it ment to be. Think of it like SimDungeon or DungeonTycoon. Thats the best way to describe it.
Posted: 27 November 2013
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