September 1362: Eine Armee des Bösen, die sich "Dark Shadows", die dunklen Schatten, nennt, zieht seit geraumer Zeit durchs Land und verängstigt das Volk mit ihren furchteinlössenden Gewändern. Sie haben sich als Monster verkleidet und plündern das Land. Alles was sich ihnen in den Weg stellt, wird beseitigt oder vertrieben.
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Veröffentlichung: 11. März 2014

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Über dieses Spiel

Dark Shadows - Army of Evil ist ein klassisches Medieval Fantasy First Person - Hack and Slash Game mit einer Art Old School Look.

Story

September 1362:

Eine Armee des Bösen, die sich "Dark Shadows", die dunklen Schatten, nennt, zieht seit geraumer Zeit durchs Land und verängstigt das Volk mit ihren furchteinlössenden Gewändern. Sie haben sich als Monster verkleidet und plündern das Land. Alles was sich ihnen in den Weg stellt, wird beseitigt oder vertrieben. Während man selbst gerade nicht anwesend war, wurde die Burg gestürmt und eine Frau namens Katharina entführt. Es ist nicht irgendeine Frau. Es ist die Frau, in die Ihr verliebt seit. Da niemand mehr übrig ist, um ihr zu helfen, seit Ihr die letzte Chance Katharina zu befreien. Ihr müsst euch deshalb auf einen langen blutigen Weg durchs Land machen.

Gameplay

Klassisches Hack and Slash Game:

Der Spieler kämpft sich durch 19 Level. Dazu stehen ihm unterschiedliche Waffen zur Verfügung, die während des Spielverlaufes gefunden werden können. Zu Anfang beginnt alles noch ruhig und der Spieler ist damit beschäftigt, sich eine Waffe zu organisieren. Ab dem zweiten Level wandelt sich das Spiel dann in ein Hack and Slash Game um. Neben den Kampfhandlungen hat der Spieler ab und zu auch andere Kleinigkeiten zu erledigen bzw. Probleme zu lösen. Gespielt wird mit Tastatur und Mouse.

Features

Das Spiel ist ein Indie game mit einer Art Old School Look.

Es unterstützt zudem SSAO und Bloom Shader Effekte.

  • 19 Levels und 18 Waffen
  • ​Single Player (Einzelspieler)
  • 3D Echtzeit Cinematic Blood Splatter Szenen

Systemanforderungen

    Minimum:
    • Betriebssystem: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8
    • Prozessor: Intel Core 2 Duo mit 2 GHz oder vergleichbar
    • Arbeitsspeicher: 2 GB RAM
    • Grafik: AMD Radeon™ 1300 / NVIDIA® GeForce™ 6600
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Speicherplatz: 2200 MB verfügbarer Speicherplatz
    • Soundkarte: DirectX kompatible Soundkarte
    • Zusätzliche Anmerkungen: Shader Model: 3.0, Mouse: mit Unterstützung für alle drei Tasten
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    • Betriebssystem: Windows 7
    • Prozessor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2500 CPU @ 3.30GHz oder vergleichbar
    • Arbeitsspeicher: 4 GB RAM
    • Grafik: AMD Radeon™ HD 6850 / NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 560
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Speicherplatz: 2200 MB verfügbarer Speicherplatz
    • Soundkarte: DirectX kompatible Soundkarte
    • Zusätzliche Anmerkungen: Shader Model: 3.0, Mouse: mit Unterstützung für alle drei Tasten
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Pirmino
( 0.5 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 9. März
♥♥♥♥♥♥♥t.
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psyGressiw
( 4.1 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 19. Februar
I've laughed at how bad it is. I can't stop laughing while writing this. Don't pass if you ever see it with 95% discount or in a bundle. Actually i will try to complete it with godmode, speedhack and walkthrough. I want to see how this farce ends.
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Lord
( 1.4 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 16. Februar
Pros:
-Its better than the slaughtering grounds and Bad rats.

Cons:
-Everything about the game.




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ShiFT
( 0.6 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 12. Februar
Mit Sicherheit eines der besten Spiele aller Zeiten!! :)
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Straken
( 0.2 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 11. Dezember 2015
Was für ein ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥t
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Ryazaʃ\ʃ👌
( 1.6 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 8. Dezember 2015
My ultimate goal in life is to gift this to every single one of my friends.

Buy it.
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lordfinchfield
( 0.7 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 5. Dezember 2015
We tried our best to find some redeeming features for the this game. We struggled.
On the plus side though...decent stab at atmospheric music. Plus, where else can you throw stone snail marbles. Kudos for that one.

I will recommend this game just because it is 80% off......but dont blame me if you waste £1.39.

PS where the hell was the sword?
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masterdain
( 0.4 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 4. Dezember 2015
Mit Abstand das schlechteste game was ich jehmals gesehen habe.
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CyRoK
( 0.3 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 30. November 2015
ultimativer schrott und hat auch noch zeug eines virus!!! genuss mit vorsicht!!!
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Vrakyas
( 0.2 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 18. Oktober 2015
Das Spiel ist wirklich so schlecht, wie die anderen Reviews es beschreiben!

Grafik:
Es gibt keine 16:9 Auflösung bzw. 1920x1080 - in welchem Zeitalter lebt der Entwickler? Beim Ändern der Auflösung bleibt der Bildschirm schwarz und erst nach raus- und reintabben wird die neue Auflösung übernommen.
Texturen sind sehr verwaschen und in niedriger Auflösung - es gibt auch keine Anisotropische Filterung. Kantenglättung egal welcher Art gibt es auch nicht, dadurch gibt es viele Treppeneffekte an Objekten.
Objekte wie z.B. Fässer oder Mauern sind gezerrt bzw. getreckt, damit sie scheinbar größer wirken - dadurch werden die ohnehin matschigen Texturen noch matschiger.
Es gibt lediglich ein paar simple Post-Processing Effekt wie Bloom, SSAO und Bluteffekte, die aber nicht wirklich überzeugen.

Story/Mission:
"Du musst die Prinzessin retten, denn du bist ja in sie verliebt." Ehrlich? Geht's noch schlechter und klischeehafter?
Das erste Level ist zu konfus. Man soll eine Waffe und einen Schlüssel in einem großen Schloss finden. Nach 10 Minuten herumirren, habe ich die Suche aufgegeben - die Nadel im Heuhaufen ist einfacher zu finden.
Und nein es gibt nichts weiteres in diesem Level.

Daher definitiv keine Kaufempfehlung - auch nicht im Sale für -99%
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KushOnDoggo(csgostakes.com)
( 0.0 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 11. Oktober 2015
The only reason I have 4 hours into this garbage is because it froze on launch and sat in the background locked up eating away at my ram 0/10
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Last Knight Down
( 1.0 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 19. September 2015
This game just isn't very well put together, and feels rushed even for what it is. If the creators had taken the time to do something risky and creative they could have accomplished a lot, even with this limited technology. This feels like the first try college project that never got polished after it was turned in to the professor. Definitely not worth any more than 2 dollars. Everyone should play this game just to understand why you shouldn't give super open ended unintuitive content to people followed by constant repetative fighting.
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mordin86
( 1.1 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 19. September 2015
Judging from the "epic" main menu intro the devs are really proud of what they did here. They shouldn't.
Game looks dreadful, level design is all over the place and does not make much sense.
When you turn your viewpoint around the whole skybox and the moon starts to spinn in a weird fashion.
Also your character gets stuck on everything mostly on stairs that you supposed to use.
So what I did in the game? I was trying to "glitch" up to this damn oil bottle for at least 15 minutes, after that I run aimlessly only to find lots of locked doors. At the end I got myself a weird torch thing and my character geometry broke.
Not really new Dark Souls. Not at all.

http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=521214422
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Silverstream
( 0.9 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 13. September 2015
The Slaughtering Grounds has better combat.
Pac-man has a more gripping story.
The original Resident Evil has better voice-work.
The graphics hold up worse than Pong, and this was released last year.

This game stars a knight who is so inept that jumping hurts him, walking into crates paralyzes him, and swinging his sword causes him to spin 30 degrees. The first level is a key-hunt that is completely impossible to complete without a walkthrough. Even with one, it's still absurdly aggravating. The second level forces you to wander a tiny forest killing enemies that may or may not respawn. After killing about five enemies, I made the mistake of pressing the spacebar, causing me to jump and promptly drop dead.
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(CSGO+RP)Blistering Wounds
( 1.2 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 30. August 2015
I bought this game as a competition to see how ♥♥♥♥♥♥ games could get. All of my friends games got blown out of the water, the window, the world, and the universe.

Okay, so the game-play......oh boy, where do i start?
You think the first 5 minutes of skyrim is boring? oh god, most of my hours was completing the first damn level. I couldn't find the required items without using a guide, and even using the guide was difficult. It took me 30 Minutes to find the sword (what you require) using a guide. The map is so large for finding one damn thing, and the rest of the last level? you guessed, finding keys to unlock doors to give you more keys. There is really only one good part of the game, the buggy mechanics. I BHOPed all over the castle and killed myself laughing from the mechanics more then what i did do the finding. Also, there are dead civilians, not scary at least since there is one death face, even for females. and that death face is a males face.

"Lord gaben, next time, could you please recommend me a better game then this 0.5% completed game? Thank you lord, lord gaben"
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mwebber | CSGOBattle.com
( 0.5 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 19. August 2015
... and this game costs 9 euro?!? i started with hope that atleast the beginning of the game will be bug free... find a key and sword... i was walking around for 20 min until i decided to look walktrough aaaaaaand... the enemy is not spawned i can't get a weapon and can't continue. WOW.. just wow! this game is in my list for worst games ever! i can't pass tutorial!

the UI is horrible, the game crashes often, save works 50% of the time, the loading screen reminds me "the forest" in its early aplha versions...

its like pre-aplha stage game!!! i will never install this JUNK on my computer!

... FROM NOW ON I WILL READ REVIEWS BEFORE BUYING SUCH GAMES!
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A.D.Mynx
( 0.2 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 5. Juli 2015
This game is pure ♥♥♥♥. no turtorial, no given idea what to do. cruel sound (turned of 1min after play), absolut crap level design ,... absolute ♥♥♥♥
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PisseAusM1Arsch
( 0.3 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 29. Juni 2015
Das Deinstallieren funktioniert einwandfrei! Dafür gibt es von mir eine Kaufempfelung
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proudlarry
( 0.4 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 29. Juni 2015
kewl gam 7/10
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Deathwurst
( 0.6 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 28. Juni 2015
I... I ought to climb some stuff to get on top of a shelf to get some stuff. Nope, just jumped up this shelf. I just... jumped... Just like that it was over.

Jumping is stupid. You can climb stuff you're absolutely not supposed to climb. You climb stuff accidentally! And then you fall. Getting hurt. From about 6, 7 feet... wellllllllll...

You start by running to the furthest part of the map to get a key used in the furthest part of the map from there to get a torch you need in the furthest part of the map from there... you get the point. What the hell game? What the hell?

And then there was the first... let's be fair and call it a battle. Run towards the strange pig guy while hitting with your sword, evade his attack by taking a single step back. That's it, actually.

Best part of the game is closing it to play another game.
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Der Spielablauf :
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Nun ja, in 2 oder 3 Leveln mal nen Schlüssel suchen und/oder nen Schalter betätigen.
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EDIT: Riesige Level ohne Details, viel Gelaufe, Kämpfe sind nur dumpfes Geklicke, viel Gelaufe, die AI ist extrem simpel und bleibt schon mal hier und stecken, viel Gelaufe, habe ich viel Gelaufe schon erwähnt? Rätsel sind uninteressant bis nicht vorhanden, und sind mit viel Hin- und Hergelaufe verbunden.
Grafik ist zweckmäßig, aber ich bin ja auch kein Grafikfetischist. :)
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0.5 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 11. März 2014
I went into this with very low expectations. I honestly wasn't expecting much, but here goes.

This is the WORST video game I've ever played.

THE WORST.

Now, why am I complaining so much? Let me start with the technical issues. 1. I was greeted with a resolution setting that only goes up to 1680 x 1050. Not even 1080. That ♥♥♥♥♥♥ me off. 2. The graphics. This looks like Half-Life 1, and for a game that is awfully new, it should looks somewhat okay, but it doesn't. This game tries to shove in your face that it has bloom and SSAO in it, but seriously, even with them, the game still looks like ♥♥♥♥. 3. Voice Acting. Dreadful. 4. Highest mouse sensitivity is still really slow for a person like me who likes to have a high mouse sensitivity.

Alright, the story. Nothing special. And by that I mean pretty much non-existent. You and a bunch of "teammates" go to the castle, after it has been attacked. Turns out the girl of your dreams has been taken. Now you have to get her back. And there you go. I'm not gonna complain about the small amount of story I've been given, because honestly, I just want to try the hack and slash.

The first level. Why they made it so complicated did not make any sense to me. The first level started off with a mother♥♥♥♥ing keyhunt. It made no sense. It confused the living hell out of me. I needed to use a walkthrough, on the FIRST LEVEL. That's just awful. The area was big and the objects were all over the place. The controls were poor and didn't really help this game out at the slightest. Everything about this game just screamed wrong. For everyone asking about the keyhunt, imagine trying to find keys that do not even show up. That's right, you can't actually see them. Not to mention, you need a torch to even find one of them, which is just silly, because if there's a key there, then I wouldn't need a torch to actually see the key. It's a pointless quest to go find keys to open chests with other keys. But have I mentioned the fact that you literally have to walk on the walls to get an item you need? Yes, you do. You walk on the walls. YES. You literally jump on a small side railing on the wall, basically hovering to the side of it when you walk on it. I'm sorry, but I would never be able to figure that out because in a video game, I've never had to do that to actually get something. I just found that bizarre.

Then the main section of the game. The fighting. Oh my.
OH MY. OHH.
You get three attacks. All of which are ♥♥♥♥ and don't feel natural. Combat was godawful. All you do is stab the enemy, move back, then just keep doing that until it's dead. That's it. That's the game. Oh my god. The attacks are all mapped to mouse buttons, including the middle mouse. I went immediately to change it, but WAIT, you can't change the controls. But for some reason, they have options for Bloom and SSAO instead of options for controls. Come on. Congratulations, you have shader effects. Yay.

This is the worst. Day One, Walking Dead Survival Instinct, and Postal 3, are all better than this. I didn't want to say this, but I had to. I'm here for you so you can save money. I would not wish this on my worst enemies. My point has been made. Nothing in this game works properly. Everything is bad.

0/10. This is a technical nightmare. Even if this game looks fun to you (which it really shouldn't), remember that it is 10 bucks, and you can do so much more with the ten bucks. I'm genuinely upset that I spent nine dollars on this.
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0.7 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 12. März 2014
I typically dont review games. Especially ones I've played for 44 minutes. But, thats as far as I could play this game. Its.. really, really bad. I felt like I was playing a FPS from the late 90's. Graphics are substandard, sound is reptitive and quite low quality, and the cutscenes are quite laughable. They are literally 2 characters standing there, with the camera rotating around, and occasionally focusing on.. well.. a dark field? I wasnt sure, as there was little to no detail.

Now Ive bought plenty of games in early access, and if this was an Alpha, with additional graphical upgrades, sound, etc to come, then I wouldnt be too critical of it. But.. this is it. There is snow falling inside of rooms. Fog in closed off hall ways. Bricked up rooms. Stairs that are so steep that you have to hop up when you get to the top step. The punch animation looks like a piece of paper with chain mail on it.

The final straw for me was when I entered the dining room, to obtain the oil needed to light my torch. It was on top of a cabinet. A cabinet I could only climb by backtracking in the room, climbing a oveturned table, climbing half way up the wall, and then walking over to hop on top.

Is this what the waitress would have done had I asked for some oil for my green salad?
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0.0 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 14. Juni 2015
This game just changed my screen resolution to 800x600 or so and stucked at black screen so I have to close it manually in task manager but this piece of gamedev won't close saying:

Unable to terminate process.
The operation could not be completed.
Acces is denied.

So the only option was to restart my PC. Hilarious.
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0.1 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 12. März 2014
Terrifyingly bad. The theme song is sorta ok, but the graphics are hideous, reminding me of a time when 3D accellerators had 4mb of video ram. Except most games back then managed to look good. Yet with such minimal graphics the framerate lags like hell, and this is on a computer that can get 60+ FPS from Crysis 3. Also, I think a 3 year old may have written the story.
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Verfasst: 19. März 2014
Please for the love Celestia, Luna, God, Buddha, Allah, Jehovah, Kali, Shiva, Bramha, Osiris, Ra, Bast, Sobek, Thor, Odin, Zeus, Posieden, Athena, Bacchus, Apollo, Qeutzlcoatl and whatever other gods that once were held holy and still are DO NOT but this game its intro level is possibly the most conveluted mess of back tracking nonsense ever. I didnt even want to play beyond the point when I got the first weapon. Its not worth 10 dollars or even a dollar. Please just avoid it it stinks.
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0.5 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 26. Mai 2015
Where do i start ...
First of all i didn't buy the game, I bought a 5 key pack for 2 $.
This game is incomplete ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥t, the problem is the developer wanted to earn money like the big companies but he failed at 1 point : the big companies only give u a half ♥♥♥ game like AC:Unity but this ♥♥♥♥ is not even 20 % finished. It is the biggest piece of ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥t on steam which i have explored.
Furthermore, the textures and the performance of this game (in this case it's just a piece of ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥t) are just ridiculous.The Dev's deserve a punch, right in the balls, for this mother♥♥♥♥ing trash. EVERYTHING IS WRONG WITH THIS ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥T!!
DO NOT BUY THIS GAME !!!!!!
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0.9 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 13. September 2015
The Slaughtering Grounds has better combat.
Pac-man has a more gripping story.
The original Resident Evil has better voice-work.
The graphics hold up worse than Pong, and this was released last year.

This game stars a knight who is so inept that jumping hurts him, walking into crates paralyzes him, and swinging his sword causes him to spin 30 degrees. The first level is a key-hunt that is completely impossible to complete without a walkthrough. Even with one, it's still absurdly aggravating. The second level forces you to wander a tiny forest killing enemies that may or may not respawn. After killing about five enemies, I made the mistake of pressing the spacebar, causing me to jump and promptly drop dead.
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0.6 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 1. September 2014
Oh my god.

This game is hilarious.

Nearly everything is this game is done WRONG. COMICALLY WRONG.

Oh where do I start? How about basic controls?

Press spacebar to jump. Jump once and you fall twice, the second time being gravity kicking in after the preset fall animation.

Hold spacebar to do your impression of a rabbit on meth. Boingboingboingboingboingboing. Careful though, you can get fall damage from jumping too much. Seriously.

Press M1 to bring up a mutated, paralyzed left hand, completed with an elongated pinkie finger and a stretched texture.

Press M2 to bring up another mutated, paralyzed arm with a tapered, shrunken hand holding a pebble. It reels back, unmovingly, as if made of wood, then quickly forward again, throwing the pebble...which gently floats to the ground. Physics!

There is no crouch or run button (shift does nothing).

There is no map ('M' changes the mouse sensitivity) and no hints or aids in finding quest items. Now, I'm all for a little open-world exploration. Not every game needs a big old Bioshock arrow pointing at anything of interest. But this is the polar opposite. Here, there first level is a castle full of winding, identical corridors, and the first mission in that level is to find a sword and some keys. I managed to find one of the keys through blind explortion. It was difficult, though because it was the same color as everything else: greyish brown, and had nothing indicating its presence. No outline, no environmental context, not even so much as a reaction from the character when looking right at it.

Press Escape to see the tiny, 200x200 pixel menu. The itty-bitty options are mostly miscellaneous graphical options, like blood decals. If TotalBiscuit ever did a WTF on DS-AoE, he might have to start playing the game BEFORE the ten minute mark, since there's not much twiddling to be done with a menu like this.

As for me, I ended my game after I jumped on even terrain and the fall damage killed me. Then the game crashed. Yup.

This is a walking simulator for insomniacs. Or, alternatively, comedy gold for people who love to laugh at terrible games. Either way, it's too bad to pass up. I recommend it.
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0.3 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 23. März 2014
I did not get too far with this game, it was so ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥-I-N-G horrible. First off you have to sit through 8 minutes of the credits EVERY time you start the game, no jumping right to the menu. The graphics are REALLY bad, like something a game design student might produce as a freshman. voice acting is pure amateur, the characters lips don' t even move. Mouse sensitivity is low, its like you are drunk or your connection is laggy. Controls are not customizable WASD to move and thats it. This alone is a deal killer for the Munkey.

Go ahead and buy it, see for yourself what an awful, horrible peice of crap this is.
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33 von 37 Personen (89 %) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
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0.7 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 21. April 2014
i must be living in some alternate universe where the community as a whole tries to greenlight the most horrifyingly terrible abominations that it can find
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34 von 40 Personen (85 %) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
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0.8 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 24. Januar 2015
There is nothing good about this game... It looks and feels like a student rushed this in a week as a project due for their college course or something. DO NOT GET THIS UNLESS YOU ARE RICH AND WANT TO WASTE YOUR MONEY!
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0.5 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 30. April 2014
There isn't a whole lot more that can be said about this game that hasn't already been said. It's bad. Not even fun bad, just plain old regular BAD. But let's go over it, shall we?

First, the graphics. Everyone knows this. Take one look at the screenshots, it's not too difficult to tell how utterly atrocious they are. The game's description on Steam says that the game has an old-school look to it, (or something like that, I can't be bothered to look up the exact quote) but old-school doesn't even begin to describe it. Castlevania is old-school. Zelda 64 is old-school. Doom is old-school. This game's graphics, on the other hand, just look like they were ♥♥♥♥ out by the leftovers from Morrowind, which in my admitedly unpopular opinion, has not aged well at all.

Second, let's talk about the controls. You can't keybind anything. You can make some adjustments to mouse sensitivity, and invert the mouse's Y axis, but that's it. Don't like the layout? Well, ♥♥♥♥ you. Your character's movement, too, is just weird in general. Movement is very sluggish. Everything seems a bit zoomed in, but if you zoom out, it still just feels nauseating. Combat, if you've got the patience to even get to it (I'll get back to that), is painfully bare. There's no strategy involved whatsoever. Hit your enemy, pull back, then go back in for another hit. Rinse and repeat.

Third, let's talk about the story. What's the story? A bunch of monsters and/or people in scary get-up have been ravaging the land, and got into the castle. They killed all the guards, and took all the money, taxes (yes, taxes), and swords. Also, they took this guy's sister, and you better save her, because you're in love with her. The only image we see of said woman is awkwardly animated, with flailing arms and a grand total of one facial expression. Now normally I wouldn't complain too much about the damsel in distress trope, overused though it may be, but the way this game goes about it is just stupid, to the point where I had to stop after the cutscene to finish laughing. Basic isn't even the word, bad is closer to what I'm looking for.

Okay, now here's the big one. How would you expect a fantasy hack and slash video game to open? A tutorial level? Sure. What's in the tutorial level? A few low-level baddies for you to kill, with a few different weapons to try out? Nah, that'd just be asinine. Instead, let's have the tutorial level be a stupidly complex find the key quest, in an overly large castle? Yup, that sounds good to me. Yeah, no litterally, the FIRST instructions you are given in the game are to find a bunch of keys so you can get a sword. But it's not like you just find one key and get your reward. A key opens a door, which opens a chest, which gives you some unnecessary item, which lets you get another key, which THEN lets you get the sword. And all of it is separated between different rooms in this quite large castle.


All this makes the game seem REALLY bad. It is. But the worst thing about this game, I repeat, the WORST thing about this game is nothing I have mentioned thus far. What ♥♥♥♥♥♥ me off most about this game is that Barnabas Collins didn't even get a single appearance. Or Quentin, or Angelique. 0/10 Worst Game Ever.


No, but really, what's with the title, guys? It's not some super obscure thing, Dark Shadows was pretty dang popular back in its day. And okay, even if you didn't know about the show, how could you completely avoid the recent shipwreck of a remake Tim Burton ♥♥♥♥ out a couple years ago? That's a lawsuit waiting to happen there.
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2.4 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 19. Oktober 2014
This is quite possibly the worst game I've ever played.
The concept is interesting enough, and the game would've been good (if it was done properly).

The graphics are not retro: Half-Life 1 looks better than this game. The performance is really poor, especially if you enable the all the effects.
The gameplay is laughable, with most of the weapons using the same animations.
The sound is horrible, with voice acting worse than The Town With No Name.

(I understand that this game was made by a few persons, but it really isn't acceptable to ask 8,99 for this)

Story: 2
Graphics: 1
Gameplay: 3
Challenge: 5
Sound: 3
Replayability: 0

ENJOYMENT: 0
FRUSTRATION: 8
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28 von 38 Personen (74 %) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
4 Personen fanden dieses Review lustig
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1.2 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 28. August 2014
This is NOT a game. This is some strange game PROJECT that somehow found it's way to Steam and got a price tag. I paid $1.35 USD for it, and got ripped off - if that helps explain the value of this game to you.

The starting quest is a quest that most people won't even complete because of the horrid level design and ridiculously low amount of thought put into it. All you need to do is find keys to open a chest and some doors to eventually find a sword that you will take with you into battle against monsters. However, just getting that far is a nightmare of boredom, and awful gameplay that will leave you feeling queezy from the graphics and motion blur in the game alone. I had my PC set to the highest graphics option (1600x900) and still just moving through the game made me feel dizzy and sick to my stomach, and no game has EVER done that to me. This is a first.

The gameplay also suffers from ridiculous elements that make no sense. You start with a field of view zoomed in way to far to actually see much at all, and when you figure out the controls (J and K keys) to zoom out, you'll see your own two sadly deformed looking arms which much more closely resemble "tentacles" then they do arms. Be careful jumping as well, as jumping on level ground might hurt you and take away about HALF of your health bar, but later when you fight a giant ugly troll monster, his bashing you in the head only takes about 1/12th of your health away. Makes perfect sense, right?

If you can play this game and find your sword without needing to google or youtube for help, it would be amazing as it's very easy to just make endless circles cursing at how crappy the game is, feels, and looks and not seeing the damn keys or the parts needed to make a torch. All part of the most ubsurd level and game design I have ever experienced in my gaming life.

So, once you get your sword and get to battle monsters, it "must" get better right? HAHAHAHA! Funny!! Now it's just a matter of spamming your mouse buttons when near a mob while you back up to try and prevent it from hitting you. There is absolutely no skill involved in the fighting at all, and the action looks about as good and entertaining as watching two house flies "getting it on" on your wall.

Queezy motion and dull graphics. Uninspired, never thought-out level design, mess of a game. This is one of the worst games you will ever play. So if you find it on sale for around $1 and just want a laugh or perhaps to make yourself sick so you don't have to go to school, then sure.. go ahead and buy it. Otherwise, you've been warned.

My Scale of 1 -10 scores:
Graphics: 0 (blurry, motion-lagged graphics will leave you feeling queezy for sure)
Sound: 0 (your sword hitting a wooden crate sounds like jingle bells)
Gameplay: 0 (There's no fun here unless you just want a horrible game to mock and make fun of)
Value: 0 (Even at $1, this game will make you feel cheated and robbed)

Overall: One the absolute worst and stupidest games ever produced, much less sold for actual money.
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1.3 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 8. August 2014
Everything about the game is wrong. In a word, Horrible, just Horrible. With the big H.

The music couldn't be fantastic, the sounds couldn't be exact to the actions (and awful too), the graphics may be somewhat similar to vomit and not even close to the screenshots at the store page, but damnit... the gameplay is awfully slow, hard and confusing all together.

Most of the time you will try to understand where you have to go and what you have to do, since there isn't any plot, and the voices are done in the way to don't let you understand a damn thing on what it's happening and what you have to do.

The fights are challenging. In a VERY bad way. The swing animation of your weapon takes much more time than your enemies's, and it's really hard to hit your enemy in such way. If the game wasn't hard enough already, there are scarred in every bugged area some bugged food, that are intended to restore your bugged health that you lost in a bugged way while you were fighting bugged orcs and skeletons trying to enjoy this bugged game at a bugged price.

And, dulcis in fundo, the controls, the controls... Yes, the controls...
Better if i skip this point and get to the end:
Do. Not. Get. This. This. this... Thing.

P.S.: 9€? No, it's 8,99€... DO NOT!
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