The Dark Mod 1.00 Public Beta Released

Well, the game looks really decent and we should all sign up for the beta, its a game classic stealth game Thief: The Dark Project and its sequel Thief II: The Metal Age. The gameplay and graphics look pretty good but probably need some polishing, but how will it play in the beta? I guess you will have to sign up to find out! (check out the screen shots below to judge for yourself)

October 17th 2009, 18:00 CEST – Broken Glass Studios announces the first public beta release of The Dark Mod, a medieval steampunk stealth game toolkit inspired by the Thief series.

The Dark Mod team consists of a multinational group of professional and amateur game developers, who started work on the project in September of 2004. Their goal was to create a mapping toolkit inspired by Looking Glass Studios’ classic stealth game Thief: The Dark Project and its sequel Thief II: The Metal Age. Built upon id Software’s Doom 3 (id Tech 4) engine, The Dark Mod completely transforms the sci-fi / horror shooter into a medieval, steampunk, stealth experience. Players must have Doom 3 installed to run The Dark Mod.

With the release of The Dark Mod: Beta 1.00, Broken Glass Studios is providing the modding community with a sophisticated editing suite. All the assets and resources necessary to build playable missions are included, plus a level editor, DarkRadiant, which has been custom designed for the needs of Dark Mod mapping.

In addition to the editing tools, the release also includes four playable missions to help demonstrate the full potential of the mapping kit.

To see screenshots, or to download The Dark Mod once it becomes available at 18:00 CEST, please visit http://www.thedarkmod.com/ .


Article from Gamersyndrome.com

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  1. Looks nice, the quality of the graphics aren’t at the level of Doom 3, but it’s a mod. Anyway, are we playing the toolkit? If so, let’s make maps and each one plays and humors the other guy. That would be great.

  2. im going to play this game.. but im a little concerned that the dark mod website keeps crapping out… says a lot for its online play and how it plans to handle server load.. if it cant even keeps its main website up? haha

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