Dark Sun: Shattered Lands - Retrospective Review - RPGWatch Forums
Your donations keep RPGWatch running!
RPGWatch Forums » Comments » News Comments » Dark Sun: Shattered Lands - Retrospective Review

Default Dark Sun: Shattered Lands - Retrospective Review

March 10th, 2018, 09:19
RetrospectiveGaming took a look back at Dark Sun: Shattered Lands.


More information.
Silver is offline


Silver's Avatar
RPGWatch Team


Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: New Zealand
Posts: 3,887
Mentioned: 8 Post(s)


March 10th, 2018, 09:47
MEGA AMAZING GAME!!! Absolutely MustPlay™
Dark Sun I-II.
mercy is offline


mercy's Avatar
Keeper of the Watch


Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 1,379
Mentioned: 4 Post(s)


March 10th, 2018, 16:53
This is a series that I'd rebuy instantly were it ever redone/remastered. What great memories, and some super tough fights.
Carnifex is offline




Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, CA
Posts: 4,612
Mentioned: 4 Post(s)


March 10th, 2018, 23:46
I totally remember this game and very much enjoyed playing it. At least my memories left from that long ago tell me I did

That being said have zero interest it such a style now. I just don't have any real interest in going backwards in game technology and visuals to that level. POE, especially the newest one, has that feel and style while also using a lot more modern technology.

I have a lot of fond memories of old games and happy to keep it that way.
Character is centrality, the impossibility of being displaced or overset. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
wolfgrimdark is offline


wolfgrimdark's Avatar
Original Sin Donor


Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: NH
Posts: 1,797
Mentioned: 11 Post(s)


March 11th, 2018, 00:09
Re-played the game last year. Still enjoyable, but the controls are TERRIBLE and by current standards, almost unplayable and definitely not intuitive!!
If God said it, then that settles it!!

[email protected]
Corwin is offline


Corwin's Avatar
On The Razorblade of Life
RPGWatch Team


Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Australia
Posts: 11,880
Mentioned: 13 Post(s)


March 11th, 2018, 02:09
One of my first and favorite RPGs. And for me personally it's still the better Baldurs Gate game.
Doing >Let's Plays< and >Reviews< in German. Latest Review: Divinity: Original Sin 2
Mostly playing Indie titles, including Strategy, Tactics and Roleplaying-Games.
And here is a list of all games I ever played.
Kordanor is offline


Kordanor's Avatar


Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 2,875
Mentioned: 4 Post(s)


March 11th, 2018, 14:35
Beat the pair of 'em when I was in my last year of High School. I remember even celebrating the fact that I could get them to run at all on my ol' DX2-66.

Any self respecting AD&D fan brought up on Baldur's Gate is definitely encouraged to check them out. The controls aren't that bad providing you're willing to put in the effort. The final fight in the first game remains one of the most challenging final encounters in any cRPG that I can remember.
Diddledy high,
Diddledy low,
Come brave blood sheep,
You've a goodly way to go.
- Brilhasti Ap Tarj
Pessimeister is offline


Pessimeister's Avatar
Living Backwards
Original Sin 2 Donor


Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Australia
Posts: 1,734
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
RPGWatch Forums » Comments » News Comments » Dark Sun: Shattered Lands - Retrospective Review
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT +2. The time now is 11:03.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.10
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2018 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright by RPGWatch