Darsana is a first person medieval indie game with RPG and FPS elements

· Battle as either the Undead or the Knights in the ‘Destroy The God' game mode in which each team must protect their own god statue and destroy the enemies' god statue located in their lair or take on the other team in head to head team deathmatch.

· Increase damage, weapon accuracy, arrow velocity speeds, and swing speeds by level progression of weapons as they are used to slay your enemies

· Choose between the might of melee weapons ranging from fast small swipes of dagger to the large heavy handed blows of the battle axe, archery with the long bow or crossbow, or magic with the elements of lightning, fire, and leech

· One up your foes with additional items such as mana and health potions for quick boosts for that next big spell or surviving a blow, explosive arrows for radius damage with archery based weapons, or the buckler for sustainable blocking at higher percentages of deflection

· All free, all online, all stand alone!

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Darsana update

9 years ago News 4 comments Report

After the initial release of Darsana beta 1.0 there was a hotfix within 24 hours to combat the major issues, now that those are fixed more features can be added and hopefully improve the overall gameplay and look of Darsana.

Current beta 1.1 upcoming features:

  • All new animations / hands for weapons
  • Charged attacks for melee weapons
  • infinite blocking with all weapons even without buckler
  • learned abilities while leveling up with magic staffs
  • Also due to engine updates (thanks to LordHavoc):

  • Client side prediction
  • HDR bloom
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    Darsana Public Beta 1 Release!

    Darsana Public Beta 1 Release!

    9 years ago News 25 comments Report

    Thats right Darsana is good to go hot off the presses! Fast Paced Teamplay action Objective based combat involving destroying the opposing force's...

    Darsana inching closer

    Darsana inching closer

    9 years ago News 12 comments Report

    So Darsana is just about ready for a public beta spare one or two good hl1/q3 maps! We've done some serious beta testing over the past couple of...

    Darsana update

    Darsana update

    9 years ago News 14 comments Report

    Darsana is still going strong with a new domain name: and also brand new screenshots, concept art, and hopefully soon some audio tracks! Please head on...

    Darsana News

    Darsana News

    9 years ago News 15 comments Report

    We´d like to update you on the progress, which has been at a good pace recently. For those of you that hear about Darsana for the first time: Darsana...

    Darsana HotFix 1

    9 years ago Patch 0 comments

    This is a patch for Darsana Public Beta 1, it essentially fixes those annoying dissapearing bugs and also does a few other tweaks. Such as increased speed...

    Darsana Public Beta 1

    9 years ago Full Version 14 comments

    Welcome to Darsana! A standalone game for the Darkplaces engine. Darsana is a combination of a fast paced first person shooter, and a simplified statistics...

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    rofl106 Jul 10 2006 says:

    ok here's my take on darsana
    The thing that stood out to me the most playing it was that the other players were running, but they looked more like they were sliding along the floor, kinda like they were wearing roller skates, that was the first thing that could use adjusting that i noticed, the map i played was pretty bland, and the fact that u can only block for a few seconds, now correct me if i'm wrong but it seems that realistically, a man could hold his sword like he was going to block for more than a brief period of time, i don't know how realistic yall were trying to be, but u should be able to hold right click to blockfor as long as u want, other than that

    The graphics were pretty good, the gameplay was fun, and everything ran very smoothly while in play as well as the buy menu working nicely

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    dredboss Jul 10 2006 says:

    I'm putting together a small game at 7pm PST I have room for 10 people. The server will be called Dredboss' Darsana.

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    Doommarine23 Jul 9 2006 says:

    Good lucky on the game i'm glad to see this puppy get this far

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    razorb Jul 8 2006 says:

    i just flip open console and type quit :o works anywhere

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    Handshakes Jul 8 2006 says:

    hehe starman pwns.

    But really there isn't much of a game here, even the awful weapon ballance issues aside. The melee combat does not work well at all and hugely favors randomly pounding on the attack button while running in a circle like an idiot over any kind of skillful attack/parry system. That said, I see where you are going with this and look forward to future releases.

    As for how to quit: I think only us oldschool Quakers intuitively knew that you were supposed to press Y at that screen to get out.

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    smfk Jul 8 2006 says:

    Wow, people are just overflowing with stupid. It seems your beginning to be attacked just like Troy even though you put more time effort into creating something that works, looks good, and its ultimately fun. Anyone who just comes in here to complain should just leave, post constructively and help fix the things you disliked about the mod.

    How bout next time you stop feeling obligated to get free games in absolute working order the first time around. Good games take time to get on their feet and become the best of the best. Darsana is on its way there.

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    BarryC Jul 8 2006 says:

    Same, who the hell makes a game where you can't quit?

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    Xeon_Leoson Jul 8 2006 says:

    I dont like it either. You cant even quit, I had to ctrl + alt + del it away!

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    BarryC Jul 8 2006 says:

    The game is horrible, you can't even spawn and when I checked Information for information, it only showed stupid credits. Not only that, the retarded zip installer doesn't even point to its own folder. GG 4 worst beta release this year.

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    dredboss Jul 8 2006 says:

    A very sound game, now all we need is someone to host a permanent dedicated server! I can host one sometimes on my home computer, but I cannot keep it up all the time.

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