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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4 comments by ChrisPage on Jul 31st, 2006

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 HotFix 1

    Darsana HotFix 1

    Jul 9, 2006 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

    Darsana Public Beta 1

    Jul 7, 2006 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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    Faizu Feb 6 2007, 5:50am says:

    I love Darsana!

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    aegir Apr 18 2006, 3:13pm says:

    gogo darsana gogo :p felt extremely happy when i saw the news page with an update about darsana this is a kickass project :p but errmm i noticed i wasnt watching :s :p but im now :p eheh keep up the greeaaat work the new screens look gorgeous btw is this ingame or just renders ( think its ingame but it just looks to good for the darkplaces engine :p)

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    collin98 Apr 17 2006, 1:09pm says:

    heh kind of looks like elder scrolls without the storyline and stuff, in other words niiiice :-D

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    dredboss Apr 15 2006, 10:51pm says:

    This looks like a very interesting game and will certainly fill a certain niche that has yet to be filled. I can hardy wait until there is a playable version of Darsana :)

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    cheeseyballz Apr 4 2006, 9:39pm says:

    If you make a defend the castle agains AI enemies, i would map that! that would be very inspiring and fun for me to map (mainly because thats what my mods based upon :) )

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    ChrisPage Creator
    ChrisPage May 30 2006, 10:46pm says:

    yes it uses hl1 and quake3 maps and can be drag and dropped right into directories.

    info_player_start - knight spawn
    info_player_deathmatch - undead spawn
    info_player_observer -first spawn for team select in map

    Those are the basic entities for Darsana other than god entities which wil have a more detailed manual later on for making (quite easy just not AS easy).

    CS maps can be drag and dropped into darsana directories too and played with no editing as well.

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    aegir Mar 10 2006, 4:59pm says:

    omg carni is the mod leader makes it an instant ownage mod :p

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    ChrisPage Creator
    ChrisPage Mar 5 2006, 9:06pm says:

    Yes it does, and your previous post's idea sounds great

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    Canuck Mar 5 2006, 10:05pm says:

    Nice work on the menus. Looks great.

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    aegir Mar 4 2006, 2:11pm says:

    Srrry i forgot to ask this in my previous post :s does this use the darkplace ( or sumfing like that don't really know the name but i know its a modified quake 1 engine :) )engine coz it looks neat really neat :p:thumbup:

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