THE DARK MOD was once a total conversion of Doom 3, and is now a STANDALONE GAME with the release of TDM 2.0! A dark and moody stealth game, inspired by the Thief series by Looking Glass Studios.

Report abuse The Dark Mod 2.0 Standalone Full Installer
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THEDARKMODVersion2.0-StandaloneRelease.zip
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nbohr1more
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Oct 10th, 2013
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A full installation package. Simply unzip and create a shortcut to TheDarkMod executable. Further instructions at wiki.thedarkmod.com

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nbohr1more
nbohr1more Oct 11 2013, 6:33am says:

Please make sure that your install folder is named "darkmod" (lower case) or missions with scripts will fail and saves won't work.

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MattmanDude
MattmanDude Oct 13 2013, 3:11pm says:

Whenever I run the exe I get a very low res grey screen and then the program stops responding.

Anyone know how to fix this?

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nbohr1more
nbohr1more Oct 13 2013, 4:04pm replied:

What graphics card do you have? Do you have the latest drivers installed?

If you have an nvidia card, have you disabled "Threading Optimizations"? If you have an ATI\AMD card, have you disabled Catalyst AI?

What OS are you using?

Do you have UAC disabled?

Perhaps you have a corrupt install. You could try using the tdm_updater tool (available here at moddb or at the downloads area
for www.thedarkmod.com ) to verify that all files are correct.

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MattmanDude
MattmanDude Oct 13 2013, 6:04pm replied:

I have an Nvidia GeForce GTX 660.

Latest drivers installed.

Dunno about Threading Optimizations. (How would I disable)?

Win 7.

UAC is on but it didn't ask me to give permission to run the exe or anything.

Tried to use the updater tool (as it was in there with the rest of it). Nothing happened.

I downloaded this from ModDB, so I dunno if it's corrupt or not. :/

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nbohr1more
nbohr1more Oct 13 2013, 7:05pm says:

UAC tends to slow-down or interfere with programs. Try disabling it temporarily...

Also try disabling Aero.

Also check your resolution and aspect ratio in Darkmod.cfg

For Threading Optimizations:

Wiki.thedarkmod.com

Open Nvidia Control Panel ->

Manage 3D Settings ->

Bottom half of list locate "Threaded Optimization" <-- Set to NO / Off

Also set "Multi-display/Mixed GPU acceleration" to "Single display performance mode"

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Another option: Download the v1.08 build and then use the tdm_updater on that (sanity check).

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Dieger
Dieger Oct 13 2013, 8:02pm replied:

"I HUNGER!"

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MattmanDude
MattmanDude Oct 14 2013, 12:45am replied:

Disabling Aero didn't work.

Tried the 2 Nvidia settings changes, they did not work.

There is no CFG file anywhere in the folder.

I'll try the v1.08 updater sometime later, but I don't have Doom 3... so I'm skeptical as to whether or not that will work.

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nbohr1more
nbohr1more Oct 14 2013, 8:46am replied:

You probably have folder options set to hide known extensions. You need to disable that. Once you do that, try deleting your Darkmod.cfg and letting the game rebuild it.

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MortemDesino
MortemDesino Oct 15 2013, 3:49am replied:

EDIT: --nope, responded to wrong bug after I re-read your post.--

As nbohr1more says, I highly recommend you delete the file darkmod.cfg. It'll solve a multitude of problems with some downloaded versions.

Even if deleting it breaks your game more, you can easily rescue it by running tdm_update again.

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MattmanDude
MattmanDude Oct 15 2013, 8:15pm says:

I did as you suggested, but still have no cfg file and the updater does not work. Gonna try the v1.08 updater in a bit. I'll let ya know if I have any luck (thanks for all the help anyway).

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MattmanDude
MattmanDude Oct 16 2013, 1:09am replied:

Well... the updater still won't work. So unless you've got any other suggestions, I think I'm SOL.

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nbohr1more
nbohr1more Oct 16 2013, 6:49am replied:

Try downloading at a friend's house and then copy it to a flash drive to bring back home. TheDarkMod.exe should start from any folder as long as its named darkmod. It's completely portable. You could even leave it on the flash drive.

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VicRattlehead
VicRattlehead Oct 17 2013, 1:39pm says:

The game is running fine from me, already played through half a dozen missions, however, I tried to run tdm_update.exe for the hell of it and it doesn't seem to do anything, not a window shows up saying a message or anything and the tdm_update.log doesn't get updated, is this normal?

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VicRattlehead
VicRattlehead Oct 17 2013, 1:44pm replied:

Nevermind, found the problem. tdm_update.log was set to read only.

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HunterKiller1
HunterKiller1 Oct 23 2013, 2:59pm replied:

Hiya Vic, long time no see and, there can only be one of you. :))

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nbohr1more
nbohr1more Oct 18 2013, 11:38am says:

Windows 8.1 Preview:

Thus far, on Intel HD graphics, TDM will not start unless it is started in Windows 7 compatibility mode:

Right click "TheDarkMod.exe" choose "Properties", click the "Compatibility" tab and select Windows 7 from the dropdown
list.

This may not be representative of other graphic hardware and may be due to early Windows 8.1 driver support.

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Guest
Guest Oct 21 2013, 9:47pm says:

will this work with doom 3 bfg?

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nbohr1more
nbohr1more Oct 21 2013, 11:09pm replied:

No need for any version of Doom 3 anymore. This is a free standalone game now.

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foo_jam2002
foo_jam2002 Oct 23 2013, 12:40pm says:

The updater doesn't load from the wiki site. Any help would be nice.

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nbohr1more
nbohr1more Oct 23 2013, 2:07pm replied:

You are referring to this link: Fidcal.com ?

You can try the 1.08 updater located here:

Moddb.com

It should upgrade itself then download the mod.

That said, since we've been featured on Slashdot.org our whole download infrastructure has been hit pretty hard. It might be better to get the file via the torrent until the traffic settles down.

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foo_jam2002
foo_jam2002 Nov 2 2013, 8:30pm replied:

I got it wrong, i thought i'd use an updater even if i used the torrent to get the game. So, i went to step 6 as it says here wiki.thedarkmod.com, so no problems. Thanks for your help.

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nbohr1more
nbohr1more Oct 23 2013, 4:23pm replied:

Also, make sure you put the updater inside a folder named "darkmod"

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Serygala
Serygala Oct 23 2013, 5:35pm says:

Standalone?? Well, you guys certainly made my day! :)

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nbohr1more
nbohr1more Nov 27 2013, 12:23am replied:

You might be able to use an old version (v1.07 or earlier) but now with our own executable you'd need to merge the source code from that project to get it working. Not to mention that TDM, even as a mod does some executable hooks from the dll to get extra access to pixel buffers for the light gem. If DIII4A has a radically different renderer, the you'd need to figure out how to feed the light gem it's data. I presume you are trying to run this on a gpu with at least 256m of ram right? Even at that size you'd need to downsize textures and bump maps for the medium size missions. I suppose you could go nuts and downsize everything to 32x32 or something. Good luck and let us know how it works.

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EricBoyce1
EricBoyce1 Dec 13 2013, 12:05am says:

Finally a Full Standalone Release!!! Yeah...

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ZratskDX95
ZratskDX95 Feb 22 2014, 6:13am says:

Vertical Sync was working before I tried to turn it off (testing purposes) and now I can't turn it on again.

I have an Nvidia card (GTX470) and forced it on through control panels along with applying the game executable with D3Doverrider but it doesn't help. Any suggestions? It's weird that it worked before and then stopped.

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CARNIVAL
CARNIVAL Feb 22 2014, 7:46am says:

when i want to launch a mission i can see only 1 mission and 1 turorial is this normal?

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ZratskDX95
ZratskDX95 Feb 22 2014, 8:39am replied:

You have to download the missions separately. Check this link:
Thedarkmod.com

I would advise you to take a look at the wiki like some missions are in a campaign but they may not all be done (if you are like me and prefer to play one campaign at a time) or perhaps if there's a mission that has yet to get v2.0 approval due to bugs or incompatible version.

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EricBoyce1
EricBoyce1 Feb 23 2014, 5:01pm says:

Will this work for XP? Like the Doom 3 mod?

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nbohr1more
nbohr1more Feb 27 2014, 12:46pm replied:

Yes, it will work on XP but some larger missions might have trouble running on 32-bit memory sizes. You can use image_downsize cvars to workaround that to some degree if you don't mind the quality loss.

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tjsrjf12
tjsrjf12 Mar 22 2014, 11:29am says:

Can not load. Script error occurs

Couldn't load the dark mod version 2.0 -STADALONE

RELEASE/MAPS/SAINTSLOCIASCRIPT

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CARNIVAL
CARNIVAL May 29 2014, 1:02pm says:

nice job, but the loading times are awful when i tried this game

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nbohr1more
nbohr1more Jul 13 2014, 10:50pm replied:

Try the tdm_updater now, it should be less congested for the 2.02 download. Also, make sure your darkmod folder is not set to read only. Finally, delete your gamex86.dll and let the game rebuild a new one for you. If those suggestions don't work, please stop over to forums.thedarkmod.com and we'll investigate further.

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nbohr1more
nbohr1more Jul 13 2014, 3:48pm replied:

The package is too large to upload to moddb from a desktop and nobody has offered to host the file on a direct HTTP host that works with their HTTP uploader.

Just download this version then run tdm_updater to upgrade it to 2.02 or download the latest tdm_updater and do a fresh install via that tool.

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headhunter2122
headhunter2122 Jul 16 2014, 7:12am says:

so is this mod for doom 3 because i have it ?

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nbohr1more
nbohr1more Jul 16 2014, 2:17pm replied:

You "can" install it under Doom 3 but Doom 3 is no longer required now.

Just:

1) Create a darkmod directory anywhere on your PC (make sure the folder is not set to read-only)
2) Either download this 2.0 package or just the tdm_updater and copy that to your darkmod directory
3) run tdm_updater until you are upgraded to 2.02
4) Point a shortcut to TheDarkMod.exe within your darkmod directory
5) Click the shortcut to start the game
6) Select a mission or download a mission within the new mission interface

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BrecMadak
BrecMadak Sep 7 2014, 7:23am replied:

Did all these, still the game opens 640*480, no matter how hard I select a higher resolution. It' currently set to v2.02
Could we expect an upcoming update that fix these problems ever nbohr1more ?

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nbohr1more
nbohr1more Sep 7 2014, 9:09pm replied:

Did you set the resolution in Darkmod.cfg per the following wiki:

Wiki.thedarkmod.com

?

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BrecMadak
BrecMadak Sep 8 2014, 4:41am replied:

Customizing darkmod.cfg fixed whole situatio nbohr1more ! Thanks now I can finally start playing the game !

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