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.

Its here! TDM 1.0! Please visit our download pages on the main site for details.

Posted by happycheeze on Oct 17th, 2009

October 17th, 2009,
It's here!!
It's been a long, five year journey to this point, and Broken Glass Studios is proud to present the beta of The Dark Mod. We are also releasing four missions, including a beautiful and extensive training mission where you can practice all the new TDM skills. After honing your skills, you'll probably want to play some missions, you can find them here.


Note:For installation instructions, please see this page


Special note: If you are a linux user, please go to the downloads section Here

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Varsity
Varsity Oct 17 2009, 2:08pm says:

Congratulations. :)

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Camcidgos
Camcidgos Oct 17 2009, 4:54pm says:

Way to go, this is going to be fantastic!

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Argoon
Argoon Oct 17 2009, 5:31pm says:

Its here you say! Them nice job!! :)

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Silverfisk
Silverfisk Oct 17 2009, 7:10pm says:

*Writes down Doom 3 on the buy list*

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RogerRamjet
RogerRamjet Oct 18 2009, 1:08am says:

Congrats on the release... Downloading NOW!!!

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vfn4i83
vfn4i83 Oct 18 2009, 2:31am says:

finally; My D3 was waiting for it. Taking it now.

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sbnewsom
sbnewsom Oct 18 2009, 4:49am says:

Thats awesome! Though, I don't understand how 1.0 is considered a beta when it isn't even the final product. :/

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InAction
InAction Oct 24 2009, 6:57am replied:

You can have the first whole version of a beta, hence 1.0b. Remember how for example Counter Strike reached 6.5b back in the days, then they release 1.0 as a non beta version.

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PytoX
PytoX Oct 18 2009, 6:15am says:

Downloaded, going to try out soon :)

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KEEP_IT_UP!
KEEP_IT_UP! Oct 18 2009, 3:01pm says:

FINALLY, after years (!) of waiting. CONGRATS GUYS! can't wait to play...

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Isundir
Isundir Oct 18 2009, 3:51pm says:

Bah I hate it that MODDB downloads nolonger work for me just empty files:(

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happycheeze Author
happycheeze Oct 24 2009, 6:02pm replied:

If they don't work, try the mirrors at the bottom of this page Mindplaces.com

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TheHappyFriar
TheHappyFriar Nov 1 2009, 7:11am replied:

this is just the updator that's ~400k. that downloads the mod (resume-able via the updater no less!)

There's a copy of the whole thing on fileplanet that does support resume-able downloads and could/could not be faster then the updater, when you still need to run the updater after it's installed: Planetdoom.gamespy.com

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Otreum
Otreum Oct 31 2009, 12:50am says:

My hat goes off to broken glass studios, well done guys, this is really a big achievement, and it's wonderful to see developers actually achieve something like this over such a large period of time.
It will be great to see what you guys have in store for the future :)
Keep it up.

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hero_kenshin
hero_kenshin Oct 31 2009, 4:16am says:

I'd like to purpose to this team, will you marry me?

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Hidraga
Hidraga Oct 31 2009, 12:40pm says:

**** YEAH!

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booman
booman Nov 2 2009, 7:06pm says:

I need to download the mod at work and I don't have Doom3 installed. Is there a way to download the 1.5 Gig package without your installer and then manually run it? Or does Doom3 have to be installed to download?

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booman
booman Nov 4 2009, 11:50am says:

I've only played through part of the training and THE DARK MOD IS AMAZING!
I am very impressed with the graphics, sound, interactions and gameplay so far.
I love how you have to move the mouse in order to swing your sword in different direction or parry in directions. This makes it very difficult to fight one-on-one which encourages us to stay in the shadows and save often. Parrying will take some practice.
I also love how you can pick up or move many different objects like in Dark Messiah & Oblivion. Hopefully we can throw object to distract a guard....
Great Job Developers! I am very enthusiastic about playing The Dark Mod and the storyline. Keep up the amazing work!

If you don't have Doom3 installed because you want to download it from work (faster internet) then:
1. download tdm_update.exe
2. duplicate tdm_update.exe
3. rename to tdm_update.zip
4. extract zip folder in - C:\Games\Doom3\darkmod
5. double-click original tdm_update.exe
6. tdm_update will self-download and create all directories for DarkMod
7. copy/paste darkmod folder into your external drive (flash drive)
8. paste into Doom3 folder on your other computer where Doom3 is installed
9. Then use the "tdmlauncher.exe" file to launch The Dark Mod
10. use the "tdm_update.exe" tool to download newer content without having to download the entire mod again

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