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Dark Legions

DOS - 1994

Year 1994
Platform DOS
Released in United States
Genre Action, Strategy
Theme Board / Party Game, Fantasy, Fighting
Publisher Strategic Simulations, Inc.
Developer Silicon Knights, Inc.
Perspectives 2D scrolling, Top-Down, Bird's-eye view
Dosbox support Fully supported on 0.70
4.42 / 5 - 31 votes

Description of Dark Legions

The last game Silicon Knights produced for SSI is reminiscent of SSI's own Archon and Archon Ultra, but with even better gameplay and more strategic options.

Command a fantasy army and lead them to victory won by discovering and capturing the opponent's "orb." Dark Legions is an excellent game where terrain truly affect battle results, with lots of cool units and spells. A heavy dose of arcade reflexes required in close combat is the only downside.

Review By HOTUD

Comments and reviews

Ghouled Mojo 2021-03-01 0 point

I spent hours and hours playing this as a young teen. I will always have a soft spot for the trolls.

Tox 2021-02-11 0 point

No download link

Puschkin 2021-02-06 0 point

One of the best DOS games I know of, I truly miss those kind of games that combine turn based strategy with action sequences for the fights.
So many different strategies possible although you might want to play with an agreement that the Orb should not be put on Phantoms or Shapeshifters (they can shapeshift into Phantoms) because these guys are invisible and that prolongs the game unnecessarily. You might consider banning Shapeshifters completely because they are way too strong for their cost.

Chabi01 2020-04-02 2 points

A game played very long, very fun with 2 players... So sorry this game can not be runned in Windows directly today.. Try to imagine : new graphics, play on line, .... could be so good...

Sparkles 2020-03-28 1 point

After running Sound.EXE to configure sound blaster, I also go the error for missing file MELODIC.BNK.
Managed to find a copy of a file Melodic.BNK (6K) in some other DOS games:
- Chesswar
- Baldies
- Defcon 5
- Diggers 2
- Dungeon Master II
Once Melodic.BNK is copied in to the main/root games folder, game runs again.
* Sparkles *

MachinedGod 2020-03-26 0 point

If you set up soundcard, it complains that MELODIC.BNK file is missing.
If you configure it to have no sound, it works fine.

remy 2019-02-21 0 point

does this version for download need the game manual for the codes or is it all ready cracked?

Magnagoth 2018-01-03 4 points

Why doesn't someone just make this game an app

skzz 2014-03-13 1 point DOS version

I had so much fun w this game.Tough playing it without a joystick though. I hope that' s not the case here

biju 2013-10-27 0 point DOS version

good game

finkployd 2013-09-05 -1 point DOS version

This game was one of my favorite as a kid, right before Win95 started getting popular. Amazing fun and well designed!

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