"Darkstar One" is a game that is
primarily story-based and therefore pre-defined; however,
"Darkstar One" also offers a fantastic amount of freedom
of choice for the players.
The story-based missions gradually lead the player deeper into
the galaxy to new races, new technologies and ever stronger
opponents. More and more solar systems will become available and may
be visited. The artifacts of an ancient race, which are hidden in
these solar systems, are essential to upgrade the player ship - the
Additionally, our hero urgently requires credits in order to
purchase better equipment such as weapons and shields. This is where
the freedom of choice is applied as the player will be able to earn
credits in many different ways: assignments, bounty hunting, piracy,
smuggling, trading, escorting, transport, rewards
- Elaborate story, related by more than fifty minutes of video
- Upgradeable space ship "Darkstar One": The player
decides which type of spacecraft he prefers - a fast attack ship
with many light weapons or a near-invincible cruiser with heavy
- Over two hundred different weapons, shields and equipment
- Rockets, torpedoes and mines feature special tactical uses:
mines can tactically fire at opponents or distract approaching
- The "Spell Weapon": the player will have a special
weapon at his disposal that will have an area of effect similar
to certain spells in role-playing games. This weapon will become
increasingly versatile throughout the game and it will increase
the tactical potential considerably.
- A vast, simulated universe with numerous, completely different
races, space ships and battle tactics.
- Each race features distinctive weapon types with different
functions that require different battle tactics. The player will
be able to acquire these weapons in order to mount them on the
- Special missions, for example in canyons, on the surface of
planets or inside of planets
- Freedom of choice: the player may earn his credits in many
ways, i.e. fighting, piracy, assignments, smuggling, trading,
escorting, transporting, rewards ...
- Follow your own path, be it "good" or
"bad", and take advantage of political disputes.
- Compatible with mouse, joystick and gamepad.