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If you ever played paper RPG Death Maze, Citadel of Blood or Labirynt Śmierci then you already know this game. DG is a tribute to this RPG (three names but game the same). In Dark Gates you lead your team of 6 heroes into dungeon where they will fight their way through in order to destroy Dark Gates and evil mage who is the master of the dungeon. Main feature of the game is dungeon itself. This is no predefined layout and every time you play, map is always different. Dungeon creates itself as you play. In your quest you will find monsters, magical items, trap, puzzles and treasures. Glory awaits one who destroys Dark Gates and evil mage. Game is in alpha stage, lot's of stuff missing or not working as intended.

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Release 0.7.0 is out


Release 0.7.0 is out

New art, monster skills, balance adjustment, redone fight UI and more

Apr 11, 2014 News
Let's Play Dark Gates


Let's Play Dark Gates

As Dark Gates is still missing a proper demo, this is probably the best next thing.

Jan 5, 2014 News
Release 0.6.0 & Greenlight


Release 0.6.0 & Greenlight

This is a feedback release. New content, changes and bugfixes. We are now on Steam Greenlight.

Dec 27, 2013 News
Support Dark Gates, get Artifex Mundi game !


Support Dark Gates, get Artifex Mundi game !

We got a project running on Polish crowd funding platform Wspieram To. Artifex Mundi was kind enough to support us with their games as rewards.

Oct 23, 2013 News
Release 0.5.0


Release 0.5.0

Gamepad support finally arrived, new art updates, bugfixes and balance adjustments.

Oct 17, 2013 News
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liamdawe Apr 16 2014, 5:00am said:

More feedback - You have to press enter on the main menu, then it suddenly switched to space to select character, then during the game you press enter again? Keep to the same main key.

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liamdawe Apr 12 2014, 9:31am said:

Feedback for 0.7 - let us use the mouse on the main menu please, i hate being forced to use the keyboard.

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Braqoon Apr 12 2014, 11:26am replied: Online

Thanks Liam for feedback.

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Draugr Dec 27 2013, 5:50pm said:

I had to get out of the game just to come back here and say..... WTH?!? Unbelievable! GREAT update. Lots of cool features added. I love the combat screen now and the fact that you can see how many hit points the enemy has. I see that more of the combat avatars for the heroes have also been completed.

I've been checking in every few days for a while now hoping for the time to come when I see Dark Gates updated in Desura. Today was that day and when I went to the page I was happy to see a new release and this release is KILLER!

GREAT work Braqoon!

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Braqoon Dec 26 2013, 8:11pm said: Online

Release 0.6.0 is out :) Full release info to follow today. Good to know that saves from 0.5.0 are no good (game will brake), sorry.

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Draugr Oct 14 2013, 1:01am said:

New battle area and hero art looks GREAT! Can't wait to play v0.5.0 :)

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Braqoon Oct 16 2013, 6:38am replied: Online

Sorry it takes so long. Game is still pending authorisation. I have contacted Desura to see what's going on.

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Braqoon Oct 11 2013, 9:32pm said: Online

New release 0.5.0 is off to authorisation. Press release and new trailer to follow. Cheers

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XyNephes Dec 22 2013, 3:41pm replied:

If it crashes when you launch an attack with a hero with total of aglity + mastery of 12 or more then the solution is not to upgrade your heroes above a total of 11, at least in the 0.5.0 version.
The attack roll of the board game is a 1d6 + agility + mastery and the table is limited to 17.
I guess a score of 18 or more makes the crash.

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Braqoon Dec 23 2013, 10:05am replied: Online

Hi, yes you are 100% right. 0.6 have this bug already fixed. New release is planned just after Christmas, please stay tuned. Thanks for your support.

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