The Let's Play Archive

AD&D - Dark Sun - Shattered Lands

by Spermy Smurf

Thanks! We like it too.Why not check out some similar LPs from our recommendations?
What would you like to tag this LP as?
Tag

Original Thread: 1993 Advanced Dungeons and Dragons - Dark Sun - Shattered Lands [SSLP]

If you liked this LP, you might also like Pokemon Crystal by Chorocojo, Resident Evil 1 by The Dark Id and Banjo-Kazooie by Rooreelooo

Introduction

I am the guy who never beat video games as a kid because I was too dumb. I'm back with another one.

I dug out more CDs, but we're going to start with Shattered Lands because (and I quote my 9 year old self here) "Woah, this one has a praying mantis on the cover! Gnarly!" My 9 year old self failed miserably at this game mostly because I thought 4 Thri-Kreen mages was a good idea. Or psionists. I don't even know what psionists means. I also don't know if Thri-Kreen is right, but that's what I'm calling them until someone corrects me and then I'll continue to spell it however the hell I want.

There is a good link to Abandonware if you google the name it has a bunch of screenshots and some video or something.

This LP will follow my others, except this one can have much more user input which is hopefully a good thing.

If you continue to read this be prepared for the following: Copious swearing, spelling mistakes, terrible gifs, lame jokes, inept game management, forgetting to save and having my Windows95 virtual machine crash and then having to replay a bunch, and other such shenanigans.

Things you should not expect: Sound, Brilliant gameplay, Showing you neat tricks about the game like that one guy who got 100% complete on Quest For Glory. Fuck him for making me feel like an idiot playing those games.

I haven't even read the manual. I will, but my priority is writing this long-winded bullshit that no one will read and care about.




To get us started here is the introduction to the game.




And now we get to the character creation part. I need to create 4 characters. I remember giants being the only thing that helped me through the game because once all my praying mantis mages died I added fighter giants and just punched everything to death.





Here is a gif of me cycling through the character creation menu. You can see the options. Some races can only be certain things, others can be anything.


So to begin I need 4 characters created, preferably not as dumb as I did as a kid. Try to be smarter than a kid who was wearing florescent orange shorts for fucks sake.

Table of Contents

Archive Index