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Gauntlet Dark Legacy (version DL 2.52)


Gauntlet Dark Legacy (c) 1999 Midway Games.


Step into the world of of Gauntlet Dark Legacy and prepare for an adventure. Built on the strengh of "Gauntlet Legends", Dark Legacy takes the action to a new dimension with new characters, new realms, new combos and improved graphics. Four new characters join forces with the original four Legends characters to explore and battle their way through eight realms of gameplay. The Mountain, Desert, Forest and Castle Realms have been updated to match the depth and complexity of the four new realms... Ice, Town, Sky and Dream. There is also a bonus Battlefield Realm. Mutli-player gameplay has been enhanced by Allowing two players to work together to activate special moves with new combos. In addition, Dark Legacy is full of secret codes and passwords that give special access to alternate characters and many other surprises (see 'Tips And Tricks' section for more information).


- TECHNICAL -


Midway Vegas hardware


Main CPU : R5000 (@ 200 Mhz)

Sound CPU : ADSP2104 (@ 16 Mhz)

Sound Chips : (2x) DMA-driven (@ 16 Mhz)


Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 640 x 480 pixels

Screen refresh : 57.00 Hz

Palette colors : 65536


Players : 4

Control : 8-way Joystick

Buttons : 3


- TRIVIA -


Two Gauntlet Dark Legacy machines were shown at the 2003 classic arcade games show 'California Extreme' in San Jose, California.


- TIPS AND TRICKS -


* Play as Pojo The Chicken (From "Mace - The Dark Age") : enter EGG as initials and 911 as password.


* Play as Stick Jester : enter EGG as initials and 911 as password (This code can only be put in if you are playing the Blue side. You get a stick figure of a Jester).


* Play as Armored Warrior : enter RAT as initials and 333 as password (This code can only be put in if you are playing the Red side. You get an armored warrior with a rat?s head).


* Play as Ice Dwarf : enter ICE as initials and 600 as password (This code can only be put in if you are playing the Red side. You get a big dwarf).


* Play as Big Headed Jester : enter PNK as initials and 666 as password (This code can only be put in if you are playing the Yellow side. You get a Jester with a HUGE head).


* Play as Cool Looking Knight : enter TAK as initials and 118 as password (This code can only be put in if you are playing the Red side. You get a REALLY cool looking Knight).


* Play as Scythe Wielding Valkryie : enter TWN as initials and 300 as password (This code can only be put in if you are playing the Green side. You get a valkyrie with a scythe).


* Play as Interesting Looking Warrior : enter CAS as initials and 400 as password (This code can only be put in if you are playing the Blue side. You get an interesting looking warrior).


* Play as Evil Looking Wizard : enter GAM as initials and 666 as password (This code can only be put in if you are playing the Yellow side. You get a wizard who doesn?t look happy).


* Play as Cool Looking Wizard : enter SKY as initials and 100 as password This code can only be put in if you are playing the Green side. You get a wizard who looks pretty cool).


- SERIES -


1. Gauntlet (1985)

2. Gauntlet (1985, NES)

3. Gauntlet II (1986)

4. Gauntlet - The Third Encounter (1990, Atari Lynx)

5. Gauntlet III - The Final Quest (1991, Atari ST)

6. Gauntlet 4 (1993, Sega Mega Drive)

7. Gauntlet Legends (1998)

8. Gauntlet Dark Legacy (1999)

9. Gauntlet Seven Sorrows (2006, Sony PlayStation 2 & Microsoft XBOX)


- PORTS -


* Consoles :

Sony PlayStation 2 (2001)

Microsoft XBOX (2002)

Nintendo Game Boy Advance (2002)

Nintendo GameCube (2002)