Due to my absence on Darkspace, this website will contain some
information that is no longer valid, such as the Building Manual.
I will be back online, re-learning the game, and a large update
is planned for the near future. Thanks for visiting n00bspace!
Welcome to n00bspace.
This site is designed to provide valuable information to new players
to the game of Darkspace, a massive multiplayer online space sim.
If you don't know what Darkspace is, and would like to find out
more, click below to see what Darkspace has to offer. If you're
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Updates | News
Release!... plus Development / Events Updates
been officially released to the public! To sign up, visit
to get the installer and register for online play.
Updates. Click here to read them. Also, new Events have
been added. Check the Events Board here. As you know, the
release date has been moved to tomorrow, December 21, 2001.
If you do not know how to continue playing Darkspace and
how to pay for a membership, please click here.
/ Screenshots / Links
I have also updated the Interface section of the newbie
guide. This will now be accurate to the current interface
setup. I also am in the process of adding some new screenshots
(because there are none!) as well as adding links.
A new GameCQ Client Manual can be found here.
/ Events Updates
been some major developments in the past...hour or so, as
well as some new events posted. Here's the news.
with the developers of DarkSpace, or atleast one of
them. Got questions or suggestions, then come to the
"Developer Chat" room and ask away.
DarkSpace players will receive 50,000 points of bonus
prestige before we release DarkSpace. Make sure you
account is created before this event starts, because
the bonus will be applied only to existing accounts.
servers will go down at 10:00AM CST for transition to
pay-to-play and should be completed within 2 hours.
3 new structures have been added: The Sensor Base, the
Antisensor Base, and the Interdictor Base. Check out the
Building Guide for more detailed information.
Fighters, AR Missiles: Fighters are now equipped
with AR Missiles, which replace the old SABOT rockets.
The missiles will track the target, but take longer (~30sec)
to reload, and will still fire 3 rounds. However, they
will not destroy planetary targets.
Ship Resources: For now, ship resources have been
disabled, meaning you can choose any ship no matter the
cost, if you have the required rank and/or badges.
Ship Selection Screen: Has been redone, and the
interface section of this site will soon be updated.
Official Release Date Announced
The long awaited
release date has finally been announced by Palestar: Darkspace
will go public on December 17th, 2001. Palestar has
partnered with Playnet.com to bring you the final
release of Darkspace. Palestar will continue to be the main
development of the game, whil Playnet.com will provide hardware,
bandwith, billing, and customer support services.
few things will occur if you wish to continue playing Darkspace
upon its release...
- Current Beta players will be able to retain their current
- Beta testers will recieve 50 bonus prestige, as well as
a special "beta tester" badge.
- A total reset will occur, returning all stats to zero.
- Once "Pay to Play" is activated, all accounts
will become demo accounts until payment information is provided.
- Demo Accounts will allow limited access play. You will
not have to access official servers
- Darkspace will continue to be a free download.
the 17th of December, you will be able to click a BUY
button in the Darkspace Chat Lobby. This will redirect
you to the Playnet.com homepage, where you will have to
register and choose your payment options. You will be able
to pay with Visa, Mastercard, or Cash. There are 3 payment
To Play Benefits
Access to all 3 factions: UGTO, ICC, and K'luth.
- Gain Ranks and Badges, and access to bigger, better ships.
- Access to high bandwith multi-processor servers, for smoother
- Ability to form player clans, which will lead to clan
capture and control of planets in MV.
- Continuous updates of new weapons, ships, factions,
maps/scenerios, space monsters, and more.
Development Team thanks all the BETA testers who participated
in the growth of this massive online mutliplayer space sim,
and is looking forward to seeing all the testers in the
Darkspace Universe on December 17th.
Heres a list of the
sections of this site, and what you can find there.
information that will answer many questions of first time
general overview of buildings, including resources, building
types/costs, and tips.
more about the overall history of Darkspace.
of the three factions in darkspace: UGTO, ICC, and K'luth.
of the ranking system, including requirements for certain
what and how the prestige system works.
the badge system and requirements and bonuses of certain badges.
of all UGTO and ICC ships, offensive/defensive systems, and
information for Darkspace, Palestar, and n00bspace.