Joseph D. Darcy

GoalTo play fun, intelligent, challenging, and exciting video games.
Video GamesFirst Person Maze Games
  • Heretic: solved game
  • Doom II: solved game (with cheating on final level)
  • Ultimate Doom/Doom: solved game without cheating, some experience with multi­player Doom
  • Wolfenstein 3D: finished all six missions

Real-time Strategy Games

  • Warcraft II
    • Beyond the Dark Portal Expansion set: won with Orcs and Humans
    • Tides of Darkness: won with Orcs and Humans
  • Dune II
    • Original: won with all three houses (Atreides, Ordos, and Harkonnen)
    • Super Dune II hack: won with all three new houses (Mercenary, Sardaukar, and Fremen)

Role Playing Games

  • Diablo
    • solved original game with all three character classes (Warrior, Rogue, and Sorcerer)
    • Hellfire: solved with monk on normal difficulty and solved on nightmare and Hell levels with Sorcerer originally imported from Diablo
  • Star Control 2: solved game

Other PC Games

  • Lemmings (with college roommates) solved 82 of 120 levels, multi­player experience on the Amiga
  • Another World (Out of this World)
  • Lords of Conquest
  • Star Trek: The Rebel Universe

Commodore 64

  • Doriath, Karateka, Mail Order Monsters, The Movie Monster Game, Pirates!, Summer Games, Winter Games, World Games

Atari 2600

  • Pitfall: high score of 110,000 played for full time limit and only 4000 points (one gold bar) from the maximum possible score
  • Pitfall 2: earned Activision patch and solved game
  • Many other games, River Raid, PacMan, Ms. Pac Man, Defender, Space Invaders, Asteroids


  • Beginner 6 seconds, Intermediate 33 seconds, Expert 106 seconds
Board Games
  • Experienced Axis and Allies player (including Play by Email)
    • College member of RU Gamers, Rutgers University gaming club
    • Contributed to Axis and Allies FAQ
    • Exposure to other Gamemaster games, Shogun (Samamuri Swords) and Axis and Allies: Europe
  • Played many Risk games (board version and Mac Risk)
  • Multiple games of Settlers of Catan
  • Speedy Taboo! player
ReferencesAvailable upon request.