The Darkness WithinTM is a game based on the new StrongholdTM expansion for the Magic: The Gathering® trading card game.

Volrath's stronghold is a vast fortress suspended within a mountain of shifting rock on the dismal plane of Rath. It harbors a maze of dark and untold terrors for those who dare to venture inside.

Four quests, each with its own challenges and rewards, offer you the opportunity to discover the stronghold's cryptic secrets. Race the clock to escape from the dungeon, use your wits to defeat the fiery Furnace Spirit, or recover an artifact from a thieving mogg. You can even choose to be a mogg, trying desperately to avoid punishment from the brutal stronghold taskmaster.

You may explore the stronghold through the quests as often as you wish.

For the door is open, and the darkness beckons . . . .

(This contest closed April 17th, 1998)


Stronghold: The Darkness WithinTM is certified to work on Macintosh, Windows 95, and Windows NT running Netscape Navigator or Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.0+ with JavaScript enabled.

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