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Welcome to the Darkspace Academy, home for the newbies and old players returned who need help from A to Z or just need some reminders of how to-do things in Darkspace. The guides posted here at the Darkspace Academy are made by Darkspace players and the staff here at the Darkspace Connection. You can also submit your own guides to the Darkspace Academy @ DSC by emailing it to

As the Darkspace community expands, we hope to perhaps have DSC hosted events on Darkspace where veteran players of the game teach newer players a certain topic.

v1.481 Darkspace Guides

 Here's the guide for the complete new player to the game, introducing you to the Darkspace menus and the lobby.

 Here's part two of the complete guide for new players to Darkspace, introducing you to the basics of ingame play.

 Here's part three of the complete guide for new players to Darkspace, showing you the way around the Navigation


Part One of the 1.481 Building Guide, introducing you to Basic Planet Construction!

Part Two of the 1.481 Building Guide, introducing you to Advanced Planet Construction!

Guide to information about the types of planets that you can expect to find in Darkspace.

Darkspace Building Guide explaining some tactics to build barren type planets, made by Xin.


Guide to manners of usage of Shipyards with other players.

 Everything you need to know about Shipyards!


Your way around the starport, you will learn the basics of replacing components and buying/selling resources/items/salvage.

    v1.481 Introduction
    What is Darkspace?
    Why Should I Subscribe?
    Purchase/Subscription Info
    System Requirements
    About the DS Factions
    Darkspace Badges
    The Player Ranks
    Complete Ship List
    MetaVerse Planets Listing
    Ship Capturing

    DS Academy Home
    Getting Started
   Getting Started Part 2 (Ingame)
   Getting Started 3 -  Navigation
    How Shipyards Work
    Barren Planet Build Guide
    Planet Types Guide
    Shipyard Manners Guide
    Starports & Basic Modding
    1.481 Building Guide (Part 1)
    1.481 Building Guide (Part 2)

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