Step 1

Download the game client from the official Dark Age of Camelot website. Please make note of the path to your installation in order to configure the portal later on in step 3 of the installation process. If you play or plan on playing the official Dark Age of Camelot game you may want a secondary installation of the game client to avoid any potential conflicts with personalized user setting and patch files.

Step 2:

Load the game and allow the patcher to download the latest patch files for official Dark Age of Camelot MMORPG. Once all of the files have been patched you need to close the game out before continuing to step 3.

Step 3:

Download and install DAoCPortalSetup.msi from Once installed you need to set the path to the installation folder you set in Step 1 by clicking the “Client > Set Active Client” menu option.

Step 4:

Congratulations! You are ready to play any of the various freeshards within the Dawn of Light community simply by loading this portal. We hope to see you on Genesis a Dark Age of Camelot freeshard server. Registration is free and hassle free.