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Ancient Domains of Mystery (DOS)

Ancient Domains of Mystery DOS Title screen


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In Ancient Domains of Mystery, the player character is an adventurer who has traveled to a remote mountain range to save Ancardia, the world of the game, from the forces of Chaos. The player can either continue on with this quest or join on with Chaos, depending on the choices that the player makes in the game. Becoming corrupted by the forces of chaos causes mutations which have positive or negative effects.

The game features a wide range of character races and classes, a point-based skill system, many subplots, and a detailed world which allows to grow herbs and repair/upgrade weapons with smithing.


Ancient Domains of Mystery DOS The game starts!
Ancient Domains of Mystery DOS Character generation: a description of a character -- quite detailed!
Ancient Domains of Mystery DOS Hmm... where may these stairs lead?
Ancient Domains of Mystery DOS The online manual -- available everywhere in the game

Alternate Titles

  • "Ancient Dungeons of Mystery" -- Working title
  • "ADOM" -- Official abbreviation

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User Reviews

ADOM is one of the best of the rogue-like games. Droog (461) 3.25 Stars3.25 Stars3.25 Stars3.25 Stars3.25 Stars

The Press Says Dec 03, 2002 9 out of 10 90
Abandonia Reloaded Apr 08, 2005 3.7 out of 5 74


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Christine Indigo (66) added Ancient Domains of Mystery (DOS) on Jun 25, 2000
Other platforms contributed by Martin Smith (63054), Pseudo_Intellectual (44729) and Christine Indigo (66)