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Description

Lord Dhelt of Elturel was attacked in his own castle. The mysterious assassin stole the Hole Symbol of Helm, a precious amulet with magical powers. Lord Dhelt asks you to bring the amulet back. But when you kill the assassin and retrieve the amulet, you are suddenly teleported into an unknown area. The way back is blocked by poisonous mist, and there is nothing you can do but explore the hostile surroundings and to solve the mystery of the amulet.

Ravenloft: Strahd's Possession is a party-based RPG that utilizes AD&D rules. In the beginning you have a party of two people, using either pre-determined characters, or creating your own ones, picking from traditional AD&D races (human, elf, dwarf, etc.) and classes (fighter, cleric, etc.). Some characters will join your party during the course of the game, allowing maximum of four characters. Combat is done in real time. The 3D environment allows you to move smoothly through the game world, either with arrow keys, or by simply moving the mouse.

Screenshots

Ravenloft: Strahd's Possession DOS Talking with the local bartender
Ravenloft: Strahd's Possession DOS Your first battle against an assassin
Ravenloft: Strahd's Possession DOS Some encounters will lead to plot-related scenes.
Ravenloft: Strahd's Possession DOS You've discovered a house with a crazy mage in it. Also, my main character is poisoned

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Alternate Titles

  • "Ravenloft: Der Fluch des Grafen" -- German title
  • "Ravenloft 1" -- Informal title

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User Reviews

All of the Ravenloft flavor, none of the D&D substance prymusferal (25) 3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars
3D RPG set in Ravenloft world willyum (968) unrated

Critic Reviews

Score Jul, 1994 90 out of 100 90
Secret Service / New S Service Jul, 1994 90 out of 100 90
MikroBitti Jun, 1994 85 out of 100 85
High Score Jul, 1994 4 out of 5 80
PC Games (Germany) May, 1994 80 out of 100 80
PC Joker Apr, 1994 79 out of 100 79
PC Zone Jun, 1994 78 out of 100 78
Power Play May, 1994 78 out of 100 78
Gameplay (Benelux) Aug 12, 1994 74 out of 100 74
PC Review UK Jun, 1994 7 out of 10 70

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My impressions and a question 5 St. Martyne (3539)
Aug 25, 2007

Trivia

The game box's cover features a painting by artist Denis Beauvais, earlier used as the front cover to Nigel D. Findley's 1991 RPG sourcebook "Van Richten's Guide to Vampires".
Kic'N (4204) added Ravenloft: Strahd's Possession (DOS) on Feb 10, 2001
Other platforms contributed by Infernos (13868) and Kabushi (165367)