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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.


Ravenloft: Strahd's Possession DOS Cemetery Grounds - fighting undead. They can drain your levels at a ridiculous speed. You paralyze this ghoul, but are paralyzed yourself!..
Ravenloft: Strahd's Possession DOS Inventory with all sorts of equipment and items showing
Ravenloft: Strahd's Possession DOS Dark, moody stories await you in the game. Most of them, however, are mandatory
Ravenloft: Strahd's Possession DOS Lots of different faces to choose for your heroine

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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 (974) unrated

Critic Reviews

Secret Service / New S Service Jul, 1994 90 out of 100 90
MikroBitti Jun, 1994 85 out of 100 85
PC Gamer May, 1994 82 out of 100 82
Play Time May, 1994 81 out of 100 81
PC Games (Germany) Feb, 1995 80 out of 100 80
High Score Jul, 1994 4 out of 5 80
Power Play May, 1994 78 out of 100 78
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Jun, 1994 9 out of 12 75
PC Review UK Jun, 1994 7 out of 10 70
Play Time Feb, 1995 70 out of 100 70


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


The game was first released on disks and then CDROM. The CDROM ver. featured speech.
Kic'N (4198) added Ravenloft: Strahd's Possession (DOS) on Feb 10, 2001
Other platforms contributed by Infernos (14941) and Kabushi (179288)