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Pool of Radiance

MobyRank MobyScore
Sharp X1
...
4.0
Apple II
...
3.5
Amiga
...
3.8

The game ratings for each category and platform are displayed below. The score for a particular platform is the average of all categories. Games must have 1 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

AI
How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be
3.3
Gameplay
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
4.0
Graphics
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
3.4
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
4.3
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
3.0
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
4.1
Overall MobyScore (96 votes)3.7

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
Amiga 14 3.8
      AI 3.3
      Gameplay 4.1
      Graphics 3.6
      Personal Slant 4.4
      Sound / Music 3.2
      Story / Presentation 4.0
Apple II 4 3.5
      AI 3.2
      Gameplay 4.0
      Graphics 2.8
      Personal Slant 4.0
      Sound / Music 3.2
      Story / Presentation 3.5
Commodore 64 15 3.9
      AI 3.5
      Gameplay 4.1
      Graphics 3.7
      Personal Slant 4.5
      Sound / Music 3.4
      Story / Presentation 4.3
DOS 49 3.7
      AI 3.4
      Gameplay 4.1
      Graphics 3.4
      Personal Slant 4.4
      Sound / Music 2.6
      Story / Presentation 4.1
Macintosh 2 3.9
      AI 3.5
      Gameplay 4.0
      Graphics 4.0
      Personal Slant 4.0
      Sound / Music 4.0
      Story / Presentation 4.0
NES 9 3.3
      AI 2.9
      Gameplay 3.4
      Graphics 2.8
      Personal Slant 3.4
      Sound / Music 3.6
      Story / Presentation 3.9
PC-88 1 4.0
      AI 4.0
      Gameplay 4.0
      Graphics 4.0
      Personal Slant 4.0
      Sound / Music 4.0
      Story / Presentation 4.0
PC-98 1 4.0
      AI 4.0
      Gameplay 4.0
      Graphics 4.0
      Personal Slant 4.0
      Sound / Music 4.0
      Story / Presentation 4.0
Sharp X1 1 4.0
      AI 4.0
      Gameplay 4.0
      Graphics 4.0
      Personal Slant 4.0
      Sound / Music 4.0
      Story / Presentation 4.0


User Reviews

An oftentimes irritating, but nevertheless rewarding experience DOS Lukasz Gorski (13)
Timeless classic for the hardcore old school RPG gamers Commodore 64 OlSkool_Gamer (99)
The proud progenitor of the infamous AD&D Gold Box series DOS Ray Soderlund (3500)
Criminally unknown NES gem NES Scribblemacher (169)
A good adaptation of the computer game NES Christopher Sutler (7)
Probably the best AD&D game of the classic era of any platform. DOS woods01 (154)
The game that started it all for me! DOS Mattias Kreku (424)
An excellent first edition AD&D simulation game! DOS Cryptic Wizard (2)
Great game. DOS Wolfang (134)