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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 You'll need something in order to be able to enter this mysterious portal...
Ravenloft: Strahd's Possession DOS You've discovered a house with a crazy mage in it. Also, my main character is poisoned
Ravenloft: Strahd's Possession DOS Your first battle against an assassin
Ravenloft: Strahd's Possession DOS Exploring the old church. My mage stupidly casts Magic Missile on this plot-related character

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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 DOS prymusferal (25)
3D RPG set in Ravenloft world DOS willyum (1030)

Critic Reviews

Secret Service / New S Service DOS Jul, 1994 90 out of 100 90
PC Gamer DOS May, 1994 82 out of 100 82
High Score DOS Jul, 1994 4 out of 5 80
PC Zone DOS Jun, 1994 78 out of 100 78
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Jun, 1994 9 out of 12 75
Gameplay (Benelux) DOS Aug 12, 1994 74 out of 100 74
Play Time DOS Feb, 1995 70 out of 100 70
PC Review UK DOS Jun, 1994 7 out of 10 70
PC Gamer UK DOS Jun, 1994 69 out of 100 69
PC Player (Germany) DOS May, 1994 62 out of 100 62


Topic # Posts Last Post
My impressions and a question 5 St. Martyne (3655)
Aug 25, 2007


The game was first released on disks and then CDROM. The CDROM ver. featured speech.
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