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Pool of Radiance: Ruins of Myth Drannor (Windows)

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2.4
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Trivia

Bugs

The first US version of this game was a technical disaster: not only that the installer accepted no other drives than C: - one could live with that although it's a sign of sloppy programming - the uninstallation program would accidentally erase some core components of Windows 9x, rendering the system unusable after rebooting. Because of this, the game was withdrawn and re-released with a fixed installer. This delayed the German version too.

Cover

Both the game box artwork and the cover illustration of the tie-in novel are by renowned fantasy illustrator (Gerald) Brom.

Inspiration

The game follows a November 1, 2000-published novel of the same name by Carrie Bebris, both the computer game and the novel sharing a common source of a pen & paper RPG module from Wizards of the Coast.

Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • April 2002 (Issue #213) – Coaster of the Year
Information also contributed by Entorphane and Pseudo_Intellectual.

Contributed by phlux (4143) on Dec 11, 2001. [revised by : Patrick Bregger (111421)]. -- edit trivia