Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Slayer

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Cover art of Slayer
Developer(s) Lion Entertainment
Publisher(s) Strategic Designs (North American version)
T&E Soft (Japanese version)
Platform(s) 3DO
Release date(s)
Genre(s) Action RPG

Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Slayer is a fantasy first-person action role-playing game based on the second edition of Advanced Dungeons and Dragons.[2]


Slayer features a customizable dungeon generator so each time the player starts the game, they are faced with a new dungeon. The dungeon always ends with a boss floor, randomly selected from several possible bosses. When starting a new game, the player may either create a custom character with randomly generated stats, pick from a selection of preset characters, or reuse a previously created character. The game may be saved at any time, but is limited to a single save slot.

Publication history[edit]

It was released in North America in 1994 and later released in Japan on January 20, 1995.[1] A sequel, Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Deathkeep, also appeared in 1995.


Slayer met moderate critical response.[2]

According to GameSpy, "if you have a copy of Slayer you'll one day be rewarded when it becomes a hard-to-find collectable".[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Slayer release data, Retrieved February 4, 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Slayer for 3DO". MobyGames. 
  3. ^ Rausch, Allen (2004-08-18). "A History of D&D Video Games - Part IV". Game Spy. Retrieved 2006-06-15.