Ravenloft: Realm of Terror

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Ravenloft: Realm of Terror
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Author Bruce Nesmith and Andria Hayday
Genre Role-playing game
Publisher TSR
Publication date
1990
Media type Boxed set

Ravenloft: Realm of Terror is a boxed set accessory published in 1990 for the Ravenloft campaign setting for the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game.

Contents[edit]

Ravenloft: Realm of Terror is a supplement of rules for Gothic horror, describing 30 realms of a demiplane ruled by creatures such as vampires and werewolves.[1] The set covers rules for fear and generation of Gothic monster characters.[1]

The boxed set includes color maps of the Ravenloft demiplane, as well as fold-up castles and other buildings.[1]

Publication history[edit]

Ravenloft: Realm of Terror was written by Bruce Nesmith and Andria Hayday, with a cover by Clyde Caldwell, and was published by TSR in 1990 as a boxed set with a 144-page book, four large color maps, 24 cardstock sheets, and a transparent map overlay.[1]

Reception[edit]

Lawrence Schick, in his 1991 book Heroic Worlds, calls the set's fold-up castles "scary".[1]

Reviews[edit]

  • Previews: Dragon #160, Dragon #162, Dragon #205
  • Review: Challenge #46 (1990)
  • Review: White Wolf #23 (1990)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Schick, Lawrence (1991). Heroic Worlds: A History and Guide to Role-Playing Games. Prometheus Books. p. 112. ISBN 0-87975-653-5.