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Shadow Sorcerer

Shadow Sorcerer

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Developer(s) U.S. Gold
Publisher(s) Strategic Simulations, Inc.
U.S. Gold
Platform(s) Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS
Release date(s) 1991
Genre(s) Role-playing video game
Mode(s) Single-player
Distribution Floppy disk

Shadow Sorcerer is a 1991 role-playing video game. The game was the sequel to Heroes of the Lance and Dragons of Flame. It is based on the third and fourth Dragonlance campaign modules, Dragons of Hope and Dragons of Desolation.


  • Gameplay 1
  • Plot summary 2
  • Reception 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


The style of the game is very different from its predecessors in style of gameplay.

Plot summary

The plot is a faithful representation of the books it is based on.


The game is generally regarded as much superior to any early D&D action games,[1] and is considered a big step forward in playability for AD&D action games.[2]


  1. ^ Rausch, Allen; Miguel Lopez (2004-08-16). Video Games - Part II"D&D"A History of .  
  2. ^ Threadgill, Todd (February 1992). "Shadow Sorcerer" (review).  

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