System: NES | Genre: Shooter | Published by: FCI | Release Date: 1992
Once again departing from the role-playing genre, Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Dragonstrike (Buy on eBay) presented a top-down flying shooter game set within the Dungeons & Dragons universe. The game was released for home computers in 1990 and the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1992. This represented the third AD&D game released for NES.
The game takes place within the Dragonlance saga on the world of Krynn during the War of the Lance. The game begins by selecting one of three dragons: bronze dragon, silver dragon, or gold dragon, each with different speed, armor class, breath weapons, and health. During game play, the player controls the dragon which can fly in any direction and at two different altitudes. The dragon must avoid obstacles and clear areas of enemies by using breath weapons.