Combining both action and role-playing sequences, Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Hillsfar was the fourth and final AD&D game released for the Nintendo Entertainment System. The game was released for home computers in 1989 followed by the NES release in 1993. The game takes place in the town of Hillsfar and begins with the creation of a single character.
Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Pool of Radiance takes place in the Forgotten Realms fantasy world in the city of Phlan. The game was originally released for home computers in 1988 and released for the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1992. This represented the second NES game from the Dungeons & Dragons series.