* '''Published:''' 26th August 1997 * '''Publisher:''' Wizards of the Coast * '''Author:''' Steve Miller, William W. Connors * '''Format:''' 288 page hardcover * '''Rules:''' AD&D 2nd Edition * '''Product:''' * [[http://rpggeek.com/rpgitem/47850/domains-of-dread|RPG Geek]] * [[http://index.rpg.net/display-entry.phtml?mainid=923|RPG Net]] * [[http://tsr.bothgunsblazing.com/rv/rv-domain.htm|TSR Archive]] * '''Reviews:''' * [[http://www.fraternityofshadows.com/DrawingRoom/Ravenloft_Products/1st_2nd_Edition/DomainsOfDread.html|Fraternity of Shadows]] * [[http://www.rpg.net/reviews/archive/13/13372.phtml|RPG Net]] * [[http://www.therpgsite.com/showthread.php?t=21015|The RPG Site]]
Domains of Dread is the core rulebook for the second edition of the award-winning RAVENLOFT campaign setting — the original fantasy horror role-playing game. Within the pages of this book, players and Dungeon Masters will discover the darkest secrets of the Land of the Mists, including many never-before-seen features:
* Detailed guidelines on designing anything from short-term horror adventures to long-running campaigns of twisted terror. * Complete rules for generating player characters native to the Demiplane of Dread. * Four new character classes specifically designed for use in RAVENLOFT campaigns --- the avenger, the anchorite, the gypsy, and the arcanist! * An all-new player character race --- the half-Vistani! * Updated and expanded descriptions of the Demiplane and the foul lords who rule its tortured domains! * Revised fear, horror, and madness checks to enhance the terror. * New rules for power checks, plus thirteen detailed steps that lead from grace to absolute corruption!