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Nethack

http://www.nethack.org/
Single player adventure game (similar to Rogue) of dungeon exploration that runs on a wide variety of computer systems, with a variety of graphical and text interfaces all using the same game engine. The emphasis is on discovering the detail of the dungeon and not simply killing everything in sight - in fact, killing everything in sight is a good way to die quickly. Each game presents a different landscape - the random number generator provides an essentially unlimited number of variations of the dungeon and its denizens to be discovered by the player in one of a number of characters: you can pick your race, role, and gender.

Documentation

User manual included


Download

Download External-link-icon.png version 3.4.3 (stable)
released on 10 December 2003

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
Nethack licenseJanet Casey31 January 2001



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Maintainer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Help Newsgroup rec.games.roguelike.announce
Bug Tracking VCS Repository Webview http://www.nethack.org/v343/bugs.html
Bug Tracking,Developer E-mail mailto:devteam@nethack.org
Support Newsgroup rec.games.roguelike


Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Weak prerequisite make
Weak prerequisite flex
Weak prerequisite yacc/bison

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 27 April 2005.



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