Nethack

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Nethack

http://www.nethack.org/
Adventure game

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

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Licensing

License

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Notes

Verified by

Janet Casey

Verified on

31 January 2001




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug TrackingVCS Repository Webviewhttp://www.nethack.org/v343/bugs.html
Bug Tracking,DeveloperE-mailmailto:devteam@nethack.org
SupportNewsgrouprec.games.roguelike
HelpNewsgrouprec.games.roguelike.announce
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/nethack


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Weak prerequisitemake
Weak prerequisiteflex
Weak prerequisiteyacc/bison

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 22 February 2018.



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