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Who Knows What NetHack Is?

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  1. Croup

    Croup IncGamers Member

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    Who Knows What NetHack Is?

    Anyone? Anyone?

    This is a game that's almost as old as personal computers, is a complex dungeon crawling game that is one of the best ever, and has influenced hordes of modern games.

    I could offer a link to download, although I don't remember if that's against forum rules. It's absolutely free and it doesn't require a sign-up-for-points-thing, so I think it's fine. If anyone's interested and is sure it doesn't violate rules, I'll post it.

    Easily one of the most addictive and in-depth games ever created. The question becomes, does anyone know what I'm talking about?
     
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    ASCII rpg, right? Yep, it is a classic.
     
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    i wana play, will u pm me the link or something>

    im interested

    \m/(o_O)\m/
     
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    It is ASCII, as snow said. If you are not used to text based games, then it is doubtful, in this world of graphical interfaces, that you will be able to adjust now.
     
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    I've played it before, pretty solid game.
     
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    There's a graphical version of it, but it's still very basic... I think it's mostly redefined ASCII like old C64/Apple II games.

    Definitely a cool little time waster.
     
  7. Croup

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    There are "newer" versions of the game that are slightly more graphic, but it's nothing that is impressive. It's just an engine for the gameplay.

    When I get back to my actual computer, I'll post a link. It's such a fun, but damn near impossible to beat, game.

    I died in Fort Ludios by somebody wielding a cockatrice corpse and turning me to stone. It was so disheartening. One of the best games I've ever had.
     
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    Falcon's Eye is at least one of the many graphical frontends to Nethack if you're looking for one.
     
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    It's a very good game, but personally i think Ancient Domains of Mystery or ADOM is better. Ragnarok is also pretty good, even though it's not Ascii(well it is if you play the game by the minimap like me)...
     
  10. Croup

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    Ok, I took entirely too long with this, but I was on spring break, so give me a break.

    Here's the link to the official site: http://www.nethack.org/index.html

    It's fairly self explanatory, and is an amazing game. Read the guidebook if you've never played before. It'll really help.
     
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    I think ADOM is the best game ever :) Never tired of playing it.
     

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