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9 Excellent Open Source Configuration Management Applications
This software automates the configuration of machines to a particular state. Like any other tools, they are designed to solve specific problems in certain ways. The goal is to get a system from whatever state it is in, into the desired state. Configuration management software are the tools of choice for many system administrators and devops professionals.

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Pinta is an extremely versatile, extensible, self-learning image classification program. It uses texture and color analysis and neural network techniques to automatically learn differences in images. Read more


  • Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup
    Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup is an open-source, single-player, role-playing roguelike game of exploration and treasure-hunting in dungeons filled with dangerous and unfriendly monsters in a quest to rescue the mystifyingly fabulous Orb of Zot. Read more hot
  • Egoboo
    Egoboo is a 3d dungeon crawling adventure in the spirit of NetHack. It uses OpenGL and SDL. It should run on any Wintel, Unix, and MacOS X system. Read more hot
  • ADOM
    ADOM is a so-called rogue-like game. This means that it is a single-user game which allows you to play the role of an intrepid adventurer exploring a large dungeon with some specific goal in mind. The graphics in the game are based on simple text characters and the game is controlled with a large number of keyboard commands. Read more
  • Angband
    Angband is a graphical character-based RPG similiar to NetHack and Rogue. Angband has a very long history. It started 1990 as an improved and "Tolkienized" variant of Moria. Moria itself was created in 1985 and was inspired by Rogue (from the late 70s). Countless changes were introduced by many programmers on the way to the current versions of Angband. Read more Read more
  • Barony
    Barony is a 3D, first-person roguelike that brings back the cryptic and intricate designs of classic roguelikes such as Nethack and melds them with RPGs like Ultima Underworld, System Shock, and Daggerfall. Challenge is the calling card of this hard-boiled dungeon-crawler.
  • Brogue
    Brogue is a direct descendant of Rogue, a dungeon crawling video game first developed by Michael Toy and Glenn Wichman around 1980. Unlike other popular modern roguelikes, Brogue favors simplicity over complexity, while trying to ensure that the interactions between components are interesting and varied. Read more Read more
  • Cataclysm: Dark Days Ahead
    Cataclysm is an open source post-apocalyptic roguelike, set in the countryside of fictional New England after a devastating plague of monsters and zombies. It is a continuation of Whale's original Cataclysm, which expands it with numerous new creatures, buildings, gameplay mechanics and many other features. Read more Read more
  • DiabloRL
    DiabloRL is a roguelike "unmake" of the popular Blizzard game Diablo 1 classic RPG to a turn-based ASCII roguelike. Read more
  • DoomRL
    DoomRL (Doom, the Roguelike) is a fast and furious coffee-break Roguelike game, that is heavily inspired by the popular first person shooter game Doom developed by ID Software. Read more
  • Dungeon Fray
    Dungeon Fray is a fast paced roguelike game for Windows and Linux. The game features three playable classes, randomly generated levels, turn based combat and unlockable achievements and perks.
  • Dungeons of Dredmor
    (commercial) Dungeons of Dredmor is a graphical comic roguelike game with many engrossing gameplay elements.
  • Dwarf Fortress
    Dwarf Fortress is a single-player fantasy game, similar to NetHack. You can control a dwarven outpost or an adventurer in a randomly generated, persistent world. Read more Read more
  • Eldritch
    (commercial) Eldritch is a first-person action game inspired by roguelikes, immersive sims, and H. P. Lovecraft.
  • Falcon's Eye
    Falcon's Eye is a mouse-driven interface for NetHack that enhances the visuals, audio and accessibility of the game, yet retains all the original gameplay and game features. Read more
  • GearHead 2
    GearHead2 is a giant robot roguelike role playing game set five years after the events of GH1. Features include random plot generation, detailed character creation, tactical/RPG modes, graphical/ASCII interfaces, and many kinds of mecha to play with.
  • GearHead: Arena
    GearHead is a mecha roguelike roleplaying game. Set a century and a half after nuclear war, you can explore a world where various factions compete to determine the future of the human race. Major features include random plot generation, a detailed character system, and over two hundred customizable mecha designs.
  • Ghack
    Ghack is a roguelike game written with GNUstep and Objective C.
  • glHack
    glHack is a port of the game NetHack, using hardware acceleration via OpenGL® to render the 2D graphics. It uses LibSDL as the video and input library.
  • GnomeHack
    GnomeHack is a Gnome port of NetHack, the popular role-playing game based loosely on Advanced Dungeons and Dragons(tm).
  • Goblin Hack
    Goblin Hack is an opengl-based smooth-scrolling ASCII graphics game! Inspired by the likes of NetHack, it opts for a simple interface that appears to appeal to kids (and adults) and fires the imagination in today's world of over-rendered games. Read more Read more
  • Gtk2Hack
    Gtk2Hack is a graphical frontend (window port in nethack terminology) for the popular rogue-like role playing game nethack using the modern GTK2 toolkit. It aims to provide an improved visual interface while maintaining complete keyboard controlability.
  • Hacknet
    Hacknet is a multiplayer networked roguelike. Client: telnet with a VT100 compatable terminal.
  • Hydra Slayer
    Hydra Slayer is a Roguelike game focused on one thing: slaying Hydras. It is inspired by Greek mythology, Dungeon Crawl, MathRL seven day roguelike, and some mathematical puzzles about brave heroes slaying many headed beasts. Read more
  • Iter Vehemens ad Necem
    Iter Vehemens ad Necem is a graphical roguelike game, which currently runs in Windows, DOS and Linux. Its most innovative parts at the moment are its material handling system and its lighting system.
  • JNetHack
    JNetHack is Japanese localization of the dungeon exploration game, NetHack.
  • JnuxBand
    JnuxBand is a Linux bootdisk that contains everything you need to play Angband, an ASCII roguelike dungeon exploration game based on the books of J.R.R.Tolkien.
  • Jupiter Hell
    Jupiter Hell is a roguelike set in a 90's flavored sci-fi universe. Set on the moons of Jupiter, the game pits a lone space marine against overwhelming demonic forces. Rip and tear zombies, demons and unmentionable monstrosities, using classic weaponry, including (but not limited to!) shotguns, chainguns, railguns and the trusty chainsaw. All to the shine of CRT monitors and the tune of heavy metal!
  • Kamband
    Katachthonios Desmoterion is a wacky roguelike game based on Angband and an old Angband variant that used to be called "Kamband". Desmoterion is a somewhat fresh perspective on the roguelike genre with a few original ideas.
  • Kamyran's Eye 2
    (commercial) Kamyran's Eye 2 is a is a graphical fantasy-themed roguelike role-playing game.
  • LambdaRogue
    LambdaRogue is a roguelike RPG. Centuries ago people went underground to survive. An endless river brought life to this dark world - but suddenly it brings evil, death & sadness.
  • Linley's Dungeon Crawl
    Linley's Dungeon Crawl is a free and portable roguelike molded in the tradition of the early greats of the genre: Rogue, Hack, and Moria. The player guides a single character deep into a subterranean complex to retrieve the Orb of Zot, fending off many horrible and hideous creatures along the way.
  • Lost Labyrinth
    Lost Labyrinth is a so-called "roguelike" roleplaying computer game with a "Zelda"-like graphics engine and very high replayability. Read more
  • MAngband
    MAngband is a free online multiplayer real-time roguelike game, derived from the single player game Angband. To win the game you must build up a character, selected from any one of 10 races and 6 classes, to be powerful enough to defeat Morgoth, Lord of Darkness, who lives in the dungeon 5000 feet below the surface of the town. As you work towards this near-impossible goal, you will chart unexplored dungeon passageways, do battle with legendary creatures, and find lost artifacts.
  • Menace of the Mines
    Menace of the Mines (motm) is a fast-paced roguelike game that has tons of monsters, many different classes and races, and a unique magic system
  • NetHack
    NetHack is a single player dungeon exploration game that runs on a wide variety of computer systems, with a variety of graphical and text interfaces all using the same game engine. Unlike many other Dungeons & Dragons-inspired games, the emphasis in NetHack 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, your role, and your gender. Read more Read more
  • NetHack-De
    NetHack-De is a translation of the single player dungeon exploration game NetHack into German.
  • newt
    newt (formerly SDLPure) is a pure graphical NetHack/SLASH'EM interface mimicing the tty interface as much as possible in look and in feel, yet with tiles. It requires: SDL, SDL_image, SDL_mixer, SDL_ttf.
  • NLarn
    NLarn is an enhanced and improved rewrite of the historic roguelike game Larn.
  • noeGNUd
    noeGNUd is an alternate ascii/2D/3D UI for nethack using SDL and OpenGL.
  • Omega
    Omega is a roguelike game originally written by Laurence Brothers in the late 80s. It was the first roguelike game with a large "countryside", plot development, quotable quotes, and a sense of humor.
  • Qt NetHack
    NetHack is a graphical one-player role-playing game with a highly modular window system interface that supports TTY, VGA, Mac, Amiga and other displays. Qt is a graphical user interface toolkit. So, "NetHack with Qt interface" is a version of NetHack that has a user interface module written using the Qt toolkit.
  • S.C.O.U.R.G.E.
    S.C.O.U.R.G.E. is a rogue-like game in the fine tradition of NetHack and Moria It sports a graphical front-end, similar to glHack or the Falcon's eye. I tried to design the 3D UI as a best of both worlds from old to new: It lets you rotate the view, zoom in/out, view special effects, etc. On the other hand I've always liked the old-school isometric games like Exult or Woodward.
  • Save Scummer
    In Save Scummer, all the usual rough edges of roguelikes have been polished off. You no longer have to make obvious decisions like whether to open a door, climb stairs, attack an enemy, or even move down a corridor.
    SLASH'EM is a variant of Nethack. It is a roguelike, single-player role-playing game where the hero must venture through the depths of the Dungeon of Doom to retrieve the Amulet of Yendor. Read more
  • SoulFu
    SoulFu is a polished roguelike game.
  • Tales of Maj'Eyal
    Tales of Maj?Eyal (ToME) is a free, open source roguelike RPG, featuring tactical turn-based combat and advanced character building. Play as one of many unique races and classes in the lore-filled world of Eyal, exploring random dungeons, facing challenging battles, and developing characters with your own tailored mix of abilities and powers. Read more Read more
  • The Minstrel's Song
    The Minstrel's Song is a roguelike game which seeks to let the user interact with a rich and extensive world. Among roguelikes, emphasis is on providing nonlinear play in a detailed environment.
  • Tower
    Tower-game is a roguelike game of questionable intent and purpose.
  • Tower of Doom
    Tower of Doom is a traditional roguelike dungeon crawler with a dark futuristic fantasy theme and many unique features.
  • TROG
    TROG is a roguelike with map panning.
  • UnNetHack
    UnNetHack is a variant of the hugely popular roguelike game NetHack. It features more monsters, more levels, more items, more perils, more challenges, and more fun than vanilla NetHack. Read more Read more
  • Xutumno
    Xutumno is an XWindow port of Utumno, which is a graphical, real-time, roguelike.
  • ZapM
    ZapM is a silly science fiction roguelike game. Play as a space marine, psion, software engineer, or quarterback.
  • Zombies!
    Zombies! is a roguelike written entirely from scratch, in one day, in Common Lisp.

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