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Falcon's Eye

Falcon's Eye

Falcon's Eye is an enhanced, highly graphical window port (user interface) for NetHack. Falcon's Eye does not change the content or gameplay of NetHack, but adds a lot of 'eye candy' to the game.

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.

 Falcon's Eye 1.9.3

License
Nethack GPL

Developer
Jaakko Peltonen

Website
users.tkk.fi/jpelto2/nethack.html

Requirements
libncurses5
libsdl1.2
timidity or playmidi

Support:
FAQ, Forums

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Features include:

  • High-res, 256-color isometric graphics with real-time lighting
  • Retains all NetHack features
  • Customizable digitized sound effects
  • Symphonic MIDI soundtrack
  • Mouse-driven interface (keyboard play also works)
  • Interface aids (including autopilot and mouseover identification)
  • Customizable command keys
  • HTML manual

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