Angband – ASCII dungeon exploration game

Angband is a free, single-player graphical dungeon exploration game that uses ASCII characters where you take the role of an adventurer, exploring a deep dungeon, fighting monsters, and acquiring the best weaponry you can, in preparation for a final battle with Morgoth, the Lord of Darkness.

Angband is along the lines of Rogue and NetHack. It is derived from the games Moria and Umoria, which were in turn based on Rogue. It is often described as a “roguelike” game because the look and feel of the game is still quite similar to Rogue. Many of these new creatures and objects are drawn from the writings of J.R.R Tolkien, although some of the monsters come straight from classical mythology, Dungeons & Dragons, Rolemaster, or the minds of the orginal Angband coders.

Features include:

  • 100 level dungeon.
  • New levels are randomly generated.
  • Choose to be a human, half-elf, elf, hobbit, gnome, dwarf, half-orc, half-troll, dunadan, high-elf, or kobold.
  • Artifacts.
  • Spellcasting.
  • Monsters.
  • Monster pits.
  • Monster nests.

Website: rephial.org
Support: Help
Developer: Angband Development Team
License: GNU GPL v2

Angband

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