Angband

Angband is a free, single-player dungeon exploration game.

You play an adventurer seeking riches, fighting monsters, and preparing for a final battle with Morgoth, the Lord of Darkness.

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version 4.2.1, Windows

Also available: macOS | Source code
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You (the @) begin in the small trading town above Angband, ready to descend into its depths (using the down staircase, '>').

You explore randomly-generated caverns, and find treasure: = is a ring, ? is a scroll.

You fight monsters. o is an orc, p a human, and r a rat. If you die in battle, you have to start the game again!

Graphics are also available if ASCII isn't your style.

 

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Angband forums
Angband and its variants have an active community. Ask here for advice, share tips, and talk about the game.
angband.live
This live webserver has Angband and a selection of popular variants available to play in a web browser. Play, spectate on other games, or chat live with other players.
User manual & strategy guide
You might want to read some hints and tips. The latest documentation is also available here, and some brief help notes are included with the game too - just type ? to access them.
Angband ladder
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