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 4.2.3, 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
The latest documentation is available, and some brief help notes are included with the game too - just type ? to access them.
Angband ladder
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