Angband Releases: 2.5.6


2.5.6 was released on 30th March 1994, as part of Charles Swiger's quickfire 2.5 series of releases. This was the beta-testing release for 2.5.7.


  • Added targeting ala the PC version [ch, ty]
  • Added '|' char which lets the player check the unique monsters killed
  • Added quick messages option
  • Attacks that destroy items choose which item more randomly
  • Reincorporate making savefiles endian independant (this got lost somehow) [ty]
  • Updated the documentation and library files
  • Incorporated patches for Linux (thanks to Peter [pb])
  • Improved HPUX support again [cba]
  • Added 'realclean' makefile target that deletes the executable in the current dir
  • That bloody store price bug has probably been squashed
  • Rewrote the screen too small message (again)
  • Fixed taking off cursed items/error in objdes() bug [dbd]
  • Fixed some minor spelling problems
  • Fixed lighting while tunnelling [dbd]
  • Fixed some other lighting problems [dbd]
  • Fixed missing attack message for medusa squeeze
  • Fixed "hit to hit to burn" and "hit to bite to electrify" messages [dbd]
  • Fixed lighting more
  • Fixed drinking poison potion message when you resist poison