Nethack 3.0 (Linux)

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In Nethack 3.0, the player chooses of one the available classes (warrior, cleric, tourist, wizard, etc.) and journeys into the Dungeons of Doom searching for the Amulet of Yendor for the god you worship (different for each class).

The game is a turn-based, role-playing game using a top-down perspective. Each game creates a randomly generated dungeon - secret doors, monsters and treasure are waiting in different places. There are many magical artifacts inside the dungeons, each with its own secret powers.


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Incredible depth of gameplay, ASCII graphics. The perfect hack-and-slash game? Geoff Cruttwell (8) unrated

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Why does this exist? 15 Pseudo_Intellectual (45150)
Jun 21, 2014


The owner of the candle shop in the Gnomish Mines town, Izchak, is named after one of the former DevTeam members, Dr. Izchak Miller, who passed away before the release of Nethack 3.2.
wossname (159) added Nethack 3.0 (Linux) on Jun 26, 2000