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Bug#203911: ITP: tome -- A single-player, text-based, dungeon simulation game.

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist

* Package name    : tome
  Version         : 2.2.2
  Upstream Author : 
* URL or Web page : http://www.t-o-m-e.org/
* License         : non-free, freely distributable, not for commercial use
  Description     : A single-player, text-based, dungeon simulation game.
  Tome, short for Troubles of Middle Earth, is a single-player,
  text-based, dungeon simulation derived from the game angband, which
  in turn is derived from the older game Moria, which was 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.
  In tome, the  player may choose from a number of races and classes
  when creating a character, and then "run" that character over a
  period of days, weeks, even months, attempting to win the game by
  defeating Morgoth, who lurks somewhere in  the depths of the dungeon.
  The ultimate goal of the game is to develop a character strong enough
  to defeat Morgoth, who resides on dungeon level 100. Upon doing so,
  you will receive the exalted status of "winner" and your character may
  The first main difference from Angband a new player to ToME will need
  to be aware of is that it has implemented a skills based system where
  instead of the  adventurer automatically improving in their abilities
  as they become more experienced, they get 5 skill points to spend on
  their character's abilities and can therefore customise what type of
  character they play. See the skills help file for details
  The second major difference is that the main dungeon from Angband has
  been split  into 4 "dungeons", each of which cover a different
  portion of the dungeon's  levels. Note that not all of the places are
  actually "dungeons" - some are caves, forests, etc.
  The third main difference between Vanilla Angband and ToME is the
  difference  in character classes and races, as well as a very
  different  magic system. ToME also offers the player the ability to
  undertake a series of  quests. It is not required for any adventurer
  to undertake  the fixed  quests, but they can result in some nice
  Morgoth was 'the Dark Enemy of Middle-Earth' during its First Age. He
  was banished by the Valar (offspring of Eru, "god" of J.R.R.
  Tolkien's world) at the end of the First Age and thus never appears
  in The Lord of the Rings, set during the Third Age. Sauron, who does
  figure into those tales, was the most powerful of his servants. Read
  Tolkien's 'The Silmarillion' for more on the legends of Middle-Earth.
  Angband is a reference to Morgoth's "prison of iron."

It's hard to tune heavily tuned code.  :-) Larry Wall in
Manoj Srivastava   <srivasta@debian.org>  <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
1024R/C7261095 print CB D9 F4 12 68 07 E4 05  CC 2D 27 12 1D F5 E8 6E
1024D/BF24424C print 4966 F272 D093 B493 410B  924B 21BA DABB BF24 424C

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