Re: What's your favourite FLOSS?
cothrige <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Hmmm. Now that I think about it, I don't recall seeing any sources.
> It probably is not free, and I will retract that one and just leave
> nethack. Too bad though, as I enjoy ADOM a bit more.
Yeah, adom was cool.
There are some nice alternatives though, e.g. I like crawl a lot, and
omega ("omega-rpg" in debian) has a similar outdoor feel to adom
(indeed, _very_ similar... I wonder if adom's outdoor play was based on
There seems to be a flourishing scene making roguelikes these days
though, so the future seems bright. [The "7 day roguelike" contest seems
to really have inspired a lot of people!]
The one thing that drives me nuts though -- modern roguelikes which
only support movement via the arrow/numpad keys! Not only are my
fingers hardwired to the traditional rogue keys (hjkl etc), but I don't
have a numpad... [adom was nice because it supported user key
remapping, so even though it was a pain, I could solve it.]
o The existentialist, not having a pillow, goes everywhere with the book by
Sullivan, _I am going to spit on your graves_.