Angband: Gaming like it's 1980
Angband is a sprawling rogue-like adventure game that has been under steady development since some point in the 80s. It’s massive, ugly, difficult, and a great way to lose an entire weekend. Simply put, it’s one of the most intense, difficult RPGs that you’ll ever encounter.
Sometimes it looks like this:
But it can also look like this:
You can play it in your browser, via The Internet Archive.
This is an older version, and it will not preserve your save files. I highly recommend that you download the latest version if you’re interested in playing it for more than a few minutes.
I lose a few hours a month to this game. Then I die, and in my anger I don’t pick it up again for weeks (just in time to lose a few hours of the next month to it.)
Give it a shot, you won’t be disappointed. (Well, you will be disappointed. Frequently. But it’s a good kind of disappointment.)
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