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List of Roguelike games[edit]

This is a list of free roguelike games:



Game Screenshot Last Release Genres Description
Angband Angband.png 2016-04-17 Roguelike game
Angband
Angband.png
GenreRoguelike game
Latest release4.0.5  (Announcement)
Release dateApril 17th, 2016
Code licensesGPL v2 / Moria/Angband license[1]
Media licensesGPL v2 / Moria/Angband license ; Exceptions[1]
P. languageC

Angband is a rogue-like game derived from Umoria. It is dual licensed under the GNU General Public License and the Angband licence.[2]

Avanor Avanor - Screenshot.jpg 2006-05-30 Rogue-like, RPG

Avanor is a rogue-like RPG. It is written in the C++ and the Lua programming languages.[3] The latest version of the game is 0.5.8 released on May 30th, 2006.[4] It is licensed under the GPL.[5]

Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup Dcss034.png 2016-05-05 Roguelike, RPG
Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup
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Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup
GenreRoguelike, RPG
Latest release0.18  (Announcement)
Release dateMay 5th, 2016
Code licenseGPL
P. languageC++

Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup is a roguelike dungeon crawler RPG.

It is written in the C++ programming language.[6] It is licensed under the GPL.[7] This game does not require 3D hardware acceleration.

Falcon's Eye Nhscreen big05.jpg 2001-07-03 Roguelike


Falcon's Eye
Nhscreen big05.jpg
GenreRoguelike
Latest release1.9.3  (Announcement)
Release dateJuly 3rd, 2001
DeveloperJaakko Tapani Peltonen
Code licenseNetHack General Public License

Falcon's Eye is a graphical isometric version of NetHack written by Jaakko Tapani Peltonen that keeps all of the original game-play, but adds a more graphically and musically interesting interface.[8]

The latest version of the game, 1.9.3 has been released on July 3, 2001.[9] Both the source code and the media content are licensed under the NetHack General Public License.[10][11]

This project is discontinued, but Clive Crous forked it, releasing Vulture's Eye as a result.

GearHead GearHead screen.png 2016-06-26 Roguelike RPG
GearHead
GearHead screen.png
World map of GearHead
GenresRoguelike RPG
Latest release1.302  (Announcement)
Release dateJune 26th, 2016
DeveloperJoesph Hewitt
Code licensesLGPL
Media licensesLGPL
P. languageFree Pascal

GearHead is a futuristic roguelike game, created by Joseph Hewitt. GearHead 1 is the first roguelike to explore the world of "mecha" (giant robots). Lots of futuristic jobs and skills (mecha pilot, medic, etc.) are available, as well as piloting those mecha. A sequel, creatively named GearHead 2, is in the making. It is licensed under the LGPL[12].

GearHead 2 GearHead 2 spinner.jpg 2016-06-30 Roguelike RPG
GearHead 2
GearHead 2 spinner.jpg
A spinner colony
GenreRoguelike RPG
Latest release0.630  (Announcement)
Release dateJune 30th, 2016
DeveloperJoseph Hewitt
Code licenseLGPL
Media licenseLGPL
P. languageFree Pascal
OriginApril 3rd, 2007, version 0.421[13]

GearHead 2 is a futuristic roguelike, the sequel to GearHead and is currently under development. Both games are the creation of Joseph Hewitt. The latest version is v0.628, released on July 1st, 2010. This game is licensed under the LGPL[14]. The first release of the GearHead 2 game was version 0.421 on April 3rd, 2007.

Hack no image 2009-02-14 Roguelike, Text


Hack
GenreRoguelike, Text
Latest release2.17-8
Release dateFebruary 14th, 2009
DeveloperJay Fenlason
Code licenseOriginal BSD License

Hack, is a roguelike game written by Jay Fenlason. It served as the inspiration for NetHack The game is licensed under the Original BSD License.[15][reference required]

The latest version of the game is 2.17-15 released on February 14th[16], 2009.[reference required]


Iter Vehemens ad Necem Iter Vehemens ad Necem - Holyscreen39.png 2004-12-10 Roguelike game, RPG

Iter Vehemens ad Necem (Violent Road to Death in Latin) (IVAN) is a graphical Roguelike game developed by Heikki Sairanen, Tuukka Virtaperko, aand Timo Kiviluoto.[18] The latest version of the game is 0.50 released on December 10th, 2004.

One of the game's specialties is the body parts system: the player can lose and regain limbs which have individual health points and strength.

LambdaRouge LambdaRouge.png 2012-11-17 roguelike
LambdaRogue
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LambdaRogue 1.4
Genreroguelike
Latest release1.6.4  (Announcement)
Release dateNovember 17th, 2012
DeveloperMario Donick
Code licenseGPL
P. languageFreePascal

LambdaRogue is a roguelike RPG written by Mario Donick.

If one had to categorize LambdaRogue to be either a "hack"-game or a "band"-game judging by dungeon generation, it would clearly fall into the "band"-category: Like in Angband and other *bands, standard dungeon levels are randomly generated every time a staircase is used and the player will never encounter the same dungeon level twice.

NetHack Nethack.png 2015-12-07 Roguelike game


NetHack
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GenreRoguelike game
Latest release3.6.0  (Announcement)
Release dateDecember 7th, 2015
Code licenseNetHack GPL
Media licenseNetHack GPL

NetHack is a rogue-like game. The latest version of the game is 3.6.0 released on December 7, 2015. It is licensed under the NetHack General Public License.[19]

Ruby-warrior no image 2012-04-28 Programming,Roguelike
Roguelike games
GenreProgramming,Roguelike
Latest releaseVersion 0.1.3
Release date2012-04-28
DeveloperRyan Bates
Code licenseMIT
Media licenseMIT
P. languageRuby

Ruby-warrior is an AI programming game written in Ruby by Ryan Bates. It is licensed under a MIT license.

Vulture's Eye Vulture's-Eye.jpg 2011-04-04 Roguelike
Vulture's Eye
Vulture's-Eye.jpg
GenreRoguelike
Latest release2.3.67
Release dateDecember 7, 2009
DeveloperClive Crous
Code licenseNetHack General Public License
P. languageC++

Vulture's eye is a fork of Falcon's Eye after the project was discontinued. The main developer is Clive Crous.

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 http://packages.debian.org/changelogs/pool/main/a/angband/angband_3.1.2v2-2/angband.copyright
  2. https://github.com/angband/angband/blob/bfd7f35bd7522c6cdc6cef873267df670f363ee6/copying.txt
  3. Avanor's sourceforge.net project page
  4. Sourceforge.net download page for the Avanor project
  5. Copying file in the Avanor sourceforge.net svn repoistory
  6. Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup's sourceforge.net project page
  7. License for the game in Github repository of Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup
  8. Member list of the Falcon's Eye project on sourceforge.net
  9. Download page for Falcon's Eye project hosted by sourceforge.net
  10. Falcon's Eye's copyright file at Debian Packages
  11. Falcon's Eye data's copyright file at Debian Packages
  12. license.txt on Github
  13. Sourceforge.net download page GearHead 2 accessed on October 29th, 2009
  14. http://gearhead2.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/gearhead2/trunk/license.txt?revision=2&view=markup
  15. bsdgames.copyright
  16. Debian Package
  17. IVAN's developers list on SourceForge.net
  18. What is IVAN? on Ivanwiki
  19. http://www.nethack.org/common/license.html