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Old 31st May 2012, 11:19 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Can't believe no one's brought up Nethack yet.

I still log into NAO every now and then for a quick game. I'm terrible at it, but finding out new ways of YASDing - that's half the fun, no?
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Old 2nd June 2012, 08:55 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Yeah, I still play them from time to time, including most of those mentioned earlier in the thread. As for ASCII in games, it's such a pain these days because nobody really accepts it anymore with the exception of the oldies amongst us.. and even so it barely holds our attention.

Sometimes I still do it for the retro-look, but I'm generally faking it and am actually doing it all in OpenGL. I'm over actually trying to write console output as a game medium.
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Old 13th June 2012, 03:36 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Still play Nethack and Dwarf Fortress myself. Its hard to beat the best right? :P Personally I have always liked the old school ascii games, more concentration on game, less on fancy graphics.
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Old 7th September 2012, 10:05 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Found this last night. Very cool and more roguelike than anything else...

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For any roguelike fans living under a rock...

FTL: Faster Than Light

Releases this weekend.
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Oooh... that looks pretty awesome!
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Old 14th September 2012, 05:51 PM   #17 (permalink)
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I know right! I was pretty pissed I missed that Kickstarter, but turns out the wait wasn't too long.
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For any roguelike fans living under a rock...

FTL: Faster Than Light

Releases this weekend.
And just by the way... It's really REALLY good.
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Indeed, I'm all over FTL. Great concept, fairly unique gameplay and one of those awesome roguelike titles designed to be played through in single sittings. Any fans of the genre, take a look. You wont be disappointed.
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Yep. I still play Nethack and Ancient Domains of Mystery (ADoM) every month or so. Been playing these for at least 20 years now, maybe longer.
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