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So, there is the nethack.alt.org server where many users have gone and had their good times, using the text-based interface through a client such as PuTTY (or your favorite terminal client).

Anyway, I don't mind playing Nethack in console mode... However I do rather enjoy the graphical version far more. Are there any clients available that make use of graphical tilesets, and can connect to a public server?

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The only such thing I'm aware of is the super awesome tiles.crawl.develz.org HTML5 (canvas + websockets) client for Dungeon Crawl. The problem is this requires a good MVC separation that's lacking in most roguelikes. –  badp May 18 '11 at 22:27

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I am hosting a public server which give the possibility to play a graphical nethack with tiles in a javascript frame. I am looking for people in order to try it. So you are welcome :) It's almost the same feeling as playing the windows/linux graphical version but with statistics and high-score online. And you have nothing to download.

http://newthack.com

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very cool...one thing i noticed was that my human valkyrie had a duplicate one tile to the right which followed me around... –  espais Oct 15 '11 at 1:23

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