Adventure RPG games commonly featuring a randomized world a hero must crawl through to reach their objective. They usually feature complex interaction between many different stats, monsters, resistances, items, maps and commands. Rogue, Nethack, Angband, Diablo are well known games in the genre.
I play a roguelike now and then and the term "savescum" comes up fairly often. What does it mean, and where did the term come from?
Where does the term "Roguelike game" come from? I've never played this type of game before except perhaps as a coin operated game in an arcade.
I play a lot of ToME 4, and it's awesome. But there's something I've not managed to figure out. When your character is under the influence of an effect (e.g. 'confused'), you can see that clearly as ...
Is it really possible to beat Angband as a warrior class? If so, what strategy can I use, and which race/stats should I use when creating my character? I'm currently playing a troll warrior; with ...
In Nethack, the world and your inventory are randomly generated at the start of the game. I just started playing ADOM, and I noticed that both times I came across the same village at the start of the ...
I always assumed that a roguelike was a nethack-esque game with ascii graphics, but apparently there is more to it than that. Note that I never actually played nethack and all I know about it is that ...
In Desktop Dungeons, I've been having a hard time getting the Wizard to survive the Factory challenge and get my final unlock. Is there any particular method that works best for beating this level?
I've tried a fair amount of roguelikes. Nethack, ADoM, ToME, Crawl and more. However, I can only very rarely got into midgame. My records, for example, are reaching the beginning of the Quest in ...