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Questions tagged [angband]

Angband is a 1990 dungeon-crawling roguelike, now open-source. Many variants exist: please specify which one you're playing.

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Why are stats in Angband written as 18/** instead of 19, 20…?

In Angband (and a lot of derivative, and maybe in its predecessors also), when your stats (e.g. DEX) is below 18, it is written with a single number (1 to 18), and after that, if the stat still ...
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What does LF:#-# in Angband mean?

At the bottom of the screen in the dungeon it says LF:1-2 What does this mean?
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Will I get another shot at unique monsters if I leave the current level?

While exploring on L8 (400' down), I met a certain serpent-tongued agent of a well-known wizard. Between his insults I was doing pretty well against him, until while chasing him down a hallway I fell ...
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Any way to convert old Angband save files to the current version?

I recently started playing Angband again after running across my old 3.5" floppy disks with my old saved player files on them. I like the newer Windows version of Angband (3.4.1 I think) but I've ...
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Resetting Recall Depth in Angband

In Angband, when you read a Scroll of Word Recall from a dungeon (say floor 40), reading it again from town returns you to floor 40. Even if you go back from the first floor of the dungeon and read ...
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Useful Strategy For 2x Ring of Teleportation (+2 Speed)

Playing as a warrior in Angband, I happened to find two (okay, more than two) rings of teleportation ... with the caveat that they increase my speed by +2 each. This got me thinking about how I can ...
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Crossbow of Extra Shots (+1) Only Uses One Bolt

So, I just found a Heavy Crossbow of Extra Shots [...] (+1). When I fire it, I notice that it only uses one bolt; judging by the status messages, it seems like enemies are only being hit once. What's ...
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Beating Angband as a Warrior

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 ...