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ROGUE(6)                         Games Manual                         ROGUE(6)

     rogue - exploring The Dungeons of Doom

     rogue [-s] [save_file]

     rogue is a computer fantasy game with a new twist.  It is CRT oriented
     and the object of the game is to survive the attacks of various monsters
     and get a lot of gold, rather than the puzzle solving orientation of most
     computer fantasy games.

     To get started you really only need to know two commands.  The command ?
     will give you a list of the available commands and the command / will
     identify the things you see on the screen.

     To win the game (as opposed to merely playing to beat other people's high
     scores) you must locate the Amulet of Yendor which is somewhere below the
     20th level of the dungeon and get it out.  Nobody has achieved this yet
     and if somebody does, they will probably go down in history as a hero
     among heroes.

     When the game ends, either by your death, when you quit, or if you (by
     some miracle) manage to win, rogue will give you a list of the top-ten
     scorers.  The scoring is based entirely upon how much gold you get.
     There is a 10% penalty for getting yourself killed.

     If save_file is specified, rogue will be restored from the specified
     saved game file.

     The -s option will print out the list of scores.

     For more detailed directions, read the document A Guide to the Dungeons
     of Doom.

     /var/games/rogue.scores  Score file
     ~/rogue.save             Default save file

     Michael C. Toy and Kenneth C. R. C. Arnold, A guide to the Dungeons of

     Timothy Stoehr
     Michael C. Toy
     Kenneth C. R. C. Arnold
     Glenn Wichman

     Probably infinite, although none are known.  However, that Ice Monsters
     sometimes transfix you permanently is not a bug.  It's a feature.

NetBSD 9.99                      May 31, 1993                      NetBSD 9.99