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Posted 30 January 2005 - 01:20 PM

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Battle On

Category: RPG
Homepage: BattleOn.com
License: Free
Latest Version: 30.1
Screenshots: Screenshot 1 # Screenshot 2 # Screenshot 3 # Screenshot 4.
Platform: All
Hardware Requirement: Internet Connection 56k or better
Additional System Requirements: Flash Plugin and a web-browser.
Singleplayer: Yes.
Multiplayer: No.
Demo: No
Description: AdventureQuest is a free lunch break sized RPG that you can play daily using your web browser. We are adding new things every week! Join us in shaping the direction of this campy yet addictive role playing game.
Notes: If you pay $14 you'll get access to alot of cool weapons, monsters, areas etc. etc.
Reviews: -
Related websites: -
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Crossfire

Category: RPG/Adventure
Homepage: Real Time
License: GPL
Latest Version: 1.8.0
Screenshots: GTK Client # CF Client # Java Client # IRIX GTK Client.
Platform: Linux # MacOS X # Winblows.
Hardware Requirement:
* Requirements for a Local Server - Required Hardware = 300 mb HD space*, 200+ mhz processor, 128 mb RAM
* Requirements for a Private Server - LAN Connection = Ethernet adapter, Required Hardware = 300 mb HD space*, 200+ mhz processor, 128 mb RAM (Recommended Hardware = 400+ mb HD space, 400+ mhz processor, 256+ mb RAM)
* Requirements for a Public Server - Internet Connection = 384/384 Kb connection (the more the better), Required Hardware = 300 mb HD space, 400+ mhz processor, 256 mb RAM (Recommended Hardware = 400+ mb HD space, 400+ mhz processor, 384+ mb RAM)
Additional System Requirements: GTK-dev installed as well as xpmlib.
Singleplayer: Yes (Kind of).
Multiplayer: Yes.
Demo: No. (Freeware)
Description: Crossfire is an open source, cooperative multiplayer graphical RPG and adventure game. Since its initial release, Crossfire has grown to encompass over 150 monsters, about 3000 maps to explore, an elaborate magic system, 12 races, 15 character classes, a system of skills, and many artifacts and treasures. Crossfire is based in a medieval fantasy world and is similar to other games of this genre.
Notes: - Chat channel: Server: irc.freenode.net (formerly Open Project Network). Channel: #crossfire
Reviews: -
Related websites: Crossfire Handbook # Survival Guide # Game Commands, # CrossFire Forum # CrossFire Wiki # CrossFire Project Page.
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Devil Whiskey

Category: Fantasy Party Based/RPG
Homepage: Devil Whiskey, Shifting Suns
License: $18 (box edition $35 + shipment) (plans about making it open source, when sold certain numbers).
Latest Version: 2.0
Screenshots: Shifting Suns # 3D Gamers # The Adrenaline Vault
Platform: x86 # win.
Hardware Requirement: 128MB RAM (256MB recommended) # Pentium III or AMD Athlon class processor # hardware-accelerated OpenGL.
Additional System Requirements: Python 2.2.1 # SDL 1.2.5 # SDL_image 1.2.3 # SDL_mixer 1.2.5 # SMPEG.
Singleplayer: Yes
Multiplayer: No
Demo: Yes, Grab it here
Description: The Devil Whiskey, is an Action RPG set on the Isle of Orkney, near Scotland in the time of Atlantis. It's set as a First person 2d/3D hybrid with room in the party for up to 8 custom designed characters. (taken from Shifting Sun).

If you are a fan of Bards tell this game is a MUST.
Notes: Make sure when you install Devil Whiskey that you have read and write permission where you install it.
Reviews: PC Gameworld # Game Spot.
Related websites: -
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Egoboo

Category: RPG/Dungeon Crawling Adventure
Homepage: Egoboo Sourceforge net
License: GPL
Latest Version: 2.22
Screenshots: Here.
Platform: Linux # MacOS # Winblows.
Hardware Requirement: 3D video card.
Additional System Requirements: OpenGL # SDL.
Singleplayer: Yes.
Multiplayer: No.
Demo: No. (Freeware)
Description: Egoboo is a 3d dungeon crawling adventure in the spirit of NetHack.
Notes: Great Graphic and Sound!
Reviews: -
Related websites: Egoboo Forum # Egoboo - Development page (tons of great stuff).
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Exile III - Ruined World

Category: Turn-based RPG
Homepage: Spider Web Software
License: $25 Shareware
Latest Version: 1.0
Screenshots: SpiderWebSoftware.com
Platform: Linux # Win # Mac.
Hardware Requirement: -
Additional System Requirements: glibc 2.1 or later
Singleplayer: Yes.
Multiplayer: No.
Demo: Yes. Grab it here.
Description: Taken from SpiderWebSofteware:Exile III: Ruined World is a classic shareware fantasy role-playing game, now available in the world of Linux. Winner of the Computer Gaming World award for Shareware Game of the Year, Exile III is a fascinating epic in the tradition of Ultima and Wizardry, and has brought joy to many thousands of adventurers.

The surface world is ruled by the Empire, and has been as long as anyone can remember. As long as you followed the rules and kept quiet, it was a good life. But stand out, not fit in, say the wrong thing, and the punishment was swift, sure, and horrible. You were cast into Exile, a huge series of caverns far below the surface of the earth, there to live out the rest of your days in misery.

Now, at last, an escape route from your underground prison has been found. You are the brave soul chosen to lead the first expedition to the surface. You hope to find a way for your people to return to the light of the sun. Instead, you find a ravaged world, rapidly being devoured by mysterious plagues of monsters. You will have to act quickly. If not, the underworld will be the only place left where humans can live.

Notes: If you ever tried/liked The early Ultima serie games. You'll properly like this one.
Reviews: -
Related websites: -
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Falcon's Eye

Category: RPG/ Dungeon Crawling
Homepage: http://users.tkk.fi/...o2/nethack.html
License: GPL
Latest Version: 3.4.0
Screenshots: Screenshot 1 # Screenshot 2 # Screenshot 3 # Screenshot 4 # Screenshot 5 # Screenshot 6.
Platform: Linux # BeOS # Windows # Dos.
Hardware Requirement: 386 or greater (Pentium recommended) # Display card capable of 800x600 resolution # 256 colors # Mouse # 6mb HD.
Additional System Requirements: SDL libraries
Singleplayer: Yes.
Multiplayer: No.
Demo: No (freeware)
Description:NetHack is one of the oldest computer role-playing games still played and developed. The latest version of the game, NetHack 3.4.0, was released in March 2002.
Some players may dislike the game's character-based graphics. Newer versions of NetHack feature tile-based, somewhat prettier graphics, but I decided to go even further. Thus, I decided to create a new, graphics-intensive look for NetHack.
Falcon's Eye is a mouse-driven interface for NetHack that enhances the visuals, audio and accessibility of the game, yet retains all the original gameplay and game features
Notes: -
Reviews: -
Related websites: Nethack
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Lost Labyrinth

Category: RPG/roquelike roleplaying
Homepage: Lost Labyrinth
License: GPL
Latest Version: 1.2.0
Screenshots: Screenshot 1 # Screenshot 2 # Screenshot 3 # Screenshot 4 # Screenshot 5.
Platform: Linux # Mac # Windows.
Hardware Requirement: -
Additional System Requirements: -
Singleplayer: Yes.
Multiplayer: Yes.
Demo: No. (freeware).
Description: Lost Labyrinth is a roquelike roleplaying computergame with a Zelda like graphics engine. It has very high replayability because everything is created at random.
Notes: One of my favorite games.
Reviews: -
Related websites: The German homepage # Forum.
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Nethack

Category: RPG/Dungeon Crawling
Homepage: Nethack Homepage
License: GPL
Latest Version: 3.4.3
Screenshots: Screenshot 1 - GTK Frontend # Screenshot 2 - GTK Frontend # Screenshot 3 - GTK Frontend.
Platform: Linux # Mac # windows # Amiga # Atari # MsDos # OS/2 etc.
Hardware Requirement: -
Additional System Requirements: -
Singleplayer: Yes.
Multiplayer: No.
Demo: Freeware.
Description: NetHack is a single player dungeon exploration game that runs on a wide variety of computer systems, with a variety of graphical and text interfaces all using the same game engine. Unlike many other Dungeons & Dragons-inspired games, the emphasis in NetHack is on discovering the detail of the dungeon and not simply killing everything in sight - in fact, killing everything in sight is a good way to die quickly. Each game presents a different landscape - the random number generator provides an essentially unlimited number of variations of the dungeon and its denizens to be discovered by the player in one of a number of characters: you can pick your race, your role, and your gender.
Notes: -
Reviews: -
Related websites: GTK Frontend # Nethack beginner guide # The Nethack Index.
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Neverwinter Nights

Category: RPG
Homepage: Bioware
License: Commercial
Latest Version: 1.66
Screenshots: http://nwn.bioware.c...rk/screens.html
Platform: Linux # Windows # MacOS.
Hardware Requirement: Pentium® II 450 MHz or AMD K6 450 MHz # 128 MB ram # 2.0 GB harddics # 16 MB TNT2-class OpenGL 1.2 compliant video card/NVIDIA GeForce 2/ATI Radeon # IPX or TCP/IP via LAN or Internet # 56k (2 players max).
Additional System Requirements: SDL # OpenGL.
Singleplayer: Yes
Multiplayer: Yes
Demo: Yes - http://nwn.bioware.c...loads/demo.html
Description: Neverwinter Nights (NWN) is a computer game set in a huge medieval fantasy world of Dungeons and Dragons. This role-playing game (RPG) puts you at the center of an epic tale of faith, war, and betrayal.

As a player, you are able to choose what skills and abilities you will develop as you voyage though the complex and dangerous fantasy world of Forgotten Realms. Be a deadly and dangerous Rogue moving through the shadows using stealth and secrecy, be a scholarly Wizard and wield powerful magic against your enemies, be a hulking Barbarian whose lust for battle is matched only by his terrible rage, be an armor-clad Paladin who protects the innocent and vanquishes his foes, be a crusading Cleric who heals the sick and defends the helpless… be all this and more.

Neverwinter Nights allows you to create your own worlds. This revolutionary game will come with all the tools needed to construct your own unique lands of adventure. The Neverwinter Nights Aurora Toolset allows even novice users to construct everything from a quiet, misty forest or a dripping cavern of foul evil, to a king’s court. All the monsters, items, set pieces and settings are there for world builders to use. But do not stop there; construct traps, encounters, custom monsters and magic items to make your adventure unique.

But the Neverwinter experience is not just for one person- adventure with all your friends. Neverwinter Nights can be played online with up to 64 friends, all sharing in the adventure. You can organize and run your own adventures through the role of the Dungeon Master and control all the monsters, creatures and characters your friends meet as they journey on their quest. A powerful piece of software that is included with Neverwinter Nights, the DM Client, allows nearly unlimited control for running your own adventures for your friends.

Neverwinter Nights…endless adventure!
Notes: Includes compiled SDL libaries as well as sound libaries
Reviews: IGN
Related websites: -
Added by: Fizx


Sword of Fargoal

Category: RPG/Dungeon Crawling
Homepage: Sword Of Fargoal
License: GPL
Latest Version:-
Screenshots: Screenshot
Platform: Linux # Mac # Windows.
Hardware Requirement: -
Additional System Requirements: Allegro
Singleplayer: Yes.
Multiplayer: No.
Demo: Freeware.
Description: You are on a quest to retrieve the Sword of Fargoal, which lies between
levels 15 and 20 of a dungeon. The dungeon levels are populated by an
ever-regrowing number of different monsters, the deeper the dungeon level,
the stronger the monsters. By retrieving experience points and collecting
treasures, your own strength will increase as well, while finding your way
down through randomly generated dungeons. With the help of different items
and all sorts of spells, and by escaping various kinds of traps, you
finally can find the Sword of Fargoal in the middle of a labyrinth - which
doesn't mean your done, no way, now the game only really begins. A timer
is started, and you have to get back up to the dungeon entrance again
before time runs out. This isn't as easy as it sounds, because dungeon
levels are newly created and look different every time you climb up or
down, and are now full of monsters waiting to steal the sword from you -
in which case you have to climb down and find it again - but the timer
isn't reset.
Notes: -
Reviews: Sword Of Fargoal is rewareded to be one of the 150 best games ever!
Related websites: Retro Remaker.
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