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Nethack is a text based RPG.

To Play Nethack:

Over SSH:

  • Log in with SSH
  • cd to /opt/bin
  • type ./nethack and away you go

Over Telnet:

  • Log in with telnet
  • type export TERM=vt100
  • cd to /opt/bin
  • type ./nethack to play

The Guidbook.txt file found in /opt/share/nethackdir contians information on how to play the game. This file will give instructions on how to play the game.

  • To enable color:
       export NETHACKOPTIONS=color

Please report any issues to the Bug Tracker.

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Based on work by Michael and Chris E.
Originally by Chris E.
Page last modified on January 01, 2007, at 10:52 AM