Angband is a freeware computer dungeon exploration game based (loosely) on the books of J.R.R. Tolkien. You explore a very deep dungeon, kill monsters, try to equip yourself with the best weapons and armor you can find, and finally face Morgoth - "The Dark Enemy".
Angband has a very long history. It started in 1990 as an improved and "Tolkienized" variant of Moria. Moria itself was created in 1985 and was inspired by Rogue (from the late 70s). The first version of Angband was created by Alex Cutler and Andy Astrand at the University of Warwick. The notable maintainers in the 90s were Charles
Note: Now requires OS X 10.5 or later and an Intel processor.
- Savefile compatibility is broken, more thoroughly than you could imagine. Start a new game.
- Genders have been removed, but the player history is editable so you can write your own backstory.
- Monster memory is no longer in the savefile, but in a file called "lore.txt" in the user
- OS X 10.5 or later