is a computer fantasy with a new twist.
It is CRT oriented and the object of the game is to survive
the attacks of various monsters and gather 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.
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 peoples 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
When the game ends, either by your death, when you quit, or if you (by
some miracle) manage to win,
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.
will be restored from the specified saved game file.
option will print out the list of scores.
For more detailed directions, read the document