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ROGUE(6)		       BSD Games Manual			      ROGUE(6)

     rogue -- exploring	The Dungeons of	Doom

     rogue [-r]	[save_file] [-s] [-d]

     The rogue 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.	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			default	save file

     Michael C.	Toy and	Kenneth	C. R. C. Arnold, "A Guide to the Dungeons of
     Doom", 4.4BSD Users's Supplementary Documents (USD).

     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.

BSD			       November	14, 2009			   BSD


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