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'''''Abura Tan''''' was created by [[Michael Blackney]] in [[2001]].
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{{game-defunct| name = Abura Tan
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|developer = [[Michael Blackney]]
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|theme = [[Wild West]], western, war, steampunk, apocalypse, weird west
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|influences = [[NetHack]], [[ADOM]]
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|released = 2001
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|updated = 23 Dec 2004 (0.A11)
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|licensing = [[Open Source]]
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|language = [[Cpp | C++]]
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|platforms = [[DOS]]
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|interface = [[ASCII]]
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|length =
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|site = http://aburatan.sourceforge.net/
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}}
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'''Abura Tan''' was created by [[Michael Blackney]] in 2001. It was last updated in 2004.
  
 
== Description ==
 
== Description ==
''Abura Tan'' hopes to combine western, axis WWII, steampunk and apocalyptic themes, drawing inspiration from ''The Dark Tower'', ''The King in Yellow'' and the fantasy works of Richard Brautigan.
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''Abura Tan'' hoped to combine western, axis WWII, steampunk and apocalyptic themes, drawing inspiration from ''The Dark Tower'', ''The King in Yellow'' and the fantasy works of Richard Brautigan.
  
Gameplay intends to be a palatable compromise of [[NetHack]] and [[ADOM]].
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Gameplay intended to be a palatable compromise of [[NetHack]] and [[ADOM]].
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One of uncommon features implemented is possibility to modify weapons by combining parts.
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* Telescope increased range and accuracy. (sniper rifle, deadshot deringer, deadshot revolver),
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* Sling lessened knockback (hip-shotgun, hip-carbine),
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* Motor allows for rapid fire (autoshotgun, autopistol),
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* Tesla coil installed causes schock damage (tesla-Dragoon),
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* Energy projector increases damage potential (blaster rifle).
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Firearms creation required player to combine casing with chamber plus maybe some accesory. Some examples:
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* light pistol + breech chamber = deringer
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* heavy pistol + magfeed chamber = luger
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* shotgun + gatling chamber = peppercannon
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* shotgun + magneto chamber = railgun
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* light pistol + magneto chamber = gauss-pistol
  
 
It is not presently playable and is very much a work-in-progress.
 
It is not presently playable and is very much a work-in-progress.
  
 
== Versions and platforms ==
 
== Versions and platforms ==
Latest version of ''Abura Tan'' is 0.A11 and was released on December 23, [[2004]]. ''Abura Tan'' is only available for DOS, but the source code is freely available.
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Latest version of ''Abura Tan'' is 0.A11 and was released on December 23, 2004. ''Abura Tan'' binary is only available for DOS, but the source code is freely available.
 
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== See also ==
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=== Related topics ===
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* [[Beta projects]]
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=== Related links ===
 
=== Related links ===
 
* [http://aburatan.sourceforge.net/ ''Abura Tan'' homepage]
 
* [http://aburatan.sourceforge.net/ ''Abura Tan'' homepage]
 
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* [https://github.com/szmer/aburatan A version of source code compilable under Linux]
[[Category:Beta projects]]
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Latest revision as of 23:15, 15 May 2017

Abura Tan
Defunct Game
Developer Michael Blackney
Theme Wild West, western, war, steampunk, apocalypse, weird west
Influences NetHack, ADOM
Released 2001 ({{{relver}}})
Updated 23 Dec 2004 (0.A11) ({{{updver}}})
Licensing Open Source
P. Language C++
Platforms DOS
Interface ASCII
Game Length
Official site of Abura Tan

Abura Tan was created by Michael Blackney in 2001. It was last updated in 2004.

[edit] Description

Abura Tan hoped to combine western, axis WWII, steampunk and apocalyptic themes, drawing inspiration from The Dark Tower, The King in Yellow and the fantasy works of Richard Brautigan.

Gameplay intended to be a palatable compromise of NetHack and ADOM.

One of uncommon features implemented is possibility to modify weapons by combining parts.

  • Telescope increased range and accuracy. (sniper rifle, deadshot deringer, deadshot revolver),
  • Sling lessened knockback (hip-shotgun, hip-carbine),
  • Motor allows for rapid fire (autoshotgun, autopistol),
  • Tesla coil installed causes schock damage (tesla-Dragoon),
  • Energy projector increases damage potential (blaster rifle).

Firearms creation required player to combine casing with chamber plus maybe some accesory. Some examples:

  • light pistol + breech chamber = deringer
  • heavy pistol + magfeed chamber = luger
  • shotgun + gatling chamber = peppercannon
  • shotgun + magneto chamber = railgun
  • light pistol + magneto chamber = gauss-pistol

It is not presently playable and is very much a work-in-progress.

[edit] Versions and platforms

Latest version of Abura Tan is 0.A11 and was released on December 23, 2004. Abura Tan binary is only available for DOS, but the source code is freely available.

[edit] Related links

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