Larn

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== About ==
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'''Larn''' was first released in [[1986]] by [[Noah Morgan]].
Larn was the first roguelike game to feature multiple dungeons with a sort of surface world (in this case, a town) to connect them. The town featured several shops to exchange items, schools to improve skills and a bank to store valuables. The dungeon had side-offices of bank. Larn featured a time limited quest.
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== Features ==
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''Larn'' was the first roguelike game to feature multiple [[dungeon]]s with a sort of [[surface world]] (in this case, a town) to connect them. The town, which never changed from one game to another, featured several shops to exchange items, schools to improve skills and a bank to store valuables. The dungeon had side-offices of bank. Larn featured a time-limited quest.
  
 
== Ularn ==
 
== Ularn ==
Ularn is a descendant of Larn. It added new features like character classes to the original game.
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''Ularn'' - or "''Ultra-Larn''" - is a descendant of ''Larn''. Created by [[Phil Cordier]] in [[1992]], it added new features like character classes to the original game.
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== Platforms and versions ==
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Developpement of ''Larn'' is discontinued, though access to the source code is available and can therefore be compiled. Last version for ''Larn'' is v12.2 for source code, last uptaded July 27, 1986, and v12.3 for MSDOS executable.
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Last version of Ularn, v1.6, released in [[2004]], is avalaible for Windows and Amiga; source code is also available for other systems to compile. v1.5 is known to compile under various Unix systems.
  
 
== Game related links ==
 
== Game related links ==
[http://roguelikes.sauceforge.net/pub/larn/ Larn Homepage] <br>
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* [http://roguelikes.sauceforge.net/pub/larn/ The Larn Home Page]
[http://www.ularn.org/ Ularn Homepage] <br>
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* [http://www.ularn.org/ Ularn.org]
[http://roguelike-palm.sourceforge.net/iLarn/ iLarn Homepage] - Palm OS port of Ularn. <br>
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* [http://www.users.bigpond.com/jolds/ularn.htm The ULarn 1.6 Home Page]
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* [http://roguelike-palm.sourceforge.net/iLarn/ iLarn Homepage] - Palm OS port of Ularn
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Revision as of 04:13, 22 May 2005

Larn was first released in 1986 by Noah Morgan.

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Features

Larn was the first roguelike game to feature multiple dungeons with a sort of surface world (in this case, a town) to connect them. The town, which never changed from one game to another, featured several shops to exchange items, schools to improve skills and a bank to store valuables. The dungeon had side-offices of bank. Larn featured a time-limited quest.

Ularn

Ularn - or "Ultra-Larn" - is a descendant of Larn. Created by Phil Cordier in 1992, it added new features like character classes to the original game.

Platforms and versions

Developpement of Larn is discontinued, though access to the source code is available and can therefore be compiled. Last version for Larn is v12.2 for source code, last uptaded July 27, 1986, and v12.3 for MSDOS executable.

Last version of Ularn, v1.6, released in 2004, is avalaible for Windows and Amiga; source code is also available for other systems to compile. v1.5 is known to compile under various Unix systems.

Game related links

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