Forays into Norrendrin

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Forays into Norrendrin
Stable game
Developer Derrick Creamer
Theme Fantasy
Influences ADOM, DoomRL, Angband, Brogue
Released January 28, 2012 (0.5.0)
Updated November 6, 2015 (0.8.4)
Licensing MIT
P. Language C# with Mono
Platforms Windows, Linux
Interface ASCII, Keyboard
Game Length Medium
Official site of Forays into Norrendrin

A twenty-level dungeon crawl with a skill and feat system, originally starting development in October 2011. The game features skills and feats which you gain from shrines that can be found within the dungeon. There is a high-score system that is based on dungeon depth comparisons. The game focuses on a clean user interface with many accessibility options.

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How To Play

Included in the download are five text files that will help on a variety of topics, including:

  • help.txt - Featuring a 'how to play' section as well as keyboard commands.
  • advanced_help.txt - Shows some more advanced gameplay tips.
  • feat_help.txt - Describes which each skill/feat does as well as the category for each.
  • item_help.txt - Describes what each item does in the game.
  • spell_help.txt - Describes what each spell does.

Alternatively, all of this information is available in-game through the help menu, which is accessed by pressing "?" (Shift + /).



Between 0.8.5 and 0.9.0, it was planned to include even more variety in monsters, with certain dungeon features being associated with specific monsters. 'Minibosses' and other leader monsters. More activated abilities. However, developed has stopped since 2016.