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Fix some preprocessor directives. Include process.h in the right place, and use the correct definition of PATH_MAX, when compiling on Windows.
author John "Elwin" Edwards
date Wed, 12 Aug 2015 16:56:19 -0400
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.TH ROGUE 6 "1 April 1981"
.UC 4
rogue \- Exploring The Dungeons of Doom
.B rogue
.I save_file
.I Rogue
is a computer fantasy game with a new twist.  It is crt oriented and the
object of the game is to survive the attacks of various monsters and get
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
.B ?
will give you a list of the available commands and the command
.B /
will identify the things you see on the screen.
To win the game (as opposed to merely playing to beat other people 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 heros.
When the game ends, either by your death, when you quit, or if you (by
some miracle) manage to win,
.I rogue
will give you alist of the top-ten scorers.  The scoring is based entirely
upon how much gold you get.  There is a 10% penalty for getting yourself
For more detailed directions, read the document
.I "A Guide to the Dungeons of Doom."
.B Score file is searched for in these directories:
.B Default save file
Michael C. Toy,
.I "A guide to the Dungeons of Doom"
Probably infinite.  Currently known bugs are: Sometimes you are still hungry
even after you eat food and sometimes you get a monster on the screen in
reverse video which may or may not cause a core dump.