Super-Rogue was developed from Rogue 3.6 by Robert Kindelberger, who added many new monsters and items. The final version, numbered 9.0, was completed in 1984.

Some of Super-Rogue's features, such as shops, mazes, and cockatrices, appeared in the original Hack at about the same time.

The Roguelike Restoration Project updated Super-Rogue to run on modern systems.

The Roguelike Gallery modified Super-Rogue to work with's system, and fixed a few bugs which made winning easy.

The source code is available for download.