changeset 97:fb292a0184d9

Add a page about UltraRogue.
author John "Elwin" Edwards
date Mon, 05 Apr 2021 21:57:20 -0400
parents 1555628aedd3
children 36d6787f7aed
files web/about/index.html web/about/urogue.html
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 <li><a href="arogue5.html">About Advanced Rogue 5</a></li>
 <li><a href="arogue7.html">About Advanced Rogue 7</a></li>
 <li><a href="xrogue.html">About XRogue</a></li>
+<li><a href="urogue.html">About UltraRogue</a></li>
 <h3>Other information</h3>
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+<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN" "">
+<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="/main.css">
+<div class="nav"><a href="/">RLGallery</a> -&gt; <a href="/about/">About</a> -&gt; UltraRogue</div>
+<div class="content">
+<p>This game is a version of UltraRogue 1.0.7.</p>
+<p>In December 1984, Herb Chong began customizing an early version of <a href="arogue5.html">Advanced Rogue</a>. After a month of adding monsters, dungeon levels, and features, he changed the name to UltraRogue. The first release, called 1.02, came in August 1985.</p>
+<p>UltraRogue was one of the largest and most complex early roguelikes. Unlike the possibly larger <a href="xrogue.html">XRogue</a>, it does not share the rewritten time system of <a href="arogue7.html">Advanced Rogue 7</a>. This trend of growing the game and adding fun features, with less thought for balance, would be followed by early versions of Angband and NetHack.</p>
+<p>Herb Chong continued working on UltraRogue into 1986. Between 1992 and 1995, it was the first early roguelike to be modernized. That effort would grow into the beginning of the <a href="">Roguelike Restoration Project</a>.</p>
+<p>The RRP regarded UltraRogue as under "semi-active" development "rather than a pure restoration" like its other games. A new version, with the number 1.0.7, was released in February 2005.</p>
+<p>The Roguelike Gallery began work on UltraRogue in 2017. Some bugs have been fixed, but there are a few remaining, and it is not yet available to play online.</p>
+<h2>More Information</h2>
+<li>The Roguelike Restoration Project's <a href="">information page</a></li>
+<li>A Roguelike Gallery <a href="/notes/urogue-versions.html">article</a> about UltraRogue's early history</li>
+<div class="foot"><a href="/">RLGallery</a> <a href="/recent.cgi">Recent Games</a> <a href="/scoring/high.cgi">High Scores</a> <a href="/notes/">Notes</a> <a href="">Play</a></div>