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    NetHack Alternatives

    NetHack is described as 'single player dungeon exploration game that runs on a wide variety of computer systems, with a variety of graphical and text interfaces all using the same game engine' and is a Roguelike game in the games category. There are more than 25 games similar to NetHack for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Shattered Pixel Dungeon, which is both free and Open Source. Other NetHack like games are Cataclysm: Dark Days Ahead, Pixel Dungeon, Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup and Ancient Domains of Mystery.

    NetHack is mainly a Roguelike Game but alternatives to it may also be Role-playing Games or Turn Based Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of NetHack.
    This page was last updated May 23, 2022
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    NetHack is a single player dungeon exploration game that runs on a wide variety of computer systems, with a variety of...
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      Shattered Pixel Dungeon is a Roguelike RPG, with pixel art graphics and lots of variety and replayability. Every game is unique, with four different playable characters, randomized levels and enemies, and over 150 items to collect and use.
    1. Cataclysm: Dark Days Ahead is a roguelike set in a post-apocalyptic world. Surviving is difficult: you have been thrown, ill-equipped, into a landscape now riddled with monstrosities of which flesh eating zombies are neither the strangest nor the deadliest.


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      Pixel Dungeon is a traditional roguelike game with pixel-art graphics and simple interface. Explore the depths of Pixel Dungeon, collect useful items, fight fierce monsters to find Amulet of Yendor (surprise!) - the ultimate artifact of this game world.
    2. Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup is an open-source, single-player, role-playing roguelike game of exploration and treasure-hunting in dungeons filled with dangerous and unfriendly monsters in a quest to rescue the mystifyingly fabulous Orb of Zot.
    3. Ancient Domains of Mystery (ADOM for short) is a roguelike game which means that it is a single-user game featuring the exploration of a dungeon complex (and in the case of ADOM a few other games of this genre: the exploration of a large wilderness area with villages and many...


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      Desktop Dungeons is a quick-play roguelike puzzle game that gives you roughly 10 minutes of dungeon-crawling action per serving.
    4. Test your luck and cunning in this exciting RPG as you craft, cast, and pillage your way through Lord Dredmor's Dungeons.
    5. Andor's Trail is a single-player quest-driven roguelike fantasy dungeon crawler RPG with a powerful story.
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      Rogue is a 1980 computer role-playing game created by Michael Toy, Glenn Wichman, and Ken Arnold.
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