Questions tagged [roguelikes]

A turn-based exploration game with high degrees of random generation along with permanent death which can be categorized as a subset of RPGs.

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Creating a Roguelike game in C

I'm trying to create a simple rogue-like game in ncurses in a C program. The idea here is that, I'd parse a file like this: ...
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Magnitude of a vector in Generalized Balanced Ternary?

Generalized Balanced Ternary is a fairly obscure but very elegant method of indexing a hex grid, using only a single integer coordinate. Operations like addition and multiplication on these ...
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Default movement keybindings for roguelike?

I'm developing a text based MUD, but unlike MUDs I'm developing without telnet and making a custom interface. Think Caves of Qud or Dwarf Fortress. The game only has 6 directions you can walk. ...
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Implement an “xprevious” in LibGDX

I have used Gamemaker Studio 2 before, briefly, and found that the xprevious and yprevious variables are extremely useful. ...
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How to Handle Lighting from a 3D Game Engine with a Roguelike Game using Shadowcasting

Normally the shadowcasting will, from the player position, set a brightness amount to each relevant tile. Yet I'm making a roguelike with a 3D map, and Unity has lighting. Currently I have the player ...