Rogue (the original) under Virtual PC

Rogue (the original) under Virtual PC

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For those who do not know - Rogue is quite possibly the greatest 'old school' game of all time - and the predecessor of most modern 'dungeon exploration' games.  Indeed - when the infamous 'Diablo' was released it felt very much like Rogue with modern graphics.

As well as this - Rogue has spawned an entire category of games which are usually referred to as 'Rogue-like'.  The most popular of which is 'NetHack'.  However I personally prefer the original Rogue - as I find most other 'Rogue-like' games to be far too complex.

You can find out more about Rogue at the following sites: http://www.wichman.org/roguehistory.html and http://home.wanadoo.nl/loche/rogue/index.html.

And as you can see - it runs perfectly under Virtual PC:

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Well - it has taken several hours of 'research' in order to write this post - so if you don't mind, I have a turquoise potion that I need to quaff…  Ugh…  I feel very sick now…

Cheers,
Ben

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