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Nice NetHack article
« on: December 12, 2014, 04:10:43 PM »

The best game of all time?

It’s tremendously addictive. It takes a lifetime to master. And people play it for decades without completing it. Welcome to the strange world of NetHack…

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Re: Nice NetHack article
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2014, 10:46:59 PM »
I would humbly suggest that the author is misinformed. Understandably so, after all the greatest game of all time hasn't even had its first release. I refer, of course, to mushroom patch simulator, the only known fifth generation roguelike game.

I envision the progression of roguelike games somewhat like this: rogue is like a paleolithic cave painting, much like the works found at the Cave of Altamira; nethack is then comparable to the work of a High Renaissance master, say Michelangelo; mushroom patch simulator (MPS) would then be like some hyper-modern work of unparalleled genius whose medium and modes of expression are yet inconceivable to artists alive today.