Ascii Dreams Roguelike of the Year 2009 Winners!

The gigantic poll for teh best roguelike of 2009 has finished at Ascii dreams, and the undoubted winner is…. Doom: The Roguelike!

DoomRL

This comes to no surprise as this popular coffeebreak roguelike has broken free from the roguelike niche into the indie world, spawning an active community and attracting heaps of people into our roguemundi!  Congratulations to Kornel and good luck with all his endeavours!

Following are the 10 first games:

1. DoomRL: 227 votes

2. Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup: 170 votes

3. Incursion: Halls of the Goblin King: 69 votes

4. POWDER: 48 votes

5. Elona: 32 votes

6. GearHead 2: 27 votes

7. Angband: 24 votes

8. Unangband: 21 votes

9. Privateer: ASCII Sector: 19 votes

10. Triangle Wizard: 18 votes

Congratulations to all developers!

The gigantic poll for teh best roguelike of 2008 has finished at Ascii dreams, and the undoubted winner is…. Dungeon Crawl, Stone Soup!

This comes to no surprise as this “variant” has given Crawl, which was already one of the most popular roguelike, a new breath of life. Congratulations to all the development team!

Following are the 10 first games:

1. Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup: 126 votes

2. Dwarf Fortress: 116 votes

3. Incursion: Halls of the Goblin King: 45 votes

3. DoomRL: 45 votes

5. POWDER: 30 votes

6. Legerdemain: 28 votes

7. GearHead-2: 18 votes

7. Elona: 18 votes

9. Unangband: 16 votes

10. T.o.M.E: 15 votes

Congratulations to all developers!

ASCII Dreams Roguelike of The Year 2009

The votes are open for this years ASCII Dreams Roguelike of the Year!

Vote at http://roguelikedeveloper.blogspot.com/2009/12/request-for-votes-ascii-dreams.html

There are a lot of roguelikes this time, unsurprisingly, DoomRL leads the list, followed by Crawl, POWDER and Incursion. Vote for your favorite!

How did the roguelikes qualify?

The list was taken from the roguelike releases announced on the Rogue Basin news section between January 1st and December 19th 2009 and from the list of Actively Developing Roguelikes maintained by Jeff Lait. There are a record 99 entries this year – up from 75 the previous year.

RLOTY

Let’s play POWDER video series

Lim-Dul shares some tips and tricks about POWDER in his video series. If you have not played the game yet or would like an introduction visit http://www.youtube.com/user/limdul.

I prepared several videos in advance but only uploaded two so far –
I’ll put one up on Youtube each day till next Thursday when I go on a
trip to the Netherlands – then I’ll see where I go from there.

Lim-Dul

Direct links:
Let’s play POWDER 01: Imps on Acid
Let’s play POWDER 02: Snail Liches, Traps and Water

Ascii Dreams Roguelike of the Year 2008 Winners!

The gigantic poll for teh best roguelike of 2008 has finished at Ascii dreams, and the undoubted winner is…. Dungeon Crawl, Stone Soup!

This comes to no surprise as this “variant” has given Crawl, which was already one of the most popular roguelike, a new breath of life. Congratulations to all the development team!

Following are the 10 first games:

1. Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup: 126 votes

2. Dwarf Fortress: 116 votes

3. Incursion: Halls of the Goblin King: 45 votes

3. DoomRL: 45 votes

5. POWDER: 30 votes

6. Legerdemain: 28 votes

7. GearHead-2: 18 votes

7. Elona: 18 votes

9. Unangband: 16 votes

10. T.o.M.E: 15 votes

Congratulations to all developers!

ASCII Dreams Roguelike of the Year 2008!

Time runs out!

ASCII Dreams, Andrew Doull’s blog made famous by its “Designing a Magic System” series, is holding a poll for the roguelike of the year 2008!

The list was taken from the roguelike releases announced on the Rogue Basin news section between January 1st and December 17th 2008 and from the list of Actively Developing Roguelikes maintained by Jeff Lait. There are a record 75 entries this year

It is time to vote, less than 3 days until the poll closes! Go hither!