Hack (game)

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Hack is a descendant of Rogue. The original Hack was Jay Fenlason's Hack, which at one point, apart from a few MS-DOS binaries, had been lost. It can now be recompiled from sources at the NetHack archives.

Andries Brouwer later released his Hack on Dec 17 1984. The source code to Hack 1.0 preliminary version, can be found on the UTZOO archives. Don Kneller made many of the ports, including PC-Hack to MS-DOS, and Hack-1.01 for the Amiga.

Hack had several updates through 1985; there was a 1.0.1, 1.0.2 and a 1.0.3. It later took on a life of its own on the Internet, much like NetBSD, as Nethack.

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