TradewarsRL 2015 – Success

TradewarsRL is my first successful 7DRL.  If you used dial-up bulletin board systems back in the late 80’s/early 90’s you probably played some version of Tradewars as a multi-player, turn-based ASCII game.  This 7DRL is my attempt to take that classic game and add Rogue-like elements by making it single-player, perma-death, level-based with increasingly difficult opponents and limited resources.  The universe in BBS Tradewars was randomly generated when the sysop re-initialized, and I have done that here as well with each new game.  For better or worse (and to get this done in the free time I had over 7 days) I have retained the scrolling user interface.  It was a lot of fun and nostalgic to create and I hope you enjoy taking a step back in time and playing it.  Builds (Windows and Linux) and source code packages are available here.

TradewarsRL
TradewarsRL

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