is a roguelike
game, derived from Moria
and enhanced successively by Alex Cutler
, Andy Astrand, Charles Swiger, Ben Harrison
and Robert Ruehlmann
. It is based on the writings of J. R. R. Tolkien
, in which the objective is to face the 100 levels of the title dungeon and amass enough power and equipment to ultimately defeat Morgoth
A veritable family tree of over 30 variants of Angband exist, each greatly differing in purpose and depth of changes. The most known variants are EyAngband, Hengband, OAngband, ToME, and ZAngband.
The Usenet group
rec.games.roguelike.angband, is a place to discuss all the aspects of the game.