IVAN, short for Iter Vehemens Ad Necem, is probably one of the meanest roguelikes out there. It uses graphical tiles instead of ASCii graphics, and also features all kinds of unique features, such as a fully functional locational damage system (losing limbs won't kill you, but it sure doesn't help), extremely flexible character development environment, and a fluid system where you can track monsters by their blood trails.
Synopsis: Fellow adventurer, turn back while you can! For here begins the roguelike Iter Vehemens ad Necem, a Violent Road to Death. If you choose to travel along it, you will dive into countless exciting adventures to gain items of great magic, attain powerful equipment made of mysterious materials, bathe in the blessings of mighty gods and recruit loyal allies of various shapes and sizes. Unfortunately, along the way you will also often be dangerously injured, poisoned, catch numerous diseases, lose several limbs and transform into manifold different kinds of pitiful creatures in the darkest depths of hostile dungeons. And, at the end of the road, you are bound to perish in a most gruesome and painful way. Don't say we didn't warn you.creatures in the darkest depths of hostile dungeons. And, at the end of the road, you are bound to perish in a most gruesome and painful way. Don't say we didn't warn you.
Writes settings to: Application folder
How to extract: Unzip and run IVAN.exe.
System requirements: (Not listed, presumably any Windows computer can run it - a DOS version is available as well, higher color depths than 16-bit can result in some slowdown)
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