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Old April 8, 2015, 01:37   #1
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Comp 172

Competition 172 is up -- it's a half-ogre street fighter from the freshly-minted Cthangband 5.0.0!

This is not the easiest variant to get up and running. If you're a windows person, the installer should work for you, but you may be confused by the console version if you haven't played a GCU build before. You have to copy the downloaded savefile to drive:\users\<your user>\Local Settings\Application Data\Cthangband\save\SAVEGAME.

If you are a mac or linux person, you are probably not going to have much luck building from source. (I gave up but didn't try very hard.) You can instead use wine. For OS X people, you can easily get this via homebrew, doing brew install wine.

Here is how I wined:

$ wget
$ wine Cthangband-500-Windows-Install.exe
$ cd<your username>/Local Settings/Application Data/Cthangband/save
$ wget
$ mv 172 SAVEGAME
$ cd ~/.wine/drive_c/Program Files/Cthangband
$ wineconsole --backend=curses Cthangband.exe
I'm not sure how we're going to score this one yet, but let's see if we can get at least one winner, shall we!
Glaurung, Father of the Dragons says, 'You cannot avoid the ballyhack.'

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