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{{angband-variant | name = Steamband
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{{angband-variant-beta | name = Steamband
| status = beta
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| developer = Courtney Campbell (''campbell''@''oook.cz'')
 
| developer = Courtney Campbell (''campbell''@''oook.cz'')
 
| parent = [[Angband]] 2.9.3
 
| parent = [[Angband]] 2.9.3
| released = 0.4.0, on 15th Feburary, 2006
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|theme = [[List of roguelikes by theme#Science_Fiction|Science Fiction]], [[List_of_roguelikes_by_theme#Steampunk|Steampunk]]
| download = [http://angband.oook.cz/steamband/steamband.html Official], [http://www.furytech.net/phpATM_130/index.php?&direction=0&order=&directory=Variant/Steamband Mirror]
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| released = May 27 2002 (0.1.0)
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| updated = Dec 24 2007 (0.4.1)
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| download = [http://angband.oook.cz/steamband/steamband.html Official], [http://www.furytech.net/tech/angband-variant-list/steamband/ Mirror]
 
| site = http://angband.oook.cz/steamband/steamband.html
 
| site = http://angband.oook.cz/steamband/steamband.html
 
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Steamband is a Victorian/steampunk variant of Angband, which uses no original content and is perhaps one of the largest departures from standard Angband.  It uses a new stats system, uses skills, and includes new races, classes and monsters.
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== What is Steamband? ==
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Steamband is a Victorian/steampunk/pulp variant of Angband, which uses none of the original Angband content and is perhaps one of the largest departures from standard Angband.  It uses a new [[stat]]s system, uses [[skill]]s, and includes new [[race]]s, [[class]]es and [[monster]]s. The adventurer is even civilized enough to wear trousers, an article of clothing largely absent in the [[Roguelike]] genre.
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== Races ==
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One can belong to any of a number of human nationalities:
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* African
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* American
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* Arabic
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* Asiatic
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* British
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* French
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* German
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* Russian
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* Scandinavian
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* Spanish
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Or one can be a member of some non-human race:
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* Brownie
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* Daoine Sidhe
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* Djinn
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* Dwarf
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* Ghost
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* Giant
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* Goblin
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* Ogre
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* Old One
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* Rakshasa
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* Seelie Fae
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* Troll
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* Unseelie Fae
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One may even represent the cutting edge of technological advancement:
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* Automaton
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* Steam-Mecha
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== Classes ==
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There are three combat-oriented classes:
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* Adventurer - class powers are mainly useful utility functions
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* Dashing Hussar - class powers are mainly combat boosts
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* Officer - some combat boosts, influencing monsters
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Other classes:
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* Aesthete - main power is [[money]]; enchants items
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* Engineer - special access to certain spellbook-like devices
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* Gentleman/Lady - lacking in class powers, possibly good choice for [[spell]] magic
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* Medium - psychic class powers
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* Naturalist - class powers are elemental and nature centered; get good healing early
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* Rogue - while stealth-centered, martial arts awesomeness allows to run as combat heavy character
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== How Do I Play This Crazy Thing? ==
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Gameplay discussion is here: [[Steamband Gameplay]]
  
 
== Links ==
 
== Links ==

Latest revision as of 06:04, 6 March 2014

Steamband
Angband Variant
Developer Courtney Campbell (campbell@oook.cz)
Based on Angband 2.9.3
Theme Science Fiction, Steampunk
Released May 27 2002 (0.1.0)
Updated Dec 24 2007 (0.4.1)
Download Official, Mirror

Official site


Contents

[edit] What is Steamband?

Steamband is a Victorian/steampunk/pulp variant of Angband, which uses none of the original Angband content and is perhaps one of the largest departures from standard Angband. It uses a new stats system, uses skills, and includes new races, classes and monsters. The adventurer is even civilized enough to wear trousers, an article of clothing largely absent in the Roguelike genre.

[edit] Races

One can belong to any of a number of human nationalities:

  • African
  • American
  • Arabic
  • Asiatic
  • British
  • French
  • German
  • Russian
  • Scandinavian
  • Spanish

Or one can be a member of some non-human race:

  • Brownie
  • Daoine Sidhe
  • Djinn
  • Dwarf
  • Ghost
  • Giant
  • Goblin
  • Ogre
  • Old One
  • Rakshasa
  • Seelie Fae
  • Troll
  • Unseelie Fae

One may even represent the cutting edge of technological advancement:

  • Automaton
  • Steam-Mecha

[edit] Classes

There are three combat-oriented classes:

  • Adventurer - class powers are mainly useful utility functions
  • Dashing Hussar - class powers are mainly combat boosts
  • Officer - some combat boosts, influencing monsters

Other classes:

  • Aesthete - main power is money; enchants items
  • Engineer - special access to certain spellbook-like devices
  • Gentleman/Lady - lacking in class powers, possibly good choice for spell magic
  • Medium - psychic class powers
  • Naturalist - class powers are elemental and nature centered; get good healing early
  • Rogue - while stealth-centered, martial arts awesomeness allows to run as combat heavy character

[edit] How Do I Play This Crazy Thing?

Gameplay discussion is here: Steamband Gameplay

[edit] Links

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