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Linux.com: CLI Magic: Miller's Quest

Jan 10, 2006, 12:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Barr)

"After the holidays, you might need to find a spot to get away from everyone in order to just chill out a bit. The RPG (role playing game) simulation Miller's Quest is perfect for such an occasion. You'll need to have the Ruby language installed on your system--not to worry, it's included in most modern distributions--but other than that, it's simply download, decompress, and go.

"Miller's Quest is not really interactive once you get started. Instead, the game takes the starting data you give it and plays itself. All you have to do is sit back and watch the action as your character explores, attacks, gets killed, recovers, and continues without you having to cast a spell or draw a sword or do anything at all except watch the action unfold. I guess the creators' description of the game as 'fire-and-forget' is accurate.

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