ADOM (Ancient Domains Of Mystery) roguelike RPG released a new update for Linux, Mac and Windows via Steam. Also the games is secretly one of the most interesting examples of game development in this industry.
Created in 1996, ADOM has been continually updated. Also on Steam (more recently) by Thomas Biskup. So if you’re a fan of the rogue-like and indie RPG genre. This is definitely worth a look to see the roots of where so many mechanics have come from in the last decade.
So the goal with this project is to put more awareness out around the game. Hence more ideas of adding to the franchise percolate (wink wink nudge nudge). Check out the game and do a retro-modern analysis of gameplay in its current state.
How to access beta versions of ADOM:
- Start Steam and log in.
- Go to your games library.
- Right-click on the ADOM entry.
- Select the bottom entry of the context menu (“Eigenschaften” in Germany, probably something like “Properties” in English, etc.).
- Go to the “Betas” tab in the properties window.
- Select “beta – Public beta test” as the game version you want to use.
- Close the window with the button in the bottom right corner.
- Start ADOM – the beta version will be downloaded and ready for play.
Remember to switch back to the stable branch when you are done with beta testing!
ADOM (Ancient Domains of Mystery) roguelike RPG (Linux, Mac, Windows)
Played by several million fans worldwide. ADOM is the father of modern rogue-likes continually evolving. And has also recently released on to Steam as ADOM deluxe. Featuring save mechanics and more character creation options than ever. While the free version is still available on the website for everyone to download.
ADOM has stood the test of time very well, with monthly content updates making certain the game remains playable and engaging. As a classic that continues to iterate and reintroduce it to you.
The problem distributing a game for free for decades is hopefully let’s players will feel encouraged to review it. And so the devleoper would like your help to rectify this.
See for yourself why millions of fans have left billions of heroic and villainous corpses. While attempting to defeat the encroaching minions of Chaos in the Drakalor Chains.
Since you can play as a dark elven farmer, a ratling paladin, a troll elementalist. Or any combination of twelve playable races and twenty-two classes in randomly generated dungeons. Facing ever new challenges and creating your own stories.
ADOM v3.2.0 released on Steam:
Experience the roguelike RPG classic ADOM is available on Linux, Mac and Windows PC. Priced at $14.99 USD on Steam.