Package Details: angband-git 4.2.3.r127.gc68e1d5d2-1

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Package Base: angband-git
Description: A roguelike dungeon-exploration game based on Tolkien's books
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Keywords: angband rogue
Licenses: GPL2, custom
Conflicts: angband, angband-svn
Submitter: None
Maintainer: FredBezies
Last Packager: FredBezies
Votes: 8
Popularity: 0.001812
First Submitted: 2010-09-19 19:54
Last Updated: 2021-11-19 19:24

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FredBezies commented on 2018-05-15 07:22

Run Angband this way : angband -msdl2

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andmars commented on 2020-11-16 12:26

@rican-linux: you can make it work under X11 like this:

andmars commented on 2020-11-03 06:22

@rican-linux: what you are proposing is basically angband-ncurses, and that package already exists: I'm more interested in finding out what type of font the angband devs are requiring here. I'll write a bug report on their github. Maybe they will fix it on their part.

rican-linux commented on 2020-11-02 04:23

installed the package as is produces the following error

"angband: Couldn't load the requested font."

the following diff worked

$ cat PKGBUILD.patch 
<     --enable-gtk \
<     --enable-sdl \
<     --enable-sdl-mixer
>     --disable-gtk \
>     --disable-sdl \
>     --disable-sdl-mixer \
>     --disable-x11 \
>     --enable-curses

FredBezies commented on 2019-06-21 21:18

@andmars: it worked better. Updated pkgbuild.

andmars commented on 2019-06-21 20:58

@FredBezies: and did you restart your xorg session after installing xorg-fonts-misc? Rebooting my machine or just restarting xorg did the trick for me.

FredBezies commented on 2019-06-21 20:55

@andmars: tried it. Angband won't run with it either. You have to use sdl mode.

andmars commented on 2019-06-21 20:42

Could you add "xorg-fonts-misc" as dependency? Otherwise it won't run saying: "angband: Couldn't load the requested font. (10x20)"

major commented on 2018-11-22 10:51

-m -gx11 are not the correct flags, I guess.

I had to use -msdl to run the game.

FredBezies commented on 2018-05-15 07:22

Run Angband this way : angband -msdl2

FredBezies commented on 2017-10-28 08:18

Adopted and updated this package. It runs well. No need to delete it.