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MAngband 1.5.0 beta test

14th March 2019

MAngband 1.5.0 is scheduled for release on April 1st 2019. That means two things:

You have 2 weeks to finish off your regular/ironman characters on main servers and make it to the 1.1.4/1.4.0 highscore table.

You have 2 weeks to report any bugs or anything else, that is not to your liking on the preview server.

Join the beta test!

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MAngband preview server

11th February 2019

We're finally gearing up for the next major release. It's time to give our preview server a good shake-down. The preview server is currently in the alpha status, meaning we expect horrible bugs, regressions, things being broken or otherwise wrong. But you can help! Join the test!

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Forums are back

10th February 2019

We have restored our forum. At the moment we are not accepting new registrations, as we'd like our old players to retain their old accounts. If you can't login, try using the "forgot password" link, and if that doesn't work either, ask on Discord.

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MAngband v1.4.0

1st December 2018

A change of strategy will see frequent and small incremental changes to the game. This is the first of these new MAngband releases.

This release brings combining of wands and staves and stacking of rods, you won't find the same artifacts over and over again, and some other small changes. Full list of changes is here. You don't need to download a new client.

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Updated Windows Client (v1.1.4)

29th November 2018

A new version of the Windows client is available in the downloads area. This is a bug fix release, mostly fixing the crash on chat and problems with saving config files. This version doesn't need administrator access to install. Full change list is here.

We recommend you uninstall your current client before installing this, or things might get wierd. Note that if you have saved macros or window layout ensure you copy the existing files before uninstalling. The file C:\Program Files (x86)\mangband\mangclient.ini and the files in C:\Program Files (x86)\mangband\lib\user\. If you need help, ask in Discord.

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Rumours

25th November 2018

Rumour has it that the Temple has found a supplier for Potions of Healing.

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Artifacts & Upgrades

22nd November 2018

Artifacts are now automatically removed from inactive players. The server (main server, not ironman) frequently checks if any player character has been inactive for more than 60 days, if so, any artifacts are removed from that character and put back in the game. At the time of this post there are now 123 artifacts available to find!

Additionally the mangband.org servers have been updated to version 1.1.4, which, amongst some technical fixes, addresses an old issue with some monsters, like hounds and Quylthulgs getting to cast or breathe more often than they should. No client update is required.

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Sunday 24th of March 2019
Antdun the level 26 ironman Dunadan Rogue killed by Uvatha the Horseman
Saturday 23rd of March 2019
Anthood the level 28 ironman Half-Troll Ranger killed by Bert the Stone Troll
Sunday 17th of March 2019
CoCo3 the level 21 Gnome Mage killed by a Black orc
Jug The Warrior the level 50 Dwarf Warrior killed by an earthquake
Saturday 16th of March 2019
Bonaventure the level 35 High-Elf Paladin killed by Dwar, Dog Lord of Waw
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Friday 15th of March 2019
CoCo2 the level 24 Dwarf Priest killed by a 3-headed hydra
Thursday 14th of March 2019
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Tuesday 12th of March 2019
Bonaventure the level 38 High-Elf Paladin killed by an Ethereal dragon
Moomin the level 22 High-Elf Mage killed by a Cold hound