Graphical user interface
As well as the standard ASCII interface, many official and unofficial graphical user interfaces are available. This page will be a visual showcase.
- 1 Official ports
- 2 Unofficial ports
- 3 Browser-based
Main article: Qt
All of the status values except turns elapsed flash green when they increase and red when they decrease - so since I just went up the stairs to Sokoban, level is red, and since I just picked up some gold and am recovering power, those are green.
By using F3, F4, and F5, the user can switch between this view, another with narrowed tiles that makes the entire map visible, and one using IBMgraphics.
Mac Nethack, the Carbon port
Noegnud is a semi-3D interface for both NetHack and SLASH'EM.
NetHack 3D features a first-person view and supports both English and Japanese. Mac OS only.
The NetHack curses interface is an alternate character mode interface with many features not present in the traditional tty interface.
NetHack With Tiles (aka NeWT) looks and behaves like the TTY version, while still allowing tiles.
webhack.webhook.org is a browser-based graphical front-end for NAO. It uses the dawnhack tileset, but only if the vt_tiledata option is enabled; else it will just show ascii graphics. At the moment, it does not work: it hangs indefinitely after hitting (c)onnect
At un.nethack.nu/wstty, there is a browser-based front-end for playing UnNetHack. It is currently not working (please change this if this changes) because it is trying to connect directly to un.nethack.nu when it should connect to either us.un.nethack.nu or eu.un.nethack.nu. It offers the geoduck, unchozo32b, and dawnhack tilesets (for UnNetHack).
At nethack.xd.cm/wstty is a webterminal that connects to nethack.dank.ninja. It allows tiles if vt_tiledata is enabled in a game that supports from that; aside from that, it will display ASCII graphics
BrowserHackNetHack to internet browser, featuring linking tiles to the corresponding pages at NetHack Wiki (by shift-clicking). It is playable here. GitHub page
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