Quick start for players
D:\> run.bat or
$ run.sh in Kalyp directory.
The keybindings are very Nethack-like. You can use cursor keys or
'hjkl', 'nbyu' for moving. Quitting the game is done under extended
commands ('#quit'). You can get a list of keybindings with '?'.
For more information, visit for example The Roguelike Games Home page at
http://www.win.tue.nl/~kroisos/roguelike.html. Kalyp is inspired by
several known roguelikes including ADOM, Angband, Omega and most of all
Y.A.R.N.S. is a very good and active Roguelike news service,
which gives you information about both the major Roguelike games
and development news on a daily basis. Check it out at
http://yarns.felis7.civ.pl/. Kalyp releases are also announced on Y.A.R.N.S.
For roguelike development information, see
USENET newsgroups rec.games.roguelike.development and other r.g.r groups.
Kalyp is licensed under Open Software License version 1.1.
Kalyp uses some third party Open Source libraries for various tasks:
BeanShell is an embeddable Java source interpreter with scripting
language features. It is used as the scripting engine for Kalyp.
Java Curses Library (JCurses)
The Java Curses Library (JCurses) is a Java library, that makes it
possible to write text terminal based application using Java
programming language. Kalyp uses it for the user interface.
The definite Java unit testing framework.