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Submission + - First NetHack Cross-Variant Summer Tournament (rawrnix.com)

bhaak1 writes: "The first — and hopefully annually — NetHack Cross-Variant Summer Tournament called Junethack has started last Sunday and runs until the end of August 14th.
This tournament features Vanilla NetHack and several of its forks: SporkHack, UnNethack, AceHack and as a special bonus game — never seen on a public server before — NetHack 1.3d, the first version of the game called NetHack, released 1987. There are various achievements to gain, even for those poor souls that can't win this complex and sadistic game.
The source code of the tournament management and website software is available for hacking on GitHub if you prefer hacking code to hacking monsters."


AbleGamers Reviews Games From a Disability Standpoint 125

eldavojohn writes "Early last month a visually impaired gamer sued Sony under the Americans with Disabilities Act (and if you think that people with disabilities don't play games, think again). The AbleGamers Foundation has decided to step forward and provide a rating system for games that blends together a number of factors to determine a score with regard to accessibility. Visual, hearing, motion, closed captioning, speed settings, difficulty settings and even colorblindness options are all taken into account when compiling these scores and reviewing these games."

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