7DRL Starting on RGRD

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Mar 11, 2007, 10:13:50 PM3/11/07
For all interested, the 7 Day Roguelike Competition has not long started
on rec.games.roguelike.development. Visit, support, participate or watch
and see the development of fun (mostly coffeebreak) RLs.

What is a Seven Day Roguelike?

A Seven Day Roguelike is a roguelike created in seven days. This means
the author stopped writing code one hundred and sixty eight hours
after they started writing code.

More details can be found at the RogueBasin article:


A Seven Day Roguelike (7DRL) can be written at any time. However, a
general agreement was reached that it would be fun to schedule a
specific week for a challenge. This allows the various authors to know
that others are also desperately tracking down a bad pointer reference
on the 167th hour.

The week has been chosen!

Within the week of March 10th to March 18th, you are hereby challenged
to write a roguelike in 168 hours!

To participate, follow these simple steps:
1) On or after March 10th in your time zone, post to
rec.games.roguelike.development that you have started work on your
Seven Day Roguelike.
2) Write a roguelike.
3) After 168 hours, if you have completed a playable roguelike, post
your success to rec.games.roguelike.announce! If not, post your lack
of results to rec.games.roguelike.development, where we will all
commiserate and agree that, given a few scant more hours, it could
have been great.

Good Luck with your Roguelikes!

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