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  • Q: I'd like to participate. How do I begin?

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      The best thing to do is get on the Freenode IRC network and visit #angband-dev. The developers hang out there all the time and would be happy to talk to you about your ideas, or things to work on.

      There is also a forum discussing Angband development as well as gameplay: http://angband.oook.cz.

      Finally, there is a Trac website where you can find a wiki and also open tickets: http://trac.rephial.org


         — Erik (d_m) · 7 years ago
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      Oh, I should link directly to our Github page. https://github.com/angband/angband


         — Erik (d_m) · 7 years ago
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        Talk about diverse kinds of contributions. Include URLs if relevant (we'll automatically linkify them).

      • Examples:

        Here's how to download and patch our codes…

        Read about our death-defying mailing list and momentous IRC channel at http://lobstermag.net.

  • Q: Other than writing code, how can I contribute?

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      Write Documentation

      There are lots of kinds of documentation the game can use: install guides, game manuals, tips and tricks, development documentation. We can use help on all of it.


         — Erik (d_m) · 7 years ago
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        Discuss documentation, testing, webmastering, and/or publicity.

        Include URLs if relevant (we'll automatically linkify them).

      • Example:

        We need people to download version 0.4.5 and make sure the frobulator still frobulates correctly.

  • Q: What's a good bug for a newcomer to tackle?

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        Many projects have good small tasks that can teach newcomers how the project works. Now's your chance to share one of them!

        Include URLs if relevant (we'll automatically linkify them).

      • Example:

        Someone could improve the photo upload dialog box so that it lets you resize the photo before sending it to the web.

  • Q: What is a bug or issue with angband that you've been putting off, neglecting, or just plain avoiding?

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      The Angband front end UIs (especially Windows) are a bit clunky

      Angband has had a lot of contributors and slowly evolved over the last 20 years. Some of front ends aren't frequently used by the developers so they don't get as much attention.


         — Erik (d_m) · 7 years ago
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        I don't know how to get started with internationalizing my app.

        Bug 392 about printing was filed five years ago, and I don't even know if printing still works.

        I want help from a C coder writing a Maildir patch for Alpine.

      • Note:

        If this issue was formally filed on the web, be sure to include the URL.

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About angband

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Angband is a free, single-player dungeon exploration game where you take the role of an adventurer, exploring a deep dungeon, fighting monsters, and acquiring the best weaponry you can, in preparation for a final battle with Morgoth, the Lord of Darkness.

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