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This is the website for NetHack 4. If you're looking for more information, try reading the FAQ.

The latest version of NetHack 4 is 4.3-beta2. See the release page for information or to download it.

This is also the main public server for NetHack 4. You can play online via connecting to nethack4.org via telnet or ssh (username "nethack43", password "nethack43").

Resources you might be interested in:

Other projects

This site also hosts a blog which talks about NetHack and roguelike gameplay and development, and some projects tangentially related to NetHack 4:


You can contact the server admin (who also runs this website) via IRC (ais523 on Freenode), or via email (the username is ais523, and the domain name is the same as this website).

If you need to contact me via paper mail, you can do so via this address (although email or IRC is preferred):

Alex Smith
School of Computer Science
University of Birmingham
West Midlands
United Kingdom
B15 2TT