Version 4.2.x

Code contribution:

  • Adriankhl

  • Adrian Siekierka (asiekierka)

  • Alex Mooney

  • Anna Sidwell (takkaria)

  • bacchist

  • backwardsEric

  • Ben Semmler (molybdenum)

  • Bardur Arantsson

  • Bill Peterson

  • Binrui Dong

  • bron

  • Cameron Ball

  • Colin Woodbury

  • Cuboideb (Diego Gonzalez)

  • Dag Arneson (sanedragon)

  • Daniel Burgener

  • David Medley

  • Derakon

  • Eastwind921

  • Elly Fong-Jones (elly)

  • fizzix (Aaron Bader)

  • fruviad

  • Joan Andrés

  • John Weismiller (emar)

  • Kusunose Toru

  • magnate (Chris Carr)

  • MarbleDice

  • Michael Courtney (wobbly)

  • Mikolaj Konarski

  • Paul Johnson

  • PowerWyrm

  • pwinckles (moosferatu)

  • Rodent/Sideways/sulkasormi

  • Ryan Schmidt

  • Shanoah Alkire

  • spenserblack

  • Stefan Strogin

  • tangar

  • Tim Schumacher (timschumi)

  • Vic K

  • wkmanire

  • wobbly

  • Yutao Yuan (infmagic2047)

Thanks are due to many people for, reporting bugs, suggesting changes and contributing to discussion which has influenced this version. The following is an (undoubtedly poor) attempt to list you all, please let me know if you think you ought to be included:

  • Adam

  • Anarchic Fox

  • animal_waves

  • AnonymousHero

  • Antoine

  • archolewa

  • Aszazin

  • Atriel

  • bio_hazard

  • Bogatyr

  • bughunter

  • bunnies

  • Capn_Carpaccio

  • Carg

  • Carnivean

  • cccfire

  • Chud

  • cjslates

  • ClaytonAguiar

  • Clearshade

  • clouded

  • Cold_Heart

  • Combatereak

  • Darin

  • debo (cyberdemons pls)

  • desstorm

  • dionysian

  • Djbanete

  • dos350

  • Dragget

  • drquicksilver

  • Ed_47569

  • Egavactip

  • emulord

  • EpicMan

  • Eric

  • Estie

  • Estragon

  • Evilpotatoe

  • ewert

  • Flambard

  • floatRand

  • FogSpear

  • fph

  • Gauss

  • Geoff Hill (yes, that one)

  • geoff_tewierik

  • gglibertine

  • Glorfindel

  • Goaticus

  • Grotug

  • gtrudeau88

  • Gwarl

  • half

  • HallucinationMushroom

  • HebrewToYou

  • Holy_Rage

  • Hounded

  • Hrrunstar

  • Huqhox

  • ImEsteban

  • Ingwe Ingweron

  • JBright

  • Jeff Greene (nppangband)

  • jevansau

  • jml34

  • jsv

  • Julian (jl8e)

  • Jungle_Boy

  • kandrc

  • kaypy

  • khearn

  • Kinematics

  • lanactoor

  • lonadar

  • luneya

  • Mark

  • MattB

  • Mike

  • misanthropope


  • MKula

  • Mondkalb

  • Monkey Face

  • Moving Pictures

  • mrfy

  • Muscleguy

  • MWGE

  • Narry

  • NCountr

  • Netbrian

  • NightLizard

  • Nomad

  • olivertheorem

  • Once

  • Oraticus

  • Pahasusi

  • Patashu

  • Pete Mack

  • Philip

  • Pondlife

  • Pussy Galore

  • quarague

  • Quirk

  • Raerick

  • Raxmei

  • renato

  • Rydel

  • Saru

  • Scatha

  • schatz

  • scrarth

  • Selkie

  • shirish

  • Sinquen

  • Sky

  • spara

  • Sparrow the Dunadan

  • Sphara

  • swaggert

  • the Invisible Stalker

  • Therem Harth

  • Thraalbee

  • Tibarius

  • Timo Pietilä

  • TJA

  • TJS

  • topazg

  • Torr

  • Vivit

  • Voovus

  • Vorczar

  • Werbaer

  • whartung

  • Whelk

  • will_asher

  • WindLord

  • Wiwaxia

  • Xaxyx

  • Youssarian

  • Zikke

  • Zirael

Special thanks to Luke McConnell for many, many conversations on game design which influenced design decisions across the breadth and depth of Angband.

Previous maintainers

Angband 3.0.8 - 3.5.1:

Anna Sidwell <anna at>

Angband 2.9.0 - 3.0.6:

Robert Ruehlmann <rr9 at>

Angband 2.7.0 - 2.8.5:

Ben Harrison <benh at>

Angband 2.0 - 2.4 - 2.6.1:

Alex Cutler, Andy Astrand, Sean Marsh, Geoff Hill, Charles Teague, Charles Swiger

Based on Moria, Copyright © 1985 Robert Alan Koeneke and Umoria, Copyright © 1989 James E. Wilson


Many thanks go to the following people who have contributed patches, bugfixes, and other stuff for Angband prior to 4.0:

Peter Berger, Andrew Hill, Werner Baer, Tom Morton, “Cyric the Mad”, Chris Kern, Jurriaan Kalkman, Alexander Wilkins, Mauro Scarpa, “facade”, Dennis van Es, Kenneth A. Strom, Wei-Hwa Huang, Nikodemus, Timo Pietilä, Shayne Steele, Dr. Andrew White, Greg Flint, Christopher Jeris, Ian Parkhouse, “Warhammer”, Scott Holder, Brent Ross, Kazuo Ito, Willem Siemelink, “Luthien”, David J. Grabiner, Ilya Bely, “chungkuo”, Kieron Dunbar, George W. Harris, Joseph Oberlander, Paul Moore, Andreas Tophinke, Leon Marrick, Peter J. Rowe, Wim Benthem, Jaroslav Sladek, Keith Perkins, Hugo Kornelis, Pete Mack, Marco K, Frank Palazzolo, Christer Nyfalt, Andrew Doull, Kenneth Boyd, Iain McFall, Christophe Cavalaria, Brendon Oliver, “Zaxx”, “theninja”, “Twilight Forest”, “jbu”, “AnonymousHero”, Stefan O’Rear, “SilverD”, Ed Graham, Tobias Franke, “rhinocesaurus”, “Bron”, “Mangojuice”, Chris Robertson, Joe Buck, “tigen”, “Big Al”, Paul Blay, J. D. White, Rowan Beentje, “pelpel”, Shanoah Alkire, Alexander Philips, “mikon”, “Antoine”, “Irashtar”, “roustk”, Diego Gonzalez, Takeshi Mogami, Julian Lighton, Aram Harrow, William Tanksley, Chris Ang, Dean Anderson, Daniel Nash, David Blackston, Heino Vander Sanden, Mark Kvale, Sheldon Simms, Topi Ylinen, “Gileba”, Jeff Greene, Joshua Middendorf, Tom Demuyt, Alexander Ulyanov, Alexander Malmberg, Chris R. Martin, Chris Herborth, Craig Oliver, “DarkGod”, David Boeren, David DeLaney, David Kahane, Dennis Payne, Desvignes Sebastien, Ekkehard Kraemer, Eugene Hung, HansJoachim Baader, Heiko Herold, John Rauser, Jonathan Sari, Joseph William Dixon, Joseph Hall, John M. Kewley, Ken Wigle, Keith H. Randall, Kevin Bracey, Mike Marcelais, Maarten Hazewinkel, Peter Ammon, Peter Seebach, Randy Hutson, Scott Egashira, Skirmantas Kligys, Steve Linberg, Silas Dunsmore, Tom Harris, Ron Anderson, Ross E. Becker, Denis Eropkin, Torbjorn Lindgren, Lars Haugseth, Jon Taylor, Roland Jay Roberts, “Sergey”, “cb”, Michael Pope, “hmj”, Colin Spry, Ed Cogburn, “Yendor”, Thomas Dedorson, “Ewert”, Rooslan S. Khayrov, Thapper, “Max Stats”, “SSK”, “ChodTheWacko”, “Zaxx”, Jonas Lith, Jens Schou, “Lebannen”, Daniel Santos, Edd Barrett (vext01), mtadd, Peter Denison (noz), Kiyoshi Aman (Aerdan), David Barr (david3x3x3), Chris Weisiger (Derakon), Buzzkill, Scott Michael, LastQuestion, danial.santos, LuthienCeleste, shadowsun

Raymond “Shockbolt” Gaustadnes

The Shockbolt tiles.

Greg Wooledge <greg at>

Basic autoconf support, the original random artifact generator, and various ideas for rebalancing the game including the new list of magic spells

Tim Baker <dbaker at>

Made the “easy patch” and organized the patches for the Angband 2.8.5 beta

Eytan Zweig <eytanzw at>

Many bug reports and patches

Jonathan Ellis <jonathan at>

Updated edit and help files; added tons of new monsters, artifacts, vaults, objects, as well as a new player race, and rebalanced many things

John I’anson-Holton <jianson at>

Many bugfixes and patches

Steven Fuerst <sfuerst at>

Improved X11, XAW, and GTK code

“Bablos” <angband at>

Updated Amiga code

Matthias Kurzke <mawende at>

Ego-item patch and various code changes for the JLE patch

Keldon Jones <keldon at>

Improved Monster AI

Adam Bolt

16x16 tiles

Arcum Dagsson

Configurable artifact activations


Customizable player races, player history, shop owners, …

Mark Howson

Improvements to the Amiga code

Musus Umbra

Improvements to the Acorn RISC OS code

Hallvard B. Furuseth

Many improvements to the autoconf support, code-cleanups, and tons of bugfixes

Kusunose Toru

Various bugfixes

Eddie Grove

Bugfixes, patches and radical ideas too numerous to count (but in particular for ID-by-use).


8x16 tiles, loads of new room templates

The UPX team (Markus Oberhumer and Laszlo Molnar)

The UPX packer for executables is used to reduce the size of the Windows and DOS binaries.


LaTeX-based help file generation

Federico Poloni (fph)

Manual and documentation updates, formatting in reStructuredText

Peter Ammon (ridiculous_fish)

Rewritten OSX main-cocoa interface

William Moore (MarbleDice)

Bitflag code and numerous other improvements and fixes during 3.1.x

Antony Sidwell (ajps)

Default point-based stat allocations, and numerous UI improvements, original core-UI split code


Numerous bug fixes and code improvements

Version 4.0.x

Code contribution:

  • Aaron Bader (fizzix)

  • Antony Sidwell (ajps)

  • Andi Sidwell (takkaria)

  • Bardur Arantsson

  • Ben Semmler (molybdenum)

  • Chris Carr (magnate)

  • Christian Heckendorf

  • Elly Fong-Jones (elly)

  • Elsairon

  • Erik Osheim (d_m)

  • flaviommedeiros

  • Jagath Samarabandu

  • Jose Antonio Dura

  • Kevin J. Fletcher

  • LostTemplar

  • Michel Carroll

  • Nick McConnell

  • Nomad

  • Peter Denison (noz)

  • phantom-voltage

  • PowerWyrm

  • redlumf

  • Robert Au (myshkin)

  • Rydelfox

  • Timothy Collett

Beta testing and bug reporting/fixing:

  • Ingwe Ingweron

  • Nomad

  • MattB

  • Thraalbeast

  • tumbleweed

  • AndyHK

  • Rhonwyn

  • Jungle_Boy

  • Darin

  • StMicah

  • debo

  • pen

  • topazg

  • wobbly

  • DeusIrae

  • Timo Pietilä

  • ranger jeff

  • passer_by

  • Runaway1956

  • mrrstark

  • Estie

  • shreesh

  • elliptic

  • Gorbad

  • letslaugh

  • ShadowTechnology

  • bryan.g.hutchinson

  • Werbaer

  • fph

  • yyt16384

  • kandrc

  • Nivra

  • Tarrasque

  • Egavactip

  • zog

  • troycheek

Version 4.1.x

Code contribution:

  • Alex Mooney

  • Andi Sidwell (takkaria)

  • AndreyB

  • Bardur Arantsson

  • Ben Semmler

  • crayonsmelting

  • Derakon

  • Erik Osheim (d_m)

  • fizzix (Aaron Bader)

  • Flavio Medeiros

  • Graeme Russ

  • Gwilim Owen

  • Jean-François Caron

  • kaypy

  • Kevin J. Fletcher

  • Nomad

  • Pete McIlroy

  • Peter (Hermann Döppes)

  • Peter McIlroy

  • phantom-voltage

  • PowerWyrm

  • rmzelle

  • rowanbeentje

  • Tiara Smith

  • Twisted Pair in my Hair

  • Vic K (t4nk)

  • William Orr

Thanks are due for contributing to discussion which has influenced this version to a great many people (too many to list) on

Special thanks to Luke McConnell for many, many conversations on game design which influenced design decisions across the breadth and depth of Angband.