angrydd - a falling block puzzle game
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In Angry, Drunken Dwarves, you are an angry, drunken dwarf. Why are you so
angry? Who knows. But you've decided to take your aggression out on other
dwarves, by dropping gems on their heads. Lots of gems.
You have your own supply of gems, which will slowly fall from the top of the
screen. As gems reach the bottom, they will land and sit in place. If you put
enough gems of the same color in a rectangle shape, they will merge and form a
Less common are break gems, which are circular. When you drop a break gem on a
gem or crystal of the same color, it will destroy any gems of that color
adjacent to it. Crystals are worth much more than an equal number of regular
For more information, see the "How to Play" screen in the game.
- Start the game without Psyco support, for debugging and
- --help, -h
- Display a brief help message.
- --version, -v
- Display copyright and version information.
Player 1's controls are w, a, s, d for up, left, down, right, q for rotate
counter-clockwise, e for clockwise, and Enter or 1 for start. Player 1 can
also use the arrow keys to move.
Player 2's controls are i, j, k, l for up, left, down, right, u for rotate
counter-clockwise, o for clockwise, and backspace or 2 for start.
Pressing 'p' during a game will pause it. Pressing escape will usually take you
back to the menu.
Pressing 'f' or F11 makes the game switch between fullscreen and window mode.
The game is designed to be played with joysticks or gamepads as well; the
directionals will move, the buttons rotate, start is start, and select is
- Dwarf versus Dwarf
- Two players fight against each other. You can select the
number of matches and other options in the Setup menu.
- Arcade Mode
- Go up against each dwarf in game, each one harder than the
- Dwarf versus Robot
- To get this mode, you must do well in Arcade Mode. In this
mode you can go up against any dwarf you want played by an AI, and also
set the AI level in the Setup menu. Select the AI's character with j and
l, and confirm it with 2.
- There are other, secret game modes you can unlock. The
"How to Play" screen will give you instructions on these modes
when you can play them.
Joe Wreschnig <email@example.com> is the author of Angry, Drunken