Announcing Rocks-n-Diamonds


I?ve just uploaded the SDL port of Rocks?n?Diamonds to

Now Rocks’n’Diamonds runs on nearly any Unix flavour, DOS and Windows!
(It can also be compiled without SDL for Unix/Xlib and DOS/Allegro.)

Have fun,

Here?s the Linux Software Map entry:

Title: Rocks’n’Diamonds
Version: 2.0.0
Entered-date: 02Jan01
Description: Arcade style game for Unix, DOS and Windows.
A game like “Boulderdash” (C 64) or “Emerald Mine”
Included are many levels known from the games
“Emerald Mine”, “Sokoban”, “Supaplex” and
level elements for “Diamond Caves II” style games
and a lot of new levels designed by other players.
Some features:
- joystick support for Linux, FreeBSD and DOS/Windows
- local multiplayer support for all supported platforms
- network multiplayer support for Unix platform
- soft scrolling with 50 frames/s
- stereo sound effects and music
- music module support for SDL version (Unix/Win32)
- fullscreen support for SDL version (Unix/Win32)
- lots of additional levels available (over 10.000)
- complete source code included under GNU GPL
Most important changes since last release version 1.4.0:
- runs now native under 32-bit Windows
- SDL version adds support for music modules and
- see file “CHANGES” for more changes
Keywords: arcade game x11 boulderdash emeraldmine sokoban stereo
Author: Holger Schemel (info at
Maintained-by: Holger Schemel (info at
2476309 rocksndiamonds-2.0.0.tar.gz (Unix)
3292182 (Windows
2994424 (DOS / Windows 3.x)
Platforms: Should run on any Unix/X11 system, DOS and Windows.
Expected/known to work on Linux, HP-UX,
SunOS/Solaris, FreeBSD,
NetBSD, AIX, IRIX, DOS, Windows 3.x/95/98/ME/NT/2000
in Linux DOSEMU and with cross-compilers for MS-DOS
and WIN32).
SDL version may compile on MacOS and BeOS (never tried).
Linux ELF/glibc binary included.
Copying-policy: GNU General Public License
holger.schemel at