This category lists articles on Nethack's game mechanics.
“NetHack uses a random number generator (RNG) to determine the outcome of in-game events...Random number generator
“Magic cancellation, or, shortly, MC, is a property of some pieces of armor which protects the...Magic cancellation
“Prayer timeout refers to how much time you need to wait before your god will accept another...Prayer timeout
“rnz produces such a bizarre distribution that it is hard to tell what the original programmer...Rnz
“D notation, or Dice notation is a system to represent different combinations of dice in...D notation
“Damage in NetHack reduces the current hit points of the monster or player that receives it. If...Damage