This category lists articles on Nethack's game mechanics.
“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
“NetHack uses a random number generator (RNG) to determine the outcome of in-game events...Random number generator
“D notation, or Dice notation is a system to represent different combinations of dice in...D notation
“rnz produces such a bizarre distribution that it is hard to tell what the original programmer...Rnz
“Damage in NetHack reduces the current hit points of the monster or player that receives it. If...Damage