Here’s the historic LSM (“Linux Software Map”) file used for the first release:
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Begin3 Title: Rocks'n'Diamonds Version: 0.9 (Pre-Release) Entered-date: 23OCT95 Description: Arcade style game for color X11 with stereo sounds. A game like "Boulderdash" (C=64) or "Emerald Mine" (Amiga). Sound server takes advantage of some features of VoxWare(tm), but works on plain /dev/audio, too. Comes with full source code. Keywords: game x11 boulderdash emeraldmine color stereo sound Author: email@example.com (Holger Schemel) Maintained-by: firstname.lastname@example.org (Holger Schemel) Primary-site: sunsite.unc.edu /pub/Linux/games/x11/video 941953 rocks_n_diamonds-0.9.tgz Alternate-site: ftp.x.org /contrib/games 941953 rocks_n_diamonds-0.9.tar.gz Platforms: Should run on any UN*X system with color X11 (8bit or better). Expected to work on Linux, HP-UX, SUN, Net-BSD, AIX and IRIX. Linux binary included. Copying-policy: Freely distributable copyrighted software End
Of course, the initial version 0.9 package is still available as a direct download from this web site, and the Git repository of Rocks’n’Diamonds has a special branch to compile the historic version with modern compilers and systems.
For nostalgic impressions, here are some screenshots of Rocks’n’Diamonds 0.9:
(Please see them here.)
I wish you all a lot of fun playing Rocks’n’Diamonds also for the next 25 years!