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Holds Download

So, what are holds, you ask, with a slightly pointed expression? Good question!

A hold is a set of levels, like King Dugan's Dungeon, that represent a complete DROD dungeon. A couple are made by the designers of DROD, but most are made by DROD players, and a fair few are even better than King Dugan's! (Naturally, we kidnapped the designers.) You can make your own hold to play yourself, with time and effort, but then you'd know all the solutions, which does get in the way of the fun a bit.

The holds you see below have been uploaded to CaravelNet by members for other fans to play - if you'd like to try one out, just click on the hold's name to download it, and then select the "Change Location" menu option in DROD, then "Import".

The difficulty of a hold, judged by the players, is represented by how many brains it has. The (probably more important) overall 'fun' rating is represented by the yellow bar. More details can be found by following the "Discuss" link, which opens in a new window. You can sort the table by clicking on the columns (clicking on the same one again will sort it by descending order). Clicking on it several times might be fun if you're bored.

If you're building a hold of your own, stop by the Architect forum where there are lots of helpful people that want to help you get the kinks out of your hold and make sure it's ready for prime-time.

If you haven't registered, you might want to. Because, you know, we like new people, and we kinda need people to have registered to post... yeah. (The worst that will happen is that you'll occasionally get CaravelNet news, but you can opt out of that in your profile.)
Hold Name Version Architect Theme Downloads Num Levels Num Rooms Difficulty/
Forum Links Date
Complication DROD:TCB Ravenell One room puzzle 587 1 1
Discuss   High Scores Oct 2, 2011
Riddle of the Bar DROD:TCB Trickster Contest Compilation 625 6 82
Discuss   High Scores Sep 15, 2011
Frozen Cave DROD:GatEB rogu3 elegant puzzles 493 1 15
Discuss   High Scores Jul 1, 2013
A Strange Creature DROD:TCB Rasmus Björling Custom Monster: “The Wanderer” 767 2 35
Discuss   High Scores Oct 20, 2011
Garlonuss' Galley DROD:AE garlonuss Just for fun 1922 3 41
Discuss   High Scores Nov 24, 2004
Beethro and the Cake DROD:GatEB Jake Simple puzzles 857 6 49
Discuss   High Scores May 3, 2013
Entrapment DROD:JtRH Rob Small rooms. 1544 1 11
Discuss   High Scores Mar 10, 2006
Lendy's Dungeon DROD:JtRH Dali 5 Levels 2619 6 74
Discuss   High Scores Jan 6, 2006
Labyrinthitis (JtRH edition) DROD:JtRH Jacob New, improved and JtRH-ified 2048 12 105
Discuss   High Scores Oct 10, 2005
Tower of Din DROD:GatEB RuAdam Scripted custom monsters 567 7 65
Discuss   High Scores Nov 17, 2013
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Authors of holds reserve all rights to their work unless they specify otherwise. You must gain permission from hold authors before redistributing their work in original or modified form.
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