is a humorous computer role-playing game
. It was first released in 1997 before being released as freeware
on October 17, 1999. It was developed by Robinson Technologies
, at the time consisting of Seth Robinson, Justin Martin, and Greg Smith. The game has a small but constant fan following that continues to develop add-ons for the game more than a decade
after its release.
The game centers on Dink, a pig farmer-turned-hero who embarks on various quests throughout his world. The game features isometric
-like gameplay, including weapons
, and magic
. The game has a satirical off-color slant, including everything from a fiercely abusive uncle to a town that worships ducks. Dink is never freed from the grievances of being a pig farmer
, a fact he is far too often reminded of by his nemesis, Milder Flatstomp.
Dink starts out as a pig farmer, living a normal life in his village, Stonebrook. His father is said to have disappeared, leaving him behind in a small village
with his mother. Somehow, as he is outside, his house burns down, killing his mother. He is then told to go out of his village, into the world to find his aunt, and start living a new life with her. Along the way, he hears of a powerful and sinister group known as the Cast whose nefarious deeds are threatening the kingdom. Dink eventually makes it his quest to defeat this... Read More