This article is from the netrek FAQ, by Tom Holub firstname.lastname@example.org with numerous contributions by others.
Netrek was originally developed on Unix, and usable compiled binaries
are available for all major Unix-based OS'es. If you have a strange
OS, you may need to compile the freely-available source code.
There are now two different clients available for Windows
machines. The older, less flashy but more mature one is Cow 2.2. The
newer, prettier but less mature one is Netrek 1999.
There is a playable client for PowerMacs running MacOS only; it's very
raw, but the game play is crisp, although having one button sucks.
If you are running Linux on your Mac, there are several clients that
If you are running Linux or FreeBSD on your IBM PC, there are several
There is a playable client for the Amiga that runs over AmiTCP, either
SLIP/PPP or direct connection.
To find any of these clients, go to the Netrek FTP list at
http://www.best.com/~doosh/netrek/netrekFTP.html and search for your