Rogue Class is a toy Linux distribution for playing games and reading books. Rogue Class Linux has a streamlined installer and it supports joystick controls in most of the programs. RCL favors turn-based games, such as puzzles and rogue-like games. The Powder About page has an excellent summary of what rogue-like games are all about. See the User Guide for hardware requirements and install instructions.
Rogue Class Linux is a young distribution, so please be patient when asking for help. Use the links below for the forum or chat.
Rogue Class is based heavily on Slackware Linux. The scripting language is TCL. The GUI is Agar, running on SDL and the Linux VESA framebuffer. Most of the games are SDL applications. Version 3 includes Angband, Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup, Ivan, Multi-player Angband, Rogue, Powder, Slashem, Simon Tatham's Puzzles, Tome, TomeNet, network support, IRC chat, the links web browser, and an audio player that can play podcasts and mod music. RCL has readers for HTML, DJVU, TXT, and PDF documents, so it can read free books from Project Gutenberg and the Internet Archive.