dgamelaunch is a program that manages user logins, game viewing and launching NetHack on and some other servers. It was originally written by Drew Streib, but has been expanded by several other people.

You can download the sources from or you can get the development version from the svn repository by using the following command

svn co svn:// dgamelaunch

Dgamelaunch supports autologin. For example, the following would connect to and automatically login with username user and password pass.

telnet -l user:pass

Dgamelaunch also supports dgamelaunch mail.