It's sorta sad that games nowadays don't have the depth of those old line and text days. What's really sad though is that even if someone did take the time to add all those features, it's unlikely anyone would have the patience to learn all the commands. The learning curve on nethack is steep as hell.
Anyway, to celebrate my love for nethack, I searched around online and found a cool nethack t-shirt. It would be a crime not to have picked one up.
Here's a spiffy little comic introduction to the world of nethack.