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« on: November 14, 2009, 04:23:40 AM »
On a recent episode of the Podge Cast, one of the hosts, Luc, mentioned he started to play Dwarf Fortress recently.  I almost did a double-take at my mp3 player, like "isn't that the game that Ross...?"

So I just NOW got around to listening to the excellent interview Ross did with Tarn Adams, creator of Dwarf Fortress, as well as reading all of the hilarity that is Boatmurdered.

Point is, I'm itching to play it (found an awesome tileset and everything 8))  , so can anyone point me in a good direction to start, tutorial/How-To-wise?
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Re: a Dwarf Fortress is fine, too
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2009, 10:21:50 AM »
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Re: a Dwarf Fortress is fine, too
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2009, 09:12:27 PM »
Oh man, this is awesome!  Thanks Ethan!! 

40-part tutorial ftw!  That's it, thread's over.  Everyone can take their internets and go home.

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Re: a Dwarf Fortress is fine, too
« Reply #3 on: November 15, 2009, 01:11:54 AM »
dwarf fortress fans are crazy. One even transcribed the entire RPPR interview and made little snide comments while doing so. It's over 15,000 words I think altogether.



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Re: a Dwarf Fortress is fine, too
« Reply #4 on: November 15, 2009, 01:27:23 AM »
Yikes!  That's... weird.

DF is turning out to be incredibly fun, thanks to those tutorials.  However, my dwarves are slowly running out of rations because I don't know how to effectively farm or, you know, provide any sort of sustenance for them yet.  I'm only halfway through the first year, but I fear The Arches of Lightning will not last long at Outpost Oceanships.

Would anyone be interested in playing a succession-style game?  Everyone would take a turn running the fortress for a year in-game or for a week real-time (whichever comes first), then ship it off to the next person.  I know I'd probably fuck everything up, but it would fun as hell!
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Re: a Dwarf Fortress is fine, too
« Reply #5 on: November 15, 2009, 05:09:30 PM »
I watched the first 10 of that guys videos great great great! Stoped watching so now I have something to watch tonight at work. Helped out a ton in the videos man I could never figure out how to dig and shit in that game.

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Re: a Dwarf Fortress is fine, too
« Reply #6 on: November 18, 2009, 06:00:56 AM »
Would anyone be interested in playing a succession-style game?  Everyone would take a turn running the fortress for a year in-game or for a week real-time (whichever comes first), then ship it off to the next person.  I know I'd probably fuck everything up, but it would fun as hell!

After playing a few diffrent forts I think im ready for this. Lets do it! I am reading Boatmurderd right now and love the way they have it set up. Sounds like fun. if we get enough people to do it we should make a big thread in the Role-playing thread and have our own little "boatmurder" story going. Let me know when you wanna start it up.

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Re: a Dwarf Fortress is fine, too
« Reply #7 on: November 26, 2009, 08:00:25 AM »
I played dwarf fortress probably a year ago.  Its a really crazy game  On top of the castle building thing, theres a rogue-like you can play and visit your old fortresses.  Apparently the rogue-like has an intensely complex and deep grappling system, that I never got to try because I always get killed by a dog or something.

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Re: a Dwarf Fortress is fine, too
« Reply #8 on: April 04, 2010, 12:12:53 AM »
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Re: a Dwarf Fortress is fine, too
« Reply #9 on: April 04, 2010, 03:24:40 PM »
Oh Shit! thanks for the update! Gonna go download it!

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Re: a Dwarf Fortress is fine, too
« Reply #10 on: April 04, 2010, 05:09:50 PM »
Oh Shit! thanks for the update! Gonna go download it!

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HAS NOT BEEN MERGED WITH THE SPEED STUFF

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Re: a Dwarf Fortress is fine, too
« Reply #11 on: April 08, 2010, 09:43:44 PM »
dwarf fortress fans are crazy. One even transcribed the entire RPPR interview and made little snide comments while doing so. It's over 15,000 words I think altogether.



I would like read that if you know a link to it

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Re: a Dwarf Fortress is fine, too
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Re: a Dwarf Fortress is fine, too
« Reply #14 on: April 15, 2010, 04:24:20 PM »
are you fucking kidding me http://www.boingboing.net/2010/04/15/colossal-turing-mach.html

That's awesome. Asimov was right: it's the size of a building.