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Old 01-20-2012, 03:36 PM
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http://www.bay12games.com/dwarves/

So, uh, I found this game today. It is called Dwarf Fortress. Downloaded it, started it up.


And I'm completely fucking overwhelmed. What the fuck am I supposed to do? What are all these shapes?! Somebody save me!

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Old 01-20-2012, 03:39 PM
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LOSING. IS. FUN.
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Old 01-20-2012, 03:52 PM
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Old 01-20-2012, 04:07 PM
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I have a friend completely obsessed with this game. And by obsessed I mean any game he plays he compares it to this and explains how it is inferior compared to DF. He also sucks at fun. Don't turn into him Mustrum.
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Old 01-20-2012, 04:17 PM
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I have a friend completely obsessed with this game. And by obsessed I mean any game he plays he compares it to this and explains how it is inferior compared to DF. He also sucks at fun. Don't turn into him Mustrum.
I can feel myself slipping awaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay........
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Old 01-20-2012, 06:30 PM
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So, seriously, how the hell do I play this. I left my computer alone for awhile and now my Dwarves are all gone.

No, wait, there's one. He's...running southeast....and he's gone again. What the fuck?
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Old 01-20-2012, 06:59 PM
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How do I make them dig? How do I know when they've done so? How do I make them build? How do I unleash cosmic horrors from the bowels of the earth?

I want to lose! I really do! But my dwarves are just milling around...

EDIT: The fuck is an aquifer?

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You don't know what an aquifer is?
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Old 01-20-2012, 07:14 PM
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Holy Shit!

I Just Built A Dirt Road!!!!

I'm Such A Fucking Pro!!!!!
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Old 01-20-2012, 07:32 PM
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I couldn't get more than a few minutes into that game.

It's just way too much.
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Old 01-20-2012, 07:50 PM
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A Carpenter's Workshop. A Fucking Carpenter's Workshop.

Stockpiles. Mining Designations. The Power! Is There Nothing I Cannot Do????
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Old 01-20-2012, 08:06 PM
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I couldn't get more than a few minutes into that game.

It's just way too much.
Agree. It's a shame that such game has such horrible and unfriendly interface.
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Old 01-20-2012, 08:51 PM
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My spawn location is perfect! It's on this small strip of land with the mountains blocking me in on one side and the sea on the other! Natural defenses, baby!

It doesn't have any wood...at all...but hey, who needs lumber? We're DWARVES, dammit!
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Old 01-20-2012, 08:56 PM
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My spawn location is perfect! It's on this small strip of land with the mountains blocking me in on one side and the sea on the other! Natural defenses, baby!

It doesn't have any wood...at all...but hey, who needs lumber? We're DWARVES, dammit!
And then you dig too deep and you get flooded.
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And then you dig too deep and you get flooded.
Yes, the digging, how do?
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Old 01-20-2012, 09:01 PM
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Yes, the digging, how do?
Fuck if I know.

I played for five minutes.
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Old 01-20-2012, 09:14 PM
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Are walls important?

What do I do with all these giant roaches that I suspect my cats have been killing?

How do I dig too greedily and too deep?
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Are walls important?

What do I do with all these giant roaches that I suspect my cats have been killing?

How do I dig too greedily and too deep?
Where can you get that game? Let me try it and share experience.

Oh forget about it.

http://afteractionreporter.com/2009/...ss-part-1-wtf/

http://df.magmawiki.com/index.php/40...first_fortress

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=koZUS2h-Yzc



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Old 01-20-2012, 09:43 PM
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My Dwarves. They don't need, like....beds, or.........food, right?
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Old 01-20-2012, 09:47 PM
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My Dwarves. They don't need, like....beds, or.........food, right?
Did those guides say they need these? If not then mostly no.
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Old 01-21-2012, 07:08 AM
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They need food and alcohol (water makes them depressive, but they can survive on it if you keep them happy otherwise).

You can make barrels out of metal instead of wood but that's rather difficult and you need wood for beds either way. Dwarves do not like sleeping on the ground and you don't want a tantrum spiral.
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Old 01-21-2012, 08:03 AM
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I could play the game if I didn't have to look at all those dumb symbols. I have no idea what the fuck most of that means.
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