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A Look Back at Spacebase DF-9

by Josh Bycer on 03/06/18 10:07:00 am

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Each month, I like to focus on a game that earned a negative reputation to see if the hate was warranted. For this video, I wanted to talk about Spacebase DF-9. The Dwarf Fortress game from Double Fine that almost cost the company its reputation among gamers thanks to them completely missing the point of early access development.

  • 0:00 -- Intro
  • 1:19 -- Basic Structure
  • 2:37 -- Basic Gameplay and Playthrough
  • 28:38 -- How Doublefine failed Spacebase DF-9
  • 43:44 -- Final Thoughts

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