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Comment In: [News - 04/06/2011 - 04:42]

I'm not sure Dwarf Fortress ...

I'm not sure Dwarf Fortress is a Roguelike. I think its aesthetics - character-based, at the terminal - are deceptive. It uses the ASCII character set in a similarly expressive manner to Rogue - but, fundamentally, it's not a solo dungeon crawler it's a strategy game about maintaining a fortress. ...

Comment In: [Feature - 10/21/2010 - 04:35]

It's worth remembering that by ...

It's worth remembering that by having a public alpha process, a developer's goals and desires might likely change. So: by putting this game out in an alpha state, Notch gets to discover both what's broken, but also what people enjoy doing. Will that stop him returning to the wishlist he ...