Dwarf Fortress is a single-player fantasy game. You can control a dwarven outpost or an adventurer in a randomly generated, persistent world.
The world is randomly generated with distinct civilizations spanning over 1000 years of detailed history, dozens of towns, hundreds of caves and regions with various wildlife. Command your dwarves as they search for wealth in the mountain. Play an adventurer and explore, quest for glory or seek vengeance. Extended ASCII character set rendered in 16 colors (including black) as well as 8 background colors (including black). Although Dwarf Fortress is still in a work in progress, many features have already been implemented.
Please post all support issues in the forums for the game.
This article covers the list of tweaks and bug fixes in the newest Dwarf Fortress 0.34.11 release.Sep 3, 2012 News
This article covers the list of tweaks and bug fixes, as well as a link for downloading the newest versions of Dwarf Fortress [0.34.08/.09]. The newest addition to the updated versions: MINECARTS.May 15, 2012 News
This article covers the list of tweaks and bug fixes, as well as a link for downloading the newest version of Dwarf Fortress (0.34.07)!May 1, 2012 News
O'Reilly Publishing--yes, the publisher of all of the C++ and Linux and everything-else-books--is publishing the first ever Dwarf Fortress tutorial!Apr 30, 2012 News
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