Getting Started with Dwarf Fortress: Learn to play the most complex video game ever made
|Rating||:||4.22 (978 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||248 Pages|
You’ll soon have stories to share from your interactions with the Dwarf Fortress universe.Create your own world, then locate a site for an underground fortressEquip your party of dwarves and have them build workshops and roomsProduce a healthy food supply so your dwarves won’t starve (or go insane)Retain control over a fortress and dozens of dwarves, their children, and their petsExpand your fortress with fortifications, stairs, bridges, and subterranean hallsConstruct fantastic traps, machines, and weapons of mass destruction. In this guide, Fortress geek Peter Tyson takes you through the basics of this menacing realm, and helps you overcome the formidable learning curve.The book’s focus is the game’s simulation mode, in which you’re tasked with building a dwarf city. The trick is getting started. Dwarf F
I hope you enjoy it! . From the Author "Getting Started with Dwarf Fortress" is current to the April 2012 releases of Dwarf Fortress. It's full of art, and I'm told, humor and good guidance
I later found more stories of incredible fun had in the game I tried to learn how to play Dwarf Fortress about a year ago, but even with the help of tutorials on YouTube and the wiki, it seemed impossible. I later found more stories of incredible fun had in the game, and felt like I wanted to try again. When I tried to find a way to learn to play, everything I found pointed me here. Anything a beginner would need to know is clearly explained, from where and with what skills to embark and why, to creating and maintaining adequate food production, to battling goblins and other creatures with a well-trained army. The book also gives suggestions for modifications that are readily availab. Four Stars It was a nice book and the art was very fun ny. Great introduction This book is an excellent introduction to Dwarf Fortress. I had always wanted to try Dwarf Fortress, but the interface and steep learning curve chased me off. In just the first three chapters of this book, I already had a fortress started and a good handle on how the game works. I unreservedly recommend this book for anyone new to Dwarf Fortress and even for experienced players that still have questions about advanced topics.
Peter Tyson created the AfterActionReporter blog in February 2009 for reporting on, listing and writing great after action reports (game reviews through storytelling). He created the online resource "The Complete and Utter Newbie Tutorial for Dwarf Fortress." Tim Denee is an illustrator from Wellington New Zealand.