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Author Topic: How old is the average dwarf fortress player?  (Read 7090 times)

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Re: How old is the average dwarf fortress player?
« Reply #15 on: September 04, 2017, 09:22:18 pm »

14 here.
Started playing earlier this year.
Before you ask, yes, I am terrible at this game. Still freakin fun though.

I'm also kinda bad at it. Right now my fort is tumbling into heck because of a werebeast infection.
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Re: How old is the average dwarf fortress player?
« Reply #16 on: September 04, 2017, 09:26:40 pm »

14 here.
Started playing earlier this year.
Before you ask, yes, I am terrible at this game. Still freakin fun though.

I'm also kinda bad at it. Right now my fort is tumbling into heck because of a werebeast infection.
I think in a way everyone is bad at Dwarf Fortress.
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Re: How old is the average dwarf fortress player?
« Reply #17 on: September 04, 2017, 11:47:34 pm »

I'm 21, and started playing at 18, if memory serves me.

14 here.
Started playing earlier this year.
Before you ask, yes, I am terrible at this game. Still freakin fun though.

I'm also kinda bad at it. Right now my fort is tumbling into heck because of a werebeast infection.
I think in a way everyone is bad at Dwarf Fortress.
Goodness knows I'm no expert. I've barely even touched minecarts (what fun I'm no doubt missing.) Although this is compounded by my poor health, which rarely leaves me with more than half a brain.

Come to think of it, I've probably spent more time poking around the game's innards than actually playing, though I've played a fair deal.
« Last Edit: September 04, 2017, 11:53:58 pm by Urlance Woolsbane »
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Re: How old is the average dwarf fortress player?
« Reply #18 on: September 06, 2017, 02:58:02 pm »

I just answered your surver:P

Was 23 when I first played a recently released 0.34, still going at it.
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Re: How old is the average dwarf fortress player?
« Reply #19 on: September 06, 2017, 04:54:25 pm »

I'm 20, started playing DF around March or April of this year.
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Re: How old is the average dwarf fortress player?
« Reply #20 on: September 06, 2017, 11:35:01 pm »

I'm 40 now, and I just looked at my profile here - first registered 9 years ago.
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Re: How old is the average dwarf fortress player?
« Reply #21 on: September 07, 2017, 06:31:53 pm »

I have been playing since "0.22. numbers. more numbers & a letter" since I was sixteenish maybe seventeen i guess?
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Re: How old is the average dwarf fortress player?
« Reply #22 on: September 08, 2017, 01:21:46 pm »

Is there a place to see the survey results?

I'm 22, joined when I was 16/17
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Re: How old is the average dwarf fortress player?
« Reply #23 on: September 11, 2017, 03:12:38 pm »

Huh. I figured there were lots of us grey beards playing. Who were thrilled when the 8080 was released, and even moreso when the 6502 hit the market. Programmers who predate the extended ASCII sets.
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Re: How old is the average dwarf fortress player?
« Reply #24 on: September 11, 2017, 08:17:30 pm »

I answered. I started playing DF when I was, like, ten, stopped for about six years, and came back.

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Re: How old is the average dwarf fortress player?
« Reply #25 on: September 11, 2017, 09:45:35 pm »

I was 24 or 25 when I started.  Now I'm 34.  Kinda curious what the results will end up being.
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Re: How old is the average dwarf fortress player?
« Reply #26 on: September 12, 2017, 10:41:48 am »

When will the results be revealed.
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Re: How old is the average dwarf fortress player?
« Reply #27 on: September 20, 2017, 09:08:54 am »

First downloaded the game when I was around 12 but never made it past world gen. Actually started playing when I was 15. Now I'm 21 but haven't played in a year or two.
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Re: How old is the average dwarf fortress player?
« Reply #28 on: September 20, 2017, 09:43:02 am »

42 and started playing in 2008 after I read the Games for Windows article on Dwarf Fortress ....
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Re: How old is the average dwarf fortress player?
« Reply #29 on: September 20, 2017, 09:54:46 am »

The ages seem to be all over the place. Guess it appeals both to nerdy teens like me and old people.
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