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Dozeb˘m Lolumzalýs

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Re: How did you discover Dwarf Fortress?
« Reply #45 on: January 17, 2018, 06:15:52 pm »

I'm pretty sure through Dudley's Dungeon, a Nethack fancomic. Somebody was talking about Dwarf Fortress there, and I got interested. (I found Nethack through a Wikipedia "how cool are you" joke test, I think.)

I think I spent a little time trying and making a hodgepodge fortress that eventually got boring, stopped for a while, then came back and got involved in the Bay12 Forums, which helped to make DF more interesting for me.
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Re: How did you discover Dwarf Fortress?
« Reply #46 on: January 20, 2018, 04:39:53 pm »

I'm pretty sure through Dudley's Dungeon, a Nethack fancomic.

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Re: How did you discover Dwarf Fortress?
« Reply #47 on: January 20, 2018, 08:12:08 pm »

Personally, I discovered Dwarf Fortress through Dave Fayram and Lyinginbedmon. They did a thing where they tried an evil embark in Masterwork, and it was hilarious.
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Re: How did you discover Dwarf Fortress?
« Reply #48 on: January 25, 2018, 12:11:59 pm »

I'm pretty sure through Dudley's Dungeon, a Nethack fancomic.

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Re: How did you discover Dwarf Fortress?
« Reply #49 on: January 26, 2018, 12:01:17 pm »

I think, when I was doing a research on minecraft...?
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Re: How did you discover Dwarf Fortress?
« Reply #50 on: January 28, 2018, 07:41:56 pm »

Back in 2014 I was talkng to a work-friend about being bored with the games and also without time to play long-action games.
He said that he knew a game that I could play for like a half-hour a day and would be fine with my time-issue.
Turns out that I spent hours reading and watching tutorials about this game, and untill today I still do not full understand it, but it is fine because it is Dwarf Fortress.
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Re: How did you discover Dwarf Fortress?
« Reply #51 on: January 30, 2018, 12:35:11 pm »

i don't remember when i first heard of dwarf fortress. it's like...it's always been there. a whisper just at the edge of hearing. like sunlight without the harshness. i reach out and feel it as it moves through everyone and everything. and i can hear the voices of those who have felt it too.

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Re: How did you discover Dwarf Fortress?
« Reply #52 on: February 10, 2018, 09:27:57 am »

I first read about it in a gaming magazine. I installed it, but could not figure out how to actually play the game. The problem was, I accidentally moved the screen away from the dwarfs and could not see them anymore.  :D
A few months later I saw a few more mentions of the game elsewhere, so I gave it another try. This time I also joined the forum and found the Dwarf wiki which helped me to start. I have been following the development of this game for more than a decade now and still find it fascinating.
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