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takaratiki

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Dwarf Fortress Positive Press
« on: December 02, 2007, 10:01:00 pm »

There was a good review of DF at Play This Thing today, I didn't see it referenced so I am posting the link:
http://playthisthing.com/dwarf-fortress  

From the perspective of my wife (just starting out with DF) versus myself (slatheringly addicted, laughs out loud when the goblin heads start flying), the review perfectly summed up everything she felt upon first playing. Nice review.

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Tahin

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Re: Dwarf Fortress Positive Press
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2007, 11:00:00 pm »

This is a really good review. The only thing it's missing is a mention that the game has it's bugs; sieges don't work at the moment, for example, and a good, solid, explanation of how you can abandon a a fort and visit it later in adventure mode, effectively turning Fortress mode into an elaborate map editor.
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Karlito

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Re: Dwarf Fortress Positive Press
« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2007, 11:37:00 pm »

quote:
The Review Wrote
<STRONG>One of the game's slogans, in fact, is "It's fun to lose."</STRONG>

Ahh, my god, the misquote is killing me inside!!!

But otherwise a nice review.

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Tahin

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Re: Dwarf Fortress Positive Press
« Reply #3 on: December 03, 2007, 12:37:00 am »

quote:
Originally posted by Karlito:
<STRONG>

Ahh, my god, the misquote is killing me inside!!!

But otherwise a nice review.</STRONG>


Oh yeah. I noticed that when I read it, but forgot about it quickly enough. Add that to my list of things that are wrong about this review.

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Shades

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Re: Dwarf Fortress Positive Press
« Reply #4 on: December 03, 2007, 10:43:00 am »

Have you noticed they corrected that misquote now...
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Red Jackard

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Re: Dwarf Fortress Positive Press
« Reply #5 on: December 03, 2007, 11:06:00 am »

ReignonYourParade was living up to his name.

 :p

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Skyrage

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Re: Dwarf Fortress Positive Press
« Reply #6 on: December 03, 2007, 04:31:00 pm »

DF is growing in popularity :P
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Dryn

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Re: Dwarf Fortress Positive Press
« Reply #7 on: December 03, 2007, 10:35:00 pm »

I have noticed that there is quite a bit of blog press about DF. I have a google alert set up and I normally get from 3 to 7 items relevant.

Just today:

Game From Earth B (And One From A)
- http://aaronrutkoff.wordpress.com

Advanced Dwarven Dungeon
- http://attacksofopportunity.blogspot.com/

Review: Dwarf Fortress
- http://gaygamer.net/

stormcaller3801 @ 2007-12-02T21:53:00
- http://stormcaller3801.livejournal.com/

Play This Thing - http://playthisthing.com/allposts

Unangband is from Earth B
Ascii Dreams - a Roguelike Developer'... - http://roguelikedeveloper.blogspot.com/

Dwarf Fortress
By Лик(Ли&#1082 ;) http://64.233.179.104/translate_c?hl=ru&u=http://www.bay12games.com/dwarves/&prev=/search%3Fq%3Ddwarf%2Bfortress%26hl%3Dru%26sa%3DG.
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Red Jackard

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Re: Dwarf Fortress Positive Press
« Reply #8 on: December 10, 2007, 10:36:00 am »

I completely missed this the last time I checked the site, but Lost Garden also made a brief mention of Dwarf Fortress.
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