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25th of Granite – The year 24
Exiled from the mountain-homes for ‘revolutionary’ behaviour! Bah, what a joke! Myself and six other ‘Conspirators’ managed to escape from the King’s Royal prison transport wagon which just so happens to be the same blood stained one that currently contains all of our supplies – Isn’t the world just fascinating lately!
Quick introduction: This is part of an ongoing project I began using the game “Dwarf Fortress” as a narrative generator. The program uses procedural generation to simulate the running of a unique Dwarf Fortress, which you then have to manage and protect using the characters provided. 3,621 more words
Dwarf Fortress, the game that makes games like Starcraft, Crusader kings and Eve Online look like easily accessible child’s play. However, underneath the near impentetrable skin of the ASCII (Which I personally don’t use), unintuitive user interface and sheer amount of content is the game that personally I believe has the potential to shape the way we talk about video games and video game stories.