In this month’s launch of Dwarf Fortress, the biggest new feature was the addition of graphics, but this is not a problem. The new feature allows you to turn off the visuals, in addition to what you already have.
The warrior fortress is over twenty years old. It is free now. This free version always shows that world of playing games with ASCII text images. As with many PC games, like Rogue. With the new pay-only version on Steam, the original is streamlined and combines the detail of the original with the latest technology and modern graphics.
Now a new version of the Steam version lets you use classic ASCII glyphs. You can use that, as the developers explain in the patch notes, if you want to pretend that you are a time traveler or to see through the Matrix.
It’s funny, but perhaps the most noticeable change is because of the expanding strength of the Dwarf Fortress – which is a 20-year extension. During this time, developer Bay 12 Games consisted of only two people – Tarn and Zach. Now for the first time, a new person plans to take over the development of the Dwarf Fortress.
Putnam is a very well-known and long-time member of the Dwarf Fortress in the philanthropic sector. He is helping toady with programming. It’s a historical moment. As yet, one who sees the Dwarf Fortress code has never seen the other side of the ship. Welcome to Putnam! We wish you good luck and courage.
SalfordSal, a member of the community, is joining the team to help manage Discord and host a host of official livestreams.