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Create A New World And History In Dwarf Fortress With Updated Visuals

Dwarf Fortress, possibly one of the deepest and most complex video games you've never heard about, is now playable in isometric 3D thanks to Stonesense, a team of modders.

The base game, released in 2006, has visuals composed entirely of ASCII. Stonesense has taken upon itself to create a more visually appealing way to play the game.

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Dwarf Fortress is a city-builder type game that has gained plenty of popularity throughout the years due to its complexity. Each playthrough seeks to create a deep and unique procedurally generated adventure. To get a glimpse of how large these worlds can get, click the image below.

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For those who feel like they're up for the challenge, the game is free-to-play. Keep in mind though: this game is notoriously difficult and you may lose quite a number of times. If that's your cup of tea, check out some more games that'll have you dying left and right.

[Source: Wired]

 

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I had heard of Dwarf Fortress in the past but I never got around to checking it out. Knowing more about it now, however, I might give it a look.

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