Dwarf Fortress

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How to Start Playing

DF can be intimidating, but we're dedicated to helping new players. A three step guide:

  1. Download Vanilla DF - or a Starter Pack (bundle with DF, mods and tools) from lazynewbpack.com

  2. Follow the quickstart guide on the wiki, or see other learning resources (below)

  3. Ask any questions in the weekly questions thread - it's always active

More Learning Resources

Fort Mode, Adventure Mode



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  • /r/dwarffortressmodding
  • /r/remindsmeofdf
  • /r/shitdwarffortresssays

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