Wednesday, October 20, 2010

[dwarf fortress] on patience

Just so you know, when you're cooking up a new world in Dwarf Fortress, and it takes a while loading terrain, towns, peoples, etc., LET IT FINISH.
I just tried playing adventure mode after only giving the game 400 or so out of 1000 years of "prelude" to build a world, and all the sites where towns should be were completely empty. Kind of a "coming soon - Hill Valley" time travel moment.
edit: Okay, what was actually going on was as follows - the current ("DF2010") version of the game basically has Adventure mode on hiatus - it's supposed to be basically content-free until a (soon) future release.
Sigh, good to know (thanks, forums!). I woulda been wandering that desert forever!

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