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  • We're all excited by the ludic and narrative possibilities of video games as a creative medium, but we also love shooting lots of enemies. Don't pretend otherwise.

    Shoot Many Robots is successfully verb adjective noun

    We're all excited by the ludic and narrative possibilities of video games as a creative medium, but we also love shooting lots of enemies. Don't pretend otherwise.

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  • As Walker's adventures with Dwarf Fortress draw to a close, he reflects on what he's learned and what 'everyone knows' about the game.

    Man cancels life: went insane, part 7

    As Walker's adventures with Dwarf Fortress draw to a close, he reflects on what he's learned and what 'everyone knows' about the game.

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  • From fun emerges success, but what emerges from success?

    Man cancels life: went insane, part 6

    From fun emerges success, but what emerges from success?

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  • At long last, Walker returns to his Dwarf Fortress diary series. When last we left everything was going well, which as an DF fan knows simply won't do.

    Man cancels life: went insane, part 5

    At long last, Walker returns to his Dwarf Fortress diary series. When last we left everything was going well, which as an DF fan knows simply won't do.

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  • Ustuthodom grows in size and strength. A reservoir and well are created. It all seems to be going suspiciously well...

    Man cancels life: went insane, part 4

    Ustuthodom grows in size and strength. A reservoir and well are created. It all seems to be going suspiciously well...

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  • I’m trying to learn Dwarf Fortress the hard way. (Check out parts one and two.) Summer had arrived, and some of the effects of my having chosen a hot biome became apparent. The surrounding land was […]

    Man cancels life: went insane, part 3

    I’m trying to learn Dwarf Fortress the hard way. (Check out parts one and two.) Summer had arrived, and some of the effects of my having chosen a hot biome became apparent. The surrounding land was […]

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  • The Earth is struck. A Fortress takes form.

    Man cancels life: went insane, part 2

    The Earth is struck. A Fortress takes form.

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  • STRIKE THE EARTH! Arcadian Rhythms just can't get enough Fun in its life. Join us as we voyage to a new Dwarf Fortress...

    Man cancels life: went insane, part 1

    STRIKE THE EARTH! Arcadian Rhythms just can't get enough Fun in its life. Join us as we voyage to a new Dwarf Fortress...

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  • Kekath Thatthilrikkir Amud Uthir invites itself to the fists and madness party: smells like Dwarf Fortress.

    Beards, Fear & Incompetence: A Dwarf Fortress Diary (Part 4)

    Kekath Thatthilrikkir Amud Uthir invites itself to the fists and madness party: smells like Dwarf Fortress.

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  • Winter is the cruellest season, especially when playing Dwarf Fortress.

    Beards, Fear & Incompetence: A Dwarf Fortress Diary (Part 3)

    Winter is the cruellest season, especially when playing Dwarf Fortress.

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