The 'Dwarf Fortress' Creators Weren't in It For Money, But Now They Need It
For 12 years, 'Dwarf Fortress' has been a free video game. It's finally coming to Steam, but only after rising health care costs forced their hand.
'Dwarf Fortress' Is Abandoning Its Text-Based Graphics, but Not Its Soul
Developer Bay 12’s transition from ASCII to 2D art is about more than selling copies—it’s about improving the game and opening it up to a wider audience.