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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Introduction

    1. Two and a Half Game Modes

    2. Losing Is Fun!

    3. Installing Dwarf Fortress

    4. The Keyboard Is Your Friend

    5. Mods and Ends

  2. Chapter 2 Playing God

    1. Building Worlds

    2. Your World

    3. Finding a Site

    4. Preparing Carefully

  3. Chapter 3 First Steps

    1. What Does It All Mean?

    2. Exploring the Map

    3. Responding to Alerts

    4. Let’s Get Digging!

    5. Building Basic Workshops

    6. Managing Your Workshops

    7. Piles (of Stuff)!

    8. Building Rooms

  4. Chapter 4 Filling Dwarf Bellies

    1. Chickens and Eggs

    2. Growing Crops Above Ground

    3. Growing Crops Underground

    4. Fishing

    5. Hunting

    6. Butchering Livestock

    7. Cooking and the Kitchen

    8. Beekeeping

    9. Milking

  5. Chapter 5 Merchants and Trading

    1. Merchants Have Arrived!

    2. Liaisons

  6. Chapter 6 Dwarf Resource Management

    1. The Fundamentals of Labor and Jobs

    2. Skills

    3. Labor Management

    4. Labors and Attributes

    5. Migrants

    6. Strange Moods

    7. Nobles

    8. Relationships

    9. Inventory

  7. Chapter 7 Digging Deeper

    1. Design Principles

    2. Digging and Construction Fundamentals

    3. Get Your Pick Dirty

    4. Get Building!

    5. Challenge Mode

  8. Chapter 8 Industry

    1. Wood Industry

    2. Stone

    3. Food

    4. Meat

    5. Metal

    6. Cloth

    7. Gems, Glass, and Ceramics

    8. Improving Industry Efficiency

  9. Chapter 9 Justice, Healthcare, and Vampires

    1. Justice

    2. Vampires

    3. Healthcare

    4. Babies and Children

    5. Death

  10. Chapter 10 The Military

    1. Introduction

    2. First Steps

    3. Directing Your Troops

    4. Enemies

    5. Advanced Tips

    6. Siege Engineering

  11. Chapter 11 Engineering

    1. Dwarf-Made Traps

    2. Dwarven Machinery

    3. Fluid Dynamics

    4. Minecarts

    5. Inspiring Engineering

  1. Appendix Afterword: Farther

  2. Appendix Appendix

    1. Introduction

    2. Playing God

    3. First Steps

    4. Filling Dwarf Bellies

    5. Dwarf Resource Management

    6. Digging Deeper

    7. Industry

    8. Dwarf Healthcare

    9. Engineering

    10. Plant Processing

    11. Stones and Ores

    12. Dwarf Labors

    13. New Fort Checklist

  3. Colophon