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Welcome to the Dwarf Fortress Wiki. This is a collection of user-submitted guides, information and advice for Dwarf Fortress. Dwarf Fortress is a game for Windows, Linux and Mac, developed by Bay 12 Games featuring two modes of play (Fortress and Adventurer), as well as distinct, randomly-generated worlds (complete with terrain, wildlife and legends), gruesome combat mechanics and ubiquitous dwarven alcohol dependency.

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