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Do you know if there exist a fancier user interface for Dwarf Fortress instead of the ASCII one?

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Related (if not duplicate): gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/1551/… –  Oak Dec 26 '10 at 14:13

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Unfortunately, the only official dwarf fortress is the ASCII you know and love (or hate!). You've got several options, however:

-Download a graphics pack mod, turning all the ascii characters into small images instead.

-External utilities like Dwarf Therapist can make assigning jobs much easier.

-Download an external viewer, like Stonesense, to view your dwarf fortress in "glorious" isometric 3d.

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I'd suggest the Lazy Newb pack as a great place to start. It includes several different tile sets, as well as many useful utilities (like Dwarf Therapist and more).

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