Slaves to Armok II: Dwarf Fortress is a tile based, real time strategy, city building, and adventure game for one player by Bay 12 Games developer Tarn Adams.

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Dwarf Fortress seeds on hand

How do I see what kinds of seeds and how many of each I have on hand?
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How should I learn to play Dwarf Fortress?

I am interested in learning how to play Dwarf Fortress. Where should I start, as an absolute beginner?
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How do I change the name of a fortress?

How do I rename an existing fortress?
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Dwarf Fortress saved games

How do I create multiple save points of a fortress?
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Dwarf Fortress Traps and Levers

How do I know if/which trap/door/etc is linked to which lever?
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Dwarf Fortress labor preferences

How do I find out what dwarves, if any, have a given job active in their labor preferences so I can either remove other preferences that are taking up their time or change another dwarf's preferences? ...
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Dwarf Fortress Character and Graphics Sets [closed]

What are clear, intuitive tile sets that help beginning players understand what all is on the map? Tiles are spread across two different sets: character sets are the ASCII and graphics sets are the ...
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Dwarf Fortress Legendary Dining Hall

What makes a room a "legendary dining hall"?
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Productivity in Dwarf Fortress

Will bad things happen if I don't keep my dwarfs busy? Any reason to not have idle dwarfs standing around other then personal satisfaction of working 'em to death?
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Can I change key bindings in Dwarf Fortress?

Is there a way to change what keys are mapped to secondary scrolling?
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How do you efficiently manage chains of tasks in Dwarf Fortress?

I'm a beginner at Dwarf Fortress. I was just about keeping on top of things, until my first wave of migrants arrived. Now I have 15 dwarves to keep track of, and my previous strategy of micromanaging ...
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Dwarf Fortress industry dependencies

I'm looking for an industry dependency map. I seem to remember seeing one at some point, but I can't find it again. Something that shows, for example, seeds are required for farms, which produce ...
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How do I assign rooms in Dwarf Fortress

How do I designate rooms as bedrooms and assign them to specific dwarves?
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How do I build a stairwell through multiple levels in Dwarf Fortress?

How do I build a stairwell through multiple levels?
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How do I collect rocks in Dwarf Fortress?

How do I collect rocks etc that are laying about in tunnels I've dug in Dwarf Fortress?
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How to find magma in Dwarf Fortress

What's a good way to find magma in Dwarf Fortress v0.31.08 (or thereabouts)? (Preferably without cheating.) I know if I dig straight down I'll eventually find some, but I usually wind up breaking into ...
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How can I make Dwarf Fortress easier?

What configuration options can I change to make Dwarf Fortress easier to play?
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What makes an area easier then another?

What do I need to look for in an area for the first fortress?
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How to start with a Minimalistic build in Dwarf Fortress

What are the first things you should do when starting with a minimalistic build (1 anvil, 1 copper nugget) in Dwarf Fortress.
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How to kill a bronze colossus?

A bronze colossus just showed up on my map? How can I kill it?
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How do I make a custom uniform in Dwarf Fortess?

How do I make a custom uniform in Dwarf Fortress (0.31.10)? I wan a uniform that allows leather armor, shields, and axes.