Monday, June 18, 2007

Dwarf Fortress

I'm a little late to this party, but the authors of the hilarious roguelike satire-game "Liberal Crime Squad" ("A satirical console-based political role-playing/strategy game in which you recruit a team of Elite Liberal radicals and try to save the United States from a descent into Arch-Conservatism.") have put out an ambitious new quasiroguelike project called "Dwarf Fortress". Here it is in its extended ASCII glory:

If that doesn't get your downloading fingers moving, then I envy your ability to resist the lure of the roguelike. I am powerless. This kind of thing is crack to me, so please excuse me for the evening.