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Losing Is Fun, Learning is Better: DF UltraTutorials

Perhaps the most requested feature we half-promised to do on RPS is a beginners walkthrough for Dwarf Fortress. And, clearly, I'm never going to do it because I'm too lazy. Some gentlemen, as I discovered on Qt3 this morning, are not lazy. They are industrious, like dwarfs. For example CptnDuck, who's done fourteen ten-minute tutorials explaining pretty much everything you need to know about Dwarf Fortress. So, if you've been scared before, download the game and get watching. And to help, I've embedded all fourteen (count 'em!) beneath the cut...

If you have trouble reading the text, if you click through, there's crisp HD videos where you totally can...

Dwarf Fortress Video Tutorial part 01 - World Generation & Finding a site

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Dwarf Fortress Video Tutorial part 02 - Preparing the Journey

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Dwarf Fortress Video Tutorial part 03 - Understanding the DF world & Naming Dwarfs

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Dwarf Fortress Video Tutorial part 04 - Mining and making beds

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Dwarf Fortress Video Tutorial part 05 - Making Bedrooms, farms and stairs

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Dwarf Fortress Video Tutorial part 06 - Dining rooms and dealing with refuse

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Dwarf Fortress Video Tutorial part 07 - Brewing, labor options and dumping

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Dwarf Fortress Video Tutorial part 08 - Bedrooms, crafting, trading

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Dwarf Fortress Video Tutorial part 09 - Crafting and Hotkeys

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Dwarf Fortress Video Tutorial part 10 - Migrants, Military and Requests

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Dwarf Fortress Video Tutorial part 11 - Requests, Training and Specialized Stockpiles

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Dwarf Fortress Video Tutorial part 12 - Patrols, Bins, Entrance, Walls

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Dwarf Fortress Video Tutorial part 13 - Trading, Migrants and Defense

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Dwarf Fortress Video Tutorial part 14 - Moods, crossbows, engraving

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Dwarf Fortress Video Tutorial part 15: ODB & Macy Gray - Don't Go Breaking My Heart

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