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    EoFF: Dwarf Fortress - Spoonproblems



    tl;dr summary: Dwarf Fortress is a game where, as you might expect, you control a fortress of Dwarves. Spoonproblems is the EoFF fortress and it is in the middle of a frozen hellhole. The Dwarves are named after EoFFers, and EoFFers take it in turns to run the fortress for a year, and post about the shenanigans that ensue.

    We are all going to die and it is going to be hilarious. Losing is fun.

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    Prologue
    The world of Eyesonia.

    Year One - Psychotic


    Year Two - Demon Dude

    Year Two Finale - Psychotic


    Year Two Deja Vu - Iceglow


    Year Three - Loony BoB




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    If you're interested in getting involved in either running or just having a character in an EoFF succession game of Dwarf Fortress, post in this thread saying so! Otherwise, once it's up and running, just sit back and enjoy the show.

    If you don't know what Dwarf Fortress is, I suggest checking out the old thread to get a good idea of what to expect here: http://forums.eyesonff.com/general-a...ress-time.html
    Also, you can check out the Dwarf Fortress Wiki for more details on the game: Dwarf Fortress Wiki

    So, without further ado, let's get into the things that are important for those who are interested in having a dwarf named after them and having some kind of say on what they might specialise in.

    List of jobs (and the skills related to each job)
    Miner - Miner
    Woodworker - Bowyer • Carpenter • Wood cutter
    Stoneworker - Engraver • Mason
    Ranger - Ambusher • Animal caretaker • Animal dissector • Animal trainer • Trapper
    Doctor - Bone doctor • Crutch-walker • Diagnostician • Surgeon • Suturer • Wound dresser
    Farmer - Beekeeper • Brewer • Butcher • Cheese maker • Cook • Dyer • Grower • Herbalist • Lye maker • Milker • Miller • Potash maker • Presser • Shearer • Soaper • Spinner • Tanner • Thresher • Wood burner
    Fishery Worker - Fish cleaner • Fish dissector • Fisherdwarf
    Metalsmith - Armorsmith • Furnace operator • Metal crafter • Blacksmith • Weaponsmith
    Jeweler - Gem cutter • Gem setter
    Craftsdwarf - Bone carver • Clothier • Glassmaker • Glazer • Leatherworker • Potter • Stone crafter • Strand extractor • Wax worker • Weaver • Wood crafter
    Engineer - Mechanic • Pump operator • Siege engineer • Siege operator
    Administrator - Appraiser • Building designer • Organizer • Record keeper
    Military: General - Archer • Armor user • Biter • Dodger • Fighter • Kicker • Shield user • Striker • Wrestler
    Military: Weapon - Axeman • Blowgunner • Bowman • Crossbowman • Hammerman • Knife user • Lasher • Maceman • Misc. object user • Pikeman • Spearman • Swordsman • Thrower
    Military: Other - Leader • Observer • Student • Teacher
    Social: Broker - Comedian • Conversationalist • Flatterer • Intimidator • Judge of intent • Liar • Negotiator • Persuader
    Social: Other - Concentration • Consoler • Pacifier
    Other - Alchemist • Knapper • Swimmer

    List of people interested in running the game (job preferences in brackets)
    Loony BoB (Miner)
    Psychotic
    Marshall Banana
    Dignified Pauper
    Iceglow (Marksdwarf/Hunter)
    Quin (Doctor)

    List of other people who want a dwarf (job preferences in brackets)
    eternal essence (Building Designer/Doctor)
    Demon Dude (Broker)
    DK (Military)
    Pike
    I'm my own MILF
    I Took the Red Pill (Broker/Farmer)
    Værn (Brewer)

    The first seven dwarves will (effectively) have 10 points to spend on skills and no more than 5 can be spent on any one skill. So if you want to increase in a specific skill, say so in this thread. We will get more dwarves over the years who will have set skills - if you aren't one of the first seven dwarves then we will try to get you a dwarf that looks somewhat like what you were after, however there are no guarantees whatsoever in that regard (or even in the opening stages if multiple people want the same things).

    Ideally we'll be wanting someone to take on the following key positions...
    Miner - We'll want a couple of people to have 5 points on this. I (BoB) will happily be one of them given the opportunity. I like to dig. =]
    Grower - To grow stuff so we can eat/drink.
    Brewer - Dwarves quite literally need alcohol to survive.
    Building designer - Kind of self explanatory, there.
    Broker - Someone to talk to the elves who will stop by with their caravans and sells us things. A fairly important role that will be a definite starter.
    Record Keeper - Without a record keeper, we can't keep records. And that means we can't see our stock screen.
    Carpenter - Wood guy. Needed for things like beds and buckets, which are important.
    Mason - Stone guy. Needed for things like good stairs, doors and furniture, which are important.
    Mechanic - Trap guy. Needed for trapping things. Also for a bunch of other stuff, but for the early stages, I think it's mostly traps.
    Doctor - Obvious job is obvious.
    Bow before the mighty Javoo!

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    I'd be interested in general :3

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    Monda let me know she's interested and said Necro probably will be too, so that's enough people to run it. Any ideas on mods or locations or anything like that? I've got no experience at all with mods and have little experience when it comes to locations (I generally go for hillside + lava + river because I'm a newbie).
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    I don't think there's any need for mods if it's a game for people of all abilities.

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    Why would you build a fortress out of dwarves?

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    YES PLEASE! I can devote 1 game year!

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    Oh I'll definitely play, was me saying we need to do a new one would be rude not to. I've also learnt a few new tricks so I can build things better. Though my experience of playing 2010 onwards is still small.

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    Okay, so with us having enough people interested in this, let's focus on how we should play it and what you guys want to be. Also, who wants to play first? I'm not hugely keen on being the first in the play through as I need something to screw up, and screwing up in the first year would be a pretty miserable way to go. But if nobody else wants to start, well, okay (this is where you volunteer, person reading this).

    I'm keen on being a Blacksmith/Miner. So I'll probably want stats put heavily towards blacksmith and extremely lightly towards miner, because the miner stats will inevitably rocket up anyway.

    List of jobs
    Miner - Miner
    Woodworker - Bowyer • Carpenter • Wood cutter
    Stoneworker - Engraver • Mason
    Ranger - Ambusher • Animal caretaker • Animal dissector • Animal trainer • Trapper
    Doctor - Bone doctor • Crutch-walker • Diagnostician • Surgeon • Suturer • Wound dresser
    Farmer - Beekeeper • Brewer • Butcher • Cheese maker • Cook • Dyer • Grower • Herbalist • Lye maker • Milker • Miller • Potash maker • Presser • Shearer • Soaper • Spinner • Tanner • Thresher • Wood burner
    Fishery Worker - Fish cleaner • Fish dissector • Fisherdwarf
    Metalsmith - Armorsmith • Furnace operator • Metal crafter • Blacksmith • Weaponsmith
    Jeweler - Gem cutter • Gem setter
    Craftsdwarf - Bone carver • Clothier • Glassmaker • Glazer • Leatherworker • Potter • Stone crafter • Strand extractor • Wax worker • Weaver • Wood crafter
    Engineer - Mechanic • Pump operator • Siege engineer • Siege operator
    Administrator - Appraiser • Building designer • Organizer • Record keeper
    Military: General - Archer • Armor user • Biter • Dodger • Fighter • Kicker • Shield user • Striker • Wrestler
    Military: Weapon - Axeman • Blowgunner • Bowman • Crossbowman • Hammerman • Knife user • Lasher • Maceman • Misc. object user • Pikeman • Spearman • Swordsman • Thrower
    Military: Other - Leader • Observer • Student • Teacher
    Social: Broker - Comedian • Conversationalist • Flatterer • Intimidator • Judge of intent • Liar • Negotiator • Persuader
    Social: Other - Concentration • Consoler • Pacifier
    Other - Alchemist • Knapper • Swimmer

    I'll edit the first post to have a bunch of stuff for people who don't know what's going on - anyone on staff can feel free to edit in anything else they feel is appropriate.
    Bow before the mighty Javoo!

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    I'm not gonna lie: I have literally no idea what this is about. I'm going through the wiki now. Anyone offer me the Cliff Notes?

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    I don't know what "Cliff Notes" are, but basically it's a game where you control some dwarves who arrive at a location with the intention of settling. They have to do everything they can to survive, from growing plants, brewing alcohol, trading, mining, healing, etc. etc. Usually, it ends badly (eventually).
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    I have no idea what this is but I like the sound of the Broker. Specifically the 'flatterer' and the 'comedian' skills.

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    Ta, BoB. Screw it. I'm in. Sorry for when I cock up and kill everybody. Personally, I like the Diagnostician best, purely for the various House references I would like to make. xD

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    Doctor, then. =]

    EDIT: Ahahahaha, Doctor Quin. I hope like hell it's a female character.
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    Didn't even think of that. Yes, yes it will be.

    I'm having issues downloading the damn thing, at the moment.

    EDIT: Wait, no. We're good. This place is confusing as hell.
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