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Dwarf Fortress’ updated map is an entire new world

Dwarf Fortress’ updated map is an entire new world
Shining, shimmering, splendid. Work on the hotly-anticipated enhanced version of Dwarf Fortress continues. Now we have our first look at its updated map.Here's the classic map, displayed using ASCII symbols."This particular world is a medium sized 129x129 one (currently you can make a large world at 257x257, down to a pocket world at 17x17)," developer Tarn…

Shining, sparkling, splendid.

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” This particular world is a medium sized 129 x129 one (currently you can make a large world at 257 x257, down to a pocket world at 17 x17),” designer Tarn Adams stated in a post on Dwarf Fortress’ Steam page

And here’s the work-in-progress graphical map of the same world:

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” The image is larger and square because we’ve moved from 8×12 ASCII glyphs to 16 x16 tiles,” Adams discussed.

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