Hiatus Announcement

Greetings folks, Jonathan here – hope everything’s going well for you.

I know that we’d planned to do an episode detailing advanced world generation this time around, but as things worked out… we’ve not done that.

Instead, we’re starting our summer hiatus a bit earlier than planned – which feels about right – seems this first half of the 2022 season has had a lot of hiccups and delays. We take these breaks twice a year to make sure the show doesn’t turn into a job – Dwarf Fortress Roundtable is a hobby for us and we love doing it, but there is definitely work that goes on behind the scenes – and taking time off a couple times a year helps make sure it doesn’t turn into drudgery.

In any case, we’ll be back in September and we’ll definitely do that advanced world generation episode within the first couple episodes. – unless of course we have a new release to cover, in which case we’ll play it by ear.

As usual, we’ll be suspending our Patreon donations while we’re in our dormant state – and I’d like to thank all our patrons for their continued financial support – When we do the fake ad reads during the episodes and say “This segment of Dwarf Fortress Roundatable is made possible by…” – those patreon donations absolutely make the podcast possible – so thank you so much.

Also, We’d like to extend our warm thanks to all of you out there that download and listen to each episode. We had no idea that we’d get through 70 episodes when we started this thing – and our listenership has been growing steadily the whole time. Thank you so much and we look forward to doing this for the long haul.

So everybody have a good remainder of your northern hemisphere summer and southern hemisphere winter, and we’ll talk to you again in September. Happy Fortressing everyone.

Ep. 71: Dedicated To The Memory of Scamps.

Thanks to Tarn for sharing all those stories of Scamps’ rambunctiousness on the Dwarf Fortress Talk podcast. Sounds like he was a cat Urist would really have admired.

Ep. 70: Progress Bars, Mouse Control, and the Fall of Hatchetromances

This episode, we discuss the tragic end of Hatchetromances, and spend some time talking about the June Future of the Fortress post.

Future of the Fortress for June

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Ep. 69: The Life and Times of Tira Equaataria

Welcome to our experimental podcast of us recording a gaming session of Adventurer Mode. Let us know if it translates at all to audio!

Thanks so much to Tekkud for depicting your humble podcast hosts… it’s up to you to decide which of us is the one with red eyes :).

Ep. 67: In Which Foes Are Discussed

This episode was meant to continue our “What is Dwarf Fortress” conversation and ended up drifting quite a bit. But we had fun anyway!

Ep. 66: In Which The Gang Asks, “What IS Dwarf Fortress, Anyway?”

This episode, we take a step back and consider how we’d describe Dwarf Fortress to someone who hasn’t played before. We also get off track and talk about dogs as mayors.

Mayor Max

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Ep. 65: In Which User Comments and Questions Are Investigated

Special Thanks to Tekkud for the Dwarf-O’s spot! And keep those emails coming!


Ep 64: In Which We Find Roadmap Navigation and Baron Talk

We are back to talk a bit more about the roadmap release and barons in the fortress.

DF Roundtable Extra: Roadmap Released!

This is a short non-episode to quickly chat about the exciting new roadmap.

In it we also namecheck Ultima Ratio Regum and Roguelike Radio