After 17 years, Dwarf Fortress is ready for a retail release

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The unofficial community motto for Dwarf Fortress may be “Losing is Fun” but the game is finally going to win a sales spot in stores. Dwarf Fortress is coming to Steam and itchio. The granddaddy of minutiae will remain free in its original spartan form from Bay 12 Games, but the newfangled paid version created in partnership with Kitfox Games will feature entitled gamer junk like music and graphics. You haven’t seen hardcore gaming until your decades-old village of miners succumbs to a plague and flushes weeks of your time.