Friday, 30 July 2021

700,000 lines of code, 20 years, and one developer: How Dwarf Fortress is built

quote [ the cats were showing up dead all over the tavern floor, and it turned out they were ingesting spilled alcohol when they cleaned their paws. ]

Ah, Dwarf Fortress. On the hurdles of working with your own, messy code.
[SFW] [games] [+3 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@9:09pmGMT]

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cb361 said @ 11:04am GMT on 31st Jul [Score:2 Classy Pr0n]
5th Earth said @ 12:37am GMT on 1st Aug [Score:1 Interesting]
I do worry about author existence failure with this game. I suspect no one else would be able to finish it, even if they wanted to. Writing that much code by yourself, for yourself--it's going to be incomprehensible to anyone else.
mechavolt said @ 1:04am GMT on 2nd Aug
Glares at Frank Herbert's corpse.

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