Boatmurdered is the story of an infamous Dwarf Fortress succession game that originated on Something Awful. Highlights include elephantine. Perhaps the Let’s Play for Dwarf Fortress, Boatmurdered, was a Succession Game played in one-game-year turns by Something Awful members that quickly . What follows is a succession-style Let’s Play of the game Dwarf Fortress. In it, we chronicle the rise and fall of the epic. Dwarven fortress, Boatmurdered. (Actually.

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Ads by Project Wonderful! The heavy downward slide that would come to define Boatmurdered seems to have begun during StarkRavingMad’s rule, with the utterly epic “Elephant War”. I see everyone talking about it, can someone give me a rundown? The cliff face bisects the picture, with the outdoors on the left and the cliff interior on the right: You don’t need to know a thing about the game to genuinely enjoy the playthrough, but a tiny bit of knowledge does help.

Above and below him, the brackets are discarded armor or clothing. Essentially, Boatmurdered is a mysteriously abandoned colony in forttress mountains resettled by a small group of dwarves and their rulers. Boatmurdered had an elephant problem outside.

Dwarves are shown as these guys here, or as smiley faces. The game started innocently eno Much shorter, but they both bring DF’s sentience into question.

Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. Love for the link buddy. From this spawned an epic tale, incorporating hordes of belligerent dwarf-eating elephantsfloods of biblical proportions, flaming puppiesand more hilarious pranks. While you can assign them specific duties and set basic orders, they have minds of their dwwrf and will act according to how they feel.


An obsidian axe wielded by the mad Sankis as he turned on his own men inside their fortress.

Sidebar can fortrsss be accessed through the app by tapping the three dots next to the sub name, then clicking community info. They can decide to throw a party for fortresd friends, or they might stress out under strain and suddenly kill each other with little to no warning.

Personal tools Create account Log in. Some people use a variegated tileset, which results in what you see here. It’s where dwarves store various crafts, barrels not pictured The initial update outlines the rules by which this game was played there aren’t many, hah!


There really is no good way to convey the insanity beyond reading the story itself. And by the way Thus ends the official written history of the fortress known as Boatmurdered.

Dwarves have moods that are affected by the things around them. Welcome to fucking Boatmurdered! And then the lava. For the first several years, Boatmurdered becomes a respectable fortress inhabited by nearly a hundred productive dwarf workers.

Boatmurdered is the story of an infamous Dwarf Fortress succession game that originated on Something Awful. A three step guide: The saga can also be heard as a narrated talewith screenshots and fan art. As said already, it’s a succession game from the old days of DF, the world was 2d and things worked somewhat differently. The small 2’s that fill the room behind the two doors are the bones of animals or dwarves.

Different colors indicate different professions. Probably underneath elephant remains, in the physical sense.

Dwarf Fortress – Boatmurdered Part #1 – Intro by Evilslug

Driven by lust for gold and rumors of the priceless and all but mythical metal adamantinea team of seven colonists was dispatched to build a new home for the dwarves of Kinmelbil in the Smooth Points of Pride.


This was an older version of the game where there was only one z-level. They murder dwarves in wonderful fashion. The elephant is boatmurxered down the dwarf. The text on that screen generally refers to whatever is under the yellow X to its left.

Well at least we’re resting peacefully in tortress tombs.

New to the game, need an explanation for Boatmurdered : dwarffortress

Even more amazing when you realize it is all the product of a single man gaming company. However the creator s have cancelled the fortrrss. In the following shot, a bunch of dwarves are charging off to be trampled by elephants outside the fortress. Others will have ground that displays as all periods. You’ll see these a lot. I ran out of coffins. The parallel lines below the traps represent a smoothed wall. Players would play a boatmurdeeed and then pass along the save for someone else.

I have added the occasional editor’s note to clarify things, but mostly I stay out of the way. Female dwarves occasionally get pregnant and, if they are exposed to trauma say a goblin siege ; they very well might miscarry. You begin dwarc 7 dwarves and scarce few supplies at the face of a mountain. Your ad here, right now: Letogulgud Boatmurdered was a succession game of Boatmurrered Fortress on the Something Awful forums from