Happy New Year from DwarfCorp!
Goodbye 2017, Hello 2018!
Hi backers, it's been quite a year for DwarfCorp! Here's a summary of what happened this year, with a plan for next year.
Back in January,... Read more
How the first month after releasing DwarfCorp went.
It's been a little over a month since we released DwarfCorp on Steam and itch.io through the Early Access program. Since then it's been a whirlwind of bug fixing, balancing,... Read more
DwarfCorp has been released early access on Steam and itch.io
Hello backers. We have finally released built 17.09.25 to Steam and itch.io on Early Access. If you backed the game at $8 or higher, your existing Steam key should get... Read more
Announcing our DRM-free alternative
Do you hate restrictive Digital Rights Management schemes? So do we! That’s why we have some exciting news:
After some searching, we have finally decided on itch.io as our distribution... Read more
What we've been working on
Hi backers, you can find an update on what we've been doing on our website here.
Hi everyone. We’ve decided to put out another stable build of the game. This is available on our github here, and if you have the game on Steam it will... Read more
DwarfCorp: Things are Happening
Things are Happening
Hello everyone. I have good news about DwarfCorp. In January, we hired three excellent programming contractors. Together, we’ve been making rapid progress on making the game more... Read more
Free cross-platform release v16.11.26
Happy holidays everyone! We've posted our first free cross-platform release of DwarfCorp here. From now on, version numbers will correspond to the date that the code was built.
Installation instructions... Read more
Meetups, cross-platform builds and musing about dwarves
Happy thanksgiving weekend everyone.
On Monday I went to the Boston Indie's Meetup to demo Dwarfcorp and see what other local developers are working on. There were about 50 devs... Read more
DwarfCorp Update video
Hi everyone. Here is a video of the game as it stands now. Since the last update, we have actually made a lot of progress on new... Read more
Alpha 2.0.1 Released
Last night, we pushed Alpha 2.0.1 to Steam. After fixing many bugs and doing several (more or less) successful playtests we figured the game was in a stable enough... Read more
Mega Update (3/3)
This is an update to let you know what we're currently working on, and what we plan to do next.
One of the main things we... Read more
Hi backers, here is update 2 out of 3.
Game Feature Progress
Here's a high-level overview of some of the features we've completed so far, and which features remain to... Read more
Hello backers. It's been a long time since our last update! This one is going to be long, so we're going to divide it into three parts.
Since... Read more
Alpha Version 1.1.2 -- Farming, Crafting, Building and More
Over the past couple of months, we've been working on adding new features to the game and improving its stability. The past few nights have been filled with... Read more
Alpha Version 1.1.1 and the Email Bot
Steam Keys and the Email Bot
First things first, we have not gotten any definitive answers about why our Steam Key database is failing from the people at... Read more
About the Missing Keys
We understand that many of you haven't received Steam keys yet. Due to an error in the key database we sent to Humble Bundle, backers who donated between $8... Read more
First Alpha Version Out
We were supposed to make this update on Monday, but since I (Matt) am out of town, I couldn't get a stable internet connection outside of coffee shops... Read more
Alpha Info and Updates
First of all, we're very sorry for the slow news and response time lately. In this update, we wanted to cover what we've been working on this semester,... Read more
Prototype version 1.031 and Other Updates
We've just released version 1.031 of the Pre-Alpha prototype to Steam and (once Humble has acted) the Humble store. This is available to backers $20 and over.
In... Read more
Paypal Fundraiser Is Now Closed
As we said earlier, the Paypal fundraiser was to end on August 30th, 2013. That deadline has passed, so we've closed off the Paypal option. We received $855.87... Read more
The Kickstarter Has Ended. We are Successfully Funded!
After 30 days of content creation, promotion, answering hundreds of emails, interviewing, bugfixing and writing, our Kickstarter project has come to an end. It's been a long and... Read more
30k, 35k Goals Reached. Benefactor Confirmed.
Hi guys, I'm still far away on vacation and posting this from an intermittent connection, but I wanted to announce some exciting news. First, even without the 10k donation from... Read more
29k Stretch Goal Reached!
We hit another stretch goal today, even without counting our mysterious benefactor!
New System: Boats
Dwarves can build boats to exchange goods in an ocean port (similar to... Read more
Next Two Stretch Goals Reached + Mysterious Benefactor
We've reached the next two stretch goals (27k and 28k). We also got a Mysterious Benefactor who pledged $10,000. We remain skeptical that this donation is real. Not many people... Read more
Third Stretch Goal Reached!
As we enter our final week, we have just reached our third stretch goal ($26k). This goal includes:
- New Room: GraveyardWhen your Dwarves die, their corpses remain on the... Read more
Second Stretch Goal Reached!
I'm pleased to announce that our second stretch goal ($25k) has just been reached! Included in this stretch goal are the following:
- Mac and Linux PortBy porting the game... Read more
Would you like to see DwarfCorp distributed on Valve's Steam platform? Dwarfcorp is now on Steam Greenlight!
By voting for DwarfCorp on Greenlight, you increase the chances that Valve will... Read more
First Stretch Goal Reached!
Last night, we reached our first stretch goal, Kobolds! We're just $900 away from the first big stretch goal, which contains the Mac and Linux Ports, Treasure Rooms, Lockable Items,... Read more
New Stretch Goals!
This update is about fleshing out our stretch goals. We made a similar post yesterday to get feedback from backers.
We've decided to make a lot more of them, make... Read more
After getting numerous requests for alternative payment methods (mostly from international users), we are now offering the option to donate to our project through PayPal. You should only donate through... Read more
- DwarfCorp is being delayed due to graduate school commitments.
- New rewards are being created with the corrected dates. These are just there to explain the situation.
- You do not... Read more
We just reached our goal! This is amazing! Thank you to everyone who came out and supported this project! We still have 20 days left, and that's plenty of... Read more
Classes and Career Tracks
We're a mere $300 or so away from our goal! Thank you to everyone for your support, and for spreading the word! It seems we are certain to hit our... Read more
We're Almost There!
It's been a little over a week since we started. Thanks to this article from Rock Paper Shotgun, we had a huge boost in backers over the past few days.... Read more
Wow guys, we gotten over 60 percent of our funding in less than a week! This is awesome! Thanks to everyone who has backed us! This update is... Read more
Hey everyone, we've had a great showing so far! It's only been four days and we're already at greater than 50% of our goal! We just need to... Read more
So our first day went really well! We nearly got 25% of all of our funding in the first 24 hours, and currently have over a third of our total... Read more
After less than 48 hours, we have made over 32% of our goal amount! Thank you to all our backers so far for supporting us so early in our campaign!... Read more