Dwarf Fortress Alternatives

    Dwarf Fortress is described as 'single-player fantasy simulator. You can control a dwarven outpost or an adventurer in a randomly generated, persistent world'. There are more than 10 games similar to Dwarf Fortress for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Steam, Mac, Linux and Wine. The best alternative is RimWorld. Other Dwarf Fortress like games are Gnomoria (Paid), Stonehearth (Paid), Prison Architect (Paid) and Oxygen Not Included (Paid).

    This page was last updated Oct 19, 2021

    1. In Towns you manage a settlement on top of an active dungeon. Instead of playing the hero who delves deep into the dungeon, how about playing the town that houses and caters to the hero's needs?


      The game seems to be no longer updated and it was never finished. Last version, v14, released in September 2013, can be still bought from the official website and Steam

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      Some users think Towns is a great alternative to Dwarf Fortress, some don't.
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