Gnomoria is a sandbox village management game where you help lead a small group of gnomes, who have set out on their own, to thrive into a bustling kingdom! Anything you see can be broken down and rebuilt elsewhere. Craft items, build structures, set traps and dig deep underground in search of precious resources to help your gnomes survive the harsh lands. Build your kingdom and stockpile wealth to attract wandering gnomads to your cause, but be wary of also attracting enemies!

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I just wanted to remind everyone that while there hasn't been any news updates here in a while, there have been updates to Gnomoria almost every week. You can always check the Gnomoria website or forums for the latest updates.

This update is the start of an overhaul of crafting and items. Overall, it won't be vastly different from what you're used to. There are around 50 new items this patch, where most of them are intermediate items used to craft workshops or finished goods. Many recipes have had their ingredient quantities reduced but might require more steps to craft from scratch. Job completion times have also been increased across the board.

Alpha Gameplay Trailer - Desura


There is also a stricter progression of workshops now. In order to build a workshop, many require a specific item that is crafted in a different workshop. The first workshop that can be built is a Crude Workbench. This workshop works slower than others but doesn't craft anything that can't be crafted somewhere else. Once other workshops have been built, the Crude Workbench is safe to deconstruct.

When loading old save games, some jobs that are no longer valid will be cancelled. After loading a game, it would be a good idea to just check your workshops to see where you might need to recreate jobs. However, to get the full experience of the changes, I recommend starting a new game with this update.

With an update like this, I'll be closely watching everyone's feedback and expect to make some adjustments. Some things might be much harder or easier now and I'll try to work out the kinks as quick as I can.

Gnomoria v0.8.10 is released

Gnomoria v0.8.10 is released

3 years ago News 11 comments

Short description of some combat updates over the last few patches.

Gnomoria v0.8.5.2 released

Gnomoria v0.8.5.2 released

3 years ago News 5 comments

This update fixes more bugs and makes some changes to mining selection and trading.

v0.8.4 is released

v0.8.4 is released

3 years ago News 0 comments

Primarily a bug fix update, including merchants not showing up and crashing when saving. Also includes some small changes to help selecting tiles when...

v0.8.3 is released

v0.8.3 is released

3 years ago News 2 comments

A new update is out. This patch adds a peaceful mode as well as a number of bug fixes.

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Hillkoz Jul 15 2013 says:


I noticed a bug, it's impossible to select crop to grow in underground farm.
I have wet dirt floor(digging under a lake) and it seems that's underground farm is ready to farm, but when I want to select the crop to grow the dropdown list do not open.

Hope to be helpful.

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knightofni Aug 30 2013 replied:

You need some mushroom seeds, which can only be bought from a merchant

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fsovercash Aug 21 2013 replied:

The only thing you can grow in underground farms is mushrooms. You have to buy mushroom seeds from a merchant before you will see them show up in the list of crops.

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Hillkoz Jul 16 2013 replied:

I found why! You can only grow mushrooms in the underground farm.

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Hillkoz Jul 15 2013 replied:

2nd game crash since the last update. logs sent!

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intergang Jul 13 2013 says:


My Steam key isn't working, I'm an alpha funder. sent a PM. TY

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Johny193 Jul 2 2013 says:

where can i submit bugs?

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gammabeam Jul 1 2013 says:

No updates since January?
I want to buy it on Desura instead of Steam, but it looks like the game is outdated over here. Is this correct?!

EDIT: It's also cheaper for me on Steam... :(

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fsovercash Jul 9 2013 replied:

Robobob updates the game almost every Tuesday. Steam general gets the new version quickest, but Desura usually has it the same day or the next day at the latest.

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fortune_p_dawg Jul 8 2013 replied:

This game updates on here quicker than I can keep up with. Don't know (or really care) about the Steam version, but this gets updated almost weekly.

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Ramzea Jul 2 2013 replied:

Today a new version was released and I'm waiting for that update, but they're normally quite punctual with releasing updates, so being stuck with and out-of-date version won't be an issue.

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Martexus Jun 18 2013 says:

Unfortunately it is only payable with creditcard or Paypal. Both opens the door for deception. Thanks USA!

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LaggyMcLag Jun 14 2013 says:

is there a way to get a steam key if you bought it here already?

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SkyLordHilam Jun 14 2013 replied:

I hope so

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For years, I've been hoping and praying that someone... ANYONE would take the concept of a Dwarf Fortress style fantasy village sim game and make it into an actual marketable-quality game. No offense to DF, of course, but it has the accessability of Mt. Everest and a Rubix Cube of a UI. Gnomoria may just be the answer to that prayer. Though the game seems to have come out of nowhere, the functionality, presentation, and potential of this one surpass any alpha I've ever played. The game itself sticks…

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