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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10 comments by RoboB0b on Jan 15th, 2013

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.

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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When loading old save games, some jobs that are no longer valid will be cancelled.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.

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smurfinaus Apr 2 2013, 10:05pm says:

Question. I bought it via Indiegamestand and it activated fine on Desura. I remember it launching ok and working before steam keys were given out.Now when i launch Gnomoria it asks to Activate on Steam and it wont let me launch the game in Desura without launching steam to add the steam key.
Is the game supposed to act like that since steam keys were added to Indiegamestand copies?

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sandbag16 May 7 2013, 4:31am replied:

I couldn't activate the game on steam using the key provided through desura. But when I used the IndieGameStand steam key it activated on steam and I can play through desura as well now.

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Toyotame Mar 28 2013, 6:24pm says:

Is it possible to get Desura key, if game was purchased previously on BMTmicro?

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neya99 Mar 22 2013, 11:43am says:

Congrats on Steam for being Greenlit! just one question, how do i add it to steam? i have no key just a desura activation in game list. i use same email for steam and desura, do i need to do something?

-- NVM i was snooping around every thing in desura launcher and found it myself

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erickesh Mar 24 2013, 12:06am replied:

right click "view CD key" if anyone intersted.

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intergang Mar 28 2013, 12:42am replied:

I've had Gnomoria since it was in early alpha, I don't see my "view CD key", do I do that from the Play tab?

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g0th1c Mar 21 2013, 7:18pm says:

i bought it just as it came out and i was wondering if i will get a steam key now that it is coming to steam, please tell me i dont want to have to rebuy it just for convenience thankyou

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poweredbypot Mar 21 2013, 8:51pm replied:

yes you will get steam access without having to buy it again

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maceman Mar 22 2013, 1:52am replied:

I also bought it when it came out, on Desura. Will my cd work for activating it on early access on steam now? Or will I have to wait to be issued a new key?

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maceman Mar 22 2013, 1:54am replied:

Never mind. I just activated it on steam.

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darkshiverzs Mar 22 2013, 2:51am replied:

were is the cd so i can add it to steam?

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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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