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

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When loading old save games, some jobs that are no longer valid will be cancelled.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

Gnomoria v0.8.10 is released

Gnomoria v0.8.10 is released

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

Gnomoria v0.8.5.2 released

Gnomoria v0.8.5.2 released

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

v0.8.4 is released

v0.8.4 is released

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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

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

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g0th1c
g0th1c

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
poweredbypot

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

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maceman
maceman

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
maceman

Never mind. I just activated it on steam.

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darkshiverzs
darkshiverzs

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

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bornofflame
bornofflame

Got the demo and loving it so far. Feels so much more accessible than DF. Still wanna wait to see what else is in store for this before counting my pennies. Pretty sure I'll get it, tho. ;P

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bornofflame
bornofflame

Alright. So I caved and bought it. (I knew I wouldn't hold out for long. :P )

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hellaciouss
hellaciouss

Is there any chance that something could be added so that new games spawn with a handful of bandages? Losing a gnome to blood loss early on can really, really hurt.

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tb87670
tb87670

Hate to do any comparisons of one game to another game, but this game is really giving me the 'Minecraft RTS' vibe. Loved the demo enough I threw money at the devs!

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allenbouchard
allenbouchard

Minecraft was partly inspired by Dwarf Fortress, which is also an inspiration for Gnomoria.

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evilsage67
evilsage67

i think that marriage for the gnomes should be implemented into the game and having kings and queens and having baby gnomes and a nursery for the baby gnomes thrones and throne room designation area, but with the king adn queen aspect it should probaly be availible after a sertain amout of time like when your kingdoms total worth gets pretty good, just a thought.

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intergang
intergang

Hello, could you please possibly include a management system sort of like Dwarf Therapist into the game: Code.google.com ?

I would also, love to see maybe some goblin raiders?

ps. this is one of the game i'm always telling people to buy X3

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NeonJ
NeonJ

I recall seeing a "Gnome Therapist" mod here: Forums.gnomoria.com

Contains both Cheat and No-Cheat versions, the no-cheat version only allowing you to change what jobs your gnomes are, etc (ie: Things you can do ingame anyway), while the cheat version lets you change your gnome's stats.

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Aarkreinsil
Aarkreinsil

Afaik the developer is working on management improvements right now. Besides, there are goblin raiders already.. And mant invasions, zombies, skeletons, beetles, spiders, wild animals..

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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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