Dwarf Fortress is an ASCII roguelike/city-building game for Windows, OSX, and Linux. The New York Times wrote a six-page magnum-opus about the game and its creators. We figure, if The New York Times took the time to write six pages, you should read it.

[Update: Joke failure! We've toned down the sarcasm in this post.]

This article was originally published on Joystiq.