When the developers of Dwarf Fortress die, a museum inherits the game

When the developers of Dwarf Fortress, one of the most ambitious simulation games ever made, die its source code will be donated to the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

“They wanted me to put in my will that they want the source code upon my demise,” co-creator Tarn Adams told Eurogamer. “I haven’t actually prepared the document yet, but I’ve told the people that would be handling my computers when I die or whatever, that they can go ahead and send it to the MoMA.”

In late 2012, Dwarf Fortress was one of 14 games installed at the museum as part of the ‘Applied Design’ exhibition. Due to the complex nature of the game, Adams submitted a brief video demonstration along with commentary from himself.

Read more…

Original Post By – Eurogamer 

Caffeine Gaming is a a new and exciting site which pulls together the hottest news and information from the best gaming sites around the world. All here in one place which makes it easy for you to stay completely connected with the industry and the latest developments. We are also a site which publishes your own views and content to enable readers to benefit from each other's opinions and experiences. Make Caffeine Gaming your daily fix.