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The following is a list of some things that MAY be considered "offensive" by the moderators and the team. This is NOT an exclusive list and it does depend very much on context.

Crossing the line into "offensive" territory is likely to get you asked to change your name, sig or avatar or to withdraw/delete posts. This will be done politely by the moderators. If you refuse to comply further action WILL be taken once started, ultimately leading to banning from the forums.

A key point: please attempt to use your brains. What is mild humour to you may well be deeply offensive to others. While we have no intention of acting as politically-correct "thought police", we are on the lookout for those things that can cause offense and, in some cases, are actually still illegal in some jurisdictions.
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  6. Use of symbolism and regalia recalling Stalinism.
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Examples:
So people get the idea, some examples that would be considered offensive, numbered as above:
  1. "Hitler", "Beria"
  2. "NKVD Blocking Detachment", "Einsatzgruppen"
  3. This one should be pretty obvious...
  4. So should this - and it includes calling all Germans "Nazis" and all Soviets/Russians "Commies". It got boring 50 years ago, so stop it.
  5. Use of swastikas, fasces, SS-runes and so on for the Axis.
  6. There is actually very little overt symbolism from the Stalinist era; the hammer-and-sickle isn't offensive per se.

A simple rule-of-thumb: many Europeans find Nazi symbolism of any sort offensive; many Americans still find Soviet symbolism offensive. Engage your brain before using.




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    Patch Notes

    We'll use this sticky to post all patch notes! Hopefully we didn't break the game while fixing it!

    V1.03 -> V1.04

    ADDITIONS:

    * AwesomeDwarf is now voiced by Yogscast's Simon!

    Some of you might recognize him from YouTube - ‪Simon Plays! - Dwarfs!?‬‏! The voicing is of all his main lines, so some very boring ones, like when you click the [?] in the tutorial don't have voice!

    http://www.yogscast.com/
    http://www.youtube.com/user/BlueXephos


    BUGS:


    * Startup Crash "Exhibit C" should no longer manifest itself by crashing, but by disabling the sound
    * Several mid-game crash issues has been remedied


    V1.02 -> V1.03

    ADDITIONS:

    * Holes that sits on the mossy surroundings of your Town Hall will now be grown shut in time, regardless if lava or water is flowing down it or not! The only way to counteract this is to trap the cave which the hole is a part of. How long you have before the hole is grown shut depends on difficulty, with 10 seconds in T-Hardcore and 40 seconds on Easy!


    BUGS:


    * Even the most video-hating machines should now be able to run the game (although they can't watch the video entries in the Codex)

    V1.01 -> V1.02

    ADDITIONS:

    * You can now move around the map with the arrow keys. Hold shift to speed this up. Zooming on the keyboard is now done with +/-
    * You can now jump to the main base with both F1 and the more intuitive Home key
    * You can now change resolution with the arrow keys as well as the dropdown in Options
    * There is now an option for colorblind players which changes the colors of the in-game warnings to more trippy ones
    * There is now a slider in Options/Gameplay that lets you increase the maximum zoom out level. Might affect performance!

    FIXES:


    * Score now has a tooltip
    * Spidertower tooltip now includes the slow effect formula
    * Spidertower upgrade menu now shows slow effect instead of delay
    * The achievement definitions on Steam should now display correctly
    * The mouse cursor is now contained when in full screen on extended displays
    * Scrolling by moving the mouse to the sides in windowed mode is no longer a precision task akin to brain surgery
    * XNA shouldn't attempt to reinstall every time you start the game anymore

    BUGS:


    * Fixed bug where an arrow could sometimes be drawn despite a lack of funds, resulting in a defective arrow which dwarfs ignored

    Coming Up Next

    * To be announced....
    Last edited by Robin; 05-24-2011, 11:00 AM.

  • #2
    Three Cheers

    Oh he's a very drunk dor-orf! Yes he's a very drunk dor-orf! But that doesn't affect his coooodiiiiing! As any dorf can not deny!

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    • #3
      hmm, going to have to try out these trippy colours
      Even the Aliens know it:

      Genesis of IS2

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      • #4
        Steam Updated

        Just got a new update for Dwarfs?! on steam, no news on the thing, what was updated? Are not all the patches going to have their updates explained?

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        • #5
          im sure updated notes will be posts at some stage.
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          • #6
            I'm Sorry for the delay . http://forums.steampowered.com/forum....php?t=1887439 here is the place it comes to first.

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            • #7
              Very cool that you got him as the voice, I saw the video before I bothered with the tutorial and it felt a bit empty without it
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