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jessaustin · 2013-02-26 · Original thread
I played DF quite a bit a few years ago. Sometime later I read Reamde, by Neal Stephenson:

I only just realized, reading the comments here, how much the description of the game in Reamde is patterned after DF, with simulations of geological and even planetary processes driving mundane scenery and resource distribution. Although of course in the novel it's a MMORPG because that's cooler. b^)

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