Peter Tyson

Peter Tyson

Dwarf Fortress explainer

  • @tinypirate
  • + Peter Tyson

Wellington, New Zealand

Areas of Expertise:

  • dwarf fortress
  • dwarves
  • fortresses
  • losing
  • fun
  • magma
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • training
  • writing
"Peter Tyson is a human born in 1975 in New Zealand. He is the oldest son of Ron Tyson and Ann Tyson. In the Summer of 1996 Peter became a student at Auckland University. In the Summer of 1999 Peter became a student at Victoria University. In the Spring of 2000 Peter became an Analyst at Datamonitor. In the Spring of 2002 Peter became a Community Manager at Codemasters. In the Autumn of 2005 Peter became an Administrator in the New Zealand Government. In the Summer of 2008 Peter married Laura. In the Winter of 2009 Peter wrote popular tutorials for Dwarf Fortress on his blog, In the Winter of 2011 Peter was struck by a Strange Mood.

In the Summer of 2012 Peter wrote "Pasubabo Thrathdad Teme", "Getting Started with Dwarf Fortress", a legendary wood-pulp paper bound book. The written portion consists of 180 page guide to the game Dwarf Fortress entitled "Getting Started with Dwarf Fortress". The writing is lighthearted with moments of humor.

In Summer 2012 "Getting Started with Dwarf Fortress" was stored in O'Reilly by the human administrator, Peter Tyson."

Getting Started with Dwarf Fortress Getting Started with Dwarf Fortress
by Peter Tyson
May 2012
Print: $19.99
Ebook: $16.99

Webcast: Dwarf Fortress: Design and Engineering, Minecarts, and Learning to Love to Lose
August 17, 2012
In this interactive event, Peter Tyson, the author of Dwarf Fortress presents tips on: fortress design, fortress management, engineering, the military, and minecarts.

"Video game collections won't want to miss this."
--James A. Cox, The Midwest Book Review: The Bookwatch, The Gaming Shelf, September 2012, Volume 7, Number 9