Originally Posted by Kizor
In Dwarf Fortress, that most ridiculous of simulation games, they farm, hunt, fish, raise livestock for meat, eggs, milk and cheese, and keep bees. They can also trade. It may well be that all the player needs to do is to build a couple of underground farms (alcohol is much more important anyway) and set a couple of dwarves to raise different crops. Fortunately, the player base is as crazy as the game.
Don't forget the purring maggots. They make good milk and cheese. Traditionally served with mushroom wine, of course. (I'm totally not making this up, these are actually in the game.)