Another highly successful text adventure from 4chan, by someone who goes by the name Gnome. Unlike the other notable text adventure, Dorf Quest is mostly built upon the pillars of Rule of Cool and Rule of Funny, making just about everything possible.Beardbeard is a dorf who set out on an adventure to get a name for himself, earn some cash, and get drunk. Other characters include Garrelf, the only manly elf in existence, Aldwin the human rogue, the neckbeard apprentice Lily, and the orc Cultist of Xom. The threads can be found Here.
This game provides examples for:
A God Am I - As of the most recent thread, Beardbeard is the God of Strength after defeating Heracles. Although it would fit the trope better to say it was the fan reaction to it (since they, after all, ultimately control Beardbeard.)
Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass - Xom, being the god of chaos, is a random, cackling fool. However, if he ever becomes serious he can be a deadly force: the planet used to have three moons at some point.
Improvised Weapon - Doorshield, Axefoot. This is one of Beardbeard's powers: 'Anything is a weapon'.
Indy Ploy - All the time, by everyone from Gnome, through players, to characters themselves.
In the Back - Partly subverted: Glittergold challenged the god Oona for a fair battle in order to gain her divinity for himself... except that she was currently on her deathbed because he had poisoned her for an entire year beforehand.
Rary: "Very sportsmanlike of him."
Laser-Guided Amnesia - Poor Mado was largely motivated by getting her friend/lover back to life, only to forget her entirely by a convenient head wound just before she finally came back.
Loads and Loads of Characters - At first we just had Beardbeard and Sunbeard. Then Garrelf, Musclebeard, and Satan. And then Aldwin and Lily. And then Finlay, Cultist, Arialla, Fate, Nemelex, Glittergold, Goldmoon, Nevada, Mado, Kav, Nana, Mace, Yami, Presley, Mah-Mee, Coco, Djinn, King, British, Jeeves, Krann... And we will likely meet more.
Slightly subverted. Beardbeard no longer looks remotely like his fellow dorfs, but he still behaves like one.
Actually, if Musclebeard or the King are any indication, he doesn't. Most Dorfs are... well... Dwarves, albit highly Flanderized. Beardbeard, on the other hand, is psychopathic, violent, bad at crafts, and maybe just a little bipolar. He is a Flanderized version of a Flanderized Dorf. Beardbeard is a Dorf as viewed through a cracked mirror.