I always want to get into games like this, but everytime I investigate them (DF in particular) I think, "Why would I want to play such a seemingly micro intensive game?".
Explain why I am mistaken in that impression please. Or if I'm not mistaken, then just say "Yep, if you don't like micro then this isn't for you."
I mean, really, I have to tell them to build a door? Yah, I guess it might matter if I want a thick door, or a metal door, or a ...
But no, I don't care about what kind of door it is