Collection of articles written about Black Forest. There are also many other articles on my Dev Blog about related topics around game development. Note that for some time the game used the german translation of its name, "Schwarzwald".

Schwarzwald History
Video on the early development of the game from prototype to first playable versions.
Dev Blog: Schwarzwald
Dev blog about early development and thoughts that went into the game.
A Productive Day
Presentation of new features in Beta 4.
Game Design Decisions
Musings about game design on the example of the Well and Watchtower and some other details.
Bringing a Game to Life with Details
An article about many of the hidden or not so hidden details in the game.
Dev Blog: Black Forest, Beta 10
Dev blog about a fairly big update and some of the thinking behind it.