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Pyro

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The zombie lounge
« on: June 06, 2012, 05:37:45 pm »

Hi guys
I've just had my first undead invasion!
After my graveyard and refuse pile was found I now have over 350 zombies in my fort. They came in, killed a bunch of guys and left 2 of them. I now have 2 dorfs getting on with their lives as hoards of the undead shuffle about them and occasionally attack wildlife.

2 questions:
1) Why arn't they attacking my last dorfs.
2) Why can't I see the necromancers in the unit list? I can see them in combat reports raising things.

I want to try and break the unfortunate siege and seemingly limitless growth of the undead numbers.
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Corai

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Re: The zombie lounge
« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2012, 05:40:12 pm »

Necromancers are inivsable until located.

They cant path, or are to far away.
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Jacob/Lee: you have a heart made of fluffy
Jeykab/Bee: how the fuck do you live your daily life corai
Jeykab/Bee: you seem like the person who constantly has mini heart attacks because cuuuute

Pyro

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Re: The zombie lounge
« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2012, 05:55:11 pm »

But the two dwarves are moving around the zombies. I even have been able to make them kill zombies
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Corai

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Re: The zombie lounge
« Reply #3 on: June 06, 2012, 05:56:06 pm »

They already are targeting something else then, or there to slow to attack.
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WealthyRadish

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Re: The zombie lounge
« Reply #4 on: June 06, 2012, 05:57:02 pm »

Or the beard of Armok has washed over them like a holy (if scruffy) tranquilizer.
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Calathar

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Re: The zombie lounge
« Reply #5 on: June 06, 2012, 06:05:03 pm »

If you really want to know why:

Spoiler (click to show/hide)

otherwise what UrbanGiraffe said (not far off).
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Pyro

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Re: The zombie lounge
« Reply #6 on: June 06, 2012, 06:09:15 pm »

Well it appears attacking them has got the attention of those being attacked anyway. One brave dorf fell to the undead and one more has had both feet ruined by zombie hands. He now sits in a lonely corridor to await death.
This has been hilarious and terrible.
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khearn

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Re: The zombie lounge
« Reply #7 on: June 06, 2012, 07:24:56 pm »

Check the survivor's thoughts. Do any of them have to do with food or drink? If not, my guess is that he's a vampire. The undead don't bother them. It's the same reason why sharks don't attack lawyers, professional courtesy.
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Have them killed. Nothing solves a problem quite as effectively as simply having it killed.

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Re: The zombie lounge
« Reply #8 on: June 06, 2012, 07:33:47 pm »

It's the same reason why sharks don't attack lawyers, professional courtesy.

I claim this for my sig
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It's the same reason why sharks don't attack lawyers, professional courtesy.

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