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PeridexisErrant's Starter Pack, 40.24-r20
« on: May 15, 2013, 09:24:24 pm »

PeridexisErrant's Starter Pack bundles Dwarf Fortress with huge community upgrades - graphics, tools, bugfixes, and much more.

Download the latest Starter Pack here!

If you'd like to try the newest version before it's stable, here it is.  Not recommended for new players yet though.

It's suitable for anyone - if you've never tried DF before, or played for years.  For beginners, everything is bundled and set up for you; any setting can be safely ignored and the default will just work.  For advanced players, everything is open: customise, add, remove, update, or replace anything you want to.  The Starter Pack means you can spend hours setting up your fortress, instead of your DF install!

There's a thread on the Bay12 forums for feedback, questions, suggestions, or anything else about the pack.  The second post has a complete table of contents, and recent changelogs.

Besides the official download page on DFFD[/url], /u/Hecknar maintains df.wicked-code.com, which mirrors every release since 0.40.01!  The final 34.11 pack is here.  If you need an older pack or that site is down, let me know and we'll sort something out.  OSX and Linux packs are available at http://lazynewbpack.com

INSTRUCTIONS:
1. Download and unzip the folder
    It's a bundle of portable apps; there's no further installation procedure.
    The pack must be able to read/write files though - so don't put it in a "Program Files" folder.
2. [Optional]:  Use this tool and the checksum on DFFD to confirm you got an uncorrupted file.
3. [Optional]:  Upgrade from an earlier release by running the 'copy my data' script with both versions next to each other in a folder.
                DO NOT try to upgrade by extracting or copying over an earlier pack.
4. [Optional]:  Visit the DF wiki or my tutorials for help learning to play.

Finally, an appeal:  Dwarf Fortress is free, and redistributable, because Toady lives off donations.  You can support Bay12 Games here.  Or you can donate to cover my time and costs here.  Even if you decide not to donate, Dwarf Fortress is still free - and so is this unofficial pack.

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PeridexisErrant's Starter Pack, 40.24-r20
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2013, 09:24:45 pm »

Contents:

Core:
 - Dwarf Fortress 0.40.24
 - PyLNP 0.10b

DFHack v0.40.24-r5:
 - Stonesense  (in DFHack)
 - TwbT v5.50
 - Stocksettings 2

Utilities:
 - Announcement Window 1.1b
 - Armok Vision v0.7.2
 - DF Story Maker 1.0
 - Dorven Realms R1
 - Dwarf Mockup 1.0.3
 - Dwarf Therapist 32.0
 - Isoworld 2.1
 - Legends Viewer 1.13.24
 - PerfectWorld 1.9
 - Picturefort 2.1
 - Quickfort 2.04
 - Soundsense 2015-1
 - World Viewer 2.1.3

Graphics:
 - ASCII
 - CLA
 - Gemset
 - Ironhand
 - Mayday
 - Obsidian
 - Phoebus
 - Spacefox

Other Content:
 - PerfectWorld XML 1
 - Quickfort Blueprints 2.3


Recent changelogs:

40_24 r20
 - updated graphics; Fricy did a lot of cleanup work
 - updated DFHack to 40.24-r5
 - updated TwbT to 5.50
 - config changes to match DFHack bugfixes
 - now using https://github.com/PeridexisErrant/starter-pack
 - belatedly updated World Viewer to 2.1.3
 - dropped 32bit World Viewer
 - updated Dwarf Therapist to 32.0

40_24 r19
 - disabled buggy confirmation dialogues; squad-disband and haul-delete
 - changed extra init file; now triggers on map load instead of world load
 - removed skill rust announcements from soundsense script

40_24 r18
 - updated Announcement Window to v1.2; mostly bugfixes
 - updated DFHack to 40.24-r4; see that changelog elsewhere
 - removed menu-mouse plugin; incompatible with new DFhack and no updates
 - several backported scripts were replaced by other tools in the new DFHack
 - removed autoresetgrid.lua
 - updated custom init files; see LNP/Extras folder
 - updated TwbT to v5.48
 - fixed some DFHack config; reduced errors or unwanted output
 - removed Blocky Map App; zoom all the way out in Armok Vision instead
 - updated Armok Vision to v0.7.2, and dropped 32bit support
 - updated Obsidian graphics; Fricy fixes some grass issues

40_24 r17
 - updated Gemset to v1.4
 - added Doren's TwbT overrides for Phoebus
 - removed Announcement Filter
 - added Announcement Window v1.1; like the above but better!
 - updated PyLNP to 0.10b-2; same code but compiled with newer Python
 - updated TwbT to v5.47

40_24 r16
 - added Armok Vision 0.6a; includes automatic 32/64 bit handling
 - updated remotefortressreader for latest Armok Vision
 - updated open-legends.lua; help key works now

Older changelogs can be found in ./LNP/about/changelog.txt

                   
PackSHA256 Checksum
40_24 r209d25a26d84617111f246c1c3f11e9aae766201d82e169d478d93a570b1d5fda0
40_24 r191b09a4b577e19bf6ee14e4a73462072b21d6f49d566273fe2410e4237a653c77
40_24 r18433c780306b5f1cc12168d8a7655b2a586e93e2e9d9162ac0819fc51c1d4f8cb
40_24 r17f5fc142956a28da28fc50201c407a4ffe547b5eb2c8af4b231ff36cbc8083957
40_24 r1641eb5ccf367121f0639bf6982725620de091ba297c8450f411c7c4d283f72534
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Re: Expanded LNP - a single download with everything
« Reply #2 on: May 25, 2013, 12:13:42 pm »

How do you transfer your worlds to the new Lazy Newb Pack?? im currently using the original version of LNP and i cant figure out how to get my worlds from my old one to this new one.
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Re: Expanded LNP - a single download with everything
« Reply #3 on: May 25, 2013, 12:16:56 pm »

nevermind i figured it out! :P
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Re: Expanded LNP - a single download with everything
« Reply #4 on: May 26, 2013, 12:54:53 am »

For posterity:  The way to do this is to copy the contents of your savegame folder across.  DON'T delete them until you test the new version!  The folder is in 'Dwarf Fortress>data>save', and can be opened from the 'folders' menu of the LNP. 

You can also edit your own comments using the 'modify' button on the top right, and posting the answers to your own question is encouraged - it helps anyone who searches for it later. 
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Re: Expanded LNP - a single download with everything
« Reply #5 on: May 28, 2013, 03:05:16 pm »

I really wish you would disable the mouse query by default, I strongly dislike it.

Other then that, cool.
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Re: Expanded LNP - a single download with everything
« Reply #6 on: May 29, 2013, 03:35:08 pm »

A large chunk of dfhack plugins refuse to load with this version of LNP.

ex: workflow doesn't load and any attempt to manually load it doesn't do anything.


Nevermind.
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Re: Expanded LNP - a single download with everything
« Reply #7 on: May 30, 2013, 07:14:59 pm »

Don't be like me and rename your LNP directory with spaces - nothing will work.

This is pretty exciting to see all of these tools running cross-platform.  I do have to say though that the Mac executable provided by the latest DFHack 0.34.11r3 is the only way I've been able to get DFHack to run natively on Mac.  It would be great if the tool could determine the OS and just run the appropriate executable - a lot less work.

So this is a cool development, but there's a lot of work to do yet!



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Re: Expanded LNP - a single download with everything
« Reply #8 on: May 30, 2013, 09:28:17 pm »

Yeah, there's a lot of stuff where renaming something will break another tool that uses a defined folder path.  If you want to rename something, jut take it slow and keep checking that stuff still works - keeping a copy of the whole folder prior to any edits is also a good idea. 

There is actually nothing here which is actually usable on all platforms (except soundsense, somehow), but fortunately many developers compile a version each for windows mac and linux.  This looks like it keeps getting better as well, with a new edition of the LNP in the works which can be compiled for any platform - its in the mac version and while behind, is still usable. 
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Re: Expanded LNP - a single download with everything
« Reply #9 on: May 31, 2013, 04:18:50 am »

Does this only contain utilities and no mods?

At least modest mod for some balance tweaks and bugfixes could be useful.
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Re: Expanded LNP - a single download with everything
« Reply #10 on: May 31, 2013, 08:41:31 am »

Everything except mods - master work has that covered pretty well for a single package, and there wasn't a vanilla equivalent. 
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Re: Expanded LNP - a single download with everything
« Reply #11 on: June 03, 2013, 02:32:12 am »

Is anyone else getting a corrupted .zip when they download this?
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Re: Expanded LNP - a single download with everything
« Reply #12 on: June 04, 2013, 04:12:39 am »

not sure with last version, but with previous author used for whatever reason a 7z and not zip. (is that useless unpacker exe still it btw? it should be removed. actual unpacking can be done with command-line 7z (+standalone dll) and simple .bat file)
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Re: Expanded LNP - a single download with everything
« Reply #13 on: June 04, 2013, 06:04:40 am »

Recent versions are all .zip - there were some issues before with the 100MB hosting limit, so I was tweaking the compression, but eventually just cleaned some of the less useful bits out.  The unpacker has been removed, since everyone can extract .zip files. 

So far as I can tell it's working, and there have been a couple of new versions since you got the corrupted download - hopefully it'll keep working fine. 
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Re: Expanded LNP - a single download with everything
« Reply #14 on: June 04, 2013, 10:08:33 am »

Still corrupted for me, downloaded it 3 or 4 times last night, and still getting this. Can anyone reproduce this, or am I doing something wrong?

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Update: Not having this problem as of v14! Yay!
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