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Timeless Bob

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Volcano embark at the bottom of the Sea
« on: June 28, 2014, 06:06:35 pm »

Just for fun, I used Embark Everywhere to get my dwarves on a volcano island that was entirely surrounded by water.  Surprisingly, it was on the bottom of the sea!  I quickly saved it and got some pictures of the embark using Overseer that I think you guys may enjoy:

Yin and Yang (caution: Big image)
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Above-Beside-Below:
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Cross-eyed Stereogram: (overlap the images by crossing your eyes for a 3-d effect.
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Re: Volcano embark at the bottom of the Sea
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2014, 06:24:56 pm »

Pretty spectacular. How did you manage the stereogram? It it as simple as just taking a screenshot, panning left or right briefly, and taking another screenshot?
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Re: Volcano embark at the bottom of the Sea
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2014, 06:22:05 am »

Wow. Is there any way to make it playable? Post the save pls.

Also, here's the quick edition of your screnshot
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Re: Volcano embark at the bottom of the Sea
« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2014, 04:28:55 am »

@Peregarrett: OMG! I laughed at that until I cried!  You're awesome.

I don't really think there's a way to make it playable except maybe turning off cave-ins or something.  Each tick, it stops the screen with the "Cave in!" message as one more bit of water interacts with the volcano magma and creates some obsidian which then drops to the bottom of the 'cano shaft.  I'll post the save anyway just so people can enjoy the show for themselves.
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Re: Volcano embark at the bottom of the Sea
« Reply #4 on: July 01, 2014, 06:52:50 am »

I think if you're patient enough, the volcano becomes capped with obsidian at the end. But just after embark you'd need to surround the wagon with walls and floors, using dfhack, to avoid drowning.

I'd like to try it.
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Re: Volcano embark at the bottom of the Sea
« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2014, 03:03:29 pm »

Once I find it again, I'll post the save.
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Re: Volcano embark at the bottom of the Sea
« Reply #6 on: July 17, 2014, 02:11:43 pm »

Found it!
The Fortress name: "Fireabbey"
The World's name: "The Dawn of Time"
https://www.dropbox.com/s/g8mfcatgpldpnlv/Dawn%20of%20Time%20-%2030.zip
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Re: Volcano embark at the bottom of the Sea
« Reply #7 on: July 17, 2014, 05:48:07 pm »

My eyes get blurry when I cross them... Anyways, cool embark.
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