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stormsaber

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When will this be possible in dwarf fortress?
« on: August 18, 2014, 07:40:45 pm »

http://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/‘salmon-cannon’-allows-safe-migration-around-hydroelectric-dams
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Re: When will this be possible in dwarf fortress?
« Reply #1 on: August 18, 2014, 08:55:07 pm »

Once water physics are made less laggy and more realistic, it might be possible to pressurise water containing salmon and launch them into the air. So idea about the particulars, though.

Edit: You might want to move this to Fortress Mode discussion or DF General discussion.
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Re: When will this be possible in dwarf fortress?
« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2014, 09:27:46 pm »

http://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/‘salmon-cannon’-allows-safe-migration-around-hydroelectric-dams

That opposite is possible, hunting of migratory mermaids through desiccation traps.
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Re: When will this be possible in dwarf fortress?
« Reply #3 on: August 18, 2014, 09:44:13 pm »

If you can get salmon in animal traps, you should be able to eject them by putting those into minecarts, having the cart hit a wall, throwing the animal trap which hits another wall, which should throw the raw salmon.

Unfortunately, water doesn't slow down flying objects, so they'd probably hit the bottom of the catch pool and explode or something, but I'd still call that a success.
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Re: When will this be possible in dwarf fortress?
« Reply #4 on: August 22, 2014, 12:58:21 pm »

If you can get salmon in animal traps, you should be able to eject them by putting those into minecarts, having the cart hit a wall, throwing the animal trap which hits another wall, which should throw the raw salmon.

Unfortunately, water doesn't slow down flying objects, so they'd probably hit the bottom of the catch pool and explode or something, but I'd still call that a success.

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