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Author Topic: Archcrystal: 440 years in a fortress [SPOILERS]  (Read 168478 times)

Sethatos

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Re: Archcrystal: 440 years in a fortress [SPOILERS]
« Reply #675 on: October 07, 2018, 06:17:55 pm »

I have finally caught up with this thread. It has been a wild journey. I can't wait to find out what the ultimate end of this beautimous place will be.

Thanks! To be honest, Iíve started writing the ending since 500 years seems like a natural end point. Not saying itís set in stone, but probably nearing its finality. Itíll be a great conclusion though :)
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Re: Archcrystal: 440 years in a fortress [SPOILERS]
« Reply #676 on: October 08, 2018, 07:09:55 am »

*programmer in me twitches at the significant number being 500 and not 512*
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Re: Archcrystal: 440 years in a fortress [SPOILERS]
« Reply #678 on: October 09, 2018, 07:53:29 am »

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Re: Archcrystal: 440 years in a fortress [SPOILERS]
« Reply #679 on: October 09, 2018, 08:29:05 pm »

I'd love to see this go on as long as possible, but I can understand that after so long you want a break. Just have to say though, this is easily the best story to come from Dwarf Fortress.
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Re: Archcrystal: 440 years in a fortress [SPOILERS]
« Reply #680 on: October 10, 2018, 06:46:01 pm »

PTW, came from the wiki for the cool fortress, stayed for the phenomenally written story. Can't wait to see how it ends!
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Re: Archcrystal: 440 years in a fortress [SPOILERS]
« Reply #681 on: October 12, 2018, 06:22:38 pm »

Thanks to everyone who posted and messaged me. Thereís still 60 years worth left so that equals about 6 months real time. Lots can change in that time so the ending is a bit fluid, but man the idea I have for it pretty exciting, at least to me.

And once again thanks to everyone whoís followed and liked the story so far. Please donate to Bay 12, it makes these stories possible.
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Re: Archcrystal: 440 years in a fortress [SPOILERS]
« Reply #682 on: October 13, 2018, 03:18:50 pm »

And yeah I heard that demons for Dark Fortresses can show up in a siege in previous versions. I'm wondering if we exhaust all his minions will he be forced to come.
Ooh, I hope that feature still works. It would be amazing to Ezost itself to show up at the gates. Keep up the great work Sethatos!
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Re: Archcrystal: 440 years in a fortress [SPOILERS]
« Reply #683 on: October 13, 2018, 03:43:54 pm »

Wow, this thing's still going strong!

I have a question, how did you make Fath a Necromancer, and what do you need to do to manage one once they become a Necromancer?
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Re: Archcrystal: 440 years in a fortress [SPOILERS]
« Reply #684 on: October 13, 2018, 10:30:50 pm »

He raided a tower for books earlier. One of the books contained the words "the secrets of life and death", thus giving any reader of them necromancy.

Necromancers don't age, drink or eat, so with a lone necro like this one has to keep them away from combination of fight+corpses they can reanimate (I guess demons are okay?). They'll also grow slow from alcohol deprivation if there isn't a tavern keeper giving them drinks. Might also want an extra source of happiness in grumpier dwarves due no dining thoughts, period.

Also, once they die one should slab them before they come back as ghost, because they don't forget the secrets when dying.

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Re: Archcrystal: 440 years in a fortress [SPOILERS]
« Reply #685 on: October 16, 2018, 12:14:34 pm »

I just got to the bit where the king gets his throat crushed in a bar fight. This is awesome.

*And now I'm caught up to the immense design of things.
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