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Re: What's going on in your fort?
« Reply #50535 on: August 08, 2017, 12:27:57 pm »

I decided to unretire one of my fortresses, and when i digged one z level below, i found a huge cavern that's filled with water, so im trying to work around that and dig to the bottom of the cave.
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Re: What's going on in your fort?
« Reply #50536 on: August 08, 2017, 08:38:39 pm »

Got a dolomite ass with fire breath, decided he was all kinds of nope and sealed off the cavern. Watched him for a while as my dwarves went about their days, he sat peacefully beside a rodentman tribe for a while, until an anordan walked by and engaged them, then he went about slaughtering everyone in that layer before going into the areas I couldn't see myself.
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Re: What's going on in your fort?
« Reply #50537 on: August 08, 2017, 10:02:39 pm »

Got a dolomite ass with fire breath, decided he was all kinds of nope and sealed off the cavern. Watched him for a while as my dwarves went about their days, he sat peacefully beside a rodentman tribe for a while, until an anordan walked by and engaged them, then he went about slaughtering everyone in that layer before going into the areas I couldn't see myself.
I recommend sealing off every area you can't see, even if it's tedious, any forgotten beast/titan thats rocky and above and having extra stuff is all kinds of nope
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Re: What's going on in your fort?
« Reply #50538 on: August 09, 2017, 05:50:34 am »

My fortress is going well, with some unavoidable deaths from forgotten beast invasions, however when my elite marksdwarf ran out of ammo, she beat the forgotten beast until the rest of the militia arrived. At one point I had 2 forgotten beasts at once. I'm currently digging out a massive living space and crafts area right above the magma, because I need people.
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Re: What's going on in your fort?
« Reply #50539 on: August 09, 2017, 09:30:49 am »

Got a dolomite ass with fire breath, decided he was all kinds of nope and sealed off the cavern. Watched him for a while as my dwarves went about their days, he sat peacefully beside a rodentman tribe for a while, until an anordan walked by and engaged them, then he went about slaughtering everyone in that layer before going into the areas I couldn't see myself.
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Re: What's going on in your fort?
« Reply #50540 on: August 09, 2017, 12:44:42 pm »

Got a dolomite ass with fire breath, decided he was all kinds of nope and sealed off the cavern. Watched him for a while as my dwarves went about their days, he sat peacefully beside a rodentman tribe for a while, until an anordan walked by and engaged them, then he went about slaughtering everyone in that layer before going into the areas I couldn't see myself.
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Re: What's going on in your fort?
« Reply #50541 on: August 09, 2017, 02:31:26 pm »

My latest fort seems to have cave spores right from the start. I haven't breached the caverns, and yet there is cave moss and young tunnel tube growing already.

Has anyone else had this?

Edit: I just realized that I am relatively close to my previous fortress which has breached the caverns. I wonder how far spores can spread off-map. Anyone wanna do the science?
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Re: What's going on in your fort?
« Reply #50542 on: August 09, 2017, 02:39:41 pm »

My latest fort seems to have cave spores right from the start. I haven't breached the caverns, and yet there is cave moss and young tunnel tube growing already.

Has anyone else had this?

You probably have a cave somewhere with access inside, and maybe an angry ettin.
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Re: What's going on in your fort?
« Reply #50543 on: August 09, 2017, 04:31:20 pm »

I started a fort in a haunted area with an aquifer. As it turned out, the aquifer was 6-7 layers thick and it took over a year to breach. I was just finishing up when suddenly a wereyak/buffalo/something like that shows up and murders everyone.

At least zombies are no longer invincible - all my dwarves had a bunch of kills from small reanimated pieces of corpses/other zombies.
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Re: What's going on in your fort?
« Reply #50544 on: August 09, 2017, 04:40:06 pm »

Opened up the second cavern layer and uhh... It's already flooded with lava? Why? I didn't do anything! Except drop a ton of people into the volcano but that shouldn't make the caverns flood with the stuff.
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Re: What's going on in your fort?
« Reply #50545 on: August 09, 2017, 04:44:05 pm »

I got a bugged siege in my current fort - the "siege" indicator was active but no invaders came. Strange and kind of annoying after several normal ambushes.

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Re: What's going on in your fort?
« Reply #50546 on: August 09, 2017, 09:07:20 pm »

My latest fort seems to have cave spores right from the start. I haven't breached the caverns, and yet there is cave moss and young tunnel tube growing already.

Has anyone else had this?

Edit: I just realized that I am relatively close to my previous fortress which has breached the caverns. I wonder how far spores can spread off-map. Anyone wanna do the science?
I believe that once you breach the caverns in a biome the entire biome, including off-map, can get spores from the caverns.

So you're off-map, but in the same biome.
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Re: What's going on in your fort?
« Reply #50547 on: August 09, 2017, 11:27:15 pm »

I got a bugged siege in my current fort - the "siege" indicator was active but no invaders came. Strange and kind of annoying after several normal ambushes.

Yeah, that's a longstanding bug. Apparently the siege force somehow gets stuck outside of the map. Don't remember how to remedy it at the moment.
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Re: What's going on in your fort?
« Reply #50548 on: August 10, 2017, 02:03:01 am »

A Forgotten Beast entered my fort.

It was a giant, three-eyed, feathered shrimp.

A fucking shrimp.

It didn't even have anything special, just a thirst/hunger for warm blood.

A single crossbow bolt knocked it down, and a few pounds with a +steel war hammer+ bruised its brain, causing instant death.

That was the dumbest Forgotten Beast I ever fought. No one got hurt fighting it.

There have definitely been weaker FBs (I had one made out of blood or something that was killed by a cat before my military got to it) but this is pretty sad.

Ah, new migrants. And one has two kills to her name already. Good good.

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Turns out her loving parents brought her up in the Dark Fortress, Thieflearns, where her father was forcibly taken at the age of 3.

She murdered a dwarf when she was 14 (poor old Thob Indigoblockades who only moved to the Dark Fortress so he could marry his sweetheart, apparently) then another at 16. Just the way it goes if you want to get by in goblin society.

In the year 332, she suddenly decided to leave the goblins, rejoin dwarvern civilization and come to live with us.
Novice butcher. She'll fit right in...

Something I love about this game is that you can just play it, for seasons and years at a time, and suddenly, a dwarf will get your attention.  And examining them further, you'll suddenly find they actually have a tragic backstory, their sadness has a reason, and then you'll try to do something like build them much better quarters.

Then they'll jump into magma for no fucking reason at all.  Fuck you, dwarves.
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Re: What's going on in your fort?
« Reply #50549 on: August 10, 2017, 10:55:01 am »

Then they'll jump into magma for no fucking reason at all.  Fuck you, dwarves.
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