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VerdantSF

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Re: What's going on in your fort?
« Reply #32370 on: January 22, 2014, 01:20:02 pm »

Inira was the only dragon in the world. ... And the only age of the world was named after her. fUCKING KOBOLDS

Kobolds killed the dragon?  Then again, kittens have defeated forgotten beasts, so anything is possible.  Can you post the final bit of combat text?  Sorry you lost her :(.

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« Reply #32371 on: January 22, 2014, 02:24:52 pm »

Daaaaaaaamn! The migrant waves are badass like never before.
I got a dwarf that had lost his right hand during world gen come to my fort.
I guess he lost the hand fighting an elf, but I'll check legends to see why was every single body part of him bruised (including the brain) and his right hand missing.
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Lielac

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Re: What's going on in your fort?
« Reply #32372 on: January 22, 2014, 03:14:48 pm »

Inira was the only dragon in the world. ... And the only age of the world was named after her. fUCKING KOBOLDS

Kobolds killed the dragon?  Then again, kittens have defeated forgotten beasts, so anything is possible.  Can you post the final bit of combat text?  Sorry you lost her :(.

Two kobold ambushes, to be specific. They're annoyingly good dragonslayers when they have spears and hit bone. Kobbies get bold when I leave the crap outside around for them to steal. I don't know if they had shields, but I'm pretty sure the human siegers did and a human spearman managed to get in a lucky shot that seriously disabled Inira and made her vomit regularly. (As of the edit below, no, it was kobolds too.)

Thanks for the condolences. I'll check the combat logs once I get off my phone and crawl out of bed.

Edit: Here's a movie I made where I scroll through all the combat reports under Inira's name. She got hit by a human spearman, then a kobold bowsquad shot her in the guts and right lung, chipped the bone of her left rear leg and tore a tendon, and only then burned to death. Then a second squad of kobolds, with at least one spearman, took advantage of Inira's injured state to stab her in painful and deadly places.

I hate kobolds :'(
« Last Edit: January 22, 2014, 03:41:09 pm by Lielac »
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Re: What's going on in your fort?
« Reply #32373 on: January 22, 2014, 03:38:48 pm »

You should go butcher her corpse and make yourself a dragon leather thong. It's what she would have wanted.
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« Reply #32374 on: January 22, 2014, 03:43:34 pm »

You should go butcher her corpse and make yourself a dragon leather thong. It's what she would have wanted.

hELL NO

If I ever go outside to retrieve her corpse, I am giving her the closest thing to a proper burial I can manage. Probably I'll put her in a display case. She'll be a skeleton by then, I could call it a museum exhibit...
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« Reply #32375 on: January 22, 2014, 03:46:20 pm »

If you butcher her you could put her in, like, a hundred display cases, the more to honor her memory with.
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« Reply #32376 on: January 22, 2014, 03:47:56 pm »

If you butcher her you could put her in, like, a hundred display cases, the more to honor her memory with.

Nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

If I'd gotten my hands on her she'd be an honored member of my fort, I am not desecrating her memory by treating her like a common animal! :(
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« Reply #32377 on: January 22, 2014, 03:51:57 pm »

If a thong is completely out of the question, perhaps you should melt down the spears of the kobolds that slew her and build a bitchin' metal tomb out of them.
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« Reply #32378 on: January 22, 2014, 04:08:35 pm »

If a thong is completely out of the question, perhaps you should melt down the spears of the kobolds that slew her and build a bitchin' metal tomb out of them.

I think that could be arranged.

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Now they're all on war jabberers! Hmmm, how about FUCK THAT. -continues turtling-
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Re: What's going on in your fort?
« Reply #32379 on: January 22, 2014, 04:21:48 pm »

But think about all of the jabberer leather thongs there are to be made.
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« Reply #32380 on: January 22, 2014, 04:25:30 pm »

But think about all of the jabberer leather thongs there are to be made.

You're obsessed.

I can't deturtle because my entire offense is based on retracting bridges, and jabberers make bridges not work.

... I need a secondary tunnel filled with serrated discs. Except I don't have any sand. I have a dozen or so magnetite clusters, but no sand.
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« Reply #32381 on: January 22, 2014, 04:28:51 pm »

What's wrong with iron or steel serrated disks?
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« Reply #32382 on: January 22, 2014, 04:40:25 pm »

What's wrong with iron or steel serrated disks?

Unlike sand, iron is a semi-limited resource, and I like to carpet my trap entrances with discs. I might do it anyway, because I'm totally cool with exploting melt duplication, but it's less convenient than spamming collect sand jobs.
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« Reply #32383 on: January 22, 2014, 05:00:57 pm »

Iron menacing spikes. You need a one-tile wide corridor, maybe ten long (you can make it winding, to slow down invaders even more), stick a cluster of 4+ spikes in each tile, hook 'em up to a repeater. It's totally unimpressed by trapavoiders and never fully jams. Occasionally, you'll get a weaponmaster or roc who dodges them all, but two or three weapon or cage traps are adequate to catch those. 40 spikes should be enough, preferably metal and of high quality.

My most recent experience was with a powered minecart grinder, which was even cheaper in metal - six carts (twelve metal bars, all of non-weapon types) and 30 native gold boulders (could be replaced by other heavy stone, but native gold is highly recommended - 2000kg each; if your site has gold, procuring those will be easy enough, otherwise, import them from the dwarven caravan). And it's hilariously oversized - nothing, including the cave dragon siege, has gotten past the third cart, so four carts and twenty boulders should be adequate. Once they get hit, they get swept aside and kept in permanent hit/stun lock. Nothing can move, building destroyers can't do their thing, everything expires from terrifying blunt damage. Efficiency is limited by cart weight vs. creature weight - for megabeasts, you might need to stick minecarts full of gould boulders into your minecarts, matrjoschka-style.

Re: dragon - i'd commemorate the dragon by having the bones made into an artefact and creating a lot of dragon soap. One should give about a hundred bars of soap, enough to build a little memorial.
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« Reply #32384 on: January 22, 2014, 05:30:23 pm »

Iron menacing spikes. You need a one-tile wide corridor, maybe ten long (you can make it winding, to slow down invaders even more), stick a cluster of 4+ spikes in each tile, hook 'em up to a repeater. It's totally unimpressed by trapavoiders and never fully jams. Occasionally, you'll get a weaponmaster or roc who dodges them all, but two or three weapon or cage traps are adequate to catch those. 40 spikes should be enough, preferably metal and of high quality.

My most recent experience was with a powered minecart grinder, which was even cheaper in metal - six carts (twelve metal bars, all of non-weapon types) and 30 native gold boulders (could be replaced by other heavy stone, but native gold is highly recommended - 2000kg each; if your site has gold, procuring those will be easy enough, otherwise, import them from the dwarven caravan). And it's hilariously oversized - nothing, including the cave dragon siege, has gotten past the third cart, so four carts and twenty boulders should be adequate. Once they get hit, they get swept aside and kept in permanent hit/stun lock. Nothing can move, building destroyers can't do their thing, everything expires from terrifying blunt damage. Efficiency is limited by cart weight vs. creature weight - for megabeasts, you might need to stick minecarts full of gould boulders into your minecarts, matrjoschka-style.

Re: dragon - i'd commemorate the dragon by having the bones made into an artefact and creating a lot of dragon soap. One should give about a hundred bars of soap, enough to build a little memorial.

Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm. I shall consider this!

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Are you quite sure you don't mean the Age of Kobolds? Y'know, since they killed the dragon the last age was named after?

totally not still bitter what are you talking about
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