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TheFlame52

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Re: What's going on in your fort?
« Reply #49995 on: April 20, 2017, 08:42:59 am »

I'm not even certain I have any materials that would hold up, maybe if I built the bridge out of steel and used steel mechanisms?

First of all, BRIDGES CAN BE DESTROYED? WAAAAT
Also, dragonfire is over 4 times hotter than magma, so IIRC, only candy can withstand it, but it too can melt after repeated bursts.
Dragonfire is hot enough to BOIL TUNGSTEN.

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Re: What's going on in your fort?
« Reply #49996 on: April 20, 2017, 08:52:00 am »

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Dragonfire is hot enough to BOIL TUNGSTEN.

Well, crap.

Anybody got like a forcefield generator lying around?
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Re: What's going on in your fort?
« Reply #49997 on: April 20, 2017, 12:16:10 pm »

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Dragonfire is hot enough to BOIL TUNGSTEN.

Well, crap.

Anybody got like a forcefield generator lying around?

Equipped shields can withstand dragonfire, because Dwarven courage burns even hotter.
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Re: What's going on in your fort?
« Reply #49998 on: April 20, 2017, 01:06:50 pm »

No, clearly. It must because there is no such thing as a !!Shield!! (Equipped).
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Re: What's going on in your fort?
« Reply #49999 on: April 20, 2017, 01:50:18 pm »

I've had lord/lady consorts visiting before, but I just had the King Consort visit.

I feel honored.
« Last Edit: April 20, 2017, 02:36:19 pm by latias1290 »
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Re: What's going on in your fort?
« Reply #50000 on: April 20, 2017, 08:32:31 pm »

I don't know what to say about this...



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Re: What's going on in your fort?
« Reply #50001 on: April 20, 2017, 09:23:36 pm »

Equipped shields can withstand dragonfire, because Dwarven courage burns even hotter.

You mind me putting this in my signature?

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Re: What's going on in your fort?
« Reply #50002 on: April 20, 2017, 10:50:18 pm »

Equipped shields can withstand dragonfire, because Dwarven courage burns even hotter.
You mind me putting this in my signature?
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Re: What's going on in your fort?
« Reply #50003 on: April 21, 2017, 12:11:45 am »

And this is the first time I've actually seen someone request to sig something.
I've seen sig requests lots of times in old threads, but never in the present time.
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Re: What's going on in your fort?
« Reply #50004 on: April 21, 2017, 04:10:33 am »

I like to use N to label each lever, so if I cannot remember I can just read the label.
Cavern bridge
Other cavern bridge
Cavern door (that is actually a bridge)
Trap out (now was the the part facing toward the surface or the fortress?)
North cavern block (that's south of the other three cavern doors above)
South cavern block (that's in cavern 3 whereas everything else is in cavern 1)

Using N is a great idea. Just make sure to actually label things half-decently...

Instead of labeling bridges, I like to make a rock mechanism at the same time as the bridge, and out of the same material, then make the lever from that mechanism.

Then they're color coded.  The rutile lever opens the rutile bridge, the granite lever opens the granite bridge, etc.  If I try to get fancier I always forget what my dumb labeling scheme means when I have to use it.
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Re: What's going on in your fort?
« Reply #50005 on: April 21, 2017, 06:53:41 am »

Axelords are popping up.

I also got the Planepacked fruit salad bug, 60 prepared meals worth about 80,000.


EDIT: Fourth fucking gem mood. Out of four. This is starting to annoy me.

EDIT 2: How the hell do you make a bed out of yellow zircon?
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Re: What's going on in your fort?
« Reply #50006 on: April 21, 2017, 09:11:34 am »

Equipped shields can withstand dragonfire, because Dwarven courage burns even hotter.

You mind me putting this in my signature?

Do it :D
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Re: What's going on in your fort?
« Reply #50007 on: April 21, 2017, 09:16:25 am »


EDIT 2: How the hell do you make a bed out of yellow zircon?

Well, it is a very small and uncomfortable bed.

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Re: What's going on in your fort?
« Reply #50008 on: April 21, 2017, 09:35:35 am »

So, found one of my older dwarffort saves in my google drive, decided to load it up. I must I was surprised at how much dog blood surounded the enterance of my fort,, that was until I checked the notes for it and found the minecart shot gun was being loaded only with dogs, bits of dog, and dog blood.

I am left questioning my past self's sanity.
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Re: What's going on in your fort?
« Reply #50009 on: April 21, 2017, 10:16:52 am »



This is new to me. Has anyone ever seen this before?

Note that Professor is a custom profession I gave to a dwarf.
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