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scourge728

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Would killing human guests make their civ go to war with me?
« on: August 02, 2016, 03:42:24 pm »

I've got a bunch of them and am considering killing them

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Re: Would killing human guests make their civ go to war with me?
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2016, 03:49:55 pm »

Not sure if it'd work, but you also have to consider that not every one of them is a member of the human civ.

But you can always murder them all and find out!
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Re: Would killing human guests make their civ go to war with me?
« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2016, 05:35:06 pm »

some of the guests might be part of a human civilization, and so killing them will upset said civilization.  However, the human caravans are always part of civilizations, and so those are a much better target.  Not that genociding all non-dwarf persons in your fortress isn't always a great idea.
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Re: Would killing human guests make their civ go to war with me?
« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2016, 06:17:46 pm »

I don't want to go to war with them mainly because of FPS issues, I wanted to kill them because some of them have been guests for like 1-3 years and it's getting annoying

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Re: Would killing human guests make their civ go to war with me?
« Reply #4 on: August 02, 2016, 06:53:26 pm »

If you kill all the visitors that come to your tavern eventually they'll stop coming.

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Re: Would killing human guests make their civ go to war with me?
« Reply #5 on: August 02, 2016, 07:20:58 pm »

some of the guests might be part of a human civilization, and so killing them will upset said civilization.  However, the human caravans are always part of civilizations, and so those are a much better target.  Not that genociding all non-dwarf persons in your fortress isn't always a great idea.

What if they just happen to die? Like, they get into an accident that isn't caused by a direct physical attack from any of your dwarves
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Re: Would killing human guests make their civ go to war with me?
« Reply #6 on: August 03, 2016, 03:00:57 am »

IF there is any diplomatic impact at all, it will be small, so you should safely be able to slaughter everyone for a fair while before any effect would be felt at all. Also, visitors may come from different civs, and only the ones you're trading with can engage in war with you.
I think visitite mining is a working strategy, although I haven't tried it.
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Re: Would killing human guests make their civ go to war with me?
« Reply #7 on: August 03, 2016, 10:47:19 pm »

Careful about mercenaries though, because I've had them turn on the squad they are in after being ordered to kill guests. Sorta like a mini loyalty cascade.
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