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Libash_Thunderhead

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!!SCIENCE!! Interrupted strange mood
« on: November 20, 2016, 10:22:09 pm »

A stronecrafter had a strange mood and he began his work after grabbing all materials.
Then some keas attacked the stockpiles. The stonecrafter was attacked and got a broken ear. He got angry and crushed the skull of the kea with his hand. Then he ran into the king's room and just stood there.

I saved the game and tried several method to get him back to his work.

1) I tried to remove the floor beneath him. Didn't work. They would not remove a floor if someone was standing there, it seemed.
2) I deconstructed the workshop by casuing a cave-in. The stonecrafter became mad after his workshop was destroyed.
3) I tried to drop items on his head. Didn't work. He dodged 100% of them.
4) I removed floors around him, and dropped items on his head. He dodged and dropped into the room below, then rushed back to his workshop and began the work.

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Re: !!SCIENCE!! Interrupted strange mood
« Reply #1 on: November 20, 2016, 10:42:52 pm »

Fascinating.

I wonder why he ran into the Kings room. Perhaps he wanted to lodge a complaint.

I've had success in just digging away the ground under a dorfs feet before. Perhaps your miners are more polite than mine.

Also, I love that in game keas are so similar to real life keas.  :) 

So, congratulations, you now have a stonecrafted....?
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Re: !!SCIENCE!! Interrupted strange mood
« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2016, 11:02:59 pm »

Yeah, a native copper crown.

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Re: !!SCIENCE!! Interrupted strange mood
« Reply #3 on: November 21, 2016, 02:12:48 am »

Wow. In former times (when dinosaurs carp ruled the earth waters), an interrupted mood usually resulted in the dorf becoming mad - and the madness depended on what kind of mood he was in (AFAIR). Seems the thought and feelings update changed this?

In one way I like it. However, I found it quite apt that being interrupted during the most important point in life resulted in madness.
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Re: !!SCIENCE!! Interrupted strange mood
« Reply #4 on: November 21, 2016, 07:37:57 am »

and the madness depended on what kind of mood he was in (AFAIR)
It did not - the insanity type only ever depended on the dwarf's personality (for as long as personalities existed) and was otherwise random.
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Re: !!SCIENCE!! Interrupted strange mood
« Reply #5 on: November 21, 2016, 08:03:50 am »

and the madness depended on what kind of mood he was in (AFAIR)
It did not - the insanity type only ever depended on the dwarf's personality (for as long as personalities existed) and was otherwise random.
Thanks! But they went mad, right? Or did I just get the crazy ones - sort of a Karma thingy?
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Re: !!SCIENCE!! Interrupted strange mood
« Reply #6 on: November 21, 2016, 08:22:52 am »

Failing a mood will always result in insanity as far as I know. It's only the type of insanity that varies with personality, but they'll all go bonkers in one way or another.
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Re: !!SCIENCE!! Interrupted strange mood
« Reply #7 on: November 21, 2016, 09:44:41 am »

There still seems to be an element of randomness to it though.  I had a clothesmaker fail his mood, and he just became depressed, ceasing to eat or drink.  Then my game crashed.  I reloaded, redid everything (albeit not exactly the same way), he failed his mood again, but this time he went berserk and started trying to kill everyone.  Same mood, same dwarf, different madness.
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Re: !!SCIENCE!! Interrupted strange mood
« Reply #8 on: November 21, 2016, 10:39:03 am »

There still seems to be an element of randomness to it though.  I had a clothesmaker fail his mood, and he just became depressed, ceasing to eat or drink.  Then my game crashed.  I reloaded, redid everything (albeit not exactly the same way), he failed his mood again, but this time he went berserk and started trying to kill everyone.  Same mood, same dwarf, different madness.
At a guess the dorf had both the trait that for slipping into depression and the trait for going berserk and DF then tossed a coin. The dorf would have had to be examined to see if that might be the case, though.
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Re: !!SCIENCE!! Interrupted strange mood
« Reply #9 on: November 21, 2016, 07:20:03 pm »

I had a pregnant dwarf who mooded during my turn in a succession fort; gave birth to a baby boy in the magma forge workshop, and continued to finished the iron shield, then started seeking infant who crawled to the metal bars stockpile.

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Re: !!SCIENCE!! Interrupted strange mood
« Reply #10 on: November 30, 2016, 08:16:04 am »

and the madness depended on what kind of mood he was in (AFAIR)
It did not - the insanity type only ever depended on the dwarf's personality (for as long as personalities existed) and was otherwise random.

Isn't a dwarf being very unhappy or miserable still a factor? I seem to recall those feelings could cause Fell or Macabre moods. Unless you just mean insanity for failure, in which case ignore me.
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