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Aelwen

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How to find which dwarves were from the start?
« on: November 16, 2021, 08:39:31 pm »

Hello to everyone. I want to give my original dwarves special rooms but after three waves and multiple niknaming/job changing I forgot who is who. Is there some legend or ingame log about who arrived first?
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Re: How to find which dwarves were from the start?
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2021, 08:47:19 pm »

You can check each dwarf individually - in their thoughts and preferences it'll say when they joined the fortress - you should find only seven who joined at the same time (i.e., when you started the fort.) They'll also only have joined your fortress, while most other migrants have been the member of some other group or civ.

Otherwise, you can save a copy of the fort and retire/abandon it, then check legends mode. On the site's information it should list those 7 as settling in the fort right at the beginning of the site's history.

Third option is to use Dwarf Therapist (and presumably there's a DF Hack script for this) - you can sort dwarves by migrant waves, which should put your starting seven at the top or bottom depending on how it is sorted.

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Re: How to find which dwarves were from the start?
« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2021, 03:16:19 am »

the dfhack labour manager thing (it's like an in-game dwarf therapist) lets you sort by arrival
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Re: How to find which dwarves were from the start?
« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2021, 01:18:18 pm »

dwarf Therapist letís you group by migration wave.  The founding is considered the first migration wave.
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Re: How to find which dwarves were from the start?
« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2021, 04:05:45 pm »

For next time: I try to screenshot the u-screen in the first few minutes of a new fort. Saves me a world of hassle later.
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Re: How to find which dwarves were from the start?
« Reply #5 on: November 21, 2021, 04:21:47 pm »

I give them all custom job titles, as well as special housing treatment and tombs.
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Re: How to find which dwarves were from the start?
« Reply #6 on: November 24, 2021, 07:37:54 pm »

I give them all custom job titles, as well as special housing treatment and tombs.

Custom jobs was my thought as well
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