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Rakonas

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Underground Windmills
« on: August 02, 2010, 10:43:42 pm »

Are they possible? With 10 z level high caverns, I'm sure there's some kind of wind, but do they work in caverns? I'm currently doing a fully underground fortress cut off from the surface, and it doesn't look like there'll be any way to produce power...
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Re: Underground Windmills
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2010, 10:59:11 pm »

In 40d, the center tile of the windmill had to be Outside. I have no reason to expect 0.31 to behave any differently.
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Re: Underground Windmills
« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2010, 11:06:23 pm »

You could try water power, have manually pumped water in an upper reservoir flow down.

http://df.magmawiki.com/index.php/DF2010:Water_wheel
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