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aslambilal

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How do i drop stuff from a high Z-Lvl?
« on: October 30, 2010, 09:02:46 am »

How do i drop stuff from a high Z-Lvl?

Say i want to build a 10 level tower, and on top have a platform that reaches out. I want to be able to put a cage or many cages ( filled with enemies of course ) on the platform and then with the pull of a lever remove the floor to drop them. I tried using a floor grate, however i was unable to build a cage on top of it. Any suggestions where i wont kill any of my dwarfs ( i have a bad habit of channeling and either crushing someone or having the miner having his legs broken )
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Re: How do i drop stuff from a high Z-Lvl?
« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2010, 09:10:39 am »

you either pit them, or put the cage next to a cliff and use water to push them into it.
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Re: How do i drop stuff from a high Z-Lvl?
« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2010, 09:14:10 am »

I guess i'm gonna have to learn how to make a pump stack and power it with windmills then.

Off to the wiki!
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Re: How do i drop stuff from a high Z-Lvl?
« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2010, 11:57:38 am »

Just so you know, dropping a cage will not harm the creatures inside.
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Re: How do i drop stuff from a high Z-Lvl?
« Reply #4 on: October 30, 2010, 12:03:02 pm »

I actually have the similar question as this guy here

How can i instead setup a place to pit the enemies against each other without having to setup mechanisms to open the cages and keeping my dwarfs safe from harm?
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Re: How do i drop stuff from a high Z-Lvl?
« Reply #5 on: October 30, 2010, 03:25:31 pm »

Building the cage right next to the pit is the onlt think I can think of.
Also, fun experiment, I hear that you can pit creatures through a bridge, like it's not even there. Have not tried this myself, though.
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