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FearfulJesuit

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Two questions
« on: April 12, 2011, 08:33:30 am »

1. Supposing I created a waterwheel of only nether-cap componants, would it power in magma flow?
2. How do I know if it's cold enough for my dwarves to get frostbite?
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Re: Two questions
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2011, 08:37:43 am »

1. No.  Magma has no flow, so even if the wood is indestructible the wheel won't turn.

2. Station them outside and see if they get injured?  Don't think there's a direct way to read temperature in the game.
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Re: Two questions
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2011, 08:46:39 am »

2. If you make a zone you can see if it is cold. I haven't done this myself but I've seen in on screenshots (it should appear next to the option to create a meeting zone from the zone)
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Re: Two questions
« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2011, 08:59:07 am »

You can read tile temperature by using dfprobe.

I don't know how frostburn actually works. The materials that make up a dwarf have colddam points of 9900, which is colder than anything you'd see with the default temps. The only time I've seen frostburn in the injury screen was with a creature set to have all its component parts damaged at 9990, and then only his brain got frostbitten (what).
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