UPDATE 1 of 2 (MAYBE 3?): SPRING OF THE FOURTH YEAR
1 of Granite rolls around and I receive my orders from my cousin, the queen. I'm to act as Seneschal of Shimmeroiled until a suitable replacement is found. Whatever.
hehe i was wondering when someone would build a well , generally one of thwe first things i do now after earlier versions of df brutally traiend me to have excess water on hand at all times due to lazy ass dwarves being too lazy to give water to wounded ppl
plus it always helps to plan a reservoir and accesible wells BEFORE you put in a bunch of floors ... but i guess you dont even need a reservoir , just a small hand filled pond will do . '
Anyways .. looking forward to more sankis , might wanna order some livestock from the traders if possible , chickens make helllllllllllllla eggs and meat and dont require any food apart from what they forage themselves from any cave floor
Creature sprites are separate from tile sets. I use creature sprites but not a graphical tile set. My main reason for disliking graphical tile sets is due to how poorly supported they are. Due to the limited number of icons that DF will use, graphical tile sets will end up replacing things that should not be replaced. For instance, the icons for male and female will be replaced by the icon for a bag. On the world map, you'll see out of place door icons and tables.
So i'm confused....I see ASCii, but also sprites....what is going on?
Don't worry about it, you haven't even used up half your allotted time. It's just that we got very lucky with the first few people (I would have taken much longer if my turn hadn't started on a weekend).
Pretty eager to see what the fortress is like at the end of the turn. Gathering herbs was a good call, hopefully that'll keep us alive.
@envane: The only way I know to fight ghosts is to bury or memorialize them as fast as dwarfly possible. Lest more dwarves be scared to death or have their legs broken. Also, elk birds are particularly difficult it seems. They need a pasture or they will starve and they also need nest boxes to lay their eggs. But it should be possible to breed and tame.
I'm not sure if it's time for congratulations! Though I'll take it.
There's at least one goblin outside the fort and our perma-dwarven caravan defenses have been defeated. The next player really needs to deal with the goblins ASAP and then just focus on domestic issues and finishing our defenses. We're dangerously close to a tantrum spiral at the moment so beware of that. Most importantly, finish my Dwarf statue.
It may be best not to let any dwarf outside, actually. That way they never know their friends died!
Fallen189 is passing his turn onto the next player... Which is @Zombie_Shakespeare. He's passing for personal and totally justified reasons.
I'll be sending Zombie a message now, and he'll be officially on the clock. If he passes his turn or fails to respond in 48 hours, I'll give it to a random reserve pool player.
@Shofixti: Alright, then. I have work in a few hours, but I have a couple of days off coming my way, so I'll start catching up and doing stuff starting tomorrow.
EDIT: Just to let you guys know, I ended up getting busy in real life for a while and my Dwarf Fortress knowledge has gone down the shitter. I may end up doing terrible things to this poor fortress.
@Daveyo520: you should probably see a doctor about those stones in your dump ..
sorry i had to
otherwise that's kind of a bad thing to do now , with stone weighing alot more and slowing dwarves down, dumping it into a quantum stockpile isnt as useful as before ... im liking relatively small stone stockpiles with wheelbarrows assigned to them , at least then only a maximum of 3 haulng jobs will be created for the stockpile. in the meanwhile im just learning to cope with leaving alot of stone lying about more often :/
I may end up doing terrible things to this poor fortress.
Indeed. Just make sure to leave enough of a fortress for me to destroy. (I only bump this because I'm playing the game as we speak, since you have to know the rules to break them.)
I'll re-upload it in a few minutes. Edit: HERE!!!! www.sankis.com/personal/region3-StartYear5.zip
Awesome, thank you. I'll get started properly tomorrow. Don't work until the afternoon.
Thought of an interesting (to me) way to spin my inexperience, as well.
Alright, I've been working on my first update for an hour or two or three now; I honestly don't know. It's taking me a while to re-familiarize myself with DF. I'm going to post what I have to see if you guys are okay with the tone and general play-style I'm going for. Should be up in a few minutes if I don't have any problems. Just have to format it for the site.
Hullo, fellow Dorfs. Some strange lookin' fellas broke into me home yesterday, abducted me and brought me here to this fort.
I am a humble farmer-Dorf, but these men told me that now I'm a leader-Dorf. That's alright, I suppose. Me mum never taught me much about
leadin', but maybe I can do good and put some of her old-world farming values back into this little fort. She taught me that
the two most precious things in a Dorf's life are liquor and farmin'. I never had no reason to doubt her. She never steered me wrong.
Oh, my name is Tosid. You c'n call me Zombie, though. Me friends started callin' me Zombie when I was little, after an elephant trampled
me head and I got up and just started playin' tag again. The doctors said I'd be a veg'table, but I proved them wrong right good.
Now, I don't know what kind of name Shirremoiled is, but I'll try me darndest to keep these fellas safe an' happy.
They sure rushed me right in. I didn't see much on account o' the sack on my head, but one time we tripped and it came off. Lots o' blood
and dead Dorfs.
Must have been one crazy party. We kept goin' in pretty far, past the entrance. Pretty sure I heard some screams, but the Dorfs with me
told me it was just one big joke welcome for their new overseer. One o' them said somefin about 'account-o-bility', but then the other
one slugged him but good. They took me into the first and told me about how the last overseer did a right bang-up job, but Dorfs are dying
and I could fix it. They asked me what my first order was. I looked all 'round, at how bloody and dirty this room was, and told 'em
to start cleanin' up their mess. Me mum would have a fit if she saw all this. They gave each other a weird look. Then they told me
I should really take care o' the goblins outside, but I told them that the goblins would still be there tomorrow. They said they'd get
the old overseer to help me out.
After scrubbin' on those floors for a while, I told the nearest Dorf that they were hard to clean up, and he suggested that we just make
a new floor over it. I told him that was good, and that he could do it with whatever we had around. I caught him later buildin' tiles to
seal up the blood stains out o' potash. Oh, well. One stain down, when he finishes. Me mum would be proud o' me critical thinking skills.
Then I got reports o' a goblin outside killin' all sorts of poor, innocent animals. I told the Dorf that was sad and all, but I had a fort to run
and these blood stains weren't going to cover themselves up.
Through all o' this, though, the goblins kept killin' people outside. So I told the nearest Dorf that we should just wall up the entrance.
He told me there were Dorfs still outside, but I just said that if they were outside, they must have bad survival instincts anyway, and I
couldn't finish cleaning up this mess with that big racket. So he told me he'd get some Dorfs to bring up some alunite for me.
But soon after that, they were workin' on bringing up the rocks when the yak over in the front went berserk! I shouted for someone to kill it,
and the Equivalence of Cloister squad burst into action. Dodok carried her baby into battle and wrecked it. Then she walked off like nothin' ever
happened. What a lady.
They did so good that I told them to go on and kill the elf who snuck inside during the seige. Me mum hates elves, so I should, too.
After that, I think we c'n get that wall finished and start some clean-up.
And then, somethin' bad happened.
Well, I know that's a hell of a lot of stuff for just five days, but it is during a goblin seige. Hopefully things will settle down some soon. To be perfectly honest, I'm not sure I'm experienced enough to salvage this fort. But I'll do my best. And that means a lot of Dwarves are going to die. If nothing else, we can always have the next person continue from Sankis' save (I made a backup and he still has his, as well) and pass this off as a curiosity. Oh, and sorry about the overlapping problem in a couple of those images. I fixed it. I can also fix the odd formatting when I get home if it bothers people. Other than that, I'll continue tomorrow. Hopefully at a speedier pace. Advice would be appreciated.
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