I got a Goblin Seige, which is kinda cheating, since I only had 79 Dwarves. I guess the fact that I had several recent deaths, and at ONE point I had over 80 was good enough for the goblins to wage war.
An engraver couldn't get inside in time, and his head was found several paces away. Luckily, my weapon traps make burger out of any force large enough to bypass my cages.
Several of my dwarves are basically streaking, their clothes are wearing right off their bodies. And even though I've had a full-time weaver for two years, he's been to busy gathering silk to actually give me any cloth. Well, more looms, more weavers.
There are 8 comments for this map series, last post 2009-04-13
( 237 Mid Summer to 250 )
There should be enough room for several squads to train here at once.
One nice feature is the balcony overlooking the entrance. That should come in handy for long sieges. - ClsfdKidd
( 236 Late Spring to 250 )
I had a pretty good idea how my tombs were going to look like, and then HOLY CRAP A CAVE RIVER! The seventh pioneering dwarf gets one sweet tomb room. It overlooks a 4-Z waterfall. - ClsfdKidd
( 235 Mid Spring to 300 )
The Vaults are going to be filled with goods, and then sealed up so that even a kobold won't be able to steal the wealth. I believe the correct word is "hoard". Yes, we will hoard the wealth of Angelbane, and let our enemies drool. - ClsfdKidd
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Submitted by: Salmeuk - 2009-03-25 to 234 Early Autumn
Good luck! You should add some points of interest to let us know what your forts up to.
Submitted by: Markavian - 2009-03-30 to 236 Mid Winter
Tombs, you mean, TREE FARM?
Are you going to seal the hoard with magma?
Submitted by: ClsfdKidd - 2009-03-30 to 236 Mid Winter
Well, I know for sure that I need a tree farm. The Giant Bat incident really was a kick in the seat. I'm thinking that I'll make some sort of indoor room with the natural waterfall in the center, then maybe use pumps to make a really big, curvy, natural-looking cavern and irrigate the tower-caps into it. Some fishing spots would be nice, too.
As far as sealing the hoard with magma, WHOA Markavian, that's an awesome idea. That's makin' my brain go 'round. I'll have to think on all the engineering aspects for a bit. I certainly don't want to burn my artifacts, cause THAT would suck.
Submitted by: xpCynic - 2009-03-30 to 237 Late Spring
A GCS killed by a kobold? HAHAHAHAHA.
Submitted by: ClsfdKidd - 2009-03-31 to 237 Late Spring
WELL! My GCS is precious to me. I may never get another one even after years of playing DF. So I just want to be careful.
BTW, does this mean I could basically let him roam free killing critters and spewing silk? Cause if he's not gonna die, I might do that.
[Message edited on 2009/03/31 at 07:29 by ClsfdKidd]
Submitted by: Jurph - 2009-04-01 to 237 Mid Summer
Love the layout, especially the tendency to avoid square or ugly rectangular rooms.
Submitted by: RPharazon - 2009-04-13 to 238 Early Spring
I love the tileset you're using. It's very squiggly.
Submitted by: db48x - 2009-04-13 to 238 Early Spring
Nice. I like the way all the bedrooms are "lighted" via fortifications.