Massive construction projects continue. The Duke and Duchess are currently locked in their rooms because their insane demands have slain 6 of my dwarves to date.
4 masons starved to death on the northern trade depot access ramp because I didn't notice them. New burial plots are being built in various rooms.
Working on a very long magma pipe in the south end of the fortress to bring magma to the new glassworks in the southeast.
99% of traffic into and out of the fortress is through this heavily-trapped gate.
The multi-colored mosaic below here was designed to use up blocks I didn't really want to use for anything else, and the color distribution came out half-decent so I decided to keep it. - Noble Digger
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Submitted by: Urist McDorf - 2009-01-26 to 205 Late Winter
Looks like you could use some bins for your armory... :)
Submitted by: Noble Digger - 2009-01-26 to 205 Late Winter
If you look up in the main yard there's an entire stockpile of bins and no more room--that's storing all the low quality iron armor and weapons in addition to crappy trade goods from goblins and such. :X
Submitted by: magic dwarf - 2009-01-26 to 205 Late Winter
This fort is massive! It looks very... planned out and organized. Those imps look ready to take out the first legendary weaponsmith they see.
Submitted by: Noble Digger - 2009-01-27 to 205 Late Winter
The funny part is that I don't plan my fortresses. I got really lucky that the new additions fit symmetrically on both sides of the for in almost every place.
I work a room at a time, making what I need at a given moment. Right now (I'm in year 206 or 207) I have so many construction projects going on that nothing is being completed, but rather being nudged closer to completion.
The hammerer killed 3 dwarves this year :|
Submitted by: Dakira - 2009-01-30 to 207 Early Spring
How will anyone access your Road of White Shadow?
Also, your "Hot Tubes" have inspired me to make a future fortress with central heating curtousy of our favorite molten rock.
Submitted by: Noble Digger - 2009-01-30 to 207 Early Spring
The Road of White Shadow will be flooded, and deep within the earth. It's not meant for travel, just to fool the king into thinking we have a valuable road. I also needed the stone and digging it out gave me quite a few mineral veins.
Stay tuned, I'm working on a highway to cut through the western mountains, removing all the ramps, and ensuring depot access on all approaches via a system of tunnels interconnected with ramps.