My largest and most successful megaproject yet, still in mid-progress. It's inspired by the barber pole look. The end result will be a swirl of water and magma rotating down and around the entire outside of the fort. As I wanted dwarves to remain fully productive during sieges, I've needed to mine out the fortress from the mountain, and now nearly the entire fortress is considered underground despite standing a full eight z levels above ground level!
Sweet memories! That 1-tile glass wall in the southern length was the first mined tile in the fortress. Each lower down that I mined out of the mountain outside I had to extend the ramp leading up to the door. The original rock from the ramp still sits at the base in a rectangle pointing south. The Depot was one level up and had it's own growing ramp between the entrance-way and the pond on the right. I wish I could commemorate this sealed up door with a plaque just to cherish it's memory! - FacesOfMu
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Submitted by: ClsfdKidd - 2009-02-23 to 221 Late Winter
I love the engraved wall on the map edge, nice touch.
Submitted by: FacesOfMu - 2009-02-23 to 221 Late Winter
Thanks! I only caught onto this idea about half way down, so there's a few levels there that are blank. I could still put them to use if I wanted to create scaffolding along the wall for the engravers.