Questions and answers

How do you get magma in Dwarf Fortress?

How do you get magma in Dwarf Fortress?

First you dig out your magma tunnel to feed magma to wherever in your fort you need it and dig it right up against the volcano pipe. Then you channel a trench against the pipe that can be the width of the tunnel if you wish.

What is df2014?

Dwarves (singular, Dwarf) are “intelligent”, alcohol-dependent, humanoid creatures that are the featured race of fortress mode, as well as being playable in adventurer mode. …

How do you make Dwarf Fortress run faster?

If nothing else, dumping excess/worn out clothing may help FPS on an old fortress. Use a Dwarven Atom Smasher to remove items, or donate them to passing caravans to be taken away. Quantum stockpiles can reportedly improve game speed.

Can volcanoes erupt in Dwarf Fortress?

The volcano will be consistently shaped all the way down to the bottom of the map. Volcanoes do not explode, erupt, nor spew noxious fumes, however, the level of magma within can fluctuate.

How do you dig through an aquifer in Dwarf Fortress?

The simplest way to dig through the aquifer is to use screw pumps to remove the water as you dig downwards and have your dwarfs smooth any walls which are left exposed. For more complex methods, the wiki has an extremely good page on aquifers and dealing with them.

Why does Dwarf Fortress lag?

Moving fluids are the major source of lag in most maps at game start. Magma and (to a lesser extent) running water are CPU hogs in the current version. If you haven’t got the hardware to run DF with a magma site, suck it up and go without. Gigantic major rivers lower the framerate significantly.

What does dwarf wear?

So, if I understand correctly, dwarves need at a minimum a shirt, vest, dress, robe, cloak, or coat, a skirt or pair of trousers, and a pair of shoes, sandals, or socks to prevent bad thoughts due to lack of clothing.

How do you make a chain in Dwarf Fortress?

Chains are created at the metalsmith’s forge with one metal bar (or four adamantine wafers), using the metal craft skill (but are found listed under “Furniture” and not “other objects” in that menu). Ropes are created at the clothier’s shop with one cloth, using the clothier skill.

How do you get steel in Dwarf Fortress?

Steel can be created at a smelter by a dwarf with the furnace operator labor activated….Step 2: Combine the pig iron bar with the second iron bar to produce steel:

  1. 1 bar of iron.
  2. 1 bar of pig iron.
  3. 1 flux stone.
  4. 1 unit of fuel (as a source of carbon)
  5. 1 unit of fuel, or magma (to heat the forge)

Where is the volcano in Dwarf Fortress?

Scroll around the world looking for a red ^ in the regional map. Select that space, and in the local map, move your starting area to include the square with a dark red ≈, which is the caldera. A volcano is not a bright red ≈ – those tiles indicate red sand.