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[edit] Empty DF:2012 Articles

Hello, I'd like to offer a few suggestions:

  • Could the bot which went through and replaced all the v0.31 article links with DF:2012 links be modified to actually create those articles with a {{av}} template inserted, so that users can reference an older version easily while understanding that it could be outdated?
  • Could a bot be created to go through all the current dead links and create those articles and place a {{av}} template within them?
  • Failing that, I'd be willing to volunteer for this; I understand that I should talk to you for article creation. In that case, would I have to present you with a list of articles to be created?

--Reilwin 02:53, 15 March 2012 (UTC)

Looks like I can create articles myself after enough edits. --Reilwin 06:35, 3 April 2012 (UTC)

[edit] Spanish translation

Hello! I'm a Spanish player of this game and I would like to begin the translation of this wiki into Spanish. I hope you like the idea! Regards.

[edit] PROBLEM

since you "upgraded" the wiki, sometimes when i try to load a page, any kind of page in the wiki, instead of loading the page, my browser (chrome) starts downloading a file like this: DF2010-Magma.gz the file never ends downloading and it contains nothing, so i dont know whats the deal with that, sometime is loads teh page as usual

  • Take a look at this forum thread - most cases seem to result from using Avast Antivirus along with Google Chrome. --Quietust 00:38, 10 February 2012 (UTC)

[edit] Upload Button Missing

Hello. I've uploaded [[1]] before, but the upload link seems to have vanished for me. (I'd like to upload a small .exe file which makes the depot tradeing semi-automated so I can link to it from my user page.) What should I do?


---DDR 01:28, 19 February 2012 (UTC)

Update: Oh, so it's just down for a few days? OK, I'll be patient. Thanks for all the work you've done here, Emi. :)

[edit] Eagles

Why can't I create new pages? I want to create a page about normal eagles.

This wiki is going through a lot now. New name space for the latest DF version has been created and articles are copied to it, as far as they are still valid for the new version. Also this wiki's cluster size has been increased by two new servers and many things around it are being configured. So I think the admins just prohibited new article creation for a while until they sort things out. --Nagidal 17:31, 19 February 2012 (UTC)
I've seen Briss has created the Eagle page, maybe it's so that you can fill it with content. --Nagidal 18:50, 19 February 2012 (UTC)

[edit] a namespace just for me?

It says that if i'd like a user page i should post here asking for one. can i have a namespace for me please? under Zazq? Zazq 21:48, 19 February 2012 (UTC)

A namespace is not the same as a user page. I'm almost sure you can't have a namespace just for you, but you can certainly have your own userpage where you can set up your own sandbox. I have created you your userpage, just click on the link on your name in the signature. You can start forging some good articles on your userpage. --Nagidal 23:46, 19 February 2012 (UTC)

[edit] UserPage

could i have a page too? to edit and try stuff before posting ... Edit: it is Mohreb by the way ...

I'd like a user page too, name KevinFragger2427. Thanks.

[edit] v34 Utilities

Can we get a DF2012:Utilities page created?

[edit] Giant sponges

Hello, I am new to this wiki and I would like to add articles for giant sponges and giant mosquitoes.

I trust I can just copy-paste the old tags from a DF2010 creature page and change them accordyingly  ?

Naryar 11:28, 23 February 2012 (UTC)

[edit] Can I have two pages created?

I'd like to have two pages created for me, please.

1. I'd like my user-page created, so I can do all the other cool stuff that people do with their user-pages.

2. I would also like a whole new mod article made, please. Title it "Modern Warfare: Year 2100" too, please, as well.

EDIT: Username is UristMcHuman. Sorry I forgot that

[edit] Interactions.

I would like a page created under 2012:Interaction, please and thank you. Lofn 15:54, 25 February 2012 (UTC) EDIT: a userpage/sandbox would also be very much appreciated, if you find the time.

[edit] User page for Darchitect.

I'd like one, if you'd be so kind. Darchitect 20:24, 29 February 2012 (UTC)Darchitect

[edit] Favicon Recovery

I notice the favicon seems to have gotten lost somewhere along the way. Since I'm the one who initially made it using the main site logo for reference, I still have a copy sitting around. Here it is, feel free to use it again.

[edit] Request for User Page

Hi there, can you please add a user page for me? Thank you. Timtek 11:47, 5 March 2012 (UTC)

[edit] Request for Confirmed User

I was wondering what I need to do to be able to upload a file. I registered four days ago, and have been waiting to become an "Autoconfirmed user" so that I can add my tileset to the Tileset repository. The "autoconfirmation" never comes, however. Attempting to google the issue said that I should be autoconfirmed after 3 days, which has not occurred. Am I missing something? --Taffer 13:10, 6 March 2012 (UTC)

Hello again! Thanks for the help earlier, and sorry for the second message. Would it be alright if I have a user page? Thank you! --Taffer 18:51, 7 March 2012 (UTC)

[edit] Cached Special Pages

The wiki currently has $wgMiserMode enabled, resulting in a number of special pages having their results cached (by MediaWiki itself) to reduce server load, but there's no cron job to run /maintenance/updateSpecialPages.php and actually update those pages - as a result, they're all 3 months out of date. I've mentioned this at least 3 times on IRC but it still hasn't been fixed. --Quietust 20:24, 7 March 2012 (UTC)

[edit] Is the DF2012:Creatures page getting too big for the server?

The Creatures page still needs to be updated with the new creatures for the lakes/rivers but when I try to submit or preview tha page I get a blank page and a submitted update is not visible on the page. Is the page simply too big now, or is there some server side changes that can be made to fix this? Organised chaos 20:18, 13 March 2012 (UTC)

  • If you ask me, the Creatures page is currently being done all wrong - it should only list each creature once and include the relevant biomes, rather than copy/pasting it for every single biome (and introducing errors when one entry has different values from the others). --Quietust 21:00, 13 March 2012 (UTC)

[edit] DFRawFunctions

I've got an update for DFRawFunctions (corrects behavior for a few functions and adds new features to some others) which also includes a few new raw files - when you've got a chance, pull 'em from github. In fact, some option to automatically pull updates from github either periodically (once or twice a day) or on demand (e.g. editing a particular wiki page) would be really nice so I won't have to bug you about it. --Quietust 18:27, 18 March 2012 (UTC)

[edit] I want to make Korean Wiki.

I was looking for administrator to discuss this, but I couldn't find anyone... also, I'm not sure that I should talk it to you. anyway, I leave this here.

I want to make Korean Wiki, There're some Korean fan, but they hardly play the game because of the lack of game information. So I thought They need wiki to know the game. I want to know whether the administrator can found Korean version of this wiki or not.

How can I get the permission about it? Is it needed that something to verify myself to them? I hope I would take a positive answer. --Tragal 14:44, 30 March 2012 (UTC)

[edit] Create Redir DF2012:Well_guide

Need a redir or crosslink created from: DF2012:Well_guide (empty page) -> v0.31:Well_guide. And/or snap relevant links. --Kim Bruning 08:37, 24 April 2012 (UTC)

[edit] Froot wants a userpage too.

Hey-lo. Yet another userpage request. Froot 02:08, 1 May 2012 (UTC)

there is no "DF2012 Talk:Cave crocodile", added an my issue about my "Bosa, Cave Crocodile (+trained+)" which cost me about an game-hour lost due to reloading save in the article. Wonder, why there is no "talk" pages for everything by default? There are many cases which need some science before editing articles :(

[edit] Minecarts 101 page?

Can we get a "Minecarts 101" page started the same way there are intro pages for things like the military?


Dhokarena56 17:25, 14 May 2012 (UTC)dhokarena56

[edit] Page request

May I request a userpage?


[edit] User page request

Hello! I am requesting a userpage. --Spacer 15:31, 30 May 2012 (UTC)

[edit] DF2012_Talk:Siege

please, create


Kartofius al andalus 17:00, 4 June 2012 (UTC) kartofius

[edit] Wiki in spanish???

How can I create a page for the wiki in spanish?

[edit] add #dwarffortress to main page IRC section

Hello everyone, could you please add #dwarffortress IRC channel on FReeNode in the main page IRC channel list? Thank you

[edit] new user page request

looking for a user page so I can store my scripts in the wiki.

thanks vjek

Vjek 20:17, 23 June 2012 (UTC)

[edit] User Page Request. Asva.

Am willing to store my constructions in a way to make them awailable for community. Asva 11:13, 30 December 2012 (UTC)

[edit] new page request

Hi could you add a talk page at the "raw adamantine" article user: grafsnow

[edit] DF2012:World rejection

Hi, I'm trying to write the page for DF2012:World rejection which has a red link on the Advanced World Generation page but I can't create a new page. Do I need somebody to make it for me? Thanks, Seb. --SAFry 19:08, 30 June 2012 (UTC)

I created it for him. -- HiEv 02:18, 1 July 2012 (UTC)

[edit] Could I get a page for my mod?

I'm currently working on a mod, and I'd really like a page where I can put what the mod is, how you use it, what it includes, etc... I'm sorry if it looks kinda sketchy that I just created this account today and I'm being vague about the mod Dx Anyways, if/when you create it, could you title it PlayableCiv+ Thanks:) Toxicshadow 05:30, 1 July 2012 (UTC)

[edit] Arms Industry Page

Could you create an "Arms Industry" page for information concerning production of weapons? Alternatively, it could be called "Weapons Industry."

[edit] User Page

Would be very glad if i had a user page as a kind of sandbox (and to put some !!science!! stuff up there) Lorb 09:53, 7 July 2012 (UTC)

[edit] User Page Request

Could you make me a user page?

[edit] Requesting Page Creation for 'Fixed Creatures'

There has been some discussion on r/DwarfFortress ([2]) about animals that don't lay eggs that should, eggs that don't hatch due to a missing Tag, and other various issues. I would like to create a space where we can create a list of animals with the values and tags modified to be more accurate. Thanks!--Dragoon209

Edit: I haven't received any word that the pages have been created, and a quick search shows no matches for 'Fixed Creatures'. Is there any information I am missing to start the process? Thanks in advance! Dragoon209 18:19, 13 July 2012 (UTC)

What page titlewould you like? --Briess 18:26, 13 July 2012 (UTC)
How about "DF2012:Fixed_Creature_RAWs"? Dragoon209 18:34, 13 July 2012 (UTC)

[edit] Outpost Liason

I am simply looking for more information about a phenomenon that has happened twice now. An outpost liason came to my fort and asked if I wanted to join their colony. What are the pros and cons of saying either yes or no? Please help!

[edit] Yet Another User Page

Just requesting a user page created, to play around in and post some of my own DF-related stuff. Thanks! MasterShizzle 17:59, 13 July 2012 (UTC)

Umm... wow. That was fast! You guys are awesome. MasterShizzle 18:12, 13 July 2012 (UTC)

[edit] Symbol Sets (Modding)

Can someone create a page for Symbol Sets, as used in Entity files, and found in language_SYM.txt? Toxicshadow 23:32, 15 July 2012 (UTC)

[edit] 2012 Talk:Door

Hi Emily,

I'd like to start DF2012 Talk:Door, since I can verify that artifact doors are indestructible. (There is a verify tag for that in the DF2012:Door#Notes section.) Here is the text I want to add:

I can verify that artifact doors are indestructible. An artifact door is all that stands between my necropolis fortress (some 100 casualties in the previous siege) and 8 trolls standing right outside the door. The trolls have been there for an entire season. They showed up when the elven caravan arrived in spring, and are still there to greet the human caravan which just arrived.

Great Cthulhu 23:13, 19 July 2012 (UTC)

[edit] Need 2 pages created

I would like to have my user page created, furthermore i would like to help improve the DF2012 Contaminant page, and i need the DF2012 Talk:Contaminant created.
Ipsin - Everything is better with magma 16:06, 23 July 2012 (UTC)

[edit] User page request

Hello there! I am writing this to request the a user page (obviously :)) I'm a confirmed user, although I have less than 10 edits so far, I swear I am not a bot! I am actually more interested in the user page as a personal sandbox of the moment to figure out name space templates and the like without messing anything up. I use the wiki daily (I have only been playing for a few months, you guys were a life saver) so I am still going through plenty of articles all the time and would like to contribute more than I am able to now. I learn by doing and don't want to mess up any templates or the like :)

Thanks very much for any help you are able to provide -- Phage 05:45, 26 July 2012 (UTC)

[edit] New User Page Request

Howdy, looking to get page for my user account.

Let me know if you need any additional info.


WhiskeyTangoFox 01:44, 30 July 2012 (UTC)WhiskeyTangoFox

[edit] Permission to make new Discussion pages?

Hi Emi. I was trying to start a Discussion page in the "Sedimentary" article, but ran into a permission error. Since I am a longtime user, may I please have permission to make new pages? -Coaldiamond 20:00, 4 August 2012 (UTC)

It seems like the wiki is a bit buggy in this regard. On Special:ListGroupRights, only Administrators have the "createtalk" permission, which seems to be required to create talk pages. However, I was just able to create DF2012 Talk:Sedimentary layer, but only after several attempts failing from a Permission error. Sometimes it would stop me immediately upon clicking the "Create" tab, and it always seemed to happen when I tried to Show Changes. I'm not really sure why this would happen, unless we're running on multiple servers and the configuration isn't synchronized. Hope this helps. --timrem 21:26, 4 August 2012 (UTC)
i just encoutered this problem today, I thought it'd be prohibited to create a user discussion page but that did not make sense to me. I hope this issue will be resolved soon. --Nagidal 07:28, 5 August 2012 (UTC)
Yup, I too have noticed some odd inconsistency in the way the wiki may or may not allow you to create a page, with it being allowed after some N number of page reloads. I've mentioned on the Dwarf Fortress Wiki:Improvement Drive page that the wiki software is several versions out of date, so if we could get it updated, that would hopefully fix this problem. Is Briess the correct person to contact about this, or is it someone else? -- HiEv 22:48, 7 August 2012 (UTC)
A user will be unable to create any pages (talk or otherwise) until they make 10 edits to the wiki. There was a configuration error with one of the web servers that has been fixed which was denying create talk page rights to all users. --Briess 23:46, 7 August 2012 (UTC)

[edit] Another User Page.

Just here to request permission to edit my own user-page, let me know if any sort of information is needed from me first in regards to it. --Morekouto 17:29, 5 August 2012 (UTC)

[edit] Stockpile setting info

Here's something I've been thinking to add to the wiki for a couple of months now, but am not really sure what would be the best way to do it. I often set up fairly specialized stockpiles. For instance a stockpile only for seeds, another one for picks, and yet another only for empty bags (but not chests). When I was new to the game I did not know how to do these things. I expected to find the info how to set up a stockpile just for one kind of an item in the item's respective wiki page. Sometimes I was lucky, sometimes not.

Most furnitures have a piece of text about such stockpile setting somewhere in the article or at least a hint, e.g. in Cages you can read that "Cages are stored on the Animal Stockpile." In Seeds, however, there's nothing that tells you that they are in the Food stockpile, and the Pick page redirects to Equipment which doesn't say anything about a stockpile for picks either.

Let's see an example of a stockpile setting info I'd like to see about bags:

Stockpile of Bags: Furniture > Types > boxes and bags. Disable Stone/Clay and Metal. Restrict Other Materials to cloth, leather, silk, yarn."

I'll probably find a better way to express it, I'll have to see that it looks more or less the same across wiki pages, too.

Three ways how to add this information to the wiki came to my mind, all have their pros and cons:

1. A stockpile setting overview page. Basically a table of all the stockpile categories, subcategories, and item entries from the stockpile setting page (p-t) and tell the users to find (Ctrl-F) the item somewhere on the page.
Pro: Done quickly.
Con: I assume people would rather expect to find the stockpile setting info in the item's dedicated page and would not think of looking for it in a stockpile setting page. Also, users should not be bothered with a search in page.
2. Adding a "Stockpile" section to the {{furniture}} float, where people could see how to set it up.
Pro: Stockpile setting would be found extremely easily.
Con: No solution for non-furniture items.
Con: Would contain too much text in some cases (e.g. for bags you need to restrict the material to differentiate them from coffers or chests).
3. Each item which can have its individual stockpile could have its own wiki page with a "Stockpile setting" section (or maybe a {{stockpile}} float?) where you could see this kind of information.
Pro: Stockpile setting would be found easily. People would soon realize that every item which can have a dedicated stockpile has its own wiki page which has a section where they find the stockpile setting.
Con: Requires many new pages to be created, but most of them would not contain much other information except for how to set an individual stockpile for them. Here I'm thinking of pages like Plump helmet spawn, Hood, Raw skin.

Personally, I would go with solution 3. I see that it is unnecessary to have an individual wiki page for each of the hundreds of animal species you can see listed in the Animal stockpile. Yet I think we should differentiate all the non-animal items as deep as skull is in the refuse stockpile, or each individual weapon is in the weapon stockpile.

So what do you guys think? Do you have any other ideas how and where to save this stockpile setting information in the wiki? Would you mind me starting to add a "Stockpile settings" section to the items' pages and creating new pages where there are redirects or no pages? I admit it would look a bit weird if there were a page about an item but no other info on it except for a stockpile setting. On the other hand this could motivate other active users to add something more.

--Nagidal 10:56, 8 August 2012 (UTC)

I think a combination of 1 and 3 is a good approach. But feel free to do whatever you want - it is a wiki after all. :) -- Briess 20:31, 13 August 2012 (UTC)

[edit] User Talk page for Kenran

Hello! I'd like to have a usable User Talk page, so I could put the stuff on my profile there. I could then add some information about myself and some links on my profile itself. Thanks :)

[edit] YAUPCR

Yet Another User Page Creation Request. Thanks in advance! Urist McDorf 04:03, 7 September 2012 (UTC)

Hang on a second, I was able to create my user page myself (by simply clicking on the redlink in my signature, and clicking "edit this page".). Not sure if that's a bug or a feature - perhaps the "page creation permitted after 10 edits" rule applies to user pages too? If so, maybe the banner announcement should note that - at present it sort of implies all new user pages need Emi to create them. Urist McDorf 04:19, 7 September 2012 (UTC)

hi Emi, how can i get a user page here

07:23, 13 September 2012 (UTC)Markus007Markus

[edit] page request: Noise talk

I wish to start a page on Noise, talk page. I believe the 8 tile noise area is ridiculous and should be confirmed. On top, I never found dwarves to be awaken by such a thing. Discipol 12:04, 15 September 2012 (UTC)

[edit] User page creation request

Hello, please create one for me as well! Thanks, Waba 04:54, 18 September 2012 (UTC)

[edit] DF2012:Steel discussion page

I'd like to (suggest) add to the DF2012:Steel page an actual recipie for repeating steel production at a smelter, since it is not entirely well-described. I'd add it to the Discussion page there if there was one, but there isn't. Can one be created? (making steel at a smelter: Smelt <iron ore>/R, Make Pig Iron Bars/R, Make Steel Bars/R, Make Pig Iron Bars/R, Make Steel Bars/R -=> uses 1 iron ore, 4 flux, 4 or 5 coal to produce 4 Steel bars per cycle) Oh, and if it's not too much trouble, I'd like a User page too. Thanks, 16:45, 20 September 2012 (UTC) jpvlsmv

[edit] Please add user page for me bsod.phantom - thanks

Please add user page for me bsod.phantom - thanks Bsod.phantom 06:08, 1 October 2012 (UTC)

[edit] need discussion page for DF2012:Container

This text seems inaccurate with 2012 on the DF2012:Container page: (any of these 4 container types can be used to satisfy the "Needs: X Chests" requirement for nobles).

There is no Discussion page for Containers. I'm a fairly inexperienced player and just got my first Mayor who demanded two chests and a cabinet. Based on the above text I made three rock cabinets and after placing them it did not satisfy the 2 chests requirement. When I made two metal chests and placed them the requirement was met.

Since there's no discussion page, should I just edit the page and remove that line or put a note next to it that says this may not be accurate?

Bsod.phantom 03:18, 4 October 2012 (UTC)

[edit] Specific heat Page

Greetings! I was doing some research and just noted that, the .40d [page] on Specific heat is largely correct but it's not in the 0.31 nor DF2012 sections. I tried editing the page myself but couldn't do it, so I'm suggestion someone ports it to a DF2012 article. --Arkhometha 08:09, 7 October 2012 (UTC)

Forget it, I was the one who didn't know how to use the wiki properly. Fixed the SPEC_HEAT page to have a proper page instead of just redirecting to the temperature page. --Arkhometha 07:42, 20 October 2012 (UTC)

[edit] Yet another new user page request...

Hi. :) Could I please have a user page? I appreciate it. :) Trent 15:32, 9 October 2012 (UTC)

[edit] Verified Users?

I don't contribute here too, too often, but does every user have to type in a captcha for every edit, or is there some way to get verified so I don't have to do it all the time? Danjen 03:24, 15 October 2012 (UTC)

If I recall correctly, you automatically become "confirmed" after 5-10 successful edits. --Quietust 13:51, 15 October 2012 (UTC)

[edit] A user page, please

Hi there, could I have a user page I can edit, please?

Many thanks, --Matthewbarr 10:46, 5 November 2012 (UTC)

[edit] Ratings always fail for unconfirmed users

The rating script always says "success" when rating a page, but it never does anything when a user is unconfirmed. --Lethosor 19:31, 10 November 2012 (UTC)

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Westie (User:ImaWestie|talk:ImaWestie) ImaWestie 22:02, 17 November 2012 (UTC)

[edit] You Must Be Tired.

Like many other sections, this is for a user page. Why don't you leave it up to people to create their own user page and this just be for new pages on the wiki [3]? It would be a lot less demanding on you and people can get the feel for writing a page by themselves.

--Professor Henn 02:46, 30 November 2012 (UTC)Professor_Henn 2:44 AM (UTC -0:00)

IIRC, it is done this way because the spambots like to auto-create user pages for their spam. --UristDaVinci 05:14, 2 December 2012 (UTC)

[edit] I have an error report

In the ingame Manual for Dwarf Fortress, in The Manual: Accounts it says 'stop' instead of 'shop'.

I didn't know whom to report this typo, so I'm posting here. Is this OK? unsigned comment by

Thanks. Dwarf Fortress bug tracker is generally a good place to post those. --Lethosor 19:04, 20 January 2013 (UTC)

[edit] New page request (and/or allow me to create pages)

Could I please have the page created? I'm trying to add a picture to (unless there's a better way?) --Infiltrator (talk) 09:14, 3 February 2015 (UTC)

I figured out (after RTFM) that I just had to made three edits to upload files, so that's cool now. However, what are requirements for getting permissions to create pages?
--Infiltrator (talk) 09:27, 3 February 2015 (UTC)
They should be the same (since uploading a file requires permission to create a page). —Lethosor (talk) 13:57, 3 February 2015 (UTC)
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