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In {{L|Legends}} Mode, pressing the {{k|p}} (Export Map/Gen information) will create three files in the root directory of DF, one of those files is the '''World History file''' named (save name)-world_history.txt.
 
In {{L|Legends}} Mode, pressing the {{k|p}} (Export Map/Gen information) will create three files in the root directory of DF, one of those files is the '''World History file''' named (save name)-world_history.txt.
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== File Breakdown ==
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Below the history file will be explained in detail, using portions from an example file to show all of the possibilities.
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=== World Name ===
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At the top of the file is the World name, and nickname.
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<pre>
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Ikuinenplaneetta
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The Eternal Planet
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</pre>
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=== Unintelligent Civs ===
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Following the world name is a series of names of different unintelligent civs which exist in the world, no further information can be gathered from these files about these civs.
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<pre>
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Ikuinenplaneetta
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The Eternal Planet
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Olm men
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Cave swallow men
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Bat men
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Olm men
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Cave swallow men
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... (Multiple more lines)
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</pre>
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=== Civilizations ===
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The majority of the useful information in the history file exists within the civilizations, which follow immediately after the unintelligent civs.  A short example civ is shown below, but the components will be viewed in detail afterwards.
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<pre>
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Olm men
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Cave swallow men
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Antmen
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The Standards of Brushing, Dwarves
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Worship List
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  Istrath the Gravel of Oiling, deity: earth, wealth
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  Kerlig, deity: fortresses
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king List
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  [*] Stinthad Paddledrock (b.???, Reign Began: 1), *** Original Line, Never Married
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      No Children
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  [*] Obok Firecrypt (b.??? d. 84, Reign Began: 5), *** New Line, Married (d. 77)
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      14 Children (out-lived 9 of them) -- Ages at death: (d. 32) (d. 29) (d. 8) (d. 16) (d. 16) 67 (d. 30) (d. 30) (d. 48) (d. 48) 37 31 27 9
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      Worshipped Tabmik the Larval Filths (48%)
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</pre>
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==== Civ Name and Race ====
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The Civ name is at the top of the section for each civ, along with the race of the civ.
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<pre>
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The Standards of Brushing, Dwarves
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</pre>
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==== Worship List ====
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If the civ has any Deities or Forces they have ever worshipped then this section will exist, beginning with the text:
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<pre> Worship List</pre>
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Each individual line refers to a different force or deity.  First the deity name, then whether they are a "deity" or "force", and finally a list of the {{L|sphere}}s they belong to, or control.
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<pre>  Istrath the Gravel of Oiling, deity: earth, wealth</pre>
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==== Leader List ====
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If the civ has had any leaders, they will be listed according to what type of leader they are (king/queen/law-giver/ect.):
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<pre> king List</pre>
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Each individual leader begins with the text <pre>[*]</pre>, and has two or three lines.  Those are:
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  [*] Obok Firecrypt (b.??? d. 84, Reign Began: 5), *** New Line, Married (d. 77)
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      14 Children (out-lived 9 of them) -- Ages at death: (d. 32) (d. 29) (d. 8) (d. 16) (d. 16) 67 (d. 30) (d. 30) (d. 48) (d. 48) 37 31 27 9
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      Worshipped Tabmik the Larval Filths (48%)
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*'''Leader Name and Life''': <code> Obok Firecrypt (b.??? d. 84, Reign Began: 5), *** New Line, Married (d. 77) </code>
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*'''Leader Children''': <code> 14 Children (out-lived 9 of them) -- Ages at death: (d. 32) (d. 29) (d. 8) (d. 16) (d. 16) 67 (d. 30) (d. 30) (d. 48) (d. 48) 37 31 27 9 </code>
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*'''Leader Worship''': <code> Worshipped Tabmik the Larval Filths (48%) </code>
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'''Leader Name and Life''' is made up of several pieces of information.
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:*The leaders name: <code>Obok Firecrypt</code>
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:*The leaders birth year: <code> (b.???</code>
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:**This is represented as ??? if the leader was born before history (before year 1).
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:**If there is a year, there is no space between the "b." and the year.  ex: <code> (b.66</code>
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:*The leaders death year: <code> d. 84</code>
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:**If the leader hasn't died, this won't be listed.
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:**There '''is''' a space between the "d." and the year.
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:*The year the leader's reign began: <code>, Reign Began: 5),</code>
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:*How the Leader acquired power, either by being the original leader (<code> *** Original Line,</code>), starting a new line (<code> *** New Line,</code>), or by inheriting the position (<code> Inherited from </code>)
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:*If the position was inherited, it will list who they received it from.  The possibilities:
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:**Father - <code> Inherited from father,</code>
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:**Mother - <code> Inherited from mother,</code>
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:**Paternal Grandfather - <code> Inherited from paternal grandfather,</code>
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:**Paternal Grandmother - <code> Inherited from paternal grandmother,</code>
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:**Maternal Grandfather - <code> Inherited from maternal grandfather,</code>
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:**Maternal Grandmother - <code> Inherited from maternal grandmother,</code>
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:**Unknown - <code> Inherited from,</code>
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:*The marriage of this leader.  Either: <code> Never Married</code> or  <code> Married</code>
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:*If the leader has married, and the spouse died, it'll list the year they died <code> Married (d. 77)</code>
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'''Leader Children''' is made up of several pieces of information about a leader's children (if any)
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:*Number of children: <code>No Children</code>, <code>1 Child</code> or <code>x Children</code>, where "x" is the number of children >1
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:*Number of outlived children, which is some number less than or equal to the number of children: <code> (out-lived 9 of them) </code>.  If the leader outlived none, then this part won't be given.
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:*Ages (at death) of children.  Listed with <code>-- Ages at death: </code> if the leader has died, otherwise with <code>-- Ages</code>
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:**It will list as "Ages" even if there was only one child.
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:*The ages at death will be listed as numbers separated by spaces: (<code>37 31 27 9</code>), or if the child was outlived, with the year they died: (<code>(d. 32) (d. 29) (d. 8)</code>)
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:**There aren't always the right number of items in this list, at times some children ages might not be listed.
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*'''Leader Worship''' gives information about the leader's deity/force of worship, if they did not worship, this line won't exist.
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:*Worship object name: <code>Worshipped Tabmik the Larval Filths</code>
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:*Degree of worship: <code>(48%)</code>
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:**Between 1% and 100% inclusive.

Revision as of 17:27, 21 December 2010

This article is about an older version of DF.

In Template:L Mode, pressing the p (Export Map/Gen information) will create three files in the root directory of DF, one of those files is the World History file named (save name)-world_history.txt.

Contents

File Breakdown

Below the history file will be explained in detail, using portions from an example file to show all of the possibilities.

World Name

At the top of the file is the World name, and nickname.

Ikuinenplaneetta
The Eternal Planet

Unintelligent Civs

Following the world name is a series of names of different unintelligent civs which exist in the world, no further information can be gathered from these files about these civs.

Ikuinenplaneetta
The Eternal Planet

Olm men
Cave swallow men
Bat men
Olm men
Cave swallow men
... (Multiple more lines)

Civilizations

The majority of the useful information in the history file exists within the civilizations, which follow immediately after the unintelligent civs. A short example civ is shown below, but the components will be viewed in detail afterwards.

Olm men
Cave swallow men
Antmen
The Standards of Brushing, Dwarves
 Worship List
  Istrath the Gravel of Oiling, deity: earth, wealth
  Kerlig, deity: fortresses
 king List
  [*] Stinthad Paddledrock (b.???, Reign Began: 1), *** Original Line, Never Married
      No Children
  [*] Obok Firecrypt (b.??? d. 84, Reign Began: 5), *** New Line, Married (d. 77)
      14 Children (out-lived 9 of them) -- Ages at death: (d. 32) (d. 29) (d. 8) (d. 16) (d. 16) 67 (d. 30) (d. 30) (d. 48) (d. 48) 37 31 27 9
      Worshipped Tabmik the Larval Filths (48%)

Civ Name and Race

The Civ name is at the top of the section for each civ, along with the race of the civ.

The Standards of Brushing, Dwarves

Worship List

If the civ has any Deities or Forces they have ever worshipped then this section will exist, beginning with the text:

 Worship List

Each individual line refers to a different force or deity. First the deity name, then whether they are a "deity" or "force", and finally a list of the Template:Ls they belong to, or control.

  Istrath the Gravel of Oiling, deity: earth, wealth

Leader List

If the civ has had any leaders, they will be listed according to what type of leader they are (king/queen/law-giver/ect.):

 king List
Each individual leader begins with the text
[*]
, and has two or three lines. Those are:
 [*] Obok Firecrypt (b.??? d. 84, Reign Began: 5), *** New Line, Married (d. 77)
     14 Children (out-lived 9 of them) -- Ages at death: (d. 32) (d. 29) (d. 8) (d. 16) (d. 16) 67 (d. 30) (d. 30) (d. 48) (d. 48) 37 31 27 9
     Worshipped Tabmik the Larval Filths (48%)
  • Leader Name and Life: Obok Firecrypt (b.??? d. 84, Reign Began: 5), *** New Line, Married (d. 77)
  • Leader Children: 14 Children (out-lived 9 of them) -- Ages at death: (d. 32) (d. 29) (d. 8) (d. 16) (d. 16) 67 (d. 30) (d. 30) (d. 48) (d. 48) 37 31 27 9
  • Leader Worship: Worshipped Tabmik the Larval Filths (48%)


Leader Name and Life is made up of several pieces of information.

  • The leaders name: Obok Firecrypt
  • The leaders birth year: (b.???
    • This is represented as ??? if the leader was born before history (before year 1).
    • If there is a year, there is no space between the "b." and the year. ex: (b.66
  • The leaders death year: d. 84
    • If the leader hasn't died, this won't be listed.
    • There is a space between the "d." and the year.
  • The year the leader's reign began: , Reign Began: 5),
  • How the Leader acquired power, either by being the original leader ( *** Original Line,), starting a new line ( *** New Line,), or by inheriting the position ( Inherited from )
  • If the position was inherited, it will list who they received it from. The possibilities:
    • Father - Inherited from father,
    • Mother - Inherited from mother,
    • Paternal Grandfather - Inherited from paternal grandfather,
    • Paternal Grandmother - Inherited from paternal grandmother,
    • Maternal Grandfather - Inherited from maternal grandfather,
    • Maternal Grandmother - Inherited from maternal grandmother,
    • Unknown - Inherited from,
  • The marriage of this leader. Either: Never Married or Married
  • If the leader has married, and the spouse died, it'll list the year they died Married (d. 77)


Leader Children is made up of several pieces of information about a leader's children (if any)

  • Number of children: No Children, 1 Child or x Children, where "x" is the number of children >1
  • Number of outlived children, which is some number less than or equal to the number of children: (out-lived 9 of them) . If the leader outlived none, then this part won't be given.
  • Ages (at death) of children. Listed with -- Ages at death: if the leader has died, otherwise with -- Ages
    • It will list as "Ages" even if there was only one child.
  • The ages at death will be listed as numbers separated by spaces: (37 31 27 9), or if the child was outlived, with the year they died: ((d. 32) (d. 29) (d. 8))
    • There aren't always the right number of items in this list, at times some children ages might not be listed.
  • Leader Worship gives information about the leader's deity/force of worship, if they did not worship, this line won't exist.
  • Worship object name: Worshipped Tabmik the Larval Filths
  • Degree of worship: (48%)
    • Between 1% and 100% inclusive.
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