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0011733Dwarf FortressDwarf Mode -- Jobs, Itemspublic2021-03-27 08:532023-02-02 05:30
MacBook Pro M1macOS Big Sur11.2.2
0011733: World Gen Crashes After 10-20 Years on ARM/M1 machine
No new Dwarf Fortress world can be generated with history longer than 10-20 years. Crashing happens somewhere between Year 8 and Year 20. Thus, only new worlds with "Very Short" histories can be created.
Open Dwarf Fortress on a Mac running Big Sur. Select "Create New World!" Choose any history other than "Very Short" and begin world creation. Crash happens between Year 8 and Year 20 on average.
To run Dwarf Fortress on macOS Big Sur (11.0.0 and up), these steps must be taken:

- Open init.txt
- Change PRINT_MODE: 2D to PRINT_MODE: STANDARD (or just about any setting other than 2D)

Forging crash persists across different PRINT_MODE settings tested.
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has duplicate 0011805resolved lethosor Game crashes in world generation when history is more than around 20 years 
related to 0011734new  Adventure Mode Always Crashes on macOS Big Sur on ARM/M1 machine 
Issue History
2021-03-27 08:53MackdorfNew Issue
2022-01-06 14:02anohitoNote Added: 0041205
2022-03-02 15:15new_dwarf_player11Note Added: 0041229
2022-04-29 04:07kunevNote Added: 0041248
2022-10-09 16:33dfkIssue Monitored: dfk
2022-10-09 16:37dfkNote Added: 0041338
2022-10-11 19:08lethosorRelationship addedrelated to 0011734
2022-10-11 19:08lethosorSummaryWorld Gen Crashes After 10-20 Years => World Gen Crashes After 10-20 Years on ARM/M1 machine
2022-10-11 19:15lethosorRelationship addedhas duplicate 0011805
2023-02-02 05:30br0ziliyNote Added: 0041369
2023-02-02 05:30br0ziliyIssue Monitored: br0ziliy

2022-01-06 14:02   
Can confirm on another Macbook Pro with M1, although for me crash occurs around year 30 (on POCKET ISLAND). And also I get a crash during the fortress mode around the same year of history (so, if during the worldgen crash occurs at year 31, I can still stop the worldgen at year 30 and play the fortress mode, but the game in the fortress mode freezes in the middle of year 31). Not sure if it is related, but it seems so.
2022-03-02 15:15   
Here to confirm, on another Macbook Pro with M1. Crashes at the exact same time. Thanks.

Note: if I click the screen it becomes unresponsive and I have to force-quit. If I wait it simply crashes and quits itself.
2022-04-29 04:07   
macos 12.3.1 M1Pro using lazy mac pack, there's the same crash on generation, however it seems to not happen with some tilesets, e.g. generation with CLA crashes, but goes on without a problem as long as you leave it with Spacefox. I can change the tileset after generation and play with any other tileset.
2022-10-09 16:37   
same thing on macOS 12.6 on a macbook air m1 (MacBookAir10,1)

it seems to be a segfault. here's the detailed information reported by macos (in a gist since it's quite verbose): https://gist.github.com/kleinschmidt/7305a80666c5f603c726a8563a2d68f8 [^]
2023-02-02 05:30   
Same issue on MacBook Pro M1 / macOS Monterey 12.5.1 - game crashes early during world generation.
Link to crash report: https://gist.github.com/br0ziliy/3fafe789ef5b8e90662025b918a9bbe2 [^]

I'm using fresh install of vanilla DF version 0.47.05.
Crash happens on both default and Spacefox tilesets.