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0001727Dwarf FortressDwarf Mode -- Diplomacypublic2010-05-03 17:212014-12-26 20:08
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0001727: Outpost Liaison arrived, and then decided to chase a groundhog.
My first caravan arrived and are trading at the depot. But the Outpost Liaison got distracted by a groundhog before she reached the fort and chased it around on the surface. My Expedition leader was asleep at the time, but I doubt that had anything to do with it.

She had no military equipment. Eventually she caught up with it and spend the next few days wrestling it into submission. And then she started chasing another groundhog!

I'm not sure how to set about reproducing this except for a painstaking trial-and-error waiting for the caravan to show up and hoping it manifests itself again.
Finally she caught the beast at the edge of the map and it managed to knock her over for long enough to escape out of the region. Luckily she decided not to take on the Cougar that arrived next.
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Issue History
2010-05-03 17:21LazygunNew Issue
2010-05-03 17:53FootkerchiefNote Added: 0006055
2010-05-03 17:53FootkerchiefIssue Monitored: Footkerchief
2010-05-03 17:53FootkerchiefNote Edited: 0006055bug_revision_view_page.php?bugnote_id=0006055#r2248
2010-05-04 05:11LazygunNote Added: 0006086
2010-05-04 05:11LazygunNote Edited: 0006086bug_revision_view_page.php?bugnote_id=0006086#r2271
2010-05-04 05:16Logical2uNote Added: 0006087
2010-05-04 10:37FootkerchiefNote Added: 0006096
2010-05-04 12:58hyndisNote Added: 0006109
2010-05-04 12:58hyndisNote Edited: 0006109bug_revision_view_page.php?bugnote_id=0006109#r2276
2010-05-05 01:32LazygunNote Added: 0006155
2010-05-05 10:23LazygunNote Edited: 0006155bug_revision_view_page.php?bugnote_id=0006155#r2303
2014-12-26 20:08lethosorNote Added: 0031501
2014-12-26 20:08lethosorStatusnew => resolved
2014-12-26 20:08lethosorFixed in Version => 0.40.01
2014-12-26 20:08lethosorResolutionopen => fixed
2014-12-26 20:08lethosorAssigned To => lethosor

2010-05-03 17:53   
Were the groundhogs undead (skeletal/zombie)?

2010-05-04 05:11   
Nope. Normal kind. She did manage to kill the first groundhog.

2010-05-04 05:16   
This sounds like an old bug - see http://www.bay12forums.com/smf/index.php?topic=41965 [^] and http://www.bay12forums.com/smf/index.php?topic=54600 [^]
This sounds almost like the same thing - you can confirm it by going into Legends mode at some point and looking up your liaison's history.
2010-05-04 10:37   
Yeah, it would be helpful if you wrote down the liaison's name, backed up your save, abandoned your fortress, looked up the liaison in Legends, and checked their previous professions.
2010-05-04 12:58   
Liaisons can have jobs now. I once had a speardwarf liaison in full plate armor who liked to hunt elephants on my map.

2010-05-05 01:32   
(edited on: 2010-05-05 10:23)
I've had liaisons with jobs in DF2010, but that wasn't the case this time.

Zulban Gemcharm was a dwarf.

In 1, Zulban married Rovod Foldpaint.
In 1, Zulban settled in Fountainuttered.
In 1, Zulban became the outpost liaison of The Whip of Wandering.

[list of husband, god, eight sons, 1 daughter]

Related Entities

The Whip of Wandering (member)
The Polished Craft (member)
The Whip of Wandering (outpost liaison)

One Kill

One groundhog in Keyconjured

--- also ---

In the early spring of 31, the Merchant of Diamond of the Whip of Wandering founded Keyconjured.

It's a pocket region.

2014-12-26 20:08   
This seems like it would have been fixed (or at least changed) in v0.40. If anyone can reproduce this in v0.40+, please upload a save to http://dffd.wimbli.com/ [^] and PM me or another manager (http://www.bay12forums.com/smf/index.php?topic=63640.0 [^]) on the forums to reopen this report.