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0004871Dwarf FortressDwarf Mode -- Noblespublic2011-08-31 07:412012-05-14 08:43
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PCWindows 7
0004871: Blank Nobles Screen
Expedition leader went crazy as the last dwarf standing, but before he died migrants arrived. None of them were selected as the new expedition leader, however, and now the nobles screen is completely empty.

I've done some searching and see that this was an issue a few versions ago, and was apparently resolved. But I seem to have discovered a new variation of the bug?

More detailed description: I was having a bad go of it in a glacier biome, and my last dwarf surviving was stricken by melancholy holed up in his ice fortress, choking on miasma and haunted by his unburied friends. But before he starves to death, a family of migrants arrives! They proceed to move in and have cleaned the place up, and the last survivor/former expedition leader has finally succumbed to thirst. But the migrants arrived AFTER he went crazy, so AFTER the mantle of expedition leader should have been passed to another dwarf, and so now I have no leader and the nobles screen is entirely empty.

Eh... quite difficult. Have your last surviving dwarf go crazy just before migrants arrive.
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duplicate of 0005299confirmed Footkerchief If fortress population drops to 1 child or insane dwarf, can't appoint/elect nobles when migrants arrive 
related to 0000141closed Toady One After death of expedition leader or mayor (any noble), positions disappear from nobles screen and can't be appointed or replaced 
Issue History
2011-08-31 07:41immanuelNew Issue
2012-01-06 22:34DwarfuRelationship addedrelated to 0000141
2012-01-07 09:57FootkerchiefNote Added: 0019306
2012-01-07 09:57FootkerchiefTag Attached: AWAITING UPDATE
2012-05-14 08:43FootkerchiefRelationship addedduplicate of 0005299
2012-05-14 08:43FootkerchiefStatusnew => resolved
2012-05-14 08:43FootkerchiefResolutionopen => duplicate
2012-05-14 08:43FootkerchiefAssigned To => Footkerchief
2012-05-14 08:43FootkerchiefTag Detached: AWAITING UPDATE

2012-01-07 09:57   
Reminder sent to: immanuel

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