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How do I build a tower in Dwarf Fortress? My first instinct was to build an up|up/down stairway, but you can only do that down into empty space, not up.

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lol @ the edition comment – juanformoso Jul 28 '10 at 20:15
@Juan I have no idea what you're talking about. – antony.trupe Jul 28 '10 at 21:19

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up vote 17 down vote accepted


not di

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Why the downvote? This is exactly what I was missing. – antony.trupe Jul 25 '10 at 23:35

Use walls, floors, and ramps. When you are a level higher, build one staircase down and one staircase up. I think that should work.

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Or you could just build a tower of up/down staircases like anthony suggested 3 years ago. – kotekzot Feb 6 '13 at 5:51

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