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How do I build/dig on the edge tile of a map? My dwarves are walking around the edge of a moat; I assume invaders will too.

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You cannot dig or build on the edge tile, to prevent you from completely cutting yourself off from the world (for good or ill). Most people simply dig a most 4-10 tiles in from the edge of the map.

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the issue is the entrance to my fort is against the edge tile. kicking myself for that. –  antony.trupe Aug 3 '10 at 19:57
    
... Might want to go back to building a military. –  C. Ross Aug 3 '10 at 20:06
    
I think I'm going to seal that entrance with a pair of doors and dig out another entrance. thankfully it's only two tiles wide. –  antony.trupe Aug 3 '10 at 20:16
    
Why not just flood that one? –  GnomeSlice Oct 24 '10 at 7:38

You can't. You'll have to find another way to block off access. Sounds like you might be able to build a wall up to your moat; get creative!

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blast. I was hoping I was missing something. getting creative... –  antony.trupe Aug 3 '10 at 19:51

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