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Deliberately forgetting locations gone as an adventurer

I'd like to deliberately forget where I've walked as an adventurer. I've tried waiting several days, but to no avail. I cannot retire here, as it is the ruins of an old fortress, and I'd like to ...
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How do I see values of the stuff I'm trading in adventure mode?

When I'm trading, I don't see the values of anything I'm carrying, just the weights. Did I miss something at character creation time? What do I need to have to enable values to be displayed?
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Finding way out of starting location?

I'm rather new to adventure mode but since the latest patch I think it is worth taking a closer look into it. So I started as a dwarf two times but I cannot seem to find a way out to the surface. I ...
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Finding shops in Dwarf Fortress Adventure Mode

I have been trying to teach myself how to play for a while and am using the Phoebus texture pack. I'm having difficulty finding shops in even the yellow regions (I've only found one in my 15 or so ...
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How to track down a Night Creature in a city?

Several times in adventure mode, I've been given missions to hunt down a vampire (usually with a ridiculous kill total) hiding in a city, with nothing but a name to go on. The quest tracker only ...
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How do I switch my weapon?

I have my starting weapon equipped, but I can't figure out how to use my bow now. If I press f, it says that I don't have a weapon to fire. I'm holding a bow and a quiver with arrows though. I assume ...
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Can wounds be treated in Adventure mode?

Upon looking at my status in adventure mode, I see that my right hand "needs setting". Is there a way other than simply time/rest to deal with this, or do actual doctors exist?
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What's the easiest way to explore my fortresses in adventure mode, without all the preparation?

I'd really like to explore my fortresses in adventure mode, but I don't really like spending an hour to solve quests, gain followers, buy equipment and find the actual fortress. Is there some kind of ...
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How can I learn to read?

I've invested several hours in a human adventurer and want to learn the secrets of life and death. Unfortunately, I failed to invest any skill points in Reader at character creation. Is there any way ...
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Do I have to care about my companions in Dwarf Fortress?

So far, the only attention I've paid to my companions in adventure mode is to make sure they aren't killed. Is there anything else about them that I should monitor and care about, e.g. hunger, thirst, ...
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Why am I being sent to kill Peasants?

Why am I being sent to kill Peasants by questgivers in Dwarf Fortress? Why are the Peasants living in lairs? Why have the Peasants killed livestock and people? Are these outlaws, or rebels, or ...
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Can I use a pick in adventure mode?

I just found a copper pick in Dwarf Fortress adventure mode. Can I use it to dig?
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How to find the location of my target in Dwarf Fortress?

I've been told to slay the night creature Ur Mistskinny in Pimpleumbras the Playful Holes. How can I find it? If I go to the Quest log and zoom, I'm pointed to the area where I got the quest.
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How to drink in a cold environment?

In Dwarf Fortress adventure mode, how can I drink? My waterskin is full of ice. I did find a well, but the bucket is also full of ice. Is there a way to melt it by a campfire? Licking it doesn't seem ...
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Strategy for killing a Bronze Colossus?

So my adventure character is about to go fight a Bronze Colossus. Is there anything I should know or do before I go to fight? My character is an Axeman, who is fairly good at ambushing if that helps.
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Dwarf Fortress Adventure Mode 0.31.25 - Steel or Better Weapons?

Is it possible to find Steel (or even Adamantine) weapons / armour anywhere (other than starting out as a dwarf)? Iron is alright during the start of the game, but once well-equipped goblin ambush ...
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How does one find anything that isn't human or a monster in adventure mode?

I seem to have a problem finding non-human races that are willing to talk. I've tried finding the dwarves, and there was nothing at the place they're supposed to be. I tried finding elves... Well, I ...
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How does one find shops in Dwarf Fortress Adventure mode?

After spending more time than I'd care to admit learning and playing Dwarf Fortress Fortress mode over the last couple weeks I decided to give Adventure mode a shot. So far I'm getting the hang of it ...
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Do wounds ever completely heal in adventure mode?

Do wounds ever completely heal in Dwarf Fortress adventure mode? My adventurers seem hampered by yellow wounds that never heal. Is there some way to speed or encourage these wounds to heal?
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How are the difficulties of called shots determined in Dwarf Fortress adventure mode?

In Dwarf Fortress adventure mode called shots (aimed attacks as they're called in the game), have two modifiers. Difficulty (Chance to hit) Easy Strike Tricky Strike Difficult Strike Squareness ...
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How can I arm a friendly peasant?

In Dwarf Fortress adventure mode, can I equip my unarmed peasant with weapons and armor? Some of these plucky blue collar types have managed to survive a lot and I'd like to see them upgraded.
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Will a character attributes increase during gameplay?

In Dwarf Fortress 0.31.37 adventure mode characters now choose abilities. Are these permanent or can they be raised?
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What attributes are useful for adventurer combat?

Beginning with 0.31.17 you must choose attributes in addition to skills. Which abilities are useful to combat, both melee and ranged?
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How do you climb out of a river in Adventure mode?

I deliberately entered a river in order to cross it. I used Alt+direction and my adventurer began swimming around the river. But now I can't climb out, on neither of the two shores. Is there a ...
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Taking a bath in Adventure mode

How do I clean my dwarf and his items in Adventure mode? Currently I've killed a number of things and am covered in blood, leaving a trail of it behind me wherever I walk. I doubt it'll impress the ...