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The Steam and itch.io version of the game Dwarf Fortress. It was released on December 6th, 2022. It features the same mechanics as the original Dwarf Fortress game, but has overhauled UI and graphical elements.

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Is there a new stockpile hotkey?

In Dwarf Fortress Premium, is there a hotkey to create a new stockpile? I can get to the Stockpile menu with p, but there is no hotkey displayed to create a new one.
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Outpost liasion simply won't go away. It has been years already!

Context: I've been visited once by my Outpost Liason. Nevermore any civilization traded with me. I just found the Merchant stuck on a place of my Fortress. I already broadened the way for it to go ...
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Hill Titan Pterosaur that breaths fire! How to kill this monster?

My Fortress has been randomly chosen to be the destiny of the attack of a flying Hill Titan that can throw fire: An enourmous hairy pterosaur. It has four long curving horns and it moves deliberately....
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How to autosave when quitting?

One extremely frustrating aspect of the game for me is what happens when I leave the game accidentally: Most of the times, I have been changing windows for a while. From the game to the wiki, then to ...
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Manage useless seeds

The answer to my previous question about how to not exhaust my seeds worked great! The problem is: on the "Labor"->"Kitchen"->"Seeds" menu, most seed types don't ...
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Damp wall ignored, why?

I took as granted that Miners always detected damp walls and stopped mining in these cases. But a miner did not detect, or just decided to ignore, an obvious damp wall, and created a leak that led to ...
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Waterproofing a Fortress: how to do it?

Revolver_Ocelot on How do I revert the flood? If that fails... Well, losing is fun, and you will learn to better water-proof your fortress in the future. How to waterproof a Fortress to prevent ...
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How do I revert the flood?

I accidentally flooded levels 42, 41, and 40 of my Fortress, and I don't know how to stop this mess. No dwarf is going to build a wall, a floodgate, a channel, or a floor where there is water, even if ...
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Why are the Elves at war with me and how can I make peace with them?

My fortress is at war with an Elven civilization. I don't know why it started, so I don't want this war. I have never attacked any other civilization, only killed/trapped invaders. I think that only ...
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Guildhall reassigned: what are the implications?

My people made too many Petitions one after another, and I didn't write them down on paper. There were some Guildhall requests, and, not knowing they can't be shared by more than one guild, I fumbled ...
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Petitions: check met and unmet ones

My people made too many Petitions one after another, and I didn't write them down on paper. Now I don't remember all of them and don't know what they are. There were some Guildhalls, and at least one ...
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Tree-cutting quota: where to check?

My barony has been scolded by a Elf Diplomat: You have disrespected the trees in this area, but this is what we have come to expect from your stunted kind. Further abuse cannot be tolerated. Let this ...
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Rats and Hamsters are gnawing their ways out of confinement

I'm being heavily spammed by these notifications: live rat has gnawed its way out of confinement live hamster has gnawed its way out of confinement Well, I'm not interested in having these as pets, ...
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Kitchens: how to properly use in order to still have seeds?

I'm afraid of using the Kitchen because it does not gives me seeds as a result. But having high quality meals is necessary for dwarf happiness. How can I solve this dilemma? Is it possible to use ...
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Really angry dwarves: how to make them happier enough?

Most of my dwarves are not happy, and I don't know how to make them happier in general. So, how can I properly make at least the angrier of them less unhappy/more happy? I really want to prevent them ...
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Agitated Giant Thrips: how to properly deal with them?

The number one cause of death on my Fortress is: attack by flying insects. As they don't activate the Cage Traps, because they don't touch the ground, which are the possible ways to deal with this ...
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How to export a height map of my world map?

In older versions of the game it wasn't particularly hard to export a height map of your world. However I can't seem to find any way to do so for the Steam version. I have designs of making an in game ...
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Most efficient means of getting water from an aquifer

On my present embark I have a VERY small bit of light aquifer. I want to try and set up an obsidian farm, but as small as the aquifer is I'm unsure if it'll provide enough water for my purposes. I'm ...
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Is there a way to access the designation menu in the Steam version of Dwarf Fortress?

In older versions you could press d to access the menu, however in the Steam version d just scrolls to the right.
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How can I give (or sell?) my dwarves mugs

I've crafted two bins full of mugs, yet I still have dwarves having unhappy thoughts about drinking without mugs.
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What does the text under "Militia Commander" title mean?

I just noticed that there is text under the "Militia commander" title that I believe wasn't there before. Does this mean anything in particular?
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How can I create work orders that accept multiple materials?

I want to create a work order for, let's say, swords, and I don't care if they are made of iron or steel, I just want 20 of them. How can I do that?
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How can I see "idlers" count?

In classic Dwarf Fortress, there is a counter to know the number of idle dwarfs, but I can't find this information in the Premium/Steam version.
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