[Con] [180] Workers/miners getting stuck in mountain

I forgot about this one! Happened to me in my last game (build 2081) where people entering my cave would teleport up onto the mountain.

I think this is related to an older bug from when mining was first introduced. I can’t seem to find the thread for that, though.


and perhaps somewhat related to this bug,


maybe? mine were not sitting at a table, though. it was just one guy that i presume was carrying some rocks. it could be a collision thing, though.

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i understand that, however i just meant that perhaps this is one bug and not separate bugs for each thing.

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Yes, perhaps it’s the same bug. Although @evilben had the bad luck to get the carpenter stuck, which is yet another bug.

hmm… i haven’t had this happen to me yet, what build are you using? also perhaps someone with more “knowledge” should look into this. (i know very little about the bug reporting :stuck_out_tongue: ) @SteveAdamo? @Relyss? im not sure who does this kinda stuff.

hey there @lordnightwinter … welcome aboard! :smile:

would you mind taking a screenshot of the bug (you likely cant upload an image yet, so just provide a link to where the image is hosted, like imgur.com)?

and any specific repro steps that lead up to it would be great too… thanks!

I know which bug is it. But I don’t remember in which report was. It’s search time! :runner:

Edit: this is the most similar one, and my last post here confirms @lordnightwinter’s report.

But it’s still a bit different because here the citizens teleport to another location, sometimes under the map, and what we experience is that they teleport some terrain levels above. :confused:


When you place a bench underground by the wall your people disappear after finishing their meal, sometimes during, and end up on the next level up. They come back down as they’re moving or sometimes when they’re done.

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this one is also similar, perhaps a merge?

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sorry i dont have more info on this one.
i was mining and my carpenter decided to go pick up some rocks because he had nothing else to do. i didnt have him on screen when it happened but somehow he teleported to the top of the mountain the mine was in and got stuck there. i built a ladder up to him but he would not take it down and eventually starved to death.
he did have a hunk of rock with him but he was not carrying it when i saw he was up there. (and if i remember correctly one of the other workers came and retrieved it when the ladder was built.

Perhaps a better merge would’ve been with:

Your call!

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Good call, @phector2004 !

Thank you very much :smile:


Hello there,

I’ve built a dining room inside the mountain (i.e. I’ve excavated a space inside the mountain to make a room) and I’ve put “tables for 2” and “cathedral arch chairs” inside it.
When a settler want to eat and sits here, he’s teleported directly on the mountain floor above it’s head and he’s stuck there until i build a ladder so he can climb down.

Can you give us more info?

Could it be related to this, perhaps?

Hello phector2004,

In my case, they’re not disappearing.
They still continue to eat but on the mountain floor, without the chair. Then they stand up and they are stuck on the moutain floor until i build a ladder so they can climb down.

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I assumed the bug was actually revealed to be teleporting the hearthlings to some sort of origin coordinate point on the map. Was there two different bugs associated with disappearing while eating?

Yup. And this one might belong here:

As I stated at the end of this topic :arrow_heading_down: ,

I experienced once this bug. And it was due to what @K4j says. So it’s still present for A9 r240…

Aye. Three of my workers stopped doing whatever it is they were doing. At first, I thought it was because they actually got stuck in the wall, but now I’m not so sure. All three of them had the hungry icon above them, and they lasted many days like that. Thinking it was odd that they weren’t dying and letting me get on with my business, I exited the game and re-loaded it. Suddenly, all three immediately turned into gravestones, one of them appearing on the very top of the mountain where no worker was actually present.

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Just lost a villager to starvation with this issue. I was in slice so I did not notice them standing around the top of the mountain. They randomly teleport from any sitting place or sleeping place within the underground structure. I was developing a dwarf fortress kind of habitat and noticed many missing around day 28.

Bug user ID: c15fd1ec-de56-11e4-a32f-c86000a3795e

Current workaround is roll call in the mornings or after meals. I put all the villagers in one group and post attack orders to ensure all are present and accounted for. However; with the nature of the game this will not be practical with hundreds of villagers.

Illian Amerond

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