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0003217Dwarf FortressDwarf Mode -- Artifactspublic2010-09-14 02:122014-01-27 13:56
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0003217: Forbidding base artifact material results in Iron item.
Forbidding the TSKed first item in workshop while a moody dwarf is working in it appears to cause the dwarf to make an iron artifact.
Artifact, forbid, material
duplicate of 0005625new  "Bone" artifact ends up being iron if the mood dwarf is interrupted (by forbidding, combat, etc) 
Issue History
2010-09-14 02:12fivexNew Issue
2010-09-14 04:38Logical2uRelationship addedrelated to 0002887
2010-09-14 04:39Logical2uSummaryIron artifact bug => Forbidding base artifact material results in Iron item.
2010-09-14 05:52KennelTag Attached: Artifact
2010-09-14 05:52KennelTag Attached: forbid
2010-09-14 05:52KennelTag Attached: material
2010-09-14 06:28QuietustNote Added: 0012627
2010-09-14 06:29QuietustNote Edited: 0012627bug_revision_view_page.php?bugnote_id=0012627#r4907
2014-01-27 13:56FootkerchiefRelationship addedduplicate of 0005625
2014-01-27 13:56FootkerchiefStatusnew => resolved
2014-01-27 13:56FootkerchiefResolutionopen => duplicate
2014-01-27 13:56FootkerchiefAssigned To => Footkerchief
2014-01-27 13:56FootkerchiefRelationship deletedrelated to 0002887

2010-09-14 06:28   
(edited on: 2010-09-14 06:29)
In older versions, doing this would result in an artifact made of "toad bone" (since TOAD is the very first CREATURE object); in 0.31, it presumably forces the type to be INORGANIC and picks the first material it finds, which happens to be IRON.