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0011232Dwarf FortressAdventure Mode -- Movementpublic2020-01-29 12:342020-02-03 20:59
Toady One 
pcWindows 10
0011232: Flying mounts cannot be controlled while flying.
I started a new adventurer from an elven civilization so I could try riding a flying mount. I created an adventurer (an elk woman) and gave her a Giant Barn Owl. TI mounted my Giant Barn Owl and took off and the game appeared to freeze.
However on closer inspection I noticed the in game light levels had changed and that I was now thirsty ,hungry and drowsy. It would appear that the game is progressing through many game steps which is why I cannot perform any more actions (checking inventory, look, movement etc). Eventually I died of thirst.
I reloaded my game and fast traveled to the coast. I mounted my Giant Barn Owl and flew up one tile. I began moving at random until my owl touched down. From this I gather that I got stuck on a tree and couldn't finish uncontrolled flying before succumbing to thirst.
* Create an adventurer and give them a flying pet with [MOUNT_EXOTIC].
* Fast travel to an forested area and exit the fast travel screen.
* Mount your flying pet.
* Fly up a few Z-levels. After a few steps the game will appear to freeze.
* Sit back and wait while your hunger, dehydration & drowsiness continue to increase.
* Die of dehydration.

* In open areas you will fly randomly for quite a while until your mount makes contact with the ground again.
So far I have only tested this using my save game with the giant owl.
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Issue History
2020-01-29 12:34MildPerilNew Issue
2020-01-29 12:36MildPerilNote Added: 0039697
2020-02-03 13:42AppwNote Added: 0039840
2020-02-03 20:59Toady OneNote Added: 0039843
2020-02-03 20:59Toady OneStatusnew => resolved
2020-02-03 20:59Toady OneFixed in Version => Next Version
2020-02-03 20:59Toady OneResolutionopen => fixed
2020-02-03 20:59Toady OneAssigned To => Toady One

2020-01-29 12:36   
The getting stuck until death appears to be reproducible if you walk off the corner of a tree canopy.
2020-02-03 13:42   
This doesn't appear to apply to flying adventurers, as a bird-man I can ride a giant kea in the air just fine.
Toady One   
2020-02-03 20:59   
Okay, this is fixed for next time. Tested an elf flitting around on a giant fly -- seemed to respond to all of my commands once I put the fix in, so hopefully that's it!