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0005627Dwarf FortressCreaturespublic2012-03-12 02:582012-03-26 18:35
Toady One 
Windows 7
0005627: Crashes when transforming into werebeast
Game crashes, the last thing it shows in gamelog.txt is about 10 werebeast transforms, but there's at least 30 or something at this point so I'm assuming its one of them. The creature transforming is most likely a zombie, but I don't know if that's relevant.

Save game: http://dffd.wimbli.com/download.php?id=5861&f=werezombie+crash.rar [^]

Bit more info: So this is a 9 year fort in an evil biome with undead. The surface is fairly covered with them. Fairly recently, a werebeast showed up and was quickly killed by the zombies. The next lunar cycle there were 3-4 zombies transforming into werebeasts, and the next 10ish, and it's been steadily growing. The werebeasts are hostile to zombies, which was causing the infection to get spread (although I was never able to tell if they were hostile to each other for being zombies). Eventually they made it over to this giant sponge that's had about 50 zombies beating on it for the past 9 years and infected that pile (possibly even the giant sponge itself - not sure).

Unrelated possible bug in that save: In the central lake is a giant sponge that seems to have gained the ability to sometimes move - and no, I don't think it's always the sponge dodging (it has moved without any living units adjacent). It was stationary for about 6 game years, then managed to go from the upper right of the map to the center.
Load save game, wait until the lunar cycle hits. I got the save to within 1-2 dwarf days but it might take a bit since its a huge fort.
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Issue History
2012-03-12 02:58DarnYakNew Issue
2012-03-25 10:42starvingpoetNote Added: 0021714
2012-03-26 18:35Toady OneStatusnew => resolved
2012-03-26 18:35Toady OneFixed in Version => Next Version
2012-03-26 18:35Toady OneResolutionopen => fixed
2012-03-26 18:35Toady OneAssigned To => Toady One

2012-03-25 10:42   
Confirmed Repro.

Also, attaching a similar save from my current fortress as well - established fortress, evil embark, and same undead / werebeast transformation causes crash.

Win 7 - 64bit with compressed saves off.

My save is upgraded from 34.02 as well.

http://dffd.wimbli.com/file.php?id=5999 [^]