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Village population crashed
« on: April 05, 2014, 09:35:51 PM »
Settlement 2740 just crashed!  I mean down to 100 men at server time 21.36...I was only building a temple with 18% workforce and monir food loss...any ideas?

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Re: Village population crashed
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2014, 01:47:43 AM »
How long has it been minor food loss? Sure, people can go for a while missing a meal, but eventually that catches up with them.
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Re: Village population crashed
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2014, 01:57:15 AM »
I never let villages have more than a minor food and it hasn't occurred in any other villages with the sane conditions.

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Re: Village population crashed
« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2014, 03:44:16 AM »
I never let villages have more than a minor food and it hasn't occurred in any other villages with the sane conditions.

More data needed, initial size of village, militia present, trades of food in or out.
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Re: Village population crashed
« Reply #4 on: April 06, 2014, 02:54:37 PM »
I wouldn't call it a crash. It's been going down fairly consistently for a long time, over 100 in-game days, i.e. almost a full month of real-time:



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Re: Village population crashed
« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2014, 02:55:29 PM »
And yeah, I love how I have so much statistical information available in this game, it really helps me track things down and figure out what's going on.

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Re: Village population crashed
« Reply #6 on: April 06, 2014, 06:10:13 PM »
Thanks Tom,  It the crash from 400 to 100 within such a short time frame that concerned me.  I have always bled settlements but only had a minor food deficit so I was surprised to see such a big loss of populations.  Around -39 food most of the time and never such a rapid drop but I take it on the chin if its supposed to be like that, its a lesson learned!

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Re: Village population crashed
« Reply #7 on: April 06, 2014, 06:59:45 PM »
It's difficult to check on why after the fact, but it is entirely possible.

Did it ever hit the point where it abandoned buildings? Because there should have been a notification about that.

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Re: Village population crashed
« Reply #8 on: April 07, 2014, 12:04:49 AM »
Yes, every building was abandoned at the same moment.

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Re: Village population crashed
« Reply #9 on: April 07, 2014, 12:26:58 AM »
That is also odd. Do you have a setltement logfile for me, pleae?

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Re: Village population crashed
« Reply #10 on: April 07, 2014, 09:32:04 AM »
What is that Tom?  Sorry im not very technical!  :-[

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Re: Village population crashed
« Reply #11 on: April 07, 2014, 09:35:37 AM »
The event log, I mean.

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Re: Village population crashed
« Reply #12 on: April 07, 2014, 06:15:41 PM »

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Re: Village population crashed
« Reply #13 on: April 08, 2014, 01:43:49 AM »
Did anyone with significant troops enter the region?
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Re: Village population crashed
« Reply #14 on: April 08, 2014, 08:23:53 AM »
Yes, you suffered a real crash there. It's difficult to figure out what exactly go wrong, but most likely the settlement was in starvation all the time and it reached unbearable levels. There's a warning message about this now, but it wasn't back then.