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Starting a new world with the same name as an old overrides the save without prompting

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When starting a new game, a save is made with the name of the world on embarking.  If another world already exists by this name, it is overridden without any prompting.


I only discovered this when manually naming the world, but it may be possible (yet unlikely) for pure random chance to select a world name the same as an old one.

Steps to Reproduce
Create a new world with a specified name. Quit the game, start a new world, and give it the same name. The old save will be overridden with the new world without prompting.

User Feedback

Hmm, that's a good point. :) If you have a really cool Colony name, you might be tempted to use it for multiple save games.

I'll mention it to the designers so they can look at putting a confirmation prompt in the game at some point.

Thanks for letting us know! :)

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