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Thursday, 11th January 2018, 00:29

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: List of god mantras

Replies: 3

Views: 642

List of god mantras

Inspired by duvessa's spell list thread. Am I the only one that's bothered by some of the inconsistent fluff writing in Crawl? Here's a list I made ranking the different mantras of the gods with some suggestions. CRAP Take it easy. Just no. The title of an Eagles song simply isn't appropriate for a ...

Thursday, 11th January 2018, 00:08

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: List of god mantras

Replies: 2

Views: 496

List of god mantras

Inspired by duvessa's spell list thread. Am I the only one that's bothered by some of the inconsistent fluff writing in Crawl? Here's a list I made ranking the different mantras of the gods with some suggestions. Quality Lines Partake of my vision. Partake of my curse. Good. Sets the tone for the go...

Monday, 1st January 2018, 20:16

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: FRENi3D DDFi>XOM>MAKH 00:32:59

Replies: 6

Views: 1459

Re: FRENi3D DDFi>XOM>MAKH 00:32:59

Jesus H Christ, that's unbelievable

Friday, 29th December 2017, 21:27

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Rename Hep

Replies: 10

Views: 1332

Rename Hep

Wasn't "Hepliaklqana" meant to be a working/temporary name? Surely someone can come up with something cooler that starts with H or begins with "Hep-"

Sunday, 1st October 2017, 16:31

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Classical Crawl Paintings

Replies: 45

Views: 9100

Re: Classical Crawl Paintings

Lugonu falls from grace

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Tuesday, 11th April 2017, 02:23

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Rework Halfling

Replies: 23

Views: 3486

Re: Rework Halfling

Someone just buff their defensive apts and maybe invo/evo, or whatever. Although having a halfling-specific "luck mutation" that could either benefit or hurt them sounds neat.

Saturday, 8th April 2017, 00:57

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Real-world references

Replies: 101

Views: 15986

Re: Real-world references

Well Duvessa is definitely on to something...the fluff is more than a little incosistent. As far as god names go, Hepliaklqana is crummy for two reasons: one, because it's not well thought out (sorry Grunt), and two, it's the third Aztec-esque name in the pantheon behind Nemelex and Qazlal. Uskayaw ...

Wednesday, 22nd March 2017, 21:11

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: GrGl^Ely>Zin: First Rune ends in Abyssmal Stupidity

Replies: 3

Views: 486

Re: GrGl^Ely>Zin: First Rune ends in Abyssmal Stupidity

Sanctuary! Indeed. 1. Apportation If you can cast any spells you want this spell. Runes can be grabbed even if someone is standing on top of them. 2. Sanctuary (ZIN) Sanctuary defines an area where noone can attack you. If someone is within your Sanctuary (couldn't get out) simply try to 'attack' h...

Sunday, 19th March 2017, 14:45

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: GrGl^Ely>Zin: First Rune ends in Abyssmal Stupidity

Replies: 3

Views: 486

GrGl^Ely>Zin: First Rune ends in Abyssmal Stupidity

So I got my first rune from actually playing somewhat skillfully, rather than abusing an OP build and lucking out with unrandarts like last time. My strategy of playing with Ely until the end of Lair made the branch trivial -- honestly there is no greater amusement than pacifying a berserked killer ...

Sunday, 19th March 2017, 02:00

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Bikeshedding time: Power Leap

Replies: 19

Views: 2732

Re: Bikeshedding time: Power Leap

how about... Catastrophic Leap

Sunday, 19th March 2017, 01:55

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Harry Potter spells

Replies: 7

Views: 1080

Re: Harry Potter spells

WIngardium Leviosa = Flight
Verdimillius = Corona, Dazzling Spray, Static Discharge
Imperio = wand of enslavement
Flipendo = Force Lance
Petrification = Petrify
Finite Incantentum = Yara's Violent Unravelling (kinda)
Chair to Cat = ??????

Friday, 24th February 2017, 22:59

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Item (unrandart) proposal: Lash of the Scorpion

Replies: 8

Views: 1124

Re: Item (unrandart) proposal: Lash of the Scorpion

If it's "of the scorpion" then the brand should be venom. I'm assuming the item was meant to refer to the Mortal Kombat character (who has a move where he shoots out a spear and pulls his enemy towards him if it hits), I would still agree that it should have poison on it to avoid confusio...

Friday, 24th February 2017, 22:58

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: @non dev team: if you had a time machine

Replies: 9

Views: 1259

Re: @non dev team: if you had a time machine

If I had a time machine I'd go back and slap myself with a rainbow trout while shouting "play better, dammit!"

Sunday, 12th February 2017, 00:20

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: God Missions

Replies: 13

Views: 1760

Re: God Missions

Great ideas, although for Uska I think a disco dancing competition versus John Travolta (via Grease ) would be more appropriate. Jiyva's ought to involve infiltrating the Jello corporation and liberating the indigenous jellies from their plastic containers/prisons. IJC transports the player to a mon...

Saturday, 11th February 2017, 20:59

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: what are some good games

Replies: 117

Views: 18059

Re: what are some good games

I Shot Andy Warhol
N: Way of the Ninja (pgood platformer despite being Canadian)
Super Mario 3: Blue
Caves of Qud
and of course RPG Maker classics like Space Funeral and Yume Nikki.

Saturday, 11th February 2017, 20:25

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: God Missions

Replies: 13

Views: 1760

Re: God Missions

Agree that it's a neat concept, although I think it's kinda unfair to restrict it only to combat deities. I think if you reworked it to accomadate the rest of the pantheon, but according to contexts that fit each god's flavour, it'd be doubly cool. For example, - Fedhas implores you to defend a sacr...

Sunday, 29th January 2017, 21:53

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Do you actually enjoy playing crawl?

Replies: 37

Views: 5494

Re: Do you actually enjoy playing crawl?

Do I enjoy playing DCSS...yes I do, in a masochistic kind of way, since it's simultaneously frustrating and challenging without being overly tedious and pedantic (like tabletop rpgs tend to be, ugh). Although at first, it was the casual world-building aspect and funky console aesthetics that really ...

Monday, 26th December 2016, 21:49

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: music for the gods

Replies: 16

Views: 1846

Re: music for the gods

Cheibriados https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dO1rMeYnOmM come to think of it, the word "Cheibriados" vaguely sounds like the name of a foreign 75 proof whiskey. When i worship Vehumet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=svBfT21MCT8 I'm just imagining a playlist beginning with italo-disco and ...

Sunday, 25th December 2016, 20:05

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: music for the gods

Replies: 16

Views: 1846

Re: music for the gods

Hellmonk wrote:When i go gozag i listen to "material girl" on repeat for the entire game. I have a little over 2500 plays of it in my itunes since my first gozag game and im getting sick of it... any suggestions?

just off the top of my head, this track.

Sunday, 25th December 2016, 19:28

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: music for the gods

Replies: 16

Views: 1846

music for the gods

Is it just me or are berserkers wayyy more fun to play with this blaring in the background?

Friday, 23rd September 2016, 21:36

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Faded altar improvements

Replies: 76

Views: 9934

Re: Faded altar improvements

I too believe that and into is onto something. I'm going to post a little lesson here about how to express an idea on a forum for discussion. Step 1: Post a summary of your idea. Maybe make it grabby. Something like "Faded altars are never a good idea". Step 2: This is critical, even more ...

Friday, 23rd September 2016, 20:52

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Vehumet reform

Replies: 33

Views: 5150

Re: Vehumet reform

Mechanics aside (honestly idgaf), this god definitely needs some more flavour. Currently it feels less like a divinity, and more like a slot machine for offensive magic spells. The in-game description is unbelievably bland -- even the name, "Vehumet", vaguely sounds like an old Hebrew cust...

Friday, 6th May 2016, 15:51

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Ways to kill TRJ

Replies: 30

Views: 2965

Re: Ways to kill TRJ

Tiktacy wrote:
DIngbat wrote:Caress him with a some fresh toast. He tends to melt for a hot slice.
*rimshot*


Redditisdownthehall.jpeg

>"no fun allowed in muh sekret internet klub, n00b!!1"
huh, even more cringe-worthy than my lame joke, congrats!
now go back to /v/.

Tuesday, 3rd May 2016, 00:05

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Need help with octopode

Replies: 32

Views: 2471

Re: Need help with octopode

......OpMo^Zin is a fun challenge, too.

Monday, 2nd May 2016, 23:57

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Ways to kill TRJ

Replies: 30

Views: 2965

Re: Ways to kill TRJ

Caress him with a some fresh toast. He tends to melt for a hot slice.
*rimshot*

Saturday, 30th April 2016, 20:05

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: coming clean

Replies: 9

Views: 777

Re: coming clean

Wow you're soo cool.

*golfclap*

Saturday, 30th April 2016, 19:00

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: FR: Let Vampires vomit blood.

Replies: 40

Views: 2452

Re: FR: Let Vampires vomit blood.

Not positive that this post was a joke - this is about reducing tedium (and turncount, I suppose) related to manipulating Vampire satiation levels. Your idea is neat; I'm just busting your chops a lil bit. Personally I believe that vomiting all over the dungeon floor would be a waste -- cutting one...

Wednesday, 27th April 2016, 23:35

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: remove deck tier

Replies: 9

Views: 967

Re: remove deck tier

My crappy idea is, to scale the tiers according to Numchux Okay's piety thingy. 0 - * = plain **-**** = ornate *****-****** = legendary Both the umbra and halo of Dith and TSO respectively scale with piety, why not scale deck power?? decks that scale in power with evocations have randart/legendary d...

Wednesday, 27th April 2016, 23:21

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Stairdancing nerf proposal

Replies: 28

Views: 2749

Re: Stairdancing nerf proposal

How about...monsters that are adjacent to monsters that are right next to the player as he/she/they climb the stairs are 50% likely to follow. i.e.: ######## .......# ..g....# ..gg..,# ...g...# ....@.# ###### @, who has finally reached the stairs, is running from a pack of gnolls. The leading one si...

Wednesday, 27th April 2016, 23:07

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: FR: Let Vampires vomit blood.

Replies: 40

Views: 2452

Re: FR: Let Vampires vomit blood.

Does this mean Octopodes can shoot their ink, too? Felids can cough up/shoot furballs now, to make up for the inability to hold projectiles? Mummies can construct origami shuriken from their bandages, huh? What about all the other humanoids? Imo if there's a simian race coming into development, they...

Wednesday, 27th April 2016, 22:57

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Ur're mom jokes

Replies: 184

Views: 19829

Re: Ur're mom jokes

Yo momma so fat, her flatulence is the reason Dithmenos hates fire.

Wednesday, 27th April 2016, 18:21

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Duvessa Is the Donald Trump Of The Tavern

Replies: 20

Views: 1511

Re: Duvessa Is the Donald Trump Of The Tavern

>nerdgame forum "celebs"
>considered to be some sort of novelty
>mfw

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Wednesday, 27th April 2016, 18:05

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I love it when...

Replies: 1463

Views: 197529

Re: I love it when...

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I accidentally a sesh.

Wednesday, 6th April 2016, 04:56

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: New god on experimental branch: Ukayaw

Replies: 48

Views: 8241

Re: New god on experimental branch: Ukayaw

Yes exactly! I ought to have said "accommodate ranged combat targetted against the player ." Something along the lines of an ability that'll allow the player to employ quick breakdancing choreography, Sonja-esque acrobating, or some such tango-maneuvering, to get out the line of fire of pr...

Monday, 4th April 2016, 09:54

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Qazlal Rework

Replies: 39

Views: 3581

Re: Qazlal Rework

We already have Makhleb who does random elemental blasts and random summons. And Nemelex too, for that matter. Do we really need Qazlal to be a third deity who does basically the same thing? >random blasts and summons You forgot TSO... and Yred and Trog, to an extent. Qazlal has a interesting flavo...

Monday, 4th April 2016, 09:38

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: How does Zin work- No appreciative audience

Replies: 2

Views: 684

Re: How does Zin work- No appreciative audience

How high's your invo? Recite works better the higher you've pumped it: at 5 you can confuse dudes, 10 blind 'em, and 15 or so, smite them dead! Never heard of this "no appreciative audience" business, however. Should've said 'you read from the book of anathema' or something. Damn dev team.

Monday, 4th April 2016, 07:11

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: New god on experimental branch: Ukayaw

Replies: 48

Views: 8241

Re: New god on experimental branch: Ukayaw

This god of the Ukraine in pretty cool, for sheer melee. If only there was some way to accommodate ranged combat, now that would be legit. Like just now my GhMo was absolutely pummeled by a stone giant's bigrock...if Uk granted some passive ability like parkour backflipping off projectiles and into ...

Sunday, 3rd April 2016, 06:30

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: New swamp unique: Shrukk, the green one

Replies: 1

Views: 305

Re: New swamp unique: Shrukk, the green one

Where's the vorpal rapier-wielding, boots of speed-wearing felid named Antonio?

Sunday, 3rd April 2016, 06:28

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Some kind of new Slime-based race, why not?

Replies: 9

Views: 813

Re: Some kind of new Slime-based race, why not?

Neither can yo momma.

Sunday, 3rd April 2016, 05:19

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I've had enough and this has got to stop

Replies: 11

Views: 1184

Re: I've had enough and this has got to stop

It's about time someone put an end to this hippogracy, ugh.

Sunday, 17th January 2016, 19:43

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Trog Vs. Fedhas

Replies: 8

Views: 645

Re: Trog Vs. Fedhas

Fed's concept is just way cooler. The mad god schtick is so overplayed in nerd games.

Sunday, 17th January 2016, 19:35

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: the skill system of my dreams

Replies: 6

Views: 601

Re: the skill system of my dreams

This is def in the top 5 strangest posts on this whole forum.

Sunday, 17th January 2016, 19:30

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Name Ely's quokka

Replies: 12

Views: 877

Name Ely's quokka

It's so cute and innocent.
I'm thinking along the lines of Roger, Linda, maybe even John Lennon.

Monday, 14th December 2015, 20:16

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: New Unrand: Frog Suit

Replies: 5

Views: 770

Re: New Unrand: Frog Suit

Great, might as well add a raccoon suit too. That allows you to fly and go statue form (briefly).

Monday, 14th December 2015, 20:09

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: BAD GOD CHAMPIGNONSHIP SPONSORED BY FEDHAS

Replies: 53

Views: 2766

Re: BAD GOD CHAMPIGNONSHIP SPONSORED BY FEDHAS

Ho man I just LOVE Fedhas on my NaAs and MfIE. Nothing like having a terrorist's arsenal of shroomchums and sporebombs at your disposal to make an epic asspull -- although the piety cutoff is kinda lame, as ^ mentioned. Still, probably in the top 3 for concept gods next to Ashe and Rudypoo. Monks of...

Friday, 14th December 2012, 16:26

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: For you console players

Replies: 5

Views: 563

Re: For you console players

Lucida Console, size 17. I tend to focus mainly on the window and the stats, only glancing at the messages if I pass by a unique or a randart or something.

Use Ctrl-V to view the health status of each enemy.

Monday, 12th November 2012, 17:27

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Generic Brainstorming!

Replies: 2506

Views: 189615

Re: Generic Brainstorming!

How about making uniques more interesting? For example, giving a certain middle-aged bounty hunter some followers (similar to Pikel's slaves) that go around proclaiming all of his accomplishments (perhaps recent players he has killed). There's already at least five uniques with pack of mooks follow...

Monday, 12th November 2012, 17:18

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Gifts of Okawaru

Replies: 27

Views: 2277

Re: Gifts of Okawaru

Okawaru grants pretty sweet abilities and this is the main reason I follow him. But I surely was hoping for some usable gifts as well. If this is standard situation with him, I think I'll prefer Trog next time. Yeah, this. The gifts are nice, but the abilities are the main draw. Although, it's real...

Saturday, 10th November 2012, 20:45

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I love it when...

Replies: 1463

Views: 197529

Re: I love it when...

A vengeful Okawaru sends a frost giant to strike me down while I'm touring Ashenzari's zoo on D:7 because I IDed a scroll of immolation right after casting Sticks to Snakes on the previous floor.

Friday, 2nd November 2012, 03:35

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP #2! High Elf Fire-Conjurer of Jivya ^w^

Replies: 16

Views: 3712

Re: YAVP #2! High Elf Fire-Conjurer of Jivya ^w^

Man, you really know how to spin a tale! The enthusiasm you experience during play is so blatantly made apparent in your victory posts -- they tend remind me of one of the primary reasons Crawl's utter lack of backstory appeals to my desire to interact with the game on a conceptual level: it's up to...
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