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Saturday, 1st July 2017, 15:32

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: These Should Not Be Inventory Items

Replies: 34

Views: 4360

Re: These Should Not Be Inventory Items

Now personally , I wouldn't mind an encumberance system or even an enhanced encumberance system with variety, where big bulky species could have more pages of stuff if they felt like bothering and maybe magically powerful characters could have pages of at least lightweight stuff (some sort of size/...

Wednesday, 28th June 2017, 20:02

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: octopode recommendation and question

Replies: 16

Views: 1635

Re: octopode recommendation and question

Ugly things change resistances/attack flavors periodically, so if you see one that's cold resistant you can probably just string it along for a while until it changes color. They only do that if they're close to other ugly things, or to a contaminated player. Or if you use a wand of polymorph on th...

Tuesday, 27th June 2017, 10:19

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: duvessa's unironic tier lists

Replies: 128

Views: 39787

Re: duvessa's unironic tier lists

Naga is amazing with mage backgrounds, it has good magic aptitudes AND poison spit AND high HP. I fail to see how Nagas are "amazing" considering that they're, like, one of the two species that cannot easily run away to regen MP in case something goes wrong (more enemies unexpectedly show...

Sunday, 18th June 2017, 17:17

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: Hellcrawl on Linux?

Replies: 2

Views: 616

Re: Hellcrawl on Linux?

You can use the installation instructions for "regular" Crawl, which can be found here. Since you've already downloaded the archive with the source code, you're mainly interested in "Building on Unix (Linux, *BSD, Solaris, etc.)" subsection. I've just checked, and Hellcrawl build...

Thursday, 1st June 2017, 19:13

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I don't love it when...

Replies: 725

Views: 140117

Re: I don't love it when...

TeFE. Cleared most of Swamp 1-4, got the Lernaean hydra vault, ran away because I could not think of a way to deal with it safely. Cleared Snake 1-3, got some new spells along the way, returned to Swamp 4. Killed a few enemies, went back to Swamp 3 and decided to go down using a different stairway. ...

Friday, 26th May 2017, 17:31

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: 0.20 release and tournament

Replies: 45

Views: 15698

Re: 0.20 release and tournament

Moanerette wrote:Aha! In the forum font I can't tell the difference between "W a r k" and "V V a r k". Would you spell it with the spaces in, please?
I've settled on W_a_r_k. Your .rc file at CAO is correct.

Friday, 26th May 2017, 13:40

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: 0.20 release and tournament

Replies: 45

Views: 15698

Re: 0.20 release and tournament

I'm terribly sorry for the inconvenience, but could you please leave my nickname as Wark, with "W" at the beginning? I initially thought I had forgotten the password for that account and did not want to bother with password reset before the tournament, but I managed to get access to it aft...

Thursday, 25th May 2017, 11:55

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: Example of SSH config file gives error 404

Replies: 0

Views: 410

Example of SSH config file gives error 404

Sorry if this is not the appropriate place to post, but I could not think of a better one. The How to play online page explains, among other things, the procedure of playing via SSH on a Unix-based OS and mentions the possibility of using a config file. Alternatively, when using SSH you can give the...

Thursday, 25th May 2017, 11:08

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: 0.20 release and tournament

Replies: 45

Views: 15698

Re: 0.20 release and tournament

Count me in. Please note that I will be playing under a different name, VVark.

Friday, 19th May 2017, 22:53

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Is there a guide to editing the rcfile?

Replies: 5

Views: 3074

Re: Is there a guide to editing the rcfile?

Options guide at github is a good place to start.

Friday, 19th May 2017, 18:01

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: 0.20 release and tournament

Replies: 45

Views: 15698

Re: 0.20 release and tournament

Leszczynek wrote:If I simply play the 0.20 version without a clan or any addtion to the .rc file during the tournament, will I still be classified in individual player standings?
No additional actions are needed if you only care about individual stats.

Wednesday, 17th May 2017, 17:59

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: 0.20 release and tournament

Replies: 45

Views: 15698

Re: 0.20 release and tournament

@Moanerette I mostly play offline these days, but would not mind going online and joining a casual clan for a change. By the way, I think we have already played in the same clan once, in 0.15 tournament.

Tuesday, 15th September 2015, 19:35

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: How do you prepare for extended?

Replies: 13

Views: 1468

Re: How do you prepare for extended?

FWIW, my first successful clear of extended happened with character who was worshiping Ashenzari. Monster detection, portal detection and ability to peek into unknown vaults with Scrying were quite useful in Pan/Hell and helped to avoid quite a few unpleasant encounters.

Friday, 21st August 2015, 20:26

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: Comborobin

Replies: 597

Views: 82475

Re: Comborobin

FeCj done (I think I was the only one playing it on CDO). Also, somewhat surprisingly, the first character with "Annihilator" title.

Monday, 15th September 2014, 13:24

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: 0.15 Clan Coordination

Replies: 39

Views: 5364

Re: 0.15 Clan Coordination

Congratulations to Tavern Drunks for being in top 27! Thanks for organizing the clans, it was an enjoyable experience.

On a side note, have just noticed that my tournament win rate is 27.27% ^_^

Friday, 29th August 2014, 17:45

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: 0.15 Clan Coordination

Replies: 39

Views: 5364

Re: 0.15 Clan Coordination

XuaXua wrote:For CerealJynx
  Code:
# TEAMNAME Tavern_Drunks
# TEAMMEMBERS blami Wark irvs ldf Moanerette

I think it should be lrvs, not irvs.

Thursday, 28th August 2014, 14:00

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: 0.15 Clan Coordination

Replies: 39

Views: 5364

Re: 0.15 Clan Coordination

XuaXua wrote: Please make sure you post the name you use for your online games if it is different than your tavern name.
No, it is the same: Wark, with capital "W".

Thursday, 28th August 2014, 13:42

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: 0.15 Clan Coordination

Replies: 39

Views: 5364

Re: 0.15 Clan Coordination

If you do not mind having me, I would like to join as well. I was in reaver's biCYCle in 0.13 tournament, and enjoyed it a lot.

Wednesday, 26th February 2014, 18:03

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Trunk Changelog

Replies: 4

Views: 573

Re: Trunk Changelog

If you want a quick review of most important changes, you could use this changelog.
In order to see all changes in trunk, you can browse the list of commits.

Sunday, 3rd November 2013, 13:51

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: A Little Opinion Manifesto...

Replies: 36

Views: 2917

Re: A Little Opinion Manifesto...

I would cut the species down to just Human, Deep Elf, Kobold, Merfolk, Naga, Spriggan, Tengu, Troll, and Vampire Would you mind explaining the reason you've chosen these ones? Leaving alone other races, I'm particularly interested why you would remove both Minotaurs and Hill Orcs, and what is the r...

Monday, 28th October 2013, 15:18

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Tournament Clans for Crawl 0.13

Replies: 59

Views: 7541

Re: Tournament Clans for Crawl 0.13

Thanks a lot for organizing the clan, reaver. It actually encouraged me to try to get 15-rune wins, which I hadn't done for almost a year, and both winning games turned out to be extremely enjoyable, especially the Dragon Form DgTm one. Hope other players had fun as well.

Friday, 11th October 2013, 13:31

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Tournament Clans for Crawl 0.13

Replies: 59

Views: 7541

Re: Tournament Clans for Crawl 0.13

Afterschool Crawling Club
CYC Misfits Squadron
Orb of Zot Relocation Service

Thursday, 10th October 2013, 14:02

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Tournament Clans for Crawl 0.13

Replies: 59

Views: 7541

Re: Tournament Clans for Crawl 0.13

Pisano wrote:I'm not sure if there is a max # of people per team, but I'd like to join a team.
The announcement on the main page specifies that clans may have "up to six players".

Monday, 30th September 2013, 19:34

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Tournament Clans for Crawl 0.13

Replies: 59

Views: 7541

Re: Tournament Clans for Crawl 0.13

I would like to join such a clan. Have never been in one before despite having participated in 3 tournaments.

Wednesday, 11th September 2013, 15:27

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Detailed description for Fighting skill

Replies: 76

Views: 10317

Re: Detailed description for Fighting skill

I took a look at my max hp (46) and started training Fighting (100%, no other skills training). When I got message about Fighting reaching level 7 (it was 7.5 actually, I killed something dangerous), I took another look at my max HP and noticed it is still 46 so I stopped training Figthing. But it ...

Sunday, 1st September 2013, 13:22

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: God Options for Rogues, Archers and Warrior Mages

Replies: 39

Views: 9295

Re: God Options for Rogues, Archers and Warrior Mages

Stealthy characters have a similar problem; with no gods directly supporting stealth, their best bet is to also pick Okawaru and hope that he gives them some +stealth equipment. Apart from all other useful stuff she does, Ashenzari gives you bonus to your stealth skill as long as you are using ligh...

Tuesday, 27th August 2013, 14:04

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2849

Views: 453256

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

Mankeli wrote:
Confidence Interval wrote:* DM = Death magnet

I'm truly disappointed that Sandman25 hasn't posted the YASD :(.

Actually, he has.

Sunday, 18th August 2013, 12:10

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP->XL27YASD:My next DEFE In progress!

Replies: 114

Views: 11104

Re: CIP:My next DEFE In progress!

Doesn't that set waypoints? I see some people playing web tiles that open their inventory and they have aum values listed for the weights of all the items, seems like something you have to change in your rc to me? ctrl+w in inventory screen displays or hides item weight. If you want it to be displa...

Friday, 16th August 2013, 19:27

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: New ?vorpalise

Replies: 81

Views: 10765

Re: New ?vorpalise

Tenaya wrote:IS it possible for the ?vorpal to affix a diety-forbidden brand?

AFAIK vorp scroll is guaranteed not to rebrand to the brands your current god dislikes.

Saturday, 10th August 2013, 21:32

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Gear and Skills Advice

Replies: 6

Views: 875

Re: Gear and Skills Advice

scott9027 wrote:One thing that really confused me, I have a +0 large shield and +5 regular shield. But my AC was the same with either one equipped. Is the +5 referring to something else?

Enchanting a shield increases SH value, not AC.

Thursday, 8th August 2013, 23:26

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP - HOFi Oka --> YASD

Replies: 17

Views: 1218

Re: CiP - HOFi Oka --> YASD

It looks like you're somewhat neglecting Oka's abilities. You did not have Heroism activated when you died, and the number of times you have used the abilities before seems quite low as well. I would've postponed training Axes to 27 because in any fight that matters you can get +5 to your combat ski...

Monday, 5th August 2013, 18:35

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP:DEFE Need Help!

Replies: 31

Views: 2650

Re: CIP:DEFE Need Help!

5. Can you re-assign the key for your spells? Apart from pressing =s in-game, which has already been mentioned, it is also possible to modify the config file to automatically assign a spell to a specific key each time you learn it. For instance if you want to have Blink on "Y" and Repel M...

Monday, 5th August 2013, 15:05

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: DsDK^Yred Things fall Apart on Zot:5

Replies: 10

Views: 897

Re: YASD: DsDK^Yred Things fall Apart on Zot:5

Some people say that Necromutation is overrated and can kill a character. This thread is a good example of "Haste is overrated and can kill a character". Just curious, how is a character who was not even hasted when he died is a proof of the fact that haste "can kill a character"?

Sunday, 4th August 2013, 09:01

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: fighter vs hunter start

Replies: 10

Views: 1245

Re: fighter vs hunter start

It can also depend on floor drops. For instance, I had a HEHu who switched to long blades because he found the plutonium sword and managed to nearly run out of arrows at some point in Vaults.

Monday, 29th July 2013, 19:30

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: blowgun&vorpalize, acquirement&quickblade

Replies: 34

Views: 2863

Re: blowgun&vorpalize, acquirement&quickblade

The new description for vorp. scroll says: The scroll can make permanent the temporary branding of weapons obtained from some spells, or can be used on a weapon that is already permanently branded to randomly select a new brand. Taken from here . One of the next commits specifies that it won't chose...

Sunday, 28th July 2013, 17:05

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Proposal: The raw flesh tastes terrible!

Replies: 38

Views: 5226

Re: Proposal: The raw flesh tastes terrible!

rosstin wrote:There's also the issue of rewarding the player for doing an action that is correct.

Such reward already exists. You had "Hungry" status, after eating you do not have it anymore. The message it conveys is pretty clear and comprehensible imo.

Wednesday, 24th July 2013, 06:35

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD - MiFi via loss of brains

Replies: 5

Views: 521

Re: YASD - MiFi via loss of brains

I don't think it's possible. Tried reading about 5 times with no success, could've kept trying but then again according to http://crawl.chaosforge.org/Stat_death, it's not possible to read scrolls. I'm quite sure the wiki is wrong about this one. http://crawl.develz.org/info/index.php?q=brainless I...

Wednesday, 24th July 2013, 05:22

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD - MiFi via loss of brains

Replies: 5

Views: 521

Re: YASD - MiFi via loss of brains

Unless I'm missing something here, couldn't you just try reading a remove curse scroll and then removing the plate armour? While you have a high chance to fail at reading scrolls when you're brainless, it is still possible to use them.

Sunday, 21st July 2013, 11:22

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Some help with MiBe

Replies: 11

Views: 1727

Re: Some help with MiBe

I Feel like it used to be a +2 +3 ? Some creatures (e.g. jellies) can corrode the weapons which you use to attack them, it has a chance to decrease the +damage enchantment (the second one). The weapon is immune if its +damage enchantment level >=5, although it is already almost guaranteed not to be...

Tuesday, 16th July 2013, 15:24

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Rescue this DECj on the orb run

Replies: 58

Views: 6173

Re: Rescue this DECj on the orb run

Amnesiac wrote:While necromutation let's you carry more things!(It actually helped my DEWz with 4 str a lot) Isn't it the only spell that gives you "free" str? (I'm at least half serious).

Str bonus has just been removed btw, so no more using a lvl 8 spell for increased carrying capacity.

Sunday, 14th July 2013, 13:13

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: First Spellcaster?

Replies: 60

Views: 6886

Re: First Spellcaster?

Deep Elf Conjurer of Cheibriados. Take it easy, dude. I hope you are not serious. DE are already fragile, and with Chei you lose the ability to run away from stuff; certainly not what I'd be looking forward to when learning to play casters. FWIW my first "dedicated" caster who managed to ...

Wednesday, 10th July 2013, 23:21

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Weapon Categories; Swords and Maces?

Replies: 25

Views: 4121

Re: Weapon Categories; Swords and Maces?

the_clanless wrote:and curse can be a death sentence by starvation

You can butcher with cursed blunt weapons in 0.12.

Monday, 8th July 2013, 05:16

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD - MiBe Wants to Improve

Replies: 9

Views: 531

Re: YASD - MiBe Wants to Improve

I'm frustrated to know that I will need to get lucky to find a source of cTele to accompany the spell Blink before I could actually use it as an escape tool. It can be used as an escape tool as soon as you get the spell castable.Blink is enough if you, for instance, want to gain some distance betwe...

Monday, 8th July 2013, 04:12

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP: HOPr Extended attempt №2

Replies: 13

Views: 1762

Re: CIP: HOPr Extended attempt №2

Considering you have finished Pan, you should not have any serious problems with the Abyss, I'd do it next. Regarding Hells, remember that levels 1-6 have nothing useful, so you do not need to explore them. If you are engaging the enemy, think whether you'll still be able to comfortably deal with th...

Saturday, 6th July 2013, 23:05

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: New Species: Gargoyle

Replies: 215

Views: 28116

Re: New Species: Gargoyle

Just bumping because I was wondering what cling's effect/s is/are. I don't know how to read commits because I haven't looked into that stuff too heavily. Clinging is basically like flying (it allows you to traverse lava/deep water); it is a passive ability, but for it to work you have to be directl...

Wednesday, 3rd July 2013, 14:26

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: I think Hall of Blades should be reworked (or removed?).

Replies: 105

Views: 15263

Re: I think Hall of Blades should be reworked (or removed?).

nordetsa wrote:
crate wrote:blade is sometimes worth doing now that you get two weapons instead of one

What do you mean by that?

I guess crate refers to the fact that now HoB contains 2 "rare" weapons instead of one.

Wednesday, 3rd July 2013, 08:09

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Abyssal Knight??

Replies: 4

Views: 1219

Re: Abyssal Knight??

Lucy is perfectly viable for extended game, Corruption and the ability to enter Abyss at will are especially useful. Regarding specific races, her abilities can be beneficial to many playstyles, so pick whichever race is the most fitting for whatever you plan to do (e.g. HO if you want a heavily arm...

Tuesday, 2nd July 2013, 01:29

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP -> YASD: DrCj, grey and earthy

Replies: 11

Views: 1292

Re: CIP -> YASD: DrCj, grey and earthy

You are training Traps too much. The character in the OP had 10 Traps while only having 1.7 Dodging for some reason. The one who died to komodo dragon had 8.4 Traps by Lair:1, which is totally an overkill; there are more useful skills to train this early in the game. Any reason you are not using mor...

Saturday, 29th June 2013, 10:40

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Sack of spiders?

Replies: 4

Views: 1435

Re: Sack of spiders?

It is similar to Box of Beasts IIRC. You can use it several times in a row, but it has limited number of "charges". Summons several friendly monsters (not limited to spiders; Knowledge bots say you can get a ghost moth at high Evo, and I think I got a giant mite from it, unless my memory d...

Thursday, 27th June 2013, 15:20

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Formicids (Was: Dwants)

Replies: 314

Views: 52059

Re: Formicids (Was: Dwants)

Also, FWIW, the Tengu's flavour is pretty much Kenku flavour. Even with the forest branch added, I don't see any descriptions in the game which refers to any Tengu folklore. Ah, I did not mean to say that there are (or should be) any explicit references to the folklore. It is just that the current ...
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