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Tuesday, 9th April 2019, 17:53

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP: MuWz of Gozag wants to mass zig

Replies: 1

Views: 332

CIP: MuWz of Gozag wants to mass zig

I'm trying to do an infinite zigging guy, similar Ultraviolet4's series (playlist at: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaA1ahtMIRbOfC0olZnvymF2whzbOh5if) ; maybe do the thing where you try to get every unrand. I had been getting by with mana vipers, spectral weapon, and a demon trident with 6 ...

Friday, 1st June 2018, 16:26

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: VSFi of Usk

Replies: 8

Views: 952

Re: VSFi of Usk

That's a crazy number of rings to carry around. If you were you a Felid or a Mummy or something, maybe, but wow. I don't know how you find the slots.

Friday, 18th May 2018, 14:41

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: MuMo of Gozag, one zig down

Replies: 4

Views: 633

Re: MuMo of Gozag, one zig down

I ended up bailing on level 18 of zig #2. Things went south when the panlords started casting Dispel Undead on me, and Abujuring my demons/scarabs. I had no plan for that, and still don''t know the right way to handle it. I almost got myself killed, when I came up with the "bright idea" of...

Wednesday, 16th May 2018, 02:11

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: MuMo of Gozag, one zig down

Replies: 4

Views: 633

MuMo of Gozag, one zig down

I have my 15 runes and I've cleared one zig. Going to go on my second zig. http://crawl.berotato.org/crawl/morgue/ddubois/ddubois.txt Which items do you drop? s - a +9 broad axe of freezing C - a +9 demon trident of electrocution Z - the +14 obsidian axe (weapon) {chop, +Fly SInv *Curse} c - 16 thro...

Thursday, 25th January 2018, 18:58

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Oh my gosh, I have, like, so many clothes, what to wear?

Replies: 4

Views: 594

Oh my gosh, I have, like, so many clothes, what to wear?

http://crawl.berotato.org/crawl/morgue/ddubois/ddubois.txt Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.21.0-25-ge575cb9 (webtiles) character file. ddubois the Gnoll Aeon (Gnoll Conjurer) Turns: 85980, Time: 07:44:49 Health: 211/211 AC: 49 Str: 28 XL: 27 Magic: 45/45 EV: 26 Int: 40 God: Cheibriados [******] G...

Thursday, 25th January 2018, 02:14

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: duvessa's spell guide for cool people

Replies: 145

Views: 41558

Re: duvessa's spell guide for cool people

I like punishing things that try to haste/buff versus me, but maybe I've overestimating the impact and frequency of that trick.

Wednesday, 24th January 2018, 06:37

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: duvessa's spell guide for cool people

Replies: 145

Views: 41558

Re: duvessa's spell guide for cool people

I've been pretty happy with Vile Clutch; it seems to do a lot of damage. What do you guys think it the optimal spell layout for Gnolls? I.e., you can wear armour and still have any level 6/7 spell you want, without bending over backwards to level awkward schools? For example, right now I've got 50 s...

Friday, 22nd December 2017, 03:51

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: When to commit to weapon?

Replies: 3

Views: 693

When to commit to weapon?

With most of my book starts, I have this huge dilemma about when to "commit" to a weapon type and start skilling it up. I know it's something I need to do (because there's always some jerk monster that resists your main source of damage), but I always have great anxiety about the decision....

Wednesday, 6th December 2017, 04:13

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP HEAE Oops, I did it again

Replies: 13

Views: 934

Re: CIP HEAE Oops, I did it again

1) I still haven't really decided on a weapon. I thought I had settled on rapier of electrocution, and boosted it to +9, because it went with my buckler of rPois. But then I got a significantly improved amulet {Reflect rC++ Str+4 Int+4 SH+5}, which unfortunately loses me my rElec, and now I'm thinki...

Monday, 4th December 2017, 15:02

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP HEAE Oops, I did it again

Replies: 13

Views: 934

Re: CIP HEAE Oops, I did it again

Spider has 2+ ghost moths that I couldn't seem to deal with despite some strong efforts, and I bailed on the branch before descending to the last level. I've re-emphasized my commitment to being an Air Elementalist getting enough memorization slots to cast all the spells that were mentioned in this ...

Sunday, 3rd December 2017, 17:30

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP HEAE Oops, I did it again

Replies: 13

Views: 934

Re: CIP HEAE Oops, I did it again

Oops, meant Spider, but put Snake. Edited.

Sunday, 3rd December 2017, 17:08

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP HEAE Oops, I did it again

Replies: 13

Views: 934

Re: CIP HEAE Oops, I did it again

The other branch is Spider -- sorry for the aggressive snip that cut that out. That's why getting rPois is so important, but, unfortunately, problematic. The only sources in the game the swamp dragon scales, the +0 buckler of poison resistance, and a staff of poison. But the buckler is incompatible ...

Sunday, 3rd December 2017, 04:39

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP HEAE Oops, I did it again

Replies: 13

Views: 934

CIP HEAE Oops, I did it again

My starting AE book was starting to feel limiting once I got everything at high success rate, and I had a bunch of choices of weapons. The shortbow of freezing and the great sword of venom were working really well in Lair with the cold and poison vulnerable stuff, so I split the difference between L...

Friday, 10th November 2017, 16:40

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP VpEn of Wu Jian

Replies: 4

Views: 707

Re: CIP VpEn of Wu Jian

I got Wyrmbane up to +18. The process was easier than I thought it would be; I pretty much hit storm, draconian, shadow, shadow, golden right after dinging 12 with regular schmoes. It's so effective, I wonder if I should ever bother trying to stab anyone any more, although I do have a +6 QB and +1 Q...

Thursday, 9th November 2017, 20:55

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP VpEn of Wu Jian

Replies: 4

Views: 707

Re: CIP VpEn of Wu Jian

Thanks for the response. I guess I'm sort of getting the hang of how wall jump works, although I don't understand the "why". As a source of distractions, it seems remarkably weak, like 10% rate. But for a specific example, right now I've got a juggernaut waiting for me at the entrance to t...

Tuesday, 7th November 2017, 18:05

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP VpEn of Wu Jian

Replies: 4

Views: 707

CIP VpEn of Wu Jian

I'm still trying to figure out Wu Jian. It's convenient to be able to stab from one square away (even though it wrecks my ability to make potions of blood). I understand that moving around gives me a Cleaving-like effect, while still giving the Stabs on disabled monsters. Also, I'm getting the vague...

Tuesday, 7th November 2017, 16:49

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Terrible situation with Disapater

Replies: 10

Views: 1387

Re: Terrible situation with Disapater

So did you escape? Yes: http://crawl.berotato.org/crawl/morgue//ddubois/morgue-ddubois-20171020-235235.txt I'm glad I posted. Someone in IRC was suggesting some combination of hastes and teleports, and blinking behind the skeletons was far and away the best decision. Everything was anti-climatic af...

Friday, 20th October 2017, 20:57

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Terrible situation with Disapater

Replies: 10

Views: 1387

Re: Terrible situation with Disapater

I was really resistant to quaffing muts, worried I would wreck robust 3 and all the good stuff, and hoping Xom would clean it up, but, yea, I gotta bite the bullet.

Friday, 20th October 2017, 19:46

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Terrible situation with Disapater

Replies: 10

Views: 1387

Re: Terrible situation with Disapater

Does Passwall work on these walls?

Friday, 20th October 2017, 19:40

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Terrible situation with Disapater

Replies: 10

Views: 1387

Terrible situation with Disapater

My TcCK, with what had been an amazing mutation set (robust 3 and like 10 pips of resistance), got teleportitis 3 and blurry 1. Perhaps foolishly, I continued trying to get my last couple runes. Trying to get #14, this happened: http://i65.tinypic.com/29fxcmf.jpg Notably, I have no brilliance pots f...

Sunday, 16th July 2017, 13:57

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP DEWz with crazy maces

Replies: 4

Views: 557

Re: CIP DEWz with crazy maces

I'm moving onto extended now. So far there is no Regeneration, Book on Annilations (no LCS), Book of the Warp (no Controlled Blink, no Disjunction), nor Necronomicon (no Necromutation, etc.) in the game. There's actually 15 undiscovered books this game, more than all other items combined. Where shou...

Friday, 14th July 2017, 17:45

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP DEWz with crazy maces

Replies: 4

Views: 557

Re: CIP DEWz with crazy maces

My jewelry dilemma has gotten even more confusing! With no jewelry, my stats look like this: Health: 144/144 AC: 40 Str: 8 XL: 25 Next: 86% Magic: 53/53 EV: 13 Int: 41 God: Vehumet [******] Gold: 1228 SH: 0 Dex: 13 Spells: 0/64 levels left rFire + . . SeeInvis . a - +7 great mace "Firestarter&q...

Tuesday, 11th July 2017, 23:27

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP TrMk^Makhleb: Extended?

Replies: 17

Views: 1522

Re: CIP TrMk^Makhleb: Extended?

Pan is probably easier, because you can generally find spots to rest up (which you can't really do in hell because of the hell effects). But with Hell, if you need to bail, you can do that easily, and come back later. With Pan, if you randomly enter a level with one of the four boss mobs, you have t...

Tuesday, 11th July 2017, 17:24

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP DEWz with crazy maces

Replies: 4

Views: 557

CIP DEWz with crazy maces

Despite logic and suggestions to the contrary, I've spent some skill points on Maces with a Dark Elf blaster. This is what happens when you get both Snakebite and Firestarter early in the game. I've got Snakebite at mindelay, but need 8 more points to get Firestarter down to 0.7, and 2 more to get i...

Tuesday, 11th July 2017, 16:25

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASP DEEE with Staff of Olgreb

Replies: 17

Views: 1930

Re: YASP DEEE with Staff of Olgreb

Updated title to YASD. Got a bit sloppy and let myself get into a situation where I let a golden dragon and tentacled monstrosity get into melee range, and choose to do a ?teleport on an half-cleared level. I probably could have just swifted or hasted and ran back to stairs, so this was mistake #2. ...

Saturday, 8th July 2017, 17:03

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASP DEEE with Staff of Olgreb

Replies: 17

Views: 1930

Re: CIP DEEE with Staff of Olgreb

What armour should I wear? I've got the: 21ac, 23ev, leather {+Blink, Str+10} 19ac, 22ev, robe of resistance 28ac, 13ev, quicksilver dragon scales 25ac, 21ev, moon leather {Spirit, Regen++, MP+5} (which takes me from 0.4 and 0.3 /turn to 1.2/0.4, but can easily stick me OOM when things go bad) and t...

Saturday, 8th July 2017, 13:43

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASP DEEE with Staff of Olgreb

Replies: 17

Views: 1930

Re: CIP DEEE with Staff of Olgreb

No Ignite Poison has spawned this game. But I am still using Olgreb's in Vaults and Depths. I'm two runes in, and trying to decide between staff of earth and demon trident of electrocution as my primary popcorn killer. How do you break V:5 as a squishy caster? Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.20.1...

Thursday, 6th July 2017, 17:25

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASP DEEE with Staff of Olgreb

Replies: 17

Views: 1930

Re: CIP DEEE with Staff of Olgreb

Staff of Olgreb costs 4 MP to evoke, but you get a level 4 (OTR) and a level 5 (Venom Bolt) spell for the price.

Thursday, 6th July 2017, 16:56

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASP DEEE with Staff of Olgreb

Replies: 17

Views: 1930

Re: CIP DEEE with Staff of Olgreb

Jeez, the Axes, man..... the +9 executioner's axe "Baidea" {chop, rC++ rN+ MR- Dex+9}

Thursday, 6th July 2017, 16:19

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASP DEEE with Staff of Olgreb

Replies: 17

Views: 1930

Re: CIP DEEE with Staff of Olgreb

I don't want to skill Axes for that same reason, plus the fact that DE are -2 apt with Axes. I could see trying to get the Staff of Olgreb to mindelay or to 1.0 delay, to stack the poison on popcorn faster, I guess, since that's such a low skill investment.

Thursday, 6th July 2017, 16:17

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASP DEEE with Staff of Olgreb

Replies: 17

Views: 1930

Re: CIP DEEE with Staff of Olgreb

Ok, so based on the wiki, it sounds like going to 19 Evocations might be a reasonable breakpoint to try to reach. It also sounds like maybe I should have learned Poison Arrow from Vehemut when I had the chance -- I was not aware of the poison-spell power boost the staff gives. There is a Book of Ann...

Thursday, 6th July 2017, 01:29

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASP DEEE with Staff of Olgreb

Replies: 17

Views: 1930

YASP DEEE with Staff of Olgreb

I got a very early Staff of Olgreb, and I'm perplexed about how hard I should try to inject it into my DEEE's "workflow" of killing things with LRD and Stone Arrow. It seems very powerful and mana efficient, but how much non-Evocations skill is the right amount to sacrifice for it? I've go...

Wednesday, 5th July 2017, 23:48

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Vault (?) with crystal walls and no entrance?

Replies: 27

Views: 3404

Re: Vault (?) with crystal walls and no entrance?

stoneychips wrote:By the way: Make fountains useful again (somehow, please). At least some of them.

Maybe make it so your can quaff from them, to reduce hunger. And maybe a water moccasin or water nymph could rarely pop out.

Wednesday, 7th June 2017, 18:02

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Is there a way to save server games?

Replies: 6

Views: 1033

Re: Is there a way to save server games?

I would like to be able to import a dump from an online webtiles game into a local Windows game, for the purposes of playing him in wiz mode to do tests with combat / weapon comparisons.

Re: YAVP! (Was: BaFiTrog, 8 runes and prob the best gear...)

Finally did a 15 rune. Technically, I did one before, but it was in 0.12 with castable Haste, and super-wands, and rMut, and life generally being easier, so I'm not counting it. Thanks to edgefigaro for the in-game advice while in Tomb:3. Final dump: http://crawl.berotato.org/crawl/morgue/ddubois/mo...

Saturday, 3rd June 2017, 23:08

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: How do you break Tomb:3?

Replies: 17

Views: 3460

Re: How do you break Tomb:3?

Is there a Youtube of someone doing Tomb:3?

Saturday, 3rd June 2017, 22:52

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: How do you break Tomb:3?

Replies: 17

Views: 3460

How do you break Tomb:3?

I've gotten 14 runes, cleared over 100 levels, acquired the best loot I've ever had, and I feel like I'm walking blind into a death trap. What's the strategy for breaking the new one-way stairs Tomb:3? Should I just haste, read tele, and descend, or is it better to fight on the spot? Is the action h...

Saturday, 3rd June 2017, 21:29

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP! (Was: BaFiTrog, 8 runes and prob the best gear...)

Replies: 3

Views: 587

Re: CIP: BaFiTrog, 8 runes and prob the best gear I've ever

So, I did the Zin switch, wiped my mutations, and still got body deterioration when a lucky hell effect snuck through Zin's defenses and gave me glow, which I cancelled, but not fast enough, since it mutated me through Zin despite of that. Super annoying. I did the rest of Hell with Zin, then moved ...

Friday, 2nd June 2017, 19:14

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP Mummy Wizard of Gozag

Replies: 3

Views: 659

Re: CIP Mummy Wizard of Gozag

Congrats. I'll have to look at what those spells do!

Do you have a full morgue link?

YAVP! (Was: BaFiTrog, 8 runes and prob the best gear...)

http://crawl.berotato.org/crawl/morgue/ddubois/ddubois.txt My trips to Abyss and OOF-land, over time, expended every potion of mutation I had found in the game, leaving me vulnerable to cacodemons and hell-effect-induced mutagenic glow. (I just realized as I'm posting this that !cancellation could h...

Thursday, 25th May 2017, 00:25

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP NaIE - Still trying Ice Elementalists

Replies: 7

Views: 658

Re: CIP NaIE - Still trying Ice Elementalists

There is a Bolt of Cold and Freezing Cloud in a shop game, but I'm waiting to get it free, because I'm cheap. Thus, with my current lineup, killing stuff in the hall of blade rune vault is very tedious. For weapons there's a triple sword of holy wrath, a ton of battle axes, a rapier of electrocution...

Wednesday, 24th May 2017, 14:44

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP NaIE - Still trying Ice Elementalists

Replies: 7

Views: 658

CIP NaIE - Still trying Ice Elementalists

I feel like I messed up this guy pretty hard. I went hard to the paint on Poison spells because of Naga aptitudes, but I have Snake and Swamp as my Lair branches, so I'm pretty sure I made a huge strategic blunder. I have a ton of spell options because I'm worshiping Sif Muna (BTW, I don't why would...

Saturday, 20th May 2017, 16:19

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP, MuIE of Ash

Replies: 5

Views: 570

Re: CIP, MuIE of Ash

I'm probably not going to skill stealth and short blades at this point, given the comment above saying I'm already stretched too thin?

Saturday, 20th May 2017, 03:55

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP, MuIE of Ash

Replies: 5

Views: 570

CIP, MuIE of Ash

Any advice on Mummy play? I've never payed Mu or IE before. Don't think I've gone very far with Ash before, either, but I think this is a good combo for it, so I can check it off the list (and never play it again!) I am trying to get a win with every kind of background/race/god, and this ticks three...

Friday, 14th April 2017, 16:52

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: [YASD!] VSBe, First Full Zig Clear - Died on 14th rune

Replies: 9

Views: 1256

Re: [YASD!] VSBe, First Full Zig Clear - Died on 14th rune

I understand you started out as a berserker, but why not pick up some spells after the shift to TSO? Were you intentionally sticking to a no spells conduct? What spells would you advise? Seems like options are limited given the gold dragon armour, the no-necromancy TSO conduct, the removal of Haste...

Friday, 14th April 2017, 16:09

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP (on behalf of mooon) "Ultimate Sacrifice" Felid of Ru

Replies: 40

Views: 6095

Re: YAVP (on behalf of mooon) "Ultimate Sacrifice" Felid of

Was bypassing all the pan lords and hell lords merely the "smart play", or was it totally necessary? I would have thought Level 27 Fighting/Unarmed/Spellcasting/Transmutations/Earth would have enabled shattering, apocalypsing, statue forming, and punching them to death somewhat easy. I've ...

Thursday, 13th April 2017, 16:31

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: SpAs - I'm actually running out of food (dead)

Replies: 7

Views: 1145

Re: SpAs - I'm actually running out of food (dead)

Should you consider switching to Gozag and buying a food shop?

Thursday, 13th April 2017, 16:24

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: In case you still think Fulm Prism sucks...

Replies: 48

Views: 11275

Re: In case you still think Fulm Prism sucks...

Can someone please re-read this thread, and suggest how much of this still applies to trunk?

Friday, 31st March 2017, 14:32

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP VSMo advice => YASD

Replies: 11

Views: 939

Re: CIP VSMo advice

Whip of electrocution will be better than Unarmed for awhile, won't it? Whip gets to 0.5 at skill 12, Unarmed gets to 0.5 at 27. :o

Thursday, 30th March 2017, 19:26

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP VSAM - need advice

Replies: 9

Views: 693

Re: CIP VSAM - need advice

There's no chaos weapons in the game, and scroll of branding only makes it 3% of the time. I'm not sure why you made that comment? Are you suggesting I brand a rapier and hope for chaos?
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