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Monday, 17th July 2017, 19:20

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Job/Economic Musings

Replies: 18

Views: 1468

Re: Job/Economic Musings

Taxes change occupational behavior. There are hundreds of economics papers that investigate the effects of income tax rate on occupational choice and how people divide their time between labor and leisure. There are important complications when modeling people's behavior under such an extreme taxati...

Sunday, 16th July 2017, 04:30

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Player ghosts are still a bad game mechanic

Replies: 35

Views: 5446

Re: Player ghosts are still a bad game mechanic

If ghosts are to be preserved because of some desire for interactivity or continuity it has been suggested to turn ghosts into generic monsters (similar to Tedronai's point). Rename a couple of existing uniques so they take on a recently dead character's name + identifying title so instead of fighti...

Wednesday, 12th July 2017, 11:47

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Classic moments in Crawl history

Replies: 23

Views: 3247

Re: Classic moments in Crawl history

mikee wrote:


Do you have any other stories, Uncle? Please tell another!

Wednesday, 5th July 2017, 05:22

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Lets Play Videos

Replies: 6

Views: 856

Re: Lets Play Videos

you really gotta get a new mic. This set still has a high pitched squeal

Tuesday, 4th July 2017, 09:07

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Real-world scientists

Replies: 36

Views: 4718

Re: Real-world scientists

What's so bad about referencing real world scientists in crawl? Instead of imposing equal representation of male and female only "inventors" by renaming Nikola why not add references to actual women scientists? Renaming Nikola to another obvious reference to a male scientist does nothing t...

Friday, 30th June 2017, 06:55

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: duvessa's unironic tier lists

Replies: 128

Views: 26356

Re: duvessa's unironic tier lists

ok, so don't judge tiers under obsessions in 'tavern theoretical optimal crawlplay meme' or code digging without actual playtests Ridiculous. Code digging is the best way to figure out what something does. Faulting duvessa for misinterpreting the unique behavior of one out of hundreds of fixedarts ...

Wednesday, 28th June 2017, 22:02

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: jorgrun you absolute jobber

Replies: 10

Views: 955

Re: jorgrun you absolute jobber

gammafunk wrote:What the hell is a jobber?


it's the same as a tomato can.

Wednesday, 28th June 2017, 18:44

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: duvessa's unironic tier lists

Replies: 128

Views: 26356

Re: duvessa's unironic tier lists

15 HP is certainly good but guardian spirit is a regular amulet that gives even more health (faith is also extremely good)

Tuesday, 27th June 2017, 02:15

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Fast Food Opinions

Replies: 42

Views: 6129

Re: Fast Food Opinions

thanks for reading.

Tuesday, 27th June 2017, 02:12

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Fast Food Opinions

Replies: 42

Views: 6129

Re: Fast Food Opinions

never been to good times, I'll try to check it out Quiznos: kind of tastes good but the ingredients aren't excellent quality for the price (havent been in several years) arbys: what's the point of this place sonic: always thought sonic was weird. they seem to advertise their fruity drinks more than ...

Monday, 26th June 2017, 23:27

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: duvessa's unironic tier lists

Replies: 128

Views: 26356

Re: duvessa's unironic tier lists

gammafunk: good point. I should've been more careful with what I wrote, and taken a more moderate position. I wrapped up that post hastily in order to get out the door. I should either retract the last sentence or revise it to say something like, "shouldn't be any major changes if you accept du...

Monday, 26th June 2017, 20:31

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: duvessa's unironic tier lists

Replies: 128

Views: 26356

Re: duvessa's unironic tier lists

Remember that you don't have to play to maximize probability of winning every game. In fact, most excellent players do not do that because it's not much fun. On the other hand, it's unreasonable to suggest duvessa's (or any) tier list should ignore best practices because most people can't be bothere...

Friday, 23rd June 2017, 23:27

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Armor penetrating attacks

Replies: 9

Views: 1122

Re: Armor penetrating attacks

They used to ignore SH and only be affected by half of your AC. How weird is that?

This feature was removed, though.

Friday, 23rd June 2017, 21:04

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: My 9yo Son Want To Play! How To Not Screw This Up?

Replies: 42

Views: 4807

Re: My 9yo Son Want To Play! How To Not Screw This Up?

When I started playing I really enjoyed seeing all these bizarre monsters and the distinctiveness of every branch. I don't know if anyone else cares about the quotes which show up when you examine a monster/item/feature but I got a huge kick out of reading those along with the descriptions of everyt...

Friday, 23rd June 2017, 20:14

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: How do you pronounce "CYC"?

Replies: 11

Views: 1319

Re: How do you pronounce "CYC"?

and if you pronounce it "Crazy Yiuf's Corner," how do you pronounce Yiuf's?

Tuesday, 20th June 2017, 04:21

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: My 9yo Son Want To Play! How To Not Screw This Up?

Replies: 42

Views: 4807

Re: My 9yo Son Want To Play! How To Not Screw This Up?

you got him using vikeys right

Tuesday, 20th June 2017, 04:13

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: flying skeletons

Replies: 6

Views: 677

Re: flying skeletons

very carefully

Tuesday, 13th June 2017, 22:36

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Music thread

Replies: 8

Views: 1038

Re: Music thread

official splatting music

e: credit to comebackshane for this

Monday, 12th June 2017, 17:49

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: 0.20 is so hard that crawl is no fun any longer

Replies: 152

Views: 22672

Re: 0.20 is so hard that crawl is no fun any longer

Stats after 16 days (t): 2997 players, 1062 runers, 543 winners, 1685 wins, 73356 games, winrate 2.30%, total player time 4y+187d+2:02:23. Stats after 16 days (0.19): 3033 players, 963 runers, 472 winners, 1155 wins, 69013 games, winrate 1.67%, total player time 3y+274d+1:40:38. some tournament sta...

Tuesday, 6th June 2017, 13:36

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: The new qw topic

Replies: 26

Views: 3189

Re: The new qw topic

393 mhp if you factor in guardian spirit!

Tuesday, 23rd May 2017, 02:00

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Fast Food Opinions

Replies: 42

Views: 6129

Re: Fast Food Opinions

I used to go to this mcdonalds to chill between classes because they had tvs showing the news/to stay out of the weather. Well next thing I know they ripped the TVs out because apparently they made it too appealing for people who wanted to stay there all day. a few times I saw someone get banned fro...

Saturday, 20th May 2017, 02:20

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Fast Food Opinions

Replies: 42

Views: 6129

Re: Fast Food Opinions

duvessa wrote:i feel like you should mention denny's, it's not fast food but it's the 3rd or 4th place i'd go if i wanted to hire a hitman


I got so wrapped up writing my denny's review that it's going to have to be its own thread. bear with me

Thursday, 18th May 2017, 05:27

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Fast Food Opinions

Replies: 42

Views: 6129

Re: Fast Food Opinions

yeah it's really good no doubt about that

Thursday, 18th May 2017, 05:23

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Fast Food Opinions

Replies: 42

Views: 6129

Re: Fast Food Opinions

wendys is good is why you always see old people in there: they know whats up jack n the box: weirdly good. their tacos should be sh-t, grey meat, shredded lettuce, slice of american cheese, some bizarre goop, all in a slightly soggy weird shell, is really good. WTF taco bell: sometimes have a good t...

Sunday, 7th May 2017, 06:10

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Are hot dogs sandwiches?

Replies: 108

Views: 15148

Re: Are hot dogs sandwiches?

this thread has opened my eyes; linguistic prescriptivists can go suck a hot dog

Thursday, 4th May 2017, 02:27

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Are hot dogs sandwiches?

Replies: 108

Views: 15148

Re: Are hot dogs sandwiches?

is an ice cream cone a sandwich?

Thursday, 27th April 2017, 16:09

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: The new qw topic

Replies: 26

Views: 3189

Re: The new qw topic

Another cool thing it did recently: 15097715 qw the Conqueror (level 27, 199/199 HPs) Began as a Gargoyle Fighter on Apr 5, 2017. Was the Champion of the Shining One. Escaped with the Orb ... and 15 runes! Check out the qw repo: https://github.com/elliptic/qw

Tuesday, 18th April 2017, 17:11

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: resolution problem only with 0.19

Replies: 2

Views: 506

Re: resolution problem only with 0.19

If you think this is a bug, feel free to submit a bug report here: https://crawl.develz.org/mantis/view_all_bug_page.php

It would also be helpful if you let us know what OS you use

Friday, 31st March 2017, 03:04

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Quality of life & Quality of play

Replies: 9

Views: 1013

Re: Quality of life & Quality of play

life is truly wonderful, a gift

thank op and devs for giving us an opportunity to always remember this

Monday, 27th March 2017, 02:12

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Article in Rock Paper Shotgun about Crawl

Replies: 15

Views: 1488

Re: Article in Rock Paper Shotgun about Crawl

On the other hand, cutting lair isn't really cutting content, but shortening the time newer (and presumably slower) players have to spend in the parts of the early game which they already experience the most. Shortening the game does not have to be a balance change, either. If it becomes too hard wh...

Saturday, 11th March 2017, 04:49

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: FR: Implement relativity

Replies: 4

Views: 561

Re: FR: Implement relativity

also implement the speed of sound waves. It's stupid and REALLY pisses me off when I throw a stone into water and "[I] hear a splash" without 0.001 aut delay between my throw and the sound reaching my character. I swear the devs don't even care about realism some times...

Saturday, 4th March 2017, 23:04

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: god of random skill training

Replies: 4

Views: 624

Re: god of random skill training

This idea is similar to Nemelex's now removed Sage card which did the same thing, although the diverted XP would be increased by some factor, and the random skill was weighted towards skills the character had trained (given enough card power). Broadly, I like the idea of having to accommodate restri...

Friday, 3rd March 2017, 02:57

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: free games 2

Replies: 29

Views: 3481

Re: free games 2

Urban Terror

Friday, 24th February 2017, 13:49

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: free games 2

Replies: 29

Views: 3481

Re: free games 2

Barkley, Shut Up and Jam: Gaiden (!!!), DoomRL I mean DRL, stepmania, alien swarm, flight of the amazon queen (since you mentioned Beneath a Steel Sky)

Thursday, 23rd February 2017, 03:28

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Free Games

Replies: 18

Views: 2122

Re: Free Games

this thread is about giving games away for free you jerks

Thursday, 9th February 2017, 03:26

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: a moment of silence for the australian crawl community

Replies: 3

Views: 699

a moment of silence for the australian crawl community

...someone cast 200 power firestorm

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Saturday, 4th February 2017, 00:56

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: DCSS Data Analysis by dude on reddit

Replies: 22

Views: 1826

Re: DCSS Data Analysis by dude on reddit

you're misinterpreting, lots of trolls make it to temple, but they have a low chance of winning once they've made it there (whereas for other species it's a relatively much bigger step towards winning the game)

Friday, 3rd February 2017, 07:47

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: What should I do for my 500 Twitch Follower Special

Replies: 37

Views: 6149

Re: What should I do for my 500 Twitch Follower Special

I bet I'm the best melee player w/ >10 crawl wins

Thursday, 2nd February 2017, 19:37

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: thank if you have better music taste than me

Replies: 25

Views: 2637

Re: thank if you have better music taste than me

I'm checking out everyone's suggestions, and waiting on a few people who thanked the OP... in the mean time this lamp is the Sapher of guitar playing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kg2aUegYmC https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ZDOV2i61tM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AAGpXIis8Hk

Thursday, 2nd February 2017, 06:50

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Nerf Pale Draconians

Replies: 17

Views: 1375

Re: Nerf Pale Draconians

Black probably gives you the most leveled and indeed useful abilities (rElec is difficult to obtain, Flight makes terrain a non-issue and you don't have to mutate for it) rElec is my lowest priority resist (used to be rCorr). In fact it's almost 0 priority assuming I can chug a resistance potion fo...

Thursday, 2nd February 2017, 06:41

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Metroidvanias

Replies: 30

Views: 4485

Re: Metroidvanias

Well just to put it out there: play the Metroid and Castlevania games.

I really like Symphony of the Night, Aria of Sorrow...Dawn of Sorrow is good but it's annoying to draw seals if you play on emulator.

Wednesday, 1st February 2017, 07:54

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: DCSS Data Analysis by dude on reddit

Replies: 22

Views: 1826

Re: DCSS Data Analysis by dude on reddit

papilio wrote:Doesn't the first graph miss the case of getting >3 runes?

Yes, by design

bel wrote:Mummy is third-easiest species, while Sp comes at the bottom.

Wait, what?


mummy is the "third-easiest" (in some limited sense) after getting 3 runes

Wednesday, 1st February 2017, 07:08

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: DCSS Data Analysis by dude on reddit

Replies: 22

Views: 1826

DCSS Data Analysis by dude on reddit

Check it out! https://colinmorris.github.io/blog/dcss_species Incedentally, Sequell could make similar graphs by making a query with the ' -graph' flag, e.g., !lg * urune=3 s=crace playable place=Zot|Depths|Dungeon|D:$ /win -graph Produces this graph (I can't remember how to sort by something else) ...

Thursday, 26th January 2017, 06:14

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: thank if you have better music taste than me

Replies: 25

Views: 2637

Re: thank if you have better music taste than me

super cool, duvessa

Wednesday, 25th January 2017, 07:24

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: How ashenzarites do poo?

Replies: 3

Views: 479

Re: How ashenzarites do poo?

there are no pants in this game...come on...crawl 101

Wednesday, 25th January 2017, 02:51

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: thank if you have better music taste than me

Replies: 25

Views: 2637

Re: thank if you have better music taste than me

you're not allowed to post music links unless you thanked the OP

Wednesday, 25th January 2017, 02:51

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: thank if you have better music taste than me

Replies: 25

Views: 2637

Re: thank if you have better music taste than me

well why don't you music experts share some of your good stuff

Saturday, 21st January 2017, 02:03

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: three scenarios

Replies: 10

Views: 1306

Re: three scenarios

Scenario one:
cousin
Scenario two:
stay
Scenario three:
yes


haha yeah right...just messing with you


serious:

Scenario one:
cousin
Scenario two:
stay and hope for a good roll on the (you know)
Scenario three
no
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