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Saturday, 7th September 2019, 12:31

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: My glorious return!

Replies: 27

Views: 4815

Re: My glorious return!

Is getting out of zot:5 in a 3-rune orb run still the unfair garbage that made me quit in .21 or was it nerfed

Saturday, 7th September 2019, 12:18

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Clearly you're not familiar with history (was: Executioners)

Replies: 94

Views: 19937

Re: Clearly you're not familiar with history (was: Execution

Bumping this because I just remembered I had a dumb ass internet argument 4 years ago that resulted in someone posting a youtube video of themselves chopping a chicken up with a blunt ax

Friday, 15th September 2017, 18:23

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Community Toxicity (Not Crawl Related)

Replies: 3

Views: 1316

Re: Community Toxicity (Not Crawl Related)

There was this halo 3 thing from a few years ago https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.themar ... sment/amp/

Wednesday, 2nd August 2017, 19:01

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Spell Concept: Oil Spray

Replies: 2

Views: 923

Re: Spell Concept: Oil Spray

Bringing back ranged Sticky Flame and buffing it is a pretty hilarious idea.

Tuesday, 25th July 2017, 20:56

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Is clearing crypt optimal?

Replies: 17

Views: 2603

Re: Is clearing crypt optimal?

It's a probably a bad idea to clear that one skull vault because Jory, but I always do it anyway

Tuesday, 11th July 2017, 23:05

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Borgnjor is a Girl!

Replies: 9

Views: 1699

Re: Borgnjor is a Girl!

Maybe "it's existence was only speculated until now" or "was thought to be a myth" would work better. Idk, most every description in modern crawl has a really dull encyclopedic voice to it. I guess it's hard to inject that mystery other games have without adding NPCs or environme...

Friday, 16th June 2017, 08:18

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Are hot dogs sandwiches?

Replies: 108

Views: 24233

Re: Are hot dogs sandwiches?

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/not-hot ... 57521?mt=8

the not hotdog app has made me consider a new question: If you accidentally break the bun in 2 pieces while putting the meat in it, is the hot dog now a sandwich and no longer a hot dog?

Tuesday, 28th March 2017, 06:31

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: My final thoughts on WJC, and moving on.

Replies: 37

Views: 7764

Re: My final thoughts on WJC, and moving on.

Yeah, I was kind of shocked to read that duvessa post about the interactions between martial moves being bad. It seems crawl really has become the button-mashing arpg it's detractors have accused it of being.

Sunday, 26th February 2017, 17:02

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: How to handle passive aggressive coworkers

Replies: 10

Views: 2329

Re: How to handle passive aggressive coworkers

You just have to ignore it the best you can, or if it really gets over the top bring it up to hr. Escalating conflicts at the workplace is never a good idea. One way to help you ignore it is to imagine how torturous it must be to be so spiteful all the time. Later on you could try transferring to a ...

Sunday, 26th February 2017, 06:16

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Make potions of resistance also give MR+

Replies: 10

Views: 1916

Re: Make potions of resistance also give MR+

Why? because unspoiled players can reasonably expect a potion called resistance to raise that stat you have that has resistance in the name. Also the choice between using your resistance potions for mr in early game vs. saving them for electric golem/oof fights is interesting, because most 3-rune g...

Friday, 24th February 2017, 23:19

Forum: Game Design Discussion

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

Replies: 8

Views: 1787

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

johlstei wrote:If it's "of the scorpion" then the brand should be venom.


seems weird putting a kiting brand on an anti-kiting weapon

Friday, 24th February 2017, 16:42

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Shock Serpent and Naga Sharpshooter

Replies: 10

Views: 2141

Re: Shock Serpent and Naga Sharpshooter

Paralyze and confuse work great if you're out of polymorph charges. The recoil alone doesn't do that much damage, it's that plus the constant lightning bolts that put it over the top.

Friday, 24th February 2017, 08:34

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: free games 2

Replies: 29

Views: 6229

Re: free games 2

some good old flash games, I'll post more if I can remember them

merlins revenge

Amorphous+ on kongregate

Friday, 24th February 2017, 01:57

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2857

Views: 554452

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

Just found this amazing sling on a HaWn:
  Code:
the +9 greatsling "Qeityetz" {speed, MR++}

Tuesday, 21st February 2017, 05:49

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Question: why does spell hunger exist

Replies: 29

Views: 5124

Re: Question: why does spell hunger exist

Yeah, I mean I appreciate that this is one of few RPGs that tries hard to make magic not the most OP thing ever, but spell hunger just feels redundant and irrelevant most of the time.

Friday, 17th February 2017, 15:48

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: How come Spiny Frogs are called spiny?

Replies: 11

Views: 2313

Re: How come Spiny Frogs are called spiny?

fr change spiny frogs name to horny toad

Thursday, 16th February 2017, 03:54

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Was stealth buffed?

Replies: 25

Views: 3788

Re: Was stealth buffed?

fwiw stealth is pretty great for dith worshipers

Saturday, 11th February 2017, 23:10

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: New combat move: Ignition

Replies: 31

Views: 5987

Re: New combat move: Ignition

FR: buff the damage, limit the amount of fireballs, have it replace fire storm as L9 spell and rename it meteor swarm

Sunday, 5th February 2017, 04:21

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Why is the Seraph so pathetic?

Replies: 21

Views: 4900

Re: Why is the Seraph so pathetic?

e: please delete

Friday, 3rd February 2017, 15:45

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: post itt every time you lol that trump is president

Replies: 30

Views: 7138

Re: post itt every time you lol that trump is president

you forgot to mention the part where he literally threatened to send troops to mexico and start killing gang members duterte-style

e: nvm, apparently AP wasn't using a direct quote https://warisboring.com/no-the-white-house-isnt-invading-mexico-probably-192a9902ebf1#.h03rg7swx

Thursday, 2nd February 2017, 21:45

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: thank if you have better music taste than me

Replies: 25

Views: 4584

Re: thank if you have better music taste than me

Who do I thank if I'm getting old and I haven't really updated my musical taste in years so I still listen to a perfect circle, linkin park, the offspring, and sublime? I also take whatever they spoon feed me on the local alternative radio station, so I can pretend I know what music sounds like the...

Thursday, 2nd February 2017, 21:39

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: post itt every time you lol that trump is president

Replies: 30

Views: 7138

Re: post itt every time you lol that trump is president

I like to tell myself that he's miserable. I mean, think about the campaign - he played the media and had a great time, looked pretty happy and full of himself, etc. Now he actually has to do the work, and there's massive protests. His inaugeration crowds were small and he sent his press secretary ...

Wednesday, 1st February 2017, 10:53

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Do you actually enjoy playing crawl?

Replies: 37

Views: 7781

Re: Do you actually enjoy playing crawl?

As I arrive home from work, I dejectedly head towards my computer and take a seat. I power it up and readjust my state-issued webcam to identify that I am present for today's mandatory game of Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.76. Today's combo is displayed on the screen: Mandrake Weaver. I briefl...

Friday, 27th January 2017, 10:08

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Which Build Was Your First Win?

Replies: 51

Views: 10677

Re: Which Build Was Your First Win?

.9 MDFi with cpa and a big axe :)

Friday, 27th January 2017, 07:44

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: thank if you have better music taste than me

Replies: 25

Views: 4584

Re: thank if you have better music taste than me

stuff ive been listening to lately:

double dagger https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=7i2BHsvahHU

mavis staples - hope at the hideout (best live album ever imo) https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=bmxGqqZf8gc

rvivr https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=idrAIt1sIzM

Sunday, 22nd January 2017, 20:19

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Suggestion : about enemy summoner

Replies: 5

Views: 1214

Re: Suggestion : about enemy summoner

If summoners are too frail, they can be buffed directly. No need for the return of a mechanic that pretty much everyone hated.

Plus I think it's fun to see all those monsters go poof

Friday, 6th January 2017, 18:50

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: FR: Make Abyss difficulty increase each visit

Replies: 22

Views: 4420

Re: FR: Make Abyss difficulty increase each visit

That's a pretty good argument for removing Sp.

Wednesday, 4th January 2017, 01:20

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Weapon-less Ieoh Jian Council (now implemented)

Replies: 81

Views: 21268

Re: Weapon-less Ieoh Jian Council, a radical change.

These changes all sound great. I didn't play much Ieoh because of all the weapon swapping, but I'd be excited to try this new version.

Tuesday, 3rd January 2017, 23:11

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: A possibly workable change to poison magic.

Replies: 48

Views: 9154

Re: A possibly workable change to poison magic.

DoT is a problematic mechanic If you insist with this meme then you should agree that Tornado should be removed at once. DoT Clouds (including the ones from Firestorm and Glaciate) and Poison are not so bad because their damage is not that high and a lot of monsters resist them but Tornado works ag...

Saturday, 31st December 2016, 10:36

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: What's the reasoning behind Frogs?

Replies: 66

Views: 15475

Re: What's the reasoning behind Frogs?

idk, I still have fun with the occasional Beogh game, seeing how far into zot I can keep my warlords alive. There's just no good reason for beogh to only accept one species. I get it, orcs are big dumb racist pricks, but that doesn't really seem worth preserving when it gets in the way of better gam...

Saturday, 31st December 2016, 10:25

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: What's the reasoning behind Frogs?

Replies: 66

Views: 15475

Re: What's the reasoning behind Frogs?

So then whats the real reason for removing High Elves? If I had to guess, I'd say High elves were a relatively uninteresting species in terms of gameplay, feeling somewhat like tengu but with weapon specialization like merfolk. Especially with Ogres now also having newly-improved casting apts, ther...

Saturday, 31st December 2016, 10:19

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: feels like alot of indie games are now called roguelikes

Replies: 112

Views: 30791

Re: feels like alot of indie games are now called roguelikes

With *no* such resistance, languages would rapidly degenerate into unitelligable dialects and we would be unable to communicate at all pretty quickly. do you have any evidence whatsoever to support this assertion It is self evident that if each person can make up new meanings for words (and new wor...

Wednesday, 28th December 2016, 21:38

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: What's the reasoning behind Frogs?

Replies: 66

Views: 15475

Re: What's the reasoning behind Frogs?

It's especially annoying when the replacement is often super bland names like formicid, felid, octopode. vine stalker is a great name, though

Tuesday, 27th December 2016, 23:46

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: music for the gods

Replies: 16

Views: 2965

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?



https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=PxWzsrj8bZE

Sunday, 25th December 2016, 07:40

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: remove 12 runes of zot

Replies: 29

Views: 4875

Re: remove 12 runes of zot

Endless replayability is a myth in crawl IMHO. It is very rare to have synergy between species, gods and spells (and backgrounds are completely useless for replayability due to game design) so once you won every species, god and tried every spell, you will start feeling "I have already played ...

Sunday, 25th December 2016, 07:19

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: remove 12 runes of zot

Replies: 29

Views: 4875

Re: remove 12 runes of zot

tbf the strategy guide grinding thing doesn't really exist now because lategame was overhauled and there's plenty to do there now, but you're right about everything else.

Sunday, 25th December 2016, 06:47

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: remove 12 runes of zot

Replies: 29

Views: 4875

Re: remove 12 runes of zot

It's funny that other tactical games are being mentioned in this thread, I've been playing Path of Exile the last couple months and it has many of the same problems as crawl (ie. retreating and kiting is too powerful, hp and mana shield and dps are much stronger than armour\dodge\block) It even has ...

Sunday, 25th December 2016, 06:40

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: remove 12 runes of zot

Replies: 29

Views: 4875

Re: remove 12 runes of zot

Long game along is not a problem, a long boring game is. I guess this is the crux of our disagreement. Either way, the way dcss development is going does not favor your idea of a longer rpg with a more shallow exp/higher monster hp curve, dungeon and branches are going to be cut even more and "...

Sunday, 25th December 2016, 04:36

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: remove 12 runes of zot

Replies: 29

Views: 4875

Re: remove 12 runes of zot

I don't have much faith in your theory that a game which is already too long will feel less long if it requires even more time investment and thought to survive. crawl was made to be endlessly replayable, you can't have it both ways if you want a majority of people to actually care about optional co...

Sunday, 25th December 2016, 04:27

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Remove trunk

Replies: 40

Views: 8914

Re: Remove trunk

Arrhythmia wrote:.10 is the only true version of crawl, come on guys it's obvious


.9 would be if any of the servers hosted it :p

Sunday, 25th December 2016, 04:11

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: remove 12 runes of zot

Replies: 29

Views: 4875

Re: remove 12 runes of zot

I think the main problem with extended is that little differentiation exists between various postgame areas. That's why almost every "fix extended" suggestion involves shortening it. No. It has everything to do with players having to go through 20-50 floors of Pan (the long tail goes even...

Sunday, 25th December 2016, 01:48

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: remove 12 runes of zot

Replies: 29

Views: 4875

Re: remove 12 runes of zot

With Pan there's already a solution that could work for all players, Pan lord floors will show up every 4 floors or something until they are killed, and the weirdos who like grinding Pan forever can continue to do so. Sounds much less controversial to me than removing popular archetypes from char s...

Friday, 23rd December 2016, 21:47

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: remove 12 runes of zot

Replies: 29

Views: 4875

Re: remove 12 runes of zot

Pan and Hells being drastically shortened would do wonders for their popularity, I don't know why devs can't agree if/how they should do it. Surely any change which can be described as "drastic" could reasonably be expected to take some time, both in conceptualization and execution? Last ...

Friday, 23rd December 2016, 20:00

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: remove 12 runes of zot

Replies: 29

Views: 4875

Re: remove 12 runes of zot

Pan and Hells being drastically shortened would do wonders for their popularity, I don't know why devs can't agree if/how they should do it.

Thursday, 22nd December 2016, 17:00

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Species idea: Epocrasian (reverse demigod)

Replies: 19

Views: 3536

Re: Species idea: Epocrasian (reverse demigod)

I was hoping this topic was about a low-stat high-apt species, which sounds potentially interesting.

Sunday, 18th December 2016, 08:39

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: new fork: elfcrawl

Replies: 8

Views: 1795

Re: new fork: elfcrawl

Elitist wrote:Why not High Elf and Low Elf?


because weed joke but I should have gone with Double Elf instead of Halfelf

Friday, 16th December 2016, 22:49

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: new fork: elfcrawl

Replies: 8

Views: 1795

Re: new fork: elfcrawl

And please don't ask me what the difference is between a halfelf and a demielf, thats what the wikis for guys

Friday, 16th December 2016, 22:44

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Remove hill orcs

Replies: 14

Views: 3192

Re: Remove hill orcs

I hate orcs so much, why did the worst tolkien fantasy race end up being the only one left in crawl
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