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Monday, 14th January 2013, 10:32

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: CDO webtiles down again

Replies: 10

Views: 1893

CDO webtiles is down again. :-(

Monday, 14th January 2013, 08:24

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Higher total score with 14 runes instead of 15?

Replies: 18

Views: 2133

Higher total score with 14 runes instead of 15?

Recently I repeatedly saw players discussing about going for 14 runes to get a higher total score, ditching the golden rune. Indeed, going to tomb is expensive in terms of turncounts (compared to hell runes e.g.), especially if you play a living char and have to rest after torment. I appreciate the ...

Saturday, 12th January 2013, 11:21

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP - HaHu w/Statue Form - Garden Gnome Fury

Replies: 1

Views: 694

Then I found a manual of earth magic, so I though "Statue form? Why not". [...] Statue Form + stoneskin + phase shift + haste + reflect missiles makes you pretty much unkillable, as well as an absolute monster in melee. Welcome to the statue form fan club , have a look at this discussion ...

Wednesday, 26th December 2012, 14:31

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP MuWz of Sif, 15 runes

Replies: 1

Views: 532

A mummy with rF+++, nice!

I added this to my rc file so I knew when my meatshield was breached:

Yes, modifying the rc is really useful. I'd have more wins if I had modified my rc from the very beginning.

Sunday, 23rd December 2012, 08:24

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Supermarket: ham named "Finesse"

Replies: 26

Views: 2946

cerebovssquire wrote:Do you live in Germany? I think we have that here in Nordrhein-Westphalia.

German answer
Ja, ich wohne in Augsburg. Der Schinken ist von Herta aus Herten, das liegt bei Recklinghausen. Gesehen hab ich die Packung bei Norma.

English answer (not literally translated ;-))

Yes.

Sunday, 23rd December 2012, 08:14

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Muhahaha's Ogres In Progress

Replies: 25

Views: 2805

Is there a spreadsheet with the minimum delay numbers? Have a look at weapon speed . I figured I was bound to find some dragon armor in the lair Yes, that's an important question for ogres/trolls: when will they find/get dragon armour? but boy is it hard to get them going. Ogres are one of the hard...

Saturday, 22nd December 2012, 18:32

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Supermarket: ham named "Finesse"

Replies: 26

Views: 2946

Supermarket: ham named "Finesse"

Today I found packaged ham named Finesse in the local supermarket. Now I wonder what'll happen if I buy and eat it.

  • Will I be able to walk/run/think/play crawl etc. with double speed?
  • Does this depend on my religion?

Saturday, 22nd December 2012, 12:52

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Muhahaha's Ogres In Progress

Replies: 25

Views: 2805

and get a *bit* more help from the RNG is all, right? Don't overestimate RNG. When you have a look at games of good players (e.g. look at morgue files of top players ranked by total score ) you'll find out that they are able to win without great equipment. They get the orb with rF+ in Zot while une...

Saturday, 22nd December 2012, 08:57

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: [CIP] MiBe aka bad things always happens

Replies: 7

Views: 905

I guess the mace isn't a good weapon, isn't it? An important thing about weapons is the base damage which is quite low when you wield a mace (8). So the mace of Brilliance is a nice weapon in the early game but not for too long. the +5,+7 dire flail "Butwesurgh" (weapon) {god gift, crush,...

Thursday, 20th December 2012, 18:26

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: troll skills

Replies: 12

Views: 2253

Re: troll skills

crate wrote:Well the spellcasting penalty for swamp dragon armour is between six and infinity times larger than the spellcasting penalty for mottled dragon armour

!

I didn't expect that, I always felt fine with a troll in swamp DA. Another day, another surprise...

Thursday, 20th December 2012, 17:48

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: troll skills

Replies: 12

Views: 2253

Trolls are a challenging race, I lost very many of them... For me, it's the centaurs and yaktaurs (ranged attackers) who take down my Trolls. Yes, that's a big problem. When you don't wear dragon armour your low AC and EV will cause trouble when you face shooters. here's how I train my skills: first...

Monday, 17th December 2012, 17:13

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: DrTm of Sir Muna any thought?

Replies: 8

Views: 847

In ancient times, when dinosaurs were alive and crawl was only playable in ASCII mode, Sif Muna was an interesting choice for a transmuter. She gave books according to the highest skill afaik, so with high tMut you got books with tMut spells. Things have changed today. Her books are more random and ...

Sunday, 16th December 2012, 17:10

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I love it when...

Replies: 1476

Views: 278021

Re: I love it when...

Zicher wrote:I love it even more when, after a few weeks, the same boss uses the internal communicator to get my help regarding the Swamp ending.

What did you tell him? That the Lernaean hydra can easily be killed with a +0 hand axe? :-)

Sunday, 16th December 2012, 09:46

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: What do YOU do when you get banished?

Replies: 21

Views: 2995

First thing I usually do when I get banished is typing : for edit and writing "oh no" to the notes. This won't help you much but it describes how I feel.

Saturday, 15th December 2012, 14:50

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Do you unconsciously roleplay your characters?

Replies: 4

Views: 707

I recently had a YAISD (I = incredible) when my HeGl succumbed to poison. I had a potion of heal wounds left! As my recent chars were trolls, trolls and trolls again who easily overcome poison by intrinsic regeneration I'm not used to deal with this problem.

Saturday, 15th December 2012, 07:03

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Haste, Finesse and Statue Form

Replies: 7

Views: 1504

Haste and Finesse don't stack, ever. You get whichever applies the bigger bonus to the latest action you've taken, which will be Finesse if you are attacking and Haste if you're doing anything else. That's a surprise! So it is useful to have both, finesse for fighting and haste for fleeing, isn't i...

Friday, 14th December 2012, 21:56

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Famous last words

Replies: 128

Views: 31604

You aren't carrying any potions.

Friday, 14th December 2012, 20:40

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Crawlmas mod?

Replies: 19

Views: 1966

TwilightPhoenix wrote:Santa Clause and twelve reindeer come into view.
Santa Clause throws a large present at you!
Wow! That was really merry!
You die happy...

Condolences.

Next time you'd better enslave his reindeers. If you can't do this, try a wand of polymorph other, Santa Claus may mutate into Easter Bunny.

Friday, 14th December 2012, 16:59

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Armour of the Dragon King and a HESk

Replies: 5

Views: 1253

Gold dragon armour (including Dragon King) is overestimated very often. As its EV- and spellcasting penalty causes trouble I wouldn't think about it even if you had much higher strength. Wearing it would make all your spells uncastable.

Thursday, 13th December 2012, 19:24

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Famous last words

Replies: 128

Views: 31604

This beam is likely to hit you. Continue anyway?

Y

Thursday, 13th December 2012, 14:51

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Famous last words

Replies: 128

Views: 31604

"That stone giant will probably run out of rocks soon."

Ouch! That really hurt!
...

Thursday, 13th December 2012, 14:41

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAD - Turgon vs Turgon, Turgon won

Replies: 3

Views: 706

Out of curiosity - why go with the spiked flail of protection vs. claws on a troll? Because this troll was supposed to wield a GSC soon and to switch to TSO in the endgame. TSO will bless your weapon but (unfortunately) not your claws. Holy claws would be great :-). But you're right, trolls are fin...

Thursday, 13th December 2012, 14:32

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP: Jack the TrMo of Nemelex

Replies: 14

Views: 1598

As far as skills are concerned: I seem to be going about training them all wrong. The more you play the more experience you'll get concerning skills. Am I just supposed to get my killing skill to MAX before I even consider turning on my other skills? It's not that extreme. Some secondary skills are...

Thursday, 13th December 2012, 13:31

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP: Jack the TrMo of Nemelex

Replies: 14

Views: 1598

Trolls usually have weak defense (AC, EV) until dragon armour shows up, so unseen horrors aren't welcome at all. I've got some trouble with them too. Looking at your skills: fighting and dodging are less important, I'd concentrate on the primary "weapon" skill. As unarmed combat is a speci...

Thursday, 13th December 2012, 13:16

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAD - Turgon vs Turgon, Turgon won

Replies: 3

Views: 706

YAD - Turgon vs Turgon, Turgon won

Oh no... This ghost was tough, I nearly scratched him although I berserked. It was the one with early GDA I lost recently. At least Turgon won :-|. Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.11.0-9-gb634444 (webtiles) character file. 5111 Turgon the Basher (level 10, -14/130 (138) HPs) Began as a Troll Bers...

Thursday, 13th December 2012, 09:26

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Famous last words

Replies: 128

Views: 31604

"Hell sentinel? Is this new in 0.11?"

Wednesday, 12th December 2012, 15:36

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP: Darkseid the Soul Tainter DsDK

Replies: 14

Views: 1458

- "Oh cool, I picked up a +0/+0 war axe, NOW I can easily get a battleaxe from an orc warrior and get up to scratch!" - "I just killed a centaur and looted his +0/+0 bow with some arrows. Excellent, my wizard is guaranteed to have enough killing power to get through Lair, which in tu...

Wednesday, 12th December 2012, 14:01

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP: Darkseid the Soul Tainter DsDK

Replies: 14

Views: 1458

I'm so ashamed. And disappointed... Disappointed - alright. But ashamed? I already lost 117 demonspawns when I played webtiles... I'm definitely going Ds for my next few runs. Ds are more interesting than many other chars as every XL may provide some surprise. Now, is it just me, or does anyone els...

Wednesday, 12th December 2012, 11:55

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP: Darkseid the Soul Tainter DsDK

Replies: 14

Views: 1458

You have a lot of good demonic mutations, but pay close attention. Only four of them have surfaced. Your fifth one has not yet, and from the looks of it it is your ultimate (Tier 3 facet) mutation. In my DS games the tier 3 facet usually showed up at high XL, often starting at XL 25. (Am I right th...

Wednesday, 12th December 2012, 11:38

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: How to disable 'o' for autoexploring?

Replies: 6

Views: 981

Yes, bindkey should be another option. Thanks for all of your answers.

Wednesday, 12th December 2012, 11:25

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Safe direction

Replies: 18

Views: 2798

Although I played with autotravel for a while I don't use it any longer. 1/ An option which provoke a more message when a monster become visible after a move with numeric keys. This option is already there. You can configure your rc-file with force_more_message . Here are some lines of my file (note...

Tuesday, 11th December 2012, 05:46

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Newbie Introduction

Replies: 4

Views: 1142

Went on to some other rogues like angband and TOME, but my oh my is dungeon crawl a treat. I played angband *a lot*. If you're a priest who can heal himself or a mage who casts invulnerability the game gets very easy. Crawl will be hard all over the game. I have a serious disdain for cliche charact...

Monday, 10th December 2012, 18:40

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Your favorite lines of text?

Replies: 103

Views: 17386

Re: Your favorite lines of text?

AtT wrote:Are you sure you want to win?

(Press 'N' + Ctrl-q + "yes")

Monday, 10th December 2012, 15:15

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Do I overestimate statue form?

Replies: 49

Views: 11687

Here's another post I'd like to answer. I am a fellow statue form lover, and should probably be moving away from it, although I've been trying octopodes lately and they just cry out for statue form, so I'd still use it there. Besides loss of speed (which has been mentioned a lot in this topic) statu...

Monday, 10th December 2012, 14:28

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Now YAVP - HaAR^Nem WAS YASD - HaAr^Nem

Replies: 9

Views: 1081

lol! I'm so happy I never make any mistakes when I play crawl ;-) , look at my game from today: 0 | D:1 | Turgon, the Troll Wizard, began the quest for the Orb. 0 | D:1 | Reached XP level 1. HP: 14/14 MP: 5/5 [...] 4006 | D:8 | HP: 1/67 [statue mimic (8)] 4007 | D:8 | Slain by a statue mimic

Monday, 10th December 2012, 10:13

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Famous last words

Replies: 128

Views: 31604

Some more last words I didn't find in the learn DB: ⋅ "What is THIS?" ⋅ "I've still got enough HP." ⋅ "Great 15-runer yesterday, now let's go for a streak." ⋅ "Hey cat, go away from the keyboard!" ⋅ "Let's...

Friday, 7th December 2012, 20:38

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Famous last words

Replies: 128

Views: 31604

"I'll teleport, it can't become worse."

Friday, 7th December 2012, 16:29

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Famous last words

Replies: 128

Views: 31604

You are poisoned!
*** LOW HITPOINT WARNING! ***
"Fingers crossed this is !Curing."
Quaff which potion?
You gently float away from the floor.
It was a potion of levitation.
You die...

Friday, 7th December 2012, 12:46

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Famous last words

Replies: 128

Views: 31604

There are really nice last words in the learndb, thanks!

Edit: What about the following:

  • "This looks dangerous, but..."
  • "Oh no"

Friday, 7th December 2012, 12:27

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Famous last words

Replies: 128

Views: 31604

Famous last words

After recently giving the following advice twice I thought about making a topic. (Please tell me if a similar topic already exists.)

So last words often are
  • "I'll save this potion/scroll/charge of..."

Friday, 7th December 2012, 12:14

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: I am terrible at this game.

Replies: 31

Views: 5644

I manage my limited resources poorly: I regulate too many things as "too awesome to use." Guilty of dying of starvation while butchering a corpse with 4 rations in my inventory, dying to orcs while having more than a few potions of cure wounds, dying to a mob of killer bees with four char...

Thursday, 6th December 2012, 00:06

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Victory! DeFe of Vehumet with 15 runes and a full zig

Replies: 10

Views: 1205

Fire Storm is awesome. It's nearly all you need to win the game. I ended the game with AC 49 With a DEFE? :-) lol! That said, the Hells were still really hard (they don't give you much time to recover). Yes, recovery problems are nasty. Nevertheless the difficulty of hell branches depends on which ...

Wednesday, 5th December 2012, 23:26

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP FeHe: worst combo ever

Replies: 10

Views: 1613

Entering cerebov's level with 89 HP, ouch...

Wednesday, 5th December 2012, 22:59

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Do I overestimate statue form?

Replies: 49

Views: 11687

UC without claws is good in extended. UC with claws is extremely good. Blade hands and dragon form are even better. So dragon form is another idea. I used it with an OpTm (dangerous low AC) and a DrNe (nice, only requires tMut) but never thought about it as troll as it's a lev 7 spell, requires lot...

Wednesday, 5th December 2012, 16:01

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: Auto-slot items

Replies: 5

Views: 659

BlackSheep wrote:is there a way to automatically assign an item to a particular inventory letter?

Yes, this would be nice, so I ask this question too. I got used to assigning a ring of rF+ to 'f', a ring of rPois to 'p' etc.

Wednesday, 5th December 2012, 14:21

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: SE/Mf Transmuter mid-game trouble

Replies: 22

Views: 2413

It's easier to cast statue form!!!!! An octopode in statue form is very strong. Cast statue form + stoneskin + haste and nothing will withstand you. Statue form even allows constriction with stone tentacles! I won 2 OpTm, it's great. I don't recommend optm because it is hutm but worse for a very lo...

Wednesday, 5th December 2012, 12:34

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Do I overestimate statue form?

Replies: 49

Views: 11687

Nope, the spell dig is still there. Thanks, that's nice. Trolls, having low AC and EV in the beginning, particularly benefit from digging tunnels to fight foes one by one. ******* So I started this TrGl to prove that statue form isn't necessary for UC fighting - and fell back to statue form again! ...

Wednesday, 5th December 2012, 03:28

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I love it when...

Replies: 1476

Views: 278021

That would be assuming that I have actually FOUND a ring of sustain abilities... which I have not. :P I thought so... EDIT: STRIKE THAT! Back to "I love it when" as in... "I love it when I find a ring of sustain abilities 30 seconds into my game after complaining about it in the Tave...

Tuesday, 4th December 2012, 18:28

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: [CIP->YAVP] DsIE of Kiku

Replies: 11

Views: 1327

In short, I got no idea what to actually aim for, and any tips are more than welcome. I'm not sure about this. Is it possible that you have too many ideas what to actually aim for? (Don't worry, that's quite common in crawl!) You built up your char and branched into several schools of magic. Usuall...

Tuesday, 4th December 2012, 17:07

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Mutations or "my body is a bonzai tree"

Replies: 38

Views: 5069

My question is: is there a way to prune mutations without getting rid of ALL of them? There are two good possibilities: ⋅ The helix card, so worshipping Nemelex is an idea ⋅ When you worship Jiyva you'll get the ability to remove bad mutations. And two other possibilities which ...
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