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Tuesday, 27th March 2018, 12:28

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: VerminCrawl: Pungent Potage

Replies: 9

Views: 1114

Re: VerminCrawl: Pungent Potage

So 5 runes for the DS and DD, and 3 runes for everyone else?

Tuesday, 27th March 2018, 01:48

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: VerminCrawl: Pungent Potage

Replies: 9

Views: 1114

Re: VerminCrawl: Pungent Potage

I can definitely change Saltzpyre to a human gladiator, then. In any case, "Greg" wanted to use long swords, and the gladiator's throwing nets should be a bit more accessible than the monk's piety boost. And while i'm not sure about bonus points, how about i make it so that the DS and DD (...

Monday, 26th March 2018, 21:07

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: VerminCrawl: Pungent Potage

Replies: 9

Views: 1114

Re: VerminCrawl: Pungent Potage

I do miss both the mountain dwarf and the high elf (and the sludge elf, for that matter.) Otherwise i'd definitely have gone with a mountain dwarf for bardin and a high elf for Kerillian. That said, you're right that .19 isn't far away at all, and we could re-download that and use it for the challen...

Monday, 26th March 2018, 19:39

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: VerminCrawl: Pungent Potage

Replies: 9

Views: 1114

Re: VerminCrawl: Pungent Potage

Are they really that unbalanced? Huh.

In that case, any ways to make the characters more balanced without losing the Vermintide flavor? What should the comps be?

Monday, 26th March 2018, 19:18

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: VerminCrawl: Pungent Potage

Replies: 9

Views: 1114

VerminCrawl: Pungent Potage

Sup, dudes. Me and some of my friends are planning on doing a semi-competitive thing between the few of us: We're gonna play DCSS and see who can get to five runes, then win. None of us are terribly good at the game, so it could take a while. The twist: Each of us is stuck playing a different class ...

Thursday, 9th June 2016, 14:31

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP! MiFi - After six years...

Replies: 9

Views: 767

Re: YAVP! MiFi - After six years...

If you're interested in more wins, post some on-going characters dumps. People often have useful suggestions and comments. I absolutely will! Granted, i might ask a lot of questions - particularly about gods, since i seem to be misevaluating their strengths and weaknesses. Still, that's part of the...

Tuesday, 7th June 2016, 04:34

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP! MiFi - After six years...

Replies: 9

Views: 767

Re: YAVP! MiFi - After six years...

Not sure if defenses, offenses, or invocations is most important early one for him Well, his clouds seemed to mean "passively damage everything around you", so i figured going for a 1h + shield build would allow me to just tank attacks while Qaz did the killing for me. I didn't really use...

Monday, 6th June 2016, 16:32

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP! MiFi - After six years...

Replies: 9

Views: 767

YAVP! MiFi - After six years...

I want you guys to understand one thing: I'm absolutely terrible at video games. Particularly this one. I've been playing dungeon crawl since 2010; I was introduced to the game in college. Over that time, I've transferred between three different computers, losing old data each time and having to sta...

Wednesday, 7th January 2015, 13:33

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP: DECj - scared i've made it this far

Replies: 7

Views: 963

Re: CIP: DECj - scared i've made it this far

Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.15.0-8-gb109cf8 (tiles) character file. Twilight Sparkle the Archmage (Deep Elf Conjurer) Turns: 136720, Time: 11:40:15 HP 130/130 AC 28 Str 5 XL: 25 Next: 49% MP 45/45 EV 29 Int 38 God: Vehumet [******] Gold 6815 SH 0 Dex 15 Spells: 12 memorised, 14 levels left r...

Tuesday, 6th January 2015, 17:51

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP: DECj - scared i've made it this far

Replies: 7

Views: 963

Re: CIP: DECj - scared i've made it this far

having a weapon is a great idea, but the problem is: a shortbow is not a good weapon. Try using a longbow instead, and you'll see the difference Even this particular bow? Granted, Freezing isn't that useful a brand since i have ice cloud to deal with ice resistance, but rPois is still an intrinsic ...

Tuesday, 6th January 2015, 17:27

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP: DECj - scared i've made it this far

Replies: 7

Views: 963

CIP: DECj - scared i've made it this far

My name is Twilight Sparkle, and I’ve never been more scared of my position in my entire life. It’s not because I think I’m about to die. Let me be acutely clear: I’m fully aware that I, and other orb-seekers of all races and backgrounds before me, have died in many, many futile attempts to grab th...

Monday, 16th June 2014, 22:09

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Best Bolt?

Replies: 42

Views: 6022

Re: Best Bolt?

picked up throw flame/frost so that i could train into either of those spells when necessary; fire particularly looked neat because my aptitude (+1) is reasonable, i could learn ignite poison to deal with the poison branch/hydras later, and fire storm is apparently de facto the best blast in the gam...

Monday, 16th June 2014, 19:19

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Best Bolt?

Replies: 42

Views: 6022

Best Bolt?

Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.14.0-2-gd2dacb9 (tiles) character file. Gilda the Conjurer (Tengu Conjurer) Turns: 10288, Time: 01:00:47 HP 34/50 AC 5 Str 8 XL: 10 Next: 72% MP 29/29 EV 16 Int 22 God: Vehumet [*****.] Gold 519 SH 0 Dex 15 Spells: 7 memorised, 10 levels left rFire . . . SeeInvis ...

Wednesday, 11th June 2014, 15:56

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: What's a good transmuter race?

Replies: 23

Views: 1932

Re: What's a good transmuter race?

Just started up a MfTm based on your post. I'll let you know how it goes.

Sunday, 1st June 2014, 16:29

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: I think we learned an important lesson today.

Replies: 2859

Views: 452623

Re: I think we learned an important lesson today.

The combination of Starving, Retching and Poisoned is a *really* good way to dispel any illusions of invincibility one might have.

Thursday, 29th May 2014, 21:55

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD (DsMo) and some gratitude

Replies: 1

Views: 476

YASD (DsMo) and some gratitude

Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.14.0-2-gd2dacb9 (tiles) character file. 146605 Discord the Black Belt (level 16, -9/122 HPs) Began as a Demonspawn Monk on May 27, 2014. Was the Champion of Makhleb. Killed from afar by a thorn hunter (41 damage) ... with a volley of thorns ... on Level 1 of the S...

Wednesday, 28th May 2014, 18:54

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP Newbie looking for tips

Replies: 8

Views: 714

Re: CIP Newbie looking for tips

First off, take any advice i give with a grain of salt. I'm not really all that good at the game, either, so a lot of what i say might just be regurgitated by actual professionals. Second off, i think there are ways to hide that wall of text - i used spoiler tags, which i think isn't the right thing...

Wednesday, 28th May 2014, 18:27

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: DsMo questions

Replies: 10

Views: 1370

DsMo questions

Hello! i understand that most of you are tired of fielding silly questions, so i'll try and get to the point and get this over with as soon as possible. Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.14.0-2-gd2dacb9 (tiles) character file. Discord the Transmogrifier (Demonspawn Monk) Turns: 19586, Time: 02:00:3...

Friday, 1st March 2013, 20:14

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Pitting Duvessa against Dowan

Replies: 62

Views: 8819

Re: Pitting Duvessa against Dowan

tcjsavannah wrote:The keebler elf throws a chocolate chip cookie.
The chocolate chip cookie hits you!
You have died ...


Xom roars with laughter!

Friday, 1st March 2013, 19:36

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: What's your favorite Elemental School?

Replies: 34

Views: 4432

What's your favorite Elemental School?

I'm not sure that playstyle questions are always considered good conversational fodder, mostly because they're kind of broad; so i tried to be a bit more specific with this. Given that some of them countertrain with others, i'm guessing that not many people train more than two of the elemental magic...

Wednesday, 27th February 2013, 20:35

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: NaFi ^ Jiyva

Replies: 13

Views: 1039

Re: CIP: NaFi ^ Jiyva

Jiyva is chaotic, which means that if you're worshipping Zin then zin will shake his tiny silver fists at you in rage for switching over. I think people make that mistake with TSO a fair amount, by assuming that all good deities will rage against all evil and chaotic deities. TSO isn't as picky as Z...

Tuesday, 26th February 2013, 19:26

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: the Mercenary card -> unique monster

Replies: 4

Views: 904

Re: the Mercenary card -> unique monster

unpaid mercenary + deep dwarf + vampiric draining = free health pack.

I take great delight in sucking those greedy little bastards dry.

Tuesday, 26th February 2013, 13:57

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: DEWz (My own worst enemy...)

Replies: 15

Views: 732

Re: YASD: DEWz (My own worst enemy...)

It means you pick a direction, then it'll blink you somewhere in that direction (~10 tiles, or so). Most of the time, anyway. I tried semi-controlled blinking in elf:3 once and i'd occasionally go the exact opposite direction of where i wants to go.

Monday, 25th February 2013, 14:49

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: [YASD] SpSt shot at winning?

Replies: 11

Views: 813

Re: CIP SpSt shot at winning?

Oh and you are SERIOUSLY going to want some Fighting soon. I can just see you getting oneshot by an unlucky damage roll from an unlucky position if you continue much longer like this. I really should have paid more attention to that. A lucky hit from a crocodile dealt over 30 points of damage in on...

Sunday, 24th February 2013, 17:31

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Guide - Playing an Ogre

Replies: 32

Views: 10946

Re: Guide - Playing an Ogre

Very useful. I've dabbled with ogres a couple of times - but i haven't thought of playing them as Abyssal Knights before, which sounds like it could be VERY useful. Thanks for the guide! :D

Sunday, 24th February 2013, 17:15

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: [YASD] SpSt shot at winning?

Replies: 11

Views: 813

Re: CIP SpSt shot at winning?

Holy crap. Ignite Poison. Just...Ignite Poison. Jebus, i've never had that spell before. Finished Lair, finished Snake - brought a few large abominations down with me, used them as meat shield and nuked every last naga i saw with ignite poison. Got the serpentine rune of zot, which i've never done b...

Saturday, 23rd February 2013, 19:40

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: [YASD] SpSt shot at winning?

Replies: 11

Views: 813

Re: CIP SpSt shot at winning?

Orc cleared. Only way i could start training charms is by learning Ring of Fire, which is charms/fire, and going from there. It's a long shot, but haste seems like a life-saver and i don't mind going into fire anyway. Either way, getting my dagger to minimum delay first, and maybe training fighting ...

Thursday, 21st February 2013, 18:11

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: New Diety: Emos

Replies: 16

Views: 2266

Re: New Diety: Emos

I think the worst part is, i'm actually intrigued by this. Obviously, some things need tweaking - "taking damage" is way too general a way to farm piety, as is casting of pain-related spells. But a god that gave you +1 piety for significant pain (anything that brings up the notice "ou...

Thursday, 21st February 2013, 17:03

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: [YASD] SpSt shot at winning?

Replies: 11

Views: 813

[YASD] SpSt shot at winning?

Okay, i'm right and properly terrified, now. Not because i'm in a dangerous situation - i'm fairly safe at this moment - but because i actually, possibly, have a shot of doing well this game. And now, i'm paranoid about making one mistake and costing this character her life. So i started as an SpSt ...

Thursday, 21st February 2013, 15:40

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP: Melee DSMO of Jiyva, shield or no shield?

Replies: 14

Views: 850

Re: CIP: Melee DSMO of Jiyva, shield or no shield?

There's a jiyva ability that lets you paralyze slimes and jellies temporarily, i think; you can use that when you see something good but a jelly might get to it first. out of line of sight...not sure what will help, but you're playing a monk, no? that should reduce your item dependency some.

Tuesday, 19th February 2013, 04:07

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Bad Forms and threat of Str 0

Replies: 21

Views: 2002

Re: Bad Forms and threat of Str 0

ebarrett wrote:So now poly other threatens to actually (indirectly) kill the player for a short period instead of just annoying him for god knows how long and people are complaining?


wow, you mean there are people who actually find DCSS difficult enough as is? Perish the thought.

Sunday, 17th February 2013, 13:18

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: PortalIdea: The Dragon's Roost

Replies: 45

Views: 3547

Re: PortalIdea: The Dragon's Roost

Grimm wrote:rYouth+


Finally, mummies will be good for something.

Thursday, 14th February 2013, 18:34

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: If the Crawl Gods existed in RL...

Replies: 17

Views: 2713

Re: If the Crawl Gods existed in RL...

Ash is probably one of those anal-retentive types that gets really pissy whenever things change about the people he knows. "what do you MEAN, you felt like wearing a different shirt? DON'T YOU UNDERSTAND MY SUFFERING, MORTAL?" Inb4 cursing your items is the crawl equivalent of "dressi...

Monday, 11th February 2013, 21:01

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Proposal: God Portals

Replies: 6

Views: 923

Re: Proposal: God Portals

Ah, well. i can't even complain, if they're gonna put that much effort into it - it seems like a cool idea. it might be a bit harder to balance some gods than others, though. (most of the holy enemies i know are really tough, so i imagine zin/TSO coliseums might be a lot tougher than fedhas ones). S...

Monday, 11th February 2013, 19:37

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Proposal: God Portals

Replies: 6

Views: 923

Proposal: God Portals

I am keenly aware that submitting anything to the GDD board is an open invitation to being told my ideas are bad and i should feel bad. Therefore, for the most part i am going to defer my judgement on any specific ideas to the senior members of the board: This idea is a general proposal. In a vein s...

Monday, 11th February 2013, 18:23

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP: GhIE fun with distortion

Replies: 3

Views: 433

CIP: GhIE fun with distortion

Speaking about early-game drops, this is a *very* early question, but i want to keep it in mind for the future. i literally *just* started the game, froze a kobold to death, and grabbed and wielded the short sword he was carrying with him. It was magical, and i didn't plan on training unarmed combat...

Monday, 11th February 2013, 04:26

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: I think we learned an important lesson today.

Replies: 2859

Views: 452623

Re: I think we learned an important lesson today.

Grimm wrote:Actually you would be well advised to take it personally:

dpeg wrote:Everytime a player dies, the devteam celebrates.


FFFFFFF I KNEW IT

Monday, 11th February 2013, 02:22

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD getting a little closer (GhNe)

Replies: 1

Views: 407

YASD getting a little closer (GhNe)

"Play a Ghoul," the wiki said, "If you don't like having to deal with player ghosts. Undead don't leave ghosts, and ghouls are easier than mummies or vampires," the wiki said. And so i played a ghoul. And then i went farther than i had on my past thirty tries or so, lost only due...

Monday, 11th February 2013, 02:02

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: I think we learned an important lesson today.

Replies: 2859

Views: 452623

Re: I think we learned an important lesson today.

Don't take it personally when Erolcha casts you into the abyss as her first action.
(actually, this is just one thing on a rather extensive list of "don't take it personally"-s)

Friday, 8th February 2013, 19:20

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Your favorite lines of text?

Replies: 103

Views: 15072

Re: Your favorite lines of text?

  Code:
You have leveled up!
Your demonic ancestry asserts itself...
You feel yourself slip into the shadows.
You feel a demonic presence watching over you.


Or something to that effect.

It was the creepiest vibe i've ever gotten from getting Demonspawn mutations.

Friday, 8th February 2013, 19:10

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Any Fanfictions??

Replies: 13

Views: 1232

Re: Any Fanfictions??

I think a webcomic or webseries about crawl could be fun. You could base it around a bunch of new players trying to beat the game for the first time; Their characters (and playstyles) could match, subvert or be otherwise related to their personalities.

Friday, 8th February 2013, 18:49

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: I think we learned an important lesson today.

Replies: 2859

Views: 452623

Re: I think we learned an important lesson today.

Xhaan wrote:Don't berzerk Duvessa just to have it run out on a half dead Dowan (it makes a full dead you)


Kill Dowan First. No matter how scary a berserking elf may seem, it's nothing compared to a hasted caster with an icicle gatling gun.

Thursday, 7th February 2013, 20:51

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP Monkey Business

Replies: 6

Views: 770

Re: CIP Monkey Business

i didn't have blink, but i know that people stress the importance of control Teleport a *lot*, so i figured it was a Very Important Spell. That being said, you're probably right that it isn't worth much without blink or some other means of continuous translocation. thanks for the advice on UAC, thou...

Thursday, 7th February 2013, 20:14

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP Monkey Business

Replies: 6

Views: 770

Re: CIP Monkey Business

sorry about that. fixed it up again.

EDIT: YASD'd against a lucky hit from an orc warrior with a battleaxe.

Thursday, 7th February 2013, 20:04

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP Monkey Business

Replies: 6

Views: 770

CIP Monkey Business

Hello, again. Got back into playing Demonspawn Monks after reminiscing about the good ol' days - i'm having surprising amounts of success with the build, though i've died a fair amount of times. As of right now, i just stumbled across a spellbook in the dungeon - the Book of Control. I've heard that...

Thursday, 7th February 2013, 18:10

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: I think we learned an important lesson today.

Replies: 2859

Views: 452623

Re: I think we learned an important lesson today.

No matter how close to the stairs you are, don't try to JUST run away from a pack of centaur warriors if you can blink/teleport away from them instead. Don't drink out of sparkling fountains unless you didn't want those potions of curing, anyway. Not all demonspawn mutations are equal. there's no sh...

Thursday, 7th February 2013, 15:56

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: What are you listening to at the moment

Replies: 488

Views: 62830

Re: What are you listening to at the moment

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WxIohYa3Qqg

I thought the soundtrack for this game was pretty good.

Thursday, 7th February 2013, 13:45

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: what's a hive hopper?

Replies: 59

Views: 6194

Re: what's a hive hopper?

"Elf Eviscerator" might work. Eater might work, too, if you were a troll/kobold/ghoul/gourmand.

"Pan Penetrator" makes me think of some SpAs having surprise [thingie] with Cerebov. Not sure how Cerebovssquire would feel about that.

Wednesday, 6th February 2013, 20:29

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Unarmed Combat Advice

Replies: 3

Views: 775

Unarmed Combat Advice

Two questions on characters planning on mainly using UC for attacks:

-how should you allocate your stats? Str, in case GDA or CPA is an option? Int, on the off-chance that you might get spells? or Dex?
-Are shields ever worth using?

Wednesday, 6th February 2013, 20:10

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: List your favourite builds

Replies: 212

Views: 63379

Re: List your favourite builds

damn it, you're right. forgot that DE is actually deep elf, which would be...pretty much crap, actually.

man, there's got to be *some* way to get a species/background combination that actually works pretty well together. I'll look into it.
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