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Thursday, 23rd May 2019, 10:51

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2801

Views: 335166

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

From acquirement:

  Code:
the -6 hat "Waewukui" {+Fly rC+}


Thanks, game.

Thursday, 23rd May 2019, 05:09

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Trove reporting

Replies: 451

Views: 70469

Re: Trove reporting

Show the slimy rune. a - (") the amulet "Qeschal" {+Rage MR- Int-5 Dex+9 SInv} b - (() 22 arrows c - (() 2 atropa-tipped darts d - ($) 126 gold pieces e - ($) 431 gold pieces f - ([) a +2 large shield of reflection g - (}) a lightning rod (4/4) h - (%) a ration i - (%) a ration j - (=...

Monday, 20th May 2019, 07:10

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: So, uh, FeBe?

Replies: 33

Views: 819

Re: So, uh, FeBe?

Ascetic is just good to attempt in this run because that is the hardest challenge, and you get multiple deaths to get it. I think it would be more sane to not attempt a crazy challenge conduct when you are playing a horribly weak combo. If the combos are random, probably all future ones will be sig...

Sunday, 19th May 2019, 13:51

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: So, uh, FeBe?

Replies: 33

Views: 819

Re: So, uh, FeBe?

duvessa wrote:It's seriously quite easy if you just play it like any other melee character of Trog

Other berserkers can beat popcorn monsters (easily), for a felid it is fify-fifty.

Sunday, 19th May 2019, 13:46

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Trove reporting

Replies: 451

Views: 70469

Re: Trove reporting

Price: +7 demon whip a - ([) +1 gold dragon scales b - ([) a +0 hat of magic resistance c - ([) a +1 hat of see invisible d - ([) the +2 hat of Odezoth {rElec Str+10 Slay-4} e - ([) a runed leather armour f - ([) the +2 ratskin cloak {+Rats rPois rN+ Str-1 Int-1 Dex+1} g - ([) a ring mail h - ([) a ...

Wednesday, 8th May 2019, 08:14

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I love it when...

Replies: 1454

Views: 179285

Re: I love it when...

Pan, a rune vault of small rooms each containing someone tough. Luckily, I am a stealthy gnoll, so stab-stab-stab-rune. _A cacodemon comes into view. There is an open door here. The helpless cacodemon fails to defend itself. You perforate the cacodemon like a sieve!!!!! You burn the cacodemon!! You ...

Monday, 6th May 2019, 12:53

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Trove reporting

Replies: 451

Views: 70469

Re: Trove reporting

Entry fee: +2 Storm dragon scales (I met Bai Suzhen in Depths and she gave me the item, thanks!) Potions: 3 magic, 1 experience (yet unknown) Scrolls: fog, identify, magic mapping, vulnerability Armour: the +18 shield of the Gong {rElec rN+ MR+ EV-5} the +2 pair of boots of Fayh {rF+++ Str+5 Int-5 S...

Sunday, 5th May 2019, 07:03

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: New race: Down dwarf

Replies: 10

Views: 470

Re: New race: Down dwarf

Am I the only one who doesn't understand the special ability?

Wednesday, 24th April 2019, 17:19

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP:MiBe with Axes

Replies: 10

Views: 503

Re: YAVP:MiBe with Axes

The number one strategy mistake that most players make is that they don't use god powers often enough. I just checked your dump and it turns out that you used both Trog's hand and BiA a lot. :D Good job! Nice game, congrats.

Tuesday, 16th April 2019, 11:01

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: gnolls are the best wizards

Replies: 20

Views: 1162

Re: gnolls are the best wizards

svendre wrote:Besides the first few levels, I very rarely rest to full unless there is a specific reason why.

Just for the record, I completely disagree with everything you wrote above. This particular bit is really bad advice. Not resting because you want to preserve food is just insane.

Tuesday, 16th April 2019, 10:58

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: gnolls are the best wizards

Replies: 20

Views: 1162

Re: gnolls are the best wizards

I wouldn't recommend Gozag for a GnWz. I starved to death, even though I mostly stuck to hungerless spells. There's only so many times you can summon a food shop before the price becomes prohibitive. I'm not saying that this is impossible (it happened, after all) but it is really-really weird. The ...

Monday, 8th April 2019, 07:30

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Trove reporting

Replies: 451

Views: 70469

Re: Trove reporting

For 4 scrolls of blinking (I had 8) a - (") the amulet "Effutaf" {RegenMP rC++} b - (") an amulet of harm c - (") an amulet of harm d - (") an amulet of magic regeneration e - ()) a fine hand axe f - ()) a glowing great sword g - (!) an inky potion h - (!) a metallic pu...

Monday, 1st April 2019, 19:19

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: New Unrandart: Scimitar of the Gladiator

Replies: 6

Views: 433

Re: New Unrandart: Scimitar of the Gladiator

The +27 Scimitar of the Gladiator {-2 AC +3 EV MR+} The idea here being it helps boost an EV build somewhat more directly, and MR is a generally useful resistance to have. I'd be good for light armor melee and pretty bad for heavy armor melee characters. Even light armor melee characters have 20 or...

Saturday, 23rd March 2019, 15:59

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Factors in 3rd rune choice

Replies: 30

Views: 905

Re: Factors in 3rd rune choice

I found a great illustration of the topic at hand on Demise's youtube channel. It's a stealthy spriggan, so Abyss, right? Right? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cOuWgxyfh9M The Abyss part starts at 24:10 "I'm gonna go Abyss because I think it's easy" Some 1000 turns later, after getting fr...

Saturday, 23rd March 2019, 10:14

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP:MiBe with Axes

Replies: 10

Views: 503

Re: CIP:MiBe with Axes

The best way to kill Lerny is this:

  Code:
x - 2 phantom mirrors

Thursday, 21st March 2019, 07:59

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP - 15 rune MiGl with 14 slaying

Replies: 1

Views: 142

YAVP - 15 rune MiGl with 14 slaying

This was a conduct run: doing 15 runes with no spells. Got a bit lucky with artefact gear which is good - on the other hand, there was an appalling lack of enchant armour scrolls in the game, just look at the plain hat I'm wearing. The slaying came from these: r - +0 shield of the Wheelwright {*Drai...

Wednesday, 20th March 2019, 12:02

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Trove reporting

Replies: 451

Views: 70469

Re: Trove reporting

Entry fee: the horn of Geryon. a - [Trove] a runed robe b - [Trove] a +1 shield of fire resistance c - [Trove] a pair of glowing boots d - [Trove] a runed robe e - [Trove] a troll leather armour (1 further duplicate) f - [Trove] the +1 cloak of Starlight {rElec rC+ EV+4 Stlth--} g - [Trove] the +12 ...

Monday, 18th March 2019, 10:56

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Trog vs. Okawaru

Replies: 58

Views: 2195

Re: Trog vs. Okawaru

With a troll I use large rocks against hydras. Large rocks and wands.

Monday, 11th March 2019, 07:32

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Ways to avoid death?

Replies: 21

Views: 801

Re: Ways to avoid death?

1) Avoid this type of build because it has low AC. The character had 20 AC and 29 EV. Those are good defenses at that point. 2) Use a god which makes you stronger up to this point such as Gozag or Oka, *or* be already using a god which actually impacts your survival much more than all others such a...

Sunday, 10th March 2019, 21:22

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Trog vs. Okawaru

Replies: 58

Views: 2195

Re: Trog vs. Okawaru

Trolls are not beginner-friendly at all. Even if you find a good dragon armor, your defenses will be pretty bad (because you are large, and have no gloves, boots). And if you find no dragon armor, your defenses will be horrible. You have to fight enemies one at a time, and assess dangers accurately ...

Sunday, 10th March 2019, 12:50

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: How do Ghost moths mate?

Replies: 10

Views: 605

Re: How do Ghost moths mate?

Non-funny answer: there are some animal species in our world that are blind, and that won't stop them from reproducing. There are other ways of finding your mate, like sounds, smells, pheromones and whatnot.

Friday, 8th March 2019, 17:35

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Level 9 spell expansion greatest idea

Replies: 10

Views: 547

Re: Level 9 spell expansion greatest idea

FELIDSTORM: Every monster in LOS dies instantly, and they are resurrected on random parts of the level with 1 less HD.

Friday, 8th March 2019, 17:33

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Trog vs. Okawaru

Replies: 58

Views: 2195

Re: Trog vs. Okawaru

byrel wrote:I'd nominate TrMo as a better beginner start these days than MiFi or MiBe.

I really hope that you are just kidding.

Wednesday, 6th March 2019, 08:07

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: TeWz^Ash, standing on the orb of zot

Replies: 6

Views: 358

Re: CIP: TeWz^Ash, standing on the orb of zot

The character is certainly good enough for extended. The thing I don't like is only 3 potions of haste - do you have more in shops? However, if extended is unknown to you, there is a strong possibility that you will die. Go there only if you don't mind it much. To be safer, there is revivification i...

Wednesday, 6th March 2019, 06:27

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Trog vs. Okawaru

Replies: 58

Views: 2195

Re: Trog vs. Okawaru

My 2 cents: In you know a god well, that god will almost certainly produce better results than a god you don't know. As a prime example, take Tasonir: he knows Chei very well and in his hands Chei almost looks good. Almost. :D If you know Oka well, and think that Trog is like Oka only with berserk i...

Tuesday, 26th February 2019, 16:53

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2801

Views: 335166

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

This looks like a Trog gift: the +9 bardiche "Vameugei" {antimagic, MR+ Stlth+} But in fact it was an Okawaru gift. I can see that you are all confused. Since when does Oka gift antimagic? Since when does Oka gift anything good?? What world am I in??? Well... the answer is this: I was an u...

Monday, 25th February 2019, 09:10

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: Jorgrun games duplicating on crawl.akrasiac.org

Replies: 3

Views: 309

Re: Jorgrun games duplicating on crawl.akrasiac.org

In my case, there is even one that is not duplication but quadruplication (if that's a word): 73-74-75-76 are the same. I found 9 other pairs too. This is getting a bit ridiculous.

Saturday, 23rd February 2019, 11:43

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: 'Tavern Drunks' casual tourney clan

Replies: 12

Views: 1708

Re: 'Tavern Drunks' casual tourney clan

Team is doing well for a casual team! Yes! We are ahead of Yermak's clan! :D Speaking of Yermak: that madman has decided to win 15 rune games with his other accounts, so that his clan is not down there mixing with the filthy casuals. He is the 8th best clan now (soon 6th) and we are not. The truth ...

Saturday, 23rd February 2019, 11:12

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Trove reporting

Replies: 451

Views: 70469

Re: Trove reporting

For a +2 gold dragon scales b - (") the amulet "Molot" {Reflect rC+ MR- Str+6 SH+2 SInv} c - ($) 272 gold pieces d - ([) the +1 helmet of the Enchanted Forest {rC+ Regen+ rCorr Dex+4} e - (}) a lamp of fire f - ([) a dyed leather armour g - (}) a phial of floods h - ([) the +6 plate a...

Monday, 18th February 2019, 17:28

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2801

Views: 335166

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

And another Trog gift from the same game:

  Code:
the +1 morningstar "Henay" {holy, *Corrode MR- Int+9}
Trog gifted it to you on level 5 of the Depths.

Sunday, 17th February 2019, 18:47

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2801

Views: 335166

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

  Code:
b - the +12 demon whip "Dragonslayer" (weapon) {flame, rN+++ Str+2 Int-3 Dex+3}.
Trog gifted it to you in an ice cave.

Sunday, 17th February 2019, 16:20

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: 'Tavern Drunks' casual tourney clan

Replies: 12

Views: 1708

Re: 'Tavern Drunks' casual tourney clan

fearitself wrote:Team is doing well for a casual team!

Yes! We are ahead of Yermak's clan! :D

Thursday, 14th February 2019, 18:34

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Friendly vault

Replies: 1

Views: 225

Friendly vault

On D:10, still pre-Lair:
  Code:
The fire giant picks up the +7 great mace "Firestarter" {inner flame, rF++}.


Shouldn't this vault be closed by sealed doors or something? Feels a bit extreme.

Monday, 11th February 2019, 10:24

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Complete N00b's Journey Character #2: Reloff, the CeIE

Replies: 23

Views: 904

Re: Complete N00b's Journey Character #2: Reloff, the CeIE

wizard44 wrote:Is it worth switching to a hand crossbow at this point?

Hand crossbows are weapons for the early game. The problem is that this is true for shortbows as well. Is there no longbow somewhere in the game?

Edit: And by the way, the axe Arga is great. That is by far the best weapon you have.

Saturday, 9th February 2019, 09:37

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2801

Views: 335166

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

  Code:
the +8 large shield "Erumupni" {rElec rC+ MR+}


Of course, I am a longbow user. (And not formicid) :D

Friday, 8th February 2019, 22:12

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2801

Views: 335166

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

In a shop:
  Code:
d +    1 gold   the -7 cloak of Nemelex Xobeh's Hope {rC- Dex+6}

Friday, 8th February 2019, 16:23

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: 0.23 Release and Tournament Info

Replies: 11

Views: 971

Re: 0.23 Release and Tournament Info

I'm interested in Tavern Snacks too.

Saturday, 2nd February 2019, 22:28

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: buy books with Sif Muna?

Replies: 8

Views: 544

Re: buy books with Sif Muna?

Wait, the tentacle can attack you? I used it a lot recently and I never noticed this.

Saturday, 2nd February 2019, 10:41

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Casters:delaing with silent spectres

Replies: 4

Views: 341

Re: Casters:delaing with silent spectres

Wands are on option. Penetrating javelins are also good. Silent spectres are pretty fragile.

In a ziggurat there is so much XP that you can train up evo or throwing to a reasonable level lightning fast.

Thursday, 24th January 2019, 17:49

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP: DEFE Mk957

Replies: 43

Views: 1666

Re: CIP: DEFE Mk957

I would ask for armour as well. If you get a crystal plate or something like that, well, that sucks, but other options are probably worse. The only other thing that make sense: if you have something on your shopping list that you can't afford yet, acquire gold. You are training Charms right now - fo...

Monday, 21st January 2019, 07:27

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Shafts - Too common now?

Replies: 159

Views: 3876

Re: Shafts - Too common now?

duvessa wrote: If you explored optimally in old versions then you would practically never fall down a shaft.

Am I the only one who do not understand this?

Tuesday, 15th January 2019, 14:07

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: How will I kill myself

Replies: 7

Views: 657

Re: How will I kill myself

It is weird that the entrance is guarded by the toughest enemy you can find in the branch. The only similar example I can recall is that sometimes you see death yaks at the Lair entrance. Coming up next: an orb of fire on U:5.

Friday, 4th January 2019, 14:02

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Trove reporting

Replies: 451

Views: 70469

Re: Trove reporting

Entrance fee: the Horn of Geryon

Potions: 1 experience, 1 brilliance, 1 curing, 1 haste.
Scrolls: 4 tele, 1 mapping, 1 blinking
Weapons: runed dwhip, great mace, bardiche, plain hunting sling
Amulets: 2 gourmand (thanks), 1 inacc and
  Code:
the amulet of Qazlal's Hope {-Tele Regen+ Str+3 Int+3}

Friday, 4th January 2019, 13:54

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Don't have troves ask for scrolls of identify

Replies: 5

Views: 634

Re: Don't have troves ask for scrolls of identify

damerell wrote:It just wants to be shown the Horn of Geryon.

From one of my current games:
  Code:
Trove: D:10 (give horn of Geryon)

  Code:
This trove needs the horn of Geryon to function. Give it the item?

And yeah, it takes the horn.

Thursday, 3rd January 2019, 12:01

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: AsparasYuuki, senpai has noticed you!

Replies: 6

Views: 660

Re: AsparasYuuki, senpai has noticed you!

Imagine playing 5+ hours a day, every day, for 7 months, only DEWz of Sif. (Probably significantly more than 5 hours, because I didn't count the lost games).

Are we sure that this is one person and not a team or a bot or something? :D

Wednesday, 2nd January 2019, 06:54

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Hot DCSS Spell Poll Results

Replies: 30

Views: 3392

Re: Hot DCSS Spell Poll Results

I wonder if people who vote for LRD still play the older version when it had the shatter utility :D

Nowadays it is just a damage spell that you cannot even use in half of the situations.

Tuesday, 1st January 2019, 17:02

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Hot DCSS Spell Poll Results

Replies: 30

Views: 3392

Re: Hot DCSS Spell Poll Results

The most interesting thing in the evaluation: Duvessa/Minmay thinks that LRD is better than Vile Clutch. Yeah, LRD is not bad, but come on.

Tuesday, 1st January 2019, 16:59

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Hot DCSS Spell Poll Results

Replies: 30

Views: 3392

Re: Hot DCSS Spell Poll Results

I guess that someone was clearly trolling in the voting. Corona, Gell's Gravitas and Ring of Flames all got a vote for being the best spell in their category.

Monday, 24th December 2018, 09:05

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Bazaar / Trove FFS moment.

Replies: 11

Views: 1086

Re: Bazaar / Trove FFS moment.

Troves are always always useless. The weird way they are set up is that you can only enter near the end of the game (or never: I may have never seen a game with 5 resist potions for example). And near the end of the game you have everything you need or close. Finding potion or scrolls may be useful ...

Saturday, 22nd December 2018, 09:16

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Remove 3rd pip of fire/cold resistance

Replies: 95

Views: 4130

Re: Remove 3rd pip of fire/cold resistance

duvessa wrote:The second pip should be removed as well. There is no need for 3-pip player resistances. One pip is enough for electricity and poison and corrosion; it's enough for fire and cold and negative energy too.

So you'll only have rF+ against Cerebov, and he removes it with his sword, then what?
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