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Thursday, 22nd August 2019, 12:14

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP - MiFi^Xom - My Fastest Win

Replies: 3

Views: 211

Re: YAVP - MiFi^Xom - My Fastest Win

Yeah, I've had luck with Xom. Initially, I thought, why would anyone want to play like that. But once I gave it a try, found it was pretty fun. Can be pretty helpful confusing monsters, summoning guys for you. At one point, I probably had the following from mutations +6 AC, +4 str, +2 dex, clarity,...

Thursday, 22nd August 2019, 10:29

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP:OpTm Chei-Advice Needed

Replies: 27

Views: 944

Re: CIP:OpTm Chei-Advice Needed

More general comments, I would not train transmutations so much so early. UC/Fighting/Dodging are more important early on. Everything before Lair is handled by Spider Form (which is really cheap), and everything in Lair can be handled by Ice Form. Ice Form can be better than Blade Hands in many cas...

Thursday, 22nd August 2019, 10:26

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Gnoll Wanderer wondering about the wonders of his equipment

Replies: 2

Views: 458

Re: Gnoll Wanderer wondering about the wonders of his equipm

You already have 1 pip of every resistance, and MR+++, so I'd say that shield of resistance isn't mandatory. On the one hand, vamp lajatang is a very good weapon, you can use it all game long. On the other hand, both +9 eveningstar and +6 dtrident are very good. It's really up to you, I'd swap when ...

Thursday, 15th August 2019, 22:38

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP :MuFi^Gozag, so strong...

Replies: 0

Views: 134

YAVP :MuFi^Gozag, so strong...

The 2 last days, I splatted so much good characters... I was totally tilted (best mindset for playing crawl...). I decided to throw a random Mu I'd be happy to splat any time soon. But... RNG started to spam me with great stuff and randarts, I even didn't know which one to chose... Here is the randa...

Thursday, 15th August 2019, 20:01

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Trove reporting

Replies: 459

Views: 81503

Re: Trove reporting

Trove: D:13 (give +6 demon blade) a - [Trove] a +2 helmet of intelligence b - [Trove] a +2 robe of resistance c - [Trove] a leather armour d - [Trove] the +0 pair of gloves of Hairiness {rF+ Int+3} e - [Trove] a crystal plate armour f - [Trove] a runed plate armour g - [Trove] a scale mail h - [Tro...

Wednesday, 14th August 2019, 19:38

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Weapon choice, looking for fsim guru

Replies: 5

Views: 323

Weapon choice, looking for fsim guru

As always, weapon choice is hard for me ! My En with 14 SB currently has access to those options : ⋅ +11 vanilla dagger (with 2 ?brand weapon) ⋅ +7 pain qblade with 0 Necromancy ⋅ +9 elec rapier ⋅ +9 speed rapier ⋅ +10 drain short sword Additional da...

Wednesday, 14th August 2019, 19:31

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: HOGl^Mak advice

Replies: 6

Views: 299

Re: HOGl^Mak advice

I just answer about the last question that hasn't been discussed yet : Undeadhunter. It can be good but is also very situationnal. If you plan to get Tomb rune this can help. For a 15 runes games you'll have too much experience anyway, so you can train some Maces levels, but only do it when on point...

Tuesday, 13th August 2019, 20:26

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: New Skin of Zhor and stabbers

Replies: 1

Views: 320

New Skin of Zhor and stabbers

learndb wrote:A +4 animal skin with sInv and rC+++ that sometimes casts metabolic englaciation, which slows monsters in LOS.
Will it wake monsters up ? I found one as an En and don't know if I can use it...

Not doing the try myself because I ^Ash and am almost out of ?remove curse...

Friday, 9th August 2019, 15:06

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP:OpTm Chei-Advice Needed

Replies: 27

Views: 944

Re: CIP:OpTm Chei-Advice Needed

You can only use it for foes that are already adjacent.

Friday, 9th August 2019, 10:14

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP:OpTm Chei-Advice Needed

Replies: 27

Views: 944

Re: CIP:OpTm Chei-Advice Needed

I played a lot of Op, and had a lot of fun with OpTm^Chei . I also think Chei is the god I have the most wins on ;) Some general advice for those characters : ⋅ With Chei you ultimately want 12-14 Invo to get Step from Time reliable, that's your panic button (the truth is that you want 27 ...

Tuesday, 6th August 2019, 13:52

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP (YASD now): VSFi of Kiku, thinking how to hybridize

Replies: 9

Views: 436

Re: CIP (YASD now): VSFi of Kiku, thinking how to hybridize

Vaults:5 is a really hard place, and should generally not be done right after Vaults:1-4. I usually clear Depths before, and often consider slimy or abyssal as my third rune. We could discuss about some emergency options : ?fog, turn invisible (while hasted, you have few turns before Contam is an is...

Monday, 5th August 2019, 22:36

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP : MiTm^Chei, is Confusing Touch good ?

Replies: 6

Views: 256

CiP : MiTm^Chei, is Confusing Touch good ?

A classic Tm here, I wonder if I should learn Confusing Touch. In a roleplay flavour, it seems really right for a Tm, but my question is more about the efficience of the spell ;) Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.24-a0-528-g98e85ec62a (webtiles) character file. mopl the Grappler (Minotaur Transmute...

Monday, 5th August 2019, 22:03

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I love it when...

Replies: 1463

Views: 199355

Re: I love it when...

Chei reasons 11 orcs, 6 orc warriors, 5 orc priests and an ogre come into view. The orc shouts! The orc priest shouts! x2; The orc shouts! The orc priest shouts! The orc shouts! x4; The orc priest shouts! The orc warrior shouts! x2; The orc shouts! x2; The orc priest shouts! The orc warrior shouts! ...

Monday, 5th August 2019, 21:26

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP : GnIE^Gozag, too scared of Tomb

Replies: 5

Views: 260

Re: YAVP : GnIE^Gozag, too scared of Tomb

petercordia wrote:would it have been possible to use Gozag to get a !mut or -Tele? You appear to have 50000 gold
It indeed could have been possible, but the main purpose of the game was to get those 50k gold (for title reasons...). I tried 2 shops and had none of those, so I decided to just go and win !

Sunday, 4th August 2019, 18:13

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I love it when...

Replies: 1463

Views: 199355

Re: I love it when...

You climb downwards. You hear the roar of battle. There is an entrance to a bailey on this level. Hurry and find it before the portal closes forever! 3 kobolds, a big kobold and a phantom come into view. _The big kobold shouts! The kobold shouts! x2 Found 13 gold pieces and a long sword. Found a fl...

Sunday, 4th August 2019, 17:01

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP : GnIE^Gozag, too scared of Tomb

Replies: 5

Views: 260

YAVP : GnIE^Gozag, too scared of Tomb

I had been eager to get this Plutacrat title for a long time, but I also didn't want too much grinding. That's why I planned a 15-runes Gnoll and considered maybe entering a Zig later on. Sadly, I wasn't very lucky with mutations. Evolution gave me teleportitis and I got blurry vision while quaffing...

Sunday, 4th August 2019, 10:54

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I love it when...

Replies: 1463

Views: 199355

Re: I love it when...

  Code:
 43954 | Elf:3    | Cast into level 3 of the Abyss (a deep elf sorcerer)
 44047 | Abyss:3  | Got an abyssal rune of Zot
 44169 | Elf:3    | Escaped the Abyss

Sunday, 4th August 2019, 09:23

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP (YASD now): VSFi of Kiku, thinking how to hybridize

Replies: 9

Views: 436

Re: CIP: VSFi of Kiku, thinking how to hybridize

Don't bother getting shields to 15 for now, 13 is already enough. You need 2 more Polearms levels for trident mindelay. Do you have any branded spear somewhere ? It could be good as well. With Kiku, a pain spear is totally viable for 3-5 runes. I would focus on Fighting + Necromancy for then Armour ...

Saturday, 3rd August 2019, 23:41

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Trove reporting

Replies: 459

Views: 81503

Re: Trove reporting

Trove: D:11 (give 8 potions of agility) Fairly easy as I worship Gozag and got a bazaar with 4 of them... a - ([) a +0 buckler of protection b - ([) the +1 buckler "Biluxtuo" {Int+2 Slay+3} c - ([) the +4 buckler of Lilacs {Str+2} d - ([) a +1 chain mail of fire resistance e - ([) the +6 ...

Tuesday, 30th July 2019, 16:04

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: High Level Necro Spells

Replies: 34

Views: 2336

Re: High Level Necro Spells

OoF malmutations are generally not a problem because 90+% of the time, you'll get them in Zot:5 and you're just going to ascend soon. In the worst case (let say teleportitis or berserkitis), just quaff !mutation and get rid of it...

Tuesday, 30th July 2019, 10:09

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP:Next DDEE Makhleb

Replies: 18

Views: 662

Re: CIP:Next DDEE Makhleb

You have a scroll of acquirement. Use it ASAP : armour are always a good bet. I would get Blink + Swiftness + Apportation online. Not of big fan of Mephitic Cloud but I admit you could use it with good benefit. Training some Evocations as many suggested is a good idea. It can be paired with using th...

Friday, 26th July 2019, 13:38

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP:Next DDEE Makhleb

Replies: 18

Views: 662

Re: CIP:Next DDEE Makhleb

Use Spriggan's knife for stabs, it's actually a dagger-type weapon.

I'd definitely learn Passwall, as you get a free stab-turn. If you plan staying in medium armour, I'd also train some Stealth for more stabs and better ones.

Friday, 26th July 2019, 12:34

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: should I train a melee weapon on a vinestalker with an xbow?

Replies: 7

Views: 509

Re: should I train a melee weapon on a vinestalker with an x

Action | 1- 3 | 4- 6 | 7- 9 | 10-12 || total -------------------------+-------+-------+-------+-------++------- Fire: Hunting sling | | | 68 | || 68 Arbalest | | | 30 | 76 || 106 s - 301 bolts (quivered) Even with Oka gifting ammo, Damnation 100% mulch rate (unless bcrawl changes it...) makes it im...

Sunday, 21st July 2019, 10:53

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: High Level Necro Spells

Replies: 34

Views: 2336

Re: High Level Necro Spells

Magipi wrote:I have extremely limited experience with Death's Door, I guess I used it in 2 games. Both games went like this: I cast DD, then it expired, and I died immediately without a chance to do anything. Maybe I'm missing something crucial.
Reading ?teleport :lol:

Sunday, 21st July 2019, 10:53

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP : TrAr^Nemelex

Replies: 0

Views: 141

YAVP : TrAr^Nemelex

I had very few Nemelex games, and I don't even know if I played him since cards aren't decks in your inventory... I feel like he provides good options, although sometimes unreliable (especially all destruction cards dn't have the same power). The entire game went smooth (because Tr are so strong), b...

Sunday, 21st July 2019, 10:22

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I love it when...

Replies: 1463

Views: 199355

Re: I love it when...

  Code:
 You feel extremely strange.
 You feel a little more calm. You regain control of your magic.
 Iridescent scales grow over part of your body.
 You feel resistant to cold.
 You feel less encumbered by your armour.
_You feel clever.

Sunday, 21st July 2019, 10:07

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I don't love it when...

Replies: 709

Views: 113964

Re: I don't love it when...

While clearing Zot
  Code:
Items not yet recognised: (toggle with -)
Jewellery
 amulet of regeneration
 ring of see invisible
Scrolls
 scroll of acquirement

Sunday, 21st July 2019, 09:47

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I don't love it when...

Replies: 709

Views: 113964

Re: I don't love it when...

  Code:
Crypt:2 Frederick, Jory, Sojobo

Sunday, 21st July 2019, 08:35

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Trove reporting

Replies: 459

Views: 81503

Re: Trove reporting

Trove: Elf:1 (give +2 storm dragon scales) You kill Bai Suzhen! The storm dragon scales {Bai Suzhen} are intact enough to wear. Thanks mate ! a - [Trove] 2 scrolls of enchant weapon b - [Trove] a blackened book c - [Trove] a manual of Fire Magic d - [Trove] a manual of Throwing e - [Trove] a scroll...

Thursday, 18th July 2019, 00:33

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP : DsGl^Mak, is Leech good enough to swap at this point ?

Replies: 2

Views: 233

CiP : DsGl^Mak, is Leech good enough to swap at this point ?

All is in the title, Leech found in Bailey, but I already have 11 Axes and a vanilla battleaxe... Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.24-a0-504-gcfb02b9d07 (webtiles) character file. mopl the Cleaver (Demonspawn Fighter) Turns: 12261, Time: 00:23:19 Health: 70/70 AC: 14 Str: 19 XL: 10 Next: 10% Magic...

Wednesday, 17th July 2019, 21:42

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I love it when...

Replies: 1463

Views: 199355

Re: I love it when...

  Code:
 As you read the scroll of brand weapon, it crumbles to dust.
 Your +3 battleaxe is engulfed in flames!
_a - a +3 battleaxe of flaming (weapon)
 You see here a yak corpse.
 You butcher the yak corpse.
_A four-headed hydra comes into view.

Wednesday, 17th July 2019, 07:36

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Now YAVP : GhMo^Chei, reflect vs Faith

Replies: 3

Views: 238

Re: CiP : GhMo^Chei, reflect vs Faith

I thought about it again and it was obvious that I should keep Faith and drop Reflection ! Now YAVP, Gh was the race I played the least, and I really enjyed this run, I might have another one soon ! Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.24-a0-504-gcfb02b9d07 (webtiles) character file. Game seed: 126429...

Tuesday, 16th July 2019, 22:57

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD

Replies: 7

Views: 501

Re: YASD

Airwolf wrote:So why don't we have to kill 1-headed hydras with large rocks?

I think this should be mandatory for role-play purposes...
Sequell wrote:[2016-03-17 13:38:00] mopl the Sniper (L27 GrBe of The Shining One) killed the one-headed Lernaean hydra on turn 113176. (D:1)

Tuesday, 16th July 2019, 22:36

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Now YAVP : GhMo^Chei, reflect vs Faith

Replies: 3

Views: 238

Now YAVP : GhMo^Chei, reflect vs Faith

Most of the time, Faith is my go to when playing Chei. That's what I have been using this game too since I found one. Vaults:5 are teasing me dropping at the same time the brooch of Shielding {Reflect SH+8} the +2 shield of Resistance {rF+ rC+ MR+} Do you think it is worth the swap ? Or should I jus...

Tuesday, 16th July 2019, 19:07

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP: HUWN. Should I go for first extended?

Replies: 15

Views: 701

Re: CIP: HUWN. Should I go for first extended?

Okawaru wrath is the top killer in Crypt. I thought this was a joke, but it's in fact almost true ! 4199 games for * (place=crypt:*): 431x an ancient lich, 348x the fury of Okawaru , 244x a vampire knight, 207x a lich, 204x a curse skull, 203x, 190x an ancient champion, 165x Khufu, 133x a skeletal ...

Thursday, 11th July 2019, 00:42

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP : TrAE^Oka, no skill >8

Replies: 1

Views: 222

YAVP : TrAE^Oka, no skill >8

Another self-challenge I'm very proud about ! No skill upon 8 for a nice Ruffian title ! I planned to go under 7, but didn't manage XP well enough and had to go between 7 and 8 in Zot... Somehow, I felt strong all game long and that's the funniest part of it ! Early elec dtrident, GDA acquirement, a...

Wednesday, 10th July 2019, 18:10

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP: HUWN. Should I go for first extended?

Replies: 15

Views: 701

Re: CIP: HUWN. Should I go for first extended?

Lesson learned though. I get frustrated with how common shafts feel now, and play fast to get back up. Whenever I get shafted I feel like I have to race back up so I can, in my mind, "actually get back to playing". Just a bad mindset I can fix in future games. u - 4 scrolls of magic mappi...

Wednesday, 10th July 2019, 11:56

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Music that fitst the atmosphere of crawl?

Replies: 9

Views: 1174

Re: Music that fitst the atmosphere of crawl?

Factualist wrote:Music that fitst the atmosphere of crawl?
Freud was right all the way !

Tuesday, 9th July 2019, 23:06

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP : DEIE, funniest character in a while

Replies: 2

Views: 243

Re: CiP : DEIE, funniest character in a while

Quick update, Elf cleared and is teasing me with Plutonium sword + LBlades manual... Still thinking ! Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.24-a0-486-ged8816983f (webtiles) character file. mopl the Gelid (Deep Elf Ice Elementalist) Turns: 31881, Time: 02:30:18 Health: 108/108 AC: 14 Str: 16 XL: 18 Next...

Tuesday, 9th July 2019, 22:15

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP : DEIE, funniest character in a while

Replies: 2

Views: 243

CiP : DEIE, funniest character in a while

I thought I didn't like IE, mostly because I don't like summons. I also like big AOE spells and you only access them late with IE and none is guaranteed in starting book. But... ...this character has been very fun to play so far and I really enjoy it. LRD and BVC are a big part of the deal though ;)...

Saturday, 22nd June 2019, 13:35

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Trove reporting

Replies: 459

Views: 81503

Re: Trove reporting

Trove: D:12 (give +3 gold dragon scales) OgFE, that would have been too heavy an armor anyway... a - [Trove] a scroll of enchant armour b - [Trove] an inconspicuous book c - [Trove] a papyrus book d - [Trove] a scroll of magic mapping e - [Trove] a hardcover book f - [Trove] a hardcover book g - [T...

Thursday, 23rd May 2019, 12:37

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Now YAVP : GnAE^Veh, the Warlock

Replies: 4

Views: 395

Re: CiP : GnAE^Veh, weapon optimisation

I finally decided to stick to elemental staffs (mostly used Air and Eeath ones). I equipped the CPA just for the fun. I just want to mention that it's the first time I ever use Borgnjor's Vile Clut, and it's a very nice spell : Freezing Cloud + BVC carried me for a log time Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup ...

Tuesday, 21st May 2019, 15:10

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: As a new player, dungeon feels too long

Replies: 42

Views: 3775

Re: As a new player, dungeon feels too long

I'm surprised that no one mentioned that Dungeon used to have 27 levels ! Things are now better with Depths:1-5 replacing Dungeon:16-27

I also like a lot Lair and S branches, Orc, Elf and Vaults.

And my favourite places are optionnal vaults : Sewer, Volcano, Ice Cave, Lab, ...

Sunday, 19th May 2019, 21:40

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Trove reporting

Replies: 459

Views: 81503

Re: Trove reporting

Trove: Vaults:2 (lose all piety) Ho of Beogh clearing Vaults, yes let's go ! a - ([) the +27 Lear's hauberk b - ([) a runed buckler c - ([) a +1 chain mail of positive energy d - ([) the +2 cloak of the Princess {rN+} e - ([) the -6 hat "Gaebat" {rC+ Dex+3} f - ([) the +3 hat of Pondering...

Friday, 17th May 2019, 14:47

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2818

Views: 371658

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

MisterPersonMan wrote:Pretty nice Bow here. Not necessarily the best artifact, but definitely useful. Wasn't playing ranged when I found it, sadly.

the +8 longbow "Zephyr" {speed, Dex +3, SInv}
It's actually a fixedart, but indeed very good :)

Friday, 17th May 2019, 11:38

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2818

Views: 371658

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

Erf... Vamp + *Drain that really sucks, you won't be able to swap wepons a lot... :roll: On a GrBe, why would you ever want to swap that wepon though? Or was it a joke? That was MAINLY ironical :p this weapon is indeed the one you'll use until end of game ! (unless you find the very same holy one i...

Friday, 17th May 2019, 09:46

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2818

Views: 371658

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

Erf... Vamp + *Drain that really sucks, you won't be able to swap wepons a lot... :roll:

Friday, 17th May 2019, 09:40

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: So, uh, FeBe?

Replies: 33

Views: 2027

Re: So, uh, FeBe?

I'd go straight UC (focused) and Stealth till Lair (maybe add a little Fighting ?)

You'll stab most monsters and you berserk will let you kill the other part. Then I'd work a little on Dodging + Evocations (hopefully Orc shops will give you nice misc items)

Wednesday, 15th May 2019, 15:11

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Blowguns, a tribute

Replies: 5

Views: 665

Re: Blowguns, a tribute

Love that tribute ! I'll miss blowguns a lot, most of my recent characters trained 20+ throwing and got +9 blowgun just to abuse the Pan Lords stabs :twisted:

Wednesday, 15th May 2019, 15:07

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP : GnBe, I've been a bad gnoll, puny me

Replies: 2

Views: 373

Re: YAVP : GnBe, I've been a bad gnoll, puny me

Airwolf wrote:Grinding Invocations titles is great!
FTFY :)
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