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Thursday, 11th July 2019, 00:42

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

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

Replies: 1

Views: 112

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: 14

Views: 322

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: 685

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: 117

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: 117

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: 453

Views: 75787

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: 312

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: 2935

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: 453

Views: 75787

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: 2808

Views: 353287

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: 2808

Views: 353287

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: 2808

Views: 353287

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: 1526

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: 546

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: 318

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

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

Sunday, 12th May 2019, 18:53

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: GrEE^Zin, first win!

Replies: 2

Views: 214

Re: YAVP: GrEE^Zin, first win!

Congrats on your first win, those always have a special taste ;)

I don't know why you went for Ely in the first place ? First god met ?

Sunday, 12th May 2019, 18:51

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

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

Replies: 2

Views: 318

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

Hey crawlers, I just wanted to post this win because I got a really nice char overall (great lucky mutation set, nice stuff and so on). Gnolls are great for grinding Invocation titles, enjoy the dump ! Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.23.2-1-ga50397a (webtiles) character file. Game seed: 686517715...

Saturday, 11th May 2019, 15:42

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Now YAVP : GnAE^Veh, the Warlock

Replies: 4

Views: 312

Re: CiP : GnAE^Veh, weapon optimisation

That's why the topic title says optimization !

Saturday, 11th May 2019, 14:25

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP DgCj

Replies: 8

Views: 387

Re: CiP DgCj

Also use [code] tags for your dump next time, it's much more readable ;)

Saturday, 11th May 2019, 14:22

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Now YAVP : GnAE^Veh, the Warlock

Replies: 4

Views: 312

Now YAVP : GnAE^Veh, the Warlock

One recent topic about Gnolls being strong all game made me want to try another one with a caster background. They're actually pretty op indeed. I really want to use this nice CPA The +11 crystal plate armour of Foolhardiness {MP+9 Str-3 Int+4 SInv} Most game long I fought in corridors, using Freezi...

Thursday, 9th May 2019, 16:59

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Throwing Brand Removals thread

Replies: 74

Views: 6281

Re: Throwing Brand Removals thread

Needle stab was my 90% of the time tech for late uniques, especially pan and hell lords (with drowning Cerebov being the funniest of all)... RIP

Thursday, 9th May 2019, 14:06

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Throwing Brand Removals thread

Replies: 74

Views: 6281

Re: Throwing Brand Removals thread

petercordia wrote:Is this a nerf the end for needle-stabbers?
FTFY

Thursday, 9th May 2019, 06:10

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Short Newperson Questions

Replies: 97

Views: 3768

Re: Short Newperson Questions

I'd just add to this very complete answer something about spells slots : you gain 1 slot per level (xp) and 2 per spellcasting (skill) level.

Wednesday, 8th May 2019, 15:43

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Trove reporting

Replies: 453

Views: 75787

Re: Trove reporting

Trove: D:10 (give +4 ice dragon scales) I was able to pay this by end of Lair, so went for it asap... a - ([) a +2 buckler of protection b - ([) a +2 buckler of protection c - ([) the +2 buckler of Demons {-Cast +Blink rPois rC+++} d - ([) a chain mail e - ([) the +5 chain mail of Analysis {rF+} f ...

Tuesday, 7th May 2019, 17:40

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: SpBe

Replies: 15

Views: 942

Re: SpBe

I like axes for Qazlal formicids, but with your digging ability, you're often able to fight in kill holes. That's why I favor polearms or M&F more.
You can also go with staves and use massive extra xp for defenses and ranged (throwing or xbows imho)

Tuesday, 7th May 2019, 16:08

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: SpBe

Replies: 15

Views: 942

Re: SpBe

It seems that you made it out with your SpBe, but for other ones that might try this, I suggest an abusive use of throwing and blowgun.
Trog should gift nice needles (confuse and para). It allows you to destroy extended and laugh at every unique so easily...

Tuesday, 7th May 2019, 14:28

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: gnolls are the best wizards

Replies: 20

Views: 1630

Re: gnolls are the best wizards

I'm surprised to see that some consider that gnolls slow down late game. IMHO they're rather weak mid game : Jack of all trades, master of none... I feel like the Lair runes are the hardest to get, when you lack both level-5 spells, good min delay weapon or reliable stab... Then you're just good at ...

Saturday, 13th April 2019, 13:24

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: FeBe

Replies: 4

Views: 468

Re: YAVP: FeBe

Indeed evokable teleport is an old stuff... Crawl also had a cTele spell, both of them combined was fun :) That is a nice TRJ tech. In older version you can polymorph it, but it now spawns all blobs, so it's not as fun... In 95% of my games, I kill him in the middle of the Slime:5 vault using ?immol...

Saturday, 13th April 2019, 10:12

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2808

Views: 353287

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

  Code:
the +9 lajatang of Infection {holy, rF++ Str+10 Int+4 Stlth-}
Of course, I'm a Ds...

Friday, 29th March 2019, 16:21

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Trove reporting

Replies: 453

Views: 75787

Re: Trove reporting

Trove: D:10 (give 2 scrolls of acquirement) a - (") the amulet "Dutedaci" {Regen+ Slay+4} b - (") the amulet "Wikujuza" {Regen+ Int+3} c - (") the amulet of Juocho {+Rage rElec} d - (") an amulet of faith {!P} e - (") an amulet of faith {!P} f - (")...

Monday, 25th March 2019, 16:43

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Trove reporting

Replies: 453

Views: 75787

Re: Trove reporting

Trove: Elf:2 (show slimy rune of Zot) So you mean it cost one !mutation right ;) a - (") the amulet "Vesyat" {Spirit rPois Dex+6 Stlth-} b - (") an uncursed amulet of guardian spirit c - (") an uncursed amulet of magic regeneration d - (") an amulet of magic regenerati...

Tuesday, 19th March 2019, 22:06

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Trove reporting

Replies: 453

Views: 75787

Re: Trove reporting

Trove: D:12 (give +8 demon trident) I found a +5 dtrident in Shoals, made it easier ! a - ($) 194 gold pieces b - ($) 467 gold pieces c - ([) a cursed +1 hat of intelligence d - ()) an uncursed lajatang of protection e - (() 2 needles of sleeping f - ([) the cursed pair of boots of Quniduts {+Fly r...

Sunday, 17th February 2019, 17:19

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Faith and Vehumet

Replies: 26

Views: 1404

Re: Faith and Vehumet

I think this situation is pretty clear. If you are worshipping Vehumet, then it is one of the few times IMO that faith amulet is actually worthwhile. The reason is that it will help you achieve maximum piety sooner, thus granting you the final gift sooner. Since Vehumet doesn't do much for you at h...

Thursday, 14th February 2019, 14:55

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Trove reporting

Replies: 453

Views: 75787

Re: Trove reporting

Trove: D:10 (give +7 demon trident) I'm playing a BaCj, so that's basically free (especially when you find a +5 one in Depths:1...) a - (") the amulet "Numam" {Gourm +Fly rC+ MP+9 Int-4} b - ()) a glowing bardiche c - ()) a glowing bardiche d - ($) 150 gold pieces e - ($) 169 gold pi...

Thursday, 14th February 2019, 10:42

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP : BaCj^Veh doing some shopping

Replies: 2

Views: 251

CiP : BaCj^Veh doing some shopping

I have a good BaCj going on, and Orc shops are teasing me with some nice stuff. Here's my shopping list : 3 items, total 3758 gold [a-z] travel|examine|delete [?/!] change action a - [Orc:2] 510 gold an uncursed amulet of magic regeneration (unknown) b - [Orc:2] 748 gold the amulet of Jaxitwe {Regen...

Thursday, 14th February 2019, 10:07

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Gnolls and gods

Replies: 26

Views: 3087

Re: Gnolls and gods

Ashenzari: boosts your skills once you are bound, but how how much? invisible and Clarity are always nice to have but Transfer Knowledge seems the most useful ability since gnolls have no control on skill development. This ability isn't available for Gnolls ;) or at least it wasn't with my last Gn^...

Thursday, 14th February 2019, 10:02

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Ds of Oka with 2 runes - where to next?

Replies: 6

Views: 426

Re: Ds of Oka with 2 runes - where to next?

Regular orc priests are trivial at this point unless there are 3+ in LOS at once. (Use fog or teleport or both.) Orc high priests are more of a problem: I think their smites do more damage, but more importantly, they summon demons that can totally change fights. Orc sorcerers summon demons, too. Or...

Thursday, 14th February 2019, 10:00

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Tricky early-game weapon choice

Replies: 6

Views: 572

Re: Tricky early-game weapon choice

Another vote for lajatang, you can immediately read your 4?EW and use it until the end of the game...

Needing only 14 skill for mindelay will let you plenty of options for defenses, Evocations or whatever...

Thursday, 14th February 2019, 09:58

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Faith and Vehumet

Replies: 26

Views: 1404

Faith and Vehumet

I always wonder if it's a good idea... I usually like to have one early to get the spell boosts, but I feel like the last piety levels are useless besides the gifts. Moreover, dropping faith for something else will reduce your piety, delyaing the 3 last spells (but anyway you can't use them early) a...

Wednesday, 13th February 2019, 13:04

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Now YAVP : MfGl^Oka, how good is Finisher ?

Replies: 2

Views: 255

Re: CiP : MfGl^Oka, how good is Finisher ?

OK, Finisher is very fun, but definitely not worth neither a vamp bardiche for normal game, nor a HW one for extended... Went for 15 runes after grabbing 6 before Depths, which is pretty scary :twisted: I never say it enough, but para needles rules this game (or confusion ones... drowning Cerebov is...

Wednesday, 13th February 2019, 12:27

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: Dispersal traps?!

Replies: 1

Views: 241

Re: YASD: Dispersal traps?!

I experienced same trouble in Tomb:3 with a MfGl, moreover trying to get 6 runes before Dephts... I found out that quaffing Lignification was somehow a good idea. Then you're not blinked away every turn, especially when death scarabs are a lot and many of them step on traps every turn. On my first t...

Monday, 11th February 2019, 14:14

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Now YAVP : MfGl^Oka, how good is Finisher ?

Replies: 2

Views: 255

Now YAVP : MfGl^Oka, how good is Finisher ?

I've been blessed with the Finisher scythe since D:7, the new eviscerate is a lot of fun. I thought I was going to run with it until the end, but Oka throwed be a vamp bardiche... I've stick with Finisher as I'm currently doing Swamp and need to swap often for hydras, what would you do after Swamp, ...

Monday, 11th February 2019, 11:39

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: Akrasiac and 0.22 scores

Replies: 9

Views: 1063

Re: Akrasiac and 0.22 scores

I think it's down again...

Monday, 3rd December 2018, 07:50

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP! 15 Rune Vine Stalker with Shortblades and Slings+1Zig

Replies: 1

Views: 333

Re: YAVP! 15 Rune Vine Stalker with Shortblades and Slings+1

This is a nice run, now join us online :) FYI, if you're having troubles with bad mutations and now way to get rid of them, Zin can do the job for you. Swapping from TSO keeps you most piety, and Zin piety is "free" due to this gold offering thing. Then you're back to TSO and continue your...

Monday, 3rd December 2018, 07:44

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Reflection optimisation

Replies: 11

Views: 1060

Reflection optimisation

Suppose you have a big shield, let's imagine large one , maybe TSO bonus, and an amulet of reflection, making you reflect a bunch of projectiles (40+ SH). You also have the ability to Rmsl or even Dmsl yourself. How does those interact with reflection ? Which triggers first ? Could it be a good idea...

Monday, 3rd December 2018, 07:38

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Unarmed in treeform

Replies: 8

Views: 864

Re: Unarmed in treeform

Treeform use ?
Go In Slime:5 middle vault, treeform, read 2 or 3 ?torment, immolation, quaff cancellation, hit once, enjoy the show :)

Monday, 3rd December 2018, 07:36

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP : TrHu^Oka, rich man problems

Replies: 1

Views: 316

CiP : TrHu^Oka, rich man problems

Hey tavern, I have a currently well going TrHu, gifted with stuff and having rich man issues ! I'm sitting on 4?acq and don't know what to ask for. I feel like I can replace my cloak / hat because I have enough MR, I have a Rmsl scarf somewhere. I could ask for jewelry and replace this "Plog&qu...

Wednesday, 21st November 2018, 16:42

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP : GnBe, stab boots

Replies: 2

Views: 373

CiP : GnBe, stab boots

Hey crawlers ! Here's a nice character I started today and feel very good with him. Classic GnBe starting with Long Blades. I'm already sitting on a HW triple blade in case I go for a long game. Elf granted me with my favourite Assassin boots. I don't know if they work with ranged. Can one tell me ?...

Monday, 8th October 2018, 17:01

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP : DsEn^Dith, armours

Replies: 1

Views: 337

CiP : DsEn^Dith, armours

I'm going for DsEn, not happy with muts right now (guardian...) but found a pretty good randart ringmail. I guess that Dith Stealth bonus allows me to wear this pretty easily, right ? Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.23-a0-303-gfcac5de (webtiles) character file. mopl the Jinx (Demonspawn Enchanter...

Sunday, 7th October 2018, 19:01

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: VAYP: TrBe - Yippeee

Replies: 16

Views: 1026

Re: CIP: TrBe - Yippeee, I got mutated and found stuff

I'd swap any of your rings for the +5 slaying one... Go for the win
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