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Saturday, 24th March 2018, 17:48

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP - OCP GrMo w/ summons, thinking of 15?

Replies: 4

Views: 674

Re: CIP - OCP GrMo w/ summons, thinking of 15?

Gr aren't paralysis immune are they? Sphinxes and Liches and all that.

Anyway, it was better than the boots of flying. :P

Friday, 23rd March 2018, 23:33

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP - OCP GrMo w/ summons, thinking of 15?

Replies: 4

Views: 674

Re: CIP - OCP GrMo w/ summons, thinking of 15?

Thanks for the advice. For sure the character would snore to the 3 rune win, and I've won Gr that way before, which is why I won't be heartbroken when I inevitably do something stupid and get myself killed going for 15. That's probably the main reason I figured it'd be a good candidate to go play in...

Wednesday, 21st March 2018, 22:50

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP - OCP GrMo w/ summons, thinking of 15?

Replies: 4

Views: 674

CIP - OCP GrMo w/ summons, thinking of 15?

Wondering if this would be a good time to take babby's 2nd attempt at 15 runes. Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.22-a0-284-g99d1f74 (webtiles) character file. Thalfon the Warrior (Gargoyle Monk) Turns: 92690, Time: 04:48:02 Health: 181/198 AC: 69 Str: 21 XL: 27 Magic: 38/38 EV: 11 Int: 21 God: Dit...

Tuesday, 20th March 2018, 21:58

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Trove reporting

Replies: 492

Views: 110904

Re: Trove reporting

On a M&F GrMo. Price: +5 demon blade (thanks Margery) Contents: a - [Trove] a +0 great mace of holy wrath b - [Trove] a +1 great mace of holy wrath c - [Trove] a +2 dire flail of protection d - [Trove] a +2 eveningstar of protection e - [Trove] a +3 great mace of protection f - [Trove] a +5 grea...

Tuesday, 27th February 2018, 04:26

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2849

Views: 454958

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

O - ring "Guxaurad" {rC++ rN+ MR+ Dex+2 SInv}
F - ring "Xeap" {rPois AC+3 Str+7 Dex-2}


Rings of easy inventory management. Kinda silly finding these on a Qazlal run, though I'm sure not complaining about the AC/Str ring.

Friday, 23rd February 2018, 08:07

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Surviving orb run

Replies: 27

Views: 3464

Re: Surviving orb run

Fog + Blink have been mentioned a few times here, but I don't think they've been fully explained. In case anyone reads this who doesn't get it right away, blink scrolls (which are non-controlled with the orb) and effects will only blink you to tiles you can see. Fog scrolls can be used to limit what...

Thursday, 22nd February 2018, 18:48

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Bad luck, bad player or both?

Replies: 25

Views: 2419

Re: Bad luck, bad player or both?

The only thing offhand I can think is that maybe if you had read-id'd the identify scroll, and used it on a potion, you'd have either might or berserk, which could've got you through those Orcs. Not a sure rescue, but might've given you a shot, especially the zerk if you won that coin flip. Oh, and ...

Tuesday, 20th February 2018, 04:18

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Streak of 15-rune games

Replies: 14

Views: 1829

Re: Streak of 15-rune games

Nemelex is a good god for streaking (not losing). I want a god who gives an early power boost so he was not my preferred choice but definitely among the useful gods. Yeah that makes sense. I had a run where I got shafted from D:2 and landed in a narrow hallway between an orc priest and an ogre. Had...

Monday, 19th February 2018, 17:45

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Streak of 15-rune games

Replies: 14

Views: 1829

Re: Streak of 15-rune games

Very impressive! I'm curious about the MiMo^Nem run. If I'm reading that morgue right it was an emergency grab to survive an early D:4-7 shaft? I'm curious whether it was much use during the postgame or if you only stuck with Nem because of how dangerous the wrath could be.

Monday, 19th February 2018, 09:56

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Trove reporting

Replies: 492

Views: 110904

Re: Trove reporting

GhMo trove. Hence all the arti gloves I guess lol. I took the cage, but since I was already in +14 CPA I ignored all the body armour. _the +0 pair of boots of Muttered Phrases {rElec rF+} _You see here the +0 Maxwell's etheric cage {RegenMP+ *Contam rElec MP+4}. _You see here a runed chain mail. _Yo...

Monday, 12th February 2018, 21:02

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

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

Replies: 725

Views: 140619

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

Hm, the list file doesn't seem to include the Trove. Ah well.

Upside is it only cost the also-useless Horn of Geryon. (Upon seeing which my reaction was, "Oh, with a strong Ru character this trove is pretty free...." lol)

Monday, 12th February 2018, 06:35

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

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

Replies: 725

Views: 140619

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

I got one for Ru Unreasons:

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Will it be possible to see what this stuff would have been after the game ends? lol

Saturday, 27th January 2018, 19:36

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2849

Views: 454958

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

W - the amulet "Janudil" (around neck) {Spirit rN+++ Int+6 Dex-2} (You took it off a deep elf demonologist on level 2 of the Depths) n - the +2 helmet of Grottiness (worn) {+Fly Str+4 Int-4 Dex+8} (You bought it in a shop on level 2 of the Orcish Mines) In my MfSk run. Between the helmet ...

Tuesday, 16th January 2018, 04:01

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2849

Views: 454958

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

  Code:
46335 | IceCv    | Identified the +6 lajatang of Deflation {speed, *Contam rElec Str+6}

Located in Snake:3 ice cave on my DrWr.

On one hand, I'm already holding a +9 eveningstar of flaming that I'm trained for.

But on the other hand, I'm worshipping Ashenzari... >_>

Sunday, 7th January 2018, 23:59

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I love it when...

Replies: 1476

Views: 243483

Re: I love it when...

  Code:
 53447 | Vaults:2 | Cast into level 3 of the Abyss (a deep elf sorcerer)
 53471 | Abyss:3  | Got an abyssal rune of Zot
 53574 | Vaults:2 | Escaped the Abyss

Thanks? Guess I can skip V:5 now.

Sunday, 7th January 2018, 21:32

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Thank you!

Replies: 249

Views: 95269

Re: Thank you!

Shout out to whoever helped get back all the CSZO morgues. I thought all my morgues from back then were gone for good, was surprised to notice the other day that at some point they got revived. Thanks much!

Wednesday, 8th November 2017, 19:31

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP: DsGl^Qaz w/ Firestarter

Replies: 5

Views: 906

Re: CIP: DsGl^Qaz w/ Firestarter

Please don't let breadwielding become a thing again. <_<;; Anyway, took the advice and took Invo to 27 in Depths. Decided to try out Disaster Area on Mara and it completely missed. (It seems to do that a lot.) Probably going to try my hand at a bit of extended and see how it feels. Been a long time ...

Wednesday, 1st November 2017, 19:10

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP: DsGl^Qaz w/ Firestarter

Replies: 5

Views: 906

CIP: DsGl^Qaz w/ Firestarter

I've never had a character *quite* like this. Firestarter is hilarious fun, especially when you're a walking thunderstorm of noise anyway. Crystal plate and a brooch of shielding with Qaz for 16 SH reflection. I even have a scarf of resistances laying around somewhere lol. The game had to have its s...

Tuesday, 24th October 2017, 23:59

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: I think we learned an important lesson today.

Replies: 2859

Views: 453103

Re: I think we learned an important lesson today.

If you sacrificed artifice, don't wear boots of flying in depths.

Friday, 13th October 2017, 07:00

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2849

Views: 454958

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

a - the +8 whip "Snakebite" (weapon) {curare, rPois} b - the +3 demon whip of Qyt Kevucw {drain, rElec rF- Dex+2} c - the +9 eveningstar "Obruff" {drain, rPois rN+ Str+4 Int+4} I know the first one is an unrand, and that this collection isn't the most amazing overall for later o...

Friday, 3rd April 2015, 04:23

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2849

Views: 454958

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

25710 | D:6 | Bought the +10 triple sword of Hevu {elec, -Tele rElec rF+ MR+} for 960 gold pieces I don't feel the need to disto brand a weapon this game. I could do without the -Tele of course, but it will just train me (hopefully) to tele early enough that 5 aut don't matter. Also, bend space ign...

Wednesday, 1st April 2015, 02:38

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2849

Views: 454958

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

Do artifact books count? Because this one was pretty great (and aptly named): P - the Guide on Good Luck. A book of magic spells. It is an ancient artefact. You found it in a labyrinth. Stash search prefixes: {artefact} {artifact} {book} Menu/colouring prefixes: identified spellbook book Spells Type...

Friday, 27th March 2015, 20:14

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

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

Replies: 725

Views: 140619

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

I'm worshipping Yre and looking at Sojobo's spell list after my Frances got destroyed, and I'm thinking, "This unique doesn't seem to have anything that would be annoying to work with." Then: _You start resting. Your air elemental merges itself into the air. Your air elemental forms itself...

Thursday, 26th March 2015, 00:49

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I love it when...

Replies: 1476

Views: 243483

Re: I love it when...

I'm standing in the middle of a swarm of killer bees... as a powered-by-death powered-by-pain worshipper of Yredelemnul with rPois. I was healing faster than they could damage me. Twice I dropped under 50/72 and just hit Drain Life, which both healed me and got my Regen+ back. The swarm of killer be...

Friday, 20th March 2015, 17:20

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I love it when...

Replies: 1476

Views: 243483

Re: I love it when...

I love it when your minions destroy things after you've teleported to safety. I opened a door in V:1 and discovered Louise and Wiglaf chilling together with an ancient champion. Stepped back to swap with my Fedhas mushroom to break LOS, then read tele. Louise decided to swing at my mushroom instead ...

Friday, 20th March 2015, 01:05

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2849

Views: 454958

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

Int +1

At least you learned from the experience.

Wednesday, 18th March 2015, 16:01

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Zin disapproves of the use of my boots

Replies: 5

Views: 759

Re: Zin disapproves of the use of my boots

This is just an off the cuff thought, but would it be fitting for Zin to suppress the {contam} effect of unequipping gear, like Lugonu does for unwielding distortion? I don't think it'd really make a balance difference (I imagine Zin hates the plutonium sword anyway, or if not, probably should, and ...

Monday, 16th March 2015, 04:35

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I love it when...

Replies: 1476

Views: 243483

Re: I love it when...

Here: Xtahua the spectral fire dragon (friendly, disembodied soul)

Yre reasons.

Wednesday, 4th March 2015, 15:16

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I love it when...

Replies: 1476

Views: 243483

Re: I love it when...

Stuck trying to do Zot with barely any rF in the dungeon, and then: 97343 | Zot:5 | Cast into the Abyss (white draconian knight) 97383 | Abyss:1 | Got a smoking bronze amulet 97384 | Abyss:1 | Identified the amulet of Trepidation {rCorr rF+ Dex+2} (You found it on level 1 of the Abyss) 97949 | Zot:5...

Saturday, 28th February 2015, 20:18

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I love it when...

Replies: 1476

Views: 243483

Re: I love it when...

Your cacodemon gestures at Louise. _Louise appears confused. [...] Louise falls into the water! Louise drowns. Makhleb accepts your kill. You hear a splash. x3 Edit: Also, when I accidentally kill some invisible thing while autotravelling. Deactivating autopickup; reactivate with Ctrl-A. You flatte...

Friday, 27th February 2015, 01:25

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

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

Replies: 725

Views: 140619

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

When you get 8 orbs of fire on Z:5, and 6 consecutive teleports do no more than pop you over to the other side of the lung you're in. When you then end up with berserk 3, clumsy 1, deterioration 1, frail 2, low mp 1, forlorn, and no cure mutation spawned in your game even after clearing Elf, Crypt a...

Monday, 23rd February 2015, 13:19

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: A way to tell...

Replies: 5

Views: 844

Re: A way to tell...

You can also check your morgue for notes like this:

  Code:
 87624 | Pan      | Entered the realm of Mnoleg.

Sunday, 22nd February 2015, 00:42

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

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

Replies: 725

Views: 140619

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

34760 | D:14 | Cast into the Abyss (an ogre mage) 36646 | D:14 | Escaped the Abyss 59195 | Vaults:4 | Cast into the Abyss (a deep elf sorcerer) 59711 | Vaults:4 | Escaped the Abyss 59764 | Vaults:4 | Cast into the Abyss (a deep elf sorcerer) 61936 | Vaults:4 | Escaped the Abyss 65457 | Depths:2 | C...

Monday, 16th February 2015, 17:23

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Does draining monsters rob me of experience?

Replies: 5

Views: 999

Re: Does draining monsters rob me of experience?

Here are the learndb entries on it: 1/2 chance of doing an additional (dam/4 + 3) damage (on average) and applying a debuff similar to a HD reduction which is stackable, refreshable, and lasts 20-30 turns. Checks rN and only works against natural enemies. Disliked by good gods. This debuff lowers: d...

Wednesday, 11th February 2015, 14:02

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: So why is Trog not considered evil again?

Replies: 9

Views: 1112

Re: So why is Trog not considered evil again?

Exactly. Because he's not evil, he wants you to kill demons, even though they don't help with the paint job.

Monday, 9th February 2015, 14:41

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

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

Replies: 725

Views: 140619

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

When I find out, in the middle of a fight with a pan lord, that potion of cancellation apparently does not remove pig form for some reason.

Also, when pan lords hit you with pig form.

Monday, 2nd February 2015, 17:06

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Why are in-game descriptions of spells so lacking?

Replies: 8

Views: 954

Re: Why are in-game descriptions of spells so lacking?

That sounds reasonable honestly. I've heard the arguments about why damage info shouldn't be displayed, and while I don't think I'm experienced enough to judge their soundness, they seem reasonable, if only because some of the damage formulae can be rather cryptic iirc. But a short list of propertie...

Monday, 2nd February 2015, 14:16

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: What is your favorite Ds mutation? Which is most helpful?

Replies: 31

Views: 3570

Re: What is your favorite Ds mutation? Which is most helpful

I have spectral weapon and ignite blood isn't the worst thing to have with it. I don't seem to take damage when the weapon burns in a cloud, so it's just the annoyance of having to recast it a bit more often. Through four runes I haven't had a fight where that was an issue *and* I shouldn't have bee...

Saturday, 31st January 2015, 14:13

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: What is your favorite Ds mutation? Which is most helpful?

Replies: 31

Views: 3570

Re: What is your favorite Ds mutation? Which is most helpful

I've got an augmentation/ignite blood/powered by death Ds in play atm. I've had hellfire before on one, but I think ignite blood might just be more fun. While you have to play at least somewhat conservatively with hellfire due to it damaging you, ignite blood is just free and goes off all the time, ...

Friday, 30th January 2015, 06:04

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: When do you use your potion of cure mutation?

Replies: 9

Views: 997

Re: When do you use your potion of cure mutation?

I tend to remove "good" mutations that block armour too. I only ever 3-rune, so I don't really have to worry about 'wasting' curemuts since I'm not likely to get mutated before I'm about to win anyway. So I play benemut roulette and sometimes burn a curemut on that. Other than that, pretty...

Tuesday, 20th January 2015, 20:11

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I love it when...

Replies: 1476

Views: 243483

Re: I love it when...

When I get to play with the ignite blood mutation. It's just plain fun. Plus it made my lack of rPois pretty manageable in Swamp, since poison/Mephitic clouds can't land where my flame clouds are.

Sunday, 18th January 2015, 21:45

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2849

Views: 454958

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

Hah, well if that's the case it was a brilliant choice. I know better than to acquire jewellery normally, but I had two of the major wands, a nice lajatang, fully enchanted ego aux armour, and I was trying to do Spider without rPois and figured, what the heck, maybe I'd net an rPois ring and make th...

Sunday, 18th January 2015, 21:03

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2849

Views: 454958

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

  Code:
 53740 | Spider:4 | Identified the ring "Groul" {rPois- rF- rC- rN+ MR+ Str+4 Dex+6} (You acquired it on level 4 of the Spider Nest)

Scroll of disappointment indeed. I didn't even realize rPois- on equipment was a thing.

Tuesday, 13th January 2015, 05:07

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2849

Views: 454958

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

  Code:
  8830 | D:7      | Reached skill level 6 in Staves
  9295 | D:7      | Bought an iridescent quarterstaff for 225 gold pieces
  9295 | D:7      | Identified the +9 quarterstaff of Doubt {crush, +Fly rElec rPois rF+ Int+3} (You bought it in a shop on level 7 of the Dungeon)

Sunday, 11th January 2015, 21:56

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Tables of damage reduction from ac and ev

Replies: 10

Views: 1683

Re: Tables of damage reduction from ac and ev

If those tables are to be believed in general (that is, if they generalize well to actual combat with varying opponents), a question which I'll leave to people who know the game better than me, it looks like EV starts to outpace AC in terms of average damage reduction after AC+EV gets high enough. O...

Sunday, 4th January 2015, 16:54

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2849

Views: 454958

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

  Code:
+8 scale mail of the Gusle {+Rage +Inv rElec} (You found it on level 1 of the Lair of Beasts)

I would later switch to some plate, but this was a very nice find at the time.

Thursday, 1st January 2015, 18:03

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Tips to play quicker

Replies: 11

Views: 2439

Re: Tips to play quicker

Add the following lines to your rcfile. If you're playing offline it's either a file called init.txt or called .rcfile in the settings folder of your dcss directory. If you're playing online these are already the defaults, so you oughtn't to have to change anything, but that said, you can edit your ...

Tuesday, 30th December 2014, 21:29

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2849

Views: 454958

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

R - ring of Saimeir {Str+2 Slay+6 Regen}

Slaying and regen? Yes please.

Saturday, 27th December 2014, 01:00

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Is this normal?

Replies: 21

Views: 2682

Re: Is this normal?

Aule wrote:So that lemuel is a real motherfucker, eh?

Sounds right. His firehouse vault with all three downstairs spawned on both my last two Zot runs, messing with my diving. It's not even hard, it's just

Sar wrote:"My mission is to annoy."

...yeah.

Sunday, 21st December 2014, 06:56

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I love it when...

Replies: 1476

Views: 243483

Re: I love it when...

Playing a TrMo^Ash with shields already trained. Pay 1125 gold for a book of burglary to pay for a trove, and get an armour trove with: - Cursed +1 FDA - Cursed +4 shield {rC+ MR++} - Cursed +1 cloak of magic resistance Also already had an rC ring and an MR hat. "almost entirely resistant to ho...
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