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Tuesday, 1st May 2018, 16:47

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: [YAVP] GrEE^Vehu | My first full Ziggurat clear

Replies: 4

Views: 847

Re: [YAVP] GrEE^Vehu | My first full Ziggurat clear

Did you do the entire second zig with inhibited regeneration? Because that's quite impressive if so, it's a pretty nasty mutation for drawn out fights, and later zigg floors are guaranteed to be drawn out fights. Did you just shatter everything before you could take much damage? I did not do a seco...

Sunday, 22nd April 2018, 16:17

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: [YAVP] GrEE^Vehu | My first full Ziggurat clear

Replies: 4

Views: 847

Re: [YAVP] GrEE^Vehu | My first full Ziggurat clear

Done! https://underhound.eu/crawl/morgue/floatboth/morgue-floatboth-20180422-161541.txt Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.22-a0-367-gb72a975701 (webtiles) character file. 5021257 floatboth the Petrodigitator (level 27, 154/199 HPs) Began as a Gargoyle Earth Elementalist on Apr 6, 2018. Was the Cham...

Saturday, 21st April 2018, 17:01

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: [YAVP] GrEE^Vehu | My first full Ziggurat clear

Replies: 4

Views: 847

Re: [CIP] GrEE^Vehu | My first full Ziggurat clear

Cleared all hells, learned Glaciate. I could try another zig now? But there's this mutation: You do not regenerate when monsters are visible. and one last potion of mutation left (after 4 of them did not cure it). Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.22-a0-362-g535178c5c5 (webtiles) character file. fl...

Thursday, 19th April 2018, 19:13

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: [YAVP] GrEE^Vehu | My first full Ziggurat clear

Replies: 4

Views: 847

[YAVP] GrEE^Vehu | My first full Ziggurat clear

Decided to try an earth mage (inspired by gammafunk's livestreams that demonstrated the power of Lee's Rapid Deconstruction). After failing a Dr and Gh , went with Gr because I'm a bad player and I need easy mode (high AC tank) :D The gargoyle easily went off the ground (huh, wait, it does literally...

Sunday, 14th January 2018, 14:43

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP → YASD: DsGl^Mak | zotsplat

Replies: 7

Views: 980

Re: CIP → YASD: DsGl^Mak | zotsplat

:( Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.21.0-3-g78d12a8 (webtiles) character file. 1034329 floatboth the Conqueror (level 27, -11/356 HPs) Began as a Demonspawn Gladiator on Jan 8, 2018. Was the Champion of Makhleb. Killed from afar by a titan (18 damage) ... with a bolt of lightning ... on level 1 of...

Wednesday, 10th January 2018, 18:54

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP → YASD: DsGl^Mak | zotsplat

Replies: 7

Views: 980

Re: CIP: DsGl^Mak | item advice?

Cleared Crypt, Slime, Vestibule, V:5, Zot (1-4, some of 5), Abyss. Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.21.0-3-g78d12a8 (webtiles) character file. floatboth the Slayer (Demonspawn Gladiator) Turns: 86639, Time: 09:30:57 Health: 349/349 AC: 48 Str: 23 XL: 27 Magic: 33/33 EV: 21 Int: 4 (5) God: Makhleb ...

Wednesday, 10th January 2018, 13:57

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP → YASD: DsGl^Mak | zotsplat

Replies: 7

Views: 980

Re: CIP: DsGl^Mak | item advice?

I would use ring of dexterity instead of poison. +8 ring mail with slaying, +10 plate of MR+ and +10 pearl are all good options. Personally I would go with MR+ as with those defenses and weapon I would worry about paralysis only. Edit. I would not use the scarf, you already have rF++ and rC+, good ...

Wednesday, 10th January 2018, 13:37

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP → YASD: DsGl^Mak | zotsplat

Replies: 7

Views: 980

Re: CIP: DsGl^Mak | item advice?

So looks like pearl and plate can provide the same AC, pearl is rN+ and plate is MR+. But plate encumbrance penalty is pretty big… I only have 24 strength without the Str+4 ring mail. I guess pearl it is then. Only found basic cloaks so far! Wearing the rC+ rF+ scarf instead, because two resistances...

Tuesday, 9th January 2018, 17:10

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP → YASD: DsGl^Mak | zotsplat

Replies: 7

Views: 980

CIP → YASD: DsGl^Mak | zotsplat

Finally got a melee character off the ground (previously, only had success with wizards ). Previous attempt died in Vaults:5 , did not repeat that mistake here yet… Also, was planning on Makhleb — got the altar on D:2. And an early storm dragon armor. Nice. Accidentally cleared 11 levels of a Ziggur...

Saturday, 19th August 2017, 19:45

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: A Magic God That Actually Helps

Replies: 13

Views: 1825

Re: A Magic God That Actually Helps

How about a literal Trog equivalent for magic. "Magic berserk" that adds MP and Wiz for some turns and gives you exhaustion, ability to summon allies (spellforged servitors?), weapons become unavailable…

and of course Burn Weapons

Tuesday, 25th July 2017, 11:23

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: duvessa's spell guide for cool people

Replies: 145

Views: 48218

Re: duvessa's spell guide for cool people

Necromutation One of the worst spells in the game. The only places where this form's benefit outweighs its drawbacks are Tomb, Coc, and certain zig levels, and getting it for Tomb is massive overkill (even getting Statue Form for Tomb makes more sense). It is genuinely very good in ziggurats, but t...

Tuesday, 29th March 2016, 21:48

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Possible bug with fear

Replies: 3

Views: 778

Re: Possible bug with fear

Monsters can cast fear on you?? Wow. Learn something new every day.

Tuesday, 29th March 2016, 20:59

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Re: Remove Paralysis

Replies: 42

Views: 7283

Re: Remove Paralysis

I think slow+exhaustion are sufficient penalties to berserk without adding random paralysis. Those are demonstrably not sufficient penalties. Berserk provides a tremendous increase in damage output, and slow is not a particularly problematic debuff. Berserk is equivalent to might + haste. The reduc...

Monday, 28th March 2016, 13:42

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: Troll Monk of Jiyva (0.18 trunk)

Replies: 0

Views: 725

YASD: Troll Monk of Jiyva (0.18 trunk)

For some reason I really wanted to play the ~classic (e.g. guides existed since 0.12 ) Slime Troll character. Here's my best attempt so far: Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.18-a0-1641-ga94d5ab (webtiles) character file. 162678 floatboth the Black Belt (level 16, -15/162 HPs) Began as a Troll Monk...

Saturday, 15th August 2015, 08:49

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP → YAVP: OpWz^Veh

Replies: 10

Views: 1204

Re: CIP: OpWz^Veh

Victory! My first 15 rune run :-) Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.16.2 (webtiles) character file. 10457363 floatboth the Conqueror (level 27, 224/224 HPs) Began as an Octopode Wizard on Aug 7, 2015. Was the Champion of Vehumet. Escaped with the Orb ... and 15 runes on Aug 15, 2015! The game laste...

Wednesday, 12th August 2015, 17:07

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP → YAVP: OpWz^Veh

Replies: 10

Views: 1204

Re: CIP: OpWz^Veh

More runes! Abyss, Tomb, Pan, Lom Lobon, Gloorx Vloq! Interesting hat: the -2 hat of the Alchemist {rElec rPois rF+ rC+ rN+ MR+ rMut rCorr} – the -2 is unfortunate (especially compared to +3) but wow, I guess that's all resistances. a ring of the Octopus King (on tentacle) {SustAb AC+1 EV+1 Str+1 In...

Monday, 10th August 2015, 21:25

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP → YAVP: OpWz^Veh

Replies: 10

Views: 1204

Re: CIP: OpWz^Veh

Vaults and Slime: done! Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.16.1-51-g6203257 (webtiles) character file. floatboth the Devastator (Octopode Wizard) Turns: 108336, Time: 14:07:25 Health: 181/181 AC: 20 Str: 10 XL: 26 Next: 82% Magic: 40/40 EV: 24 Int: 44 God: Vehumet [******] Gold: 2005 SH: 18 Dex: 17 ...

Sunday, 9th August 2015, 20:54

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP → YAVP: OpWz^Veh

Replies: 10

Views: 1204

Re: CIP: OpWz^Veh

Elven Halls: done. Typical Abyss banishment there, tried to find the abyssal rune, but got tired of running away from bone dragons and tentacled starspawns. Massive upgrades to rings (more Int+), cool items (staff of energy) and skill gain means Fire Storm is online. Fire Stormed Saint Roka, who was...

Sunday, 9th August 2015, 17:40

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP → YAVP: OpWz^Veh

Replies: 10

Views: 1204

Re: CIP: OpWz^Veh

Learned Control Teleport, went to the Vaults...

Spoiler: show
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It's Saint Roka!!! cTele'd right out of there.

Sunday, 9th August 2015, 16:37

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP → YAVP: OpWz^Veh

Replies: 10

Views: 1204

CIP → YAVP: OpWz^Veh

I'm back! (I think my last post on this forum before today was in 2013?) So, here's the story: Ever since I watched this epic run , I wanted to have an Octopode spellcaster victory with 15 runes (or, well, more than 3 runes anyway :D or just... try extended!) And looks like I actually have a chance ...

Sunday, 9th August 2015, 15:39

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Making an IPad App?

Replies: 21

Views: 1779

Re: Making an IPad App?

Brogue, which wasn't initially designed for touch, was ported to the iPad and it's very playable there.

Sunday, 9th August 2015, 15:05

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2847

Views: 438909

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

Wow, it's like a -Cast party! Mine is even better:

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  Code:
the ring of Qevofau {-Cast rElec rPois Int+4 Dex+5}


That would be so useful without the -Cast.
Playing an Octopode, was excited for my first artifact ring...

Monday, 23rd September 2013, 10:06

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: I think we learned an important lesson today.

Replies: 2859

Views: 437330

Re: I think we learned an important lesson today.

Do NOT wear fire dragon armor without an rC item! And if you do, don't hit an ettin simulacrum after it just lowered your HP to about 20%.

Wednesday, 24th July 2013, 19:55

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Add CSV file to crawl

Replies: 11

Views: 2145

Re: Add CSV file to crawl

Would be nice if Crawl exported JSON or YAML.

But for now, I wrote a parser in Clojure… Check out clj-dcss :-)

Monday, 24th June 2013, 10:46

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: I think we learned an important lesson today.

Replies: 2859

Views: 437330

Re: I think we learned an important lesson today.

Lava Orc Abyssal Knight + Corruption + moving into a neutral monster = all monsters around you attacking you because of your heat.

Sunday, 23rd June 2013, 18:01

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: I think we learned an important lesson today.

Replies: 2859

Views: 437330

Re: I think we learned an important lesson today.

The Lernaean Hydra actually does exist. (Seriously in over nine hundred games I had never seen it before (I've had that Swamp ending, but never actually ran into it for some reason). Just now it came out and bit a large number of chunks out of me, causing me to burn the only scroll of blinking I've...

Sunday, 23rd June 2013, 17:56

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Why are shields so useless?

Replies: 20

Views: 2307

Re: Why are shields so useless?

I think casters of large species really benefit from shields… On my first victory (NaAE), I used Donald's shield of reflection and it was great.

Wednesday, 19th June 2013, 18:28

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: How did you learn coding?

Replies: 27

Views: 1719

Re: How did you learn coding?

When I was really really really young, I somehow learned to write .bat scripts on Windows 98. When I was really really young, I played around with HTML and copy-pasted JavaScript code from the internet. When I was really young, and mobile phones ran Java applications, I found a thing called MIDletPa...

Monday, 3rd June 2013, 10:22

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Love at the time or TrTm

Replies: 5

Views: 845

Re: Love at the time or TrTm

Try a TrMo of Nemelex maybe?

Sunday, 2nd June 2013, 16:33

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP → YAFVP: NaAE of Cheibriados

Replies: 17

Views: 4891

Re: CIP: NaAE of Cheibriados

First victory! Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.13-a0-1363-g4786dc5 (webtiles) character file. 1463507 floatboth the Anemomancer (level 27, 268/292 HPs) Began as a Naga Air Elementalist on May 29, 2013. Was the Champion of Cheibriados. Escaped with the Orb ... and 3 runes on June 2, 2013! The game...

Sunday, 2nd June 2013, 15:14

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP → YAFVP: NaAE of Cheibriados

Replies: 17

Views: 4891

Re: CIP: NaAE of Cheibriados

So, it's Tornado instead of Fire Storm. Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.13-a0-1363-g4786dc5 (webtiles) character file. floatboth the Slayer (Naga Air Elementalist) Turns: 118860, Time: 14:29:32 HP 292/292 AC 39 Str 24 XL: 27 MP 52/52 EV 24 Int 49 God: Cheibriados [******] Gold 6164 SH 32 Dex 33 S...

Sunday, 2nd June 2013, 12:35

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP → YAFVP: NaAE of Cheibriados

Replies: 17

Views: 4891

Re: CIP: NaAE of Cheibriados

Cleared Elf:3, the whole dungeon, Zot:1. Still no Fire Storm :-( Any Zot advice? Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.13-a0-1363-g4786dc5 (webtiles) character file. floatboth the Slayer (Naga Air Elementalist) Turns: 107444, Time: 13:20:20 HP 291/291 (292) AC 38 Str 24 XL: 27 MP 52/52 EV 24 Int 49 God...

Sunday, 2nd June 2013, 10:06

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP → YAFVP: NaAE of Cheibriados

Replies: 17

Views: 4891

Re: CIP: NaAE of Cheibriados

rchandra wrote:with 27 dex, having only 6 dodging seems like a waste. If you're planning to stay with dragon armour, get some Armour too.


I'm planning to ditch the dragon armor as soon as I find and learn Fire Storm. Currently all my spells are castable.

Saturday, 1st June 2013, 20:46

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP → YAFVP: NaAE of Cheibriados

Replies: 17

Views: 4891

Re: CIP: NaAE of Cheibriados

Cleared the Vaults. Found a heal wounds wand there, visited the Trove. Still no Book of Annihilations :-( But looks like I'm powerful enough without Fire Storm :-) Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.13-a0-1363-g4786dc5 (webtiles) character file. floatboth the Slayer (Naga Air Elementalist) Turns: 88...

Friday, 31st May 2013, 11:54

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP → YAFVP: NaAE of Cheibriados

Replies: 17

Views: 4891

Re: CIP: NaAE of Cheibriados

Cleared the Swamp. TLH is officially the weakest unique, one bolt of fire and it's dead. Found a demon whip of draining, used all enchant weapon scrolls on it to have a decent melee weapon. Switched to the shield of reflection and swamp dragon armor to increase defense. Still carrying two rF+ items ...

Friday, 31st May 2013, 10:34

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP → YAFVP: NaAE of Cheibriados

Replies: 17

Views: 4891

Re: CIP: NaAE of Cheibriados

9 is still more than 3 :-) But I think I can do this.

Friday, 31st May 2013, 10:01

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP → YAFVP: NaAE of Cheibriados

Replies: 17

Views: 4891

Re: CIP: NaAE of Cheibriados

Explored first three Swamp levels, got Donald's +0 shield of reflection… Not really sure about it, my buckler is +2 and requires less Shields skill. But reflection sounds kinda cool.

Also finally found gloves! In Swamp:3 on XL 20.

Friday, 31st May 2013, 08:04

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP → YAFVP: NaAE of Cheibriados

Replies: 17

Views: 4891

Re: CIP: NaAE of Cheibriados

Sublimation of Blood – fast, reliable :-)

With constriction and high Fighting and Chei strength bonus, I did good melee kills already sometimes, like nagas in Snake Pit.

Thursday, 30th May 2013, 20:46

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP - SpEn, clear Lair:8 or... ?

Replies: 2

Views: 593

Re: CIP - SpEn, clear Lair:8 or... ?

Go to Orc, training only Evo. Future advice: start Evo ASAP. Like, the first wand you get.

Forget weapons, you don't need anything more than a dagger. Nemelex Xobeh says, "It's all in the cards!"

My SpEn^Nem got the first rune in the Vaults, by the way.

Thursday, 30th May 2013, 20:39

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP: GrEE Wucad Mu

Replies: 11

Views: 1226

Re: CiP: GrEE Wucad Mu

wow that amulet from Labyrinth

Thursday, 30th May 2013, 20:36

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP → YAFVP: NaAE of Cheibriados

Replies: 17

Views: 4891

CIP → YAFVP: NaAE of Cheibriados

Didn't really expect this slowpoke to go this far, but she got a rune already! The only problem is, can't find Fire Storm. Maybe it's in the trove? Being the slowest thing in the game (Naga, all-star piety Chei, ponderous hat) isn't that bad! Got a nice set of artefacts, resistances… Any advice? Dun...

Tuesday, 14th May 2013, 13:32

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP -> YASD: Green DrWz of Ashenzari

Replies: 9

Views: 1146

Re: CIP: Green DrWz of Ashenzari

Oh shit. I've had a macro for magic dart (spacebar - za.) – used like this: hit it once to wake up monsters. I pressed the spacebar once and my MacBook sent it repeatedly, killing my awesome character :-( FUCK YOU APPLE! Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.12.1-12-gdf020ee (webtiles) character file. ...

Tuesday, 14th May 2013, 13:22

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP -> YASD: Green DrWz of Ashenzari

Replies: 9

Views: 1146

Re: CIP: Green DrWz of Ashenzari

If you want to do V:5 now, better to go down the stairs, magic map and then cTele/cBlink to one of the corridors. Then you can lead the crowd away from the centre and firestorm them in some corner to minimise noise pollution (seriously, you do NOT want to hold a concert at the entrance). Breaching ...

Tuesday, 14th May 2013, 12:26

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP -> YASD: Green DrWz of Ashenzari

Replies: 9

Views: 1146

Re: CIP: Green DrWz of Ashenzari

Do you have access to Bolt of Fire? It has range 6 (Bolt of Magma has range 5) and will be hungerless with some minor training of Spellcasting. Do you have access to Phased Shift? You don't have ring of cTele but have pretty high AC/EV for a spellcaster so you might actually stairdance Vault5. I th...

Monday, 13th May 2013, 21:15

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP -> YASD: Green DrWz of Ashenzari

Replies: 9

Views: 1146

CIP -> YASD: Green DrWz of Ashenzari

After my SpEn fail , decided to play a less fragile character… I'm in Vaults:4 now… Not sure if Vaults:5 would be as easy as it was then, when Nemelex helped a lot. Now I'm a spellcaster of Ashenzari. And I can't get mana fast because this god doesn't help and I have no staff of channeling or crysta...

Wednesday, 1st May 2013, 16:49

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: SpEn of Nemelex

Replies: 10

Views: 1115

Re: YASD: SpEn of Nemelex

Also, speaking of "this card doesn't belong here" https://photos.app.net/4494682/1 — this

Wednesday, 1st May 2013, 10:37

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: SpEn of Nemelex

Replies: 10

Views: 1115

Re: YASD: SpEn of Nemelex

Destruction (and summoning) decks are not really worth marking, identifying or stacking. Or drawing 3 from. Almost every card in there is useful in all situations, so you should almost alays either Draw One or simply evoke them. The concern is more "you may draw a card from the off-decks"...

Monday, 29th April 2013, 20:27

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: SpEn of Nemelex

Replies: 10

Views: 1115

YASD: SpEn of Nemelex

Everything was going really well! Found a +5 ring of evasion and a ring of regeneration early. Got my first (ever! not just for this character!) rune - in the Vaults. Then Swamp and Snake runes. The Lernaean hydra was one-shotted while sleeping, exactly like most other uniques. I wanted some more XP...

Wednesday, 10th April 2013, 14:48

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD - SENe

Replies: 6

Views: 776

Re: YASD - SENe

Your build had no way to deal with it and shouldn't have dealt with it until much later. I didn't know! Wait. Actually, I've been able to deal with a lot of them. This was one of the last rats. Maybe even the last one. I just… forgot to heal, that's why I called it a YASD. Incidentally, you can't b...

Tuesday, 9th April 2013, 14:57

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD - SENe

Replies: 6

Views: 776

YASD - SENe

My first Sludge Elf, my first Necromancer, not counting the one that got killed on D:1 just before this one. Everything was good until… rats. I mean, I've been able to defeat Pikel, Duvessa and Dowan with just casting Pain and quaffing Heal Wounds. But not orange rats. Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup versi...
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