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Saturday, 7th August 2021, 11:25

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: Return Of The Tavern Snacks (0.26 flavour)

Replies: 113

Views: 10300

Re: Return Of The Tavern Snacks (0.26 flavour)

Congrats on the 14 rune anyway! Historically for me the only way to get 15 runes was Necromutation+FireStorm. I kinda want to replicate the octolich again but wow it seems really hard to survive at all as an octo now :/

Tuesday, 3rd August 2021, 19:31

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP: OpTm^Ash

Replies: 2

Views: 370

Re: CIP: OpTm^Ash

With new Ash, the bonuses to the same skill from multiple items stack, right? Heh, I didn't even realize how good that would be with octopodes.

Tuesday, 3rd August 2021, 19:28

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: Speedrunning: looking for new ideas and an invitation for ev

Replies: 6

Views: 4445

Re: Speedrunning: looking for new ideas and an invitation fo

There was a NetHack speedrun at the recent ESA marathon, can we hope for a DCSS marathon run in the future? :)

Tuesday, 3rd August 2021, 10:50

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: Return Of The Tavern Snacks (0.26 flavour)

Replies: 113

Views: 10300

Re: Return Of The Tavern Snacks (0.26 flavour)

LET'S GOOOOO

"YEAH! Who won the lottery? I DID!"

Tuesday, 3rd August 2021, 10:49

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: DsFi^Qazlal (4 runes) the RNG JACKPOT winner

Replies: 1

Views: 563

YAVP: DsFi^Qazlal (4 runes) the RNG JACKPOT winner

Have you ever been lucky? P - the +9 scales of the Dragon King (worn) {rPois rF+ rC+ Will+} (You took it off a yaktaur on level 12 of the Dungeon) Like really, really lucky? c - the +2 shield of Resistance (worn) {rF++ rC++ Will++} (You bought it in a shop on level 1 of the Dungeon) And even more lu...

Sunday, 1st August 2021, 19:45

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: Return Of The Tavern Snacks (0.26 flavour)

Replies: 113

Views: 10300

Re: Return Of The Tavern Snacks (0.26 flavour)

welp got shafted from Zot:1 to 2, instantly surrounded by lots of draconians, no blink scrolls left, no blink spell/items, decided to blast Starburst a couple times and got hit way too hard, fear scroll didn't save :(

Saturday, 31st July 2021, 11:00

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: Return Of The Tavern Snacks (0.26 flavour)

Replies: 113

Views: 10300

Re: Return Of The Tavern Snacks (0.26 flavour)

ooofff. Incredible item luck, very nice start, only to get abyssed by some distortion weapon in the beginning of orcish mines, even while wearing a +will armor.

Thursday, 29th July 2021, 11:36

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: Return Of The Tavern Snacks (0.26 flavour)

Replies: 113

Views: 10300

Re: Return Of The Tavern Snacks (0.26 flavour)

I'm down, let's go again

Monday, 11th January 2021, 19:20

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: Return Of The Tavern Snacks (0.26 flavour)

Replies: 113

Views: 10300

Re: Return Of The Tavern Snacks (0.26 flavour)

petercordia wrote:did you manage to get away?


As you can see on the scoreboard, no. (why would I say "I've had looooots of chances to escape" if I *did* escape :D)

Monday, 11th January 2021, 17:32

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: Return Of The Tavern Snacks (0.26 flavour)

Replies: 113

Views: 10300

Re: Return Of The Tavern Snacks (0.26 flavour)

THANKS XOM

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(to be fair I've had looooots of chances to escape and spent way too much time messing with this)

Saturday, 9th January 2021, 17:01

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: Return Of The Tavern Snacks (0.26 flavour)

Replies: 113

Views: 10300

Re: Return Of The Tavern Snacks (0.26 flavour)

Splatted two tengu ~1 hour in. Argh why are they so fragile? Like literally I'm training dodging non-stop and still, it feels like they can tank even less than deep elves.

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Congrats Strat!

Thursday, 7th January 2021, 22:10

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: Return Of The Tavern Snacks (0.26 flavour)

Replies: 113

Views: 10300

Re: Return Of The Tavern Snacks (0.26 flavour)

ooh let's go! In the past I've found a clan once on reddit (and IIRC i was even the one who suggested the name :D) but I don't use reddit anymore, nice to have a place to find a similar casual clan.

My server nick is same as here, I assume same holds for you?

Sunday, 29th November 2020, 12:25

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: VpEn^Ash Zapped by a spark wasp

Replies: 2

Views: 1088

Re: YASD: VpEn^Ash Zapped by a spark wasp

a - the cursed +12 Vampire's Tooth (weapon) {vamp} (You took it off a centaur on level 7 of the Dungeon) Hey, what a coincidence, I just won with a stabber and I've found it on level 11 of the Dungeon! Amazing artifact for stabbing, is it just 100% luck or does it generate earlier and more often no...

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: 1312

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: 1312

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: 1312

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: 1312

[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: 1488

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: 1488

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: 1488

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: 1488

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: 1488

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: 2502

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: 90604

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: 1054

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: 9402

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: 1066

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: 2126

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: 2126

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: 2126

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: 2126

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: 2126

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: 2126

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: 2880

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: 2857

Views: 601929

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: 590885

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: 2839

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: 590885

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: 590885

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: 3333

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: 3280

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: 1253

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: 6379

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: 6379

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: 6379

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: 6379

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: 6379

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: 6379

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: 6379

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: 6379

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.
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