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Monday, 2nd July 2018, 18:42

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP - GnFi of Oka.... can I beat Roxanne with my fist

Replies: 2

Views: 312

Roxanne is hanging out 4 tiles from the entrance of the swamp. Should I attempt it or is there other options. Roxanne can't see invisible and you have a potion of invisibility in your backpack. So you can fight her if you want to. In earlier versions of DCSS you received some penalty when you went ...

Monday, 25th June 2018, 13:39

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

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

Replies: 699

Views: 78075

I don't like it when a ghost craP appears in shoals.
And after you have paralyzed it a thorn hunter appears.
And after you have started berserk vs thorn hunter the ghost craP comes back.

RIP DsTm

Saturday, 23rd June 2018, 13:08

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Dungeon Crawl music

Replies: 3

Views: 364

Enter dungeon:
Man with Harmonica (Ennio Morricone)

Saturday, 23rd June 2018, 12:50

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Advice for Amulets

Replies: 8

Views: 915

Faith, guardian spirit, and rage are just better than any of the other amulets by a huge margin. That's similar to hellmonk s advice in the learnDB : quick amulet guide: faith is really good, gourm is useless, [guardian spirit] is really good, inacc is worse than no amulet, rage is really good, reg...

Tuesday, 19th June 2018, 12:12

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Looking for advice on my current run (DsIE)

Replies: 35

Views: 1146

Three things from my personal experience concerning questions above: ⋅ I don't dare to do snake/spider without rPois (tough players do, I know) ⋅ I don't dare to do ice caves without rC+ ⋅ duvessa's spell guide and tier lists are really good for looking things up - no m...

Sunday, 17th June 2018, 20:03

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Looking for advice on my current run (DsIE)

Replies: 35

Views: 1146

Oh, and btw, what is the code to put my morgue file directly in my post? I always seem to forget that. Just use code tags like this: Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.21.1-1-g345015f (webtiles) character file. TheMadToker the Frost Mage (DsIE) Turns: 30073, Time: 08:09:41 Health: 17/144 AC: 26 Str...

Wednesday, 13th June 2018, 21:05

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Congratulations to Sapher for the new all-time Hiscore

Replies: 9

Views: 860

And let's celebrate 16.1 k turns with Offenbach's Can Can

Monday, 11th June 2018, 11:18

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Congratulations to Sapher for the new all-time Hiscore

Replies: 9

Views: 860

Incredible score. Congrats! I had a short look at the above mentioned morgue file and it's interesting that Borgnjor's Clutch was used even more often than Unarmed Melee. Some numbers from "Action total": Borgnjor's Vile Clutch - 1237 Melee: Unarmed - 952 (+ Bite: 251) Passage of Golubria ...

Wednesday, 6th June 2018, 03:02

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: cat poll

Replies: 14

Views: 1046

What do you mean with "Let Felid wear boots"? Something like this?

Monday, 28th May 2018, 19:13

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Bad limericks

Replies: 17

Views: 1064

A limerick with caster and faster - that reminds me of something...

One player just couldn't believe how 4thArra played so fast - and this limerick was my answer. :-)

Thursday, 24th May 2018, 19:37

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Why everything wants you dead?

Replies: 20

Views: 1312

Zap-zapper wrote:Why everything wants you dead?

Because they get XP for killing your char.

Tuesday, 20th March 2018, 17:48

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Why Start With These Backgrounds?

Replies: 31

Views: 1285

The book of minor magic contains a lot of beautiful spells Agreed. (And the book even had rMsl in earlier versions.) However, it lacks punching power. Agreed. It feels like a splendid book to find on D:1-11, if you already have another one, or if you are a fighter interested in hybridizing. Agreed....

Sunday, 18th March 2018, 16:44

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Bad limericks

Replies: 17

Views: 1064

Some more limericks are here: Divine Limericks.

Friday, 9th March 2018, 08:47

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I love it when...

Replies: 1433

Views: 129672

Killing or even stabbing things in dragon form is still fun. I already made a post in this topic about an OpFi in dragon form , stabbing with '!!!!!' (72-143 damage). In a recent game, a green DrWn of Ely with already 25 UC in dragon form, I even got '!!!!!!' (144 - 287 damage): 58596 | Zot:1 | //Th...

Thursday, 15th February 2018, 20:53

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Streak of 15-rune games

Replies: 14

Views: 1029

Re: Streak of 15-rune games

Memorable moments: [...] Some game in #17-#19: Orbrun without the Orb. Chat noticed it first that I was standing on the Exit without the Orb. It was the BaFi ^ Oka game in which this happened. Here's some of the code: 109363 | Zot:5 | Gained mutation: You have sharp toenails. [potion of mutation] [...

Wednesday, 24th January 2018, 17:00

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: PROOF of a Fedhas-Kikubaaqudgha CONSPIRACY

Replies: 4

Views: 573

Related post: An apple named KIKU

Monday, 22nd January 2018, 15:44

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: My favorite silly crawl thing

Replies: 16

Views: 1044

Siegurt wrote:[...] wait until an orb spider sends an orb at you, then use lesser beckoning to pull him in front of his own orb so he blows himself up [...]

Xom howls with laughter!

Sunday, 31st December 2017, 12:20

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAD - 200 damage - OUCH! That really hurt!

Replies: 10

Views: 772

Some details of the above mentioned morgue file: 17029 | Pan | Noticed Mnoleg 17052 | Pan | Killed Mnoleg 17488 | Pan | Noticed Cerebov 17703 | Pan | Killed Cerebov 17817 | Pan | Noticed Wus Dat the pandemonium lord 17818 | Pan | Killed from afar by Wus Dat the pandemonium lord Yet another unfair de...

Saturday, 30th December 2017, 19:16

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAD - 200 damage - OUCH! That really hurt!

Replies: 10

Views: 772

YAD - 200 damage - OUCH! That really hurt!

In CXC chat Charly told us that one of his recent chars got instant 200 damage by shatter. Well, that's especially painful when the actual HP were below 200. 711775 Charly the Portalist (level 25, -41/267 HPs) Began as a Centaur Transmuter on Oct 19, 2017. Was a High Priest of Cheibriados. Killed by...

Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 09:12

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I love it when...

Replies: 1433

Views: 129672

Re: I love it when...

Probably the first time I play with the Warlocks's Mirror which was introduced in 0.18.


18920 | Slime:3 | //The shining eye gazes at you. Your +3 warlock's mirror {reflect, !d} reflects the Malmutate! The shining eye twists and deforms.

Sunday, 16th July 2017, 08:58

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I love it when...

Replies: 1433

Views: 129672

Lesson: How to kill things in the dungeon. Today: sky beasts Turgon the Cleaver (Octopode Ice Elementalist) Turns: 3818, Time: 00:56:59 Health: 33/51 AC: 6 Str: 8 XL: 9 Next: 20% Magic: 0/12 EV: 14 Int: 18 God: Ashenzari [*.....] Gold: 153 SH: 0 Dex: 16 Spells: 4/12 levels left [...] I - Summon Ice...

Monday, 10th July 2017, 12:13

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: World record by Charly: melee rules again

Replies: 15

Views: 1241

It's unlikely to get a score like this in newer versions, right. We had a recent discussion if 0.16 or 0.17 was better for speedruns (as control teleport was available in 0.16) but probably 0.17 is the best version. A ring of teleportation saves a lot of turns if you can activate it. This was possib...

Monday, 10th July 2017, 11:25

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: World record by Charly: melee rules again

Replies: 15

Views: 1241

Congrats!

I saw the beginning but didn't know it would be a game like that...

One thing that really surprised me is

  Code:
 10975 | Lair:8   | Killed a death yak
 11097 | D:10     | Learned a level 6 spell: Deflect Missiles

122 turns from L:8 back to dungeon!

Saturday, 8th July 2017, 07:37

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Comboscores: Xom conduct for chaos knights

Replies: 0

Views: 271

Comboscores: Xom conduct for chaos knights

Starting a chaos knight and worshipping the unpredictable Xom is a special challenge. Recently I saw several CK games on CXC server, Yermak being one of the players. Usually the players keep Xom - I think just because that's the main idea of a chaos knight. One challenge is to get a chaos knight com...

Friday, 7th July 2017, 18:39

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Idea: potion grenades

Replies: 3

Views: 410

http://crawl.chaosforge.org/index.php?title=Evaporate I'd like to add that evaporate (combined with fulsome distillation which created potions) was removed in 0.12 probably because ⋅ the created potions were too strong (well, this could be fixed) ⋅ the player had to carry around...

Monday, 3rd July 2017, 17:43

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: What is required for a 19k turn, 15-rune game?

Replies: 11

Views: 1101

DD is most definitely faster than both, but finding an early makhleb altar is such a pain. Most of the time I've discovered lair before makhleb. [...] I suspect I'll have to switch to DD if I want that 19k turncount. In my opinion you want to take too many steps at once. Your fastest (online) 15-ru...

Monday, 3rd July 2017, 10:29

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: Titanic slime & Oka gifts

Replies: 17

Views: 1306

Ok, it's "titanic". But 87 damage!! Each slime adds 22 to max damage. Titanic has 5 slimes merged, so the max is 110. Don't worry, d3k0, some months ago a very experienced player lost a char in the slime pits in a single turn to a titanic creature. He was surprised as well as he didn't kn...

Monday, 3rd July 2017, 08:38

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: tiny level

Replies: 7

Views: 664

duvessa wrote:On most levels, the game tries to generate 3d10 monsters.
[...]
Otherwise [the game] generates 3+3d11 items.

I've played this game for so many years and there's still a lot I can learn about it. I didn't know how monster/item generation worked. Thanks!

Thursday, 29th June 2017, 18:41

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: octopode recommendation and question

Replies: 16

Views: 979

First of all: a) octopodes are an interesting species b) running around with 1 AC hurts, octopodes have a low winrate There have been some discussions in this forum, e.g. ⋅  Berder's melee octopode formula (Jan 2015) ⋅  How to win a melee octopode on a streak? (Feb 2016) Although...

Tuesday, 27th June 2017, 04:35

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: duvessa's unironic tier lists

Replies: 128

Views: 20882

I seriously wonder why I hear so little about how astonishingly bad nagas are. I'll give you one reason. !gamesby Turgon Na Turgon (Na) has played 5 games, between 2012-03-14 [...] and 2014-01-06 [..], won 0, high score 24212 [...] Although I always thought they were an interesting species (rPois, ...

Sunday, 25th June 2017, 08:23

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: What is required for a 19k turn, 15-rune game?

Replies: 11

Views: 1101

is early altar + good weapon good enough [...] ?" Charly once said that these two things are very important. Indeed, they are basic necessities. or do you need the RNG to be favouring you every step of the way to even approach 19k? Here again a well-known quotation: "you need luck in ever...

Tuesday, 20th June 2017, 11:34

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: 0.20 is so hard that crawl is no fun any longer

Replies: 152

Views: 17565

That's from CXC chat today with some interesting thoughts about 0.20: ******* Turgon: Nevertheless 0.20 is a step to make extended harder Turgon: Consider your berserkitis which caused you some trouble 4thArraOfDagon: yea 4thArraOfDagon: the truth is 4thArraOfDagon: nothing is unapproachable 4thArra...

Monday, 19th June 2017, 12:10

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: My 9yo Son Want To Play! How To Not Screw This Up?

Replies: 42

Views: 3077

Dad, here's a weird looking man!
Is a scythe dangerous?

Dad, what does confused mean?

Sunday, 18th June 2017, 11:48

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAD - this hunting sling was too strong

Replies: 10

Views: 1102

I guess it's a cursed sling, so he couldn't take it off and put on a regular weapon even if he had one. Well, this was the point of the topic. Joseph is dangerous when he shoots with his sling. But for hand-to-hand combat he will usually switch to his weapon - but he couldn't do it this time! Slain...

Saturday, 17th June 2017, 15:11

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: 0.20 is so hard that crawl is no fun any longer

Replies: 152

Views: 17565

I started this topic two weeks ago, and I'm *very* surprised that there were so many answers. It was interesting to read gammafunks post when he reported tournament results : Statistics and Final Thoughts [...] One statistic was significantly higher this tournament than we expected: the win rate. Wi...

Friday, 16th June 2017, 16:21

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Time for the biennial tasonir edits the wiki thread

Replies: 101

Views: 10549

I didn't find the new player species gnoll (formerly known as bultungin) in the wiki. ******* Edit: Oh, I just saw this species in trunk but they have been disabled for 0.20. Gnolls, the new species that senses items and have a short attention span, have been disabled for the next release. This was ...

Wednesday, 14th June 2017, 16:28

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Give unarmed fighters gloves with offensive brands/egos.

Replies: 7

Views: 907

My whole point for this small topic is nothing much, but unarmed should be able to take advantage of offensive egos if need be [...] Well, there are kind of brands for unarmed fighters when you learn transmutations: ⋅ venom (spider form) ⋅ freezing (ice form) ⋅ claws +...

Wednesday, 14th June 2017, 10:22

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP->YASD: BaFi of Cheibriados

Replies: 10

Views: 866

Majang wrote:You don't belong here without any rC.

I agree as well. I always considered rC+ to be mandatory in the ice caves.

Tuesday, 13th June 2017, 03:49

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAD - this hunting sling was too strong

Replies: 10

Views: 1102

tasonir wrote:Not to mention he was in tree form, with bonus AC and health [...]

Right. When I suddenly saw joseph I quaffed unid' potions, hoping to get heal wounds, and one of the potions was lignification. And then joseph came and started hitting me with his sling. Strange game ending!

Monday, 12th June 2017, 10:15

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: 0.20 is so hard that crawl is no fun any longer

Replies: 152

Views: 17565

Although I started playing 0.19 again after the tourney was over I have to admit that it was interesting to have a new challenge in tomb.

Thursday, 8th June 2017, 17:29

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAD - this hunting sling was too strong

Replies: 10

Views: 1102

YAD - this hunting sling was too strong

Joseph killed my octopode with a hunting sling. 599 Turgon the Sneak (level 7, -5/46 HPs) Began as an Octopode Wanderer on June 8, 2017. Was an Initiate of Ashenzari. Slain by Joseph ... wielding a cursed -1 hunting sling (8 damage) ... on level 7 of the Dungeon. The game lasted 00:26:27 (2158 turns...

Thursday, 8th June 2017, 09:57

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I love it when...

Replies: 1433

Views: 129672

Doesnt wrote:
  Code:
 t - Shout!
 [...]
_Attack! Psyche hits herself but does no damage.

That's fun as well. How did she do this?

Wednesday, 7th June 2017, 18:33

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: New Fork Idea: BatCrawl

Replies: 2

Views: 490

Queen Cassie wrote:Replace everything with bats.

I'd bat that this is a bat idea. You'd batter go to your bat and sleep.

Tuesday, 6th June 2017, 06:24

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: 0.20 is so hard that crawl is no fun any longer

Replies: 152

Views: 17565

My recent char saw a hippogriff on D:3 ?!? I don't remember anything similar in any of my games, and I started webtiles with version 0.9. Removing the yellow wands has also meant that when you're silenced, you're more often just stuck. I agree. No wand of telep when you are silenced is a problem. Ta...

Monday, 5th June 2017, 03:53

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: 0.20 is so hard that crawl is no fun any longer

Replies: 152

Views: 17565

That's a lot of feedback, thanks to all of you for your answers! There are three categories of criticism I made above: ⋅ Facts that made the game harder for a weak species: removal of rMsl spell ( ouch! ), removal of dig ability of wand disint, removal of yellow wands, orb status in zot. &...

Sunday, 4th June 2017, 18:51

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: 0.20 is so hard that crawl is no fun any longer

Replies: 152

Views: 17565

Alright, let's talk about the 0.20 problems from a point of an octopode player who wants to get 15 runes. Some things have been mentioned above: ⋅ Removal of wands of ⋅ hasting (most important) ⋅ teleportation ⋅ healing (imo not that important - you usually fi...

Sunday, 4th June 2017, 13:04

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: 0.20 is so hard that crawl is no fun any longer

Replies: 152

Views: 17565

Thanks for starting the 0.20 tourney...

... but I'm out.

I continue with 0.19.

Sunday, 4th June 2017, 12:44

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: 0.20 is so hard that crawl is no fun any longer

Replies: 152

Views: 17565

Magipi wrote:You forgot about shadow traps. They completely ruin 0.16

I agree that shadow traps were a serious mistake as well.

Sunday, 4th June 2017, 12:03

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: 0.20 is so hard that crawl is no fun any longer

Replies: 152

Views: 17565

I'm interested in your experience. You die... You die... You die... Could you elaborate a bit about what is more difficult? I.e. specific changes and consequences? There are many things which want me to play 0.19 again. (After my char was killed with an orc's wand of acid, I'm actually not in the m...

Sunday, 4th June 2017, 10:34

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: 0.20 is so hard that crawl is no fun any longer

Replies: 152

Views: 17565

0.20 is so hard that crawl is no fun any longer

Topic says all, doesn't it?

And I have played this game for many years.

And well, this belongs to GDD but it would probably be moved here.
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