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Thursday, 3rd January 2019, 11:07

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: New WR for turn speedrunning!

Replies: 5

Views: 560

Congrats! The game lasted 06:52:38 (15429 turns). WATT!? Incredible... Tomb:3 was extremely lucky experience: I teleported from the start, landed in los of golden rune, read ?tele again, apported it, and landed in los of stairs. This - and some other situations in your game - reminds me (again) of a...

Tuesday, 1st January 2019, 17:20

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Hot DCSS Spell Poll Results

Replies: 30

Views: 2309

I don't know if some of the "worst" spells are really so bad

... because...

Spoiler: show
because I never used them. :-)

Monday, 31st December 2018, 17:07

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YARSD: DEFE Mk3 :)

Replies: 12

Views: 401

So that's the end of that one, and I can't for the life of me figure out what happened. [...] I was on the upstair with an "Almost dead" titan and a two headed ogre next to me. You don't have any idea? I have some. ⋅ Do you know that taking a stair takes more than one turn? lear...

Friday, 28th December 2018, 15:43

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Gotta love the Warlock's mirror

Replies: 1

Views: 197

That's like a centaur/stone giant killing himself by shooting/throwing a rock at you - only better.

Thursday, 27th December 2018, 19:35

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YARSD: DEFE Mk3 :)

Replies: 12

Views: 401

22143 | Orc:1 | HP: 4/82 [poisoned by an orange demon] 22148 | Orc:1 | HP: 2/82 [poisoned by an orange demon] 22153 | Orc:1 | HP: 2/82 [poisoned by an orange demon] 22160 | Orc:1 | HP: 1/82 [poisoned by an orange demon] 22168 | Orc:1 | HP: 1/82 [poisoned by an orange demon] This looks like a very c...

Wednesday, 26th December 2018, 14:47

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP: DEFE Mk2 15 Rune

Replies: 5

Views: 228

M - 5 potions of haste
Q - 15 potions of heal wounds

m - Death's Door Chrm/Necr ########.. 2% 8 None

Saturday, 22nd December 2018, 08:41

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: DEWz - Skilling is killing me!

Replies: 6

Views: 445

What skills should I choose next? - Level 24.5 Spellcasting - Level 19.0 Conjurations - Level 19.0 Fire Magic A while ago there were discussions in this forum if "spellcasting" (SPC) should be renamed as it misleads new players to overrate it. Note that spellpower is the most important th...

Thursday, 20th December 2018, 18:24

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Miasma swamp ending?

Replies: 10

Views: 531

This is in fact a nasty swamp ending. I'd delay it and do spider first.

Monday, 10th December 2018, 21:34

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Avoiding getting shafted

Replies: 7

Views: 588

delarado wrote:Is there any way to avoid this?

There is only one solution if you don't want to be shafted. But it's very easy:

don't play crawl!

Monday, 10th December 2018, 14:10

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: DEFE: I will win this time!

Replies: 88

Views: 2887

Things I learnt... [...] Lich form is great. I'm not going to stop using it permanently. The benefits in extended outweigh not being able to quaff. There is a quite experienced tavern member (starting with 'd'), usually calling necromutation the worst spell in the game. I wonder what he thinks when...

Friday, 30th November 2018, 09:37

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD! The Price of Greed and the Power of Vine Stalker Bites

Replies: 1

Views: 284

TheInsanity556 wrote: I honestly should have left the Zigg when [...]

If you look at Famous last words you'll find

  • "I'll just do one more zig floor" and
  • "I should have..."
right on the first page.

Don't be overconfident next time - and good luck.

Wednesday, 7th November 2018, 22:47

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Quickcrawl Showcase

Replies: 3

Views: 535

Vanguardan wrote:I cleared D:1 which was pretty tame. I then went down the stairs to D:2 and immediately took 120 damage from that ring-of-humans V:5-esque vault. 10/10 would play again. :lol:

But you have to admit that the name Quickcrawl is totally right...

Wednesday, 7th November 2018, 14:46

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Remove Translocations

Replies: 58

Views: 2787

translocations need damage I'm not sure if we need damage for tLoc - but do you know that we already had a lev-9 tLoc spell which did a lot of damage? It was kind of a (small) black hole you could create. But for some reason, singularity , added in 0.16, was already removed in 0.17. Slightly off to...

Wednesday, 7th November 2018, 12:54

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: New Crawl players will never get to experience...

Replies: 57

Views: 4967

New Crawl players will never get to experience...

... how easy it was in earlier versions to fight an illusion of my char, a clone woven by mara. The illusion clumsily hit me with a bread ration!

Thursday, 18th October 2018, 19:44

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: New message on death

Replies: 2

Views: 484

New message on death

Today I experienced a new message when my char died:

  Code:
You die...

No, this one is not the new message...

But afterwards, a window on CXC popped up:

  Code:
Unfortunately, your game ended unexpectedly.

Friday, 28th September 2018, 09:20

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: New Crawl players will never get to experience...

Replies: 57

Views: 4967

The last level of the vaults had one silver rune in each of the four parts, this was a bug in a trunk version. I don't know the version number - I think it was two or three years ago.

Friday, 28th September 2018, 07:17

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: New Crawl players will never get to experience...

Replies: 57

Views: 4967

Finding four silver runes in Vaults:5.

Friday, 28th September 2018, 06:42

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Ziggs, Pandemonium, and Farming

Replies: 15

Views: 973

But I do think making Abyss the sole option for farming is a bad idea. Well, there's another idea if you mean "more XP" with farming. You can do Zot 1-4 after you have collected three runes. This should be doable for most chars, especially if you have sources of invisibility (draconians c...

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: 385

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: 702

Views: 95479

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: 454

Enter dungeon:
Man with Harmonica (Ennio Morricone)

Saturday, 23rd June 2018, 12:50

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Advice for Amulets

Replies: 8

Views: 1103

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: 1413

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: 1413

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: 1008

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: 1008

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: 1251

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: 1280

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: 1660

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: 1548

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: 1280

Some more limericks are here: Divine Limericks.

Friday, 9th March 2018, 08:47

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I love it when...

Replies: 1448

Views: 167591

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: 1162

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: 663

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: 1253

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: 936

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: 936

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: 1448

Views: 167591

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: 1448

Views: 167591

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: 1386

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: 1386

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: 315

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: 453

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: 1260

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: 1506

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: 755

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: 1063

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: 26359

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: 1260

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: 22675

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...
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