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Saturday, 10th March 2018, 01:21

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Zealot's Sword or Wyrmbane?

Replies: 31

Views: 2759

Re: Zealot's Sword or Wyrmbane?

Whatever. 18 or 22. I'd take WB every time in a 3 rune game.

Let's discuss: vamp is for suckers :D

Monday, 26th February 2018, 14:21

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Zealot's Sword or Wyrmbane?

Replies: 31

Views: 2759

Re: Zealot's Sword or Wyrmbane?

Wyrmbane no question. 12 polearm for min delay of what, 5? Can enchant up to +20 or 22. One handed weapon. What could possibly be better?

Friday, 22nd December 2017, 04:07

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Corpse Rot: Knowing where corpses are

Replies: 14

Views: 1678

Re: Corpse Rot: Knowing where corpses are

Corpse Rot is most likely the most powerful spell early Necromancer can get. You do get the warning if you're casting Corpse Rot under some other corpse not to get engulfed by miasma. If a game-breaking spell does not make you happy when playing a necromancer, I'd suggest play something else. Corps...

Friday, 22nd December 2017, 04:04

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: When to commit to weapon?

Replies: 3

Views: 805

Re: When to commit to weapon?

No need to invest too heavily in weapon until late game (if ever). I'd def use the vamp trident over chaos brand anything. Also, there is no need to get it to min delay on your weapon as a mummy caster. Every millimeter of skill gain is pure pain.

Friday, 22nd December 2017, 03:58

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Any way of playing Mummy Transmuter?

Replies: 13

Views: 1696

Re: Any way of playing Mummy Transmuter?

MummyMadness wrote:Hi, im trying to win all mummies for greatrace. Transmuter doesnt seem to be selectable in the current version so is there any way to play it or is it time to start enjoying another race?


Nope. Try Sludge Elf Transmuter.

Saturday, 8th July 2017, 02:29

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Cheibriados

Replies: 46

Views: 6871

Re: Cheibriados

any

Wednesday, 26th April 2017, 23:12

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: New monk is really hilariously bad

Replies: 31

Views: 5180

Re: New monk is really hilariously bad

What's wrong with oldmonk? I like oldmonk :( Easily my favorite class.

Monday, 28th March 2016, 12:30

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Best axe?

Replies: 24

Views: 3573

Re: Best axe?

Moot. You can with with any of those axes.

Thursday, 3rd March 2016, 01:40

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Worth leaving Chei?- +10 GDA

Replies: 22

Views: 1428

Re: Worth leaving Chei?- +10 GDA

tabstorm wrote:Why would this make you leave chei? Dosen't make sense. GDA is one of the best armors you can wear with chei.


GDA with -tele + Chei, however, is pretty awful. I'd take a mail of fire or magic resistance over this armour, or any dragon armour.

Thursday, 3rd March 2016, 01:23

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: Comborobin

Replies: 597

Views: 79050

Re: Comborobin

Well done everyone! This was a great challenge, Xen, thank you. Using Xen's convention, * means solo win. I had many good tag-team wins with edgefigaro, who often let me start and then did most of the work getting the win. I entered my name only if I got a new combo to lair, got a rune, or got a win...

Wednesday, 2nd March 2016, 12:27

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Worth leaving Chei?- +10 GDA

Replies: 22

Views: 1428

Re: Worth leaving Chei?- +10 GDA

Keep Chei, drop that armour. You can win in any armour and -tele will hurt more than gda will help. That is, if your aim is to win.

Tuesday, 16th February 2016, 23:32

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Demigods are 5th strongest species

Replies: 21

Views: 1661

Re: Demigods are 5th strongest species

Good stats mean quite a bit of flexibility such as heavier armour casting earlier

Saturday, 6th February 2016, 23:39

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Ranged -vs- melee (was: Remove steel ammunition)

Replies: 24

Views: 1759

Re: Ranged -vs- melee (was: Remove steel ammunition)

Melee is best because you don't have to pick up ammo or devote extra inv to it, and don't have to worry about running out of magic during a fight.

Monday, 28th December 2015, 14:43

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: What Weapon should I use?

Replies: 7

Views: 802

Re: What Weapon should I use?

Elec dagger ftw

Tuesday, 22nd December 2015, 15:03

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: whats worse: PSAs or new race idea threads

Replies: 16

Views: 1718

Re: whats worse: PSAs or new race idea threads

duvessa wrote:it statnds for "Piss Shit Asshole"


No contest then, def new race threads.

Monday, 21st December 2015, 23:13

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: whats worse: PSAs or new race idea threads

Replies: 16

Views: 1718

Re: whats worse: PSAs or new race idea threads

What if I don't know what PSA means?

Friday, 18th December 2015, 02:14

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: remove carthage

Replies: 3

Views: 736

Re: remove carthage

Flawless

Wednesday, 16th December 2015, 12:48

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: PSA: Orc shortened

Replies: 46

Views: 4539

Re:

I've always agreed that Pan, Hell, and the Abyss are too long Yesterday we saw speedrun expert 4thArra on CXC playing a DEFE of Veh . His milestones in Dis were remarkable: 20691 | Dis:1 | Entered Level 1 of the Iron City of Dis [...] 20842 | Dis:7 | Entered Level 7 of the Iron City of Dis [...] 20...

Wednesday, 16th December 2015, 12:46

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Death Cobs in .17

Replies: 67

Views: 8137

Re: Death Cobs in .17

I find that nets are the best way to deal with cobs.

Monday, 14th December 2015, 03:51

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Demon hounds are annoying

Replies: 22

Views: 2035

Re: Demon hounds are annoying

nago wrote:Lol what
wtf is this a thing again in crawl


It's déjà vu, all over again.

Saturday, 12th December 2015, 14:40

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Rant: Dynast's Current DCSS Analysis

Replies: 42

Views: 6283

Re: Rant: Dynast's Current DCSS Analysis

dynast wrote:This is where the game boils down to me, and start making me just want to end the run to start the next one, to then die as quickly as possible on the first floor.


I believe that this aspect of the gameplay is what inspired Crate crawl.

Tuesday, 8th December 2015, 22:09

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Please Block Wretched Stars from Giving Slow Healing III

Replies: 5

Views: 475

Re: Please Block Wretched Stars from Giving Slow Healing III

Interesting. One of my most memorably crawl moments was when I got myself into a really tight spot in Abyss with SH3. <10health. Can't recall the specifics, but spectators pitched in on tactics and I was able to get out alive. I think it was fun for all involved.

Saturday, 5th December 2015, 18:21

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Incoming Amulet Reform Discussion

Replies: 193

Views: 20317

Re: Incoming Amulet Reform Discussion

MrPlanck: Yes, including that. I've watched a player who contracted berserkitis, and did Zot:5 on a fighter build. It was a very interesting experience, and I'd like to keep that. I see. You know the best way to deal with OOF then will be to minimize turns in line of sight. Which essentially means ...

Saturday, 5th December 2015, 13:38

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Incoming Amulet Reform Discussion

Replies: 193

Views: 20317

Re: Incoming Amulet Reform Discussion

I just hope that permanent, bad mutations stay. I think they add a lot to the game. Such as, getting berserkitis while fighting an orb of fire and going berserk soon afterward. With the awful to-hit mechanics in place (maybe you will miss or do no damage 10-12 attempts in a row), and an inability t...

Thursday, 26th November 2015, 20:15

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: CSDC: Week 6, Season 4 VpAE

Replies: 11

Views: 1979

Re: CSDC: Week 6, Season 4 VpAE

byrel wrote:That might be why I picked Snake... :twisted:


Right, but getting spider instead of snake is certainly an advantage. No matter, I'm just grumbling because I rolled snake instead of spider. :D

Wednesday, 25th November 2015, 23:31

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: CSDC: Week 6, Season 4 VpAE

Replies: 11

Views: 1979

Re: CSDC: Week 6, Season 4 VpAE

My only beef with this one is that snake is a lot harder than spider, esp. for a hex build. Getting snake is a kick in the ol' ass.

edit: and dead in snake pit. No surprise. Snake pit can go to hell.

Wednesday, 25th November 2015, 17:46

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: Comborobin

Replies: 597

Views: 79050

Re: Comborobin

The comborobin griefer asshole quit two high level characters on CSZO today. I'm sure they realize that they just nullified a combined effort of approximately 12 hours by various people. This is extremely problematic. Although this is a robin account, I'm very seriously considering changing the pas...

Tuesday, 3rd November 2015, 13:23

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Train your killdude? Are you sure?

Replies: 6

Views: 856

Re: Train your killdude? Are you sure?

In early game I almost alway focus weapon but keep defenses on. Works pretty well for me.

Tuesday, 3rd November 2015, 13:16

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: 0.17 Tournament

Replies: 6

Views: 1224

Re: 0.17 Tournament

Ouch, that's some serious trolling right out of the gate!

Tuesday, 3rd November 2015, 01:53

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: In case you still think Fulm Prism sucks...

Replies: 48

Views: 13087

Re: In case you still think Fulm Prism sucks...

I believe monsters started walking around, rather than attacking, avoidable prisms once they were marked as no-XP ( 0.17-a0-1237-g21d49c6 ). Now they count "firewood", so monsters react to them same as plants, only attacking if there is nowhere else to move (in a hallway, for example). Th...

Monday, 2nd November 2015, 02:06

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: CSDC: Week 5, Season 4 SpSk

Replies: 21

Views: 2050

Re: CSDC: Week 5, Season 4 SpSk

Killed Jessica on D2. Autopilot!

Sunday, 1st November 2015, 23:42

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: In case you still think Fulm Prism sucks...

Replies: 48

Views: 13087

Re: In case you still think Fulm Prism sucks...

Good post. My main issues with it are that it is often difficult to affect multiple targets reliably, and there is a chance you could get hit (eg you can't move where you thought you could). And most importantly it is battle magic, which is far more tedious than melee and not necessary for a solid ...

Saturday, 31st October 2015, 13:36

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: In case you still think Fulm Prism sucks...

Replies: 48

Views: 13087

Re: In case you still think Fulm Prism sucks...

Good post. My main issues with it are that it is often difficult to affect multiple targets reliably, and there is a chance you could get hit (eg you can't move where you thought you could). And most importantly it is battle magic, which is far more tedious than melee and not necessary for a solid 1...

Saturday, 24th October 2015, 13:26

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Proposal: Replace Fire Storm with Sunfire

Replies: 9

Views: 1145

Re: Proposal: Replace Ice Storm with Sunfire

You mean replace Fire Storm with...correct?

Saturday, 24th October 2015, 11:59

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: CSDC: Week 3, Season 4 VSFi

Replies: 34

Views: 3824

Re: CSDC: Week 3, Season 4 VSFi

I went Chei and had a strong build, solid resists..etc. An easy 15 rune build. However, I forgot about all the bonuses and cleared a bunch of useless areas on autopilot. By the time I put my head back on, I was at 45k turns and at lvl 22?. I could have dove into Z5 much earlier. What to do? I couldn...

Friday, 23rd October 2015, 11:06

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: Comborobin

Replies: 597

Views: 79050

Re: Comborobin

I'd never have expected so much damage from prism. 88?! My experience is more in the 8-15 range.

Thursday, 22nd October 2015, 11:46

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Banishment and the Abyss

Replies: 43

Views: 2361

Re: Banishment and the Abyss

1 - You're not supposed to be fighting in the abyss, especially at low level, so that doesn't really do anything except make players think fighting in the abyss is a good idea. 2 - You can dramatically increase the chances of finding an exit by not fighting, and instead exploring and revealing unse...

Thursday, 15th October 2015, 16:03

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: CSDC: Week 2, Season 4 KoTm

Replies: 48

Views: 6143

Re: CSDC: Week 2, Season 4 KoTm

Hah typical sudden death death for me. I go in thinking "play safe play smart play safe play smart" and what do I do? Take the first chance I get to sneak up on an ant. Because, think of the glory! Of course the ant woke up and mangled me. I had just gotten to level 5. Good combo. Wish I h...

Thursday, 15th October 2015, 00:34

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Monks/unarmed combat

Replies: 53

Views: 8251

Re: How to fix monk background

Monks with UC are pretty awesome. Not sure why people keep wanting to change them. Simplicity is a plus. At this point I can hardly tolerate the tedium required by offensive spellcasting, and enjoy a good solid UC monk game to relax. The ** piety boost is usually very strong, esp. with Chei or Oka. ...

Saturday, 10th October 2015, 11:26

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Is it a good idea to build a char around "Devastator" ?

Replies: 6

Views: 937

Re: Is it a good idea to build a char around "Devastator" ?

With the information provided, I'd say yes, or no.

Sunday, 4th October 2015, 01:06

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: Crawl "Sudden Death" tournament Season 4, redneck edition

Replies: 98

Views: 17362

Re: Crawl "Sudden Death" tournament Season 4, redneck editio

Thanks for organizing, Byrel. Sign me up please.

Monday, 21st September 2015, 15:27

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Sprint: Violet keep and kraken

Replies: 2

Views: 378

Re: Sprint: Violet keep and kraken

Can anyone tell me, what is the rationale for putting a kraken between the entry point and the altars on the Violet keep sprint? It was a bug: when baby alligators were removed , the MONS: list and the map were adjusted, but not the SHUFFLE, so the kraken took the place of the baby alligator in the...

Sunday, 20th September 2015, 15:58

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Sprint: Violet keep and kraken

Replies: 2

Views: 378

Sprint: Violet keep and kraken

Can anyone tell me, what is the rationale for putting a kraken between the entry point and the altars on the Violet keep sprint? Used to be croc/alligator, which was appropriately challenging, with the kraken guarding the big loot room past the altars. Kraken seems too hard here, unless I am missing...

Thursday, 17th September 2015, 21:24

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Rushing weapon skills

Replies: 23

Views: 2196

Re: Rushing weapon skills

fiftyfootphallus wrote:What do you think?


I almost always focus weapon but keep dodge and armour on.

Wednesday, 16th September 2015, 20:45

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: 12 Runes with Orb Challenge

Replies: 6

Views: 694

Re: 12 Runes with Orb Challenge

Bart wrote:http://crawl.xtahua.com/crawl/morgue/Yermak/morgue-Yermak-20150517-100908.txt


The one true king.

Friday, 11th September 2015, 03:10

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Ranged combat in one screenshot

Replies: 19

Views: 1462

Re: Ranged combat in one screenshot

I captured a screenshot that sums up my thoughts about ranged combat. -Multiple shots have caused no damage (this is normal for crawl, but ranged combat makes it so much more obvious than normal) -monster has closed to melee distance with 9/10ths of its starting health -High ammo mulch rate (I took...

Tuesday, 8th September 2015, 10:59

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: Comborobin

Replies: 597

Views: 79050

Re: Comborobin

I see somebody splatted a Messiah, too. The titles might not encourage the best play... I did that. It was my build and I just was too conservative in a tough fight. I didn't use healing when I should have, and I didn't summon my allies because I thought I could manage it. That combo should have wo...

Thursday, 3rd September 2015, 11:12

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: Comborobin

Replies: 597

Views: 79050

Re: Comborobin

Edit- removed due to unnecessary grouchiness. Not constructive.

Tuesday, 1st September 2015, 20:48

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: Comborobin

Replies: 597

Views: 79050

Re: Comborobin

Obviously on a robin account some people will play better than others. But I'm having a hard time imagining the thought process of the player who converted my DECj to Trog while in Lair, completely gimping it. http://dobrazupa.org/morgue/comborobin/morgue-comborobin-20150901-111338.txt I'm inclined...

Thursday, 27th August 2015, 17:32

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Hunger interface and starvation (Split from Death Cobs in CYC)

Replies: 20

Views: 1370

Re: Hunger interface and starvation (Split from Death Cobs i

I am okay overall with the change (though it seems childish to do it in retaliation to the "remove hunger" suggestion) Just as an aside, Lasty specifically said when he made the commit that he had been thinking about doing it long before I ever brought up removing hunger. He joked about i...
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