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Thursday, 30th July 2020, 08:11

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Level with only 1 down stair?

Replies: 7

Views: 305

Re: Level with only 1 down stair?

Is this a map of D:4 or D:5? Not sure why you're trying to reach that area through the downstairs on the floor above. The inaccessible stairs shown on the map are downstairs, which means that you need to look at the map of the level just below this level (D:6?). There should be an upstairs which co...

Thursday, 30th July 2020, 03:54

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Level with only 1 down stair?

Replies: 7

Views: 305

Re: Level with only 1 down stair?

So, the 3 downstairs on D:4 lead to one of two separate areas in D:5, where there is only one downstairs, and one hatch. There are no hatches on d:4. The other two downstairs on D:5 are in a totally separate area, but there is seemingly no way to access that area without digging.... none of the stai...

Thursday, 30th July 2020, 01:24

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Level with only 1 down stair?

Replies: 7

Views: 305

Level with only 1 down stair?

Guys, is this right? This level has two separate parts. I've found all three upstairs; but there is only 1 down stair to the next level...And a hatch. What gives? There is an unexplored hatch in the level above, which I assume would take me to some other area on this level where the other two down s...

Thursday, 23rd July 2020, 00:01

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Has Hep changed?

Replies: 1

Views: 252

Has Hep changed?

Hey guys, I'm playing a game with Hep at the moment and when I tell me ancestor to attack something, it gives me the "okay then" message, which I"m sure is more of a "Cancellation" message than an "I've accepted your command" message: I press t a enter (Which shoul...

Wednesday, 22nd July 2020, 17:19

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: New changes to Transmuter spell book

Replies: 3

Views: 285

Re: New changes to Transmuter spell book

But I love sticks to snacks! :(

I love sticks to snakes too! :)

Wednesday, 8th July 2020, 13:40

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: How to get out of this one?

Replies: 5

Views: 348

Re: How to get out of this one?

Done. It worked. Thanks! Never really used fan of gales before. It worked nicely :)

Tuesday, 7th July 2020, 13:54

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: How to get out of this one?

Replies: 5

Views: 348

Re: How to get out of this one?

So fan of gales effects fog? I didn’t know this; reason I can’t blink out of fog is because of LOS. If fan blows fog too then that’s awesome


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Tuesday, 7th July 2020, 01:40

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: How to get out of this one?

Replies: 5

Views: 348

How to get out of this one?

What do you think is the best course of action Guys? Those damn Daeva's TSO keeps summoning for penance are strong as hell. He wasn't happy when I abandoned him for Makhleb! He keeps summoning like 6 at a time as well, with angels! How can I tell how much longer penance will last? Anyways, I don't h...

Tuesday, 7th July 2020, 00:20

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Figurine of Zig to escape a zig?

Replies: 2

Views: 348

Figurine of Zig to escape a zig?

Is it possible?

You get two after the first zig and tomb:3

Friday, 3rd July 2020, 16:58

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP:OpFi Oka

Replies: 81

Views: 7340

Re: CIP:OpFi Oka

So the zig is done. Nothing left to do now in this game, but this guy is so insanely strong and well balanced I kinda don't want to let him go. I almost find the ascension boring. What else could I do? Could I just repeat zigs with this guy? Any tips? What do you guys think? 61 Strength! So much pow...

Friday, 3rd July 2020, 00:36

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Can you one hit KO the Royal Jelly?

Replies: 25

Views: 2317

Re: Can you one hit KO the Royal Jelly?

I one-shotted him with Absolute Zero during the tourney. 102889 | Slime:5 | Noticed the Royal Jelly 102891 | Slime:5 | Killed the Royal Jelly (Don't know why it took 2 turns. Maybe I took an extra step or something.) That left my squishy caster with a bunch of jellies to deal with. I hadn't conside...

Friday, 26th June 2020, 23:00

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP:DEFE first Sif Character

Replies: 3

Views: 698

Re: CIP:DEFE first Sif Character

And I'm out! Pretty uneventful, except for Zot:5 having about 20 alarm traps in one lung, and the other inaccessible due to a dispersal trap. Lots of luring and cancellation potions later... The last 3 times I've been to zot, one lung has been blcoked by dispersal. Is this intentional / desired? kin...

Wednesday, 24th June 2020, 15:43

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: [CIP]: SpEn of Dithmenos

Replies: 9

Views: 507

Re: [CIP]: SpEn of Dithmenos

There are only potions of mutation now; Beneficial mutation does not exist. Each !mut has a chance to remove bad mutations, and give more mutations (Good and bad) Check it out on the wiki. You really want to avoid getting mutated now unless you have 3-4 potions of mutation to roll the dice with - an...

Tuesday, 23rd June 2020, 21:59

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP:DEFE first Sif Character

Replies: 3

Views: 698

Re: CIP:DEFE first Sif Character

SO I put this game for a long time, then picked it up again. I largely thought "Screw defenses" and went to get firestorm castable ASAP. Pretty sure I was using it in Vaults, which is earlier than I have ever used it before. Its pretty overkill but works ok. I bolt of fire most stuff. LCS ...

Thursday, 18th June 2020, 18:32

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Panlords Need Buffs

Replies: 7

Views: 895

Re: Panlords Need Buffs

Sounds complicated.

Your suggestions re: Pan Lords sound hellish, but I like them. The trample and blink stairs thing particularly I think could really spice up ascension.

I'm not too sure on the orb guardian ideas though I'm afraid!

Sunday, 7th June 2020, 15:02

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Abundance of robes!

Replies: 5

Views: 613

Re: Abundance of robes!

Yeah, I guess there are options. The point I was making is that I had nothing but vanilla robes up to XL18 which sucked!

Friday, 5th June 2020, 19:26

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Abundance of robes!

Replies: 5

Views: 613

Re: Abundance of robes!

I generally stick to robes, this is a deep elf blaster caster!

I'd normally expect to find a robe of archmagi in Orc, or at least some kind of artefact robe... but here, nothing!

Friday, 5th June 2020, 18:37

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Abundance of robes!

Replies: 5

Views: 613

Abundance of robes!

Don't you just love it when something like this happens...

I'm 2 runes in now. XL19. The Robe of resistance was shop bought. Positive energy just dropped in vaults.

Tuesday, 31st March 2020, 16:52

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: GrFi@Zot:5 Streak ended

Replies: 2

Views: 1155

YASD: GrFi@Zot:5 Streak ended

So, I've been playing quite a lot recently and figured along with my usual playstyle (Combo's I've never played that are a bit nuanced, and completing everything... E.g DEFE Veh, OpFi Oka->TSO with 15 runes at 27 levels of a zig completed) I figured I'd also try and start up a series of "Easy&q...

Monday, 16th March 2020, 04:18

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP:OpFi Oka

Replies: 81

Views: 7340

Re: CIP:OpFi Oka

Thanks for the tip sorcerous, I didn't think that would be the case! so Ive had mutation problems with ths character for a while now. I found 2 mutation potions throughout the entire game until i got to this Ziggurat (all 15 runes and a lot of abyss scumming looking for mut pots) I found quite a few...

Sunday, 15th March 2020, 03:32

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP:OpFi Oka

Replies: 81

Views: 7340

Re: CIP:OpFi Oka

So I thought "Screw it, I'm going for it" The only thing that gives me ANY trouble at all is tormentors and damnation. Any tips for dealing with that? Just summon a load of meat shields and then take them out from a distance? I have Ignition up now. Its useful for crowd clearing but obviou...

Sunday, 15th March 2020, 03:30

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Para: What is "accursed Screaming"

Replies: 1

Views: 1257

Para: What is "accursed Screaming"

Guys, What is "Accursed Screaming" and why does it paralyze you? I was recently paralyzed by it a few times even with MR++++++ Here's an extract from another thread... I kept somehow getting paralyzed on one level even though I have MR++++++. I couldn't figure out how... Actually I found i...

Thursday, 5th March 2020, 19:07

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Name 10-aut units, or do away with them and just count auts

Replies: 21

Views: 2382

Re: Name 10-aut units, or do away with them and just count a

Tongue in cheek but half serious reply... just make everything in the game take ten times as long.

Tuesday, 3rd March 2020, 22:48

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP:OpFi Oka

Replies: 81

Views: 7340

Re: CIP:OpFi Oka

So I got out of it. Blink back to put as many tormentors / Damnation things out of LOS as I could. Summoned a friendly angel and dropped a lightning spire. Javelined everything that was capable that was left. Lesser beckoninged the pan lord then killed him with a single attack (lol) It took me a whi...

Sunday, 1st March 2020, 21:29

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Proposal: Alternative hydra head-chopping mechanic

Replies: 11

Views: 1230

Re: Proposal: Alternative hydra head-chopping mechanic

I personally hate Hydras, playing mostly unarmed and blaster caster characters. The head chopping mechanic does nothing for me, although I do actually quite like it thematically, I wouldn't moan if Hydras were simply no longer in the game. Lerny is an interesting boss (and hilarious if you have a ph...

Friday, 28th February 2020, 23:07

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP:OpFi Oka

Replies: 81

Views: 7340

Re: CIP:OpFi Oka

What do you think of this then guys? It's not looking good, but most of my HP was eaten by four or so hellions that I focused early on in the fight. I'm about to go out of the house for the night, so kind of just stopped as soon as the situation started to get a bit testy... Will have a proper think...

Friday, 28th February 2020, 16:39

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Strength and diminishing returns

Replies: 3

Views: 1591

Strength and diminishing returns

I currently have 57 strength and have found a +8 strength ring. I'm a melee statuepode. Is it worth having the extra 8 or am I on the way to diminishing returns? https://underhound.eu/crawl/morgue/Delarado/Delarado.txt Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.24.0-125-gc4c63601f3 (webtiles) character file...

Friday, 28th February 2020, 12:42

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP:15 Rune DEFE Mk957

Replies: 78

Views: 9018

Re: CIP: DEFE Mk957

AAAAaaaand she's done. I had a little party at the end there. http://photos.seti.london/Party.png Full morgue: https://crawl.xtahua.com/crawl/morgue/delarado/morgue-delarado-20200228-123749.txt Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.22.2-1-ge965b3aba3 (webtiles) character file. 9330548 delarado the Arch...

Thursday, 27th February 2020, 14:29

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Troll

Replies: 24

Views: 3392

Re: Troll

UC is great. I’ve been playing a lot of octopuses recently. 27 fighting 27 UC 27 dodging (I’m well into extended) and a large shield and stuff barely ever hits me. Yet most enemies die in a single or two hits - even pan lords (I do have 55 strength though and use Statue form) I don’t think there’s a...

Wednesday, 26th February 2020, 14:59

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Did wretched stars change?

Replies: 6

Views: 745

Re: Did wretched stars change?

You should examine your equipment. You have 6 strength, which is very low. Not only that, you have some things giving you negative strength that only give you positive intrinsic you already have elsewhere, or one that is not useful to you. E.g you have 3 different items that give you relec, and one ...

Wednesday, 26th February 2020, 11:39

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: 15 rune + zig gargoyle

Replies: 3

Views: 536

Re: YAVP: 15 rune + zig gargoyle

How do you use tornado? I once learnt it on a DEFE and didn't find it useful. In fact, it pretty much got me killed. Nothing seemed to take much damage, and I still took a load of damage while it ran its course. I couldn't see any situations where it would be better than the instant damage of firest...

Wednesday, 26th February 2020, 09:17

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Did wretched stars change?

Replies: 6

Views: 745

Re: Did wretched stars change?

Post a character dump and people will tell you how best to avoid gaining more mutations with the tools you have. The only times you can’t really avoid mutations is with several mutators on screen at once in open areas, and when you encounter orbs of fire. Even then there are sites to mitigate.

Tuesday, 25th February 2020, 22:19

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Did wretched stars change?

Replies: 6

Views: 745

Re: Did wretched stars change?

I'm playing trunk, and I've been doing a few short trips to the Abyss. I ended up being heavily mutated... with permanent mutations. Perhaps I completely failed to register some mutagenic encounters, but I think I only faced wretched stars, which are supposed to mutate me only temporarily, right? W...

Tuesday, 25th February 2020, 13:55

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP:15 Rune DEFE Mk957

Replies: 78

Views: 9018

Re: CIP: DEFE Mk957

Thanks Magipi, yeah I noticed that too. I actually used potions of healing to clear it - I didn't realise they could do it too! But after quaffing two of them I'm back to full HP.

Sunday, 23rd February 2020, 18:47

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP:15 Rune DEFE Mk957

Replies: 78

Views: 9018

Re: CIP: DEFE Mk957

So I picked this game up again after running through tomb with my OpFi so I knew what to expect. Just completed tomb with this guy. Much trickier with a flimsy caster! one time I was at about 30% health as soon as I descended the stairs, even with RN+++! It took me a good 7 or 8 cycles of blinking t...

Sunday, 23rd February 2020, 12:21

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP:OpFi Oka

Replies: 81

Views: 7340

Re: CIP:OpFi Oka

So thats tomb done. Relatively uneventful, I used statue form throughout. Took me 3 laps to clear the bottom floor. The only dicey bit was where I picked the upstair to retreat via that had a tele trap in LOS, which lead to all sorts of mayhem blinking to the stairs and getting blinked straight off ...

Sunday, 23rd February 2020, 10:21

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: What gives you mutations in Tomb?

Replies: 5

Views: 885

Re: What gives you mutations in Tomb?

tealizard wrote:You were mutated by contamination, probably from casting cblink and using haste potions.


Yeah I’m pretty sure I did use Cblink while I was hasted ... damn! And no more !mut in the game; with zot and OOFs to go yet...


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Saturday, 22nd February 2020, 22:33

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: What gives you mutations in Tomb?

Replies: 5

Views: 885

What gives you mutations in Tomb?

Hey Guys, Just clearing out tomb and have gained a couple of mutations. What gives you mutations down there? I've noticed random contamination at points, and wasn't sure why. I didn't believe at the time it was because of spell miscasts (I didn't notice anything not working) As far as I can see, not...

Sunday, 16th February 2020, 20:38

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP:OpFi Oka

Replies: 81

Views: 7340

Re: CIP:OpFi Oka

What do you mean a *tele ring? I thought these randomly teleported you next to monsters? I've not used them before. Or is it possible to evoke them to evoke a teleport and clear out all of the closed areas? Cleansing flame I thought about, but the noise worries me and also killing too many mummies a...

Friday, 14th February 2020, 00:03

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP:OpFi Oka

Replies: 81

Views: 7340

Re: CIP:OpFi Oka

So, just tomb to go now. 14/15 runes got... All the pan and hell bosses were frankly laughable in terms of difficulty, the most frightening one being gloorx vloq with all the executioners. The rest I pretty much tabbed my way through with no luring or tactics whatsoever! Whats the strategy in tomb w...

Monday, 10th February 2020, 22:12

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Corrupting Pulse length?

Replies: 2

Views: 820

Re: Corrupting Pulse length?

Actually I just checked and it's been over 10k turns! What gives?

Monday, 10th February 2020, 22:02

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Corrupting Pulse length?

Replies: 2

Views: 820

Corrupting Pulse length?

Hey guys, How long does corrupting pulse last? http://crawl.chaosforge.org/Corrupter I got into a big fight in Pan and gained a whole load of mutations, but from a corrupter. I'm sure I remember these wearing off fairly quickly in the past, but I've waited around 2000 turns and I still have all of t...

Saturday, 8th February 2020, 16:41

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: OpTm^Oka

Replies: 2

Views: 566

Re: YASD: OpTm^Oka

I’ve been playing a LOT of Op lately. I started with exclusively OpTm and died a lot because of blade hands lack of defense. IMHO OpFi is superior to OpTm. The only transmutation spell you need is statue form, and that doesn’t come in the starting book. Sticks to snakes is useful, but a common find;...

Friday, 7th February 2020, 02:33

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Spiketaur

Replies: 9

Views: 897

Re: Spiketaur

The reason you want to close distance is at minimum the monster has a chance to hit you with an attack that is weaker than its ranged options (IE orc priest choosing melee over smite). This isn't true. The chance of an orc priest smiting is the same whether you're next to it or not. Same for monste...

Friday, 7th February 2020, 02:26

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Spiketaur

Replies: 9

Views: 897

Re: Spiketaur

In a large percentage of the games I play, the most inconvenient thing I see is an early centaur. You can’t run away from them and you get peppered with arrows as you approach them. Dealing with them before D:10 or so always requires caution, lest you charge them and walk into a pack of nasties. IMH...

Thursday, 6th February 2020, 22:19

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP:OpFi Oka

Replies: 81

Views: 7340

Re: CIP:OpFi Oka

Ok, think I'm done for the night! Highlights: -Found controlled blink. But have about 20 scrolls of blinking anyway... go figure -Entered Lom Lobon level and appeared literally NEXT to Lom Lobon. Dragon form, read teleport, and killed him before the teleport went off. Teleported about 15 tiles away ...

Thursday, 6th February 2020, 19:51

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP:OpFi Oka

Replies: 81

Views: 7340

Re: CIP:OpFi Oka

It's funny your post should mention hellfire, because I just came to post in this thread while I'm playing. I'm back with TSO and in Pan. I got the hellion island demonic rune level; which I've never seen before. Jesus christ, what the heck is that all about?! I cleared the rest of the level and tr...

Thursday, 6th February 2020, 18:36

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP:OpFi Oka

Replies: 81

Views: 7340

Re: CIP:OpFi Oka

It's funny your post should mention hellfire, because I just came to post in this thread while I'm playing. I'm back with TSO and in Pan. I got the hellion island demonic rune level; which I've never seen before. Jesus christ, what the heck is that all about?! I cleared the rest of the level and tri...

Wednesday, 5th February 2020, 09:46

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP:OpFi Oka

Replies: 81

Views: 7340

Re: CIP:OpFi Oka

Statue will always have much better defense and it will almost always feel "safer" Dragon form does give you more HP than statue form; I'd suggest it has better defense against quite a few monsters. But Dragon form has much less AC and 0 SH. Surely this makes up for it? (Unless unresistab...

Saturday, 1st February 2020, 15:01

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP:OpFi Oka

Replies: 81

Views: 7340

Re: CIP:OpFi Oka

Problem with Zin is no transmuts... so no dragon form :( When I used dragon form I guess I just tried to pay attention to the feel of how many button presses it took to kill a given monster / pack of monsters. I didn't feel like it was that much noticeably less than statue form (which is weird becau...
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