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Monday, 6th October 2014, 15:30

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I'm done with DCSS

Replies: 48

Views: 4379

I'm done with DCSS

http://s-z.org/neil/git/?p=crawl.git;a=commit;h=69ea0458ddc86a60122a1a46528ee624b81b1e76 I'm done spending my time undoing the damage you people are doing to this game. So, scratch one more player. Congratulation at taking DCSS one step closer to http://www.progressquest.com/ .

Friday, 19th September 2014, 16:07

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Zin and beneficial mutations

Replies: 19

Views: 3112

Re: Zin and beneficial mutations

i think the real problem here is that crawl has a billion gold and there's literally nothing to spend it on except zin piety in lots of games if you gave up something actually valuable to get your zin piety back there would be no loophole here So what's the fix? Less gold drops? More shop spawns? M...

Friday, 19th September 2014, 15:45

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: OpFe

Replies: 3

Views: 590

Re: YASD: OpFe

And if that wasn't enough, I found an artifact +10 spear of vamp, ++rF. So things were dying left and right. (side note, the game refused to let me tab an enemy from across a conjured flame with my spear, because I was at low health and 'it was too reckless'. how do you force the distance attack? t...

Friday, 19th September 2014, 15:43

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP : OpTm^Chei, just awesome

Replies: 31

Views: 2771

Re: CiP : OpTm^Chei, real shield or Condensation ?

I have extensive Chei experience and I can tell you that shields are absolutely great because you will be fighting a ton of monsters, which means that high AC/EV won't serve as well as high AC/EV/SH. and who said you can't do things with the penalty still in place :^) I have a lot of Chei experienc...

Friday, 19th September 2014, 15:36

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP: Help me Tr(i)CK this Tr(u)CK out, Xom willing.

Replies: 8

Views: 825

Re: CiP: Help me Tr(i)CK this Tr(u)CK out, Xom willing.

Greyr wrote:
Hobnails wrote:
Greyr wrote:(for a troll)


What's -That- supposed to mean?! *Sniffle*.

I can't even wear a hat...


Lol, I just meant that GDA is generally not a great idea with any character without troll strength :P


Good thing he IS a troll. @___@

Friday, 19th September 2014, 15:35

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: Troll Chaos Knight of Xom

Replies: 6

Views: 996

Re: YAVP: Troll Chaos Knight of Xom

Nice! Good to see a nicely mutated troll with some buff gear. But holy crap 102 Large Stones? Daaaaamnn you new edition! Also, walking out of the dungeon with 9,000 gold jingling in your pocket always feels kind of wrong, doesn't it? There needs to be more ways to flash your cash around. How diffic...

Wednesday, 17th September 2014, 07:26

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Effects of version upgrade

Replies: 8

Views: 1049

Re: Effects of version upgrade

I don't know, but you should back up your game and try it. You have me quite curious.

Wednesday, 17th September 2014, 07:22

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: Troll Chaos Knight of Xom

Replies: 6

Views: 996

Re: YAVP: Troll Chaos Knight of Xom

The rest of the dump. Damn you, Xom. Still screwing with me even after the game ends, you spammy git. 69015 | Crypt:2 | XOM: divination: magic mapping 69055 | Crypt:2 | XOM: divination: magic mapping 69379 | Crypt:2 | XOM: divination: detect creatures 69385 | Crypt:2 | XOM: cast spell 'Cause Fear' 6...

Wednesday, 17th September 2014, 07:21

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: Troll Chaos Knight of Xom

Replies: 6

Views: 996

YAVP: Troll Chaos Knight of Xom

This is my first win with a troll, a chaos knight, and Xom. Xom is a dick, but he (mostly) helped me this time around. The early +AC mutations made a huge difference. I think I could have gone for more runes, but I was getting a little tired of this guy and didn't feel like dealing with the torment ...

Monday, 15th September 2014, 15:30

Forum: Coding

Topic: Contamination hack

Replies: 5

Views: 1356

Re: Contamination hack

Yes, I know. I've been coding in one way or another for 27 years. I was looking for something very specific earlier and forgot to turn it off.

Monday, 15th September 2014, 01:13

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP: Help me Tr(i)CK this Tr(u)CK out, Xom willing.

Replies: 8

Views: 825

Re: CiP: Help me Tr(i)CK this Tr(u)CK out, Xom willing.

I'm no pro, but I'd ramp up his armor, dodge and fighting as high as possible. Carry an extra GSC for when Xom screws you and brand the one you have as soon as you get a scroll. That Dragon King armor is fantastic.

Monday, 15th September 2014, 00:39

Forum: Coding

Topic: Contamination hack

Replies: 5

Views: 1356

Re: Contamination hack

That gave me precisely what I wanted and it's awesome. Thank you, Patashu. I'm not sure how I missed that in player.cc. I think I had my case sensitivity turned on when I was searching.

Sunday, 14th September 2014, 23:11

Forum: Coding

Topic: Contamination hack

Replies: 5

Views: 1356

Contamination hack

I'm trying to hack the contamination lamp (I think that's the word the devs use for these status effects in the HUD) to give me a numeric value for contamination level rather than the mostly useless color-coded word "contam". I've been all over output.cc and several other source files. I'm...

Sunday, 14th September 2014, 19:02

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Bikeshedding "Demigod"

Replies: 77

Views: 7761

Re: Demigods and their stats

ion_frigate wrote:I would point out that golems are usually non-living


According to their origin legends in Jewish folklore, golems are very much alive due to the use of the name of God in their creation: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golem

Thursday, 4th September 2014, 16:07

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Rod hunger

Replies: 31

Views: 3752

Re: Rod hunger

The time where it annoyed me the most was while playing a Spriggan Artificer. I eventually stopped using them due to how deeply it was cutting into my permanent food supply.

Thursday, 4th September 2014, 07:02

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAFVP [Sprint-The Pits] : Gargoyle Berserker of Trog

Replies: 0

Views: 388

YAFVP [Sprint-The Pits] : Gargoyle Berserker of Trog

Yes, yes. I know these guys are easy mode. Still, it had some challenging spots and it's my very first sprint win. Also, DAT AC. *bites lower lip* I was afraid I was going to have to start training spellcasting which would piss off Trog. Almost ran out of <27 skills. Dungeon Sprint DCSS version 0.16...

Thursday, 4th September 2014, 03:26

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Makhleb Spitballing

Replies: 7

Views: 808

Re: Makhleb Spitballing

Heheheh. Well, that was my secondary idea: some kind of vampire god along the lines of Beogh or something. I haven't worked out any specifics. Some kind of blood magic powered by your HPs instead of mana or something. I'll give it some thought.

Thursday, 4th September 2014, 02:13

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Makhleb Spitballing

Replies: 7

Views: 808

Re: Makhleb Spitballing

It is powerful, but it is also only useful for the first few runes. Most of extended makes it sub-par at best. None of the other gods have seriously stringent requirements for their brand gifts. Do you really feel like vamp needs them given the very limited scope of its usefulness?

Thursday, 4th September 2014, 00:18

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Makhleb Spitballing

Replies: 7

Views: 808

Re: Makhleb Spitballing

Well, I figured it fit in better with Makhleb's innate vamp theme, but I'd be ok with Yred, too.

Thursday, 4th September 2014, 00:02

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Makhleb Spitballing

Replies: 7

Views: 808

Makhleb Spitballing

What do folks think about changing Makhleb so that he allows consecrating a weapon (like TSO/Lugonu/Kiku etc) at max piety for vampiric brand?

Wednesday, 3rd September 2014, 22:36

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Rod hunger

Replies: 31

Views: 3752

Re: Rod hunger

Wondered the same thing myself, Sandman. I'd be glad to see it gone from the game as well.

Wednesday, 3rd September 2014, 16:07

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Beogh feedback thread

Replies: 25

Views: 3084

Re: Beogh feedback thread

Lacuenta, if you have even a tiny bit of technical capability I strongly encourage you to download the source code and modify the game as you see fit. I completely agree with your first point and it is extremely simple to enable endless gifting to your minions. You just have to comment out a few lin...

Tuesday, 2nd September 2014, 14:34

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: Deep Dwarf Necromancer of Kiku

Replies: 3

Views: 676

Re: YASD: Deep Dwarf Necromancer of Kiku

Well, I splatted against a lightning bolt casting elf. Definitely going to avoid using Kiku with a deep dwarf from now on. It was kind of a relief for him to die, honestly. Back to my octopode caster of Chei!

Tuesday, 2nd September 2014, 14:25

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: Deep Dwarf Necromancer of Kiku

Replies: 3

Views: 676

Re: CiP: Deep Dwarf Necromancer of Kiku

Yeah, it has been difficult. Switching to Yred or Makhleb would make sense at this point since I'm about to go get the Necronomicon, I suppose. Trog would ruin me as a spellcaster and Ely is something I have almost no experience with. Kiku's wrath is going to be a pain in the ass, though. SoB has be...

Tuesday, 2nd September 2014, 03:55

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Early HoFi Weapon Advice

Replies: 9

Views: 1188

Re: Early HoFi Weapon Advice

My opinion is that the only time you should be using short blades is if you're a stabber attacking from stealth. If you had a high enchantment quickblade of electrocution, that might also be another reason to swap. I always train long blades as a secondary weapon for the times when stealth fails. My...

Tuesday, 2nd September 2014, 03:35

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: NaFi of Chei - OoF floor is bad

Replies: 12

Views: 1457

Re: YAVP: NaFi of Chei - OoF floor is bad

I love NaFi of Chei. Good run, man.

Tuesday, 2nd September 2014, 03:05

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: Deep Dwarf Necromancer of Kiku

Replies: 3

Views: 676

YASD: Deep Dwarf Necromancer of Kiku

I made this guy on a lark and it has been quite challenging. I'm totally inexperienced with Deep Dwarves and welcome any advice. I hit a wall in Snake and went to work on Slime for a bit. Suggestions? Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.16-a0-363-g932c3c3 (tiles) character file. Ominous the Reanimato...

Monday, 18th August 2014, 01:36

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Akrasiac question

Replies: 4

Views: 891

Re: Akrasiac question

So how does each entry in the "scores" file point to the corresponding morgue file? "hiscores.cc" has a lot going on and it'll take me a while to dig this out. Any know how this works?

Monday, 18th August 2014, 01:25

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Akrasiac question

Replies: 4

Views: 891

Re: Akrasiac question

Much obliged, sir.

Sunday, 17th August 2014, 23:52

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP -DsGl of Qazlal - TRJ is dead! 5/15

Replies: 32

Views: 4360

Re: CiP -DsGl of Qazlal - TRJ is dead! 5/15

At 27 invocations (which I know you don't have, but anyway) it pretty much blankets the entire visible screen. If things are still standing in force, a second dose finishes them off.

Sunday, 17th August 2014, 23:50

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP - DECj - 4 runes, first win ever

Replies: 2

Views: 375

Re: YAVP - DECj - 4 runes, first win ever

Good job. No weapon skill training either. Also, before someone else yells at you about it, it's better to put your dump in code tags rather than spoiler tags. The formatting is better that way.

Sunday, 17th August 2014, 20:58

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Akrasiac question

Replies: 4

Views: 891

Akrasiac question

Is it possible for me to get my .lst and .map files in addition to the morgue file? I'm trying to import my webtiles win to my local score board.

Sunday, 17th August 2014, 17:28

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: 15/15 Minotaur Fighter of Qazlal

Replies: 7

Views: 1104

Re: YAVP: 15/15 Minotaur Fighter of Qazlal

Every now and then I will get poisoned to the red level and it can do a lot of damage. Having the spell saves me a potion. It's admittedly not super useful in the late game, but I grabbed it because it was available and I had nothing better to spend xp on.

Sunday, 17th August 2014, 16:24

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP -DsGl of Qazlal - TRJ is dead! 5/15

Replies: 32

Views: 4360

Re: CiP -DsGl of Qazlal - TRJ is dead! 5/15

Next time you get surrounded, try using disaster area. It will help prevent heart attacks.

Sunday, 17th August 2014, 16:05

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: 15/15 Minotaur Fighter of Qazlal

Replies: 7

Views: 1104

Re: YAVP: 15/15 Minotaur Fighter of Qazlal

I ran out things to spend xp on, so I started ramping up some spells. Both of those are nice utility spells that I wound up not getting online before I ascended with the orb.

Sunday, 17th August 2014, 03:45

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Odd Skilling conduct

Replies: 24

Views: 2185

Re: Odd Skilling conduct

That's going to be very painful. Hehehehe. Good luck.

Sunday, 17th August 2014, 03:33

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: 15/15 Minotaur Fighter of Qazlal

Replies: 7

Views: 1104

Re: YAVP: 15/15 Minotaur Fighter of Qazlal

The entire event log. Notes Turn | Place | Note -------------------------------------------------------------- 0 | D:1 | Cloud, the Minotaur Fighter, began the quest for the Orb. 0 | D:1 | Reached XP level 1. HP: 19/19 MP: 1/1 133 | D:1 | Reached XP level 2. HP: 27/27 MP: 1/1 261 | D:1 | Reached ski...

Sunday, 17th August 2014, 03:32

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: 15/15 Minotaur Fighter of Qazlal

Replies: 7

Views: 1104

YAVP: 15/15 Minotaur Fighter of Qazlal

What a ride! The dump is too big, so I had to trim some things out from the event log. I had a lot of grinding happen in Pan since it took so long for the lords to spawn. That let me max out my weapons and armor plus find a PILE of nice artifacts. I had heaps of slaying gear, though most of it was j...

Thursday, 14th August 2014, 17:55

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: A question about branches

Replies: 6

Views: 1120

Re: A question about branches

Mine was Snake, so I tried Spider and got murdered by a ghost moth on level 2. :'(

Thursday, 14th August 2014, 15:44

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: A question about branches

Replies: 6

Views: 1120

Re: A question about branches

I do appreciate the advice, but I've dealt with people like him/her/it before. I'm not interested in letting folks talk to me disrespectfully in real life or on the Internet, even if they are dishing out useful information during every other exchange. It's like trading self-respect for gaming advice...

Wednesday, 13th August 2014, 03:17

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: A question about branches

Replies: 6

Views: 1120

Re: A question about branches

Of course. *facepalm* Thanks.

Wednesday, 13th August 2014, 02:41

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: A question about branches

Replies: 6

Views: 1120

A question about branches

I was looking to see what branch I wanted to tackle after orc and this is what I saw: Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.16-a0-152-g3058b2d (tiles) character file. Branches: Dungeon (15/15) Temple (1/1) D:6 Orc (4/4) D:10 Elf (0/3) Orc:3 Lair (8/8) D:10 Shoals (0/5) Lair:6 Snake (0/5) Lair:3 Spider ...

Tuesday, 5th August 2014, 19:16

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: Minotaur Berserker of Trog

Replies: 4

Views: 732

Re: YAVP: Minotaur Berserker of Trog

I wanted to do some extended stuff, but the intelligence of this guy had me scared. I couldn't take off my armor without dropping to 0 INT and I was out of cure mutation potions. I was dropped to 0 in the Abyss at one point and decided to err on the side of caution by leaving with the orb. :'( I had...

Tuesday, 5th August 2014, 14:57

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: Minotaur Berserker of Trog

Replies: 4

Views: 732

Re: CiP: Minotaur Berserker of Trog

Yeah, I was having the same thoughts. If I land on a few more ?EA, I'll see what I can do with the CPA, but I doubt it'll happen unless I do extended.

Tuesday, 5th August 2014, 03:37

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: Minotaur Berserker of Trog

Replies: 4

Views: 732

YAVP: Minotaur Berserker of Trog

I felt like an easy run so I rolled a Trogserker. I've had phenomenal luck on gear so far, but I just found gold dragon armor and CPA back to back. They tempt me from my current storm dragon armor, but I just don't see them beating out its +14 bonus with only 4 enchant armor scrolls at my disposal. ...

Wednesday, 16th July 2014, 18:29

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Brainstorm: a better ranged combat

Replies: 66

Views: 7664

Re: Brainstorm: a better ranged combat

I'm seeing things like arbalests and hunting slings in trunk now. How did all of this pan out? Anyone want to post a list of all the new ranged weapons (names, speed, etc)?

Wednesday, 16th July 2014, 08:08

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP: Octopode Earth Elementalist of Sif Muna

Replies: 6

Views: 877

Re: CiP: Octopode Earth Elementalist of Sif Muna

Patashu wrote:
skjarl wrote:And here's my Special Dying Tactic: drink Jim Beam while playing a great DCSS character. :P Oh well. There are an infinite amount of characters ahead of me, right?

Did you know that no neh as ever beatn Crawl while drunk? It's trueh


That's a lot of typos. Are you drunk, brah?

Wednesday, 16th July 2014, 06:42

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP: Octopode Earth Elementalist of Sif Muna

Replies: 6

Views: 877

Re: CiP: Octopode Earth Elementalist of Sif Muna

And here's my Special Dying Tactic: drink Jim Beam while playing a great DCSS character. :P Oh well. There are an infinite amount of characters ahead of me, right?

Wednesday, 16th July 2014, 04:47

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP: Octopode Earth Elementalist of Sif Muna

Replies: 6

Views: 877

Re: CiP: Octopode Earth Elementalist of Sif Muna

Thanks for the tips, but I pooched it. I got REKT by Vashnia. Her damage is over the top. :'( Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.15-a0-2122-g296c9a1 (tiles) character file. 88687 Tatsumaki the Thaumaturge (level 15, -4/103 HPs) Began as an Octopode Earth Elementalist on July 12, 2014. Was the Champi...

Tuesday, 15th July 2014, 16:20

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP: Octopode Earth Elementalist of Sif Muna

Replies: 6

Views: 877

CiP: Octopode Earth Elementalist of Sif Muna

I've had some good luck with this guy so far, but I'm really feeling his fragility. Stoneskin isn't much help, but I got lucky with a beneficial mutation and nice shield. I'm pumping fighting and spellcasting a bit, but I welcome any other suggestions. Weapon skill is definitely my next thing to spe...
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