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Wednesday, 6th July 2016, 18:18

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: UnID'd armor is not cleared of curses with ?EA

Replies: 5

Views: 707

UnID'd armor is not cleared of curses with ?EA

Was read-identifying scrolls and discovered a Scroll of Enchant Armour. Had nothing better to throw it on than an un-ID'd shiny ringmail.

Later I put on the ringmail and found that it was +1...and still cursed.

Intended?

Tuesday, 17th May 2016, 13:39

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Change the behavior of pressing D

Replies: 12

Views: 1915

Re: Change the behavior of pressing D

le_nerd wrote:Short reminder, someone some time ago suggested that dropping stuff with D removes that stuff from autopickup. Would be awesome to patch in as well!


I would hate, hate, hate it if you did that. I routinely use D as a convenience to juggle around a single inventory slot when I'm full up.

Wednesday, 23rd December 2015, 14:56

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Streaking advice

Replies: 5

Views: 936

Re: Streaking advice

Make sure you have someone ready to post bail, and don't fight stadium security when they catch you.

Thursday, 10th September 2015, 14:23

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I love it when...

Replies: 1476

Views: 278024

Re: I love it when...

...I'm tired of splatting gladiators, per my usual bad play, and decide to start a zealot. Sure, a Hill Orc Abyssal Knight, that sounds good. First item I see, 10 turns into the game, sitting in the Abyss: the +9 plate armour of the Hidden Vale {*Drain rElec Str+3} Yes, please! Hail the mighty Lugon...

Thursday, 23rd July 2015, 14:29

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I love it when...

Replies: 1476

Views: 278024

Re: I love it when...

Amulet of regeneration
+ armor with +regen
+ powered by death 3 mutation
+ Makhleb
= FUN FUN FUN

Thursday, 16th July 2015, 15:41

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: There are Too Many Rings

Replies: 15

Views: 1492

Re: There are Too Many Rings

KoboldLord wrote:
Siegurt wrote:I
I don't think generated items need to have a stupendous effect to be worth generating, but I do think they should generate at least a noticeable effect. Many of the lower value rings fail this test.



Agreed - rings of evasion/protection/slaying/stat that are only +1 are sooooo boring.

Wednesday, 15th July 2015, 20:40

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: DsGL, first time in extended (7 runes)

Replies: 4

Views: 495

Re: YASD: DsGL, first time in extended (7 runes)

Got Cerebov one-on-one on another floor and managed to kill him -- hooray!

Alas, Lom Lobon managed to drown me. :(

Tuesday, 14th July 2015, 17:28

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: DsGL, first time in extended (7 runes)

Replies: 4

Views: 495

Re: CiP: DsGL, first time in extended (5 runes)

Well, getting the abyssal rune was more tedious than dangerous - I hope that speaks well for my ability to do more extended.

edit: OH MY GOD CEREBOV AAAAAAAH -- stole his rune and ran like hell, stumbled onto the demonic rune 100 turns later.

Friday, 10th July 2015, 19:28

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: DsGL, first time in extended (7 runes)

Replies: 4

Views: 495

YASD: DsGL, first time in extended (7 runes)

I've never gotten 4 runes before, but this character was strong enough to beat TRJ like a punching bag on my first-ever visit to the Slime Pits. This is despite being not as lucky with OP gear as I have on other characters (even the many shops have been lackluster) - but my DS mutation set has been ...

Wednesday, 1st July 2015, 20:06

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Multiple manuals, same skill

Replies: 2

Views: 627

Multiple manuals, same skill

So I managed to stumble across TWO manuals of Fighting. I understand the learning bonus doesn't stack. But if I carry both in my inventory, am I 'burning' them both up while only getting a single benefit? Or is it safe to keep carrying the second manual, knowing it will kick in when the first one is...

Wednesday, 1st July 2015, 17:29

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: twelwe`s July Vid Games Giveaway Contest!

Replies: 21

Views: 2850

Re: twelwe`s July Vid Games Giveaway Contest!

Beware the Flying Vampire Pizza! (I think that cheese might be out of date...)

Tuesday, 16th June 2015, 14:44

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Salamander stormcallers

Replies: 61

Views: 8435

Re: Salamander stormcallers

I ran into one on D:12 in my last game and had no idea what was going on until I was in the middle of that hellish cloud... managed to escape but basically had to treat it as a mid-game boss and go do branches to power up so I could fight it. (The level was a fairly open construction, so I couldn't ...

Friday, 12th June 2015, 17:59

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2855

Views: 521409

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

Found unguarded on D4 by my latest MiGl:

A - the ring of Ohyegoat (left hand) {EV+6 Str+6 Slay+5 Stlth-}

I didn't really want to be a stabber anyhow.... :mrgreen:

Wednesday, 10th June 2015, 17:52

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

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

Replies: 726

Views: 160020

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

I don't love it when Mara summons a clone of my MiBe and he's berserking, too...

Monday, 8th June 2015, 17:04

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: 51/52 and 52/52 overload

Replies: 13

Views: 1926

Re: make 51/52 and 52/52 overload

As an alternative, I wish you could target items you're standing on top of with an identify scroll, or perhaps even read scrolls and quaff potions that are under your feet.

Tuesday, 19th May 2015, 19:37

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Orb Run Reform

Replies: 61

Views: 7614

Re: Orb Run Reform

What's the point of some (mostly) valedictory jaunt, dangling worthlessly off of the end of the real game? I've only won the game once, and I still remember the boundless, bubbling JOY of the orb run. (I never saw any pan lords; didn't even know at the time that they might appear.) I was hustling t...

Friday, 1st May 2015, 04:06

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Obsidian Axe + Beoghites = ?

Replies: 5

Views: 1071

Re: Obsidian Axe + Beoghites = ?

Or recall them, for that matter... was just thinking that a warlord would do obscene buckets of damage with that thing.

Thursday, 30th April 2015, 18:37

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Obsidian Axe + Beoghites = ?

Replies: 5

Views: 1071

Obsidian Axe + Beoghites = ?

Is there any reason not to gift the Obsidian Axe to one of my named orc followers?

Thursday, 9th April 2015, 20:43

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Do enhancing rings help brand damage?

Replies: 9

Views: 1516

Re: Do enhancing rings help brand damage?

Too bad; I usually discard them as trash on my melee characters unless I can cover the resist malus they give.

Thursday, 9th April 2015, 17:36

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Do enhancing rings help brand damage?

Replies: 9

Views: 1516

Do enhancing rings help brand damage?

i.e., does wearing a ring of fire increase the damage on a flaming weapon?

Tuesday, 7th April 2015, 19:08

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

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

Replies: 726

Views: 160020

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

I don't love it when I find the Mask of the Dragon sitting unguarded on the ground and realize that despite being a mask rather than a hat, it still won't go on my Demonspawn with Horns 3.

Monday, 16th March 2015, 15:26

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD - MiFi^Makh [title edited]

Replies: 11

Views: 1654

Re: YASD - MiFi^Makh [title edited]

YASD. Orbs of fire are very, very serious business and one dot of rF is not enough. Lesson learned.

Monday, 16th March 2015, 14:08

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD - MiFi^Makh [title edited]

Replies: 11

Views: 1654

Re: CiP - MiFi^Makh, extended or no? [title edited]

I really appreciate the useful feedback from everyone so far. I've cleared Zot 1-4 and I'm wondering if I should go for my 2nd winner or not. It's very tempting to try and see some of the game's extended content, but I'm not sure this character is powerful enough to even monkey with it. Seems like t...

Wednesday, 11th March 2015, 19:13

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD - MiFi^Makh [title edited]

Replies: 11

Views: 1654

Re: CiP - MiFi^Makh, weapon choice?

I agree that as cool as the triple sword is, it's a lost cause XP-wise. I haven't actually used the enchant weapon scrolls yet - so my choice is between a +6 broad axe of freezing OR a +5 battleaxe of freezing. I love the extra defense from shields, although I hear elsewhere on the forum that it's n...

Wednesday, 11th March 2015, 17:23

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD - MiFi^Makh [title edited]

Replies: 11

Views: 1654

Re: CiP - MiFi^Makh, weapon choice?

Thanks to both of you. I was leaning toward sticking with Axes and it's nice to hear confirmation from folks who are better players than I. By 'replacing the instrinsics' I meant finding similar qualities on other pieces of gear, thus making me more comfortable in swapping it out. The +Inv +SInv in ...

Wednesday, 11th March 2015, 14:55

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD - MiFi^Makh [title edited]

Replies: 11

Views: 1654

YASD - MiFi^Makh [title edited]

So I'm working through my first rune branch (Swamp). I'm XL 16 and have Axes skill 16. Mara just dropped a +2 demon blade of electrocution. I've heard endlessly on these forums about how wonderful demon blades are. Is it worth the XP loss to train up Long Blades and switch at this point in the game?...

Friday, 27th February 2015, 19:14

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: MiFi of TSO

Replies: 13

Views: 1654

Re: CIP: MiFi of TSO

Sandman25 wrote:I would keep using that MR plate. I hope you wear ring of protection by default, walking with rC- is dangerous.


Echoing this... my last two rune-grabbing characters were both lost to sudden bursts of cold damage while wearing rC-. Learn from my awful play.

Wednesday, 25th February 2015, 19:46

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

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

Replies: 726

Views: 160020

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

... I find a +10 executioner's axe with firebrand and rC- for my miGl and forget that the casters in the Shoals will happily kill me stone dead with ice spells.

Thursday, 5th February 2015, 18:17

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Scroll of Brand Accessory

Replies: 18

Views: 2574

Re: Scroll of Brand Accessory

I was thinking earlier today that a branding scroll that could re-roll the numeric bonus on a branded piece of jewelry could be fun as a very rare item. For instance, a ring of protection +1 or strength +1 is not worth your time unless you are an octopode... Something like what you're describing mig...

Friday, 30th January 2015, 18:51

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: The RNG is taunting me

Replies: 6

Views: 862

Re: The RNG is taunting me

since I usually wait a couple of levels to mass-ID by quaffing and reading all at once. This is wrong approach IMHO. It's better to have a single scroll of blinking and nothing more than 2 scrolls of DWKVCVEKE. I usually read even scrolls when there is only 1 in the stack, it helps to know that I d...

Friday, 30th January 2015, 14:57

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: The RNG is taunting me

Replies: 6

Views: 862

Re: The RNG is taunting me

As I suspected -- Duvessa and Dowan came around a corner just after I was taken down to half hp by an orc priest's smite, and I didn't have any escapes or heals ID'd yet. Curse you, RNG! Curse yoooooou! I can't even blame myself for my usual sloppy play on this one... since I usually wait a couple o...

Thursday, 29th January 2015, 19:45

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: The RNG is taunting me

Replies: 6

Views: 862

The RNG is taunting me

I'm a terrible Crawl player (mostly through button-mashing lack of patience). I have splatted hundreds, nay thousands of characters since my first and only 3-rune win. I just fired up the game with yet another MiGl and my first three item finds on D:1 were, in order... +0 pearl dragon armour +4 ring...

Monday, 12th January 2015, 18:22

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP: weapon choice?

Replies: 5

Views: 817

Re: CiP: weapon choice?

Does your advice to stick with Axes still hold if I found the +14 Plutonium Sword on Shoals:5? My choices now are a +6 draining broad axe, a +6 battleax of electrocution, or the Plutonium Sword. It's time for me to tackle Depths and Vaults so probably time for me to stop juggling kit and make a toug...

Friday, 9th January 2015, 14:54

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP: weapon choice?

Replies: 5

Views: 817

Re: CiP: weapon choice?

Thanks for the input. I've been stomping hydrae with that demon trident of freezing (i'm playing 0.16 trunk, so have half-skill with Polearms) and it's been working just great. Per your advice I'll keep an eye out for big axes... I must admit to a little trepidation about ditching my shield though. ...

Thursday, 8th January 2015, 19:41

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP: weapon choice?

Replies: 5

Views: 817

CiP: weapon choice?

So I've got a HOGl of Ash, the farthest I've ever gotten an Ashenzari worshipper. Currently trained up to ~14ish in Axes, got through the early game with a lucky find (+2 hand ax of electrocution). After some recent finds, I'm in Lair:5 with a dilemma of what weapon to move forward with to try and s...

Monday, 22nd December 2014, 14:51

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Ghost player behaviour

Replies: 12

Views: 1860

Re: Ghost player behaviour

GlassGo wrote:Next thing - we should be able to play gosts, huh?


Our characters are already ghosts, that just happen to be stuck temporarily in meat.

Monday, 8th December 2014, 15:54

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I actually miss Makhleb corpse sacing

Replies: 23

Views: 2593

Re: I actually miss Makhleb corpse sacing

So do worshipers of Oka and Makh get piety more slowly now that piety-for-corpses is gone? Or were other sources of gain buffed to compensate?

Wednesday, 26th November 2014, 17:36

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Weapon pickups and auto-training

Replies: 27

Views: 2690

Re: Weapon pickups and auto-training

So, followup question - how do I make my skills start in manual mode, with everything turned off?

Wednesday, 26th November 2014, 16:59

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Weapon pickups and auto-training

Replies: 27

Views: 2690

Re: Weapon pickups and auto-training

Soooooooooooooo my understanding from skimming forum bantering was that if you go in and select/turn off/emphasize skills you are in manual mode. Your responses in this thread led me to question this and AHA, it appears that I was not. Actually. Ugh. This game's opacity continues to make me crazy. I...

Tuesday, 25th November 2014, 20:18

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Weapon pickups and auto-training

Replies: 27

Views: 2690

Weapon pickups and auto-training

Is there a way to stop a skill from beginning to be trained when I pick up a weapon in that group? I splat an enormous number of characters and it is super annoying to have to open the skills menu every time I pick up a backup weapon that isn't in my main skill group. edit: to clarify, i am on manua...

Thursday, 6th November 2014, 16:04

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Ode to my Shield of Reflection

Replies: 18

Views: 2452

Ode to my Shield of Reflection

After getting so many casters and stabbers killed, I decided I wanted a second win at this game and started a MiFi. Stumbled onto a large shield of reflection on D14 and WOW - it has made the mid-game so damn easy. Centaurs and yaktaurs just melt away, impaled by their own missiles, before I even ha...

Monday, 27th October 2014, 14:20

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Make butchering more interesting

Replies: 23

Views: 2531

Re: Make butchering more interesting

And here I thought that this thread was going to be about getting cool effects from the meat you butcher/eat. (Kind of like ADOM except temporary effects rather than permanent.)

Instead it's about licking oneself clean. Hm, that's enough Internet for today.

Saturday, 25th October 2014, 04:19

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Hooray for double swords

Replies: 7

Views: 1325

Re: Hooray for double swords

Bah - triple swords should be evokable as a ranged weapon....

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Saturday, 25th October 2014, 04:15

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Casting ideas for "DCSS: The Movie"

Replies: 19

Views: 3232

Re: Casting ideas for "DCSS: The Movie"

And of course, @ will be played by:

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Wednesday, 22nd October 2014, 16:02

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Running away

Replies: 46

Views: 9051

Re: Running away

Energy randomisation definitely doesn't make getting Abyssed any easier. Aaargh. :evil:

Friday, 10th October 2014, 19:30

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: New Species: Homarids

Replies: 6

Views: 684

Re: New Species: Homarids

Can we call them lobstrosities instead?

...Dad-a-chuck? *snip snip*

Monday, 25th August 2014, 19:15

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Is this shield worth it?

Replies: 17

Views: 2698

Re: Is this shield worth it?

I was still hemming and hawing about going back for Gong, but found a +9 large shield with STR and DEX bumps. Yup, I'm good! :D

Monday, 25th August 2014, 16:17

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Is this shield worth it?

Replies: 17

Views: 2698

Re: Is this shield worth it?

Aha - I hadn't looked at the store description and didn't realize it was a noisemaker. Not that I am at all stealthy now, but.... whole levels at once could be painful. Especially with an EV of 1...

Monday, 25th August 2014, 14:09

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Is this shield worth it?

Replies: 17

Views: 2698

Is this shield worth it?

I'm playing a sword-and-board MiFi. Saw this artifact in a shop: the +18 shield of the gong {rElec rN+ MR+ EV-5} (1264gp) I have the money. i've completed Orc and am halfway through Lair. XL 14, AC 29, EV 6, SH 13. The +18 on shields goes toward SH value, right? So does a highly inflated SH make up ...

Tuesday, 10th June 2014, 18:34

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: What does the orb actually do?

Replies: 34

Views: 5351

Re: What does the orb actually do?

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