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Wednesday, 19th January 2022, 08:37

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YA2VP: MfFi^QAZ, SpWz^Hep

Replies: 2

Views: 122

Re: YA2VP: MfFi^QAZ, SpWz^Hep

Shroud of Golubria (learned on Shoals:4): I do wonder if the Stoat Soup permabuffs are "too good", but also I tend to use them because I developed them. I'm pretty sure they're too good, but at least you don't have haste there :) Apportation (learned after Elf): it's Apportation, there's ...

Saturday, 1st January 2022, 01:35

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Fletchery

Replies: 3

Views: 867

Re: Fletchery

Interesting. I use ranged weapons in most my games and there seems to be plenty of ammo in the game.

Tuesday, 21st December 2021, 07:42

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: OgAK of Lugonu (3 runes)

Replies: 3

Views: 1016

Re: YAVP: OgAK of Lugonu (3 runes)

That spriggan felt super powerful, until I took on Cerebov... I probably had the tools to succeed but made some wrong decisions.

Mentioning GrSu brings back memories. The only character I've had killed during the Orb run, and on D:1 no less (Pan lord with Ice Storm).

Monday, 20th December 2021, 01:21

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: A Veteran's Retraining Character #2

Replies: 33

Views: 3391

Re: A Veteran's Retraining Character #2

Note that autotravel uses escape hatches as well to optimize the route (provided that you have used them before, which is why one should always use all hatches). Personally, I always use autotravel and then use Passwall and wands of digging when needed (when autotravel is interrupted). Of course, it...

Monday, 20th December 2021, 00:03

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: A Veteran's Retraining Character #2

Replies: 33

Views: 3391

Re: A Veteran's Retraining Character #2

Congrats! Did you use autotravel during the ascension ([ctrl-G] D0 to get the fastest route up)?

Sunday, 19th December 2021, 23:54

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: OgAK of Lugonu (3 runes)

Replies: 3

Views: 1016

YAVP: OgAK of Lugonu (3 runes)

After splatting a SpBe with 6 runes in Pandemonium (Cerebov's level) I started an OgAK for 3 runes again. Somehow AKs are good for me and once again I succeeded with one. Despite the temptation for giant clubs I decided to go one-handed with a shield to get some more defences. On D:8 there was a Bai...

Thursday, 16th December 2021, 21:00

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Trove reporting

Replies: 502

Views: 169448

Re: Trove reporting

Entry fee: 15 potions of curing. I chanced it with my OgAK of Lugonu, as soon as I found 16 potions. a +1 arbalest of freezing You pick up Sif Muna's Incunabulum of Feathers and Venom and begin reading... You add the spell Lightning Bolt to your library. a wand of flame (14) a wand of polymorph (8) ...

Monday, 22nd November 2021, 08:40

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Killed by friendly fire

Replies: 5

Views: 794

Re: Killed by friendly fire

I don't remember having this kind of problem with allies before, so I thought this might be a bug considering efreets in particular.

Friday, 19th November 2021, 08:58

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2861

Views: 696899

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

nago wrote:
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The +17 plate armour of Hozargh {MP+9 Str+6 Stlth-}.



Well, that stealth malus totally ruins it :)

Friday, 19th November 2021, 08:08

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: 5-rune (with Tomb) NaHu of Vehumet

Replies: 2

Views: 638

Re: YAVP: 5-rune (with Tomb) NaHu of Vehumet

Was there any particular reason why you picked Vehumet out of the gods you had available by D:3?

Wednesday, 17th November 2021, 08:34

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: DjFi of Ash (3 runes, streak, first Djinni played)

Replies: 1

Views: 597

Re: YAVP: DjFi of Ash (3 runes, streak, first Djinni played)

Streak ended when my KoGl of Qaz (faded altar pick) was blasted by a friendly efreet (charmed with a wand) who was targetting a red ugly thing next to me...

Wednesday, 17th November 2021, 08:31

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Killed by friendly fire

Replies: 5

Views: 794

Killed by friendly fire

Should allies use area attacks against enemies when this will cause friendly fire to hit you? I had a KoGl who charmed an efreet on D:9 and was a few turns later killed by the same efreet (still friendly). The efreet blasted a red ugly thing that was next to my character. Ended a streak and all...

Tuesday, 9th November 2021, 22:08

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: DjFi of Ash (3 runes, streak, first Djinni played)

Replies: 1

Views: 597

YAVP: DjFi of Ash (3 runes, streak, first Djinni played)

Lo and behold, I managed to win the first Djinni I played. For background, I just picked the first one, i.e. fighter. A great combo! And I started a streak! Faded altars tempt me on non-spellcasters (Trog scares casters). This time I took the chance on D:1 and got Ash. This was also the first time w...

Friday, 5th November 2021, 08:53

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: pain spell blocked by NPCs

Replies: 5

Views: 856

Re: pain spell blocked by NPCs

petercordia wrote:A spell which can travel through undead could be interesting

RIP bolt of draining. (Although I guess every hit cut the range as usual, so not exactly travelling through.)

Tuesday, 26th October 2021, 21:03

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: PaBe of Trog (3 runes, my first Pa)

Replies: 0

Views: 471

YAVP: PaBe of Trog (3 runes, my first Pa)

Finally it was time for me to play and win a Palentonga. I am ashamed that it took me 9 games to win one (lost Gl, Fi, Mo, Hu, Ar, Wn, Br and De) before I succeeded with a Berserker. Especially the Gl should have succeeded (died on N:3 with the decaying rune collected). Finding a ?acquirement on D:3...

Monday, 11th October 2021, 22:55

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: branding oddity

Replies: 8

Views: 1210

Re: branding oddity

Interesting... I branded a broad axe in my current game (0.27), the result was freezing.

Friday, 8th October 2021, 23:47

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Shout to attract monsters

Replies: 5

Views: 1019

Re: Shout to attract monsters

Press 't' and then again 't' to shout.

Friday, 24th September 2021, 07:27

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: GnWz of Vehumet (3 runes, streak#4)

Replies: 2

Views: 896

Re: YAVP: GnWz of Vehumet (3 runes, streak#4)

So much for the streak. I had a good opportunity to extend it but failed. The next character was a HuEn* of Ru who snatched the gossamer rune but died miserably on Shoals:1. I had a +11 hunting sling of venom which alone should have carried me further in the game. As usual, I went for maximal sacrif...

Saturday, 11th September 2021, 21:43

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: GnWz of Vehumet (3 runes, streak#4)

Replies: 2

Views: 896

Re: YAVP: GnWz of Vehumet (3 runes, streak#4)

Vanquished Creatures 2 dread liches 2 ancient liches Mennas (Crypt:1) 2 juggernauts 2 orbs of fire (Zot:4) Sojobo (Vaults:5) A shard shrike (Zot:4) A Killer Klown (Zot:5) Frederick (Vaults:3) A pandemonium lord (D:7) Saint Roka (Depths:4) A golden dragon (shapeshifter) (Vaults:5) 6 caustic shrikes ...

Saturday, 11th September 2021, 21:42

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: GnWz of Vehumet (3 runes, streak#4)

Replies: 2

Views: 896

YAVP: GnWz of Vehumet (3 runes, streak#4)

Wow, I never thought I could streak more than 3 games, but now I succeeded to extend my streak to DrAK, TrAM, GhEn, GnWz. So Gnoll Hedge Wizard was up this time. Vehumet was on D:3 and that was an easy choice for a gnoll spell caster and 3 runes. I was happy to see that LCS was castable in the end g...

Monday, 6th September 2021, 07:13

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Against Piety Decay

Replies: 11

Views: 2659

Re: Against Piety Decay

But, this topic does lead into what bothers me more: that is - turn count determining score by far more than anything else Discussion about score should probably be in a separate thread, but I'll just say that imo score in DCSS is irrelevant. If you want to compare games, you can use the # of runes...

Wednesday, 1st September 2021, 08:14

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Make all Vehumet spell offers permanent

Replies: 7

Views: 2462

Re: Make all Vehumet spell offers permanent

I just wanted to bump this thread again, since I'm currently playing a Gnome Hedge Wizard of Vehumet. A Gnome can't even overtrain spellcasting for spell slots. On my way to the final spell gits, I missed out on 3 different spell offers which I would have taken if I'd had the spell slots. I've also ...

Tuesday, 24th August 2021, 21:22

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: GhEn of Gozag (3 runes, streak#3)

Replies: 1

Views: 844

Re: YAVP: GhEn of Gozag (3 runes, streak#3)

Vanquished Creatures 2 ancient liches Mennas (Vaults:2) An orb of fire (Zot:5) 4 Killer Klowns A curse toe (Zot:1) Frederick (Crypt:3) 13 golden dragons 3 bone dragons The ghost of Soammui the Slayer, an adept MiBe of Trog (Elf:2) A profane servitor (Crypt:3) 2 hellephants (Elf:2) 17 tentacled mons...

Tuesday, 24th August 2021, 21:21

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: GhEn of Gozag (3 runes, streak#3)

Replies: 1

Views: 844

YAVP: GhEn of Gozag (3 runes, streak#3)

Next up for me was Ghoul Enchanter, and I managed to match my best streak of 3 in DCSS with this game. I also won my latest game of Bloatcrawl, so in that regard I've already made a personal record. First I found Zin and Gozag on D:3 and chose the latter immediately, since I thought it couldn't get ...

Tuesday, 24th August 2021, 06:27

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Immolation

Replies: 3

Views: 1389

Re: Immolation

In most my games, I never use immolation (except the first scroll by read-IDing). But they are very useful in Ice Cave end vaults.
I guess I should use them more, for example in Orc.

Friday, 13th August 2021, 20:56

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: New phantom behavior

Replies: 3

Views: 1356

Re: New phantom behavior

DCSS 0.27 was released 3 days after my post...

(I still haven't updated since I have a game going on (I don't like to update an ongoing game)).

Wednesday, 28th July 2021, 19:26

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: [Bloat] YAVP: AnDr of Ely (3 runes)

Replies: 0

Views: 334

[Bloat] YAVP: AnDr of Ely (3 runes)

Next successful combo in my quest for winning all new species and backgrounds in Bloatcrawl was Angel Doctor. Angels can fly permanently, gain rPois and rElec as they gain levels, and can see invisible. Doctors are zealots of Elyvilon, beats me why they aren't called Healers, as they were in old DCS...

Monday, 26th July 2021, 22:18

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: New phantom behavior

Replies: 3

Views: 1356

Re: New phantom behavior

I assume the idea is to make phantoms actually matter, so that you can't just drag them upstairs and park them on a new level.

If they are too deadly now, some rebalancing might happen. (Personally, I can't comment on that, as I play the latest released version (26.1).)

Friday, 9th July 2021, 22:40

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: TrAM of Fedhas (3 runes, streak)

Replies: 0

Views: 371

YAVP: TrAM of Fedhas (3 runes, streak)

Following my latest 11-runer, I found myself with the potential for a streak. I started a TrAM and grabbed just 3 runes to make the streak come true. Fedhas was on D:3. For a 3-rune game, the choice was easy to make. I really like the current Fedhas, ballistomycetes are great for a large part of the...

Friday, 25th June 2021, 23:07

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Another case of unlucky RNG sequences

Replies: 1

Views: 579

Another case of unlucky RNG sequences

The probability for failing 8 times in a row was a whopping 0,0038%: Casting: Slow (safe; 1% risk of failure) Confirm with . or Enter, or press ? or * to list all spells. Aiming: Slow (safe; 1% risk of failure) Press: ? - help, Shift-Dir - straight line, f - wolf spider zombie Aim: a wolf spider zom...

Friday, 11th June 2021, 06:50

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: What to play next

Replies: 2

Views: 1789

Re: What to play next

Here are some suggestions. I don't recommend CK for any species. From the species I left out Pa (haven't played it yet), Op (I'm so bad with it), Fe (acquired taste, try it out to see if you like it) and Gh (ran out of backgrounds). BaVM DDAr DEWz DgCj DsFE DrWr FoAK HaHu HuTm KoBr MfIE MuSu NaAM Og...

Thursday, 10th June 2021, 06:27

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP - 6-rune (2xPan) VpFE of Ashenzari

Replies: 3

Views: 554

Re: YAVP - 6-rune (2xPan) VpFE of Ashenzari

Ignite Poison was changed in 0.17, I don't think there's been changes after that? A broadsword is a double sword with a sensible name. (A claymore is a triple sword with a sensible name). I guess DCSS has lost some sensibility :) * Renamed items: - Cutlasses are now rapiers. - Bastard swords are now...

Wednesday, 9th June 2021, 13:07

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP - 6-rune (2xPan) VpFE of Ashenzari

Replies: 3

Views: 554

Re: YAVP - 6-rune (2xPan) VpFE of Ashenzari

damerell wrote: Sticky Flame and OTR will basically murder everything for a very long time

Did you consider adding Ignite Poison to the mix? Loads of fun.

Btw, what's a broadsword in Crawl?

Friday, 4th June 2021, 21:52

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: DrAK of Lugonu (11 runes)

Replies: 2

Views: 519

Re: YAVP: DrAK of Lugonu (11 runes)

Action | 1- 3 | 4- 6 | 7- 9 | 10-12 | 13-15 | 16-18 | 19-21 | 22-24 | 25-27 || total -------------------------+-------+-------+-------+-------+-------+-------+-------+-------+-------++------- Melee: Spear | 105 | 167 | 475 | | | | | | || 747 Tailslap | 5 | 13 | 59 | 69 | 168 | 188 | 257 | 303 | 117...

Friday, 4th June 2021, 21:50

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: DrAK of Lugonu (11 runes)

Replies: 2

Views: 519

YAVP: DrAK of Lugonu (11 runes)

As I broke my barely started Delver streak, it was time to play an 11-rune game. DrAK was up, as were my hopes, since draconians are always fun to play and I've had good luck with Abyssal Knights. Have hats been removed? I never found a single hat?! I got badly mutated in Slime and despite quaffing ...

Wednesday, 26th May 2021, 06:19

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP (but blissfully short for a change): 7-rune VSBe

Replies: 2

Views: 802

Re: YAVP (but blissfully short for a change): 7-rune VSBe

Congrats, 7 runes with 4 from Hell is impressive. I'm just curious, was a quick blade of _protection_ really your main melee weapon?

Wednesday, 26th May 2021, 06:13

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: MfDe of Ely (3 runes, Delver streak)

Replies: 3

Views: 816

Re: YAVP: MfDe of Ely (3 runes, Delver streak)

I guess I surprised myself by not using the glaive of the Guard much... If I'd found that one earlier than V:5, might be a different story.

+10 STR is of course nice, but a +0 robe is not so nice AC-wise...

Monday, 3rd May 2021, 06:58

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: hello this is fork discussion

Replies: 8

Views: 1969

Re: hello this is fork discussion

I would just like to say that Bloatcrawl is absolutely incredible with all the special species and backgrounds, although hermit crabs' shell system seems to be bugged.

Monday, 12th April 2021, 21:38

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: MfDe of Ely (3 runes, Delver streak)

Replies: 3

Views: 816

YAVP: MfDe of Ely (3 runes, Delver streak)

Next up for me in DCSS was MfDe and I managed to win, making a 2-streak of Delvers. (Also my last game in Bloatcrawl (KiPa) was a victory, so 3-streak in that sense!) I had to use all consumables to survive to D:1 at first but I did it. Zin, Qaz and Ely altars were found on D:2 on the way up. I chos...

Friday, 2nd April 2021, 23:15

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Make clubs able to knock someone unconcious or confused

Replies: 1

Views: 902

Re: Make clubs able to knock someone unconcious or confused

Clubs got a chance to stun the target upon successful stabbing in DCSS 0.6. I don't remember when it was removed.

Friday, 26th March 2021, 00:17

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: [Bloat] YAVP: KiPa of TSO (3 runes)

Replies: 0

Views: 595

[Bloat] YAVP: KiPa of TSO (3 runes)

In Bloatcrawl, Kitsune are fox spirits, which in essence means two things: 1) They have an ability to charm their foes (resistible, with exhaustion) with their cute fox ears and 2) they have poor HP and mostly bad skill aptitudes (except Invo). The charming ability makes this a very strong species, ...

Monday, 22nd March 2021, 22:04

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Trove reporting

Replies: 502

Views: 169448

Re: Trove reporting

Fee: 6 scrolls of blinking. I can afford this now that I only have Zot left to do (and have the Blink spell). (This is Bloatcrawl and the character is a Kitsuno Paladin of the Shining One). 1803 gold pieces a wand of paralysis (8) a staff of summoning 19 sling bullets 23 stones a crystal ball of ene...

Friday, 5th March 2021, 22:33

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: MiDe of Trog (3 runes)

Replies: 0

Views: 611

YAVP: MiDe of Trog (3 runes)

So I won a Delver, can you please now remove the background? I don't like the concept at all. I first splatted a HuDe, but then won with a minotaur, so Delver is my best background now with 50% win rate. I found Fedhas on D:3 but I was running for the stairs up so ignored it. After clearing D:1 I fo...

Tuesday, 2nd February 2021, 07:32

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: BaFi of Gozag (3 runes)

Replies: 4

Views: 1125

Re: YAVP: BaFi of Gozag (3 runes)

Clearly the RNG's been sending my scrolls to you.
I'm currently taking turns playing DCSS and Bloatcrawl (absolutely love it, even though it isn't updated anymore). The only thing from DCSS I'd like to get into Bloatcrawl is the new acquirement...

Monday, 1st February 2021, 09:14

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Timed portal choice

Replies: 9

Views: 1885

Re: Timed portal choice

1) If I get badly shafted, for example from D:9 to D:12 and again to D:15 before doing Lair, I probably won't enter timed portals which I possibly find on the way back up. 2) I mostly skip the Desolation (had a couple of bad experiences there), unless I find it really late and feel really confident....

Thursday, 28th January 2021, 08:08

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Curses

Replies: 10

Views: 2067

Re: Curses

Andrew, I'm guessing most players will just take the drain hit. The idea is that you should be stuck with the item for like a floor before you can take it off. That's how it works in the early game, anyway. Late game curses just are an annoyance. What if the curse was indeed tied to floors? Like, y...

Friday, 22nd January 2021, 23:24

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: BaFi of Gozag (3 runes)

Replies: 4

Views: 1125

YAVP: BaFi of Gozag (3 runes)

It was time for a 3-rune game, and I started a barachi fighter. This was one of the easiest games I've had. There was a faded altar on D:2. I gambled and hit the jackpot: Gozag. From that point on the plan was to go for heavy armour and big shield and not bother with spells. I survived a serial shaf...

Tuesday, 19th January 2021, 23:03

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Trove reporting

Replies: 502

Views: 169448

Re: Trove reporting

Fee: +3 shadow dragon scales. I happened to found an artifact +4 one, which I had no use for, so free Trove. (Barachi Fighter of Gozag) 711 gold pieces 3 rations the amulet of Vitality {Regen+ HP+15} the +0 plate armour of Snakes and Ladders {rC+ Dex+3 Stlth+} the +2 plate armour of Gravity {MR+} 15...

Wednesday, 13th January 2021, 10:43

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Please get rid of ally based XP drain

Replies: 17

Views: 2572

Re: Please get rid of ally based XP drain

Nekoatl wrote:My biggest problem with the summoner XP penalty is that it doesn't apply if you land the final blow.

Are you sure about that? I was under the impression that you get reduced XP in relation to how big part of the damage was done by your allies, down to 50%, regardless of who landed the final blow.

Wednesday, 13th January 2021, 07:30

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Wandering and the single Gnoll

Replies: 7

Views: 1546

Re: Wandering and the single Gnoll

What's the dungeon branch? Are the walls diggable, i.e. rock?

Spells up to at least level 6 should be ok even in a 3-rune game. Just pick whatever you find and like. Definitely pick up some spells, since you will have the skills anyway.
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