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Yesterday, 00:27

Forum: Suggestions & Criticism

Topic: How do you make suggestions in the "CDO wiki"

Replies: 2

Views: 116

Re: How do you make suggestions in the "CDO wiki"

The CDO wiki is https://crawl.develz.org/wiki/doku.php?id=start, and I think it uses the same login as tavern/mantis, but it's not used very much any more, so that text is out of date.

Thursday, 18th October 2018, 20:31

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: New message on death

Replies: 1

Views: 149

Re: New message on death

But afterwards, a window on CXC popped up: Unfortunately, your game ended unexpectedly. I think there's currently a bug that over-generates this message on webtiles that I haven't tracked down yet. It's supposed to only show up when your game crashes, but sometimes I have noticed it showing up in o...

Sunday, 14th October 2018, 14:15

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Meem?

Replies: 9

Views: 676

Re: Meem?

that I keep getting messaged about? Can you elaborate on who or what is messaging you, and in what context? Is it unsolicited? Meem is not a "sequel" to beem, it's someone wholly unconnected to the devteam, server ops, or to the beem developer, running the beem code with a rebranding, I g...

Monday, 1st October 2018, 17:35

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: latest trunk wintiles - autoexplore never stops?

Replies: 4

Views: 185

Re: latest trunk wintiles - autoexplore never stops?

Yes, this bug is fixed in trunk but we haven't gotten windows trunk builds to work again yet. 0.22.1 has most of the fixes that trunk (0.23) currently has, and definitely has everything that that version has, so using that is probably a better bet than old windows trunk builds. Thanks a lot, I thin...

Friday, 28th September 2018, 01:18

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: latest trunk wintiles - autoexplore never stops?

Replies: 4

Views: 185

Re: latest trunk wintiles - autoexplore never stops?

Yes, this bug is fixed in trunk but we haven't gotten windows trunk builds to work again yet. 0.22.1 has most of the fixes that trunk (0.23) currently has, and definitely has everything that that version has, so using that is probably a better bet than old windows trunk builds.

Wednesday, 19th September 2018, 18:50

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: CPO is strange (off?) today

Replies: 4

Views: 150

Re: CPO is strange (off?) today

The CPO admin moved it to a different server; I'm not sure of the exact details but it might take a bit for dns to update and that sort of thing.

Thursday, 13th September 2018, 23:52

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: No images in WebTiles

Replies: 2

Views: 121

Re: No images in WebTiles

I don't know anything about this particular error, but webtiles doesn't work with tornado 4. You'll need to manually install tornado 3, I think any instance of 3 will do (I have 3.2.1 installed for testing), this is documented in the README in the webserver folder.

Sunday, 2nd September 2018, 15:12

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: Can't Connect to IRC

Replies: 3

Views: 200

Re: Can't Connect to IRC

Instructions here.

Channels on freenode being +r to keep spambots out is the new normal, I'm afraid.

Friday, 31st August 2018, 19:12

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Suggestion: Console colors

Replies: 10

Views: 546

Re: Suggestion: Console colors

allow_extended_colours = true Oh, yeah, definitely don't forget this -- for compatibility reasons dark grey is realized as dark blue in most terminals by default, and this setting gets dark grey back. With the compatibility mode turned off, blue is much rarer on the map (though certain monsters sti...

Friday, 31st August 2018, 16:27

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Suggestion: Console colors

Replies: 10

Views: 546

Re: Suggestion: Console colors

allow_extended_colours = true Oh, yeah, definitely don't forget this -- for compatibility reasons dark grey is realized as dark blue in most terminals by default, and this setting gets dark grey back. With the compatibility mode turned off, blue is much rarer on the map (though certain monsters sti...

Friday, 31st August 2018, 00:34

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Suggestion: Console colors

Replies: 10

Views: 546

Re: Suggestion: Console colors

So, yes, this is an issue, but the recommended solution is to adjust the colors in your terminal program. In addition to the various themes for different apps mentioned here already, I put together one for mac terminal that fixes the dark blue color in particular.

Tuesday, 28th August 2018, 19:46

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Minor UI additions

Replies: 4

Views: 321

Re: Minor UI additions

1 is definitely coming, it's something that's now much more practical to add with the recent UI changes. Re 3, the game does actually record a milestone for discovering that you are monstrous, and it is even queryable in sequell (`!lm . monstrous -log` for example). However, it doesn't record it as ...

Friday, 17th August 2018, 16:31

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Tournament rules can cause health problems

Replies: 67

Views: 3979

Re: Tournament rules can cause health problems

hey folks, was just taking a look at that "tournament rules encourage unhealthy behavior" thread and i was thinking... you know, a two week long event where you have to play a video game all the time is sort of unhealthy on a basic level one you can't escape through rule changes maybe a w...

Friday, 17th August 2018, 16:07

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Tournament rules can cause health problems

Replies: 67

Views: 3979

Re: Tournament rules can cause health problems

Someone posted this in ##crawl-dev, I think it is more useful to collect it in here; leaving out their name in case they were aiming to stay out of this thread: hey folks, was just taking a look at that "tournament rules encourage unhealthy behavior" thread and i was thinking... you know, ...

Thursday, 16th August 2018, 18:51

Forum: Coding

Topic: Lua rc scripting: Ending a turn?

Replies: 10

Views: 698

Re: Lua rc scripting: Ending a turn?

If I understand what you're asking for, there is currently no way to do what you're asking. That is, there is no way to trigger time passing on lua script line n (via input or lua api) and return control to line n+1 on your next turn. Right now what you need to do is think of building a state machin...

Thursday, 16th August 2018, 18:30

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Tournament rules can cause health problems

Replies: 67

Views: 3979

Re: Tournament rules can cause health problems

FWIW I'm sympathetic to the basic issue, though I haven't discussed it with any other devs so these are my own thoughts. I don't think we can really make people make good choices about their health but I think rewarding other modes of playing would be good for the community. Personally it's been yea...

Wednesday, 15th August 2018, 15:54

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: inventory scrolling

Replies: 13

Views: 412

Re: inventory scrolling

I did a little bit of digging, and this problem is caused by a css rendering bug in firefox ( this one ) that is fixed in firefox 52, which leads to max-heights not necessarily being inherited right from containing divs under some circumstances. This is a circumstance that the new ui layouts happen ...

Tuesday, 14th August 2018, 14:39

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: inventory scrolling

Replies: 13

Views: 412

Re: inventory scrolling

Is it possible that your browser's zoom is set above 100%? Without a screenshot I can't tell, but if the inventory menu is sticking off the bottom of the screen, then something's going wonky. I mean, maybe? But I don't think so, if I want to fit the inventory/whatever onscreen, I have to zoom out t...

Sunday, 29th July 2018, 15:59

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: How do I add the Enter key in a macro?

Replies: 8

Views: 272

Re: How do I add the Enter key in a macro?

I think this option is the better of the two since the Lua ready() function seems to me like it is called every time it is the player's turn to enter something. Ideally, a better option would be a Lua function that is called once at the start of a new game and never called again. It is, but there's...

Sunday, 29th July 2018, 15:35

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: How do I add the Enter key in a macro?

Replies: 8

Views: 272

Re: How do I add the Enter key in a macro?

I think doing this with lua is better, but
  Code:
\{13}
should work for enter (the backslash before { is necessary for a key code). I tested the following macro and it seemed to do the right thing:
  Code:
m=a10\{13}\{27}

Monday, 23rd July 2018, 14:00

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Spell library search and filtering

Replies: 5

Views: 326

Re: Spell library search and filtering

Hi, i enjoy the new spell library feature, but i would like a search which is updated on the fly as each characters are entered. Maybe, and there are still some todo items for spell search before release, but this is the kind of ask where the immediate response is, patches welcome! Also an option t...

Thursday, 7th June 2018, 01:43

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: Issue with keyboards, keybinds, and numlock.

Replies: 3

Views: 235

Re: Issue with keyboards, keybinds, and numlock.

SDL provides no specific support or handling for dealing with numpad/numlock idiosyncracies, in fact I think what we'd need to do to really handle this the way I assume fancy paid games do would be to write our own key handler (so we can deal better with keydown timing) as opposed to using the SDL o...

Wednesday, 6th June 2018, 13:58

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: Issue with keyboards, keybinds, and numlock.

Replies: 3

Views: 235

Re: Issue with keyboards, keybinds, and numlock.

Dealing with numpads and numlock is in general extremely messy, as there's a lot of variation in keyboards as well as OSs, and it's basically impossible to detect. One major issue is that in some circumstances many keyboards will send both a number key and the corresponding home/end/pgup/pgdn key, a...

Saturday, 2nd June 2018, 21:05

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Reveal the map boundary

Replies: 2

Views: 550

Re: Reveal the map boundary

If the exclusion thing (which I'm not sure is widely known? I only discovered it while testing the passwall changes) can't be easily fixed, then yeah, I'm not sure what other solution there might be to this, short of some major rewrite of how level bounds work. Btw I may add a dig targeter using the...

Tuesday, 22nd May 2018, 15:57

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Change the spellpower display

Replies: 20

Views: 1485

Re: Change the spellpower display

I'm all for giving players better information, and I agree that the log-based spellpower display is weird, but I think the real problem is this and can't actually be left aside if any improvement is to be made: Leaving aside that it's hard to know what spellpower actually does Honestly, I tend to th...

Sunday, 13th May 2018, 15:26

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: It was at this moment he knew... he screwed up

Replies: 6

Views: 651

Re: It was at this moment he knew... he screwed up

Anyway I don't know if its tentacles will stop to attack you right away or if its ink cloud, which it will most probably spit, can deal any damage. I tried this out in wizmode, and the tentacles are indeed unaffected by fear. Within a turn the kraken will have moved away and taken the tentacles wit...

Sunday, 13th May 2018, 14:42

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: Problems running Crawl in 4K mode - distorted fonts

Replies: 4

Views: 297

Re: Problems running Crawl in 4K mode - distorted fonts

Crotalidae75 wrote:I switched to DejaVuSansMono.ttf and it works fine now.


Er sorry yeah, I meant that, not Vera (which is an ancestor of deja vu).

Saturday, 12th May 2018, 22:44

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: Problems running Crawl in 4K mode - distorted fonts

Replies: 4

Views: 297

Re: Problems running Crawl in 4K mode - distorted fonts

Also, for future reference, it's relatively easy for devs to miss bug reports in this forum, so if you don't get a response here, you should probably try posting it on the bug tracker. Your tavern login will work to log in there as well.

Saturday, 12th May 2018, 22:33

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: Problems running Crawl in 4K mode - distorted fonts

Replies: 4

Views: 297

Re: Problems running Crawl in 4K mode - distorted fonts

I'm not immediately sure what's going on, but I downloaded that font and I get distorted fonts with a similar pattern when using UbuntuMono-R.ttf regardless of font size, and not on a 4k display. (Though I am testing on a hi-dpi display at the moment, I'll have to check if it's hi-dpi specific later...

Wednesday, 9th May 2018, 19:11

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: How to make windows executables (On Linux)

Replies: 7

Views: 352

Re: How to make windows executables (On Linux)

So, did you run both of:

  Code:
git submodule init
git submodule update
?

:D

Tuesday, 8th May 2018, 16:35

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: How to make windows executables (On Linux)

Replies: 7

Views: 352

Re: How to make windows executables (On Linux)

There's some brief discussion of how to do cross-compiling here. Basically, install the mingw cross-compiling environment as appropriate under your distro, and run the build command described there.

Saturday, 5th May 2018, 23:04

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Did Orc get harder?

Replies: 7

Views: 808

Re: Did Orc get harder?

I have recently seen stone giants in Orc. There are a few (not very new) ways for stone giants to place in Orc:$, and they can rarely place a random monsters. Before the change mentioned above they could only place on orc 3-4, but now they can appear on orc:1. So I think it's just that harder monst...

Friday, 4th May 2018, 02:55

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Did Orc get harder?

Replies: 7

Views: 808

Re: Did Orc get harder?

That change brought a fairly high variance to orc:1, because anything that could generate in orc could now show up on orc:1. Sometimes it's trivial, sometimes it's like what you encountered. Here's the full commit message from that change: Flatten Orc to two levels, and remove plain orcs from genera...

Thursday, 3rd May 2018, 16:44

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: (MSYS2) crawl won't compile

Replies: 7

Views: 309

Re: (MSYS2) crawl won't compile

util/art-data.pl make: *** [Makefile:1587: art-data.h] Error 127 Ok, this probably means one of three things (in order of decreasing likelihood): (i) perl isn't in your path (or the path being used by the build process) for some reason, (ii) perl isn't installed, or (iii) the script that it is tryi...

Thursday, 3rd May 2018, 12:41

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: (MSYS2) crawl won't compile

Replies: 7

Views: 309

Re: (MSYS2) crawl won't compile

I still haven't had any luck. Where is the crawl folder supposed to go? What I was talking about wasn't the location of the crawl folder, but your current location when running the git command (you can see your working directory in the terminal by typing `pwd`.) If you run `git submodule --init upd...

Wednesday, 2nd May 2018, 21:24

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: (MSYS2) crawl won't compile

Replies: 7

Views: 309

Re: (MSYS2) crawl won't compile

I have done all the relevant instructions in the installation guide, and I tried "git submodule update" and got this: $ git submodule update fatal: not a git repository (or any of the parent directories): .git Please help a noob out? The first thing to do is to make sure you are running t...

Wednesday, 2nd May 2018, 03:43

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Need Help for Wizmode : !Mut Monte Carlo

Replies: 1

Views: 225

Re: Need Help for Wizmode : !Mut Monte Carlo

This kind of thing would be a lot easier to do using lua than with macros. In fact, there's already a stress test that randomly simulates mutation potions, which can be found in test/mutation.lua (see `simulate_mutation_pot` and `test_potion`; if you change `silent` on the first line to false, it wi...

Monday, 30th April 2018, 03:59

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: How does the amulet of the acrobat work in trunk?

Replies: 31

Views: 2239

Re: How does the amulet of the acrobat work in trunk?

There was a bug in webtiles / trunk here, that I fixed. (It was displaying as intended in console.) It's worth noting though that it's not entirely obvious when it makes sense to display the EV boost. The intended (and now current) behavior is that you see it on the beginning of the turn after it ap...

Friday, 27th April 2018, 02:46

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Dead, and yet not

Replies: 9

Views: 867

Re: Dead, and yet not

I just checked in wizmode; hunger seems to proceed normally, and holding down . works to die.

Monday, 23rd April 2018, 14:51

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Spell Library Upgrade: Filter

Replies: 1

Views: 458

Re: Spell Library Upgrade: Filter

We discussed something like this option and decided it wouldn't add much on top of a good search feature (which exists; see my post in the other thread). Search can be used for spell school names as well as spell names. We could still be persuaded otherwise, but try out the search feature for a whil...

Monday, 23rd April 2018, 14:48

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Spell Library Upgrade: Search

Replies: 3

Views: 521

Re: Spell Library Upgrade: Search

The spell library already has a search feature, hit Ctrl-f while in the M screen.

Wednesday, 18th April 2018, 22:19

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Riposte: Check EV after a block

Replies: 19

Views: 1174

Re: Riposte: Check EV after a block

I'm pretty sure that fsim is not accurate fsim didn't handle retaliation damage at all, there wasn't even any place where it would be visible (for "Attack", it showed the damage the player did to the monster when the player hit the monster, and for "Defense", the damage that the...

Wednesday, 18th April 2018, 02:24

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: Building both tiles and console

Replies: 2

Views: 167

Re: Building both tiles and console

Not exactly simultaneously, but you can do something like
  Code:
make && mv crawl crawl-console && make TILES=y && mv crawl crawl-tiles
.

Thursday, 5th April 2018, 00:57

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Window bug

Replies: 3

Views: 662

Re: Window bug

I've been trying to replicate this, and have so far not succeeded, so more information might help (though it might just be that the timing has to be exact and I haven't gotten it). Some followup questions: does this happen only on opening, or on closing too? What server do you play on? Is it rare or...

Wednesday, 4th April 2018, 15:56

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Sif Muna Rework

Replies: 12

Views: 1250

Re: Sif Muna Rework

Sif's piety gain is notoriously slow, currently about 45% that of standard "just kill things" gods like Makhleb. I increased rate of piety gain by about 40%, putting Sif now around 65% of Makhleb and friends. FYI there are those on the devteam who think that the solution here is to slow p...

Monday, 2nd April 2018, 14:55

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: Compiling with msys2

Replies: 6

Views: 284

Re: Compiling with msys2

well, I'm glad something worked. Those png errors look to be something new, but I'm not immediately sure what (linking against wrong version of libpng, maybe; we often use a contrib version in a submodule).

Saturday, 31st March 2018, 02:13

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Is this what the game needs?

Replies: 12

Views: 835

Re: Is this what the game needs?

But online it feels like the active player count is dropping. I don't think there's any generalizations to be drawn, see: !lg * s=month(end) -graph (the peaks are tournament months). If webtiles were changed to just match the interface of offline, I'd play webtiles all the time. I don't understand ...

Saturday, 31st March 2018, 00:56

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: Compiling with msys2

Replies: 6

Views: 284

Re: Compiling with msys2

The one potentially relevant thing I found out about how it is cross-compiled is that it is a 64 bit build target; so maybe make sure you aren't running the 32bit version of msys2 (IIRC there are different shell commands). The full cross-compiling build command is `make CROSSHOST=i686-w64-mingw32 pa...

Friday, 30th March 2018, 15:34

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: Compiling with msys2

Replies: 6

Views: 284

Re: Compiling with msys2

Thank you for reply. > Do you have this problem with release version of 0.21.1? With official release binary(stone_soup-0.21.1-tiles-win32), It looks all fine. (screen shot) https://i.imgur.com/Q1vVMrt.png What building environment did devteam use for windows binary? It's actually cross-compiled on...

Friday, 30th March 2018, 14:39

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: Compiling with msys2

Replies: 6

Views: 284

Re: Compiling with msys2

This pops up sporadically but it's not entirely clear what's going on, and it often resolves on its own. In past reports like this, what's usually been necessary is to upgrade your video driver. Specifically, you should download the latest version from the graphics card manufacturer's site, since th...
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