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Thursday, 14th March 2019, 05:36

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: What's the optimal way to use Animate Skeleton?

Replies: 6

Views: 728

Re: What's the optimal way to use Animate Skeleton?

I macro animate skeleton to 'c' and pretend I have auto_butcher turned off because the spell is too tedious to use "optimally." You're overthinking this.

Monday, 27th August 2018, 18:43

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Tournament rules can cause health problems

Replies: 67

Views: 7520

Re: Tournament rules can cause health problems

The play-times per day of the top 10 players were much lower this tournament than people in this thread think, with only King Poopsock himself playing more than 8 hours per day to once again dominate the tournament: Yermak: play-time/day 11:49:39, total time 8d+9:04:06. ManMan: play-time/day 7:03:58...

Monday, 6th August 2018, 13:59

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: New Realtime speedrun World Record by ManMan 26:17 DDFi^makh

Replies: 4

Views: 1253

Re: New Realtime speedrun World Record by ManMan 26:17 DDFi^

bel wrote:No pain, no gain.


Indeed.

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pureman has played 2759 games, between 2018-02-01 01:54:56 and 2018-08-05 22:33:47, won 39 (1.4%), high score 5410381, total score 196966105, total turns 14296130, play-time/day 1:17:53, total time 10d+1:26:34.

Thursday, 2nd August 2018, 15:36

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Can't curse my weapon, workarounds?

Replies: 9

Views: 1016

Re: Can't curse my weapon, workarounds?

Did you acquire that holy weapon? Weapon acquirement with Ash grants cursed weapons, so perhaps that bypasses the no curse feature of holy weapons.

Sunday, 17th June 2018, 04:35

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: what's changing in 0.22?

Replies: 10

Views: 1806

Re: what's changing in 0.22?

How about by a quite-reasonable measure of development activity? Below are the results of measuring devolpment activity by version number via the number of lines in its changelog entry, excluding bug fix versions like 0.19.1, and starting from version 0.9 (which I chose for the arbitrary reason tha...

Saturday, 16th June 2018, 05:12

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: Scrub League #4 - Iron - Silver - Gold Challenge

Replies: 9

Views: 1689

Re: Scrub League #4 - Iron - Silver - Gold Challenge

108. [dam=41] ScrubMan the Slayer (L27 MuFi of Gozag), blasted by a revenant (dispel undead) on Tomb:2 (tomb_2) on 2018-06-16 01:14:59, with 607441 points after 90940 turns and 3:04:30. I died by underestimating a revenant in Tomb, who in retrospect I could have shut down by reading silence. This r...

Friday, 1st June 2018, 01:51

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: New realtime speedrun WR: 26:44 by p0werm0de

Replies: 5

Views: 918

Re: New realtime speedrun WR: 26:44 by p0werm0de

That foul-mouthed realtimer was me, and I am a big fat liar: 3729. pureman the Pandemonic (L22 DDFi of Makhleb), escaped with the Orb and 3 runes on 2018-06-01 01:18:36, with 3289499 points after 21625 turns and 0:28:31. https://crawl.jorgrun.rocks/morgue/pureman/morgue-pureman-20180601-011836.txt H...

Thursday, 31st May 2018, 00:57

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: Scrub League #2 - MiMo (No God + UC + No Body armour)

Replies: 12

Views: 1707

Re: Scrub League #2 - MiMo (No God + UC + No Body armour)

Here's a MiMo run that followed the entire conduct except for no potions, if you're willing to forgive 1 net I accidentally threw at an orc warrior while clearing Orc: http://crawl.berotato.org/crawl/morgue/ScrubMan/morgue-ScrubMan-20180531-003317.txt Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.22-a0-441-gcf...

Tuesday, 8th May 2018, 20:43

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: New Leaderboard for Fastest Times by Species

Replies: 8

Views: 2065

Re: New Leaderboard for Fastest Times by Species

3129. inmateoo the Grand Master (L27 VpFi of Cheibriados), escaped with the Orb and 3 runes on 2018-05-08 19:29:28, with 2037120 points after 48867 turns and 1:34:47. Congratulations to inmateoo for breaking the vampire record! I'm sure that this will be just the first of many species records to be...

Tuesday, 8th May 2018, 20:09

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: New Leaderboard for Fastest Times by Species

Replies: 8

Views: 2065

Re: New Leaderboard for Fastest Times by Species

Please include people beyond just #1 in each category. Even if it's just their names linking to morgues for #2-10. IMHO this would encourage more competition. This is a good idea, although I might reduce it to 3-5 so that the table doesn't get too bloated. This is too much work to do manually howev...

Monday, 7th May 2018, 19:57

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: New Leaderboard for Fastest Times by Species

Replies: 8

Views: 2065

New Leaderboard for Fastest Times by Species

While watching Demise's recent speedrun stream, in which he attempted to realtime speedrun unconventional races like DE, Tr and Fe, I came to the conclusion that having a leaderboard like the combo highscore board on CAO would be a great tool for the realtime community. Thankfully Ultraviolent4 was ...

Wednesday, 24th May 2017, 04:47

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Mibe's guide on scoring lots of points in DCSS tournaments!

Replies: 34

Views: 7692

Re: Mibe's guide on scoring lots of points in DCSS tournamen

And if you do want to be on the top 20, as mibe said, you have to play nearly constantly all tournament long :P I placed 9th without playing a single game in the final week of the tournament and committing on average less than 4 hours per day, and Dynast placed 4th playing just 10 days of the tourn...

Wednesday, 24th May 2017, 04:29

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Igniting Vault Five?

Replies: 7

Views: 1010

Re: Igniting Vault Five?

Conveniently Demise just posted a video in which he did exactly that: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LHp0-F7aJvM

Clearing the initial vault guards is a joke but running low on HP and MP without having time to rest is still an issue.

Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 17:22

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Time for the biennial tasonir edits the wiki thread

Replies: 101

Views: 16094

Re: Time for the biennial tasonir edits the wiki thread

Here's a quick and easy one that can save some headaches for aspiring greatracers: on the background page, change the total number of playable backgrounds from 25 (incorrect) to 24 (correct).

Monday, 12th December 2016, 04:48

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Add warnings to escape hatches ("Do you wish to enter?")

Replies: 6

Views: 1038

Re: Add warnings to escape hatches ("Do you wish to enter?")

Hello my friend, Try adding the following line to your rc file (settings\init.txt in your crawl directory): warn_hatches = true This will prompt a warning whenever you try to take an escape hatch (upward and downward). warn_hatches = true doesn't work very well, because autotravel tries to take pat...

Sunday, 11th December 2016, 09:36

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Add warnings to escape hatches ("Do you wish to enter?")

Replies: 6

Views: 1038

Add warnings to escape hatches ("Do you wish to enter?")

Downward escape hatches are almost never a good idea for the player to take, and can easily be catastrophic if taken accidentally ( http://imgur.com/a/uhLQe ). I therefore suggest that attempting to enter an escape hatch causes a prompt like when trying to enter the Abyss or Pan ("You cannot re...

Tuesday, 8th November 2016, 17:34

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Moth of wrath problem

Replies: 3

Views: 708

Re: Moth of wrath problem

Shadow creatures is still so overpowered in Zot that I don't mind it having a drawback.

Wednesday, 21st September 2016, 15:47

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: VASD: HeCj - zot4

Replies: 13

Views: 1270

Re: VASD: HeCj - zot4

My condolences. You should have been wearing the MR+ ring. Your {rN+, Slay +3, sInv} ring was bad for this character - the extra pip of rN was basically useless (I go most games without any rN), the Slay +3 isn't very useful for a mage and sInv is completely unnecessary. On the other hand, MR is arg...

Friday, 16th September 2016, 03:00

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: What is the difference betweel Hell, Pan, and Abyss?

Replies: 16

Views: 2532

Re: What is the difference betweel Hell, Pan, and Abyss?

Shtopit wrote:I just decided that Meatsprint's PC is actually Ignacio.


FR: Ignacio spawns with the Axe of Woe.

Wednesday, 14th September 2016, 19:18

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Make auto-combat target summoners instead of summons

Replies: 1

Views: 407

Make auto-combat target summoners instead of summons

Tabbing through a summoner only to realize that auto-combat is attacking a tanky "dangerous" adjacent summon instead of the squishy adjacent summoner is quite frustrating. My suggestion is to modify the auto-combat algorithm with something along the lines of the following (in pseudo-code):...

Tuesday, 13th September 2016, 11:14

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: Dg challenge

Replies: 27

Views: 3665

Re: Dg challenge

tldr version Dg challenge:streak Dg with backgrounds choosen in alphabetical order(AE,AM,Ar,...,Wn,Wr,Wz). Every streak is a succes.So if you get this streak:DgAE,DgAM then you win the challenge(with 2 points). Depending how good(and lucky) you are you can get between 2 and 21 points. 1)people who ...

Saturday, 3rd September 2016, 19:34

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: math q

Replies: 152

Views: 24197

Re: math q

An infinitesimally small number would be the difference between 0.333333333333 repeating * 3 vs 1/3*3. In other words, 1 - 0.9999999 repeating. It's equivalent to 0, clearly, but equally clearly it's not quite the same. The difference between those two numbers is 0.0000 repeating, followed by 1. Th...

Tuesday, 21st June 2016, 06:52

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Share stories from when you were new and bad at Crawl

Replies: 76

Views: 9259

Re: Share stories from when you were new and bad at Crawl

I tried to fight in corridors in Slime.

Tuesday, 21st June 2016, 05:15

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Videos of GreatPlayers

Replies: 17

Views: 1820

Re: Videos of GreatPlayers

While I wouldn't say he plays optimally, Demise plays well enough to have snagged second place in the 0.18 tournament (in fact you can see many of his tournament runs on the channel). The antithesis of zxc, his style is all about playing fast - I've nearly halved my average real-time for wins since ...

Thursday, 16th June 2016, 19:14

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Glaive of the Guard vs Shield of Resistance + Demon Trident

Replies: 4

Views: 512

Re: Glaive of the Guard vs Shield of Resistance + Demon Trid

Thanks for the advice everyone. I managed to win with the glaive afterwards. Killing OoF's with a base damage 15 weapon of electrocution was brutal, but with tons of resistance, might and haste I managed it. The demon trident + shield probably would have been even worse despite the extra rF. On a si...

Thursday, 16th June 2016, 18:11

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Glaive of the Guard vs Shield of Resistance + Demon Trident

Replies: 4

Views: 512

Re: Glaive of the Guard vs Shield of Resistance + Demon Trid

Stick with the glaive. Can you explain why? I know from experience that a demon trident of pain shreds every living creature, I have access to top-tier necromancy (death channel and simulacrum) and the shield of resistance more than makes up for the resistances I'm losing by dropping the glaive of ...

Thursday, 16th June 2016, 17:59

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Glaive of the Guard vs Shield of Resistance + Demon Trident

Replies: 4

Views: 512

Glaive of the Guard vs Shield of Resistance + Demon Trident

I've been rocking the Glaive of the Guard since before lair on my lucky MfMo run, but I just now found the Shield of Resistance as well as two decent demon tridents (+1 pain and +3 flaming with 4 ?enchant weapon available). Does the tavern think I should switch to trident and shield or should I stic...

Thursday, 16th June 2016, 16:48

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: The Conjurer Challenge

Replies: 10

Views: 2093

Re: The Conjurer Challenge

ZoFy wrote:
http://crawl.develz.org/learndb/index.html#conjuration_challenge wrote:1. Win a pure conjurer: magic dart, searing ray, IMB, IOOD, no other spells, and no damaging or affecting any monsters with anything else.
2. Won by: jle (3 runes, SpWz, 0.9)


I'm honestly not surprised that this has been proposed before but I think it could be fun for current tavern users to try.

Thursday, 16th June 2016, 16:42

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Speedrun postmortem and speed run advice

Replies: 13

Views: 837

Re: Speedrun postmortem and speed run advice

Important question: is this a real-time or turn count speedrun? (I'm guessing the latter). Edit: Nevermind, I figured out that it's a turn count speedrun from the comments. Basically you should have blinked to the stairs after taking 40 damage like you said, then went back downstairs after casting s...

Thursday, 16th June 2016, 16:37

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: The Conjurer Challenge

Replies: 10

Views: 2093

The Conjurer Challenge

I've heard it claimed before that orb of destruction can win you the game. Let's put this claim to the test. THE CONJURER CHALLENGE Win a game only using conjurations-only spells. More specifically: You may only cast or memorize spells exclusively in the conjurations school. This means only magic da...

Thursday, 16th June 2016, 14:34

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: Casual League week 25 - MiBe

Replies: 10

Views: 1655

Re: Casual League week 25 - MiBe

With cautious play on a non-speedrun I would have gone with the CPA, but the MR from Dragon King made me a lot more comfortable tabbing through Depths and Zot:5, and I knew I could win with either. If I had found a ring of MR I would have switched. And yeah, my luck was obscene. :) Check my secondar...

Wednesday, 15th June 2016, 02:53

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: Casual League week 25 - MiBe

Replies: 10

Views: 1655

Re: Casual League week 25 - MiBe

Tier 3. Tier 2 is automatic since the win took less than 2 hours, and I hope you'll believe me that I reached Lair in less than 45 minutes. I pushed this character harder than necessary in an attempt to beat my real-time record, but I played too cautiously due to no permanent source of MR for most o...

Tuesday, 14th June 2016, 22:53

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: POLL: How Good/Bad Is Pakellas?

Replies: 47

Views: 2250

Re: POLL: How Good/Bad Is Pakellas?

Are we just letting this go without comment? Do you want to prove me that investment in Invocation for getting hostile Neqoxec/Executioner or weak ranged attack is better than getting weapon/armour/dodging/support spells? If you don't care about hostile Neqoxec/Executioner, you don't need them. I w...

Friday, 10th June 2016, 02:58

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

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

Replies: 711

Views: 117045

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

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Rupert the Wild comes into view. He is wielding a battleaxe of distortion.

Thursday, 9th June 2016, 18:59

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: SpEn Fire Dragon Armor?

Replies: 16

Views: 1371

Re: SpEn Fire Dragon Armor?

Fully enchant troll leather armour and learn Ozocubu's armour if possible. The extra MR from your robe does nothing for you (spriggan + Four Winds is already immune to all MR-based attacks) and spriggan speed trivializes the speed penalty from Ozo's. If TLA is not available then robes of (cold) resi...

Wednesday, 8th June 2016, 19:11

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Thanks Okawaru!

Replies: 7

Views: 966

Re: Thanks Okawaru!

If you worship Okawaru for the god gifts you're gonna have a bad time.

Think of Okawaru as Ashenzari for melee dudes and you'll fare much better.

Sunday, 5th June 2016, 00:26

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2825

Views: 381358

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

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+14 plate armour "Ydghaateiwn" {Slay+5}


Found on a high strength quick blades user.

  Code:
the +6 faerie dragon armour {-Tele rC++ rCorr Str+8 Clar}


So close...

Friday, 3rd June 2016, 20:24

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: Casual League Week 23 - HaFi

Replies: 23

Views: 2128

Re: Casual League Week 23 - HaFi

Rast wrote:So I could play a HaFi^Oka in trunk, and switch to a new god on the way out with the orb?


Tier 3 lol. Thanks to Rast for the idea. Tiers 1&2 come from my ill-fated HaFi^Uskayaw (posted above).

https://crawl.jorgrun.rocks/morgue/manman/morgue-manman-20160603-201259.txt

Thursday, 2nd June 2016, 11:56

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: Casual League Week 23 - HaFi

Replies: 23

Views: 2128

Re: Casual League Week 23 - HaFi

Tiers 1&2.

https://crawl.jorgrun.rocks/morgue/manman/?file=manman.txt

I realized late in my game that invocations is actually very important for Uskayaw.

Thursday, 2nd June 2016, 08:31

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Make up some new Challenges

Replies: 27

Views: 2456

Re: Make up some new Challenges

I wanna be Bruce Lee Win a monk of any race with -2 unarmed aptitude. You must be true to the playstyle and actually use unarmed as the vast majority of your damage (you can train backup support in magic or ranged combat, but no weapons and you have to use unarmed for most things). Transmutations a...

Wednesday, 25th May 2016, 03:12

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: Casual League Week 22 - TrAM

Replies: 16

Views: 1847

Re: Casual League Week 22 - TrAM

Tier 1. Tabbing too fast got me petrified by a catoblepas and that was all she wrote.

https://crawl.jorgrun.rocks/morgue/manman/?file=morgue-manman-20160525-010140.txt

Friday, 13th May 2016, 17:21

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Strange High Score on CAO

Replies: 3

Views: 688

Strange High Score on CAO

Does anyone know how this losing game got the all-time high score on CAO?

https://crawl.project357.org/morgue/edsrzf/morgue-edsrzf-20160320-213950.txt

Wednesday, 11th May 2016, 13:27

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Famous last words

Replies: 126

Views: 22281

Re: Famous last words

"This is a relatively tame Vaults:5." 468240 Manman the Convoker (level 22, -37/181 HPs) Began as a Demigod Wizard on May 8, 2016. Annihilated by an ettin ... wielding a +1 great mace of protection (63 damage) ... on level 5 of the Vaults on May 9, 2016. The game lasted 08:30:13 (100779 tu...

Friday, 29th April 2016, 23:38

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP: Trying to win with a Deep Elf Monk

Replies: 47

Views: 3588

Re: CIP: Trying to win with a Deep Elf Monk

I can't believe I pulled it off! A successful DEMo! http://crawl.akrasiac.org/rawdata/ManMan/morgue-ManMan-20160429-231132.txt Thanks to a D:2 Okawaru altar and amazing equipment, this character was actually quite potent. Funnily enough, the game never let me take advantage of DE's greatest strength...

Friday, 29th April 2016, 02:06

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Got my +9qb chaos branded... What now?

Replies: 13

Views: 939

Re: Got my +9qb chaos branded... What now?

Good luck when you berserk your first juggernaut, caustic shrike or iron giant!

Wednesday, 27th April 2016, 03:35

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP: Trying to win with a Deep Elf Monk

Replies: 47

Views: 3588

Re: CIP: Trying to win with a Deep Elf Monk

Thanks for this post! I'm having a lot of fun with my current DEMo. A D:2 Okawaru altar and liberal use of heroism got me through the early game, and great gear drops (including boots of the Assassin!) make my character feel OP if anything. I'm hoping to find some hexes and transmutations spells on ...

Wednesday, 27th April 2016, 00:39

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Trove reporting

Replies: 469

Views: 85426

Re: Trove reporting

Trove: Give +4 Ice Dragon Armour Contents: f - a +0 shield of reflection g - a +0 buckler of protection i - a +2 buckler of poison resistance j - the +2 hat of Baypt (worn) {*Drain MR++ Str+10 Stlth+} k - the +2 pair of boots of the Assassin {DetectMon Stab+ Stlth++} m - the +0 cloak of Kitun {*Con...

Saturday, 23rd April 2016, 03:48

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Least Favorite Vaults

Replies: 16

Views: 1162

Re: Least Favorite Vaults

Back in 0.9 or 0.10, I had managed to get my first successful DECj down to D:20 or so. I can across a ring of lava producing smoke with some imps on the other side and decided to just ignore them and walk around. After I was about halfway past the ring, a demon I'd never seen before emerged from the...

Friday, 22nd April 2016, 17:43

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: What strategies can you no longer use?

Replies: 42

Views: 2646

Re: What strategies can you no longer use?

Completely filling the temple floor with zombies to wait out Kiku wrath.

Friday, 22nd April 2016, 00:10

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: Casual League Week 19 - Deep Elf Earth Elementalist (DeEE)

Replies: 14

Views: 2240

Re: Casual League Week 19 - Deep Elf Earth Elementalist (DeE

Tier 3! I'd forgotten how fun DE is so thanks for the challenge. Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.17.1-1-g73c8601 (webtiles) character file. 3283521 Manman the Petrodigitator (level 27, 170/170 HPs) Began as a Deep Elf Earth Elementalist on Apr 18, 2016. Was the Champion of Ashenzari. Escaped with...
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