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hxy

Sunday, 8th September 2013, 07:25

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: How exactly do I use the ssh-key login?

Replies: 11

Views: 1505

Re: How exactly do I use the ssh-key login?

That means key authentication failed, that's why it's trying password.
Are you using the right key for the server? The servers listed here all use the same CAO key except for CSZO

hxy

Wednesday, 28th August 2013, 14:53

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YA really SD DDBe

Replies: 11

Views: 1625

Re: YA really SD DDBe

umm...
  Code:
             Killed from afar by a young spriggan druid (5 damage)
             ... awoken angry trees

shouldn't it be "Killed by angry trees awoken by a young spriggan druid"?

hxy

Sunday, 11th August 2013, 09:19

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP:Another DEFE Thread!

Replies: 70

Views: 10402

Re: CIP:Another DEFE Thread!

use ` to repeat last action
not sure if you can use the "repeat number of times" command combination for channeling.. in general it's 0na where n is number and a is action key (e.g. s to wait one turn)

hxy

Wednesday, 7th August 2013, 10:21

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: First time 15 runes: MiFi^Oka>TSO yeah

Replies: 24

Views: 3220

Re: CiP: MiFi^Oka: When do you start learning spells?+crazy

In your case I'd say right now - turn on Spellcasting & Charms and turn off everything else, aim for at least <10% failure rate for Swiftness & Repel Missiles.
You only need a few levels for Spellcasting.
If you do find a book with Haste, you'll want to boost it up more.

hxy

Wednesday, 31st July 2013, 08:02

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: clearing a level map?

Replies: 2

Views: 534

Re: clearing a level map?

Ctrl-f on the X screen clears the map.
Ctrl-c during normal play clears the "found" items.

hxy

Saturday, 20th July 2013, 14:14

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: YASD VpEn

Replies: 25

Views: 2542

Re: CIP VpEn, what to train towards?

There are many possibilities. You can train up magic schools as you mentioned, or you can pick up a large weapon and train up on that, depending on what you have found so far in the game. Short Blades are generally not good later in the game as it takes forever to kill high-AC monsters. With Ash you...

hxy

Sunday, 14th July 2013, 07:07

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP -> YAVP: VpAs first win

Replies: 16

Views: 2123

Re: CIP: Am I ready for the orb?

I'd say it will be hard work taking down an Orb of Fire using Short Blades.
How are you doing against Bone Dragons? OoF has same AC but much higher EV.
It will probably help if you have allies to keep it busy while you attempt distraction-stabbing.

hxy

Sunday, 14th July 2013, 01:58

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP: Gargoyle EE. How should I proceed?

Replies: 8

Views: 2081

Re: CIP: Gargoyle EE. How should I proceed?

Don't go into too many spell schools at this stage.. level up Conj and use Stone Arrow as your main attack spell.

hxy

Saturday, 13th July 2013, 01:57

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP - DEFE of Veh

Replies: 21

Views: 2285

Re: CiP - DEFE of Veh

Iskenderun's Mystic Blast is good for fire and poison resistant enemies.
Oh and pick up Battlesphere if you find the spell..

hxy

Friday, 12th July 2013, 05:02

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP - DEFE of Veh

Replies: 21

Views: 2285

Re: CiP - DEFE of Veh

Focus your skill training on Conj+Fire to bring up the power of your Fire spells.
Learn Sticky Flame.
Also train up Charms for Haste later on.
You have more than enough Tloc for now.

hxy

Tuesday, 9th July 2013, 08:55

Forum: Suggestions & Criticism

Topic: Working group for new Tavern post rank titles

Replies: 75

Views: 13828

Re: I Just found the Enchanted forest!!

Forest Firestarter :twisted:

hxy

Monday, 8th July 2013, 11:18

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP -> YAVP - First win! DEWz of Vehumet, 5/15 runes

Replies: 10

Views: 1232

Re: CIP- DEWz of Vehumet, or how I learned to love the fires

It's kinda redundant to have Tornado in addition to Fire Storm.. it's just taking up the spell slots. There's lots of loot in Slime. Good chance of finding CBoE there. Spells to ditch: - Magic Dart - Call Imp - Conjure Flame - Mephitic Cloud - Ignite Poison - Animate Skeleton - Poisonous Cloud - Fre...

hxy

Sunday, 7th July 2013, 13:54

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: I think Hall of Blades should be reworked (or removed?).

Replies: 105

Views: 19401

Re: I think Hall of Blades should be reworked (or removed?).

If nobody wants to enter HoB now, why would anyone want to go in when it appears as a portal?
The dancing weapons can be used elsewhere though.. maybe give it as a spell to certain types of monsters.

hxy

Thursday, 4th July 2013, 05:44

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP Want Moar! MiFi Oka

Replies: 12

Views: 1642

Re: CIP Want Moar! MiFi Oka

You'd want Invocations at about 8~10 to get Finesse more reliable.
Stick with the Crystal Plate.
-Tele means you cannot teleport away in times of danger

hxy

Friday, 28th June 2013, 05:58

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP: DrIE skills choice

Replies: 10

Views: 1722

Re: CIP: DrIE skills choice

Don't feel bad.. die and learn :)

hxy

Thursday, 27th June 2013, 14:14

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: TrBe, Far and away my best character

Replies: 12

Views: 1748

Re: YASD: TrBe, Far and away my best character

You won't usually have enough Identify scrolls to do that in the early game. I'd just quaff unidentified potions anyway. If it kills me then I'd just roll a new character. Once you have curing & heal wounds identified, there will be less pressure to identify potions, then maybe you can wait for ...

hxy

Wednesday, 26th June 2013, 11:38

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP: DrIE skills choice

Replies: 10

Views: 1722

Re: CIP: DrIE skills choice

Looks ok spell-wise. Pick up the useful utility spells too if you can find them. I'd use the wizardry ring over sustenance so that Bolt of Cold is more reliable. There should be enough chunks to eat. And do toss your bread rations on the ground somewhere.. you don't need so many of them in your pock...

hxy

Wednesday, 26th June 2013, 08:37

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP: DrIE skills choice

Replies: 10

Views: 1722

Re: CIP: DrIE skills choice

It's really up to you to decide whether to continue to focus on spells or branch into melee. Your Throw Icicle is still far from max power, so you can still put xp into Conj & Ice, and then upgrade to bolt of cold when you find the spell. That would be my preference. If you want to branch into m...

hxy

Wednesday, 19th June 2013, 13:06

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Getting Mennas' equipment w/o angering TSO

Replies: 7

Views: 1008

Re: Getting Mennas' equipment w/o angering TSO

Longbow is a safe bet

hxy

Saturday, 15th June 2013, 06:36

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Monster behaviour with polearms

Replies: 10

Views: 1629

Monster behaviour with polearms

I'm playing a polearm user and i run into this gang of gnolls wielding polearms in a corridor. #.# #g# #g# #g# #.# #@# The first guy stops with one square to spare and we duel. The remaining gnolls sit and wait. Is that the intended behaviour? I know orcs and such will try to move around you so that...

hxy

Monday, 10th June 2013, 05:40

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: Ignatio Is Mean (SpEn, 8 Runes at Time of Death)

Replies: 5

Views: 1089

Re: YASD: Ignatio Is Mean (SpEn, 8 Runes at Time of Death)

Stabby stabby works, but you need a plan B against things you can't stab.
That can be melee with a big weapon, or some blasty spells.

hxy

Saturday, 8th June 2013, 13:43

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: DrEE - How to kill TRJ

Replies: 6

Views: 1513

Re: DrEE - How to kill TRJ

LRD works on the treasure vault walls so you can consider that.. but take care not to break the walls and risk the loot being eaten up :)

hxy

Friday, 7th June 2013, 01:47

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: now YAVP : DEWz of Vehumet

Replies: 12

Views: 2318

Re: CIP : DEWz of Vehumet

The ghost moth is quite a strong enemy even if you can see it. Trying to bash it to death at zero weapon skill is not a good idea. There's also the risk that it might come along with other creatures. I'd stay far from it and fire my nukes. Every level of Fighting helps with your HP. Question is wher...

hxy

Wednesday, 5th June 2013, 22:56

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: now YAVP : DEWz of Vehumet

Replies: 12

Views: 2318

Re: CIP : DEWz of Vehumet

Skill-wise, it looks like at this point you're aiming to get Fire Storm reliable, so just stick to Conj & Fire. I see that you don't have a means of quickly recharging MP. Vehumet's MP refund helps, but learn Sublimation of Blood if you can find it. Bolt of Fire is also good, especially when you...

hxy

Friday, 31st May 2013, 13:55

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Why 0 + tab chain didn't stop?

Replies: 24

Views: 2122

Re: Why 0 + tab chain didn't stop?

Message History The anaconda bites you but does no damage. * * * LOW HITPOINT WARNING * * * The anaconda constricts you. The black mamba bites you but does no damage. The anaconda bites you but does no damage. * * * LOW HITPOINT WARNING * * * The anaconda constricts you. The black mamba completely ...

hxy

Friday, 31st May 2013, 05:21

Forum: Coding

Topic: lua example

Replies: 10

Views: 2178

Re: lua example

(no experience with it, just guessing here)
define a "border" for your map, and use the "Murray drop" mechanism from one of the Sprint maps
so that when you reach the border, it triggers the code that replaces M

hxy

Friday, 24th May 2013, 12:28

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP : DEWz, need spell advices (YAVerySD)

Replies: 14

Views: 2195

Re: CIP : DEWz, need spell advices

Orb of destruction is good under some circumstances. I prefer Iron Shot though.
Turn off Traps and turn on Conjurations instead. That will get you more power for Iron Shot.
You'd also want a few levels of Charms if you intend to use See Invisible (once you get past Lair).

hxy

Friday, 24th May 2013, 05:51

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Volcano question

Replies: 7

Views: 1044

Re: Volcano question

If you're asking about the entrance collapsing before you get in, yes there's a timer and the entrance will close if you take too long to get in.
After you get in, you can generally stay as long as you like. It's the same as the other portals.

hxy

Friday, 24th May 2013, 02:15

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Award for killing Unique Hell/Pan lords

Replies: 37

Views: 6768

Re: Award for killing Unique Hell/Pan lords

How about this - any of the fixed Pan and Hell lords not killed WILL spawn on D1 on the orb run :twisted:

hxy

Sunday, 19th May 2013, 01:44

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Lucky DsCK

Replies: 3

Views: 887

Re: Lucky DsCK

Make that scimitar useful - train long blades.

hxy

Sunday, 19th May 2013, 01:38

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP OgWz of Ash Midgame Advice

Replies: 3

Views: 844

Re: CIP OgWz of Ash Midgame Advice

You need better success rate for Haste.. I'd aim for <5% failure.
Switch to Repel Missiles if you can find it. It's much cheaper to use.
Why do you want a demon trident when you have a bardiche? You'll need high Polearms skill to get it to min delay though.

hxy

Saturday, 18th May 2013, 15:15

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: New spellcaster, need advice

Replies: 43

Views: 7376

Re: New spellcaster, need advice

Yup.. the new gift mechanism comes with 0.12

hxy

Saturday, 18th May 2013, 12:37

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: New spellcaster, need advice

Replies: 43

Views: 7376

Re: New spellcaster, need advice

The spell appears as the first item on the "M" screen, assuming you have not learnt it.

hxy

Saturday, 18th May 2013, 07:44

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Comes into view, Patience, Thoughts

Replies: 9

Views: 1508

Re: Comes into view, Patience, Thoughts

Hmm it will be good to have an option to force more when a unique appears, rather than having to list down everybody..

hxy

Saturday, 18th May 2013, 02:30

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Advice DsWz

Replies: 4

Views: 649

Re: Advice DsWz

If you have a cloak of preservation or enough disposable gear to swap, I'd suggest do Slime first and see if the treasure vault has any goodies you need.
Skills-wise, it is generally not a good idea to train up a skill to "prepare" for a spell - you might not find the book anytime soon.

hxy

Tuesday, 14th May 2013, 05:07

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Tile quitters clan

Replies: 18

Views: 2124

Re: Tile quitters clan

While you're at it, use the vi keys for navigation ;)

hxy

Sunday, 5th May 2013, 03:06

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: chat/watch thru client?

Replies: 4

Views: 921

Re: chat/watch thru client?

Some quick thoughts on how this "local game + chat" can be done: - Use the existing webtiles server and run it on the PC. Player uses the browser to connect. - Run a "local games directory server" somewhere. - The PC webtiles server connects to this directory server so that there...

hxy

Thursday, 2nd May 2013, 03:13

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP:DEFE^Veh Which route to take (Now YASD)

Replies: 58

Views: 6368

Re: CIP:DEFE^Veh Which route to take

Inner Flame and Conjure Flame - that gives you 6 spell levels to pick up Haste.
Then either level up Spellcasting for one more spell level, or find another amnesia scroll to get rid of Flame Tongue.

hxy

Wednesday, 1st May 2013, 14:31

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: Compiling Crawl in Ubuntu

Replies: 8

Views: 1303

Re: Compiling Crawl in Ubuntu

Can you run "make" without "sudo" ? (you might need to remove the existing directory and re-extract the source code first)

hxy

Tuesday, 30th April 2013, 02:27

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: When to use utility spells?

Replies: 20

Views: 1836

Re: When to use utility spells?

All's good then.. it just sounded a little worrying to hear you spending that amount of turns poking things with a quickblade :)

hxy

Monday, 29th April 2013, 14:59

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: When to use utility spells?

Replies: 20

Views: 1836

Re: When to use utility spells?

my stabber melees everything he can't stab with a quickblade. This takes quite a number of actions. You should find an alternative way to kill things aside from short blades, cos eventually you're going to run into high AC enemies that you cannot scratch with your weapon. Another alternative is to ...

hxy

Saturday, 27th April 2013, 15:03

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD - MiFi of Oka --- Dead in zot:5

Replies: 22

Views: 2615

Re: CiP - MiFi of Oka --- were to push from here

Wield the weapon, cast fire brand (make sure it is successful and you get the "flame" effect on your weapon), read vorp scroll.

Oh, and make sure you're not standing near your pile of scrolls when doing that...

hxy

Wednesday, 24th April 2013, 11:20

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Amulet choice

Replies: 8

Views: 1219

Re: Amulet choice

prozacelf wrote:at what point would it be "safe" to unequip the distortion dagger?

When you're ready to go find the rune in Abyss

hxy

Wednesday, 24th April 2013, 03:38

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP DECJ: Got my first rune

Replies: 29

Views: 2571

Re: CIP DECJ: Got my first rune

Just bring along a wand or two for the spectres.. no training required.
Or if you have found a nice one-handed weapon, invest your XP there instead.

hxy

Sunday, 21st April 2013, 08:52

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD MiFi (noob) oh, well I had a lot of fun.

Replies: 12

Views: 1125

Re: CIP MiFi (noob)

Find a safe place and take off that armour, so that it will be easier to memorise the spell.
Looking at your skills, you'll probably need some lower level Charms spells to get started. It will be a while before Haste is usable.

hxy

Sunday, 21st April 2013, 02:46

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP: DEWz of Sif Muna

Replies: 16

Views: 1994

Re: CIP: DEWz of Sif Muna

I'd focus on getting Ice Storm up, i.e. train Conjurations and Ice, and forget about Air.
You can turn off armour by the way. If you intend to upgrade to some heavier armour, do it after your Ice Strom is online.

hxy

Saturday, 20th April 2013, 01:16

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP DDAs^Makhelb - Enchant this or keep looking?

Replies: 2

Views: 677

Re: CIP DDAs^Makhelb - Enchant this or keep looking?

How are you planning to kill things that you can't stab later on? Short blades are not good against high AC monsters.
If you're just stabbing, the dagger will do fine.
I see that you have a scimitar of flaming and some long blades skill. Maybe just level up Long Blades and use your EW on the scimitar?

hxy

Sunday, 14th April 2013, 05:57

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Now YAVP!: Mottled DrCj - First win ever, 15 runes!

Replies: 35

Views: 3670

Re: CIP: Mottled DrCj - Just finished Lair

You're following Vehumet so you'll get your Fire Storm eventually if you insist on it. Staff of Earth makes your Iron Shot pretty strong in the meantime so you should be able to do just fine training Conjurations alone while you wait for Bolt of Fire and Fire Storm. Then again, a few levels of Earth...

hxy

Sunday, 14th April 2013, 03:00

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: New to game, need counselling.

Replies: 53

Views: 41041

Re: New to game, need counselling.

You have more than enough Traps for the rest of the game. Looks pretty good otherwise.. More Conj will be good for spell power, but I see you already have a Staff of Conjuration so that's not very critical at the moment. Do you have books with other useful spells? Lookout for Flight/Blink/Repel Miss...

hxy

Sunday, 14th April 2013, 01:21

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP: HuCJ of Vehumet

Replies: 1

Views: 555

Re: CIP: HuCJ of Vehumet

Just bring some potions of brilliance to lower the failure rate. Fire Storm works fine against OoF, although it might take a few strikes. If you're not going for the extended game, there's not much to worry about a mutation or two anyway.. Edit: You have Orb of Destruction too, use it if the terrain...
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