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Tuesday, 24th March 2020, 23:26

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Streak of 30 15-runes games

Replies: 27

Views: 3135

Re: Streak of 30 15-runes games

....and it's over. After 40 wins #41 saw a YASD where I totally died without a reson. I didn't quaff a potion, didn't want a potion petition, didn't use BVC, etc. against a Red dragon and I have to say I'm glad it's over. Played too much. I took a break several times before because I made a lot of ....

Sunday, 22nd March 2020, 14:51

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Streak of 30 15-runes games

Replies: 27

Views: 3135

Re: Streak of 30 15-runes games

Streak at 39 now. The last 3 were GnXY of Gozag. Unlike Makhleb/TSO there is no hp/mp for kills, so I'll report what I'm using in Tomb 3: - SF - Agility - haste - brilliance - invisibility Doing tomb as rune #6 these Gnolls have rings of wiz and +int. Equipped: a) staff of Power (if spells are casta...

Tuesday, 17th March 2020, 02:20

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Streak of 30 15-runes games

Replies: 27

Views: 3135

Re: Streak of 30 15-runes games

I'm not trying to sell anything. What I'm doing is reporting about what is working for me and here it's a streak of 15 rune-games with the new tomb. The Trolls i've played can be divided into 2 classes: Trolls with starting skilling in stealth and those without. What I noticed (I lost some games/sma...

Friday, 13th March 2020, 21:28

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Streak of 30 15-runes games

Replies: 27

Views: 3135

Re: Streak of 30 15-runes games

Oka->TSO except for DD (Makhleb) and Trog->TSO once. This is the most interesting part. Even if you believe that Oka->TSO is by far the best, I'd expect a few cases in 30 games when you either find an early Makhleb altar, or you don't find Oka in the Temple. I'd be tempted to pick Makhleb. Here is ...

Thursday, 12th March 2020, 18:23

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Streak of 30 15-runes games

Replies: 27

Views: 3135

Re: Streak of 30 15-runes games

The power of Zot is invoked against you! You suddenly lose the ability to move! does seem to be in the message history twice. Yes, it is in the message log. But it is not in the turn log. At 123201 there is a paralyzation for 4 turns. The second paralyzation is not in the turn log and here *might* ...

Thursday, 12th March 2020, 16:58

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Streak of 30 15-runes games

Replies: 27

Views: 3135

Re: Streak of 30 15-runes games

From the ttyrec I see that you moved Northeast twice, and from the ascii map in the morgue we can see that you did not die where you landed. Being frustrated with a late-game splat is totally understandable, but come on.... That's important information (I don't even know how to watch a ttyrec) whet...

Thursday, 12th March 2020, 15:33

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Streak of 30 15-runes games

Replies: 27

Views: 3135

Re: Streak of 30 15-runes games

That's the morgue: https://crawl.kelbi.org/crawl/morgue/TheMeInTeam/morgue-TheMeInTeam-20200309-221300.txt You were killed in W2. You've been in W2 before. When you enter a floor for the 1st time player gets 1st action. But you've been in W2 before so monster get to act first. This is normal behavio...

Thursday, 12th March 2020, 03:44

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Streak of 30 15-runes games

Replies: 27

Views: 3135

Re: Streak of 30 15-runes games

Lign. in W3: In earlier versions of DCSS I wouldn't have done it or: treated it as a poor man's version of fighting. It might not happen very often but when all you can get at are summons you won't regain hp/mp (TSO/Makleb). I've been in that situation before: liches/AL/GM summon summoner. But now (...

Monday, 9th March 2020, 23:56

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Streak of 30 15-runes games

Replies: 27

Views: 3135

Streak of 30 15-runes games

21 different TrXY (except Ak,Ck, Be) followed by 9 of the easiest diff. combos (DD, Ce, Mi, Ho). Oka->TSO except for DD (Makhleb) and Trog->TSO once. (link to streak in my sign.) I don't think there is anything special about winning with these combos (except for streaking them) but there might be 1 ...

Friday, 28th February 2020, 04:40

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Extended Gods besides Mak/TSO/Veh?

Replies: 20

Views: 5158

Re: Extended Gods besides Mak/TSO/Veh?

I have never won a 15 runer with a god besides TSO/Vehumet, Both are loud gods. TSO by being shiny and Vehumet by helping you cast big loud spells :) but Makhleb also seems fine. How do you deal with the lack of healing for melee characters/lack of MP for blasters? In extended, you are constantly h...

Wednesday, 26th February 2020, 22:11

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: 15 rune + zig gargoyle

Replies: 3

Views: 577

Re: YAVP: 15 rune + zig gargoyle

Tornado is 1 action for many turns duration. It only costs 9 mp for the full duration. Damage is high....but only for anything close to you when you cast it. You want some good defences/hp for it because it requires you to stand in the middle of everything :) Firestorm/etc. cost 9 mp/cast. They are ...

Sunday, 23rd February 2020, 00:40

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: What gives you mutations in Tomb?

Replies: 5

Views: 923

Re: What gives you mutations in Tomb?

http://crawl.chaosforge.org/Zot_trap

could be mutagenic glow from someone (scarab ?) stepping on a zot trap.

Monday, 25th November 2019, 21:49

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Yet another shaft death ended streak of Nebukadnezar

Replies: 6

Views: 824

Re: Yet another shaft death ended streak of Nebukadnezar

Dropped from D4 (90% explored) to D7 . So I'm a 3.9-troll facing 7. Thanks to stealth noone wakes up und stairs to D6 are visible soon. I checked my inventory: still no scroll of id. The only scrolls I know are those which I read-id in former lvls. I have a lot of potions but all are unknown. In D6 ...

Tuesday, 26th February 2019, 11:48

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Tasonir's 0.23 tournament writeup

Replies: 6

Views: 924

Re: Tasonir's 0.23 tournament writeup

When I look at your turncount *and* your complaining about low # of mut potions I have to say: there probably were mut potions but not on your way to a low turncount :)

Friday, 4th January 2019, 14:18

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Trove reporting

Replies: 492

Views: 114751

Re: Trove reporting

Unusable item for Ogre :

Wednesday, 24th October 2018, 16:53

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: GrFi^TSO, died with 10 runes in Pan

Replies: 35

Views: 3580

Re: CIP: GrFi^TSO, about to go into Pan

Check for cloak of inv. (or: any item with inv)
You have mr and high evo.
tormentor, hellion, neqoxec cannot sinv (to name the most important in this group)

Tuesday, 9th October 2018, 13:32

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: How to make the Orb Run more boring

Replies: 5

Views: 1353

Re: How to make the Orb Run more boring

Fighting Pan Lord: don't. The thread is full of info of getting away from them. Passwall is one of the spells most chars can cast (low lvl) to get away from them. Any summon/net/BVC/etc. follows the same thinking: don't fight them. scroll of summon: you get x summons with 1 action. Do that. Quality ...

Monday, 8th October 2018, 12:23

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: How to make the Orb Run more boring

Replies: 5

Views: 1353

Re: How to make the Orb Run more boring

Tips for Orbrun: viewtopic.php?f=5&t=25112&p=326088#p326088

You had a lot of Pan Lords (high variety for each orb run).
You had a turncount for Orbrun of 940..which is a lot ;)

Wednesday, 2nd May 2018, 08:13

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Tomb 3 - kill hole

Replies: 17

Views: 2899

Re: Tomb 3 - kill hole

I'll have to give it a shot, but is it really just a 10% chance to break? Even with a couple of turns as a head start, there's still a decent chance you're going to be facing a lot of mummies before both are broken... In my 1st image you can see that I 'opened' a door (before something opened the o...

Wednesday, 18th April 2018, 11:08

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Tomb 3 - kill hole

Replies: 17

Views: 2899

Re: Tomb 3 - kill hole

Based on the screens it looks like everyone goes for Statue Form these days (unless TSO/Kiku I guess). It is 2*Nebu and 3*Powermode. LRD+SF have excellent synergy. If you can cast SF (Lvl 6 and earth>tansmut) you can also cast LRD (lvl 5) with at least some % of success. I prefer not to be in SF wh...

Wednesday, 18th April 2018, 06:39

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Tomb 3 - kill hole

Replies: 17

Views: 2899

Re: Tomb 3 - kill hole

Interesting, but how do you LRD the second hole without killing yourself from the shrapnel? Up to 3d45 is a lot of damage, even with triple AC factored. With brill. I have but the last two pips for LRD. I tried it again in another game and didn't make a dent so I cannot rely on getting a kill hole ...

Tuesday, 17th April 2018, 18:10

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Tomb 3 - kill hole

Replies: 17

Views: 2899

Tomb 3 - kill hole

Int 31 (brill.), fast, invis.
MIght get ugly if LRD won't work :)

Saturday, 31st March 2018, 12:08

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Is this what the game needs?

Replies: 12

Views: 1870

Re: Is this what the game needs?

popular/unpopular: I wouldn't play this game (most likely) if millions would crowd it. Popularity isn't a 100%-metric whether a game is good or not. It could also be a metric for how easily the game hands out a "You're such a good player !"-certificate. I'm a programmer and at least by som...

Saturday, 24th February 2018, 11:30

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Bad luck, bad player or both?

Replies: 25

Views: 2554

Re: Bad luck, bad player or both?

Inv. on armour is strong especially in spider+shoals.
There are merfolk who can sinv but most not.
Make sure that
a) you're flying while inv or not over water
b) contam stays low
c) each battle shouldn't last longer longer than inv.lasts.

Elf is deadly, you will get drowned in summons.

Friday, 23rd February 2018, 12:01

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Bad luck, bad player or both?

Replies: 25

Views: 2554

Re: Bad luck, bad player or both?

Against Sigmund: You had the option of using corona (AM). You get first action. You have 4*curing. You have a ranged weapon. Plate killed these options and made it sure that you were noticed. Ijyib: Tricky because this is stairs #2 and especially with plate anything in LOS will act first now. Ijyib ...

Tuesday, 20th February 2018, 09:59

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Streak of 15-rune games

Replies: 14

Views: 1907

Re: Streak of 15-rune games

Did not know decks of summoning got that good. I don't know the %, you can also get yaktaur When I saw you only drew cards a few hundred times, and only 82 at the top level range, I figured in a 15 rune game that you hadn't seen much use from it. When you look at my chars who ascended they have ste...

Monday, 19th February 2018, 23:11

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Streak of 15-rune games

Replies: 14

Views: 1907

Re: Streak of 15-rune games

Too bad, horrible luck. Yeah, centaurs and ice beasts and such can show up on D:2, rare but possible, even now without the OOD timer. EDIT: I guess technically it was avoidable if you manually explored more carefully so the centaur was revealed while you were closer to cover, but who has the time t...

Monday, 19th February 2018, 22:59

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Streak of 15-rune games

Replies: 14

Views: 1907

Re: Streak of 15-rune games

If I'm reading that morgue right it was an emergency grab to survive an early D:4-7 shaft? Yes it was. I was surprised when I got 3 decks the turn I joined. Nemelex is a good god for streaking (not losing). I want a god who gives an early power boost so he was not my preferred choice but definitely...

Monday, 19th February 2018, 22:49

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Streak of 15-rune games

Replies: 14

Views: 1907

Re: Streak of 15-rune games

nago wrote:Ouch! Bad luck really getting him on the open like that.

Congrats for you awesome streak anyway!


..but I didn't make it into the top10 which was what I thought when the centaur killed my MiIE.

Monday, 19th February 2018, 22:47

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Streak of 15-rune games

Replies: 14

Views: 1907

Re: Streak of 15-rune games

Ge0ff wrote:Congratulation with winning the longest streak of 15-runes games! The previous record was held by Sphara, who won 16 15-runes games in a row.


I thought there was no competition, thx.

Sunday, 18th February 2018, 16:56

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Streak of 15-rune games

Replies: 14

Views: 1907

Re: Streak of 15-rune games

..and the streak ended after 21 wins with a MiIE in D2 in game #22. Shot by a centaur in D2 (!) after 460 turns in D2 when i picked up a scroll. Had only rc identified. First hit was 19 damage, followed by 2 (?) misses, 13 damage (1 hp left, only skilled fighting), 10 damage. Was able to read 4 scro...

Sunday, 18th February 2018, 14:26

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: No Abyss Portal in Depths

Replies: 25

Views: 3440

Re: No Abyss Portal in Depths

Yeah, all three sets of stairs are discovered for each level. I keep trying to figure out what very obvious thing I'm overlooking, and so far nothing. This leaves tiles which are unable to reach for autotravel: - deep water - excluded areas like a source of spreading flames You could try all the (w...

Thursday, 15th February 2018, 15:15

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Surviving orb run

Replies: 27

Views: 3573

Re: Surviving orb run

Tools for orbrun/getting away: - passwall: getting away without them having a % to get to you. They cannot even see you anymore - source of invisibility. A lot of demons still cannot sinv. - fog. Even better when you're not out in the open - blink. You're in a corridor ? Close the door. Now you can ...

Thursday, 15th February 2018, 13:00

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Streak of 15-rune games

Replies: 14

Views: 1907

Re: Streak of 15-rune games

Memorable moments: BaFi: down in D1 I met a gecko (monster #1 ! ) which I couldn't kill but it made good progress killing me. Quaffed my starting-kit-might. Thought it would last a bit longer for something like Sigmund ? MiMo: In Lair I met a pack of death yaks which I countered by playing a card fr...

Wednesday, 14th February 2018, 14:34

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Streak of 15-rune games

Replies: 14

Views: 1907

Streak of 15-rune games

Streak is ongoing: #20. (Link to games in sign.) None of the combos was a hard one. Species: 3: Ce, Mi 2: Ho, DD, Gh, Hu 1: Dg, Gr, Ba, Mf, Tr, Og Gods: 6: Oka 4: Oka->TSO 2: Makhleb (DD), Uskayaw, Gozag, Trog->TSO 1: no god, Nemelex Stat-increasement went to INT in almost every case in preparation ...

Sunday, 4th February 2018, 15:46

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: TrNe^Chei

Replies: 9

Views: 1118

Re: TrNe^Chei

Stairdancer gave good+detailed advice. In my sig you can find links to 24 diff TrXY with 15 runes. You can use it to see what kind of xp is when in the game for a troll (most of them have (late) spells) of Oka (+5 heroism). My advice: win 3 consecutive Trolls of oka. You'll still run into problems w...

Tuesday, 30th January 2018, 14:55

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Tomb 3 strategy without ranged attack?

Replies: 16

Views: 2485

Re: Tomb 3 strategy without ranged attack?

- inv.: death scarabs (among others) cannot sinv - good place for fog I : corner to the left/right where you start - good place for fog II: read map. One layout has 10 (?) strutures with 1 empty tile + 1 door (where the big monsters start). Good place to read fog+even ambrosia. Standing on an exit a...

Wednesday, 24th January 2018, 23:44

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Monster Banishment Soft Delay

Replies: 16

Views: 1821

Re: Monster Banishment Soft Delay

I'm not going to claim that I'm a better player than you, I think you are ;) but "train stealth early on CeHu to avoid turn 1 Erolcha banishment" is one of the most ridiculous pieces of advice I've ever seen posted on tavern. That's not the advice. My advice was to think about stealth sin...

Wednesday, 24th January 2018, 23:29

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Monster Banishment Soft Delay

Replies: 16

Views: 1821

Re: Monster Banishment Soft Delay

Would you please refrain from personal attacks and discuss the situation at hand. I think that I gave you good advice which can be applied because I did it in-game after some thinking. Your situation is what almost every other (long-time) player has faced in the past, too. Some come up with solutio...

Wednesday, 24th January 2018, 21:08

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Monster Banishment Soft Delay

Replies: 16

Views: 1821

Re: Monster Banishment Soft Delay

One of the most uninteresting ways to die in this game is being banished on the first turn in LOS with a monster. Such a death can occur without any input of keys from the player and the only way to avoid such a death is to have found enough MR to get the percentage chance of banishment to 0. This ...

Saturday, 6th January 2018, 19:01

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Melee Ghouls

Replies: 2

Views: 835

Re: Melee Ghouls

I have several ghouls (background differs) with 15 runes, you can check skilling in the morgue in the link to my games below. Okawaru is very solid as always when it comes to melee. +5 from heroism counts a lot when you play a race which levels not that fast. I played Uska a lot but I wouldn't advis...

Saturday, 6th January 2018, 14:57

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Advice on Going past 3 Runes

Replies: 9

Views: 1326

Re: Advice on Going past 3 Runes

I would say that if you want a step below going for 15 runes you could do a 5 rune win and grab Abyss and Slime then go Zot and done, Pan and Hell are long and time consuming, The funny thing about the 4 runes from Hell and the 5 runes from Pan: they are the fast runes you can get :) 7k for 4*Hell ...

Friday, 5th January 2018, 23:48

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: This is very fair and I'm enjoying it

Replies: 5

Views: 1062

Re: This is very fair and I'm enjoying it

From your position:
3 hex east to daeva
1 hex n.e.
2 hex east to shining eye not able to hit it because daeva blocks it.

from the position of the shining eye
3 hexes west to 1 hex north of daeva
1 hex s.w.
2 hex west hitting you :)

Algorithm would be the same in both cases.

EDIT: same as Sprucery

Monday, 4th December 2017, 01:02

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: A tale of 'You fall through a shaft for 3 floors!'

Replies: 4

Views: 923

A tale of 'You fall through a shaft for 3 floors!'

HoAr, Lvl 9, D6, ** of Oka : 'You fall through a shaft for 3 floors!' The first enemy I see is a 2-headed Ogre (paralyze) and there are upstairs not far after. Sadly there is a PG on D8 so: down to D9 again where I meet Grum. Grum has a glaive of distortion and his wolves are faster than me. I manag...

Thursday, 30th November 2017, 12:25

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Help removing someone from online chat

Replies: 3

Views: 757

Re: Help removing someone from online chat

Afaik this is not possible without time noone would be willing to spend (ip) and all you could do (if that option would be present) is banning an alias which can be created again and again. What you can do (it helped me when someone spammed things like "Your mother"+xyz ): - ignore him - l...

Wednesday, 18th October 2017, 23:46

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Vitality vs Spirit

Replies: 6

Views: 1238

Re: Vitality vs Spirit

Buy it and check which one you like.
You might get the mutation 'mp-powered wands' and realize very lately that without mp you cannot use wand anymore. Did cost me a char once !

Friday, 13th October 2017, 12:52

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Rule of thumb- Hells or Pan?

Replies: 22

Views: 2557

Re: Rule of thumb- Hells or Pan?

Hell then Pan 1. The 4 Hells are each 'specialized' the way danger is coming. Strong chars which are immune to everything might not notice but others can change gear accordingly. 2. Mutation Hell (Dis) has much less malmutation. So if you want to keep your set of mutations (whether they are good or ...

Tuesday, 19th September 2017, 21:24

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Some Beogh Questions

Replies: 9

Views: 1697

Re: Some Beogh Questions

1:
Warlords after 15 runes:
viewtopic.php?f=12&t=17583&p=241607#p241607

Most of them have GDA and a few who got weapons (artifacts = resists).

Wednesday, 13th September 2017, 16:05

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Amulet of Harm drain

Replies: 47

Views: 7149

Re: Amulet of Harm drain

Centaurs are mentioned but there are much earlier threats:
Orc Wizard
Orc Priest
Grinder
Natasha
someone with sling/tomahawks
slug
etc..

All of them have ranged attacks and will come very early.
Amulets are now a #1 priority to read-id and I'll almost always keep a scroll ready when I find an amulet.

Tuesday, 1st August 2017, 21:31

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Shafted?! Post your more dramatic falls through shafts.

Replies: 9

Views: 1907

Re: Shafted?! Post your more dramatic falls through shafts.

GrSK:
Fell down 3 floors from 3->6
Made it back to 4
Fell down 3 floors from 4->7
Died to an Ice beast
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