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Wednesday, 15th February 2017, 18:57

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Changing the color of out-of-sight tiles

Replies: 2

Views: 785

Changing the color of out-of-sight tiles

A while back, on console, they changed from grey to dark blue. How can I make them grey again?

Saturday, 3rd December 2016, 21:52

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Some little things to be fixed

Replies: 22

Views: 3360

Re: Some little things to be fixed

Just because you don't have to breath doesn't mean you can't inhale and exhale. I mean, nonbreathing species like gargoyles or gray draconians can recite under Zin.

Saturday, 26th November 2016, 22:34

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: What Tactical advice revolutionised your playstyle?

Replies: 25

Views: 4837

Re: What Tactical advice revolutionised your playstyle?

Run away from monsters, not towards them.

Thursday, 24th November 2016, 01:39

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Easiest Spellcasting race/bg?

Replies: 15

Views: 2914

Re: Easiest Spellcasting race/bg?

HOFE, DrIE, HuIE

Saturday, 19th November 2016, 19:59

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: If you could have two gods...

Replies: 32

Views: 5594

Re: If you could have two gods...

lethediver wrote:Actual strategic choice incoming:

Fedhas + Gozag. With Gozag you can use call merchant -> food shoppe to get potentially unlimited fruits, thus circumventing a crucial limitation on Fedhas abilities.

Lots of Oklob plants...

You'd also have a really hard time getting mushrooms without corpses.

Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 02:02

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: A consistent way to clear Vaults 5?

Replies: 29

Views: 5211

Re: A consistent way to clear Vaults 5?

Slime 6 is rather easy if you know how to fight TRJ. Clearing V5 is not necessary for a third rune.

Thursday, 10th November 2016, 07:05

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: How to hybridize well from the start??

Replies: 25

Views: 3499

Re: How to hybridize well from the start??

What do you mean by hybrid? Melee with support spells? Conjurations mage that kills popcorn with weapons? These can be two completely different types of characters.

Wednesday, 9th November 2016, 16:15

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Where'd the spriggan and the elf go?

Replies: 13

Views: 1858

Re: Where'd the spriggan and the elf go?

BabyRage wrote:My universe has GUI.

Console *is* a GUI, just not the one you are used to.

Sunday, 6th November 2016, 00:04

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Are hot dogs sandwiches?

Replies: 108

Views: 20151

Re: Are hot dogs sandwiches?

gammafunk wrote:But what is the actual definition of a Roguelike? Does food truly fit into the Roguelike concept's intended design in such a way as to meaningfully explore the design space?

This thread is about whether or not hot dogs are sandwiches, not whether or not they belong in roguelikes.

Monday, 24th October 2016, 00:32

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Hexes do not become useless late game.

Replies: 113

Views: 16506

Re: Hexes do not become useless late game.

Sprucery wrote:Note that you don't have to take down orbs of fire.

shizmoo wrote:
edgefigaro wrote:... as long as you aren't afflicted by a senseless need to kill things.


Everything must die.

Saturday, 22nd October 2016, 07:25

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: what is monster panel for

Replies: 53

Views: 9063

Re: what is monster panel for

I much prefer the monster panel to an inventory panel. I know what's in my inventory. But having all the monsters in a list saves time.

Saturday, 22nd October 2016, 07:17

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Terrain Interaction death

Replies: 11

Views: 1480

Re: Terrain Interaction death

Rast wrote:I like the part where the orc wizard confuses you and finishes you off.

Why are fountains still in the game?

To inform you that the tile isn't trapped and to kill people who forget that they can produce steam.

Friday, 21st October 2016, 18:25

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Ring annoyance

Replies: 8

Views: 962

Re: Ring annoyance

You mean the case where the unseen horror is the least of your worries? Why in the world would you swap to a sInv ring?

Tuesday, 18th October 2016, 23:59

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: How to read 'Qazlal'?

Replies: 19

Views: 1745

Re: How to read 'Qazlal'?

Morrneyo wrote:In Korean community, they usually read it like 'Quaz-ral(Kuazral, 콰즈랄 in Korean)',
but I thought it should be read as 'Kazl-lal(카즐랄)' or 'Kazlal(카즈랄)'.
How do you read his/her name? I need some kind of... Phonetic Alphabet?

kaz-lal

Saturday, 15th October 2016, 18:30

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: In Defense of Haste

Replies: 14

Views: 2850

Re: In Defense of Haste

Hurkyl wrote:No it's not; for starters you could just make enemies faster.


This is pretty similar to just removing haste in the first place.

Friday, 14th October 2016, 19:40

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Ikuqaza the Immobile

Replies: 1

Views: 460

Ikuqaza the Immobile

Ikuqaza hates everything that moves. piety on kills 1* can only move when there are no enemies in LOS. EV set to 0, AC tripled. 2* passive song of slaying 3* hp on kills 4* mp on kills 5* torment immunity, rN+++ 6* blink enemies closer. 7* the Orb of Zot is teleported to your location. Obviously the...

Wednesday, 12th October 2016, 22:48

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: When should Zin-ites use recite?

Replies: 10

Views: 1710

Re: When should Zin-ites use recite?

I suspect Zin has diet restrictions to imitate Nethack's "lawful" conducts, just like TSO's conducts reflect Nethack's "lawful knight" conducts

Sunday, 9th October 2016, 04:12

Forum: Suggestions & Criticism

Topic: Proposal: Tavern Reorganization

Replies: 60

Views: 11713

Re: Proposal: Tavern Reorganization

See, this is exactly what I meant by a joke forum. The threads Shtopit referenced clearly don't fit in a "general crawl discussion" thread. They aren't serious threads about crawl. They're jokes.

Wednesday, 5th October 2016, 22:25

Forum: Suggestions & Criticism

Topic: a(n actual) conversation about dev/player relationships

Replies: 83

Views: 13527

Re: a conversation about dev/player relationships

Not giving in to public pressure on something like MD is very important for other reasons (as everyone who has children can probably share): if you give in to vocal pressure, just once, then where will it end? Afterwards, players know how to drill it! There is a name for this logical fallacy. It's ...

Wednesday, 5th October 2016, 19:54

Forum: Suggestions & Criticism

Topic: Proposal: Tavern Reorganization

Replies: 60

Views: 11713

Re: Proposal: Tavern Reorganization

Please just split CYC into a "General Crawl Discussion" forum and a "Jokes" forum.

Wednesday, 5th October 2016, 05:35

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: A practical argument for removing (monster) invisibility

Replies: 45

Views: 7198

Re: A practical argument for removing (monster) invisibility

What Shard said: batty monsters are not random in all of their movement, and tend to approach you. The "move back and attack" trick works entirely too well, and is pretty spoilery. That being said, a good question to ask is: why do unseen horrors "work" for so many players? Is i...

Tuesday, 4th October 2016, 18:27

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Should there be MR-ignoring confusion attacks?

Replies: 15

Views: 2086

Re: Should there be MR-ignoring confusion attacks?

There are clearly two separate effects: Magic Resistance is protection against *magic*, and I wouldn't expect it to prevent tarantella confusion or hornet paralysis. The argument that flavor makes it clear which resistance is needed really doesn't work. There are a lot of people that expect flavor ...

Tuesday, 4th October 2016, 18:13

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Idea: Make charms tactical rather than strategic

Replies: 94

Views: 11239

Re: Idea: Make charms tactical rather than strategic

You can reduce the effect of the spamminess by making the spell give a status that constantly drains your mp until you cancel the effect. This would let charms function like in the OP without the recasting.

Friday, 30th September 2016, 03:28

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Give Te perma-flight at level 7

Replies: 39

Views: 8104

Re: Give Te perma-flight at level 7

VeryAngryFelid wrote:
ydeve wrote:Casting r/dMsl used to cost a turn as well.


yes, this is what I meant as huge buff. would you like to change swiftness to be instant also? I hope not.

Constantly on old-style swiftness is better than old-style swiftness on a timer for the exact reason that current rMsl is better than old rMsl.

Friday, 30th September 2016, 03:27

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Give Te perma-flight at level 7

Replies: 39

Views: 8104

Re: Give Te perma-flight at level 7

arandomperson12 wrote:
ydeve wrote:Casting r/dMsl used to cost a turn as well.

It doesn't anymore?

No it doesn't. It used to be on a timer, now it stays on.

Friday, 30th September 2016, 02:38

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Give Te perma-flight at level 7

Replies: 39

Views: 8104

Re: Give Te perma-flight at level 7

Casting r/dMsl used to cost a turn as well.

Thursday, 29th September 2016, 06:37

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Merge High And Deep Elf

Replies: 67

Views: 11297

Re: Merge High And Deep Elf

Sandman, your definition of "pure caster" doesn't exclude zero skill weapon use does it? Anyways, this talk of "better as something other than pure caster" is nonsense. There are people out there who say that DEBe is the best DE for winning the game. If you *want* to play a caste...

Wednesday, 28th September 2016, 16:46

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: PSA: Some guy just spent 18 hours avoiding trap tiles

Replies: 66

Views: 9010

Re: PSA: Some guy just spent 18 hours avoiding trap tiles

Put another way, the disincentive to having to exclude so many tiles is that you have to exclude so many tiles. As chequers said after he spectated my game: "this is the best argument against optimal play I've ever seen". This sounds like another quote. The DevTeam has arranged an automat...

Wednesday, 28th September 2016, 03:50

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Remove Ogre; Preserve High Elf

Replies: 17

Views: 2193

Re: Remove Ogre; Preserve High Elf

I forgot Ha.
FR: remove Halflings (or Kobolds instead)

Wednesday, 28th September 2016, 02:57

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Remove Ogre; Preserve High Elf

Replies: 17

Views: 2193

Re: Remove Ogre; Preserve High Elf

FR: Please remove Og, Mf, and Mi. Then balance HO weapon apts.

Sunday, 25th September 2016, 21:52

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Ranged weapon damage?

Replies: 9

Views: 1138

Re: Ranged weapon damage?

duvessa wrote:neither

Elaborate plz?

Sunday, 25th September 2016, 00:34

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Torpor Snail, bug or feature

Replies: 7

Views: 1285

Re: Torpor Snail, bug or feature

bug, should be reported on mantis

Friday, 23rd September 2016, 16:54

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: 0.19 trunk: long blades counterattack concern.

Replies: 19

Views: 3120

Re: 0.19 trunk: long blades counterattack concern.

duvessa wrote:So the desired result is to make weapon choice a no-brainer?

At least it would make it easier to remove all the meaningless weapon types.

Wednesday, 21st September 2016, 20:03

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Trying to win first 15 rune game as wizard

Replies: 42

Views: 5972

Re: Trying to win first 15 rune game as wizard

That robe of Folly is really bad. Also if you get and use necromutation, the *Confuse on the amulet is rather scary as well.

Wednesday, 21st September 2016, 05:23

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: DCSS TrunkWatch™: new Protection brand, two small removals

Replies: 39

Views: 6249

Re: DCSS TrunkWatch™: new Protection brand, two small remova

FR: add boulder beetles to linesprint.

Wednesday, 21st September 2016, 04:56

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Veil god

Replies: 3

Views: 684

Re: Veil god

It feels like it's stepping on Ru's toes a little.

Monday, 19th September 2016, 18:07

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Prevent Zot Traps from Spawning on top of Pan Runes

Replies: 16

Views: 2952

Re: Prevent Zot Traps from Spawning on top of Pan Runes

Can we remove this Nethack-like interaction please? It doesn't introduce any meaningful decisions. You *don't* lose access to the rune when saccing both Earth Magic and artifice, you just get to do something really tedious instead.

Sunday, 18th September 2016, 16:30

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Faded altar improvements

Replies: 76

Views: 11772

Re: Faded altar improvements

ion_frigate wrote:Because at D:2 or D:3 you have invested roughly 30 to 120 seconds in this character. Obviously it's a bad idea if you're trying to streak,

You made the assumption here that everyone who isn't running a streak is ok with startscumming.

Saturday, 17th September 2016, 05:55

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Thoughts on a Lair Conjuror

Replies: 9

Views: 1549

Re: Thoughts on a Lair Conjuror

Searing Ray is an awesome mp-efficient spell in Lair. It should be used against frequently, especially when not right next to the stairs. You don't have to use it against packs. It's good for single-target as well.

Tuesday, 13th September 2016, 05:02

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Make stat increases require capitals

Replies: 8

Views: 1362

Re: Make stat increases require capitals

PleasingFungus wrote:why is 's' even bound to wait in the first place?

Nethack uses 's' for search. Since 's'earching was strictly better than '.'(waiting), players got into the habit of pressing 's' instead of '.'. I suppose this was true in DCSS as well, back in the day when 's'earching was a thing.

Saturday, 10th September 2016, 23:35

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Base weapon vs. Enchantment level! Fo:Fi:Ok

Replies: 18

Views: 2658

Re: Base weapon vs. Enchantment level! Fo:Fi:Ok

No way vampiric makes up for a garbage base weapon, sorry. Especially when you have an endgame weapon with a good brand.

Friday, 9th September 2016, 23:36

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Cheidude Blaster Caster

Replies: 54

Views: 8126

Re: Cheidude Blaster Caster

Blaster casters don't even have to dump xp into weapon skills to do decent damage vs popcorn in melee, though if you're playing Chei, you should probably put some there in case something non-trivial shows up when you're out of mp.

Monday, 5th September 2016, 19:15

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Can Okawaru gift hats?

Replies: 3

Views: 510

Re: Can Okawaru gift hats?

Yes, Okawaru gifts hats like this:
  Code:
The -5 hat of Okawaru's Regard {*tele,*rage,*contam,*drain,MR--,rF--,rC-}

Sunday, 4th September 2016, 04:53

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Broken Xom one-hit kills from full hp.

Replies: 14

Views: 2316

Re: Broken Xom one-hit kills from full hp.

Lord Haart wrote:what's the point?"

A beloved toy of Xom.

Xom is Sid from Toy Story.

Saturday, 3rd September 2016, 21:15

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Blaster Casters and Ereshkigal?

Replies: 25

Views: 3623

Re: Blaster Casters and Ereshkigal?

If you feel like you absolutely must kill Eresh, remember that you are in extended, with infinite xp. You can always train into a melee build.

Saturday, 3rd September 2016, 00:27

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Blaster Casters and Ereshkigal?

Replies: 25

Views: 3623

Re: Blaster Casters and Ereshkigal?

If you have Crystal Spear as a blaster in extended, you likely also have Shatter. Shatterninja is a great way to deal with Ereshikghsel.

Sunday, 21st August 2016, 02:04

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: "Thank" button is not visible

Replies: 7

Views: 1016

Re: "Thank" button is not visible

You use IE??? Do yourself a favor and stop.

Wednesday, 17th August 2016, 04:18

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Magic vs Melee

Replies: 72

Views: 11611

Re: Magic vs Melee

The reason people don't play blasters without melee isn't that weaponless blasters are weak or lack defenses or are hard to play. It's because constantly running to the upstairs to regen mp is extremely annoying.

Saturday, 6th August 2016, 07:59

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: all ants should have stasis

Replies: 6

Views: 572

Re: all ants should have stasis

Monster stasis is almost completely useless, so it's something the majority of players wouldn't notice. Until the almost-impossible-to-actually-happen case where it's relevant actually happens and it kills them. It imposes a cognitive load on the player for no meaningful game change.

Wednesday, 3rd August 2016, 21:47

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Too many food shops!

Replies: 22

Views: 2056

Re: Too many food shops!

FR: give food shops a 50% chance to spawn abandoned instead.
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