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Thursday, 28th February 2019, 12:29

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: (CIP 0.16) DsAK: screwed up with ^Jiyva

Replies: 1

Views: 217

(CIP 0.16) DsAK: screwed up with ^Jiyva

So... Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.16.2-android (console) character file. Diablo the Heretic (Demonspawn Abyssal Knight) Turns: 126622, Time: 21:17:36 HP: 232/235 (238) AC: 40 Str: 37 XL: 27 MP: 32/44 EV: 22 Int: 21 God: Gold: 6448 SH: 21 Dex: 18 Spells: 13 memorised, 1 level left rFire + . . ...

Sunday, 10th June 2018, 04:35

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Suggestion: UI change to highlight who summoned whom

Replies: 5

Views: 867

Re: Suggestion: UI change to highlight who summoned whom

Alternatively, there's a solution that removes the need to complicate UI, makes the decision "fight the summons or go after the summoner" less of a no-brainer and makes multi-summoner fights more challenging (and easier to spiral out of control and make player use resources to reset the fi...

Sunday, 3rd June 2018, 11:09

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: ogre magic testing

Replies: 37

Views: 3916

Re: ogre magic testing

How does it interact with Vehumet? Is it theoretically advantageous to join Vehumet, milk him for spells and then abandon, in every game?

Tuesday, 10th April 2018, 16:16

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP: VSAK - 31 AC at D:5

Replies: 6

Views: 744

CIP: VSAK - 31 AC at D:5

Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.17.1-android (console) character file. Raziel the Agent of Entropy (VSAK) Turns: 3571, Time: 00:22:31 Health: 39/39 AC: 31 Str: 16 XL: 8 Next: 29% Magic: 12/12 EV: 5 Int: 12 God: Lugonu [***...] Gold: 52 SH: 10 Dex: 15 Spells: 0 memorised, 9 levels left rFire + . ...

Saturday, 10th March 2018, 21:58

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Weird happenings in RNG land

Replies: 18

Views: 2424

Re: Weird happenings in RNG land

Playing an OgHu in 0.17, D:3, not much protection yet. Got lethally poisoned by an adder. Only three potions, all unid. What do? >qf It is a potion of mutation! You feel agile! Thin metallic scales grow over part of your body! Rough black scales grow over part of your buddy! You're now the sexiest o...

Saturday, 10th March 2018, 18:13

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Stuck !!!

Replies: 5

Views: 557

Re: Stuck !!!

If you expected a down hatch, it couldn't have been lowest level of a branch. And if it weren't, why couldn't you, as a formicid, shaft yourself down?

Thursday, 12th October 2017, 19:55

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: New Advanced Race - Gnomes

Replies: 26

Views: 2757

Re: New Advanced Race - Gnomes

Rename them to Tomtenisser. That will teach the devs to support you.

Thursday, 27th July 2017, 21:28

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Unarmed or a +10 Demon Blade (freeze, MR+)?

Replies: 6

Views: 798

Unarmed or a +10 Demon Blade (freeze, MR+)?

Character is a Vine Stalker of Okawaru (for Heroism, not for weapon gifts, i swear…), level 12, 12.2 UC, blade hands are not online, no notable (or any) mutations. The Labyrintine Minotaur (not even Okawaru) drops a demon blade described in the title (good thing i didn't hold back on heroism and fin...

Monday, 10th July 2017, 00:23

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Stick with axes or go with vampiric Scimitar?

Replies: 2

Views: 386

Re: Stick with axes or go with vampiric Scimitar?

Scimitar is not a great base type. I think it's better to keep up with the axes, Trog will probably gift you great ones. And if you train up swords, he'll dilute his gifts between axes and longswords, which do not crosstrain.

Monday, 10th July 2017, 00:03

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Give all caster starts a (bad) weapon.

Replies: 55

Views: 8299

Re: Give all caster starts a (bad) weapon.

I don't really understand how this ended up in Crawl Advice subforum of all things; i weren't asking for an advice, and i thought i'm quite clearly voicing a proposal for tiny but meaningful change. And i didn't assume i've "done everything reasonable to succeed on d:1 and it's because of a des...

Sunday, 9th July 2017, 08:26

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Take PC XL into account when generating monsters

Replies: 9

Views: 946

Re: Take PC XL into account when generating monsters

HD is not indicative of monster strenght, though. All these propositions (and i remember multiple) need a new metric for every monster.

Sunday, 9th July 2017, 08:24

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Mana leech unrandart

Replies: 10

Views: 1296

Re: Mana leech unrandart

MP leeched should depend on damage done to avoid bag-of-rats syndrome. And i think the weapon in question (it it must be a weapon; i think an amulet or a ring could work better) should have some other properties that would make it worthwhile for a spell-focused character to use (and preferably not o...

Saturday, 8th July 2017, 00:12

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Give all caster starts a (bad) weapon.

Replies: 55

Views: 8299

Give all caster starts a (bad) weapon.

I've just started a new character and was in the middle of the usual routine of mugging the nearesr goblin for his club and hoping it's not a -2 cursed one, when it dawned on me: Having no starting weapon until you mug a (hob)goblin (or pick it up from the floor) does not matter at all, unless your ...

Wednesday, 5th July 2017, 23:27

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: rename/reflavor demigods to something awesomer

Replies: 32

Views: 3698

Re: rename/reflavor demigods to something awesomer

The name most reflective of their gameplay would be "Deminogod".

Wednesday, 5th July 2017, 23:27

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: duvessa's spell guide for cool people

Replies: 145

Views: 39069

Re: duvessa's spell guide for cool people

I haven't found the Fulminant Prism. Has it been removed, or did i just miss it?

Wednesday, 5th July 2017, 22:07

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Standardize summoning school naming convention

Replies: 18

Views: 1904

Re: Standardize summoning school naming convention

Not native English speaker's perspective: 1. Most summon spells starting with "summon" makes looking through the memorise list easier, not harder. It lets me limit my attention to those entries starting with "summon" (or exclude them from my attention when skimming over) and clea...

Sunday, 2nd July 2017, 18:54

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: tiny level

Replies: 7

Views: 870

Re: tiny level

Airwolf wrote:Feature request: make all levels like this!

Linesprint does it better.

Sunday, 2nd July 2017, 00:16

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Nightstalker… On a Conjurer. Wow?

Replies: 7

Views: 930

Re: Nightstalker… On a Conjurer. Wow?

Aaand that's the second promising conjurer in three days that died because i got tired/emotionally compromised/distracted and misplaced a Fulminant Prism. I still love that spell, it's very potent and ten minutes ago it killed me Pikel, Erolcha and Erica who tried to gank me by gathering into a merr...

Saturday, 1st July 2017, 20:54

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Nightstalker… On a Conjurer. Wow?

Replies: 7

Views: 930

Re: Nightstalker… On a Conjurer. Wow?

BTW, i've already realised that picking Ashenzari and abusing monster detection would be godlike. But i don't want to win yet another character of Ashenzari so soon, so i'll pass in favour of Gozag.

Saturday, 1st July 2017, 12:11

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Nightstalker… On a Conjurer. Wow?

Replies: 7

Views: 930

Nightstalker… On a Conjurer. Wow?

Here i am, playing yet another low-level demonspawn, and then i get a mutation i haven't played with before: Nightstalker (-LOS, currently at -1 but it will go to -3 eventually). And i know it's not only THE TheoreticalOptimalPlayer's wet dream mutation, but also legitimately very cool for, say, any...

Friday, 30th June 2017, 20:28

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Ru Apocalypse Drain - How Bad Is It?

Replies: 8

Views: 1065

Re: Ru Apocalypse Drain - How Bad Is It?

Early game, it shines. Its cost is significant but you probably don' have many options against being overwhelmed yet, so if being overwhelmed looks like a threat, it's 100% better to eat the drain than to spend non-renewable escape options or die. Mid-game, it shines situationally. It's bad to spam ...

Monday, 26th June 2017, 10:38

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Now YASD: GrAr^Trog, Zig 27, no regrets

Replies: 13

Views: 1533

Re: Now YASD: GrAr^Trog, Zig 27, no regrets

True, after fetching the Hat the character curled into a ball and started rolling. Died on Zig:27 (orc level) out of boredom: after nuking every remotely threatening floor with Immolation+Apocalypse (hilarious, effective and a bother to scroll through all the mesaage-spam), i've underestimated the o...

Saturday, 24th June 2017, 11:56

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Fedhas Rework Suggestion Thread

Replies: 16

Views: 2200

Re: Fedhas Rework Suggestion Thread

To me it still feels like it would be cause for a whole lot of luring. Maybe if the 'turrets' had a timer... but then would you have time to set up any sort of clever pattern? A radical proposition that i don't support myself: merge Fedhas and Qazlal. You have monsters constantly coming to your loc...

Thursday, 22nd June 2017, 22:26

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Now YASD: GrAr^Trog, Zig 27, no regrets

Replies: 13

Views: 1533

Re: CIP: GrAr^Trog - doth Hell have fury?

Thanks! TBH, i was afraid i scared everyone away with my wordlyness. Regarding rings: i don't like to fill up my inventory with situational rings of rSharks, so i'm guilty of often playing suboptimally regarding ringswaps. However, this game has been pretty poor on rings; aside from rings of fire/co...

Thursday, 22nd June 2017, 18:10

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Fedhas Rework Suggestion Thread

Replies: 16

Views: 2200

Re: Fedhas Rework Suggestion Thread

To provide a different perspective: my perception was always that at least some Crawl gods are intended to shift the game feel and priorities away from the basic Crawl tabber/caster/stabber/thrower roguelike experience, including shifting the genre somewhat: i. e. Beogh "you can play a turn-bas...

Wednesday, 21st June 2017, 11:01

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Now YASD: GrAr^Trog, Zig 27, no regrets

Replies: 13

Views: 1533

CIP: GrAr^Trog - doth Hell have fury?

Status update: Snake went well, so eventually did the Shoals (i attribute that solely to a strange lack of krakens). The rest of the game up to Zot:4 was more or less a safe-ish hack-n-slash, save a very close call in the Vestibule: killing Geryon lured in an Alich with summoning spells, i've decide...

Friday, 2nd June 2017, 15:08

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Now YASD: GrAr^Trog, Zig 27, no regrets

Replies: 13

Views: 1533

Re: CIP: GrAr^Trog - Shoals or Snake next?

You are very dopey. (Int -4) You resist negative energy.. You cannot be stealthy. You cannot train Dodging skill. You cannot study or cast Conjurations magic. You cannot study or cast Ice magic. You cannot study or cast Necromancy magic. You have somewhat slow reflexes. (-3 EV) You are somewhat uns...

Friday, 2nd June 2017, 14:35

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Now YASD: GrAr^Trog, Zig 27, no regrets

Replies: 13

Views: 1533

Now YASD: GrAr^Trog, Zig 27, no regrets

Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.17.1-android (console) character file. Damask the Cleaver (Gargoyle Artificer) Turns: 34938, Time: 03:29:57 Health: 104/104 AC: 33 Str: 23 XL: 16 Next: 30% Magic: 22/22 EV: 7 Int: 9 God: Ru [******] Gold: 252 SH: 12 Dex: 9 Spells: 0 memorised, 15 levels left rFire...

Saturday, 13th May 2017, 08:27

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Regeneration in dragon form

Replies: 7

Views: 1148

Re: Regeneration in dragon form

The initial idea was the question if I should activate dForm for saving turns :-) In the meantime my char found regeneration spell and the problem is solved anyway. However, thanks for your answers. "Congratulations, you have finally mastered the ability to transform your very body into an awe...

Saturday, 13th May 2017, 08:15

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: *cip* Feinting, forced to abandom Gozag

Replies: 4

Views: 739

Re: *cip* Feinting, forced to abandom Gozag

All Int and no food make kroki a dull bovine...

Monday, 8th May 2017, 11:36

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Console altar colours

Replies: 25

Views: 2952

Re: Console altar colours

I've been honestly surprised to read that these consoles, with these given limitations, are still relevant. What kinds of situations do people find themselves in where they have access to the console game but not the tiles? Personally, i play Crawl (offline Android build) on my smartphone, which ha...

Friday, 21st April 2017, 23:22

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: How bad is inaccuracy?

Replies: 14

Views: 1633

Re: How bad is inaccuracy?

It is pretty much horrifically bad unless you kill things via Magic Dart or summons.

Wednesday, 19th April 2017, 23:13

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Octopodes of Ashenzari question

Replies: 1

Views: 545

Octopodes of Ashenzari question

Do they get: 1. The usual bonus for being fully bound in jewelry when in a cursed amulet+two rings, no further bonus for having more cursed rings? 2. The usual bonus for being fully bound in jewelry when in a cursed amulet+eight rings, only partial bonus for less cursed rings? 3. The usual bonus whe...

Tuesday, 11th April 2017, 05:11

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Should I buy the Plutonium sword?

Replies: 32

Views: 4338

Re: Should I buy the Plutonium sword?

tasonir wrote:Since you're pretty low on scrolls you'd really be hopping for a decent randart

Fixed.

Thursday, 6th October 2016, 23:21

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Why movements of Ancestors of CE/FE/Na/Sp same to others?

Replies: 10

Views: 905

Re: Why movements of Ancestors of CE/FE/Na/Sp same to others

A proposal: just make all ancestor spirits move at 1.6x speed or whatever it is that spriggans and centaurs go at, then balance them appropriately. This avoids both the "disparsity in speed between races makes the benefits uneven" problem and the "spriggans/centaurs have to slow down ...

Saturday, 1st October 2016, 13:15

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: New god idea for hunters

Replies: 8

Views: 970

Re: New god idea for hunters

Obviously its name has to be Amon. For he provides ammo a-plenty. Amen. --- Serious answer: this is not a well-designed idea. First, Crawl tries to avoid "niche" gods (other than Trog, and he's both a legacy from older days and a very controversial god among here, and has his own dedicated...

Saturday, 1st October 2016, 13:05

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: New highscore: PurpleRed's DECj

Replies: 16

Views: 1964

Re: New highscore: PurpleRed's DECj

2.1 mana per turn was used on average.. How is it possible? Does DE replenish more than this on turn and you almost never were at full MP? Natural replenishment + Vehumet mana on kill + Sublimation of Blood + some staff of energy (that one has been used too little to matter, though). Very, very imp...

Wednesday, 28th September 2016, 07:04

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: What do you want removed from crawl

Replies: 85

Views: 8372

Re: What do you want removed from crawl

What if i don't want no removal of none on the list?

On the other hand, i'm already several versions behind by choice.

Wednesday, 28th September 2016, 05:59

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

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

Replies: 66

Views: 6914

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

He did not spam Spammals to check every non-checked tile? Boy, am i disappointed.

Tuesday, 27th September 2016, 17:01

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: Casual League Week 40 - DE^RNJesus

Replies: 29

Views: 2816

Re: Casual League Week 40 - DE^RNJesus

i've already created a DeCK with an intent to, well, spice it up a bit by abandoning Xom but keeping a chaos weapon for a while. *Bows respectfully* Don't be bowing until i actually get somewhere! Besides, Xom's wrath is actually beneficial, dontcha know that? I've already lost three DeCKs (of Xom,...

Monday, 26th September 2016, 22:50

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: Casual League Week 40 - DE^RNJesus

Replies: 29

Views: 2816

Re: Casual League Week 40 - DE^RNJesus

and must be the only god you worshipped during the run. Well, damn. Does it really follow from "must worship the first god you find" requirement? Personally, i've interpreted the opening post in vein of "as soon as you find an accessible altar, you have to worship this god from here ...

Monday, 26th September 2016, 20:07

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: HelfWz of Ash - Ash the Evocations god

Replies: 12

Views: 1571

Re: YAVP: HelfWz of Ash - Ash the Evocations god

And so it came to pass that Nimoi the Pointy-Eared skipped Mennas (twice; had to blow him away from a staircase with a Fan of Gales while feeling utterly helpless in his silence field), escaped with the Orb of Zot while finally breaking Ashenzari's curse, reached the surface and became a famous TV a...

Wednesday, 21st September 2016, 11:53

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

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

Replies: 39

Views: 5161

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

Is the mini-vault with a pressure plate and a boulder beetle eliminated as well? That's been fun.

Tuesday, 20th September 2016, 06:03

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

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

Replies: 39

Views: 5161

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

protection brand has already been changed to just give +7 AC on hitting a dude, rip That sounds really… What's the common word around here? Grindy? So you're a caster, you find a protection stick, congratz, you get a Stoneskin that you can only cast while in melee range, and you need to hit a monst...

Saturday, 17th September 2016, 07:22

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Sublimation of blood usage

Replies: 22

Views: 2294

Re: Sublimation of blood usage

I see, that's risky play IMHO. If you get 50 damage and have 100 HP remaining, instead of mere running away like I would do you cast SoB and get to 70 HP remaining No, i won't. First, my example with 70 vs 100 hp was relating to a phase when the character had 100 max hp. To be clear: i DO NOT SoB w...

Friday, 16th September 2016, 23:48

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Sublimation of blood usage

Replies: 22

Views: 2294

Re: Sublimation of blood usage

Both 100 HP and 70 HP turn into "I did something wrong, time to use consumables to escape" if you get hit for 50 HP and don't matter at all if you don't, which is partly a matter of EV/SH ratings being a chance to negate damage instead of semi-guaranteedly reducing it (a high-EV, low-AC ch...

Friday, 16th September 2016, 22:55

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Sublimation of blood usage

Replies: 22

Views: 2294

Re: Sublimation of blood usage

I'm currently playing a pure robecaster HE and, as the action log shows, i'm using SoB a lot (combining it with Regen spell and TLA; the later isn't much of a sacrifice since there were no decent armours all game anyway). Reason? On this kind of character (namely, a HE offensive robecaster who dippe...

Friday, 16th September 2016, 15:18

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: HelfWz of Ash - Ash the Evocations god

Replies: 12

Views: 1571

Re: CIP: HelfWz of Ash - Ash the Evocations god

Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.16.2-android (console) character file. Nimoi the Acrobat (High Elf Wizard) Turns: 92413, Time: 17:46:45 Health: 168/168 AC: 21 Str: 7 XL: 24 Next: 51% Magic: 46/46 EV: 34 Int: 28 God: Ashenzari [******] Gold: 227 SH: 10 Dex: 21 Spells: 14 memorised, 2 levels left ...

Wednesday, 14th September 2016, 12:28

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I love it when...

Replies: 1455

Views: 189491

Re: I love it when...

71858 | Vaults:2 | Reached XP level 20. HP: 143/143 MP: 27/40 72023 | Vaults:2 | Noticed Saint Roka 72040 | Vaults:2 | Killed Saint Roka 72217 | Vaults:2 | Noticed Norris 72223 | Vaults:2 | Killed Norris 73996 | Vaults:3 | Noticed Nikola 74009 | Vaults:3 | Killed Nikola 74363 | Lair:1 | Learned a le...
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