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Monday, 19th September 2016, 08:17

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: [proclick] new fork, hellcrawl

Replies: 887

Views: 135385

Re: [proclick] new fork, hellcrawl

This is pretty nifty so far! My request: Remove paralysis. Rupert paralyzed me for 7 turns when he came into view, went berserk, and killed my FoWr with a battleaxe of chopping. Salt. EDIT: It was a TrMo. Good grief, y'all. Putting the rest under here so it doesn't derail the thread... I've ...

Monday, 19th September 2016, 07:54

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: DCSS mad-libs

Replies: 2

Views: 532

Re: DCSS mad-libs

I queried my 'bot for random nouns and adjectives and we came up with this: Statue Form: Transforms the suckfish into a slow but extremely fitful stone statue, capable of dealing powerful blows with cheese pizza or bare pyrostats. The suckfish's stone body is insulated from electricity and gains res...

Friday, 26th August 2016, 13:07

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Crawl Go

Replies: 8

Views: 1064

Re: Crawl Go

Arrhythmia wrote:I was hoping for a crawl adaptation of the popular ancient japanese board game personally...


I tried Crawl Gomoku, it was brutal.

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Monday, 22nd August 2016, 20:04

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Spell Mastery Points

Replies: 38

Views: 4417

Re: Spell Mastery Points

Thoughts: A cool idea. Supports hybrids and early-game casters a lot. 27(+/-aptitude) spell levels worth of mastery is a pretty awesome thing to have. Hybrids would usually be able to master most of their repertoire and reserve their MP for abilities. It does give Vine Stalkers a bit of an advantage...

Monday, 22nd August 2016, 19:47

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: what are some good games

Replies: 117

Views: 17440

Re: what are some good games

Zerahypt (space exploration in a universe the creator has been working on since he was a kid)

And now, shoot-'em-ups:

Jets'n'Guns Gold (steal a giant beer stein from a borg cube)
Enemy Mind (possess any enemy ship)
Symphony (kill a demon that lives in your music)

Monday, 22nd August 2016, 19:38

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Skill training vs. inventory content

Replies: 23

Views: 1843

Re: Skill training vs. inventory content

A lot of people (incl. me) pick up items for only a moment, so they can turn on the skill associated with the item. You can drop the item and continue training. While I would hardly call this "broken", and I like it, I have to admit it doesn't make much sense. How do you practice Conjurat...

Monday, 22nd August 2016, 14:59

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Skill training vs. inventory content

Replies: 23

Views: 1843

Re: Skill training vs. inventory content

Conj was my example (a bad one, admitted). The trick works with equippable items and evokables. Actually, there is, Okay. EDIT: It IS very, very good that the trick works - for player survival. I just don't think it helps make the dungeon of Zot a foreboding place. You can wander in there with some ...

Monday, 22nd August 2016, 14:57

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: what are some good games

Replies: 117

Views: 17440

Re: what are some good games

Scoregasm and Irukandji (shoot-em-ups)
Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus (platformer/puzzler)
Super Smash Land (Smash Bros. demake)
AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! for the Awesome (base jumping tomfoolery)

Monday, 22nd August 2016, 14:45

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Skill training vs. inventory content

Replies: 23

Views: 1843

Re: Skill training vs. inventory content

There is no such thing as what "makes sense" outside of user interface and gameplay considerations. It is a game. There is no such thing as games either, outside of user fun and entertainment considerations. This is a forum. The less nonsense checks about "uh, well, I don't know if i...

Monday, 22nd August 2016, 13:40

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Crawl Tavern Bingo

Replies: 85

Views: 22077

Re: Crawl Tavern Bingo

They're boots of hoofness.

Monday, 22nd August 2016, 13:39

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Skill training vs. inventory content

Replies: 23

Views: 1843

Re: Skill training vs. inventory content

I'm playing offline... was it fixed recently? Didn't know it had been fixed at all; never seen anyone mention it.

Monday, 22nd August 2016, 13:20

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Skill training vs. inventory content

Replies: 23

Views: 1843

Skill training vs. inventory content

A lot of people (incl. me) pick up items for only a moment, so they can turn on the skill associated with the item. You can drop the item and continue training. While I would hardly call this "broken", and I like it, I have to admit it doesn't make much sense. How do you practice Conjurati...

Monday, 22nd August 2016, 13:11

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Crawl Tavern Bingo

Replies: 85

Views: 22077

Re: Crawl Tavern Bingo

Did someone say necromancy? What a tedious no-brainer of streak YASD YAVP optimal console tiles. Early-game is the hardest. Just look at this level 1 character:

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Monday, 22nd August 2016, 12:57

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: optimal play

Replies: 15

Views: 1873

Re: optimal play

I use coins and hot glue to weigh down wooden dice towers so they don't tilt over when someone pours a whole bin of dice down them. That's the only use I've found for coins in recent years. One day Chinese coin collectors will be digging through landfills, hoping to see a balsa-wood castle parapet s...

Monday, 22nd August 2016, 01:43

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: math q

Replies: 152

Views: 22651

Re: math q

Anyway, you've made some excellent points, but they still highlight that ∞ works the way it does because decided-upon matters have dictated it and not because mathematicians pursue the truth in earnest. I think your dissatisfaction stems simply from a confusion about how math works. If you ask &quo...

Monday, 22nd August 2016, 01:11

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: DCSS ascii art

Replies: 18

Views: 1808

Re: DCSS ascii art

the core rule of dcss stairs: the more you think about them, the less sense they make You mean you don't enjoy sprinting up and down non-Euclidean flights of stairs in the same unit of time it takes to drop something out of your hand? Well, I better get to it. Those death yaks and tormentors need e...

Monday, 22nd August 2016, 01:06

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: math q

Replies: 152

Views: 22651

Re: math q

you can't define x/0 as anything because that would require that either division or multiplication violate the definition of a function (one input always gives the same output)... But this IS practical and makes perfect sense. With that requirement/definition, I begin to see reasons for others' tre...

Sunday, 21st August 2016, 23:30

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: math q

Replies: 152

Views: 22651

Re: math q

After some thought, I have a partial answer to my question. n/0 would not equal ∞ in any system wherein there was no progression. So, for a finite series, operators with ∞ can loop, effectively terminating the mathematical progression. (Iterations still go on forever, though.) Anyway, you've made so...

Sunday, 21st August 2016, 23:12

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: math q

Replies: 152

Views: 22651

Re: math q

So it's again a matter of "our system works like this, we have decided thus". :p That's not what I said at all. One thing you seem to be confused about, and that I'll admit mathematicians haven't been the best at explaining to the public, is the idea of there being some "canonical sy...

Sunday, 21st August 2016, 22:56

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: math q

Replies: 152

Views: 22651

Re: math q

So it's again a matter of "our system works like this, we have decided thus". :p

Thanks for trying, though.

Sunday, 21st August 2016, 22:44

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: math q

Replies: 152

Views: 22651

Re: math q

I mean the operation of division itself. So, "yeah".

Sunday, 21st August 2016, 22:40

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: math q

Replies: 152

Views: 22651

Re: math q

Why does dividing by zero not lead to infinity when you can perform the operation an unlimited number of times in succession? I'm actually interested in whether anyone has an answer for this. I've yet to see any other than "Oh, that's not useful to us as mathematicians". But I care about t...

Sunday, 21st August 2016, 01:52

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Stupid ideas -- Started for 0.19, and Still Running!

Replies: 207

Views: 31864

Re: Stupid ideas for 0.19

Bubble wrap traps. They work like alarm traps, but they mark the trap, not you. The enemies swarm to the trap and then, when in sight of it, become distracted by it as with gold when serving Gozag. Once the bubble wrap is all popped, the distraction ends and the enemies resume being hostile.

Saturday, 20th August 2016, 14:51

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: what are some good games

Replies: 117

Views: 17440

Re: what are some good games

The FF6: Beyond Chaos randomizer /romhack device is fun. Shuffles almost everything in the game to make it feel somewhat roguelike. S'mo' good, free PC games (I know like a million of these, throw out some wanted genres and I'll post more): Cave Story (action/platformer) Middens (RPG) Murder Dog IV:...

Friday, 19th August 2016, 22:02

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: New Unique: Amphiaraos, the Fallen Charioteer

Replies: 7

Views: 690

Re: New Unique: Amphiaraos, the Fallen Charioteer

I'm envisioning a stronger version of Mara/Nergalle mixed with a bit of Nessos. I dig. Could be an interesting Depths/Tomb miniboss.

I say make him drop a barding (always of a type unfit for your race, natch).

Friday, 19th August 2016, 20:57

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Which gods would you remove?

Replies: 47

Views: 4549

Re: Which gods would you remove?

We can't ever remove Nemelex, because it's one of the few things that rhymes with "Memorex". This will become super important if an underground rap artist ever decides to spit malmutating fire.

Friday, 19th August 2016, 19:23

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Make Ancestors Match Your Speed

Replies: 29

Views: 3525

Re: Make Ancestors Match Your Speed

Yeah. It's nice to be able to leave the ancestor and head out of its LOS to deal with something, but it sucks to wait around for it to catch up. Random energy should be enough to give the player the lead on the ancestor the majority of the time.

Friday, 19th August 2016, 19:18

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Rename "Metabolic Englaciation"

Replies: 11

Views: 1469

Re: Rename "Metabolic Englaciation"

The "Metabolic" kind of works to imply that the coldness is locally concentrated so as to hinder the target. I'll try to come up with other spell names that seem to carry this implication: "Indigenous Frigidness" "Cryogenesis" "Crystallization" "Mr. Biggl...

Friday, 19th August 2016, 18:59

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: what are some good games

Replies: 117

Views: 17440

Re: what are some good games

Or you can get HyperRogue, which is 3% of the price, contains functionally-infinite multitudes of hyperbolic worlds, and has actual gameplay in it!

Friday, 19th August 2016, 16:46

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: what are some good games

Replies: 117

Views: 17440

Re: what are some good games

Seconding the recommendations for One Way Heroics and Nuclear Throne, great fun. Several high quality, free 16-bit-esque games (I especially recommend EFMB, Maldita, and Hydorah): https://www.locomalito.com A few Steam recs: Crypt of the NecroDancer (isometric DDR dungeon thing), Vagante (sidescroll...

Friday, 19th August 2016, 16:42

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: DCSS ascii art

Replies: 18

Views: 1808

Re: DCSS ascii art

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Thursday, 18th August 2016, 19:26

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: rip pakellas

Replies: 56

Views: 6217

Re: rip pakellas

Maybe Pakellas isn't mechanically sound to some, but no need to ditch the theme and flavor that it brought. I like the idea of deities sometimes being a more aesthetic or stylistic thing. There are some gods that I only pick because I like how they go with my character, and I'm basically playing ath...

Thursday, 18th August 2016, 19:10

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: DCSS ascii art

Replies: 18

Views: 1808

Re: DCSS ascii art

Will definitely be making more DCSS ascii art soon, as I need to make new mobs for my retarded IRC game. Check out the stunning ANSI color and ultra-high-res EVGA graphics:

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Thursday, 18th August 2016, 17:51

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: rip pakellas

Replies: 56

Views: 6217

Re: rip pakellas

Breaking items is an idea I've wanted to see. Pakellas seems like a bit of a mad scientist; finding out what happens when you break something plays into the theme of that. My idears: Implement breaking at piety 0. Make the effects dependent on device type. Maybe you get a Might buff, maybe you get h...

Thursday, 18th August 2016, 17:37

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Stupid ideas -- Started for 0.19, and Still Running!

Replies: 207

Views: 31864

Re: Stupid ideas for 0.19

Amulet of the Charlatan This amulet fortifies usage of Ivocations- and Piety-based abilities at the cost of doubling the Piety cost of divine ability use. Invocations work as if the wearer's Invocations skill rating is 33% greater (not to exceed 27). Abilities work as if the wearer's Piety were 30 ...

Thursday, 18th August 2016, 16:03

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: What is bad about permanent allies

Replies: 13

Views: 1231

Re: What is bad about permanent allies

I like permanent allies. It's sort of self-balancing. I play as carefully as normal when I have a Hep ally, and don't really feel THAT much stronger because of it. When I have a Beogh messiah going, it can snowball the floors a bit, but commanding the orcs becomes such a micromanagement issue that I...

Thursday, 18th August 2016, 15:51

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: rip pakellas

Replies: 56

Views: 6217

Re: rip pakellas

Turn it into a general-artifacts god whose interests extend to machines/gadgetry as well. Nerf the Evoc stuff a bit and throw a few "artificial magical creature" battlesphere/servitor-/golem-esque spells in there. Reliance on devices: Simulate player atrophy due to over-reliance on whiz-ba...

Thursday, 18th August 2016, 00:09

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Why are the lair branches in lair

Replies: 11

Views: 1000

Re: Why are the lair branches in lair

You run into them earlier so you know what branches you got. That helps you know what to try for in terms of items and equipment.

(That's what I take away from it, anyhow. For instance, if I know I rolled Spider, I grab lots of poisoned/venom-branded stuff I'd otherwise ignore.)

Wednesday, 17th August 2016, 20:20

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Beogh Prefers Orcs; Will Take All [Minor Rework]

Replies: 12

Views: 1221

Re: Beogh Prefers Orcs; Will Take All [Minor Rework]

Beoghism is dungeon Scientology. You "pay" by being an orc. Increased Piety leads to greater Operating Thetan levels, allowing you access to alien technology that lets you walk on water and bring people back from the dead. If we place power like this into the hands of any random Spriggan W...

Wednesday, 17th August 2016, 19:54

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: DCSS ascii art

Replies: 18

Views: 1808

Re: DCSS ascii art

This Orb Guardian has a 3000-yard stare. But making the ASCII's eyes/body proportional like the sprite's results in a headless grizzly bear with three breasts. ▀░░ ░░▀ ▀░░░░ ░░░░▀ ▀░░░░░░ ░░░░░░▀ ░░░░░▄█▄░░░░░ ░░░█▀ ▀█░░░ ░█▀ ▄ ▀█░ █▀▀▄ ▄▀▀█ █ ▄ ▀▄ ▄▀ ▄ █ ▀▄ ▄█░▀░█▄ ▄▀ ░▀░░ ░░▀░ ▄░░░░░ ░░░░░▄ ▄░░░░ ...

Wednesday, 17th August 2016, 17:56

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: DCSS ascii art

Replies: 18

Views: 1808

Re: DCSS ascii art

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Wednesday, 17th August 2016, 17:27

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: rip pakellas

Replies: 56

Views: 6217

Re: rip pakellas

The way he was dragging that +72 giant club through the water... it really looked like he was going to descend into the Dungeon of Zot and try to take the Orb. My sympathies to the zoo worker who had to zap him. I think the zapping was totally justified given the circumstances. No matter how our sen...

Wednesday, 17th August 2016, 11:48

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: DCSS ascii art

Replies: 18

Views: 1808

Re: DCSS ascii art

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Natasha zaps a wand of lightning. You hear a mighty clap of thunder!
You die...

Wednesday, 17th August 2016, 10:19

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Stupid ideas -- Started for 0.19, and Still Running!

Replies: 207

Views: 31864

Re: Stupid ideas for 0.19

Make the game draw the player overview like this: http://i.imgur.com/0Fwd6Ai.png http://i.imgur.com/LvAHfS2.png A conversation with my bot about future updates: Zephram> will DCSS devs ever remove food? Razma> Zephram: signs point to yes. Zephram> what if they're all signs that say "no" Ze...

Wednesday, 17th August 2016, 09:52

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Weird stuff the RNG has done to you

Replies: 12

Views: 1434

Re: Weird stuff the RNG has done to you

I once got a Dungeon floor that looked like E.T.:

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Look, it's even got the weird glowy finger!

Wednesday, 17th August 2016, 09:38

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Ideas for a fork

Replies: 45

Views: 3018

Re: Ideas for a fork

When you die, the weapon in your hand absorbs your soul. Then, when you wield an ego-branded weapon of that type, you must struggle Pokemon-Trainer-style to keep control of your weapon. Failure means stumbling around or intentionally attacking yourself. Alternately: when you die, wielded weapon goes...

Wednesday, 17th August 2016, 09:14

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: FR: Give Ne a scythe

Replies: 9

Views: 668

Re: FR: Give Ne a scythe

I'm imagining a pale, sickly, trenchcoat-wearing vampire entangling his scythe in the first halberd he sees and then getting punched to death by gnolls, all to the soundtrack from "Queen of the Damned".

Let's do it!

Wednesday, 17th August 2016, 00:53

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Elditch (spoilers inside)

Replies: 7

Views: 747

Re: Elditch (spoilers inside)

I always found boots and kits pretty inconsequential. They didn't help enough to be that game-changing and I wasn't hindered enough without them to think 'man, I gotta get those'. I'm also speaking without having tried everything in New Game+ - but in that gamemode I still try for (and succeed with)...

Tuesday, 16th August 2016, 11:18

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: TOME worth a try?

Replies: 33

Views: 2654

Re: TOME worth a try?

A different time-resolution mechanic. Lots of pen'n'paper RPGs have turn based declaration of actions, but with a few games, the actual resolution of events happens as if they were all declared simultaneously. Playing into the above suggestion, realistic melee fighting. Parrying, riposting, half-swo...

Tuesday, 16th August 2016, 10:58

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: DCSS ascii art

Replies: 18

Views: 1808

DCSS ascii art

Post 'em if ya got 'em. Vampire (bat form): ▄ ▄ ▄▀█ ▀▄▄▄█▄▄▄█▄▄▄▀ █▀▄ █ █ ▄▀██▄█▄██▀▄ █ █ █ █ ▀█ ▼ ▼ █▀ █ █ █ ▼ ▼ █ ▼ ▼ Kiku (dual-wielding because why not): ▐█► ◄█▌ ▲ /\ █►☺☺☻◄█ ◄░► > ░> █►☻☺☺◄█ ◄░► \/░ ▐█►☻◄█▌ ◄░► ░ ▀███▀ ◄░► ▀▄ ▀▄░█░▄▀ ▄▀ ▀█░░░░░█▀ ▄▄▀█░░░░░█▀▄▄ ▀ ▀▀█▀▀ ▀ ██ ██ ▄██ ██▄ Slime crea...
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