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Saturday, 16th March 2019, 15:03

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP DgIE

Replies: 6

Views: 1033

Re: CIP DgIE

It is pretty much never advised to go pure mage. You pretty much always want weapon skill to mindelay.

Saturday, 16th March 2019, 01:37

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP DgIE

Replies: 6

Views: 1033

CIP DgIE

Here is my chardump. I am currently playing a demigod ice elementalist. Where should I go from this point? I have cleared orc 1 and 2, all of dungeon, most of lair (except for the dire elephant vault), 1-2 and part of 3 or spider (just could not kill an empire scorpion), and level 1 of shoals. I am...

Tuesday, 5th March 2019, 05:42

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP MiCK^Xom First Chaos Knight

Replies: 0

Views: 419

YAVP MiCK^Xom First Chaos Knight

Have not played for a while, but just won a MiCK after 6 failed tries. Not much to say. Xom will sometimes kill you, but when he does not, he is not that bad, and minotaur is a very strong race. I got lucky and Xom never dumped me in the orb chamber with a teleport or something. Good mutations + gre...

Monday, 24th September 2018, 02:48

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: New species proposal: Primordial

Replies: 8

Views: 1946

Re: New species proposal: Primordial

Well, you could just have them turn in the direction of any keypress which tries to take them in a direction they are not facing. This would probably be quite annoying to code, though.

Monday, 24th September 2018, 01:15

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: New species proposal: Primordial

Replies: 8

Views: 1946

New species proposal: Primordial

Flavor: The Primordials are the last remnants of what was before the gods created the world. Looking like a cross between a snail, an armored fish, a cephalopod, and a sea lion, they move awkwardly on both dry land and in the water, but their many tentacles, hard shell of overlapping plates, constan...

Saturday, 28th July 2018, 20:41

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Most Difficult Species?

Replies: 27

Views: 5553

Re: Most Difficult Species?

Why is Mu bad? Just start as a gladiator with a quarterstaff (staves are cheap, good for low aptitudes), take Okawaru, go heavy armor, get a lajatang of vampricism after a while, and them win. Tarantellas and such are dangerous, but mummies have normal hp, high MR, and normal speed. Mu are basicall...

Saturday, 28th July 2018, 19:28

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Most Difficult Species?

Replies: 27

Views: 5553

Re: Most Difficult Species?

Why is Mu bad? Just start as a gladiator with a quarterstaff (staves are cheap, good for low aptitudes), take Okawaru, go heavy armor, get a lajatang of vampricism after a while, and them win. Tarantellas and such are dangerous, but mummies have normal hp, high MR, and normal speed.

Wednesday, 25th July 2018, 18:23

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Extended Gods besides Mak/TSO/Veh?

Replies: 20

Views: 6135

Extended Gods besides Mak/TSO/Veh?

I have never won a 15 runer with a god besides TSO/Vehumet, 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 harassed by waves and waves of enemies, hell effects, torment, hellfire, etc, and have a dif...

Tuesday, 24th July 2018, 17:20

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Why is Simulacrum good?

Replies: 2

Views: 1063

Why is Simulacrum good?

I have never used it, but it seems mediocre. Simulacra do tons and tons of damage, but are very fragile. What makes the spell good?

Tuesday, 24th July 2018, 01:53

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: DEFE^Veh (15 runes)

Replies: 16

Views: 2389

Re: CiP: DEFE^Veh looking for some tips for extended

Why is spellforged servitor bad? It spams conjurations, doesn't it?

Tuesday, 24th July 2018, 01:03

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP GnSk^Oka going into Vaults:5

Replies: 6

Views: 965

Re: CIP GnSk^Oka going into Vaults:5

Why is the dwhip better? Against high AC opponents, wouldn't the eveningstar deal more damage? And why should I not teleport? How will I get past the initial ambush? I always stairdanced in the past.

Tuesday, 24th July 2018, 00:31

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP GnSk^Oka going into Vaults:5

Replies: 6

Views: 965

CIP GnSk^Oka going into Vaults:5

Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.22-a0-815-gb582571 (webtiles) character file. arandomperson12 the Commander (Gnoll Skald) Turns: 141145, Time: 13:19:50 Health: 208/208 AC: 32 Str: 16 XL: 26 Next: 70% Magic: 44/44 EV: 21 Int: 22 God: Okawaru [*****.] Gold: 2 SH: 16 Dex: 18 Spells: 10/59 levels le...

Saturday, 21st July 2018, 15:22

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: How to win Deep Elves?

Replies: 128

Views: 17505

How to win Deep Elves?

I have won some casters in the past (1 GrEE 15 rune, 1 DrCj 3 rune), but never a deep elf. Gr and Dr are both easy races, with bonus AC, resistances, and in the case of Dr, health. Both, even when primarily casters, are still decent at melee. In fact, in both games, I think I managed to beat Mennas ...

Friday, 20th July 2018, 22:56

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Dungeon Crawl: Mage Book

Replies: 16

Views: 3300

Re: Dungeon Crawl: Mage Book

How fast does glaciate's damage drop off as range increases? I've only ever cast it on 2 characters.

Friday, 20th July 2018, 15:46

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Give Orbs of Fire Iron Shot

Replies: 3

Views: 1266

Give Orbs of Fire Iron Shot

Currently, Orbs of Fire aren't that threatening to characters with rF++ or rF+++, and can be fought even with rF+, especially if potions of resistance are available. I have never been killed by one despite being a mediocre player, and they have only killed 3548 players in the history of online crawl...

Wednesday, 23rd November 2016, 00:32

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Make monstrous DS grow claws first

Replies: 25

Views: 5683

Re: Make monstrous DS grow claws first

How good would monstrous ds be if guaranteed to have robust 3 in addition to another tier 3 mut?

Friday, 18th November 2016, 00:22

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP 1st Win MiBe now CiP MfGl

Replies: 10

Views: 1577

Re: YAVP 1st Win MiBe now CiP MfGl

Hey guys! After playing Crawl on and off for years now and having countless unsuccessful tries with Octopodes, Demonspawn and other exotics (mainly casters) I did it today. I began playing a few days ago after a break for about a year more or less and got frustrated again pretty quick. So I decided...

Friday, 11th November 2016, 21:51

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP FeTm Spells?

Replies: 13

Views: 2632

Re: CIP FeTm Spells?

Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.20-a0-38-g7d30548 (webtiles) character file. arandomperson12 the Gouger (Felid Transmuter) Turns: 29143, Time: 01:44:15 Health: 60/60 AC: 11 Str: 6 XL: 13 Next: 27% Magic: 20/20 EV: 31 Int: 16 God: Okawaru [******] Gold: 622 SH: 0 Dex: 20 Spells: 4 memorised, 10 l...

Monday, 7th November 2016, 00:45

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP MiBe Extended Thoughts *Update 1st 15 Rune Win

Replies: 9

Views: 1379

Re: CIP MiBe Extended Thoughts

Wand of hasting also important.

Sunday, 6th November 2016, 21:47

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Why am I not gaining Sif piety past *****.?

Replies: 8

Views: 1877

Re: Why am I not gaining Sif piety past *****.?

I did a run with DrCj, and had a very hard time reaching maxed piety, which I did not do until near the end.

Sunday, 6th November 2016, 01:24

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP FeTm Spells?

Replies: 13

Views: 2632

CIP FeTm Spells?

Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.20-a0-19-gd4fea00 (webtiles) character file. arandomperson12 the Gouger (Felid Transmuter) Turns: 8405, Time: 00:28:56 Health: 34/34 AC: 6 Str: 6 XL: 8 Next: 56% Magic: 21/21 EV: 22 Int: 15 God: Gold: 261 SH: 0 Dex: 18 Spells: 3 memorised, 5 levels left Lives: 2 D...

Saturday, 5th November 2016, 01:31

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2857

Views: 554456

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

You can cast 2-3 lvl spells in 3 rune game with 23 er armour, and lvl 6 spells in extended.

Friday, 4th November 2016, 22:52

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: DEIE CIP

Replies: 1

Views: 710

DEIE CIP

Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.20-a0-16-g0876c8e (webtiles) character file. arandomperson12 the Chiller (DEIE) Turns: 3812, Time: 00:14:42 Health: 29/29 AC: 7 Str: 5 XL: 5 Next: 50% Magic: 11/11 EV: 13 Int: 21 God: Gold: 132 SH: 0 Dex: 15 Spells: 3 memorised, 2 levels left rFire x . . SeeInvis ...

Friday, 4th November 2016, 21:40

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP FoFi^Yred

Replies: 22

Views: 3155

Re: YAVP FoFi^Yred

Did not see much of a difference from either of them, actually. Actually, I use gda for almost all of my melee wins. Out of 12 heavy armor melee wins, I won 10 with gda. One of the other times, I used PDA, and the other time, I used a randart chain mail for mr.

Friday, 4th November 2016, 20:41

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2857

Views: 554456

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

VeryAngryFelid wrote:I wouldn't wear it, I often switch from CPA to lighter armour for extended because AC becomes less relevant and spells become more useful.

You can cast spells in gda/cpa.

Friday, 4th November 2016, 01:17

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP FoFi^Yred

Replies: 22

Views: 3155

Re: YAVP FoFi^Yred

Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.20-a0-16-g0876c8e (webtiles) character file. 1610661 arandomperson12 the Hoplite (level 27, 231/231 HPs) Began as a Formicid Fighter on Oct 22, 2016. Was the Champion of Yredelemnul. Escaped with the Orb ... and 3 runes on Nov 3, 2016! The game lasted 07:01:46 (91...

Wednesday, 2nd November 2016, 22:55

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP FoFi^Yred

Replies: 22

Views: 3155

Re: CIP FoFi^Yred 3 Scrolls of Acquirement

From the scrolls, I got a wand of lightning, a wand of hw with 5 charges, and the +0 pair of boots of Ywamol {rElec rPois MR- Slay-5}

Wednesday, 2nd November 2016, 01:09

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP FoFi^Yred

Replies: 22

Views: 3155

Re: CIP FoFi^Yred 3 Scrolls of Acquirement

Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.20-a0-9-g62d82d9 (webtiles) character file. arandomperson12 the Formicid Blade (FoFi) Turns: 76255, Time: 05:50:23 Health: 222/222 AC: 44 Str: 32 XL: 27 Magic: 25/29 EV: 26 Int: 10 God: Yredelemnul [******] Gold: 223 SH: 34 Dex: 14 Spells: 2 memorised, 26 levels l...

Tuesday, 1st November 2016, 01:32

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: Casual League Week 45 - Mi^Trog

Replies: 29

Views: 6107

Re: Casual League Week 45 - Mi^Trog

In my current run I dropped down a shaft for 2 floors and forgot that I wasn't supposed to go upstairs without clearing the current floor. Since then I've cleared the intervening floors but I guess I've broken the rules, so does that mean the whole game is now void and I should start again, or can ...

Tuesday, 1st November 2016, 01:29

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP FoFi^Yred

Replies: 22

Views: 3155

Re: CIP FoFi^Yred GDA?

Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.20-a0-4-gd166d5d (webtiles) character file. arandomperson12 the Formicid Blade (FoFi) Turns: 70859, Time: 05:24:56 Health: 217/217 AC: 37 Str: 32 XL: 27 Magic: 29/29 EV: 25 Int: 10 God: Yredelemnul [******] Gold: 1437 SH: 32 Dex: 10 Spells: 2 memorised, 26 levels ...

Monday, 31st October 2016, 22:06

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP FoFi^Yred

Replies: 22

Views: 3155

Re: CIP FoFi^Yred Should I use Plutonium Sword?

Contam usually needs several cancellation potions to remove safely, not just one.

Monday, 31st October 2016, 01:11

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP FoFi^Yred

Replies: 22

Views: 3155

YAVP FoFi^Yred

Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.20-a0-3-g334f831 (webtiles) character file. arandomperson12 the Peltast (Formicid Fighter) Turns: 65253, Time: 04:56:45 Health: 204/204 AC: 37 Str: 32 XL: 25 Next: 73% Magic: 29/29 EV: 20 Int: 10 God: Yredelemnul [******] Gold: 669 SH: 32 Dex: 9 Spells: 2 memorise...

Friday, 28th October 2016, 02:48

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Formicid Shields Training?

Replies: 11

Views: 1751

Formicid Shields Training?

Should a Formicid train shields beyond the minimum amount to use without penalty if it has reached mindelay but not maxed armour/dodging/fighting?

Wednesday, 26th October 2016, 01:36

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: GrGl^gozag

Replies: 3

Views: 795

Re: GrGl^gozag

Isn't ponderous really bad?

Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 23:28

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP SpWr^Zin (take 2)

Replies: 15

Views: 2238

Re: CIP SpWr^Zin (take 2)

I was able to kill oof with a +9 elec rapier as SpEn.

Sunday, 23rd October 2016, 02:51

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Yred?

Replies: 5

Views: 1340

Re: Yred?

I have noticed that yred is giving piety for demon/undead kills now. Have I notice wrong, or has this been changed? I did not see that in the trunk notes, but I do not read those that thoroughly. If this is so, then yred might not be completely useless in extended anymore. I know people say that eve...

Saturday, 22nd October 2016, 23:01

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Yred?

Replies: 5

Views: 1340

Yred?

How good is yred? What are you supposed to do with the allies? I stash them on an empty floor, and recall them for tough fights. Sometimes, they kill something on that floor and I get some experience.

Friday, 21st October 2016, 23:45

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Terrain Interaction death

Replies: 11

Views: 1915

Terrain Interaction death

144 arandomperson12 the Firebug (level 5, -4/28 HPs) Began as a Deep Elf Fire Elementalist on Oct 15, 2016. Engulfed by a cloud of steam (10 damage) ... on level 3 of the Dungeon. The game lasted 00:11:23 (3518 turns). arandomperson12 the Firebug (DEFE) Turns: 3518, Time: 00:11:24 Health: -4/28 AC:...

Saturday, 15th October 2016, 20:42

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP VSBe^Trog Weapon Choice?

Replies: 1

Views: 504

CIP VSBe^Trog Weapon Choice?

Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.19-a0-1886-gd64a0f0 (webtiles) character file. arandomperson12 the Slicer (VSBe) Turns: 15665, Time: 01:01:18 Health: 70/70 AC: 26 Str: 29 XL: 13 Next: 78% Magic: 7/7 EV: 14 Int: 11 God: Trog [*****.] Gold: 600 SH: 0 Dex: 15 Spells: 0 memorised, 12 levels left rFi...

Saturday, 15th October 2016, 02:48

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: OpTm^Oka YAVP

Replies: 16

Views: 2887

Re: OpTm^Oka YAVP

Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.19-a0-1886-gd64a0f0 (webtiles) character file. 1998910 arandomperson12 the Grand Master (level 27, 220/220 HPs) Began as an Octopode Transmuter on Oct 8, 2016. Was the Champion of Okawaru. Escaped with the Orb ... and 4 runes on Oct 15, 2016! The game lasted 07:06...

Friday, 14th October 2016, 23:24

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: OpTm^Oka YAVP

Replies: 16

Views: 2887

Re: OpTm^Oka Vaults 5 Strategy?

Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.19-a0-1883-gc9e4fd8 (webtiles) character file. arandomperson12 the Sensei (Octopode Transmuter) Turns: 91108, Time: 05:58:36 Health: 205/205 AC: 6 Str: 18 XL: 27 Magic: 35/35 EV: 37 Int: 24 God: Okawaru [******] Gold: 3362 SH: 17 Dex: 23 Spells: 10 memorised, 9 le...

Friday, 14th October 2016, 20:38

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Ikuqaza the Immobile

Replies: 1

Views: 624

Re: Ikuqaza the Immobile

Triple ac for a gargoyle or even just a minotaur/orc in heavy armour would be insane if tripled (150-210 ac)

Thursday, 13th October 2016, 01:20

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: OpTm^Oka YAVP

Replies: 16

Views: 2887

Re: OpTm^Oka How to change autopickup stuff?

How do you change what to autopickup (want to stop picking up arrows)? Do you do something in the rc file? I do not know how to do anything there.

Wednesday, 12th October 2016, 02:14

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: OpTm^Oka YAVP

Replies: 16

Views: 2887

Re: OpTm^Oka Inventory Management

Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.19-a0-1856-g32653aa (webtiles) character file. arandomperson12 the Sensei (Octopode Transmuter) Turns: 73512, Time: 04:25:30 Health: 256/256 AC: 18 Str: 24 XL: 23 Next: 46% Magic: 35/35 EV: 20 Int: 27 God: Okawaru [******] Gold: 216 SH: 3 Dex: 20 Spells: 11 memori...

Monday, 10th October 2016, 17:32

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: OpTm^Oka YAVP

Replies: 16

Views: 2887

Re: OpTm^Oka

arandomperson12 the Black Belt (OpTm) Turns: 58809, Time: 03:08:23 Health: 135/135 AC: 6 Str: 16 XL: 19 Next: 25% Magic: 31/31 EV: 29 Int: 38 God: Okawaru [******] Gold: 1707 SH: 9 Dex: 19 Spells: 10 memorised, 3 levels left rFire . . . SeeInvis + - Unarmed rCold + . . Gourm . A - +3 buckler {AC+3}...

Sunday, 9th October 2016, 16:14

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: OpTm^Oka YAVP

Replies: 16

Views: 2887

OpTm^Oka YAVP

arandomperson12 the Black Belt (OpTm) Turns: 40876, Time: 01:59:21 Health: 109/109 AC: 4 Str: 16 XL: 16 Next: 18% Magic: 26/26 EV: 23 Int: 26 God: Okawaru [******] Gold: 783 SH: 8 Dex: 18 Spells: 6 memorised, 10 levels left rFire . . . SeeInvis . - Unarmed rCold + . . Gourm . A - +3 buckler {AC+3} ...

Sunday, 9th October 2016, 00:50

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: SpWr^Ash my first escape!

Replies: 8

Views: 2203

Re: YAVP: SpWr^Ash my first escape!

My first win was nearly 160k turns and a bit over 22 hours, and only 3 runes. This is not that slow.

Saturday, 8th October 2016, 21:35

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Hydra Unavoidable Death?

Replies: 38

Views: 6938

Hydra Unavoidable Death?

I opened a door as a OpTm with 77 hp (fully healed), and a 7 headed hydra immediately came out and bit me for 50 damage. Had I not been lucky, it would have one shot me. Thoughts?

Friday, 7th October 2016, 12:09

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CeHu^Dith

Replies: 9

Views: 1414

Re: CeHu^Dith

I would wear +four ring mail, centaurs have deformed body mutation so +0 armour is bad for them usually. clear orc 2, one of the shops can have rpois item. not sure what you mean as no physical damage, all weapons deal physical damage and after that brand damage is applied if available (fire for fl...

Friday, 7th October 2016, 01:26

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CeHu^Dith

Replies: 9

Views: 1414

Re: CeHu^Dith

arandomperson12 the Markscentaur (Centaur Hunter) Turns: 50428, Time: 03:15:12 Health: 141/141 AC: 23 Str: 19 XL: 16 Next: 68% Magic: 16/16 EV: 9 Int: 13 God: Dithmenos [******] Gold: 1258 SH: 0 Dex: 18 Spells: 0 memorised, 15 levels left rFire . . . SeeInvis . w - +1 dire flail (protect) rCold + +...
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