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Monday, 27th February 2017, 20:23

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Question: why does spell hunger exist

Replies: 29

Views: 3500

Re: Question: why does spell hunger exist

I just escaped with a hunger's blade runner DsNe^Fedhas wearing an artifact amulet of rage. The highest hunger spell was deflect missles ( #### ) which i was forced to cast pretty often despite wearing a shield but EV just 24 when escaped, Fedhas Reproduction also eaten lots piety in vault:5, which ...

Monday, 27th February 2017, 03:18

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: free games 2

Replies: 29

Views: 4267

Re: free games 2

Sauerbraten. Globulation2 was awesome and original gameplay but may be broken, unmantained since many years (afaik) Tremulous UfoAI FreeCiv (never tried) edit: just noticed there was a rewrite of the good old "Z" of the '90, http://zod.sourceforge.net The site is crappy, no infos, looks li...

Saturday, 28th January 2017, 12:28

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Give charms spells an XP timeout

Replies: 2

Views: 578

Re: Give charms spells an XP timeout

What if only a fixed amount of them can be cast at time?

Friday, 27th January 2017, 19:06

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Remove Regeneration

Replies: 67

Views: 9437

Re: Remove Regeneration

How is this an improvement over not having charms in the game at all? You may want to explain your secret reasoning, if you want a decent answer. Cmon it ain't hard. Remove all the resistances mechanics, spells, abilities and items in crawl. Fighting a single Vault Guard on d:14 (after cleaning Lai...

Sunday, 22nd January 2017, 01:51

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Very Important Setting Question (with Math! Wink Wink!)

Replies: 5

Views: 848

Re: Very Important Setting Question (with Math! Wink Wink!)

Wankers.
Still amazed by duvessa proeness tho.

About king's power and weakness https://youtu.be/rStL7niR7gs

Monday, 16th January 2017, 21:59

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: feels like alot of indie games are now called roguelikes

Replies: 99

Views: 18726

Re: feels like alot of indie games are now called roguelikes

I've been telling people to play Hyperrogue because it is a non-euclidian roguelike whoops i thought it was a joke from the cube -> hypercube movies. Just watched on youtube, meh bad game, the sphere is just a visual trick not really anything about game mechanics (aside from the unrequired barriers...

Monday, 16th January 2017, 21:32

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: feels like alot of indie games are now called roguelikes

Replies: 99

Views: 18726

Re: feels like alot of indie games are now called roguelikes

I think that assessment is misleading: across all 3 Descent games, the only non-Euclidean geometry in the standard levels that I can recall is that secret cube in level 16 of Descent 2 that very slightly overlaps a tunnel. Duvessa you are awesome :lol: Correct, my first answer was too impulsive, it...

Monday, 16th January 2017, 20:57

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: The Runes on the Runes

Replies: 6

Views: 1241

Re: The Runes on the Runes

stickyfingers wrote:Never thought these will actually mean something.


I was amazed too. Even behind this detail there is some culture and thinking. The first one that got me was cultural notes after item descriptions.

All the usual negative sh*ts come after getting used to quality. Thx devs and related.

Monday, 16th January 2017, 16:29

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Which Build Was Your First Win?

Replies: 51

Views: 7372

Re: Which Build Was Your First Win?

quite recent, Spriggan Warper.
Started dcss with it, never switched, barely read any doc and cannon fodded corridors for kinda 8 months. Till i learnt wand of digging and created a long corridor to the orb :mrgreen:

Btw, i never used again Shroud of Golubria since then.

Monday, 16th January 2017, 16:24

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: feels like alot of indie games are now called roguelikes

Replies: 99

Views: 18726

Re: feels like alot of indie games are now called roguelikes

Shtopit wrote:BTW, are there some non Euclidean roguelikes?


Descent
http://images.eurogamer.net/2014/usgamer/descent-spot2.jpg

Monday, 16th January 2017, 16:13

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: are creeps in vaults fixed?

Replies: 2

Views: 639

Re: are creeps in vaults fixed?

np duve, here is the link, 1 year old at least: http://crawl.chaosforge.org/index.php?title=Vault The term vault refers to any dungeon feature that is not part of the dungeon's normal layout. Vaults generally have a fixed layout, though many include random items or monsters, and some (notably Xom's ...

Sunday, 15th January 2017, 21:01

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP - My first (3 rune) win at last - GrMo

Replies: 5

Views: 720

Re: YAVP - My first (3 rune) win at last - GrMo

Good job!
.. and welcome to the Tavern

Sunday, 15th January 2017, 19:47

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: are creeps in vaults fixed?

Replies: 2

Views: 639

are creeps in vaults fixed?

As topic, just curious if vaults are drawn with creeps too, or if there is a "magnitude" for creeps to spawn there, or just completely random spawn as for floor. Also, are vaults bound to specific levels? Doh i just noticed i should check wiki for "vaults editing guide" for such ...

Tuesday, 10th January 2017, 22:39

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Massive number enemy at stairs?

Replies: 6

Views: 874

Re: Massive number enemy at stairs?

Stand over stair, read tp scroll, press "." (dot) ONCE, go downstairs.
Take your chance to disband the pack for a fair fight.

IMO Invisibility may be worse than the tp (un)luck

Thursday, 5th January 2017, 02:37

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: feels like alot of indie games are now called roguelikes

Replies: 99

Views: 18726

Re: feels like alot of indie games are now called roguelikes

BTW, why is DCSS still running on squared grid? Diagonals aren't unfair? octagons don't tile the plain Aight, but hexagons rock. https://www.google.it/search?q=wesnoth+map+grid And u may consider even an untiled plain, where any move would take exactly 1 time but different spatial traslation relate...

Thursday, 5th January 2017, 02:01

Forum: Coding

Topic: Game seed

Replies: 28

Views: 5274

Re: Game seed

There may be one alternative without messing with the rng: think about a descriptor. Once a level (as in shape, items, creeps) is generated then write a binary string like in hashes or bitmaps images. It would just require an importing method to bypass the generator. My 2 cents Isn't that just savi...

Thursday, 5th January 2017, 01:34

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD DsFi - The gods give, and they take away...

Replies: 2

Views: 334

Re: CIS DsFi - The gods give, and they take away...

Sertorius wrote:I hate this game.


That's how it binds us :mrgreen:

Thursday, 5th January 2017, 01:30

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: GrTm of Chei (3 runes)

Replies: 2

Views: 312

Re: YAVP: GrTm of Chei (3 runes)

Gratz! Chei is hard until u understand it. It's awesome :> Slouch is the most important ability, step from time is your warranty for successful teleport, u don't need anything else if got any ranged damage (spell, weapon, throwing). Tm gets awesome improvements with stats. Faith amulet is mandatory,...

Thursday, 5th January 2017, 01:17

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD - ex CIP! FeNe^Makhleb stat 0

Replies: 1

Views: 329

Re: CIP! FeNe^Makhleb stat 0

the answer was just "die", all stats were reset and was fine to dig some orc, d:15 (where an horde of ugly things didn't recover my malmutation) then i died by ending lair, definitely.
Funny experience,
Rest In Peace

Monday, 2nd January 2017, 13:07

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP GrEE of Veh 3 runes My first caster win!

Replies: 1

Views: 663

Re: YAVP GrEE of Veh 3 runes My first caster win!

Well done! Short and very effective list of spells

Monday, 2nd January 2017, 12:55

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP first win MiBe

Replies: 4

Views: 583

Re: YAVP first win MiBe

Good job! A good 2016 ending :)

Monday, 2nd January 2017, 04:29

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD - ex CIP! FeNe^Makhleb stat 0

Replies: 1

Views: 329

YASD - ex CIP! FeNe^Makhleb stat 0

Yo, while my mummies gets all lost in lair, i started this crazy char without any previous experience. Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.19.1 (tiles) character file. 010117-fe the Nimble (Felid Necromancer) Turns: 27724, Time: 03:47:54 Health: 56/56 AC: 3 Str: 0 (10) XL: 13 Next: 36% Magic: 28/28 E...

Saturday, 31st December 2016, 02:38

Forum: Contributions

Topic: New scoreboard

Replies: 42

Views: 10438

Re: New scoreboard

Wow awesome.
I just miss runes
and in the "player search" box
please don't filter for every letter gets typed, enter is best friend both for my waiting time and your server load

Thanks for the good job

Saturday, 31st December 2016, 02:11

Forum: Coding

Topic: Game seed

Replies: 28

Views: 5274

Re: Game seed

There may be one alternative without messing with the rng: think about a descriptor. Once a level (as in shape, items, creeps) is generated then write a binary string like in hashes or bitmaps images. It would just require an importing method to bypass the generator.
My 2 cents

Saturday, 31st December 2016, 01:46

Forum: Suggestions & Criticism

Topic: Thanked comments lose date

Replies: 2

Views: 842

Thanked comments lose date

Boring as hell, any thanked comment lose posting date. This is really bad when a respawned old topic requires tracking of posts. Don't u want me to resume all the topics from 2011 just because of it? :twisted:

Saturday, 31st December 2016, 01:18

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: feels like alot of indie games are now called roguelikes

Replies: 99

Views: 18726

Re: feels like alot of indie games are now called roguelikes

Whatever. nerd mode Noone noticed there was a big mistake by stepping from 1991 games (lemmings) to Doom? Any fps is doomlike? what about Rise of the Triad? Syndicate? Wolfenstein ? /nerd mode off The magics behind old videogames is that you really could have played *most* titles in your gaming age ...

Saturday, 24th December 2016, 18:53

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: weapons:?

Replies: 18

Views: 2047

Re: weapons:?

stickyfingers wrote:tele away and banishment are quite good at dealing with monsters.


I'm not experienced with It, just the few times i was stuck there avoiding a banishment by unwield i REALLY hated to run all over the floor hunting for teleported-away free experience :-/
Is that really a good brand?

Saturday, 24th December 2016, 18:41

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: How to properly make use of Kiku?

Replies: 9

Views: 1032

Re: How to properly make use of Kiku?

Corpse rot would be the definitive spell all over dungeon, no matter how much are u underlevelled against any creep. The issue is that u will run out of corpses pretty fast if u spam It like this since u can't ask how many corpses to request (typically 1~5 iirc depending in your reserve). So play in...

Thursday, 22nd December 2016, 15:47

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I created the biggest tavern meme of 2016, AMA

Replies: 46

Views: 5874

Re: I created the biggest tavern meme of 2016, AMA

dynast wrote:
neverEnough wrote:Aren't urs proud u killed the discussion?

:roll:

No, i take credit for that.


So i was right just as duvessa.

http://xkcd.com/1773/

Thursday, 22nd December 2016, 07:44

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP MfIE^TSO first 15 rune!

Replies: 2

Views: 711

YAVP MfIE^TSO first 15 rune!

YEAHH!! Easy char, not many tries with this combo, in facts the first one i started which came to first rune was able to complete the game. Don't have much to say about issues, since the complete game is REALLY long (almost 23 hours..) and at some points kinda boring so i had to break more often tha...

Tuesday, 20th December 2016, 20:04

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I created the biggest tavern meme of 2016, AMA

Replies: 46

Views: 5874

Re: I created the biggest tavern meme of 2016, AMA

Still so damn noob :oops:

Tuesday, 20th December 2016, 15:21

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I created the biggest tavern meme of 2016, AMA

Replies: 46

Views: 5874

Re: I created the biggest tavern meme of 2016, AMA

dynast wrote:
duvessa wrote:you created the second biggest tavern meme of 2016. I'm still the biggest one

Your parents must be really proud of themselves.


Fuck i missclicked and thanked. In fact i was going to quote and say:

Aren't urs proud u killed the discussion?

:roll:

Tuesday, 20th December 2016, 15:02

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Where food in extended?

Replies: 7

Views: 974

Re: Where food in extended?

phew thanks, u saved me, it works like a charm :D

  Code:
You are not hungry.

You have visited the Abyss 18 times.

Comestibles
 n - 3 meat rations
 y - 4 fruits
 z - 2 beef jerkies
 D - 5 bread rations


Mutations went worse, found 3 curemut pots tho ;)

Monday, 19th December 2016, 00:38

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Where food in extended?

Replies: 7

Views: 974

Where food in extended?

Guys i'm close to starving, just 3 bread rations. Got Gehenna rune (ye went in Hell first) and was able even to clear all the floors. Now going for Tartarus rune. A few Cucitus floors was harder but affordable, Dis was troubly even at first room and had to leave. Wut now i get why ppl cry for removi...

Sunday, 18th December 2016, 09:03

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Give advice using the absolute worst reasoning possible

Replies: 221

Views: 31192

Re: Give advice using the absolute worst reasoning possible

Childs should start with Lego as young as possible because later when adults they'll self 3dprint better dildoes.

https://youtu.be/i6BQbPetnNY

Sunday, 18th December 2016, 07:21

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I created the biggest tavern meme of 2016, AMA

Replies: 46

Views: 5874

Re: I created the biggest tavern meme of 2016, AMA

ZipZipskins wrote:It's actually for gaMmafunk, the ga is silent


Glad it's not Another Mofo Asking :-D

Saturday, 17th December 2016, 08:34

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I created the biggest tavern meme of 2016, AMA

Replies: 46

Views: 5874

Re: I created the biggest tavern meme of 2016, AMA

Btw, AMA? What's the M for?

Friday, 16th December 2016, 01:11

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Early game is not important

Replies: 45

Views: 4811

Re: Early game is not important

who would trade iron rod @ depths for an ice blast in d:2 ?

Friday, 16th December 2016, 00:27

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Early game is not important

Replies: 45

Views: 4811

Re: Early game is not important

Actually I think D:1~5 is designed as too difficult. No, it's not fun nor need to be the best part of the game. Repeating early floors again and again is silly. I know i will not be good as u in the next 12 months and probably more, but since i disagree take it as just talking about the feeling Res...

Thursday, 15th December 2016, 19:49

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP TeAE^Dith unsatisfying. What next?

Replies: 5

Views: 1135

Re: YAVP TeAE^Dith unsatisfying. What next?

ah ok, just asked since i've read some are not eligible: Fedhas which already gave me some funny games (because of lack of corpses and vegetation) Yrendemnul (unknown to me) ... and some other aren't really useful, like Trog, Oka(still untried) Some i still completely ignore what they do, and don't ...

Thursday, 15th December 2016, 04:47

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP TeAE^Dith unsatisfying. What next?

Replies: 5

Views: 1135

Re: YAVP TeAE^Dith unsatisfying. What next?

Ok, i was rulin early dungeon with TSO just as a try, Mf feels easy and comfortable. In a cleaned lvl i found an armored orc and had to try if it was already affordable without consumables. Well not, i went red, escaped on stairs as planned, everything felt under control. Before i can heal a dumb or...

Thursday, 15th December 2016, 02:36

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP TeAE^Dith unsatisfying. What next?

Replies: 5

Views: 1135

Re: YAVP TeAE^Dith unsatisfying. What next?

VeryAngryFelid wrote:SpEn, MfIE, NaHu, MuCj.


Thx for prompt answer!
Mummy is tempting :)
If i was for 3 rune it would probably be my choice, but i guess in extended i will waste a mayor number of possible short victories. Need an easier one, looking to Merfolk. Which gods do u suggest, excluding the already used ones?

Wednesday, 14th December 2016, 23:47

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP TeAE^Dith unsatisfying. What next?

Replies: 5

Views: 1135

YAVP TeAE^Dith unsatisfying. What next?

Hi again, after a few tryies since octo win, i managed to escape with my first tengu. I guess octo and chei are very good crawl gym ^_^ This game was at same time easy and LONG. Anything was killable but pack of monster stressed my mana way too much. It was fine until swamp rune (no Learnaen again),...

Monday, 12th December 2016, 22:24

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP! ex CIP: OpEE^Chei cleaned Zot:5

Replies: 7

Views: 1298

Re: CIP: OpEE^Chei cleaned Zot:5

DONE! Unlike other "runs", i was kinda crawling. Had to fight almost everything, killed with no real harm even a Seraph (never seen such a creep, tasty tho). Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.19.1 (tiles) character file. 1767419 1112-octo the Acrobat (level 27, 217/217 HPs) Began as an Oc...

Monday, 12th December 2016, 21:38

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP! ex CIP: OpEE^Chei cleaned Zot:5

Replies: 7

Views: 1298

Re: CIP: OpEE^Chei cleaned Zot:5

Ok, let's go for the run

Monday, 12th December 2016, 18:07

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP! ex CIP: OpEE^Chei cleaned Zot:5

Replies: 7

Views: 1298

YAVP! ex CIP: OpEE^Chei cleaned Zot:5

Hi all, finally the day has come. The very first time i take golden rune (that was the third and last one in game :lol: ), and the very first game i come so far without relying on summonings for late game. Unluckily i couldn't develop transmutations and unarmed, since statue form came way too late. ...

Sunday, 11th December 2016, 09:00

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: "AutoCrawlBot" won a game in < 8 minutes

Replies: 5

Views: 1073

Re: "AutoCrawlBot" won a game in < 8 minutes

It looks like autocrawl bot got restarted. According to the stats Overall Stats Total Score Games Wins Win % Best XL Best Score Average Score First Game Most Recent Game 20,689,658 57 7 12.28% 27 2,074,713 362,976 2016-12-03 23:23:35 2016-12-07 04:48:16 quality performance ain't that much, just 12,3...

Thursday, 8th December 2016, 04:38

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Petrified Kraken wont stop his tentacles ??

Replies: 4

Views: 458

Re: Petrified Kraken wont stop his tentacles ??

Two things: 1. This is a completely stupid interaction, I agree 2. Don't fight the kraken yea 99% i leave it there, but the char was REALLY powerful. If i didn't go for petrifyin, i still would try to slouch just to learn what chei can and what cannnot. Wand of tele was almost fully recharged. Somt...

Wednesday, 7th December 2016, 21:23

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Petrified Kraken wont stop his tentacles ??

Replies: 4

Views: 458

Petrified Kraken wont stop his tentacles ??

As subject. That's crappy. All my base are belong to Kraken. Message History You hit the kraken. There is a sudden explosion of sparks! You squeeze the kraken, but do no damage. The kraken is lightly wounded. The kraken stops moving altogether! A tentacle segment bursts forth from the water. The ten...
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