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Tuesday, 25th June 2019, 00:07

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: How to install HellCrawl Fork for Dummies

Replies: 2

Views: 607

Re: How to install HellCrawl Fork for Dummies

Thanks Petercordia. Looks like the 5.6 version was not what I wanted to download. Thanks a million.

Monday, 24th June 2019, 23:43

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: How to install HellCrawl Fork for Dummies

Replies: 2

Views: 607

How to install HellCrawl Fork for Dummies

Alright lovely people of the tavern, I'm intrigued. I'd love to try out this fancy new fork but I'm too IT challenge to even run the game. I followed the link to the lovely Github page. I downloaded what appears to be Hellcrawl 5.6 but I don't know how to run it. I've searched high and low for some ...

Thursday, 4th January 2018, 08:18

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Noob Midgame Air Elemental Advice

Replies: 16

Views: 1605

Re: Noob Midgame Air Elemental Advice

Having progress a little further I've decided, 1. that Lighting Bolt isn't that terrible. It seems extremely dangerous because when you cast it it wakes everything up but they don't immediately come attack you. It never misses and double bouncing it threw doorways vaporized most things in the Vaults...

Wednesday, 3rd January 2018, 20:44

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Noob Midgame Air Elemental Advice

Replies: 16

Views: 1605

Re: Noob Midgame Air Elemental Advice

Thanks everyone for your quick responses. I'll keep crawling and see if I can't snag a rune or two today. If anyone else has some great wisdom feel free to post it.

Wednesday, 3rd January 2018, 08:19

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Desolation of Salt Sounds Very Dangerous

Replies: 16

Views: 1895

Re: Desolation of Salt Sounds Very Dangerous

Wait a minute, so your telling me there is a portal that leads to the desolation of salt in the normal game of crawl? Not a fork or anything? A) this game never ceases to amaze me B) Maybe its like the wiz lab? I've only seen two of those

Wednesday, 3rd January 2018, 08:03

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Noob Midgame Air Elemental Advice

Replies: 16

Views: 1605

Re: Noob Midgame Air Elemental Advice

I will agree VeryAngryFelid that swiftness has been nothing short of amazing. I've really enjoyed running away from monsters in the Lair and then spamming a wall of conjure flames to burn stupid animals or zap them to death from a safe distance. Perhaps I'm missing the whole point of a AE by worship...

Wednesday, 3rd January 2018, 07:49

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Noob Midgame Air Elemental Advice

Replies: 16

Views: 1605

Re: Noob Midgame Air Elemental Advice

Thanks Bel for the quick reply, but I'm curious what an dedicated air elemental is suppose to do in general I guess. What if you don't worship Vehument

-Thanks Haterslayer

Wednesday, 3rd January 2018, 05:29

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Noob Midgame Air Elemental Advice

Replies: 16

Views: 1605

Noob Midgame Air Elemental Advice

How do you play a AE in the mid game? My worry is that I'm killing everything with static discharge and thats not a great move for a deep elf to be doing. I fear that lightening bolt is stupidly loud and I'm afraid of attracting the whole level. So mid game spells do AE kill things with? Do I just p...

Sunday, 18th June 2017, 20:13

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: MeTm, and transmuting 101 questions.

Replies: 2

Views: 738

MeTm, and transmuting 101 questions.

I'm currently running a metm and got really basic? questions. First can I get a r/Eli5 how does spell power, unarmed combat, stats, factor into actual damage output. I was looking at, https://crawl.develz.org/tavern/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=23153&p=308246&hilit=transmuter#p308246 but I don't ...

Sunday, 18th June 2017, 19:05

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: duvessa's spell guide for cool people

Replies: 145

Views: 42886

Re: duvessa's spell guide for cool people

This is freaking awesome, great job

Sunday, 18th June 2017, 18:53

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Merfolk god choice

Replies: 15

Views: 1842

Re: Merfolk god choice

Fedhas, because that guy will pick you up and carry you through lair and shoals. But this is literally my second transmuter. Running a MeTM as well.

Monday, 5th June 2017, 03:00

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Invisibility and Contamination

Replies: 3

Views: 781

Invisibility and Contamination

How does invisibility and contamination work? As I understand it casting it gives you a grey level contamination. However I'm always suprised as my contamination increases to white and yellow AFTER casting it. All I can find on the wiki is, "You have a 60% chance of gaining a point of magic con...

Thursday, 1st June 2017, 01:37

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: DrFe help.

Replies: 13

Views: 1620

Re: DrFe help.

AWWW YEAH! Got out with the orb! Feels good and it only took me a year and around -60 games XD. Thanks for giving me good advice not to give up on this char back one Zot 1. It only took me 10:47 minutes....maybe I should go for the speed run in the tournament XD. What helped me, Spell Forged Servito...

Wednesday, 31st May 2017, 00:39

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: DrFe help.

Replies: 13

Views: 1620

Re: DrFe help.

Interesting comments, I'm particularly interested in the idea that trained fire and conjurations way to much. I thought my fighting and dodging were way too high for a spellcastor. Fighting was my highest trained skill. Do you normally max fighting and dodging on a spellcastor? Or do you sink exp so...

Tuesday, 30th May 2017, 03:12

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Running multiple versions online.

Replies: 2

Views: 501

Re: Running multiple versions online.

Awesome to know, thanks!

Tuesday, 30th May 2017, 03:01

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: DrFe help.

Replies: 13

Views: 1620

Re: DrFe help.

Things have gotten worse not better for my guy, and by worse he is probably dead. What on earth does the *orb* status mean? I swear I read a scroll of teleportation and then nothing happened. I just ran back about twenty squares to many taking damage waiting for a teleport failed? Apparently they ta...

Tuesday, 30th May 2017, 01:46

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: DrFe help.

Replies: 13

Views: 1620

Re: DrFe help.

Basically playing mutation roulette? Could you point me toward somewhere where it explains what is changed? Or perhaps explain it to me in a little bit more detail?

Tuesday, 30th May 2017, 01:37

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Running multiple versions online.

Replies: 2

Views: 501

Running multiple versions online.

Quick question, is it possible to run a .20 and a trunk game online on the same server or will one of the characters be deleted? Not at the same time mind you but have two games independent games going if that makes sense.

Tuesday, 30th May 2017, 01:26

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: DrFe help.

Replies: 13

Views: 1620

DrFe help.

So I've finally got my second spellcaster into zot, celebrates, but its not looking great for my current hero. I'm specifically not sure how to deal with the OOF. I seem to recall that potions of cure mutations are now obsolete in trunk which makes me really sad because just by running away I got tw...

Thursday, 25th May 2017, 03:12

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: So You're Finally Getting Farther in the Game

Replies: 43

Views: 8363

Re: So You're Finally Getting Farther in the Game

So what I got is that anyone who is good at this game hates level 9 spells and shields for 3 rune games except some strange Dynast thing?, clan?, player?. Also when I hit a monster their health will go down by a number which has a concrete mathematical relationship, which I should probably figure ou...

Thursday, 25th May 2017, 03:01

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: wow that abyssal rune

Replies: 13

Views: 1995

Re: wow that abyssal rune

But if I didn't hate the abyss I wouldn't love it. It would be no fun being cast in the abyss if I knew it was going to be easy to get out. It has its certain charm to it.

Thursday, 25th May 2017, 02:52

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Request for Updated Walkthroughs

Replies: 13

Views: 1439

Re: Request for Updated Walkthroughs

I agree with the above comments, writing any sort of walkthrough is a difficult thing to do because there is such a large amount of information. Each class and each race is going to have a specific game plan. Tasonir definitely has a point but I think they don't have to be in depth. It seems like th...

Wednesday, 24th May 2017, 04:43

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Igniting Vault Five?

Replies: 7

Views: 1012

Re: Igniting Vault Five?

That was the most beautiful thing I've ever seen, tears up.

Wednesday, 24th May 2017, 03:59

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: wow that abyssal rune

Replies: 13

Views: 1995

Re: wow that abyssal rune

+1 for the real life sanity damage.lol

Wednesday, 24th May 2017, 03:19

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Request for Updated Walkthroughs

Replies: 13

Views: 1439

Request for Updated Walkthroughs

Dear super talented community, If you haven't noticed us, the newer players, ask a lot of questions. Ask a lot of the same questions. That has got to get tedious. So proposal here, I think a potential solution would be updated walkthroughs. Because the existing ones are like on .11. If someone of yo...

Wednesday, 24th May 2017, 02:58

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Why do I suck so badly at this game?

Replies: 22

Views: 3210

Re: Why do I suck so badly at this game?

Try being a hill orc berserker. Their natural aptitudes are insane and will help you keep an edge on monsters. Trog will help you smash anything difficult with brothers in arms. Like everyone said above make sure your being a coward. CAMP THE STAIRS, and press five after every fight.

Wednesday, 24th May 2017, 02:45

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Igniting Vault Five?

Replies: 7

Views: 1012

Igniting Vault Five?

Has anyone tried this? I'm imagining my draconian doing a superhero landing in vault five and then proceeding to light the entire world up while tilting its head back and roaring while vehumet says let it end in hellfire, but I'm not sure if will work/kill me. Is there a limit to how many enemies ig...

Friday, 21st April 2017, 01:55

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: how do i pray on mac?

Replies: 11

Views: 1269

Re: how do i pray on mac?

I use a mac here and it works pressing p or > depending on the version. What exactly are you attempting to pray over? Due to the update praying on corpses for Fedhas is now an ability, So press AA **I've never played fedhas but its what I hear

Friday, 21st April 2017, 01:47

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Crawl's Manifiesto

Replies: 18

Views: 3046

Crawl's Manifiesto

I recently read the article about the awesome dev team and I found the Manifiesto particularly interesting (see code). N. Philosophy (pas de faq) In a nutshell: This game aims to be a tactical fantasy-themed dungeon crawl. We strive for strategy being a concern, too, and for exquisite gameplay and i...

Wednesday, 19th April 2017, 19:48

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Random Questions

Replies: 7

Views: 955

Re: Random Questions

As always thanks for the quick responses, you guys rock. I guess next time I'll pick a better God for my second hunter so I don't end up making a melee char + occasional bow.

Wednesday, 19th April 2017, 04:47

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Random Questions

Replies: 7

Views: 955

Random Questions

First, Elyvilions pacifiy ability only makes monsters neutral? What does that mean exactly, The hydra I just "pacified" still seems a bit nibbly and still attacks me. Should I kill it or something? If so whats the point of the ability? Also can I kill it and get 1.5 for experience for paci...

Friday, 7th April 2017, 06:12

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: How can I start to get better at this game?

Replies: 19

Views: 2776

Re: How can I start to get better at this game?

Camp the stairs and don't fight anything that has a name in Red and you win! What is camping the stairs? When you see an enemy immediately run toward the stairs. Then go up the stairs with the monster, bash it to death, rest, and then come down the stairs. Multiple monsters? Go up the stairs and try...

Friday, 7th April 2017, 06:06

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: vaen of kiku advice.

Replies: 7

Views: 861

Re: vaen of kiku advice.

Very interesting, this is assuming that I find the second book of hexes then? Because ensorcelled hibernation isn't gonna last forever nor is confuse. Also I'm just gonna spam simulcrum when sneaking fails and see how that goes. @ Sprucery what do you mean that 50% exp loss does not matter? Like in ...

Thursday, 6th April 2017, 05:50

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: vaen of kiku advice.

Replies: 7

Views: 861

vaen of kiku advice.

I always feel bad making a new thread every time a try a new combo but I want to learn. Anyways I decided to make a vaen, and its been a lot of fun. Questions that I have so far, What are enchanters supposed do to when hexes become useless? Don't tell me those spriggans are wielding execution axes a...

Saturday, 25th March 2017, 20:57

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: How to change the offline ui

Replies: 2

Views: 437

How to change the offline ui

I've decided to play offline and the changes are cool but apparently I don't like change. First the autoexplore makes me want to puke with all of its whizzing around. Can I change that so it runs like online where the character just teleports? Second I really like being able to see the threat level ...

Wednesday, 22nd March 2017, 05:49

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Weird happenings in RNG land

Replies: 18

Views: 2667

Re: Weird happenings in RNG land

I just cleared Depths 5 and finally found my first cloak. A minus -1 cursed cloak. RnG Jesus hates me sometimes

Wednesday, 22nd March 2017, 05:31

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: newish player help

Replies: 10

Views: 948

Re: newish player help

Looking like a strong character and go Hill Orcs! First time I've ever seen someone besides me play them on the forum lolz. Answers: 1) Train Dodging, armor, fighting maces. I personally wouldn't go for shields until later (extended?). 2) I wouldn't... maybe suboptimal 3) You don't need to change go...

Wednesday, 22nd March 2017, 05:09

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Noob Mage Advice

Replies: 12

Views: 1384

Re: Noob Mage Advice

Okay here is the update, after an intense game of cat and mouse with a juggernaut that spanned two floors I stand victorious on depths 5. Problem is I don't want to do vault 5 with all my heart. Because my normal strategy of teleporting into some corner and fighting the endless horde in a corridor w...

Tuesday, 21st March 2017, 02:43

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Noob Mage Advice

Replies: 12

Views: 1384

Re: Noob Mage Advice

Thanks for all the responses. I have successfully gotten my first rune as a caster and will probably be getting my second soonish. Excellent pointers about using invocation and evocations more effectively. I also hadn't considered that mage characters should be building defense during the lair branc...

Tuesday, 21st March 2017, 00:35

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

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

Replies: 224

Views: 36752

Re: Stupid ideas for 0.19

Can there some kind of ridiculously complicated Hadoken style attack. Where once a game you can you input a ridiculously long list of random keys with in a certain time which will perform an attack instantly roasting any rat on screen.

Monday, 20th March 2017, 04:53

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Noob Mage Advice

Replies: 12

Views: 1384

Re: Noob Mage Advice

I don't use wands.... ever? Unless they are healing/hasting or I'm a melee character and I'm just spamming something dangerous. Probably a good idea for when I run out of mana but I feel like they lose their power fairly quickly. Do you train evoc to use wands regularly? Also maybe to edit what's yo...

Monday, 20th March 2017, 04:22

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Red draconian of Dithmenos

Replies: 3

Views: 581

Re: Red draconian of Dithmenos

It makes it a gamble and is totally unfair and random.... which is great right? As for a FE how can bringer of light serve the God of Shadows??? It just doesn't make sense. But I guess the god of shadows apparently doesn't mind lightning bolts........ because those certainly would brighten up the du...

Monday, 20th March 2017, 04:19

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Noob Mage Advice

Replies: 12

Views: 1384

Noob Mage Advice

So you've beaten the game so many times you're just lurking on the forums.... excellent! I've gotten a lot of great advice from the forum as far as my mage build goes. So once again I ask what could I do better, especially heading into midgame? Specifically my skilling. For example Can I just fireba...

Monday, 12th December 2016, 23:21

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Midgame Hybrid Help

Replies: 9

Views: 1110

Midgame Hybrid Help

So what exactly should a mid-game draconian hybrid look like? I have the level 6-7 fire/conjuration spells but now what? I originally was going to try for fire storm but general consensus on past threads is that's a terrible idea. So what exactly should I be training? Should I wield the staff of fir...

Friday, 9th December 2016, 17:54

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Delayed Fire-Ball as an Ability

Replies: 6

Views: 1141

Delayed Fire-Ball as an Ability

I understand that Delayed Fireball is classified as an ability so as to be casted instantaneously and not be affected by silence. However I feel like the spell description really failed to explain how to use the spell. I had to look on the forum to figure out how it worked. So I suggest an edit in t...

Tuesday, 22nd November 2016, 06:29

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Sif Muna .19

Replies: 2

Views: 950

Sif Muna .19

I've read threads but I'm exactly sure what Sif Muna abilities do or when I should use them. Specifically should I have divine energy turned all always? Assuming I don't cast spells when I don't have mana is it a truly a free mana regen? It says no cost but I'm suspicious. #explainlikeI'm5 Also than...

Monday, 14th November 2016, 06:29

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Zot Five Tele rules

Replies: 1

Views: 649

Zot Five Tele rules

Whats up with Zot five and the inability to control blinks or teleports? Is this new? Does it now function like the abyss? Also in my current game I have two permanent teleport traps on the entrances to the lungs. Are you supposed to walk into them because you can't blink past them? Edit, walked int...

Friday, 11th November 2016, 03:19

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Beogh smiting overpowered

Replies: 19

Views: 3873

Re: Beogh smiting overpowered

Smiting seems to be the only thing going for Beogh. The followers are a joke after Lair. I'm not sure its that good considering the amount of invocations needed compared to a God like Trog. Okay well Trog is a bad example because Trog is better than everything but you get my point. But this is my se...

Monday, 7th November 2016, 19:57

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Minion Micro

Replies: 2

Views: 701

Minion Micro

Is there anyway to tell one specific ally to follow you while leaving the rest? This is my playing first time as Beogh and I like beogh. While in the lair I would like to have a few orcs following me instead of a whole hoard in case I find another hydra. Are there any more advance keys than pressing...

Thursday, 3rd November 2016, 00:55

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Spell Casting and Starving

Replies: 26

Views: 3869

Re: Spell Casting and Starving

Right so assuming this isn't Gozag, how does my skill progression look? Do i want to have spell casting as my highest skill or is that ludicrous? Whats the balance? maybe I'm not phrasing this well.
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