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Friday, 15th April 2011, 06:24

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: First Time Ogre player - Need helps and suggestions

Replies: 16

Views: 3880

Re: First Time Ogre player - Need helps and suggestions

Thanks for the quick reply. I was giving a Ogre hunter a whirl before I made my post. I realized I can't play him like a troll Zerker, hahaha. What god do you think is goes good for a Ogre hybrid of range + spell, with melee as backup? Makhleb. He gives a great 'power after killing' ability which w...

Friday, 15th April 2011, 05:49

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: First Time Ogre player - Need helps and suggestions

Replies: 16

Views: 3880

Re: First Time Ogre player - Need helps and suggestions

Hi there, Found out about this fantastic game about a week ago. Been testing it with various species, and got as far as D10 I think with a troll Berserker. I've always been a huge Fan of Monstrous Species in any games, especially the Muscled brute with a brain (Jon Irenicus anyone?). So i'm really ...

Friday, 15th April 2011, 05:44

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: BACK UP

Replies: 6

Views: 1955

Re: BACK UP

roguelikedev wrote:I think they've always started with a tiny amount of skill in it... did you pick a race you usually don't? One with very good stabbing aptitude?


Well, I tested it with the classic Spriggan Enchanter, with absolutely no difference in 0.9.0

Friday, 15th April 2011, 03:16

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP - Bambang Irwanto the Deep Elf Berserker

Replies: 10

Views: 2907

Re: CIP - Bambang Irwanto the Deep Elf Berserker

I made a Deep Elf monk in 0.8 and somehow he performed better than most of my Minotaur monks. Was a fluke though, I think.

Friday, 15th April 2011, 03:13

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Surviving Orc Priests

Replies: 14

Views: 3317

Re: Surviving Orc Priests

When I went down the staircase, there were 4 of them close enough that when I tried to run 1 hit me on the way up and 2 followed me. SMITE from 2 of them was too much for me. Yea, that's one of those impossible to overcome situations that ends a character prematurely. Only thing that could've saved...

Friday, 15th April 2011, 03:04

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: BACK UP

Replies: 6

Views: 1955

Re: BACK UP

When? That's not in the current trunk version as far as I can tell.

Friday, 15th April 2011, 02:47

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: New player help

Replies: 58

Views: 12275

Re: New player help

I've died to the minotaur before. He had some kind of artifact weapon in his stash, which he wielded and proceeded to beat me to death. He'd probably picked up an artifact weapon from the cache. They do that depending on how the end vault is situated. Usually, they pick up the item worth the most g...

Thursday, 14th April 2011, 21:26

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Earth Elementalists

Replies: 48

Views: 14799

Re: Earth Elementalists

:o I really love Iron Shot. Its damage is great, it can take several end game monsters with few shots. 9d18 isn't good enough? And the accuracy really isn't that bad, imo. Unless we are talking about some things with crazy EV. I dont even know if its accuracy is worse than Stone Arrow, really. I kn...

Thursday, 14th April 2011, 21:17

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP SpEn What now?

Replies: 21

Views: 5121

Re: CIP SpEn What now?

I am currently in the mines now. Still no resistant poison however I have learned the spell. Maybe I should ask somewhere else but I do not will not to start new topic. The point is I do not understand HP of my character. It is 45/45 (65) - what is the 65? Why I do not have full health points. I ha...

Thursday, 14th April 2011, 21:13

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP SpEn What now?

Replies: 21

Views: 5121

Re: CIP SpEn What now?

If all 3 stairs end up in that entry vault, well, may Xom have mercy on you... In that case, just bring a few upstairs with you at a time and hope you can take them down. Greater nagas usually like to hang back, so you can clear most of the warriors/mages/guardian serpents this way pretty easily an...

Thursday, 14th April 2011, 21:10

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Earth Elementalists

Replies: 48

Views: 14799

Re: Earth Elementalists

My last character to pick up earth magic ended up learning Iron Shot eventually and found it horribly worthless next to Stone Arrow. I elected to only use Iron Shot once or twice on tough enemies and then spam stone arrows. Iron Shot is even more inaccurate than Stone Arrow as far as I can tell, but...

Thursday, 14th April 2011, 21:01

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Hexes and Charms

Replies: 15

Views: 3600

Re: Hexes and Charms

I just wanted to poke in and say that I prefer Invisibility in the Hex school, so I can actually cast it on my early stabbers.

Thursday, 14th April 2011, 04:09

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP SpEn What now?

Replies: 21

Views: 5121

Re: CIP SpEn What now?

I have cleared the Lair 1-6 and do not know what to do now. I think I will go down and clear the whole Lair and then Orc. I actually can feel I can win (everybody needs to have a dream) so I will go for three runes Clear the rest of the Lair and then clear the main dungeon down to the Vaults. If yo...

Thursday, 14th April 2011, 03:59

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP SpEn What now?

Replies: 21

Views: 5121

Re: CIP SpEn What now?

widrox wrote:By the way. Do you know how to place my character info in the post in that way that it could be seen without downloading? I mean a drop down menu.


Use the Code tag, and then just paste the contents of your morgue file.

Thursday, 14th April 2011, 00:55

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Condensation shield

Replies: 10

Views: 2636

Re: Condensation shield

Francis wrote:Is it worth learning? How does it compare to Ozocubu's Armor?


Condensation shield is great if you prefer 2-handed weapons (if not, just use a regular shield).

As for comparing with Ozocubu's Armor: Don't compare it. Use both :)

Wednesday, 13th April 2011, 19:42

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2877

Views: 2144700

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

Just bought:

the ring of Koniag {Wiz +Rage +Inv rPois rN+ Acc+2} for 848g on Dlvl:12

Tuesday, 12th April 2011, 22:31

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Silver against player ghost?

Replies: 4

Views: 1323

Re: Silver against player ghost?

Ah, no wonder I got seared by it on my high elf ascender (he had a beak).

Thanks.

Tuesday, 12th April 2011, 21:57

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Surviving Orc Priests

Replies: 14

Views: 3317

Re: Surviving Orc Priests

Only way to avoid smites is high magic resist, and/or a boatload of hit points. I'm not sure magic resistance works for smiting, but I do get the occasional 'You resist.' against orc priests.

Tuesday, 12th April 2011, 21:55

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Silver against player ghost?

Replies: 4

Views: 1323

Silver against player ghost?

Silver items don't appear to effect player ghosts. Something I am missing?

Tuesday, 12th April 2011, 21:00

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASVP - Centaur Gladiator

Replies: 0

Views: 837

YASVP - Centaur Gladiator

My second win. Friend of mine made the character and had me play him. Quaffed 6 potions of mutation in the early game, all of which were beneficial and that carried him until he got turned into a rotting hulk by Orbs of Fire, at which time he was ascending anyway. Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0....

Monday, 11th April 2011, 07:23

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD - Goblin Wizard

Replies: 2

Views: 1237

YASD - Goblin Wizard

I'm sure this has happened to everyone, but I thought the goblin holding a magic staff AND 1-shotting me was worth a post. Image below.

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Monday, 11th April 2011, 01:24

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Odd things sighted in dungeon.

Replies: 963

Views: 272687

Re: Odd things sighted in dungeon.

I walked down the stairs to a new level and saw a water moccasin (fleeing). It was severely wounded. I can't find what hit it. How could it wander into a blade trap before the level is generated? If it was wounded when it fell through a shaft, it would be in the same condition when you arrived on t...

Sunday, 10th April 2011, 21:54

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Blunt weapon Stab effect

Replies: 3

Views: 1265

Re: Blunt weapon Stab effect

Having this effect at all is redundant. If you can stab something, you can kill it with an actual dagger stab, and killing it is better than confusing it or whatever. It isn't redundant if you're not a stabber by profession and prefer maces and flails (ogre, for example). Besides, dagger stabs don'...

Sunday, 10th April 2011, 21:32

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Blunt weapon Stab effect

Replies: 3

Views: 1265

Blunt weapon Stab effect

I love the club's stab effect.
Any chance that some other maces and flails can have the same effect (even if they are rare)?

Sunday, 10th April 2011, 21:21

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Value of translocation spells

Replies: 10

Views: 1999

Re: New Transmuter spells?

Haste-- gives too much glow for normal use, does too little for emergency use. It gives just enough glow to ensure that you'll only cast it once per fight, rather than spamming it. If you survive that fight for awhile, you can still use it to escape without getting a mutation. After you escape, jus...

Sunday, 10th April 2011, 21:01

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I love it when...

Replies: 1478

Views: 2085250

Re: I love it when...

joellercoaster wrote:Kirke porkolates one of my summoned imps!


Imps are immune to polymorph, so Kirke really is a cheater and needs to be removed from the game.

Sunday, 10th April 2011, 20:11

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD - DSTm -- Ettins Hit Harder Than I Thought

Replies: 9

Views: 2751

Re: YASD - DSTm -- Ettins Hit Harder Than I Thought

Yeah, ettins got beefed up. You can get hit for more like 100 (assuming that each of their weapons tags you). They have around the same hit points though, so just be careful about closing on them unless you have really high shield/AC/evasion.

Sunday, 10th April 2011, 00:05

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Killer Bees Downstairs

Replies: 1

Views: 777

Re: Killer Bees Downstairs

Go downstairs a different way. Possibly skip the level until you are:
a) more powerful
b) have poison resistance
c) both

Saturday, 9th April 2011, 20:09

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: 5 AC or 10 SH?

Replies: 3

Views: 1302

Re: 5 AC or 10 SH?

More shields. The ac may make you take less damage, but the shield skill will prevent that same damage completely on block.

Saturday, 9th April 2011, 20:07

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Nikola - Orc 2

Replies: 5

Views: 1762

Re: Nikola - Orc 2

Lots of nasty stuff can appear in the orc mines (Agnes, Kirke, Saint Roca, Terpischord to name a few). I would never recommend clearing the mines as soon as you find them.

Friday, 8th April 2011, 07:54

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP - Muke Lo Jauh the 15-Runer Mummy Berserker

Replies: 36

Views: 8688

Re: CIP - Muke Lo Jauh the Mummy Berserker

Teleport before he starts silencing. Annotate the level and move on. Come back when you think you can take him out.

Friday, 8th April 2011, 07:07

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: L21 SpVM (Nemelex) - 2 Runes, what's next?

Replies: 14

Views: 3429

Re: L21 SpVM (Nemelex) - 2 Runes, what's next?

Doc Brown wrote:I'm wearing the ring of sustenance while stabbing with the ring "Miowkas" {Hunger rF+ rC+ Stlth++}, because I assumed that it would cancel the hunger effect. Wrong assumption on my part?



No, that's right. I missed that tag on the weapon. Good on ya :)

Friday, 8th April 2011, 03:45

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: enclosed items

Replies: 7

Views: 2061

Re: enclosed items

Disintigration will break the statues. Digging will not work and nothing short of Shatter (level 9 earth spell) can break the stone blocks, as far as I know.

Friday, 8th April 2011, 03:43

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD - With a flux capacitor...

Replies: 5

Views: 1692

Re: YASD - With a flux capacitor...

Yeah, you definitely need rElec to fight Nikola. I was surprised to learn that about Chain Lightning as well.

Friday, 8th April 2011, 03:03

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: 5 altars of Lugonu in Temple

Replies: 2

Views: 1373

Re: 5 altars of Lugonu in Temple

widrox wrote:Hi
My 7th level Deep Dwarf has came recently to the Ecumenical Temple. He has found 5 altars of Lugonu in there. Is it normal in 0.8 or is it a bug?


That is an intentional setup. You can do the same sort of thing to the temple with your the Lugonu 'Corrupt' ability.

Friday, 8th April 2011, 01:29

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: L21 SpVM (Nemelex) - 2 Runes, what's next?

Replies: 14

Views: 3429

Re: L21 SpVM (Nemelex) - 2 Runes, what's next?

FlyingPants wrote:are you sure that ring of sustenance does anything?


The sustenance ring would not provide any effect in that case.

Thursday, 7th April 2011, 08:04

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Mummy question.

Replies: 3

Views: 1234

Re: Mummy question.

No, I don't think so.

Thursday, 7th April 2011, 06:44

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Efficient Spell Casting

Replies: 11

Views: 2906

Re: Efficient Spell Casting

Level 4-6 spells seem to be the best cost per MP in the mid-game. Norris is one of the tougher uniques though, so you're expected to empty your pool on him and/or buff up for some melee. You can very easily benefit from chain-casting 2 MP spells on common monsters though. Tougher uniques tend to hav...

Thursday, 7th April 2011, 04:17

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Sewer

Replies: 4

Views: 1546

Re: Sewer

I've seen a setup like that that has a shop past the deep water. In a lot of cases there is a malarious mermaid, a siren or nothing at all though.

Thursday, 7th April 2011, 01:19

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Str weapons & Dex weapons

Replies: 2

Views: 930

Re: Str weapons & Dex weapons

I haven't seen descriptive messaging on weapons like this anymore. Perhaps it is not handled now in the same way as it was?

Wednesday, 6th April 2011, 17:49

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: 4 centaur bardings on D1

Replies: 8

Views: 1955

Re: 4 centaur bardings on D1

Probably d:2 then. But definitely early. No joke.

Wednesday, 6th April 2011, 06:16

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Vehumet altar ?

Replies: 12

Views: 3433

Re: Vehumet altar ?

hxy wrote:Vehumet altars tend to come with some barriers... I've come across ones with flames on it, guarded by some statue that prompted auto exclusion, surrounded by deep water, etc... Does he not want to get new followers? :)


He wants his followers to cleverly make use of spellcraft.

Wednesday, 6th April 2011, 05:46

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Vehumet altar ?

Replies: 12

Views: 3433

Re: Vehumet altar ?

Blink scrolls won't work. Distinigrate or fireball works. I'm assuming that fire does as well. MAYBE flame? Casting blink works, I think.

I just had that exact same situation with my Mummy Earth Ele. I got in (way later than I should have) with a fireball wand.

Wednesday, 6th April 2011, 02:45

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Crypt? Hall of Blades?

Replies: 10

Views: 3045

Re: Crypt? Hall of Blades?

All you need in Crypt is Dispel Undead. Except for the occasional unique, EVERYTHING in there is undead. Crypt 5 is usually guarded by at least 1 ancient lich. For Hall of Blades, just know Mystic Blast or Airstrike and you'll be fine. No runes in there, just tons of experience and maybe a new weapo...

Tuesday, 5th April 2011, 20:44

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: 4 centaur bardings on D1

Replies: 8

Views: 1955

Re: 4 centaur bardings on D1

Yea. My spriggans often find artefact gloves, helmets, and boots on Dlvl:1. No joke.

Tuesday, 5th April 2011, 20:15

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: 4 centaur bardings on D1

Replies: 8

Views: 1955

Re: 4 centaur bardings on D1

mrbobbyg wrote:1 of them shiny

wht?



Centaurs die a lot.

Tuesday, 5th April 2011, 20:14

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: The Hive is actually pretty tough

Replies: 44

Views: 11305

Re: The Hive is actually pretty tough

I'll admit I am a noob, and I've asked before if I have just done skills wrong, but I'm doing Hive *after* Orc3 and Lair8. If there's some glaring errors I'm not catching, lemme know. That's pretty standard. I sometimes find Hive before Lair and will do it first if I have rPois, but nearly all of m...

Tuesday, 5th April 2011, 19:56

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Can trolls get any hungrier?

Replies: 4

Views: 1261

Re: Can trolls get any hungrier?

XuaXua wrote:And mutation cannot affect the digestion of either, right?


I think I've gotten mutations on both Spriggans and Trolls that effect their metabolism. I cannot say that I have proof though.
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