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Friday, 16th August 2013, 17:59

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: Kirke the unkillable (assert bug)

Replies: 4

Views: 662

Re: Kirke the unkillable (assert bug)

BlackSheep wrote:What version are you playing? (If 0.13, the full 0.13-a0-2716-g.......)

There was a bug with de-porkolating monsters that were in transit between levels, but it was fixed on 7/30.


I also found hogs on other levels, so that was probably it.

Friday, 16th August 2013, 16:35

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: Kirke the unkillable (assert bug)

Replies: 4

Views: 662

Re: Kirke the unkillable (assert bug)

BlackSheep wrote:What version are you playing? (If 0.13, the full 0.13-a0-2716-g.......)

There was a bug with de-porkolating monsters that were in transit between levels, but it was fixed on 7/30.



Sorry, my bad, I am playing .12.2, so that is what it probably is. I'll just avoid her

Friday, 16th August 2013, 15:28

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: Kirke the unkillable (assert bug)

Replies: 4

Views: 662

Kirke the unkillable (assert bug)

Every time I kill Kirke I get

ASSERT(mindex <= MAX_MONSTERS) in 'mon-util.cc' at line 403 failed


Any tips?

Wednesday, 31st July 2013, 00:32

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP (DrFE -> EE)

Replies: 9

Views: 1120

YAVP (DrFE -> EE)

Well this is the first caster I have ascended. I had a lot of fun with this guy, and I did not want to get him splatted in extended. I never found a resist mutation amulet, but I only saw 2 orbs of fire , and LCS took care of them pretty quickly; they never got a mutation off (shining stars in the a...

Sunday, 28th July 2013, 15:19

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP (DrFE -> EE)

Replies: 9

Views: 1120

Re: How do you draw a card? (CIP)

Wow, I thought that a potion card from a legendary deck was always a full heal. If I had know that I would not have bothered and used the Fog instead. Now I fear that Fog may be too little, too late. I suppose this guy is going to die then. Any tips? Later edit: Fog and a short teleport timer (I had...

Sunday, 28th July 2013, 14:31

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP (DrFE -> EE)

Replies: 9

Views: 1120

Re: How do you draw a card? (CIP)

Ok, I beat the previous two orc sorcerers by popping a teleport and spamming iron shot while paranoid visions of paralysis and draining bolt when through my head. Guy is now on Zot3, and although I KNOW I should have left the mass of doors alone, I opened them...and unleased hell. Fortunatly, I have...

Tuesday, 23rd July 2013, 14:45

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP (DrFE -> EE)

Replies: 9

Views: 1120

Re: Short term and long term advice

Thanks for the advice. Correction, they are sorcerers, not wizards (edited the original post). One of them definitely has paralyze also here is the dump/. Question for you. Given the stats/apts would you go for Bolt of Magama, or Fire? How about Fireball vs LRD? Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.12...

Tuesday, 23rd July 2013, 14:30

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP (DrFE -> EE)

Replies: 9

Views: 1120

YAVP (DrFE -> EE)

How do you dump morgues in .12? I am used to a button in tiles, but I cannot find it in this version. Ok this is the situation, I started as an DrFE, but found an early book of earth and turned gray, so I went EE. Currently XL 14. On the short term, After clearing most of Lair 8 and down to D13 I de...

YASD (Who gave the Orc Warlord a crossbow!?)

I should not have died. When I got away from the orc warlord with a crossbow the first time, I should have just left the level and spammed ignite poison on spider for xp. But NOOOO I had to play OOD vs Crossbow and lost. I would like to point out that the Ring of the Frog is probably the best artifa...

Sunday, 21st July 2013, 22:31

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Should my CeHu dump heavy armor?

Replies: 5

Views: 904

Re: Should my CeHu dump heavy armor?

Ok, who did this? There is a stone staircase leading down here. You climb downwards. An eye of draining, a kobold, 19 humans and a large zombie come into view. The human shouts! Donald shouts! The human shouts! The human shouts! The human shouts! The human shouts! The human shouts! The human shouts!...

Sunday, 21st July 2013, 22:27

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Should my CeHu dump heavy armor?

Replies: 5

Views: 904

Re: Should my CeHu dump heavy armor?

Nikola just told me I could have his electic saber if I could pry it from his cold, dead hands. I took him up on it.

Sunday, 21st July 2013, 22:25

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Should my CeHu dump heavy armor?

Replies: 5

Views: 904

Re: Should my CeHu dump heavy armor?

Ok, next question. I am running out of arrows and I am debating a good backup weapon (balancing speed and damge). I have a war axe of chopping, a battle axe of venom, flaming axe or sword, or +5 hand axe of venom lying around, but there are probably any variety of swords there too. The question is w...

Sunday, 21st July 2013, 05:43

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Should my CeHu dump heavy armor?

Replies: 5

Views: 904

Should my CeHu dump heavy armor?

I am running a standard heavy armor Oka hunter (ver .11) and I pick up a book of air. Aside from the fact that I should dump this guy and go to the newest version, should I drop heavy armor for shock, swiftness (!), and repel missiles? Also, I am kinda just running skills on auto, any tips there? Du...

Saturday, 1st December 2012, 23:47

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2853

Views: 485954

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

Woot, Randart centaur barding (on my Ce), Thanks Oka :D ! you finish taking off your +4 centaur barding of levitation. You start putting on your armour. You continue putting on your dazzling centaur barding {god gift}. . . . You finish putting on the -5 centaur barding of the Grue {god gift, Str-6 I...

Saturday, 1st December 2012, 23:29

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: SE/Mf Transmuter mid-game trouble

Replies: 22

Views: 2141

Re: SE/Mf Transmuter mid-game trouble

Ash has become one of my favorites. You are a hybrid so get benefit from all the + skills, and her other benefits are awesome for everyone.

Saturday, 1st December 2012, 15:13

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Which armor is better

Replies: 3

Views: 487

Re: Which armor is better

Thanks all

I guess it will be a bit longer before haste comes online

Saturday, 1st December 2012, 05:23

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Which armor is better

Replies: 3

Views: 487

Which armor is better

So I picked up really nice +14(!) plate with +4 dex Xtahua was also kind enough to donate his skin, and I have enough enchant armor to take it up to +6 or so. Is it worth going to fire dragon hide as a minor casting Centaur hunter, or is the +14 too stupidly good to pass up? P.S. I have no real resi...

Friday, 9th November 2012, 05:49

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Can I beat an Ice Dragon?

Replies: 4

Views: 823

Can I beat an Ice Dragon?

So I am in the ice cave as a fire elementalist (the one with lots of ice beasts :twisted: ) Sadly, there is a big ice dragon between me and the second mass of loot. I can either run (boo) or try to conjure flame, sticky fire, and then blast with my wand of fire until one of us dies (safe). Since I a...

Wednesday, 12th September 2012, 21:25

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Dragon shields

Replies: 27

Views: 2400

Re: Dragon shields

I was initally under the impression that shields were really good all of the time, but now I think that they are only really good in a 3-rune game. Of course that is all I ever got to see.

Tuesday, 11th September 2012, 18:47

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I strayed to Diablo 3 for a bit...

Replies: 40

Views: 3496

Re: I strayed to Diablo 3 for a bit...

The fun of Diablio was always the (loot/candy) pinata.

Diablo 3 adds a store where you can just go buy loot/candy.

They deliberatly short-circuted the fun of the game.

Thursday, 12th April 2012, 14:02

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Okawaru darts gift

Replies: 9

Views: 1480

Re: Okawaru darts gift

so I should have waited until after Okra gave my centuar some barding before raising bows? Gee, 17 off-brand +1 arrows, again, Thanks.

Wednesday, 11th April 2012, 16:53

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: spriggan arcane marksman

Replies: 8

Views: 859

Re: spriggan arcane marksman

Normally I'd say Namelex, but as a spriggan who also wants to use ranged, I'd worry about your carrying capacity (both in pure weight and slots). In that case, you might want to consider Makhleb. His ranged attacks are not entierly useful for you, but using the summons you will have blockers you can...

Re: YASD: Eldritch tentacle (MiFi, 10 runes, 1st time in Hel

I lost the best character I ever had to pretty much the same circumstances. It is one of the "fuck you's" that crawl has to give you before you learn.

Wednesday, 28th March 2012, 18:23

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Glass Golem

Replies: 10

Views: 949

Re: Glass Golem

Not to mention that even somthing completely transparent is still readily detectable due to refraction and reflection. It is not like one has a difficulty seeing a wine glass, even it is completely transparent.

Re: CIP: NaMo of Chei

If a Naga of Chie is in statue form, does that make slouch do silly damage?

Thursday, 22nd March 2012, 21:59

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: help me evaluate this randart

Replies: 7

Views: 789

Re: help me evaluate this randart

Since I hate the unseen horrors that start showing up around D14, I like to have a source of sinv, but alone I don't think that is worth buying the axe for.

Wednesday, 21st March 2012, 21:19

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Why are Draconians considered hard?

Replies: 26

Views: 3019

Re: Why are Draconians considered hard?

What do you do if your FE turns white at level 7? Just keep going and enjoy the extra pip of resistance to offset ring of fire?

Tuesday, 20th March 2012, 14:32

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Food Reform

Replies: 33

Views: 2354

Re: Food Reform

My problem with food is that it's a negative (or subtractive) mechanic and not a positive (or additive) mechanic. So true. But it's not the only one! MP is annoying. When you don't have any, you can't cast spells! That's stupid. And bad. Glow also. I don't like it, it just hurts and give bad mutati...

Tuesday, 20th March 2012, 01:41

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I love it when...

Replies: 1476

Views: 258854

Re: I love it when...

Aim: Grinder (almost dead) The flame hits Grinder. You kill Grinder! Your Conjurations skill gained 2 levels and is now at level 5! Your Fire Magic skill increases to level 5! You have reached level 4! You feel agile. You have reached level 5! You have reached level 6! Your experience leads to an in...

Monday, 19th March 2012, 21:33

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: You know it's not your day when ...

Replies: 57

Views: 8546

Re: You know it's not your day when ...

When Angnes spawns with a latajang of distortion, and casts haste as soon as she sees you.

Monday, 19th March 2012, 21:22

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: The Scaling Problem

Replies: 30

Views: 3065

Re: The Scaling Problem

Because those 1% of games are the ones players will remember playing, and arguably are what makes beating your head against the vicious early game worth it so that you may play them. And yes, making it halfway through Lair and suddenly being able to afford autopilot mode with few hitches until the ...

Monday, 19th March 2012, 16:50

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: The Scaling Problem

Replies: 30

Views: 3065

Re: The Scaling Problem

Speaking on behalf of the poor players out here. Scaling it for the top end players has a possiblity of leaving the bottom end players out in the cold. I (personally) have no problem with a character being basically unkillable by the time they can get 3-5 runs; IMO you have effectivly won the game a...

Monday, 19th March 2012, 16:35

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Ranged Weapon Melee Penalties

Replies: 30

Views: 3507

Re: Ranged Weapon Melee Penalties

"You lash the orc with your sling"
The orc says "not my kink, sorry"

Monday, 19th March 2012, 16:09

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Nemelex Weighting Question

Replies: 18

Views: 1169

Re: Nemelex Weighting Question

For a low-level immediate convert using their first deck, the worst thing a Deck of Wonders can do is make you drop dead on the spot if you draw Wild Magic and get a bad roll. You can also get saddle with crippling mutations for the rest of the game, surrounded by permanent hostile demons up to and...

Wednesday, 14th March 2012, 22:59

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Why are Draconians considered hard?

Replies: 26

Views: 3019

Re: Why are Draconians considered hard?

I would say it (humans) are hard because just because you can do anything pretty well does not mean that you can do everything pretty well. If you know you are going to be a heavy fighter, why would you chose a Hu over a Mi or Mf? If you are going to be a caster why do Hu over De or Dr? The only thi...

Monday, 12th March 2012, 20:06

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Ash, Vehmut, or Sif?

Replies: 4

Views: 563

Ash, Vehmut, or Sif?

Working on a DS wizard, I was planning on taking him the firestorm-blaster route, but now I have doubts. I lucked into 4 scrolls of curse jewelry and 1 of curse armor. The question is which god to go for. Given this character, which do you reccomend? P.S. there is a book store on D4, as well as a se...

Friday, 9th March 2012, 17:03

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Playing sub-optimally just for convenience

Replies: 51

Views: 6075

Re: Playing sub-optimally just for convenience

I will also often pick up darts for throwing instead of clubs (even if I can carry the weight and have room) just so I don't have to worry about running out.

conversly, using darts instead of a sling becuase it is too much effort to swap weapons

Thursday, 8th March 2012, 15:12

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Spellcaster advice

Replies: 8

Views: 1417

Re: Spellcaster advice

TehDruid wrote:
Yet Another Stupid Noob wrote:(Iskulendel's Mystic Blast)

:lol:


Laugh it up fuzzball. If the OP is new at spellcasting I'd rather throw out my badly misspelled name instead of just using IMB like everyone else.

Wednesday, 7th March 2012, 22:32

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Spellcaster advice

Replies: 8

Views: 1417

Re: Spellcaster advice

Thank you both for the replies, they were very helpful. All of this info made question something new: when should I start branching out to other magic schools? What's a good way to know? All of this will depend on what spells you have vs. find If I get Repel Missiles, Swiftness, Blink, Apportation,...

Wednesday, 7th March 2012, 22:18

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Playing sub-optimally just for convenience

Replies: 51

Views: 6075

Re: Playing sub-optimally just for convenience

I will often just keep attacking it if I am at 35% heath and a mob is at 10% instead of disengaging, resting, and coming back when I am healthy again.

I also will keep exploring when I am not at 100% health/mana.

I don't win alot.

Wednesday, 7th March 2012, 18:22

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: How bad am I?

Replies: 22

Views: 2155

Re: How bad am I?

boredom/inattentive playing is probably the second biggest cause of death after overconfidence.

Since I tend to play in the evenings to relax after work, most of my characters tend to die pretty early. My win percentage is sub single percent. (2 wins in about 1000 games)

Tuesday, 6th March 2012, 17:28

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: DDEE Deity choice

Replies: 8

Views: 1090

Re: DDEE Deity choice

So if you have Makhleb and lets say you get hurt badly and have to run away. What do you do when you have limited other healing options?

Tuesday, 6th March 2012, 15:49

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: List your favourite builds

Replies: 212

Views: 65614

Re: List your favourite builds

Alright the most fun I have EVER had in crawl is the following start: OgAM. This is a VERY powerful but high-maintanence start if you play it optimally -- and the optimal strategy is not very obvious. I think this may be the third most realiable ogre start behind Berserker or Wizard, or obviously a...

Wednesday, 29th February 2012, 19:06

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP- Should I keep charging ahead?

Replies: 5

Views: 475

Re: CIP- Should I keep charging ahead?

Bah, I meant lair in reponse to Night. Not too many death yaks in the vaults.

Wednesday, 29th February 2012, 15:17

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP- Should I keep charging ahead?

Replies: 5

Views: 475

Re: CIP- Should I keep charging ahead?

Vaults are done....even packs of death yaks were not scary when I could bottle neck them and fill the bottle with poison gas. I'll try swamps, but aside from some glowing banded mail, the only thing the orc shops gave me was the dragon armor, as I said in my first post, this guy has not gotten much ...

Wednesday, 29th February 2012, 06:10

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP- Should I keep charging ahead?

Replies: 5

Views: 475

CIP- Should I keep charging ahead?

I almost never play (kill off) melee characters but this one has been facerollerific. An early pair of boots of running made me very happy, and the scroll of acquirement that gave me a rod of venom gives me access to my favorite "poison cloud and run away" technique, so this guy has had ve...

Tuesday, 28th February 2012, 22:44

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Suggestion: Heavy Armor casting for dwarves

Replies: 7

Views: 722

Re: Suggestion: Heavy Armor casting for dwarves

Okdokie, just thought it would be something of a cool niche.

Tuesday, 28th February 2012, 22:25

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Suggestion: Heavy Armor casting for dwarves

Replies: 7

Views: 722

Re: Suggestion: Heavy Armor casting for dwarves

I just 15 runed a DDEE who wore plate armour starting from the end of lair, basically. I was using stone arrow and LRD just fine. I got iron shot and haste online before the end of D. Your proposal is in fact already quite possible and you just have clearly not tried it. Offtopic, but how did you h...

Tuesday, 28th February 2012, 22:24

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Suggestion: Heavy Armor casting for dwarves

Replies: 7

Views: 722

Re: Suggestion: Heavy Armor casting for dwarves

Indeed I have not tried it. My experience is that of putting on anything heavier than ringmail and watching my success plummet. Generally speaking I spend more time dieing and lurking the forums than having success with unusual combos.
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