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Wednesday, 22nd October 2014, 16:37

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: CSDC S3 Week 1 - MfAs

Replies: 65

Views: 10534

Re: CSDC S3 Week 1 - MfAs

Ah ok, I see. Dagnabbit. I thought I did it and just read that piece from my morgue after I saw the scoring, which I thought showed when you leave branches too. I'm not sure why I backed out of the shoals then. Choke city.

Wednesday, 22nd October 2014, 11:16

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: CSDC S3 Week 1 - MfAs

Replies: 65

Views: 10534

Re: CSDC S3 Week 1 - MfAs

I only went into the ice cave portal, I didn't exit shoals back to lair. I guess I didn't realize that would kill the bonus, I had thought it was just going back the "up" stairs out of the branch wasn't allowed.

Tuesday, 21st October 2014, 15:06

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: CSDC S3 Week 1 - MfAs

Replies: 65

Views: 10534

Re: CSDC S3 Week 1 - MfAs

I'm not sure if I misunderstood the tier 1 point, but I thought I qualified for it. I only went into portals, was that not allowed? Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.16-a0-1377-g5fe55b6 (webtiles) character file. 1564003 guppyfry the Acrobat (level 27, 235/235 HPs) Began as a Merfolk Assassin on Oc...

Saturday, 11th October 2014, 14:14

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: Crawl "Sudden Death" Challenges Season 3 - SIGNUPS CLOSED

Replies: 174

Views: 35994

Re: Crawl "Sudden Death" Challenges Season 3 - SIGNUPS OPEN

I'd like to join again, thanks

Wednesday, 10th September 2014, 22:20

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP - CeAM of Qazlal

Replies: 5

Views: 442

Re: CIP - CeAM of Qazlal

Super helpful thanks! I got the rune. However, all of my arrows are now on the floor of vault 5 with a million sphinxs, tentacled monsters, liches, etc. I think I'm still screwed. I did used to stair dance the bottom of the vaults, which this character would have been able to do with ease awhile ago...

Wednesday, 10th September 2014, 18:59

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP - CeAM of Qazlal

Replies: 5

Views: 442

CIP - CeAM of Qazlal

This character seemed incredible, but I'm having trouble at Vaults 5 and Depths 5. I keep on getting stomped when all the heavy hitters show up at once and I have pretty weak defenses. I made what I thought was one of my best (luckiest?) escapes ever after quitting for a day after taking the below s...

Thursday, 21st August 2014, 13:48

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP-Cerebov about to win

Replies: 6

Views: 769

Re: CiP-Cerebov about to win

So I went with haste and Cerebov went with fire storm which did 42 damage. RIP. I was using the morningstar for rf++, but it certainly seems silly now. I'm not used to antimagic and I think I consistently underestimated how awesome it is. I also did have a stone giant brother with me that was killed...

Wednesday, 20th August 2014, 14:32

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP-Cerebov about to win

Replies: 6

Views: 769

CiP-Cerebov about to win

It's all over isn't it? Every time I play a berserker my last turn looks like this, but usually it's something way before Cerebov. Do I have any options for survival here? He's almost dead too. http://s9.postimg.org/qav64udmj/DCSS_cerebov_v_zerker.jpg guppyfry the Skullcrusher (Gargoyle Berserker) T...

Friday, 18th July 2014, 01:12

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: CSDC S2 Playoffs

Replies: 30

Views: 3977

Re: CSDC S2 Playoffs

Congrats Xen and gg everybody! Thanks again for organizing, very fun.

Friday, 27th June 2014, 21:31

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: CYC idea dump

Replies: 7

Views: 856

CYC idea dump

Stuff I want that is not serious enough to go in GDD: - To be able to quiver royal jellys and have them hit to blind (like dazzling spray) and killer klowns to come equipped with one. - A monster magnet evokable that apports metal items, can disarm monsters with metal weapons and draw monsters weari...

Friday, 27th June 2014, 16:36

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: CSDC S2 Week 5 - KoHe - CLOSED

Replies: 23

Views: 3697

Re: CSDC S2 Week 5 - KoHe

I wasn't expecting the orb of fire to get two fireballs off before my next turn. I forgot how fast they are. I had no way to deal with it anyway though. I could have at least gotten my divine protection up and had a few more turns to figure something out. Disappointing because I was so damn close, b...

Monday, 23rd June 2014, 00:26

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP: SpEn of Makhleb

Replies: 9

Views: 677

Re: CIP: SpEn of Makhleb

Well I take it that the rest of the advice was at least passable then. I wonder if it was a freak death or a very early death when I decided to avoid -tele gear. There's nothing that could kill in less than a turn besides hasted or naturally fast enemies right? Or maybe I'm just not thinking properl...

Sunday, 22nd June 2014, 20:21

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP: SpEn of Makhleb

Replies: 9

Views: 677

Re: CIP: SpEn of Makhleb

My thoughts: I find -Tele gets me killed, so I avoid those items generally. Electric is probably a much better brand than cold on short blades, although the dagger does get the extra stabbing bonus. I use my un-ID wands and scrolls usually instantly to figure out what they are. I find rings of fire ...

Sunday, 22nd June 2014, 15:39

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: DAT TITAN

Replies: 6

Views: 644

Re: YASD: DAT TITAN

You're bringing back repressed memories of my crappy runs last tournament. Here's my demonspawn hanging out with a titan from then in Vaults 5. I was freaking out and talking with my brother at the time and was probably dead no matter what but still, this is what crawl panic looks like: Welcome back...

Sunday, 15th June 2014, 13:10

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: CSDC S2 Week 4 - NaNe - CLOSED

Replies: 51

Views: 7760

Re: CSDC S2 Week 4 - NaNe

Komodo dragons hit a lot harder then I remembered. I was really starting to like the character (often a death sentence) and then the lair entry vault had a komodo and I just didn't take it seriously. It really didn't occur to me that it would do 30 damage per bite.

Friday, 13th June 2014, 16:27

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: CSDC S2 Week 3 - OgAK - CLOSED

Replies: 32

Views: 4135

Re: CSDC S2 Week 3 - OgAK

Well I set my own speed record, but still too slow to take the turns lead: http://crawl.berotato.org/crawl/morgue/guppyfry/morgue-guppyfry-20140613-132729.txt This guy had double the HP of the vine stalker but still felt twice as squishy. I even thought about going for a shield with en eveningstar o...

Friday, 6th June 2014, 11:13

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP - NaMo of Chei - Was not expecting to win this!!!

Replies: 24

Views: 2045

Re: YAVP - NaMo of Chei - Was not expecting to win this!!!

Congrats! Great character and story. This kind of run is what makes you really appreciate crawl: part of the reason I've made it this far is that Chei is plain forcing me to be more cautious This is the essence of Crawl to me. I didn't get a win until I played a human wanderer and felt woefully unde...

Thursday, 5th June 2014, 12:02

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Halfling Apt changes

Replies: 47

Views: 7465

Re: Halfling Apt changes

To make the changes make more sense they could swap kobold and halfling strength (7 and 5 currently) and fighting apts (+1 and -1). Then halflings would need to be weakened somewhere else, maybe -10%MP? And then the kobolds would need something to help them out, maybe rot resistance? Poison resistan...

Tuesday, 3rd June 2014, 23:38

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: CSDC S2 Week 1 - VSSk - CLOSED

Replies: 93

Views: 10168

Re: CSDC S2 Week 1 - VSSk

Moose: Spectral weapon makes a double of your wielded weapon that attacks when you do, so you get to hit monsters twice as often. It's based on your weapon skill as well as your spell power so it is great for melee characters. It's useless for people who don't do their main damage with their melee w...

Tuesday, 3rd June 2014, 19:21

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: CSDC S2 Week 1 - VSSk - CLOSED

Replies: 93

Views: 10168

Re: CSDC S2 Week 1 - VSSk

Finally finished! Vine stalkers are awesome! Spectral weapon is also now one of my favorite spells.

http://crawl.berotato.org/crawl/morgue/ ... 174237.txt

When does the scoreboard update?

Sunday, 25th May 2014, 17:26

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: CSDC S2 Week 1 - VSSk - CLOSED

Replies: 93

Views: 10168

Re: CSDC S2 Week 1 - VSSk

I'm worried my game isn't counting. I realized I had an existing character in trunk on CSZO, so I started on CBRO and splatted the first VSSk to a gnoll pack (they had nets) at XL3 and am now logged on as my redo, but in IRC I got this: [13:21] <guppyfry> !csdc wk1 @div2 [13:21] <Sequell> No games c...

Tuesday, 20th May 2014, 17:50

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: Crawl "Sudden Death" Challenges Season 2 - Completed

Replies: 125

Views: 22852

Re: Crawl "Sudden Death" Challenges Season 2 - SIGNUPS OPEN

I'd like to play, thanks for organizing.

guppyfry on cszo

Sunday, 23rd March 2014, 14:44

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: Interest Check: Mentor Challenge

Replies: 11

Views: 2102

Re: Interest Check: Mentor Challenge

I'd consider being a mentor for beginners looking for a regular win (and I'd like to be a trainee for extended, I can't seem to get a 15-runer)

Thursday, 20th February 2014, 23:03

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP - DECj - Spellbook/skill ?

Replies: 1

Views: 268

CIP - DECj - Spellbook/skill ?

I'm not sure where I should be investing my spell slots or skill xp with this character. After a few close calls in the vaults and deep dungeon I came back up for the lair runes, which went very smoothly using a combo of undead summons, haste and bolt of draining. I'm debating now what the next spel...

Saturday, 12th October 2013, 01:23

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Tournament Clans for Crawl 0.13

Replies: 59

Views: 7541

Re: Tournament Clans for Crawl 0.13

It took me at least 3 times reading that clan name to get that it's YIUF. Now I like it.

I see that my profile has different cap letters, I log in to cszo with no caps, but that is my profile you linked to with the cap G and F. So yeah, I'm not sure if any of it means anything.

Friday, 11th October 2013, 17:11

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Tournament Clans for Crawl 0.13

Replies: 59

Views: 7541

Re: Tournament Clans for Crawl 0.13

Ok, in game my name is all lowercase "guppyfry" and I play on CSZO if that matters So I should put "# TEAMCAPTAIN Lyfon" at the top of the rc file for .13 tonight? I vote for names that have a nod to Crazy Yiuf's Corner or The Tavern since we're getting together here. I'm not a p...

Thursday, 10th October 2013, 18:44

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Tournament Clans for Crawl 0.13

Replies: 59

Views: 7541

Re: Tournament Clans for Crawl 0.13

I've never been in a clan, but I have a win in each of the tournaments going back to .9 or so. I'd sign up for one if there were others still interested.

Thursday, 10th October 2013, 18:41

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP>YAVP (15): VpIE of Kiku starting extended, first time

Replies: 7

Views: 613

Re: CiP: VpIE of Kiku starting extended, first time

I've gotten a couple characters with 15 runes killed, so I'd advise to not take the zot vault lightly even if you're character seems invincible. Tornado takes a huge investment in air, I'm not sure it's worth it for you since you're so close to the end already. Switch staffs depending on if you're u...

Friday, 30th August 2013, 12:19

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP - DDEE of Kiku

Replies: 1

Views: 278

Re: CiP - DDEE of Kiku

So the lack of responses made me figure there was no right or wrong answer and I went ahead and pain branded the lajatang. It's pretty sweet. I haven't had any great books come along so I've been mainly dumping xp into using the staff. I'm hoping to find Iron Shot soon, as stone arrow is not that im...

Thursday, 22nd August 2013, 14:34

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP - DDEE of Kiku

Replies: 1

Views: 278

CiP - DDEE of Kiku

I've gotten to the gift level with Kiku and am not sure what I want to do. I already have a whip of pain, so should I be happy with that and get the necronomicon? I haven't found any of the top tier base weapons, except a lajatang, which I thought might be worth pain branding. I also have a staff of...

Thursday, 25th July 2013, 11:53

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: Can't get past loading screen

Replies: 1

Views: 324

Can't get past loading screen

I usually use firefox and CSZO, but now I can't get past the splash page loading screen.

I tries switching from firefox to chrome, from CSZO to CAO and from .11 to .12, but all get stuck at the loading screen.

I'm running windows 7 and played in the last tournament with no problems.

Friday, 17th May 2013, 23:46

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Suggestions concerning Poison Magic

Replies: 169

Views: 22293

Re: Suggestions concerning Poison Magic

How about a vulnerability virus? The plague dynamic is the only really interesting idea to me and I think it makes sense as a cross with hexes since it's a debuff and gives both schools an incentive to make a higher xp investment. Level 8 hex/poison - "infection" Smite targeted Target has ...

Thursday, 16th May 2013, 11:02

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Odd things sighted in dungeon.

Replies: 963

Views: 143494

Re: Odd things sighted in dungeon.

If you edit the dump_order option in your init.txt or rcfile to include vaults in the list, your dump will include the list of vaults you've seen, but only after you've either won or lost. Here's my dump_order as an example: Lair:8: hangedman_lair_in_review, guppyfry_lair_end_dragon, basic_altar, d...

Wednesday, 15th May 2013, 21:57

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Odd things sighted in dungeon.

Replies: 963

Views: 143494

Re: Odd things sighted in dungeon.

Is there a way to find out what vaults you see in game or in the log file?

Thursday, 28th March 2013, 22:23

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Allow more vaults to place in Zot

Replies: 46

Views: 4739

Re: Allow more vaults to place in Zot

I vote yes to more zot vaults.

Sunday, 30th September 2012, 23:21

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Why aren't there more crabs?

Replies: 41

Views: 3541

Re: Why aren't there more crabs?

Well I don't think actual crabs make sense, but I do think it would make sense for the fire crab to come in other flavors. At least Ice crab, right? Poison crab? And doesn't everyone like streamed crab?
I have no idea why fire crabs are called crabs as it is, but I think they are a cool monster

Friday, 28th September 2012, 12:28

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Revisions to boring or redundant monsters

Replies: 80

Views: 8750

Re: Revisions to boring or redundant monsters

My vote would be that rats get left alone, since they are involved in summoning by players and monsters. Porcupines should be made "giant" and get AC/HP/damage all increased to fit better with their depth. I can't find a reference to their ability and I've never noticed it, but a weak pain...

Thursday, 20th September 2012, 17:43

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Does CAO need help?

Replies: 4

Views: 1392

Re: Does CAO need help?

Seconded.

And from http://forums.somethingawful.com/showth ... id=3468734 - "CAO apparently resurfacing at some point in October; status of annual tournament unknown at present"

Wednesday, 19th September 2012, 01:38

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Mycelium race

Replies: 15

Views: 1557

Re: Mycelium race

The niche is glass cannon with the stabbing/slowness twist. This overlaps with spriggan a lot though, except that you have more stealth, more offense (innate confuse+miasma) and even worse defense (slow+no even) It overlaps more specifically with a naga of fedhas, which is how I tested it in wizmode...

Tuesday, 18th September 2012, 17:15

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Mycelium race

Replies: 15

Views: 1557

Re: Mycelium race

Sorry for second post, my tablet is making me crazy with losing the cursor. I was going to add abilities: Confusing touch at lvl 1 Breathe giant spore at high XL Skills: Even fighting and unarmed, minus 1 for melee weapons, -2 for ranged -5 armor and dodging , +4 stealth and stab, + for necro, tmut,...

Tuesday, 18th September 2012, 17:01

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Mycelium race

Replies: 15

Views: 1557

Re: Mycelium race

I actually think this fungi player could be an interesting idea and could be done almost entirely with the existing mutation set: Starting mutations: Night stalker 3 Pseudopods 3 (or just deformed body) Slowness 3 Blurry vision (I would not include this, but am in deference to the OP) Fast metabolis...

Friday, 7th September 2012, 12:06

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Rough Vault Census

Replies: 3

Views: 467

Re: Rough Vault Census

Is there a reasoning for the extended branches not getting entry vaults? It seems like the early branches have a lot of them and personally I enjoy them far more then turning a corner in the dungeon and seeing a branch stair dropped randomly. Would extended branch entries need Depth and Chance heade...

Wednesday, 5th September 2012, 11:49

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Rough Vault Census

Replies: 3

Views: 467

Re: Rough Vault Census

A lot, maybe 10 or so. I put the "+" sign if there were a lot of vaults fitting the category across multiple files.

Tuesday, 4th September 2012, 17:10

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Rough Vault Census

Replies: 3

Views: 467

Rough Vault Census

This is a very rough census of vaults. I did it mainly out of curiosity, though initially I wanted to get an idea of areas where I might try and contribute. I thought I'd post it in case anyone else shared that curiosity. Please don't attack me about these numbers, I didn't care about getting true c...

Sunday, 2nd September 2012, 19:02

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Voting on implementables! [Updated]

Replies: 98

Views: 75188

Re: Voting on implementables! [Updated]

I saw this on the wiki ( https://crawl.develz.org/wiki/doku.php?id=dcss:planning:planning ) and thought this thread could come back now for .12: 0.12 planned features DISCLAIMER: I'm not a dev, I'm just writing down stuff I heard people talk about doing because I'm annoyed by this page being so out ...

Sunday, 2nd September 2012, 12:10

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Contaminated Chunks

Replies: 23

Views: 1600

Re: Contaminated Chunks

I vote yes on OP suggestion. Nausea and sickness from eating are annoying. Outright restrictions of eating bad meat makes mores sense to keep the game running. There could be more early veggie food vaults placed if there was a concern about non-carnivore nutrition caused by this.

Wednesday, 29th August 2012, 16:32

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Dragon shields

Replies: 27

Views: 2160

Re: Dragon shields

I like this idea because I like shields and it also always bothers me that shadow and iron dragons don't have hides. Besides those two though I don't think anything else needs a shield drop. Except for the serpent of hell, because it deserves a trophy for not running from it and that could be a grea...

Tuesday, 28th August 2012, 22:45

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD - HeWz - 13 runes in zot 5 w teleportitis

Replies: 12

Views: 916

Re: YASD - HeWz - 13 runes in zot 5 w teleportitis

I forgot cblink existed and that it works on -ctele levels. I realized this happened to me before: https://crawl.develz.org/tavern/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=4164&p=53550#p53550 I really don't have much familiarity with spells above level 6, I prefer melee and so have only had a few characters get...

Tuesday, 28th August 2012, 16:58

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD - HeWz - 13 runes in zot 5 w teleportitis

Replies: 12

Views: 916

Re: YASD - HeWz - 13 runes in zot 5 w teleportitis

If you have teleportitis probably the simplest way to deal with it in zot is to simply ninja the orb instead of trying to fight your way through. This character could have done so easily, the only thing you are missing that would be good to have is controlled blink (which sounds much better for you...

Tuesday, 28th August 2012, 15:01

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD - HeWz - 13 runes in zot 5 w teleportitis

Replies: 12

Views: 916

Re: YASD - HeWz - 13 runes in zot 5 w teleportitis

This is all great advice, thanks! This is the second time I had an amazing character die in zot 5 and I will never go back in there without a pre-game planning session again. I totally forgot about stasis. I spam swiftness with almost all of my characters so think of stasis as trash. This character ...
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