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Friday, 22nd March 2013, 20:47

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Ur're mom jokes

Replies: 184

Views: 24838

Re: Ur're mom jokes

yo momma so slutty, three merfolk impalers will get it on with an orc knight and a queen ant to be like her.

Monday, 18th March 2013, 18:34

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: yavp, TrCk Xom all the way

Replies: 2

Views: 822

Re: yavp, TrCk Xom all the way

Trolls also have no problem going unarmed so that Xom doesn't have a weapon to animate.

Monday, 18th March 2013, 18:29

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Proposals for Ranged Combat

Replies: 22

Views: 2141

Re: Proposals for Ranged Combat

From time to time someone mentions that using ranged weapons at melee distance is counterintuitive or unrealistic. But we're not making a simulation, it's a game. Yes. When thinking about this, remember that in Crawl, a butterfly, human, and dragon take up one "space." (Incidentally, this...

Monday, 18th March 2013, 17:56

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Who is mr. Cerebov?

Replies: 101

Views: 9117

Re: Who is mr. Cerebov?

The ogre hits you with a giant spiked club! You leave the dungeon in shame... (I can't be bothered to find the original post to quote but yeah, it's been discussed before) Surprised nobody jumped on this the first time (I want to say it was around 2011), but that's just the Crawl / Kingdom of Loath...

Monday, 18th March 2013, 17:37

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Poly Other is the Greatest Spell of All Time

Replies: 79

Views: 5669

Re: Poly Other is the Greatest Spell of All Time

When does a true sesquipedelian have time to inhale? They're too busy exhaling.

Monday, 18th March 2013, 17:29

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Stash Locations?

Replies: 44

Views: 6365

Re: Stash Locations?

Adding monster awareness of items would also open up the possibility of players baiting monsters with items. If I'm remembering correctly, there's already limited handling of monster item pickup so that hostiles don't pick up weapons that the player has dropped. This is to keep you from, say, dropp...

Thursday, 14th March 2013, 15:08

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Who is mr. Cerebov?

Replies: 101

Views: 9117

Re: Who is mr. Cerebov?

Besides, we all know that Cerebov's sword is just compensating for something. (And it's useless anyhow.)

Wednesday, 13th March 2013, 20:34

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: proposal: replace labyrinth with hungry portal

Replies: 59

Views: 6627

Re: proposal: replace labyrinth with hungry portal

This has probably been brought up before, too... For any game situation, you evaluate the potential cost of attempting to defeat/complete it versus the potential payoff for defeating/completing it. Branches, doubly so. Timed portal vaults, triply so. Most people end up having to expend resources to ...

Tuesday, 12th March 2013, 15:03

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: I think we learned an important lesson today.

Replies: 2859

Views: 481823

Re: I think we learned an important lesson today.

Pereza0 wrote:Curiosity killed the cat

Actually, playing Felids for a while will do a great job of forcing you to stop wielding unidentified weapons.

Tuesday, 12th March 2013, 14:58

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Y'know which races need a bit more power?

Replies: 50

Views: 3880

Re: Y'know which races need a bit more power?

Would a Confidence Person's movement delay be measured in Confidence Intervals?

Monday, 11th March 2013, 19:41

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Poly Other is the Greatest Spell of All Time

Replies: 79

Views: 5669

Re: Poly Other is the Greatest Spell of All Time

Yelling for Jesus this much won't make Easter come any sooner. Wait for your baskets full of eggs and candy like everyone else.

Thursday, 7th March 2013, 19:49

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Y'know which races need a bit more power?

Replies: 50

Views: 3880

Re: Y'know which races need a bit more power?

I'd be more afraid of something that can eat a Hell Sentinel than the Sentinel itself.

Wednesday, 6th March 2013, 20:34

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Monster spellbooks

Replies: 35

Views: 3421

Re: Monster spellbooks

That's one hell of a monster vault without any empty grids.

Tuesday, 5th March 2013, 15:18

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Demigod update

Replies: 28

Views: 4294

Re: Demigod update

And then Yred zombifies you and airdrops you on the next worshiper.

Tuesday, 5th March 2013, 15:17

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I think I found something worth checking out today.

Replies: 571

Views: 71961

Re: I think I found something worth checking out today.

I tried that one many years ago. As a simulation of how challenging it is to survive in the wilderness with Neolithic-level technology, it's pretty good. As a fun game, it didn't do it for me.

Monday, 4th March 2013, 20:47

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Proposed Acid Spell School

Replies: 41

Views: 5839

Re: Proposed Acid Spell School

XuaXua wrote:Level 5 - Hallucinate (Hexes/Acid)

I think you've got the wrong kind of Acid in mind... (I know, don't explain the joke...)

Monday, 4th March 2013, 20:44

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: How do you name your characters?

Replies: 67

Views: 10012

Re: How do you name your characters?

META: If your character lives for less time than it took you to think up its name, don't use that one again.

Monday, 4th March 2013, 20:42

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Does Stabbing work with ranged weapons

Replies: 4

Views: 913

Re: Does Stabbing work with ranged weapons

It's Stabbing, not Sniping. Not getting bonus damage and guaranteed hits is the penalty you pay for not having to get up close and personal.

Monday, 4th March 2013, 20:37

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Dungeon in the Abyss

Replies: 7

Views: 1361

Re: Dungeon in the Abyss

For flavor, any place where the Abyss is encroaching upon the physical Dungeon to that degree has a much higher chance of having an exit within it? And that exit would actually dump you into the real level location that it was taken from? (That second part has great potential for being a Bad Idea, t...

Monday, 4th March 2013, 20:22

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: Game definitely not random

Replies: 14

Views: 6962

Re: Game definitely not random

I wrote the current version of the random number generator to replace Mersenne Twister because a player figured out how to predict the state. Was this a party trick, or was it actually exploitable? Different game, but awesome story... Some many months back, I read a thread on r.g.r.nethack about ex...

Friday, 22nd February 2013, 20:25

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2853

Views: 485952

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

You hit the orc with the force of a pillowcase!

Friday, 22nd February 2013, 20:10

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: What's the story behind this?

Replies: 9

Views: 1201

Re: What's the story behind this?

Play a HOPr to get the Total War experience, although in practice it ends up being more like Pikmin.

Friday, 22nd February 2013, 20:07

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Things about playable species...

Replies: 24

Views: 2286

Re: Things about playable species...

Now there's an idea for preventing exploits of Felid extra lives: you respawn Boris-style on a level that you haven't reached yet.

Friday, 22nd February 2013, 20:05

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP - Lava Orc testing in trunk

Replies: 15

Views: 2469

Re: YAVP - Lava Orc testing in trunk

Now, now, let's not bring sexual orientation into this. Gods and players don't have in-game gender, after all.

Thursday, 21st February 2013, 21:48

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: If the Crawl Gods existed in RL...

Replies: 17

Views: 2869

Re: If the Crawl Gods existed in RL...

Has anyone considered the possibility that since Ash has spent so much time bound and shackled, he's starting to LIKE it?

Tuesday, 12th February 2013, 17:23

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: 53 honeycombs and 5 royal jellies after Lair -- a lot?

Replies: 11

Views: 985

Re: 53 honeycombs and 5 royal jellies after Lair -- a lot?

BlackSheep wrote:
Stormfox wrote:More to the point, royal jellies are indestructible potions of restore ability, should the need arise.

The harpy union would like a word with you.

What, you think I actually carry permafood into Shoals? What is this "harpy union" of which you speak?

(Point taken.)

Monday, 11th February 2013, 19:10

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Good finds on D:1

Replies: 221

Views: 30498

Re: Good finds on D:1

yandayixia wrote:
Sometimes wrote:
thomkal wrote: Mountain Dwarf Assassin


I do not have room for a stealthy, creeping Mountain Dwarf in my brain.


Me neither..... :?

All right, not a good sight... ;)

Oh, come now. When was the last time you saw a mountain dwarf at all, much less an assassin? Shows just how stealthy they are these days.

Monday, 11th February 2013, 19:00

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Can you brand artifacts with Kikus pain brand?

Replies: 3

Views: 932

Re: Can you brand artifacts with Kikus pain brand?

Randarts are the domain of the Random Number God. The Crawl gods don't stand a chance against it -- even their own powers are governed by the whims of the RNG.

Monday, 11th February 2013, 18:52

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: 53 honeycombs and 5 royal jellies after Lair -- a lot?

Replies: 11

Views: 985

Re: 53 honeycombs and 5 royal jellies after Lair -- a lot?

More to the point, royal jellies are indestructible potions of restore ability, should the need arise.

Friday, 8th February 2013, 19:57

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Cure Mutation

Replies: 15

Views: 1826

Re: Cure Mutation

There are more good mutations than bad ones, so doing a completely random (neutral) pick is more likely to get you a good one. Doesn't make it a wise game to play under most circumstances.

Friday, 8th February 2013, 19:50

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: If the Crawl Gods existed in RL...

Replies: 17

Views: 2869

Re: If the Crawl Gods existed in RL...

Invite Kiku to a cookout. You'd never run out of meat to throw on the grill.

Thursday, 7th February 2013, 16:21

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD? Welcome party on D:6

Replies: 5

Views: 783

Re: YASD? Welcome party on D:6

Same reason that orc priests are much more interesting and dangerous as monsters, and that Nessos is more badass than any CeHu of yours is likely to be, and that Rupert is a better HuBe ... in other words, symmetry doesn't exist.

Thursday, 7th February 2013, 16:08

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Linley Henzell, Legend Gamer

Replies: 28

Views: 3908

Re: Linley Henzell, Legend Gamer

Indeed. Whenever our toddler crawls as a protest against acting like a big girl, I tell her that crawling is for babies, and babies don't get to do the cool stuff that she likes to do.

So I can't justify Crawling in my spare time.

Wednesday, 6th February 2013, 19:43

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Linley Henzell, Legend Gamer

Replies: 28

Views: 3908

Re: Linley Henzell, Legend Gamer

BlackSheep wrote:As usual, summoning is OP.

Yes, but going solo guarantees that you'll be the target of attention.

Wednesday, 6th February 2013, 19:40

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP: Zig Raider in Progress.

Replies: 29

Views: 2980

Re: CIP: Holy CrapRats

BlackSheep wrote:
  Code:
force_more_message += Found .* rune of Zot

How about that instead, to also cover the demonic rune getting lost in message spam? (Though, to be fair, having to find another demonic rune isn't the issue that re-finding the abyssal one is.)

Wednesday, 6th February 2013, 19:28

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: FNG problems

Replies: 15

Views: 1403

Re: FNG problems

Is your Mac so old that you don't have the option of turning on the menubar application that brings up international keyboards? (I forget what it's called, I haven't actually sat down at my home desktop for more than 10 minutes in several months as my wife has been crazy busy using it for paying wor...

Wednesday, 6th February 2013, 19:25

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: what's a hive hopper?

Replies: 59

Views: 6666

Re: what's a hive hopper?

Jabs, you and CI are definitely Grimm Gankers.

Tuesday, 5th February 2013, 19:38

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Question about a particular Xom Gift

Replies: 3

Views: 741

Re: Question about a particular Xom Gift

A bottled efreet is a flaming scimitar waiting to be dropped, for all of your hydra-smashing needs. Of course, it will assuredly spawn friendly if you're worshipping Okawaru or Zin.

Tuesday, 5th February 2013, 19:31

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD - Lesson Learned

Replies: 14

Views: 1444

Re: YASD - Lesson Learned

Exactly. Runes serve absolutely no purpose until you get to D:27, are able to survive it, and are ready to face Zot:1.

If you're picking them up before that, you're asking for trouble.

Tuesday, 5th February 2013, 18:51

Forum: Suggestions & Criticism

Topic: Forum Skin

Replies: 9

Views: 2267

Re: Forum Skin

I have to say that I feel vaguely cheated that this thread was not about a proposal for Forum Dragon Armour. :evil: Anyway, were that to be implemented, it should provide a strong resistance to flaming, but just spotting a troll should induce berserk. If you don't feed or fight the troll, it's the ...

Tuesday, 5th February 2013, 18:28

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: If the Crawl Gods existed in RL...

Replies: 17

Views: 2869

Re: If the Crawl Gods existed in RL...

Jiyva can and will eat anything, so there wouldn't be any disputes over where we're going for dinner.

Wednesday, 30th January 2013, 20:30

Forum: Suggestions & Criticism

Topic: Forum Skin

Replies: 9

Views: 2267

Re: Forum Skin

Crystal plate mail, too, for the really thick-skinned user.

Monday, 28th January 2013, 21:28

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: @Grimm

Replies: 11

Views: 1200

Re: @Grimm

He's a mod that can cause any post to mutate. The G is a shining eye.

Monday, 28th January 2013, 21:23

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Advice for Store Owner - Image

Replies: 13

Views: 1451

Re: Advice for Store Owner - Image

Some high-level tengu would like a word with you.

Monday, 28th January 2013, 21:19

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: I FINALLY WON!

Replies: 30

Views: 3490

Re: I FINALLY WON!

Fixedart insanity trifecta: obsidian axe, Maxwell's, Shield of the Gong.

Well done.

Monday, 28th January 2013, 21:14

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: booze, aka Crawl cocktails

Replies: 14

Views: 1267

Amarula is the same sort of liqueur as Baileys, but is much tastier.

Friday, 25th January 2013, 15:18

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: New Weapon Class: Demolitions

Replies: 19

Views: 2305

Re: New Weapon Class: Demolitions

jejorda2 wrote:And of course, potatoes are funnier than cream pies, because cream pies don't need a launcher.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0074256 is the story of when someone develops a launcher for cream pies.

Thursday, 24th January 2013, 19:49

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: First Ascension! DEFE

Replies: 6

Views: 714

Re: YAVP: First Ascension! DEFE

The only other reason I'd consider Blade is if I need a bit of Ash piety. And even then, it's not a whole lot of exploration, so I'm not sure it would be worth it.

Wednesday, 23rd January 2013, 18:14

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Monsters`s remains and actions in death

Replies: 13

Views: 1682

Re: Monsters`s remains and actions in death

I have had monsters blindly follow an efreet that I was leading into a corridor to fight one-on-one. But I wouldn't leave an efreet alive just to create flame clouds for other monsters to walk through.

Friday, 18th January 2013, 18:12

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Grimm is famous!

Replies: 11

Views: 1071

Re: Grimm is famous!

You can tell when an American is being photographed with a two-handed weapon because they'll invariably hold it like a baseball bat.
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