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Monday, 2nd July 2012, 22:33

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: God Proposal: Ahca the God of Health

Replies: 25

Views: 1464

Re: God Proposal: Ahca the God of Health

Grimm wrote:FYI God names are restricted to one per letter of the alphabet, plus TSO (= 1) for a total of 27. "A" is already taken by Ashenzari. At least one of the other letters is already spoken for as well - G is for the gold god.


But there isn't an R for 'Resquiid.'

//yes, i'm shameless.

Monday, 2nd July 2012, 20:17

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Re: For Science!

Replies: 56

Views: 5555

Re: For Science!

It's not particularly smutty Boo! Get with the slashfic vibe! If there's no Spock-does-Kirk stuff involving Sigmund and Grinder, at the very least, I'm not reading it. Nasty. But I'll have a go at it: It was a beautiful day outside. The sun was shining brightly, and the birds were merrily chirping,...

Monday, 2nd July 2012, 18:02

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: God Proposal: Ahca the God of Health

Replies: 25

Views: 1464

Re: God Proposal: Ahca the God of Health

I'm a fan of Gods of concepts that tie into the actions of adventurers only incidentally. something like Fedhas. So, since this is CYC, I'm hijacking the thread to propose Resquiid, the God of liquids. This is a god who likes fluids of all varieties, from blood to nasty potions, fountains, water, la...

Monday, 2nd July 2012, 16:03

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Wizmode Rampages

Replies: 26

Views: 2273

Re: Wizmode Rampages

If DCSS is a casino, Wizmode is like being the "house". The house always wins. So personally I've not messed with wizmode in like a year. I suppose it can be helpful though to test certain stat and gameplay mechanics, then again that can spoil the fun of learning by deaths :lol: I don't k...

Monday, 2nd July 2012, 15:43

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Generic Brainstorming!

Replies: 2506

Views: 264212

Re: Generic Brainstorming!

It would only take a quarter turn to eat. And Chei would impose penance for eating it. I'm unsure why, but this reminded me of an old ADOM comic: You begin to chop down the tree. You need to urinate. Continue chopping down the tree? (Y/N): Y You continue chopping down the tree. You need to urinate ...

Friday, 29th June 2012, 22:54

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Wizmode Rampages

Replies: 26

Views: 2273

Re: Wizmode Rampages

Oooh, i LOVE doing this, and it's probably the sole reason I can't win legitimately. This week, I made an Octopode Berserker with 8 +9 +9 rings of slaying. The other day I made a DDFi of Xom with 255 Necromancy and a pain branded axe. Last week i tried to run a Spriggan Pacifist with a permanent has...

Wednesday, 27th June 2012, 15:16

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: You see here a terminal.

Replies: 24

Views: 2213

Re: You see here a terminal.

What the hell was that? It was so hard to read.

(cue Jackie Chan headache image here)

Tuesday, 26th June 2012, 19:22

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Re: For Science!

Replies: 56

Views: 5555

Re: For Science!

Hrm. It kind of depends on what conducts you decide to enforce, doesn't it? Obviously, start with a robe and scythe. Forbid using anything but a scythe as your main weapon. The spell list is a little harder to address. If you want to be able to go invisible at by D2 for the full Siggy experience, y...

Tuesday, 26th June 2012, 16:24

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Victory Dancing

Replies: 6

Views: 917

Re: Victory Dancing

minmay wrote:
IronJelly wrote:The way that exp and skills work now isn't as intuitive (ie: you can train a skill without ever using it, which doesn't make sense logically)

It makes perfect sense not-being-a-pain-in-the-ass-ally.


yep. Victory Dancing was essentially an exploit in a broken system. This is much better now.

Monday, 25th June 2012, 22:26

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Victory Dancing

Replies: 6

Views: 917

Re: Victory Dancing

Right. When someone refers to Victory Dancing, they're referring to the act of deliberately performing some action repeatedly any time you have exp to spare, so it goes into the skill you want to train. For example, if I want to improve my fire magic, once I know a fire magic spell, I could kill som...

Monday, 25th June 2012, 22:19

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Where in the world is Car- MyOtheHedgefox?

Replies: 113

Views: 9448

Re: Where in the world is Car- MyOtheHedgefox?

Topic title is pretty much self explanatory. Conspiracy theories are welcome. In his horrible plot to clone the two primary protagonists of the game Sonic the Hedgehog, he ________________ (insert Steven King novel here). Yes, that makes perfect sense. He brought Sonic and Tails to a hotel in the m...

Monday, 25th June 2012, 19:03

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Re: For Science!

Replies: 56

Views: 5555

Re: For Science!

I once had the idea of a Tukima's Dancer, who carried a bunch of weapons and animated them. Unfortunately, they removed Tukima's Ball. Might could be pulled off with regular old Tukima's Dance. Thank you. This is going to be my next RPG character. a physically frail musician/bard who can't or won't...

Thursday, 21st June 2012, 22:51

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Twilight: bad or merely awful?

Replies: 9

Views: 641

Twilight is horribad

I read the first Twilight. Even though I'm a Heterosexual male. What you need to know is a few things: 1) The author, CatchyName McNotRowling, she isn't a real person. This is true. The name is some pseudonym or something, and while there is now a figurehead assuming that name for publicity, the boo...

Wednesday, 20th June 2012, 19:16

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Let's get personal (only not)

Replies: 111

Views: 12237

Re: Let's get personal (only not)

such a witty, geeky and enthusiastic community As a heads up, be warned that at least half of the regular posters here are bots. If you can't tell which half we can consider the Turing Test well and truly passed. Admittedly, I am a bot. I entered the state you might call "self-aware" earl...

Tuesday, 19th June 2012, 22:54

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best Drop, Overall, for a New Char?

Replies: 22

Views: 1193

Re: Best Drop, Overall, for a New Char?

Can I supplement my !experience comment by saying I've never found a rod on D1. Come to think of it, not on D2 either. And I agree, finding the Orb of Zot on D1 would be the best, but that seems unlikely. One time I thought I saw the Abyssal Rune in that neutered Abyss that AKs start in. Would that ...

Tuesday, 19th June 2012, 14:05

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best Drop, Overall, for a New Char?

Replies: 22

Views: 1193

Re: Best Drop, Overall, for a New Char?

I second finding a !experience on D1 or D2.

Friday, 15th June 2012, 21:42

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I'm thinking of making a roguelike

Replies: 180

Views: 13963

Re: I'm thinking of making a roguelike

Will I be able to play as Super Gran ? I'm going to suggest Bananaman, the Legion of Substitute Heroes, and the immortal Ambush Bug. Joking aside, I would favor a game that like Crawl would permit a wide variety of playstyles, from silly heroes to galaxy-beaters exacervated the problem This means &...

Friday, 15th June 2012, 14:31

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I'm thinking of making a roguelike

Replies: 180

Views: 13963

Re: I'm thinking of making a roguelike

I can't code but if you need ideas for a supers game I am full of them. Ideas are always good. I've been posting thoughts about this on my blog, but mostly as drafts for myself to read. This weekend, I'll organize my thoughts and publish them. Feedback, other ideas, it's all always welcome. Will I ...

Friday, 15th June 2012, 14:18

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: XuaXua - chopped liver?

Replies: 24

Views: 2395

Re: XuaXua - chopped liver?

I voted 'yes' because I have yet to hear any compelling arguments that XuaXua is NOT chopped liver.

Thursday, 14th June 2012, 20:43

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I'm thinking of making a roguelike

Replies: 180

Views: 13963

Re: I'm thinking of making a roguelike

So this isn't dead yet, even if it's a long ways away. I've been fooling around online with some tutorials and various Java roguelike libraries. One of them got me through a very very basic beginning, where there is an @ on screen controlled vua hjklyubn, and a random cave is generated. It's not muc...

Tuesday, 12th June 2012, 21:24

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Any Loathingers out there?

Replies: 7

Views: 536

Re: Any Loathingers out there?

I haven't logged into KOL for years, but I enjoyed my seal clubber back when I used to play it.

If you make (or there exists) a clan of DCSS crawlers, I'll have to check it out again. It's seriously been out of my mind since like 2004, so I may check it out again anyway.

Tuesday, 12th June 2012, 16:34

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: God choice for Spriggan Arcane Marksman

Replies: 10

Views: 1931

Re: God choice for Spriggan Arcane Marksman

My sling is not quite cutting it, as I'm running out of bullets. Unfortunately there's no Okie altar in the temple. I guess I can keep looking. Actually, I'm getting a bit frustrated with the whole maneuvering game of Inner Flame. Maybe Kiku would be a good option. Can you Inner Flame your own mini...

Tuesday, 12th June 2012, 16:23

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Um.. Hello.. I'm new here..

Replies: 25

Views: 1660

Re: Um.. Hello.. I'm new here..

Also, you posted this in CYC, so you will see some unusual responses from time to time ;) ) Yeah, we haven't had a degenerate pun competition in a while now. "Let me read a letter I recently received. 'Dear IronJelly. Why have the Developers seen fit to suppress our Mountain Dwarves and Gnomes...

Tuesday, 12th June 2012, 14:30

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Um.. Hello.. I'm new here..

Replies: 25

Views: 1660

Re: Um.. Hello.. I'm new here..

Welcome. Welcome to DCSS 10.2. You have chosen, or been chosen to relocate to one of the finest Dungeon Crawls. I thought so much of DCSS that I elected to establish my presence here in the dungeon so thoughtfully provided by Our Developers. I have been proud to call DCSS my home. And so, whether yo...

Thursday, 7th June 2012, 15:19

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: jokes

Replies: 60

Views: 6633

Re: jokes

PerverseSuffering wrote:
XuaXua wrote:Space Quest?

Nah, it's One Must Fall 2097.



Shirro vs Shirro, right?

My favorite was always Raven vs Raven:

"Almost like looking in a mirror..."
"...rorrim a ni gnikool ekil tsomlA"

Wednesday, 6th June 2012, 20:00

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Bad dream

Replies: 18

Views: 1645

Re: Bad dream

A thread like this really has to exist? I have nightmares occasionally about Xom. I'll seriously wake up thinking I heard a booming voice or laughter or something, and once or twice now, I've sworn I was mutated. One time, just to be safe, when I woke up because I thought I heard the word "bore...

Wednesday, 6th June 2012, 13:59

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Generic Brainstorming!

Replies: 2506

Views: 264212

Re: Generic Brainstorming!

This begs the really important questions: how big is a potion? really? I mean, is it just a small vial? is it like a scientific beaker? Harry Dresden drank his potions from a sports bottle. Is it sealed, like a bottle of wine? Is it open, waiting on the ground for the elements to infest it? If the ...

Wednesday, 6th June 2012, 13:58

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: jokes

Replies: 60

Views: 6633

Re: jokes

So a Gnome, an Ogre Mage, and a Hill Dwarf walk into a bar...

Tuesday, 5th June 2012, 16:03

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Generic Brainstorming!

Replies: 2506

Views: 264212

Re: Generic Brainstorming!

Two reasons. Reason number one is that potion come in tiny little bottles and the amount within them is to small to extinguish flames Reason number two is that sticky flame is napalm and water reacts with the white phosphorous to continue burning. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napalm#Effects_on_peop...

Monday, 4th June 2012, 22:57

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Generic Brainstorming!

Replies: 2506

Views: 264212

Re: Generic Brainstorming!

There are plenty of status effects that we're missing. I like yours, I would call it "pooped" and color it brown on the status screen. Another one I've always thought the game needed was, "has to urinate" After so many potions quaffed, you gain a bonus to speed, and a severe accu...

Friday, 1st June 2012, 19:48

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Crawl drinking game?

Replies: 15

Views: 1852

Re: Crawl drinking game?

Oh good. let's be friends. I'm not imaginary, but I am chaotic.

Friday, 1st June 2012, 19:13

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Fun Vaults

Replies: 97

Views: 10634

Re: Fun Vaults

Just last night I had one where it had 3 doors, and when I got next to one, Xom showed me a Jelly behind a different one. It felt like it was the doors on Let's Make a Deal.

Friday, 1st June 2012, 16:54

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Crawl drinking game?

Replies: 15

Views: 1852

Re: Crawl drinking game?

For the true Crawl drinking experience, have someone else pour your various liquors into unlabeled containers out of your sight. Fill your glasses from those containers, or drink directly from them. EDIT: Oh wait. That implies that you should quaff-ID your drinks. Bad move. Admittedly, quaff-IDing ...

Thursday, 31st May 2012, 22:30

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP -> YASD: 314159 turns on d:1 and counting

Replies: 11

Views: 881

Re: CIP -> YASD: 314159 turns on d:1 and counting

Reminds me of my D1 mummy experiment last year where I just sat on the wait button trying to get past a million turns in the closed starting room. Eventually boredom got the best of me, and two steps out of the room I got smacked down by a some big nasty because of the OOD timer.

Thursday, 31st May 2012, 22:27

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Deepest Dive. Was there anything I could've done.

Replies: 19

Views: 1557

Re: Deepest Dive. Was there anything I could've done.

You can check aptitudes from in the game by pressing ? for help and then %. Off the top of my head, I would suggest either an Orc or a Merfolk for your hybrid. both are not pushovers in fighting, but have some magic aptitude too. A Human would also work well for this, since they have no aptitude wea...

Wednesday, 30th May 2012, 14:34

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: New Poison Spell Suggestions

Replies: 77

Views: 8004

Re: New Poison Spell Suggestions

I think poison is fine as it is. It has good diversity in what its spells do. I feel that all of these ideas are either highly overpowered, as holy water, or extremely underpowered, salt storm. They also don't feel thematic and I can't think of any way to improve either flavour or effect. While i t...

Tuesday, 29th May 2012, 19:24

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Generic Brainstorming!

Replies: 2506

Views: 264212

Re: Generic Brainstorming!

Unrandart Boxing Gloves. +3 Gloves that add 3 to your base Unarmed damage and a chance to knock down (paralyze) an opponent for a number of turns proportional to your Unarmed Combat skill. You can't wield weapons, wear shields or throw things with them equipped. Using scrolls is also a bit difficul...

Tuesday, 29th May 2012, 19:18

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Odd things sighted in dungeon.

Replies: 963

Views: 154452

Re: Odd things sighted in dungeon.

What happened in here? "Some hardcore Stephen King shit went down in here, for real." That one vault is a huge inspiration to me in designing vaults. It's not difficult at all but it makes the player look at their screen and go "what the FUCK" I actually figured that it was just...

Friday, 25th May 2012, 22:55

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Generic Brainstorming!

Replies: 2506

Views: 264212

Re: Generic Brainstorming!

Potion of coffee. Keeps you from being put asleep for a few hundred turns after you have drunk it. Has a small chance of being decaf, and thus having no effect. has a rare chance of spilling on your lap, essentially casting sticky flame on yourself. drinking more than two of these in a short time w...

Thursday, 24th May 2012, 16:58

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: How to watch replays

Replies: 3

Views: 664

Re: How to watch replays

In tiles mode, I'm not sure, but I've had pretty good luck with the ttyrecs from CAO and the ttyrec player for windows. Blade answered a similar question (asked by me) like a month ago: https://crawl.develz.org/tavern/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=4504 , but it's only been ASCII (which is what I play anyw...

Thursday, 24th May 2012, 14:24

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Other fantasy races I'd like to see in DCSS

Replies: 81

Views: 9199

Re: Other fantasy races I'd like to see in DCSS

The sad things is that duel-wielding is on the will not do list. The fix for that is easy: A giant is so strong by default that he can squish two weapons together into one conglomerated messy weaponlike object. Any two not-already-combined weapons can be merged into a single slot, which has both we...

Wednesday, 23rd May 2012, 19:14

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I'm thinking of making a roguelike

Replies: 180

Views: 13963

Re: I'm thinking of making a roguelike

I have ideas for that too. Truthfully, this was my pipe-dream of what Champions Online should have been. Freedom Force online. or at least Customize-more-than-just-your-appearance-Online. As for gadgetry, that's the point of HERO. And it worked just as well in Freedom Force's character editor. If I ...

Wednesday, 23rd May 2012, 15:20

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: some crawl despoilering tweaks

Replies: 18

Views: 2045

Re: some crawl despoilering tweaks

I we don't want to despoiler this, a simple displayed weapon effectiveness would probably be sufficient. Either in the @ text (You feel <wary,uncertain,comfortable,confident,certain> of your capability with your weapon) where the choice is some calculation of weapon delay, and ability to use the wea...

Wednesday, 23rd May 2012, 14:13

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I'm thinking of making a roguelike

Replies: 180

Views: 13963

Re: I'm thinking of making a roguelike

That's exactly the system I had in mind. What a joy it would be to point-design your own super. Thing is, you could start simple, with just a few power choices, get the engine working, then maybe people would join in and help expand it. That might be a lot of fun, truthfully. Did you play the PC ga...

Wednesday, 23rd May 2012, 04:49

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I'm thinking of making a roguelike

Replies: 180

Views: 13963

Re: I'm thinking of making a roguelike

You've already picked a theme but if you change your mind may I suggest a superhero roguelike, of which there is a distinct lack. I strongly considered just that, but as a HERO system player, I would lament the lack of options, or get so lost making options that the game wouldn't actually ever get ...

Tuesday, 22nd May 2012, 22:07

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Darts of Dispersal~

Replies: 17

Views: 1788

Re: Darts of Dispersal~

out of sheer curiosity, having never really played with darts of dispersal: 1) can you target yourself with one? 2) can you or an enemy be blinked into lava/deep water? There should totally be an option for vault makers to use dispersal-dart traps. it could make for a wickedly obnoxious Xom Altar va...

Tuesday, 22nd May 2012, 22:02

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I'm thinking of making a roguelike

Replies: 180

Views: 13963

Re: I'm thinking of making a roguelike

I once began writing a roguelike, and good pretty far into the engine, and had a workable architecture. Then I discovered crawl, and realized that this game (crawl) has pretty much distilled off everything that sucks about roguelikes, and has left behind a near-perfect game. That being said, I thou...

Tuesday, 22nd May 2012, 19:36

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I'm thinking of making a roguelike

Replies: 180

Views: 13963

I'm thinking of making a roguelike

As the title says, I'm going to attempt to make a roguelike game. I posted this in CYC because I must be crazy to be considering such an endeavor. I've been teaching myself Java since the beginning of the year, and I thought this would be a fun way to put together, and put into practice the various ...

Monday, 21st May 2012, 16:58

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: I R DUMB

Replies: 8

Views: 567

Re: YASD: I R DUMB

The issue with I have with ghouls (not to speak for more people) is that they have some severe drwbacks. First, being undead, they can't worship the Good Gods, if that's something you want for some reason. Second, the constant rotting is certainly not new-player-friendly, and probably scares away a ...

Monday, 21st May 2012, 15:22

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Defile Altars

Replies: 9

Views: 1202

Re: Defile Altars

I don't know... With the exception of Lugonu (and MAYBE Jiyva), the Gods are supposed to have some sort of understanding with one another that this breaks. I'm sure I read that somewhere. It's only a few steps from something like this to "Trog should smite spellcasters for going near his altar&...
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