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Tuesday, 28th January 2014, 18:17

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Show angry gods on the ^ screen

Replies: 3

Views: 690

Re: Show angry gods on the ^ screen

It could maybe be put in the @ info:

if there are any Gods mad at you, the last line can be:
"You have the following Deities mad at you: Sif Muna, Trog, Beogh"
else,
don't display that line
or display:
"You are in good standings with the Gods."

Tuesday, 28th January 2014, 18:14

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Proposal: make armor not affect memorization chances

Replies: 46

Views: 5358

Re: Proposal: make armor not affect memorization chances

This can easily be handled with nothing but flavor text: "Casting (Spell) requires somatic motions that are difficult in your armor, and likely to fail without practice. Continue memorizing? (Y/n)" when attempting to memorize anything that will have 30% or more fail chance in whatever armo...

Tuesday, 28th January 2014, 18:06

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: Interest Check: Mentor Challenge

Replies: 11

Views: 2284

Interest Check: Mentor Challenge

If i understand the purpose of this forum, it's for organizing challenges and events, right? Well, I have an idea for one... Ok, so there are a number of players who visit the Tavern, and have never won a game (i'm one of them, having only ever gotten one rune once). I'm curious if there would be en...

Monday, 27th January 2014, 18:15

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: God: Goshiro the Blind

Replies: 19

Views: 2404

Re: God: Goshiro the Blind

I was also thinking about a god with a fast killing conduct, but I think giving piety if the monster is killed quickly after it spots the player would be more interesting (of course if the monster is killed before spotting the player the player still gains piety). Note that this can be achieved in ...

Monday, 27th January 2014, 17:46

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: New Background: Beastmaster

Replies: 26

Views: 3553

Re: New Background: Beastmaster

What if the pet worked like the demonic aid mutation (one of my favorites), but with animals. In this case, a race may make more sense than a background. But hear me out: this race, call them Beastmen, Druids, or whatever else you want. I'd consider making them small, and calling them Satyr (and not...

Friday, 24th January 2014, 17:54

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: The curse of the water levels

Replies: 7

Views: 1231

Re: The curse of the water levels

Water levels have always sucked, and I have no idea why. Also, the drowning themes in Sonic games always gave me massive anxiety. It's tradition for water levels to be horrible, goes all the way back to the original Super Mario Brothers. If they weren't a pain, then they wouldn't be proper water le...

Friday, 24th January 2014, 17:43

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Species Proposal: Blood Orc

Replies: 19

Views: 3156

Re: Species Proposal: Blood Orc

Hmm... what if it was a 1 for 1 exchange and used a permanent HP instead. the species gains the ability to rip further into their own flesh to cause more pain to others, and can at any time sacrifice one permanent HP for one permanent additional damage. stackable, if you want to sacrifice all your H...

Thursday, 23rd January 2014, 18:47

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: its not fair

Replies: 27

Views: 2240

Re: its not fair

I don't know who the person arrested is. Justin Beiber He's a singer, right? Don't celebrities get arrested pretty often? According to the article, he's younger than a lot of the ones that get caught with drugs and underage women and that stuff, but i don't think some celebrity getting arrested real...

Thursday, 23rd January 2014, 17:13

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: its not fair

Replies: 27

Views: 2240

Re: its not fair

What are you talking about? I just saw something about him on MTV Last night. He's promoting some new album or single or something.

In fact, they put the video on his website.

did i miss the joke or something?

Wednesday, 22nd January 2014, 21:31

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Rotgut, the Bloated God of Bodily Fluids

Replies: 5

Views: 949

Re: Rotgut, the Bloated God of Bodily Fluids

Becoming better at worshipping makes you vomitting less noisy? Huh? :shock: Well, i figure if it's a divine ability, why not. plus you would be getting used to vomiting that much. And ok, I'm going to reprise my post with changes: According to legend, Rotgut is a world-devouring terror, worshipped ...

Monday, 20th January 2014, 18:58

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Rotgut, the Bloated God of Bodily Fluids

Replies: 5

Views: 949

Rotgut, the Bloated God of Bodily Fluids

This in CYC, because it doesn't have a lot of detail yet, but it's a semi-serious idea for a God Proposal: Altar: An Acidic Altar of Rotgut (tile is an off-white altar) According to legend, Rotgut is a world-devouring terror, worshipped by those who would sacrifice their body for power. The imagery ...

Friday, 17th January 2014, 15:38

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Vault Proposal! (Yes, correct forum)

Replies: 10

Views: 1063

Re: Vault Proposal! (Yes, correct forum)

All jewelry can only be worn until it's IDed, then it gets given to your grandkids.

Monday, 13th January 2014, 16:27

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: if you think about it

Replies: 6

Views: 715

Re: if you think about it

I always envisioned Spriggans as this guy:
Image

I know a Satyr is a different thing, it's just how I've always envisioned them. small, herbivore, fast, that's this guy!

Tuesday, 17th December 2013, 21:39

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Eating the Flesh of Corpses

Replies: 11

Views: 1934

Re: Eating the Flesh of Corpses

I wasn't asking about fishing and owning houses. You're making this extremely more elaborate than I am. Both of you are acting like I want a simulator when I'm only asking for the 1 skill. I don't care about all the other skills. I certainly don't know of any game that you use a skill to go pee.......

Monday, 16th December 2013, 19:01

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Remove net tearing

Replies: 7

Views: 1428

Re: Remove net tearing

What if instead of tearing, they worked like Pathfinder? The net is unfolded when used. unfolded nets work at like -5 or something, and exist as another inventory slot, "unfolded nets" until you take some amount of time per net to re-fold them. This would make them a bit more tactically in...

Monday, 16th December 2013, 18:47

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: the invisible player

Replies: 8

Views: 1249

Re: the invisible player

YES! Playable Player Ghosts! This needs to happen! Well, player ghosts aren't invisible, but a Phantom species (abbreviated as Ph) totally could be. Racial features: 1) Permanent Invisibility (as the spell, so things that end it or reveal you would). - the original proposal 2) You hunger for the ess...

Friday, 13th December 2013, 21:42

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Rename Formicid to Dwarf

Replies: 34

Views: 4599

Rename Formicid to Dwarf

Hear me out on this: 1) We have no basic dwarf anymore despite them being a staple of the genre. 2) We are getting to where the animal-hybrid species are getting stupid. Admittedly, I'd rather play an ant-man than a sentient cat, but this just feels out of place. 3) Admittedly, I've not gotten past ...

Thursday, 14th November 2013, 17:57

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: New Summoning Spell: Summon Beebles

Replies: 4

Views: 1001

Re: New Summoning Spell: Summon Beebles

But....you could shoot a spell effect at them yourself? Summon them infront of you, use searing ray or something to charge them up, and boom, instant bomb. I would guess you take damage too. you're in range in this scenario, right, since you didn't specify movement. Would they fly in a random patte...

Thursday, 14th November 2013, 17:55

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: New Level 6 Spell: Trismegistus's Hermetic Seal

Replies: 8

Views: 1390

Re: New Level 6 Spell: Trismegistus's Hermetic Seal

So basically, you would be able to set Zot traps?

It doesn't sound awfully imbalanced, but it would need careful planning and tweaking. Maybe one spell per tile, and possibly only one tile in existence at a time?

Thursday, 14th November 2013, 17:49

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Ice Species Idea: Fjoads

Replies: 78

Views: 6302

Re: Ice Species Idea: Fjoads

@galehar With all due respect, I don't think my design method was bad. I started with the intention of making a interesting race that was unique within crawl. Currently there is not a single species with more than a +1 in ice so i figured that was a good place to start. In the end id say the specie...

Wednesday, 13th November 2013, 21:20

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Custom Species

Replies: 7

Views: 970

Re: Custom Species

I don't think all the -3 aptitudes make up for the fact that no species has a +5 in any skill, and this does. Not sure how powerful that would or wouldn't be, but it seems like too much, especially for Fighting. You'd be better off increasing the frequency they gain HP up from the zero you have. We ...

Wednesday, 13th November 2013, 20:48

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Could this work as a species trait?

Replies: 9

Views: 1268

Re: Could this work as a species trait?

No IMO. Reason: autoexplore. Edit. Re-read it, I see you notived AE as well, sorry. However, why would you want include this kind of trait, isn't chei of naga enough? I would say no. Chei changes much more about gameplay, and doesn't force the blink effect on you. Anyway, I think it's interesting, ...

Tuesday, 12th November 2013, 21:54

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Mines and mining

Replies: 72

Views: 5755

Re: Mines and mining

If I had to venture a guess, I would say that based on the randomness of the layout, and the armoring, that the orcs are mining with explosives. You arrive dramatically just after the explosives have stopped exploding, so there's still all the gold they blew out of the rocks all over the floor. The ...

Tuesday, 12th November 2013, 21:51

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Demigod Idea

Replies: 42

Views: 4531

Re: Demigod Idea

I had a random thought, I don't know if it's any good, but I thought I'd throw it out there. Give Demigods the mutation; "your spells are much harder to cast, but much more powerful." as a natural mutation, (or some other step along the wild magic branch.) (Also, I think it would be cool ...

Tuesday, 12th November 2013, 21:42

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: This is what's wrong with Rune Lock

Replies: 38

Views: 4768

Re: This is what's wrong with Rune Lock

I'm sorry, I'm not understanding what "rune lock" is. This is referring to the action of removing certain uniques from generating on the floors with the runes?

Thursday, 19th September 2013, 20:20

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Bring the fantasy to "fantasy" theme = more original lore

Replies: 25

Views: 3256

Re: Bring the fantasy to "fantasy" theme = more original lor

I'm not sure why this needs to be said, but it seems like it does: Fantasy the Genre != Fantasy the word in the dictionary. As a genre, Fantasy is somewhat defined (and admittedly broader than just Tolkien and D&D), and going against the expectations and tropes of the genre changes the genre. Yo...

Thursday, 19th September 2013, 20:09

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Unique Proposal: Bob the Cat

Replies: 10

Views: 1755

Re: Unique Proposal: Bob the Cat

XuaXua wrote:Still hoping for the Lich Kitteh


I don't understand, can Felids not learn Lich Form?


I mean, I hate the idea of a cat-race in this game and have never played one, but it seems like there's no reason they couldn't learn it. Maybe I just don't understand what you're trying to say.

Thursday, 19th September 2013, 19:46

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Sunlight vs. vampires

Replies: 18

Views: 2673

Re: Sunlight vs. vampires

What if the sunlight ability made Vampires (or possibly all undead) flee the area? It doesn't add damage that way, and while it's already an effect of Turn Undead, that doesn't mean a Fedhas Worshipper necessarily has access to that spell. If Fedhas is really underused, adding Turn Undead as an effe...

Thursday, 22nd August 2013, 17:44

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Delete this.

Replies: 54

Views: 7628

Delete this.

Delete this. Posts without relevant titles suck.

Friday, 7th June 2013, 20:38

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Auxiliary attacks

Replies: 9

Views: 1340

Re: Auxiliary attacks

I seem to recall your unarmed combat skill affecting them. to some extent. maybe only certain ones.

Wednesday, 5th June 2013, 14:49

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Spell school proposal: Illusions

Replies: 9

Views: 1655

Re: Spell school proposal: Illusions

Most of the feedback here is right, this seems powerful. But... I like some of the ideas. The concept of a disarm spell or manuever, especially one capable of making an angel drop the holy weapon, sounds good. it should be pretty high level spell though. Summon Wall would actually be a really intere...

Monday, 22nd April 2013, 21:24

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Are we getting shop price bargaining (please say no)

Replies: 13

Views: 1278

Re: Are we getting shop price bargaining (please say no)

Ok, I really don't use Nemelex. Thanks for the answer though.

Wednesday, 17th April 2013, 22:17

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Are we getting shop price bargaining (please say no)

Replies: 13

Views: 1278

Are we getting shop price bargaining (please say no)

If you read some of the changes on crawl.develz.org/trunk/ there are two entries a few lines down mentioning something I've not seen in Crawl before: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2dcda89 | Pekka Lampila | 2013-04-12 10:43:40 -0500 Show lowered pric...

Tuesday, 9th April 2013, 17:32

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Race idea: flesh golem

Replies: 24

Views: 1715

Re: Race idea: flesh golem

Species - Opposite Species Human - Alien High Elf - Rehabilitation Elf Deep Elf - Shallow Elf Sludge Elf - Pristine Elf Deep Dwarf - Shallow Dwarf Hill Orc - Bay Watcher Orc Merfolk - Landfolk Halfling - Doubling Kobold - Kobnew Vampire - Twilight Vampire Mummy - Wet T-shirt Contestant Very nice. i...

Friday, 5th April 2013, 20:58

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Race idea: flesh golem

Replies: 24

Views: 1715

Race idea: flesh golem

Yes, I know it's crazy, but I was considering that there could be a race that is the opposite of a Deep Dwarf. Since we can do damage shaving, maybe we can do damage deepening too. with that in mind, i present my idea for flesh golems. Flesh golems are living humanoids made from amorphous pink goop....

Monday, 1st April 2013, 21:06

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: SO... Have you cheated yet?

Replies: 103

Views: 16558

Re: SO... Have you cheated yet?

Personally, I go with the idea of Mario World like 'Checkpoints', using the following rules: ⋅  No checkpoints prior to Temple being found. The difficulty of the start is sacred; and if you can't even make it even that far, chances are this character might well be a bust anyway. This take...

Tuesday, 12th March 2013, 22:59

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Proposal: Launchers with Infinite Unbranded Ammo

Replies: 119

Views: 13374

Re: Infinite Ammo

I think it was already sort of suggested here, but i have an idea: When playing Fallout: New Vegas, you were able to buy plenty of what was called "surplus ammo." Surplus ammo was high in quantity, but not so much in quality. The exchange for not having to pay much for enough ammo to keep ...

Friday, 24th August 2012, 19:30

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: You still haven't won yet?

Replies: 33

Views: 4223

Re: You still haven't won yet?

I've never won either. I've been playing on and off since I discovered DCSS in like 2008. I am, however, an impatient alt-aholic who doesn't finish most of the games I play, instead finding some sort of satisfaction or fun in trying out the various different combinations available to me at the begin...

Monday, 23rd July 2012, 15:21

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: [YASSW] - Yet Another Stupid Scam Website

Replies: 6

Views: 1078

Re: [YASSW] - Yet Another Stupid Scam Website

Man, sites like this need to DIAF already. I fix computers (mostly for seniors) for a living, and so many of them get these sorts of programs. Something pops up and says "OMG! VIRuS!!!!!11one" And these seniors are just throwing their credit card information at it. I continually have to un...

Monday, 23rd July 2012, 15:18

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Bad Idea: Merge species/backgrounds

Replies: 6

Views: 955

Re: Bad Idea: Merge species/backgrounds

Well, no, see if demigod status is independent of species, so should be vampire, mummy, and ghoul, seeing as how it's as easy to mummify a dead human as it is a dead minotaur. and a vampire-Spriggan would be hilarious.

Monday, 23rd July 2012, 15:14

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Is Windows a Virus?

Replies: 14

Views: 1475

Re: Is Windows a Virus?

akin to going to Gamestop or Steam to buy a game instead of Walmart. I wouldn't say it's quite the same. Pretty much anyone can wander into Gamestop or go to Steam - just like Walmart, all you need is a credit card. Obtaining and installng Linux or something else requires a higher level of technolo...

Monday, 23rd July 2012, 15:12

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Generic Brainstorming!

Replies: 2506

Views: 264214

Re: Generic Brainstorming!

New magic school: Swears. Includes spells: F-Bomb, Racial Slur, and the dreaded Lehudib's Yo Momma. level 9: Swr/Conj, Shit Storm New god Proposal: Cornelius, god of the dungeon's sewers and fecal matter. Has various powers related to pooping, that sometimes help adventurers too. at each rank of pi...

Wednesday, 18th July 2012, 17:04

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: An Idea

Replies: 46

Views: 4860

Re: An Idea

According to Bing Translator, "giygas" is Greek for "not funny". Bing is a crappy everything. This just proves that it's also inaccurate. Right. Everyone knows Giygas was the first known abortion in history. No, really. Giygas was the boss of the game Earthbound. You essentially...

Tuesday, 17th July 2012, 19:39

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Looking for advice: Surviving the D1-5 meatgrinder

Replies: 19

Views: 2165

Re: Looking for advice: Surviving the D1-5 meatgrinder

Just some advice that helped me: You don't mention God choice at all. You might get further at first with a berserker. The ability to berserk at will is really nice if you do get into a tight spot, and Trog's other abilities are also powerful. I usually read scrolls to try to ID them. It's been ment...

Tuesday, 17th July 2012, 19:23

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: An Idea

Replies: 46

Views: 4860

Re: An Idea

Confidence Interval wrote:Don't you have a big <delete> button you could press instead?


The +12 +12 Giant Delete Button of Ice. It causes extra damage during flame wars.

Friday, 6th July 2012, 14:28

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

Resquiid Sounds cool, but I have two questions: 1. How would vampires be affected by this god, if at all, considering that their mode of consumption is drinking rather than eating? 2. Would players gain extra piety for killing mummies in approximately the same way Troglodytes do for killing mages? ...

Friday, 6th July 2012, 14:19

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Wizmode Rampages

Replies: 26

Views: 2273

Re: Wizmode Rampages

Nope. The gods are intentionally genderless.

Thursday, 5th July 2012, 21:16

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Wizmode Rampages

Replies: 26

Views: 2273

Re: Wizmode Rampages

Confidence Interval wrote:
IronJelly wrote: Something with the testicles hanging from the chin would have -AC, since a hit there would be critical.

Unless you were female.


I'm pretty sure the players are genderless. That's why the gods treat us so well, they identify with us as the only other members of their gender.

Thursday, 5th July 2012, 19:06

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Wizmode Rampages

Replies: 26

Views: 2273

Re: Wizmode Rampages

Negative AC acts like zero AC, and so does negative EV. I view negative AC as a black hole drawing hits toward you and negative EV like putting your face directly into the next swing. Thanks for ruining my fantasy :cry: See, I thought something similar as well. Good to know. Although, I think, in r...

Thursday, 5th July 2012, 14:10

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Wizmode Rampages

Replies: 26

Views: 2273

Re: Wizmode Rampages

Wizmode is good for thematic play. Like, wearing a special artefact which gives insane offense and cripples your defense (rF--, rC--, AC -20, EV -20, Dam +50, Acc +50, Curse). It's not as easy as you might think. :P Tell me something: if my character has negative AC or EV, do they do anything? Is t...
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