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Monday, 22nd August 2016, 12:49

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Make Ancestors Match Your Speed

Replies: 29

Views: 4687

Re: Make Ancestors Match Your Speed

Knight moving 40% faster to melee monsters at the edge of view will be much more powerful.

Monday, 22nd August 2016, 02:19

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Do spell percentages ever lie?

Replies: 42

Views: 6601

Re: Do spell percentages ever lie?

That is one form of bad programming, however that doesn't apply here, we have two different things happening here, we have "roll three dice, add them together, then see if they exceed x" then we have "predict how often that will happen and express that as a percentage for the user to...

Monday, 22nd August 2016, 02:14

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Do spell percentages ever lie?

Replies: 42

Views: 6601

Re: Do spell percentages ever lie?

Oh, it looks there was a miscommunication issue on my side :(
You mean it is harder to do a mistake in high level languages, right? Of course I agree. For some reason I thought that "more error-prone" is "less likely to make a mistake".

Sunday, 21st August 2016, 23:56

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Do spell percentages ever lie?

Replies: 42

Views: 6601

Re: Do spell percentages ever lie?

In the 1940s, the first recognizably modern electrically powered computers were created. The limited speed and memory capacity forced programmers to write hand tuned assembly language programs. It was eventually realized that programming in assembly language required a great deal of intellectual ef...

Sunday, 21st August 2016, 23:54

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Magic vs Melee

Replies: 72

Views: 12028

Re: Magic vs Melee

Sorry, I meant Spellcasting aptitude.

Sunday, 21st August 2016, 23:52

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Do spell percentages ever lie?

Replies: 42

Views: 6601

Re: Do spell percentages ever lie?

Higher level languages, make programming less, not more, error prone (I don't know where you got that impression, but it isn't correct). I got that impression from programming on Assembler, Java, Delphi and several other languages I have experience with. I am not expert on C/C++ but I did use it in...

Sunday, 21st August 2016, 23:06

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: DgTm, what to acquire?

Replies: 5

Views: 818

Re: DgTm, what to acquire?

Got +3 crown of Dyrovepreva {rElec Int+2 SInv}, +3 warlock's mirror {reflect} and Annihilations ;)

Sunday, 21st August 2016, 21:21

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Do spell percentages ever lie?

Replies: 42

Views: 6601

Re: Do spell percentages ever lie?

Because it would be inefficient and a waste of processing power, it only calculates the display percentage when actually displaying it, and that is more work than just rolling the dice in the fashion that is done now. It might make more sense to you, a human, but it would be comically bad programmi...

Sunday, 21st August 2016, 21:15

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: DgTm, what to acquire?

Replies: 5

Views: 818

Re: DgTm, what to acquire?

arandomperson12 wrote:Are you going for 15 runes?


Not sure yet, probably not. I want to get Tr with Shatter in next game.

Edit. I guess I will acquire a book and 2 armour.

Sunday, 21st August 2016, 18:21

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: DgTm, what to acquire?

Replies: 5

Views: 818

DgTm, what to acquire?

I've just found first 3 scrolls of acquirement and I don't know how to spend them. Keep them for potential trove? ;) Seriously, I don't use weapons, I don't need armour because Dragon Form is castable without wizardry and anyway I have all resistances covered if I want, those amulet and rings are ve...

Sunday, 21st August 2016, 18:17

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Lamp of fire

Replies: 40

Views: 7361

Re: Lamp of fire

I like the nerf and sack of spiders changes too, Evo is not OP now and it is good.

Sunday, 21st August 2016, 18:15

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2853

Views: 472753

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

If you aren't using it at absolutely stupid times you will not have higher chance to die with it... just lure enemies back a bit closer to stairs and then retreat once rage is over if it procs. I honestly don't see how it can help me. If I use it in hard situation, it can kill me. If I use it in ea...

Sunday, 21st August 2016, 18:12

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I love it when...

Replies: 1476

Views: 252081

Re: I love it when...

You see here 3 scrolls labeled ONILOQ WOSAWK {!r}. Drop what? 52/52 slots (_ for help) (? for menu, Esc to quit) You drop 539 arrows. j - 3 scrolls labeled ONILOQ WOSAWK {!r} Read which item? (? for menu, Esc to quit) Really read q - 4 scrolls of identify {!r}? Identify which item? (\ to view known ...

Sunday, 21st August 2016, 17:45

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2853

Views: 472753

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

I should stop arguing with you too. I am not getting a reply, after all; Sandman25 is talking to a strawman instead. Sorry, if I seemed harsh. I meant I have less chance to win with that *Rage because I have higher chance to die with it than without it. For other players it can be the other way aro...

Sunday, 21st August 2016, 17:44

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2853

Views: 472753

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

HuFE, I changed Fighting to 5. +10 rapier of electro Human Fire Elementalist: XL 1 Str 8 Int 15 Dex 13 Wielding: +10 rapier of electrocution, Skill: Short Blades yak: HD 7 AC 4 EV 7 Short Blad | AvHitDam | MaxDam | Accuracy | AvDam | AvTime | AvSpeed | AvEffDam 0 | 11,1 | 36 | 80% | 8,8 | 120 | 0,83...

Sunday, 21st August 2016, 16:51

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2853

Views: 472753

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

It looks like everyone missed that we are talking about Fire Elementalist... Teleporting away is not a good idea, you can land in a dangerous spot and you will still be slowed and unable to run away. Edit. It looks like I should stop arguing at this point. If players need +10 rapier with *Rage as FE...

Sunday, 21st August 2016, 16:35

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I love it when...

Replies: 1476

Views: 252081

Re: I love it when...

Branching into Conjurations as Tm is a good idea sometimes. Your hands revert to their normal proportions. Your uncursed staff of conjuration {!a} unmelds from your body. Your +2 pair of gloves unmelds from your body. The 27-headed Lernaean hydra roars! Casting: Flame Tongue Confirm with . or Enter,...

Sunday, 21st August 2016, 15:09

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2853

Views: 472753

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

*Rage would prevent me from using that rapier. *Rage is more likely to trigger with low base damage weapon because you attack more times. What the.... hell....? *gets +10 elec rapier on d:2* me: Why isn't there a super tab key to just win the game? *gets +10 elec rapier on d:2* Sandman25: But what ...

Sunday, 21st August 2016, 15:07

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Lamp of fire

Replies: 40

Views: 7361

Re: Lamp of fire

you.skill(SK_EVOCATIONS, 10) means Evocations is multiplied by 10.

Sunday, 21st August 2016, 14:07

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Lamp of fire

Replies: 40

Views: 7361

Lamp of fire

How does evocation affect number of fire elementals from lamp of fire? I have just summoned 2 elementals despite my Evocations is only 7.3. Is it random or is there a breakpoint?

Sunday, 21st August 2016, 13:54

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2853

Views: 472753

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

Yes. I mean I would use it only in situations when I don't care (or probably where I even want) berserking.
I mean I am not going to die without that rapier and that rapier can kill me in some situations so it is strictly bad for me as default weapon

Sunday, 21st August 2016, 13:51

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I don't love it when...

Replies: 726

Views: 145904

Re: I don't love it when...

I don't love it when I enter a new Spider level and find too many monsters. I leave immediately, use other stairs to enter and almost die. I mean after using those stairs I see my character berserk with staff of conjuration while wearing -Tele ring and no scrolls of blinking (only one generated and ...

Sunday, 21st August 2016, 13:30

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Make Uskayaw piety last until you leave the level

Replies: 6

Views: 1163

Re: Make Uskayaw piety last until you leave the level

Arrhythmia wrote:an exploration-piety god whose piety lasts until the level is over could be a pretty cool god in some way, though.


Yes, it could be a nice way to discourage stairdancing.

Sunday, 21st August 2016, 13:28

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2853

Views: 472753

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

*Rage would prevent me from using that rapier. *Rage is more likely to trigger with low base damage weapon because you attack more times.

Sunday, 21st August 2016, 13:26

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Magic vs Melee

Replies: 72

Views: 12028

Re: Magic vs Melee

Also MP aptitude is very important.

Sunday, 21st August 2016, 02:57

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: SpEn^Ash: hexes petering out when?

Replies: 15

Views: 1841

Re: SpEn^Ash: hexes petering out when?

Why don't you train Fighting? Is it some kind of challenge?

Sunday, 21st August 2016, 02:56

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: "Thank" button is not visible

Replies: 7

Views: 1073

Re: "Thank" button is not visible

I use 3 browsers.

Sunday, 21st August 2016, 01:36

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Remove level requirement for spell memorization

Replies: 17

Views: 2375

Re: Remove level requirement for spell memorization

Counterproposal: Make level requirement more important, you need to be XL (spell level*2)-1 to memorize a spell of a given spell level Why? How about changing melee in a similar way? XL 2 for vorpal, XL 5 for venom, XL 8 for freezing, XL 11 for flaming, XL 14 for electro, XL 17 for speed, XL 20 for...

Sunday, 21st August 2016, 01:30

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP: HOWn bragging (YAVP update in thread!)

Replies: 7

Views: 646

Re: CiP: HOWn bragging (YAVP update in thread!)

OP character indeed: AC 52, 191 HP with deformed body and frail 3 ;)
Congrats.

Saturday, 20th August 2016, 23:49

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP: HOWn bragging (YAVP update in thread!)

Replies: 7

Views: 646

Re: CiP: HOWn bragging

I don't understand about shields 15. Do you mean there is some -3 shield somewhere? Go get it then, you don't need rC+ from the buckler.

Saturday, 20th August 2016, 22:33

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Magic vs Melee

Replies: 72

Views: 12028

Re: Magic vs Melee

I forgot that I played Tr of Vehumet with Fire Storm in 3 rune game as caster so yes, everything is a good caster with Vehumet ;)

Saturday, 20th August 2016, 22:32

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Lugonu's Corruption

Replies: 11

Views: 2127

Re: Lugonu's Corruption

It's not only success rate, Invocation affects number and power of monsters (not sure about the latter though)

Saturday, 20th August 2016, 20:21

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP 4xGrBe Streak - So Boring

Replies: 37

Views: 2638

Re: YAVP 4xGrBe Streak - So Boring

I mean if it's just to play GrBe then why not, the game doesn't punish you for doing this, I've won like this 4 times lol Trog's hand is almost useless vs orb of fire and skilling weapon to 27 is always a mistake unless you literally have nothing to train. Exactly So why is it in your guide? Do you...

Saturday, 20th August 2016, 19:47

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP 4xGrBe Streak - So Boring

Replies: 37

Views: 2638

Re: YAVP 4xGrBe Streak - So Boring

CypherZel wrote:I mean if it's just to play GrBe then why not, the game doesn't punish you for doing this, I've won like this 4 times lol


Trog's hand is almost useless vs orb of fire and skilling weapon to 27 is always a mistake unless you literally have nothing to train.

Saturday, 20th August 2016, 18:50

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP 4xGrBe Streak - So Boring

Replies: 37

Views: 2638

Re: YAVP 4xGrBe Streak - So Boring

-Trogs hand, literally broken, you can pop 2 MR whenever you want, see an orb of fire? Trogs hand and put some Fr on (make sure you are using that nice anti magic executioners axe with 27 axe skill because you a bad ass mother fucker) free kill, don't even quaff a cure mutation, bask in your victor...

Saturday, 20th August 2016, 18:21

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Add summon cap to Sticks to Snake

Replies: 0

Views: 618

Add summon cap to Sticks to Snake

Arrow cost is not enough IMHO, spamming Water Mocassins does not look balanced because in every fight you are limited by MP only, even Orc Warlords in Orc have no chance.

Saturday, 20th August 2016, 17:27

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Magic vs Melee

Replies: 72

Views: 12028

Re: Magic vs Melee

Sprucery wrote:HOFE is still a good 'caster'. Unless for some bizarre reason 'caster' should mean 'no melee'.


It is good hybrid, not caster. http://dobrazupa.org/morgue/SlowThinker ... 003734.txt

- Level 12.0 Spellcasting at XL 27 due to -3 aptitude.

Saturday, 20th August 2016, 14:47

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Discord

Replies: 10

Views: 1059

Re: Discord

Also Silence.

Saturday, 20th August 2016, 14:45

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Do spell percentages ever lie?

Replies: 42

Views: 6601

Re: Do spell percentages ever lie?

Probably not but I remember the guy who made dcss-ca saying that the spell failure rates were calculated wrong once and they were way higher in that fork. Then the guy told that he was wrong, crawl devs explained to him how it works and he agreed that there are no bugs in that code. So I am pretty ...

Saturday, 20th August 2016, 14:41

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Magic vs Melee

Replies: 72

Views: 12028

Re: Magic vs Melee

HO have -3 aptitude in spellcasting, it is optimal to pick some axe because your MP is very low. I am playing a DgTm at the moment and I see it is extremely hard to branch into Conjurations even if you do it as early as Lair while having Int 24, MP+9 amulet and staff of conjuration in leather armour...

Saturday, 20th August 2016, 14:29

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: "Thank" button is not visible

Replies: 7

Views: 1073

Re: "Thank" button is not visible

Oh, it must be some bug in IE 11, I do see the button in other browsers.

Saturday, 20th August 2016, 14:26

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Discord

Replies: 10

Views: 1059

Re: Discord

Discord has good synergy with stabbing since it is a reliable way to kill groups when you have problems stabbing and also it can be casted at unaware monsters, it's fun to see how they kill each other without even noticing you. Nightswalker can be problematic indeed though, because you have less dis...

Saturday, 20th August 2016, 13:05

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: "Thank" button is not visible

Replies: 7

Views: 1073

"Thank" button is not visible

I don't see "Thank" button sometimes. Is it some kind of experiment or am I going crazy?

Saturday, 20th August 2016, 04:03

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2853

Views: 472753

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

amulet "Doxaoj" {Dismiss +Blink rC+ MP+9 Int+7}

Interesting mix for DgTm on D7, I guess crawl wants me to use that book of fire which I found earlier. Crawl, please give me a ring of fire to make me sure.

Saturday, 20th August 2016, 03:29

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Been gone a long time...

Replies: 36

Views: 4164

Re: Been gone a long time...

PleasingFungus wrote:don't stop before a:4, imo. a:3 is for wimps


I think you meant for "optimal players"

Saturday, 20th August 2016, 03:27

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Make Ancestors Match Your Speed

Replies: 29

Views: 4687

Re: Make Ancestors Match Your Speed

PleasingFungus wrote:why would you ever need to wait for it to catch up?


Recall costs 2 MP.

Saturday, 20th August 2016, 02:10

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Looking for a monster exp table

Replies: 10

Views: 1423

Re: Looking for a monster exp table

Thank you

Saturday, 20th August 2016, 01:05

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: OpWn of Gozag, Gozag is not fun

Replies: 18

Views: 1940

Re: Cip: OpWn of Gozag

I was running low on food and gold, it does not feel right when I cannot even cast Spectral Weapon or Regeneration due to spell hunger, so I committed a suicide vs a hydra. Gozag confirmed to be the worst fun god for me. Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.18.1 (tiles) character file. 17447 OpWn the ...

Friday, 19th August 2016, 23:55

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: DDGl Late Game Weapon Choice?

Replies: 6

Views: 630

Re: DDGl Late Game Weapon Choice?

and haste.
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