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Monday, 14th March 2016, 16:04

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Cancel Persistent Charms When Forgetting Spell

Replies: 9

Views: 762

RMsl is such an excellent spell that I never even thought about forgetting it (unless I updated to DMsl).

Monday, 14th March 2016, 14:20

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: The Fairyland

Replies: 30

Views: 1807

That really looks like a joke.

Monday, 14th March 2016, 09:14

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Poll: Would you like an additional subforum in The Tavern?

Replies: 9

Views: 774

I looked for more reasons why we could want another, more serious subforum for everything else . CYC contains a large variety of topics, and I found there are a lot which are serious and could be split from CYC: ⋅ ideas about GDD which don't stick to the strict rules of the GDD forum (whic...

Monday, 14th March 2016, 08:14

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Should all smites be equal?

Replies: 15

Views: 1085

Why was this yiufed? That seems unfair, considering this was a pretty genuine discussion. I posted in CYC because of this rule in the GDD guidelines: Post a complete, finished idea. Brainstorming threads or incomplete proposals should be posted to Crazy Yiuf's Corner for development. I'm guessing t...

Sunday, 13th March 2016, 10:43

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: 4thArra, the icy old man and another 1-HP-story

Replies: 1

Views: 267

YAVP: 4thArra, the icy old man and another 1-HP-story

That's from a recent FoWn 15-runer of 4thArra with a very dangerous situation. The inability of hasting / blinking / teleporting makes playing formicids a special adventure. The game seemed to be quite easy for most of the time, early demon trident and bardiche helped for sure. Hell's branches were ...

Sunday, 13th March 2016, 10:12

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: CRAWL LEGENDS: [UPDATE] Explanation on #4 & Current Projects

Replies: 43

Views: 4439

Blade wrote:A preview for Crawl Legends #3, now with animation!
https://i.imgur.com/HYiZFP7.gifv

What!? In Vaults:5 after 5 k turns?

I know about Sapher's speedruns but this is crazy.

Sunday, 13th March 2016, 09:20

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP Minou, FeCj, which 3rd rune?

Replies: 5

Views: 364

I didn't think about RMsl ans DMsl, they are very powerful? RMsl is a very useful spell, especially when you have low HP like a felid. When I can update to DMsl without too many difficulties I do it as well. juggernauts are so strong! (72 damages!) There's no need to fight juggernauts (or other tou...

Saturday, 12th March 2016, 11:09

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Famous last words

Replies: 126

Views: 16052

3454 | D:12 | Noticed Kirke [transformed into a pig by Kirke] 3501 | D:12 | Turgon: oink oink 3505 | D:12 | 4thArraOfDagon: oink 3505 | D:12 | Slain by Kirke 4thArraOfDagon the Carver (L10 FoWn of Ru), slain by Kirke on D:12 on 2016-03-12 11:00:16, with 3227 points after 3505 turns and 0:20:06.

Saturday, 12th March 2016, 09:57

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Poll: Would you like an additional subforum in The Tavern?

Replies: 9

Views: 774

Poll: Would you like an additional subforum in The Tavern?

In the past we had some discussions about creating a new subforum in The Tavern . The main idea is to split Crazy Yiuf's Corner into ⋅ more serious topics - "General Crawl Discussion" (Blade) could be a new name ⋅ less serious and off-topic ideas - this could keep the n...

Saturday, 12th March 2016, 06:42

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Cancel Persistent Charms When Forgetting Spell

Replies: 9

Views: 762

I don't want to discuss your proposal. But I'd like to add that delayed fireball has the same game mechanics, e.g. you get a buff after casting it (the fireball can be released by an ability) and you keep it after forgetting the spell.

Saturday, 12th March 2016, 02:27

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2689

Views: 249530

That's from an actual FoWz game of Yermak, he found this weapon quite early.

  Code:
+12 bardiche of Noon {flame, +Rage rC+ Dex+2 Stlth-}

Bardiches have been my favourite weapons and that one is +12!

Saturday, 12th March 2016, 02:14

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD I was so proud of my VSMo

Replies: 4

Views: 319

What went wrong?! Your Spells Type Power Failure Level a - Repel Missiles Chrm/Air ####.. 1% 2 @: statue-form, corroded equipment, very slightly contaminated, studying 2 skills, very slow, incredibly resistant to hostile enchantments, stealthy You had no RMsl active! Slime is a hard place for Chei ...

Saturday, 12th March 2016, 00:11

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Why do throw flame and throw frost exist?

Replies: 55

Views: 3095

I agree with Blade and ydeve. There is flame tongue for the beginning and conjure / sticky / fireball afterwards. I think I used throw flame very rarely (if I used it at all).

Same with throw frost as freeze is really strong.

Friday, 11th March 2016, 23:57

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP Minou, FeCj, which 3rd rune?

Replies: 5

Views: 364

Felids get abyssal 3rd. I don't have much experience with felids but as well as Sprucery I'm surprised about your low stealth (you have +4 aptitude!). So I wonder if you are prepared for the abyss. What about pushing some stealth and then doing abyss? ******* Nevertheless, some thoughts about slime...

Friday, 11th March 2016, 17:56

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Why do new players invest so many XP into spellcasting?

Replies: 31

Views: 3020

I'm really surprised about that much feedback on my original post. The point is: when I read a newbie's CIP with spellcasting being the highest skill my first answer is: "Turn it off." (And the first question I ask myself: "Why again?") But as it looks like, there are several rea...

Friday, 11th March 2016, 11:42

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Why is there no high boss in tomb:3?

Replies: 6

Views: 536

Why is there no high boss in tomb:3?

[EDIT] I started this topic in Game Design Discussion. I know that it doesn't fulfil the GDD principles, I was too lazy to make a detailed GDD proposal. However, the intention of my question/proposal was serious. After a few responses the topic was moved to CYC and thus is no longer protected by GD...

Friday, 11th March 2016, 00:01

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Remove Paralysis

Replies: 14

Views: 1294

Also, paralysis is not nearly always fatal. Nevertheless it might be embarrassing when you are paralysed on the orbrun on D:1. Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.18-a0-1405-g73f4075 (webtiles) character file. 538135 BLOAX the Slayer (level 24, -2/239 HPs) Began as a Minotaur Fighter...

Thursday, 10th March 2016, 13:02

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: New draconian color

Replies: 52

Views: 5143

adozu wrote:are we really suggesting we stay on topic in CYC?

No.

Request for locking was because I got the feeling that people got angry.

Thursday, 10th March 2016, 12:56

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: New draconian color

Replies: 52

Views: 5143

*** Request for temporarily locking this topic ***

At the moment the topic isn't about draconian colours.

Thursday, 10th March 2016, 12:47

Forum: Bulletin Board

Topic: Thanking Now Restricted to OPs

Replies: 28

Views: 2390

Turukano, [the removal of the thank button] is a serious attempt to make the Tavern a better forum. If it doesn't succeed in doing that, we'll bring it back. The way I see it is like this: ⋅ The Thank button is a good feature, same with the Quote button (this refers to another recent topi...

Thursday, 10th March 2016, 09:11

Forum: Suggestions & Criticism

Topic: Thoughts about the Quote button

Replies: 4

Views: 743

Thoughts about the Quote button

The discussion about the Thank button continues and this makes me ask another thing. Several times I wasn't happy about the way the Quote button was used. This concerns 1) quoting very long text and 2) quoting quoted quotes. ⋅ PosterA writes some text containing 50 lines. PosterB quotes ev...

Thursday, 10th March 2016, 08:21

Forum: Bulletin Board

Topic: Thanking Now Restricted to OPs

Replies: 28

Views: 2390

Re: Thanking Now Restricted to OPs

If you really want this out. What about 2 buttons : - the original Thanks, a kind of like button, that can be used for sarcastic uses or jokes - a +1/-1 one, that shows the advice value of the post... No, that's technically too complicated as njvack pointed out in the recent topic Are different Tha...

Thursday, 10th March 2016, 08:14

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD! DgAs with boots of flying drowned at Shoals

Replies: 18

Views: 1014

And your post reminds me that I've seen Skrik - "The Scream" - several years ago in Oslo when I've been in holidays in Norway!

Thursday, 10th March 2016, 08:10

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD! DgAs with boots of flying drowned at Shoals

Replies: 18

Views: 1014

My condolences. One of my chars drowned in shoals as well, maybe last year. I have a warning in my rc-file but I was so busy about everything going on (lots of foes and actions) that I failed to read the warning that my flight spell expired. This could have been easily avoided of course, i should ha...

Thursday, 10th March 2016, 06:29

Forum: Suggestions & Criticism

Topic: Remove the thank feature

Replies: 50

Views: 3221

On the other hand, as njvack suggests, I suspect the recency of the removal [of thanks] is part of the reason for the complaints The recency is one thing I thought about as well. My Poll: Removal of Thank button was made yesterday, i.e. about one week after Thanks were removed. Actually the majorit...

Thursday, 10th March 2016, 05:53

Forum: Suggestions & Criticism

Topic: Are different Thank buttons possible?

Replies: 8

Views: 940

njvack wrote:While I agree that multiple kinds of "Thank" might be useful*, it's not possible without changing our phpbb installation in ways that are very unlikely to happen.

I thought so. However, I wanted to ask.

Wednesday, 9th March 2016, 17:19

Forum: Suggestions & Criticism

Topic: Are different Thank buttons possible?

Replies: 8

Views: 940

Sar wrote:poster A: also IMO Chei is a good god for Tm because blah blah stats statue form
posters B, C, D: thanks for a joke!
poster A: omg rude

This would add 4 or 5 posts. The expansion of a topic by several (probably short) posts is one of the problems which are caused by removing the Thank button.

Wednesday, 9th March 2016, 16:58

Forum: Suggestions & Criticism

Topic: Are different Thank buttons possible?

Replies: 8

Views: 940

Are different Thank buttons possible?

One of the reasons that the Thank button has been disabled actually (-> Thanking Now Restricted to OPs ) seems to be the fact that there are several intentions for pressing the button. I wouldn't like to discuss any kind of abuse (you can't prevent that anyway) but the question is: are several diffe...

Wednesday, 9th March 2016, 14:20

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Poll: Removal of Thank button

Replies: 6

Views: 632

I personally voted for rather bad idea.

I laughed about pubby's 15-runer with a +72 club (topic here) which was caused by a bug. This would have been a Thank for sure!

Wednesday, 9th March 2016, 14:13

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Poll: Removal of Thank button

Replies: 6

Views: 632

Poll: Removal of Thank button

The Thank button was disabled a few days ago (announced here ), actually you can only hit Thank for the first post in every topic. I ask you not to discuss the question if thanking (only) to the first post is a good idea - the poll is about the general removal of Thanks . So what do you think after ...

Wednesday, 9th March 2016, 11:39

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: +36 scimitar

Replies: 41

Views: 4453

Re: +36 scimitar

pubby wrote:_Pakellas booms: Use this gift wisely!

_Pakellas booms: FIRST make an incredible highscore THEN post the bug in the tavern!

Tuesday, 8th March 2016, 09:23

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Am I reading this correct?

Replies: 13

Views: 1546

After dying 10 times I thought it might get some inspiration from this guy: http://crawl.xtahua.com/crawl/morgue/4thArraOfDagon/morgue-4thArraOfDagon-20151112-234357.txt He did well in a tournament. He reached UC skill 6 by turn 741?? How is that even possible? No matter if novice or master No matt...

Tuesday, 8th March 2016, 09:13

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Why do new players invest so many XP into spellcasting?

Replies: 31

Views: 3020

Why do new players invest so many XP into spellcasting?

Quite often there are new players with surprisingly high spellcasting skill, asking for advice in this forum. The most recent topic is [CiP] HEWz: invest into Necro? Of course these players would benefit from putting their XP into other skills - but why do new players make this strategic mistake so ...

Sunday, 6th March 2016, 21:29

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Any way of not dying before Lair as a caster?

Replies: 55

Views: 4713

Starting FE is not tricky
Only red imps will be icky
Throw flame at your foes
Just learn how it goes
And soon you can burn them with sticky

Sunday, 6th March 2016, 21:06

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD, now YAVP!: Can a mummy manage a greatorbrun? Yes!

Replies: 5

Views: 468

I guess when you started the run
You really expected much fun
Take care of dispel
It's a horrible spell
Bad luck that your mummy is gone.

Sunday, 6th March 2016, 18:31

Forum: Suggestions & Criticism

Topic: Remove the thank feature

Replies: 50

Views: 3221

That was a good post, Blade.

Sunday, 6th March 2016, 15:21

Forum: Suggestions & Criticism

Topic: Remove the thank feature

Replies: 50

Views: 3221

njvack wrote:The whole point is to try to keep signal-to-noise a little higher in threads with actual content.

I'm no native English speaker and I didn't get the meaning of this sentence, even after reading it several times. What do you mean?

Sunday, 6th March 2016, 12:02

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Divine Limericks

Replies: 20

Views: 1699

Tab tabtab tab tabtab Oh hi!
Tab tabtab tab tabtab Oh my
Tab tabtab Oh no
Tab tab "HP LOW!"
Tab tabtab tab tabtab "You die..."

Sunday, 6th March 2016, 08:27

Forum: Bulletin Board

Topic: Thanking Now Restricted to OPs

Replies: 28

Views: 2390

archaeo wrote:For now, instead of removing Thanks altogether, we'll be trying another one of the toggles we found, which only allows Thanks on the first post in a topic. It's the perfect middle ground for a trial run;

Serious question, archaeo: is this a kind of psychological game you play with all of us?

Sunday, 6th March 2016, 08:17

Forum: Suggestions & Criticism

Topic: Remove the thank feature

Replies: 50

Views: 3221

There are enough poor OPs and quality replies that it feels a bit arbitrary to restrict the ability to thank something simply based on placement. Thanks are a cool form of positive reinforcement that have a good place in a forum like this, inevitable silliness notwithstanding. I don't think a trial...

Saturday, 5th March 2016, 20:03

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Divine Limericks

Replies: 20

Views: 1699

You took Chei and I'd like to ask why.
Imagine an ogre comes by,
it's too early to slouch
instead, you read "Ouch!
That really hurt!" and "You die..."

Friday, 4th March 2016, 19:43

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Stop saying !tele

Replies: 5

Views: 370

ydeve wrote:Why do people keep saying !tele. !tele doesn't exist, it's ?tele. ! is potion. ? is scroll.

Don't worry about this.

Just relax with a ?beer.

Thursday, 3rd March 2016, 20:08

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP! CeAK of Cheibriados 15 runes

Replies: 7

Views: 653

I wrote:Players like e.g. 4thArra, Yermak, Sapher, PurpleRed or Charly would be able to beat 41.7 k with a centaur if they wanted.

have been able*

Wednesday, 2nd March 2016, 10:08

Forum: Bulletin Board

Topic: Thanking Now Restricted to OPs

Replies: 28

Views: 2390

archaeo, I'd like to elaborate on the above mentioned post of Siegurt ("annoyed by scrolling down past large numbers of contentent-less replies"). The thank button is a very useful feature if you want to look at a long topic. Imagine I want to know how to deal with torment. I can use the s...

Wednesday, 2nd March 2016, 07:21

Forum: Bulletin Board

Topic: Thanking Now Restricted to OPs

Replies: 28

Views: 2390

We've discussed the Thanks feature a few times in recent history. The most recent discussion was here , but some other previous discussions can be found here , here , and here . I had a look at the linked topics. Besides the obvious fact that there are different reasons for hitting Thank I especial...

Wednesday, 2nd March 2016, 06:03

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Slime as a 3rd Rune (was: Regen question)

Replies: 11

Views: 836

Re: Slime as a 3rd Rune (was: Regen question)

If you know how trj works he's usually not really much of a problem, but knowing that summons and such can only appear up to 2 tiles away from the summoner (and just fail to appear if they're not within that distance) is kind of spoily, and that's the key to really negating trj's gimmick. The rest ...

Tuesday, 1st March 2016, 20:06

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Redesign Fedhas

Replies: 8

Views: 709

The only person who enjoys playing fedhas is crate. I don't think so. Checking the number of games: !lg * god=Fedhas s=name 17152 games for * (god=Fedhas): 558x M4edhros, 176x raskol, 162x puissantveil, 154x adamzap, 127x agentgt, 100x Neil, 74x Zalbag, 66x Sharkman1231, 65x nht, 64x Snack, 62x Hei...

Tuesday, 1st March 2016, 18:42

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Official Sar thanks thread

Replies: 15

Views: 711

Sar wrote:see, Turukano, I would undoubtedly thank your witty quip

Thank you!

Tuesday, 1st March 2016, 18:27

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Official Sar thanks thread

Replies: 15

Views: 711

Sar wrote:I've created this thread in case I post something funny in another thread and you want to thank me

No, thank you.

Monday, 29th February 2016, 14:16

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Regen question

Replies: 17

Views: 854

I personally wouldn't do snake without rPois. And I wouldn't even think about doing slime! One question is if you have shoals or swamp in your game. While shoals is usually harder than the other early lair branches (and especially dangerous without MR) swamp should be doable. rPois is nice there as ...
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