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Friday, 12th September 2014, 01:48

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Increase Orcish Mines' Difficulty

Replies: 33

Views: 4120

Re: Increase Orcish Mines' Difficulty

From my anecdotal newcomer's perspective, I don't feel there is a practical difference between the difficulties of orc and lair, and I usually take whichever comes first, but if anything, I would count lair as more dangerous, in the end. Orc's compactness makes it easier, in some ways, because you'r...

Thursday, 11th September 2014, 03:00

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Whoops, you equipped a distortion weapon!

Replies: 56

Views: 8154

Re: Whoops, you equipped a distortion weapon!

a - a +3 trident of piercing (weapon). A fishing spear improved with a longer shaft and a three-pronged metal head. Base accuracy: +1 Base damage: 9 Base attack delay: 1.3 Minimum delay: 0.6 It can be evoked to extend its reach. It inflicts extra damage upon your enemies. This weapon falls into the...

Thursday, 11th September 2014, 02:09

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I love it when...

Replies: 1474

Views: 226548

Re: I love it when...

a - 260 gold an uncursed ring of poison resistance (unknown) b - 325 gold an uncursed ring of ice (unknown) c - 522 gold the amulet of Cekugob {Ward -Tele rElec rPois rN++ AC+1 EV+1} d - 443 gold the ring of Meuduuso {MR+ Str+3 Dex-2} e - 390 gold an uncursed ring of wizardry (unknown) f - 260 gold...

Wednesday, 10th September 2014, 23:48

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP - VSWr of Zin, TSO, Zin - 15 runes (0.15 tournament)

Replies: 2

Views: 654

Re: YAVP - VSWr of Zin, TSO, Zin - 15 runes (0.15 tournament

Very impressive victories in your tournament play, Magipi. Major congrats!

Wednesday, 10th September 2014, 23:47

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Whoops, you equipped a distortion weapon!

Replies: 56

Views: 8154

Re: Whoops, you equipped a distortion weapon!

Let that disto dagger carry you in to the victory you already seemed to give up! Erm, too late for that, but thanks just the same. :) Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.15.0-25-gd84c1e8 (webtiles) character file. 11 Aule the Magician (level 2, -5/15 HPs) Began as a Deep Elf Wizard on Sept 10, 2014....

Wednesday, 10th September 2014, 06:11

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Whoops, you equipped a distortion weapon!

Replies: 56

Views: 8154

Re: Whoops, you equipped a distortion weapon!

Respectfully, no, it is not. The ideal weapon is a spear or trident.

Wednesday, 10th September 2014, 03:48

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Whoops, you equipped a distortion weapon!

Replies: 56

Views: 8154

Re: Whoops, you equipped a distortion weapon!

When most people complain about this, it's because they picked up a weapon they probably wouldn't use anyway and wielded it (just out of curiosity or something), this is a situation which is avoidable, and you probably shouldn't be doing in the first place. By contrast, this is a situation that is ...

Tuesday, 9th September 2014, 05:30

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: This ghost...

Replies: 7

Views: 1472

Re: This ghost...

That plus a string of somewhat worse-than-average rolls could easily account for your experience. A very long string. I was in quite extended battles with this ghost. Two full disint wands in the last one. Oh, and one of them was recharged using a scroll after it was empty, then emptied again befor...

Tuesday, 9th September 2014, 04:57

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: This ghost...

Replies: 7

Views: 1472

This ghost...

[0.15 Tournament CiP - NO ADVICE REQUESTED ] flameboy99's ghost (mighty GrGl) morgue file (the one in my game now): Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.15.0-23-gc2b521c (webtiles) character file. 128331 flameboy99 the Spry (level 17, -5/108 HPs) Began as a Gargoyle Gladiator on Sept 7, 2014. Was the...

Tuesday, 9th September 2014, 00:21

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Mutations

Replies: 45

Views: 8107

Re: Mutations

Posts like this make it mostly pointless to use GDD. I hardly think my post epitomized any such thing, but if personal digs make you feel better about it then go for it. 1. DCSS changes to the mutation system: many mutations modified/added/removed; temporary mutations; Alter Self removed; two gods ...

Monday, 8th September 2014, 21:22

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Mutations

Replies: 45

Views: 8107

Re: Mutations

I agree with everything snow has said regarding the ineffectiveness of the current mutation system. The focus should be on what to do to make it better, not pretend the problems so clearly spelled out don't exist. It's an unmanageable crapshoot, right now. Also, when rMut 2 can't even provide securi...

Thursday, 4th September 2014, 18:40

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: Going for Heretic III

Replies: 6

Views: 528

Re: YASD: Going for Heretic III

I had it in corridor with conjure for a while earlier in the game, and it still escaped. Also, it told me the fire hit it a few times. Anyway, that wasn't the hard part, bastards that they are, just the finishing move at that particular moment. The hard part is incurring the concurrent wrath of nine...

Thursday, 4th September 2014, 18:10

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: Going for Heretic III

Replies: 6

Views: 528

Re: YASD: Going for Heretic III

Meph distracts it for a bit, but it can't kill it. I couldn't believe three or four zaps of fire wand didn't do it in. Grrr..

Thursday, 4th September 2014, 17:51

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: Going for Heretic III

Replies: 6

Views: 528

YASD: Going for Heretic III

This is hard stuff. Making it harder is when I forget options I have at my disposal, like an unided ornate deck, sack of spiders, and at least one lost attempt to take out that goddamned unseen horror with an iron shot. Thankfully, a group of militant deep elves came out of seclusion to offer their ...

Wednesday, 3rd September 2014, 23:11

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Dieing in first room - Difficulty setting?

Replies: 66

Views: 10286

Re: Dieing in first room - Difficulty setting?

Well, if you examine the morgue, you'll see that I took on only one, and after emptying MP with dart and throwing stones until his last breath, he could not kill the lone jackal. Any other suggestions?

Wednesday, 3rd September 2014, 21:38

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Dieing in first room - Difficulty setting?

Replies: 66

Views: 10286

Re: Dieing in first room - Difficulty setting?

Perhaps by selectively choosing starting combos that are stronger, yes. But the rng plays a large role in the success of characters starting out squishy. Starting with no weapon is also a bit ridiculous. Take this image as a typical example of a start. What would you do to make sure the character do...

Wednesday, 3rd September 2014, 21:31

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: Can I specify minimap exclusions?

Replies: 3

Views: 503

Re: Can I specify minimap exclusions?

That also clears everything else, including items, which isn't the behavior I I'm looking for.

Wednesday, 3rd September 2014, 17:45

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP : DDNe, vamp eveningstar rules

Replies: 7

Views: 498

Re: YAVP : DDNe, vamp eveningstar rules

Nice! Grats on the win and banner.

Wednesday, 3rd September 2014, 17:44

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP - GrBe of Trog (0.15 tournament)

Replies: 3

Views: 705

Re: YAVP - GrBe of Trog (0.15 tournament)

Grats! Pig-n-Cats? It that the clan name?

Wednesday, 3rd September 2014, 17:29

Forum: The Dart Board

Topic: Banner Q

Replies: 1

Views: 622

Banner Q

Lugonu hates all the other gods and admires HERETICS who go out of their way to incur their wrath. The good gods (Elyvilon, the Shining One, and Zin) are insufficiently wrathful, so abandoning them does not impress Lugonu. I: Abandon and mollify a non-good god. II: Abandon three non-good gods befor...

Wednesday, 3rd September 2014, 04:18

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Fan-fiction Thread

Replies: 25

Views: 2297

Re: Fan-fiction Thread

Irreverence was encouraged and irreverence was received. You can't have your sanctimonious cake and eat it too. Cocksureness doesn't care that irreverence is also subject to irreverence. FWIW, I read yours first and liked it. It was the other one that left a bad taste in my mouth. Don't understand ...

Wednesday, 3rd September 2014, 03:53

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Fan-fiction Thread

Replies: 25

Views: 2297

Re: Fan-fiction Thread

That fact that any of this needs explaining is truly frightening.

Wednesday, 3rd September 2014, 03:47

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Fan-fiction Thread

Replies: 25

Views: 2297

Re: Fan-fiction Thread

like did you actually read it to the end or did you just get halfway and decide that NOW was the opportunity for you to prove yourself as truly the Wettest of Blankets I read every line of it. But many would not be able to do that because it hits too close to home. If you read it from the perspecti...

Tuesday, 2nd September 2014, 22:47

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP: DDNe - My Next Quest

Replies: 12

Views: 1221

Re: CiP: DDNe - My Next Quest

Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.15.0-13-gb296d5c (webtiles) character file. 8663 Aule the Geomancer (level 11, -1/97 HPs) Began as a Deep Dwarf Necromancer on Sept 1, 2014. Was a Priest of Makhleb. Slain by a komodo dragon (9 damage) ... on Level 1 of the Lair of Beasts on Sept 2, 2014. The game...

Tuesday, 2nd September 2014, 20:48

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Fan-fiction Thread

Replies: 25

Views: 2297

Re: Fan-fiction Thread

duvessa wrote:how is that mockery

Greyr wrote:Irreverence is encouraged. Semi-serious rape scenes, not so much.

Tuesday, 2nd September 2014, 15:29

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Fan-fiction Thread

Replies: 25

Views: 2297

Re: Fan-fiction Thread

Greyr wrote:Rules:
1- No Rape

Clearly there are still those to whom no means yes:

duvessa wrote:rape mockery

Tuesday, 2nd September 2014, 15:00

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: A new record: streak of 23 by Tedronai

Replies: 29

Views: 2710

Re: A new record: streak of 23 by Tedronai

If you do this the only person you're cheating is yourself, really. Disagree: If you do that you're cheating yourself plus everyone who is legitimately vying for position, serving only your dishonest ambitions to get over on others by any means possible, and lower than a slime for it. (No offense m...

Tuesday, 2nd September 2014, 14:39

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP : DDNe, vamp eveningstar rules

Replies: 7

Views: 498

Re: CiP : DDNe, to rebrand or not to rebrand ?

Deep Dwarf Necromancer

This is a popular combo, it seems. :)

So you seem to be playing him as almost strictly melee. Is this the norm?

Tuesday, 2nd September 2014, 02:53

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: Can I specify minimap exclusions?

Replies: 3

Views: 503

Re: Can I specify minimap exclusions?

Here, this is what I'm talking about. The bright blue "pixels" in the minimap are left-behind friendlies. As you can see, their persistence in the map blocks critical features such as nearby stairs, as in this example. I have modified colors of the features from their default values, but I...

Monday, 1st September 2014, 22:07

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: NaFi of Chei - OoF floor is bad

Replies: 12

Views: 1280

Re: YAVP: NaFi of Chei - OoF floor is bad

Well, grats on your (lucky he didn't get crisped) win! :)

Monday, 1st September 2014, 20:30

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: MiBe of Trog 15/15 - Jorgrun is how to Tomb

Replies: 8

Views: 563

Re: YAVP: MiBe of Trog 15/15 - Jorgrun is how to Tomb

Good job! Saved the best for last, eh?

Monday, 1st September 2014, 18:53

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: Can I specify minimap exclusions?

Replies: 3

Views: 503

Can I specify minimap exclusions?

Is it possible to exclude something from the minimap altogether? I don't want my straggling friendlies cluttering the map with their pixels. It's a real mess. I looked at the options guide, but it seems I can only change the colors. Hoping I'm wrong, as usual.

Monday, 1st September 2014, 18:20

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Hellion Island

Replies: 9

Views: 1702

Re: Hellion Island

Yeah, I wasn't very bright. I was walking trying to get into range of glaciate to kill them all at once, moving intentionally into the LOS of more and more, like a fool, all the while completely ignoring the potion of invisibility he was holding. The first volley once he was noticed very nearly kill...

Monday, 1st September 2014, 17:13

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: HaBe (5 runes) Politician

Replies: 5

Views: 463

Re: YAVP: HaBe (5 runes) Politician

Grats on your win, Sprucery. I didn't like brimstone fiends, either. :)

Monday, 1st September 2014, 16:02

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: MiBe of Trog 15/15 - Jorgrun is how to Tomb

Replies: 8

Views: 563

Re: CiP: MiBe of Trog 14/15 - How to Tomb

Isn't going in with 4 int pretty dangerous, even with SustAb? Two successive high- or even mid-roll stat drain attacks could leave him brainless.

When I did tomb, it was armed with loads of curing, HW and restore abilities, which were always depleted by the run. Nasty place.

Monday, 1st September 2014, 15:54

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP: DDNe - My Next Quest

Replies: 12

Views: 1221

Re: CiP: DDNe - My Next Quest

I'm okay with a caster pre-lair, even one with no natural healing. Not used to anything other than light armor anyway. :) Vampiric draining is working as a boost, and soon he'll have other means of recouping lost HP.

Monday, 1st September 2014, 05:01

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP: DDNe - My Next Quest

Replies: 12

Views: 1221

Re: CiP: DDNe - My Next Quest

I'm not married to Kiku. It just seemed reasonable. Too bad, 'cause this one found a Kiku altar on D:3 already before the D:5 Temple that had Makhleb. :(

Could earn some wrath, and maybe some tourney points, I suppose. That'll be a nice curveball. :P

Monday, 1st September 2014, 03:49

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP: DDNe - My Next Quest

Replies: 12

Views: 1221

CiP: DDNe - My Next Quest

Since they were to come in the days of the power of Melkor, Aulë made the Dwarves strong to endure. Therefore they are stone-hard, stubborn, fast in friendship and in enmity, and they suffer toil and hunger and hurt of body more hardily than all other speaking peoples; and they live long, far beyon...

Sunday, 31st August 2014, 03:45

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: Ongoing DEWz Executions

Replies: 313

Views: 33276

Coda

Executions End My satiation is now complete. I have feasted on the power to roam dangerous places, and to take on the worst the game has to offer with near-impunity. I have become myself a wizard of this deep elf wizard, bringing another character with lesser beginnings not only to a win, but also ...

Saturday, 30th August 2014, 23:23

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: DgFi, 15 runes

Replies: 9

Views: 2187

Re: YAVP: DgFi, 15 runes

I want to apologize for snapping earlier. I was still smarting from the snide comment of a random spectator in my game last night, who came in, commented about the length of time I have played my current game, and left. This is no excuse for my tone, but I am sorry for it all the same. Judgmental vi...

Saturday, 30th August 2014, 15:29

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: DgFi, 15 runes

Replies: 9

Views: 2187

Re: YAVP: DgFi, 15 runes

So by your estimation, what happened in the first 2,000 turns negates any successes of the following 136,000 turns? That seems, well, rather negative. And the phrase, "mutation scumming;" how awesomely derisive is that? How many times did this occur? Once? It's a win, it's 15 runes, and it...

Saturday, 30th August 2014, 15:08

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Vestibule Respawns

Replies: 7

Views: 1118

Re: Vestibule Respawns

Definitely respawns... at a low rate. Wiki to be corrected.

Friday, 29th August 2014, 06:18

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Hellion Island

Replies: 9

Views: 1702

Re: Hellion Island

Why tell me it had the demonic rune when I told you in the OP I already found the demonic rune? There can't be two demonic runes. I suppose the question I should have asked was, could any of the four majors have been there?

Friday, 29th August 2014, 04:14

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Hellion Island

Replies: 9

Views: 1702

Hellion Island

I skipped it after it damn-neared my ass. Did I permanently lose a rune? (Already have the demonic one, so just need to know if Hellion Island has one.)

Thursday, 28th August 2014, 21:05

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Vestibule Respawns

Replies: 7

Views: 1118

Vestibule Respawns

It used to be that no monsters would respawn in the Vestibule of Hell, but that doesn't appear to be true anymore. Was this changed in 0.15? I cleared it, scoured it clean, o'd it, was remodeling it for a snowbird camp, and constantly appearing were monsters like orange rats, ice dragons, rakashi, e...

Thursday, 28th August 2014, 05:48

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAFVP: DEFE of Veh, thanks for all the help!

Replies: 30

Views: 2186

Re: CIP: DEFE of Veh, general advice needed

I am not a professional. That being said: IMO spellcasting is going to have to be higher if you want to lose that hunger and make regular use of your level 6 and above spells. You've got a truckload of food and gourmand, but you may find that won't be enough when you get into the more unnatural area...

Thursday, 28th August 2014, 00:23

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Blocks of Ice and LRD

Replies: 7

Views: 1392

Re: Blocks of Ice and LRD

I have noticed since posting the above that you can "kill" the blocks of ice. They melt and disappear rather quickly, but if you ctrl-hit them, you damage them, like living things. Also, if they are flash-frozen near a slime wall, they will die from acid burns before they disappear on thei...

Wednesday, 27th August 2014, 19:45

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: God Gender

Replies: 71

Views: 8849

Re: God Gender

Greyr wrote:whatthefuckishappening

It's apparently a Tavern tradition. Ask a simple question; start a fire.

Wednesday, 27th August 2014, 16:06

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Do potions of Restore Abilities still remove Drain?

Replies: 6

Views: 964

Re: Do potions of Restore Abilities still remove Drain?

Since I've been playing, no. Drain can only be removed by gaining enough XP. The best way to get drained is by a shadow dragon, because killing it yields enough XP to get rid of it. :)

Wednesday, 27th August 2014, 13:56

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Funny Things the Wiki says

Replies: 52

Views: 5505

Turukano wrote:Here's another thing I recently found: Death's Door is a charms/necro spell. The necromancy overview wrongly shows it as a single school spell.

Done. That's a good eye. You should consider signing up just to make easy edits like that when you catch them.
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