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Wednesday, 27th August 2014, 04:14

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Manual of Disappearing

Replies: 4

Views: 710

Manual of Disappearing

Yeah, what happened to it? I had a manual, was training it, got the skill up to 15, stopped training, and I can't find the manual anywhere. Does it destroy itself? I'm playing 0.15, so it couldn't have burned up (AFAIK, unless there's still a chance of item destruction whilst standing in flames). An...

Tuesday, 26th August 2014, 05:56

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD- DECJ of Sif Muna - *Splat* Why Hellions :(

Replies: 31

Views: 2885

Re: YASD- DECJ of Sif Muna - *Splat* Why Hellions :(

Not sure if you know this or not, but the enemy's summoned monsters would disappear if you killed the caster, so if you still have a shot to take down the caster, you can do what I do, which is ignore whatever is summoned. They also disappear after a time, so if you retreat and come back, the summon...

Monday, 25th August 2014, 23:18

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP! My first one > MiFi < 3 runes

Replies: 2

Views: 676

Re: YAVP! My first one > MiFi < 3 runes

Congrats on your first win!

Monday, 25th August 2014, 23:16

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP - HOBe of Trog (13 runes)

Replies: 3

Views: 558

Re: YAVP - HOBe of Trog (13 runes)

Congrats! Now it your turn for DEWz. :)

(I met the Enchantress for the first time today in my latest game, and got my first ever faerie dragon armor. It's +0, and only slay+4, but whatever, it was nice to see it finally. You got a nice one!)

Monday, 25th August 2014, 22:13

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: Ongoing DEWz Executions

Replies: 313

Views: 35207

Re: YASD: Ongoing DEWz Executions

Sandman25 wrote:Is it really a boon for most spells?

Think of all those times you were trying to target something and it was just out of reach, darnit. Yeah, it's a boon, especially early-mid-game when you need every advantage to survive. And it's a quadratic boon! :) (That sounds like a great randart name.)

Monday, 25th August 2014, 17:18

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: God Gender

Replies: 71

Views: 9224

Re: God Gender

jejorda2 wrote:
Bloax wrote:there are no other pronouns unless you count the plural ones

Wouldn't that be a nicer world to live in?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spivak_pronouns

Those work, too. :lol:

Monday, 25th August 2014, 16:22

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: God Gender

Replies: 71

Views: 9224

Re: God Gender

What we really need in our language is another pronoun that denotes a genderless sentient being. "It" is insufficient since "it" can apply to anything at all, including a mindless rock. Maybe we can just make one up for the crawl universe, since it's, you know, a made-up universe...

Monday, 25th August 2014, 14:02

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: HEWz 15 Rune, 12 Zigs, 27 All skills, All Unrandarts

Replies: 14

Views: 1552

Re: YAVP: HEWz 15 Rune, 12 Zigs, 27 All skills, All Unrandar

Congratulations! What a victory. I'm pretty surprised about the 4% fail rates. Is that because of lich form?

Monday, 25th August 2014, 05:12

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: God Gender

Replies: 71

Views: 9224

God Gender

Is there a definitive resource to sort out the he/she/it parade?

Sunday, 24th August 2014, 20:17

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD- DECJ of Sif Muna - *Splat* Why Hellions :(

Replies: 31

Views: 2885

Re: CIP- DECJ of Sif Muna - Servitor behold! aka lol! Artefa

Iron shot at full MP, keeping fingers crossed. Generally, I like to have an elemental cloud under it while I'm doing that, also. Not to mention an escape route. Should take 2-3 hits to kill it.

Sunday, 24th August 2014, 17:05

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: 15 in 15

Replies: 2

Views: 512

Re: 15 in 15

I5 is IS, at least on my calculator.

Sunday, 24th August 2014, 17:03

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD- DECJ of Sif Muna - *Splat* Why Hellions :(

Replies: 31

Views: 2885

Re: CIP- DECJ of Sif Muna - Servitor behold! aka lol! Artefa

Maybe fog/heal wounds after invis, too, or would that be overkill? Gotta at least find a way to safely rest, maybe another up stairs nearby? This is why I normally clear places. Little good can come from a surprise retreat into unknown environs. I did not know that ghost moths not only can't see inv...

Sunday, 24th August 2014, 16:30

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: Ongoing DEWz Executions

Replies: 313

Views: 35207

Re: YASD: Ongoing DEWz Executions

Will you at least try Sif Muna to change something? That has already been done well over 100 times, my friend. I began the quest with Sif as my guide, "religiously." Vehumet offered far better benefits for this character and my style of play. I can quantify them for you. ⋅ no in...

Sunday, 24th August 2014, 02:12

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Tomb: Impossible Layout

Replies: 8

Views: 1776

Re: Tomb: Impossible Layout

The pixel for the stairs on the right side of the level 1 hidden passageway is not there, and that is where one should be. It must be a bug, and should be reported via Mantis. The devs can open the savefile to examine, maybe.

Saturday, 23rd August 2014, 23:40

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD escaped the abyss and popped next to a stone giant.

Replies: 9

Views: 769

Re: YASD escaped the abyss and popped next to a stone giant.

Even an uncontrolled blink would have been better than standing next to him for another turn. Even one space would have given you a chance to quaff that potion, or more. Keep trying. (After the good book, that's fine. :) ) Don't give up!

Saturday, 23rd August 2014, 21:48

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Dieing in first room - Difficulty setting?

Replies: 66

Views: 10624

Re: Dieing in first room - Difficulty setting?

snow wrote:I am 99% sure you are all getting trolled. He said he was resting in combat.

I don't see where he said that. Also, even if he did say it, he simply may have made a grammatical misstatement, since there are a few other such common mistakes in his posts.

Saturday, 23rd August 2014, 21:32

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD- DECJ of Sif Muna - *Splat* Why Hellions :(

Replies: 31

Views: 2885

Re: CIP- DECJ of Sif Muna - Servitor behold! aka lol! Artefa

I'm trying IMB right now, and I have to say it's pretty underwhelming for a level 4 spell. If I had a scroll of amnesia, I'd get rid of it. I gave it a long time, trying it repeatedly against many types of enemies, and it's just unpredictable and weak, IMO. Archmagi robe, gourmand amulet and an MP r...

Saturday, 23rd August 2014, 15:30

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: TeAE of Qazal

Replies: 6

Views: 594

Re: CiP: TeAE of Qazal

Why so many inscriptions? The {!r} is prompt before reading, I get that. Is {!d} the same as {!D}? What are {@e1} and {@w0}?

Saturday, 23rd August 2014, 14:59

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: Ongoing DEWz Executions

Replies: 313

Views: 35207

Re: YASD: Ongoing DEWz Executions

Congrats man! You gonna try some other race/class combos ? Some things never change. :) Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.15-b1-109-g30c8d52 (webtiles) character file. Aule the Thaumaturge (Deep Elf Wizard) Turns: 19943, Time: 03:21:23 HP 71/71 AC 10 Str 8 XL: 12 Next: 14% MP 34/34 EV 16 Int 25 Go...

Saturday, 23rd August 2014, 01:59

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Funny Things the Wiki says

Replies: 52

Views: 5798

Re: Funny Things the Wiki says

duvessa wrote:would you consider moving this over to one of the 5 million threads about fixing the wiki? because im pretty sure this one was supposed to just be for funny stuff you find on it

That's funny.

Friday, 22nd August 2014, 17:24

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: First time Crypt!

Replies: 2

Views: 371

Re: YASD: First time Crypt!

I was astonished at the difficulty of my last Crypt:3, so I can understand. But why was your EV only 1? That seems awfully low.

Friday, 22nd August 2014, 16:57

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: Ongoing DEWz Executions

Replies: 313

Views: 35207

Re: YASD: Ongoing DEWz Executions

Thank you, and I couldn't possibly be bored by wizards, :D You guys (and gals?)... thanks for the advice and company. I truly never thought it possible when I began playing this offline. I was scumming hard just to see what lay ahead in store, and it was just nuts. So I came to play it for real. Lea...

Friday, 22nd August 2014, 04:40

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: Ongoing DEWz Executions

Replies: 313

Views: 35207

Re: YASD: Ongoing DEWz Executions

You've clearly gotten better and it shouldn't take nearly as long to get the next character off the ground and try extended :) Well, Magipi has babysat on a few occasions, so I can't take all the credit. Good peeps, that Magi of pi. I find the company both distracting and focusing at the same time,...

Friday, 22nd August 2014, 03:20

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: Ongoing DEWz Executions

Replies: 313

Views: 35207

Re: YASD: Ongoing DEWz Executions

And here we are. The fork in the road. Do I run for the win, or do I have some more fun with this totally enthralling character I've created? http://oi61.tinypic.com/2ex7p77.jpg Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.15-b1-96-ga104039 (webtiles) character file. Aule the Archmage (Deep Elf Wizard) Turns:...

Friday, 22nd August 2014, 03:00

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Funny Things the Wiki says

Replies: 52

Views: 5798

Re: Funny Things the Wiki says

Well, I was signed up today, after sending the email (the link even creates the message title for you), writing simply please and thank you in the body. So I can make edits, now. So maybe you could try again if you're truly interested? That was the reason I commented on this, actually. The OP was se...

Friday, 22nd August 2014, 01:31

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Funny Things the Wiki says

Replies: 52

Views: 5798

Re: Funny Things the Wiki says

It's a wiki, so why don't you make the changes you would like to see yourself? It would probably take as much time and effort as posting them here to make fun of them. It's a wiki only in name, it's not open to editing by the public. Well, it says here, in the top box, right under the title: New co...

Friday, 22nd August 2014, 00:04

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Funny Things the Wiki says

Replies: 52

Views: 5798

Re: Funny Things the Wiki says

It's a wiki, so why don't you make the changes you would like to see yourself? It would probably take as much time and effort as posting them here to make fun of them.

Thursday, 21st August 2014, 19:03

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: Ongoing DEWz Executions

Replies: 313

Views: 35207

Re: YASD: Ongoing DEWz Executions

You think this map was trying to tell me something? http://oi60.tinypic.com/3005dzd.jpg Well, some people just never listen. 136656 | Crypt:3 | Noticed Khufu 136658 | Crypt:3 | Killed Khufu Skull and crossbones map. Awesome. "You were warned." He even left a half-eaten pizza for me. Nice.

Thursday, 21st August 2014, 16:41

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Blocks of Ice and LRD

Replies: 7

Views: 1443

Blocks of Ice and LRD

If they are like statues, and made of ice, then why not? Not that Glaciate needs to be more powerful, but from a consistency's perspective, it's an odd variation from the theme.

Thursday, 21st August 2014, 16:37

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: HEWz 15 Rune, 12 Zigs, 27 All skills, All Unrandarts

Replies: 14

Views: 1552

Re: CIP: HEWz 27 11/15 Rune, want 27 all skills+most points

That is simply amazing. So when you train armor and shields that high, are there still penalties for heavier armor? I'm amazed you can survive with a robe through all that. But you obviously know how to play that combination of god and skills very well.

Thursday, 21st August 2014, 05:28

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: Ongoing DEWz Executions

Replies: 313

Views: 35207

Re: YASD: Ongoing DEWz Executions

Notes Turn | Place | Note -------------------------------------------------------------- 0 | D:1 | Aule, the Deep Elf Wizard, began the quest for the Orb. 0 | D:1 | Reached XP level 1. HP: 10/10 MP: 6/6 339 | D:1 | Reached skill level 5 in Spellcasting 339 | D:1 | Reached XP level 2. HP: 15/15 MP: ...

Thursday, 21st August 2014, 05:27

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: Ongoing DEWz Executions

Replies: 313

Views: 35207

Re: YASD: Ongoing DEWz Executions

They say I can win right now with this character, but I'm thinking about going for more than four runes. The zig was fun, and there was never any real danger of dying through all the levels before I bailed, but I got pretty nervous all the same. He has been insanely lucky with finds. Almost nothing ...

Thursday, 21st August 2014, 00:02

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Spell change: Conjure flame > Funeral Pyre

Replies: 7

Views: 1577

Re: Spell change: Conjure flame > Funeral Pyre

This would be a real nerf for wizards, who have it quite hard enough in the beginning, thank you very much. "What?? You can stay alive long enough to have fun? How about if we take this spell from you? Let's see how good you are now ! Muahhahah..." Anyway, it's already been nerfed by not l...

Wednesday, 20th August 2014, 04:18

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Why is Divine Retribution always set to same number?

Replies: 8

Views: 1211

Re: Why is Divine Retribution always set to same number?

Not to mention, such a mechanic would basically eliminate the threat of wrath for anyone. Just wait out the piety clock before you abandon. I think it should have some kind of definitive indicator, though. There should be a way to tell how close the god is to being mollified. How about the religion ...

Wednesday, 20th August 2014, 03:48

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: HEWz 15 Rune, 12 Zigs, 27 All skills, All Unrandarts

Replies: 14

Views: 1552

Re: CIP: HEWz 27 11/15 Rune, want 27 all skills+most points

Is this a for-real message, the second-to last one at the end? Welcome back, Meriados the High Elf Wizard. Sif Muna whispers: I know many secrets... Press ? for a list of commands and other information. You are a level 27 High Elf Wizard. I'm sorry, level 27 is as high as you can go. With the way yo...

Wednesday, 20th August 2014, 02:42

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: Ongoing DEWz Executions

Replies: 313

Views: 35207

Re: YASD: Ongoing DEWz Executions

All right. Been a busy boy. Two runes down, thirteen to go. ;) Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.15-b1-92-ge76d556 (webtiles) character file. Aule the Eclecticist (Deep Elf Wizard) Turns: 87491, Time: 16:10:18 HP 133/133 AC 21 Str 14 XL: 20 Next: 72% MP 45/45 EV 25 Int 48 God: Vehumet [******] Gold...

Tuesday, 19th August 2014, 02:56

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Post your best win

Replies: 11

Views: 1225

Re: Post your best win

Naturally, I'm confused. The newest version is 0.15, so what gives?

On-topic, here's my best win:

  Code:
 

Tuesday, 19th August 2014, 02:30

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: Ongoing DEWz Executions

Replies: 313

Views: 35207

Re: YASD: Ongoing DEWz Executions

Bammity-bam, I say. Keep them dogies rollin'. Special thanks to Magipi for Animate Skeleton. What a neat spell that is. Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.15-b1-92-ge76d556 (webtiles) character file. Aule the Eclecticist (Deep Elf Wizard) Turns: 42507, Time: 06:57:13 HP 96/96 AC 21 Str 6 XL: 15 Next...

Monday, 18th August 2014, 22:23

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: FR: Duplicating Stick

Replies: 5

Views: 721

Re: FR: Duplicating Stick

That'd be pretty cool if friendly, tho. I'd want to deliberately confuse just to try generating a clone. :twisted: Does it persist until killed? Heheh

Monday, 18th August 2014, 22:21

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Wuz robbed by Veh

Replies: 4

Views: 508

Re: Wuz robbed by Veh

Wow, I misremembered and misunderstood a lot there. Well, I don't want added keystrokes nor the high mana cost for what I consider to be my mid-game utility spell. Now I know better. Thanks. If only I can remember it correctly, this time. :)

Monday, 18th August 2014, 20:24

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Wuz robbed by Veh

Replies: 4

Views: 508

Wuz robbed by Veh

Acquiring from Vehumet delayed fireball does not also grant plain ol' fireball, as it does (or at least used to) in the good books. Why? Had to burn an amnesia scroll, because I don't care about delayed FB without FB.

Monday, 18th August 2014, 20:22

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: FR: Duplicating Stick

Replies: 5

Views: 721

Re: FR: Duplicating Stick

Unless its result chances can be influenced by some controllable means, you'd have to be crazy to use it. Evo or Invo modifier? I'd guess evo.

Monday, 18th August 2014, 05:51

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: Ongoing DEWz Executions

Replies: 313

Views: 35207

Re: YASD: Ongoing DEWz Executions

Finally found a nice ring. And a third tele wand. And Lair:1 was completely normal and reasonable, this time. Like "The Jeffersons," is he. Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.15-b1-91-gafc2b96 (webtiles) character file. Aule the Thaumaturge (Deep Elf Wizard) Turns: 18646, Time: 02:21:57 HP...

Monday, 18th August 2014, 00:08

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Akrasiac question

Replies: 4

Views: 833

Re: Akrasiac question

All your files are in http://crawl.akrasiac.org/rawdata/[playername], including ttyrecs.

Edit: they should be, at least they are for me.

Sunday, 17th August 2014, 17:25

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Best race/class to learn caster?

Replies: 20

Views: 3494

Re: Best race/class to learn caster?

I nominate... oh, nevermind.

Sunday, 17th August 2014, 17:23

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: 15/15 Minotaur Fighter of Qazlal

Replies: 7

Views: 987

Re: YAVP: 15/15 Minotaur Fighter of Qazlal

cBlink is awesome if you can get it running, but can poison be that dangerous at that high level? In my limited experience, I've only seen poison become less dangerous to mere annoyance to not even noticeable. What have I not encountered, yet, and where is it?

Sunday, 17th August 2014, 15:38

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: 15/15 Minotaur Fighter of Qazlal

Replies: 7

Views: 987

Re: YAVP: 15/15 Minotaur Fighter of Qazlal

Grats. Looks beefy. Just curious, though. Why these?
  Code:
b - Controlled Blink      Tloc           N/A          100%        7    #######
...
f - Cure Poison           Pois           #.........   99%         2    None

Sunday, 17th August 2014, 06:56

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: Ongoing DEWz Executions

Replies: 313

Views: 35207

Re: YASD: Ongoing DEWz Executions

Have to call it quits for today, so here's the last spot report. D:6 and 7 were both cake walks. Remove Curse scroll found, all easy kills. The most interesting thing here is in the question asked after the previous incarnation regarding tele scroll stashes. Two of four wands found so far are tele, ...

Sunday, 17th August 2014, 05:50

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: Ongoing DEWz Executions

Replies: 313

Views: 35207

Re: YASD: Ongoing DEWz Executions

Dude, be careful..... I'm rooting for you, so don't jinx it! :) Play cautious and careful. Pay attention to the spells you decide to learn (try to keep it to only 2 elemental schools). Focus mainly on doing damage, but for a Wizard I have never EVER turned off Fighting or Dodging. Any little bit of...
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