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Thursday, 19th April 2012, 00:54

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Throw Flame worse than Flame Tongue?

Replies: 11

Views: 2299

Re: Throw Flame worse than Flame Tongue?

Throw flame works fine where its at. You also neglect that fact that when your spell power is well over 30 and you have fireball, you might not want to spend fireball mana on whatever you need to hit.

Monday, 19th March 2012, 19:03

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Rods as maces

Replies: 7

Views: 1135

Re: Rods as maces

It can be handy to slam weak mobs with, why nerf rods anyways?

Monday, 19th March 2012, 16:16

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: The Scaling Problem

Replies: 30

Views: 3215

Re: The Scaling Problem

I was probably unclear, I literally suicided him in Zot 5 would be a better way to put it. It wasn't player error. And the blindly tabbing being bad is the point. Doing so against any creatures at the appropriate depth was very dangerous for this character, all the way up through extended. I don't t...

Monday, 19th March 2012, 15:55

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: 5 wins in 1 day!

Replies: 15

Views: 2263

Re: YAVP: 5 wins in 1 day!

niiice

MiFi is pretty imbalanced/dumb combo tho :(

Monday, 19th March 2012, 15:32

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Caps for Summoning and Necromancy

Replies: 25

Views: 2371

Re: Caps for Summoning and Necromancy

Like the solution to the Theory of Relativity to Einstein, the following came to me in a dream.. Summoning Summoning is basically the most powerful magic in the game. In doing so, the caster is literally ripping open space-time and pulling a creature from some other dimension to his own. Furthermore...

Monday, 19th March 2012, 14:33

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: The Scaling Problem

Replies: 30

Views: 3215

Re: The Scaling Problem

First off I'm glad that difficulty in the mid game is being reevaluated a bit, I'd like to see a smoother difficulty increase from branch level 1 -> end of branch. Just be careful not to leave behind everyone except for elven mages and minotaur melee fighters. PLZ. This char was powerful but far fro...

Sunday, 11th March 2012, 18:14

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Hardest species!?!?

Replies: 9

Views: 1615

Hardest species!?!?

What's the hardest species to all-clear the game with as a:
1) Melee-damager
2) Ranged-damager
3) Overall ???

Friday, 9th March 2012, 03:31

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Tiles Lantern of Shadows is annoying

Replies: 19

Views: 1907

Re: Tiles Lantern of Shadows is annoying

It doesn't become anywhere near unplayably dark when I'm holding the lantern :/
adjust brightness?

Wednesday, 7th March 2012, 13:53

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD 27OgAM The Spellbinder

Replies: 6

Views: 587

Re: YASD 27OgAM The Spellbinder

ogres r 2 ez 2 win is why

Wednesday, 7th March 2012, 02:23

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD 27OgAM The Spellbinder

Replies: 6

Views: 587

Re: YASD 27OgAM

Final moments.. sorry for 4 post spam :) 151411 | Blade | Gained mutation: Your skin is partially translucent. 151411 | Blade | Received a gift from Jiyva 151453 | Blade | Gained mutation: You rapidly evolve. 151453 | Blade | Lost mutation: You rapidly evolve. 151485 | Blade | Reached skill level 5 ...

Wednesday, 7th March 2012, 02:23

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD 27OgAM The Spellbinder

Replies: 6

Views: 587

Re: YASD 27OgAM

Notes Turn | Place | Note -------------------------------------------------------------- 0 | D:1 | Night2o1, the Ogre Arcane Marksman, began the quest for the Orb. 0 | D:1 | Reached XP level 1. HP: 19/19 MP: 1/1 317 | D:1 | Reached XP level 2. HP: 14/27 MP: 3/3 1321 | D:2 | Reached XP level 3. HP: ...

Wednesday, 7th March 2012, 02:22

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD 27OgAM The Spellbinder

Replies: 6

Views: 587

Re: YASD 27OgAM

Dungeon Overview and Level Annotations Branches: Dungeon (27/27) Temple (1/1) D:4 Orc (4/4) D:10 Elf (5/5) Orc:3 Lair (8/8) D:8 Shoals (5/5) Lair:4 Slime (6/6) Lair:7 Snake (5/5) Lair:5 Vault (8/8) D:19 Blade (1/1) Vault:6 Crypt (5/5) Vault:2 Tomb (3/3) Crypt:3 Hell (1/1) Dis (7/7) Hell Geh (7/7) H...

Wednesday, 7th March 2012, 02:22

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD 27OgAM The Spellbinder

Replies: 6

Views: 587

YASD 27OgAM The Spellbinder

Killed Cerebov in honorable combat 'n had some runes.. Arcane marksman is a really fun background to play as a pure thrower/hexer for the first 15 char levels or so I hope the ghost doesn't cause anyone trouble now.. he shouldn't cuz he didn't have any funny spells like confuse. Dungeon Crawl Stone ...

Tuesday, 6th March 2012, 14:33

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: just got a robe of misfortune from an acuqirement scroll...

Replies: 5

Views: 859

Re: just got a robe of misfortune from an acuqirement scroll

Played as an octopus wizard, found only three ring by the end of lair/orc 3/D12. Two time hunger and +1 dex. Actually got smited in orc, I saw a ring, ran for it, and will never know what was it (I bet cursed tele). LOL greedy octopus http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/d/dd/OctopusNAS1.jpg

Tuesday, 6th March 2012, 14:24

Forum: Contributions

Topic: gremlins

Replies: 17

Views: 3333

Re: gremlins

Here's my thought: they have extremely large ears, so give them a "Incredibly Sensitive Hearing" ability meaning they can hear you and find you from much further away on the map (and stealth will be much less effective against them). Additionally, there's something else gremlins are well ...

Tuesday, 6th March 2012, 14:05

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: The larger species and fragility

Replies: 71

Views: 5667

Re: The larger species and fragility

@TwilightPhoenix I don't have access to overall crawl stats but Ogres probably ARE harder to get through the game than any other species. But at the same time they actually have a reason to use different playstyles and in some cases they have playstyles open to them which are totally different from ...

Tuesday, 6th March 2012, 01:44

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: [CiP] Blood and soul for Makhleb!

Replies: 9

Views: 768

Re: [CiP] Blood and soul for Makhleb!

are you saying that tension is part of the invocation/summon demon formula?

Tuesday, 6th March 2012, 01:20

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD!!!!

Replies: 10

Views: 917

Re: YASD!!!!

whenever you find yourself deeper in the dungeon than your character level you should
1. be very very careful
2. look for a branch to kill instead

unless you are playing a challenge game w/o branches :P

Tuesday, 6th March 2012, 01:17

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YA(V)SD - TrSt of Jiyva

Replies: 5

Views: 464

Re: YA(V)SD - TrSt of Jiyva

If there is a way to stop him from insisting you are a dex character, I haven't figure it out yet, and I've done quite a bit of testing it could be the way it is on purpose.. for some kind of balance purpose.. but he will never just max out your intellect unless you pretty much only, only have magic...

Monday, 5th March 2012, 21:51

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YA(V)SD - TrSt of Jiyva

Replies: 5

Views: 464

Re: YA(V)SD - TrSt of Jiyva

If you're with jiyva, you can put on the golden dragon armour and he will (over a few thousand turns) move your strength over until you can wear it properly

but your casting will still be annihilated as usual

Sunday, 4th March 2012, 01:24

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: Branchless MuWz...

Replies: 4

Views: 434

Re: YASD: Branchless MuWz...

that is a nice challenge, I wanna try it aaaa

Saturday, 3rd March 2012, 19:40

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: List your favourite builds

Replies: 212

Views: 66567

Re: List your favourite builds

Alright the most fun I have EVER had in crawl is the following start: OgAM. This is a VERY powerful but high-maintanence start if you play it optimally -- and the optimal strategy is not very obvious. I think this may be the third most realiable ogre start behind Berserker or Wizard, or obviously an...

Saturday, 3rd March 2012, 07:57

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP - Arcane Marksman Ogre II

Replies: 11

Views: 1156

Re: CIP - Arcane Marksman Ogre II

Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.10.0-14-ga75c42d character file. Night2o1 the Slayer (Ogre Arcane Marksman) Turns: 186051, Time: 1, 03:39:00 HP 302/302 (315) AC 21 Str 13 XL: 27 MP 44/47 EV 22 Int 21 God: Jiyva [******] Gold 2591 SH 0 Dex 21 Spells: 20 memorised, 5 levels left Res.Fire : + + . S...

Friday, 2nd March 2012, 22:48

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Added difficulty?

Replies: 52

Views: 6121

Re: Added difficulty?

It is in the nature of randomness to have many apparent "clusters" of events. Plus there are plenty of cognitive (psychological) errors going on when you aren't looking at things objectively via raw data (you don't write down every game and what happened on each floor, do you?). In this co...

Friday, 2nd March 2012, 22:43

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: OgHu, which spells?

Replies: 3

Views: 623

Re: OgHu, which spells?

Ogres can use robes, enchanted hides (troll hide, dragon armours), wizard hats and caps, and jewelry.

Friday, 2nd March 2012, 22:40

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Chei questions

Replies: 13

Views: 3301

Re: Chei questions

Does nowadays Chei grant a non-challenging melee-fighter build (such as NaFi)? I would like to use Chei for a type of tank build with relative ease. Naga Assassin is pretty decent from my estimation, branching out with some evocations and other ranged support. As already noted, since you're going t...

Friday, 2nd March 2012, 22:30

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: SETr, getting annihilated

Replies: 11

Views: 1144

Re: SETr, getting annihilated

Did you die in one turn vs the ogre or did you try to stand and fight "since you were stuck in melee range anyway"? Ogres often lose a turn after they swing. You can take a step backwards and open up some room, then run to a staircase and escape. If you turned and died in one turn all I ca...

Friday, 2nd March 2012, 22:26

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: SETr, getting annihilated

Replies: 11

Views: 1144

Re: SETr, getting annihilated

Spend the first 3-6 levels of the dungeon throwing darts or clubs at everything that isn't ranged as they approach you instead of running towards them, too. Stick to peeking around corners into new places as often as possible; if you aggro a ranged guy you can more easily pull him back by breaking h...

Friday, 2nd March 2012, 22:21

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP - Arcane Marksman Ogre II

Replies: 11

Views: 1156

Re: CIP - Arcane Marksman Ogre II

Little bump as I don't want to run into anything I'm unprepared for in Zot Should I be concerned with Orbs of Fire or does my decent HP+maxable fire resists counter that; do I have any other holes? I'm going to annihilate those draconian punks! Jiyva is God! His ancient power will be spread through ...

Friday, 2nd March 2012, 22:00

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: MiFi Abyssed 3 times in a row in a row

Replies: 7

Views: 588

Re: YASD: MiFi Abyssed 3 times in a row in a row

Did you also use trog's hand to boost your MR before you went in on those fool-ass magi? honestly if there was a whole squad of magi, there is no harm in whipping out a bro and letting those others ogres be jealous of your bromantic browork they might also waste a some time casting on your bro make ...

Friday, 2nd March 2012, 13:50

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: Atheist MiFi

Replies: 3

Views: 520

Re: YAVP: Atheist MiFi

noice


do an atheist melee ogre, too dumb to understand god worship :)

Friday, 2nd March 2012, 05:49

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP - Arcane Marksman Ogre II

Replies: 11

Views: 1156

Re: CIP - Arcane Marksman Ogre II

Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.10.0-14-ga75c42d character file. Night2o1 the Shatterer (Ogre Arcane Marksman) Turns: 159269, Time: 1, 00:14:59 HP 295/295 (300) AC 28 Str 18 XL: 27 MP 48/48 EV 12 Int 19 God: Jiyva [******] Gold 2636 SH 0 Dex 19 Spells: 18 memorised, 4 levels left Res.Fire : + + ...

Thursday, 1st March 2012, 17:07

Forum: Contributions

Topic: gremlins

Replies: 17

Views: 3333

Re: gremlins

hmmm neat, 24 items seems like a lot though :P

Thursday, 1st March 2012, 07:43

Forum: Contributions

Topic: flora variety

Replies: 20

Views: 3858

Re: flora variety

What if Magic Mushrooms slowly saturated their surroundings with a magic, causing a damaging effect or perhaps .1-.5 points of contamination per turn on those ground tiles. the radius would slowly change, growing to a maximum -> shrinking to minimum(0 or 1 radius) -> growing to max -> shrinking to m...

Wednesday, 29th February 2012, 06:47

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP- Should I keep charging ahead?

Replies: 5

Views: 506

Re: CIP- Should I keep charging ahead?

go annihilate lair, when you encounter death yaks or elephants try to get em 1v1 and feel their threat level. pretty sure you will easily kill them. I'd probably go back to the dungeon for a while after that.

Wednesday, 29th February 2012, 03:47

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: I wanna cry. D2 with the orb.

Replies: 9

Views: 677

Re: YASD: I wanna cry. D2 with the orb.

rofl that armour is nuts!

nice way to die :P

Tuesday, 28th February 2012, 19:32

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP - Arcane Marksman Ogre II

Replies: 11

Views: 1156

Re: CIP - Arcane Marksman Ogre II

Thanks for the convo so far guys. I'm just having too much fun with this character lol. I decided that I would beat crawl this month and take a break from it after that so I'm on a huge 2 day bender trying to get 'er done haha. 10+ runes and dying or escaping with the Orb are my personal criteria fo...

Tuesday, 28th February 2012, 17:27

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP - Arcane Marksman Ogre II

Replies: 11

Views: 1156

Re: CIP - Arcane Marksman Ogre II

Derp, the axe wasn't supposed to be in my inventory, no idea how I even picked it up haha. Good point about T&D; I had forgotten Ash gives bonuses to that. Well I got bored of ashenzari so I just converted to Jiyva. Those couple of T&D points will come in handy! I'd really really like to kno...

Tuesday, 28th February 2012, 16:45

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Two more abyss/banishment proposals

Replies: 64

Views: 7670

Re: Two more abyss/banishment proposals

I really don't like banishment. You can have an early-midgame character that can handle the game just fine, but if he gets banished BAM you're wrecked. Especially if you aren't a caster or have access to repeated levitation/flight

Tuesday, 28th February 2012, 16:43

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: GSC/GC's never enchanted

Replies: 3

Views: 498

GSC/GC's never enchanted

There is pretty much no way to get an enchanted giant or giant spiked club except via Elrocha, a god gift, or by enchanting it yourself as far as I know. Why is it like this?
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Tuesday, 28th February 2012, 15:03

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: So Octopode transmuter is the best combo ever, right? ;)

Replies: 25

Views: 8285

Re: So Octopode transmuter is the best combo ever, right? ;

On a more serious note, what's a good god choice for these guys? Being an unarmed and mostly armourless hybrid really reduces the number of useful god abilities, especially if you don't want to branch out into other spell schools until later on. I've been using Okawaru just for Heroism and an almos...

Tuesday, 28th February 2012, 14:43

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP - Arcane Marksman Ogre II

Replies: 11

Views: 1156

Re: CIP - Arcane Marksman Ogre II

I tend to carry too much stuff in order to try and be more prepared for various situations. I know this hurts my rock carrying potential.. and its a pain in the ass when collecting loot. Also the only other amulet in the game is gourmand lol. Thing is I've ended up basically NEEDING practically ever...

Tuesday, 28th February 2012, 07:57

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: First win! (DsFi)

Replies: 3

Views: 483

Re: YAVP: First win! (DsFi)

Kiku also reduces the damage of torment^^

Tuesday, 28th February 2012, 07:46

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP - Arcane Marksman Ogre II

Replies: 11

Views: 1156

CIP - Arcane Marksman Ogre II

Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.10.0-14-ga75c42d character file. Night2o1 the Bludgeoner (Ogre Arcane Marksman) Turns: 87535, Time: 12:48:18 HP 201/201 AC 31 Str 21 XL: 20 Next: 30% MP 47/47 EV 7 Int 18 God: Ashenzari [******] Gold 1884 SH 0 Dex 13 Spells: 12 memorised, 6 levels left Res.Fire : ...

Tuesday, 28th February 2012, 01:27

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Added difficulty?

Replies: 52

Views: 6121

Re: Added difficulty?

That really doesn't happen very often, and even then you can usually make up for it by using consumables :) Also makes you pay attention haha

Monday, 27th February 2012, 23:31

Forum: Contributions

Topic: flora variety

Replies: 20

Views: 3858

Re: flora variety

Wad this is an awesome proposal!!! Thank you for taking the time to do this. I will return with some feedback on the specifics. Would you like me to edit your proposal's grammar and spelling? It is just the only way I can think to contribute at the moment. I will do so now and PM it to you, you can ...

Monday, 27th February 2012, 23:23

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Player Skeletons

Replies: 6

Views: 583

Re: Player Skeletons

I wouldn't mind if the occasional dead player was a lolstupidskeleton, I mean. No need for equipment etc :P

Monday, 27th February 2012, 23:18

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Added difficulty?

Replies: 52

Views: 6121

Re: Added difficulty?

Bees of all kinds are major trouble for most ogres! But I haven't noticed a big increase in the number of them.. they are always a pain in the ass though lol

/edit
lol didn't see I already responded to this topic

some bees been ruinin' my day lately :P

Monday, 27th February 2012, 23:18

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Crawl-related pictures general

Replies: 44

Views: 8079

Re: Crawl-related pictures general

Just wanted to post this awsome sif muna temple I came across http://img27.imageshack.us/img27/2346/awesomesifmunapalace.jpg this is exactly what I play crawl for. well done quasi "events" like this are the most fun to be had IMO. I hope more stuff like this makes it in the game!

Monday, 27th February 2012, 18:48

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Why is rN+ different?

Replies: 25

Views: 2490

Re: Why is rN+ different?

It is plenty intuitive when you can put on a piece of resistance gear and see "Oh, I'm dying less" or "Oh, I'm not losing so much exp per drain". The exact % reduction is not at all needed. I've noticed a trend on these forums of people wanting to see every little % and damage n...
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