Allow Octopodes to wear scarves


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Post Monday, 6th February 2017, 23:27

Allow Octopodes to wear scarves

The new scarf neck slot slot should be accessible for them, since it's a lot like an amulet but cloaks would still be blocked since they would drag along the ground.

Felids could wear them too I suppose.

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Post Tuesday, 7th February 2017, 00:32

Re: Allow Octopodes to wear scarves

Allow Felids to wear hats, boots, cloaks and rapier.

Anyone objects don't know childlikes of puss in boots
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Post Tuesday, 7th February 2017, 04:20

Re: Allow Octopodes to wear scarves

papilio wrote:Allow Felids to wear hats, boots, cloaks and rapier.

Anyone objects don't know childlikes of puss in boots


This angered me too when I started playing felids. Cmon devs! Nothing more adorable than a cat in ridiculous get up.

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Post Tuesday, 7th February 2017, 05:03

Re: Allow Octopodes to wear scarves

Silliness aside, this is a good suggestion. It buffs two races that are, by most measures, quite difficult to play, all while preserving one of their central challenges (little to no AC). As a bonus it makes sense thematically.

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Post Tuesday, 7th February 2017, 05:21

Re: Allow Octopodes to wear scarves

this is a terrible suggestion. octopodes already have the most slots of any species, they don't need even more

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Post Tuesday, 7th February 2017, 09:38

Re: Allow Octopodes to wear scarves

Giving Op more item interaction sounds like a great idea. They aren't Felid, that isn't specifically their gimmick, they could do with more.
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Post Tuesday, 7th February 2017, 11:12

Re: Allow Octopodes to wear scarves

wait wtf I thought this was a joke but apparently scarves are real now

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Post Tuesday, 7th February 2017, 11:20

Re: Allow Octopodes to wear scarves

Sar wrote:wait wtf I thought this was a joke but apparently scarves are real now

They are probably going to replace something, like Charms?
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Post Wednesday, 8th February 2017, 19:34

Re: Allow Octopodes to wear scarves

New idea: You can wear hats, scarves, boots etc on felids, but they dont have any effect. Purely cosmetic. This would make me a satisfied customer.

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Post Thursday, 9th February 2017, 13:09

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Sar wrote:wait wtf I thought this was a joke but apparently scarves are real now


Are there randart scarves? Because I really need a distressingly furry one.

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Post Thursday, 9th February 2017, 13:53

Re: Allow Octopodes to wear scarves

Currently scarves seem to have a really odd (=bad) position. Unless I am draconian wouldnt I _always_ want +3AC over rc+? Even rMissile seems just barely better than 3AC.

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Post Thursday, 9th February 2017, 14:32

Re: Allow Octopodes to wear scarves

I've not played with scarves, but I can imagine several circumstances in which they are useful.

In early game, you wouldn't have enough ?ea to enchant all aux slots (or you prefer not to use all your ?ea), so you may prefer a scarf with a useful ego to a cloak.
It can free up a jewellery slot.

Coming back to the OP, I don't think Op need any more slots.

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Post Thursday, 9th February 2017, 15:13

Re: Allow Octopodes to wear scarves

rC+ seems odd when scarves of resistance also exist. But why not some of the rarer removed resistances or buffs like Clarity or rMut or SustAb? Scarves are rare enough, and not in-combat swappable.
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Post Thursday, 9th February 2017, 18:11

Re: Allow Octopodes to wear scarves

I'm not really sure why scarves need to be a thing rather than just putting the effects on amulets and making them take time to kick so they can't be usefully swapped in combat.

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Post Friday, 10th February 2017, 04:00

Re: Allow Octopodes to wear scarves

I'm not really sure why scarves need to be a thing rather than just putting the effects on cloaks

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Post Friday, 10th February 2017, 14:11

Re: Allow Octopodes to wear scarves

In addition to randart distresstingly furry scarves, there had better be an unrand with a Dr. Who reference.
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Post Friday, 10th February 2017, 22:58

Re: Allow Octopodes to wear scarves

pls no, crawl is not dredmor

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Post Wednesday, 15th February 2017, 16:19

Re: Allow Octopodes to wear scarves

I support this idea. First time I saw a scarf I was playing an Octopode and wondered why I couldn't wear it :-)
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Post Wednesday, 15th February 2017, 21:54

Re: Allow Octopodes to wear scarves

Alternatively, give scarves 1AC and put them in the amulet slot so that interesting decision holds true.
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