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Forum: Variants February 4, 2020, 15:12
Replies: 46
Views: 3,010
Posted By Bostock
Although the optimiser is correctly respecting my...

Although the optimiser is correctly respecting my restraints for *Fi>=1 and *Co>=1 (and thus using Nenya and Narya), the attribute list at the bottom shows *Fi and *Co as 0.

Character 48 (a...
Forum: Development December 22, 2019, 19:10
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By Bostock
Days since nuclear accident: 1 (which is...

Days since nuclear accident: 1

(which is above the previous average so it's a good sign)
Forum: Variants December 16, 2019, 12:20
Replies: 46
Views: 3,010
Posted By Bostock
Another oddity: the Optimiser is only counting...

Another oddity: the Optimiser is only counting Nenya as 1Wm (and is perhaps undercounting it in other ways too, since it never picks Nenya unless forced). See character 43. Had the same behavior with...
Forum: Variants December 16, 2019, 01:36
Replies: 46
Views: 3,010
Posted By Bostock
Character 41 gives 500 error

Every attempt I make to access character #41 gives a 500 error. I was using it fine for quite a while before this happened.
Forum: Competition November 4, 2019, 17:53
Replies: 36
Views: 3,243
Posted By Bostock
I wouldn't be too quickly skeptical of amazing...

I wouldn't be too quickly skeptical of amazing scores. Some people are just amazingly good at the game.
Forum: Variants October 25, 2019, 13:20
Replies: 48
Views: 6,856
Posted By Bostock
I'm hesitant to speak, as I speak too much in...

I'm hesitant to speak, as I speak too much in general, but I'll take the risk.

A game whose sole fanbase is its developer can take any direction the developer likes while still pleasing its entire...
Forum: Variants July 26, 2019, 07:29
Replies: 86
Views: 8,340
Posted By Bostock
New version would be worth it even with just this...

New version would be worth it even with just this change alone. :-))

Congratulations on continuing to provide such massive updates even after so many before, rodent!
Forum: Variants May 9, 2019, 20:31
Replies: 129
Views: 12,263
Posted By Bostock
Longwalk-attack working even when confused

I've set up a longwalk-attack keymap (in light of my targetting settings it's "[,"), and out of curiosity I tried it when confused today. I was able to flawlessly navigate to my victim and attack...
Forum: Variants May 7, 2019, 14:27
Replies: 129
Views: 12,263
Posted By Bostock
I don't know about mindcrafters specifically, as...

I don't know about mindcrafters specifically, as I haven't played them yet, but mage builds overall tend to have very good endgames. You don't have as much max damage as a typical warrior, but you're...
Forum: Variants April 18, 2019, 06:20
Replies: 129
Views: 12,263
Posted By Bostock
Very little. All I can think of offhand is the...

Very little. All I can think of offhand is the Simplicity ego on devices (doesn't affect device skill per se but affects it for the given device) and stunning (reduces device skill).

Regarding...
Forum: Variants April 15, 2019, 02:27
Replies: 129
Views: 12,263
Posted By Bostock
(Note for people not following the dev version:...

(Note for people not following the dev version: Karrot is a patron for a dev-version-only class.)

Tonight during a Karrot quest to kill 5 AMHDs in Lonely:39, with only 1 AMHD left to kill, I used...
Forum: Variants March 30, 2019, 13:51
Replies: 129
Views: 12,263
Posted By Bostock
I don't know, man, reading back over the months...

I don't know, man, reading back over the months through the ladder posts and forum threads on Pos, I've gotten the feeling that Pos is sometimes even radically different from itself. Let alone a...
Forum: Variants March 29, 2019, 09:51
Replies: 129
Views: 12,263
Posted By Bostock
One thing seems certain to me: both of these...

One thing seems certain to me: both of these options were fanatically loved options whose removal drove a certain subset of players away from post-removal versions of PCB and its forks to this day. ...
Forum: Variants March 28, 2019, 09:28
Replies: 129
Views: 12,263
Posted By Bostock
Encountered a minor death-message bug with...

Encountered a minor death-message bug with mirror-masters: blew myself up with an explosion of my own mirror, and the death message said I was "killed by ."
Forum: Variants March 12, 2019, 13:20
Replies: 3
Views: 969
Posted By Bostock
I think there comes a point where you owe it to...

I think there comes a point where you owe it to yourself to sleep-scum. :-)
Forum: Vanilla March 5, 2019, 11:45
Replies: 203
Views: 19,137
Posted By Bostock
Fight me. :-P (Except when it comes to Civ...

Fight me. :-P

(Except when it comes to Civ 3. Civ 3 can go suck an egg.)
Forum: Variants January 23, 2019, 11:31
Replies: 146
Views: 15,005
Posted By Bostock
That option was removed in the move from PCB6 to...

That option was removed in the move from PCB6 to PCB7, and FCPB is a fork of PCB7, and Sideways hasn't re-added the option. I won't try to second-guess his intentions, since he frequents this thread...
Forum: Variants November 20, 2018, 14:44
Replies: 17
Views: 3,259
Posted By Bostock
Glad to provide it, although I should have...

Glad to provide it, although I should have written, "IF ticked-off status triggers, then…" In other words, even normal characters won't see a constant stream of just psycho-spears from Oberon when...
Forum: Variants November 20, 2018, 13:13
Replies: 17
Views: 3,259
Posted By Bostock
With Peerless Sniper / Subtle Caster, I think...

With Peerless Sniper / Subtle Caster, I think things are just being said more complicatedly than they have to be. Here's another try:

* When you zap/shoot a monster, they will reach straight for...
Forum: Variants November 20, 2018, 12:22
Replies: 17
Views: 3,259
Posted By Bostock
> Evasion: You are never crushed by earthquakes,...

> Evasion: You are never crushed by earthquakes, and all breath attacks do 2/3 damage (Mana Storm, Rockets, etc. still do full damage).

Whoaaaaa. That is a LOT better than what I thought it was...
Forum: Variants November 8, 2018, 11:46
Replies: 146
Views: 15,005
Posted By Bostock
I'm curious, is a Blue Mage resurrection on the...

I'm curious, is a Blue Mage resurrection on the long-term to-do list?

I wouldn't be playing them since I already won one and I don't generally :) try to re-win classes. But they're a really good,...
Forum: Variants October 31, 2018, 07:44
Replies: 152
Views: 20,238
Posted By Bostock
Not a bug in my opinion, just the lack of a...

Not a bug in my opinion, just the lack of a desired feature. And for characters with temporary aggravation, the stealth rating is very important and relevant to know.

For character with permanent...
Forum: Variants October 10, 2018, 17:34
Replies: 152
Views: 20,238
Posted By Bostock
Levitation isn't vital, but it's relevant. For...

Levitation isn't vital, but it's relevant. For example, you can levitate over the line of pits between the treerows; these are among the few easily accessible bottlenecks on the level (until...
Forum: Variants October 10, 2018, 07:42
Replies: 12
Views: 2,480
Posted By Bostock
Fun though not really unexpected fact:...

Fun though not really unexpected fact: devicemasters can still use their chosen device type in the Arena, and Alchemists can use their potion infusions.
Forum: Variants October 2, 2018, 20:49
Replies: 152
Views: 20,238
Posted By Bostock
At the risk, nay, the certainty of encouraging...

At the risk, nay, the certainty of encouraging you in what you're already planning to do, there are many more silly little things that can disturb travel—and worse yet, some people may not think...
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