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Forum: Vanilla March 22, 2019, 21:42
Replies: 203
Views: 20,696
Posted By Conker
Tangar has made a couple of good points, though...

Tangar has made a couple of good points, though he's a poor spokesman for his cause. English not being his native language is probably only part of that, as Nick intimated.

As far as the main...
Forum: Variants November 20, 2017, 19:59
Replies: 60
Views: 16,970
Posted By Conker
On the topic of cheating that's been alluded to a...

On the topic of cheating that's been alluded to a couple of times; does it actually matter? I mean, it's a single-player game, and there aren't any competitions comparable to, say, the DCSS...
Forum: Variants August 28, 2017, 10:15
Replies: 169
Views: 29,234
Posted By Conker
Out of interest, what is it about these that you...

Out of interest, what is it about these that you like, if you can explain it?

I ask because I am also a fan of punishing difficulty, but for me, the line between fun and tedium is crossed quickly...
Forum: Variants August 28, 2017, 09:21
Replies: 4
Views: 1,631
Posted By Conker
krazyhades explains it well. It's about picking...

krazyhades explains it well. It's about picking the best of the best. The limited memorizations really won't come into effect.

My (only) Poschengband win...
Forum: Sil July 12, 2017, 06:41
Replies: 170
Views: 32,965
Posted By Conker
Ah, I see. That makes those dragons a bit...

Ah, I see. That makes those dragons a bit scarier. Thanks for clearing that up.

So for something crazy like Glaurung, I'd need 21 Will + FA (or 11 Will and double FA). Ouch.
Forum: Sil July 12, 2017, 06:13
Replies: 170
Views: 32,965
Posted By Conker
Died while fighting a young cold drake. Entranced...

Died while fighting a young cold drake. Entranced me and killed me in one bite from full health.

The annoying thing, though, is that I had Free Action. The manual gives the impression that the way...
Forum: Vanilla February 5, 2009, 16:46
Replies: 3
Views: 1,942
Posted By Conker
Robes of Permanence

There's no bug with the rarity of these, is there? I only ask because I recall a couple of dumps recently where people found them very early, and I just found one [+2, +23] (whilst diving very...
Forum: Vanilla February 5, 2009, 16:42
Replies: 8
Views: 2,248
Posted By Conker
The last item on the third column is HLife (Hold...

The last item on the third column is HLife (Hold Life, resists XP drain) - for me, anyway.
Forum: Vanilla January 4, 2009, 02:56
Replies: 11
Views: 2,883
Posted By Conker
Agreed. Rather than just 'oh, random destruction'...

Agreed. Rather than just 'oh, random destruction' we should have something like the ruins of some kind of structure, with pre-defined placement. You could make them a variant on the existing greater...
Forum: Vanilla November 21, 2008, 10:09
Replies: 3
Views: 2,754
Posted By Conker
Rend Soul resistance

I don't get why so many monsters seem to resist this.

I'm playing a Gnome Mage, Clvl31. Having found Kelek's on a Master Yeek at 1800' or so* (!!!), the spell Rend Soul quickly became the most...
Forum: Vanilla October 11, 2008, 00:04
Replies: 0
Views: 2,102
Posted By Conker
Thoughts on the latest version

I hadn't played Angband in quite a while (mostly just old 3.0.6 characters), so I downloaded the latest

Thoughts so far:

I like the fact that the point-roller is the default now, and I like...
Forum: Vanilla October 10, 2008, 00:35
Replies: 8
Views: 2,727
Posted By Conker
It's a game, not a piece of fan-fiction, and...

It's a game, not a piece of fan-fiction, and accordingly accuracy to the books can be sacrificed for playability.

These ideas are interesting, but I'd propose more diversification between the...
Forum: Vanilla June 25, 2008, 21:48
Replies: 31
Views: 10,643
Posted By Conker
Personally, I think it would vastly improve the...

Personally, I think it would vastly improve the game to have more items guaranteed at the shops, including restore potions, identify - to be honest, I'd suggest making even 'conveniences' like CCW,...
Forum: Vanilla June 12, 2008, 17:00
Replies: 9
Views: 3,680
Posted By Conker
Personally, I think this would be horrible unless...

Personally, I think this would be horrible unless implemented with incredible care (beyond the scope of a free game, really). It'd devolve into min/maxing.

Anyone got any other ideas for possible...
Forum: Vanilla June 10, 2008, 18:24
Replies: 9
Views: 3,680
Posted By Conker
Feature Request - Traits

Now I know suggesting any change too big always runs the risk of 'But it's not Angband', but I'm going to try this out anyway. I never think it's a bad thing to expand the scope of a game as long as...
Forum: AAR November 9, 2007, 04:40
Replies: 2
Views: 3,724
Posted By Conker
Thanks a lot, that's really helpful. Guess the...

Thanks a lot, that's really helpful. Guess the spoiler I looked at was out of date (serves me right for using Google to get straight to it).

Now to find more Dex...
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magic flight launch...
Forum: AAR November 9, 2007, 03:21
Replies: 2
Views: 3,724
Posted By Conker
Max Blows

Hey, I'm having a bit of trouble working out why I'm not getting 8 blows with the following set-up

Human Warrior, level 38, wielding
A Flail of Extra Attacks (3d6) (+8, +14) (+2) 15.0lb
with...
Forum: Vanilla October 17, 2007, 23:56
Replies: 100
Views: 28,478
Posted By Conker
I agree to an extent, but you go a bit too far....

I agree to an extent, but you go a bit too far. There should never be a HUGE chance that a random item on the floor will be an ego, but it should be reasonable. Perhaps 10-20% or so, once an...
Forum: Vanilla October 14, 2007, 04:27
Replies: 18
Views: 6,268
Posted By Conker
I'd like to see this in V. I made a post about...

I'd like to see this in V. I made a post about monster susceptibilities recently, and I think it's only fair to apply it to the player character too.

Personally, I'm sick of every time there's a...
Forum: Vanilla October 6, 2007, 16:28
Replies: 0
Views: 2,365
Posted By Conker
rTouch to Drain Charges

I was thinking, considering the ability to resist/negate most of the other annoying attacks monsters have, does anyone think there should be a way to resist drain charges? It's personally my most...
Forum: Vanilla September 23, 2007, 03:52
Replies: 16
Views: 7,940
Posted By Conker
That's another point - the resists really need to...

That's another point - the resists really need to be more intuitive (or descriptions changed to add some clue). Okay, I get that a Fire Elemental won't exactly fear a flaming bolt, but some of them...
Forum: Vanilla September 23, 2007, 03:18
Replies: 5
Views: 3,735
Posted By Conker
For that matter, how long do you think it will be...

For that matter, how long do you think it will be before monsters start breathing blindness at us? It's currently the only non-damaging attack form on the list. And it makes about as much sense as...
Forum: Vanilla September 20, 2007, 21:16
Replies: 16
Views: 7,940
Posted By Conker
'Sir Orfeo'. Tolkien's was far from the only...

'Sir Orfeo'. Tolkien's was far from the only translation, of course. It's entertaining even in the original Middle English, and not that hard to understand.

The reason I suggested the Fairy King...
Forum: Vanilla September 20, 2007, 17:12
Replies: 56
Views: 19,908
Posted By Conker
It becomes a test of attrition rather than of...

It becomes a test of attrition rather than of skill. Really, anyone could win Angband if they tried long enough with a save/reload feature.
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Ducati 851...
Forum: Vanilla September 17, 2007, 12:43
Replies: 16
Views: 6,293
Posted By Conker
Nether's pretty vital. You can live without chaos...

Nether's pretty vital. You can live without chaos (but run like hell from Jabberwocks) and disenchant, shard would be nice.

As per your damage dealing abilities, all I can suggest is isolating and...
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