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Forum: Vanilla Yesterday, 21:48
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By Derakon
I've been a proponent of the "everyone uses the...

I've been a proponent of the "everyone uses the same table" approach for years. I just haven't gotten up off my butt to submit a pull request that actually does it. I think the same holds true for a...
Forum: ToME February 16, 2020, 17:02
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By Derakon
If you're going to serve up hot takes, could you...

If you're going to serve up hot takes, could you at least make them entertaining please?
Forum: AAR February 13, 2020, 01:53
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By Derakon
Congrats on the win!

Congrats on the win!
Forum: AAR February 12, 2020, 05:54
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By Derakon
You can always change the date on your computer...

You can always change the date on your computer to get access to Father Christmas. :)

Good luck!
Forum: Idle chatter February 12, 2020, 02:55
Replies: 47
Views: 3,399
Posted By Derakon
This is true, and plenty of games have gone that...

This is true, and plenty of games have gone that route with e.g. giant fish that eat you if you stray too far, or an invisible sniper that one-shots you, etc. They're a bit immersion-breaking; I...
Forum: Idle chatter February 11, 2020, 18:50
Replies: 47
Views: 3,399
Posted By Derakon
Last week was spent adding weather...

Last week was spent adding weather (https://twitter.com/byobattleship/status/1226186294939668480). Yesterday I made sure that the player can't leave the arena...
Forum: Vanilla February 11, 2020, 01:25
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By Derakon
Er, right, I meant to say "monsters are unable to...

Er, right, I meant to say "monsters are unable to kill uniques", not "monsters are unable to kill monsters".

And Angband is a strange game in that 0 HP is still alive. :) That one-HP grace has...
Forum: Vanilla February 10, 2020, 21:10
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By Derakon
Last I checked, monsters are unable to reduce...

Last I checked, monsters are unable to reduce other monsters to zero HP. The player is the only entity that can kill uniques.
Forum: Vanilla February 10, 2020, 05:43
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By Derakon
Time is still passing, just less than a game...

Time is still passing, just less than a game turn. If you were fighting a monster that also got +49 energy per game turn, and let's say that the energy counts were

You: 148
Monster: 147

Then...
Forum: Vanilla February 10, 2020, 05:40
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By Derakon
There are a few ways of removing monsters from...

There are a few ways of removing monsters from levels, and they all work the same way: no experience, no loot, and the monster can be re-generated later. Destruction is the most common by far, but...
Forum: Vanilla February 10, 2020, 05:38
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By Derakon
There's absolutely nothing wrong with doing that;...

There's absolutely nothing wrong with doing that; the biggest reward of getting a mage to level 50 is that you get to pick and choose your fights with a high degree of precision. Between banish, mass...
Forum: Vanilla February 7, 2020, 15:55
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By Derakon
- All monsters have ESP; if they're awake and...

- All monsters have ESP; if they're awake and you're in range they can attack you, regardless of light status.
- Your maximum spell attack range (23 tiles, IIRC) is the same as the monsters'. Note...
Forum: Vanilla February 6, 2020, 22:46
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By Derakon
Gorlim is notably dangerous for his depth. ...

Gorlim is notably dangerous for his depth.

There's a method to cheat to get full monster knowledge, I forget the exact details, but I would not remotely begrudge anyone doing that. There's a lot...
Forum: Vanilla February 5, 2020, 18:07
Replies: 21
Views: 787
Posted By Derakon
I'll bet you can find ways to reduce your load;...

I'll bet you can find ways to reduce your load; even a low-level mage should be able to avoid speed penalties. What all are you carrying anyway? Post a character dump to the ladder and we can give...
Forum: Vanilla February 5, 2020, 16:43
Replies: 21
Views: 787
Posted By Derakon
Other people answered your direct question, but...

Other people answered your direct question, but to answer your implicit question: carry less stuff, get more STR, or get more +speed to counteract the speed loss. These are in order from easiest to...
Forum: ToME February 2, 2020, 18:54
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By Derakon
I think what made ToME2 special was that it gave...

I think what made ToME2 special was that it gave you lots of powerful tools, but didn't demand that you abuse them. Like...

* Several classes (and one race, dwarves) got access to cheap,...
Forum: Vanilla January 31, 2020, 23:19
Replies: 188
Views: 13,622
Posted By Derakon
Yeah, PDSM used to provide resistance to every...

Yeah, PDSM used to provide resistance to every element that could be resisted. Now it has the notable exceptions of nether and nexus, and confusion is no longer an element so it doesn't guard against...
Forum: Development January 31, 2020, 16:07
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By Derakon
I would store player->depth (in memory) as a...

I would store player->depth (in memory) as a byte, but load it from savefiles as a s16b while asserting that it does not make use of more than 8 bits' worth of data. That seems like the best...
Forum: Development January 31, 2020, 04:59
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By Derakon
The 100 attempts is presumably due to...

The 100 attempts is presumably due to auto-repeating safe commands. You'd get fewer repetitions if there was an enemy moving around in your vision, or you were poisoned, or there was something else...
Forum: Idle chatter January 30, 2020, 06:32
Replies: 47
Views: 3,399
Posted By Derakon
Here's 79 of the ship parts I've modeled so far....

Here's 79 of the ship parts I've modeled so far. 15 out of 49 playable ships are done...

https://i.imgur.com/uyU7QqA.mp4
Forum: AAR January 29, 2020, 18:18
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By Derakon
A shooting power of x0 would cause the launcher...

A shooting power of x0 would cause the launcher to deal zero damage, because of how the damage formula works. It's (multiplier) * (missile damage dice + total to-dam bonus). An x1 multiplier is...
Forum: Vanilla January 29, 2020, 16:33
Replies: 188
Views: 13,622
Posted By Derakon
Stairs really ought to just not be placed in...

Stairs really ought to just not be placed in close proximity to each other. Didn't we have at least one lengthy discussion about this previously?
Forum: Variants January 27, 2020, 22:52
Replies: 15
Views: 795
Posted By Derakon
Like I said, gatekeeping, which is dumb and bad....

Like I said, gatekeeping, which is dumb and bad. The people that post that kind of thing are desperately trying to cling to a past in which they got to use a particular term to assign themselves to...
Forum: AAR January 27, 2020, 16:12
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By Derakon
Seems like a bug to me? I feel like no launcher...

Seems like a bug to me? I feel like no launcher should go below an x1 multiplier, a.k.a. just throwing the ammo at the enemy. But I don't know much of anything about the item generation rules so I...
Forum: AAR January 26, 2020, 19:45
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By Derakon
Congrats on the win. The difference between...

Congrats on the win.

The difference between +35 speed and +45 speed is going from 40 energy per game turn to 43 energy per game turn. In effect you get turns 7.5% more frequently. The hard cap,...
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