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Forum: Variants February 24, 2020, 13:57
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Unlike a more melee dedicated character who might...

Unlike a more melee dedicated character who might game significant skill with a weapon, most Hybrids suck equally at weapon skills. So, since it is the weapon that is carrying you feel free to switch...
Forum: Variants February 14, 2020, 19:21
Replies: 48
Views: 6,747
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
I can't begin to tell you how many times that has...

I can't begin to tell you how many times that has happened in various games. Autorun! ...dead. In one PvP MMO: It should be safe to rest here, no one comes up this way. ...dead.
Forum: Variants February 10, 2020, 14:24
Replies: 55
Views: 37,893
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
*Groan* LOL!

*Groan* LOL!
Forum: Variants February 8, 2020, 02:31
Replies: 55
Views: 37,893
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Holy Necro, Batman! A 12 year dead thread comes...

Holy Necro, Batman!
A 12 year dead thread comes to life!
Forum: Variants January 28, 2020, 00:44
Replies: 16
Views: 1,094
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
I guess it comes down to how much variance is...

I guess it comes down to how much variance is allowed and it still be a roguelike.
Just dropping turn-based could allow many/most MMOs to be a Roguelike.

Even top-down view hasn't been a limiter...
Forum: Variants January 27, 2020, 21:04
Replies: 16
Views: 1,094
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
@Derakon In the ToME4 discord, coincidentally...

@Derakon In the ToME4 discord, coincidentally this was posted recently.

https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/437325035175149586/671413755095023656/Di7xZYgW4AACH_4.png
Forum: Variants January 26, 2020, 23:03
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Do the Main Gauche and Wakizashi when in the...

Do the Main Gauche and Wakizashi when in the offhand still give Dual Wield bonuses?

Haven't played my DW Ninja in quite some time.
Forum: Variants January 25, 2020, 20:33
Replies: 16
Views: 1,094
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Well chastised and I agree. Been playing...

Well chastised and I agree. Been playing Roguelikes since, well, Rogue. Back before color and lowercase. LOL (26 monsters and 26 dungeon levels, and 10 million deaths)
So I admit to being a bit...
Forum: Variants January 25, 2020, 16:34
Replies: 16
Views: 1,094
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Closest I can think of that I have experience...

Closest I can think of that I have experience with would be ToME 4 which is almost no longer an RL.

Tales of Maj'Eyal 4 - https://te4.org/news
It is also on Steam and has a Discord, Forum,...
Forum: Variants December 5, 2019, 14:35
Replies: 86
Views: 8,245
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
I've played Composband many many times and never...

I've played Composband many many times and never knew about rconf from Clarity... doh!
Forum: Variants November 29, 2019, 19:52
Replies: 12
Views: 842
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
That was kind of the point of my previous comment...

That was kind of the point of my previous comment and image. What would a player do when facing a tank the size of a city block? Die without the tank even noticing.

David Brin does a good job of...
Forum: Variants November 29, 2019, 19:03
Replies: 12
Views: 842
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
You, with dagger and pistol, against a CSU...

You, with dagger and pistol, against a CSU 'Continental Siege Unit' LOL!
...
Forum: Variants November 29, 2019, 16:56
Replies: 12
Views: 842
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Ursula K LeGuin is more concerned with the...

Ursula K LeGuin is more concerned with the monsters and aliens that are ourselves. But, that would be a fun addition.

Other classic authors that deal with hard SciFi,

John W. Campbell
E.E....
Forum: Variants November 11, 2019, 02:33
Replies: 48
Views: 6,747
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Take a peek at ToME (now Tales of Maj'Eyal, once...

Take a peek at ToME (now Tales of Maj'Eyal, once upon a time Troubles of Middle Earth) Almost no longer a roguelike.

Wiki: ToME (https://te4.org/wiki/Tales_of_Maj%27Eyal_Wiki)

Let's Plaay:...
Forum: Variants November 9, 2019, 17:35
Replies: 48
Views: 6,747
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
My problem with Virtues in a Dungeon Crawl is...

My problem with Virtues in a Dungeon Crawl is that they force a certain playstyle and completely fail to tell you what it is. MITZE's listings have helped a ton.
Still though, Stealth or Ranged...
Forum: Variants October 29, 2019, 18:40
Replies: 11
Views: 1,430
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
It depends on the level of the zone. Your L20 in...

It depends on the level of the zone. Your L20 in the mountains up north or outside R'yleh might not last very long. lol
Forum: Variants October 29, 2019, 07:14
Replies: 11
Views: 1,430
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Although, if you value your sanity, avoid FCPB...

Although, if you value your sanity, avoid FCPB Nightmare mode...
<mutter><mutter><giggle><sobs hysterically><mutter>
Forum: Variants October 27, 2019, 17:43
Replies: 11
Views: 1,430
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
It may be overwhelming but the ~ (tilde) menus...

It may be overwhelming but the ~ (tilde) menus provide a wealth of information. In particular 'P'roficiencies menu. Showing which weapons a character has or can have skill with.
Pay particular...
Forum: Variants October 25, 2019, 19:32
Replies: 48
Views: 6,747
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
After spending a couple of hours in PCB 7.1.1 it...

After spending a couple of hours in PCB 7.1.1 it is a bit of culture shock.
I was surprised at the lack of Birth options but not surprised that Virtues are forced on. Personally I despise the...
Forum: Variants October 21, 2019, 07:40
Replies: 48
Views: 6,747
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Curious, no idea where that stands in the...

Curious, no idea where that stands in the hierarchy. No idea if that is 'chris' back again.

These days Composband and Frogcomposband spun off out of the old Poschangband seem the most popular.
Forum: Variants October 2, 2019, 16:30
Replies: 46
Views: 2,956
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Just a heads up, the email says to click the...

Just a heads up, the email says to click the link, but it sends an incomplete URL Easy enough to fix, just preface with an http, but...

://optimiser.riverwaterhill.com/accounts/activate/...
Forum: Variants September 24, 2019, 22:35
Replies: 86
Views: 8,245
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
So... LOL... Thrall Mode I'm sure there has...

So... LOL... Thrall Mode

I'm sure there has to be some secret, but OMG! :D
It seems to be just a run around praying for a WoR scroll/rod while you die (10^frustration) times. Still, it is...
Forum: Variants August 27, 2019, 08:41
Replies: 10
Views: 1,578
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Played an Android Chaos something or other. One,...

Played an Android Chaos something or other. One, err, 'lucky' drop and I shot up like a dozen levels with commensurate Rewards... Stats scrambled, blasted, something like 3 swarms of OOD foes......
Forum: Variants August 9, 2019, 15:05
Replies: 12
Views: 2,186
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
The (?) ring was on a second char with easy_id...

The (?) ring was on a second char with easy_id off. I only use easy_id in the early game in other forks. And here, easy_id has no early game function, so doing without.

Why doesn't Identify work...
Forum: Variants August 8, 2019, 19:53
Replies: 12
Views: 2,186
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
"easy_id removes the need to *ID* items, but you...

"easy_id removes the need to *ID* items, but you still need to ID them."
Which is completely not what easy-id help says. It speaks of instant pseudo-id. A rather critical difference in function.
...
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