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Forum: AAR Yesterday, 18:26
Replies: 81
Views: 6,574
Posted By Julian
Since ^h is backspace and ^j is line feed, I...

Since ^h is backspace and ^j is line feed, I suspect the choice of home-row keys for vi (or perhaps ed — I don’t know how navigation worked in ed) was deliberate to match them.
Forum: AAR Yesterday, 18:21
Replies: 81
Views: 6,574
Posted By Julian
It’s compatible with Nethack, which is perhaps...

It’s compatible with Nethack, which is perhaps more useful.
Forum: Development August 9, 2022, 19:31
Replies: 11
Views: 276
Posted By Julian
Then SQLite’s probably no-go as well. It doesn’t...

Then SQLite’s probably no-go as well. It doesn’t have a server, and does everything through file i/o.

Also, if you’re using any DB for saves, you’re going to need to rework the save code. Big...
Forum: Development August 9, 2022, 15:38
Replies: 11
Views: 276
Posted By Julian
Not an expert, but sqlite is installed by default...

Not an expert, but sqlite is installed by default on MacOS. I suspect it's available by default on most Linux distributions as well, but that's a much more complex question.

Also, before you get...
Forum: Development August 3, 2022, 15:23
Replies: 29
Views: 712
Posted By Julian
One can apparently install .NET on Linux, but I...

One can apparently install .NET on Linux, but I have no idea if it’s sufficient for your purposes.

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/core/install/linux
Forum: Vanilla July 13, 2022, 00:58
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By Julian
First of all, if you wrap the dump in code tags...

First of all, if you wrap the dump in code tags (the # button), it’s a lot easier tor read the tabular data.

1: Probably not. You have enough sources of free action that you might want to...
Forum: Vanilla June 23, 2022, 15:12
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By Julian
It's a bit more complex than that, because of the...

It's a bit more complex than that, because of the possibility of multiple lava tiles.

Also, with the wizard's controlled teleport, you could bounce from side to side of a lava tile, grinding down...
Forum: Vanilla June 6, 2022, 02:58
Replies: 10
Views: 824
Posted By Julian
There’s unlikely to be a significant speedup...

There’s unlikely to be a significant speedup available like in many video games with physics models to exploit. Even playing fast and aggressive, there’s just a lot of grinding.
Forum: Vanilla May 12, 2022, 16:14
Replies: 13
Views: 1,157
Posted By Julian
Kelvin or nothing.

Kelvin or nothing.
Forum: Vanilla May 11, 2022, 19:16
Replies: 13
Views: 1,157
Posted By Julian
While the units are unfamiliar, they don’t matter...

While the units are unfamiliar, they don’t matter save in a relative sense.

On the other hand, flipping between the displayed unit name wouldn’t be that hard. (The metric weights wouldn’t make...
Forum: Vanilla May 8, 2022, 13:43
Replies: 249
Views: 55,551
Posted By Julian
I just poked at this, and it looks like the...

I just poked at this, and it looks like the spell’s message eats the rest of the input. If the first spell doesn’t give a message, the second goes off. IMO, this is a bug.
Forum: Vanilla May 6, 2022, 13:35
Replies: 131
Views: 20,249
Posted By Julian
It’s a relatively minor ability. I don’t see any...

It’s a relatively minor ability. I don’t see any reason not to let it be all traps.
Forum: Vanilla May 1, 2022, 17:49
Replies: 16
Views: 2,484
Posted By Julian
You can dual-license your tiles, so if somebody...

You can dual-license your tiles, so if somebody wants to go to the work of replacing the others, they could distribute yours under a more permissive license.
(Assuming you wanted them to.)
Forum: Vanilla April 30, 2022, 17:30
Replies: 19
Views: 1,106
Posted By Julian
Possible source would be either the Iron Crown...

Possible source would be either the Iron Crown MERP RPG, or Tolkien’s excessive notes and letters. Or it could be utterly non-canon.

Either way, I don’t see a need to change it just because it’s...
Forum: Vanilla April 22, 2022, 17:50
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By Julian
Randarts generating actual names

I just found the Broad Sword of Beren, and was wondering how often the name generator manages to roll up names from either Tolkien or the real world.
Forum: AAR April 19, 2022, 03:11
Replies: 14
Views: 1,565
Posted By Julian
My low-level (13 at the time) Hobbit Necromancer...

My low-level (13 at the time) Hobbit Necromancer got this. I think I’ll be keeping it for a while.

It immediately turned the level 8 feeling of that level (a soldier/warrior pit, mostly warriors)...
Forum: AAR March 26, 2022, 14:44
Replies: 498
Views: 155,256
Posted By Julian
Hey, it sustains dexterity! Totally worth it!

Hey, it sustains dexterity! Totally worth it!
Forum: Vanilla March 26, 2022, 00:20
Replies: 10
Views: 1,110
Posted By Julian
I suspect the ToME code wouldn’t be that easy to...

I suspect the ToME code wouldn’t be that easy to port to a modern Angband. The store code in general has changed quite a bit since then.

But you wouldn't need to. Anyone wanting to implement a...
Forum: AAR March 24, 2022, 20:39
Replies: 498
Views: 155,256
Posted By Julian
That’s a swap item; you wear it to take the...

That’s a swap item; you wear it to take the stairs, use it, then forget about it until you’re going down again. (With the option of swapping for fights against big fire breathers.)
Forum: Vanilla March 2, 2022, 14:01
Replies: 131
Views: 20,249
Posted By Julian
I’m fine with Beorn being in the game. It...

I’m fine with Beorn being in the game.

It was clear that Beorn was pretty hostile to strangers. Dude’s a bear; get into his space and you’re going to have a bad time of it.
Forum: Development January 17, 2022, 17:40
Replies: 4
Views: 932
Posted By Julian
That does seem to be the case, since the website...

That does seem to be the case, since the website says:



(The fact that it’s on steam wasn’t a guarantee that they weren’t swiping art, but they aren’t.)
Forum: Vanilla January 4, 2022, 18:10
Replies: 5
Views: 861
Posted By Julian
Bug IMO. Charging rods stack, so other...

Bug IMO.

Charging rods stack, so other charging items should as well.

This is likely an oversight from back in the day when the only items that could charge were rods, artifacts, and dragon...
Forum: Vanilla December 20, 2021, 16:42
Replies: 11
Views: 1,502
Posted By Julian
It’s a lot more efficient at killing orcs than...

It’s a lot more efficient at killing orcs than orb; the damage is content for every target, instead of decreasing away from the epicenter
Forum: Vanilla December 13, 2021, 02:23
Replies: 16
Views: 2,484
Posted By Julian
It would be good to get everything in Angband...

It would be good to get everything in Angband distributed under the same terms. If the people in question are easily contacted, IMO it’d be worth asking them, even though the person who brought up...
Forum: Vanilla November 30, 2021, 19:54
Replies: 6
Views: 793
Posted By Julian
I don’t think such a table’s ever been part...

I don’t think such a table’s ever been part of Angband’s documentation. (I don’t remember it in Moria, either, but that’s much more likely to be incorrect.)

Figuring out how many blows...
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