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Forum: Vanilla November 29, 2021, 00:11
Replies: 135
Views: 17,083
Posted By Grotug
I always play with forced descent on and I can...

I always play with forced descent on and I can only remember one or two games where a Draught of the Ents boosted a stat that was lacking.
Forum: Vanilla November 28, 2021, 23:30
Replies: 33
Views: 1,001
Posted By Grotug
Thanks for the doom plugs, Gwarl! I will try to...

Thanks for the doom plugs, Gwarl! I will try to do an FDA of the first link as that looks very much up my alley.
Forum: Vanilla November 28, 2021, 03:16
Replies: 10
Views: 448
Posted By Grotug
The Tiger Who Came to Tea is a short children's...

The Tiger Who Came to Tea is a short children's story, first published by HarperCollins in 1968, written and illustrated by Judith Kerr. The book concerns a girl called Sophie, her mother, and an...
Forum: Vanilla November 27, 2021, 20:33
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By Grotug
I think the mushrooms of shadows in Vanilla do...

I think the mushrooms of shadows in Vanilla do not last long enough, but 1d10,+10 seems just about useless for a stealth duration.

@Estie: but the extra shots Ranger gets isn't a spell, it's just...
Forum: Vanilla November 27, 2021, 19:25
Replies: 10
Views: 448
Posted By Grotug
I did make TO the most expensive spell, so it's...

I did make TO the most expensive spell, so it's not like it wouldn't be fun to allot those ten points somewhere else on some games. I also don't think one setup will emerge as a clear winner; there...
Forum: Vanilla November 27, 2021, 15:16
Replies: 33
Views: 1,001
Posted By Grotug
He also pointed out the Everquest origins......

He also pointed out the Everquest origins... https://www.doomworld.com/forum/topic/125978-when-did-mob-come-to-mean-monster/?do=findComment&comment=2419991
Forum: Vanilla November 27, 2021, 13:18
Replies: 33
Views: 1,001
Posted By Grotug
Here is another example of 'mob' being used in a...

Here is another example of 'mob' being used in a similar way as ArmouredBlood: https://www.doomworld.com/news/the-newstuff-chronicles-382-r4018/

This one dates all the way back to 2011. The...
Forum: Vanilla November 27, 2021, 13:04
Replies: 33
Views: 1,001
Posted By Grotug
The second one down on this search page dates...

The second one down on this search page dates back to January 27, 2020

https://www.doomworld.com/search/?q=mob&page=11&sortby=relevancy&search_and_or=and

This example isn't as strong as the...
Forum: Vanilla November 27, 2021, 12:47
Replies: 33
Views: 1,001
Posted By Grotug
Now the question is, who used 'mob' to mean...

Now the question is, who used 'mob' to mean 'monster' in the singular first? Sky or someone over at Doomworld?
Forum: Vanilla November 27, 2021, 12:36
Replies: 33
Views: 1,001
Posted By Grotug
https://www.doomworld.com/search/?q=mob Have...

https://www.doomworld.com/search/?q=mob

Have a scroll down the search results at the above link. Half of them are clearly the traditional use of the word, a mob of monsters or people; but many are...
Forum: Vanilla November 27, 2021, 12:31
Replies: 33
Views: 1,001
Posted By Grotug
Honestly, I find this extremely strange. Another...

Honestly, I find this extremely strange. Another post that is absolutely, unequivocal meaning of a singular thing:

On 6/17/2021 at 11:55 AM, lubba127 said:
doom is good

URROVA said:
yeah...
Forum: Vanilla November 27, 2021, 12:27
Replies: 33
Views: 1,001
Posted By Grotug
Well, it appears someone over at Doomworld has...

Well, it appears someone over at Doomworld has used 'mob' to mean a single monster as well:

Posted November 11
On 11/10/2021 at 3:18 PM, Faceman2000 said:

Kute said: ...
Forum: Vanilla November 27, 2021, 12:08
Replies: 33
Views: 1,001
Posted By Grotug
I didn't make myself clear, I apologize. Yes, I...

I didn't make myself clear, I apologize. Yes, I was highlighting Rudolph's example as a use of 'mob' I was accustomed to seeing, to mean a group.

Anyway, it wasn't hard to find examples of 'mob'...
Forum: Vanilla November 27, 2021, 09:27
Replies: 33
Views: 1,001
Posted By Grotug
I should have clarified: I am also aware of this...

I should have clarified: I am also aware of this use of mob as a group of monsters, that's why I referenced the quote from Doomworld, because that was an example of 'mob' being used how I am...
Forum: Vanilla November 26, 2021, 22:12
Replies: 33
Views: 1,001
Posted By Grotug
Sky's introduction of 'mob' into the lexicon

When I learned that language is a living, moving thing, it sorta blew my mind. I used to always think of language as this static thing that got invented and then we wrote down the words with their...
Forum: Vanilla November 25, 2021, 04:14
Replies: 10
Views: 448
Posted By Grotug
Spell distribution point system?

I like the idea of being able to allot points to different spells at the beginning of the game in much the same fashion as points are allotted for stats.

So if you're playing a ranger you'll have...
Forum: Vanilla November 25, 2021, 03:24
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By Grotug
Might be interesting to have the stealth spell...

Might be interesting to have the stealth spell work in the following complicated way: augment 4 eligible equipment slots by +1 stealth, provided that the equipment isn't yet maxed out (+4 stealth or...
Forum: Vanilla November 24, 2021, 23:14
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By Grotug
I don't think so. Seems the death knight summoned...

I don't think so. Seems the death knight summoned an ant. I doubt it very much that the death knight summoned the drolem. More likely the drolem woke up and started moving toward the @ and then...
Forum: AAR November 19, 2021, 05:01
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By Grotug
And that was nothing compared to what's involved...

And that was nothing compared to what's involved in getting the dragon *out* of the vault. Hopefully I'll have that video done by Thanksgiving.
Forum: AAR November 19, 2021, 00:31
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By Grotug
The Great Ice Wyrm Part 2 in which our haphazrdly...

The Great Ice Wyrm Part 2 in which our haphazrdly equipped hero goes on tilt and bumbles his way through the Olog infested dungeon. Will he manage to clear a pathway for the dragon or will he get...
Forum: AAR November 14, 2021, 20:54
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By Grotug
The Great Ice Wrym part 1

Dwarf Druid contemplates cracking a vault guarded by a great ice wrym. Only problem is he's barely CL29 and has no Teleport Other. So he decides, since he has an Ice Ring, fox form and some potions...
Forum: AAR November 10, 2021, 12:09
Replies: 478
Views: 134,290
Posted By Grotug
Hehe, obviously it's based on amulet of...

Hehe, obviously it's based on amulet of adornment. ;)
Forum: Vanilla October 24, 2021, 15:25
Replies: 17
Views: 1,310
Posted By Grotug
I think it's very rare for a developed character...

I think it's very rare for a developed character to not have infravision (only two races don't have it natively).
Forum: Vanilla October 23, 2021, 00:11
Replies: 17
Views: 1,310
Posted By Grotug
Aren't Q's detectable by infravision?

Aren't Q's detectable by infravision?
Forum: Vanilla October 23, 2021, 00:09
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By Grotug
Bah, let the Hobbit have it.

Bah, let the Hobbit have it.
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