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Forum: Development January 17, 2022, 10:28
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By fph
So a legal loophole is that if you declare your...

So a legal loophole is that if you declare your game to be a variant of Angband then you can use his tiles?
Forum: Competition December 23, 2021, 15:42
Replies: 629
Views: 258,443
Posted By fph
I also love them, but In retrospect they sound...

I also love them, but In retrospect they sound unusual... :D

"This game is very careful about Tolkien lore; it has a strict first-age setting and removes the unacceptable anachronisms and joke...
Forum: Vanilla December 19, 2021, 12:38
Replies: 18
Views: 1,095
Posted By fph
I think "RElec plays a role in the learning...

I think "RElec plays a role in the learning experience, as it teaches how resistances work and what the base 4 (the most common ones) are. Also, it makes "RAcid harder to id-by-exclusion. Maybe one...
Forum: AAR December 14, 2021, 14:58
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By fph
Difficult choice, but probably at low/mid depths...

Difficult choice, but probably at low/mid depths I'd go for the highest branded damage. I can pick my fights and farm experience on non-cold-resistant monsters.
In this case anyway the difference...
Forum: Vanilla December 12, 2021, 18:27
Replies: 12
Views: 908
Posted By fph
This change would encourage item swapping, which...

This change would encourage item swapping, which does not look like a fun mechanic to me.
Forum: Vanilla November 18, 2021, 09:02
Replies: 21
Views: 1,917
Posted By fph
I see what you did there. Nice sneaky Nethack...

I see what you did there. Nice sneaky Nethack reference.
Forum: Vanilla October 28, 2021, 14:10
Replies: 22
Views: 2,721
Posted By fph
Have you tried omitting -uUser ?

Have you tried omitting -uUser ?
Forum: Vanilla October 19, 2021, 18:57
Replies: 94
Views: 12,778
Posted By fph
50-60 is the new 30-35.

50-60 is the new 30-35.
Forum: Development October 15, 2021, 08:36
Replies: 6
Views: 992
Posted By fph
Now it's official. Nick spoke, maintainer's...

Now it's official. Nick spoke, maintainer's authority.
Forum: Vanilla October 9, 2021, 09:17
Replies: 48
Views: 7,301
Posted By fph
That's also a very good point. The average gamer...

That's also a very good point. The average gamer 'expects' WASD.

Unfortunately this requires forgoing many good mnemonics: Quaff, Wear/wield, Eat/Equip/Equipment, Drop/Disarm/Drink, Activate,...
Forum: Sil September 19, 2021, 15:25
Replies: 128
Views: 16,109
Posted By fph
It's called "quadratic": indeed, 1+2+...+n =...

It's called "quadratic": indeed, 1+2+...+n = n^2/2 + O(n).
Forum: Vanilla August 30, 2021, 23:11
Replies: 48
Views: 6,349
Posted By fph
In practice I am afraid that this community is...

In practice I am afraid that this community is too spread apart geographically for this event to work. Good luck finding a time when Europeans, Americans and Australians are all awake for a few...
Forum: Vanilla August 29, 2021, 11:03
Replies: 48
Views: 7,301
Posted By fph
Is it possible to give the keypad number keys a...

Is it possible to give the keypad number keys a different meaning from the above-the-letters number keys? I imagine that the answer is yes for most frontends, but maybe not for all of them.

If it...
Forum: Vanilla August 27, 2021, 17:01
Replies: 48
Views: 7,301
Posted By fph
Great idea -- I would love to see it implemented....

Great idea -- I would love to see it implemented. It seems it would make things genuinely simpler for many new players; the interface is a bit overwhelming at first, and the double set of keys...
Forum: Development July 22, 2021, 08:35
Replies: 185
Views: 22,714
Posted By fph
I think every git user has gone through a few...

I think every git user has gone through a few moments when they did not understand what was going on, and they had to back up their local work, delete everything and re-clone. So no shame in that. :)...
Forum: Vanilla June 8, 2021, 21:38
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By fph
Is poison the same as the other 4 base resists? I...

Is poison the same as the other 4 base resists? I seem to recall it was handled differently.
Forum: Vanilla June 7, 2021, 19:40
Replies: 26
Views: 3,007
Posted By fph
Maybe it would make sense to write it somewhere...

Maybe it would make sense to write it somewhere on the website, so that people are not confused and don't miss out on months (possibly years) of development?
Forum: AAR June 4, 2021, 10:49
Replies: 8
Views: 1,050
Posted By fph
Congrats! Living the dream!

Congrats! Living the dream!
Forum: Development June 4, 2021, 10:23
Replies: 7
Views: 1,133
Posted By fph
On another (phpbb) forum I moderate, I have seen...

On another (phpbb) forum I moderate, I have seen recently a trend with users sending a first message without any obvious sign of spam (possibly to get the user 'verified'?), and then later on a...
Forum: AAR May 14, 2021, 11:46
Replies: 109
Views: 14,143
Posted By fph
Incidentally, why are adamantine plate mails so...

Incidentally, why are adamantine plate mails so heavy? Adamantine in D&D is light, see e.g. https://olddungeonmaster.com/2016/12/06/dd-5e-weights-of-materials/ , and I assume it is based on diamonds...
Forum: Idle chatter May 11, 2021, 08:36
Replies: 4
Views: 734
Posted By fph
Where would you like to back up the files then?...

Where would you like to back up the files then? Do you have a website or google drive with enough space to store them?

One of the easiest ways is with scp (cp over ssh), if you have ssh access to...
Forum: Vanilla May 7, 2021, 19:51
Replies: 22
Views: 2,721
Posted By fph
This reminds me a lot of...

This reminds me a lot of https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falcon's_Eye , although it's just isometric, not true 3D.

Anyhow, welcome! It seems we have similar tastes in terms of variants. :)
Forum: Idle chatter May 5, 2021, 08:26
Replies: 0
Views: 553
Posted By fph
Is slime mold eaten in some parts of Mexico?

This feels like it belongs here...

https://skeptics.stackexchange.com/questions/50672/is-slime-mold-eaten-in-some-parts-of-mexico
Forum: Vanilla May 5, 2021, 08:23
Replies: 14
Views: 2,065
Posted By fph
This sounds a lot like casting Recharging on a...

This sounds a lot like casting Recharging on a Staff of Light. :)
Forum: Development May 1, 2021, 10:56
Replies: 185
Views: 22,714
Posted By fph
Unfortunately memory accesses are hard to debug...

Unfortunately memory accesses are hard to debug because the true error often lies somewhere else than where the debugger reports. In this case, the true error is where you write an invalid value into...
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