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Forum: Variants August 3, 2020, 02:15
Replies: 50
Views: 2,364
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
I always play with auto-center map ON, otherwise...

I always play with auto-center map ON, otherwise deeper there are things that can all too easily one-shot you from off map.
Using run down a long corridor has led to a ton of near-death encounters...
Forum: Variants July 26, 2020, 15:33
Replies: 50
Views: 2,364
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
I recently itroduced an old friend to Frog. He...

I recently itroduced an old friend to Frog. He had played Moria/Vanilla/Zang/Heng back many years ago. He asked a few questions about things I had just taken for granted.
This made me think of a few...
Forum: Variants July 21, 2020, 15:07
Replies: 115
Views: 9,921
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Mutter... just a whine. :) Playing a Ninja for...

Mutter... just a whine. :)
Playing a Ninja for the first time in a year or more. Good Ninjatos are as rare as they come. Imagine my joy at seeing 2x Ninjato (special) and an Elf Cloak (excellent)...
Forum: Variants July 18, 2020, 15:26
Replies: 35
Views: 1,364
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
While I am sorry it is happening to you as well,...

While I am sorry it is happening to you as well, I am glad it isn't just me. :)
I use the default font and just adjust the sizes, Lucida Console Bold-18 for the game, and the default Courier-11 for...
Forum: Variants July 17, 2020, 16:12
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Thanks! On Win10 I can get many of the older ones...

Thanks! On Win10 I can get many of the older ones to run if I use 'compatibility mode.' Some needed more, lol

My first win, a million years ago, was under Zangband and I got nostalgic one day....
Forum: Variants July 16, 2020, 13:14
Replies: 35
Views: 1,364
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Not specific to Frog, but it seems to only affect...

Not specific to Frog, but it seems to only affect PCB and its descendants.

I play on a 1920x1080 screen. I have a large Game window on the left (Term0)
while on the right I have stacked 3...
Forum: Variants July 13, 2020, 20:41
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Frogcomposband works fine on Win10, I've spent...

Frogcomposband works fine on Win10, I've spent many many hours there
Things compiled prior to 2005 or so seem to be a mixed bag. Some work, some don't, some play on a postage stamp-sized window you...
Forum: Variants July 12, 2020, 12:40
Replies: 50
Views: 2,364
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Just died as my Spectre was confused and wandered...

Just died as my Spectre was confused and wandered into a wall. Kept walking in an effort to escape. Stupid summoners summoning more nameds... lol
Forum: Variants July 11, 2020, 21:04
Replies: 50
Views: 2,364
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Hahaha, I thought the game had locked up, but no,...

Hahaha, I thought the game had locked up, but no, entering a higher level quest zone no longer uses a y/n confirmation, now it is Y/n. Subtle difference. :)
Forum: Variants July 10, 2020, 20:24
Replies: 50
Views: 2,364
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
87-117% meant something intuitively. 0-76 Means...

87-117% meant something intuitively. 0-76 Means NOTHING to those who don't know the code. Like me.
Forum: Variants July 8, 2020, 05:12
Replies: 35
Views: 1,364
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Ah! so the 'penalty' was just bonus removal....

Ah! so the 'penalty' was just bonus removal. Thanks, lol

It does explain why I couldn't the math to work, I was using it on the wrong end of the equation... doh!
Forum: Variants July 8, 2020, 04:00
Replies: 35
Views: 1,364
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Martial Arts - Slot Armor penalty I'm not...

Martial Arts - Slot Armor penalty

I'm not talking the total weight limit, although I would love if there could be an indicator somewhere of Max Weight limit.

But what I've not seen documented...
Forum: Variants July 7, 2020, 00:59
Replies: 35
Views: 1,364
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
I am addicted to ranged weaponry. A sling or bow...

I am addicted to ranged weaponry. A sling or bow on every character. A good missile weapon can make many fights easier and won't kill your mana.
Forum: Variants July 7, 2020, 00:13
Replies: 115
Views: 9,921
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
And here I thought Bringlish usually added...

And here I thought Bringlish usually added letters, not removed them :)
Thanks for the info.
Forum: Variants July 6, 2020, 19:03
Replies: 115
Views: 9,921
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
A very minor bug, Spelling issue. In the...

A very minor bug, Spelling issue.

In the 'Mushroom (Thalos) quest. The first line of the text is "Are you here to enrol?" It should be 'enroll'
Forum: Variants July 6, 2020, 17:29
Replies: 35
Views: 1,364
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Of course, you'll eat a lot more food with that...

Of course, you'll eat a lot more food with that kind of regen. Which is really only an issue early game or with exotic food requirements.
The only time I starved recently was trying a Vampire char.
Forum: Variants July 1, 2020, 19:10
Replies: 35
Views: 1,364
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
One question I've had for a long time is with...

One question I've had for a long time is with Ninjas.
(admittedly this test was back under PCB but the core should/could be similar)
When attacking from hiding there are several possible messages...
Forum: Variants June 29, 2020, 00:39
Replies: 151
Views: 26,134
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
You might want to consider upgrading to...

You might want to consider upgrading to Liquorice, it is the most recent version.
http://angband.oook.cz/forum/showthread.php?t=9871
Forum: Variants June 17, 2020, 03:26
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
To get the best bang-per-buck you also have to...

To get the best bang-per-buck you also have to consider Dual-wielding skill caps, the Ambidexterity perk, and the offhand weapon as Main Gauches and Wakizashi give dual wield bonuses when in the...
Forum: Variants April 29, 2020, 20:11
Replies: 28
Views: 5,570
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Thank you so much for this series! Virtues...

Thank you so much for this series!

Virtues were always a black box to me. They were there and did something, but damned if I knew what/why/how.
Forum: Variants February 24, 2020, 13:57
Replies: 6
Views: 701
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: 8,969
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: 39,247
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
*Groan* LOL!

*Groan* LOL!
Forum: Variants February 8, 2020, 02:31
Replies: 55
Views: 39,247
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: 1,677
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...
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