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Forum: Variants November 29, 2020, 17:04
Replies: 134
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Posted By CyclopsSlayer
ToME has this same issue. Giants in melee are...

ToME has this same issue. Giants in melee are little threat. Boulder throwers, however, can nearly one-shot you.
Especially since Frog allows foes to use area attacks around corners. Ball attacks,...
Forum: Variants November 28, 2020, 14:47
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Werewolves are a Normal race in the Shapeshifter...

Werewolves are a Normal race in the Shapeshifter category. Mummies are in the Monster play under Undead.
Forum: Variants November 25, 2020, 15:52
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
I had always thought that Rune Swords should...

I had always thought that Rune Swords should somehow be special to Rune Knights...
Forum: Variants November 16, 2020, 15:45
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
This page is for PosCheng and so isn't fully up...

This page is for PosCheng and so isn't fully up to date, but it seems to still be mostly accurate. Mouseover spell names for details.

Github PCB Spell lists...
Forum: Variants October 27, 2020, 14:08
Replies: 12
Views: 643
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Ah, apologies! I apparently conflated and...

Ah, apologies! I apparently conflated and misremembered things. Thanks for the correction.
Forum: Variants October 26, 2020, 23:38
Replies: 12
Views: 643
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Technically Rogue had D&D roots, so all...

Technically Rogue had D&D roots, so all roguelikes carry that influence. Things like the D&D Rust Monster becoming an Aquator. The stat system being 3-18 as a base. (Now instead of 3d6, they roll...
Forum: Variants October 20, 2020, 14:27
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
When I play a Monk, Craft is the best way to go....

When I play a Monk, Craft is the best way to go. Healing and detection from items. I only wish Brands applied to Unarmed. :)
Forum: Variants October 17, 2020, 06:54
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Interesting, although on a mage I would have done...

Interesting, although on a mage I would have done weapon and shield, their dual wield sucks.
Forum: Variants October 17, 2020, 01:16
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
If Nature was allowed as a primary you could play...

If Nature was allowed as a primary you could play a Druid type. :)
Forum: Variants October 12, 2020, 22:06
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Honestly, the Chosen One doesn't sound all that...

Honestly, the Chosen One doesn't sound all that special. lol
Forum: Variants October 12, 2020, 18:12
Replies: 14
Views: 1,046
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Try throwing flasks of oil, they used to be a...

Try throwing flasks of oil, they used to be a standard goto in old vanilla. As I recall, they did 1-10 fire damage.
BTW, old as in 2.4 Frog-knows from nearly 30 years ago. lol
Forum: Variants October 9, 2020, 22:36
Replies: 138
Views: 9,549
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Same setup I have been using. 1080p monitor....

Same setup I have been using. 1080p monitor. Although recently I have been thinking about moving to a 4k monitor.
Forum: Variants October 3, 2020, 19:36
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
They used to be just dungeons on the overland...

They used to be just dungeons on the overland map. Not really sure when they were removed/hidden. They started very deep, about L500? Deeper?
I never really poked around in there in Poscheng very...
Forum: Variants September 27, 2020, 00:55
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
MITZE - has an excellent thread on Virtues....

MITZE - has an excellent thread on Virtues. Detailing the what/how/why of them. Most of them at least.

MITZE - Extolling Virtues...
Forum: Variants September 26, 2020, 16:11
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Look at the Pos/Frog/Com Virtue systems. These...

Look at the Pos/Frog/Com Virtue systems. These are basically what you are talking about.
AND they tend to be hated by many as they restrict and force gameplay.
Hit a sleeping foe? Ding lose...
Forum: Variants September 13, 2020, 17:45
Replies: 138
Views: 9,549
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Just started a new Ninja, the Thieves' Hideout...

Just started a new Ninja, the Thieves' Hideout reward first gave me a smile and then made me want to cry. Too damned many egos give light...

-Dagger (Armageddon) (3D6) (+7,+9) {Lu|FS}

So, now...
Forum: Variants September 6, 2020, 19:33
Replies: 138
Views: 9,549
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
I wonder if that is similar to the Ninja 'Hide'...

I wonder if that is similar to the Ninja 'Hide' innate, do you see a message at the bottom of your screen that says 'Hiding'? Those messages are the same that a Ninja gets.
It might not be as any...
Forum: Variants September 6, 2020, 01:55
Replies: 138
Views: 9,549
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Doh... I feel rather ashamed I never knew this......

Doh... I feel rather ashamed I never knew this... I have always seen players Char names with a numeric number and just thought they had done it manually.

Imagine my surprise when I created a...
Forum: Variants September 5, 2020, 02:33
Replies: 138
Views: 9,549
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Offhand, did the monster play come from Posband...

Offhand, did the monster play come from Posband being merged into Cheng? That was the first variant I knew of that allowed Possessors and monsters. I had always thought Poscheng was a conflation of...
Forum: Variants August 29, 2020, 23:23
Replies: 138
Views: 9,549
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Back a few years ago under PosCheng(?) someone...

Back a few years ago under PosCheng(?) someone posted an analysis of all the effects, most of which seemed to have larger penalties than benefits. As I, vaguely, recall, all but one of the Monk's...
Forum: Variants August 23, 2020, 23:07
Replies: 7
Views: 832
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
As I recall, it was easy to get a massive damage...

As I recall, it was easy to get a massive damage output, and also easy to find foes with damage reflection in Portalis.
Forum: Variants August 16, 2020, 20:29
Replies: 138
Views: 9,549
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
That behavior has been around on the sleeping...

That behavior has been around on the sleeping Mercenaries and Silver jellies for so long it seems natural to me. The same appears in the Theros Cleaning the Lab.
Forum: Variants August 13, 2020, 20:29
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
One thing I often do to see Spell/Skill levels is...

One thing I often do to see Spell/Skill levels is to use the 'Ladder' and find a character at L50. Examine the levels they got their skills/spells. I haven't checked them all, but it is a fairly safe...
Forum: Variants August 13, 2020, 14:32
Replies: 138
Views: 9,549
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Well, I found the issue. Win10 had an update...

Well, I found the issue. Win10 had an update yesterday and in the process it reported file corruptions. An hour-long SDD check and repair. And Archer is working fine.
No idea specifically what was...
Forum: Variants August 8, 2020, 02:07
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Kind of an extreme reaction, but, a non-corporeal...

Kind of an extreme reaction, but, a non-corporeal race, *might* be an option. Just step into a wall, stone-to-mud a one space hideout to rest in. Admittedly I've never tried it, but have thought...
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