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Forum: Vanilla November 12, 2021, 02:33
Replies: 12
Views: 1,271
Posted By wv_wxman
Yes, I believe it was back in the days of 2.7.8...

Yes, I believe it was back in the days of 2.7.8 or so...there would be discounts on items, and sometimes you would see something {to clear} that would be 80 or 90 percent off the usual price.
Forum: Vanilla September 26, 2021, 22:34
Replies: 25
Views: 3,421
Posted By wv_wxman
Wands/Rods of Light can be considered if you have...

Wands/Rods of Light can be considered if you have inventory space, especially early on to kill long hallways full of certain orcs quickly. Even if you can smash those o's pretty easily, being able...
Forum: Vanilla June 27, 2021, 23:11
Replies: 78
Views: 16,347
Posted By wv_wxman
Another possibility would be giving mages some...

Another possibility would be giving mages some "study points" per level, with the points being spent on which spells to use. Maybe Light Area is one study point to learn, while Mass Banishment is...
Forum: Vanilla June 26, 2021, 19:07
Replies: 78
Views: 16,347
Posted By wv_wxman
Another issue with mages is the frequency and...

Another issue with mages is the frequency and power of restore mana items. My most recent mage winner had 25+ Restore Mana potions and around 10 Staves of the Magi at the end. This, plus FastCast,...
Forum: Vanilla March 12, 2021, 01:24
Replies: 137
Views: 15,795
Posted By wv_wxman
In my local Black Market, you can get a free...

In my local Black Market, you can get a free Lantern of Shadows just by walking in the door! It currently has 17 of them going for zero gold. Save file is attached in case it is useful.
Forum: Vanilla March 6, 2021, 17:25
Replies: 12
Views: 1,374
Posted By wv_wxman
Great review, and I agree - CL50 mages are an...

Great review, and I agree - CL50 mages are an almost guaranteed win barring carelessness. I will add a minor quibble: Disable Traps/Destroy Doors does have at least a minor use - disarming the traps...
Forum: Vanilla February 24, 2021, 00:02
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By wv_wxman
Nope, you do not also need fire resistance. Fire...

Nope, you do not also need fire resistance. Fire immunity on any one piece of equipment totally protects you from fire - that is, no damage taken and no destruction of inventory items. You can even...
Forum: Vanilla January 14, 2021, 01:17
Replies: 52
Views: 5,220
Posted By wv_wxman
Oooh, I just beat this. At 350' - an...

Oooh, I just beat this.

At 350' - an amulet of ESP, lying in the floor.
At 450' - on a 7-9 level, I took out a wimpy ant pit. In said pit? PDSM.

Yikes.
Forum: Vanilla December 31, 2020, 19:21
Replies: 19
Views: 2,633
Posted By wv_wxman
Just to clarify for everyone, that was more of a...

Just to clarify for everyone, that was more of a for-fun thought exercise than anything that I was seriously suggesting. Still, firing up a new game today and seeing the town overrun with singing...
Forum: Vanilla December 31, 2020, 18:04
Replies: 19
Views: 2,633
Posted By wv_wxman
Ideas for other town US holiday celebrations that...

Ideas for other town US holiday celebrations that might be actually doable in the current game structure:

New Year's Eve/Day - every townsperson is a singing happy drunk.

Valentine's Day:...
Forum: Vanilla September 23, 2017, 22:39
Replies: 21
Views: 3,673
Posted By wv_wxman
Oh, please, YES. Those early...

Oh, please, YES. Those early blindness/confusion/teleport traps when you are but an infant adventurer are annoying.
Forum: Vanilla August 29, 2017, 02:57
Replies: 507
Views: 70,954
Posted By wv_wxman
Done and done!

Done and done!
Forum: Vanilla August 29, 2017, 00:30
Replies: 507
Views: 70,954
Posted By wv_wxman
More fun with pathing in the latest build...

More fun with pathing in the latest build (36595ad2)! Bless Wormy's heart, he simply could not find a way to get at me. I have a copy of the save file if that would be useful.


#.#...
Forum: Vanilla August 20, 2017, 16:29
Replies: 507
Views: 70,954
Posted By wv_wxman
Thanks, worked like a charm! Too bad the poor...

Thanks, worked like a charm! Too bad the poor girl died soon after...
Forum: Vanilla August 19, 2017, 18:51
Replies: 507
Views: 70,954
Posted By wv_wxman
Started a new 4.1 game today and saved it with...

Started a new 4.1 game today and saved it with ctrl-X. Tried to restart it a bit later and I get the error message "Parse error in randart line 2389 column 3." Looked at randart.txt and my...
Forum: Vanilla June 30, 2017, 06:40
Replies: 507
Views: 70,954
Posted By wv_wxman
Gotcha. No biggie - just wasn't sure that was the...

Gotcha. No biggie - just wasn't sure that was the intended and/or desired behavior. Surprise money is a good thing!
Forum: Vanilla June 30, 2017, 06:31
Replies: 507
Views: 70,954
Posted By wv_wxman
Playing an ironman game, I ignored all money. ...

Playing an ironman game, I ignored all money. However, ignored money is picked up when it is moved over, unlike all other objects. In real life I would never complain about invisible money landing...
Forum: Vanilla December 15, 2015, 19:56
Replies: 31
Views: 8,790
Posted By wv_wxman
Okay, yeah, point noted. Your mechanic may work...

Okay, yeah, point noted. Your mechanic may work better.

Another thought: have it guarantee you something better than the scroll does now...but you MUST use it on the level you find it. Leaving...
Forum: Vanilla December 15, 2015, 19:43
Replies: 31
Views: 8,790
Posted By wv_wxman
How about if ?Acquirement guaranteed you an item...

How about if ?Acquirement guaranteed you an item of an equal or higher numerical power level than anything in your current inventory/equipment? That would certainly make them a little more special....
Forum: AAR July 26, 2015, 00:02
Replies: 1
Views: 1,890
Posted By wv_wxman
My first Vanilla win using an insanely powerful mage

So I won Vanilla for the first time! Here is the rundown:

http://angband.oook.cz/ladder-show.php?id=17972

Note that before I wielded Grond/Crown, all stats were *** except Strength, which was...
Forum: Vanilla July 22, 2015, 03:39
Replies: 23
Views: 7,556
Posted By wv_wxman
Yes, that is EXACTLY what I am seeing. If an...

Yes, that is EXACTLY what I am seeing. If an artifact is at home, it is not shown. Dropping it outside the door of the home allows it to show up. And everything else you say!
Forum: Vanilla July 21, 2015, 22:38
Replies: 23
Views: 7,556
Posted By wv_wxman
Since we're on the subject of artifacts, I'll put...

Since we're on the subject of artifacts, I'll put this here. Looks like there is a bug with the artifact knowledge screen. It is only reporting artifacts that I currently have equipped - no others...
Forum: Vanilla July 21, 2015, 20:17
Replies: 23
Views: 7,556
Posted By wv_wxman
My 4.0.1 character has found plenty... ...

My 4.0.1 character has found plenty...

http://angband.oook.cz/ladder-show.php?id=17972
Forum: Vanilla June 5, 2015, 01:16
Replies: 7
Views: 2,955
Posted By wv_wxman
Gloves and speed boosts

Xor the Gnome Mage found this on Mughash's body:

s) the Set of Gauntlets 'Golamir' [3,+11] <+2>
Dropped by Mughash the Kobold Lord at 550 feet (level 11).

+2 speed.
...
Forum: Vanilla April 7, 2015, 23:01
Replies: 5
Views: 2,757
Posted By wv_wxman
Lagduf is my buddy

Long time player (since Rogue on my father's IBM PC!), first-time poster here, although I dabbled with rgra back in the day. I go long stretches without playing, but I always come back to the...
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