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Forum: Variants July 1, 2020, 19:10
Replies: 14
Views: 320
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: 25,201
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: 329
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: 4,946
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: 603
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: 8,413
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: 38,827
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
*Groan* LOL!

*Groan* LOL!
Forum: Variants February 8, 2020, 02:31
Replies: 55
Views: 38,827
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: 1,500
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...
Forum: Variants January 27, 2020, 21:04
Replies: 16
Views: 1,500
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
@Derakon In the ToME4 discord, coincidentally...

@Derakon In the ToME4 discord, coincidentally this was posted recently.

https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/437325035175149586/671413755095023656/Di7xZYgW4AACH_4.png
Forum: Variants January 26, 2020, 23:03
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Do the Main Gauche and Wakizashi when in the...

Do the Main Gauche and Wakizashi when in the offhand still give Dual Wield bonuses?

Haven't played my DW Ninja in quite some time.
Forum: Variants January 25, 2020, 20:33
Replies: 16
Views: 1,500
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Well chastised and I agree. Been playing...

Well chastised and I agree. Been playing Roguelikes since, well, Rogue. Back before color and lowercase. LOL (26 monsters and 26 dungeon levels, and 10 million deaths)
So I admit to being a bit...
Forum: Variants January 25, 2020, 16:34
Replies: 16
Views: 1,500
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Closest I can think of that I have experience...

Closest I can think of that I have experience with would be ToME 4 which is almost no longer an RL.

Tales of Maj'Eyal 4 - https://te4.org/news
It is also on Steam and has a Discord, Forum,...
Forum: Variants December 5, 2019, 14:35
Replies: 86
Views: 9,640
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
I've played Composband many many times and never...

I've played Composband many many times and never knew about rconf from Clarity... doh!
Forum: Variants November 29, 2019, 19:52
Replies: 12
Views: 1,065
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
That was kind of the point of my previous comment...

That was kind of the point of my previous comment and image. What would a player do when facing a tank the size of a city block? Die without the tank even noticing.

David Brin does a good job of...
Forum: Variants November 29, 2019, 19:03
Replies: 12
Views: 1,065
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
You, with dagger and pistol, against a CSU...

You, with dagger and pistol, against a CSU 'Continental Siege Unit' LOL!
...
Forum: Variants November 29, 2019, 16:56
Replies: 12
Views: 1,065
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Ursula K LeGuin is more concerned with the...

Ursula K LeGuin is more concerned with the monsters and aliens that are ourselves. But, that would be a fun addition.

Other classic authors that deal with hard SciFi,

John W. Campbell
E.E....
Forum: Variants November 11, 2019, 02:33
Replies: 48
Views: 8,413
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Take a peek at ToME (now Tales of Maj'Eyal, once...

Take a peek at ToME (now Tales of Maj'Eyal, once upon a time Troubles of Middle Earth) Almost no longer a roguelike.

Wiki: ToME (https://te4.org/wiki/Tales_of_Maj%27Eyal_Wiki)

Let's Plaay:...
Forum: Variants November 9, 2019, 17:35
Replies: 48
Views: 8,413
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
My problem with Virtues in a Dungeon Crawl is...

My problem with Virtues in a Dungeon Crawl is that they force a certain playstyle and completely fail to tell you what it is. MITZE's listings have helped a ton.
Still though, Stealth or Ranged...
Forum: Variants October 29, 2019, 18:40
Replies: 11
Views: 1,906
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
It depends on the level of the zone. Your L20 in...

It depends on the level of the zone. Your L20 in the mountains up north or outside R'yleh might not last very long. lol
Forum: Variants October 29, 2019, 07:14
Replies: 11
Views: 1,906
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Although, if you value your sanity, avoid FCPB...

Although, if you value your sanity, avoid FCPB Nightmare mode...
<mutter><mutter><giggle><sobs hysterically><mutter>
Forum: Variants October 27, 2019, 17:43
Replies: 11
Views: 1,906
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
It may be overwhelming but the ~ (tilde) menus...

It may be overwhelming but the ~ (tilde) menus provide a wealth of information. In particular 'P'roficiencies menu. Showing which weapons a character has or can have skill with.
Pay particular...
Forum: Variants October 25, 2019, 19:32
Replies: 48
Views: 8,413
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
After spending a couple of hours in PCB 7.1.1 it...

After spending a couple of hours in PCB 7.1.1 it is a bit of culture shock.
I was surprised at the lack of Birth options but not surprised that Virtues are forced on. Personally I despise the...
Forum: Variants October 21, 2019, 07:40
Replies: 48
Views: 8,413
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Curious, no idea where that stands in the...

Curious, no idea where that stands in the hierarchy. No idea if that is 'chris' back again.

These days Composband and Frogcomposband spun off out of the old Poschangband seem the most popular.
Forum: Variants October 2, 2019, 16:30
Replies: 51
Views: 4,019
Posted By CyclopsSlayer
Just a heads up, the email says to click the...

Just a heads up, the email says to click the link, but it sends an incomplete URL Easy enough to fix, just preface with an http, but...

://optimiser.riverwaterhill.com/accounts/activate/...
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