Thread: 3.3.0 Question
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Old August 4, 2011, 07:42   #4
Timo Pietilš
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Originally Posted by Derakon View Post
The option you want is "Monsters act smarter in groups". You're encountering the pack AI, which will try to stay a minimal distance away from you unless it can surround you (for certain values of "surround"). It was in 3.2, and I'm pretty sure it was in 3.1.2 too...
It seems to be that you can draw pack monsters to attack you if you do this:

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Dig out the 'x'. For mage that encounters pack and does know the stone to mud, that might be faster than backing up in a room. It might also be safer, if the hounds are something you don't want to deal many at any single time (cast one stone to mud, step out of LoS, cast another and dig yourself a short zig-zag corridor. Boost, dig out remaining walls to draw the hounds to attack).
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