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Old October 21, 2015, 19:24   #11
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Learning new forms

Learning my first two forms was quick and easy. The 3rd one took a while. I've been working on a 4th form, unsuccessfully, for some time. Am I correct in assuming it's getting harder? Is the difficulty due to my trying to learn the forms of higher level monsters, or is it because the probability of success decreases as you approach the limit of 5 learned forms? If so, is there a way to "unlearn" a form in order to make it easier to learn a new one?
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Old October 21, 2015, 20:06   #12
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Learning my first two forms was quick and easy. The 3rd one took a while. I've been working on a 4th form, unsuccessfully, for some time. Am I correct in assuming it's getting harder? Is the difficulty due to my trying to learn the forms of higher level monsters, or is it because the probability of success decreases as you approach the limit of 5 learned forms? If so, is there a way to "unlearn" a form in order to make it easier to learn a new one?
Looking at the code, you always have a 1 in 20 shot to learn a new form. So, not sure there's anything you can do short of cloning and killing the same monster over and over again to get specific forms that you want.

Also, just to be clear, you need to be mimicking a thing when you land the killing blow on it to even get a chance.
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Old October 21, 2015, 21:48   #13
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Thanks. Does the killing blow have to be in melee, or will a well placed arrow or spell do the trick?
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Shooters and spells work. Not sure about friendly fire or summons.
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Congrats to clouded for (unsurprisingly) winning comp 180.

As for the spooky costume contest.... the winners are:

1st place: Gorbad 'Nazgul' costume

2nd place: murphy 'Dread' costume

3rd place: wobbly 'Gargoyle' costume
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Congrats to clouded for (unsurprisingly) winning comp 180.

As for the spooky costume contest.... the winners are:

1st place: Gorbad 'Nazgul' costume

2nd place: murphy 'Dread' costume

3rd place: wobbly 'Gargoyle' costume
You should have played TomeNET during Halloween. People were running around with fun ones
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You should have played TomeNET during Halloween. People were running around with fun ones
Next year Although I find the concept of playing TomeNET spooky in itself.
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Next year Although I find the concept of playing TomeNET spooky in itself.
Well you can also wear costumes at xmas in TomeNET, so no need to wait for next halloween. And I've found a handy costume of Santa Claus yesterday
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