Angband.oook.cz
Angband.oook.cz
AboutVariantsLadderForumCompetitionComicScreenshotsFunniesLinks

Go Back   Angband Forums > Angband > Vanilla

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old February 26, 2015, 14:50   #11
Derakon
Prophet
 
Derakon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 9,023
Derakon is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by Zikke View Post
So we're basically just finding secret codes on the floor that are instantly redeemable for AU through an app on @'s mobile device with which he always adventures.

And hopefully he gets a signal down there.
What, you think Morgoth would have the only 5000'-deep dungeon in the world that doesn't have wi-fi?
Derakon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old February 27, 2015, 21:33   #12
Tibarius
Swordsman
 
Tibarius's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Germany
Age: 51
Posts: 416
Tibarius is an unknown quantity at this point
re: 9 Digits

In the current version gold becomes less important the higher the character develops. The highest objects i can remember to have bought in the black market were 150.000 for potion of Augmentation or 270.000 for book#9 of mages or priests. So it would be possible to take up a renaming of AU in GOLD for the next Version

On the other Hand ... everyone playing this game longer than 5 minutes could intuitively recognizes that coins found increase the AU-value and thus should be able to conclude it shows the total amount of coins found.
Tibarius is offline   Reply With Quote
Old February 28, 2015, 03:35   #13
Raxmei
Apprentice
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 94
Raxmei is on a distinguished road
Ultimately it's short for "aurum," which is just Latin for "gold."
Raxmei is offline   Reply With Quote
Old February 28, 2015, 19:19   #14
klassik
Apprentice
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: virginia, usa
Posts: 72
klassik is on a distinguished road
and here i am thinking that the gold thing was done to save space for more important gameplay aspects.


like haggling
klassik is offline   Reply With Quote
Old March 1, 2015, 19:28   #15
Runaway1956
Apprentice
 
Runaway1956's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2015
Location: USA
Posts: 71
Runaway1956 is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by AnonymousHero View Post
I think they're off in the "high atomic number" portion of the periodic table, along with Unobtanium. (Of course nobody's discovered them yet, so they don't have actual Latin names yet.)


Get your unobtainium here: http://www.zazzle.com/custom_uid_uno...93113649355574


No, I'm not spamming - I have NOTHING to do with Zazzle, except I ordered my unobtainium from them.

If I've piqued your interest, you might visit https://soylentnews.org/
__________________
It's a 1982 Honda GL 500 Silver Wing Interstate, my daily commuter. http://linuxcounter.net/cert/522398.png
Runaway1956 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old March 3, 2015, 06:20   #16
fishjie
Rookie
 
Join Date: Feb 2015
Posts: 6
fishjie is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by Nick View Post
That panel is 12 characters wide, and using 'AU' allows for 9 digits of gold. So historical reasons
Aah thanks!
fishjie is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Bug: "n" not counted as a non-"ESC" key chikinn Vanilla 3 November 8, 2014 22:34
Bug with "Turn" in the "Player History" dump bron Vanilla 3 January 17, 2014 16:35
[3.3.2] Bug in monster list "@ 1 <player>" bunnies Vanilla 2 March 10, 2012 00:10
possible bug with "player turns" in dump? PowerDiver Development 1 December 15, 2009 08:03
"repeat" Command just little bit "smarter" ClaytonAguiar Vanilla 8 June 17, 2009 15:01


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 03:54.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions Inc.