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Old April 19, 2017, 12:47   #141
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I died to the falling damage into Throne room...............
But you don't get false floors at 950'...?
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Old April 19, 2017, 14:23   #142
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I'm guessing maybe he was at 900' and fell to 950'. I just messed around some and the character screen will display your 'splat-depth' upon death, so he splatted at 950', presumably!

Edit:.. Doh, I could have just looked at the last lines of his character notes. Yeah, he died at 900'.
22,764 900 ft Slain by a collapsing floor.

Lol.

Anyway, impressive character man!
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Old April 19, 2017, 20:08   #143
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But you don't get false floors at 950'...?
That's so funny. You're right. I feel from 900 to 950 and died there.. Funny thing, it scored my elf as gettting to 950 and that's my deepest yet!!

I was pretty stoned, but I remember hitting 900 and considering diving to 950 then scumming some, but I figured if I scum between 900 to 950, there's not much difference - right?

Is there much difference in difficulty between 900 to 950. My current theory is that once you hit 750, it's best to dive hard because you can run into 1k depth monsters so frequently there.
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Old April 19, 2017, 20:45   #144
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That's correct. No false floor traps on dl 950, and the danger isn't significantly higher than 900. The extra experience helps too.
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Old April 21, 2017, 23:34   #145
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Is there much difference in difficulty between 900 to 950
Personally, I prefer to scum at 900ft rather than 950ft. because in my experience there are many fewer vampire lords at 900 than at 950. The issue is not so much defeating the vampire lords as it is that they will occasionally drain your stats, and I don't usually have a super abundance of stat restoration. And also the Nameless Things are a pain, and losing a point or two of evasion off your equipment due to acid damage at the last minute is often unrecoverable. And I don't find that the stuff at 950ft is enough better than the stuff at 900ft to make up the difference.

YMMV, particularly if you are carrying one or more "danger" items.
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That's so funny. You're right. I feel from 900 to 950 and died there.. Funny thing, it scored my elf as gettting to 950 and that's my deepest yet!!

I was pretty stoned, but I remember hitting 900 and considering diving to 950 then scumming some, but I figured if I scum between 900 to 950, there's not much difference - right?

Is there much difference in difficulty between 900 to 950. My current theory is that once you hit 750, it's best to dive hard because you can run into 1k depth monsters so frequently there.
The difficulty is basically the same. Imo, 950' is safer because it is much more spacious, or at least it seems that way.
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