Angband.oook.cz
Angband.oook.cz
AboutDownloadVariantsLadderForumCompetitionSpoilersComicScreenshotsFunniesLinks

Go Back   Angband Forums > Angband > ToME

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old December 14, 2008, 07:30   #1
madmonk
Rookie
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 20
madmonk is on a distinguished road
New Challenge

Welcome one and all,

I have a challenge for you... just to celebrate the new forum!

Born (if it can be called that), life was hell, your mother was low mean and nasty. Your father was even worse - if he was your father... which you doubt! To make matters worse you are cursed with an allergy to metal!

Your only solace was to run into the nearby forest and stay there for as long as you could. Surprisingly you found that you could relate to animals and plants (you can see where this is going can't you?), and came to revere and worship Yavannah.

This is fairly amazing since you are a troll!

OK - so the challenge is a Troll Druid. You must accept the first character rolled. You may not put a minimum in on the roller.

After that you may not use metal in any form. This means that any metal weapon is out. Armour may only be the leather (or less) variety. Lanterns and lamps - no, they are metal. Boots - not metal ones. Rings and amulets are made of metal. Traps have metal in them so are of no use. Shields - not the metal ones. Helmets - goodness metal ones give you blinding headaches and make your hair fall out - so no to metal ones. Gloves and gauntlets? They are OK unless they specifically mention metal...

Good luck!
madmonk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 14, 2008, 08:09   #2
Narvius
Knight
 
Narvius's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Poland, Katowice
Age: 22
Posts: 586
Narvius is on a distinguished road
Not all rings are metal, I think.
__________________
If you can convincingly pretend you're crazy, you probably are.
Narvius is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 14, 2008, 09:47   #3
Daniel Fishman
Adept
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Age: 24
Posts: 131
Daniel Fishman is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by Narvius View Post
Not all rings are metal, I think.
This is true; but in the context of the challenge it seems a little unfair to allow player A to use a Wooden Ring of Speed, while only allowing player B to use a Wooden Ring of Weakness.
Daniel Fishman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 14, 2008, 18:37   #4
madmonk
Rookie
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 20
madmonk is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by Daniel Fishman View Post
This is true; but in the context of the challenge it seems a little unfair to allow player A to use a Wooden Ring of Speed, while only allowing player B to use a Wooden Ring of Weakness.
Which is really why I banned all rings and amulets.

Of course you could always use them if they are not made of metal, but I felt it might place to much of a burden on housekeeping remembering which rings are metal and which are not. It s up to you. Me being lazy - no rings!
madmonk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 15, 2008, 17:58   #5
Zikke
Veteran
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 1,020
Zikke is on a distinguished road
So I am completely new to ToME, but I wanted to try out this challenge.

I tried to make a new character but I couldn't find how to make a troll druid. Picking Troll is easy, but Druid wasn't on the list... any advice?

Also, do you care if we are a "standard" troll or a different type of troll?
Zikke is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 15, 2008, 18:15   #6
Daniel Fishman
Adept
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Age: 24
Posts: 131
Daniel Fishman is on a distinguished road
Druid is a subclass of Priest. So choose Priest as your class, and then Druid as your subclass. But be warned. This is a challenge for a reason - Druid is a tough class to play, and Troll is probably not the ideal race for it - and that's before you get the equipment restriction.
Daniel Fishman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 15, 2008, 18:15   #7
Narvius
Knight
 
Narvius's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Poland, Katowice
Age: 22
Posts: 586
Narvius is on a distinguished road
Druid is a subclass... of... uh... mage?
No, priest!
__________________
If you can convincingly pretend you're crazy, you probably are.
Narvius is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 15, 2008, 18:28   #8
Zikke
Veteran
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 1,020
Zikke is on a distinguished road
Okay sorry, another dummy question.


When I move around in the town, I leave "ghosts" of the @ symbol occasionally. I assume this is documented; do you know how to fix this? I am running Windows XP with the default tiles.



edit:

You receive a vicious blow to the head!
All of your possessions have been stolen.
Welcome to ToME ^_^

Last edited by Zikke; December 15, 2008 at 18:42.
Zikke is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 15, 2008, 19:47   #9
madmonk
Rookie
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 20
madmonk is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by Zikke View Post
Okay sorry, another dummy question.


When I move around in the town, I leave "ghosts" of the @ symbol occasionally. I assume this is documented; do you know how to fix this? I am running Windows XP with the default tiles.



edit:

You receive a vicious blow to the head!
All of your possessions have been stolen.
Welcome to ToME ^_^
Go here. It has a fix for your problem.
madmonk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 15, 2008, 20:22   #10
Seany C
Swordsman
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Deepest, darkest Yorkshire...
Posts: 278
Donated: $20
Seany C is on a distinguished road
Heh, interesting (if tough) challenge, MM - are Quarterstaves/ permitted?
One other question - missiles, slings/pebbles/boomerangs OK, but arrows/shots/bolts aren't?

One more question - is the prohibition on holding metal items at all, even in your backpack, or can they be brought back to town and sold?

I can see this one getting technical...


EDIT: One extra question

Last edited by Seany C; December 15, 2008 at 20:27.
Seany C 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
Just for fun challenge! phroggonalog Vanilla 3 February 9, 2008 00:12


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 23:14.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.