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The_Anonymus

Dec. 10, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Monsters only quicken when hit with an XP rune. most of the time that kills you. Or if you're lucky you survive but the monster's level is higher and it gets a sudden boost of Haste. The Lightning weapon doesn't cause quicken when hitting enemies unless it's enchanted with the "?" (Chaos) rune.

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Jiberish001

Dec. 10, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) @Toast_OfWar: I think you're getting hit with the special effect of the Lightning weapon. The lure says it's special is emitting quickening. I have one put I've yet to see the quickening activate.

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Jiberish001

Dec. 10, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Armor was the first thing I polymorphed. At first I thought it only changed the item's sprite because the item's name doesn't change. You have to check the description to see what it morphs into. I was right about sprites swapping when you're both wearing the "_" invisible armor.

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Toast_OfWar

Dec. 10, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Anybody have any idea what causes monster quickening? I feeling so confident this run and suddenly got killed by some vampire's quickening...

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The_Anonymus

Dec. 10, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) If anyone's wondering about "Elbereth" here's the fun special effect from a wiki: http://nethack.wikia.com/wiki/Elbereth. No it does not cause the "Your Fury Takes Form" effect. The "Fear" rune or enchantment does that to your enemies. It creates a red nightmare form of themselves that attack until dead or for a short period. The effect "He comes..." however creates a nightmare of you that attacks/chases you and can come from the sleep action randomly or with runes and enchantments from enemies.

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The_Anonymus

Dec. 10, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) if no one's figured out how to get the chest in overworld, level up and quicken, while floating up, hold right and fall onto the chest. So far I've gotten a +Fez, Harpoon, +Cog, and a Gun Leech.

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The_Anonymus

Dec. 10, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) enchanting a portal rune to a weapon or armor opens a doorway to a small pocket dungeon with certain enchanted items. eating a portal rune opens a portal to overworld that carries over in case you die so you can go back to that level. feeding your minion a portal rune opens a door to the underworld where you can steal death's scythe.

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Jiberish001

Dec. 10, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) When you and minion our both wearing invisibility armor, your sprites swap. Is this a bug? It's annoying either way. :)

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The_Anonymus

Dec. 10, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) @jiiberish. no. you can't give your armor invisibility. There is just AN ACTUAL INVISIBLE ARMOR. There's no such invisibility enchantment in the source code.

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Jiberish001

Dec. 10, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) You can give your armor invisibility. You can poly figure it out if you read this correctly. ;-)

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Justice360

Dec. 9, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) dude... level 20 dungeon level 21 on dogmatic mode, 2 runed-as-all-hell lightnings and CRAZZY armor... so im killing something easily and carefully (cause lord knows with rogue likes you if you face your problems head on you die...) gave my minion undead weaponry so he could heal himself when he gets killed. ANYWAYS so im tapping the move buttons staccato so I dont die somehow... i told myself this is the life I will kill the balrog... so a quiken comes from somewhere out of the shadows and kills me... in a 64th of a second... please fix that?

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Jiberish001

Dec. 9, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) I had recently entered the dungeon... again. I had a hotkey set to some hearts, but I no longer had those hearts. I was fighting, and dying. I panicked and pushed my hotkey. Nothing seemed to happen, but then I soon found out that I had broken the menu. It would not open at all. Controls started becoming unreliable. And the worst part, was that doors no longer worked. TLDR; Don't push hotkeys for items you don't have anymore. :)

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vsea

Dec. 9, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Need sequel

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khfreak

Dec. 9, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Well. It appears that the item I equipped was cursed, but what was that other enchantment? OH. Oh. oh. teleport...

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terer10

Dec. 9, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) EPIC!!!! GAME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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The_Anonymus

Dec. 9, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) If anyone wants to know exact details about the runes, their effect when enchanted to weapon or armor or even what they do to enemies, PM. I've figured everything out.

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Colorstyle

Dec. 9, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Escaping without the Amulet of Yendor gives you a different ending. Also: The Overworld doesn't preserve the Amulet, the Balrog's Face, or the Death's Scythe across reincarnations. It removes those items AND it looks like it also removes all other items on the same stack. So be careful. (Either that or I hit an item limit. But I doubt it. Will double-check next ascension.)

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Colorstyle

Dec. 9, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) I'll need to stockpile and double-check rune effects now that I know the overworld trick. Undead on weapons looks like it might heal your minion through kill/"sacrifices". Not what I'd expect....

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Colorstyle

Dec. 9, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Woo! It's true. Items left on the Overworld carry through reincarnation. Runes stay identified. Time to kill the Balrog again and test with the Amulet of Yendor or Death's Scythe.

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Colorstyle

Dec. 9, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Jiberish001: Looks like Heal Rune does heal enemies on weapons. And Stun/Bleed Rune on armor will stun/bleed you randomly for small amounts. It's very equal magic.

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Colorstyle

Dec. 9, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) "New Game+" and the epilogue is a nice touch. Now I just need to test the "Timeless Bubble Overworld" hint I heard of.

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Jiberish001

Dec. 9, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) "Drow blinded by soccer" More like Drow exploded by well kicked decapitated vampire head. :D

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Jiberish001

Dec. 8, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) What would be really great is if there was a Lore menu for runes, so you could use Identifying runes on other runes to get the details of their effects.

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Jiberish001

Dec. 8, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Why does closing the menu cause a very small passing of time, in dogmatic mode? Even this brief moment can be devastating in later levels.

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Jiberish001

Dec. 8, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Okay, I need to confirmed, please. Does enchanting a weapon with a Heal Rune, cause your target to regen HP? This seems to be the case as far as I can tell. Shouldn't that particular enchantment heal you when you attack with that weapon, instead of healing your target?

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Toast_OfWar

Dec. 8, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Too bad the only runes that ever drop are freakin' light runes.

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Jiberish001

Dec. 8, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) @Toast_Ofwar If you use a Null rune on a cursed item it will uncurse the item, which you can then drop.

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Toast_OfWar

Dec. 8, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Hey Colorstyle, what is the point of that whole "Your fury will take form", "Elbereth" thing? Also, is there any way to drop a cursed item? I only lost my cursed knife because a nymph stole it from me. Lucky me.

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Ggnomaz

Dec. 8, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) This game is amazing. The ways level can be generated are infinite, you will never get the same level! I loved this game. Max depth I went so far was 8.

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penguinkirby

Dec. 8, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) green9090 brought me here

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Colorstyle

Dec. 8, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) ...I never had a chance to use the scythe. I read the wallsign "Elbereth" and my fury took form and killed the Balrog before I even saw it. I love the RNG. When I don't hate it.

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Colorstyle

Dec. 8, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Awesome. The RNG polymorphed me into a Nymph and I stole Death's Scythe. Thanks for the tip, khfreak. Time to make another run at the Balrog!

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khfreak

Dec. 8, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) If your minion is wearing the dryad face (or nymph?) and you go to the underworld it can steal Death's Scythe for you. It's a level 20 behemoth.

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Colorstyle

Dec. 8, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) A portal to the Underworld lets your minion come back if it dies. Eating runes: Bleed - you take HP damage. Heal - fast HP regen. Light - you light the area for a while. Thorns - ???. Undead - if you are killed shortly after, you gain full HP and your character now looks like a skeleton.

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Colorstyle

Dec. 8, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Frrick. Finally had a good run and got too impatient with the running Balrog. And died. Sigh.

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Toast_OfWar

Dec. 8, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Anyone have any idea as to what the point of going to the underworld is? Does the Undead Rune have some effect?

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IceForSugar

Dec. 8, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) OrionFive - RNG sometimes changes your race, when at his altar you get "RNG dislikes Rouges"

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martita93

Dec. 8, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Rogue feelings: I arrived to downfloor 12, this starts to desesperate my soul, monsters apearing and disapearing, the walls have live, total darkness, no light, He comes.. all the time, I start to lose the faith.. my minion died again, I have fear of what possibly I could see if I keep going... THIS GAME PUTS MY EMOTIONS TO 1000!!! <3333 desesperatly hard, put yourself in the shoes of the rogue, and u will live an incredible fear adventure. 10/5

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esran

Dec. 7, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) i love the game, but i find myself wishing for an "easy" mode. i know, im a wimp.

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khfreak

Dec. 7, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) This is an astonishingly well made game. The combat can be fast paced and fiercely tactical, and the developer gives you the choice between two combat types. The atmosphere is perfect, and when combined with the stellar soundtrack is well deserving of the horror tag. Superb presentation.

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Jiberish001

Dec. 7, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) The game should save just before you go home. I was told I couldn't take items, so I figured there would be more game play later. So I dumped all my items only to find that the last save was before that, so I wasn't able to take my good stuff to the post game.

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Technicalslayer

Dec. 7, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Great game, love the fact that you can enchant your armor and weapons. Very gloomy and "alone" feeling to it, which is something I enjoy about games.

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Geenf11

Dec. 7, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Dammit, made it into chaos but got balrog'd.

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shaaadow900

Dec. 7, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Lol I love the randomness! I tried to enchant my dagger with an unknown rune and it teleported away! 5/5

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nenslo

Dec. 7, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) I don't think I will ever win this game, but I appreciate that. Too many games are just one path - you keep on it for half an hour and your are done. I keep dying and dying, and come back to die again.

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martita93

Dec. 7, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) OMFG "Praying to the god of chaos" .... He Comes, lol

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OrionFive

Dec. 7, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Some enemies (I think) cast random runes on you. Or the GNR or whatever does it. It turned me into a dreadfully slow goblin! :P Awesome game by the way. One of the most replay worthy games here in quite some time!

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Jiberish001

Dec. 7, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Did I do something wrong? Long before I even knew of the balrog, I had ate a rune of undead and I thought that was why I came back as a skeleton when I died, no explanation was given. So much later after collapsing the dungeon the game says something about me using a rune of time, which I never saw. There were 2 runes I hadn't identified yet before going home. I killed the balrog by having a LOT of haste on my armor and a blessed gun blade. I was able to pin him against a wall with the blessed gun blade. :)

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Jiberish001

Dec. 7, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) The Chaos Dungeon collapsing scared the crap out of me. lol

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OrionFive

Dec. 7, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) I identified Balrog, but didn't get the lore :(

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