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by Snaelda
Thu Jun 27, 2013 8:09 am
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Preliminary L8 Quest Knowledge
Replies: 103
Views: 47093

Re: Preliminary L8 Quest Knowledge

So basically as long as you have some access to +NC no need to spend extra resources on getting more
by Snaelda
Mon Aug 20, 2012 4:54 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Speed (running & exercise)
Replies: 292
Views: 112059

Re: Speed (running & exercise)

I just started running some, doing a couch to 5k program that's free, set up by the NHS http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/c25k/Pages/couch-to-5k-plan.aspx It's a set of podcasts that tells you when to walk or run in the intervals and gives you a regular, yay almost there just one more interval to go you're...
by Snaelda
Mon Apr 09, 2012 10:26 am
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: Planning sub 2/550 SC AoB - Need help bleeding
Replies: 34
Views: 10408

Re: Planning sub 2/550 SC AoB - Need help bleeding

I think Id be tempted to open up the gallery, even if just to burn clovers there
by Snaelda
Mon Apr 09, 2012 5:36 am
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: Planning sub 2/550 SC AoB - Need help bleeding
Replies: 34
Views: 10408

Re: Planning sub 2/550 SC AoB - Need help bleeding

Puttying the temple SR and then fighting clan bars from the stone wools that drop is pretty good and fixes your offstats You can expect 2 (3 if you're lucky) stone wools from each putty and then fight clan bars with the stone wools apart from the ones needed to later unlock the hidden city. Anyway w...
by Snaelda
Tue Nov 08, 2011 4:28 am
Forum: Softcore
Topic: Pwnacus Maximus' DITR Low-Skill SC Logs thread!
Replies: 8
Views: 3215

Re: Pwnacus Maximus' DITR Low-Skill SC Logs thread!

Pull a clockwork pirate skull rather than a meat maid, you can then untinker it for an eyepatch which you need for the pirates and then build a clockwork maid which gives more adventures than a meat maid. Since you're vole you can just buy the stuff needed in the gnoll to build the maid.
by Snaelda
Tue Sep 06, 2011 5:17 am
Forum: Braggadocio
Topic: Achievements Bulletin
Replies: 192
Views: 72276

Re: Achievements Bulletin

:D
by Snaelda
Tue Aug 30, 2011 6:58 am
Forum: Softcore
Topic: Threebullethamburgler 3/716 100% mimic fist run HELP PLEASE
Replies: 4
Views: 2301

Re: Threebullethamburgler 3/716 100% mimic fist run HELP PL

I usually farm 1, maybe 2 pirate pieces on 2 dayers. It's often a case of farm one, then spend a single extra turn just to see if you get very lucky and then pull if you didn't get it in that 1 turn. If I'm not that worried about turngen I might farm 2 before pulling the NPZR for the eyepatch so I e...
by Snaelda
Thu Aug 18, 2011 8:08 am
Forum: Softcore
Topic: artoke's 3/618 SCNP Sauceror
Replies: 4
Views: 1900

Re: artoke's 3/618 SCNP Sauceror

Don't have time for a proper read through, but pull wet stew! You were lucky and not pulling it only cost you 4 turns or so, but it can be really swingy, you basically never farm up the lion oil and bird rib in softcore.
by Snaelda
Tue Aug 16, 2011 3:04 pm
Forum: Softcore
Topic: Snaelda 2/506 SCNP AT Vole
Replies: 0
Views: 1696

Snaelda 2/506 SCNP AT Vole

Not commented but it is a 2 day post valhallavamp. NEW Accordion Thief ASCENSION STARTED 20110714 ------------------------------ This log was created by the Ascension Log Visualizer 3.6.0. The basic idea and the format of this parser have been borrowed from the AFH MafiaLog Parser by VladimirPootin ...
by Snaelda
Mon Aug 15, 2011 9:18 am
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: Way of the exploding fist
Replies: 18
Views: 5878

Re: Way of the exploding fist

The timing of the vending machine change makes sense now. 5k meat for a wand is probably basically impossible to come up with on this challenge path.
by Snaelda
Tue Aug 02, 2011 2:23 pm
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: PM vs. DB in Softcore
Replies: 25
Views: 9818

Re: PM vs. DB in Softcore

One thing as well with PM and why I think they're more suspectible to RNG swing, it's relatively easy to screw up using the tendrils on the monsters where you'd want to use them and you need to remember to use them on the monsters you've decided to go with. I.e. if you get hit you've lost the stat b...
by Snaelda
Sat Jul 09, 2011 6:17 am
Forum: Softcore
Topic: Lordnapalm's 4/816 SC TT Debacle
Replies: 13
Views: 4770

Re: Lordnapalm's 4/816 SC TT Debacle

Ooops, I must have memorised a pre-properly spaded figure. Heh.. doesn't really change the strategy though. Lost, thanks for the correction.
by Snaelda
Sat Jul 09, 2011 2:25 am
Forum: Softcore
Topic: Lordnapalm's 4/816 SC TT Debacle
Replies: 13
Views: 4770

Re: Lordnapalm's 4/816 SC TT Debacle

Sounds like you could manage it. However it also sounds like you forgot the juju mask. I didnt emphasize that earlier on so no worries. Basically the key to all this is the moxie buff of the juju mask. If you use combat items (or moxie skills) in combat with it you get wrath of the trickster god as ...
by Snaelda
Fri Jul 08, 2011 12:45 pm
Forum: Softcore
Topic: Lordnapalm's 4/816 SC TT Debacle
Replies: 13
Views: 4770

Re: Lordnapalm's 4/816 SC TT Debacle

Where are your runaways? With extra pulls you can pull blank-out and then make sure to run away for up to 7-9 GAP runaways per day + the bandersnatch runaways. Going faster and running away does mean that you need to work at levelling a bit more but that's managable though esp in softcore and if you...
by Snaelda
Wed Jun 29, 2011 5:45 pm
Forum: Softcore
Topic: Sambal venturing into SCNP 3/609
Replies: 7
Views: 2839

Re: Sambal venturing into SCNP 3/609

the modern zombie isn't too bad if you've got putty you have no idea what to do with day 1
by Snaelda
Wed Jun 29, 2011 6:13 am
Forum: Softcore
Topic: Sambal venturing into SCNP 3/609
Replies: 7
Views: 2839

Re: Sambal venturing into SCNP 3/609

If you're moxie you can get into the bedroom pretty easily with the +100% moxie GAP buff. Otherwise it's usually the +item buff when you need to. The 0mp skill cost buff is often used for easy tower killing with a juju mask and a 120 mp hobo spell. That one can also be used to fatten the bander if y...
by Snaelda
Tue Jun 21, 2011 6:24 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Raccoon vs the body mass index (I won!!!)
Replies: 81
Views: 29451

Re: Raccoon vs the body mass index (I won!!!)

I think I've been around too many dieting/exercise addicted women. Your goals and method and food all seem fine and also, congratulations, don't think I said that before :)
by Snaelda
Tue Jun 21, 2011 8:24 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Raccoon vs the body mass index (I won!!!)
Replies: 81
Views: 29451

Re: Raccoon vs the body mass index (I won!!!)

My approach is basically to only do "watch your diet" related decisions that I'd be genuinely happy to carry out for the rest of my life. Over a full year I've dropped 7lbs so not a lot really, but I don't feel like I'm making a sacrifice or constantly watching myself etc. or feeling like I'm on a d...
by Snaelda
Fri Jun 17, 2011 9:16 am
Forum: Softcore
Topic: 90% Reconstituted Crow/Reassembled Blackbird
Replies: 11
Views: 3606

Re: 90% Reconstituted Crow/Reassembled Blackbird

oh duh yes of course. re: runaways. That's the whole reason running away 1000 times works. Sorry I'm too used to thinking about turncount vs. familiar % count.
by Snaelda
Fri Jun 17, 2011 9:10 am
Forum: Softcore
Topic: 90% Reconstituted Crow/Reassembled Blackbird
Replies: 11
Views: 3606

Re: 90% Reconstituted Crow/Reassembled Blackbird

Btw you should be able to do lvl 11, 12 and 13 in fewer turns by running away from everything. gremlins in 4 turns, oasis in just the bare minimum superlikely turns etc, 0 turn maze lvl 13 etc. You shouldn't be needing stats after breaking ronin
by Snaelda
Fri Jun 17, 2011 8:37 am
Forum: Softcore
Topic: 90% Reconstituted Crow/Reassembled Blackbird
Replies: 11
Views: 3606

Re: 90% Reconstituted Crow/Reassembled Blackbird

Maybe I should join you with a Reassembled Blackbird run.. :P
by Snaelda
Fri Jun 17, 2011 5:13 am
Forum: Softcore
Topic: 90% Reconstituted Crow/Reassembled Blackbird
Replies: 11
Views: 3606

Re: 90% Reconstituted Crow/Reassembled Blackbird

This is a great idea :) are you going for it?
by Snaelda
Sat Jun 11, 2011 9:58 am
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Lunar Isotope Quest Script
Replies: 5
Views: 3717

Re: Lunar Isotope Quest Script

I ran it and it pretty much worked for me :) The main problem I had with it at the beginning was combat and the item drop maximizer it runs. I can do the combat easily if I either shieldbutt aka have a shield and 1 handed melee weapon or if I use a ranged weapon as a moxie class. The maximizer made ...
by Snaelda
Sun May 15, 2011 5:05 pm
Forum: Softcore
Topic: Snaelda 2/503 SCNP AT Wallaby
Replies: 0
Views: 1810

Snaelda 2/503 SCNP AT Wallaby

So this was a last minute decision to do the run. It's the middle of the Valhalla skeleton war. There's been lots of OMINOUS FOREBODING about upcoming changes to the game (like stat days going away) so I was wanting to do a proper attempt at a 2 day run, the only 2 dayers I'd done before now were th...
by Snaelda
Sun Apr 24, 2011 6:34 pm
Forum: Softcore
Topic: Azrahn SCNP AT 5/821 Budgetcore Contest
Replies: 2
Views: 1155

Re: Azrahn SCNP AT 5/821 Budgetcore Contest

Hi, I don't have time to read the log properly right now, will come back tomorrow and pipe in some more. However one thing that immediately got my attention was you pulling 3 sonars. You shouldn't have to do that at all really, maybe pulling one sonar but not all 3. If you clover the Guano junction ...
by Snaelda
Fri Apr 22, 2011 11:30 am
Forum: Softcore
Topic: BUDGETCORE - Snaelda 3/663 SCNP SC Mongoose
Replies: 5
Views: 2432

Re: BUDGETCORE - Snaelda 3/663 SCNP SC Mongoose

ML really speeds up one part of the crypt, so it'd be handy for that.
by Snaelda
Fri Apr 22, 2011 11:10 am
Forum: Softcore
Topic: BUDGETCORE - Snaelda 3/663 SCNP SC Mongoose
Replies: 5
Views: 2432

Re: BUDGETCORE - Snaelda 3/663 SCNP SC Mongoose

I wasn't really short on turns anyway, would maybe have saved that enchanted barbell spleen pull w a better nightcap but the stats were helpful too. ..and yeah I spent the meat on a plot to get the grue egg mushroom. At this length the run is roughly balanced with stats, like I fought some seals and...
by Snaelda
Thu Apr 21, 2011 7:14 pm
Forum: Softcore
Topic: BUDGETCORE - Snaelda 3/663 SCNP SC Mongoose
Replies: 5
Views: 2432

BUDGETCORE - Snaelda 3/663 SCNP SC Mongoose

Right, budgetcore take 2! Plan for day 1 was basically to wait with the tavern and island etc. until day 2 and fill up booze with peppermint schapps and pumpkin beers. Early stats ftw! Budget ended up being 401k total, consumables were 272k of that. I've unfortunately started another run and forgot ...
by Snaelda
Wed Apr 13, 2011 4:37 pm
Forum: Softcore
Topic: BUDGETCORE - Snaelda 3/707 SCNP DB Wallaby
Replies: 2
Views: 1651

Re: Snaelda 3/707 Budgetcore SCNP DB Wallaby

Fortunately the first bob racecar I met dropped both the hound and stunt nuts and same with bronze locust dropper. I was struggling so much with MP I messed up being able to sniff either but yeah autoselling the sgeeas didn't help As for clovers.Yeah.. used to shorter runs with more runaways so misc...
by Snaelda
Wed Apr 13, 2011 3:12 pm
Forum: Softcore
Topic: BUDGETCORE - Snaelda 3/707 SCNP DB Wallaby
Replies: 2
Views: 1651

BUDGETCORE - Snaelda 3/707 SCNP DB Wallaby

Ok so, budget core. I've not done a run without my very dear iotm since I started trying to go fast. Have also not done a HC run trying to go fast so this was all very new. Struggling with MP and meat? wha..? The goal was total cost for the run including equipment and consumables under 500k meat and...
by Snaelda
Wed Apr 13, 2011 12:41 pm
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: Budgetcore musings
Replies: 47
Views: 13340

Re: Budgetcore musings

Pet buffing spray lowets your stats by -10% if you have no sgeea and are marginal in hitting safe moxie for the sorceress not having to do that helps out a tiny bit. It's basically so marginal it doesnt really count but is still a little bit of a bonus but yes I was more thinking not everyone might ...
by Snaelda
Wed Apr 13, 2011 11:28 am
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: Budgetcore musings
Replies: 47
Views: 13340

Re: Budgetcore musings

Same here, the hookah buffs were awsome and helped me out significantly a few times and also helps with the NS familiars at the end of the run
by Snaelda
Wed Apr 13, 2011 5:15 am
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: Budgetcore musings
Replies: 47
Views: 13340

Re: Budgetcore musings

I finished a moxie budgetcore run yesterday 3/707 I'll put up a log once I get back home from work. I used no karma at all but pulled 2 enchanted leopard-print barbells. I'll put a full cost breakdown and consumables vs. gear cost split as well for more info, I'm not sure if I stayed under 500k in t...
by Snaelda
Mon Apr 11, 2011 11:53 am
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: Budgetcore musings
Replies: 47
Views: 13340

Re: Budgetcore musings

Depends on how hardcore a budgetcore it is, the crimboff might be too expensive
by Snaelda
Mon Apr 11, 2011 5:22 am
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: Budgetcore musings
Replies: 47
Views: 13340

Re: Budgetcore musings

Im in the middle of a budgetcore practice run. Took me 84 turns to get to lvl 6 and that's WITH a pulled peppermint schapps. My original plan was clearly not going to work just after a few turns (got beaten up on turn 2 yay! with 20 ML) so I changed strategy pretty much immediately and then was shor...
by Snaelda
Mon Apr 11, 2011 5:00 am
Forum: Braggadocio
Topic: All familiars great and small
Replies: 1
Views: 1961

All familiars great and small

Afh/k isn't doing too badly at all on the Familiar leaderboards. http://koldb.com/searchresults.php?type=normal&sortby=fdt&timetype=ralph&event=ns13 As a bragging for myself thing I quite like this very carefully constructed one (subronin and 53 skills or less, damn craftbot!) http://koldb.com/searc...
by Snaelda
Wed Mar 30, 2011 2:59 am
Forum: Braggadocio
Topic: Alliance from Potato
Replies: 2
Views: 2294

Re: Alliance from Potato

Woohoo!! :D
by Snaelda
Tue Mar 29, 2011 5:18 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Raccoon vs the body mass index (I won!!!)
Replies: 81
Views: 29451

Re: Raccoon vs the body mass index

I started going to the gym roughly a year ago. I see a personal trainer once every 2 weeks and go in myself in between those sessions. My BMI is still pretty high (28, down from 28.7) and I've "only" lost around 2kg (4.4ish pounds) in a full year of activity now (Ive been eating generally somewhat m...
by Snaelda
Tue Mar 22, 2011 4:21 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: great moments in chat
Replies: 480
Views: 195980

Re: great moments in chat

All caps craziness.. AFHk: [LotsOfPhil] BC SUE ALL CAPS SUEndenbock: =P AFHk: [Quamper] MY CAPS LOCK KEY IS BROKEN, HELP WHAT DO I DO// SUEndenbock: yell in chat all day? FufuBunnySlayer: I DON'T KNOW, IT HAPPENED TO ME TOO AFHk: [LotsOfPhil] Unknown command: /R JUST DOUBLE CHECKING AFHk: [LotsOfPhi...
by Snaelda
Wed Feb 23, 2011 6:07 pm
Forum: Softcore
Topic: Snaelda 3/500 SCB AT Wallaby 100% hatrack
Replies: 0
Views: 1685

Snaelda 3/500 SCB AT Wallaby 100% hatrack

Right, the goal this time around was to try a 100% SCB run. I'd done the one SCT run before and the pathed run was quite fun so I figued I'd try my hand at SCB. I picked the hatrack because it's a very versatile familiar esp in softcore when you can pull hats for it easily enough. Telescope not grea...
by Snaelda
Wed Feb 16, 2011 4:34 pm
Forum: Softcore
Topic: Snaelda 3/552 SCT SC Mongoose
Replies: 3
Views: 1495

Re: Snaelda 3/552 SCT SC Mongoose

You should try to put off the tavern until day 2, especially if you plan on using pixel orbs. The orbs should level you up, which will improve Aria and if you're pulling a stick/gown or wearing a scarf, you'll have the benefit of that ML as well. If you wait until close to the end of day 1 to use y...
by Snaelda
Wed Feb 16, 2011 12:59 pm
Forum: Softcore
Topic: Snaelda 3/552 SCT SC Mongoose
Replies: 3
Views: 1495

Snaelda 3/552 SCT SC Mongoose

My very first pathed run, a SCT and a 100% familiar one to boot! My goals were to not mess up the 100% part of the familiar bit and to finish in 3 days. The mimic seemed like a fun familiar to use and more helpful than some for a 100% run. Profile -> http://bumcheekcity.com/kol/profile.php?u=snaelda...
by Snaelda
Fri Nov 05, 2010 4:43 pm
Forum: Softcore
Topic: Snaelda Ditr III SCNP 2/646 AT Wallaby
Replies: 5
Views: 1784

Re: Snaelda Ditr III SCNP 2/646 AT Wallaby

Thanks for the feedback, good points with the crypt and barr and the friars for hitting lvl 9 Also hadn't realised that of course you can use dance cards while doing the war if you see you'll need to use them to hit lvl 13 ...and yeah, I'll be doing another full on speed run soon, probably a few mor...
by Snaelda
Thu Nov 04, 2010 3:18 am
Forum: Softcore
Topic: Snaelda Ditr III SCNP 2/646 AT Wallaby
Replies: 5
Views: 1784

Re: Snaelda Ditr III SCNP 2/646 AT Wallaby

I simply didn't know Pantsless was doing that. Chalk it down to yet another ooops! There are a lot of those on this run. Actually coming back to it now I do remember having seen his offer a while ago but I forgot in the lead up to the contest and clearly it had completely slipped my mind when it cam...
by Snaelda
Wed Nov 03, 2010 9:42 pm
Forum: Softcore
Topic: Snaelda Ditr III SCNP 2/646 AT Wallaby
Replies: 5
Views: 1784

Snaelda Ditr III SCNP 2/646 AT Wallaby

Ok DITR and my very first attempt at a 2 dayer. My fastest run before was a 3/620 so haven't broken the 600 turn barrier yet and wasn't expecting to do that for the first time on a 2 dayer so my main concern was turngen really. Ditr relevant, I have atm 29 skills, olfaction and a slimeling More deta...
by Snaelda
Wed Oct 20, 2010 5:38 am
Forum: Softcore
Topic: Snaelda SCNP 3/620 AT Wallaby
Replies: 12
Views: 3042

Re: Snaelda SCNP 3/620 AT Wallaby

That adds up with me having been at roughly 150% without a Mr Accessory jr. which Ive got now as well as a Stickertome which should help too. I was saving the GAP runaways for the tower so too many. Next run I'm going to try to kill monsters jf I have to so should need fewer or none. I ran away in t...
by Snaelda
Tue Oct 19, 2010 9:29 am
Forum: Softcore
Topic: Snaelda SCNP 3/620 AT Wallaby
Replies: 12
Views: 3042

Re: Snaelda SCNP 3/620 AT Wallaby

Why not have your slimeling kill stuff for you? I didn't have the HP or moxie to last long enough, I also ended up using some love songs to not loose a combat there but they ran out. Which is why I didn't have any as a backup later on. Thanks for the "don't accidentally shore at the wrong time" scr...
by Snaelda
Mon Oct 18, 2010 6:18 pm
Forum: Softcore
Topic: Snaelda SCNP 3/620 AT Wallaby
Replies: 12
Views: 3042

Snaelda SCNP 3/620 AT Wallaby

Ok so my goal was to try to hit sub 600 which I didn't manage. I did manage a personal best though so that's something. Also first time with ur--kels permed so I had a higher ML than I'd dealt with before. Skills and kit etc. -> http://bumcheekcity.com/kol/profile.php?u=snaelda My scope has only two...
by Snaelda
Mon Oct 04, 2010 12:16 pm
Forum: Softcore
Topic: Snaelda SCNP 3/631 DB Wallaby
Replies: 5
Views: 1840

Re: Snaelda SCNP 3/631 DB Wallaby

Thank you a lot for your feedback and comments. There's a lot to think about and you've pointed me towards some clear areas for improving. I'm looking forward to having another go and hopefully doing better. I'm in the middle of a somewhat slow run right now (lucreing every day, no excuse to get Oil...
by Snaelda
Sat Oct 02, 2010 12:46 pm
Forum: Softcore
Topic: Snaelda SCNP 3/631 DB Wallaby
Replies: 5
Views: 1840

Re: Snaelda SCNP 3/631 DB Wallaby

You're absolutely right re: annotating the log and it is hard to read through the parsed log. I had an issue earlier on when I was trying to post it where the forum wouldn't accept the post and I undid lots of comments and coding I'd put in to break it up because I thought I was messing up the synta...
by Snaelda
Sat Oct 02, 2010 12:07 pm
Forum: Softcore
Topic: Snaelda SCNP 3/631 DB Wallaby
Replies: 5
Views: 1840

Snaelda SCNP 3/631 DB Wallaby

Skills 23 -> http://bumcheekcity.com/kol/profile.php?u=snaelda Goal, trying for my first 3 dayer and preferably improve on turncount too (previous best was 4/682) So about the run, it was fun and went pretty well and pulls were very loose on the 3rd day (finished with 5 spare ones or so). However I ...
by Snaelda
Sun Sep 26, 2010 5:29 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Introductions...
Replies: 1602
Views: 514132

Re: Introductions...

Very nice, very nice. Now I won't have to bring out xkcd no: 322

Well played
by Snaelda
Sat Sep 25, 2010 5:33 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Introductions...
Replies: 1602
Views: 514132

Re: Introductions...

Kelemvor wrote:
Snaelda wrote: , a software engineer, female
I'm confused.
Yeah I know, female geeks, some of them professionally so. Inconceivable!, next they'll have a black president in the states or something :D
by Snaelda
Fri Sep 24, 2010 1:33 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Introductions...
Replies: 1602
Views: 514132

Re: Introductions...

Hi hi, I've been playing KOL on and off for ages. Most of that time very casually but recently managed to be a little bit more dedicated than sometimes. I had a breakthrough several months back when I realised that you didn't have to play SC like HC with the pulls just as backup for bad RNG. After t...