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by Eilorn
Wed Nov 23, 2005 9:10 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Experience
Replies: 21
Views: 2116

I haven't been on to play in weeks. Why? I just got tired of having a couple hours to spend, logging in, spending half or all that time trying to get a group, only to have to leave when (if) things started happening. I can do a bunch of things solo, but, with the limited amount of time I have to spe...
by Eilorn
Wed Sep 21, 2005 10:58 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: True Sight
Replies: 12
Views: 1322

The amount of people that actually go exploring and figuring things out is very very small. - Mike The reason this is, is that if you explore, you die. Death = time, time it takes you to walk back to whereever you died, time to make up the exp. Time is a premium with many people, it's much more fun...
by Eilorn
Wed Sep 21, 2005 4:06 am
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: True Sight
Replies: 12
Views: 1322

AND farsee not being able to see through a hidden door, until you find it... "Oh, there's a door there, now I can see through it!"

Hilien.
by Eilorn
Wed Sep 14, 2005 11:19 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Rangers! Like beating a dead horse....
Replies: 13
Views: 1234

How about making rangers a remort class? Remort starts over at, say 35. Lose shieldpunch and headbutt on remort; gain range specialist, archery, wilderness sneak, surprise, awareness, and missile snare. Spells would be pared way down: detect magic, sense life, detect invis, invisibility, protection ...
by Eilorn
Thu Sep 08, 2005 10:33 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Blinded Guard?
Replies: 7
Views: 1012

selerial wrote:In this case, the blind landed, but rather than instantaneously being effected, the mob had a tick where he could still see.. then the blind took effect.


And in that tick, while he could still see, he hit me, THEN I fled, came back in, and he bashed me.

Hilien.
by Eilorn
Sun Sep 04, 2005 11:03 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Blinded Guard?
Replies: 7
Views: 1012

However, it looks like at least 2 combat rounds have taken place: I blind, he hits, I flee, and return. Then he bashes me. I had a similar occurance happen later, where I blinded a mob, fled, invised myself, rememed, went to blind another mob, fled the second mob into the first mob, and it hit me, o...
by Eilorn
Sat Sep 03, 2005 4:13 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Blinded Guard?
Replies: 7
Views: 1012

Blinded Guard?

The Northeastern Tower of Waterdeep Exits: -S -W -D The heavy catapult must weigh hundreds of pounds. A catapult missile rack rests here. An elite militia guard is standing here, scanning the landscape beyond the walls. < 517h/517H 125v/127V P: std > cast 'power word blind' elite You start chanting....
by Eilorn
Sat Aug 27, 2005 7:35 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Thanks, from Hilien, for Dragonscales!
Replies: 0
Views: 464

Thanks, from Hilien, for Dragonscales!

I'd like to thank those who made it possible for me to get Dragonscales:
Ashiarae
Gegor
Dexil
and those in the group for the kill of the Silver tower dragon!

Thanks!!!

Hilien
by Eilorn
Mon Jul 25, 2005 5:18 am
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Anti-Paladin improvement ideas
Replies: 10
Views: 1563

One thing I'd like to see them get is faerie fire in 3rd circle. That'd help a lot. Beyond that, blind (and sometimes poison) is(are) the only thing(s) worth the time to cast and mem. (Blind and poison are so hard to get to land, that sometimes they were not worthwhile casting.)

Eilorn.
by Eilorn
Tue Jul 19, 2005 12:46 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Kindness for Enchanters
Replies: 55
Views: 6799

Okay, last exp in DS I was with paladin and ranger, paladin has avenger, so no need for healing. I engage, 2 rounds lag, cast constrict, switch, paladin rescues, I assist, repeat. With all the the engagement/assist lag I threw two, perhaps three offensive spells, plus blurs/hastes/stones and remems ...
by Eilorn
Tue Jun 28, 2005 12:56 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Top 5 Code Requests
Replies: 130
Views: 17076

[0] Copy spellbooks!!! Or at least stackable scribe commands. [1] Regarding relocating to a location: How about nonrentable questable/buyable/lootable items that you could drop on the ground and be able to relocate to? [2] 'songs' command(I suggested something similar to this in October of 2002) pr...
by Eilorn
Wed Jun 08, 2005 3:47 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Evermeet Changes
Replies: 41
Views: 6947

How about making sure the low level EM zones are closer to Leuthilspar? I found Kobold Village, and it's WAY far away, and not somewhere a newbie elf would easily find OR quickly/easily walk to.

Eilorn.
by Eilorn
Sat Jun 04, 2005 3:36 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: How about a new Forum for Groups?
Replies: 4
Views: 743

How about a new Forum for Groups?

How about creating a new Forum specifically for forming groups? LFG helps, but, having a forum where you could specify that you would be leading a group at, say, 4pm mudtime some saturday, would help a lot for those of us who have limited mudding time budgets. You could also request groups. Each top...
by Eilorn
Mon May 16, 2005 10:33 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Evermeet Changes
Replies: 41
Views: 6947

It's good that the roads won't be dead ends, for long. BUT, still, pare down the roads, 10% of what's there would probably still be too much :-). Also, lose the !tele... it makes it a pain of you have to wander a half hour to find some place to gate/reloc from.

Eilorn.
by Eilorn
Sat May 14, 2005 10:56 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Low Player Base (IMO & Long)
Replies: 42
Views: 6390

I'd love to multiclass. But then, the imms would have to go and make the zones harder, because god forbid that anything on the mud is EASY. You don't have to change the zones... change the grouping code so that you can have 15 classes, that could be 5 triple classers. I REALLY don't think a zone th...
by Eilorn
Sat May 07, 2005 5:15 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Low Player Base (IMO & Long)
Replies: 42
Views: 6390

Regarding restrings: How about having a 'blacksmith' mob (Tzxvu? :-) that you give an item to, and the payment (token, money, quest item, whatever), tell them the new description (with appropriate ansi codes), and they say "It'll take me a couple months to gather the material I'll need, and rework t...
by Eilorn
Wed Apr 27, 2005 8:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Some Everquest Humor
Replies: 5
Views: 745

Some Everquest Humor

I don't, and never have, play(ed) Everquest. I read this in a link in a slashdot story, and laughed till I cried: Attack of the Killer Gnome Unknown Source -- I was invisible and running through the Karanas one day when I noticed a young gnome near the gypsy camp. He was fighting a lion and though i...
by Eilorn
Wed Apr 06, 2005 10:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Shadows of Imphras LIVE AUCTION
Replies: 34
Views: 4354

Re: Shadows of Imphras LIVE AUCTION

Ruxur wrote:Announcing the 4th Shadows of Imphras LIVE AUCTION, to be held in Baldurs gate auction house Sunday April 11th 2005 2:00 pm est.


Any chance of getting the time changed to later, say 6:00pm est?

Eilorn.
by Eilorn
Wed Apr 06, 2005 10:34 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: AREA TYPOS
Replies: 142
Views: 32542

At the paladin guildmaster (at least in Waterdeep), when you already have maxed a skill for your level, and try to practice it:

The grand paladin tells you, 'You are already fully skilled in that ability, brethren!'


'brethren' is a plural word, 'brother' is the correct term, here.

Eilorn.
by Eilorn
Thu Mar 31, 2005 6:54 am
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: AREA TYPOS
Replies: 142
Views: 32542

a golden chalice covered with rubies < 207h/207H 234p/234P 127v/160V > < P: std > exa chalice Forged in the simple designs of the dwarven artisans to the north, this chalice is covered with many small emeralds . The inside of the cup is incredibly smooth and as you peer into the depths, the bottom ...
by Eilorn
Sun Mar 27, 2005 6:07 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Lots of Bard Ideas
Replies: 24
Views: 2054

Lore: Or have lore use mana points, say 20. When you're low level, you don't have a lot of mana, so, you couldn't use it as often. When you're high level, you don't have as much to id.

Eilorn.
by Eilorn
Sun Mar 27, 2005 5:59 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Another ogre question
Replies: 27
Views: 3119

Ogres aren't as agile as trolls because of their thick elephantine skin which is just not as flexible. This could translate to several things: %reduction in damage, increased innate AC, resistances to acid/fire. I'm thinking 10% damage reduction, naked AC of 50... Wouldn't this help ogres?

Eilorn.
by Eilorn
Sun Feb 20, 2005 6:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: how long do you mud a day?
Replies: 2
Views: 547

I mud 1-2 hours a day, on the days that I mud, which may be days in a row, or days apart.

Eilorn.
by Eilorn
Mon Jan 24, 2005 9:50 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Unscribing
Replies: 20
Views: 2267

You know, realistically , spellbook users should be building their spellbooks, a page at a time. You shouldn't have to worry how many pages you have... just add a couple more, as necessary, removing others, as necessary. For realism we should have pages of different durability: paper, parchment, lea...
by Eilorn
Fri Jan 14, 2005 11:55 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: How long have you been mudding and where did you come from?
Replies: 151
Views: 34711

I started here just after the first pwipe, January of '95, perhaps? By this time I'd been full time employed for 10 years, so I didn't have a lot of time to play, at any one time (still don't :-). I had been playing Gandalf mud, and it went down, I think I searched through the rec.games.mud newsgrou...
by Eilorn
Tue Dec 28, 2004 2:16 am
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Posting GCC discussion to Gameplay or Idea board
Replies: 0
Views: 403

Posting GCC discussion to Gameplay or Idea board

It'd be nice if GCC discussion were posted to either the Gameplay or Ideas boards. There was one, Sunday night, that sounded interesting, the bits and pieces that I saw, but, was too busy to keep track of it. Posting these on the boards would allow other people to see what's going on and particpate ...
by Eilorn
Sun Dec 26, 2004 11:49 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Petsave
Replies: 12
Views: 1162

Ok, I misunderstood... I'm talking about the real newbie stuff, tiny silver rings, twisted metallic blue bracelets, that kind of stuff.

Eilorn.
by Eilorn
Fri Dec 24, 2004 2:55 am
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Petsave
Replies: 12
Views: 1162

Sesexe wrote:Yeah it sucks, but look at it this way, keeps Necro/Lichs needing to buy/get gear, and therefor actually gives buyers to the sub-stuff on auction. :)


AND it bids stuff up beyond the reach of newbies...

Eilorn.
by Eilorn
Wed Dec 22, 2004 12:17 am
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Inspiring and Interesting Ideas for Areas Writers & Code
Replies: 10
Views: 1290

Player Controllable Mobs At times, to random mobs being fought by PCs, invites will be issued to a random ungrouped PC to control that mob. On accepting the invite, your PC will go AFK, and all input/output will be to/from the mob. Any followers will be controllable by normal commands. Control of P...
by Eilorn
Tue Dec 21, 2004 10:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: TorilMud BBS potentially vulnerable?
Replies: 0
Views: 464

TorilMud BBS potentially vulnerable?

Was just reading Slashdot article about an internet worm that's propogating on phpBB systems. Here's the URL: http://it.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=04/12/21/2135235&tid=220&tid=217&tid=169 The original article may be found at: http://news.zdnet.com/2100-1009_22-5499725.html And it's a NASTY worm. Ei...
by Eilorn
Sun Dec 19, 2004 5:19 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Using Macintosh to write a web site
Replies: 11
Views: 1215

Actually it's:

Linux/Unix - LF (0xA)
Windows - CR LF (0xD 0xA)
Mac - CR (0xD)

Eilorn
by Eilorn
Tue Dec 14, 2004 3:03 am
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Charged items
Replies: 21
Views: 2563

Some items were never meant to be recharged, such as the wand of thunderous rage found in a junk pile. I believe there are other wands that load without chages too. I even think one is dragonscales. Obviously such a wand was never meant to be rechargable. I would argue that loading a wand uncharged...
by Eilorn
Tue Dec 14, 2004 2:38 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Outlook XP
Replies: 5
Views: 692

I think that when the autocomplete menu pops up, you can arrow up or down the menu, and press the 'Delete' key, and it will delete the completion currently selected.

Eilorn.
by Eilorn
Wed Dec 08, 2004 9:13 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: mispelling MED may cost you important mmail
Replies: 18
Views: 1581

When I was a young elf, on my first char, I was grouped with a couple other young elves. We were leaving the Faerie Forest, and passing Finn. One member of the group, meaning to type 'Hi Finn, left off the single quote, leading to a swift death.

Eilorn.
by Eilorn
Mon Nov 08, 2004 2:43 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Needle swarm
Replies: 15
Views: 2344

... magic missiles are supposed to be individually aimable, and making them an optional area effect would be a simple interpretation of that. However, being as there are no other offensive spells in the game that have both a single target or area mode option, I don't think it can be easily implemen...
by Eilorn
Thu Nov 04, 2004 12:03 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Article on game design
Replies: 0
Views: 418

Article on game design

http://www.gamasutra.com/features/20041 ... le_pfv.htm

Discuss amongst yourselves.

Eilorn.
by Eilorn
Sat Sep 25, 2004 11:14 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Watchdog timer for the mud
Replies: 1
Views: 663

Watchdog timer for the mud

Currently(1655 MDT) the mud is semi-down. I mean that you can 'connect' to the mud, but, nothing happens. It just came up but was that way for about 16-18 minutes. It might be nice to setup a SIGALRM handler that fires off, say, once a minute, and checks to see if a variable has been reset to zero, ...
by Eilorn
Tue Sep 21, 2004 1:11 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Assault Weapon Ban
Replies: 82
Views: 11911

I'm lucky enough to live in an area without a lot of gang violence. Or any other kind of violence, for that matter. I don't have a firearm of any kind, but, do not object to anyone else having one. I AM against banning them, however, for one simple reason: guns are easy, you don't have to think abou...
by Eilorn
Sun Sep 19, 2004 3:30 am
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Level 1 newbie
Replies: 51
Views: 8334

Another HUGE problem that I see: do a 'who so ungr -40' and try to find a reasonable group. True newbies are having trouble levelling up to 20, then when they REALLY have to group, where are the people they're going to group with?

Eilorn.
by Eilorn
Thu Sep 02, 2004 3:54 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: Duris Convention
Replies: 0
Views: 927

Duris Convention

I couldn't find this anywhere on the BBS, so here's a repost(NOTE: I am NOT the author :-) The following is a story told from Grev's POV of what most likely would happen when geeky mudders go to a convention! It is 100% fictional and since I use no real names I think I am clear from legal action! 3n...
by Eilorn
Fri Aug 13, 2004 3:30 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: How many people started out on Toril/Sojourn as elves?
Replies: 32
Views: 3800

How many people started out on Toril/Sojourn as elves?

I've been playing since just after the first pwipe, and I think I've always started out as a grey elf of some kind, first as Eilorn the ranger.

Anyone else start as an elf?

Eilorn...
by Eilorn
Tue Aug 03, 2004 2:20 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Bard Things
Replies: 9
Views: 1252

How about making bard spellcasting no fail, no matter the circle? When we can only cast them every 24 hours, nofailing wouldn't be overwhelming.

Eilorn.
by Eilorn
Mon Jul 26, 2004 11:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: what stats did you roll in life?
Replies: 28
Views: 3505

At my best (physically): Age: 26 Height : 6'1" Weight 155lbs. STR: 60 At this point I'm a dancer, ballet/folk/modern/jazz/ballroom/tap/clog. You don't need a lot of strength, coordination and timing helps a lot. AGI: 95 See above, also, was always the last hit in dodgeball, if on the losing team. DE...
by Eilorn
Mon Jun 21, 2004 11:19 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: The cost of practicing skills in guilds
Replies: 3
Views: 723

Something that I've suggested, and I'd REALLY like to see, is adding an asterix (or some other attention getter) to the skills that are practicible: listen (poor) (30) awareness (bad) *(17) lore (below average) (36) quick chant (poor) *(22&...
by Eilorn
Wed Apr 14, 2004 10:45 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Bard Spells, Volume 1
Replies: 29
Views: 4305

Also, seeing as how we get a limited amount of spells/day, AND we only get every other circle... how about making them nofail from the start?

Eilorn(Mirebas).
by Eilorn
Sat Mar 06, 2004 12:33 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: What's your alternative?
Replies: 8
Views: 1341

I program for a profession, and program for a hobby. The mud client I use (gMudix) I've done the last two releases on (the author had put everything in it he was interested in), and about to do a third. I wrote the mp3(ogg too) player that I use in java. I have a web site that I work on...

Eilorn.
by Eilorn
Mon Nov 17, 2003 8:39 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Rogues and weapon fumbles
Replies: 13
Views: 1587

You know, I never thought the frequency of fumble was 'realistic'. In two semesters of fencing I NEVER fumbled my weapon. I was able to disarm my opponents on the order of once or twice a week, though. Disarmed one fellow three times in one bout, and lost the bout! For some reason they wouldn't let ...
by Eilorn
Thu Oct 30, 2003 5:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: If your hard drive crashes can you still get the data off it
Replies: 22
Views: 2532

Also, go in and remove the drive cable, from mother board and from drive, then reconnect the cable, making sure that the cable is firmly seated. Vibration can loosen the cable enough to get some funky behaviour.

Eilorn.
by Eilorn
Tue Oct 21, 2003 4:54 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Auction bonehead
Replies: 16
Views: 2339

One thing I've suggested is a lowbie board, you can access it from any hometown, and it's limited in price of item... that would help this problem... how many true newbies are you going to find in BG?

Eilorn.
by Eilorn
Sat Oct 11, 2003 5:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Problems with the BBS?
Replies: 17
Views: 2059

I'm going to go out on a limb here and say that it's a cookie problem: the cookie probably contains the symbolic address (http://www.torilmud.org) while you are accessing it via the ip address (67.119.35.125/). With that mismatch it's not able to identify the last time you were here, and update the ...

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