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by Snizzle
Thu Dec 05, 2002 1:44 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Mac vs. PC
Replies: 66
Views: 7522

Right on Xisi! Both systems have lots of stupid things going on. I have been running OSX since its first day out, and recently caught up in the upgrade path. I NEVER shut down my Mac and have 0 crashes and 0 downtime. I run programs from almost every Unix variant, tons of stuff for Linux and love th...
by Snizzle
Tue Nov 26, 2002 10:31 pm
Forum: MUD Client Help
Topic: howto
Replies: 10
Views: 1349

Depok, Thanks for the reply. I'm not really checking thier condition. Thats just a secondary thing I want to watch. I play a enchanter, so I am really glancing Dscales/Stone, globe, blur etc. But, Since I am already doing that, I also want to keep an eye on my tanks conditions. There are times that ...
by Snizzle
Sun Nov 24, 2002 4:08 pm
Forum: MUD Client Help
Topic: Enchanter Macros
Replies: 3
Views: 503

Well in the spirit of sharing here are my simple glance triggers, variables and such. I say simple because at one time I had this all automated. Now I just glance and react. Its by no means perfect - but works for me. My system glances 4 tanks, has simple alias' for scaling/stoning/blurring/hasting....
by Snizzle
Tue Nov 19, 2002 11:11 pm
Forum: MUD Client Help
Topic: howto
Replies: 10
Views: 1349

howto

How do I clean this up so I dont have to use so many triggers? is there a way to loop or something through a single variable instead of doing this for 4 differing variables? I'm trying to get rid of so many triggers - zmud slows the hell down! #TRIGGER {{@current_tank is in an excellent condition.}{...
by Snizzle
Wed Nov 13, 2002 11:58 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Anyone got the old Mailinglist archive?
Replies: 6
Views: 502

Grunelda/Grimella told me about this thread. I do have a record of all the mail that went through my d2solutions.com mail server from those turbulent Toril days. However, I did not save them in a archived email form. When I canned that server, I absent mindly saved a huge ass log file that contained...
by Snizzle
Wed Jan 16, 2002 2:09 pm
Forum: MUD Client Help
Topic: TF OSX Questions/ Installation
Replies: 1
Views: 490

I'll repeat an installation on My machine today and report back to you. I run OSX 10.1.2 with Rapscallion atm. Have too much time in Rap stuff to chance. It runs fine in OSX. TF runs as a UNIX console program in OSX. I think you just need to get a precompiled version of TF that works with any BSD. U...
by Snizzle
Wed Jan 16, 2002 2:03 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Things that done got fixed
Replies: 14
Views: 1174

Agree Rags!

Nicely done, all involved. Those of you that did the fixes and the players who found a way to get thier idea accross in a professional and understanding way!

S
by Snizzle
Fri Jan 11, 2002 6:15 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Relocate and a Flipping a Coin
Replies: 31
Views: 1980

I concur, relocate misses are happening more often. I started coping with it by gating smoke first, if I am in even a moderately dangerous zone. Hasnt slowed me much, other than the gate to smoke added to travel.

Sniz
by Snizzle
Wed Jan 09, 2002 4:00 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: EQ Splits #3
Replies: 19
Views: 1532

I dont lead, but I watch the leaders very close. Its not a situation I would enjoy being in. With that said, why blame the leaders? The mudders I know, and call friends would never bid the fine loot for thier alts. Yah, maybe something pretty far down the glist - the unwanted stuff. Sounds like your...
by Snizzle
Sun Jan 06, 2002 11:51 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Fine example of Grey elf avoiding crits
Replies: 40
Views: 4090

Hurm, I dont know about other races, but I have grouped with Nidle since i started playing chanter. Pound for pound he is one of the best tanks on the mud. Combine halfling warrior with decent eq, a good healer /chanter and they make terrific tanks. He takes fewer crits, gets and extra attack now an...
by Snizzle
Sat Jan 05, 2002 5:49 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Questionable Conduct
Replies: 54
Views: 6179

My stuff really wasnt all that bad, I guess. Playing a thief all the time used to leave me in the position of being welled, picked, paid and out quite often. I really didnt mind, but I always wanted to go with the Tia groups. Was never asked, never had the eq etc etc. I got the bright idea that it w...
by Snizzle
Sat Jan 05, 2002 3:01 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Uhmmmmmm
Replies: 40
Views: 3746

Thanks Kia!

Snizzle on the prowl!
by Snizzle
Thu Jan 03, 2002 8:07 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Mud Family Tree
Replies: 42
Views: 4623

Nice story Mplor, I always wondered where that name came from! I had a cousin that worked with a VAX on the univeristy campus, he invited me over to play a ascii version of star trek. Was a simple game, damn thing would also print a ascii albert e poster! The highlight was when he showed me muds. I ...
by Snizzle
Thu Jan 03, 2002 4:48 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Ress (again)
Replies: 6
Views: 534

OoooOoo Cherza thats what I'm talking about!

S
by Snizzle
Thu Jan 03, 2002 3:07 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Younger/Newer Players please read...
Replies: 39
Views: 3323

Gormie - If you are working on cleaning up the help files and faqs I would change thier structure a bit. Any newbie (real noobie) would prolly type HELP after leaving the newbie traning area. I think the result of that is kind of confusing. Add a new tree structure starting with HELP NEW. Then list ...
by Snizzle
Wed Jan 02, 2002 2:26 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Prismatic Spray?
Replies: 11
Views: 880

Selias - was your proposal to make changes to Prismatic Spray, or to create a chanter specific version of it - while leaving Pris Spray to Conjies and such?
by Snizzle
Wed Jan 02, 2002 2:21 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Enervate, Stumble, Fumble... etc.
Replies: 11
Views: 1112

Lyt,

I agree with you. Pris as it is, is very effective. What Chanter Comrade S is putting forth is a additional spell like Pris that uses many of the Chanter spells that dont get used individually,

I would hope they leave Pris alone and let conjies/elementalist have it in thier spell list.
by Snizzle
Wed Jan 02, 2002 2:13 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Uhmmmmmm
Replies: 40
Views: 3746

Chanter Comrade N,

I have looked for many hour for the start of the Mindblank spell quest. Alo most all my idle time goes into either solo xp or the search (I play no alts).

I am a sniffling sneezing clueless gnome.

Not even a hint!
by Snizzle
Wed Jan 02, 2002 6:19 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Enervate, Stumble, Fumble... etc.
Replies: 11
Views: 1112

I think you are right on the money Selias. Enervate is never cast, in combat as far as I have seen. I played with it further, doing some of the things Baratos mentioned. Evervate does drop them, but the time needed to make such a small drop in HP's precludes its functional use. (Snizzle digs through...
by Snizzle
Tue Jan 01, 2002 4:35 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Ress Effect
Replies: 31
Views: 2548

Removing ress effect would make some zones pretty much too easy prompting the Imms to beef them up to balance. In my opinion removing something like ress effect will just get you another hurdle in the long run. Has the effects on the caster been changed? I dont think the caster should pay a penalty!...
by Snizzle
Tue Jan 01, 2002 1:35 am
Forum: MUD Client Help
Topic: Thyrm Proc - Rapscallion
Replies: 5
Views: 629

Jorus, Rapscallion is no longer active. The authors have stopped working on it and can not be reached. It's dead Jim! You prolly found the ONLY manual. it sucks. There are no forums I can find. It is however still the best Mud Client for Mac's. There are a couple of new ones that are in the introduc...
by Snizzle
Sun Dec 30, 2001 7:55 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Unfair leadership at it's best! (favoritism)
Replies: 155
Views: 14383

I dont have much thats constructive to say, but this cracks me up beyond belief. For one, I am playing a new class and such. In all three previous versions of this mud I played a thief, then rogue. Never any alts. I was never in many zones other than well pick pay. So, I dont know a lot of you very ...
by Snizzle
Sun Dec 30, 2001 3:08 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Ress (again)
Replies: 6
Views: 534

Oh yah,

Plz try and pick out the happiest drunk in the room (above post)! Hint: there are three. One has !corpses, two has a new spell, three is leader of their group.
by Snizzle
Sun Dec 30, 2001 3:03 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Ress (again)
Replies: 6
Views: 534

Ress (again)

Ress is arguably one of the most powerful spells in the game. You know the reasons - makes some zones doable, allows us to explore, farg up - etc. So why in this brave new Sojourn do we have weapons with 10 line procs of glowing neon color (no dig here - those proc's are appreciated!) and ress still...
by Snizzle
Sat Dec 29, 2001 9:41 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Enervate, Stumble, Fumble... etc.
Replies: 11
Views: 1112

Enervate, Stumble, Fumble... etc.

Today I was experimenting with enervate with Nidle in the arena. Trying to figure out if its really all that worthwile to mem and cast. I understand from reading one of uthgar's posts that it was probably intended as a support spell to aid someone elses spell that require a save vs con. When cast on...
by Snizzle
Tue Dec 25, 2001 1:38 pm
Forum: MUD Client Help
Topic: Thyrm Proc - Rapscallion
Replies: 5
Views: 629

If you have ever played with a mac, speach synth works right out of the box with almost all programs. I even have a surly pirate captain voice for Touk's leader commands! Image
by Snizzle
Mon Dec 24, 2001 3:59 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Unfair leadership at it's best! (favoritism)
Replies: 155
Views: 14383

It not all that complicated. Gormal's attitude is right on. I dont lead. I sure as hell appreciate those that do, and I always ask - where are we going and any other questions I think are necessary. Never have I got a slamming negative answer back. If you are patient enuff to lead, I guess u are pat...
by Snizzle
Sun Dec 23, 2001 1:45 pm
Forum: MUD Client Help
Topic: Thyrm Proc - Rapscallion
Replies: 5
Views: 629

Thyrm Proc - Rapscallion

Wondering if anyone has logged the Thyrm "freeze" proc. I wanna add some things to highlight PC targets. On a side note: if anyone here uses Rapscallion (I know of two others), I have written quite a few Enchanter routines for it. Some features: Windows: Main Mud, Communications. The communications ...
by Snizzle
Tue Dec 18, 2001 12:52 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Disgruntled enchanters
Replies: 33
Views: 2278

I have never played a caster b4 snizzle. Always a thief in previous incarnations of Soj. So I have only that to base leveling ease on. I hit level 46 - 14.8 days ptime. Plz take into consideration that my eq sucks - I havent zoned much, and concentrated on exp. I solo rarely, chanters are so easy to...
by Snizzle
Tue Dec 11, 2001 2:30 am
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Char creation
Replies: 62
Views: 5088

Xebes - I guess my point came across poorly. My friends wanting 4 mighties had nothing to do with RP. My point had to do with the roller in general. Its the first thing new ppl see. It is in most ppls expereince to try and get the best before entering a unknown. For a player from another style of mu...
by Snizzle
Sun Dec 09, 2001 11:20 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Char creation
Replies: 62
Views: 5088

While Soj was down, I quite often did the mud thing on a RP mud. There was some hack and slash, but over all it was designed around RP. It was loads of fun. Recently I felt that I was established enuff on Soj3 to invite my friends over for a tour of our near legendary mud. The invite was very well r...
by Snizzle
Wed Dec 05, 2001 5:25 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Toril Edit
Replies: 89
Views: 10969

TE is in dire need of a update of some kind. I would mention tho that it does run in Mac and *nix. Mac if running OSX which seems to be a BSD kernel. Just have to be savvy enuff to get a DOSemulater running in *nix. Kind of a waste of effort imho.
by Snizzle
Fri Nov 23, 2001 4:22 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: This is for anybody that is gonna want a Zipa resurrection.
Replies: 80
Views: 9176

Zolth said everything purty well ! I would add that I die often enuff , and have the good fortune to have been ressed a few times. Such a powerful, hard to get spell out to have some dang ANSI! Maybe a glowing proc for the target, or something. I feel so so bland and plain after being touched by a s...
by Snizzle
Thu Nov 22, 2001 5:25 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: ICQ list someone requested?
Replies: 37
Views: 3243

snizzle! 133742387
by Snizzle
Sat Nov 03, 2001 1:17 pm
Forum: MUD Client Help
Topic: Var expansion in a trigger (Rapscallion)
Replies: 1
Views: 490

Var expansion in a trigger (Rapscallion)

Shot in the dark! very few Mac mudders on Soj3. I cant figure out how to get a Rapscallion variable to expand in a trigger. EX: I want to set player names in variables to toss thier group says in a channel window. (note - I have channel windows that work for *all* tells or group-says) I also want on...
by Snizzle
Mon Oct 15, 2001 1:02 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Death of the Evil Races
Replies: 77
Views: 8044

Targsk/Yas I agree with your methods and observations on newbie/new evils and how you handle them. I would add this however, check back in with the ones you help. Often - even if its just a tell "how ya doing?". I'm sure you do this already, but a lot of evils just pass by, forget or ignore nowadays...
by Snizzle
Sun Oct 14, 2001 4:07 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: The status of Newbies
Replies: 61
Views: 6802

This AM I was sitting at the TP chatting with a couple of newbie players. Turns out both are new to mudding, were told about Soj from others. One had played several classes up to 10th level (highest). Thier idea was to let players canibalize or sacrifice thier non-productive characters as they explo...
by Snizzle
Sun Oct 07, 2001 2:26 am
Forum: MUD Client Help
Topic: Rapscallion Gurus?
Replies: 2
Views: 618

Rapscallion Gurus?

Any Mac users running Rapscallion? I have a little problem with recalling variables. I can create a variable, but using the $$variablename function wont extract the variable. I am looking to put a tankname in a variable and then use a alias to cast a spell on the variable name. variable = pctargert1...

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