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by sotana
Thu Sep 13, 2007 6:00 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: It's that time of year again...
Replies: 25
Views: 3149

I started jogging at the beginning of 2007. Honestly, I don't love jogging but it is such an efficient exercise, I couldn't resist. Would you believe I work in a fitness center? Hey, I'm only the receptionist but I directly face the treadmills and ellipticals aaaaall day. Amazing what watching all t...
by sotana
Wed Aug 29, 2007 10:14 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Thanks!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 1394

I just want to say how much I love some of the very simple coding additions the imms put in from time to time. Do you have any idea how hard it is to find just the right cookie you know is buried somewhere in 8 storage caches and 5 dozen containers? Hallelujah for finditem! Not to mention how handy ...
by sotana
Wed Aug 29, 2007 9:31 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Menzoberranzan Quests
Replies: 10
Views: 1254

Thilindel wrote:I thought dk drow aren't even allowed in menzo


That's a shame because they let druids in! *cackle*
by sotana
Wed May 16, 2007 9:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: TorilMUD Fitness Megathread - New Years Resolutions Ahoy!
Replies: 83
Views: 14804

I've lost 10 lbs thanks to my tried and true powdered sugar donette diet...mmmmm.

Hrm I suppose the obsessive exercising might have helped but I feel certain that the powdered sugar donettes were the deciding factor!
by sotana
Mon Apr 09, 2007 9:56 pm
Forum: MUD Client Help
Topic: Making zmud open more then one zone map
Replies: 9
Views: 1976

Well whaddya know! I found the link for the zone copy program faster than I expected to: http://forums.zuggsoft.com/index.php?page=4&action=file&file_id=66 Another helpful link (program creator giving details on using the program): http://forums.zuggsoft.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?t=12109&h...
by sotana
Mon Apr 09, 2007 9:46 pm
Forum: MUD Client Help
Topic: Making zmud open more then one zone map
Replies: 9
Views: 1976

There actually is a program that will let you pull out and save just one zone at a time from your big zone file so you can send someone one or two zone maps instead of your whole big fat file. I'll hunt down the program and post a link to it. Also, the mapping file is ridiculous large so make sure t...
by sotana
Sun Mar 11, 2007 3:38 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Helper Minimum Requirements
Replies: 35
Views: 4889

Honestly, I have to say that my biggest reason for not wanting to see NHC available to everyone's input is quality control. And not quality control of knowledge/information but rather of attitude :-P Even with the current system, there have been a few times that I've seen newbies ask questions and g...
by sotana
Sat Feb 10, 2007 7:28 pm
Forum: MUD Client Help
Topic: Making zmud open more then one zone map
Replies: 9
Views: 1976

Hrm, maybe I'm not understanding what you're saying. What version of zmud are you using? In 7.21 and for several of the versions prior to it, you can easily give directions by just selecting the zone you want in the zone list that is always displayed on the left side of your mapper, giving direction...
by sotana
Fri Feb 09, 2007 11:03 pm
Forum: MUD Client Help
Topic: Making zmud open more then one zone map
Replies: 9
Views: 1976

I think it depends on the version of zmud that you use. The older versions store each map as a separate file so you could have more than one file open at once, easily send someone the map of just one zone, etc. The newer versions store all the maps in one file. I haven't found any way to tab separat...
by sotana
Sat Feb 03, 2007 5:52 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Tiamat March 3rd 12pm EST Goodies!
Replies: 76
Views: 10238

Why is there still no druid on that list? *panic* You guys are goners for sure :-(
by sotana
Wed Jan 31, 2007 11:01 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Tiamat March 3rd 12pm EST Goodies!
Replies: 76
Views: 10238

Birile wrote:Put me down as yet another maybe.

Birile 50 Bard


Ooooo now I'm gonna have to be penciling Tiamat into my calendar that weekend. Weehoo!!
by sotana
Mon Jul 31, 2006 5:22 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Gathering Updates...
Replies: 114
Views: 18843

Duna wrote:And yes Mino, Sotana's gonna be there.. but her moonwells don't work that well IRL :P


Yes they do! I just require the cookie in advance for intercontinental welling.
by sotana
Mon Jul 17, 2006 6:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Gathering Updates...
Replies: 114
Views: 18843

we've discussed setting up an area for hand washing.. with soap and the hose.. From my years of camping, I'd like to suggest a fairly easy and self-contained solution for the handwashing. Just fill an empty Tide liquid detergent container (the super size with the little spigot-like tap on it) with ...
by sotana
Wed Jun 28, 2006 8:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Kicking Ass and Taking Names, it's Gathering Time
Replies: 170
Views: 29051

Since Ed won't be driving out, I probably won't be making it to the Gathering, either. :( That being said, hope you all have a great time! Foolish mortal. Do you really think you're being given a choice in this one? My little brain cannot countenance a Birile absence and the world clearly revolves ...
by sotana
Wed Jun 28, 2006 9:26 am
Forum: NHC: New Player Help
Topic: Login Help
Replies: 3
Views: 4922

Just make sure you request the name change before lvl 20!
by sotana
Tue Jun 27, 2006 10:59 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Muspel invasion 6/26
Replies: 14
Views: 2216

Lilira wrote:mmail?? A zmud map??

Send me one!! *tease*


Dang it Lil...it's not nice to make fun of my stutter!
by sotana
Tue Jun 27, 2006 7:08 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Muspel invasion 6/26
Replies: 14
Views: 2216

If anyone has a good zmud map of muspel, it would help greatly in planning where to stick the devices and what areas each covers. Oooo did someone say map? It just so happens that I have a detailed zmud map of Musp that I can mmail you. After alll, I have to have something to show for all my hours ...
by sotana
Tue Jun 20, 2006 8:13 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Armor Class -
Replies: 11
Views: 1496

Hah I remember when I first started grouping with folks for xp at high level and got into big trouble for barking a shaman's spirit pet. I was told in no uncertain terms to never ever bark wraithform because it makes them corporeal. Ahh...the good ol' days....
by sotana
Sun May 28, 2006 6:52 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Tel’arato Dagor en Halda’cuu - So it begins...
Replies: 32
Views: 3092

Holy crap that was a lot of work! But...I suppose I must confess it was a lot of fun as well. What do ya'll think? Are there people who would be interested in coming out to play? Speak up!
by sotana
Tue May 16, 2006 8:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Kicking Ass and Taking Names, it's Gathering Time
Replies: 170
Views: 29051

oh and for the record, I absolutely refuse to track down a full-size van for this occasion...Lazy Druid Travel has to have some standards after all.
by sotana
Tue May 16, 2006 8:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Kicking Ass and Taking Names, it's Gathering Time
Replies: 170
Views: 29051

And I can only stuff so many people into a minivan along with luggage! First come, first serve...
by sotana
Sun Apr 23, 2006 4:45 pm
Forum: NHC: New Player Help
Topic: Insturments,Stutter, and Quality
Replies: 4
Views: 4470

I am absolutely, totally, completely, and in all ways sure that high stutter = GOOD! There has long been player confusion over this issue which is perpetuated when someone creates a zone and, sometimes not understanding that high stutter is good, creates an instrument with excellent quality and trul...
by sotana
Fri Mar 10, 2006 1:23 am
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Spread the Quest Wealth?
Replies: 32
Views: 4563

But you had the desire to get it once right? And then what, you had the desire to get something else? and then something else... This is a game, the object is to collect and amass wealth and powers, group together with other slayers and accomplish tasks.. if you're not playing it towards that objec...
by sotana
Thu Mar 09, 2006 11:23 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Spread the Quest Wealth?
Replies: 32
Views: 4563

The name of the game is GREED and it's not going to change, and no one can make it change. Lol I gotta disagree. :-P I know different folks play for different reasons so speaking just for myself, there really isn't anything fun about accumulating items that aren't immediately useful to me just to p...
by sotana
Mon Mar 06, 2006 9:18 am
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: roleplay, restrings, and boobs oh my!
Replies: 60
Views: 10177

Interesting thread! Bit olde~ but interesting. I hate that too Corth, the worst one for me was when our group was pulled out of avernus on the way to BC by a god to participate in RP, so we went to the venue, as we tranported in they walked a pack of mobs in smote us then left us to clean up while ...
by sotana
Sat Feb 25, 2006 10:32 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Kern Quest
Replies: 39
Views: 4020

Hrm, when did this stop being a free game run for us by people who have donated their time and can’t be expected to do what we, as players, think should happen just because we think it should happen? I’ve seen so many posts of 'this is broken, do something' 'why did this happen, fix it!' 'I think th...
by sotana
Tue Feb 21, 2006 4:42 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Guild Halls
Replies: 40
Views: 5078

I don't know if 'secretive' is the correct word to describe the staff, Zusuk. More often than not it seems to me that 'prudent' is a better word. No doubt they have their own reasons for not posting specific projects in the works but I, for one, would rather be able to allocate my donated time where...
by sotana
Wed Feb 15, 2006 10:00 pm
Forum: Logs
Topic: Umm ouch
Replies: 10
Views: 2366

In case you didn't actually read that because well, I wouldn't have, here's Cliff Notes: After most of group died, survivors fled into room north of Azountil and we did the best we could healing up then Flib, Maladryn, Aluvon, Ruraz, Merrindel and myself finished off the 3 wraiths who finished off M...
by sotana
Wed Feb 15, 2006 9:54 pm
Forum: Logs
Topic: Umm ouch
Replies: 10
Views: 2366

< 1017h/1017H 140v/140V > < P: std > Merrindel floats down. < 1017h/1017H 140v/140V > < P: std > Casting: creeping doom ***** < 1017h/1017H 140v/140V > < P: std > Casting: creeping doom **** < 1017h/1017H 140v/140V > < P: std > Ruraz attacks a death knight, landing a single hit. Ruraz is injured on ...
by sotana
Wed Feb 15, 2006 9:50 pm
Forum: Logs
Topic: Umm ouch
Replies: 10
Views: 2366

< 889h/1017H 140v/140V > < T: Maladryn TC: few wounds E: death EC: nasty wounds P: std > Ruraz looks at Azountil. Ruraz starts casting an offensive spell. < 713h/826H 139v/140V > < P: sit > A death knight flies in from the south. Merrindel completes his spell... Merrindel utters the words, 'efaoaigq...
by sotana
Wed Feb 15, 2006 8:54 pm
Forum: Logs
Topic: Umm ouch
Replies: 10
Views: 2366

In case you're wondering what happened next, the fight continued.... < T: someone TC: nasty wounds E: someone EC: small wounds P: std > Someone completes his spell... Someone utters the words, 'uiqzieuabral qraje' Billowing clouds of incendiary gases pour from someone's fingertips! You are enveloped...
by sotana
Mon Jan 23, 2006 7:28 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Indiana TorilMUD Gathering 2006
Replies: 251
Views: 40643

You know, I make some killer buffalo wings! and I'm fairly sure there is some law somewhere against gathering more than 10 hungry males in a room without buffalo wings....
by sotana
Mon Jan 16, 2006 6:34 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: To all of those who participated in Jan 14th Tia run
Replies: 2
Views: 382

To all of those who participated in Jan 14th Tia run

I logged on this evening for the first time since the Tia run, but missing my spellbook. I know Tia didn't poof it because I wear perm protects plus I was able to mem back my spells after the final battle. After unsuccessfully rifling through my bags and storage on all my alts, it looks like I most ...
by sotana
Tue Jan 10, 2006 7:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Tiamat - 1/14/06 12 PM EST (Toraza's Run)
Replies: 23
Views: 2271

The earlier, the better for me, even yawningly early (you know, noon...1 pm)!
by sotana
Mon Jan 09, 2006 8:39 am
Forum: MUD Client Help
Topic: confused
Replies: 7
Views: 1418

Try just gate as your alias pattern (no wildcard), keeping the value the same. Then to use it, you would type 'gate smoke' or whatever plane you want. I do this for moonwell. The alias is simply 'well' with no wildcard so 'well Sotana' will c 'moonwell' Sotana cuz everyone knows that the best lazy m...
by sotana
Fri Jan 06, 2006 7:34 pm
Forum: Logs
Topic: Dragon Proc Joy
Replies: 3
Views: 569

Thilindel wrote:before: < 1002h/1003H 179v/180V P: std >
after: < 100h/1003H 179v/180V

Looks like 902 hps. Where is the YIKES?


I think the razor-sharp wing talon impalement had him too busy screaming in agony to bother with a mere YIKES!
by sotana
Tue Dec 20, 2005 10:32 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Multiple Issues
Replies: 28
Views: 3630

Druids suffocate blows compared to ice tongue which is way superior - and shamen seem to land silence better than clerics. I know experiences differ according to mob/zone/etc but I have a lvl 50 druid and lvl 50 elementalist and my experience has been the opposite. I have a ball with suffocate beca...
by sotana
Fri Dec 09, 2005 5:22 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Multiple Issues
Replies: 28
Views: 3630

The primary function of suffocate is silence. The damage is secondary and very minimal. I _have_ used suffocate for damage after I'm out of doom, hail, flame blade, spiked stones, sticks to snakes and mob is still alive :-P That is, if the mob isn't globed in which case suffocate is too low level to...
by sotana
Fri Dec 09, 2005 12:55 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Multiple Issues
Replies: 28
Views: 3630

2 more gripes. ⋅ The Blindness spell is WAY too difficult to land. I don't mind its short duration, but the fact that you can have a mob cursed/hexed and still fail time after time is awful. ⋅ Cleric silence is WAY too difficult to land compared to other spells. As it stands, bo...
by sotana
Tue Nov 22, 2005 5:58 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Tel’arato Dagor en Halda’cuu - So it begins...
Replies: 32
Views: 3092

The games were finally over. It had taken more resolve than I knew I possessed to leave the sanctuary I had found among the animals and return to take my place with Lilira and Ashiwi. Even as I murmured my apologies to both women for my unexplained absence and resumed the promised responsibilities I...
by sotana
Fri Nov 18, 2005 9:40 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Tel’arato Dagor en Halda’cuu - So it begins...
Replies: 32
Views: 3092

Note: For those poor souls who missed the soap opera that emerged from last night's scavenger hunt, I offer my sympathy. Maybe someone with more ambition than I possess will post a summary of the chaos. This post is just one of the consequences of last night's upheaval. It was all too much. Too man...
by sotana
Thu Nov 17, 2005 7:57 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Tel’arato Dagor en Halda’cuu - So it begins...
Replies: 32
Views: 3092

Thank you to all who participated in tonight's footrace :-) I hope you had fun and now know to never ask me for directions. I do know how to get almost anywhere in Toril but you might not arrive there until next week if you follow my route. I realize some of you may have experienced frustration due ...
by sotana
Thu Nov 17, 2005 12:17 am
Forum: Logs
Topic: Bard and Druid abuse.. A Devil of a time.
Replies: 15
Views: 1480

What?!? Nobody is going to say

"That log is so obviously fake, Pril. Sotana would never hurt those poor widdle defenseless creatures east of Turning Point!"

*sigh* I really need to work on my PR.
by sotana
Wed Nov 16, 2005 6:43 pm
Forum: Logs
Topic: Bard and Druid abuse.. A Devil of a time.
Replies: 15
Views: 1480

Aww, they were just playin'! I never got below 24 hitpoints so it's all good. Just your friendly neighborhood spinagon saying hello.

P.S. Yes, I noticed I can't spell 'two' in that log but I was um...woozy from blood loss or something.
by sotana
Wed Nov 16, 2005 6:53 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Tel'arato Dagor en Halda'cuu - Rules and Updates
Replies: 16
Views: 2523

Updates to the rules for the footrace we will be holding on Wednesday at 9pm est: Although we originally posted this as a race for one single team member, we have since come up with plans that will include the entire team and thus invite each member of the team to participate in our event. As always...
by sotana
Tue Nov 15, 2005 1:33 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Tel’arato Dagor en Halda’cuu - So it begins...
Replies: 32
Views: 3092

Note: You will want to read http://www.torilmud.org/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=17259 before going any further. I wanted to post the following story to remind all of the contestants that your RP actions can have an effect on the games. Shaking the rainwater from my cloak, I stepped into the room Ashiwi, ...
by sotana
Fri Nov 11, 2005 9:03 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Let the games begin and gimme my prize!
Replies: 5
Views: 792

Since our games start this Saturday, I wanted to update our loot list. So many pretty sparklies! If you haven't had a chance to register yet and would like to participate, contact Lilira, Ashiwi, or myself in game today and we'll see about smuggling you in before the games begin. Time is running out...
by sotana
Wed Nov 09, 2005 12:04 am
Forum: MUD Client Help
Topic: Rogue triggers/alias HELP!
Replies: 12
Views: 2296

You might want some hide triggers based on a mob searching you out so you rehide before he eats you...and for when you are unhid after bumping into a mob in a one-way. Oh and a trigger to make you stand after you fail trip and wind up on your face "You manage to, with complete incompetence, throw yo...
by sotana
Tue Nov 08, 2005 11:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Indiana TorilMUD Gathering 2006
Replies: 251
Views: 40643

Woot! Bring the Birile!!
by sotana
Sat Nov 05, 2005 5:39 am
Forum: RP-Quest Discussion
Topic: A Journal Entry
Replies: 23
Views: 9427

Dear Reader: Lilira doesn’t understand. And when I face her, I find I lack the words to help her understand. My entire childhood was spent being trained to stand aside from the normal course of mortal events, observing, learning how best to act in order to maintain the balance. In so many ways I was...

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