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by Iaiken Toransier
Fri Aug 20, 2004 6:37 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Cleaning up your own damn messes, revisited
Replies: 47
Views: 7877

The mud is anti-exploration as it is. Extremely aggressive mobiles litter the realms and high level zones often have little introduction. Take MD for instance. Several steps north of the standing stone, and you're only told that you're approaching MD. Sounds harmless so far. Then splat. I have neve...
by Iaiken Toransier
Fri Aug 20, 2004 6:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Buying medals...
Replies: 28
Views: 3155

Sorry, many of the athletes even from the US do not train 'all expenses paid'. It takes exposure as a champion to land endorsements for advertising contracts that pay for everything. Only a few athletes at the top make the money. In well established sports like track, soccer, swimming and so forth,...
by Iaiken Toransier
Fri Aug 20, 2004 1:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Amolol & Delmair's Private Thread
Replies: 4
Views: 661

Re: Amolol & Delmair's Private Thread

I would just like to state for the record...

DOUBLE PWN!!!
by Iaiken Toransier
Fri Aug 20, 2004 1:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Buying medals...
Replies: 28
Views: 3155

Buying medals...

As expected, the four countries leading the medal standings are those with heavily funded (or militaristic styled) olympic programs. As of 8:00 am, august 20th 2004 Ranking, Country, G, S, B, total 1, United States, 15, 11, 10, 36 2, China, 15, 9, 8, 32 3, Russia, 4, 8, 10, 22 4, Australia, 7, 5, 8,...
by Iaiken Toransier
Tue Aug 17, 2004 8:01 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: How many people started out on Toril/Sojourn as elves?
Replies: 32
Views: 3819

I started out as Iaiken, Human Paladin near start of last wipe... Paladin's have come a LONG way as a class, yet they still suck compared to warriors... I remember the brief shining months where paladins where the tank of choice... Mori was sending me tells every day 'Saddle up shpank!', but I guess...
by Iaiken Toransier
Thu Aug 05, 2004 1:13 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Bringing exp into balance
Replies: 11
Views: 1730

Bringing exp into balance

Bored at work with not much else to do, but to think... What if the currently messed up meathod of high exp tables and fixed exp values was brought into balance similarly to the challenge rating system for D&D 3E was (only without the glaring logic errors that currently exist in it) What if mobs gav...
by Iaiken Toransier
Thu Aug 05, 2004 12:19 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Scadale
Replies: 18
Views: 2504

Infact i would argue the grind of exp can be more fun. Wow... I have been involved with mudding and mmorpg's for a long time, but I have never heard anyone say that... Most people just grind away to get to where they can play the endgame (zoning etc.) Personally, I find it about as fun as getting y...
by Iaiken Toransier
Tue Aug 03, 2004 3:56 pm
Forum: MUD Client Help
Topic: IP Tunneling over HTTP
Replies: 5
Views: 1236

IP Tunneling over HTTP

I was wondering, is it possible to skirt proxies and firewalls by tunneling a TCP/IP connection over HTTP? I have seen it done with DNS to tunnel in a UDP fashion that with some creative coding acted like TCP/IP and allowed access to HTTP servers that the firewalls and proxies were blocking... but t...
by Iaiken Toransier
Fri Jul 30, 2004 6:28 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Goodrace Psionists
Replies: 36
Views: 4774

Err, Question for Iaiken Toransier. Is your post supposed to state that there should be a reason or not for playing an evilrace over good. Just kinda confused about the first sentance in relation to the rest of the post. The rest of the post seems to imply that people could use incentives to play e...
by Iaiken Toransier
Fri Jul 30, 2004 1:02 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Goodrace Psionists
Replies: 36
Views: 4774

Err, why are we discussing evil/good equivalance again? I like the idea of an actual reason to play the evil side with the diffrent mechanics. If you want crispy tanks, psi's, slotless race, dayblindness, crud attacking you at random places play an evil, else.. Now if we just had more players.... Y...
by Iaiken Toransier
Wed Jul 28, 2004 10:50 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Goodrace Psionists
Replies: 36
Views: 4774

See, the funny thing about Mind Flayers is that pretty much every intelligent race (sorry ogres, no luck this time) hates them and will kill them on sight. This is especially true for duergar other subteranean races that dwell beyond the light of day. Why? Well, they enslaved tortured and mutilated ...
by Iaiken Toransier
Wed Jul 28, 2004 4:03 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Goodrace Psionists
Replies: 36
Views: 4774

Gith come in two flavors, chaotic evil and chaotic neutral. Home is the astral plane though, might be interesting. Thri-Kreen can be good, and are psionically active. Don't think they are a Forgotten Realms race though. Still, insect race would be interesting too. It's a pity that Thri-Kreen never ...
by Iaiken Toransier
Wed Jul 28, 2004 3:27 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: neutral goodies
Replies: 15
Views: 2071

Am I the only one who finds the recurring use of RL examples from peoples' lives in a discussion of MUD align somewhat bizzare? Not that it's automatically inapplicable, but that it just feels strange. I don't see where anyone used this type of example. I was simply citing non-specific examples tha...
by Iaiken Toransier
Tue Jul 27, 2004 1:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: what stats did you roll in life?
Replies: 28
Views: 3520

We want Mumastats! Stat!
by Iaiken Toransier
Tue Jul 27, 2004 1:01 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: neutral goodies
Replies: 15
Views: 2071

From the 3rd Edition D and D rules, true neutral WILL commit acts of evil to maintain balance between good and evil as they Will commit acts of good in the name of said balance. Example you just saved a village from a overwhelming hoard of orcs. By doing so you significantly weakend their forces an...
by Iaiken Toransier
Mon Jul 26, 2004 7:08 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Level 1 newbie
Replies: 51
Views: 8361

The biggest problem I have as a newbie is IDing gear. I don't have the income to support 1 plat+ ident scrolls, etc. I know that's part of the game with gear you find, but what about gear you buy? unless I'm missing something, shouldn't you be able to tell if the armor at the store is better then w...
by Iaiken Toransier
Sun Jul 25, 2004 11:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: The Bourne Supremacy
Replies: 14
Views: 1853

Re: The Bourne Supremacy

Thumbs Up! :D Very well done spy thriller! I think it's safe to say however you felt about the first one, you're going to feel the same way about this one. The movie was fantastic, good pace and well thought out... The cinematography is in the same style as the first one giving it a very rough ride...
by Iaiken Toransier
Sat Jul 24, 2004 2:37 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: what stats did you roll in life?
Replies: 28
Views: 3520

Age: 23 Height : 5'11" Weight 153lbs. STR: 60 I'm not particularly strong, but I can still bench my own body weight. (but I am always working on improving.) AGI: 89 I am fuggin _fast_, both in how I move and my reaction time, I can do the splits front/back/side and even touch my head to my knees. Th...
by Iaiken Toransier
Wed Jul 21, 2004 2:53 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Immersion
Replies: 5
Views: 753

3) Instead of the crap guard police "kill on sight" government/policing system, devise a type of government where people govern themselves. Hold elections for a king of WD. It's nice to have lord P running around, but the bastard can't live forever. Not even in the Real D/D do the characters live f...
by Iaiken Toransier
Wed Jul 21, 2004 2:01 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Input wanted from all angles about Pwipe
Replies: 71
Views: 11996

If the mud Pwiped, I'd probably be back to play casually again. (So, for a few of the gods I guess that would qualify as a reason not to.) I figure I'd play a neutral human chanter to start, or maybe an elementalist. I doubt I would join the race for 50, I just don't have that kind of time to dedica...
by Iaiken Toransier
Wed Jul 21, 2004 1:41 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Hey What's the Best Goodie Race for a Warrior, and Why?
Replies: 55
Views: 10512

When I rolled up my Dwarf fighter Valrus, I didn't have a clue that at level 28 he would have as many hp in the nude as my level 43 paladin. Better hit/dam, slightly lower ac, but this was MAJORLY offset by the extra HP. I was tanking stuff at level 24 that Iaiken couldn't do at level 35 w/o a mount...
by Iaiken Toransier
Tue Jul 20, 2004 2:01 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Level 1 newbie
Replies: 51
Views: 8361

Re: Level 1 newbie

Out of this newbie experience, I learned that even in scardale, it is hard as hell to kill something as a level one caster. I know that if I hadn't known what I know now, as a newbie there would be no way for me to achieve it. I agree, had it not been for my higher level friends it would have taken...
by Iaiken Toransier
Wed Jul 07, 2004 9:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: WoW Beta pics
Replies: 9
Views: 1288

Yup, the ONLY MMORPG that I am even concidering, played on my friends beta account, glad they fixed the rest system... Check it out at: http://www.blizzard.com/wow/ I just hope that they have higher character appearance variability... kinda sucks to look like every other 100th person...
by Iaiken Toransier
Fri Jul 02, 2004 10:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Calling all Java junkies (need some help)
Replies: 4
Views: 733

Werg wrote:Gaahh!!! It worked!! I didn't notice the little mispelling there...also didn't notice the "S"/"s" discrepency. You rock.. thank you much :)


In my experience, it's almost always a syntax or null pointer error...

Once again, bad spelling pwns a coder.
by Iaiken Toransier
Mon Jun 21, 2004 6:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: The Toril Brag Line
Replies: 58
Views: 8040

I was great because after 29 times zoning with Morithiel I only ever died once AND it was my OWN fault!

ps: Even though I don't really play anymore, when I do log in within 6 seconds I'll have a tell on my screen from Mori "Saddle up. :P" Guy must be getting desperate for victims...
by Iaiken Toransier
Fri Jun 18, 2004 12:07 pm
Forum: Logs
Topic: I love it when this happens.
Replies: 2
Views: 568

Yeah, but I hate when THIS happens...

A large zombie beats you hard.


That's just dirty...
by Iaiken Toransier
Fri Jun 18, 2004 11:56 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Internet Pedophilia Crackdown
Replies: 3
Views: 780

Re: Internet Pedophilia Crackdown

I know that a lot of those people are mentally ill, but it doesn't make me any less angry at them when I think of the harm they do to kids. I still think they are just as in need of serious daily harm as they are in need of help... but you'll have to excuse my lack of compassion.
by Iaiken Toransier
Fri Jun 18, 2004 11:47 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: I love the new site...
Replies: 15
Views: 1680

The poll options are bloody-well fine. They boil down to: 1. I like it. 2. Abstain. 3. I don't like it. If you want to go into specifics as to why you like or dislike it, write them down please. Don't go asking me to think up ALL of the appropriate options for each of you. :P That's just silly.
by Iaiken Toransier
Tue Jun 15, 2004 7:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: I love the new site...
Replies: 15
Views: 1680

I love the new site...

I doubt that many people can argue how fresh, clean and professional the site looks, but frames? The site could have just as easily been done with tables and a small amount of PHP or JScript to make the lower right hand scrollable. (Trust me, you can find the code free for download.) A lot of you mi...
by Iaiken Toransier
Sat Jun 05, 2004 5:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: It's been a while...
Replies: 7
Views: 1157

Re: polocks

muma wrote:hey i'm half polish!


We know, as it was made painfully obvious by your obsession with "sausage"... :P

Funny part is, until Grizz vote, I thougth I was the only one who liked polls.
by Iaiken Toransier
Thu May 06, 2004 8:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: It's been a while...
Replies: 7
Views: 1157

It's been a while...

Hey muddicts, Been quite a time since I checked out the BBS or the mud to see what is going on. Skimmed over a lot of posts and I have to say that there has been a striking change to the posts and the civility of the posters... I have been working my new job for the Independant Electricity Market Op...
by Iaiken Toransier
Thu May 06, 2004 7:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Mother's Day
Replies: 6
Views: 915

I am taking my mother out to brunch at the Oakville Boat Club down on the lakeshore. Also, I got her a new rose for her garden, it's still small, but they all are when she plants them. And this is going to be the first time she gets to see me dressed in my business attire. I have to admit, since I s...
by Iaiken Toransier
Mon Apr 12, 2004 3:01 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Enchant weapon
Replies: 30
Views: 3138

Sesexe Please note this spell is available to 26th level enchanters. Just after this wipe, enchanters were highly sought after to enhance !magic weapons that had decent dice. was a good bonus for people of that level. basically it served its purpose, and still would be doing so if equipment werent ...
by Iaiken Toransier
Fri Mar 26, 2004 12:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Favorite Movie Moment of All Time?
Replies: 40
Views: 5330

Finding Nemo: (in the dark) Dory: AHHHHHH! Who touched me?! Marlin: That was me. Dory: who are you? Marlin: Who am I? Who do you think I am?! Dory: Are...are you my conscience? Marlin: Yes Dory, I'm your conscience. We haven't spoken in awhile. How are you? Dory: Meh. Can't complain. Marlin: Tell me...
by Iaiken Toransier
Mon Dec 15, 2003 5:20 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: It's beginning to look a lot like christmas...
Replies: 15
Views: 1849

Lol, I like how people call 3 inches a 'real snowfall' :P We're already having our second major nor'easter of the season. I meant that we hadn't had any snow yet this year that stayed on the ground. Up until yesterday the temperature was like 12c then it dropped to -14c; normally at this time of ye...
by Iaiken Toransier
Sun Dec 14, 2003 3:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: It's beginning to look a lot like christmas...
Replies: 15
Views: 1849

It's beginning to look a lot like christmas...

YAY! First REAL snowfall of the season last night and it's already 3 inches deep, as I write this I am looking past my monitor out the window (which encompasses the whole one wall of my bedroom) at the big fluffy snowflakes dancing in the updrafts. I love the winter, now if only everyone doesn't for...
by Iaiken Toransier
Fri Dec 12, 2003 7:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Alternatives to Toril
Replies: 39
Views: 5691

Oh, Iaiken, if you want to learn a real martial art, take up one of the forms of shaolin kung fu. Snake style is hard as hell to learn. Problem is, finding someone who teaches it in completion because they love it, and not just an instructor who does it for a living. My instructor is actually learn...
by Iaiken Toransier
Fri Dec 12, 2003 1:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Mentors
Replies: 31
Views: 3263

Dalar wrote:Are they still teaching you?


Sadly, I don't think either of them play anymore... and with people like you floating around the mud, no wonder. So just keep your forked lil tongue to yourself ok?

K.
by Iaiken Toransier
Thu Dec 11, 2003 2:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Mentors
Replies: 31
Views: 3263

Wow, that's a while back... Kokelei (the ORIGINAL Drunken Bandit) made me roll. People like Morithiel, Lilithelle, and Fendoren taught me the ropes (many others in there whom I just can't remember) Cerlayne and Wuva taught me how to tank. When I started an evil elementalist, Levvirnaxxum showed me a...
by Iaiken Toransier
Sat Dec 06, 2003 3:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Seasonal Retail Stories
Replies: 7
Views: 850

Nike Hoodies for $1.99?

As some of you would know, I work for Footlocker and this is both a great time (mostly due to commissions of around $26/hr) and a bad time (christmas shoppers from hell) to work there. Last night at my mall, it was midnight madness, it was INSANE! All of the kids were there as well as thier parents ...
by Iaiken Toransier
Fri Dec 05, 2003 1:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Who would you meet IRL?
Replies: 49
Views: 6441

amolol wrote:most definatly muma cause i wanna know just how #$^&#* up she really is...


No... You don't wanna know...
by Iaiken Toransier
Mon Nov 24, 2003 10:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Who would you meet IRL?
Replies: 49
Views: 6441

And finally, i'd like to meet Yayaril, Iaiken, Oteb, and Kia in an abandoned field with a mag lite and a shovel. What!?! No crosses? We love you too nukie... maybe not as much as most love your mom though. I wanna meet yaya and oteb too, they seem to know that insanity is where the fun's at.
by Iaiken Toransier
Fri Nov 21, 2003 11:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: The BBS world in a nutshell... roll carefully.
Replies: 13
Views: 1528

The BBS world in a nutshell... roll carefully.

Monte cook is great... http://montecook.com/lineos.html [edit]I think it would be kinda neat and informative if everyone who replied to this thread, listed the numbers that represent the bbs persona's of each person above. I find most of them pretty relavent to this BBS. I also think it would be pre...
by Iaiken Toransier
Fri Nov 21, 2003 11:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Wish me luck!
Replies: 1
Views: 497

WOOOT!!!

The component meantioned above was a HUGE success and we're now gonna market it! This is particularly awesome because in the doc's my names written down as team lead. The project was completed on time and it met 100% of the user criteria and is mutable enough to be used in more than just credit card...
by Iaiken Toransier
Fri Nov 21, 2003 1:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Wish me luck!
Replies: 1
Views: 497

Wish me luck!

Todays the day my dev team presents our credit card/address valitation component to management. It's gonna cut down on the number of bunk credit cards/bad address syntax so companies can save money on AVS. As for our next project: Anyone have ANY experience with modeling classes that can write/compi...
by Iaiken Toransier
Thu Nov 20, 2003 1:59 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Monitors
Replies: 21
Views: 1944

Actually, here's the parts for the machines I was planning on: Athlon XP 3000 400 A7N8X Deluxe 400 512MB DDR - 2 sticks GeForce FX 5600 256MB 60Gb Seagate Barracuda 7200RPM 16x DVD-ROM - Black w/Software MPEG-2 Decoder Lite-On 52x32x52x CD-RW Creative Sound Blaster® Audigy 2 - 6.1 Floppy Drive Prob...
by Iaiken Toransier
Tue Nov 18, 2003 10:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Alternatives to Toril
Replies: 39
Views: 5691

I've recently switched my focus from Wushu to learning Goju-Ryu (traditional okinawan karate), it's a lot faster pace than wushu with more focus on precision, body mechanics, strength building. Right now I'm learning kihon (breathing) and kihon ido (movement). My instructor spends almost as much tim...
by Iaiken Toransier
Tue Nov 18, 2003 1:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Monitors
Replies: 21
Views: 1944

Problem inherant with a business that is at it's core leasing the use of hardware/software is the constantly rising cost of new hardware. Because of this, you're going to want a return on investment within the first six months. If not you're going to fall into a hardware trap where the costs of upgr...
by Iaiken Toransier
Tue Nov 18, 2003 12:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Relationships
Replies: 25
Views: 2225

Arilin Nydelahar wrote:Only if by 'toy' you mean 'peanut butter and his puppy', then yes.


*shrug*

Beats Thanuk's mom.

But then again I already figured you guys would just be asses who can't keep thier bullshit to themselves...
by Iaiken Toransier
Tue Nov 18, 2003 3:21 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Monitors
Replies: 21
Views: 1944

The best bang for your buck, is gonna be NEC for sure. If you're looking for high quality monitors 24 dpi is the best (true) dotpitch there is. Those companies that advertise 22 diagonal dpi or lower are actually just 24x20 dpi and you can see horizontal bars if you look closely. If you ask me, 21" ...

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