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by solar
Sun Mar 31, 2019 20:45 pm
Forum: Newbie Discussion
Topic: Newbie Guide: Making money in 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 601

Newbie Guide: Making money in 2019

Moneymaking tips for New Players, 2019 edition --- A recent tune has changed how npcs carry coinage on their person. Overall, the trend is now that killing npcs for pocket change is no longer as viable as it used to be. But there are still ways of making money. 1) At very low levels, you can still r...
by solar
Thu Oct 13, 2016 10:18 am
Forum: General
Topic: Are there currently server issues?
Replies: 18
Views: 18252

Are there currently server issues?

13th Oct: I got booted off the game earlier this morning. So far, I haven't been able to connect and get back in. Dev server seems to work fine, but I haven't heard anyone on #icesus in IRCnet saying that the game is down, nor is there any posts on the forum besides this one that addresses the issue...
by solar
Tue Aug 02, 2016 09:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: IceCon 2016
Replies: 22
Views: 21982

Tentatively signing up for this. Traveling arrangements for getting there from where I live is still a question mark.
by solar
Mon Sep 21, 2015 13:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mythbusting Icesus
Replies: 163
Views: 233980

stuff

Re: speed, weapon speed, offensive points, continuous assault, when can one score a hit, racial guild abilities, extra melee hits Scenario: I am using a stupidly fast weapon (faster than a good material dagger) and know that continuous assault only lets me deal two extra hits when it procs for a tot...
by solar
Thu Sep 03, 2015 13:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mythbusting Icesus
Replies: 163
Views: 233980

Magical properties: Damage, accuracy and speed show a bonus in steps of 4 when you identify an item that has them: E.g. Considerably faster than normal (16) 1) How do these numbers relate to the base values of those weapons? What are some of the ranges of those stats: base dam, base accuracy, base s...
by solar
Fri Jun 26, 2015 16:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mythbusting Icesus
Replies: 163
Views: 233980

damage

It has been revealed at one point that melee messages progress with 2^N logic. This meaning that whenever the raw damage doubles, the message changes to the next one: damage equivalent of 2x firmly strike = 1x powerfully cut damage equivalent of 2x powerfully cut = 1x skillfully slit and so on So, t...
by solar
Fri Dec 12, 2014 01:50 am
Forum: Ideas
Topic: New Guild Idea: Alchemists
Replies: 2
Views: 10658

alch power, yay

I can see some RO influence in there, which ofc, is not bad at all. I already did some brainstorming in Nov '13. I posted those musings to the dev-forum. I also borrowed stuff from everywhere, including Pathfinder. If/when I go full-time wiz, taking a look at the possibility of main guild alchs is d...
by solar
Mon Oct 20, 2014 07:28 am
Forum: General
Topic: Mythbusting Icesus
Replies: 163
Views: 233980

Are hit styles different from each other? In ye olden times, it was said that 'slash' was the best hit style, was this maybe because slash was associated with aiming combat style, or does it just have higher bonuses? Or was this just a myth? When a melee hit is made, and that hit gets accompanied wi...
by solar
Wed Oct 15, 2014 11:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: Mythbusting Icesus
Replies: 163
Views: 233980

Does 'ambidexterity' score help with weapon+shield combat styles with/without sword and board (you normally make no attacks with your shield -> shield points get directed to primary hand?), or when dual-gripping a single weapon?

Is it an effect that only affects offense?
by solar
Tue Oct 14, 2014 22:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mythbusting Icesus
Replies: 163
Views: 233980

Templars have tools of swift justice and tools of hard justice. What do they actually do with natural weapons / melee weapons / thrown weapons / projectile ranged combat (archery, slings) Swift justice should influence speed, and hard justice should do something for strength bonuses, but is that act...
by solar
Tue Oct 14, 2014 22:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mythbusting Icesus
Replies: 163
Views: 233980

What actual effects (good or bad) does riding a mount offer?

Would a small player race benefit from the mount's size in combat? (mold man riding a mammoth)
by solar
Thu Oct 09, 2014 05:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: Mythbusting Icesus
Replies: 163
Views: 233980

A1) It has been hinted that 'fighting style' skills, such as 'two-handed weapons', 'sword and board', 'swordplay' and 'twin weapons' do not increase in effect after reaching 100%. Can this be confirmed? A2) Yet, if that is indeed so, a news tidbit from 2011-2012ish that introduced army's two-handed ...
by solar
Tue Jan 14, 2014 21:34 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: command abbreviations and target checking
Replies: 1
Views: 7213

Consider already has shortened command support for it, 'con gnoll' works. You might find 'help alias' and 'help nickname' useful. For example, I made two-to-three-letter aliases for my mostly repeated commands, such use 'use spell impulse', on the left side of the keyboard, so I can quickly input co...
by solar
Mon Nov 18, 2013 22:30 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: HEY HEY HEY! MY IDEA! WANNA HEAR ABOUTS IT?!
Replies: 11
Views: 19209

-resize coupon As a general guideline, resize cost is, at most, 5m silver. -recharge coupon(immediately to fullest) This is mostly a convenience item if you mean magic glow from X glow -> intense glow, so let's say 1 event point, since it is not an eternal magic shard. -box drop Box can yield some ...
by solar
Sun Oct 06, 2013 20:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mythbusting Icesus
Replies: 163
Views: 233980

What is the inner logic in 'party dice' when two or more players roll the same number, like 99. How is their order chosen when they tie? Or do they actually tie: Are there, for example, hidden decimals that choose the order? So, would that order given in party dice be a valid fair order for tied-in ...