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Dragonlance reference?

Is the lizard corpse's special properties a Dragonlance reference? Theres so many other AD&D references, I always assumed it was. If so, would that be worth making a note on the main page? -- 03:25, 13 November 2015 (UTC)

It seems very unlikely based on timing, though not technically impossible. Hack 1.0 was December 1984; Wikipedia says Dragons of Autumn Twilight was published November 1984. NERVAFan (talk) 04:34, 16 August 2019 (UTC)

Partly eaten?

I cannot find any information for this and it seems like it would be rather helpful to know for others as well. You eat a lizard corpse, in battle, to remedy in-process stoning, becoming "partly eaten." Does that said partly eaten corpse still work for said stoning, or must it be a new, uneaten lizard? I do not want to try this "in the field" and I've not messed around with Wizard mode in years. There are times when lizards are scarce, and in a game like SLASH'EM with its added stoning monsters, it can be quite scary!

--User (talk) 17:06, 21 September 2018 (UTC)

A quick source dive shows that start_eating() on any corpse, even partly eaten ones, calls cprefx(), which unconditionally fixes petrification if it's a lizard corpse. So yes, you can get multiple anti-stoning bites out of one lizard corpse. --Phol ende wodan (talk) 17:12, 21 September 2018 (UTC)