User:Thidwick

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Thidwick on Hardfought.org and Nethack.Alt.Org. Previously as burpie on NAO (stats, games, deaths, dumplogs, ttyrecs), and YASD on NAO before that.

Dudley's Dungeon

I've contributed the following NetHack comics (as burpie):

Winning with Options

I'm working on the perfect options file for the sake of all beings. The right autopickups and menucolors can save a lot of time and prevent a lot of death.

Please steal my nethack 3.7 options: NetHack 3.7 options settings

Here are my UnNetHack settings: UnNetHack options settings

Ascensions

I have a few public ascensions on NAO and lots of YASDs.

I'm working on ascending each role in alphabetical order on Hardfought.org (nh3.7)

Archaeologist: Dec 3, 2020 Archaeologist ascension

Barbarian: Dec 11, 2020 Beginner's luck: I just played my first and only Barbarian, pulled off the protection racket as a neutral human, and ascended. (My first ascension streak ever!)

Caveman: I always go for protection racket; with caveman, that's led to a lot of starvation. Ascension Streak broken. One game with a great huge bones pile with many artifacts but no food; fountain overflowed killing my pet and angering my god; couldn't pray so starved again. Got close: made it to Plane of Water, but ended in YASD(d)—found out it's easy to choke on food as a master mind flayer. Finally, ascended on the 20th try.

Healer: ascended on 8th attempt. I was surprised how weak healers are as spellcasters--except healing spells of course.

Knight: ascended on 2nd attempt. Jousting is powerful!!! The damage is huge and the stunning and knock-back solve the problem of L and major & teleporting to the <. It kept Orcus from using up precious WoD charges. Water monsters don't get a chance to drown you. Twoweaponing with Grayswandir and lance while riding a hasted warhorse is pure destruction. Maintaining a steed is tricky and I drowned virtually all of them. I was being so careful while ascending with The Amulet and yet still drowned a fully geared-up centaur named Galileo Reflecto (bearing his namesake shield of reflection and other +5 gear) in Juiblex's swamp. Then, after wishing for and then killing my Ki-Rin with a reflected death ray, I gave up on steeds for the remainder. However, I will still look for a saddle and lance for my Samurai and Valkyrie ascensions—maybe even for Priest and Tourist.

Monk:

Priest:

Ranger:

Rogue:

Samurai:

Tourist:

Valkyrie:

Wizard:

Variants

I'm a big fan of UnNetHack. Gurr created an excellent Android port of UnNetHack.


--Thidwick (talk) 02:22, 20 July 2020 (UTC)