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Re: SC:BEL Mission 1
« Reply #825 on: May 31, 2009, 09:46:01 am »

My country suddenly turned into an oven, so I'm not too worried about the lack of progress. Still, I'd like Son, Dabir and Draxas to get a move on. Probably a good thing to discuss this before you just rush in. As meep says, you (probably) won't get killed by the spiders, but time is of the essence here.
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« Reply #826 on: June 01, 2009, 03:55:53 pm »

Argh. I can't see the map again. I'm trying to get the PC hooked up so this won't be an issue anymore, but until then...

Someone care to host the current map somewhere else?

If I don't get a good look at it before we decide to execute, I'll just roll with Meep's plan. For now, though, hold off on that.
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« Reply #827 on: June 01, 2009, 04:17:16 pm »

Are you using an ad-blocker?
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« Reply #828 on: June 01, 2009, 04:31:48 pm »

Someone care to host the current map somewhere else?

Tell me what host you can see and I'll put it there.
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« Reply #829 on: June 01, 2009, 05:00:21 pm »

Meep: I'm using my computer at work. Sites are blocked seemingly at random according to the momentary whims and whimsy of our IT group, so I can never be sure what I will or will not be able to see.

Luki: I can see your avatar just fine. Do you have enough hosting space there? Maybe you could talk Meep into letting you host it on Stack?
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« Reply #830 on: June 01, 2009, 05:17:35 pm »

Hosting the files on uqm.stack.nl would not be a problem, but uploading them would. I cannot give anyone else an account, and you don't want to wait for me to upload them myself. Fortunately, there are plenty of free image hosts available.
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« Reply #831 on: June 01, 2009, 05:27:39 pm »

Luki: I can see your avatar just fine. Do you have enough hosting space there? Maybe you could talk Meep into letting you host it on Stack?

Actually, that's not my hosting. A guy called Halleck who used to be quite active around here offered to host it for me when I was having trouble with a free host. He isn't active anymore, but apparently he is all right with me still using his bandwidth.

If there's random blockage of image hosting sites then we may have a problem. I don't really have time to upload every map to 5+ different hosts just so one of them gets through, we need something that works all the time. I don't suppose you have an email account that you can check at work? You could always just create a gmail account or something. They can be checked through browsers, but of course that doesn't work if Gmail is blocked. I assume you don't want me to send it to your work email?
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« Reply #832 on: June 01, 2009, 10:05:41 pm »

Whatever the plan ends up as Wawa's starting with a N-W movement.

Also, just a quick note, computer access at home is going to be a bit less guaranteed due to interfering and controlling parents putting passwords on every computer around. I'll see what I can do about updating from school though.
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« Reply #833 on: June 02, 2009, 12:56:57 am »

I would like to be able to check my email from work; that's a big no-no around here. I'm going to see if I can get my PC up and running tonight now that all my stuff is moved, which should alleviate this problem once and for all. If it doesn't work out, I'll need to do a bit of experimentation to see which image hosts get through around here; I'll keep you posted.

EDIT: I'm making this edit from home, so feel free to ignore my shennanigans. I am back to my standard access at home, so I can see the maps again.
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« Reply #834 on: June 02, 2009, 07:05:28 am »

I would like to be able to check my email from work; that's a big no-no around here. ´

So it's okay to post on forums but not check email? Man, that's a weird policy.

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EDIT: I'm making this edit from home, so feel free to ignore my shennanigans. I am back to my standard access at home, so I can see the maps again.

Excellent!

Dabir, thanks for letting us know, I'll move you later today. Son_of_Antares, get moving. You and Draxas are the only ones with any sort of range left and you've got most of it. Time to figure out what to do and post your moves. Remember, you're supposed to post somethign within two days of an update. Even if it's just "I want to wait and see what XXX thinks".

Also, summer is here. This game has run for quite some time already. At the beginning of next month, my vacation begins. It's pretty unlikely that I'll have time to do the kind of graphics stuff required to keep this going. And since we've been rolling for six months, are pretty close to the end and have seen a significant slowdown, I don't think resuming in August will be worth it. So unless you all strenously disagree and manage to make a damned good case for it, we've got a month left. Come end of June, I'm wrapping this up and moving on. The following mission will start sometime during autumn, but I'll need a few months to get things set up.
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Re: SC:BEL Mission 1
« Reply #835 on: June 02, 2009, 04:13:40 pm »

We'd better hurry and finish killing these spiders dead, then. Wink


Bach was appalled by the vileness of the room before him. So many abominations, skittering across every surface, crawling from every crack, every one an affront to all that was good and right in God's universe. And above them all, lording over its foul spawn, was the ruler of the spiders, chittering and clacking in its unholy language. Its very existence was a blight on reality, an inky black pool amidst the radiance of God's creation that refused to yield to the light.

There was only one solution that sort of problem...

"Kill it with fire!" screamed Bach, as he charged into the room and blasted out a jet of napalm.


Summary: move W, fire Fleshroaster N
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« Reply #836 on: June 02, 2009, 06:18:06 pm »

The small spiders do not stand a chance against the flame that now caresses their small defenceless bodies. As their skin crackles in the heat, their inner fluids are brought to boil. Like ripe sinful grapes they burst, spewing their boiling innards all over the floor. As the flame dies out, bubbling heaps are all that remain. Bach smiles in rapture, mightily enjoying the feeling of once again slaying his accursed enemies.

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OOC: Two bullseyes. Sukuzu, you've been far too quiet. You've got a day before someone else takes over your character.
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« Reply #837 on: June 03, 2009, 12:26:57 am »

W W N N N Slayer
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« Reply #838 on: June 03, 2009, 04:12:25 pm »

Sukuzu rushes in, fearsome as ever. His plasma weapon tears a spider apart easily, as he prepares to charge the priest. From the pit new spiders emerge, small yet eager for battle. Both Bach and Sukuzu are quickly outnumbered and almost bitten. The constant nibbling attacks from their adversaries make them lose their footage and leaves them unprepared and with a lost initiative.

Turn 2 of the Spawning Room Challenge.


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OOC: I moved Dabir one step north, if he disagrees I'll move him back. Bach and Sukuzu were attacked by two spiders each, both attacks resulted in one attack. Amazingly, you both rolled stun, so that'll slow you down a bit. Three new spiders appeared (I roll the appearance tiles randomly) and were moved. New turn, off you go!
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Re: SC:BEL Mission 1
« Reply #839 on: June 03, 2009, 06:55:41 pm »

Observation: even killing spiders which are not in our way is useful in another way than just preventing the chance of damage: if new spiders are placed randomly, then having more room gives a better chance of no new spiders popping up in our paths.

Lukipela:
How does the slayer work if Wubula were fire W, from one square W of Bach's current location? Could two spiders be hit, or just one?
Does just moving past the spiders trigger the "breaking away from combat" rule? (If Wubula were to move N W N).
And how does the "only once per turn" of the Fallback ability work when there are two enemies attacking?

Plan A:
Bach moves N (if that doesn't give the spiders a free attack), then fires W.
Wawa moves W W and attacks S.
Wubula moves N W W and fires W.
Possible kill count: 5 spiders.

Plan B:
Bach moves N (if that doesn't give the spiders a free attack), then fires S.
Wawa moves W W W, Wubula moves N W N W or N W W S.
This brings Wawa one step closer, which may be important if case he/she/it needs to use his/her/its special later.
Possible kill count: 2 spiders

Plan C:
Bach moves N (if that doesn't give the spiders a free attack), then fires W.
Wubula moves N, stabs the spider at the SW, and then takes another step W.
Wawa moves W W W.
Wawa gets to move 3 turns as well here, and one more spider is dead. But Wubula is two steps further away from the action.
Possible kill count: 3 spiders
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