How did that hyperkobold 'sploit work? I recall the transmuting one with alchemy where you could make essentially damage-immune armor or crazy powerful weapons (ie: Rugilli's Whisker without the item power constraint).
============================================================ Matthew Giassa, MASc, BASc, EIT Security and Embedded Systems Specialist linkedin: https://ca.linkedin.com/in/giassa e-mail: matt...@giassa.net website: www.giassa.net > -------- Original Message -------- > Subject: Re: [crossfire] building very old versions > From: DraugTheWhopper <norkthed...@gmail.com> > Date: Mon, June 27, 2016 2:01 pm > To: Crossfire Discussion Mailing List <email@example.com> > > > > A question would be what exactly are you looking for in those old > versions? The retro graphics, old maps, old gameplay, etc? > > Like many things Linux, I cut my teeth on whatever was included with SuSE > 7.2 Pro. I think it was something in the .90 era, probably color. Some > highlights: > > The layout of cfclient remains my favorite to this day. About the best > improvement since then was splitting the message window into high/low > priority. Sorry to whoever heads it up, I still can't bring myself to > stomach the JXclient. > > The tileset was much more cohesive (than it is now), including the > environment, monsters, and items. The art style was simple, and the > isometric look was implemented well. > > The gameplay was much different, even "twitchy". I'm sure this stems from > various reasons, including the metalforge-style melee balance, the lack of > latency when running the server on my own machine (no internet access back > in the day), and other quirks like spellcasting taking little or no time. > Regardless, I'd love to see a more responsive gameplay experience, although > I understand that there are such things as technical constraints and design > decisions. > > Polymorph. Just polymorph. Although there were some interesting exploits, > like polymorphing your pets until you got a hyper kobold. > > --DTW/Draug<hr>_______________________________________________ > crossfire mailing list > firstname.lastname@example.org > http://mailman.metalforge.org/mailman/listinfo/crossfire _______________________________________________ crossfire mailing list email@example.com http://mailman.metalforge.org/mailman/listinfo/crossfire