Deprecated: Function ereg_replace() is deprecated in /home/dnicolaas/nicolaas.net/dudley/cache/usecache.inc on line 2

Deprecated: Function ereg_replace() is deprecated in /home/dnicolaas/nicolaas.net/dudley/cache/usecache.inc on line 3
Dudley's dungeon -- Friday, 11 February, 2005

Dudley's dungeon

Home Comments Archive Print


Friday, 11 February, 2005 by Nameless
       #            
       #            
       ###          
         #          
      ---.---       
      |....!|       
      |..@..|       
######+.....|       
      -------       
@ "Wow, things sure have changed since I've been here last!"
       #            
       #            
       ###          
         #          
      ---.---       
      |....!|       
      |..<..|       
#:####-@....|       
      -------       
@ "Different dungeons, different items, different monsters, new shops..."
       #            
       #            
       ###          
         #          
      ---.---       
      |....!|       
      |..<..|       
###: #-.....|       
      -------       


http://dudley.nicolaas.net
Want to contribute? Write an email to dudley@nicolaas.net!
Powered by Nics
<< Previous<< First Random  Today >> Next >>

Rating

01006
Average rating: Excellent
Number of ratings: 7

Comments

Beowulf February 11, 2005 00:13
First comment: 8 January, 2005 114 comments written
LOL!!!
DraconicBlessing February 11, 2005 07:40
First comment: 22 November, 2004 5 comments written
Brilliant. No other word for it.
Am Shaedan February 11, 2005 11:55
First comment: 18 May, 2004 49 comments written
^^
Exellent.
maheshjr2000 February 11, 2005 13:06
First comment: 9 February, 2005 22 comments written
I must say I have never gotten killed by a newt(kinds of) small animal, like a lizard, which spends most of
its time in the water.
        [ Oxford's Student's Dictionary of Current English ]

"Fillet of a fenny snake,
In the cauldron boil and bake;
Eye of newt and toe of frog,
Wool of bat and tongue of dog,
Adder's fork and blind-worm's sting,
Lizard's leg and howlet's wing,
For a charm of powerful trouble,
Like a hell-broth boil and bubble."
        [ Macbeth, by William Shakespeare ]

Copyright (c) 1994, 1995, 1996 by the NetHack Development Team
Copyright (c) 1994 by Boudewijn Wayers
NetHack may be freely redistributed. See license for details.
LarndeSolen February 11, 2005 15:03
First comment: 11 February, 2005 2 comments written
Obviously, you are not Dudley.
Nesman February 11, 2005 15:51
First comment: 4 January, 2005 112 comments written
The little ladyBlind Io took up the dice-box, which was a skull whose various
orifices had been stoppered with rubies, and with several of
his eyes on the Lady he rolled three fives. She smiled. This
was the nature of the Lady's eyes: they were bright green,
lacking iris or pupil, and they glowed from within.

The room was silent as she scrabbled in her box of pieces and,
from the very bottom, produced a couple that she set down on
the board with two decisive clicks. The rest of the players,
as one God, craned forward to peer at them.

"A wenegade wiffard and fome fort of clerk," said Offler the
Crocodile God, hindered as usual by his tusks. "Well,
weally!" With one claw he pushed a pile of bone-white tokens
into the centre of the table.

The Lady nodded slightly. She picked up the dice-cup and held
it as steady as a rock, yet all the Gods could hear the three
cubes rattling about inside. And then she sent them bouncing
across the table.

A six. A three. A five.

Something was happening to the five, however. Battered by the
chance collision of several billion molecules, the die flipped
onto a point, spun gently and came down a seven. Blind Io
picked up the cube and counted the sides.

"Come _on_," he said wearily, "Play fair."
        [ The Colour of Magic, by Terry Pratchett ]

Copyright (c) 1994, 1995, 1996 by the NetHack Development Team
Copyright (c) 1994 by Boudewijn Wayers
NetHack may be freely redistributed. See license for details.
was killed by a grid bugThese electronically based creatures are not native to this
universe. They appear to come from a world whose laws of
motion are radically different from ours.

Tron looked to his mate and pilot. "I'm going to check on
the beam connection, Yori. You two can keep a watch out for
grid bugs." Tron paced forward along the slender catwalk
that still seemed awfully insubstantial to Flynn, though he
knew it to be amazingly sturdy. He gazed after Tron, asking
himself what in the world a grid bug was, and hoping that the
beam connection -- to which he'd given no thought whatsoever
until this moment -- was healthy and sound."
[ Tron, novel by Brian Daley, story by Steven Lisberger ]

Copyright (c) 1994, 1995, 1996 by the NetHack Development Team
Copyright (c) 1994 by Boudewijn Wayers
NetHack may be freely redistributed. See license for details.
(while helpless) not long ago. That's what she gets for playing the graphical version. :)
E February 11, 2005 17:17
First comment: 2 September, 2004 34 comments written
Ahhhhh, Dudley's back to his old self again.
Matt M P February 11, 2005 20:48
First comment: 13 October, 2004 23 comments written
It was all a dream. That's how they started the season of one show when they found out they got everyone in to big of a mess the previous season
Plague February 11, 2005 23:58
First comment: 31 January, 2005 102 comments written
Nice job Nameless.
maheshjr2000 February 12, 2005 20:41
First comment: 9 February, 2005 22 comments written
I play the graphics version, and i take offense nesman!!!
Beowulf February 13, 2005 01:55
First comment: 8 January, 2005 114 comments written
Don't be insulted. The graphical version isn't the original, it's an update. I used the tiles for the first month or so and then realized I wasn't getting the full NetHack experence and switched over to the text version.
maheshjr2000 February 13, 2005 07:05
First comment: 9 February, 2005 22 comments written
WHAT??? what am i missing?
Schnee February 13, 2005 09:42
First comment: 10 November, 2004 76 comments written
maheshjr2000: a lot, obviously. :)
Violist February 13, 2005 09:47
First comment: 25 June, 2004 206 comments written
For one thing, the ASCII graphics mean you can be extra-geeky at people... and also it's easier on old boxes. Plus those tilesets limit your idea of what things look like, it's more fun when you can really use your imagination to see waht things look like. Which is scarier, a little round sphereThe attack by those who want to die -- this is the attack
against which you cannot prepare a perfect defense.
                                --Human aphorism
        [ The Dosadi Experiment, by Frank Herbert ]

Copyright (c) 1994, 1995, 1996 by the NetHack Development Team
Copyright (c) 1994 by Boudewijn Wayers
NetHack may be freely redistributed. See license for details.
(graphical eye) or this floating pulsating blobThese giant amoeboid creatures look like nothing more than
puddles of slime, but they both live and move, feeding on
metal or wood as well as the occasional dungeon explorer to
supplement their diet.

But we were not on a station platform. We were on the track ahead
as the nightmare, plastic column of fetid black iridescence oozed
tightly onward through its fifteen-foot sinus, gathering unholy
speed and driving before it a spiral, re-thickening cloud of the
pallid abyss vapor. It was a terrible, indescribable thing vaster
than any subway train -- a shapeless congeries of protoplasmic
bubbles, faintly self-luminous, and with myriads of temporary eyes
forming and unforming as pustules of greenish light all over the
tunnel-filling front that bore down upon us, crushing the frantic
penguins and slithering over the glistening floor that it and its
kind had swept so evilly free of all litter.
        [ At the Mountains of Madness, by H.P. Lovecraft ]

Copyright (c) 1994, 1995, 1996 by the NetHack Development Team
Copyright (c) 1994 by Boudewijn Wayers
NetHack may be freely redistributed. See license for details.
of menace in your imagination?
eneekmot@yahoo.com February 13, 2005 22:00
First comment: 29 December, 2004 57 comments written
I agree with you, Violist. I play the text version because it's easier to see what's going on, and because it's easier on my old, old, old, old computer. I also am annoyed at some graphical glitches that the tile nethack has (half the level blinking every time you move).
E February 14, 2005 17:00
First comment: 2 September, 2004 34 comments written
I, for one, like the tiles. It allowed me to play quicker, as i could visually see what a monster was rather than have to check every time. Also ive never had graphical problems with tiles, which i guess helps.
Netaddict February 20, 2005 00:42
First comment: 14 April, 2004 34 comments written
All ascii for me, and I don't have many problems telling stuff apart. (except for mmf/dwarfDwarfs have faces like men (ugly men, with wrinkled, leathery
skins), but are generally either flat-footed, duck-footed, or
have feet pointing backwards. They are of the earth, earthy,
living in the darkest of caverns and venturing forth only
with the cloaks by which they can make themselves invisible,
and others disguised as toads. Miners often come across them,
and sometimes establish reasonably close relations with them.
... The miners of Cornwall were always delighted to hear a
bucca busily mining away, for all dwarfs have an infallible
nose for precious metals.
Among other things, dwarfs are rightly valued for their skill
as blacksmiths and jewellers: they made Odin his famous spear
Gungnir, and Thor his hammer; for Freya they designed a
magnificent necklace, and for Frey a golden boar. And in their
spare time they are excellent bakers. Ironically, despite
their odd feet, they are particularly fond of dancing. They
can also see into the future, and consequently are excellent
meteorologists. They can be free with presents to people
they like, and a dwarvish gift is likely to turn to gold in
the hand. But on the whole they are a snappish lot.
[ The Immortals, by Derek and Julia Parker ]

Copyright (c) 1994, 1995, 1996 by the NetHack Development Team
Copyright (c) 1994 by Boudewijn Wayers
NetHack may be freely redistributed. See license for details.
king) that happens occasionally..

I do like it better that way though, frankly, I would have to spend a long time looking for a tileset that doesn't make it look ugly.
rscitizen@gmail.com March 20, 2005 02:18
First comment: 7 February, 2005 7 comments written
Some things never change eh? For me its alternates between being killed by a jackalIn Asiatic folktale, jackal provides for the lion; he scares
up game, which the lion kills and eats, and receives what is
left as reward. In stories from northern India he is
sometimes termed "minister to the king," i.e. to the lion.
From the legend that he does not kill his own food has arisen
the legend of his cowardice. Jackal's heart must never be
eaten, for instance, in the belief of peoples indigenous to
the regions where the jackal abounds. ... In Hausa Negro
folktale Jackal plays the role of sagacious judge and is
called "O Learned One of the Forest." The Bushmen say that
Jackal goes around behaving the way he does "because he is
Jackal".
        [ Funk & Wagnalls Standard Dictionary of Folklore ]

Copyright (c) 1994, 1995, 1996 by the NetHack Development Team
Copyright (c) 1994 by Boudewijn Wayers
NetHack may be freely redistributed. See license for details.
AND a newt(kinds of) small animal, like a lizard, which spends most of
its time in the water.
        [ Oxford's Student's Dictionary of Current English ]

"Fillet of a fenny snake,
In the cauldron boil and bake;
Eye of newt and toe of frog,
Wool of bat and tongue of dog,
Adder's fork and blind-worm's sting,
Lizard's leg and howlet's wing,
For a charm of powerful trouble,
Like a hell-broth boil and bubble."
        [ Macbeth, by William Shakespeare ]

Copyright (c) 1994, 1995, 1996 by the NetHack Development Team
Copyright (c) 1994 by Boudewijn Wayers
NetHack may be freely redistributed. See license for details.
.
ec June 16, 2005 18:36
First comment: 14 June, 2005 15 comments written
I've never been killed by a newt(kinds of) small animal, like a lizard, which spends most of
its time in the water.
        [ Oxford's Student's Dictionary of Current English ]

"Fillet of a fenny snake,
In the cauldron boil and bake;
Eye of newt and toe of frog,
Wool of bat and tongue of dog,
Adder's fork and blind-worm's sting,
Lizard's leg and howlet's wing,
For a charm of powerful trouble,
Like a hell-broth boil and bubble."
        [ Macbeth, by William Shakespeare ]

Copyright (c) 1994, 1995, 1996 by the NetHack Development Team
Copyright (c) 1994 by Boudewijn Wayers
NetHack may be freely redistributed. See license for details.
... But I have been killed by a grid bugThese electronically based creatures are not native to this
universe. They appear to come from a world whose laws of
motion are radically different from ours.

Tron looked to his mate and pilot. "I'm going to check on
the beam connection, Yori. You two can keep a watch out for
grid bugs." Tron paced forward along the slender catwalk
that still seemed awfully insubstantial to Flynn, though he
knew it to be amazingly sturdy. He gazed after Tron, asking
himself what in the world a grid bug was, and hoping that the
beam connection -- to which he'd given no thought whatsoever
until this moment -- was healthy and sound."
[ Tron, novel by Brian Daley, story by Steven Lisberger ]

Copyright (c) 1994, 1995, 1996 by the NetHack Development Team
Copyright (c) 1994 by Boudewijn Wayers
NetHack may be freely redistributed. See license for details.
!
Kernigh July 26, 2005 22:03
First comment: 6 April, 2005 349 comments written
The Newt(kinds of) small animal, like a lizard, which spends most of
its time in the water.
        [ Oxford's Student's Dictionary of Current English ]

"Fillet of a fenny snake,
In the cauldron boil and bake;
Eye of newt and toe of frog,
Wool of bat and tongue of dog,
Adder's fork and blind-worm's sting,
Lizard's leg and howlet's wing,
For a charm of powerful trouble,
Like a hell-broth boil and bubble."
        [ Macbeth, by William Shakespeare ]

Copyright (c) 1994, 1995, 1996 by the NetHack Development Team
Copyright (c) 1994 by Boudewijn Wayers
NetHack may be freely redistributed. See license for details.
Comics
(22)
http://www.nicolaas.net/dudley/index.php?f=20050106 Previous
http://www.nicolaas.net/dudley/index.php?f=20050228 Next
Fathead April 20, 2006 03:36
First comment: 1 April, 2006 1136 comments written
Um, does this one count? A "Nameless" wrote it.
Grognor April 7, 2007 18:19
First comment: 4 April, 2007 1161 comments written
NNEEWWT.
HK June 20, 2007 19:48
First comment: 1 June, 2007 309 comments written
Excellente.
Seraphim December 4, 2007 07:17
First comment: 4 December, 2007 4 comments written
I once played Nethack with a tileset... it was just too much of an eyesore, so I deleted it. Then I tried with the expanded ASCii... I'm sorry, but a ! looks more like a potionPOTABLE, n. Suitable for drinking. Water is said to be
potable; indeed, some declare it our natural beverage,
although even they find it palatable only when suffering
from the recurrent disorder known as thirst, for which it
is a medicine. Upon nothing has so great and diligent
ingenuity been brought to bear in all ages and in all
countries, except the most uncivilized, as upon the
invention of substitutes for water. To hold that this
general aversion to that liquid has no basis in the
preservative instinct of the race is to be unscientific --
and without science we are as the snakes and toads.
        [ The Devil's Dictionary, by Ambrose Bierce ]

Copyright (c) 1994, 1995, 1996 by the NetHack Development Team
Copyright (c) 1994 by Boudewijn Wayers
NetHack may be freely redistributed. See license for details.
than an upside down !. Can't teach an old dogA domestic animal, the _tame dog_ (_Canis familiaris_), of
which numerous breeds exist. The male is called a dog,
while the female is called a bitch. Because of its known
loyalty to man and gentleness with children, it is the
world's most popular domestic animal. It can easily be
trained to perform various tasks.

Copyright (c) 1994, 1995, 1996 by the NetHack Development Team
Copyright (c) 1994 by Boudewijn Wayers
NetHack may be freely redistributed. See license for details.
new tricks, I suppose.
Blackened June 6, 2008 21:14
First comment: 14 May, 2008 31 comments written
Never played with tiles and probably never will. Anyway, excellent newt(kinds of) small animal, like a lizard, which spends most of
its time in the water.
        [ Oxford's Student's Dictionary of Current English ]

"Fillet of a fenny snake,
In the cauldron boil and bake;
Eye of newt and toe of frog,
Wool of bat and tongue of dog,
Adder's fork and blind-worm's sting,
Lizard's leg and howlet's wing,
For a charm of powerful trouble,
Like a hell-broth boil and bubble."
        [ Macbeth, by William Shakespeare ]

Copyright (c) 1994, 1995, 1996 by the NetHack Development Team
Copyright (c) 1994 by Boudewijn Wayers
NetHack may be freely redistributed. See license for details.
joke, Nameless.

http://dudley.nicolaas.net
Want to contribute? Write an email to dudley@nicolaas.net!
Powered by Nics
<< Previous<< First Random  Today >> Next >>