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valeria

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Re: Jinxed's thread of Feedback and Questions.
« Reply #25 on: July 28, 2014, 04:00:45 PM »
I too did the emote thing, except I wrote them all on a sticky note (because my brain holds on to things so much better when I write them down).  I still only use + and = so rarely that I have to look them up every time though.  That is very good advice.

As far as the buffer limit, I've never really managed to catch on to that.  ::)

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Re: Jinxed's thread of Feedback and Questions.
« Reply #26 on: July 28, 2014, 04:03:04 PM »
Or you can have Notepad open with the table and with other notes that you need.  Mudlet has one built in.

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Re: Jinxed's thread of Feedback and Questions.
« Reply #27 on: July 28, 2014, 04:45:55 PM »
I learned to use all the emote symbols properly from mudsex. :P

LOL. Mudsex does force you to learn how to become quite creative with emotes, especially on which symbol to use in which instance. It can get confusing with all the different symbols to put before names or keywords. But it becomes second nature after a while. When I first started playing again after a 5 year break I printed off the chart in the help files of the symbols for emotes and I taped it right above my computer on the wall so I always saw it while playing. It only stayed there for a few months and then it became second nature. People adapt and learn and memorize stuff.

After a while the buffer limit starts to become second nature too, so you don't get chopped emotes.

Especially the case for mudsex. Buffer limit really restricts you.
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Re: Jinxed's thread of Feedback and Questions.
« Reply #28 on: July 29, 2014, 05:43:46 AM »
I didn't even know the + and = sign existed in our emote code and I've never fully understood tagging yourself. Is that for people who genderbend a lot and don't want to slip, or does it actually effect something?
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valeria

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Re: Jinxed's thread of Feedback and Questions.
« Reply #29 on: July 29, 2014, 08:46:23 AM »
I got into the habit of tagging myself when I was playing a male character.  I do sometimes just throw "her" and "herself" and things into my emotes, because really who cares but me (and it displays all wonky when you do tag yourself).  But in that instance I didn't want to screw it up.

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Re: Jinxed's thread of Feedback and Questions.
« Reply #30 on: July 29, 2014, 10:16:47 AM »
I usually have no issue with playing the opposite gender and not tagging.

Does tagging cause your pronouns to become vague during "someone" emotes? (I.e. if you're knocked out, will you see "someone drives -their- foot into your side" or "someone drives -her- foot into your side")
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Re: Jinxed's thread of Feedback and Questions.
« Reply #31 on: July 29, 2014, 10:19:08 AM »
No, but I wish it did.
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Re: Jinxed's thread of Feedback and Questions.
« Reply #32 on: July 29, 2014, 11:47:55 AM »
I always put my PC's name in the prompt, lest I forget and think I'm playying a previous PC. (TIP: -NEVER- do this)
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Re: Jinxed's thread of Feedback and Questions.
« Reply #33 on: July 31, 2014, 11:50:39 AM »
This is how my Armageddon colors is set up - hope it helps you.

Room titles plus their exits in striking gold so I know where the shit I am.
Any kind of speech is in that bright blue so I know it's people talking.
Prompt is green when I'm OK but turns red then I'm not.

And loads more of secret fun stuff, too!



If you're asking about why the lines break it's because in your settings you must've had WORDWRAP on. So just uncheck it or click AUTO WORDWRAP or something similar and it should break at where your client is expanded. Sorry I'm not very used to MUSHclient!

Mine's set to a wrap of ~90, cause I like it half like that.
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Re: Jinxed's thread of Feedback and Questions.
« Reply #34 on: July 31, 2014, 12:19:22 PM »
Cute cat included in mushclient package?
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Re: Jinxed's thread of Feedback and Questions.
« Reply #35 on: July 31, 2014, 12:21:48 PM »
Cute cat included in mushclient package?

I'm using Zmud and you're going to have to find your own cute cat!  :P

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Re: Jinxed's thread of Feedback and Questions.
« Reply #36 on: August 01, 2014, 08:11:03 PM »
Cute cat included in mushclient package?

I'm using Zmud and you're going to have to find your own cute cat!  :P
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Re: Jinxed's thread of Feedback and Questions.
« Reply #37 on: August 01, 2014, 09:39:35 PM »
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Re: Jinxed's thread of Feedback and Questions.
« Reply #38 on: August 01, 2014, 09:40:45 PM »
Hey OP!  Are you still playing?  How is it?

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Re: Jinxed's thread of Feedback and Questions.
« Reply #39 on: August 03, 2014, 07:59:14 AM »
I am still playing. I decided that live chat sessions with helpers are more comfortable for me than forums and torture those poor folks with hours-long talks.
I would like to note that pickpocket and burglar are not suitable guilds for new players - their lifespan tends to be extremelly short for those, who does not know how and where to train their skills appropriatly.

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Re: Jinxed's thread of Feedback and Questions.
« Reply #40 on: August 03, 2014, 08:59:52 AM »
Night-time, with no soldier pc's in nearby rooms, and you'll be as safe as can be practicing those skills.

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Re: Jinxed's thread of Feedback and Questions.
« Reply #41 on: August 03, 2014, 10:27:34 AM »
My first PC was guild_pickpocket. He just didn't use the skills!

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Re: Jinxed's thread of Feedback and Questions.
« Reply #42 on: August 03, 2014, 12:05:14 PM »
warrior and ranger are two good fallback guilds if you're looking for something non-crime oriented. If you want to keep some of the crime factor, try assassin, but note that assassins are not good pickpockets. (They do eventually gain the ability to pick locks, though, so burglary could be a future vocation).
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Re: Jinxed's thread of Feedback and Questions.
« Reply #43 on: August 04, 2014, 10:49:17 AM »
I am through two characters already. Both died a gruesome and long death.
Which is interesting, the second character survived only for two hours - apparently my ability to survive is regressing at alarming rates.

Looking back, I may note that possible reason is my timezone. If I decide to play at a daytime, usually I witness 2-10 players, which leaves me nothing much to do but go exploring.
Both characters died during going somewhere where they are not really supposed to be.

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Re: Jinxed's thread of Feedback and Questions.
« Reply #44 on: August 04, 2014, 06:43:49 PM »
You'll get better at surviving after a while.  Or maybe not.  But you will probably never stop dying stupid or sudden deaths.  It's the nature of the game.  :)

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Re: Jinxed's thread of Feedback and Questions.
« Reply #45 on: August 05, 2014, 03:35:05 AM »
If you have an Allanaki PC and you see Bynners around in your time zone, maybe you should join the Byn. Then die in uniform.

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Re: Jinxed's thread of Feedback and Questions.
« Reply #46 on: August 05, 2014, 06:42:32 AM »
The Byn is really super fun. I imagine sometimes new players don't want to go in the New Player clan which is sort've how it can be presented, so I want to assure you that old players love this clan best and there are almost always plenty of experienced players here. It's a wonderful place for learning how to train as well as how to roleplay and get to see some of the world.

I love the Byn.

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Re: Jinxed's thread of Feedback and Questions.
« Reply #47 on: August 05, 2014, 05:37:00 PM »
Third character is dead. His death was most fun, I am still wondering what the hell actually happened there.
I also would like to note that combat is too damn fast-paces for a roleplay project. It is nearly impossible to keep track fo actions and roleplay accordingly even with brief combat turned on.

In any case, one of my previous characters used to be a member of Byn. Is it acceptable to re-join the faction one of your previous character used to be a member of?
I do recall that some projects have a very strict policies on that matter - what is the situation about it here?

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Re: Jinxed's thread of Feedback and Questions.
« Reply #48 on: August 05, 2014, 05:41:51 PM »
Third character is dead. His death was most fun, I am still wondering what the hell actually happened there.
I also would like to note that combat is too damn fast-paces for a roleplay project. It is nearly impossible to keep track fo actions and roleplay accordingly even with brief combat turned on.

In any case, one of my previous characters used to be a member of Byn. Is it acceptable to re-join the faction one of your previous character used to be a member of?
I do recall that some projects have a very strict policies on that matter - what is the situation about it here?

I think it's not advised.

I do anyway sometimes. I think the Byn is one of those you can get some leeway in. I could be wrong, but yeah, I had like four or five PCs in a row join the Byn, actually, likely more than that.

EDIT: It can become especially difficult with some non-human PCs with few clan choices, and aggressive IC recruitment pushes, along with the OOC anti-indie sentiment (which being an independent is likely not a great choice for a newer PC, but it works for some).
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Re: Jinxed's thread of Feedback and Questions.
« Reply #49 on: August 05, 2014, 05:50:39 PM »
It's okay to rejoin a clan you had a previous character in. Generally it's advised to at least wait one or two characters before rejoining - if we see you doing back to back to back to back stints in the same clan or area of the game with each successive PC, we'll probably say something to you.

As a note, though, please try not to post about your recent deaths on the GDB. If anyone knows who you're playing and reads the post before knowing you died in game, it spoils things for them and can ruin plots. Thanks.
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