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by Delmair Aamoren
Tue Sep 02, 2003 5:02 am
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: tanking and casting spells is to easy!
Replies: 14
Views: 6056

I've seen a cleric with a 20/20 hit dam... well shaman actually. The idea of giving them some semblance of defensive skills is definately a good one. and making 1h/2h bludgeon max at 80 if it doesn't already also sounds like a good plan. I sincerely doubt that parry would even be considered for them...
by Delmair Aamoren
Tue Sep 02, 2003 4:55 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Top 5 Features You'd Like To See (Part II)
Replies: 112
Views: 34639

I hate to say it, but i agree with thanuk on the idea of bringing haste items back. Definately rare, and make them so they don't have amazing stats in addition to haste. an ac0 +2 hit +haste belt or somethin for instance. I don't see haste as something completely overpowering the game as it currentl...
by Delmair Aamoren
Fri Aug 29, 2003 6:41 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Todrael's Lair
Replies: 17
Views: 2865

A Guide To Anti-Paladins By: Delmair Aamoren Contents 1. Starting Out 1.1 Choosing a Race 1.2 Rolling Your Anti-Paladin. 2. Skills and Spells 3. Zoning 4. Tips and Tricks 1. Starting Out - Please see the newbie guide for this portion of the tutorial. It is a great tool and applies to each and every ...
by Delmair Aamoren
Fri Aug 29, 2003 4:15 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Ranger Ideas
Replies: 48
Views: 16556

I will make a stab at it tod... although some of the other antis probbably don't see eye to eye on my focus with them. If you still want to see my attempt, mudmail me with the address of your site so i can see the format and what exactly it is you're looking for.
by Delmair Aamoren
Fri Aug 29, 2003 3:57 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Ranger Ideas
Replies: 48
Views: 16556

DISCLAIMER: The information displayed below is the opinion of Delmair Aamoren. You may not like, abhorr, or otherwise disagree with what is written below. You may find things written in this post offensive or otherwise dorogitory(sp). FLAME ON! First off, i'd like to comment on how this became a "ra...
by Delmair Aamoren
Wed Aug 27, 2003 12:03 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: ok i know it'll get shot down but maybe worth a try.
Replies: 11
Views: 5988

Half drow? yah, that'd really fly. At least gura was rational about the half-breed he chose. Half-Orcs, of all the evil races, would at least have the greatest resemblance to a goodly race, yet still be half-orc so mebbe the evils wouldn't hate it either. I think it's a great idea, but i also think ...
by Delmair Aamoren
Tue Aug 26, 2003 5:36 pm
Forum: RP-Quest Discussion
Topic: Hey - who do you pray to?
Replies: 43
Views: 6490

Cyric. Duh. My god can kick your gods ass.
by Delmair Aamoren
Tue Aug 26, 2003 5:32 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Ranger Ideas
Replies: 48
Views: 16556

OH MY god... Uprgade the dice on 1 handed weapons, they are pretty poor compared to 2 handers. Are you Insane?! your best two handers are in the 8d4 range of damage. i've seen COUNTLESS 1h weapons that are 4d4 and better. Especially the 1h piercers seem to be pretty powerful overall... The answer to...
by Delmair Aamoren
Tue Aug 26, 2003 5:19 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: why there is not dire only sword?
Replies: 31
Views: 26074

Dires just aren't cool enough for a dire only sword. nuff said
by Delmair Aamoren
Mon Aug 25, 2003 6:00 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: What the?!
Replies: 3
Views: 912

What the?!

In the log below, i was fighting a ranger. Goddamned elves are slippery bastards too! Notice the attempt to throw me off my horse, followed by ZERO lag, and into casting a spell.... The attempt to throw me off my horse still gives me lag for a round or two as is shown by the delay in me charging and...
by Delmair Aamoren
Sun Aug 24, 2003 1:34 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Lack of evil tank classes
Replies: 29
Views: 3386

Well, .02 is that paladins/antis are essentially the same thing, just one is a GOOD align (ie not an EVIL race) and the other is of evil align. The evils DO have an answer to rangers and antis, and as someone stated before, that is the dire raider. With the addition of dire raider, i do see it as on...
by Delmair Aamoren
Mon Aug 18, 2003 6:20 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Skill Increases: What REALLY seems to be going on!
Replies: 18
Views: 7598

One reason for that daz. Your hitall maxes higher than mine, and skill increases take longer as you faster approach your maximum. And Rylan, i have experienced the same thing. However, i have improved kick on a missed kick at a non-wraithform mob i do believe. Just rediculous that i also just increa...
by Delmair Aamoren
Fri Aug 15, 2003 10:13 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: The RP-Quest sphere, direct hostilities and complaints here.
Replies: 49
Views: 8034

First Post! go ME! actually was just going to say how funny D2's statement was in your signature... and umm, i'll have more comments after tonights RP session! Tho as it stands now, it did seem as though the previous quest/campaign was significantly catered to those who were chosen as the ring-beare...
by Delmair Aamoren
Fri Aug 15, 2003 3:07 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Zone upgrades
Replies: 19
Views: 2701

I agree almost completely waelos. The main point i disagree on, and not because of the item involved, but because of the logic, is the spider/dscale gaunts. This quest would be difficult enough for the reward IF everyone didn't share its components! This would hold true of any quest, that if people ...
by Delmair Aamoren
Thu Aug 14, 2003 9:42 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: druid
Replies: 5
Views: 987

Agreed, i've been thinking alot of the same things about druids. Cure poison/slow poison would be a great start. Earthquake seems to be a sensible addition, and i've not played a druid so i'll keep my other ideas/comments to myself.

Just my .02
by Delmair Aamoren
Thu Aug 14, 2003 9:38 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Human int
Replies: 70
Views: 9489

Humans already DO have a bunch of unique abilities. 1) they start out in the most connected, most profitable, and most populous town on the mud. Help is generally easier to find, and you are already at the hub of grouping and marketing for all of the goodie realm. 2) you can be a couple of different...
by Delmair Aamoren
Thu Aug 14, 2003 9:31 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Upgrade mobs
Replies: 12
Views: 6263

I agree that mobs need some new tricks up their sleeves. Adding bard mobs, or mobs that are intelligent, like mages that spellup their tank counterparts would be very nice. i've seen this in other places, but for instance, in the gatehouse in jot they could provide a significant increase without muc...
by Delmair Aamoren
Thu Aug 14, 2003 4:37 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Top 5 Features You'd Like To See (Part II)
Replies: 112
Views: 34639

Few things i would like to see: 1) When a skill is maxed, an asterisk or something after the number in parenthesis at the end indicating that you've achieved all you can in that skill. 2) mounts actually worth a lick. resistances, better mobility(fly at higher levels?), and better move regeneration....
by Delmair Aamoren
Thu Aug 14, 2003 3:24 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Skill Increases: What REALLY seems to be going on!
Replies: 18
Views: 7598

Skill Increases: What REALLY seems to be going on!

Ok, being as bored as i am, and recently not getting many groups (not that i've been actively hunting but bored most of the time) i've taken the time to improve and top off the skills that either i regularly use that don't go up with regular use, or skills i rarely use at all. One skill in particula...
by Delmair Aamoren
Mon Aug 11, 2003 2:59 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Fire starting 101
Replies: 15
Views: 2203

Yah, it's people like Wobb that keep me in business... working for the fire department has its perks. You get to see the aftermath of these crazy things firsthand. Unfortunately you don't usually get to see the actual act which would be far more entertaining.
by Delmair Aamoren
Fri May 02, 2003 2:40 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Gauntlets
Replies: 14
Views: 1826

This brings up an interesting problem/situation.... I have always been amazed at the ease of which a skilled disarmer can disarm the cursed weapon that you can't even fumble... I mean, one little skill, and that weapon that has been stuck in your inventory (or hand) is quickly removed and tossed to ...
by Delmair Aamoren
Fri May 02, 2003 2:28 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Jot Invasion
Replies: 80
Views: 8336

This problem DEFINATELY needs a solution. It seems that the two biggest issues here are: a) "camping" or whatever you want to call it when someone happens to be in/near jot when a reboot/crash happens and they magically pop back out at tree. SOLUTION: i see no problem with people having legitimate r...
by Delmair Aamoren
Wed Apr 23, 2003 1:22 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Totally stupid
Replies: 4
Views: 903

wow, didn't realize that UM mobs could actually reach that room...
by Delmair Aamoren
Wed Apr 23, 2003 1:19 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: [b]Human Max Stre Notch[/b]
Replies: 7
Views: 1336

My understanding is, the notch for human (fighter types) is first at 101 (gives extra 1 damroll i think), then at 110 or 111 (extra crit %), and i've had all the way up to umm, 121 or so, and seen no increase in damroll, although i'd have to assume that crit % went up by 1 again at 120+... Just my $...
by Delmair Aamoren
Wed Apr 23, 2003 1:16 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: BS portal/gate
Replies: 33
Views: 4030

OMG! suck it up! Necros/Anti's just have to deal with a little more... difficulty for their powers. Helps balance em out imho. I've played an anti for plenty of times. Yah, it's tough sometimes, but christ, do you have to whine about it? Do i think it's realistic? No. Is it fun? No. But many have do...
by Delmair Aamoren
Thu Apr 17, 2003 5:34 am
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Human int
Replies: 70
Views: 9489

what about the halflings Trel?
by Delmair Aamoren
Thu Apr 17, 2003 5:33 am
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: RP, Prestige, Titles, and Restrings...with a twist
Replies: 49
Views: 6703

My black/red gear is both functional and stylish...
just gotta find a way to get rid of fugly sleeves....
hmm, mebbe restring is just what i'm looking for....

*cackle vandic*
by Delmair Aamoren
Wed Apr 09, 2003 1:14 am
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Spiritual Friends!
Replies: 15
Views: 2092

omg, spirits should so have fly, as well as innate pfg/pfa/pfc/pff/pfl so they can exist in the outer planes, they're not corporeal! They're SPIRITS!
by Delmair Aamoren
Wed Apr 09, 2003 1:11 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Gimme some lovin' (Bards)
Replies: 63
Views: 7319

I totally agree with the fact that bards need a little more. Some of biriles suggestions seem quite good! Of course, implimenting even 1/2 of the suggestions would make them a powerhouse. I see them as being a jack of all trades, but master of none. Except music. Music should be their one true feat....
by Delmair Aamoren
Wed Apr 09, 2003 12:52 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Corpse Glamor
Replies: 37
Views: 4419

The dead are the realm of the necromancer, illusions are the realm of the...illusionist. When those realms collide, hey, they both get a new spell. Anyone else hear powerman 5000 "when worlds collide" ? If we are holding true to DND here, there are a couple spells in the illusionist sphere called "...
by Delmair Aamoren
Wed Apr 09, 2003 12:42 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Epic.
Replies: 5
Views: 962

Names i remember for certain:

Touk
Delmair
Deshana
umm,...
Drawing a blank....
but those 3 for sure
by Delmair Aamoren
Tue Apr 08, 2003 1:11 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Camo, Hide Items, and Recent Changes
Replies: 24
Views: 3290

indeed, but sneak could always be given to anyone who could wear elvenkind cloak no? i guess my real argument was then with hide, sans the sneak. but still... an ITEM that gives a character a CLASS ability? might as well give a shield that lets one bash! Or maybe, just maybe, shieldblock! yah!
by Delmair Aamoren
Tue Apr 08, 2003 1:00 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Ogre Agility
Replies: 22
Views: 2201

My thought is this. Yes ogres might not be as good as trolls at tanking, but they don't get the vulnerability to fire! Halflings and Gnomes suck as tanks ( in my opinion) not getting a good strength OR con, and a decent bonus in dex/agi, yet i still wouldn't see one as functional as a tank as say a ...
by Delmair Aamoren
Sun Apr 06, 2003 7:56 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Why is it?
Replies: 16
Views: 2247

Just my $.02: Regarding the zone change/downgrade issue. It is absolutely correct, that there are skill/spell combinations that area writers either a) don't see, or notice, or b) aren't implimented at the time their zone is created and aren't later thought of. These sometimes lead to being able to "...
by Delmair Aamoren
Thu Apr 03, 2003 2:32 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Camo, Hide Items, and Recent Changes
Replies: 24
Views: 3290

In regards to illusionists no longer being able to sneak/hide as well as before... I know a couple of rogues that just plain quit about 2 months after illusionists came in. The abilities of sneak and hide are a niche that the rogues had, and now share one of their core abilities with another class? ...
by Delmair Aamoren
Sat Mar 08, 2003 1:38 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Perhaps a bug related to new combat code
Replies: 5
Views: 759

Perhaps a bug related to new combat code

< 644h/643H 155p/155P 121v/121V > < T: Delmair TC: excellent E: warg EC: few wounds > Digion attacks a vampiric warg, landing two hits. Bilraex attacks a vampiric warg, landing a single hit. Gavry attacks a vampiric warg, landing two hits. Kosmirn attacks a vampiric warg, landing two hits. Linel att...
by Delmair Aamoren
Wed Mar 05, 2003 2:14 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Why can't human liches group with evilraces
Replies: 28
Views: 3217

Silly Rabbit! gate/relocate aren't even necro spells... liches don't suffer this penalty as a result of lichdom! invalid argument!
by Delmair Aamoren
Sat Feb 22, 2003 2:11 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Globe and shield
Replies: 9
Views: 1448

omg, salen....
enchanters SHOULD be the best at enchanting yes... but shouldn't elementalists ALSO be the best at elemental type spells and protection? just a thought!
by Delmair Aamoren
Sat Feb 22, 2003 1:56 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Good-Bye!
Replies: 19
Views: 1768

omg! lalsed! i'm gunna miss u mang! Was great having you around! be safe, if yer in portland, send me a mudmail as delmair or aedin! We'll have to have a cold one or somethin. Be safe! See you when you get back!
by Delmair Aamoren
Fri Jan 03, 2003 7:59 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Necromancer idea
Replies: 10
Views: 905

you tryin to tell me that a real necro would use a spell that surrounded his opponent in a fairy pink outline? i think not! Now.. if it were a crimson outline, and would be pretty to look at...
by Delmair Aamoren
Tue Dec 31, 2002 5:08 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: re: char roller
Replies: 29
Views: 2365

I agree daz. The roller didn't seem to offer me any troubles. I didn't roll for hours and hours. I think i spent about 20 minutes at the roller, and got a set of stats that i thought were decent. Mind you, i've met other ppl that play a similar or the same class as myself, and have slightly better s...
by Delmair Aamoren
Tue Dec 17, 2002 9:01 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Downgrade This Stuff
Replies: 168
Views: 25426

yah, i think i would place a comment here, but i bitch enough on the mud, no sense in doing it here too!
by Delmair Aamoren
Sat Nov 03, 2001 6:14 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Return of Delmair
Replies: 5
Views: 386

Return of Delmair

Lately i've been putting in a LOT of hours at work (generally 16+ hour days 5-6 days a week) and been preparing to move a few miles away. Needless to say i've had my hands full. I plan to return to playing sojourn as soon as my schedule permits...which at this time looks like about thanksgiving time...
by Delmair Aamoren
Sat Sep 22, 2001 9:48 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: RETIREMENT
Replies: 10
Views: 895

RETIREMENT

Message #8 : [Sat Sep 22 16:46 (Delmair)] RETIREMENT In light of some personal reasons, as well as accusations from those i would consider friends of character theft/hacking/vandolism, i have made the decision to retire from sojourn for an undetermined amount of time. I find it rather unfortunate th...
by Delmair Aamoren
Mon Sep 17, 2001 5:54 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: NEW combat changes
Replies: 38
Views: 2840

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR><font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by Zrax: Making paladins better tanks that warriors is rediculous. Aside from the evilrace goodrace issues it would bring up, there is no way a paladin should be able to sit on a ...
by Delmair Aamoren
Sun Sep 16, 2001 10:11 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: NEW combat changes
Replies: 38
Views: 2840

NEW combat changes

I noticed today i was gettin my ass REAMED when tanking. I put a little research into this and found "holy shit flankblock isn't working". I petitioned about it, and then realized the news had shown that "defensive skills have been changed to further balance combat". I would agree that defensive ski...
by Delmair Aamoren
Sun Aug 26, 2001 8:12 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Old School Players
Replies: 114
Views: 14676

Speaking of Santego...anyone seen him or Ratiis lately?

Delm
by Delmair Aamoren
Sun Aug 26, 2001 7:47 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Cheaters? Tell or Not - Expansion on Gogk's OOC!
Replies: 68
Views: 6677

I say, what ya don't know, can't hurt ya.
Ignorance is bliss.
I mean, i was perfectly content not knowin that my ex was cheatin on me. The hell broke loose only when i found out!
by Delmair Aamoren
Sat Jun 16, 2001 1:55 am
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Anti-Paladins/Mounted Combat/2h weapons
Replies: 1
Views: 247

Anti-Paladins/Mounted Combat/2h weapons

Anti paladins. One of the two classes that are rumored to be the masters of 2h weapons. As part of their revamp they received a plethora of new skills, including spells, apply poison, and of course mounted combat. Mounted combat is the only skill that makes anti-paladins even remotely useable as a t...

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