Best item found near the start of the game?

Dec 14, 2008, 12:39 am
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By "near the start of the game" I mean the first time through the UT.
The best I ever found was the Helmet Of Understanding (AV 24 iirc).

What about you?
System would indicate in graphic if person is mounted on horse or not.
Same system also show if person mounted on boar, elephant, polar bear etc.
Or if person mounted on ass.
Ivan find mounting on ass funny.
Dec 14, 2008, 9:34 am
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Well, I remember finding Vermis. Of course, the reverse also occurs...
Uchuudonge wrote
creating stable chaos
making patterns where there should be none
sewing order into the chaos
you spit in the face of random numbers, of chaos
Dec 14, 2008, 11:17 am
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chaostrom wrote
Well, I remember finding Vermis. Of course, the reverse also occurs...

What, Vermis finds you?
Dec 14, 2008, 2:28 pm
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A Turox levitating and moving on it's own in UT1? No thanks!
Dec 14, 2008, 2:32 pm
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Vermis, Saal Thuul, Holy banana, scroll of charging, wand of mirroring, and a scroll of change material all in UT. I was killed by a veteran kamikaze dwarf as soon as I entered GC.
Wait, let me get this straight... you hit the button? OH SHI-
Dec 14, 2008, 4:50 pm
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What, Vermis finds you?

I had a "skeleton finds Turox on UT2". Two deaths resulted (yes, I loaded a bone file of that level afterwards).

My best start game item, not counting wishes, would probably be just one of the artifact weapons (Turox usually).
Dec 14, 2008, 5:27 pm
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Wow. Found a SoCM in UT2 just laying there on the ground. Not even in wizmode!
System would indicate in graphic if person is mounted on horse or not.
Same system also show if person mounted on boar, elephant, polar bear etc.
Or if person mounted on ass.
Ivan find mounting on ass funny.
Dec 15, 2008, 5:45 am
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capristo wrote
chaostrom wrote
Well, I remember finding Vermis. Of course, the reverse also occurs...

What, Vermis finds you?

Well capristo, it is a teleporting spear

Nah, I meant finding crappy items, which you woulda known if you followed the link.
Uchuudonge wrote
creating stable chaos
making patterns where there should be none
sewing order into the chaos
you spit in the face of random numbers, of chaos
Dec 15, 2008, 5:47 am
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Found Saal'thul, just next to the first stairs in UT1
Dec 15, 2008, 5:53 am
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Very nice Eagle! At least it wasn't a backpack like I once got...
Uchuudonge wrote
creating stable chaos
making patterns where there should be none
sewing order into the chaos
you spit in the face of random numbers, of chaos
Dec 15, 2008, 9:22 am
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I know, I was joking
Dec 15, 2008, 1:24 pm
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Well my best single find was probably a 4 shot wand of cloning. Much more useful than an artifact weapons which you will undoubtedly find later. You just have to be able to survive long enough to make it useful.
Dec 15, 2008, 1:27 pm
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Four shot wand of cloning?

I thought there was only 1-3 shot ones...
Right, now you killed me. Happy?
Dec 15, 2008, 3:53 pm
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Ive gotten a couple four-shots. they are pretty rare though.
Wait, let me get this straight... you hit the button? OH SHI-
Dec 15, 2008, 6:27 pm
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I remember finding Vermis on I believe UT2, dieing, finding one on UT1, then loading the first as a bones file
Dec 15, 2008, 8:34 pm
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In Fluffy's RoTK Mod, finding Sky Scorcher, already at +4, in UC1.
Dec 15, 2008, 10:19 pm
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Zayre wrote
In Fluffy's RoTK Mod, finding Sky Scorcher, already at +4, in UC1.
Dang at first I thought ROTK = Return of the King. That would be way cool to have a Lord of the Rings version of IVAN
Dec 15, 2008, 11:21 pm
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capristo wrote
Zayre wrote
In Fluffy's RoTK Mod, finding Sky Scorcher, already at +4, in UC1.
Dang at first I thought ROTK = Return of the King. That would be way cool to have a Lord of the Rings version of IVAN

If only IVAN had more recent graphics... *sob*
System would indicate in graphic if person is mounted on horse or not.
Same system also show if person mounted on boar, elephant, polar bear etc.
Or if person mounted on ass.
Ivan find mounting on ass funny.
Dec 16, 2008, 2:29 am
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Zayre wrote
In Fluffy's RoTK Mod, finding Sky Scorcher, already at +4, in UC1.

I believe that would be FMW's mod, not Fluffy's.
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Dec 16, 2008, 2:46 am
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I have found a flaming valpurium long sword +10, and learned the hard way while fighting a golem the truth about these weapons....

I guess that was actually one of the worst items I've found.

The best has always been Mjolak. I'm sure I've found it in UT1 a couple times.
Dec 16, 2008, 3:43 am
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I found (well, received) Neerc se'Ulb on UT2.
"Put more stuff in the... thing where... more stuff goes in."
Dec 16, 2008, 5:12 am
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Hm, I seem to recall finding a meteoric steel chainmail once, that was nice.
Uchuudonge wrote
creating stable chaos
making patterns where there should be none
sewing order into the chaos
you spit in the face of random numbers, of chaos
Dec 16, 2008, 12:17 pm
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Atomic wrote
I found (well, received) Neerc se'Ulb on UT2.

what did you do? eat all of new attnam first? Use the banana peel trick or sulphuric acid to kill people and eat them to become chaotic enough to get Ne'erc Se'Ulb?
Dec 16, 2008, 2:39 pm
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Nope, I found a Wand of Polymorph and a pick axe in the first couple levels, and an altar to Mortifer near the end of UT2. Then I polypiled and sacrificed almost all the results until Morti was satisfied enough. I was also able to get a second Neerc se'Ulb about halfway through GC.
"Put more stuff in the... thing where... more stuff goes in."
Dec 16, 2008, 2:58 pm
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Well, I got a valpurium shield back by UT2 once, IIRC, so the same should be possible with Mortifer. I found an altar and two books on UT1, and then a third book on UT2. Yays.

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and a pick axe

...in what way was it relevant?

Edit: Ah, the stones. Nvm, I'm stoopid
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