Best item found near the start of the game?

Jul 30, 2009, 9:47 pm
#51
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Personally, I would eat it before considering it for fireball use. However I don't believe it rots, so you could conceivably hang on to it until the enner in case you can't find a wand of fireballs or otherwise suitable explosive.
Aug 1, 2009, 11:06 am
#52
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I got a wish in UT1 which i used on a helmet of brilliance, and i also found vermis + 1 on a kobold and saal'thul in UT 2
when i came to GC 1 i had belt of levitation, cloning, vermis, saal'thul, brilliance and a elite guard
Aug 2, 2009, 12:04 am
#53
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A lantern...
Aug 3, 2009, 5:58 am
#54
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Yes, I have also found a lantern near the start of game. Obtaining a lantern so early makes the game much easier.
Aug 3, 2009, 6:20 am
#55
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I personally prefer flaming swords, when it comes to lighting my path.
Aug 3, 2009, 9:41 am
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I prefer shiny stones. Especially if you have blue, green, and purple, it makes the light look white.
Aug 3, 2009, 12:10 pm
#57
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Yes, but once i found 2 lanterns in the begging of the game, it made the game easy times two!
Aug 3, 2009, 2:30 pm
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I liked that one game I found an adamantium thunder hammer and an octiron thunder hammer. Because when Loricatus fixed them, I had the best light one can get.
Well I assume that a bolt has a given, numeric, amouunt of perwer. (assi in enegri)... unless it's LAERSER SKISKLS POEWN PEWN!
Aug 4, 2009, 12:38 am
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Holy shit Al. That's nice.
Uchuudonge wrote
creating stable chaos
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sewing order into the chaos
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Aug 4, 2009, 10:14 am
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Well, I got to GC11 and Sherry with that character. Well, usually characters with such finds are doing well, since we tend to be more careful with them, hm?
Well I assume that a bolt has a given, numeric, amouunt of perwer. (assi in enegri)... unless it's LAERSER SKISKLS POEWN PEWN!
Aug 4, 2009, 10:19 am
#61
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hahah right you are! when i die a couple of times i just get really frustrated and tend to get careless..
i just found a room with three lamps in UT 2, two contained a genie who granted me a wish
Aug 6, 2009, 1:13 am
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I find that every char I get that finds amazing items always finds its end at the hands of either a mine, enner, kamikaze dwarf or mystic dark frog.
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.
Aug 6, 2009, 4:45 am
#63
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Danger system loves taking away even the small victories...

I've never made it past jenny while wielding a flaming sword.
Aug 6, 2009, 6:21 am
#64
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Really? Flaming swords make things so much easier due to the unblockable burn damage.
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
Aug 6, 2009, 7:27 am
#65
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Jenny eats leather armor for breakfast.
Aug 25, 2009, 9:00 am
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Just found a wand of cloning in UT1. Unsuprisingly, as soon as I got to GC, a land mine blew me to bits.
Right, now you killed me. Happy?
Aug 25, 2009, 1:09 pm
#67
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I found an Amulet of ESP in the starting room today. Not an amazing item, but it sure was helpful. Notice the past tense there.
Aug 25, 2009, 2:19 pm
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lol it always seems to work that way Apple and kyle. I love having ESP and high Perception
Aug 28, 2009, 1:13 am
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I've not been playing IVAN that long (in terms of actual game play - maybe someone remembers my few posts a little over a year ago?).

In the very beginning of UT1, I found an Ommel Tooth Armor +1 or 2 with an AV of 26 as I remember it.

Wearing it had a heavy penalty (-3, I believe) to both DEX and AGI, but it gave a several point bonus to END. I was so sad when that character kicked the bucket...

Hopefully I'll get a bones file sometime. If I do, I'll give you the exact stats of this armor, since I could be slightly wrong.
I stepped on a mine in a minefield, while holding a gunpowder backpack and a wand of fireballs. I was wearing two rings of fire protection, so despite my demise I was relatively unhurt.
Aug 28, 2009, 7:16 pm
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I just found a leather whip +5 in UT 1 sitting on top of a zombie that I didn't kill.

o.o

Edit: Found vermis just down the hall. xD
Aug 30, 2009, 6:58 am
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And Rondol in the tunnel leading to UT2 stairs?
Aug 30, 2009, 7:10 am
#72
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i once had adamant long sword +3 from praying at UT2

died from praying too much to Sophos and then to ... umm i dont remember but he( she) sent angel to kill me while i was without limbs
Aug 30, 2009, 10:48 pm
#73
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Wow, an adamantine long sword +3. From Loricatus, I presume?
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
Aug 31, 2009, 9:57 am
#74
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You can get an adamintine long sword from Loricatus?
Aug 31, 2009, 11:20 pm
#75
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I dunno, that's why I'm asking.
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
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