This is so wrong

Jan 15, 6:22 pm
#1
Joined: May 22, 2008
Location: Worldmap
Posts: 144
I can't believe this just happened. I've been playing with this char for days, training its stats. Already got 100+ int and wis, and was waiting for the spider silk golem to spawn so I could clone the scroll of change material and some ommel fluids I was saving. On one of my praying rutines I intended to switch my black diamond scimitar for an ukku steel short sword for Loricatus to harden to adamant (or try anyway). Here is were things went awfully wrong. I was on gloomy cave level 5 and I was hovering over the lake, and pressed E to change equipment. Then, I accidentally pressed E (belt slot) instead of F (right wield slot), resulting in immediate drowning. Apparently, even though I actually had not unequipped my belt of levitation yet, just choosing the belt slot automatically unequipped it before even accepting or choosing another belt.

This is so wrong I can't explain the level of frustration I have right now. I uploaded the most recent in-game screenshot I had so you can see what a nice character I lost due to this nonsense. I had orichalcum gear and perma invisibility, haste, esp and telecontrol, killed Elpuri, Ur-Khan and Golgor Dhan. Basically a perfect character lost in the most ridiculous way ever.

I'm pissed.
Jan 15, 8:54 pm
#2
capristo's avatar
The Imperialist


Joined: Dec 2, 2007
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Welp. At least you can't fault the dev updates for this one.
Jan 16, 1:18 am
#3
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Ex-Tyrant of the IVANers


Joined: Dec 8, 2007
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Location: California
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Ah but he can: there were no lakes until the updates
Jan 16, 5:39 pm
#4
Joined: May 22, 2008
Location: Worldmap
Posts: 144
Haha, yeah well, there was Oree's blood pools already to be honest.

Everyone remember, if you're levitating over water (or blood) through a belt of levitation and open the change equipment menu you're just one keystroke away from (your most frustrating) death (ever).

Seriously, though, is there a way to fix this? I still can't believe it. Or to missquote banana growers: "E + E = Death. I still don't believe it.".
Jan 17, 12:35 pm
#5
Joined: Dec 17, 2007
Occupation: Taking Names, Formerly Kicking Ass
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 886
Playing too fast is the number one cause of death in Rougelikes
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