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Unimportant Post. Venting.

Post by Hazard » Sun Mar 22, 2020 6:41 am

I tried to enchant a dwarven phrasebook to make it lighter... 91% and failed. It was destroyed.
Then over the course of two weeks I kept finding new dwarven phrasebooks and trying again.

I have destroyed six now.

Just thought I'd share that. A kind of .. 'screaming into the void' self-therapy thing.

Okay. Thanks for listening.

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Re: Unimportant Post. Venting.

Post by Void » Sun Mar 22, 2020 7:07 am

Nothing beats trying to enchant an amulet and having it blow up at the first +2 skillpoint enchantment six times in a row.

You should use printing press and copy someone else's phrasebook instead.
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Re: Unimportant Post. Venting.

Post by Definately Not A Mimic » Sun Mar 22, 2020 12:19 pm

I've blown up 53% chance belts I think at least 5-6 times now. I know your pain.

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Re: Unimportant Post. Venting.

Post by Good Character » Sun Mar 22, 2020 12:27 pm

The highs must come with the lows.

Fail the first +2 skill point enchantments 7 times in a row.
Get a 5% non-god save later that day.

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Re: Unimportant Post. Venting.

Post by Shrouded Wanderer » Sun Mar 22, 2020 4:36 pm

Whats worse is blowing a godsave on a 95% chance item.

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Post by The GrumpyCat » Sun Mar 22, 2020 4:40 pm

*Sends all the hugs Hazard's way* I'm sorry. That really, really, really sucks.
This too shall pass.

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Re: Unimportant Post. Venting.

Post by Archnon » Sun Mar 22, 2020 5:06 pm

I often find that the number of times i succeed on a hard 5% is not the same as the number of times i fail on a 95% Im sure this is perception, but i find it deeply frustrating as well :)

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Re: Unimportant Post. Venting.

Post by Shrouded Wanderer » Sun Mar 22, 2020 5:43 pm

The way I rationalize my rage is "well you are hitting 5%s right now... Think about rolling for a Major reward"

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Re: Unimportant Post. Venting.

Post by Hazard » Sun Mar 22, 2020 6:46 pm

The GrumpyCat wrote:
Sun Mar 22, 2020 4:40 pm
*Sends all the hugs Hazard's way* I'm sorry. That really, really, really sucks.
:lol:

Thank you.

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Post by Dalenger » Sun Mar 22, 2020 8:57 pm

Or as I like to refer to it, "The XCOM Experience"
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Post by In Sorrow We Trust » Sun Mar 22, 2020 9:26 pm

Did that with celestial phrasebooks. I totally relate.
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Re: Unimportant Post. Venting.

Post by Tarkus the dog » Mon Mar 23, 2020 6:07 am

I spent somewhere around half a million on mundane crafting when it first came out only to later find out the god saving part needed to be patched in order to work proper.

Hey at least you're being beaten by the system.

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Re: Unimportant Post. Venting.

Post by R0GUE » Mon Mar 23, 2020 11:40 pm

It took me about five tries to get a Masterly Crossbow started back in the day. I think at one point I had about a 90% chance to succeed and it failed. So I feel your pain.

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Re: Unimportant Post. Venting.

Post by Xerah » Tue Mar 24, 2020 2:10 am

Shrouded Wanderer wrote:
Sun Mar 22, 2020 4:36 pm
Whats worse is blowing a godsave on a 95% chance item.
Not possible anymore.
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Re: Unimportant Post. Venting.

Post by Shrouded Wanderer » Tue Mar 24, 2020 2:35 am

Xerah wrote:
Tue Mar 24, 2020 2:10 am
Shrouded Wanderer wrote:
Sun Mar 22, 2020 4:36 pm
Whats worse is blowing a godsave on a 95% chance item.
Not possible anymore.

Weird. I did that like... A month ago, is this new?

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Re: Unimportant Post. Venting.

Post by Xerah » Tue Mar 24, 2020 3:16 am

Probably over a year. Limited to enchanting under 90% or gp value craft of 500gp (so addy doesn't blow up)
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Re: Unimportant Post. Venting.

Post by godhand- » Tue Mar 24, 2020 3:32 am

Xerah wrote:
Tue Mar 24, 2020 3:16 am
Probably over a year. Limited to enchanting under 90% or gp value craft of 500gp (so addy doesn't blow up)
Sorry for clarity - "enchanting under 90%" meaning 10% success rate or higher can godsave on enchants? but not below 10?
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Re: Unimportant Post. Venting.

Post by WJLIII3 » Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:32 am

No, he means a success rate of 90+ will not provoke one

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