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by Cristiona
Tue Apr 05, 2011 8:40 pm
Forum: Off the Wall
Topic: Maso's for sissies...
Replies: 35
Views: 31386

Re: Maso's for sissies...

... - 22.5 minutes [shake off] Feeling Your Oats - 46 minutes Concussed - 68.5 minutes Time Played This Run: 5d 5h 2m 48s Days This Run: 33 The Mick was a real jerk to me. He kept dodging my attacks. The jerk. Still, I eventually kicked in his head with my besandaled foot. Vehicles used: ambulance ...
by blackmatter615
Wed Mar 30, 2011 9:39 am
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: Creative player ideas for in-game items, zones, etc.
Replies: 1543
Views: 502083

Re: Creative player ideas for in-game items, zones, etc.

how about one of the post-mick quests that the quest reward is simply a key. The key is innocuous, mysterious, and fragile. You try every possible lock you can find, but it doesnt seem to open anything at all. Eventually, you give up, ...
by Nommy
Sat Mar 26, 2011 8:50 pm
Forum: Off the Wall
Topic: Maso's for sissies...
Replies: 35
Views: 31386

Re: Maso's for sissies...

... skills remembered, 5 points Food: Abstainer (no caffeine, no sugar), 5 points Sidekick: Sidekick has to be recruited at level 9, 2 points Mr. The Mick was obviously distracted in our battle by my nekkid and missed the first shot. I took that inch and gave him back a mile of webbedsandtornadopain. ...
by Hannahmaus
Thu Mar 10, 2011 11:06 am
Forum: Off the Wall
Topic: Maso wants you!
Replies: 61
Views: 29556

Re: Maso wants you!

Just beaten the Mick and was about to ascend into another Maso when I thought... wait, have I finished? So I checked, and I seem to have finished on the 24th of Feb and this run was my fourth in a row. Either I'm so Maso I can do ...
by Cristiona
Tue Mar 08, 2011 8:57 pm
Forum: Off the Wall
Topic: Maso wants you!
Replies: 61
Views: 29556

Re: Maso wants you!

Psions really suck with Maso. I did the Mick in nearly-maso (I went naturally hyper instead of abstainer), and he's not too horrible, you just need to prepare. For one, you'll want to have Vim running for the fight, and you should have maxed ...
by Lxndr
Tue Mar 08, 2011 10:56 am
Forum: Off the Wall
Topic: Maso wants you!
Replies: 61
Views: 29556

Re: Maso wants you!

I concur. My psion DID manage to beat The Mick at 11, but that was thanks to some lucky equipment, not because of the Psion skills.
by acidcat
Tue Mar 08, 2011 9:43 am
Forum: Off the Wall
Topic: Maso wants you!
Replies: 61
Views: 29556

Re: Maso wants you!

Just in case anyone was wondering, I'm still plugging away.

I can't beat the Mick, so I'm off to level :(

Psions really suck with Maso.
by Nommy
Fri Mar 04, 2011 10:49 pm
Forum: Off the Wall
Topic: Maso's for sissies...
Replies: 35
Views: 31386

Re: Maso's for sissies...

Only 5,425 turns in the Neighboring and neighborly neighborhood left 'till the Mick!

Anybody who wants to join in, this train has barely left the station so don't hesitate to jump on!
by Lxndr
Sun Feb 27, 2011 10:12 pm
Forum: Off the Wall
Topic: Maso wants you!
Replies: 61
Views: 29556

Re: Maso wants you!

Cristiona wrote:Elem's the best Mick killer? Maybe if you overlevel for Firestorm. Also, Psions aren't too bad all around, mainly because of Vim. Even now, with a whole bunch of skills, I still max Vim and run it for the entire run.
I used a maxed-out Tornado. Was actually pretty easy.
by Cristiona
Fri Feb 25, 2011 9:01 pm
Forum: Off the Wall
Topic: Maso wants you!
Replies: 61
Views: 29556

Re: Maso wants you!

Elem's the best Mick killer? Maybe if you overlevel for Firestorm. Also, Psions aren't too bad all around, mainly because of Vim. Even now, with a whole bunch of skills, I still max Vim and run it for the entire run.
by Lxndr
Fri Feb 25, 2011 1:01 pm
Forum: Off the Wall
Topic: Maso wants you!
Replies: 61
Views: 29556

Re: Maso wants you!

Oddly enough, the Psion was the fastest run for me (up until The Mick, which took me an extra day before I could beat him). I'd rate the Psion as the fastest pre-Mick, and Elementalist as the best Mick-killer.
by Lxndr
Wed Feb 23, 2011 10:09 pm
Forum: Off the Wall
Topic: Maso wants you!
Replies: 61
Views: 29556

Re: Maso wants you!

I was right. The Mick is down. Retconning now. That should make me #4, if I'm right.
by Lxndr
Wed Feb 23, 2011 7:46 am
Forum: Off the Wall
Topic: Maso wants you!
Replies: 61
Views: 29556

Re: Maso wants you!

well, I'm at the end of my run.
sadly, it's a Psion run, and I can't figure out how to defeat The Mick just yet.
Wasted an entire day's worth of turns getting smacked down by him.
Maybe tomorrow I'll be done with this contest.
by Ryme
Wed Feb 23, 2011 7:13 am
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: what level is the castle? (without any items of the month)
Replies: 16
Views: 11726

Re: what level is the castle? (without any items of the mont

... This is more "pretend you're level X and told to go to the castle for a quest. What level is appropriate?" There will eventually be several post-Mick quests that continue the story. I want to space them so that they're tough but doable. The castle is currently the toughest non-scaling zone that ...
by Cristiona
Mon Feb 21, 2011 9:36 pm
Forum: Off the Wall
Topic: Maso's for sissies...
Replies: 35
Views: 31386

Re: Maso's for sissies...

... permed skills remembered, 5 points Food: Both caffeine and sugar, 0 points Sidekick: Sidekick has to be recruited at level 9, 2 points Oddly, the Mick wasn't too tough. Despite having enough going on to get his coin and despite having a rather pathetic defense, he didn't hit that hard; just 24+20 ...
by
Sat Jan 22, 2011 9:21 pm
Forum: Off the Wall
Topic: Introduce Yourself
Replies: 288
Views: 169113

Re: Introduce Yourself

... tivolimom in KoL, but I didn't bring that over here. I haven't lived in Tivoli since 2006, and I don't want to go by FoleyMom, because I'm neither Mick Foley's mom nor a catheter. I'm pushing 35, divorced with 2 beautiful and healthy kids, and I'm long distance dating a psychonaut. ;) Due to a ...
by Harry Dresden
Thu Jan 13, 2011 6:58 am
Forum: Testing & Debugging
Topic: Adjustments to the Manual
Replies: 3
Views: 10706

Re: Adjustments to the Manual

FAQ needs to be changed to reflect retcon: Q. Where is Mick? I can't figure out what to do for that quest. I can't find him. A. The journal entry about Mick is merely a teaser about future content. It lets you know what will be coming in the future, ...
by Harry Dresden
Wed Dec 22, 2010 11:43 am
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: about talisman wok items, this Dec
Replies: 21
Views: 11697

Re: about talisman wok items, this Dec

... +18 damage, spread out across 6 elements to minimize any kind of resistances. Admittedly, the Marble would be my preference for runs, but post-Mick I could easily see myself switching over to the Eyelets while I farm up items or just take a break from retconning.
by Cristiona
Wed Dec 15, 2010 10:03 pm
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: about talisman wok items, this Dec
Replies: 21
Views: 11697

Re: about talisman wok items, this Dec

Strlikecrazy wrote:That's got Mick slaying written all over it! :)
Damn... didn't think of that.
by Strlikecrazy
Wed Dec 15, 2010 6:04 am
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: about talisman wok items, this Dec
Replies: 21
Views: 11697

Re: about talisman wok items, this Dec

... Damage +50 Defense +20 Damage absorption -80% Intellect -90% XP per combat When you guys said "xp tali" you did mean reduced XP, right? That's got Mick slaying written all over it! :)
by Cristiona
Fri Dec 10, 2010 9:01 pm
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: Skill Perm Order
Replies: 17
Views: 11041

Re: Skill Perm Order

... rather pointless - much better to use the PP on firestorm or psi blast and get the guaranteed kill. I believe trample is preferred because of the Mick's 50% resistance to all elements. Also, if you don't get a one-hit kill, trample will still trigger useful weapon effects. Like weakening. although ...
by Cristiona
Thu Dec 09, 2010 10:11 pm
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: Skill Perm Order
Replies: 17
Views: 11041

Re: Skill Perm Order

... higher, but it's simply better It's expensive. The skills I've permed so far: Vim: +to-hit and +dodge are gold Upgrade Armor: Sonic resist for the Mick is hard to get otherwise Basic Martial Arts: passive +to-hit is very useful Lightning Bolt: Good balance of power and cost The Fire Within: passive ...
by NardoLoopa
Thu Dec 09, 2010 4:32 pm
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: Skill Perm Order
Replies: 17
Views: 11041

Skill Perm Order

... plinking skill. 4) Proper Hydration - going to need PP for all these skills 5) Vim - incredibly beneficial, even w/o SP 6) Trample - killing the Mick is frustrating in certain classes -- this is a good backup plan. Or maybe the primary plan. 7) Echolocation - important for only a few quests, ...
by Mana Yachanichu
Tue Nov 30, 2010 10:59 am
Forum: Help & Hints
Topic: Staying Alive at Level 11
Replies: 6
Views: 12832

Re: Staying Alive at Level 11

Well, clearly I should have been resting - the PP from the wigwam more than paid for using Trample against everyone, even the Mick went down in 4 rounds (2 successful hits and 2 misses with Rhino).

Thanks for the help, everyone!
by Cristiona
Mon Nov 29, 2010 8:45 pm
Forum: Help & Hints
Topic: Staying Alive at Level 11
Replies: 6
Views: 12832

Re: Staying Alive at Level 11

Trample certainly helps with the Mick. Naturalist without any helping skills can be kind of tough, but if you can find a Scottish Necklace, that would help you survive, likewise the +HP ion stone. Also, don't forget your sidekick. Summoning ...
by Mana Yachanichu
Mon Nov 29, 2010 2:34 pm
Forum: Help & Hints
Topic: Staying Alive at Level 11
Replies: 6
Views: 12832

Re: Staying Alive at Level 11

... 4 in Starfish Regeneration and 4 in Trample of the Rhino. And 2 extra, that I will probably put in Trample if it will help me against the Mick.
by Harry Dresden
Tue Nov 23, 2010 8:57 pm
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: Tea Time with Ryme
Replies: 7
Views: 5794

Re: Tea Time with Ryme

... there's no intention to include them inside retcon. [N] Ryme : For the forseeable future retcon will continue to end with the fight with The Mick. [N] Mana Yachanichu : you say "until" - does that mean that you do see retcon going to level 15 in the future then? [N] Ryme : Not sure, Mana. ...
by Strlikecrazy
Fri Nov 19, 2010 9:54 am
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: Creative player ideas for in-game items, zones, etc.
Replies: 1543
Views: 502083

Re: Creative player ideas for in-game items, zones, etc.

... KoL's birthday or half-birthday. True. More defense skills would own, imagine that with Upgrade Armor, Battle Armor and Stone Armor. Take that Mick! And a KoL crossover would be awesome.
by Jesus
Wed Nov 17, 2010 11:07 pm
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: Pulls vs Perms
Replies: 15
Views: 8050

Re: Pulls vs Perms

... record with Solitude (who's been doing no pulls/no food/sidekick at 9 runs): 1. Elemental - 18 days - took Firestorm, which I needed to beat the Mick. 2. Elemental - 13 days - Proper Hydration 3. Elemental - 12 days - The Fire Within 4. Gadgeteer - 11 days - First Aid
by Satan
Mon Nov 01, 2010 7:54 am
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: Creative player ideas for in-game items, zones, etc.
Replies: 1543
Views: 502083

Re: Creative player ideas for in-game items, zones, etc.

... itself. As it only works for one turn and is assumedly very limited in usage, it wouldn't be viable for much. And it's not like the bosses before Mick are actually very difficult, not nearly enough to require anything like this. I was more thinking it would make the Mick battle fun.
by Satan
Wed Oct 27, 2010 5:20 pm
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: Fastest Retcon Time
Replies: 58
Views: 24276

Re: Fastest Retcon Time

Clearly my understanding of a gimmick run is different than yours, Ryme. "But we've already said it twice in this very thread how the gimmicks work. Take two months. Pull everything you need, even at 5 pulls/day. Use red eyes and kilt runaways, ...
by Jesus
Tue Oct 26, 2010 11:16 pm
Forum: Off the Wall
Topic: Retcon contest - ends Nov 26th
Replies: 34
Views: 15547

Re: Retcon contest - ends Nov 26th

4 days 38h 27m 50s 16 mettle Woo. 4 days, 38h 31m 10s, 16 mettle You beat me by about a turn :p I almost gave up hope of a 4 day run when The Mick beat me after I tossed 2 TNT, a shocker pen, and my last lightning strike against him. He's a bitch and a half to beat without all those shiny toys. ...
by Cristiona
Sun Oct 24, 2010 8:56 pm
Forum: Off the Wall
Topic: Do you believe in miracles? ATTN: Satan
Replies: 16
Views: 6447

Re: Do you believe in miracles? ATTN: Satan

Rawr! So I went to fight the Mick today: You're caught off guard, and your opponent acts first. Your opponent attacks ... He hits you for 135 + 129 (electric) damage. Sadly for the Mick, he left me with 14 HP left. I had a gift for him: ...
by
Mon Oct 18, 2010 11:14 pm
Forum: Off the Wall
Topic: Twilight Hero - Noob Edition (Spoilers inside)
Replies: 4
Views: 3316

Twilight Hero - Noob Edition (Spoilers inside)

... first day. First I got thrusted into this game, and like.. I know lots about the game, I was told all this stuff, like how there's this The Mick and crap and stuff and all, and like I could figure that cause of how badass I was, I could like totally start off on his quest, cause it makes ...
by Harry Dresden
Sun Oct 17, 2010 11:49 am
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: Basic Retcon advice... Pretty please?
Replies: 20
Views: 11055

Re: Basic Retcon advice... Pretty please?

Armored pegasus has a level 12 requirement, so not really usable unless you can't finish the Mick off at level 11 for some reason.
by Jick
Sat Oct 16, 2010 1:18 pm
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: Basic Retcon advice... Pretty please?
Replies: 20
Views: 11055

Re: Basic Retcon advice... Pretty please?

I was having some trouble with the Mick fight today, and Zillow pointed out how valuable the Medevac chopper's air rescue action is in that fight. Boy, howdy.
by Strlikecrazy
Sat Oct 16, 2010 2:45 am
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: Basic Retcon advice... Pretty please?
Replies: 20
Views: 11055

Re: Basic Retcon advice... Pretty please?

... get that level's combat skill to even have a chance... Tornado is more powerful in my opinion. Max out tornado, and if you get 5 or 6 shots on the Mick, he can't hit you. Then just ice bolt him to death! :D I think it was Zillow who mentioned it, but Passive skills and are awesome, as are buffs. ...
by Jick
Fri Oct 15, 2010 4:14 pm
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: Basic Retcon advice... Pretty please?
Replies: 20
Views: 11055

Re: Basic Retcon advice... Pretty please?

I have a Recyclonizer.

With Gadgeteers, I haven't had any problem beating The Mick just by spamming regular attacks.

My first run, which was Elementalist, I had to level to 12 to get that level's combat skill to even have a chance...
by Harry Dresden
Fri Oct 15, 2010 4:09 pm
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: Basic Retcon advice... Pretty please?
Replies: 20
Views: 11055

Re: Basic Retcon advice... Pretty please?

I'd also recommend farming up some good delever/stun combat items for the Mick fight. Preferably, find someone with a Recyclonizer to make TNT for you between runs.
by Hannahmaus
Fri Oct 15, 2010 10:46 am
Forum: Testing & Debugging
Topic: Minor bugs
Replies: 721
Views: 1030891

Re: Minor bugs

Not a bug as such but now retcon's here, maybe this hint from James Isaac needs rejigging:- That Mick fellow you may have heard about? Nobody knows who he is or what he's up to. You're just going to have to wait until he shows himself. It's been two years and he hasn't ...