TIAMAT's CHALLENGE

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TIAMAT's CHALLENGE

Postby Lxndr » Wed Apr 25, 2012 6:09 pm

This is a contest about the prismatic items.

In addition to being a Babylonian goddess, Tiamat part-times as the only chromatic dragon in the entirety of D&D. She has five heads. (Prismatic = chromatic)

ANYWAY. Since the prismatic items seem to be unloved, and this is the Prismatic Item month (forever and ever and ever, you hear me, Kinak?! :D )

SO, this is a contest to be the first person to go through one Trainee retcon for each of the classes. Prizes include:

* the Dreampants
* the Prismatic Sports Bra
* the current items

(frustratingly, I could not get my hands on an Axe; if I manage to get one of them, I will add that to the contest stash)

First come, first served.

Post in this thread to announce your intentions. Your retcons will only count AFTER that point.
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Re: TIAMAT's CHALLENGE

Postby zillow » Wed Apr 25, 2012 7:18 pm

I guess I'll try.
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Re: TIAMAT's CHALLENGE

Postby Harry Dresden » Thu Apr 26, 2012 6:59 am

Sign me up! I'll run Dresden II through a contest like that. Just wish you had posted this BEFORE I started a new run yesterday. >_>

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Re: TIAMAT's CHALLENGE

Postby acidcat » Thu Apr 26, 2012 12:55 pm

I'll definitely play!

Do we just start now?

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Re: TIAMAT's CHALLENGE

Postby Harry Dresden » Thu Apr 26, 2012 3:34 pm

Hardware wants in, as well. He's having to create a forum account, so I'm posting for him so he can start a run this afternoon instead of waiting until tomorrow if it takes that long for the account creation.

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Re: TIAMAT's CHALLENGE

Postby mara » Thu Apr 26, 2012 8:44 pm

Heh. Interesting idea. I'm in. Look for me to post results today or tomorrow depending on time allowance.

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Re: TIAMAT's CHALLENGE

Postby mara » Sat Apr 28, 2012 8:49 pm

Done.

    124 Elemental 2012-04-27 21:36:42 2 23h 43m 55s 11 1 0 Trainee N/A Balanced
    125 Naturalist 2012-04-28 18:13:09 1 11h 19m 44s 11 1 0 Trainee N/A Balanced
    126 Gadgeteer 2012-04-28 19:43:09 1 10h 59m 33s 11 1 0 Trainee N/A Balanced
    127 Psion 2012-04-28 21:49:00 2 23h 49m 28s 11 1 0 Trainee N/A Altruist

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Re: TIAMAT's CHALLENGE

Postby acidcat » Sat Apr 28, 2012 11:49 pm

No. Way!

Mara, remind me to never try and beat you in speedrunning. Not physically possible :shock:

Out of interest, did you use SQUIDs?

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Re: TIAMAT's CHALLENGE

Postby Cristiona » Sun Apr 29, 2012 12:21 am

No question about it, especially for the middle two runs.
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Re: TIAMAT's CHALLENGE

Postby acidcat » Sun Apr 29, 2012 8:40 am

Cristiona wrote:No question about it, especially for the middle two runs.


That would be reassuring. My first run without SQUIDs was 1d 7h 28m 20s, which was slow, but otherwise...

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Re: TIAMAT's CHALLENGE

Postby mara » Sun Apr 29, 2012 3:52 pm

Used squids and red eyes for the two middle runs. I had been buying/farming them for a long time and realized this is as good a chance as any to burn through them :)

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Re: TIAMAT's CHALLENGE

Postby Cristiona » Sun Apr 29, 2012 7:47 pm

Heh. Well, that 10h59m run is getting really close to the theoretical minimum, so... yeah. Lotsa squiddies :P
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Re: TIAMAT's CHALLENGE

Postby Hardware » Tue May 01, 2012 4:10 pm

Yeah, no way could I have hoped to finish even close to that quickly. I finished one run, and will probably finish my second either tonight or tomorrow. I'll still finish the remaining runs, even though a winner has been determined. I said I would, so I'm gonna.

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Re: TIAMAT's CHALLENGE

Postby acidcat » Thu May 03, 2012 4:27 am

110 Naturalist 2012-04-29 09:39:27 3 31h 28m 20s 11 1 0 Trainee N/A Altruist
111 Psion 2012-05-01 00:45:57 3 28h 33m 35s 11 1 0 Trainee N/A Balanced
112 Elemental 2012-05-02 13:18:00 2 27h 47m 22s 11 1 0 Trainee N/A Altruist
113 Gadgeteer 2012-05-03 05:07:27 2 29h 9m 26s 11 1 0 Trainee N/A Altruist


These seem pretty consistent, Don't think I'd be able to go much faster than these without using squid discs. I did learn a thing or two on the first run though which is why the later 3 are a decent chunk faster. Fraydays make a helluva difference!

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Re: TIAMAT's CHALLENGE

Postby Hardware » Mon May 07, 2012 9:02 pm

22 Gadgeteer 2012-04-29 09:32:27 4 44h 23m 55s 11 1 0 Trainee N/A Balanced
23 Psion 2012-05-01 22:13:51 4 41h 22m 39s 11 1 0 Trainee N/A Balanced
24 Elemental 2012-05-04 22:42:00 4 42h 5m 0s 11 1 0 Trainee N/A Balanced
25 Naturalist 2012-05-07 21:46:24 4 37h 22m 33s 12 1 0 Trainee N/A Balanced

Better late than never.

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Re: TIAMAT's CHALLENGE

Postby mara » Fri May 18, 2012 6:32 pm

Bump.

So what's the story with this?

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Re: TIAMAT's CHALLENGE

Postby Hardware » Mon May 21, 2012 7:43 pm

He hasn't been online since May 3, so something must have come up in his life. Hopefully, he'll pop back in soon.

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Re: TIAMAT's CHALLENGE

Postby Hardware » Tue Jun 12, 2012 3:23 pm

Or, maybe not.

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Re: TIAMAT's CHALLENGE

Postby Harry Dresden » Tue Jun 12, 2012 6:19 pm

At least it was an easy contest. I'll come up with something for July with some good prizes.

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Re: TIAMAT's CHALLENGE

Postby Lxndr » Sun Sep 30, 2012 10:53 am

OKAY!

So, I got a new job in a new city, and had to move. Then things just got stupid, and I forgot about this game.

Who won?
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Re: TIAMAT's CHALLENGE

Postby Lxndr » Sun Sep 30, 2012 1:48 pm

1. mara
2. acidcat
3. hardware

Is that true?
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Re: TIAMAT's CHALLENGE

Postby Cristiona » Sun Sep 30, 2012 7:40 pm

I believe so.
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Re: TIAMAT's CHALLENGE

Postby mara » Tue Jan 01, 2013 7:02 pm

bump. Those results look correct to me, lxndr. I totally forgot this contest happened until I saw you attack me two times in kol pvp.


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