Mega thread: Rainy day simple fixes

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Re: Mega thread: Rainy day simple fixes

Postby Alinor » Sun Sep 04, 2016 11:42 pm

I'm not exactly sure of the area name but in the cave with all of the illusions there is a typo on one of the death messages.

A tiny purple kitten illusion is DEAD!
The cat's ears flatten back against her head as her body begins to shimmer, loosing a mournful mewl before dispersing into the air with a sound akin to shatternig glass.
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Re: Mega thread: Rainy day simple fixes

Postby Kelsey » Thu Sep 08, 2016 9:47 am

Hello. Just a few typos:

help harpers
The Harpers
===========
The Harpers organisation works as a force for good in the Kingdoms. Its
name is derived from the fact that many of its members are bards, but
they accept members from most other guilds. It is said that such famous
people as Elminster, Khelben Blackstaff and Storm Silverhand are harpers.
Rumour has it that their head quarters are somewhere in Berdusk.

Note you cannot have an alt char in the Zhentarim, Shadow Thieves,
or the Knight Masks if you have a harper character.
This includes any form of spying or interaction with these organisations.


help shadow thieves
The Shadow Thieves
==================
The shadow thieves are a wide-ranging guild of thieves and spys who
perform particularily dangerous, evil-aligned, and lucrative ventures.
Their activities unlike most thieves guilds are not limited to a single
city, and they range the whole length of the Sword Coast. Their trademark
is a black silk mask impaled upon a stileto blade is is left behind at
the scenes of murders.

Note you cannot have an alt char in the Zhentarim, Harpers, Knights
of Myth Drannor or the Knight Masks if you have a shadow thief character.
This includes any form of spying or interaction with these organisations.


The above two should be Night Masks

Storm exclaims to you 'Well done!'
Storm says to you 'That book there can be very helpful.'
Storm says to you 'It is full of the help files for'
Storm says to you 'the game. Keep it around then take'
Storm says to you 'a look at it ("examine book") when'
Storm says to you 'you have some time.'
Storm says to you 'Here, you could use some pants too.'
Storm gives you a pair of plain under breeches.
Storm gives you a pair of breeches.
Storm says to you 'Wear them and then tell me when you'
Storm says to you 'are ready to go on.'
You get an Adventurer's Guide from a cloth pack.

<100%hp 0m 100%mv>
wear under
You slip into a pair of plain under breeches.

<100%hp 0m 100%mv>
wear bree
You do not have that item.

<100%hp 0m 100%mv>
wear breech
You do not have that item.

<100%hp 0m 100%mv>
wear breeches
You do not have that item.

<100%hp 0m 100%mv>
i
You are carrying:
a symbol of faith (perfect)
a cloth pack (perfect)
an Adventurer's Guide (perfect)

<100%hp 0m 100%mv>
eq
You are using:
<worn as symbol> a symbol of faith (perfect)
<worn on body> a plain under tunic (perfect)
<worn on body> a cloth pack (perfect)
<worn on legs> a pair of plain under breeches (perfect)
<right hand> a diamond-shaped spear (perfect)


Remove that line. You aren't actually given a pair of breeches.

buy turnip
You buy a bowl of turnip stew.
Rathan says to you 'To eat your food, type "eat foodname".'
Rathan says to you 'To drink your drink, type "drink drinkname".'
Rathan says to you 'You can refill waterskins at fountains'
Rathan says to you 'by typing "fill skinname".'
Rathan says to you 'You can also drink at fountains.'
Rathan says to you 'Here is a waterskin for you.'
Rathan gives you a travellers water skin.
Rathan hands you a waterskin.

Rathan asks you 'Ready for me to go on?'


You're only given one waterskin, instead of the two it seems to imply.

A forge
N-The art of move E-The armoury S-The library of W-The weaponry
It is hot in here. There are several forges working in the room.
Smiths man them and work on armour and weapons. The floor is hard
packed dirt and the walls are made of stone.
A dwarven master smith is working a forge here.
The master smith says to you 'Here, ye could dae wi' a belt.'
The master smith says to you 'Its worn, bar ye could see'
The master smith says to you 'if the armourer kin repair et.'
The master smith says to you 'He disnae like tae admit et,'
The master smith says to you 'bar he's handy wi' a needle, jist'
The master smith says to you 'as he be wi' the hammer an' forge.'
The master smith gives you a corded belt.
The master smith gives you a worn belt.

The master smith says to you 'Ye'll find him o'er there tae the east.'


You're only given one belt instead of the two it seems to imply.

Choose your race
You see no way out.
Please choose the race of your character:

(A) Human ( 0 Kismet) (B) Half-elf ( 0 Kismet)
(C) Dwarf ( 0 Kismet) (D) Elf ( 0 Kismet)
(E) Gnome ( 0 Kismet) (F) Halfling ( 0 Kismet)
(G) Orc ( 0 Kismet) (H) Planetouched ( 0 Kismet)


I think all the races should reflect the lowest cost of a subrace within. E.g. 50 kismet for Half-elf or 700 for Planetouched. Seeing 0 kismet on the character creation screen is misleading.

The Great Mother by Pepe




Chapter one




Today all about Toril, the Great Mother, Chauntea, is worshiped as
the goddess of agriculture and She who ensures a strong harvest. She
is worshiped by those who plant and harvest, those who farm and
those who live off the land. Those who worship Her are expected to
help maintain nature's balance, and to return things to the Earth
when they die, as is the natural cycle. Those who worship the Grain
Goddess are not to destroy for the mere sake of desctruction, nor
are they to destroy without after rebuilding. They are to nurture,
tend, and plant wherever possible, and to protect living plantlife.


Should be destruction.
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Re: Mega thread: Rainy day simple fixes

Postby Larethiel » Sun Sep 11, 2016 9:56 pm

The Market Centre
N-The Market Squa E-The Market Squa S-The Market Squa W-The Market Squa
Bustling with activity, the market square teems with both stall holders and
shoppers. All manner of goods can be bought here, from fruits to fabrics. The
scent of herbs and spices fills the air, which is punctuated from time to time
with the cry of a hawker. To the west the spires of the Font of Knowledge can
be seen stretching towards the sky. A beautiful mermaid fountain takes pride
of place in the centre, around which people often seem to congregate.
The sky is hot and rainy and a hot southerly gust blows.
A phoenix fountain splashes merrily here. (perfect)
A Constable stands here arrayed in Waterdhavian livery.


The description should probably be changed to reflect the newer fountain.
Wir stolze Menschenkinder
Sind eitel arme Sünder
Und wissen gar nicht viel,
Wir spinnen Luftgespinste
Und suchen viele Künste
Und kommen weiter von dem Ziel.
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Re: Mega thread: Rainy day simple fixes

Postby Zethanon » Mon Nov 14, 2016 7:08 am

Roadhouse at the Crossroads
S-Yard outside thSW-Crossroads near {80
This tavern reeks of foul ale and burnt cooking. Sturdy wooden tables with
sturdy chairs litter the place. The ceiling sags in low, tin lanterns hung
from the rafters. There are drunks passed out on the floor before a roaring
stone hearth at the back of the dilapidated roadhouse.
A set of stools and tables have been set up here. (perfect)
A studded leather jerkin lies here. (usable)
A tavern keeper wipes out a glass.
A tavern keeper spits onto the floor behind the bar.


N-Roadhouse at th W-Crossroads near {80
A muddy patch of earth where the grass has been worn away by repeated
trampling by horses and travellers. It serves as the hitching camp off to the
side of the road.
The sky is warm and stormy and a warm southerly breeze blows.
A few hitching posts stand here. (perfect)


Broken color code.
You'll shed your blood, your bodies fall. That is the price you'll pay to cleanse you of your sins. Vicious and cruel, let's kill thrm all.
Let's kill them all.
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Re: Mega thread: Rainy day simple fixes

Postby Yanoke » Wed Nov 16, 2016 7:59 pm

The 'archery gloves' being sold by Rynnd in the Temple of Lathander is slightly wrong. It mentions a two finger draw, where I was taught a three finger draw. I do like that it mentions the bracer on the other forearm.

exam gloves rynnd
The one glove straps around the wrist, and covers only the index
and middle fingers, protecting the fingers from the bite of the
bowstring. The other is a normal glove with a hardened
leather plate on the underside, running to mid-forearm, which
protects the arm from the snap of the bowstring.

One such glove from Amazon https://www.amazon.com/Neet-Suede-Shoot ... B003BJU1U6

A video of some different draw styles. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r3YshUllLWQ
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Re: Mega thread: Rainy day simple fixes

Postby Alitar » Thu Nov 17, 2016 2:12 am

Yanoke wrote:The 'archery gloves' being sold by Rynnd in the Temple of Lathander is slightly wrong. It mentions a two finger draw, where I was taught a three finger draw. I do like that it mentions the bracer on the other forearm.

exam gloves rynnd
The one glove straps around the wrist, and covers only the index
and middle fingers, protecting the fingers from the bite of the
bowstring. The other is a normal glove with a hardened
leather plate on the underside, running to mid-forearm, which
protects the arm from the snap of the bowstring.

One such glove from Amazon https://www.amazon.com/Neet-Suede-Shoot ... B003BJU1U6

A video of some different draw styles. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r3YshUllLWQ

Different cultures/settings/races/etc use different techniques. Some even turn their wrist so the index is lowest finger while they shoot. Maybe Rynnd prefers two-finger shooting.
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Re: Mega thread: Rainy day simple fixes

Postby Harroghty » Thu Nov 17, 2016 1:50 pm

We can get really technical and point out that a bastard sword and longsword are basically the same thing (we're basically naming two general types of longsword along the Petersen and Oakeshott typologies), that "double-edged blades" thrust as often as they cut (indeed some are primarily intended to thrust), or that drawing a greatsword from one's back is not really practicable. Realism is elusive in gaming and, as Alitar points out, there are different approaches.

But I appreciate the pursuit of realism, and because there is a shortage of archery related content in the game, I would recommend putting your head together with a builder for some sort of archery themed content in the future. That way you can be certain that your ideas are represented for like minded others.
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Re: Mega thread: Rainy day simple fixes

Postby Lysha » Mon Dec 12, 2016 2:45 am

Massive as any warhorse, this stallion has a paling man of trimmed hair
and a muscle structure rivaling most of its kind, on the left side of his
rump is a bell shaped branding. He has a perfect set of teeth and fire in
his eyes.

a pale war stallion is in perfect health.
Your punch viciously hammers a shark's abdomen.
A shark is stunned, but will probably recover.

http://www.elfonlyinn.net/d/20070925.html
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Re: Mega thread: Rainy day simple fixes

Postby Vaemar » Tue Apr 11, 2017 3:28 pm

The statue of Talos in the Museum of Knowledge in Waterdeep is missing its description. If one looks at it the only text shown is "ABC", while all the other statues have their respective description.
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Re: Mega thread: Rainy day simple fixes

Postby Zethanon » Thu Jul 27, 2017 5:47 am

This is one space southwest of the crossroads between Daggerford and Triel.

The Coast Way
N-Plains E-Plains S-Plains W-Plains
NE-Crossroads near {80NW-Plains SE-Plains SW-The Coast Way
The road is clear of grass and heavily rutted from the passage of many
wagons bearing their heavy loads. There are several potholes that you
must take care to avoid tripping in.
The sky is cloudless and warm and a warm southerly breeze blows.
You'll shed your blood, your bodies fall. That is the price you'll pay to cleanse you of your sins. Vicious and cruel, let's kill thrm all.
Let's kill them all.
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Re: Mega thread: Rainy day simple fixes

Postby Grenwyn » Sun Aug 13, 2017 5:59 pm

In Voonlar:

A patroling townguard twirls a tuncheon in his hand.
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Re: Mega thread: Rainy day simple fixes

Postby Ghan » Tue Sep 05, 2017 11:00 pm

Not sure if this counts as a Rainy Day fix.

Equip a stablehand with the token of their stable. So you can tell with a quick look whether they are the right stable.
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Re: Mega thread: Rainy day simple fixes

Postby Kielar » Thu Oct 19, 2017 3:34 pm

Doing this elven god thing letting them tell me about their gods. Sehanine Moonbow has a typo. She has overtime come to befriend numerous other gods should probably be read as often times. Overtime = often times.

Aramil pointed out that it was probably meant to be over time instead of overtime. In which case it would be She has, over time, come to befriend numerous other gods....

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Re: Mega thread: Rainy day simple fixes

Postby Kielar » Tue Oct 31, 2017 10:56 am

I'm in the business of the Ivory Hands at Darromar and in descending some stairs I noticed it said costing shadows instead of casting shadows.

down
A steep wooden stair
S-The mouth of a U-A storage cella
This steep wooden stairwell descends into a rough-hewn passage, scant
torchlight illuminates the stairwell, costing shadows that seem to dance
and sway as you descend it to the underground caverns below.

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Re: Mega thread: Rainy day simple fixes

Postby Algon » Thu Nov 23, 2017 2:01 pm

Room Vnum = 56228

Trade Way
N-The High Moor E-The High Moor S-Plains W-Plains
NE-The High Moor NW-Crossroads near {80SE-Trade Way SW-Plains
This is one of the many roads that winds its way across the kingdoms.
It is mostly in good repair though you occasionally come across soft
spots in the road that could use some work.

Never seen that before.
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Re: Mega thread: Rainy day simple fixes

Postby Vaemar » Thu Nov 23, 2017 3:22 pm

It happens when the color code is cut by the character limit in the short exits. If you type "exits" you will see the room names normally. You can see the same thing in the inner rooms of the Haze, which are color code heavy.
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Re: Mega thread: Rainy day simple fixes

Postby Kielar » Thu Nov 23, 2017 7:51 pm

Someone had dropped some earrings on the ground outside the Friendly Arm Inn. https://i.imgur.com/2gpVqY6.png
A pair of gold hoop earings lie on the ground here. (perfect)

get earr
You get a pair of gold hoop earrings.


It should be earrings and NOT earings. Here is a link to one of the internet pages http://www.howtospell24.com/earrings.html

https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/earring
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Re: Mega thread: Rainy day simple fixes

Postby Furtaltik » Sun Nov 26, 2017 6:22 pm

Not sure if this counts as Rainy Day or not but it is pretty unimportant.
Tailored outfit bought in Zhentil Keep

You realise that you are not proficient in using leather armour, and will be clumsy while wearing a deep silk cowl.
You wear a deep silk cowl about your waist.


It says silk...so why code as leather?
Also, aren't cowls for your head?
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Re: Mega thread: Rainy day simple fixes

Postby Hrosskell » Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:33 pm

Furtaltik wrote:Not sure if this counts as Rainy Day or not but it is pretty unimportant.
Tailored outfit bought in Zhentil Keep

You realise that you are not proficient in using leather armour, and will be clumsy while wearing a deep silk cowl.
You wear a deep silk cowl about your waist.


It says silk...so why code as leather?
Also, aren't cowls for your head?


I've bought a lot of these sets in the past; it seems like something funky is going on there. I'd repost this to bug reports.
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