The Grand Collection of Fails

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Re: The Grand Collection of Fails

Postby TheSchachter on Sun Apr 13, 2014 4:28 am

I now know to never use double-clicking to go down stairs, at least in Gaan-Telet. Accidentally triple-clicked right onto a level 9 dragon while at low health. This especially deserves to be there since this is the third perfectly good Gaan-Telet Assassin run I've squandered in a row, specifically on the second floor due to a silly mistake; the other two times were caused by temporarily forgetting about the Retaliate:Fireball effect.

I think the game really doesn't want me to beat the place with an assassin... (it's just regular Gaan-Telet. I shouldn't be dying so much XD)
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Re: The Grand Collection of Fails

Postby Astral on Sun Apr 13, 2014 11:31 am

Oh yeah misclicks.
Lately I've been committing the stupidest mistakes related to them. Some time ago I had a PQI in Labyrinth and for fun was worshipping EM. I planned to join in Dracul later so I was very careful about my bloodpools and only petrified zombies and plants. Then once I misclicked my IMAWALL and blocked a path... the path to my bosses with about 1/3 of the blackspace left.
With no wallbreaking tools I had to use Rex to knock me into the sealed area :P

For a very long time retaliate fb didn't cause me any problems, because I always check the monsters' stats and abilities.
Sometimes that's not enough:

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It was my 1st gorgon run there, and had such a great time. Ironically I even had CYDSTEPP. So what happened? That boss was slowed, so his retaliate fb wasn't shown. Seeing his weak stats I brawled him popping my DP, was about to fireball it a little before the regenfight, then I got trolled :(

I really wish retaliate fb and all the like abilities didn't disappeared when slowed, they should remain visible, maybe crossed or with a bracket next to them: (cancelled).
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Re: The Grand Collection of Fails

Postby Gakato on Sun Apr 13, 2014 12:51 pm

TheSchachter wrote:Accidentally triple-clicked right onto a level 9 dragon while at low health.


I also had such a case once, but I changed to the "newly" introduced feature: left click walk/cast, right click attack/talk. It's really helping a lot, the first two runs afterwards were a little bit weird, but I was surprised how fast I got used to it and it even feels natural to use another mouse button for attacking. :)

I would recommend trying this setting at least for a couple of dungeons. :)
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Re: The Grand Collection of Fails

Postby dislekcia on Sun Apr 13, 2014 12:59 pm

TheSchachter wrote:I now know to never use double-clicking to go down stairs, at least in Gaan-Telet. Accidentally triple-clicked right onto a level 9 dragon while at low health. This especially deserves to be there since this is the third perfectly good Gaan-Telet Assassin run I've squandered in a row, specifically on the second floor due to a silly mistake; the other two times were caused by temporarily forgetting about the Retaliate:Fireball effect.

I think the game really doesn't want me to beat the place with an assassin... (it's just regular Gaan-Telet. I shouldn't be dying so much XD)


So switch to left click select mode already. That's what it's for!
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Re: The Grand Collection of Fails

Postby TheSchachter on Sun Apr 13, 2014 7:01 pm

Gakato wrote:
TheSchachter wrote:Accidentally triple-clicked right onto a level 9 dragon while at low health.


I also had such a case once, but I changed to the "newly" introduced feature: left click walk/cast, right click attack/talk. It's really helping a lot, the first two runs afterwards were a little bit weird, but I was surprised how fast I got used to it and it even feels natural to use another mouse button for attacking. :)

I would recommend trying this setting at least for a couple of dungeons. :)



dislekcia wrote:
TheSchachter wrote:I now know to never use double-clicking to go down stairs, at least in Gaan-Telet. Accidentally triple-clicked right onto a level 9 dragon while at low health. This especially deserves to be there since this is the third perfectly good Gaan-Telet Assassin run I've squandered in a row, specifically on the second floor due to a silly mistake; the other two times were caused by temporarily forgetting about the Retaliate:Fireball effect.

I think the game really doesn't want me to beat the place with an assassin... (it's just regular Gaan-Telet. I shouldn't be dying so much XD)


So switch to left click select mode already. That's what it's for!


Hahaha, actually, there's one computer on which I play occasionally where I always use left click select, since the left button of that computer's mouse has a tendency to do those accidental double clicks that used to kill me a lot before I changed my own mouse. However, I'm so used to the regular left-click attack that I just switch it back on my usual computer, since right click attacks feel just a bit awkward to me (due to habit no doubt). I very rarely misclick, so I rarely feel compelled to get used to the alternative mode.

For what it's worth I love that it's an option and I feel it's possibly the best solution you guys could come up with to solve the misclick problem. Maybe I'll get used to it enough that I'll want it on all the time. For now though I'll just laugh at myself for three accidental deaths in a row :P
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Re: The Grand Collection of Fails

Postby Kestrel on Mon Apr 14, 2014 8:51 am

Retaliate fireball not appearing on the display when enemies are slowed is actually very annoying. Died a few times because of this one too
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Re: The Grand Collection of Fails

Postby Nurator on Mon Apr 14, 2014 11:38 am

If enemies are slowed, they do NOT retalitate your fireballs ;-) Multiple Fireballs are bad thats true :D
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Re: The Grand Collection of Fails

Postby The Tapir on Fri Nov 14, 2014 3:21 am

Decided to go through some of the dungeons I haven't played to get some classes and badges in those areas completed. Played a goblin assassin in Grimm's Grotto and ended up with Unstoppable and max level, two badges which I hadn't yet obtained for that area. Before leaving, decided to go into subdungeon (Sir Thrawn) and accidentally triggered him with no resources left except for a glyph that wouldn't level me up...

Needless to say, I was sad.
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Re: The Grand Collection of Fails

Postby Astral on Fri Nov 14, 2014 12:31 pm

Couldn't you regenfight him? If my memory doesn't cheat me he has low damage and is easily regenfought.

But anyways that is a sad way to lose. Shifting Passages stole some of my runs when I was killing my remaining foes to get unstoppable after the win, but thanks to the combination of EM's statues and walls I got completely sealed. At least I learned not to use Imawall on that dungeon without wall-breaking tools.
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Re: The Grand Collection of Fails

Postby Tinker on Wed Nov 26, 2014 9:59 am

I've beaten most dungeons within a reasonable number of tries, even the more difficult ones. Even Vicious dungeons or class challenges I could beat in no more than 1-3 attempts, I think what took me longest were The Labyrinth and Dragon Isles, with 4 tries each.

I remember though that there was one dungeon that I only beat on, something like, my the seventh try, and it was: Ick Swamp. I kept misclicking and getting barbed up by those menacing green bushes. Sometimes, after killing the bosses...
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