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Helegear Unified map
Note #27669
posted on General
Saturday, October 6, 2018 @ 16:31
As requested a while ago, I created a new unified Helegear Sea map that
includes all information scattered in other maps.
If anyone finds an error in this or my other maps, please send me a note.
If you think there is a non-trivial area without a good map, I'm willing to
take the challange.

Star's Oscar
Armor without wear location
Note #17995
posted on Bugs
Thursday, July 12, 2018 @ 14:47
I believe these are now considered as bugs?


+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
| Keywords   : fleet feet                                         |
| Name       : ~~ Fleet Feet ~~                                   |
| Id         : 1988789839                                         |
| Type       : Armor                     Level  :   200           |
| Worth      : 2,000                     Weight :    10           |
| Score      : 200                                                |
| Material   : leather                                            |
| Flags      : invis, magic, V3                                   |
| Found at   : The Blood Sanctum                                  |
+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
| Stat Mods  : Dexterity    : +10      Strength     : +5          |
|              Hit roll     : +10                                 |
+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
| Resist Mods: All physical : +11      All magic    : +8          |
+-----------------------------------------------------------------+

S'O
Re: runto / already there - inconsistency
Note #17866
posted on Bugs
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 @ 17:45
Reply to: Note 17865 posted by Fiendish

Must be an alias as you should get this:
You need to be at the Grand City of Aylor (recall) to use runto.

Re: in honor of YOU!
Note #39220
posted on Ideas
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 @ 07:36
Reply to: Note 39212 posted by Dexter

same goes to "Your daily blessing"
Re: Quiet pc systems ++++++
Note #7598
posted on Tech
Monday, February 12, 2018 @ 04:56
Reply to: Note 7596 posted by Fiendish

I'm going to take a different approach, and suggest yet another
alternative. You may consider migrating your children to a cloud
service. Selecting the appropriate service may depend on the
budget and enviroment you have. Some common services are called
Kindergarten, Nursery, Au-pair or General Hospital. Using such
services will lavarage the burden of handling chhildren in house.
Instead you outsource them to specialists who are much more
experienced in handling children than you are.
Covenant of Mistridge dishevelled robes
Note #16307
posted on Typos
Sunday, November 12, 2017 @ 07:34
Inconsistency between name and keywords:
| Keywords   : raggedy dishevelled robes cloak                    |
| Name       : disheveled robes                                   |
Re: Browsing the Aardmapper database. ++
Note #7387
posted on Tech
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 @ 02:11
Reply to: Note 7385 posted by Starling

You might also read about database normalization. It wil help
you understanding why things are split the way they are.
there is a sundamental difference between adding/modifing/removing data
and adding/modifing/removing structure of data. While the first type
should be expected and handeled, doing changes of the second type
can break the mapper in many ways.
Don't forget to backup the data, and change stuff only when disconnected
from the game.
Re: Level 1 Torso - Open EQ
Note #508
posted on Clan
Monday, May 15, 2017 @ 07:48
Reply to: Note 507 posted by Mackenzie

The Gaardian Outfitter is usually very good in finding clan eq.

Star's Oscar
Time hiding quest mobs
Note #17424
posted on Bugs
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 @ 02:09
time

*  It is 1pm on the 70th day of the Season of the Magi, year 35 AVT.
*  It is the year of Philosophy.
For offline time information, see 'realtime'.
[2379/2379hp 2247/2247mn 2527/2527mv 27qt 4820tnl] >
q i
You are on a quest to slay an eating finch!
An eating finch can be found in the vicinity of Hiding, waiting for daylight
which
is in the general area of Plains of Nulan'Boar.

The commands were in clan hall. Once reaching Nulan, the updated location
was reported.


PS Is there an option to have a 24 hours clock for us the meridian chllanged?
Re: assassinate works at 1%
Note #17408
posted on Bugs
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 @ 06:23
Reply to: Note 17405 posted by Hwuaijijal

FWIW I've also seen unpracticed passive skills being used and
gettting improvement message.
Most recently Holy rift
Stars' Oscar
Re: NoPK, yet being PKed +
Note #17339
posted on Bugs
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 @ 19:13
Reply to: Note 17338 posted by KoopaTroopa

It should be default on. When you go PK the flag can be unset as part 
of the relevant commmand.
NoPK, yet being PKed
Note #17337
posted on Bugs
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 @ 19:00
It seems that even if you are NoPK there are ways which you can be dragged
into a PK fight unintentionally.
My playing style is stricly NoPK, and it seems that there isn't an option
to avoid the case in which a WANTED player can initiate a fight with you.
I see that as a bug as it isn't documented anywhere. I believe that there
sould be a flag which sould prevent such unwanted fights.
Thank you.
New Partoxis Map
Note #26821
posted on General
Tuesday, December 20, 2016 @ 16:39
One of the most confusing areas in Aardwolf is The Partoxis.

In additon to the most useful "Gaardian's Guide to Solving The Partroxis
Labyrinth", I have created a new text searchable map that correct some
details in the existing maps and adds some new useful information. The
map is accessible from the aard wiki.

As usual, comments, questions, constructive criticism and destructive
criticism are all welcome. I'm also accepting requests to new maps.

Star's Oscar
New Infamy map
Note #26820
posted on General
Monday, December 19, 2016 @ 15:43
Ever got lost in Infamy?
Wondered until beaten by minions?
Coulnd't find Grendel's grandma?
A new Infamy map is accessible from the aard wiki.  As usual, comments,
questions, constructive criticism and destructive criticism are all

Star's Oscar
Re: Aardwolf Birthday Area
Note #17130
posted on Bugs
Thursday, December 8, 2016 @ 04:58
Reply to: Note 17129 posted by Bitties

Some more info:
What is actually displaies are three maps/rooms per movement.
The first is the real map:
A Large Field
{coords}0,30,20
Through the portal, you see a large green field, the grass swaying gently
in the wind.  A loud buzzing sound can be heard, and lemmings waddle about
everywhere helplessly.  Save them, before it's too late!

A Large Field
âââââââââââââââââ
â*!* * * * * *!*â
â               â
â*!* * * * * * *â
â               â
â*!* * * *!* *!*â
â               â
â*!* * * *#* *!*â
âââââââââââââââââ


[ Exits: N E W ]

[ Exits: north east west ]
A ball of energy floats here, awaiting orders.
This ls followd by two empty maps of the control center:

A Control Center

[ Exits: N E S W * ]

[ Exits: north east south west other ]


so even then using look one can't seee anything
HTH
S'O
New Horath and Deadlights maps
Note #26793
posted on General
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 @ 16:16
Hello,

I've created new text searchable maps for Horath and Deadlights
accessible from the aard wiki.  Comments, questions constructive
criticism and destructive criticism are all welcome.

Star's Oscar
Re: Billion Mobs Competition
Note #8405
posted on Games
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 @ 10:00
Reply to: Note 8382 posted by Lasher

Nov 18 03:45
Re: Other players combat during spellup +
Note #16252
posted on Bugs
Thursday, October 8, 2015 @ 11:39
Reply to: Note 16251 posted by Craigath

Indeed I was failing to fight A spirit of strong essence in deadlights
happened between 08 Oct 11:29:47 and 08 Oct 11:31:19 Mudtime
For some reason my combats seem to be leaking morethan other players...
Re: Battle bleed through for lack of another name
Note #16053
posted on Bugs
Thursday, August 6, 2015 @ 12:11
Reply to: Note 16051 posted by Elchanan

FWIW the messages from the real battle were:
You attempt to bury a Dagger of Aardwolf deep into Julia's back!
[4] Julia is unaffected by your backstab!
You stretch out your weapon and begin to spin violently!
You fail to harm anything with your spiral.

superhero check
Note #15984
posted on Bugs
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 @ 14:35
Help superhero:
You can use 'superhero check' to see if you have obtained a free superhero
from your daily blessing. If you are not level 200 and you use this 
command, you will simply receive the notice that you can only sh at level 
200 if you do not have a free superhero to use later.

Testing (have this DB)
superhero check
You must use the loud or silent option.

Star's Oscar
Death blow damage report
Note #15726
posted on Bugs
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 @ 11:46
It might be on purpuse but death blow doesn't report damage done.

[6] Your hammering blow does UNTHINKABLE things to a halfling cutthroat! [1120]
A halfling cutthroat has a few minor scratches.
[Fighting: 46144/46310hp 7617/7617mn 6902/7108mv 63tnl Enemy: 95% ]>
[1] Your light does UNSPEAKABLE things to a halfling cutthroat! [632]
Your death blow CLEAVES a halfling cutthroat in two!
[1] Your light does UNSPEAKABLE things to a halfling cutthroat! [642]
A halfling cutthroat is DEAD!!

Re: UTF8 map bug +
Note #15575
posted on Bugs
Friday, February 27, 2015 @ 04:22
Reply to: Note 15574 posted by Abelinc

Yes, same font (Lucida Conosle) is used for all clients.

I suspect it to be a GMCP issue, possibly some bug in Tintin triggered
by odd data sent by aard.

Stars' Oscar
UTF8 map bug
Note #15573
posted on Bugs
Thursday, February 26, 2015 @ 14:12
Hello,
I recently started to use utf8 maps and noticed some problems with the
map sometimes.
The client in question is With TINTIN++  2.01.0      
This is always reproduced on Palace of Song room Top of the steps rid
47027. It sometimes also manifests itself on other areas and rooms as well.

??????+???????+???????+??????
?
 ~#~ <*. ~#~ <#. ~#~ <*. ~#~
???????????????????????????
???

ASCIIed version of that map replacing Box drawings light horizontal
(U+2500) with - and Medium shade (U+2592) with S
------+-------+-------+-----S
S
 ~#~ <*. ~#~ <#. ~#~ <*. ~#~
--------------------------S
S--

ASCII map (for comparison)
 -----+-------+-------+-----
 ~#~ <*. ~#~ <#. ~#~ <*. ~#~
 ---------------------------
The map in Mush r1802 doesn't experience this problem but when
activating the echo there is still something odd there:
echo while maptype 1
                         
 ---- + ----- + ----- + ---- 
 ~#~ <*. ~#~ <#. ~#~ <*. ~#~ 
 --------------------------- 
 
echo while map 0 shows the map correctly.

telnet directly also show the room correctly when ising maptype 1, so
this point to either Tintin bug or possibly GMCP issue.
I don't know how to further debug this issue but would be glad to assist
anyone asking it.
Stars' Oscar
FT2 Task 2 initiation problem.
Note #14969
posted on Bugs
Sunday, August 3, 2014 @ 17:24
Hello,
After finishing task1, I'm having problem initiating task2 (Beast)
no matter what I try it is still not initiated. I keep getting
"can't even carry this book" message.
Is it possibly a bug?

Thank you
Help mind freeze
Note #13453
posted on Typos
Monday, July 29, 2013 @ 11:50
"simply squeeze, very, very hard..This mental freeze afflicts only one"
---------------------------------^
Extra dot over there
Re: Inconsistency in open command +++
Note #12925
posted on Bugs
Sunday, March 3, 2013 @ 01:38
Reply to: Note 12921 posted by Redryn

After you understand what happens it is quite clear. But still,
If you get "The door is already open." as a response to "op d"
You *would* assume that there is a door in that direction and it is open.
So Technically, it is not a bug, but confusing the inexperienced playes
is not good either.
I would still ask that to be fixed (for myself I now have an alias that
always emits open down)
Re: Inconsistency in open command +
Note #12920
posted on Bugs
Friday, March 1, 2013 @ 03:16
Reply to: Note 12917 posted by Dash

You can see it in many of the room in UnderDark. e.g. "The Cage" "open d" will
respond with "The door is already open." instead of "There is no door down from
here." This is very confusing.
Inconsistency in open command
Note #12916
posted on Bugs
Thursday, February 28, 2013 @ 16:51
Hello,

It seems that open d will be expanded to open door instead the expected open
down. This is a bit inconsistent with other direction subjects of the open
command. It might be better that the six direction subjects (newsud) should
take precedence over room and inventory objects of this command.
Thank you,
Star's Oscar