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Old March 18, 2018, 05:14   #1
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Question How to reliably have light sources?

6000 turns in I have run out of torches. I have oil for a lantern but I don't have a lantern And you can't really survive in Angband without any light, can you? How come light sources are so rare, that I have run out of them? Should every character level some smithing to create light sources?

  [Sil 1.3.0 Character Dump]

 Name   Shibbiry      Age      358       Str   3
 Sex    Female        Height  5'10       Dex   3
 Race   Noldor        Weight   153       Con   5
 House  Fingolfin                        Gra   3

 Game Turn    6,003   Melee   (+8,3d7)   Melee        8 =  9  +3  -5  +1
 Exp Pool     1,005   Bows    (+1,2d9)   Archery      1 =  0  +3  -3  +1
 Total Exp   14,405   Armor [+15,5-14]   Evasion     15 = 10  +3  +2
 Burden       110.6                      Stealth      2 =  1  +3  -2
 Max Burden   172.8   Health     44:49   Perception   5 =  2  +3
 Depth         300'   Voice      34:34   Will         8 =  4  +3      +1
 Min Depth     300'                      Smithing     3 =  0  +3
 Light Radius     0                      Song         3 =  0  +3

 You are one of several children of a bard from the house of Fingolfin.
 You have light grey eyes, wavy brown hair, and a fair complexion.


a) a Bastard Sword (-2,3d3) [+1] 3.5 lb
   It does extra damage when wielded with both hands.  
b) a Longbow (+0,2d6) 3.5 lb
   It can shoot arrows 20 squares (with your current strength).
c) (nothing)
d) (nothing)
e) (nothing)
f) a Wooden Torch (0 turns)
g) Leather Armour [-1,1d4]
h) a Cloak [+1]
i) a Kite Shield of Deflection (-2) [+2,1d6]
   It cannot be harmed by the elements.  
j) a Helm [-1,1d1]
k) a Set of Gauntlets (-1) [+0,1d1]
l) a Pair of Boots [+0,1d2]
m) 82 Arrows
   They can be shot 20 squares (with your current strength and bow).
n) an Arrow (Poisoned)
   It is branded with venom.  It can be shot 20 squares (with
   your current strength and bow).


a) a Piece of Dark Bread
b) 2 Fragments of Lembas
c) a Russet Herb
d) a Flask of oil
e) 5 Murky Brown Potions of Orcish Liquor
f) 2 Vermilion Potions of Slow Poison
g) a Smoky Potion {idk, tried}
h) a Sparkling Potion
i) Studded Leather [-2,1d6]
j) a Round Shield [+0,1d3]
k) a Kite Shield (-2) [+0,1d6]
l) a Great Helm [-2,1d3]
m) 2 Daggers (+0,1d5) 1.0 lb
   It can be thrown effectively (13 squares).  
n) a Longsword (+1,2d5) [+1] 3.5 lb
o) a Longsword (+0,2d5) [+1] 2.5 lb
p) a Longsword (+0,2d5) [+1] 3.0 lb
q) a Greatsword (-1,3d5) [+1] 9.0 lb
   It requires both hands to wield it properly.  
r) a Battle Axe (-3,3d4) 4.5 lb
   It does extra damage when wielded with both hands.  
s) a Longbow (+0,2d5) 2.5 lb
   It can shoot arrows 20 squares (with your current strength).


Shibbiry of the Noldor
Entered Angband on 17 Mar 2018

   Turn     Depth   Note

  1,774    150 ft   (Curse Breaking)
  2,113    150 ft   (Power)
  2,113    150 ft   (Crowd Fighting)
  3,751    200 ft   Fell into a chasm
  4,140    300 ft   (Leaping)
  4,391    300 ft   Fell into a chasm
  5,382    400 ft   Encountered Othrod, the Orc Lord
  5,773    350 ft   Encountered Orcobal, Champion of the Orcs

  ['Score' 006093997]
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