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POWDER 113 released!
« on: April 15, 2010, 12:40:32 PM »
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You wouldn't know if from the change log, but I have been hard at work
on
POWDER for the last few months.

I do have new base 10 and base 12 versions of Akoi's tileset, along
with
corresponding fonts, but they aren't yet enabled in the default
builds.

* Fireball and Cloudkill always explode at the end of their
  trajectory.
* When you gain permanent intrinsics by evolving or lichifying,
  relevant temporary intrinsics will be cleared, preventing you from
  having a silver-tolerant lich. (Nathan Bogue)
* Timestamps on the final character dump and the description of how
  long you lived will now match.  (Deozaan)
* You can wish for bones and corpses without them instantly
  dissolving.  (Garron)
* You can no longer fetch items that have teleport fixed.  (Eris
  Discordia)
* When a creature (un)polys into a gargantuan creature, it will now
  also push away monsters in addition to crushing walls.  (Nathan
Bogue)
* Lich-form creatures that are undead no longer report it being your
  evil that was useless.  (garron Bailey)
* When you name an item, the menu defaults to naming the type rather
  than the specific as this is the usual scenario.
* The floor of the kiwi room is now the proper floor tile.
* Controled teleport onto the square you are already standing no
  longer reports that you are blocked, but that you decide to stay
put.
* Mysterious mapping of rooms fixed.  Thanks to Kender and Mental
  Mouse for tracking this down - it has been annoying me for six years
  or so!  (David Damerell, Eilu, Kender, Mental Mouse)
* buildall.sh should work with --use-home-dir again.  (garron)
* The option menu no longer has Load.  Instead it has Quit, which
prompts you
  if you meant this.  Loading is now only done from the main menu.
* No experience for killing your pets.
* Confirmation prompt if starting New Game with active saved game as
  one can easily accidentally overwrite it.
* Some spells when mistargeted no longer waste your mana.  Not all,
  so remain vigilant.
* Cancelling your choice in the Wish menu no longer costs a turn.
* Fix potential crash when you are killed by splash damage from a
thrown
  item.

http://www.zincland.com/powder/

Hooray!  Been some months since POWDER rolled along last.
Brian Emre Jeffears
Aspiring Designer/Programmer/Composer
In Training