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While Helpless

NameWhile Helpless v1.0
Rating90%
AuthorPasi Kallinen
ForNetHack 3.4.3
DescriptionAdds different messages to death reason, if you die while busy doing something else.
 Normally when you die and are in the middle of a multiturn [in]action, you get "while helpless" appended to the death reason. This patch adds different reasons depending on why you're helpless, for example "while disrobing" or "while sleeping off a magical draught".

Does not affect saves or bones.
Downloadhttp://bilious.alt.org/~paxed/nethack/nh343-helpless.diff (33.9 Kb)
AddedJanuary 30, 2005 16:47
ChangedFebruary 20, 2006 22:58
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8 Comments

5Hudley's DungeonOctober 08, 2013 00:04
Time for a new acronym: YAFD (Yet Another Funny Death)[Quote]
 DargorSeptember 14, 2008 23:48
According to the combined patch here http://www.netsonic.fi/~walker/nethack.html the FIXME may be remplaced by "opening a container"[Quote]
5TimJune 28, 2007 13:31
Very useful. I only wish I had encountered it earlier.[Quote]
5muumiponiDecember 16, 2006 18:08
L: Because the Dev Team thinks not of everything[Quote]
4UglyNewtDecember 10, 2006 12:42
An immensely useful patch, and one that I was about to write for myself, had I not thought to search for it first.
I wonder how much this would increase the number of unique deaths...[Quote]
4ThvorOctober 02, 2006 15:48
Looks like a darn good idea. I'd be suprised if some of those come up often (while jumping?), but it'd be nice to know.

One issue: pickup.c, line 2101 has, "opening FIXME!" which doesn't seem ideal.[Quote]
5LOctober 09, 2005 20:24
Why didn't they think of this before?[Quote]
4TrajicApril 08, 2005 02:14
Very fun.[Quote]

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