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DaTheif

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I did it boys.
« on: January 15, 2021 11:11 am CST »
I've reached Remort Level 15000.
I can mine Keldrinite at level 1.
I have over 28 million HP. So much hp that deus claims I'm dead.

I did not do this manually... I don't have that kind of time. I wrote an auto remort script that allowed me to keep remorting day and night for a couple years. Just had to make sure I didn't get disconnected or the server didn't crash.  Both happened many times.

Just thought I'd share my nerdy accomplishment with whoever comes across this.

https://imgur.com/a/iY7Rtv9

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Re: I did it boys.
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2021 12:24 am CST »
Congrats. I remember when it was a big deal that eViL was RL ~320 back in 2002.

Are people still playing these days?
Jonah, PCRPG player since 2002.

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Re: I did it boys.
« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2021 05:15 pm CST »
Not really, I've been the only one online for months.  There have been a handful of people playing over the last couple years though.  Would be cool to get a few more people in here once in a while.

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Re: I did it boys.
« Reply #3 on: February 8, 2021 01:02 am CST »
Congrats ! How many years did it take?!

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Re: I did it boys.
« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2021 10:11 pm CST »
Well I'm impressed.  =)  That's absolutely nuts.
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Re: I did it boys.
« Reply #5 on: March 23, 2021 02:08 pm CDT »
Congrats ! How many years did it take?!

I believe it took just under 2 years of 24/7 remorting.
In actual time I think it was about 3 years since the server would go down, or I would crash, or go on vacation or something and not be near my machine.

Typically I'd just setup my script every few days again and let her run. And boy did she run. About 25-30 remorts a day depending if it got stuck or not.

It was a learning process in the beginning but over those few years I've smoothed out the script to where (almost) nothing can stop it from getting back on track and remorting again.


Well I'm impressed.  =)  That's absolutely nuts.

Thank you, sir!

All in all, I had a lot of fun writing the script. I love automation and writing AI's.

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Re: I did it boys.
« Reply #6 on: May 1, 2021 12:50 pm CDT »
That's awesome! I think I stopped around RL 5000. Like you, I wrote my own auto-remort script. I think I really learned how to start thinking like a programmer thanks to Tribes. That was a good challenge. I'm interested in hearing how you implemented yours, how you handled problems, checked your position, etc.