Bleeko the Chaotic Elven Ranger 2022-06-07: Ascended in 49276 turns alt.org, Junethack Tournament version 3.6.6 Hadn't played ranger in twelve years, so fired one up for the June Nethack tournament. My first try ended badly with a mumak in the mines, but this second go stuck. It was an odd game. Itzak had two magic lamps in minetown, plus a co-aligned altar, so I went with GDSM. Below, I ran into two bones levels with some crazy out-of-depth monsters. One had a master mind flayer that got a chunk of my brain, and an Aleax wearing plate mail. The other had three or four giants. Came out with gauntlets of power, an amulet of reflection, and jumping boots. Actually had most of my kit by the time I hit the quest level. The game gave me pretty much everything I needed by the time I hit the castle. Had to use a wish on free action, and then tidied up some odds and ends. Never found gold detection. Ended up polypiling to get a couple then wrote the rest. Didn't waste too much time on the planes, and went right up the middle throught Famine on Astral, with a last wish for a Helm of Opposite Alignment when it turned out to be Lawful. ---Bleeko the Archer St:25 Dx:18 Co:16 In:20 Wi:20 Ch:16 Lawful Astral Plane $:0 HP:250(262) Pw:149(149) AC:-26 Exp:22 T:49276 Goodbye Bleeko the Demigod... You went to your reward with 1097653 points, Stormbringer (worth 8000 zorkmids and 20000 points) The Longbow of Diana (worth 4000 zorkmids and 10000 points) Sting (worth 800 zorkmids and 2000 points) The Bell of Opening (worth 5000 zorkmids and 12500 points) 10 obsidian stones (worth 2000 zorkmids), 10 jade stones (worth 3000 zorkmids), 9 aquamarine stones (worth 13500 zorkmids), 6 diamonds (worth 24000 zorkmids), 6 topaz stones (worth 5400 zorkmids), 6 opals (worth 4800 zorkmids), 5 black opals (worth 12500 zorkmids), 5 emeralds (worth 12500 zorkmids), 5 amber stones (worth 5000 zorkmids), 4 jacinth stones (worth 13000 zorkmids), 3 citrine stones (worth 4500 zorkmids), 2 rubies (worth 7000 zorkmids), 2 sapphires (worth 6000 zorkmids), 2 chrysoberyl stones (worth 1400 zorkmids), 2 amethyst stones (worth 1200 zorkmids), 2 jasper stones (worth 1000 zorkmids), 1 dilithium crystal (worth 4500 zorkmids), 1 turquoise stone (worth 2000 zorkmids), 1 garnet stone (worth 700 zorkmids), 1 fluorite stone (worth 400 zorkmids), 1 agate stone (worth 200 zorkmids), 1 amulet of reflection (worth 150 zorkmids), and 1665 pieces of gold, after 49276 moves. You were level 22 with a maximum of 262 hit points when you ascended.