Typo collection
issueid=716 02-01-2012 08:25 PM
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Number of reported issues by jt: 149
Typo collection

From bug list:

The following typos were fixed:

Polemarms - It says 'Affinity for polemarms' in the initial selection screen for talents.


Adequataly - It says 'and adequataly connected to the flow of mana' in the monster memory for a displacer beast.

To you - The game asks: 'What type of scroll to you wish to create?'

With missing - A weather report: 'The sky is filled blazing stars.'

Is fills - Another weather report: 'This moon-lit night is fills with oppressive heat.'

On/in - When entering the Old Barbarian's clearing, the message that appears is 'You immediately feel at peace on this beautiful clearing.'

Skeletal king (monster memory) - Both instances of "It's" should be "Its,". Also, the fifth sentence seems as if it should begin "Skeletal kings" instead of "Skeletal Kings,".

Greater white unicorn - Missing 'to' in its speech: 'Once I will be able all corruption that has been inflicted upon you.'

Absolutly - It says 'You feel absolutly mad!' after eating a greater claw bug corpse.

Two weapon - One message is: 'Weight of the two weapon'.

Water orb - The message when putting the orb is 'Suddenly the humidity dispenses and everything is normal once more.' - it should be 'disperses'.

Tamborine - It should be Tambourine(s).

'The the djinni is gone.' - There is a 'the' too much in the message displayed when a djinni disappears.

Homunculus (monster memory) - It says: 'They are able to make you fall asleep by touch you.' It should be '[...] asleep by touching [...]'.
Issue Details
Issue Number 716
Project ADOM (Ancient Domains Of Mystery)
Category Unknown
Status In Progress
Priority Unknown
Affected Version ADOM 1.1.1
Fixed Version (none)
Milestone (none)
Users able to reproduce bug 0
Users unable to reproduce bug 0
Assigned Users (none)
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01-19-2013 04:09 AM
Some typos in the manual:
"Grey Elves despise Mist Elves" ---> "Gray Elves despise Mist Elves"
"divisable by 7" ---> "divisible by 7"
"great endurace" ---> "great endurance"
"in his off-hand" ---> "in his left hand"
"equal in power level to demi-gods" ---> "equal in power level to demigods"
"able to backlash the mental powers upon the Mindcrafter" ---> "able to turn the mental powers upon the Mindcrafter"
"all roeguelike games" ---> "all roguelike games"
"in his own" ---> "on his own"
"added ones the respective" ---> "added once the respective"
"only whole integers" ---> "only integers"
"according to metric measuring" ---> "according to metric units"
"command line options" ---> "command-line options"
"make ADOM to create" ---> "make ADOM create"
"how to define new key bindings" ---> "how to define new keybindings"

Also, more a matter of style/consistency than of typos:
- contrary to the other races, we have the plural "MIST ELVES" instead of the singular "MIST ELF", and the list of their skills not in alphabetical order
- in the Ranger class description, one occurrence of "Two-weapon combat" instead of the "Two Weapon Combat" used elsewhere in the manual
- in the Dice section, "use dice to determine random events" puts together two words quite at odds, "determine" and "random"; maybe "use dice to generate random events" would sound better
- in the list of command-line options, the manual uses sometimes the imperative (display, use), sometimes the third person (prints, displays)

A typo from a mist elf's background story:
"towards adolescence: Your Destiny Quest" ---> "towards adolescence: your Destiny Quest"

Typos in a monster description:

US vs. UK English:
If I understood correctly, the game follows the US spelling. If so, you should also change these:
- in the manual:
"that favour the character" ---> "that favor the character"
"enough free space on your disc" ---> "enough free space on your disk"
"ADOM's behaviour" ---> "ADOM's behavior"
"still marvelling" ---> "still marveling"
- in the manual and in the game: the name of the spell "Divine Favour" ---> "Divine Favor"

01-19-2013 04:50 AM
Senior Member
Also regarding US spelling are the new messages when sacrificing "<deity> favours you" and "<deity> favours you greatly" -> favors.

01-19-2013 07:56 PM
Ancient Member

02-01-2013 06:09 AM
A typo in the description of Hawkslayer, the burly adventurer: "his moves prove his experience from endless adventurers" ---> "his moves prove his experience from endless adventures".

02-02-2013 05:04 PM
Ancient Member
Boss monster description error:
Ar'Xanth, the wraith.
The air around the wrath is filled with stench of decay. Patches of black mold start to grow on everything in the vicinity of this creature.

Should be wraith

02-23-2013 01:30 AM
Junior Member
When using Gardening to harvest seeds: "You harvest heap of 2 seeds" and "You harvest seed"; missing "a".

02-23-2013 02:42 AM
()Some messages reflecting the PC's perception in the monster memory are in the second person instead of the third:
-->"extremely unconnected to your surroundings",
-->"somewhat disabled in your perception",
-->"called "Hawkeye" by your friends".

()Full stop missing after "moderately alert" in monster memory description for the PC: "and moderately alert He <...>"

02-24-2013 06:09 AM
Ancient Member
Quote Originally Posted by kNightCrawler
()Some messages reflecting the PC's perception in the monster memory are in the second person instead of the third:
-->"extremely unconnected to your surroundings",
-->"somewhat disabled in your perception",
-->"called "Hawkeye" by your friends".
ADOM is a Role Playing Game. Shouldn't evrything be: you and your?

02-24-2013 01:49 PM
Quote Originally Posted by Stingray1
ADOM is a Role Playing Game. Shouldn't evrything be: you and your?
If you look up the PC's own name in the monster memory, all (other) info is written in the third person; my understanding was that this is the case because the monster memory is meant to be read like an encyclopaedia, indiscriminate of whom is reading it. But then again, many entries for monsters (e.g. cave tigers) make references to the player...

Whether or not the third person should be used, all info should be consistent anyway.

02-24-2013 02:30 PM
Senior Member
The monster memory has always used the third person for the monster even when the monster was the PC.

03-14-2013 05:14 AM
Typos in the manual:

In the Ratling race description:
"a matter of dispute with sages" ---> "a matter of dispute among sages"
"No matter what they are accepted as skilled traders" ---> "No matter what, they are accepted as skilled traders" (missing comma)
"Ratlings grow to about 5 and a half feet in size and weight 90 to 120 pounds" ---> "Ratlings grow to about 5 and a half feet in size and 90 to 120 pounds in weight" (or "Ratlings grow to about 5 and a half feet in size and weigh 90 to 120 pounds")

In the Duelist class description:
"skewer his opponents with a rapier darting through his defenses" ---> "skewer his opponents with a rapier darting through their defenses"
"lunge at their opponent from an amazing range and smash them over the head" ---> "lunge at their opponents from an amazing range and smash them over the head"

05-01-2013 11:38 AM
Ancient Member
Upon achieving level 25 as a Chaos Knight the class power states: 'You gain a variable bonus to ST, DX and TO (newly determined each turn).'
Also in the 'use class power' screen, accessed through Ctrl-x.

Everywhere(I think) else Strength, Dexterity and Toughness is abbreviated to St, Dx and To respectively.

06-06-2013 02:07 PM
Ancient Member

"Your bodily tissues seem to be in a state of decay requiring a lot of will to stay up (St: -5, Wi: +10, Ap: -5, -10 Speed)." (speed)
"Corruptions is less effective the more corrupted you become.", "Corruptions affects you with but 75% effectiveness.", "Corruptions affects you with but 50% effectiveness." (Corruption)
"this nastly little thing would be horrifying" (nasty)
"The uncursed black gauntlets hits the karmic lizard falling to the ground harmlessly." (hit; apparently this doesn't respect "naturally" plural items)
"The orc ignores uncursed thick gauntlets (-1, -2) [+0, +1]." (ignores the)
"and called "Hawkeye" by your friends", "and somewhat disabled in your perception", "and extremely unconnected to your surroundings" (his/her, since this text describes the PC)
"and moderately alert" (alert.)
"but already they're becoming more and more of a danger" (they're already)
-god- booms: "*YOU DARE TO SACRIFICE MY GIFTS AT MY HOLY PLACE?!?* (Missing " at the end)
"Eternity be with thee!!", "Ssssseeee you sssssooon!!" (The game appends an exclamation mark at the end of the messages, but they already have one)

06-06-2013 05:14 PM
Ancient Member
I am not entirely sure about this one, but will post it anyway. To me it sounds incorrect.

In the manual under 'Player Characters: Races & Classes', subsection 'Hurtlings':

"One of their favored sports is tossing rocks...."

To me, favorite, sounds better?

06-17-2013 08:27 AM
Ancient Member
On the entrance screen: "[h] view the highscore,"

I think it should be highscores.

Well, unless you've only played one game.

06-17-2013 07:35 PM
Ancient Member
When harvesting herbs: "You harvest heap of 2 herb seeds."

06-19-2013 06:25 PM
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Fixed all typos until this point. :)

06-29-2013 05:24 PM
Ancient Member
When throwing a potion of visibility at an invisible stalker it says: "the potion significantly effects the invisible stalker!"

Should be "affects".

07-16-2013 12:23 PM
Ancient Member
Entered a level and got message(s): "You hear the sound of falling coins.You suddenly feel threatened." (missing space after first period)

07-19-2013 04:22 PM
Ancient Member
In the Manual under [E] Skills:

"Smithing: Smithing allows the PC to reapair damaged or destroyed metal items...."

"destroyed" implies that it doesn't exist anymore, maybe "broken" instead.

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