Ironman mode can only be enabled at the end of Tutorial Island by speaking to either Adam, Juan, or Paul before being teleported by the Magic Instructor.
There will be an option to toggle it off at any point the player wishes after the tutorial, but they won't be able to be turned back on after that.
During this process, Vedas maintained that this was "usual weekend behavior" for him and that he had consumed similar quantities of the same substances on previous occasions.
"I told u I was hardcore" was one of the last things Vedas typed, a phrase often quoted sarcastically on internet message boards and discussion sites.
Brandon Carl Vedas (April 21, 1981 – January 12, 2003), also known by his nickname ripper on IRC, was an American computer enthusiast, recreational drug user and member of the community who died of a multiple drug overdose while discussing what he was doing via chat and webcam.
His death led to debate about the responsibilities and roles of online communities in life-threatening situations.
Each type has their own armour (equivalent to iron equipment) and a chat badge to denote their status: There are also three hiscores for Ironman mode: One highscore table displays all Ironman accounts, while the other two highscore tables solely display hardcore and ultimate ironman accounts.
You don't use the same auction house and you can't play with other heroes of a different mode.
Two Hardcore heroes can play together and share items as long as they are both hardcore though.
Vedas then began consuming psilocybe mushrooms, which had been stored in a prescription medication bottle.
As the chat session progressed, one of the users in the channel, grphish, noted “that's a lot of klonopin” and this is thought to be when Vedas consumed 8 mg of clonazepam.