High Score Challenge S11 - R3 - Boffin

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Re: High Score Challenge S11 - R3 - Boffin

Post by ctr » Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:09 pm

Finally did 13 with only one life lost, straight through 14, floundered on 15.
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Post by ctr » Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:05 pm

Level 18! This thing is a time vampire.
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Re: High Score Challenge S11 - R3 - Boffin

Post by KarateEd » Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:08 pm

ctr wrote:
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Level 18! This thing is a time vampire.
Only if you get good enough, only if you get GOOD enough!!!
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Re: High Score Challenge S11 - R3 - Boffin

Post by Leew » Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:28 pm

CMcDougall wrote:
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so I guess it never made it to elk
Boffin2 certainly did, hence I loved it more than chuckle egg & monsters :wink:
Yeah, I think I like this more than Chuckie Egg as well now that I have got into it :-)
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Re: High Score Challenge S11 - R3 - Boffin

Post by Leew » Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:30 pm

Got to level 8. Boy this one is a little tricky. Need to think on how to do this one...

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Post by sydney » Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:49 pm

Definitely the last go from me. Sorry Col.

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Post by KarateEd » Mon Feb 11, 2019 2:27 am

Sneaking up on.....and I do mean sneaking.....200k....
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Post by KarateEd » Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:11 am

Now it's starting to get really crazy. I'm not a fan of the 'yellow' levels.....
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Post by KarateEd » Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:17 am

High Score Tables Updated......
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Re: High Score Challenge S11 - R3 - Boffin

Post by FourthStone » Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:59 am

Broke 200k myself, thought I might get a longer rest from playing but everyone has caught up =D>

For some reason I had the impression the game had 13 levels... anyone know how many total levels there are?

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Post by fwibbler » Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:43 am

I thought cave 15 was impossible and then cave 16 came along and zapped my remaining lives in the wink of an eye!
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Post by KarateEd » Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:40 pm

FourthStone wrote:
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Broke 200k myself, thought I might get a longer rest from playing but everyone has caught up =D>
There will be NO REST for you FS...... :evil: :evil: :evil:
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Post by FourthStone » Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:22 pm

fwibbler wrote:
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I thought cave 15 was impossible and then cave 16 came along and zapped my remaining lives in the wink of an eye!
I'm feeling the same way about cave 19, cannot work out how to get one horseshoe tucked away between two platforms... :-k
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There will be NO REST for you FS...... :evil: :evil: :evil:
Indeed it's been a great season with lots of close scores =D>

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Post by Leew » Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:07 pm

New high score =135365
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Re: High Score Challenge S11 - R3 - Boffin

Post by KarateEd » Tue Feb 12, 2019 12:24 am

Well, unluckily, didn't make through leve 16 I think, the one before the yellow spider screen (the 2nd yellow screen)....had I gotten that, I'd be 2nd but because I didn't, I'm still where I was but with a slightly higher score.
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Post by FourthStone » Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:28 am

Today's effort... I didn't complete cave 19 even with 11 attempts but I did work out how to get the last horseshoe so hopefully can push a little further next run, it's all about precision pixel placement at these levels.

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Post by fwibbler » Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:03 am

Can't even remember what cave I was on, but its a real bugger.
Dont think I'm going to get further than this.
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Post by FourthStone » Tue Feb 12, 2019 11:03 am

Finally finished cave 20 and there are only 20 caves in total :D

Bad news is that caves 21-40 are a repeat of 1-20 with reduced colour but no other penalties enforced which makes for good scores but a long game.

Caves 41+ have a time limit which means you have to perfectly time every move and collect time potions in correct order without slow downs to be able to complete the level... it was quite challenging and a nice twist after the easy'ish 21-40 caves.

I made it to cave 43 and can't see myself progressing further for now.

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Post by KarateEd » Tue Feb 12, 2019 6:39 pm

Wow, you are kicking serious butt FS......nice going. i think it's safe to say your lead is likely to hold up.

Having trouble with the yellow spider level where you get chased right away. I'm sure I'll eventually figure it out but not in time to catch you I don't think.
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Post by CMcDougall » Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:30 pm

^run like the clappers to the right straight away Ed :wink:
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made it to cave 43
:shock: =D> =D> =D>
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Post by FourthStone » Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:39 pm

KarateEd wrote:
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Having trouble with the yellow spider level where you get chased right away. I'm sure I'll eventually figure it out but not in time to catch you I don't think.
If it's the jumping one where you have to jump across multiple platforms, jump all the way to the last platform then drop down and use the umbrella just before hitting the deck.

Sometimes though the guy jumps to far or fast and ends up dying, next turn be ready with right and jump keys already pressed down and the timing seems to change a bit to allow a continuous series of correctly timed jumps, remember to ignore the last horseshoe...

If you've timed it right you can use the tramp behind the spider to reach the last horseshoe then carefully come back underneath it to finish the cave.

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Post by KarateEd » Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:32 pm

FourthStone wrote:
Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:39 pm
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Having trouble with the yellow spider level where you get chased right away. I'm sure I'll eventually figure it out but not in time to catch you I don't think.
If it's the jumping one where you have to jump across multiple platforms, jump all the way to the last platform then drop down and use the umbrella just before hitting the deck.

Sometimes though the guy jumps to far or fast and ends up dying, next turn be ready with right and jump keys already pressed down and the timing seems to change a bit to allow a continuous series of correctly timed jumps, remember to ignore the last horseshoe...

If you've timed it right you can use the tramp behind the spider to reach the last horseshoe then carefully come back underneath it to finish the cave.
Yes, it is that cave..... I was attempting to get the last horseshoe exactly how you described before you told me so guess I was on the right path to success, just couldn't find the right spot. One time I got to this level with 18 lives and lost them all very quickly. Should have saved that one to practice, ah well...... thanks for the tips, at least I know I'm on the right track.
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Post by KarateEd » Wed Feb 13, 2019 7:13 pm

Level 18 is bugger. It's not that I don't know how to solve it, I do.....it's just that the timing is so critical that right off the get go you could be just trying to bump your score up with no chance of completing the level.....interesting but tough.
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Post by FourthStone » Wed Feb 13, 2019 7:37 pm

I was down to 3 lives left trying to get past cave 18 on my previous high score run, the timing and luck factor is crucial... the next cave is even better :twisted: but after that it's all cream :D

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Post by KarateEd » Wed Feb 13, 2019 9:00 pm

FourthStone wrote:
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I was down to 3 lives left trying to get past cave 18 on my previous high score run, the timing and luck factor is crucial... the next cave is even better :twisted: but after that it's all cream :D
In practice on my Master i have gotten through this level. You're right, it is very tight timing, especially that first jump. I always feel if I can get that first one done then I have a real chance. The 2nd last one I played, I get onto that ledge and hit the wrong key and as they say, that's all she wrote....it is fun though. I hardly remember 19 on the Master but I do remember it being tough.
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Post by M_Ron » Wed Feb 13, 2019 9:34 pm

Finally, passed 200,000!

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Post by KarateEd » Thu Feb 14, 2019 12:56 am

Finally got past 18 to 19 and the agonizingly horrible jumps just start all over again......blah.....
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Re: High Score Challenge S11 - R3 - Boffin

Post by FourthStone » Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:36 am

KarateEd wrote:
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Finally got past 18 to 19 and the agonizingly horrible jumps just start all over again......blah.....
Well done Ed =D> Two more screens and you've clocked the game, so close!

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