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When The Robots Get Bored...
« on: June 10, 2011, 07:16:27 AM »


...they build dance floors!

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Re: When The Robots Get Bored...
« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2011, 07:18:41 AM »
And the ice spindles turn into disco queens!

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Re: When The Robots Get Bored...
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2011, 07:33:41 AM »
How do you know it's for the robots and not the prisoners? Maybe the robots wanted to keep the prisoners busy while they were being imprisoned. :P
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Re: When The Robots Get Bored...
« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2011, 08:37:08 AM »
Because it says so here.
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Re: When The Robots Get Bored...
« Reply #4 on: June 10, 2011, 08:41:23 AM »
heh, I actually meant to write "hostages" there

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Re: When The Robots Get Bored...
« Reply #5 on: June 10, 2011, 08:56:43 AM »
When robots get bored, they make dance floors. When hostages get bored, they take over the dance floor.

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Re: When The Robots Get Bored...
« Reply #6 on: June 10, 2011, 08:39:16 PM »
You know, that pic could be a Pic Of The Day.  We haven't had a new one in quite a while.

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Re: When The Robots Get Bored...
« Reply #7 on: June 10, 2011, 09:58:33 PM »
You know, that pic could be a Pic Of The Day.  We haven't had a new one in quite a while.
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Re: When The Robots Get Bored...
« Reply #8 on: June 11, 2011, 04:54:20 AM »
How in the HECK is there 234 seconds to escape the mine??? Is there an easier difficulty level other than "Trainee" that I'm unaware of? Perhaps it's set to Kindergarten... no wait... Pre-K... no, no... I got it... DAYCARE... no, that's still to hard... nursery! Wait... still to hard... WOMB! lol So it goes: Preconception, Womb, Nursery, Daycare, Pre-K, Kindergarten, Trainee, Rookie, Hotshot, Ace, Insane.
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Re: When The Robots Get Bored...
« Reply #9 on: June 11, 2011, 06:16:18 AM »
The mine's escape time is set to be much higher than that of normal levels.

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Re: When The Robots Get Bored...
« Reply #10 on: June 11, 2011, 06:17:15 AM »
You know, that pic could be a Pic Of The Day.  We haven't had a new one in quite a while.
*cough* ::)

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Re: When The Robots Get Bored...
« Reply #11 on: June 11, 2011, 08:36:14 AM »
How in the HECK is there 234 seconds to escape the mine??? Is there an easier difficulty level other than "Trainee" that I'm unaware of? Perhaps it's set to Kindergarten... no wait... Pre-K... no, no... I got it... DAYCARE... no, that's still to hard... nursery! Wait... still to hard... WOMB! lol So it goes: Preconception, Womb, Nursery, Daycare, Pre-K, Kindergarten, Trainee, Rookie, Hotshot, Ace, Insane.

But I played Trainee when I was in Kindergarten!

Yeah, that level basically requires you to do everything during the mine destruction... and trust me... it's usually not enough time to find everything.
There are a whole bunch of invulns that are very useful even though there are no robots -- because you don't need to stop and shoot the red mines.

I did manage to find the hostages in that level once... never again.  And I'm planning an all-hostage, no save allowed run of D1, D2, and Vertigo on Hotshot next... doesn't bode well.
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Re: When The Robots Get Bored...
« Reply #12 on: June 11, 2011, 12:13:41 PM »
I always seemed to find the prisoners in that level fairly consistently. Not really sure how...I just managed to do it anyway as I'm running along grabbing things. :P

I now have a vivid image of a prisoner doing some disco moves in my head, BTW.  ;D
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Re: When The Robots Get Bored...
« Reply #13 on: June 11, 2011, 03:49:44 PM »
 I always thought the hostages were doing half jumping jacks. But I don't have those kinds of hostages anymore. I upgraded to the hi-res ones. I think they just stand there and look all... hi-res and sh**. lol
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Re: When The Robots Get Bored...
« Reply #14 on: June 11, 2011, 07:46:37 PM »
How in the HECK is there 234 seconds to escape the mine??? Is there an easier difficulty level other than "Trainee" that I'm unaware of? Perhaps it's set to Kindergarten... no wait... Pre-K... no, no... I got it... DAYCARE... no, that's still to hard... nursery! Wait... still to hard... WOMB! lol So it goes: Preconception, Womb, Nursery, Daycare, Pre-K, Kindergarten, Trainee, Rookie, Hotshot, Ace, Insane.
That particular level starts with you destroying the reactor, which then opens the door to the maze of tunnels you have to navigate in order to exit.  It's programmed with a really long reactor time just so that you stand a chance to 1) go the distance and 2) have a chance to pick up a LOT of additional power ups if you hurry hurry hurry.  It's actually kind of fun (which is good in a game).

 

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