Sooo... Back to basics 2016

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Re: Sooo... Back to basics 2016

Post by Jesus C.Croft » 20 Apr 2017 10:04

Sometimes in order to have certain items in a wad, other items need to be reduced or changed in some form. Anyway, the uzis are the same as the ones in the Back to Basics Greece wad. They look perfectly fine :)
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Re: Sooo... Back to basics 2016

Post by Treeble » 20 Apr 2017 22:56

I'll provide proper feedback when I finish all the levels, but I'd just like to make an early note regarding the coins as a key. Not sure how I feel about them because of the 'invisible' keylock. I've already seen two different uses for it so far, and neither was exactly a clear indicator that something could 'go' in there. Ok, one had a lenghty flyby to show where they were supposed to be used, but even then you had to take two steps back to hit the right spot...

I also found the coins in Lara Croft and the Forty Thieves but completely missed its slot, though I obviously spotted the flautist sitting in a corner in the hideout. Maybe I didn't take enough steps backwards? Oh well.

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Re: Sooo... Back to basics 2016

Post by JesseG » 20 Apr 2017 23:36

Does anyone know when the competition ends? It was originally June 1st, two months ahead of the starting time. So is it June 17th now?
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Re: Sooo... Back to basics 2016

Post by Mytly » 20 Apr 2017 23:41

It ends on June 30th now.


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Re: Sooo... Back to basics 2016

Post by Treeble » 22 Apr 2017 15:00

I have another general query regarding the wad. The notes for The Temple of the Venerables state this:
- Lara can pull some large carpet, but you must find the correct position to let her grasp the rug.
I have never identified said large carpet so it might have been there for a secret only. I assume it's a clever SAS bloke or maybe even a trapdoor replacement, but was just wondering if anyone could show me what it looks like so I can keep my eyes peeled in future raids? TIA :)

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Re: Sooo... Back to basics 2016

Post by eRIC » 22 Apr 2017 15:46

yep it's in the sas drag bloke :)
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Re: Sooo... Back to basics 2016

Post by Scottie » 24 Apr 2017 02:17

Is this a Bug from the Editor? It is in the Level "A Perfume from Ispahan"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04vLYmr ... e=youtu.be
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Re: Sooo... Back to basics 2016

Post by DJ Full » 24 Apr 2017 02:30

Wow! I have never seen something like that...
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Re: Sooo... Back to basics 2016

Post by Mytly » 24 Apr 2017 10:50

I've seen a similar bug before - in Mr XY's Waterfall Valley Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HYYiNbKd3NA. Note that in that, Lara automatically bugs up to the upper floor, without having to climb through it. Perhaps it could be caused by the builder applying toggle opacity to the upper side of the portal and toggle opacity 2 to the lower side. :think:

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Re: Sooo... Back to basics 2016

Post by Scottie » 24 Apr 2017 12:20

Yes, this is also doable at the Place in my Video. I can jump up like in my Video and like in the Video from Mytly
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Re: Sooo... Back to basics 2016

Post by Talos » 24 Apr 2017 16:05

The objects of this BTB are wonderful!! :D Will be released the package after revealing the authors ' names and the winner (like last year)? :angel:

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Re: Sooo... Back to basics 2016

Post by Treeble » 28 Apr 2017 22:21

I certainly hope so, or at least I hope that some of the builders that couldn't make it in time for the competition still work on their levels and release them at a later date. Every level (with no exception) was beautiful, a true testament to the excellent building assets. And on top of that, what a delightful selection of audio tracks. Excellent work! Thank you and congratulations to everyone involved! :2thumbsup:
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yep it's in the sas drag bloke :)
Thanks eRIC, curiously enough I don't think I saw this in any level lol. I mean, I definitely spotted it in Finding Aladdin, but it had a completely different purpose there... ;)

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Re: Sooo... Back to basics 2016

Post by Dutchy » 29 Apr 2017 12:48

Scottie wrote:
24 Apr 2017 02:17
Is this a Bug from the Editor? It is in the Level "A Perfume from Ispahan"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04vLYmr ... e=youtu.be
Mentioned that to the builder after testing...I think that if you dont use Ctrl you can just jump through if you stand on a high enough part of the floor
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Re: Sooo... Back to basics 2016

Post by Mytly » 29 Apr 2017 12:56

Talos wrote:
24 Apr 2017 16:05
The objects of this BTB are wonderful!! :D
They are indeed amazing. :2thumbsup: My favourite object is the animating camel - it's so cute! :D I just finished 'Before the Afterglow' yesterday, and in that, you have to take the sugar bowl from in front of the camel and give it to the horse. The camel looked so sad - I wanted to apologise for stealing its sugar. :lol:

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