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lordraymondo

Sep. 23, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) This game is 80% fun and 20% banging your head on the ceiling like an idiot, looking for secret passages.

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Developer response from Arkeus

Don't worry, he's wearing an invisible helmet!

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Damnion

Sep. 25, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) Tip. Play through once completely before coming back to find everything. Near the end you find a secret passage locator beam, and at several points during you find items that allow you to get to more places.

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mohirl

Sep. 22, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) How to give yourself motion sickness: Grind the tadpole minigame for diamonds for 20 minutes, then focus outside the game window and feel your stomach lurch as your brain tries to figure out why your screen appears to be moving to the left and staying still at the same time.

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Camarila

Oct. 27, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) I'm pretty sure that Runner mode should be renamed to "Fireworks Mode", cause that's what it sounds like if you have a fully upgraded spread gun :D

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Arkeus

Sep. 22, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) I just uploaded an update with a few changes that you should see soon: Fixed freeze bug (if you click at the top of the screen), added story speed run times to high score board (sum of chapter times), fixed completion time and boss mode high scores, and decreased enemy spawn rate and speed in tadpole mode (so it's more fun and less frustrating). Thanks for the great suggestions and bug reports, your feedback is awesome!

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Paladia

Sep. 26, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) There are no hidden passages in the lava. I wish I knew that before I started playing.

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Pulsarus

Oct. 30, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) Maybe you make third part? A boy goes back to lab to help the gun escape too.

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Iam4Him

Oct. 5, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) After the first secret passage, I went crazy looking for them, not keeping count of my diamonds. I wondered why the bosses were so hard, only after 2 hours of play, i realized i never upgraded and had accumulated over 3000 diamonds. Remember to upgrade!!! lol

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MooseWithChild

Oct. 1, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) Do 'Attract' upgrades affect the Tadpole minigame or no?

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JupiterFist

Sep. 23, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) A good tip so you don't have to bang your head in the wall...... Simply, shoot at the wall. If your "bullet" explodes when it hits, there is nothing there... but if the bullet doesn't seem to collide..........

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zer00

Oct. 1, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) damn boxes...they kill me more than anything on run mode.

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marina32121

Sep. 26, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) Such an improvement from Diamond hollow I. A storyline, story mode, bosses.. Did I mention a storyline?

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jeffhardyy

Sep. 24, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) what is that red thing ? .. *jumps on the lava*

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MyNameIsNotSusan

Sep. 3, 2014

Under rating threshold (show) OK. So upgrades only register when you complete the level. Useful.

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kirayamamoto

Sep. 24, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) I dont think there is a second heart crystal on the fourth chapter. I can't find it. Im even using the x ray thingy. Its just not there.

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Developer response from Arkeus

The first is near the start on the right just a couple screens up. The second is on the right side on the same screen as the checkpoint near the magnet power up. :)

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FallingArrows

May. 8, 2015

Under rating threshold (show) I had survived a vicious onslaught of creatures in Runner Mode, attacking left and right as I ran for my life, guns blazing, only to be stopped by a wooden crate. Brutal.

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superuber27

Sep. 24, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) This is how you make a sequel.

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logan6585

Sep. 25, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) hope there is a third one. Good game 5/5.

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Ysayell1

Sep. 21, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) I'd write up some witty review, but honestly... i just love it. This game is awesome. Its like... Tower of Greed and Metroid and the essence of all that is good mixed together.

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shadownero50

Jul. 19, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) This game made pixel history. Nicely Done 5/5.

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vidC

Dec. 29, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) The moment the gun told me about his future plans=the moment this became more than just a computer game

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monstaa

Oct. 7, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) who else loves the sounds of hearing loads of diamonds attract to you?

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fondcoolmanonmc

Jul. 17, 2015

Under rating threshold (show) When I saw the controls for this game, the first thing I did was moonwalk

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scoobyfoo

Sep. 24, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) I HATE THE SNAIL KING!!!!

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livelong

Jan. 28, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) ... will the kid ever get his gun back?

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Developer response from Arkeus

He has a plan. :)

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JakobTheGreat

Sep. 25, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) All of you guys are wrong, instead of banging head or shooting, just go to level 8 and get the X-Ray, then replay all levels and get 'em all. Easy!

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aronzei

Sep. 24, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) No stone unturned. No crate unexploded. No wall unbumped. No lava pool unswimmed. I'm just glad I'm still alive after this. - The Playable Character

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Developer response from Arkeus

I'm doing Science and I'm still alive.

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barbed_wire83

Sep. 28, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) So what did the gun expect to do in his new life above ground? Be a hair dryer at the local salon?

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kingboo62

Sep. 28, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) After playing this game you may have the compulsive urge to test every wall in your house for hidden passageways.

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Sohakes

Sep. 30, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Completed boss rush and there is no badge... the badge is for normal mode, right?

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hexo67

May. 20, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) My conscience when playing this: Lava bad! we die in lava when we leap! No if we leap then there will be a secret passage that will save us! I guess your right... *leaps* *dies* T_T

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xDivinity

May. 6, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) First, I find it funny that every level 1 comment is negative with no constructive input. Anyway the game is good, but it could use a bit more work with the areas before the bosses, It's a bit annoying to go backwards to get more diamonds or just keep fighting the boss and hope you get lucky. Other than that it was a great game, good level design, good music, 4.5/5

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dareios

Dec. 22, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) the 500m badge came after refreshing

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Amaranthos1990

Dec. 19, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) @FlyFree12: Personally I like the rebound gun the best. It doesn't do as much damage as the prime, true; but the prime doesn't let you stand at the mouth of a passage, fire a few rounds, then stand back and watch the fun. And with autofire on, I can't even count how many times I just run around watching diamonds fall from killed monsters I never even see on-screen. As far as skills, you already have the main ones there. Attraction can be nice for early game when you don't feel like diving into lava for those last few diamonds, though. Also, Aegis is nice for not being chain-hit killed (somehow you get yourself backed into a corner, and every time you recover, you get hit again)

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Neovolpe

Dec. 22, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) I love almost everything about this game. It's extremely well done and addictive, and the classic art style fits it perfectly. I played through the whole story mode twice (the first time, and then again to find everything), played the mini games, beat boss rush, got the four achievements, and I loved everything but one thing... the end of the story. Seriously, what kind of sadistic jerk would make it end that way?? Why?? WHY?! I feel like I want to give it 3 stars just because of that ending, but it's too fun and too good to give any less than 4 stars. If the ending was better, it would be 10 stars (out of possible 5) hands down. Why did it have to end that way?! WHY??

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zelda77799

Sep. 25, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) Why was I underground anyway ?

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MiloMyotis

Feb. 25, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Take note that you can destroy circular saw traps with missiles

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ThirdLuck

Dec. 19, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) And now for a terrifying, menacing boss...a snail with a crown :O

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RoadDogg04

Mar. 1, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) Is there a good ending? I figured going back to get all the gems would give me one but it didn't :(

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Jappert

Jan. 31, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) Runner mode: oh it's just a crate....... FUUUU

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XBC30EP450

Dec. 14, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) X-rays? i officialy love this game

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HungryMock

Nov. 19, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) Mr.Epic made a good game

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Coliin23

Oct. 24, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) Rocket launchers can remove saws and when fully upgraed shoots about as fast as a not upgraded prime gun and are really useful in spamming bullets all over the screen.

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coty9090

Oct. 3, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) i really like this game, and it's one of my favorite on kongregate. If there would be a Diamond Hollow 3, i would hope to see more levels, and new mobs. The game, for me, is a little too short, and repetitive. It should be longer, i wouldn't mind playing these for long periods of time.

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ZarZ

Oct. 2, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) This calls for a third one!

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shellgon2

Sep. 28, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) umm, when you're in the cave, why is the lowest part of the cave filled with grass?0_0

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Sh33p

Sep. 26, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) I wish there was an upgrade to magnet attract those special diamonds that blow up enemies, give shields, etc

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Mako250

Sep. 25, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) shouldn't bazooka with absorb go through lasers? after all, laser IS a projectile from a monster

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Randomwaffle23

Oct. 26, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) What's that mysterious white stuff all over the floor? I don't think it would be snowing in an underground laboratory.

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azuzer

Nov. 22, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) BTW those nasty sawblades break when you shoot them with rockets.

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