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Herblaw

Oct. 1, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) no idea what i was doing the entire time or what anything was

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Eklei

Jan. 6, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) After playing briefly, my intention was to rate this game 3/5. After finally getting the hard badge, I rated it 1/5. This is an honest rating because I honestly hated it by the end. I would say the hard badge should be impossible, but really this game doesn't deserve badges at all. The game is not hard so much as it is stupid, and there are a few basic problems: (1) the tail is too long and too unresponsive; (2) the locational damage of armor and blades abuses the sloppy control; (3) powerups are far too rare; (4) objects dart in from nowhere at random times and random speeds; (5) the claustrophobic screen has too little space to maneuver. These are all examples of Fake Difficulty, and the game is far too reliant on luck. Futility is having swarmers spawn directly on chunks of tail, and this perfectly encapsulates the Oroboros gameplay experience.

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chaotrix2

Jul. 12, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) OK - I was willing to let the fact that the game had no tutorial slide, and the first lvl seemed intruiging; the idea of the game was to protect your tail and eat stuff I thought, fine. Then in the next level it tells me to attack with my tail whilst protecting it... And in the next level it tells me that I have to destroy my food to protect my tail so that i can use it to kill things. WTF?

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Kenji_03

Aug. 21, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) By far, the hardest easy badge EVER earned

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Dolraith

Aug. 2, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) Ok, an explanation for those confused. 1. Energy Bombs are for the little antimatter particles that look like food. They will destroy all your food(which might be good since food can hurt you, too), AND all of the purple antimatter gobs. 2. Blades: Each segment will gain blades. If you hit a seeker with a BLADED segment, the seeker dies. If you hit a seeker with a naked segment while having some segments bladed, he will latch on. Every time you hit anything with a bladed segment, the blades degrade some. 3. This game is not about destroying things. It's about dodging and surviving. Be happy there is ANY way to destroy things at all. Your focus should be: Dodge > Eat > Destroy. 4. The way to get a high score is, as Luisn said, to get a big multiplier in the beggining levels.

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brianistheman

May. 16, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) False Difficulty, 'nuff said. Game is incredibly challenging not because of depth of the game but because the tail is out of control 90% of the time and there are so many projectilces. Love the concept but I can't say I enjoyed this game very much :^/

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posieden33

May. 10, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) dont get it at all .... lol

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jeffallen55

Aug. 30, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) I can't find any way to tell if my blades are activated or not. What does a bladed segment look like? Which enemies are seekers? I'm only here for the badge, I've played 5 times, and killed 1 thing (somehow, at some time, no idea when).

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KBHoleN1

Oct. 3, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) Hard badge seekers: Do not be discouraged by your low score! Keep playing! I was around 60,000 when I hit the level with lots of seekers and blades. That level boosted my score to over 150,000. A few levels later there is nothing but food, just collect the food and increase your multiplier (agility and cohesion help scoop up food without losing your tail). My mutli went to 20 and my score was over 600,000. With that multiplier on the following level my score was over 1,000,000 in no time! The scoring system is silly, yes, but just keep in mind that being at 40,000 does not mean you are THAT far from the hard badge. Just stay alive and keep playing, look for that all-food level!

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JKnolling

Sep. 26, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) This game itself isn't wasn't too bad, but when you have to go down to the comments to learn how to play it, something is definitely not right.

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flamewolf33

Sep. 10, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) this game is a very interesting idea and design, its just WAY WAY WAY the hell too hard. There is NO way to protect all of your tail once it is above 4 segments, it is just too long and there are just too many enemies. After 30 minutes of playing, I am only at 40,000 points... how the hell are we supposed to get 1 million? that hard badge is complete bullsh*t

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jrm115

Mar. 18, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) for those not knowing norse mythology, which is probably most of us, Ouroboros was a giant serpent-like dragon who circled the world like a belt, and had to put his tail in his mouth.

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Angried

May. 8, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) description ends on "HAPPY HAPPY HAPPY" ??

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Schw_Pestbeule

Jun. 1, 2015

Under rating threshold (show) Why am I dead all of a sudden? What happened? Odd game ... odd to see badges here.

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IsaiahD97

Nov. 6, 2014

Under rating threshold (show) 1/5 would become a lot better if it wasn't for the fact that the energy that you have to collect didn't damage your tail too

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Francarf

Mar. 20, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) I hate it, I press X because I've just got the bonus to do it. But there is absolutely no obvious signs that you've done it right. I've died so many times just bevause I thought that it was alright. And you can't know when the effect will end.

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scottferrozzo

Oct. 27, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) This is one of the worst games I have ever played.

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nelag3

Aug. 16, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) This has to be one of the worst games I have ever played. How on earth am I supposed to even know what I'm doing? I think I'm doing fine, then I eventually die. I look at my score, I have 36k... wtf? 1million? Yea, right. Crap game 1/5

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Carlyndra

Jul. 19, 2014

Under rating threshold (show) No badge is worth this

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dolton36

Dec. 1, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) got the asy badge NO WAY going or the one mil badge o.O abit stupid your food hurts you

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mmwmmw

Jul. 6, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) that bombs, instead of destroying my enemies, destroy the food that i eat? i'm supposed to avoid my tail getting hit or do i attack guys with it? make up your goddamn mind. this game is nonsense 1/5

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awm17

Dec. 7, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) I have to agree on the confusing complaints. After a few games and being no further along in figuring out what is good and what is bad I just rated it a 1/5 and gave up.

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Ichigobankai

Dec. 27, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) I can tell you put a lot of time into this game, but it is just terrible. It is pretty much impossible to slice anything with the blades, you can be killed by your food, it just sucks. It's just awful.

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dantebessi

Mar. 5, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) So THAT'S why it's the least earned badge on Kong.

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KingDanAllDay

Sep. 17, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) The easy badge is actually very easy to get. For the first upgrade max out your tail of blades and you can slice two seekers in the 2nd round with the tail of blades power-up. Restart and repeat until you get 5, show people that's how you get one of the lowest earned easy badges.

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graveyard890

Sep. 2, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) After playing this game for 2 years, I finally got the damn easy badge. I am not even going to try for hard. Never playing this game ever again now.

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FlameZHero

Nov. 13, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) Woah...I just got the easy badge?For people who want to know how to get the easy badge, upgrade your blade durability to MAX, and then get the Blades PowerUp, and kill 5 seekers with it.

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bliznik

Nov. 8, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Actually a very easy HARD badge to get so long as you spend ALL of your time avoiding enemies. Ignore blades, ignore armor. Those powerups are so rare so as to be useless (the only exception is the level with constant blade powerups, and the level with ZERO enemies). Just keep avoiding everything, and you'll get a million points easy.

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MaestroDT

Jun. 27, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) it'd be so much easier to kill 5 seekers if i knew wtf a seeker was. cool game, horrible instructions.

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bandicoot97

Nov. 15, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) got the easy badge!

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mikel1094

Sep. 6, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) the instructions are so unclear. 1/5 badges too hard also

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Luisn0

May. 26, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) Yay got the badge. A tip for all of those struggling out there: You want to not get hit at all the first couple levels, maxing out your bonus tail to like x20 will get you to 1,000,000 easily, I got x20, then got hit and went back up to x16 somehow. (Use your evos on segment cohesion and retraction stamina, mainly segment cohesion though)

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graveyard890

Aug. 20, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) Vote + if this is the hardest easy badge you have ever earned. (if you earned it)

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daniel112666

May. 21, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) Hardest. Easy Badge. Ever.

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Code2004

Mar. 20, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) No idea what's happening. Can't give more than 2/5.

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Sinael

May. 3, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) How to use blades as weapon?

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jallerton

Jun. 11, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) This is like an insanely extreme version of Snake but not nearly as fun.

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TwistedAxels

Nov. 14, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) to get the easy achievement well easily just play level 1 and 2 and kill 2 seekers each time. Because the kills are cumulative between games just start new game after level 2 and it should only take about 10 min (3 games) to win.

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Lawrencez

Oct. 26, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) I don't understand this game, AT ALL.

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jackyking

Dec. 8, 2009

Under rating threshold (show) This game is exciting and interesting!!!=] The hints are that you just keep eating the white things. Once you have 3 upgrade points, add them to agility and the one above it( forgot the name) Once these two get to max level, then add points to top right one which help you to protect your tail from being attacked. Next, add point to blade and then finally shield. If seekers come, just shake your tail to get rid of them. But make sure your tail is in blade form(you can eat balde power and then press 'x' to change your tail to balde) ***Remember not to use your tail to touch the white things and the mobster with an ugly eye and the small purple bombs.*** That's all you need in this game. Enjoy yourself and the awesome game!!!=]

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iGark

Mar. 25, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) Once you get past the lack of a decent tutorial and the confounding beginning, a fairly decent game emerges from a shell of awfulness. 3/5

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pixelove_me

Aug. 22, 2014

Under rating threshold (show) "Submit you score" WHAT A CRAP -.- "Thanks" You're welcome..

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Da1andOnlyPharo

Jan. 2, 2014

Under rating threshold (show) the easy badge is not that hard, when you first get the blades a seeker will come and u will probably inadvertently kill it, and from my experience u pretty much have to play through it five times getting that same exact kill. I can't even begin to imagine how to get the hard badge...after a while, i seemed to understand the mechanics of the game but my highest score was around 50K. Altogether, interesting concept but poor execution (and badging; looking at you kong)

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N1ghtshade3

Jul. 22, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) If you stop moving the mouse, it starts having like a frickin' seizure or something. Try it. It may just be the best thing about this game. Obviously the gameplay itself isn't.

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N1ghtshade3

Jul. 22, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) The easy badge is NOT that hard...all you have to do is play the game until you get to the tutorial-ish part where they give you the tail of blades, about 30 seconds in. Use it until it is depleted, then simply start over. Please help others see this, obviously a lot of people are having trouble ;)

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silaaron

Apr. 3, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) this is one game that NEEDS a tutorial

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ritchieric

Jan. 6, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) i just died because.....? Crap

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Dudely

Mar. 14, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) you know what's stupid? I don't even know what a seeker is. Easy badge fail.

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MikeNovak

Nov. 2, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) I find your lack of game disturbing.

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graveyard890

Aug. 15, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) This game is so bad, that more people have the Pandemic 2 Impossible badge, than the Oroboros easy badge, and Oroboros badges came out a year before Pandemic 2

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