Recent posts by punkbohemian on Kongregate

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Topic: General Gaming / Anyone playing dangerous adventure?

The big downside I’m seeing is the wasted tiles and shared mana. Two players doing 50% damage against an off color enemy works out the same as one character doing 100% damage to an in color enemy. On top of that, you lose the potential to have both the on-color and off-color character doing damage (effectively 150%) depending on how the board drops. And, on top of that, with all five colors, you never have an off-color enemy. The same 100% damage tiles would have the same effect for the one on-color as the two off-color.

The only upside that comes about is if you have a character like the rogue (with useless abilities late game) and you pair them up with someone who has good abilities. Then, the extra mana comes in handy. But, it seems one is sacrificing a lot to get that.

 
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Topic: General Gaming / Anyone playing dangerous adventure?

Is there an advantage to switching colors? I got the purple bow, and swapped out the green, but I still get green cubes on the field. Isn’t it worth having one of every color so no good cube arrangements go to waste?

 
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Topic: General Gaming / Anyone playing dangerous adventure?

Thanks. I was wondering about that lock thing, too. I guess that clears it all up.

 
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Topic: General Gaming / Anyone playing dangerous adventure?

I saw a comment that said that the player ended up with a YYRPP party. Does that mean you can switch out heroes or change their colors? If so, how do you do it?

 
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Topic: General Gaming / Astrox players?

So, I’m up to system 13 and have the best gear/ship money can buy. What do I have to look forward to at this point?

 
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Topic: General Gaming / games like decision, ZH3, etc.

I’ve been playing a fair bit of Decision 2 lately, but I think I’ve played it out. I’m looking for another top down shooter with upgrades (and possibly a city building/economics element to it). I’ve also played:

Dead Frontier – Interesting, but you pretty much have to build in very specific ways. I liked the market and MMO element of it, though.
The Last Stand Games – also fun
Zombie Horde 3 – Graphics could have been better, but the storyline was fun.
Mech Warrior – nice to play something that wasn’t zombies.

I’ve played quite a few others. I may have even tapped out everything kong has to offer. It doesn’t have to be a zombie game, but it just seems that a lot of games in this vein have a zombie theme. Any suggestions? Thanks.

 
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Topic: General Gaming / Astrox players?

I didn’t think of the afterburner option. It never crossed my mind as ships get slower the “better” they get. My top speed with the carrier right now is only 5, though if I shell out the cash, I could get it up to 9. At that speed, it’s still barely chugging along. I don’t think I’d be outrunning much.

The shield recharger is great, if you have the energy for it, btw. I’m at a point moneywise where I don’t mind filling half my cargo bay with missiles and bullets. I’m even tempted to go full missiles and bullets and get rid of the energy weapons completely, just so I have more resources for the shield charger.

I’m fine with slow killing, if that’s what it takes. It certainly beats fast dying. :)

 
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Topic: General Gaming / Astrox players?

So, I managed to get a carrier (the top rank ship) by the 6th system. My combat loadout is currently a large shield booster, two battle lasers, two battle cannons, a battle launcher, and a rare advanced launcher. This has worked really well the last couple of systems, but now I’m hitting some heavy resistance. I’m in system 11 now and I’ve hit a wall. I have the best ship, an assortment of the best weapons, and a shield recharger and I’m getting whipped pretty quickly when I get to the officer battle.

I’m thinking I should swap the battle lasers out for two more battle cannons. That way I have more energy dedicated to the shield booster, but I’m not sure if that will help enough. Can anyone recommend a better loadout? Thanks.

 
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Topic: Technical Support / Kong freezes my computer?

The old laptop is Win7, this one is Win8. The old laptop had no AV, this one has McAffe (it came with it). Soon, this laptop will be Linux Mint. So, I don’t think it’s an AV problem.

 
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Topic: Technical Support / Kong freezes my computer?

I’ve been running https everywhere for a while and recently installed an ad blocker, but have been problems since long before that. It specifically happens any time I load kong for the first time in a browsing session. It doesn’t have to be a specific game, it can happen with the main page. Also, if it’s malware, it must be really good at getting around as it happens not only on my old laptop, but also my new laptop that I recently received.

 
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Topic: Technical Support / Kong freezes my computer?

For some reason, and only for this site, my computer freezes for about 20-30 seconds every time I load kong each browser session. Has this happened to anyone else? Does anyone know of a fix? Thanks.

 
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Topic: General Gaming / looking for spectromancer:gathering of power tips

Never thought of that. I assumed they had the same deck every time. It worked, but I had to reload at least a half-dozen times to get rid of the sprites.

 
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Topic: General Gaming / looking for spectromancer:gathering of power tips

Ok, I get to the fourth battle and the guy lets out sprites and orc chieftains like there’s no tomorrow. Even with healers, I can’t stay ahead of the damage. It’s like 10 a round to me and all my creatures. Within a few turns he clears my field and I’m dead.

 
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Topic: General Gaming / looking for spectromancer:gathering of power tips

I’ll give it another shot.

Does it even matter what I pick for a specialty if it’s all about elven healers and phoenixes?

 
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Topic: General Gaming / looking for spectromancer:gathering of power tips

I think I just massively suck at this game because I’ve tried every strategy here and I still can’t get past the third battle for vanguard.

 
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Topic: General Gaming / looking for spectromancer:gathering of power tips

I’m doing the arena and am getting pretty well beaten. I’ve got the holy warrior class, but I’m mostly focusing on getting my fire power up and getting out some phoenixes with lower cost cards being used to either boost fire/air (merfolk), heal (elves), or as filler (spiders).

Obviously, this is not an effective approach. Can anyone throw some tips my way? Thanks.

 
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Topic: Kongregate Multiplayer Games / [Glean 2] how do i do the weekly/monthly clan quests?

I have the materials for the option I want. Do I need the materials for every option? But sometimes I even have that and it’s still a problem. And I have yet to complete a weekly/monthly quest, so it can’t be that.

 
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Topic: Kongregate Multiplayer Games / [Glean 2] aberrant matter and plasma

I’m in serious need for both of these.

1) Is there a good strategy for finding aberrant matter other than wandering around and hoping you come across it. At this point, I need at least 20 units of it, if not double that. That’s going to take quite a while just wandering around.

2) The only way I know to get plasma is by drilling or using dynamite on a geyser Can I even see these on the map? Also, I’ve been drilling because dynamite is not efficient (you need plasma to make the dynamite that might get you the plasma). However, I’m racking up a fair amount of damage doing so (mitigated by also scrounging for minerals I’m using for repairs. Is there an easier way?

Thanks.

 
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Topic: Kongregate Multiplayer Games / [Glean 2] Am I stuck?

Thanks for all the tips, I have it sorted out now.

 
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Topic: Kongregate Multiplayer Games / [Glean 2] how do i do the weekly/monthly clan quests?

I have the resources I need for the weekly/monthly quests, but it doesn’t let me select anything like it does with the daily quests. Is there something else I need to do in order to do these quests? Thanks.

 
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Topic: Kongregate Multiplayer Games / [Glean 2] Am I stuck?

I don’t have any red U’s on my radar, just white ones. And there are tons of white dots, but even if I go deeper than my safe limit, I’m just picking up stuff I can already get at safer depths. I’m good for about 125m across the board at this point (a little less on terrestrial). I go as far as 150-170, and it’s all the same resources. I go any further, I can’t get back in time to a safe area to keep from blowing up, even if I use minerals to repair as I go. I mean, the health bar just vanishes within seconds.

 
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Topic: Kongregate Multiplayer Games / [Glean 2] Am I stuck?

I think I’m having the same problem again. The next closest resources are about 50m past what I can get to safely. I’ve tried going for it anyway (using acquired resources for repairs), but I end up blowing up before I find anything of value. What’s the deal?

 
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Topic: Kongregate Multiplayer Games / [Glean 2] Am I stuck?

derp…that solved it. Thanks.

 
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Topic: Kongregate Multiplayer Games / [Glean 2] Am I stuck?

I’ve upgraded my ship as far as I can with the available components. It stands to reason that I need to research new components. However, none of the artifacts I have produce new components with the materials which are currently available to me. As for the materials that I do not have yet, they are all at heights/depths that I cannot yet reach with my current equipment. I can get to about 65m on a glacial terrestrial planet, about 110 on a aquatic planet, and 130 on an aerial planet. The next closest resources is something at aerial 140m+, but my ship stops at 135m and I cannot upgrade any further without discovering new components. Can anyone advise me? Thanks.

 
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Topic: General (Westeros Discussion) / Which family and why?

I started the game picking the family that was the same as Sean Bean’s character from the show, just because I felt bad about how it went for him. I’m not that far into the game, and now I’m wondering if a different family would have been a better choice. So, I’m thinking of resetting and starting again.

Is there any family you like more than the others? If so, why?