Recent posts by MamboJambo on Kongregate

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Topic: Kongregate / Top 10 threads of All-Time! [Nominations]

I vote for the Ultimate Photo Compilation Thread – the link leads to page 2 because page 1 causes massive lag of awesomeness.

 

Topic: Kongregate / The death of Kongregate?

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Topic: Kongregate / The Quirky Capricious Kongregate Competition Round 2: Balloons to be Free

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Topic: Kongregate / The Quirky Capricious Kongregate Competition Round 2: Balloons to be Free

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Topic: Kongregate / The Quirky Capricious Kongregate Competition Round 2: Balloons to be Free

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Topic: Kongregate / The Quirky Capricious Kongregate Competition Round 2: Balloons to be Free

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Topic: Kongregate / The Quirky Capricious Kongregate Competition Round 2: Balloons to be Free

Good thing my perfect score in optimal time and extremely hard Impossible Badge proof weren’t accepted (Hint: I’m better than every other competitor), this game sucks.

 
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Topic: Kongregate / Seeking some Feedback on Great Siege

I would suggest you add achievements/trophies/awards to The Great Siege II – but heavily unlike a big chunk of games where the achievements are generic, such as “Kill 100 enemies”, “Play for 3 hours” or “Beat the second boss”.
I like it when they are ranked, such as Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum. The Bronze ones usually consist of trivial and generic tasks such as mentioned above, and it gets harder and more creative as it goes higher. Platinum are the hardest of all achievements, and they should NOT be a crazy grinding task such as “Kill 9850 enemies” or “Beat the game 5 times in a row” (Like Megaman 9 for the Wii Ware does, or something) – they should be very creative and NOT something you would normally get from simply playing to beat the game.
To illustrate my point, I would like to go back to Super Mario 64 – how would Gold/Platinum achievements be in that game? For example:

  • Completing all levels without losing life nor collecting any coins
  • Getting every coin the Wing Cap Course
  • Beating the game 100%
  • Being able to chase off a floating 1-up that appear from trees while collecting all red coins in X Courses
  • Making a crazy and famous glitch happen (Inverted Rooms/Dark World)
  • Collecting the “secret” coin in Course 10 (The second snowy one)
  • Get all 74 possible stars capless/cannonless/coinless
  • Beating all Master Time Trials (If those existed, which would maybe be very hard, timed and for 1-2 stars per Course)

I would also suggest adding replayable levels with also sub-trophies in them, with possible extra challenges, like Kingdom Rush, AND separate challenges like SSBB with uncommon settings and different terrain/enemy than common levels. A variety of modes is also heavily encouraged, everything to make your game have a big replayability value and be fun for the common gamer without losing its appeal to hardcore gamers.
Listening to feedback from the comments upon release is also an amazing thing to do – when Devs do it (and do it quickly), they usually get quite a few extra decimal points in their rating, and public appraisal.
Multiple save files with % of completion (regarding all sub-trophies, achievements, levels beaten, challenges/time-trials completed, etc.) would also fit perfectly for those who like to complete their game 100%, it’s a nice number to look at, keep track and have fun raising.
Looking up way to encrypt your values, site-lock your game, and etc. are also advisable to minimize stealing and cheating on your game. Also, make sure to add a lot of USEFUL API scores to raise your chance of getting badges (but don’t overdo like KILLS ON LEVEL 1, MELEE KILLS ON LEVEL 1, HAS COMPLETED CHALLENGES ON LEVEL 1, SCORE LEVEL 1, TIMES PLAYED LEVEL 1, etc.)
What else… Oh yes, useful stats in-game, working Mochi scoreboards, extreme lack of paid content, royal lack of “visit sponsor for extra features” content, MUTE BUTTON, hot-keys AAAAAAND bestiary (even if there are no monsters, just different types of enemies). All of those should be included.


What I just posted is a suggestion for every single game out there based on my personal preferences. I’ve never actually played The Great Siege II past the Tutorial.

 
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Topic: Kongregate / The Quirky Capricious Kongregate Competition Round 1: Haunt the House

Originally posted by videogames518:
Originally posted by MamboJambo:
Originally posted by WiiPlayer113:
Originally posted by hiperson134:
Originally posted by LouWeed:
Originally posted by PR2_STORY:

Is there no current replacement mambojambo?

In this competition? Not as far as I know, but you can never be sure…

I don’t know and I don’t care. Too much time is wasted caring about people like that.

When’s the last time he has showed up?

A few seconds ago. Anyways, here’s my qualifying screenshot:

And my score for this round:

It’s too late to qualify. Frick stopped accepting qualifying scores not too long ago.

Oh really thats 2 bad

 
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Topic: Kongregate / The Quirky Capricious Kongregate Competition Round 1: Haunt the House

Originally posted by WiiPlayer113:
Originally posted by hiperson134:
Originally posted by LouWeed:
Originally posted by PR2_STORY:

Is there no current replacement mambojambo?

In this competition? Not as far as I know, but you can never be sure…

I don’t know and I don’t care. Too much time is wasted caring about people like that.

When’s the last time he has showed up?

A few seconds ago. Anyways, here’s my qualifying screenshot:

And my score for this round:

 
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Topic: Kongregate / The Pinnacle of Gaming Achievement! (Final Round!) Ben_B is the winner!

Originally posted by uuu2:

On Amberialites, to pass 1000m, take the reverse gravity thing and jump off the side of the screen.

I was hoping no one would find that out. :(

It’s Ben_B… how can you expect that :P

 

Topic: Serious Discussion / Social Education in America is HORRIBLE

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Topic: Serious Discussion / How does anything exist?

Earth isn’t 70% water, not even NEAR that, but rather its surface is.

 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / Great Apes: Humanesque Rights?

What about dolphins? ):

 
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Topic: Kongregate / Subscriptions

No, because you can’t know which rating one has given to your games and screenshots aren’t nearly sufficient proof seeing as image-editing softwares exist and it could be changed afterwards anyways. Please think before joining the bandwagon of owning Mafefe.

 
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Topic: Kongregate / Subscriptions

Favoriting system wlould be bad because:
“hey guyz fav4fav?”
“plz favv” X10000

 
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Topic: Kongregate / Subscriptions

It’s not just because we’re not exactly like an website that we can’t have one of its most amazingly useful features.

 
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Topic: Kongregate / What happened to Kong?

Originally posted by Aioria002:

…except Kongregate has been like that since 2007.

^This
So. Fucking. Much.

 
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Topic: Kongregate / Remember when collecting badges actually felt rewarding because there weren't over 1600 of them?

Originally posted by uuu2:

So are we supposed to not have many new badges then? When the badge rate slows down people complain about that (why is no one ever happy? D:). So was this thread created to merely rant then?

It’s a rant. Nothing can be done about it. I was bored and decided to create little games and MASSIVE OWN people here.

 
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Topic: Kongregate / Remember when collecting badges actually felt rewarding because there weren't over 1600 of them?

This is basic statistics.

ZOMG CAPTAIN OBVIOUS ARRIVED!!!

Kongregate should focus on what the masses feel,

Which means playing casual games, most of the time barely creating an account. BY THAT LOGIC WE SHOULD JUST EXCLUDE BADGES AND CHAT HUH??
The mass of active registered users want to collect all badges. I’ve been active in MULTIPLE chatrooms for 4 years and the GIGANTIC majority of vocal users (which is A LOT of the active ones) have a big desire to get all badges. It was far stronger before, with people sharing tips, having fun and playing a lot of games to collect them all. Now people still want to do it, but few even attempt it – because of the mass amount of badges.

And even if this was the case, Kongregate has implemented the BotD feature.

Few badges and BotD are not mutually exclusive.

Unfortunately, there is no way to prove that someone has edited a post of theirs, however I suggest you stop lying about it.

The burden of proof is you on. You’re making FALSE claims without ANY proof to support it. Maybe YOU should stop lying?

Anyone who is planning to get all badges should be familiar with the fact that there is a long way ahead of them.

What stupid reasoning.

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Topic: Kongregate / Verify Email to register account

^
Except there are thousands of those
Except actual legit users use them, Kong would not banish them
Except even without those it’s still quick and easy to create an E-mail
Except legit users, INCLUDING MODS AND ADMINS!!!!, create alts and it would only be a hassle for MANY LEGIT USERS


Bottom lines: Your idea is horrible.

EDIT:

Let’s say, maybe they can send a second verification email a week apart or something?

Wow, that’s even worse of a suggestion. Why torment LEGITIMATE users when you could, like, NOT DO IT? THE SYSTEM YOU’RE SUGGESTING WOULD TORMENT LEGIT USERS FAR MORE THAN WEAK TROLLS DO.

 
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Topic: Kongregate / Apparently calling someone a moron while in a heated, valid and constructive debate warrants a 24 hour silence.

omg I’m so butthurt mods omg :(

 
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Topic: Kongregate / A question about levels...

4. Answer to question: Nope.

Actually, greg, jim, emily, Ducklette and Alison (from the top of my mind) have already expressed that they want a purpose for levels and that they’re always brainstorming for ideas. So there WILL be a purpose for levels in the future.

 
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Topic: General Gaming / Pokemon: Rate a team!

Dragonite Can learn fly?

wtf that’s like
“squirtle can learn water gun?? LOL OMG

 
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Topic: Kongregate / Magic: The Gathering ONCE AGAIN GIVES 10 free points!

Originally posted by Sellyme:

Cheers!

(Must admit that when I first saw “Nicol Bolas” I thought it was a troll messing with Firebug :P)

This.