Recent posts by AaronNinjaKiwi on Kongregate

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Topic: Bloons Monkey City / FOR THE LOVE OF GOD

Originally posted by ThomasUndhari:
Also, I figured out the problem, it is a specific animation that is causing massive problems in Chrome (the engineer foam). It is probably specific to my graphics chipset in my laptop, but flash and chrome are fully updated with the highest resource settings possible and it still slows the game down to a crawl even with only a handful of balloons on screen. Since the devs never bothered to even look into this problem or respond except to delete my comments in the comment section back when I was being polite, I dont feel the need to share this with them to fix it.

Sorry we didn’t respond, but we do look into issues when they’re raised. In this case the only answer would have been “We’re not seeing a general issue here. But we’ll look into it.” but you posted while we were away on holiday and the response itself wouldn’t help you at all.

We also haven’t deleted any of your posts. The moderators/kong admins delete posts that are causing flame wars in this case.

Implementing something to disable animations that don’t slow down the game for most people isn’t the best use of time. andyman_aus’s explanation of game development/business reasoning is good.

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Topic: Bloons Monkey City / Dealing with hackers?

Grab a screenshot showing what you think is hacking and send it through to (make sure we can see their username)

We can and do ban people for hacking when there is proof.

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Topic: Bloons Monkey City / Can't connect

We’re looking into this issue. Should be back very soon.

It’s a separate issue to what some people were seeing yesterday (being disconnected after doing stuff in-game)

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Topic: Bloons Monkey City / Stuck in loading

Hey, Cine.

My esteemed colleague, a real technical guy, has sent me some info about what you’re seeing.

This isn’t actually one of our servers, it’s something unrelated to the game. We use URLs, not hardcoded IP addresses. It looks like this is perhaps from an ad on the page, a server in Vietnam.

The headers don’t tell your browser to ignore its cache, they just tell it to validate it. If the file is unchanged the server will respond with a 304 status and 0-byte body telling your browser to use its cached file. After the first load the whole game should be cached unlessed your browser overrides the headers.

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Topic: SAS: Zombie Assault 4 / Wrong rewards

Originally posted by FireproofKing:

Here’s my rewards: Job well done to the Dev team. I approve

Having a score of 5 and being first seems like a bug in itself. Do you remember if the leaderboard said that before the event was over?

Edit: Never mind, had that bug confirmed.

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Topic: SAS: Zombie Assault 4 / Wrong rewards

We’re looking into this. Looks like every reward tier is being given out incorrectly, please let us know if you do get the correct stuff.

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Topic: Bloons TD 5 / 3 new Tracks?

Sorry for the update taking so long. It was us (NK) being delayed.

The Kongregate version has been updated now, so the new tracks, and a bunch of bug fixes. (Freeplay should be much much smoother now)

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Topic: Bloons TD 5 / Lost 90% of my progress, How do I manually save?

Also make sure that the floppy disk at the top right of the game is green. If it’s orange or red the game won’t be able to save your progress to our servers. If it’s orange you may be able to make it green by using the save button in game (among other things). If it’s red you will need to refresh the game.

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Topic: SAS: Zombie Assault 3 / Stat Resets

Originally posted by 6thgraderhere:

It has something to do with cookies and NK being “indie”.

Nothing to do with cookies, it’s about connection to our servers. Also not sure why you’d put “indie” in quotes…

Just so you know, no one has ever been reset. We keep logs of player data and there has been zero cases where player data has been been cleared or set back levels. Everyone who has seen a “reset” is either not connected to our server, and therefore hasn’t loaded their data, or weren’t connected in the first place, and never saved their data. That’s why refreshing should work the majority of the time.

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Topic: Bloons TD 5 / Daily Challenges

The Daily Challenge switches over at midnight GMT so it’ll be at odd times depending where in the world you are.
The NK forums have a thread each day for the challenge so if you need help you can check it out there too :) That archive list will have the link to the latest challenge at the bottom.

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Topic: General Gaming / The "What was that game called?" Thread

I’ve been looking for two games for a while.

The first I barely remember anything about. It was a puzzle game and from what I remember the goal was to break hearts with a chain reaction using bombs. I think you were a gnome or dwarf or there were gnomes and dwarves in it. That’s all I can remember.

The second was a game where you build up a collection of little creatures that you use to beat puzzles. The first puzzle you had to cross a bridge and you had to send the creatures in the correct order. There was a frogger type puzzle and you had to match the colours and shapes on the creatures.

Sorry they’re both pretty vague.

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Topic: General Gaming / Bloons Tower Defense 5?

The formalness? I suppose it is bad.

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Topic: General Gaming / Bloons Tower Defense 5?

Hello everyone,

At the moment we don’t have a time frame for when BTD5 will see a wide release.

We’re still evaluating the best way to handle the premium system so no news there.

Regards, Aaron