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VVVVVV => VVVVVV Levels => Topic started by: mrytp on April 23, 2017, 10:29:23 AM

Title: IIIIII
Post by: mrytp on April 23, 2017, 10:29:23 AM
Trinkets: 3
Crew:
Ice :viridian:
Idea :vitellary:
Inferno :vermillion:
Iris :victoria:
Ivy :verdigris:
Indigo :violet:

Probably the hardest alphabet level so far. The final row of rooms are the trickiest and the first 2 trinkets are very annoying. The 2nd row of rooms are all country flags (apart from the crewmate room)

Screenshots:
(http://i.imgur.com/4OQlnG0.png)
(http://i.imgur.com/rRoIb7w.png)
(http://i.imgur.com/3j4SZ5C.png)
(http://i.imgur.com/AUQlFE9.png)
(http://i.imgur.com/IGKsd2q.png)
Title: Re: IIIIII
Post by: uugr on April 23, 2017, 11:16:40 AM
mrytp, listen. Listen very closely, because this is important. I actually really liked this level for the first 4 sections (especially the flags) - not quite FFFFFF quality, but close. However, there are a couple things you need to learn.

1) Annoying =/= hard.
2) Hard =/= good.
3) If a level is shit, you can replace it.

I mention this because, holy crap, "Ice" is BAD. The trinkets are shit, the challenge is shit, the graphic style is shit - the whole thing feels like a massive departure from the rest of the level, and I have to ask - why didn't you replace it? Why didn't you just... NOT do it? Clearly you have at least some understanding of good level design, because the rest of this level is superb. Surely you can see how bad this is... right?

i wouldn't care so much but it's a 25 room level and 9 of them are visual-only so -1 room is actually a big deal

I don't really have specific feedback for any other level (all of them are good!), but everything I just said also applies to "Impossible (almost)". That level is also really, really bad.
Title: Re: IIIIII
Post by: pattoo1234 on April 27, 2017, 08:36:10 AM
There is a HUGE problem with this level: NO MUSIC!
Title: Re: IIIIII
Post by: AllyTally ♡ on April 27, 2017, 11:14:13 AM
That's not a problem.

(Plus, I think you could have messed something up if you have attempted to insert custom music.)
Title: Re: IIIIII
Post by: mrytp on April 28, 2017, 08:37:55 AM
There is a HUGE problem with this level: NO MUSIC!
Sorry about that. I swear I put music on the level but I must have forgot. :'(
Title: Re: IIIIII
Post by: pattoo1234 on April 28, 2017, 08:53:56 AM
It's okay. We all make mistakes from time to time, and it's nice to have a break from music.