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Author Name:rogu3
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Hold Name:Perplexing Puzzles
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Number of Levels:1
Number of Rooms:13
Number of Monsters:98
Version:DROD: The City Beneath (3.3)
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Hold Karma:3 (+3 / -0)
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Hello. This is my second hold. As the title suggests, this hold should hopefully provide experienced DROD players with a decent challenge.

Thank you to mxvladi, Blondbeard, Chaco, CSR, Jacob, and everyone else who commented on the hold whilst it was in architecture.

Have fun!
08-08-2012 at 07:52 PM
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Please note: "Decent challenge" is an understatement. The architect is seriously not kidding around here when he rates the hold at eight and a half brains.

The first few puzzles near the Entrance are pretty much just an introduction to the kind of difficulty you'll be facing - none of the rooms will just roll over and let you beat them, but 1W, 1S and 1E are nice, simple rooms to get the player started.

Then the gloves come off. 1S1W, 1N and 2N, and 2E are pretty tricky, but are probably solvable if the player is used to playing high-difficulty holds.

1N2E, 1S2E, and 2W are yet another tier of difficulty higher, and are responsible for this hold's high brain rating. You can really pat yourself on the back and call yourself a DROD master if you can solve these ones.

So, overall, this hold fulfills the same role as Smart Brain Sanctum - it's a small collection of high-quality puzzles, each of which is a gem. This hold is definitely worth playing, in order to get an appreciation of what tough DROD puzzles look like and behave like, but don't get too disheartened if you get stuck.

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08-08-2012 at 07:57 PM
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I wonder why two people managed to upload demos for this hold.

When I play it I get the message

"This hold is not published on CaravelNet."

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08-09-2012 at 12:35 AM
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quote:
adS wrote:
I wonder why two people managed to upload demos for this hold.

When I play it I get the message

"This hold is not published on CaravelNet."

adS


Erm, looks like I have to close Drod and open it again.

Strange...



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08-09-2012 at 12:39 AM
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[Post Deleted] mxvladi wrote:
(to confirm - the hold is scorable; I can upload a score if you want me to prove it :))


I know ;)

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08-09-2012 at 12:41 AM
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