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The game's new enough that I don't want to give away the location of any secret rooms in the titles. In case there's another one I haven't found, I'm referring to:

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This is basically a variant of one of the stick puzzles, only with a sword instead of a stick so it's much trickier to position the mimic. I've worked out two different ways to kill both the east and south eyes, but I haven't found any way to get the northwest one out at all.

I've already worked out that

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Any advice?
06-25-2014 at 05:23 PM
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Well, there may be other solutions, but in the intended solution you must enter the room facing
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and to get in position to wake the northwest eye, you should
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06-25-2014 at 05:38 PM
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Well, there may be other solutions, but in the intended solution you must enter the room facing
Click here to view the secret text
and to get in position to wake the northwest eye, you should
Click here to view the secret text



I completely forgot I could enter the room facing a different direction. Thanks, I'll try that now.
06-25-2014 at 06:12 PM
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Okay, I tried it but I'm still not getting anywhere.

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06-25-2014 at 06:48 PM
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Mimics are like roaches -- when a diagonal move is blocked, they move vertically if they can, otherwise horizontally.

You should have the mimic two squares South of you -- as you already worked out, this is enough to release the eye. Face South. Then:
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You should have the mimic two squares South of you


That's what I can't figure out how to do.

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Yeah, that's really the main linchpin of this room :P

From the starting position, get the mimic two squares East of you, and kill the first eye. Remember, you must have entered facing South, so that you and the mimic are always facing opposite ways. Now:
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06-25-2014 at 10:24 PM
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Got it now! Thanks. I didn't even actually use your eye advice, it was easy after I had the mimic in position.
06-26-2014 at 12:31 AM
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I can confirm that it is possible with your sword facing north.
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Dragon Fogel wrote:
The game's new enough that I don't want to give away the location of any secret rooms in the titles. In case there's another one I haven't found, I'm referring to:

Click here to view the secret text


This is basically a variant of one of the stick puzzles, only with a sword instead of a stick so it's much trickier to position the mimic. I've worked out two different ways to kill both the east and south eyes, but I haven't found any way to get the northwest one out at all.

I've already worked out that

Click here to view the secret text


Any advice?


How is the latter possible, since for any given eye, both doors must be simultaneously open in order for it to actually "see" Beethro?
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There's a useful quirk of pressure plates to keep in mind, not just for this room but for many other DROD rooms, which is that if something steps on a plate, its actions take place immediately as part of that movement, but plates are only released at the end of the turn.

So, with regards to that secret...

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