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Mission #6 The Descent

Challenge #797, Viewed 835 Time(s)

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Name: Mission #6 The Descent
Type: Misc
Moderator: Russian Federation kirill470

Started: November 04, 2022, 10:09 AM
Expire time: November 27, 2022, 10:30 AM

EXPIRED
You can still submit your time. But you won't recieve the 4 points as it is not the current challenge anymore.

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Scheme File(s): scheme The Descent

Description:
Story campaign. Mission 6.
After the last mission in the past, the police caught and imprisoned our protagonist.
An unbelievable turn of events! The mustachioed worm turns out to be the traitorous general! What happens next?
After the helicopter crashed our hero managed to survive. But he was left with 1 HP of health. Now he has to get down the mountain without getting killed.
Use the bungee and pneumatic drill to get down, destroying crates of HP on the way. Be careful, you can die from the slightest damage.

Rules:
1. Put 1 worm on the start and get the finish line alive.
2. Destroy all 7 HP health boxes with dynamite on your way down.
Show the best time.

Intro movie:


Custom medals:
Name: The Descent by kirill470
Best Record: 75.88 by Zalo the moler
Pending times: 0
Number of members participated: 7
Number of Records: 18

Download Map:
Downloaded 32 time(s)
Recorded Country Player Recorded Groups Record Replay Map Points Posted Overall Points Overall Rate Info
1st Mexico Zalo the moler MOLE 75.88s
p:00:00
20 November 19, 2022, 10:52 PM 1,192 Inexperienced
2nd Slovakia Danger135 78.54s
p:00:00
15 November 10, 2022, 02:51 PM 1,119 Beginner
3rd Hungary Lupastic FS 90.04s
p:00:00
10 November 04, 2022, 01:38 PM 1,880 Highly Competent
4th Brazil FoxHound AQUA WoSC PoC 99.4s
p:00:05
5 November 06, 2022, 11:37 PM 1,075 Beginner
5th Germany vesuvio MOLE 102.02s
p:00:00
4 November 04, 2022, 04:45 PM 1,268 Rookie
6th Ukraine Mlaofmd HCP ae WoSC 121s
p:00:00
3 November 04, 2022, 07:03 PM 1,018 Absolute Beginner
7th Russian Federation kirill470 215.6s
p:00:00
2 November 04, 2022, 10:52 AM 1,147 Beginner

Statistics of this challenge

Points Overall Points Overall Rate
Mexico Zalo the moler 25 1,192
Slovakia Danger135 20 1,119
Hungary Lupastic 15 1,880
Brazil FoxHound 10 1,075
Germany vesuvio 9 1,268
Ukraine Mlaofmd 8 1,018
Russian Federation kirill470 7 1,147

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Offline kirill470

Re: Challenge #797, Mission #6 The Descent
« Reply #15 on: November 10, 2022, 02:22 PM »
When no need destroy crates fully, I can be even faster, I could put dynamites far from it and spend time. Let judge the moderators if need destroy crates fully, or only more than 50% of it (will count pixels), or... we need know clear rules here.
I think the remaining pixels from the box will be accepted. But if a white piece of 10% of the box remains, then it doesn’t count anymore

Online Zalo the moler

Re: Challenge #797, Mission #6 The Descent
« Reply #16 on: November 10, 2022, 03:13 PM »
Alright then, but I will try to be much much much more careful with the next run. I believe that the final human limit is 76.XX

I landed on the last, 7th crate (at 71.60s), 1.32 sec before you(72.92s), Danger135. But your time is only 0.62 sec behind. I lost 0.7 second between 7th crate and Finish line.

If I had Danger135's speed there, it would have been ~77.22 sec.
« Last Edit: November 10, 2022, 03:26 PM by Zalo the moler »

Offline Danger135

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Re: Challenge #797, Mission #6 The Descent
« Reply #17 on: November 10, 2022, 03:17 PM »
Problem is that speed of drilling is pure random. So with totally same player speed you can have different times. So when keep trying same gameplay, it can have different results.

Online Zalo the moler

Re: Challenge #797, Mission #6 The Descent
« Reply #18 on: November 19, 2022, 10:56 PM »
New time - 75.88 sec!

Improvement by -2.04 sec

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That was the luckiest and the most clutch run I have ever made! :O I had extremely fortunate pneumatic slides on every single cliff. When jumping down from huge falls for 4th and 5th crate I somehow did 2 frame perfect landings (turning off pneumatic drill exactly in the last frame before touching the ground, which is the only frame that doesn't kill your worm). From such a big height I can only do it 5% of time but I did it twice in a row.

Somehow even my pneumatic drilling downwards was exceptionally fast and it was plunging down beyond my expectations. With all of that, I still remembered to release dynamites on 5th and 6th crate only during my jumps (to save 2x 0.18 seconds and avoid placement animation).

At 67.5 sec, right before 7th crate, knowng that I am already ~1.8 sec ahead of the record (which is 1 in 2000+ attempts), I did something stupidly greedy and stupidly risky. Something that I never succeeded to do before. It was always impossible for me to pull off even in the practice.

You see... each time I fall down to 7th crate my worm always completely disappears from my camera, and it's normal because I see him again when placing dyna with worm's hand animation.

But this time I was ridiculously greedy and I blindly turned off my pneumatic without even waiting for the drilling sound. While still not seeing my worm, within 1 second I managed to stop the drill, quickly run 5 pixels to right, quickly select dynamite, and blindly leap from the most perfect spot, and release dynamite ONLY during jumping animation(!) saving extra -0.18 sec and in the air somehow still quickly select pneumatic drill, and somehow still activate it in the very last frame before landing allowing me to slide down. That is when for the first time my camera showed me my worm. The most absurd thing, is that after all this madness, my worm still did... frame perfect landing after the slide itself (o_O). All of that greedy but miraculously successful -0.18 sec save resulted in 75.88 sec time, being my proudest accomplishment in all challenges.
« Last Edit: November 20, 2022, 11:54 AM by Zalo the moler »

Offline KinslayeR

Re: Challenge #797, Mission #6 The Descent
« Reply #19 on: November 20, 2022, 01:59 AM »
gj Zalo  :-* but I still think I can do it in 60s..
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Online Zalo the moler

Re: Challenge #797, Mission #6 The Descent
« Reply #20 on: November 22, 2022, 03:44 AM »
gj Zalo  :-* but I still think I can do it in 60s..

Impossible, but you are very welcome to try. My training put to 75.88 sec could surely be counted in thousands of attempts, rather than hundreds.

Offline kirill470

Re: Challenge #797, Mission #6 The Descent
« Reply #21 on: November 27, 2022, 11:22 AM »
Challenge completed! Congratulations 3rd place Lupastic, 2nd place for Danger135, and 1st place ZaLO!
And, accordingly, the new series of the series