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Just like my topic listing packs that I have completed, currently playing, and thinking of playing, I have decided to keep a similar list of my completed LPs of Lemmings packs and upcoming LPs of packs and will be keeping track of all of them in the OP here. As this topic is currently, links to my LPs are scattered everywhere, so it can make it quite difficult to find them.

Links to my Completed LPs of Lemmings Packs

- Lemmings Migration (thanks to both Proxima and Strato for the recommendation): Kaywhyn's LP of Nessy's Lemmings Migration (11 videos)

- Doomsday Lemmings (suggested by kaywhyn [i.e, me :P]): Kaywhyn's LP of namida's Doomsday Lemmings (11 videos)

- Yippee! More Lemmings (suggested by kaywhyn again): Kaywhyn's LP of Niesch's Yippee! More Lemmings (8 videos)

- Sammings 1 (suggested by kaywhyn again): Kaywhyn's LP of mantha16's Sammings 1 (2 videos)

- Lemminas (thanks to WillLem for the recommendation :)): Kaywhyn's LP of WillLem's Lemminas (11 videos)

- Sublems (New Formats NL, thanks to Strato and Swerdis for the recommendation): Kaywhyn's LP of Colorful Arty's Sublems (13 videos)

- Lemmings Plus 1 (New Formats NL, suggested by kaywhyn): Kaywhyn's LP of namida's Lemmings Plus 1 for New Formats NL (13 videos)

- Clammings (New Formats NL, suggested by Turrican, added to list 12/19/20): Kaywhyn's LP of Clam's Clammings (17 videos)

- Nuked Lems (suggested by grams88, added to list 12/24/20): Kaywhyn's LP of grams88's Nuked Lems (9 videos)

- SEB Lems NL New Formats: Kaywhyn's LP of Flopsy's SEB Lems for NL New Formats (75 videos, although it's technically 76 since there's supposed to be an additional video on Murder 5 but I foolishly didn't have OBS open :forehead:)

- Artlems v1.3: Kaywhyn's LP of Arty's Artlems (16 videos)

- Lemmings Plus 2: Kaywhyn's LP of namida's LPII (14 videos)

- Gronkling's Animal Pack 1: Rodents: Kaywhyn's LP of Gronkling's GAP 1: Rodents (13 videos)

- The Lemmings Have Grown: Kaywhyn's LP of David's The Lemmings Have Grown pack (36 videos)

- Deceit's Lemmings: Kaywhyn's LP of Deceit's Deceit's Lemmings New Formats NL (6 videos)

- Assorted Gubbins: Kaywhyn's LP of SQron188's Assorted Gubbins (7 videos)

- LemRunner: Kaywhyn's LP of tan x's and Dexter's LemRunner Pack (31 videos)

- Lemmings Destination: Kaywhyn's LP of Nessy's Lemmings Destination (29 videos)

- Festival Millas 2018: Kaywhyn's LP of Gigalem's Festival Millas 2018 (6 videos)

- Lemmings Plus 3: Kaywhyn's LP of namida's LPIII (13 videos)

- Insane Steve's World: Kaywhyn's LP of Insane Steve's Insane Steve's World (20 videos)

- Ski Sloping Lemmings: Kaywhyn's LP of grams88's Ski Sloping Lemmings (13 videos)

- Integral Lemmings: Kaywhyn's LP of tan x's Integral Lemmings (11 videos)

- Long Live Lemmings!: Kaywhyn's LP of Niesch's Long Live Lemmings! (8 videos)

- MegSEGAbytes: Kaywhyn's LP of Flopsy's/Wafflem's MegSEGAbytes (21 videos, although technically it's 23 videos, as I don't have the original recordings for Lightspeed 5 and Lightspeed 6, both of which would of had their own video, but alas OBS resetted my audio device settings, which I wasn't aware of :()

- Inverse Lemmings: Kaywhyn's LP of WillLem's Inverse Lemmings (3 videos)

- Lemmings Uncharted: Kaywhyn's LP of Armani's Lemmings Uncarted (66 videos)

- All Hallow's Eve: Kaywhyn's LP of tan x's and Dexter's All Hallow's Eve (6 videos)

- Mazulems New Formats NL: Kaywhyn's LP of Martin Zurlinden's Mazulems (2 videos)

- Holiday Gigalems 2017 Old Formats NL: Kaywhyn's LP of Gigalem's Holiday Gigalems 2017 (10 videos)

- Holiday Lemmings Plus New Formats NL: Kaywhyn's LP of namida's Holiday Lemmings Plus (1 video)

- Lemmings Plus Omega New Formats NL: Kaywhyn's LP of namida's Lemmings Plus Omega (13 videos)

- Mike's Lemmings New Formats NL: Kaywhyn's LP of Turrican's Mike's Lemmings (8 videos)

- Lemmings World Tour New Formats NL: Kaywhyn's LP of Strato's LWT (38 videos)

- Lemmings Quartet: Kaywhyn's LP of Apjjm's Lemmings Quartet (6 videos)

- Zemmings Complete: Kaywhyn's LP of zanzindorf's Zemmings Complete (7 videos)

- Festival Millas 2019: Kaywhyn's LP of Gigalem's Festival Millas 2019 pack (6 videos)

- FestiveLems: Kaywhyn's LP of WillLem's FestiveLems (3 videos)

- Lemmings Cranium Preview - Challenge Rank: Kaywhyn's LP of Crane's Lemmings Cranium Preview - Challenge Rank (5 videos)

- Lemmings Plus IV: Kaywhyn's LP of namida's Lemmings Plus IV (14 videos)

- Mobilems 2022: Kaywhyn's LP of mobius' Mobilems 2022 (12 videos)

- Lemmings Plus V: Kaywhyn's LP of namida's Lemmings Plus V (18 videos)

- Sammings 2: Kaywhyn's LP of mantha16's Sammings 2 (4 videos)

- Lemmings Halloween 2017: Kaywhyn's LP of Raymanni's (Ryemanni) Lemmings Halloween 2017 (6 videos)


Upcoming Lemmings Packs to LP

- Clammings (suggested by Turrican)

- Nuked Lemmings (suggested by grams88)

- SEB Lems New Formats NL (personal decision)

- Insane Steve's World (suggested by Proxima)

- Artlems v1.3 (personal decision)

- Deceit Lemmings (suggested by Swerdis)

- Mazulems New Formats (personal decision, as well as by vote from this community)

- MegSEGAbytes (personal decision, also I promised Flopsy a very long time ago, and I still haven't done it yet :forehead:)

- Inverse Lemmings (personal decision)

- Long Live Lemmings (suggested/recommended by Armani, and also suggested by Niesch)

- Integral Lemmings (personal decision)

- Lemmings Uncharted (personal decision)

- Angry Lemmings (returning the favor to eric and I want to show his pack some loving ;))

- Lemmings Plus 2 (personal decision)

- Lemmings Quartet

- Zemmings Complete

- Integral Lemmings - Alpha Rank

- Lemmings Cranium Preview - Challenge Rank

- Festival Millas 2019

- Ryemanni's Halloween Pack

- Mobilems (2022)

- MASTER-88 1st, 2nd, and 3rd packs

- Sammings 2

- Lemminas 2

- RotL (New Formats)

- Casualems 2.0 (New Formats)

- Casualems (Troll Rank only, Old Formats NL version)


Other LPs

- Lemmings 3D (Dos): https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbp2m4KlFpJuJwy0hXSuM-vucom5aK78M (25 videos)

- Lemmings Revolution: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbp2m4KlFpJvZA2nsGzLZhfwJfZq88Ka9 (17 videos)

- Gobliiins (Floppy DOS VGA): Kaywhyn's LP of Gobliiins (3 videos)

- Putt-Putt and Pep's Balloon-o-Rama: Kaywhyn's LP of Putt-Putt and Pep's Balloon-o-Rama (4 videos)


Suggestions/recommendations for packs to LP are always welcomed, as usual. Seems like everyone here is enjoying my LPs so much and as a result they're garnering so much positive reception, so it makes me all the more glad that I got into LPing Lemmings packs :) No one suggested to me that I should do it. Instead, I made the personal decision to get into doing LPs. You all are awesome! ;)


Original Post before heavy modification:

Now that I've gotten into recording Lemmings videos with OBS and have joined the wagon in uploading them to my Youtube, and so far it seems that my post-commentary video series on Lemmings United is getting quite the positive reception, I figured that I should get into LPing level packs just for the fun and experience. Also, I figured this community could always use more LPers. This is where I would like your help: What level pack(s) would you like to see me LP? Most importantly, what's a good first pack to LP? Would any of you watch them? I prefer to do level packs that I haven't played yet, since I'll be doing a blind playthrough this way and it should be a more authentic experience, given that I don't know any of the solutions, but I'm also open to doing any packs that I have already played and completed. For the former, see this list of mine that I have compiled of packs that I've sorted into completed, currently playing, and thinking of playing: Kaywhyn's list of packs completed, currently playing, and thinking of playing. In particular, the packs listed under the red list are preferable, but again I'm open to any pack that is suggested. I'm also open to doing either Old Formats or New Formats. Don't worry about difficulty. If anything, I could always do a post-commentary video on levels that I get stuck on if I think I won't be able to get it solved in a reasonable amount of time.

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« Last Edit: November 03, 2022, 11:50:10 AM by kaywhyn »
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Re: Give Kaywhyn a Good First Pack and Some Packs to LP
« Reply #1 on: November 04, 2020, 01:37:17 PM »
Lemmings Migration looks like a good choice for a first LP to see how it goes. It's relatively short, not too hard, and really high quality.

I would certainly watch it but only up to the point where I've solved it myself :P

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Re: Give Kaywhyn a Good First Pack and Some Packs to LP
« Reply #2 on: November 04, 2020, 06:39:50 PM »
I can agree; Lemmings Migration was one of the first packs I played. Stumped me for a good while, but eventually, with some slight hints, I managed to beat it.

Of course, that was at the very beginning of my forum presence. ;) For you, the pack will most likely be eay too easy. But it should still be fun to play, and also to watch!
My packs so far:
Lemmings World Tour (New & Old Formats), my music-themed flagship pack, 320 levels - Let's Played by Colorful Arty
Lemmings Open Air, my newest release and follow-up to World Tour, 120 levels
Paralems (Old Formats), a more flavour-driven one, 150 levels
Pit Lems (Old Formats), a more puzzly one, 100 levels - Let's Played by nin10doadict
Lemmicks, a pack for (very old) NeoLemmix 1.43 full of gimmicks, 170 levels

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Re: Give Kaywhyn a Good First Pack and Some Packs to LP
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2020, 11:20:14 AM »
Thanks for the recommendation, gentlemen. Because you both recommended Lemmings Migration, I ended up LPing the pack for my very first LP. Turns out it was indeed a very good first pack to LP, so again I thank you both for that. However, another thing I would like to know, and that is do LPers generally upload their LP as they're playing or simply wait until they finish the pack before uploading? I'm guessing there's a good mix that do either one. For this pack, I decided to wait until I finished the pack before uploading my LP. Since it's a relatively short pack, this made sense to me. For much bigger packs, I will most likely upload it as I'm LPing. At the same time, I'm one of those people who rather solve and figure out solutions on my own. What I'm worried about is that people who are watching will accidentally post Youtube comments that reveal the solution. Of course, I could avoid this by simply not watching my own video, but there's always a chance of accidentally opening it and reading the comments. Because of this, it makes me think that I should just upload it after I complete the pack.

Oh wait, no, I could simply upload only videos where I managed to solve all the levels and then for levels that need multiple videos, just upload them when I'm finally successful in solving them. Never mind, I figured it out haha.

For my first LP, I have to say that I absolutely enjoyed myself a lot while I was doing it. So, I'm going to do more LPs of level packs in the future :) For my next one, I'm thinking of maybe Doomsday Lemmings? Shorter than Lemmings Migration, although I do feel somewhat uneasy due to it supposedly sounding like it's a difficult pack. At the same time, I have already solved plenty of hard packs on my own, so maybe I don't have anything to worry about. However, as my experience with Lemmings Migration shows, just because I managed to beat packs like Lemmings United and Lemmings Plus Alpha doesn't mean that all other packs should be a breeze for me. Indeed, Lemmings Migration still managed to stump me good in several places.

edit: Ok, my entire LP of Lemmings Migration is now uploaded to my Youtube.

edit 2: Removed the link to my LP in this post. The updated link with chapters added in each video of the LP is in my post below. Check that post for the link to my Lemmings Migration LP.

I invite everyone to come watch it, especially if you would like to see how I approach level solving and want to learn some tricks/techniques from me. I can guarantee that the first video is sure to amuse and provide laughter because of how I was surprisingly already stumped on the first level for a few minutes. It only gets better and more fun from there with my thoughts, though. What I don't like is how you're watching much of my playing with the game paused. I'm going to have to change that for future LPs, although to be fair most of these level solutions can't be quickly planned. It should be clear that pausing the level is a huge part of how I solve levels.

Lemmings Migration looks like a good choice for a first LP to see how it goes. It's relatively short, not too hard, and really high quality.

I would certainly watch it but only up to the point where I've solved it myself :P

You brought up a good point that I didn't mention, and that is the "relative short length." I absolutely agree with you here, that I think for one's first LP that it should be a short pack, not a long one that's 100 levels or more. 40 levels is a good length for a first LP. And yes, I do the exact same thing as you, where I don't watch video solutions of levels that I myself haven't figured out on my own yet, and so I stop watching at that point until I do.

I can agree; Lemmings Migration was one of the first packs I played. Stumped me for a good while, but eventually, with some slight hints, I managed to beat it.

Of course, that was at the very beginning of my forum presence. ;) For you, the pack will most likely be eay too easy. But it should still be fun to play, and also to watch!

On the contrary. This pack managed to stump me good with several levels. Yes, I did find some levels really easy, but there were a handful of hard ones too in each rank. Took me 11 videos to LP the entire pack. I managed to figure out all the levels on my own.
« Last Edit: November 08, 2020, 07:51:24 PM by kaywhyn »
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kaywhyn's blog: https://www.lemmingsforums.net/index.php?topic=5363.0

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Re: Give Kaywhyn a Good First Pack and Some Packs to LP
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2020, 06:26:44 PM »
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What I'm worried about is that people who are watching will accidentally post Youtube comments that reveal the solution. Of course, I could avoid this by simply not watching my own video, but there's always a chance of accidentally opening it and reading the comments. Because of this, it makes me think that I should just upload it after I complete the pack.

I usually uploaded videos of my Lemmings LPs shortly after I recorded them, and never had problems with this. I did avoid viewing comments if I hadn't completed the levels yet most of the time too, but generally, people around here understand that people usually like to figure it out for themselves.

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For my next one, I'm thinking of maybe Doomsday Lemmings? Shorter than Lemmings Migration, although I do feel somewhat uneasy due to it supposedly sounding like it's a difficult pack.

It was definitely hard for its time. But it's nothing compared to Alpha or Omega2.
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Re: Give Kaywhyn a Good First Pack and Some Packs to LP
« Reply #5 on: November 08, 2020, 07:49:24 PM »
Ok, I went back and added chapters to all videos of my LP of Lemmings Migration. Really nice way to know where a new level begins, especially since a lot of the time you see the game paused for very long periods of time, as well as how long it took me to solve a particular level. Here is the updated link of the LP: Kaywhyn's first LP of a Lemmings level pack: Lemmings Migration

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What I'm worried about is that people who are watching will accidentally post Youtube comments that reveal the solution. Of course, I could avoid this by simply not watching my own video, but there's always a chance of accidentally opening it and reading the comments. Because of this, it makes me think that I should just upload it after I complete the pack.

I usually uploaded videos of my Lemmings LPs shortly after I recorded them, and never had problems with this. I did avoid viewing comments if I hadn't completed the levels yet most of the time too, but generally, people around here understand that people usually like to figure it out for themselves.

Cool, thanks for the info, namida! ;) If that's the case, I'll upload my future LPs shortly after I finish recording each video then. I did think about it, and depending on how long the LP ends up taking, it is a bit strange to upload the completed series on the same day all at once, like I did with Lemmings Migration.

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For my next one, I'm thinking of maybe Doomsday Lemmings? Shorter than Lemmings Migration, although I do feel somewhat uneasy due to it supposedly sounding like it's a difficult pack.

In that case, the LP might be extremely short then, probably only 2 or 3 videos.
« Last Edit: November 08, 2020, 08:02:26 PM by kaywhyn »
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« Reply #6 on: November 13, 2020, 09:08:47 AM »
My LP of Doomsday Lemmings is now completely uploaded to my Youtube. You can find the link to it in the NL Doomsday Lemmings level pack. Or, I can link to it so that you can access it here instead: Kaywhyn's LP of Doomsday Lemmings. Enjoy! :)

Since I struggled with this level pack more than I thought I would, the LP ended up having 11 parts just like my LP of Lemmings Migration. I thought Doomsday Lemmings would be a much quicker and easier solve due to how it only has 21 levels, but nope! Near the end of the pack, I thought about how I might had made the mistake of deciding to LP Doomsday Lemmings as my second level pack. Even with the struggles, I still enjoyed the experience very much and so I will still continue to do more LPs of level packs in the future. So, rest assured that you'll still get them from me ;)

Due to this experience, I'm going to fall back and ask for more recommendations on what my 3rd level pack to LP should be, as well as other level packs I should LP. Unlike Doomsday Lemmings, where I didn't even ask this community if I should LP it and instead I simply decided that I would LP the pack on my own without the community's input. I'm going to avoid that this time for my 3rd pack to LP. So yea, I'm open to suggestions/recommendations on another pack to LP. Feel free to drop your ideas :)
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Re: Give Kaywhyn a Good First Pack and Some Packs to LP
« Reply #7 on: November 16, 2020, 03:35:09 PM »
As you already completed so many existing packs, it's pretty hard to recommend good ones :-[

Zemmings vol1 and vol2 by Zanzindorf
vol1 : https://www.lemmingsforums.net/index.php?topic=2944
vol2 : https://www.lemmingsforums.net/index.php?topic=3114
Each pack has only 8 levels. .
They both start with easy open ended levels and end up with some hard nut levels, but not extremely difficult.
I think you can breeze through them.

Lemmings Destination
Best way to describe Lemmings Destination imo : Easier and Prettier version of Nepsterlem.
I know you want to LP smaller pack for now, but this is a really good pack :P
It's a pretty large pack with little more than 100 levels.
Similar to Nepsterlem, most of the level have small size and limited skillset but they are still challenging.

And you can LP contest levels in the future.

I'm watching your migration LP these days and enjoying a lot :thumbsup:
Armani's Blog: https://www.lemmingsforums.net/index.php?topic=4994.0

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  Lemmings Uncharted[Medium~Extreme]: https://www.lemmingsforums.net/index.php?topic=5702
  Xmas Lemmings 2021[Easy~Very Hard]: https://www.lemmingsforums.net/index.php?topic=5876.0

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Re: Give Kaywhyn a Good First Pack and Some Packs to LP
« Reply #8 on: November 17, 2020, 11:42:01 AM »
Thanks for the suggestions, Armani! :thumbsup: I'll keep these in mind.

As you already completed so many existing packs, it's pretty hard to recommend good ones :-[

I can also do packs that I already completed. Nothing wrong with that. LPing packs I haven't played is preferable, since it'll be a blind LP and will therefore create a more authentic LP experience.

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And you can LP contest levels in the future.

Absolutely. Especially if I had made a contest entry myself, but even if I haven't, I will for sure show off my solutions to the entries in video form.

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I'm watching your migration LP these days and enjoying a lot :thumbsup:

Glad to hear it! ;)

Everyone else who hasn't provided their input and dropped off packs for me to LP, feel free to do so! I need more suggestions/recommendations.
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Re: Give Kaywhyn a Good First Pack and Some Packs to LP
« Reply #9 on: November 17, 2020, 04:28:54 PM »
You could try Arty's SubLems as well; it has a very nice and steady difficulty curve, and it has recently been made available for New Formats at last.

Most likely, it will be too easy for you overall, but if even Lemmings Migration had a couple of levels that managed to stump even you for a while, then at least the Hellish rank of SubLems might still have some challenging surprises for you. ;)
My packs so far:
Lemmings World Tour (New & Old Formats), my music-themed flagship pack, 320 levels - Let's Played by Colorful Arty
Lemmings Open Air, my newest release and follow-up to World Tour, 120 levels
Paralems (Old Formats), a more flavour-driven one, 150 levels
Pit Lems (Old Formats), a more puzzly one, 100 levels - Let's Played by nin10doadict
Lemmicks, a pack for (very old) NeoLemmix 1.43 full of gimmicks, 170 levels

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Re: Give Kaywhyn a Good First Pack and Some Packs to LP
« Reply #10 on: November 17, 2020, 04:48:35 PM »
Yes, Sublems is a good recommendation. Dare I say that I'm still struggling with Hellish 18 and 19? Apart from these two Levels, the difficulty is quite moderate. I backrouted many levels, but Arty announced to fix them and create some additional talismans. I also like the music of SubLems - each level has it's own tune.

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Re: Give Kaywhyn a Good First Pack and Some Packs to LP
« Reply #11 on: November 17, 2020, 06:03:10 PM »
Thanks for the recommendation, Strato and Swerdis! :thumbsup: I 100% agree with Sublems as a level pack to LP. Indeed, even though I've already played the level pack on SL all those years ago, the NL version still has a lot of levels that are different from it, and so there'll still be some blind playthroughs of the levels. Plus, a lot of time has passed, and it's not like I really remember any of the solutions even to the levels that are identical in both versions. Doesn't really matter, since I can easily reproduce, or, in this case, conjure up other solutions, since I don't have any replays for the SL version. Never bothered to, since you have to manually save them. Also, I'm sure Colorful Arty would definitely appreciate having his signature pack that's very highly regarded being LPed, so I'll be more than happy to do it ;)

However, as was already noted, I will LP a couple of other smaller packs before I do Sublems despite being on the easier side for the most part, since Sublems is somewhat on the larger side in terms of levels, more than 100. I might take Armani's suggestion of doing both of zanzidorf's packs, although I feel as if 8 levels is way too small for an LP. Probably to me the ideal is at least 20 levels, like I did with Doomsday Lemmings, probably max 60 or 80 levels. They don't have to be these target numbers, of course. They were just arbitrary numbers I chose :crylaugh: For this, perhaps one of WillLem's packs or maybe even one of mantha16's packs would do. I'll probably have to do another look see at the NL levels board, since I'm struggling to think of any other packs that are around those lengths.

Perhaps a good follow-up to the Sublems LP would be Lemmings Plus 1. They're pretty much identical in difficulty, although it's been a very long time since I played LPDOS1. I have only played it for Dos from some years ago, and once again there are some levels that are different, so same thing: Some levels will be blind playthroughs.

Yes, Sublems is a good recommendation. Dare I say that I'm still struggling with Hellish 18 and 19? Apart from these two Levels, the difficulty is quite moderate. I backrouted many levels, but Arty announced to fix them and create some additional talismans. I also like the music of SubLems - each level has it's own tune.

I'll see what I can do to help. Be on the lookout for my LP of the pack when it comes. IIRC, Hellish 18 is definitely a very hard level, so don't feel bad there. The only reason it was a quick solve for me was due to how I already know of the trick that's needed. Once you have the beginning all figured out, the rest of the level should be easy, since part of the end requires the exact same thing, although it's still not overly trivial. Also, you have 30 of everything except builders, so it should be easy to try out things. Definitely common to have plenty of skills leftover. For Hellish 19, I ended up overcomplicating that one and used an extremely obscure trick that can be seen in one of the levels of my Lemmings Migration LP. As it turns out, it's not required for Hellish 19 at all. Kind of makes sense to me, considering it's supposed to be a friendly pack in terms of difficulty, and that trick is really fiddly to pull off.
« Last Edit: November 17, 2020, 06:11:37 PM by kaywhyn »
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Re: Give Kaywhyn a Good First Pack and Some Packs to LP
« Reply #12 on: November 17, 2020, 11:06:42 PM »
I can see your list is already pretty massive, but if you fancy a pack that you'll likely breeze through fairly quickly, give Lemminas a try! :lemcat: I'd be really interested to see if you find any of the levels challenging!
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My Next 3 LPs: Yipee! More Lemmings, Sammings 1, and Lemminas. More to Come =)
« Reply #13 on: November 25, 2020, 02:27:39 AM »
Thank you to everyone who has provided input on recommendations/suggestions for packs for me to LP. I've thought long and hard about what my next few LPs are going to be, and I have decided on the following for my next 3 LPs:

  • Yipee! More Lemmings
  • Sammings 1
  • Lemminas

I will likely either start them later this week over the weekend, or I'll start next week. After these 3 LPs, I will very likely do Sublems as recommended by both Strato and Swerdis, followed by namida's Lemmings Plus 1, as I feel this is a great supplement to Arty's pack due to how they seem to both be similar in difficulty. It's important to note that I have already played both Sublems and LPI, but the latter was on Dos and a really long time ago. In my playthrough, I was able to solve all of the levels except for 2, where I know the solution, I just can't pull them off due to the lack of convenience tools on Dos: no directional select, no framestepping, and cannot assign skills while paused. Also, in the NL version many of the levels ended up getting replaced. Perhaps once these are done I will jump around in regards to level pack size for my future LPs. I would also like to do Mazulems for New Formats at some point. This is yet another pack that I have played a really long time ago, back when I was still a high schooler in the mid 2000s.  As a matter of fact, it was the very first full (more than 10 levels) custom pack I have ever played on Dos before Dovelems, which was my first Lemmini custom pack I played. I might had played several 10 level custom packs on Dos before playing Mazulems on Dos, but I don't remember.

The reason for the smaller packs is because I feel it's more important to ease one into LPing large packs by doing several smaller ones first. Also, the 3 packs that are on this list are ones I have never played. I am willing to LP packs that I have already played, but these will come later, as for the time being I'm prioritizing packs I have never played, since my LPs will be complete blind ones this way. For the first one, I was thinking of doing zanzindorf's mini packs, but I have already done his Volume 1 on Superlemmini a really long time ago, while Volume 2 I have yet to play, so only the second volume will be a blind LP. Then again, I remember pretty much none of the levels by title, but I will most certainly remember them by seeing the level, so it's almost like a blind replay. Also, zanzindorf has plans to expand his complete set of packs, so I will probably hold off on LPing his pack collection until then.

With this, I think there's a few here who have tried Yippee! More Lemmings, and from what I read it sounds like there are some hard levels despite just being 5 levels in each rank. Would those who have played it say it's comparable in difficulty to Lemmings Migration, my very first pack that I LPed, or definitely a bit/way harder than that? Difficulty doesn't matter to me, as I will hopefully be fine when LPing it. As long as I enjoy myself doing my LPs, and I've enjoyed every single moment of it in the two LPs I've done so far, it's all good.

I can see your list is already pretty massive, but if you fancy a pack that you'll likely breeze through fairly quickly, give Lemminas a try! :lemcat: I'd be really interested to see if you find any of the levels challenging!

The really funny thing was that I had decided several hours before you posted suggesting your own Lemminas pack that I was definitely going to LP Lemminas ;) I will provide you a link to my LP once I start it and have it available. Interesting fact: Sammings 1 is exactly half the length of your Lemminas pack. I could continue this pattern by LPing Lemmingbytes, since it has 128 levels total, but too bad I already finished the pack earlier this year. Sublems comes pretty close to that, so this can work. I may still end up LPing Lemmingbytes in the future though, especially since after the first 3 level packs on this list are all ones I have never played, followed by two packs that I've already played. So, I might even squeeze in Lemmingbytes before Sublems and Lemmings Plus 1 for the very reason that I'm indeed willing to LP packs I've already played, if only just to continue the 32, 64, 128 pattern :D 
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So, I might even squeeze in Lemmingbytes before Sublems and Lemmings Plus 1 for the very reason that I'm indeed willing to LP packs I've already played, if only just to continue the 32, 64, 128 pattern :D

Haha, brilliant! 64 levels was a very deliberate number as well, I wanted it to be 4 ranks of 16 levels, with 8 songs which rotate twice each rank. Number patters for the win! :thumbsup:

P.S. Looking forward to the LP! ;P

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Re: My Next 3 LPs Are Complete: Yipee! More Lemmings, Sammings 1, and Lemminas.
« Reply #15 on: December 07, 2020, 08:52:36 PM »
All rightie, the 3 LPs of the packs in the title are done. Links provided here. Next up will be Arty's Sublems for NL and namida's LPI, also for NL. Perhaps in the future I can put all my LPs in the OP so that they're not scattered all over the place on this topic, where finding them will be difficult.

Yippee! More Lemmings LP:
Kaywhyn's LP of Niesch's Yippee! More Lemmings pack

Sammings 1 LP:
Kaywhyn's LP of manth16's Sammings 1 pack

Lemminas LP:
Kaywhyn's LP of WillLem's Lemminas pack



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Re: Give Kaywhyn a Good First Pack and Some Packs to LP
« Reply #16 on: December 07, 2020, 08:59:29 PM »
I think , Clammings could be a good suggestion too!
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« Reply #17 on: December 07, 2020, 10:59:12 PM »
I was going to recommend my pack Nuked Lemmings, it only has 20 levels but the 20 levels are difficult but hopefully not too hard.

https://www.lemmingsforums.net/index.php?topic=4445.msg77430#msg77430

I hear you have completed quite a lot of packs Kaywhyn.

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« Reply #18 on: December 08, 2020, 12:39:15 AM »
Thanks a bunch for the LP suggestions/recommendations, gentlemen! :thumbsup: I have noted them down. Perhaps I can do the same thing here, where I put all planned/suggested/recommended LPs in either the OP or the second post, just so they're all kept in 1 place rather than scattered in various replies all over in the topic.

  • Clammings (suggested by Turrican)
  • Nuked Lemmings (suggested by grams88)

I was going to recommend my pack Nuked Lemmings, it only has 20 levels but the 20 levels are difficult but hopefully not too hard.

https://www.lemmingsforums.net/index.php?topic=4445.msg77430#msg77430

Hey grams88, great to hear from you. I have noted this down on my list of packs to LP above :) and will definitely LP it once I'm done LPing Sublems and LPI. Also thanks for the link. I already have the pack downloaded from a while back. I definitely have heard the pack is difficult, so that does worry me a bit, as I have struggled with both difficult and even packs that aren't considered as difficult, eg, Lemminas. However, I will rise up to the challenge and LP your Nuked Lemmings pack and give it some loving! ;)

That reminds me. For your Ski Slope pack, is there a chance that the missing levels might be restored? I think right now the pack is a bit less than the expected 80. I would love to see the levels that were taken out.

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I hear you have completed quite a lot of packs Kaywhyn.

Indeed. List is right here. Number of packs completed currently stands at 65. I would like to eventually take on all available packs, so it's virtually guaranteed that I will play the two packs that were suggested to me to LP. Once again, thanks for the suggestions! :thumbsup:

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« Reply #19 on: December 08, 2020, 02:45:06 PM »
That's a good achievement with the number of packs you have completed 64. I bet not many people have completed as much as 64 packs.

The Nuked Lemmings only uses the original eight skills the same as the skii sloping lemmings. I feel some of the levels in Nuked Lemmings are of a difficult nature, I tried to make the levels a bit different to the skii sloping ones as a lot of the skii sloping ones did tend to have a lot of building levels.

I must warn looking over the levels again yes these are difficult ones, the nuked lemmings, you can do them in any order I don't think the order of these levels matters as each level stands on its own if that makes sense.  I could totally be wrong here but I don't think I've seen anyone that's completed the Nuked lemmings yet so don't worry if you do find them tricky. If you can complete a few of them you are doing good.

You are right there was a few levels missing from the skii sloping lemmings, now if I remember one level I really didn't like as it had a lot of building, it was one of those levels with the fire tileset with lots of writing, mentioning all different video games I've played. I think I deleted that level completely, I'll have a look around to see if I can see any of them but in my opinion that level with all the writing, I don't think it was that good, to be honest.

There was another level as well I think, need to try to remember what level it was.

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« Reply #20 on: December 08, 2020, 06:29:48 PM »
I must warn looking over the levels again yes these are difficult ones, the nuked lemmings, you can do them in any order I don't think the order of these levels matters as each level stands on its own if that makes sense.  I could totally be wrong here but I don't think I've seen anyone that's completed the Nuked lemmings yet so don't worry if you do find them tricky. If you can complete a few of them you are doing good.

That's what worries me, but I'm willing to take on any level pack no matter how difficult. Even better is how I'll be playing them in real time when I'm recording myself solving for your entertainment ;) The truth is is that ever since I started LPing packs I've just been enjoying myself so much, and they all seem to have garnered extremely positive receptions, and so I figured I'll keep doing more LPs. I'm definitely more than happy to share my level solving expertise and even provide some amusing entertainment on top of it :)

Just so let you know, I have played some of your Lemmini packs from some time ago, I think maybe a couple of years ago. I must say I was quite impressed by them. I know there was one brick level where you deliberately buried the exit in the terrain, but I managed to figure that one out due to something suspicious in the skillset, in particular not having enough builders for all the gaps you must build over. I definitely don't mind the occasional level where the author hides the exit in the terrain, though I think I'm like most here in that as long as there's some kind of visual clue that indicates where it is then even better. Otherwise, as long as there aren't too many of these in a row then it's fine with me too.

I would say your hardest Lemmini levels are from the Lemmings anniversary pack, where you took the original Lemmings levels or ONML and essentially reworked them in order to make a different solution out of them. I remember both the Pillars of Hercules and Lemmings Express remakes being the hardest ones. The latter because there's so much precision needed. Not to mention dealing on a very small platform at the very start along with a 99 RR. Also the Sand Castle one, the remake of Fun 2. That one was hard too, especially since it's not obvious how to get from the bottom of the level to the top of the highest pillar with the skills given. I eventually figured them out, but I remember these 3 being the hardest ones from you.

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You are right there was a few levels missing from the skii sloping lemmings, now if I remember one level I really didn't like as it had a lot of building, it was one of those levels with the fire tileset with lots of writing, mentioning all different video games I've played. I think I deleted that level completely, I'll have a look around to see if I can see any of them but in my opinion that level with all the writing, I don't think it was that good, to be honest.

There was another level as well I think, need to try to remember what level it was.

I took a look at the Ski Sloping pack, and there are 19 levels in each of the 4 ranks, and so there's 4 missing levels, more than I thought there were. I thought there were only 2 less than the 80 mentioned in the level pack title.
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Re: My List of Completed LPs of Lemmings Packs and Upcoming Packs to LP
« Reply #21 on: December 15, 2020, 08:03:28 AM »
I have modified the OP to list all the LPs of packs I've completed, as well as make a list of my upcoming LPs. In this way, the links to all my LPs won't be scattered all over the topic. As it is, it's quite difficult to find them. I have also changed the topic title of the OP accordingly, since the original title no longer is relevant, since we're way past my first LP and I have done 7 in a very short amount of time. Still, recommendations of packs for me to LP are always welcomed :)
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Re: My List of Completed LPs of Lemmings Packs and Upcoming Packs to LP
« Reply #22 on: December 19, 2020, 11:03:43 AM »
Hello everyone,

I just completed my 8th LP of a Lemmings level pack, Clammings. I have added the link to the LP in the OP. I have also added a poll to gauge how much the community is enjoying my LPs, as I would like to know if the interest has been there. No one asked if I ever considered LPing level packs. I made the personal decision to get into LPing because I thought it would be fun and for the experience. Indeed, I have enjoyed LPing all 8 packs I've done every step of the way. Not to mention this community could always use more LPers with commentary and get some amusement/entertainment ;)

For the first three two options, feel free to tell me which packs you have watched, as well as provide suggestions/recommendations of other packs for me to LP. Regardless of what you voted for, feel free to let me know how I can make my LPs better, as I know there are some things that I can work on to make them better. I'm working on drastically cutting down the video lengths, for example, as I acknowledge most of them are way too long.

Update: I updated the poll to remove one of the options, as it seemed quite redundant to the first one. This should be a better poll. Also made the question much shorter
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Re: My List of Completed LPs of Lemmings Packs and Upcoming Packs to LP
« Reply #23 on: December 19, 2020, 11:48:45 AM »
I've watched the first part of Migration and about half of Lemminas. I know that's not much, but as well as wanting to avoid spoilers for myself, there is the matter of time :P You've posted a lot of videos in a relatively short time, and it's hard to keep up, especially when I have other LPers to keep on top of as well 8-) Still, I am definitely intending to watch more of your LPs, especially when I have finished a pack.

I don't think your videos are necessarily too long, because the viewer always has the option of skipping when they know you will be on the same level for a while (which is easy to check with YouTube's new chapter system -- thank you for taking advantage of it :thumbsup: But certainly one possibility if you are stuck would be to pause the recording for a while, think through a level for a bit on your own, then come back. It's up to you whether you feel that would improve the flow.

For future packs to LP, since you've done Clammings I strongly recommend Insane Steve's World. Like Clammings, it's a best-of pack of one of the forum's top-tier level makers, and it should be a bit easier than Clammings overall. I also don't think it's had an LP done yet, unlike other top recommendations like DoveLems and PimoLems that have had plenty.

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« Reply #24 on: December 19, 2020, 04:36:43 PM »
the viewer always has the option of skipping when they know you will be on the same level for a while (which is easy to check with YouTube's new chapter system -- thank you for taking advantage of it :thumbsup:

+1 for this: your diligence in adding chapters to the videos is much appreciated! It also makes going back to review a certain part of the LP afterwards much easier. I'm considering going back over my own LPs to add chapters at some point...

But certainly one possibility if you are stuck would be to pause the recording for a while, think through a level for a bit on your own, then come back

+1,000 for this. I try to avoid long periods of "thinking" in my own LPs by simply editing those parts out. I also edit out various other things as well - there are no rules to it, as such, I just aim make it tidier so it flows. Editing definitely makes for a more watchable LP, I find.

Of course, editing can take as long as recording the LP in the first place; if you don't fancy spending that sort of time on your videos, Proxima's suggestion of simply stopping the recording and coming back to it when you've had time to think would be a decent alternative, and then you can just simply join the videos together afterwards.
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« Reply #25 on: December 20, 2020, 11:05:32 AM »
Thanks to those who already voted in the poll. This is quite useful, as I'm actually uncertain whether others here have noticed my LPs whenever I announce they're up and ready. Most importantly, thanks to those who have followed up with a post telling me how they are! :thumbsup: If you haven't yet, don't be afraid to. I'm always looking for ways to make my LPs better and for your entertainment and amusement ;) Definitely feel free to speak up.

You've posted a lot of videos in a relatively short time, and it's hard to keep up, especially when I have other LPers to keep on top of as well 8-)

I completely understand. I myself am aware that I have uploaded many videos in a very short amount of time, so I could certainly slow down the pace. Not less I want to risk increased burnout and exhaustion :P

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I don't think your videos are necessarily too long, because the viewer always has the option of skipping when they know you will be on the same level for a while (which is easy to check with YouTube's new chapter system -- thank you for taking advantage of it :thumbsup: But certainly one possibility if you are stuck would be to pause the recording for a while, think through a level for a bit on your own, then come back. It's up to you whether you feel that would improve the flow.

Yup, I love Youtube's Chapter feature a lot. Very helpful if one wants to find a particular level. It also tells you how long it actually took me to solve a particular level. That is a good idea, although there's the possibility of forgetting to resume the recording. Given how I have forgotten to open OBS a couple of times, I'm certain that this will happen with me as well.

What I can do is solve less levels per video in order to drastically cut down on video length. The problem I have is that if I build up momentum from being able to solve many levels in a row, why stop? In some of the videos, you can tell that I often debated myself if I wanted to either play the level or stop the recording. One thing I said I would do but I haven't done yet for any of my LPs is using an actual stopwatch. I need to get on that.

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For future packs to LP, since you've done Clammings I strongly recommend Insane Steve's World. Like Clammings, it's a best-of pack of one of the forum's top-tier level makers, and it should be a bit easier than Clammings overall. I also don't think it's had an LP done yet

Added the pack to my upcoming LPs list. Thanks! :thumbsup:

+1 for this: your diligence in adding chapters to the videos is much appreciated! It also makes going back to review a certain part of the LP afterwards much easier. I'm considering going back over my own LPs to add chapters at some point...

I highly recommend it. It's so useful! ;) Another thing I thought about is putting in the level title as well, but since you already see it at the beginning of each chapter, perhaps it won't be necessary. What I find a bit annoying is when I'm viewing the video I would have to have the Youtube video description open as well to look at the times when each level begins. Often times, others simply refer to the level by rank name and number without the title, and so many times I'm wondering which level is that again?

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Of course, editing can take as long as recording the LP in the first place; if you don't fancy spending that sort of time on your videos, Proxima's suggestion of simply stopping the recording and coming back to it when you've had time to think would be a decent alternative, and then you can just simply join the videos together afterwards.

I'm definitely not into video editing, mostly because I'm very bad at all but also I don't want to. His idea sounds good, but there's always the possibility to forget to resume the recording, and given how I have forgotten to open OBS a few times... :XD:
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« Reply #26 on: December 24, 2020, 09:23:49 PM »
Hello all,

I have just finished and added another LP to the completed list: Nuked Lems. The link to the LP has been added to the OP. Also, after a week and a half, according to the poll, my LPs have indeed been extremely well received. Since that's the case, I will therefore continue to do more LPs. :) Thank you to those who have voted and confirmed my speculation that they have been liked very much.  Before the poll, I didn't have much or any evidence to go by that my LPs were liked and enjoyed all that much. Great to know they are are enjoyable! :thumbsup: Really, the pleasure is all mine. I don't mind sharing my approach on level solving, as well as to provide much needed amusement and entertainment for the community by being an LPer ;)

Thank you to those who have voted and given their input on how my LPs can be better. I myself went to somewhat great lengths to make sure my most recent LP I just completed, Nuked Lems, fulfilled some changes that I said I would implement. In particular, I worked on solving less levels per video to make the length much more reasonable. I think I have succeeded to an extent, although the videos near the end fell victim to getting super long again. I think it was mostly due to how I wanted to try and solve the level I was stuck on in the same video if possible. In some cases, I felt I was very close and would be able to, but alas some didn't work out and therefore needed multiple videos. However, the one thing that I said I would do for this LP but didn't is use a timer. I will have to remember to do so before recording in the future!

If you haven't voted and given your input on my LPs, you still can! Again, I'm always looking for ways to improve, as I acknowledge that I can work on some things to make my LPs better. Even then, I'm just really glad to hear that people are enjoying the LPs.   
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« Reply #27 on: December 26, 2020, 01:38:52 AM »
Hi kaywhyn

My brother and I have been enjoying watching the let's plays you have been doing. :) Welldone for completing the Nuked Lems pack, I hope you enjoyed playing through the levels. I put my levels in alphabetical order, some of the ones near the end of the alphabet seemed harder I noticed. I might watch some more of your videos tomorrow with my brother. My brother has been trying to work out the solutions to the levels as you were playing along

I voted on the poll for number one I feel your lets plays have been really good, my brother was saying the same thing, he could hear you and enjoyed watching you play through them as well. Some levels had some interesting solutions, so far I've not seen any major backroutes but apart from that there were some levels that were completed slightly different to my intended solution but I tried to make it that way on purpose as there are many different ways to do a level.

You have done well for doing the blind let's play if that's the right term to use. It can be difficult doing a blind let's play so to say as you don't know if you will encounter a problem or not.  You have certainly done well anyway with that.

As Proxima was saying about youtube having the new chapter thing you can jump to different bits in the video if it were to be a long one but 30 to 40 minutes actually seemed like not a bad amount of time for the video.

Hope you enjoyed the pack. :thumbsup:

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Re: My List of Completed LPs of Lemmings Packs and Upcoming Packs to LP
« Reply #28 on: December 26, 2020, 02:38:44 AM »
Hi grams88,

Thanks so much for the kind words! :thumbsup: Thanks again for the poll vote and for watching my LPs, as well as recommending your Nuked Lems pack to LP. I'm glad to hear that both your brother and you are enjoying them very much. Including yours, since all the votes have been "yeses," and those who have voted have spoken and given their thoughts on my LPs, it's universally unanimous that the LPs have indeed been very well-liked, and so I will continue to do more LPs for everyone's benefit and entertainment :)

I think you already know, but just in case you haven't seen it yet, I have also attached my replays and given you feedback on your pack in the level pack topic itself. I was told that the LP videos are sufficient for feedback and that putting it in the level pack topic is doing far more than I need to, but I don't mind doing both and providing it in the level pack topic as well. Occasionally, there's thoughts that often go unsaid in the LP, so while I generally echo the same thing in the written feedback, because I'm not under pressure of recording, the written feedback somewhat allows more thoughts that haven't already been said to be said.

As for Nuked Lems, I honestly thought the pack got slightly easier after level 13. That one is clearly the hardest for me, as I ended up taking 3 videos before I finally solved it. The only other problem level after that one was level 15, but it was more of an execution thing rather than the solution, since it's obvious in that level and getting the timing right is the difficult part. In other words, the pack does get harder up until level 13, which is where it really peaks in difficulty, and then the pack decreases in difficulty similar to how the early levels in the pack were.

There are also two levels I feel as if I've seen and played before I finished your pack. Those were 15 and 18. Somehow they feel and look familiar. It's possible these were levels of yours I played before, or just a very similar level that I've played previously. I've been trying to see if I could find such levels on other sites, but so far I haven't found them, so it's possible that I haven't played those two levels before. Did you ever make level packs for Dos? I know you made some Lemmini packs, but I haven't found these levels in any of those packs.

Since you mentioned that you have seen my LPs, I'm guessing you are subscribed and so you get notifications of my videos going up? If that's the case, perhaps you can let me know your channel so that I can subscribe in return. Thanks so much again for watching and that you're enjoying them so much. As it's Christmas day where I am, I will consider the kind words and you watching my LPs my Christmas gift(s) from you for this year. The same thing goes with everyone else who has said "yes." This is honestly the best thing that I have received this year.  Not necessarily material possessions, but it's the thought that counts. I haven't received anything this year for the holidays, but I don't mind, since it's been a rough year for pretty much everyone. It's not like I've gotten something for Christmas every year as an adult, so I'm kind of used to it. Thank you for the "yeses," everyone! :)

From me, I want to wish everyone here and all over the world a merry Christmas and a happy new year! Season greetings, everybody! :thumbsup:   
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Re: My List of Completed LPs of Lemmings Packs and Upcoming Packs to LP
« Reply #29 on: December 26, 2020, 10:18:00 PM »
Quick suggestion: maybe the OP could indicate, in parentheses next to each LP link, how many parts it has?

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Re: My List of Completed LPs of Lemmings Packs and Upcoming Packs to LP
« Reply #30 on: December 26, 2020, 11:21:01 PM »
Great idea. I have edited the OP implementing your suggestion :thumbsup:
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SEB Lems NL New Formats Added to My List of Completed LPs of Lemmings Packs
« Reply #31 on: January 23, 2021, 04:31:13 AM »
Hello everyone,

After almost an entire month and 75 LP videos (technically 76 since one of my video attempts at Murder 5 is missing but I foolishly didn't have OBS open and what I thought I recorded ended up recording nothing), I have finished LPing SEB Lems. It was a very difficult and long journey, filled with so much struggling, but I made it through to the end. I've added the link to my LP in the OP.

I'm completely burned out from LPing this high quality and difficult pack, so I'm going to take a major break from LPing before doing my next one. Once again, thanks to everyone who voted in the poll and everyone saying that my LPs have been very enjoyable :) I'm still going to be doing more in the future for your entertainment and viewing pleasure. For now, I need another break. Perhaps I'll be using this time off to get into level designing and make my first foray into level creation.
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Re: kaywhyn's List of Completed LPs of Lemmings Packs and Upcoming Packs to LP
« Reply #32 on: February 16, 2021, 05:37:12 AM »
Hello everyone,

I'm finally back to LPing Lemmings level packs after finishing my LP of SEB Lems, which was a monster of a pack to complete due to the size and the difficulty, 3 weeks ago. Not only was I playing other games during that time, I was also really busy with making my very first levels for the current LDC. Hopefully no more updates need to be made for my 3 levels, but I think for the most part they have settled so that I can now get back into LPing.

So for my return to LPing after 3 weeks, I decided to go with Colorful Arty's other pack, Artlems. So far, only the first rank finished, though it's definitely not an easy pack. Nothing too overly hard yet, but I know the struggles to get through the levels will continue in the later ranks. Enjoying the pack a lot so far, though. A lot of the levels are just very well-done artistically, and a lot of great puzzles too.
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Re: kaywhyn's List of Completed LPs of Lemmings Packs and Upcoming Packs to LP
« Reply #33 on: February 19, 2021, 01:12:31 AM »
Hello everyone,

I just finished LPing the level pack Artlems. The link to the LP has been added to the OP for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy! :P Stay tuned for my next LP to follow in the upcoming days/weeks. I think I have an idea of what my next pack to LP will be, but I need some time to think about it.
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LPII LP Complete
« Reply #34 on: March 01, 2021, 12:09:34 PM »
Hello,

My LP of LPII is complete. I have added the link to the LP in the OP.
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Hello,

Another LP of a level pack complete: Gronkling's Animal Pack 1: Rodents. Added the link to the LP in the OP.
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LP of The Lemmings Have Grown Pack by David Complete
« Reply #36 on: March 24, 2021, 04:27:19 AM »
Another LP of a Lemmings level pack complete: David's The Lemmings Have Grown. The link to the LP has been added to the OP. Note that in the final video of the LP that I showed off solutions to 3 Morning Walk levels I resolved. When I started the LP I encountered an impossible level with Morning Walk 25, but that's because I had an outdated version of the pack. When I downloaded the latest pack version, 3 of my replays from the MW rank broke. I was debating whether to reupload my LP videos, tack it onto the next LP video at the point where I was. In the end, I decided to simply tack it onto the final LP video for the pack. As such, this is the first time this has happened and I titled the video accordingly. Luckily I was able to fit it within the character limit that Youtube allows for titles.

Phew, it was quite a difficult pack, so I definitely need another short break before doing my next LP. All these difficult levels are wearing and burning me out. Of course, as you all know I don't mind hard levels, as I can eventually figure them out on my own given enough time. I still need to decide what my next pack to LP will be. I also seem to be running out of packs to LP :crylaugh: Not really, there's still plenty of content to cover :P
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Two More LPs Completed, Assorted Gubbins and Deceit's Lemmings
« Reply #37 on: April 01, 2021, 06:45:40 AM »
Two LPs of two small packs completed in short order, for Assorted Gubbins and Deceit's Lemmings. I have added the LP links to the OP. I likely will take on a much larger pack next. Which one I'm not sure yet. Perhaps for this one I can go back to asking the community for input, although it likely won't be helpful, as I have practically solved nearly every pack myself. So, I might just end up picking again myself :P
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My LemRunner LP is finally complete almost 3 months after I first started my LP of the pack. The biggest reason for this was due to how I was stupidly stumped on a level near the end of the Gear World rank, which unmotivated me to do anything Lemmings related and resulted in me taking an extended break from the LP and the game of Lemmings. I eventually returned to the LP last week after I was finally able to get myself unstuck on Gear World 7 two weeks ago (solution came to me one day while I was on my lunch break and I was hoping in my mind that the idea I had in mind would work, and thank goodness it does). One week after resuming the LP, 21 additional LP videos after the last one from back in April, and the LP is finally done! So thankful to finally be done with LemRunner, as there are other level packs I would like to get to to do an LP on.

As with one of tan x's previous level packs that I have played, I can attest to the high difficulty of LemRunner. Even then, I still recommend the pack if you're thinking of playing it. Just don't expect it to be a quick solve despite there just being 52 levels! Plenty of the levels are sure to have your brain busting and banging your head against the wall. The pack especially gets quite difficult near the end, though be assured that the difficulty resets each time you get to a new rank, meaning the beginning of each rank starts off relatively simple but gets progressively harder as you proceed further in the rank.

Anyway, I added the link to the LP of LemRunner to the OP. I think what I will do is take a break for a few days before starting my next LP. I think I know what level pack I'm doing next ;)
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My Lemmings Destination LP is now complete. The link to the LP has been added to the LP. Somewhat of a long and difficult journey, but I declare this level pack another one of my all-time favorites and therefore definitely earns a spot on my list of favorite level packs, even if I think I still found a lot of backroutes in v1.2 :laugh:
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My LP of Festival Millas 2018 is complete. I have added the link to the LP in the OP. It was a nice to play a pack on the easier side for a change, though I came into the pack thinking it was going to be a difficult pack despite just being 32 levels long. Then again, I did find some backroutes, and in the most recent version of the pack that was uploaded a few months ago, many of the levels were replaced and/or reworked/overhauled.

Anyway, I think I know what pack I'll be doing next, though perhaps soon I'll put up a poll and have the community decide what the next pack I should LP
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Re: Poll: Help kaywhyn Decide his 21st level pack to LP
« Reply #41 on: August 08, 2021, 06:52:18 PM »
My LP of Lemmings Plus 3 is complete. I have added the LP link to the OP.

As of 8/7/21, I've done 20 complete LPs of a Lemmings level pack (all are listed in the OP). For my 21st LP, I've put up a poll so that you, this Forums, can help me decide what my next one should be, especially as I've chosen the last 15 or so. I thought I mix it up and have the community decide the next one for me. I will note that I'm prioritizing older packs to the newer ones, as that's been my general practice of how I tackle level packs, but of course don't feel obligated to vote for an older pack. If you choose the 5th option, feel free to drop off suggestions/recommendations that weren't listed.

In regards to the old poll that I've finally taken down after almost a year, the general consensus is that my LPs have been very enjoyable to view and hence they have received a very huge positive reception. Nice to know! :thumbsup:

The final tally was

Yes, very much, Please keep doing more (7 votes)

They could be better, but I still enjoy watching them (1 vote)

I haven't been enjoying them as much as I thought (0 votes)

I haven't seen any of them (2 votes)
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Didn't you already play redux or pimolems? ???
Are you gonna cover them with commentary videos like you did with united or open air?
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Didn't you already play redux or pimolems? ???
Are you gonna cover them with commentary videos like you did with united or open air?

No to Redux, yes/no to Pimolems. The latter I completed on Lemmini years ago. I haven't played Icho's conversion of the pack to NL. Perhaps I should clarify that in the poll option. I might do an LP of both instead of "level solving" commentary.
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The LP of Insane Steve's World is complete! I have added the link to the LP in the OP, as well as crossed it off of the Upcoming packs to the LP list. Thank you to you, the Lemmings Forums community, for deciding this to be my 21st level pack to LP! :) You guys have voted and have spoken, hence Insane Steve's World was the next level pack for me to LP. I think I have an idea of what I'm going to LP next, but if you have any suggestions/recommendations, speak up now, or I'll just go with what I have in mind :laugh:

Anyway, thanks to those who voted in the poll ;)
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I'm curious what you make of my new (small) pack. Knowing your Lemmings playing skills I think you'll breeze through it in a couple of hours. :crylaugh:

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Thanks for the kind words, Niesch! Since your Yippee, More Lemmings pack managed to give even me problems, I'm not so sure that I can get through Long Live Lemmings in a few hours :laugh: However, you have my word that I will indeed LP this pack of yours. I have added your pack to the list of upcoming packs, as well as credit you and Armani for the suggestion of this pack for me to LP :) This will either be the next one, or the one I had in mind. If I go with the one I have in mind first, then your pack will likely follow after that one ;) Of course, I'll provide you the link to the LP once I have started it
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Cool. I think overall LLL! is a bit easier than Y!ML, but I may be wrong.

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Ski Sloping Lemmings is complete, so the link to the LP has been added to the OP. Honestly, I felt this was the worst decision ever, as I constantly got frustrated and felt nearly on the verge of a breakdown due to how I wasn't too impressed by the pack. Luckily, it did get better as I got into the Orange Slope rank, but for the most part I kept feeling very stressed out and was anxiously wanting to complete the LP ASAP so that I can get to other level packs that I wanted to LP. However, I've always been one to finish what I start, as I consider it unacceptable to leave things unfinished on the table. I did even think to abandon the LP after my full blown-out rage in one of the videos, but it turns out that I have absolutely no excuse for why I did that, as I was simply a complete dummy on the level that stumped me. Let's just say that I don't exactly recommend this pack be on anyone's "definitely play" list, and that by being the very first person to solve all of it, I simply spare anyone the agony of playing through it :laugh: You're welcome, everyone :P I've repeated this in the level pack topic as well.

Anyway, the OP has been updated with a link to the LP. Now to decide on my next LP, although I think I already know what I'll be doing.
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Hey, you have my full respect :-) I at least made it to the orange slope rank, but then I gave up. Which does not mean that I'd never dare a comeback. You'll never know....

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Re: kaywhyn's List of Completed LPs of Lemmings Packs and Upcoming Packs to LP
« Reply #50 on: September 07, 2021, 05:14:23 AM »
The LP of Integral Lemmings is complete, and I have added the link to the LP in the OP. It is on my list of all-time favorite level packs, it's really well-done despite being tan x's first level pack. Definitely makes me wonder if he always have known about these tricks with the Neolemmix exclusive skills or if he simply discovered them through his own playtesting of the levels. I could be wrong, but I don't think Icho's NL Introduction pack had been made yet, so that makes me think tan x simply discovered them.

Hey, you have my full respect :-) I at least made it to the orange slope rank, but then I gave up. Which does not mean that I'd never dare a comeback. You'll never know....

Thanks for the kind words, Swerdis. I'm confident you'll be able to come back and finish the pack up if you ever did so ;)
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Re: kaywhyn's List of Completed LPs of Lemmings Packs and Upcoming Packs to LP
« Reply #51 on: September 09, 2021, 07:17:50 PM »
Now another LP of a Lemmings level pack complete: Niesch's second pack Long Live Lemmings! The link to the LP has been added to the OP. Many thanks to both Armani and Niesch for recommending me this pack to LP, especially Armani, who pre-tested the pack. Very nice short level pack with some levels featuring the slider. Other than maybe both Taxing 6 and Bonus 4, which I say are the hardest levels in the entire pack (though for the latter only due to the very strict time limit but without is otherwise a very easy level for the final level of the pack), the slider levels themselves weren't too bad, although I'm still trying to get used to the mechanics of the skill, particularly their infamous nature of always turning around on every drop when you don't want them to! Even then, there were still some really good slider puzzles in this pack! At least when I used them, as there were some levels that I managed to solve without using sliders even though they're provided. In the meantime, an update has been released for the pack patching up some of the backroutes I found. I likely won't be resolving the levels for a while, as I generally don't go back to resolve updated levels once I finish a level pack.

Anyway, thanks again Niesch for this pack. In some ways easier than his first pack Yippee! More Lemmings, as I didn't struggle as much with the former than with the latter, but it still wasn't a quick solve despite having 6 more levels than his first pack. So, another instance of it may be a short pack, but don't expect it to be a fast solve! Niesch also has the uncanny ability to make challenging levels, if his contest levels are any indication. I believe all of them are in the pack, and one of them was one that I couldn't solve for at least 5 months after the voting for the contest closed! Fortunately, I was able to solve it several months ago earlier this year, and hence when I got to it in the pack it was a super quick solve.

Other than some of the puzzles being great, also really good on the aesthetics and visuals! I can definitely recommend LLL!, so give it a try if you haven't yet! I've definitely learned some neat slider tricks here. Perhaps I'll learn some more once I start playing Armani's pack, as well as with the laserer, as there weren't any in LLL! levels featuring it.

I should start another LP of a level pack in a few days or so. I think I have the next few decided already ;)
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Re: kaywhyn's List of Completed LPs of Lemmings Packs and Upcoming Packs to LP
« Reply #52 on: September 18, 2021, 06:46:02 PM »
Added the LP link of MegSEGAbytes to the OP, as I completed this level pack. I absolutely enjoyed this sequel collab pack of Flopsy's and Wafflem's very much! :) Thank you for this wonderful pack, gentlemen. And of course Lucia for her contributions here and there for some levels. It was a very long overdue LP, as I had promised Flopsy a very long time ago that I would play this pack. I think it was sometime while I was still LPing SEB Lems. Also, I want to thank Flopsy for adding me to the credits in the GGF topic. I didn't play any part in helping with the MSB's release, but I apparently had made his GGF's release even more special by LPing it during the week leading up to it. Aww :thumbsup:

Anyway, I look forward to playing through GGF probably in a few months or so as well. In the meantime, there are some other level packs that I have lined up and will be keeping me busy.
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Re: kaywhyn's List of Completed LPs of Lemmings Packs and Upcoming Packs to LP
« Reply #53 on: September 22, 2021, 01:42:29 AM »
Added the LP link to WillLem's Inverse Lemmings to the OP. I like the pack concept here, where it's select levels from the OL and rotated 180 degrees so that everything is inverted, upside-down, as well as from back to front. I expected this pack to be quite challenging based on the description in the release topic, but it turns out that the pack was just too easy, as indicated how I finished the pack in just 3 videos. Then again, there aren't any new levels in this pack, they're simply ones from the OL and just turned upside down. Therefore, they're all familiar to me.

In any case, it's still a decent pack, and I still recommend giving it a go, if just for the interesting twist on some levels from the OL. If you even wanted to, an entire pack on all 120 of the levels can be done. This pack being a breather was quite a welcome sight, especially since I've played nothing but mostly hard levels for the last several months. So, thank you for the pack, WillLem ;)

And now, another break from LPing for a few days before I start my next one, Armani's pack. I might regret LPing it later, but I shall see how far I can get in the LP before the pack gets to be too much for me :crylaugh: Still, bring it on! :thumbsup:
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Re: kaywhyn's List of Completed LPs of Lemmings Packs and Upcoming Packs to LP
« Reply #54 on: October 26, 2021, 05:14:36 AM »
Added the LP link of Armani's Lemmings Uncharted to the OP, as I just recently completed the LP of the pack. Near the end, I saw that I was close to the 1 month mark since the time I started the LP (September 24, 2021), and so I made it my goal to finish the entire LP by yesterday, October 24, 2021. Luckily, I achieved this goal, so I'm satisfied for meeting a personal deadline I set for myself. The LP ended up being 66 videos long, almost as long as my LP of SEB Lems, at 75 (technically 76, since one of the recordings is missing but I didn't have OBS open :forehead:)

It was a very long and difficult struggle, especially once I got into the 3rd rank and beyond, but I managed to emerge from the other side in the end. This was a pack that I thought I was going to regret LPing, as I signed up for what sounded to be a very hard pack, possibly the new Lemmings United. So far, I'm in agreement that the pack isn't as hard as United, but it's pretty close. However, as I'm currently the only one to have solved every level at least once, the pack is still riddled with a lot of backroutes, so it's hard to say for certain how the difficulty compares to United. At the same time, I think I can say that the difficulty of the 5th and final rank, Aquarius, exceeds that of the Genocide rank of United. It's only because the entire rank was a very long and hard struggle for me despite all the backroutes I found for the rank. As a matter of fact, only two of my solutions were intended/acceptable, i.e, 18/20 were backroutes! :XD: So, perhaps with the intended solutions properly enforced the pack may be as hard as United or just possibly exceed it by a bit.

In any case, I thought Armani did a great job for his first level pack. I immensely enjoyed it, and there are just a lot of remarkable gems in the pack that I consider my favorites. Thus, I can absolutely recommend the pack, but be warned that it's a really hard pack. Its difficulty definitely exceeds pretty much every level pack that I have solved, save for possibly United. Even then, as long as you don't let the difficulty get to you, you can make it to the end as well. I will look forward to any future levels/projects of Armani's.

At the same time, since I've solved every level at least once, I consider myself done with the pack and hence I can move on to other packs that I would like to get to. In particular, there's a few more that I would like to get to before the end of 2021. I think I have maybe 3 packs I would like to do before the year is over. 
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Re: kaywhyn's List of Completed LPs of Lemmings Packs and Upcoming Packs to LP
« Reply #55 on: November 03, 2021, 10:14:26 AM »
The link to the LP of All Hallow's Eve has been added to the OP as another one I completed. I thought this was appropriate, considering that Halloween was not too long ago, and this is a Halloween themed level pack. With this, I have now played all of tan x's and Dexter's level packs. Out of these 4 level packs, All Hallow's Eve is the easiest one IMO. In addition, the levels aren't anywhere as hard as their typical ones found in the other packs, where they are unusually difficult. Even then, this isn't a bad thing at all, as I enjoy playing and solving levels of all difficulties. Hard levels may be the type of level that I love playing and solving, but I like levels of all difficulties. I also quite enjoyed this pack a lot too.

This post shall serve as a kind of reflection. Tomorrow is the 1 year anniversary since I started LPing Lemmings level packs, and wow, I got to say the fact that I completed 26 28 LPs of level packs in just 1 year is most impressive. During this time frame, I have asked this community how they have found my LPs, and to my big surprise they have received a huge positive reception even though I felt like there haven't been many or anyone watching them. I have been proven wrong on all fronts and am very glad to hear they have been very enjoyable. Once again, it is because of this that has given me motivation to keep doing LPs for your entertainment, and therefore I thank you all :thumbsup: I am glad to be part of such a wonderful community on an extremely awesome game. It should be clear and obvious that I'm more of a level solver than a level designer, but even then the possibility of a future level pack from me isn't completely ruled out :P

So, I guess it's time for another poll on a level pack that I should LP next. I do have one in mind that I was thinking of doing next, but maybe because it's my 1 year anniversary tomorrow since I started LPing level packs, perhaps I can hold off on the one I had in mind. So, next poll up to help me decide on the next pack to LP! :)

edit: I modified the poll a bit to replace a pack which I feel might be a better one. Sorry Proxima, I resetted the vote count in case you wanted to vote for the other one :laugh:
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« Reply #56 on: November 03, 2021, 06:17:50 PM »
If it's an anniversary special, it should also be a pack with a particularly special status. I'd rule out an abandoned prototype right away on that grounds alone - not saying don't LP it at all, but pick something else for a "special" LP.

The remaining three, Redux sounds cool on paper, but how familiar are you with levels from alternate ports? It might not be that interesting if you already know all the levels. On the other hand, if you haven't played the Genesis levels in particular, you're going to encounter a decent amount of new stuff, so it could be interesting.

MazuLems and DoveLems are both classic, significant packs, which fit much better. MazuLems is quite short, which might work well for a special; it was certainly hard by the standards of its time but would actually be considered fairly easy by today's standards for the most part (though one or two levels still hold up as pretty nasty).

Another possibility could be one of the official games that you haven't played yet? (And if going this route, it goes without saying that my nomination is L3D - though Tribes or Revolution are worth at least playing at some point too. I won't blame you for skipping Chronicles or Paintball. :P)
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« Reply #57 on: November 09, 2021, 05:38:06 AM »
Well, just like that, with only 4 votes, it's an even split between Mazulems and the holiday pack. That certainly makes it a bit more difficult for me, as I need to decide which of the two to go with. At the same time, I could simply make them the next two packs to LP. Or, I could just go with something else entirely, such as

Another possibility could be one of the official games that you haven't played yet? (And if going this route, it goes without saying that my nomination is L3D - though Tribes or Revolution are worth at least playing at some point too. I won't blame you for skipping Chronicles or Paintball. :P)

Good point, namida! :) This would definitely be the "other" option in the poll, and I can certainly do that despite no votes on it yet. I definitely would like to do Lemmings Revolution at some point. To avoid any doubt, I've already completed Revolution from a while back, although I either have completed it once or twice. Since it's been a while, I can definitely do another playthrough of Revolution but on camera. Regarding L3D, I will definitely try and take a look at your pack, after I go through the base game first :P As for Chronicles or Paintball, I don't think I will be looking at those, as I'm not really interested in them.

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The remaining three, Redux sounds cool on paper, but how familiar are you with levels from alternate ports? It might not be that interesting if you already know all the levels. On the other hand, if you haven't played the Genesis levels in particular, you're going to encounter a decent amount of new stuff, so it could be interesting.

I've played the Genesis port on an emulator at some point a while back, and hence Redux won't be a complete blind playthrough, although it might as well be due to how it's been quite a while since I've seen the Genesis levels. At the same time, I'm not too extremely familiar with most of these levels, as I did it only once a while back and haven't really revisited them since. However, I've definitely seen all of the Genesis levels, just most I likely won't recall too well.
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« Reply #58 on: November 09, 2021, 11:14:07 PM »
I didn't vote on this one because I havent actually got around to playing Mazulems myself yet. I do like the idea of going back to a first pack though - The first custom pack I completed was geofflems and I can imagine playing it again would be a lot of fun.

Another very different option might be to pick a selection of some individual levels that stand out when thinking back and revisiting those in some way (not really a 'best of' as I imagine that could be difficult to pick!)?
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« Reply #59 on: November 10, 2021, 12:32:20 AM »
Hey Apjjm, thanks for your very helpful and thoughtful input! :)

I didn't vote on this one because I havent actually got around to playing Mazulems myself yet. I do like the idea of going back to a first pack though - The first custom pack I completed was geofflems and I can imagine playing it again would be a lot of fun.

Yea, I know what you mean in regards to revisiting the very first custom pack I've ever played. I originally played Mazulems on Dos with Custlemm. I certainly remember how very good it was, as well as some that were quite frustrating to do with Dos mechanics. With NL, it will likely be a much better playing experience. I don't quite remember all the solutions, as well as possibly some of the levels themselves, as it's been a really long time since I've even saw or touched the pack, but it won't matter much, as I eventually do figure out the solutions again given enough time. That being said, I'm still somewhat familiar with most of the solutions, so it'll likely be super quick and over with at the snap of a finger :laugh: Even then, plenty of great gems here, so I can definitely recommend that you play through this pack at some point. It definitely doesn't disappoint at all :)

Geofflems is another great pack as well. I remember it wasn't too much of a challenge until about midway to late Taxing and then some real toughies in Mayhem. Of course, difficult levels don't bother me much, as these are the types of levels I love playing and solving, but I do love levels of all difficulties, and hence easy ones are a very welcome sight after playing nothing but hard levels for a while, which has been quite common for me.

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Another very different option might be to pick a selection of some individual levels that stand out when thinking back and revisiting those in some way (not really a 'best of' as I imagine that could be difficult to pick!)?

Yet another great point you brought up. I might consider it, although I likely will spend way too much time if so, as I will have to be able to justify why I chose some levels vs those I didn't.

Since you responded in this thread, you just reminded me that I need to play through your Lemmings Quartet at some point! ;) Rest assured, I will get to it as soon as I get some of my planned LPs of level packs done first. When I do start playing through it, I'll be sure to ping you and link you to the LP :)
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« Reply #60 on: November 12, 2021, 07:04:05 PM »
Many thanks to those who voted in the poll and helped me decide what my 2729th LP of a level pack should be in honor of my 1-year LP debut. By a vote of 4-2, this community has decided that that pack should be Mazulems. Thus, that was indeed my next LP, which I started last night and have already finished it in about two hours. So, the link to the LP has been added to the OP. Interestingly enough, it was tied 2-2 between Mazulems and the 2017 Holiday pack for some days, and I think my response to Apjjm above garnered two additional votes for Mazulems :laugh: I'm not sure if that's what it was, but well, I can speculate, can't I?

Historically, I've played the Dos version of the pack way back in the 2000s, so a very long time ago. It was definitely a difficult pack for me back then, but after much struggling I managed to solve all of it. There's definitely some true gems in there, and some levels are quite unique in the Dos version. For example, there is a level with an invisible exit, as well as a level with invisible terrain. The latter is especially one of my favorites of the pack, and one where I was definitely very amazed and blown away by the solution once I realized there's something else going on in the level. There is also one level whose intended solution relies on a glitch that does work on the Dos version but not on NL. Even then, the level's possible without the glitch on either engine.

Honestly, it was definitely a great trip back in time revisiting the very first Lemmings custom level pack I've ever played and these levels after so long but on New Formats NL. A large part that explains why I finished the LP in only two videos is not only because I've already played this pack a long time ago once upon a time, but also I'm somewhat still mostly familiar with the solutions. The only thing is the skillsets on many of the levels are far bigger than I remembered. Then again, I didn't pay too much attention to the skillsets when I first played it on Dos all those years ago.

In any case, I thought a short pack like Mazulems was a great one to mark my 1-year LP debut, as well as just revisiting the very first custom level pack I ever played. I certainly could had done an LP on a much bigger pack, but some of those are still to come. Once again, thanks all for the input, everyone :) As a matter of fact, this community has decided both of my next two LPs, one of which is already done, Mazulems.

The next LP will be on Gigalem's 2017 Holiday cancelled pack. Yes, not exactly the most recent holiday pack, but well I would like to eventually take on all packs :P This will be first playthrough of a pack on Old Formats NL. I do have some video solutions of levels for Old Formats NL, but they're silent playthroughs. This will be the first LP on Old Formats NL with audio commentary. I am looking forward to it! ;)
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« Reply #61 on: December 03, 2021, 09:45:44 AM »
Added the link to the LP of Gigalem's Holiday Gigalems 2017 to the OP. Note that this is for Old Formats NL, i.e, you need the v10 of the NL players for it. This is the first level pack that I have LPed live on camera for Old Formats NL. It is also in an incomplete state, but I still enjoyed it very much despite many levels currently being in a very highly backroutable :P Once again, many thanks to Gigalem for giving me permission to LP his pack with his blessing :thumbsup: I especially enjoyed collaborating with him on it before I started the LP of it :)

As 2021 is coming close to an end, I think I will be able to squeeze in 3-4 more LPs of level packs. I have pretty much decided what they will be. Next up will be namida's Holiday Plus/Omega packs, followed by maybe Turrican's Mike Lemmings and finally I'll close off 2021 with Strato's LWT for New Formats NL. Seems to be somewhat of a time cruncher here, though, although I might just forgo Turrican's pack for the beginning of 2022 if need be.
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« Reply #62 on: December 15, 2021, 05:00:50 AM »
I've added two more LP links of packs that I've completed to the OP, Holiday Lemmings Plus and Lemmings Plus Omega, both packs by namida. Yes, you read correctly that the former only took me 1 entire video, which namida correctly predicted, and hence this is my shortest LP of a Lemmings level pack :laugh: Despite it's short length of only 12 levels, I still enjoyed it quite a bit. It was a nice way to ring in the Christmas holiday early. There was really only 2 levels that I considered quite difficult in the pack, with a third potential one, all found in the Arctic rank.

For the latter, I absolutely enjoyed it from start to finish. It has a similar structure to the OL in that it's 120 levels, with 30 levels each in 4 ranks. The fact that this is the very first entry, aside from the aforementioned HLP, that uses the NL skills available at the time really opened my eyes to the limitless possibilities of puzzle diversity and variety. I'm still a diehard classic lemmings fan, though, i.e, timed bombers, time limits on every level, classic 8 skills only, etc. Even then, I've now used NL for a little over 2 years, and I've certainly come to enjoy the QoL features very much: skill shadows, framestepping, time skips, etc. I almost made it through the entire pack without any level needing more than one video to get solved, but alas Mental 16 ruined that :(

I'm looking forward to the remaining entries of the series: LPIV, LPV, LPOII, and LPVI. I especially look forward to LPV and LPOII, as those are considered very hard packs and hence my solving skills will definitely be put to the test. Will I make it through to the end of my LPs of them, or will I eventually crumble under the pressure of the difficulty and have them defeat me? You'll just have to tune in and find out for when they go live, won't you? :laugh:

Now that we're nearly half way through the final month of 2021, I do have 1 or 2 more LPs planned left to close off the year. Next up is Turrican's Mike Lemmings, followed by Strato's gargantuan LWT for New Formats. I might just skip the former and go straight for LWT, though. However, if I do the former, I would like to start tomorrow. Then I'll close off 2021 with LWT. The plan is to get the LWT LP done before the conclusion of 2021. I think this would be a nice way to round off the year by taking a tour around the world with this musically themed pack :) Since I only have 3 days of work left before I'm off for 2 weeks, I think this is achievable. I guess it'll just depend on how quickly I can plow through a 320-level pack :XD:

As usual, I like to thank this wonderful community for having helped me decide some of my LPs. In particular, Insane Steve's World, Mazulems, and Holiday 2017 pack. Thanks so much for the input, everyone! :thumbsup: Perhaps when 2022 starts I'll likely put up another poll asking for help on deciding another pack to LP to start off the new year. So, please be on the lookout for that, and of course I'll post in this topic again when that happens ;) It's been a real pleasure doing these LPs of level packs for your viewing pleasure and entertainment :thumbsup: I don't have plans to stop LPing anytime soon, and has been mentioned many times throughout the year I will continue to do so as long as people are telling me they've been a joy to watch. So, don't worry about me ceasing LPing anytime soon. I've pretty much gone into territory that people likely wouldn't do here, which is LP packs that are likely considered too difficult to do an LP for, which many packs in the last few years have been. Unfortunately, no chance of an LP of Nepsterlems from me, as I've done way too much of the pack before I decided to take up LPing, though I might still end up doing a post-commentary video series on it. Otherwise, I would just upload a silent playthrough of it.

Hope everyone is having a great final few weeks of 2021! Let's finish off strong with great spirits knowing brighter and better days ahead are coming.     
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« Reply #63 on: December 19, 2021, 07:57:59 AM »
The LP link to Turrican's Mike's Lemmings has been added to the OP, as that is another pack that I recently finished. Of course, this is for New Formats NL. Turrican also released a Superlemmini pack, but I will get to that pack eventually. Since it's for Superlemmini, I will likely maintain a separate LP list for that engine as well in that board.

Mike's Lemmings is the very first NL level pack by Turrican. Quite honestly, I went through this pack far faster than I thought I would. Before this, the only level of Turrican's I had ever played was his "Dockside Warehouse," which was a single level nominated for LOTY 2020, which happened earlier this year. I found that level to be hard, so I thought it was going to be the same with Mike's Lemmings. Indeed, I didn't really have any real struggles until the Wicked rank. I had some in the Wild rank as well, and the first one was Wild 4. The only other hard level in that rank was Wild 7. The Wicked rank was simply slow going throughout, with Wicked 7 the only level in the pack that needed more than one video to solve. Well, technically Wild 4 needed more than one video as well, but that's because the video that's up on my YT is not the original. To my horror, I guess I forgot to unpause the recording, and so I lost about 15-20 minutes of footage at the end from the point I didn't unpause. So, rather than upload the original, I simply decided to re-record the first episode of the LP with the first 4 levels. It still ended up taking a while to get it solved anyway, and I likely probably would had either stopped the recording of the second video after getting it solved, or I would had gone for another level or two. Needless to say, Turrican's advertised difficulty of Medium-Hard is accurate here. Still some wonderful levels in the pack, though, especially with the choice of tilesets used, in particular, some of Davids' tilesets, and good use of tileset mixing in some. Despite the short length, being only a little bit longer than Holiday Lemmings Plus, I enjoyed this pack very much. I look forward to playing the Superlemmini version of his pack at some point down the line! I believe most of the levels are different there in contrast to the NL version.

And now, this brings me to the final LP I have planned for 2021, which I will be starting either tomorrow or Monday. It's going to be an LP of the largest NL pack that's been out for some time, but the goal is to finish it before the end of 2021. I feel like this is a great way to wrap up the year. Note that I've already played and finished the Old Formats NL version last year, and I feel enough time has passed since I finished it so that I can do an LP of the New Formats NL version. So, get ready to tour the world with me with a fictional Lemmings band for when I start the LP of Lemmings World Tour! See you all around for the tour!
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« Reply #64 on: December 31, 2021, 08:27:54 AM »
The LP link to Strato's LWT for New Formats NL has been added to the OP, as that is another LP of a level pack that I have completed. Thus, I have accomplished my goal of finishing the LP before 2021 concludes :) Honestly, I don't know if it was well worth the stress, being on a very tight time cruncher and all, but I breezed through the pack far faster than I thought I would despite the pack being 320 levels in total. Then again, I've already played the Old Formats version of the pack from last year, meaning I've already played all the levels of the pack at least once. However, due to the lapse of time between the time I completed the Old Formats pack and the time I watched Arty's LP of it, my LP of the New Formats conversion might as well be a blind playthrough anyway :P

This is a pack that I came so close to solving without any level needing more than one video to get solved. Alas, Diva 19 destroyed that, and now that I think about it, I don't know where my mind was when I was recording myself solving the level, as there was one thing that I could had tried that would had made a huge difference and not make me struggle as much with the level as I did in the LP :XD: Oh well, it could had been worse with multiple levels needing more than one video to get solved. I think it might had been late at night at the time, and hence due to being exhausted my mind just wasn't "in the game" :laugh:

Now, the thing I was absolutely blown away by, and that is solving Groupie 40 in 35 minutes despite having solved 4 other levels before that in the same video. This is a huge improvement from the at least an hour it took me to solve Groupie 40 on Old Formats, when that was the first time I played the level from over a year ago. It could had been much faster than that had I not redid a lot of the level, though. Even then, I got to say that that's still quite impressive with getting it solved while LPing, considering that it sounds like it typically takes at least an hour or so to even get the thing solved when playing it for the first time, no matter your skill level. The funny thing is that it didn't feel very stressful at all while I was solving it. I remembered being mostly relaxed the entire time doing so. Honestly, that takes guts to be able to do it on a very overwhelming and stressful level like that one and not crack under the pressure.

Well, it's been a great joy doing all of these LPs for 2021 for your viewing pleasure, and I'm very happy to hear from this community that they continue to be very enjoyable for you all. Really, the pleasure was all mine, as I absolutely don't mind sharing how I crack tough levels on camera. I will be continuing to LP more level packs in 2022, though I likely won't be able to finish around 30 of them in one year like I did for 2021, as work will be taking up much of my time and hence I have very limited time to play each day I have work, along with other commitments outside of work that I may have.

I don't have anything in mind as to the next pack I will LP yet, so for that I will likely put up another poll asking the community for their input on that. So, be on the lookout for that, and I'll post again when it is up. With this, happy New Year everyone, and see you all in 2022 for more LP action from me! :) Thanks for all the positive reception and providing me the motivation to keep on doing them :thumbsup:   
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« Reply #65 on: December 31, 2021, 09:41:56 PM »
As Nietzsche said: "Those who have a 'why' for Lemmings can bear almost any 'how'."

And some people seem to have that "why" at all times - in their username. 8-)

Congratulations on solving LWT a second time! :thumbsup: And indeed, I think that's a record for "The Grand Puzzle". Sadly, I can't provide additional talismans for speed records, as far as I know. At least not for "time spent on a level thinking about the solution", not "in-game time the solution / replay itself takes".

But the knowledge that it's possible to solve the level that quickly might potentially be interesting for the "Speed Runners" here on the forums... :evil:
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« Reply #66 on: December 31, 2021, 11:32:07 PM »
As Nietzsche said: "Those who have a 'why' for Lemmings can bear almost any 'how'."

And some people seem to have that "why" at all times - in their username. 8-)

Lol, nice one! Actually, the username was my brother's idea when it came time to signing up for an email. I liked it so much back then I've used it for various online logins :P

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Congratulations on solving LWT a second time! :thumbsup: And indeed, I think that's a record for "The Grand Puzzle". Sadly, I can't provide additional talismans for speed records, as far as I know. At least not for "time spent on a level thinking about the solution", not "in-game time the solution / replay itself takes".

Yea, the closest you can get is probably something like "complete Groupie 40 in under X minutes." I believe the solution I used came just a shade under how long you said your intended solution takes :P

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But the knowledge that it's possible to solve the level that quickly might potentially be interesting for the "Speed Runners" here on the forums... :evil:

That will be quite a task indeed! I have to suspect under 10 minutes is possible, but that would likely require so much multitasking between multiple worker lemmings in many areas of the level. Knowing myself, I likely will not try for it, if it weren't for all the excessive scrolling that's needed, as well as how I've solved the level at least 3 times already (good enough for me on a level that I'm not a huge fan of due to it being way too large), one of which was to simply see if a save all solution is possible, which thankfully it is and isn't that much harder from the lose 1 solutions ;)
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« Reply #67 on: January 11, 2022, 09:52:40 AM »
Hi everyone,

Since several are in favor of me doing a Q&A/AMA video from here, https://www.lemmingsforums.net/index.php?topic=1593.msg95229#msg95229, I will do one moving forward. So, just posting to let everyone know that my Q&A announcement video is now up on my YT channel.

Link is here: https://youtu.be/pDTd1mPgCsA.

There are two ways you can submit questions to me, either in the comments section of this video, or you can post them here. You can even do both if you wish, but it suffices to just post in one of these places. So, let's start 2022 off by you submitting questions to me so you can get to know me better outside of Lemmings! ;)

I will allow 1-2 weeks for users to submit questions before I record the actual Q&A video. It will likely be a non-live video, especially since I'm not really into video editing and I'm not very good at it. My time is quite limited, and I'm not going to spend an eternity trying to figure out how to heavily video edit.
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« Reply #68 on: January 15, 2022, 11:40:52 AM »
Hi all,

I know this comes shortly after I posted saying that my Q&A announcement video went up on my YT and am accepting questions either in this topic or in the comments section of the video (so far, questions have only been submitted through the latter and seems to be the more popular way to do so), but I'm just posting to let everyone know that I put up a poll asking what level pack I should LP to start off 2022. If you're following me on YT and are wondering why I haven't been LPing, I apologize for the lack of LP videos lately. Ever since I came back to work at the very beginning of 2022 following my 2-week winter break, I've been very busy and am often very exhausted after work each day. In particular, the LP of the 320-level pack Lemmings World Tour and finishing before the end of 2021 really took out a lot of my energy. As a result, I haven't really had any energy lately to do any LPs, let alone which pack, as I haven't decided yet. Thus, this is where I need your help in deciding the next level pack for me to LP. Not to mention I've been very busy figuring out how I wanted to do my Q&A video. Along with how I generally struggle with making videos, it took me a very long time to figure out what I wanted to do for it. I also wanted to get that out before we got too deep into January 2022.

After about a week, I've gotten some questions for the actual Q&A video. Thank you to SQron, Armani, and Swerdis for your questions! :thumbsup: Plenty of thought-provoking ones, you guys have given me so much that I need to think about the answers to, so I can see that they're really trying to make me work here :laugh: Also, just to let everyone know, personal questions about me are fine too (such as questions often asked on applications/forms about the one filling it out), so feel free to include those too. Just understand that obviously depending on the question I will either have to be careful or avoid answering because it's info that shouldn't be shared with anyone outside of the family no matter what, for example :P

I will still accept questions for the Q&A video for about another week before I record the actual session answering the ones that were submitted. Any questions that I don't get to in the first Q&A video will be answered in the next one. I'm thinking of limiting these videos to about half an hour in length. Obviously this depends on how many questions I actually get, so I either will or won't get anywhere close to half an hour. Yet another option is that any questions that are submitted after the two weeks is up that I allow them I can simply carry them over to the next Q&A video. Perhaps this is something I can think about.

Now that Q&A announcement video is out, I can think about the next level pack to LP, though I was debating with myself whether I should wait until I do the actual Q&A video before LPing, or to go ahead and do so while I'm still accepting questions for the Q&A. The problem with the former is that depending on when I do the actual Q&A recording, it might be a while before I LP level packs again. If so, then the latter is likely the way to go, especially if people are eager to see me LP packs again. The other problem I've been having is that I haven't felt too motivated lately due to being exhausted from work each day for LPing, so I'm really trying to push myself to do what I love doing for this community and providing some nice entertainment in the form of LP videos where you watch me solve levels while providing audio commentary in the process.

In regards to the poll, I'm thinking of either going back to really early level packs, or doing a holiday pack as my first LP to start off 2022. I'm not sure which to do yet. Other than Geofflems, which is quite large but nowhere near as big as LWT, as you can see the remaining options are all considerably smaller, only being around 30 levels or less. For the former, I've already posted my replays for it in the New Formats level pack topic, but I'm not sure if I should LP it too. It has been more than a year since I've posted the replays, long enough to do an LP. I would also be starting off the year with a fairly easy-mediumish pack. Also, I generally follow up with an LP of a much smaller pack after I finish an LP of a very big pack, which LWT was really huge. This would mean that the other options in the poll are the ones to go for, even though Geofflems fits the bill here too as being way smaller than LWT. Note that some of these are holiday packs as well (FestiveLems and FM2019), and I'm thinking despite it being the middle of January I can probably fit in some of these to LP while it's still somewhat not too much long after the holidays have passed.

Well, this post was longer than I thought it would be :laugh:

edit: For the last option of "other," I've now replaced it with Zemmings Complete, as I totally forgot about this and was one of the ones I was contemplating on LPing next. I knew I was forgetting something :forehead: Thus, took out a complete section of the post and also reset the vote count. So sorry to the 3 who already voted :-[ Feel free to vote the new option if you wanted to or to put in your vote again if it didn't influence your vote at all.   
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Re: Q&A and LP Update
« Reply #69 on: January 26, 2022, 11:56:56 PM »
Hi everyone,

I just wanted to give everyone a quick update on this. It's now been two weeks, and I did get a fair substantial amount of questions during that time, so I will likely record the actual Q&A video soon, maybe starting this weekend when I have more time available. Thank you so much to Armani, Swerdis, Apjjm, and SQRon for all your excellent questions! :thumbsup: I haven't given too much thought on how to answer them yet, but I shall in preparation for the actual recording. Of course, those who haven't submitted any questions to me still can, I just decided to make the cutoff point for questions for the actual video after two weeks. Any questions submitted after this point would simply go to the next Q&A after this one, with any questions that I don't get to in this video carrying over to the next one as well. I think I will limit the actual session to a max of a half hour in length. Whereas for the actual recording, still deciding if I should do a live video or not answering them. I would like to display the questions on the screen, but if I don't go this route, then I guess I could always just simply read them off on my end without them being shown. Or, I could simply make the question the title of the chapter, so you can always look for the timestamps in the video description, just like I've done for all of my LPs of level packs. Thoughts?

As for my next pack to LP, none are in a clear, huge lead, but I have decided what I will do next. I know there is a vote missing, but I remember which pack it was for before I reset the vote counts. It still doesn't affect the results too much. Nevertheless, thank you to those who voted in the poll! :thumbsup: Not many did, but well, no pressure or obligation to. I'm sure it's simply just a really busy time period for most of us, myself included.

In any case, it'll be some time before I return to LPing. I'm currently focusing on things not Lemmings related right now, and this was a long-time-coming and much needed break from the game that I really need. For the past several days, I've been trying to get back into setting up VMs and revisiting old, excellent computer games that I used to play back in the days. Basically, there's no need for the VMs other than for nostalgia in the form of computer games I used to play growing up. Thank goodness for how-to videos on setting them up! I was going to simply import them from my other laptop that I have, but I unfortunate elected to delete them before I looked up a guide on how to do so :forehead: Well, fortunately they didn't take as long to create and set up again as I thought they would, so it's all good. I'm just thankful that I can revisit my favorite games again after a long time. I have both VirtualBox and VMware set up on my laptop, although VMware so far seems to work better for playing them, especially since I couldn't really get them to work in VirtualBox due to it complaining about them not being a "Win32 app" or the sound driver card/midi not being found.

Don't worry, though. I've stated before that I'm not retiring from LPing level packs. Rest assured that you'll still be getting LP videos of Lemmings level packs from me. I'm simply taking an extended break from the game of Lemmings and focusing on other things for the time being, as well as taking it slower on the LPs, as I was just reminded from someone on here that I have LPed so many packs this past year, an unbelievable number that pretty much no one will likely not even reach within a year. So, I'm going to dial back and slow down so as to avoid any burnout and increase the likelihood of exhaustion. When I do return to LPing again, it shall be a glorious return :P In any case, thank you so much to all the level designers for your level packs! :thumbsup: I will get to LPing them at some point, as I would like to eventually take on all level packs. Yes, I still love the game of Lemmings very much, but life isn't all about this game :P I've also realized that I've LPed packs that no one else would probably even think of doing an actual LP on because of how it's too difficult to warrant doing one on. Of course, this doesn't prevent some from playing the packs, since some don't mind the difficulty, just from doing an LP on them.

Anyway, just dropping an update on me and the status of the Q&A and the future of my LPs of level packs. I'm still around here, and if anyone needs to get a hold of me, you know how. I'm also around on the Discord a lot, once I'm home from work, so you have a really good chance of catching me there for a good chat and whatnot :laugh:   
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I have added another LP link to the OP: Lemmings Quartet by Apjjm. Believe it or not, this is my very first LP for 2022. It was this community who decided that Lemmings Quartet should be the next pack for me to LP, as even with just 4 votes in the poll, this pack edged out all the other options. There should be 5 votes, as I ended up resetting the vote counts by making a small change to it shortly after I published it, but even with the extra vote it still wouldn't change the fact that Lemmings Quartet is in the lead. I think it was a vote for Festivelems, but I honestly can't remember ATM. So, once again thank you to the community for helping to decide my next pack to LP! :thumbsup:

I got to say I was very impressed by the puzzles, but especially by the lovely designs! :thumbsup: I have returned to doing LPs of Lemmings level packs after taking a little over 2 months break from the game, and I was initially fearful of struggling greatly when I did over the weekend, but now I know there's no need for me to worry about losing my solving abilities. I apparently haven't lost my touch with solving levels for the game. They might have waned and dwindled considerably from several years ago, but this is likely a personal perception of what seems to be happening, where I feel as if I'm not as good as I used to be at the game. What I'm saying here is that I believe I was beyond sharp several years ago and have slowed considerably since, usually taking me longer to "see" things in solutions to help me solve them. However, I am apparently still considered one of the top solvers by several members of this community. Good to know! ;)

Anyway, I immensely enjoyed Apjjm's pack from start to finish. As a result, his pack earns a spot on my list of favorite level packs of all time! :thumbsup: It doesn't necessarily start off very easy, but I would definitely say around the medium difficulty. Still, several of the early levels aren't anywhere near as hard as some of the much later levels. The last several in the Quartet rank are quite difficult, but I felt a great sense of satisfaction and accomplishment anytime I solved Apjjm's levels! :thumbsup: This is the very first time I have ever played levels by Apjjm, so I honestly had no idea how very difficult his levels can get. Now that I've seen and played 25 of his levels, I now know what to expect difficulty-wise going forward with future content from him.

Apjjm might had taken a break from the Lemmings scene for a few years, but he definitely has what it takes to produce a top notch pack! All that time away from the game hasn't slowed him down in any way on the level making scene. Incredible! :) Indeed, never once was I bored by any of his levels of the pack. He managed to make all the levels very interesting in some way, even the open-ended levels with multiple approaches. He even managed to make a level, the penultimate of the Quartet rank, that I consider the best I have ever played and solved in a very long time. Needless to say, there are absolutely some very LOTY nomination worthy levels from the pack that I'll be putting forth as soon as I get a couple more LPs done. I am very happy to be great friends with him on the Lemmings Forums, Discord, and Youtube. Thanks again for commenting on my solutions, and I look forward to the response to the feedback I have left on the level pack topic :)

As a rarity, this is a very modern pack that uses only the classic 8 skills. However, don't go into the pack thinking this will be a complete cakewalk compared to packs that also use the NL skills. There are still quite some tough nuts in here! Thus, his classification of Medium-Hard for the pack's difficulty is very accurate here IMO. Even then, don't be intimidated by that, as this pack still isn't anywhere near as hard as some packs that have a similar or higher difficulty, such as United and Nepsterlems, the former which I have completed but surprisingly not the latter, as I managed to solve most of it but got stuck pretty bad on the final rank. I hope to rectify this sooner rather than later! 

This all goes to say that I highly recommend anyone to play this wonderfully made pack by Apjjm! :thumbsup: How can I not, since I did say this pack is absolutely on my list of "favorite level packs of all time!" Even if you can't solve all the levels, at least these are great to look at because of how very nice the visuals are! Thank you very much for this pack, Apjjm! :)

Finally, the poll kind of indirectly determined the next few LPs, though it's quite inconclusive due to tied numbers. However, let it be known that my next LP will be zanzindorf's Zemmings Complete, which I absolutely look forward to, as his styles are amazing! In particular, the new Cloud style looks mind-blowing! :lem-mindblown: Do note that I have played both Volumes 1 and 2 on Superlemmini a very long time ago, but I'll be playing the NL versions of them. I don't really remember them too much, so it'll almost be like I'm playing the levels for the very first time. Volume 3 and the ranks after it will all be new for me. I'll likely start it at some point tomorrow, so be on the lookout for that. See you all for the next LP! :thumbsup:




edit: In regards to the actual Q&A video, don't worry, I haven't forgotten about it. I been putting it far longer than I needed to, and there's absolutely no excuse for it. At the same time, motivation has fluctuated from time to time, and it has been difficult to find time to record the video, as my time is quite limited due to work and whatnot. I will hopefully get to it this weekend, though it also happens to be my birthday later this week, so I'll likely be celebrating with my family instead :laugh: If not this weekend, most definitely in two weeks, as I will be off for a week and hence have way more time to record it.     
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Thanks for taking the time to LP my pack and writing the detailed thoughts & feedback :thumbsup:

It was great watching you go through the puzzles and I'm super happy to hear that you enjoyed the pack (and Quartet 17 in particular) enough to put it on your list of favourites! It is always very nice as a creator so see others enjoy their time with the pack, and to see what parts really worked & stood out. I do hope to put what I learned making the pack & feedback I have got into another smallish pack at some point (I am a very slow level creator, so not soon!).

I realised a bit of a coincidence when watching your videos on Zemmings Complete - It was actually the first pack I played after focusing to get Quartet over the line and released, and now you have gone from Quartet -> Zemmings too! I really liked playing Zemmings and thought there were some brilliant levels in that pack (and the tilesets are great), so looking forward to watching the rest of your videos on it.
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Just like that, my LP of zanzindorf's Zemmings Complete has been added to the OP to the finished list, as that is another pack that I have completely solved. Like Apjjm's Lemmings Quartet, I also enjoyed zanzindorf's pack. I would say the difficulty is slightly higher, but not by a whole lot. This pack has levels that are great to look at, so once again even if one can't solve every level, at least there's the pretty visuals! A correction I need to make, and that is I have only played Volume 1 previously, not both Volumes 1 and 2. The former is originally a Superlemmini pack, which I have played many years ago, but the latter is a NL pack, and that is one I haven't played before. Thus, both Volumes 2 and 3 are completely new and foreign to me. However, it is true that I have played more than just the Volume 1 levels before. I have also played the first 6 levels of the Amiga rank before, where they're found in zanzindorf's Special Pack, which is also originally for Superlemmini. The final 3 levels of the rank, as well as the last 3 levels of the pack, are new to me, as they aren't found in the Superlemmini Special Pack. They're levels in the Agony tileset which are essentially replacements for the Jill Jungle levels that couldn't be converted to NL.

Even though the 3 Volumes can be considered separate packs on their own, the pack as a whole does follow a natural progression in difficulty. In other words, Volume 1 is the easiest, Volume 2 is harder than Volume 1, and Volume 3 is even harder than either one. Volume 3 consists of levels in zanzindorf's Cloud style. These are quite nice! Since Volume 1 is originally a pack on Superlemmini, these levels use only the classic 8 skills. Volumes 2 and 3 use NL skills in addition the classic skills. Some even use the two newest skills that got added to stable NL last year, the slider and the laserer.

Even though there are only 3 levels in the Bonus rank, these were all difficult in some way, though the final two levels were very hard. These levels are in styles of zanzindorf's that haven't been seen in any other level pack. Bonus 2 was the most visually stunning, and I was amazed at the entrance being the mouth of a dragon-like creature.

All in all, I also highly recommend Zemmings Complete for others to play! If zanzindorf has plans to make more Lemmings content, then I will absolutely look forward to them and play them! Nice job with this pack, zanzindorf! :thumbsup:

Thanks for taking the time to LP my pack and writing the detailed thoughts & feedback :thumbsup:

It was great watching you go through the puzzles and I'm super happy to hear that you enjoyed the pack (and Quartet 17 in particular) enough to put it on your list of favourites! It is always very nice as a creator so see others enjoy their time with the pack, and to see what parts really worked & stood out. I do hope to put what I learned making the pack & feedback I have got into another smallish pack at some point (I am a very slow level creator, so not soon!).

I realised a bit of a coincidence when watching your videos on Zemmings Complete - It was actually the first pack I played after focusing to get Quartet over the line and released, and now you have gone from Quartet -> Zemmings too! I really liked playing Zemmings and thought there were some brilliant levels in that pack (and the tilesets are great), so looking forward to watching the rest of your videos on it.

The pleasure was all mine, Apjjm! :) Thanks again for Lemmings Quartet. That's awesome that you followed up with Zemmings Complete after finishing making your own pack. Then I think LWT was after that for you? Whatever you decide to play next, I will look forward to seeing your solutions and reading your feedback if it's one I've played before you, of course ;)


All rightie, tan x's Integral Lemmings is next. I know, I know, you're wondering, didn't you already LP it? Yes, you are correct, but in this case I'll just be LPing the Alpha rank of the pack, as this new rank was added years after the pack was released. I already did all of the Epsilon and Delta ranks when I LPed the pack last year. In other words, I'll just be adding additional LP videos to the playlist of the pack, however much is needed to finish all 10 levels of the rank. 
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The link to my LP of Festival Millas 2019 has been added to the OP, as I have solved the entire pack. Another relatively quick one just like Zemmings Complete and Lemmings Quartet, though its length falls right in between the two, longer than the latter but a bit shorter than the latter. I would probably say about the same difficulty as the other two packs, though probably the easiest, but only because a lot of the levels still seem to be highly backroutable :P However, if Gigalem's other packs are any indication, I came in expecting an even greater challenge than FM2018. However, FM2019 felt easier than FM2018, as honestly the longest I struggled with any level was near the end of the first rank (only because I didn't use CPM), and the second rank I felt was the hardest out of the other 3 ranks. Also, I did enjoy working through the final level of the pack, even if it's not really the hardest. Needless to say, I still enjoyed the pack very much, even if it was easier than expected. I generally find the packs of Gigalem's that are available on this site fun to play, and FM2019 was certainly no exception.

Yes, FM2019 is another holiday pack by Gigalem, and I may have played the pack in April, but it's never too early or late to celebrate the holidays :laugh: This can also be seen as a warm-up for when I eventually LP another huge pack. I definitely have dialed back considerably with the LPs for this year, as so far 4 months into 2022 I've only done 3. I think I might had done double this amount around this time last year. In any case, there's no way I'll be doing 25 or so LPs of level packs in a single year like last year, that honestly is too much. 

I think I know what I'll be doing for the next 3 LPs: Festivelems, Cranium Preview, and LPIV. So, no poll needed for some time, but there will probably be another at some point in the future. But first, I think I will make the actual Q&A session the top priority for this weekend, as I had promised this a while back but have not gotten around to doing it yet. I better fix this! Thank you for your patience, just be assured that the follow-up to the announcement will happen!
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I've added the LP link of FestiveLems to the OP, since it's another pack that I have solved. Another relatively short pack, a bit shorter than the LP before it, at 25 levels (24 main levels + 1 bonus level) vs 32 levels for Festival Millas 2019. Overall, this pack felt easier than FM2019 and hence I myself rate the difficulty of FestiveLems at Easy-Medium, although I do acknowledge that less experienced players will struggle more. There were still some hard nuts in this pack, but I got through the pack much faster than I thought I would. I don't mind the pack being on the easier side of things, as I enjoy packs of all difficulties. Hard ones are simply the type I enjoy playing and solving more, but I will play packs of any difficulty.

As mentioned in the level pack release topic, FestiveLems consists of the levels found in the now obsolete Xmas 2019 pack, with the exception of one level. The rest are entirely new, and a bonus level that was sent to those who participated in the Advent challenge of one level solve per day leading up to Christmas 2021 and sent all 24 main level replays. The bonus level was later included in the main pack in a future patch, about a month after the holiday. So, no need to worry that you'll miss out on playing the level if you didn't participate in the Advent challenge.

I must applaud WillLem's great work with his take on the Christmas tunes with the wonderful music! :thumbsup: If you watch my LP, you can tell that I really enjoyed listening to them and was even singing along to them at times ;) I wished I had the ability to mix and compose music, but that's not where my talents lie when it comes to music. Instead, singing is a talent I possess, as I was in choir for several years while growing up going to school.

Overall, I can definitely recommend FestiveLems as a pack for people to play through, especially if you're into the open-ended levels type with carving your own solution instead of a specific intended solution. There are levels with very restricted skillsets in the pack, but the pack mostly consists of very open-ended levels. There are some that aren't as open-ended as others, but for the most part you can experiment with coming up with any solution to the levels and it should still be acceptable in terms of not being deemed a backroute. And of course, another reason to play through the pack is the wonderful music WillLem made for this pack! :)

All rightie, next up will be Crane's Cranium Preview pack. Also, the actual Q&A video will be this weekend, as I was going to do it this past weekend, since I took the time to write up a document detailing my responses to them and was pretty much going to go off of that in my recording. I'm pretty much ready to record it, but I unfortunately ran out of time over the weekend. In particular, I want to do it early in the morning when there's plenty of natural light from outside instead of relying on the bedroom lights for the recording. Again, thank you all for your patience as I try to work around my busy schedule. I'll make sure to actually do it this weekend. I've put this thing off for a little over 3 months now, which is way too long, but well, the story of my super busy adult life.

Happy to hear from several in this community that my LPs of level packs have continued to be great fun to watch! :thumbsup: 
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Hello everyone,

I've already posted the link to the Q&A video here, https://www.lemmingsforums.net/index.php?topic=1593.msg96098#msg96098, but I wanted to post it in my own topic as well.

After 3 months since the Q&A announcement video went up, I finally recorded the actual Q&A video answering some users' questions. Took me long enough :-\ Please note that there are some users I didn't get a chance to get to, as I decided to limit the duration to about a half hour. Rest assured I will answer the remaining questions in the next Q&A video, which I will hopefully do next weekend. Apologies for the long time between when the Q&A videos have gone up, but finally had the chance to actually do it.

Here's the link to it:

https://youtu.be/dOpvkpW4cEM

Enjoy learning more about me, as well as the face reveal! :P
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Added the LP of Lemmings Cranium Preview - Challenge Rank to the OP as another pack I finished, although note that this is a demo, as it is a portion of a full pack that Crane will be releasing at some point in the future when it's completed. The entire demo is all subsets, meaning they're just original levels from the official games with the skillset/save requirement/time limit tweaked so that an entirely new solution needs to be found to these levels. Hence, because I have played OL, ONML, and the Genesis exclusive levels, all the levels were familiar to me, although not so much with the last one, as I've spent the least amount of time with them. I don't remember too much of them. However, it was a lot of fun to revisit familiar levels, especially from OL and ONML, and I thought Crane did a great job with this Challenge rank.

For a lot of the levels, they're easy if you don't care much for the talismans, but even some of those without them are hard. This is especially true near the very end, where the four levels before the final one are all considered to be very hard from those who have played through the entire demo, myself included. In my opinion, Challenge 28 and Challenge 29 are quite close for sharing the title of hardest in the entire rank, although the latter is probably a tad bit more. At the same time, they both ended up being favorites of mine! So, nicely done there, Crane! :thumbsup:

If going for the talismans, some of them are quite hard! Although I don't care for them in general, I decided to try for them in my own time, as these are original levels from the official games, and I thought they would be doable for one such as myself. I was able to get all of them, but some of them took a while. For example, Challenge 21 was a very hard one to get, as I managed to get that with a second to spare in the requirement. Then again, my solution is super messy when I obtained it. However, I watched another forum member's solution which manages to obtain it with 3-4 seconds to spare. Good to know that there's still some leeway there!

It should also be noted that these 30 levels only use the classic 8 skills. I know that Crane is a diehard traditionalist when it comes to Lemmings, as am I. It was Lemmings Plus Omega that really opened up my eyes to the versatility of puzzles/solutions when you include the Neolemmix exclusive skills in addition the classic 8 skills. The possibilities are limitless, and who knows? There might be some more tricks that have yet to be discovered that no one has found, not even the solving greats! Or, they might have been found already, they just haven't been revealed and are probably kept top secret for now :crylaugh:

Needless to say, I definitely enjoyed this preview of Crane's eventual pack. After LPing this demo, I'm all hyped up for the full pack now! I'm sure it's not going to be easy, knowing that Crane is quite well-known for some very hard levels, but I am looking forward to his pack when it's done and ready. I was messaged by Crane just to be aware of his preview demo back in January of this year, but I didn't get around to LPing it until now. I'm happy to hear that he enjoyed watching my videos on his demo very much.

All rightie, now for the next Lemmings Plus pack in the series, LPIV. That is the next LP I have planned. Once that gets done, I think I might put up a poll asking for recommendations on another pack. We'll see. 
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Again, already posted the link here https://www.lemmingsforums.net/index.php?topic=1593.msg96169#msg96169, but I want to post in my own topic too.

Part 2, and hence the rest of the Q&A, is now up. Special thanks again to SQRon188, Armani, Swerdis, and Apjjm for their wonderful questions!. If you didn't submit questions to me for this Q&A, don't worry. There'll be future opportunities for you to when I do more of these at some later point. I'm thinking of holding another one by doing another announcement video either in June or July. If you already submitted questions last time, you're more than welcome to do so again if you like, but I highly encourage anyone to submit questions to me just so you can get to know me more outside of the Lemmings community. Don't worry, I don't bite :laugh: Quite a nice, easygoing man for the most part, as long as you don't push my buttons :P

Also I might consider doing it via Youtube live next time, but I'll decide later, as I tried to see if I could set it up for this Q&A, and it ended up annoying me to the point that I decided to not do it that way. Perhaps it's something that I just need to get accustomed to. I kind of like the idea of a live chat, just beware that most of the time I'll be looking at the script I wrote for my responses to the questions and hence I won't be doing much chatting anyway :P Not to mention that it kind of goes against my preference for just doing things without chat and other stuff getting in the way and possibly distracting me. No one's fault at all, doing things solo is just the way I roll and work for the most part.

Link to the actual Q&A video below

Part 2: https://youtu.be/LXTeqwGfEA0

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I have added the link to the LP of Lemmings Plus IV to the OP, as it is another pack that I have solved entirely. That now makes 7 packs of namida's (Lemmings Plus I through Lemmings Plus IV, Holiday, Omega, and Alpha) that I have played. Yup, I'm in complete agreement that LPIV is easier than LPIII. Sure, things got difficult in the Insane rank, but honestly the Fierce rank felt much harder despite being limited to just the classic 8 skills but the levels use Neolemmix features, such as locked exits and updrafts. I think I will also have to agree with Akseli's assessment that thus far, LPIV is one of namida's strongest packs. So, in a way this kind of has me more hyped up with the 3 remaining packs of namida's that I have yet to play. I am especially looking forward to LPV and LPO2, as these are considered his hardest, although maybe either arguably not as much as Alpha. At the same time, the high difficulties of these two have me worried, but then again I did beat Alpha, so maybe I'm worrying for nothing. However, I will not be overconfident that I will get through them with ease, as I still had my struggles with some levels in the other Plus packs too. Once again, I must emphasize that I get stuck on levels all the time, it's just that most of the time I can get them solved given enough time.

LPIV certainly started easy for the most part, although there's still some first rank Smooth levels that I can see tripping some players up. I pretty much got through all of them in one video, although Smooth 20, the final level of the rank, took me the longest. The levels in Bumpy were a tad bit harder, but these still didn't take too long to get solved. Then comes Twisted, where solving times started slowing considerably. The gears really started turning here with the difficulty, and "Clockwork Maze" was a very long struggle. I would also say that it was the hardest level of the rank. I even think it might be better as an Insane level rather than Twisted. At the same time, I did overcomplicate my solution to the level, but in general it's a very hard level. Finally, for Insane there were some difficult levels in there, but I honestly felt more resistance in the Twisted rank. For Insane, Insane 11 was the hardest for me, as can be seen in the LP, as that was the one and only level in the pack that needed more than two videos to get solved. A lot of the failures came from being constantly a pixel off being a safe drop or the timing didn't work out. I think namida said Insane 19 is the hardest, but I didn't think it was that hard. Unless there was a different level in that position before? The final few Insane levels weren't that bad, although I would agree that Insane 17 isn't easy at all, considering it's a big builderless level and uses a certain trick which is absolutely required and you won't get it solved without it.

In any case, despite being considerably shorter than LPO, I still enjoyed LPIV very much. As such, I do recommend this pack for others to play, although it's certainly not for beginners. As mentioned, there's still plenty of first rank levels with very limited skillsets that can still catch such players off guard and hit them hard with puzzly type levels. The difficulty only goes up from there, so you can certainly expect some very hard levels near the end of the pack.

I think I might have an idea to the next pack to LP, but I think I still need time to decide. Or, I might end up putting a poll asking the community's input on that. I'm not sure yet. As always, I will post in this topic again if I do end up putting a poll.
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I've added the link to the LP of Mobilems 2022 to the OP, as it is another pack that I have recently solved completely. I've also made a massive change to the OP in order to make the list more readable. With the links so tightly spaced, it was virtually unreadable and very hard to see where the different links were. Thus, I've spaced it out and it now seems to be more presentable and way better.

I also recently played through the Lemmini version of the pack after finishing the LP of the NL pack, and there were way more levels than I thought there were in this NL pack. Some I did remember at the time while I was doing the LP, but others I either vaguely recall or I forgot completely. That's how long it's been since the last time I played through the Lemmini version of the pack. In any case, it was great to play through some of the levels again after so long, especially with some of them now looking more solid/backroute proof in this NL pack, as some are not fixable on Lemmini due to the absence of some features, such as no pickups or preplaced lemmings on the latter.

Mobilems 2022, formerly Mobilems 3: The Lemmings Strike Back, is a NL pack consisting mostly of levels from both Mobilems and Mobilems 2, though there's still some levels that are completely new and not found in either pack. I have had only the pleasure of playing through Mobilems on Lemmini, but I have not played Mobilems 2 due to the download link in the release topic being broken. I'm hoping someone still has a copy of the pack available and would be willing to provide me it, provided that mobius is fine with it, which sounds like he is based on a Youtube comment he left for me in one of my LP videos. Thus, I don't know how hard the latter pack gets, but from the posts in the topic it definitely sounds like it's harder than Mobilems 1.

Some of the levels have remained unchanged, while others were slightly tweaked, mostly to use NL exclusive features, such as zombies. This means that while the Lemmini version of the level didn't have them, in the NL version they were changed to use the NL features. In some cases, this altered the difficulty drastically. In particular, I tend to have a hard time with zombie puzzles, although I'm of the opinion that these levels can be great if they are used well even though I find zombies very annoying. This especially shows in my designs, as other than one level I have made that has zombies back when I first got into level making last year, I haven't made levels that feature them since. At the same time, I've noticed there's plenty of NL features that I don't use heavily (teleporters, updrafts, etc), and so perhaps I should try and force myself to use them and think about good puzzles that involve them.

Since mobius' advertises the Lemmini pack as closer to the difficulty of the original Lemmings games, I expected it to be the same here for the NL version. That's not the case at all! In particular, I found the difficulty of the first rank, Friendly, to be wonky and all over the place, meaning I got surprised at how difficult the pack got in various places. In addition, I found some of the very early levels of the pack to be misplaced and difficult for their position and hence could be potential turn-offs for less experienced players. On the other hand, I went through the Lemmini version much faster and only in a few days. Thus, for the NL pack, I would rate the difficulty to be Easy-Hard. With some of the ones I have played before, it was just a matter of remembering how to solve them, but as it's been a long time, the lapse in my memory definitely shows during the LP. In the end, it doesn't matter much, as given enough time I can get levels solved. Besides, it's good to go through a level again and manually get it solved, as I consider it good exercise for one's brain. This is the major reason why I don't just run a working replay.

In any case, I enjoyed Mobilems a lot back when I first played it on Lemmini all those years ago, and I'm happy to see that it was true for the NL version. There were definitely a lot of brain-busting puzzles here that were quite satisfying to figure out, especially the ones that had shimmiers, which is one of my most favorite skills that's in NL. It was definitely a good reminder of why I liked Mobilems so much back then. I for sure did learn some useful tricks from the Lemmini version that came in handy here on some levels.

Once again, thanks mobius for the pack. Now to decide on the next pack to LP. I have no idea what's next ATM. I think what I will do is take a break from NL and try my hand at Lemmings 3D. I have never played the game, but I will tackle the base game first. Once I get through the entire thing, I will think about the next NL pack to LP. Either that, or I might even do another Q&A, as it seems the first one went pretty well with the community here. So much to do, so little time. I'm currently on my summer break from work, but it's going by way too fast. Pretty soon I will find myself back at work and therefore my time for Lemmings-related stuff will be very limited once more :( Until then, I'm trying to get as much done as I can while also surviving the brutal summer heat :evil:   
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Long overdue update made to the OP, where I added in the links to my LPs of Lemmings 3D on Dos and Lemmings Revolution. They are both under a separate heading of Other LPs, especially since I realize that I could use this thread to post all my LPs, not just the LP of NL packs. I think I will do the same with adding in the SL LPs, though I have a separate thread for that on its board.

During that time, I decided to take a break from LPing NL content and LP other stuff. In particular, I started off with an LP of a Lemmings game that I had never played before in my life, Lemmings 3D. I thought it would eventually get too frustrating to play because of the controls, but it actually wasn't that bad. I eventually came to enjoy the game very much despite some of its flaws. Granted, it took more videos than it needed because of there's no framestepping/rewinding when playing the game on Dos, although there luckily is replay. You will have the former if you decide to play with namida's Loap engine, which I will use when I LP his Lemmings Plus 3D pack later at some point. In any case, I'm quite happy that I took this detour to LP other stuff besides NL/SL content.

On the other hand, I have played and finished Lemmings Revolution before, but I've always wanted to record myself playing the game. I definitely remember liking the game a lot, even though I didn't quite do an entire playthrough of the game when I first played it while I was in high school. Instead, I finished the whole game sometime in the 2010s, I believe.

Be warned that it is a huge pain to get working properly on modern machines, particularly Windows 7 or after. I almost gave up in frustrating in getting the OBS setup right, but I persevered and I eventually found a nice working solution for it. It involved getting the game to run in windowed mode using a third party software. There were plenty of nuisances/bugs when trying to get it to work, but I was able to get it to work well enough to my liking. Now, the game is a bit worse than Lemmings 3D in that there's no replay and hence if you need to restart you need to do everything again from scratch for the level. This is mainly a huge problem for those especially big and long levels. After about a week or so, I managed to finish the entire game from start to finish. It definitely felt great to play the game again after so long.

With the completion of the LPs of these two games, I have returned to LPing NL content a few days ago. I have marked my return with an LP of namida's LPV. I'm slightly more than halfway through the pack, with 12 levels remaining in the penultimate rank and then a full final rank of 15 levels to go. I'm definitely liking it a lot so far, and I will remark some more on this pack once I get through all of it and post the link to the LP in the OP.

The poll that's up has been there since the beginning of this year, so I definitely need to take it down and will probably put up another one soon, most likely one asking what to LP next. Not necessarily Lemmings level packs, though. I recently got an idea from watching an LP of Colorful Arty's of a game that I used to play as a kid and made me come up with a list of some possible games that I might consider doing an LP of. You know, just as a way to mix up the content on my YT channel, as it's pretty much nothing but Lemmings videos :laugh: I'll be sure to make a post announcing it when I do so, so stay tuned and be on the lookout for it! ;)   
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Re: kaywhyn's List of Completed LPs of Lemmings Packs and Upcoming Packs to LP
« Reply #81 on: September 06, 2022, 05:39:38 AM »
Added the link to my LP of namida's LPV to the OP, as that is another pack I recently solved entirely. Not counting the side entries of Holiday Plus and Lemmings Plus Omega, this is the 5th entry of the main Plus series. It is advertised as a "very hard" pack, even more than LPIII. I felt that was very true starting with the beginning of the Unruly rank, as I didn't think the first 3 ranks were challenging enough to be of higher difficulty than LPIII. At the same time, I think if you look at the way the pack already gets into very limited skillsets puzzle levels very early in the Blissful rank, then that's where the high difficulty can already be seen, even if the rank should be very doable for most players. Then again, from memory LPIV was kind of the same way, although there are far more open-ended levels in the first rank, and even the ones that were very limited on the skillset were simple puzzles.

I will note that a lot of the LPV levels were quite small in size and thus most were over quite quick. The size does pick up in the last two ranks for the odd level here and there, but most still stayed small. Early on in the LP, I would berate myself often for missing stuff that would prevent a level from being a solve, when namida has reassured me that the parts of solutions are simply quite well-hidden instead of being due to my personal stupidity. That's quite nice to know that he thinks I'm being too hard on myself, and I certainly agree there, as I have the bad tendency to doubt my abilities and not have that much confidence in them. Even though I've only posted publicly to the site for about 2.5 years now, I think I have cemented myself a place on the list of being one of the top solvers of the community, even if I have repeatedly said that I'm good, but not THAT good. In any case, this is what I gathered from what the community has made of my solving abilities, but even long before I got this positive feedback and praise, I have always accepted that I'm far from being the best solver, and I'm fine with that. For some time, I myself thought I was pretty good at the game itself, but nope. That was years ago, and I definitely started thinking otherwise when there were custom levels from the mini-Dos packs I couldn't solve back then. However, getting stuck is perfectly natural, but the most important thing is coming back and keep trying and realizing things until you get the level you're stuck on solved. That is how one gets better at level solving! Indeed, that was what happened, as pretty much every level I came back to I eventually got solved, usually by some key realization that would help make it a solve. I don't think there was ever any doubt from namida that I wouldn't be able to get through the pack, although I did start getting a bit worried about the difficulty eventually, especially as I got to the final two ranks.

Anyway, as for LPV, I immensely enjoyed the pack. I think I like this pack just as much as LPIV. I know namida has personally considered LPIV his weakest pack of the series, but I highly disagree there. Just like Akseli, I consider LPIV a strong and excellent pack. Other than continuing to use the NL skills/features instead of just restricting to the classic 8 skills, LPV uses 4 new tilesets: Abstract, Machine, Honeycomb, and Mineshaft. There are also some signature elements that continue here, such as the once-per-rank level, a builderless level near the end of the pack, and NTTD (No Time To Die) type level. For the last one, I consider this one the hardest such level I've played thus far, although I still have some I've yet to play. As for the builderless level, so far I like LP Alpha's and LPIV's the best ones I've played, though once again I haven't played all of them yet.

I think I have two more level packs that I would like to get to an LP of sometime this and next month, although they're smaller packs. I'm simply taking another break before I start LPing again. As for the Plus packs, LPOII is next, as that is next chronologically and I've been tackling them in this manner (LPA is the only exception, as I finished that at a time long before I got into LPing), but I likely won't start it until December at the earliest. If not, I might defer it to January of next year. Perhaps that's a good pack to start 2023, with a very difficult pack. We'll see.   
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Re: kaywhyn's List of Completed LPs of Lemmings Packs and Upcoming Packs to LP
« Reply #82 on: October 01, 2022, 07:24:57 AM »
Added the link to my LP of Sammings 2 to the OP, as that is another pack I have solved completely. As already noted in the level pack topic itself, this sequel pack is an improvement over Sammings, mantha16's first pack. Even though it's on the easy/medium side of things, I still enjoyed the pack. It is true that I love hard levels/packs, but I personally like levels of all difficulties.

Sammings 2 continues the trend of all levels in a rank are in the same style, with each rank named after what the style is called in the editor. However, there's far more diversity and variety in the layouts/solutions in contrast to Sammings, which was mostly identical layouts with small changes each time. The levels also tend to be bigger, although some of the later levels have a lot of empty space. Many of them can be done on a much smaller map, although I too have the same problem of being decorative with my levels, as that is an area I tend to struggle with. However, I recently gotten better with the visual side of my levels despite how I'm not much of an artist. The puzzles themselves is an area I seemed to have been great at from the get go ever since I made my foray into level designing.

In any case, I enjoyed Sammings 2 for what it's worth. Not to say that I didn't enjoy Sammings, because I did as well, but Sammings 2 definitely has more to enjoy than what Sammings has to offer.

Been a while since I've done any LPs, though I'm fairly certain I know what's next. At the same time, I've also thought up of some other great games to LP, one of which I definitely look forward to showing off once I get it started. I'm not certain if anyone has heard of it before, but well, when the time comes I will see.
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Re: kaywhyn's List of Completed LPs of Lemmings Packs and Upcoming Packs to LP
« Reply #83 on: October 19, 2022, 08:25:26 AM »
Added the LP link of Lemmings Halloween 2017 to the OP, as that is another pack that I just finished solving. It is a Halloween themed pack by Raymanni (Ryemanni) and is his second level pack. It may be shorter than Raylems, his short pack, but it is not an easy pack by any means. Indeed, I was taken by complete surprise by how challenging the pack already is from the very first level. It's not to say that I didn't enjoy the pack, because I did immensely due to my love of challenging and difficult levels in Lemmings. Rather, I didn't expect the levels to be high in difficulty right out the gate. This is a pack that I've been wanting to LP for a very long time, but the download link in the level pack topic was dead for a long time, until Ryemanni returned to the Forums at the beginning this year after a very long absence. Once again, I thank him for restoring the download link and making it available for anyone who wants to get the pack and play it :thumbsup:

With only about 2.5 months remaining in 2022, I think I have only two more level packs planned for LPing until the conclusion of the year. In the meantime, there are some non-Lemmings games that I would like to do an LP of as a way to mix up the content available on my YT channel. One of them I am eager to do, as I don't know if there's anyone in this community who has heard of it. It is quite an old game and one that I played back in the 90s and where I watched my brother play. There's another game that I would like to do where I'm inspired to do an LP of after watching him do an LP of it. The target audience for it may be for kids/juniors, but it too holds a place in my dear heart, as I grew up playing several games in those series. Really, it's very nice to know there's someone in this community who knows about them and hence I was quite excited to see someone play it and I can relive the nostalgia of when I played them growing up. I'm not going to reveal the names of those games just yet, but I think I will likely get to them within a week or so, after maybe I get some more solutions of other level packs uploaded, as I've been meaning to do so but haven't gotten around to yet.

Another thing I would like to do before the end of the year is another Q&A session, basically as a way to check in with everyone and see how we all are, and of course for you all to get to know me more! :) It seems the first Q&A I had was a big hit, especially with those who took time to submit question(s) for me to answer. Thank you again for that!

Keep being awesome everyone! Glad to be part of such a wonderful community and to get to know each and every one of you! ;)
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Re: kaywhyn's List of Completed LPs of Lemmings Packs and Upcoming Packs to LP
« Reply #84 on: November 03, 2022, 12:06:02 PM »
I have added the links to two more LPs of games I've done, Gobliiins by Coktel and Putt-Putt and Pep's Balloon-o-Rama by Humongous Entertainment. Coktel I believe was later acquired by Sierra Entertainment, the same company that did The Incredible Machine games. No, that's not a typo in the title of the game for the former. It really is spelled with 3 I's." As I later found out, the number of i's indicates how many goblins you control in the game. This is the first game in the series and means you control 3 of them. There's 3 more games in the series, but I've only played this one and its sequel, Gobliins 2. I might LP the sequel at some point, though it's longer and considerably harder than the original. My brother and I never completed the sequel when we were kids, but I eventually did finish it from about several years ago. I've only completed it once though, so other than several of the puzzles at the very beginning I don't really have any recollection of many of the solutions.

There's another game by Coktel, Lost in Time, that I might also LP in the future. It's yet another quite obscure game, but I played it so much as a child, and it was definitely a great one for its time.

For the latter, this game holds a place in my heart, as it was quite a fun and very addictive game when I was growing up. Humongous Entertainment is quite well known for their point and click games. The first game they made was one called Putt-Putt Joins the Parade. They went on to make several more games for the series, as well as a different one featuring a character called Fatty Bear in Fatty Bear's Birthday Surprise. Sadly, this is the only game in the Fatty Bear series, although they did make a Fatty Bear Fun Pack, which is pretty much several games that you can either play against him or on your own, with the latter being coloring pages.

Like Gobliiins, seems like a few in this community are familiar with either game. For the HE game, it's basically very similar to Breakout in that instead of use a paddle to bounce a ball to break the bricks at the top of the screen, you control Putt-Putt to bounce Pep, his pet dog, to pop the balloons. There's 120 levels in total, though obviously they start off quite simple, with the later ones being more complicated in the design and obstacles you need to get around. For this game, I was inspired to do an LP after having recently watched Colorful Arty's LP of it. As a matter of fact, I've been watching a lot of his LPs of HE games very recently, as those games he LPed were all ones I grew up with when I was a kid. So really, many thanks go out to him again for this! :thumbsup:


So onto other matters. I recently made a community post on my YT channel which was a poll asking if there's any interest in me doing another Q&A session. Seems like no one has responded to it even after almost 24 hours, so I'll try here instead. I've put up a poll for that. Besides, the current one has been up since the beginning of this year! Time to get rid of it :laugh:

If there's enough interest by popular demand, then expect an announcement video for it shortly after. It will pretty much be the same format as last time, where you can just drop questions for it in the comments section of the video. I'll probably have an open session for questions for about 1-2 weeks before I record the actual video answering them.

Link to my Q&A playlist in case you haven't seen the first Q&A and want to know how I did that one:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbp2m4KlFpJs-ONH9BpwT2A2b1TLrmPKD
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