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Offline IchoTolot

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Level of the Year 2020: Playing Phase
« on: March 13, 2021, 01:08:32 PM »
Alright, so nominations are now closed. Before we open the voting, we first offer a period to play the levels again, to familiarize yourself with those you haven't yet played and review those you have.

The list of nominated levels can be found in the nominations topic, I see no need to duplicate it here. It also contains information on where to find these levels outside of my compilation here.

Download links:

- Levelpack of all nominated levels.

Every author with 3 or more levels in this category gets an own rank in the pack. At the end there is a mixed rank for the leftover levels. Extract the zip file inside the main NL folder.
Exception: I put GigaLem's and Nessy's levels in a combined rank as their levels were closely tied up in Festival Millas 2020 anyway.

- Music tacks

The custom music tacks of the nominated levels. Extract the zip file inside the main NL folder.

- Replay collection

Some gathered replays from a few of the nominated levels. As this was optional, only a part of the pack is covered here.



Playing phase will end: April 30th 2021

General level feedback and solution replays can be posted here in the topic if you want! Have fun playing! :)

If there are any errors I've made in the collection, don't hesitate to inform me here! As a reminder: This pack is nothing more than an optional service I provide as an attempt to make all nominated levels more easily accessible.

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Re: Level of the Year 2020: Playing Phase
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2021, 03:50:13 PM »
I played levels from introduction pack and they were far more difficult than I thought they would. Aren't they too difficult for introduction pack ? :evil:
I don't think there are major backroutes in my solutions but I have a cloner left on Chekerboard's Crossing and a climber and a bomber left on Victory Lap.


I noticed that @Turrican's level "Dockside Warehouse" has some buttons but the exit is not a locked exit. It will be an eaxy fix though ;)
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Re: Level of the Year 2020: Playing Phase
« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2021, 04:47:57 PM »
@Armani Yes, some of the levels of the Introduction pack are more advanced than they need to be. In the case of Checkerboard and Victory Lap, there's a reason why they're in the Advanced Training rank of the pack :P The main reason is because Icho feels the trick(s) needed on those two levels are absolutely necessary to teach, and I certainly agree to an extent. More specifically, the former is a level to provide more training with the trick(s) needed in the level before it in the pack without spelling out what they are because it already is pointed out in the pretext of the previous level. In Victory Lap's case, it's currently the final level of the Advanced Training rank, as well as the final level of the Introduction pack, that tells the player to use what they learned in the 3-4 levels before it in the pack to solve it.

In any case, Icho will be updating the pack some more due to some feedback that he's gotten in the meantime. Also, there will need to be some slider/laser levels added when these skills eventually make it into the stable NL version in the future. 
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Re: Level of the Year 2020: Playing Phase
« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2021, 07:31:36 PM »
I noticed that @Turrican's level "Dockside Warehouse" has some buttons but the exit is not a locked exit. It will be an eaxy fix though ;)

Unfortunately , that is because the L2 tileset doesn't contain a "locked exit" object. I am not sure about how to fix this issue.
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Re: Level of the Year 2020: Playing Phase
« Reply #4 on: March 14, 2021, 11:38:25 PM »
@Armani

Your solutions are ok, but you used a very precise alternative in "Victory Lap". But without the lessons building up to certain levels it's no surprise that they are challenging as you do not expect the tricks.

There is a reason it's "Advanced"!

In any case expect "Checkerboards Crossing" to be changed as I do plan to simplify it.

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Re: Level of the Year 2020: Playing Phase
« Reply #5 on: March 15, 2021, 01:30:10 AM »
Here is the version 1.02 of "Dockside Warehouse" . Now the level has a locked exit ( I used a locked exit from another tileset ) .
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Re: Level of the Year 2020: Playing Phase
« Reply #6 on: March 15, 2021, 09:45:11 AM »
V2 of Secretly Greatly.
Fixed a backroute found by kaywhyn.
Attached solution replay still works. :8:()[:
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Re: Level of the Year 2020: Playing Phase
« Reply #7 on: March 15, 2021, 04:11:21 PM »
As a little preview to the next intro pack patch: Here (and also in the updated pack) are new versions for 3 of my levels. :)

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Re: Level of the Year 2020: Playing Phase
« Reply #8 on: March 16, 2021, 05:14:36 AM »
Played Willem's levels :D
I already played Lemminas before.
The only thing I cared about this time, is minimizing the time taken.
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Re: Level of the Year 2020: Playing Phase
« Reply #9 on: March 16, 2021, 05:20:50 AM »
Solved Turrican's level.
Two solution attached. And both have several leftover skills.
Armani's Blog: https://www.lemmingsforums.net/index.php?topic=4994.0

My NL level pack:
  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: Level of the Year 2020: Playing Phase
« Reply #10 on: March 16, 2021, 08:45:30 AM »
Played Willem's levels :D
I already played Lemminas before.
The only thing I cared about this time, is minimizing the time taken.

Thank Armani, I have updated the records table with your new times :lemcat:

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Re: Level of the Year 2020: Playing Phase
« Reply #11 on: March 16, 2021, 07:32:43 PM »
Solved Turrican's level.
Two solution attached. And both have several leftover skills.

Both solutions are backroutes , but one of these is close to the intended solution.

As a result , here is "Dockside Warehouse" version 1.03

The change in this version , compared to the previous one : I have added some steel.
« Last Edit: March 16, 2021, 07:40:31 PM by Turrican »
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Re: Level of the Year 2020: Playing Phase
« Reply #12 on: March 20, 2021, 07:52:10 AM »
Solved Arty's levels

Two solutions for Minimalism(first one save a platformer and second one save a platformer and a bomber) and one solutions for other two levels.
My favorite level of these is definitely The sea. Nice puzzle level with no terrain at all. :D
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Re: Level of the Year 2020: Playing Phase
« Reply #13 on: March 20, 2021, 07:54:25 AM »
Also solved David's levels

I got two different solutions for Lavomatique.
I enjoyed all three levels but I especially love Soucoupes violentes. :thumbsup:
Armani's Blog: https://www.lemmingsforums.net/index.php?topic=4994.0

My NL level pack:
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  Xmas Lemmings 2021[Easy~Very Hard]: https://www.lemmingsforums.net/index.php?topic=5876.0

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Re: Level of the Year 2020: Playing Phase
« Reply #14 on: March 30, 2021, 11:05:31 PM »
Here is the version 1.04 of "Dockside Warehouse" . This version contains a preemptive backroute fix .

Also , the replay , that I had uploaded for the previous versions , doesn't work in this version of the level , so I have uploaded also , the updated version of the replay ( the intended solution remains the same ) .
My Youtube channel ( Turrican Lemm )  :
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