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Offline Armani

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[NeoLemmix] Xmas Lemmings 2021 [Difficulty: Easy-Very Hard]
« on: December 24, 2021, 02:40:19 PM »
Merry Christmas everyone! Welcome to my second Neolemmix level pack! :D


(They are Lemming&Lemmina :lemcat:)

I’ve made a holiday pack to celebrate the 30th Christmas in Lemmingland.
It's a small pack of 30(+1 credits level) levels across three ranks: Retro, Avant-garde, Bonus



1.) Download Links(Dropbox):

Level Pack: Xmas Lemmings 2021 V1.2
Music: Xmas Lemmings 2021 Music
Intended Solution Replays: Solution Replays

This pack has all the music files in the subfolder “Xmas2021”. So do not manually move the music files into the main music folder!
The only thing you have to do yourself is to extract them into your main NeoLemmix folder.



2.) Ranks

This pack is divided into 3 ranks:


1. Retro (Easy-Hard)(12levels)

 Retro rank levels primarily use Snow(OhNo) and Snow(Raymanni) tilesets and take some decorations from various other styles.
 It starts with lighter puzzles and X-of everything levels and gradually enters harder territory.
 All levels feature classic 8 skills only and some occasional Neolemmix objects such as pre-assigned hatch.


Retro3 Snowy Wish – Wishing you peace, health, happiness and prosperity in the coming year.


Retro9 Rendezvous at the Cavern – A secret rendezvous in the cavern...


2.Avant-garde (Easy-Hard)(12main levels + 1credits level)

 Avant-garde rank mainly uses Snow(OhNo) & Snow(Raymanni) tilesets too.
 The difficulty resets to [Easy] once you finish the retro rank and start Avant-garde rank.
 This rank features all 21 Neolemmix skills including slider and laserer.


Avant-garde2 Meanwhile in Namidaland – Christmas comes in the middle of the summer in Namidaland!


Avant-garde8 Last Shepherd of the Dead - Put them out of their misery before Christmas is over...


3. Bonus (Very Hard)(6levels)

 These levels are for those who want extra challenge! :evil::devil:
 They were originally in either Retro rank or Avant-garde rank.
 Based on the feedbacks from the pre-testers, I gathered the 3 hardest levels from each rank and separated them to this Bonus rank.


Bonus1 Lemming Entanglement - Is quantum entanglement the key to teleportation?



3.) Music Credits:
List of music (click to show/hide)



4.) Thanks to:

 - Massive thanks to joshescue18, NieSch and kaywhyn for pre-release testing! Just say the word if there's anything I can do to help you. I’m always here. 8-)
 - Namida for creating and maintaining Neolemmix :thumbsup:
 - Lemmings Forum community for general support :laugh:
 - All of you for playing my pack. :thumbsup:



5.) External Links:
Xmas Lemmings 2021 Level Solving Commentary by kaywhyn


Enjoy and happy Christmas :lemcat:
« Last Edit: April 14, 2022, 08:46:23 AM by Armani »
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: [NeoLemmix] Xmas Lemmings 2021 [Difficulty: Easy-Very Hard]
« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2021, 02:57:35 PM »
This is a great Xmas pack that I can really recommend, also to non-expert players (like myself). Armani's creativity in level design is awesome and this pack is yet another example of it. :)

Congrats on the release and merry Xmas!


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Re: [NeoLemmix] Xmas Lemmings 2021 [Difficulty: Easy-Very Hard]
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2022, 10:24:42 PM »
Thank you for the pack! It is really nice, the difficulty of levels in "Retro" was just right for me :).

Also, I have a huge sentiment for the xmas packs (with snow etc.), cause as a child I would play Lemmings during xmas a lot:)

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Re: [NeoLemmix] Xmas Lemmings 2021 [Difficulty: Easy-Very Hard]
« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2022, 10:40:25 PM »
Thanks for playing :thumbsup:
If you need any hints or solution replays, let me know ;)
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: [NeoLemmix] Xmas Lemmings 2021 [Difficulty: Easy-Very Hard]
« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2022, 10:35:22 PM »
Thanks a lot for the great, creative and climatic pack :) I'm currently at Avant-Garde Ice climbing. So far the hardest for me was Retro ("and there were four again!") - it took me a few of evenings to figure it out :).

It could be interesting to exchange solutions to the retro set. I would be interested if I took any backroutes :)

Misias

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Re: [NeoLemmix] Xmas Lemmings 2021 [Difficulty: Easy-Very Hard]
« Reply #5 on: January 28, 2022, 08:26:34 AM »
It could be interesting to exchange solutions to the retro set. I would be interested if I took any backroutes :)

Here're the replays of the Retro rank(see attachment ;))

For Avant-garde5 Ice Climbing,
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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: [NeoLemmix] Xmas Lemmings 2021 [Difficulty: Easy-Very Hard]
« Reply #6 on: January 29, 2022, 03:26:39 PM »
Excellent, I reviewed your replays and I want to share my solutions to two levels in retro which appear backroute-ish, especially for "Randevous .." :)

Currently, I'm at "Last Shepard of the Dead", but expect to do more this weekend :) Please maybe share your solutions to Avant-Garde so that we can compare once I complete it :)

Misias

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Re: [NeoLemmix] Xmas Lemmings 2021 [Difficulty: Easy-Very Hard]
« Reply #7 on: January 30, 2022, 04:09:10 AM »
Cool! 8-)

Your solution to Retro9 is a backroute. There'll be an update sooner or later. I will probably add an ice blower to the icicle above the hatch.
Your solution to Retro8 is acceptable. ;)

Even if you don't complete the whole rank it's totally fine to ask me hints or replays. Good luck with the rest of the levels! From the feedback I've got, Avant-garde8 is not too bad and Avant-garde9 & 10 are pretty difficult.
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: [NeoLemmix] Xmas Lemmings 2021 [Difficulty: Easy-Very Hard]
« Reply #8 on: February 01, 2022, 06:09:11 AM »
V1.1 is out! ;)

Level fix:
-1 09 Rendezvous at the Cavern - added an ice blower
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: [NeoLemmix] Xmas Lemmings 2021 [Difficulty: Easy-Very Hard]
« Reply #9 on: March 15, 2022, 01:33:43 AM »
I've started playing this and have so far completed the Retro ran (replays attached).

So far, wow there are some brilliant levels in this pack :thumbsup:! Also the background art & theming is beatuful too - excellent job on this.

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I'm not sure quite how well I'll manage on the last Bonus rank when I get there, but i'll give them a good try!
« Last Edit: March 15, 2022, 01:45:18 AM by Apjjm »
My Level Packs: Quartet

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Re: [NeoLemmix] Xmas Lemmings 2021 [Difficulty: Easy-Very Hard]
« Reply #10 on: March 15, 2022, 12:54:10 PM »
Thanks for playing my pack :thumbsup:
All your solutions so far are either intended or acceptable!

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Good luck with the second rank!
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: [NeoLemmix] Xmas Lemmings 2021 [Difficulty: Easy-Very Hard]
« Reply #11 on: March 15, 2022, 12:55:21 PM »
I uploaded the intended solution replays. (with some alternative soutions from pre-testers :D thank you all!)
Check the main thread above!
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: [NeoLemmix] Xmas Lemmings 2021 [Difficulty: Easy-Very Hard]
« Reply #12 on: March 16, 2022, 12:42:29 AM »
I completed the 2nd rank tonight - some more excellent levels great job Armani!

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Only the bonus left to go :scared:
My Level Packs: Quartet

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Re: [NeoLemmix] Xmas Lemmings 2021 [Difficulty: Easy-Very Hard]
« Reply #13 on: March 16, 2022, 02:13:05 PM »
Again, all your solutions are either intended or acceptable. Well done!

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Good luck with the Bonus rank! :laugh:
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: [NeoLemmix] Xmas Lemmings 2021 [Difficulty: Easy-Very Hard]
« Reply #14 on: March 16, 2022, 11:24:57 PM »
I made a start on the bonus rank and have got a solve for the first 3 levels. I am going to try the next 3 either tomorrow or friday. On two of the levels I had some very close solutions which didn't quite work - so have included a couple of extra replays too as you might be interested to see things I tried which almost worked.

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My Level Packs: Quartet