Move, Time counter

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Move, Time counterkrisko11/16/2008 - 22:26

There is one thing really frustrating about trying for the OCD's. Whenever you have a level that requires it to be completed in a specific amount of time or moves, it would be nice to have a move and time counter somewhere on the screen. It's frustrating without because I don't know if I have completed the level the right way until the very end, and then I have to start all over again. It would be nice if I could know that I am not going to get the OCD.


Re: Move, Time counterThe Happy Friar11/16/2008 - 23:37

I count the moves in my head along with the time (the Mississippi method), only thing I'm not sure about is if using a move bug uses a turn & if it grab/let go of a goo uses a turn.

Re: Move, Time counterOdyani11/17/2008 - 19:58

I think Time bugs actually reverse the move counter, since during one OCD I was forced to use one and kept count in my head. Either I miscounted or the time bug subtracted one move. Of course I only did this once, I could be wrong.

I do know that picking up goo and putting it down or throwing it does not count as a move, as I've experimented many times with that. It only counts as a move if it is attached, or in the case of Ivy goo and Balloons, detached. (Detaching and reattaching somewhere else without letting go only counts as one though)

While I prefer the minimalistic UI of the game, I think there should be a counter of sorts, maybe a sort of OCD mode UI.


Re: Move, Time counterThe Happy Friar11/17/2008 - 23:35

a GUI (goo-eee!) change after you beat the game would be nice.  Thanks for the update on what counts as a move though.  I restarted many a level because I picked up the wrong goo.  :D