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07-03-2011, 02:32 AM
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 1,737
^ I got that bug too, but I haven't played Time Attack yet. What happened was, I played missions 1-5 the first time, died on the boss, and then played 1-5 again, at which point it bugged out during the middle of the boss fight.

There is an achievement for cleaning 5000 enemy balls. I have no idea what this means, but it gives a piece of equipment, so I want to get this achievement. Does anyone have any idea how to do this?

Quick tip: There's a hidden achievement for dying without killing anything, just like there was in ElectroMaster.
07-03-2011, 02:42 AM
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 4,443
Love love love it.

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07-03-2011, 03:00 AM
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 10,670
Thanks so much for making me aware of Electromaster. Love that, the classic font, the intro with the lines. Just like a classic 80s arcade game

I'll buy this now for sure
07-03-2011, 03:56 AM
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 4
Originally Posted by coolpowers View Post
Like I said on Twitter, this was an insta-buy as soon as you mentioned it was out, and I'm very satisfied.

Couple of notes - it's not universal but going back between this and ElectroMaster I actually think the built-in filtering helps the arcade CRT effect on the iPad at 2x. And the control schemes have no trouble adapting.

I did run into a bug, at the first boss - the help/intro text sequence would play over every time I tried to tap. It may have had something to do with playing that section in Time Attack before I'd actually got that far in story, or it might have been a random thing, but it did happen a couple of times though I eventually got past it. I reported it to the author but he hasn't been able to repro.

Anyway, great game. I don't think anyone has done a better job of creating a "lost arcade game" yet.
i agreed..
07-03-2011, 11:43 AM
Originally Posted by syntheticvoid View Post
thanx for the impressions! Definitely gonna get this one after I get Deathsmiles... broke til then... =oP

But I WILL get it. =oD
I'm not mean to detour, but I'm really curious about Deathsmiles now, you have mentioned it more than three times!
07-03-2011, 01:59 PM
Joined: Jun 2010
Location: Southern Indiana
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ended up getting this... couldn't wait... LOVE IT!!! Maybe even more than ElectroMaster! =oO

And yeah... Deathsmiles comes out on the 7th... lol... it's Cave's new bullet hell game... =oD
07-04-2011, 08:16 PM
Really like it but and it looks great on the iPad but gief universal support like electromaster!
07-07-2011, 05:56 PM
Joined: Feb 2010
Location: The Kᴉll Switch
Posts: 7,078
An AWESOME sequel to ElectroMaster!. At first I was afraid this was just a reskin I'm so glad I took the chance. Thanks for another great game!

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07-07-2011, 06:08 PM
Joined: Feb 2010
Location: Uk
Posts: 2,194
Just picked this up never played Electromaster before but I'm loving this game great stuff

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07-10-2011, 09:57 PM
Joined: Nov 2010
Location: Where you dont live
Posts: 1,662
This is a awesome game!! Tons of content. I have one question though....how do you pause in the story mode? The only way I can get out is dying and there's no menu!??