Magneboy


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PsychotronicMagneboyIn the latest puzzle romp from Nitrome, you play the part of Magneboy, an orange robot powered by clockwork, with a dial in his chest set permanently to Neutral. He exists in a strange technological void, with pillars jutting out of the infinite blackness beneath. On each level, you must guide him to a checkerboard-patterned platform (robots are naturally attracted to early 60s diners). Then a vacuum tube will descend from the sky, suck him up, and deposit him in Robo-Valhalla, where he will spend the rest of his days surrounded by beautiful Magne-women and cybernetic roast pigs.

Nah, I'm kidding. He just gets to do another puzzle. Magneboy never escapes. He is doomed to eternal Sisyphean torment. Don't feel bad. He exists to entertain you.

Control Magneboy with the [arrow keys] or [WASD] and activate his Amazing Magnetic Powers with [space]. Magnetism works on the first thing in your robot's line of sight, and it has several uses. If you're looking at a blue platform across a chasm, Magneboy will be drawn forward to it. If you're looking at a gray suspended platform, it will come to Magneboy. Your powers don't work through obstacles, such as pretty flowers, which are of course the arch-nemesis of magnet people.

Analysis: Nitrome likes to make a pretty game. Although Magneboy's world doesn't require spectacular visuals, the Lego-inspired main character is nicely animated, and having the platforms peeking out of a techno void is a clever way to put the illusion of 3 dimensions onto a block-pushing (or pulling, rather) puzzle game. Add a downbeat, appropriately synthetic soundtrack, and you've got a typically high-quality Nitrome presentation.

It may be annoying at first to find how slowly Magneboy moves, but the quirky control is necessary to support the main scoring system. You get more points if you complete a level in fewer moves; but you can rotate to face different directions without it counting against you. So rather than constantly racking up useless steps, you need to hold down the arrow key for a moment after the robot turns before he starts walking. You get used to it. Most of the time, there's not a lot of area to cover.

Some of the puzzles feel a little sloppy, but most of them are nicely challenging without causing too much of a brain-ache. 50 levels await you in total, about 10 of which are well-spaced tutorials for various new elements in the game.

I would say that there are probably a few too many elements in Magneboy, in fact. Movable bridges and key platforms are fine, but the levels that feature moving attack robots were definitely my least favorite. The phlegmatic Magneboy is just not a robot made for tactical maneuvers. Realizing this, Nitrome has given you three lives per level, so the enemy robots are unlikely to even kill you, and they just seem pointless. I'd rather the whole action idea had been axed in favor of pure puzzling, but there aren't even that many action levels, so it's nearly a moot point.

Regardless, Nitrome is on a winning streak lately. This title provides a solid batch of block puzzles with an appealingly melancholy protagonist. Won't you take pity on poor Magneboy, and rescue him from the endless void?

Play Magneboy

The game is also available to Play at the MTV Arcade.

Walkthrough Guide


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Complete Walkthrough:

*Any directions in a level that is starred has 'while avoiding monsters.' on the end of it.
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Levels 1-10

  1. Walk right until you are at the second question mark. Tap down, press Space. Turn left and move to the exit.
    Moves: 15

  2. Tap up, press Space. Tap right, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Move right to the exit.
    Moves: 5

  3. Tap right, press Space. Tap down, press Space four times. Tap right, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Tap right, press Space. Move to the exit.
    Moves: 9

  4. Move up to edge. Tap right, press Space. Move down to edge. Tap left, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Move left and up to the exit.
    Moves: 8

  5. Move down to edge. Move right to edge. press Space. Move right one square. Move down one square. Tap right, press Space. Move down to edge. Tap left, press Space. Move left one square. Move down one square. Tap left, press Space. Move left one square. Move down two squares. Move left to exit.
    Moves: 18

  6. Tap right, press Space. Move one square right, press Space (do this three times). Move one square right, tap down, press Space. Move one square down, press Space. Move one square down, tap right, press Space. Move one square right, press Space. Move on square right, tap down, press Space. Move one square down, press Space. Move one square down, tap right, press Space. Move one square right, press Space. Move on square right, tap down, press Space. Move down and right to the exit.
    Moves: 27

  7. Tap right, press Space. Move one square right, press Space. Press Space. Tap left, press Space. Move one square up, tap right, press Space. tap down, press Space. Move down one square. Move left to the edge. Tap up, press Space. Move up one square. Move left to the edge. Move down one square. Move left to edge. Tap up, press Space. Move up and left to the exit.
    Moves: 21

  8. Move down one square, tap right, press Space. Move up one square, tap right, press Space. Move up one square, tap right, press Space. Move to edge, press Space. Move right one square, tap up, press Space. Move up one square, press Space. Move up one square, press Space. Move up to exit.
    Moves: 18

  9. Tap right, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Move one square up, tap left, press Space. Move one square left, tap up, press Space. Move one square up, press Space (do this four times, or until a bridge is created). Move up three spaces. Move right to exit.
    Moves: 18

  10. Press Space. Move down one square, tap left, press Space. Move left one square, press Space (do this three times). Tap up, press Space. Move right to flower. Tap up, press Space. Move up one square, tap right, press Space. Move right one square, press Space (do this two times). Move right to edge. Move down to flower. Move right to flower. Tap up, press Space. Move up one square, tap right, press Space. Move right one square, press Space (do this two times). Move left one square. Move down to flower. Move right to edge. Tap down, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Move left one square, tap down, press Space. Move down one square, press Space (do this two times). Move down one square, tap left, press Space. Move up to exit.
    Moves: 48

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Levels 11-20

  1. Tap right, press Space. Move up to edge, tap left, press Space. Move down to edge. Move left one square, tap up, press Space. Move up one square, tap left, press Space. Tap right, press Space. Move right to exit.
    Moves: 16

  2. Press Space. Tap right, press Space. Move down one square, tap left, press Space. Move up one square, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Tap right, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Move right to edge. Move one square down, tap left, press Space. Move left and up to exit.
    Moves: 16

  3. Move down seven squares, or until level with key block. Tap right, press Space. Move down to edge. Move right one square, tap up, press Space. Move right five squares, or until even with movable block. Tap up, press Space. Move up one square, tap left, press Space. Move down one square. Move right to edge. Move up to edge. Move left three squares, or until even with movable block. Tap down, press Space. Move left one square, tap down, press Space. Move left one square. Move down one square, tap right, press Space. Move right one square. Move down to exit.
    Moves: 54

  4. Tap right, press Space. Move right to edge. Move up one square. Move right one square, tap down, press Space. Move down one square. Move right to exit.
    Moves: 13

  5. Tap right, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Move left one square, tap down, press Space. Move right one square, tap down, press Space. Move down to edge, tap left, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Press Space. Move left one square. Move down one square, press Space. Move down and left to exit.
    Moves: 16

  6. Press Space. Tap right, press Space. Move right to edge. Tap up, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Move down one square, tap left, press Space. Tap right, press Space. Move right one space. Move up to edge. Move right to edge. Move down to edge. Tap right, press Space. Move down one square, tap left, press Space. Move left one square, tap down, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Move up and right to exit.
    Moves: 28

  7. Tap up, press Space. Move up to edge. Move right to edge. Move down two squares. Tap left, press Space. Move down to edge. Move left one square, tap up, press Space. Move up to edge. Move left to edge. Move down to edge. Tap right, press Space. Move up to edge. Move right to edge. Move down to edge. Move left one square, tap up, press Space. Move up one square. Move left four squares and up to exit.
    P.S. If anyone can do this level in sixty moves please tell me, because the first time I did this level, I could swear I got sixty moves, but all the other times I got sixty-two.
    Moves: 62

  8. Tap right, press Space. Move right one square. Move up to edge. Move right one square, press Space. Move right one square. Move down to edge. Move right one square, press Space. Move right to exit.
    Moves: 32

  9. *

    Move right to the question mark. Move up to exit, avoiding the monster.
    Moves: 15

  10. *

    Move down one square. Move right ten squares. Tap down, press Space. Move one square down, press Space. Move one square down. Move one square right, tap down, press Space. Move one square down, press Space. Move right one square, tap down, press Space. Move down one square, press Space. Move down one square.Move right, and down to the exit.
    Moves: 27

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Levels 21-30

  1. Move down one square. Move right to edge. Move up one square. Move left one square. Move down to edge. Move right one square. Move up one square. Move left to edge. Move down one square. Move right to edge. Move up to exit.
    Moves: 13

  2. Tap right, press Space. Move right to edge. Move down one square. Tap right, press Space. Move right one square. Move down to edge. Tap left, press Space. Move left one square, press Space (do this two times). Move left and up to exit.
    Moves: 14

  3. *

    With getting hit once: Move up one square. Move right nine spaces, or to diagonal of Chase Bot. Move up five spaces and right to exit.
    Without getting hit: Lead Chase Bot into larger square. Dodge by going up or down, and move right and up to exit.
    Moves: 16-45

  4. *

    Move down to edge. Move right to edge. Tap down, press Space. Move down to edge, tap right, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Move up one square. Move right to edge. Move down to edge. Tap right, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Move up one square. Move right to edge. Move down to edge. Press Space. Move down and left to exit.
    Moves: 30

  5. Tap right, press Space. Move right one square, tap up, press Space. Move up to edge, press Space. Move up and left to exit.
    Moves: 8

  6. Tap left, press Space. Move up one square, tap right, press Space. Move right to edge. Move up one square, tap right, press Space. Tap left press Space. Move left one square, tap down, press Space. Move down one square, press Space. Move down and right to exit.
    Moves: 14

  7. Move up one square. Move right one square, tap up press Space. Move up one square. Move right one square, tap down, press Space. Move down one square, press Space. Move down one square, tap right, press Space. Move right one square, tap down, press Space. Move down and right to the exit.
    Moves: 14

  8. Tap right, press Space. Move right to edge, press Space. Move right one square, press Space (do this three times). Move right one square, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Move right one square. Move up one square, tap right, press Space. Move down to edge. Move left one square, tap down, press Space. Move down one square, tap right, press Space. Move up to exit.
    Moves: 24

  9. *

    (On this one I can only tell you what you have to do, not how to avoid the Chase Bots) Tap right, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Move down one square, tap left, press Space. Move up one square, tap left, press Space. Press Space. Tap up, press Space. Press Space. Move one space up, tap right, press Space. Move one space down, tap right, press Space. Move right four spaces, or until even with bridge block, tap down, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Press Space. Move one square down, tap right, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Press Space. Move two spaces over, tap up, press Space. Move up and right to exit.
    Moves: ??

  10. Tap right, press Space. Move right one square, tap down, press Space. Move left to edge, tap down, press Space. Move down one space, tap right, press Space. Move up to edge. Move right one space, tap down, press Space. Move right two squares. Move down one square, tap left, press Space. Move left and down to exit.
    Moves: 20

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Levels 31-40

  1. Move right to edge. Move down to edge. Tap up, press Space. Move right to edge. Tap up, press Space. Move left and up to exit.
    Moves: 15

  2. Tap right, press Space. Move left one square, tap down, press Space. Tap right, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Move up one square, press Space. Move down one square. Move right one square. Move down one square, tap left, press Space. Move left one square, tap up, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Move right one square, tap down, press Space. Move left one square, tap down, press Space. Tap right, press Space. Move up one square, press Space (do this two times). Move down one square. Move right one square. Move down one square, tap left, press Space. Move left one square, tap up, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Tap right, press Space. Move up two squares, press Space. Move up one square. Move left one square, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Tap right, press Space. Move right to edge. Move down to edge, tap right, press Space. Move up one square, press Space. Move right one square. Move down to edge, tap left, press Space. Move left one square, tap up, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Move down one square, press Space. Move down one square. Move left and up to exit.
    Moves: 70

  3. Press Space. Move one square down, tap right, press Space. Move one square right, press Space (do this 3 times). Move down one square, press Space. Move down one square, tap left, press Space. Move left one square, tap down, press Space. Move down one square, tap left, press Space. Move left one square, tap down, press Space. Move down one square, press Space (do this two times). Move down one square, tap left, press Space. Move one square left, press Space (do this three times). Move one square left, tap down, press Space. Tap up press Space. Move up one square. Move left to edge. Tap down, press Space. Move down and left to exit.
    Moves: 41

  4. *

    Move left one square. Move up one square, press Space. Move left one square, tap up, press Space. Move right one square. Move down one square. Move right one square. Move down to edge. Move left to edge. Move down to edge. Move right to edge. Move up one square, tap left, press Space. Move left one square, press Space. Move left and up to exit.
    Moves: 30

  5. Move right to edge, press Space. Move left one square, tap up, press Space. Move right two squares, tap up, press Space. Tap right, press Space (do this two times). Move right one square, tap up, press Space. Move up two squares, tap left, press Space. Move left one square, press Space. Move one square left. Move down two squares, tap left, press Space. Tap right, press Space. Move right to edge, press Space. Move right one square. Move up to edge, tap left, press Space. Move left one square. Move down two squares, tap left, press Space. Move right to edge, press Space. Move right one square, press Space. Move right to exit.
    Moves: 40

  6. Tap right, press Space. Go right to edge, tap up, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Move down one square, tap right, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Move left one square, tap down, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Move up one square, tap right, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Move left one square, tap up, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Move down one square. Move left one square, press Space. Tap right, press Space. Go right to edge, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Move down one square, tap right, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Move left one square, tap down, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Move up one square, tap right, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Move left one square, tap up, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Move down and right to exit.
    Moves: 40

  7. Move right one square. Move down one square, tap right, press Space. Move left to edge, press Space. Move up one square. Move right one square. Move down to edge. Move left one square. Move up one square, tap left, press Space. Move left one square, tap up, press Space. Move right to edge, press Space. Move right one square, tap up, press Space. Move up one square, tap left, press Space. Move down one square. Move left five squares. Move up one square. Move right to exit.
    Moves: 25

  8. Move right to edge, tap down, press Space. Move left to edge. Move down two squares. Move right one square, tap down, press Space. Move left one square. Move down to edge. Move right one square, tap up, press Space. Move up one square, tap right, press Space. Move left one square. Move up to edge. Move right to edge. Move down one square, press Space. Move down one square. Move right to exit.
    Moves: 30

  9. Tap left, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Move left one square, tap up, press Space. Move up one square, tap right, press Space. Move right one square, tap down, press Space. Move left to edge, press Space. Move right to edge. Move down one square, tap left, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Move left one square, tap up, press Space. Move up one square, tap right, press Space. Move right one square, tap down, press Space. Move left to edge, press Space. Move left one square, tap up, press Space. Move up and left to exit.
    Moves: 30

  10. Move right two squares, press Space. Move left to edge, tap down, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Move down to edge, tap right, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Move left to edge. Move up one square, tap right, press Space. Move up to edge, tap right, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Move left to edge. Move down one square, tap right, press Space. Move right one square, tap down, press Space. Move down one space. Move left to edge, press Space. Move left and up to exit.
    Moves: 32

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Levels 41-50

  1. *

    Tap right, press Space. Press Space. Tap down, press Space. Tap left, Press Space. Tap down, press Space. Move down to edge. Here you have to lure the Chase Bot to the left 'island' across the bridge. You may get less or more moves than I did at this point. Just make sure to get out of there by zooming to the magnet block on the right island. Move left one square. Move up one square, press Space. Move up one square, tap left, press Space. Move left one square, tap up, press Space. Move up one square, tap left press Space. Move left and up to exit.
    Moves: 27

  2. *

    Tap left, press Space. Move left one square. Move up one square, press Space. Move up one square, tap left, press Space. Move one square down. Move one square right, tap up, press Space. Move left one square. Move down one square, tap left, press Space. Move left one square, tap down, press Space. Move down one square, press Space. Move down and left to exit.
    Moves: 18

  3. *

    Press Space. Move down one square, press Space. Move down one square. Move left to edge, press Space. Move left one square, press Space. Move left one square. Move up to edge, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Move left one square. Move up one square, tap right, press Space. Move right one square, press Space (do this six times). Move right to exit.
    Moves: 38

  4. Move right two squares, tap down, press Space. Move left one square, tap down, press Space. Move right one square, tap down, press Space. Move left to edge, tap down, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Tap right, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Move up one square. Tap right, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Move left and up to exit, tap left, press Space.
    Moves: 22

  5. Press Space. Move right one square, press Space. Move right one square. Move up one square, tap left, press Space. Tap right, press Space. Move right one space, tap up, press Space. Tap down press Space. Move right one Square, tap down, press Space. Move down one square, tap right, press Space. Move right one square, press Space. Move right and up to exit.
    Moves: 18

  6. Tap right, press Space. Move down three squares, tap right, press Space. Move down to edge, tap right, press Space. Move right one square, press Space. Move left one square. Move up three squares, tap right, press Space. Move down one square, tap right, press Space. Move down two squares. Move right to edge. Move up and right to exit.
    Moves: 28

  7. Tap up, press Space. Move right two squares, tap down, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Tap right, press Space. Move right to edge, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Move right three squares, tap down, press Space. Move right to edge. Move down one square, tap left, press Space. Move left one square, press Space. Move up one square, tap left, press Space. Move right two squares, tap down, press Space. Move right seven squares. Move down one square, tap left, press Space. Move up one square, tap left, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Press Space. Move right nine spaces, tap up, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Press Space. Move right eight squares. Move down to edge. Move right one square. Move down one square. Move right to exit.
    Moves: 75

  8. *

    Move right to edge. Move down one square, tap left, press Space. Move left one square, tap down, press Space. Move down one square, tap left press Space. Move up two squares. Move left nine squares. Move down to edge, press Space. Move up to edge. Move right nine squares. Move down to edge, tap right, press Space. Move right and down to exit.
    Moves: 22

  9. Tap right, press Space. Move right one square, tap down, press Space. Tap right, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Move left one square, tap down, press Space. Move right one square, tap down, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Move left one square. Move down one square, press Space. Move up one square. Move right one square, tap down, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Tap right, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Move right one square. Move up to edge. Tap down, press Space. Move down one square. Move right and down to exit.
    Moves: 36

  10. Move down to edge, tap right, press Space. Move up to edge. Move right one square, tap down, press Space. Move right one square, press Space. Move left to edge. Move down to edge. Move right one square, tap up, press Space. Move right one square, tap up, press Space. Move right to edge. Move up one square, tap left, press Space. Move up to edge. Move left one square, tap down, press Space. Move right one square. Move down four squares, tap left, press Space. Move up three squares. Move left one square, tap down, press Space. Move down and left to exit.
    Moves: 54

166 Comments

this is hard. hey cool! I'm the first one to post!

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Labyrinth Author Profile Page April 8, 2008 2:02 PM

I got all the way to level 32, but now I'm stuck. Any tips for level 32?

-Nick

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Groogokk Author Profile Page April 8, 2008 2:13 PM

Yay, it's fun! I just pulled a purple block out from under my feet, and dropped into a bottomless pit and died. Hooray! And ooo-hooo, the vacuum tube is see-through! Keep going, Nitrome! Style is everything! ;)

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O.O I haven't even gotten that far yet. I'm only on level 13.

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Groogokk Author Profile Page April 8, 2008 3:01 PM

Nick, if you still need help on 32, let me know. (I don't feel like going through the tedious process of posting a walkthough for levels with hardly any landmarks, just to hear "Oh yeah, I'm past that one now, any help on lvl 42?" ;)

Yeah, Psychotronic, I agree that the robots aren't the best feature implemented in this game. I would have liked a Nitrome game in which the player has full control over the environment. On the other hand, the critters make for a welcome change of gameplay and pacing at times.

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Labyrinth Author Profile Page April 8, 2008 3:44 PM

I finally got level 32. I got an extremely low score, but I still finished. WOOHOO!

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Russell Scott Author Profile Page April 8, 2008 4:09 PM

I'm having trouble on 49.

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Sidd Finch Author Profile Page April 8, 2008 4:19 PM

Level 42??? I can't figure out how to get past level 6!

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After my initial reaction of "Oh my God, how boring does this look?", I'm actually starting to enjoy this game... that still doesn't mean I'm actually any good at it!

Nitrome are just amazing. Yay!

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Groogokk Author Profile Page April 8, 2008 4:38 PM

40 is difficult, 43 is fun. Currently working on 44.

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can someone help me with lvl 12

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I'm REALLY stuck on 29. Anyone have any ideas? Thanks.

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Russell Scott Author Profile Page April 8, 2008 4:57 PM

O.K. I finally got 49 and got 50.

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ok never mind about lvl 12, i now need help with lvl 13

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how do you do lvl.9?

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yesh!!! I got past level 13! it took probably 20 tries.

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I need help with 40. I'm waiting here till I get an answer

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Groogokk Author Profile Page April 8, 2008 5:51 PM

I hereby pronounce late March/early April the "Fortnight of Enjoyable Nitrome Games". Magneboy managed to entertain a long-term hater of Sokoban and all lookalikes, namely, me. Why is that, I ask myself? I think it's the fact that although there are so many levels, they usually can be solved very quickly, although most of them also offer a certain challenge, and some do more than that (for me: 40 and 49). Yeah, and the polished graphics and the faultless gameplay.

Well done, Nitrome, and thank you for the game(s)! Let me just comment on one fault: If you spend days and hours working on a game like this, why on earth is it that

you can't spare an extra half hour and create an endscreen??? Players wait for some kind of reward apart from the usual "Thanks for playing"!

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John> Ok, finally beat level 40.

Once you're on the right hand island, you're stuck there... the only way to the exit is by building a path across from the right island to the centre.

You can easily get the first step of your bridge by standing on the leftmost blue tab on the right hand island, facing left, and magnatising... the second step is a bit more tricky. You need to drag the other purple blocks through the vortex. Then, using cunning and guile, fill the leftmost gap (between your left blue block and the vortex) with purples. Then it's finally a matter of standing on the first step of your bridge facing the left-hand vortex, and magnetising the purple block through the hole to make your final stepping stone.

Hope you can follow that, it's not easy discribing!

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Groogokk Author Profile Page April 8, 2008 5:59 PM

@ John about lvl 40: Just a hint to get you started:

Leave the three o'clock purple block outside the square on the right, but pull two others in there.
Want me to spoil even more?

You need to arrange those two purple blocks inside the square somehow.
After that, pull the three o'clock purple block towards the right, then stand on it and...

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What about 46?????

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Haha, level 40's pretty well documented now...
I'm stumped by 44 though... clues anyone?

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fattywads Author Profile Page April 8, 2008 6:18 PM

anyone got 44? I cant get it...

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fattywads Author Profile Page April 8, 2008 6:21 PM

On level 9

go to the right first, after that its just a matter of whats possible. (grab the top grey brick, stand on it etc.)

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fattywads Author Profile Page April 8, 2008 6:34 PM

level 29

you have to draw the enemies away from the corners (i think top left and bottom right). then you pull the purple bricks to the middle area thru the little gaps. you want to end up with a vertical bridge on the left side. the brick on the top will end up in the lower left corner and the brick on the bottom will end up in the top left corner.

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Groogokk Author Profile Page April 8, 2008 6:35 PM

Bah, John, you said you'd wait!

@ lvl 44: It would probably take me longer to explain than it will take you to figure it out on your own. :P Just one hint:

You need to use that arrow, and you need to stand above it when you do.

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fattywads Author Profile Page April 8, 2008 6:48 PM

wow, 44 was easy! i feel really dumb!

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please help on 46

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fattywads Author Profile Page April 8, 2008 7:11 PM

yay! i finished a nitrome game!

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HELP ME ON 49!!!!!

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Yay! I won!

In 49 you have to move the platforms up

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Russell Scott Author Profile Page April 8, 2008 7:54 PM

for 46:

right arrow, left most up arrow, right most up arrow, left most up arrow, right most up arrow, middle up arrow. Voila! a bridge.

This is the level i learned that bridges were affected by arrows.

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Anonymous April 8, 2008 8:05 PM

hi. can anyone give more help for level 9?? thanks!

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Level 47's got me pretty stumped...

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That was a cry for help, by the way... :P

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Ahhh... finally got 47...

You end up with a couple of walkways. The tile with the third (rightmost) robot stays where it is. The others make a walkway to that middle lane...

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Ok you Level 13-eys:

Pull the purple tile down, yes, down, and then go and pull the key tile up and then right. Pull it down. Then go back to the purple tile and stand on it. Pull the key to you and then, once that's done, pull the purple up. Pull it left. Then walk all the way until you're standing on the locked finish tile and pull the key up!
DONE.

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So close and yet so far... 49 is hurting my brain... :(

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You know, I've never seen someone use Sisyphean to describe a game. What a perfect word.

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help on 9:

on 9 go to the bottem right blue post then hit up, space left, space, walk up then keep hitting space and walking up untill you reach the finish.

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I need help on level 20.

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rahari:Level 20

You can let the top two droids live. Pull the tiles from under the second two to get them out of the way. You should be left with a path that can get you onto the lower left hand column. Pull the rug from under one of the bottom droids, then shuffle right, you should make a path to the right hand side, though you might have to shift lanes once.

I always feel like I'm talking nonsense describing levels.
Still stuck on 49! Pleeeease?? A little help?

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FlyingHigh Author Profile Page April 8, 2008 9:57 PM

This is definitely a new league for Nitrome. They seem to prefer the 2D platforming and action genre. I'm looking over their games and I don't see a game that can be completely classified as a puzzle game besides this one. Go Nitrome! This is an interesting game. I like the music, although it can be a bit boring after a while. The concept is great, especially with the bird's eye view. I wonder if they really based the character off of Lego. I know that it looks like Lego, but they always seem to break new ground in the visual design department. It would be sad if they start to base their characters off of existing things.

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i need help with lvl 15

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anonymous April 8, 2008 11:07 PM

please help on level 6!

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help on lvl 26 please

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level 16 is killer pleasze help i was stuck on it 4 eva still am help?

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Me, it's level 11 where I'm beat.
How do I go to the left side after having moving the key? It blocks my path :(

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Ok, solved. I feel very stupid now...

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?? Level 16?? HELP??

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Good game, good game!

However, I am completely stuck on level 32 - even after walking away from it for a while.

Could anyone give me several large clues please.

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Blimey, talk about the power of 'post and solve'!! Have done it, yippee!

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doris006 April 9, 2008 9:41 AM

for lvl 6 all you have to do is: go right x2 down x2 right x4 down x2 right x2 and then down x1

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A fun game indeed. I've become quite fond of the Nitome crew, for the designs and quirky little fiddly bits around the edges of their games.

Anyway, I'm utterly and completely stuck on level 35.
I feel dim, naturally.

Help?

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Ah, power of posting. Sorted. 35 no longer a problem.

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I'm bored now. I STILL can't do Lvl 29! PLEEEASE! Can anyone guide me through it? I know what you have to do, I just can't do it!

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Monty Zoomer Author Profile Page April 9, 2008 10:12 AM

Help with 7 please

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Never Mind! I finally did it. It only took the best part of half an hour...

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Every Nitrome game is always head and shoulders above everyday games, and Magneboy is no exception.

However... I'm not a fan of games with a puzzle element. They are meh. I prefer their usual style (2D platformer action).

Still, I like it. I look forward to their next game (Skywire 2 in a month or so :))

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I NEED HELP for level 30..... I'm stuck.

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any hints on 32??? plz

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animekill Author Profile Page April 9, 2008 12:19 PM

I AM STUCK ON LEVEL 49!
HELP ME!
PLEASE!

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Now, I need help with 41. Common! Somebody!

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animekill Author Profile Page April 9, 2008 12:39 PM

make it like the following if you want to get through level 49
http://img20.imageshack.us/my.php?image=megneboylevel49br7.jpg

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O.k. now im stuc on 43.

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animekill Author Profile Page April 9, 2008 12:51 PM

this is the last level (50)
http://img170.imageshack.us/img170/7397/megmeboylevel50tp1.jpg

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help me on level 28 please!

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NeEdLeSs NoOdLeS Author Profile Page April 9, 2008 1:40 PM

I'm stuck on 16. Darn.

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NeEdLeSs NoOdLeS Author Profile Page April 9, 2008 1:58 PM

Ah, never mind. I'm an idiot. I actually had it figured out the entire time. Huh.

For help with lvl 16

go down, [space], right 2x, [space]. right, up, [space], down, [space], down, [space], left, [space], right, [space], right, move along the green until you come to the other end, right, [space], down, left, [space], left, down, [space], up, [space], and now you should be able to get out.

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Anonymous April 9, 2008 2:02 PM

I REAAAALLY need help on level 32. PLEASE!!!

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thanks Toby!!!

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sijapu17 April 9, 2008 3:07 PM

I'd like to second/third the request for help with lv32. Please!

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sijapu17 Author Profile Page April 9, 2008 3:58 PM

Just finished lv32.

* First, move the three grey platforms on the left so they are in a vertical line on the left of the group of three flowers. You can now get to the right of the three flowers.
* Move the other grey platform left and down, then right and up.
* Pull the purple bridge tile up, creating a bridge to the exit.

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Can someone give me a way to beat 47 beside toby because I didnt get his expination.

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I Dont Get 47 Still! HELP!!!!

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i really need help lvl 26 please

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47:

get rid of the first and the third monster hit restart get rid of them than walk through the middle one

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?o-oaff April 9, 2008 6:48 PM

34

34

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help 3444444444

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Ack.!!
I can't get past Lvl. 10

I pulled only 2 stacks of the purple platforms, but then I'm lost.
could someone write a walkthrough for Lvl 10?

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I don't get your explaination for level 47

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Please help on 34!!!

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I may be stupid but I cannot get past level 31. Help, anyone?

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level 28 please

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So obviously as soon as I posted I figured it out. I'm hoping it'll happen again now, but just in case it doesn't, I could use some help on 40?

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Coming back to this game after a night's sleep, I'm stil bamboozled by level 33!

Can anyone help please?

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Post, faff about and solved!

So embarrassing!

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help level 48\
please help me!!!!!!!!!!!!

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For those stuck in Level 47, here's a picture of the solution:

http://img148.imageshack.us/img148/626/magneboyyg7.png

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Level 17 anyone?

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i need help on level 31 please!!!

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sijapu17 Author Profile Page April 10, 2008 8:23 AM

I know animekill already posted a solution for 49, but my computer won't let me see imageshack so I would appreciate it if someone would post a walkthrough/some hints. Thanks in advance!

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sijapu17 Author Profile Page April 10, 2008 8:37 AM

For 47:

* First, unseat the three robots and pull the three platforms so they are in a horizontal line in the top-right corner of the main rectangle.
*Go to the bottom of the rectangle and pull the middle platform down.

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mixedmetaphor Author Profile Page April 10, 2008 10:05 AM

i'm totally stuck on 36, and only posting this in the hopes that the magic will help me. or some kind person, of course. :-)

that being said, i can help with 34... there seem to be some desperate pleas.

first of all, always go in the same direction as the robots. go to the top right corner, face left, and pull the first block towards you. stand on it and pull the second block towards you. then go down and around -- following the robots! -- to the bottom left corner, under the portal, not beside it. pull the first block through the portal. go to the bottom right corner, face left, and pull the block towards you. then go back up to the top right and pull the second block into the corner above the portal. go back down to the bottom left, pull the block through. go stand on the block in the bottom right corner, pull the other block through, and walk onto the exit! yay!

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mixedmetaphor Author Profile Page April 10, 2008 10:08 AM

thank you, posting magic! i am now qualified to help with level 36, if anyone else is zipping around purposelessly.

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Nitrome is releasing new game every day :)
Planning to review Cheese Dreams?

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Level 49:

first go to the highest violett, move the brick under it to you, then go to the blue one on the right and move the levt violett to you. After that step on it and move violet on the right up to you. The last steps are to move the last two violetts up to the others and viola you have a bridge of to lines you can step on!

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"Cheese Dreams" is a nice little game, but so far it is not on a par with the Nitrome games reviewed in the last couple of weeks. The graphics look a bit different, too... maybe it is the broad black outline of the main character sprite. Or is it - have they gone from pixel art to vector art?

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Please save your comments about Cheese Dreams, we'll have a post up about it soon.

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Anonymous April 10, 2008 2:06 PM

Help on level 27 PLEASE!!!!!!!

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Can anyone give me a hint for level 42?

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Anonymous April 10, 2008 4:38 PM

I don't get level 9

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Can't get level 31 please help

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Kenyon Meleney April 10, 2008 6:24 PM

help on 31 please.

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Anonymous April 10, 2008 6:48 PM

Need help on 32... been stuck there FOREVER!
walkthrough would be much appreciated...

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can someone please help me on lvl 28

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finished lvl 28 now can someone help me with lvl 29

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help on lv 6 PLEASE!!

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Anonymous April 11, 2008 2:40 AM

please help with 11!

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MagneboyFailer April 11, 2008 4:03 AM

Could I have some help on 33 please? (Thanks for the help on Level 32).

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Can someone please help on level31!!!!

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Level 39, please...

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Help on 26 please!!!

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Wow, I feel dumb...
Can anyone help me with level 18?

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Sorry, never mind, I just figured it out...
That was simple... o.o

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Can someone please help me with level 28?

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I need help on level 35! Please!

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Level 26 help:

Turn left and hit space, this will pull the key box next to the exit.
Walk to the top, right of the square you are standing on, facing right. Pull the purple box to you.
Step out onto it, and then to the one above it.
Turn right and face the blue box, hit space moving over to it.
Turn around and pull the purple box you just left to you.
Walk out on it and turn facing the red box.
Pull the red [key] box to you, step onto it.
Pull the purple box below you, to you.
Walk onto the purple box, turn left and walk onto the exit.

I hoped that helped

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Ah-gain:
Does anyone get Level 17?
I feel really dumb for asking.
But still.
Does anyone?

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FlyingHigh Author Profile Page April 11, 2008 6:41 PM

I found a glitch on level 47. When you start the level, just turn to the right and shoot your beam. It doesn't do anything, but now you can walk right across the first monster.

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FlyingHigh Author Profile Page April 11, 2008 6:46 PM

Sorry for the double post, but I just figured out that you can do that for all of the monsters on level 47 and finish it in like 15 moves. I hope they solve that.

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I am so stuck on 44 I tried the hint but I still can't get it. Can someone help me please b, have been on it for over an hour

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HEEELLLLPPP!!! 31!!!

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please help me with 28

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ill be your friend

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i got past lvl 28 now lvl 31 please i need help.

ill be your friend

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Could someone please help with level 48 ???

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rawr@yuu April 12, 2008 3:32 AM

please please PLEASE help with 44! having many issues.

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please please please help on level 28. i no its probly insanly easy and im just insanly stupid but pleeeeaaasssse help.

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Best friends forever for Level 17 help! (traces rainbow of friends in air)

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Aha. Nevermind about that.

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17 17
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plz sum1 help me with lvl 17 i cannot do it! PLZ HELP ME PLZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

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FlyingHigh Author Profile Page April 12, 2008 11:58 AM

just so you know, I'm working on a complete walkthrough for all you people that are stuck on a level. It will tell you exactly what to do, so there's no confusion.

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Lv32 HELP! April 12, 2008 12:11 PM

help on lv 32
walkthrough would be GGRREEAATT

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Please, Please, I've been stuck for three days now on level 48. Can anyone please give me a hint, at least...

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30 plz!

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OK, so I'm stuck on 31 now as well. C'mon, surely SOMEONE must be able to guide us through it? Help? Anyone? PLEASE?

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FlyingHigh Author Profile Page April 12, 2008 5:35 PM

Didn't you see my above post? I'm making a complete walkthrough! Help is on the way! (I should be done about twenty minutes after I post this).

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33!!!!!!!!
full walkthrough!

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Carny Asada Author Profile Page April 12, 2008 6:04 PM

My experience with the moving attack robots is this: If you're trying to outrun them, you probably have missed a more elegant solution to the level. I hated them, but now I enjoy them.

The purple bridge tiles, not so much. Grrrr.

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doris006 I can help you with level 17.

First you pull the first block.Then you see a brige.You have to go through the brige.Next keep going east then go north.After press spacebar and go on the purple tile with the question mark but do not read what it says.After that press spacebar.Then go to the second block and press spacebar but do not go through the brige.Finally go through any brige you see.

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FlyingHigh Author Profile Page April 12, 2008 6:20 PM

Complete Walkthrough:

*Any directions in a level that is starred has 'while avoiding monsters.' on the end of it.
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Levels 1-10

  1. Walk right until you are at the second question mark. Tap down, press Space. Turn left and move to the exit.
    Moves: 15

  2. Tap up, press Space. Tap right, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Move right to the exit.
    Moves: 5

  3. Tap right, press Space. Tap down, press Space four times. Tap right, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Tap right, press Space. Move to the exit.
    Moves: 9

  4. Move up to edge. Tap right, press Space. Move down to edge. Tap left, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Move left and up to the exit.
    Moves: 8

  5. Move down to edge. Move right to edge. press Space. Move right one square. Move down one square. Tap right, press Space. Move down to edge. Tap left, press Space. Move left one square. Move down one square. Tap left, press Space. Move left one square. Move down two squares. Move left to exit.
    Moves: 18

  6. Tap right, press Space. Move one square right, press Space (do this three times). Move one square right, tap down, press Space. Move one square down, press Space. Move one square down, tap right, press Space. Move one square right, press Space. Move on square right, tap down, press Space. Move one square down, press Space. Move one square down, tap right, press Space. Move one square right, press Space. Move on square right, tap down, press Space. Move down and right to the exit.
    Moves: 27

  7. Tap right, press Space. Move one square right, press Space. Press Space. Tap left, press Space. Move one square up, tap right, press Space. tap down, press Space. Move down one square. Move left to the edge. Tap up, press Space. Move up one square. Move left to the edge. Move down one square. Move left to edge. Tap up, press Space. Move up and left to the exit.
    Moves: 21

  8. Move down one square, tap right, press Space. Move up one square, tap right, press Space. Move up one square, tap right, press Space. Move to edge, press Space. Move right one square, tap up, press Space. Move up one square, press Space. Move up one square, press Space. Move up to exit.
    Moves: 18

  9. Tap right, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Move one square up, tap left, press Space. Move one square left, tap up, press Space. Move one square up, press Space (do this four times, or until a bridge is created). Move up three spaces. Move right to exit.
    Moves: 18

  10. Press Space. Move down one square, tap left, press Space. Move left one square, press Space (do this three times). Tap up, press Space. Move right to flower. Tap up, press Space. Move up one square, tap right, press Space. Move right one square, press Space (do this two times). Move right to edge. Move down to flower. Move right to flower. Tap up, press Space. Move up one square, tap right, press Space. Move right one square, press Space (do this two times). Move left one square. Move down to flower. Move right to edge. Tap down, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Move left one square, tap down, press Space. Move down one square, press Space (do this two times). Move down one square, tap left, press Space. Move up to exit.
    Moves: 48

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Levels 11-20

  1. Tap right, press Space. Move up to edge, tap left, press Space. Move down to edge. Move left one square, tap up, press Space. Move up one square, tap left, press Space. Tap right, press Space. Move right to exit.
    Moves: 16

  2. Press Space. Tap right, press Space. Move down one square, tap left, press Space. Move up one square, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Tap right, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Move right to edge. Move one square down, tap left, press Space. Move left and up to exit.
    Moves: 16

  3. Move down seven squares, or until level with key block. Tap right, press Space. Move down to edge. Move right one square, tap up, press Space. Move right five squares, or until even with movable block. Tap up, press Space. Move up one square, tap left, press Space. Move down one square. Move right to edge. Move up to edge. Move left three squares, or until even with movable block. Tap down, press Space. Move left one square, tap down, press Space. Move left one square. Move down one square, tap right, press Space. Move right one square. Move down to exit.
    Moves: 54

  4. Tap right, press Space. Move right to edge. Move up one square. Move right one square, tap down, press Space. Move down one square. Move right to exit.
    Moves: 13

  5. Tap right, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Move left one square, tap down, press Space. Move right one square, tap down, press Space. Move down to edge, tap left, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Press Space. Move left one square. Move down one square, press Space. Move down and left to exit.
    Moves: 16

  6. Press Space. Tap right, press Space. Move right to edge. Tap up, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Move down one square, tap left, press Space. Tap right, press Space. Move right one space. Move up to edge. Move right to edge. Move down to edge. Tap right, press Space. Move down one square, tap left, press Space. Move left one square, tap down, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Move up and right to exit.
    Moves: 28

  7. Tap up, press Space. Move up to edge. Move right to edge. Move down two squares. Tap left, press Space. Move down to edge. Move left one square, tap up, press Space. Move up to edge. Move left to edge. Move down to edge. Tap right, press Space. Move up to edge. Move right to edge. Move down to edge. Move left one square, tap up, press Space. Move up one square. Move left four squares and up to exit.
    P.S. If anyone can do this level in sixty moves please tell me, because the first time I did this level, I could swear I got sixty moves, but all the other times I got sixty-two.
    Moves: 62

  8. Tap right, press Space. Move right one square. Move up to edge. Move right one square, press Space. Move right one square. Move down to edge. Move right one square, press Space. Move right to exit.
    Moves: 32

  9. *

    Move right to the question mark. Move up to exit, avoiding the monster.
    Moves: 15

  10. *

    Move down one square. Move right ten squares. Tap down, press Space. Move one square down, press Space. Move one square down. Move one square right, tap down, press Space. Move one square down, press Space. Move right one square, tap down, press Space. Move down one square, press Space. Move down one square.Move right, and down to the exit.
    Moves: 27

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Levels 21-30

  1. Move down one square. Move right to edge. Move up one square. Move left one square. Move down to edge. Move right one square. Move up one square. Move left to edge. Move down one square. Move right to edge. Move up to exit.
    Moves: 13

  2. Tap right, press Space. Move right to edge. Move down one square. Tap right, press Space. Move right one square. Move down to edge. Tap left, press Space. Move left one square, press Space (do this two times). Move left and up to exit.
    Moves: 14

  3. *

    With getting hit once: Move up one square. Move right nine spaces, or to diagonal of Chase Bot. Move up five spaces and right to exit.
    Without getting hit: Lead Chase Bot into larger square. Dodge by going up or down, and move right and up to exit.
    Moves: 16-45

  4. *

    Move down to edge. Move right to edge. Tap down, press Space. Move down to edge, tap right, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Move up one square. Move right to edge. Move down to edge. Tap right, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Move up one square. Move right to edge. Move down to edge. Press Space. Move down and left to exit.
    Moves: 30

  5. Tap right, press Space. Move right one square, tap up, press Space. Move up to edge, press Space. Move up and left to exit.
    Moves: 8

  6. Tap left, press Space. Move up one square, tap right, press Space. Move right to edge. Move up one square, tap right, press Space. Tap left press Space. Move left one square, tap down, press Space. Move down one square, press Space. Move down and right to exit.
    Moves: 14

  7. Move up one square. Move right one square, tap up press Space. Move up one square. Move right one square, tap down, press Space. Move down one square, press Space. Move down one square, tap right, press Space. Move right one square, tap down, press Space. Move down and right to the exit.
    Moves: 14

  8. Tap right, press Space. Move right to edge, press Space. Move right one square, press Space (do this three times). Move right one square, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Move right one square. Move up one square, tap right, press Space. Move down to edge. Move left one square, tap down, press Space. Move down one square, tap right, press Space. Move up to exit.
    Moves: 24

  9. *

    (On this one I can only tell you what you have to do, not how to avoid the Chase Bots) Tap right, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Move down one square, tap left, press Space. Move up one square, tap left, press Space. Press Space. Tap up, press Space. Press Space. Move one space up, tap right, press Space. Move one space down, tap right, press Space. Move right four spaces, or until even with bridge block, tap down, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Press Space. Move one square down, tap right, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Press Space. Move two spaces over, tap up, press Space. Move up and right to exit.
    Moves: ??

  10. Tap right, press Space. Move right one square, tap down, press Space. Move left to edge, tap down, press Space. Move down one space, tap right, press Space. Move up to edge. Move right one space, tap down, press Space. Move right two squares. Move down one square, tap left, press Space. Move left and down to exit.
    Moves: 20

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Levels 31-40

  1. Move right to edge. Move down to edge. Tap up, press Space. Move right to edge. Tap up, press Space. Move left and up to exit.
    Moves: 15

  2. Tap right, press Space. Move left one square, tap down, press Space. Tap right, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Move up one square, press Space. Move down one square. Move right one square. Move down one square, tap left, press Space. Move left one square, tap up, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Move right one square, tap down, press Space. Move left one square, tap down, press Space. Tap right, press Space. Move up one square, press Space (do this two times). Move down one square. Move right one square. Move down one square, tap left, press Space. Move left one square, tap up, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Tap right, press Space. Move up two squares, press Space. Move up one square. Move left one square, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Tap right, press Space. Move right to edge. Move down to edge, tap right, press Space. Move up one square, press Space. Move right one square. Move down to edge, tap left, press Space. Move left one square, tap up, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Move down one square, press Space. Move down one square. Move left and up to exit.
    Moves: 70

  3. Press Space. Move one square down, tap right, press Space. Move one square right, press Space (do this 3 times). Move down one square, press Space. Move down one square, tap left, press Space. Move left one square, tap down, press Space. Move down one square, tap left, press Space. Move left one square, tap down, press Space. Move down one square, press Space (do this two times). Move down one square, tap left, press Space. Move one square left, press Space (do this three times). Move one square left, tap down, press Space. Tap up press Space. Move up one square. Move left to edge. Tap down, press Space. Move down and left to exit.
    Moves: 41

  4. *

    Move left one square. Move up one square, press Space. Move left one square, tap up, press Space. Move right one square. Move down one square. Move right one square. Move down to edge. Move left to edge. Move down to edge. Move right to edge. Move up one square, tap left, press Space. Move left one square, press Space. Move left and up to exit.
    Moves: 30

  5. Move right to edge, press Space. Move left one square, tap up, press Space. Move right two squares, tap up, press Space. Tap right, press Space (do this two times). Move right one square, tap up, press Space. Move up two squares, tap left, press Space. Move left one square, press Space. Move one square left. Move down two squares, tap left, press Space. Tap right, press Space. Move right to edge, press Space. Move right one square. Move up to edge, tap left, press Space. Move left one square. Move down two squares, tap left, press Space. Move right to edge, press Space. Move right one square, press Space. Move right to exit.
    Moves: 40

  6. Tap right, press Space. Go right to edge, tap up, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Move down one square, tap right, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Move left one square, tap down, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Move up one square, tap right, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Move left one square, tap up, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Move down one square. Move left one square, press Space. Tap right, press Space. Go right to edge, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Move down one square, tap right, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Move left one square, tap down, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Move up one square, tap right, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Move left one square, tap up, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Move down and right to exit.
    Moves: 40

  7. Move right one square. Move down one square, tap right, press Space. Move left to edge, press Space. Move up one square. Move right one square. Move down to edge. Move left one square. Move up one square, tap left, press Space. Move left one square, tap up, press Space. Move right to edge, press Space. Move right one square, tap up, press Space. Move up one square, tap left, press Space. Move down one square. Move left five squares. Move up one square. Move right to exit.
    Moves: 25

  8. Move right to edge, tap down, press Space. Move left to edge. Move down two squares. Move right one square, tap down, press Space. Move left one square. Move down to edge. Move right one square, tap up, press Space. Move up one square, tap right, press Space. Move left one square. Move up to edge. Move right to edge. Move down one square, press Space. Move down one square. Move right to exit.
    Moves: 30

  9. Tap left, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Move left one square, tap up, press Space. Move up one square, tap right, press Space. Move right one square, tap down, press Space. Move left to edge, press Space. Move right to edge. Move down one square, tap left, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Move left one square, tap up, press Space. Move up one square, tap right, press Space. Move right one square, tap down, press Space. Move left to edge, press Space. Move left one square, tap up, press Space. Move up and left to exit.
    Moves: 30

  10. Move right two squares, press Space. Move left to edge, tap down, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Move down to edge, tap right, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Move left to edge. Move up one square, tap right, press Space. Move up to edge, tap right, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Move left to edge. Move down one square, tap right, press Space. Move right one square, tap down, press Space. Move down one space. Move left to edge, press Space. Move left and up to exit.
    Moves: 32

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Levels 41-50

  1. *

    Tap right, press Space. Press Space. Tap down, press Space. Tap left, Press Space. Tap down, press Space. Move down to edge. Here you have to lure the Chase Bot to the left 'island' across the bridge. You may get less or more moves than I did at this point. Just make sure to get out of there by zooming to the magnet block on the right island. Move left one square. Move up one square, press Space. Move up one square, tap left, press Space. Move left one square, tap up, press Space. Move up one square, tap left press Space. Move left and up to exit.
    Moves: 27

  2. *

    Tap left, press Space. Move left one square. Move up one square, press Space. Move up one square, tap left, press Space. Move one square down. Move one square right, tap up, press Space. Move left one square. Move down one square, tap left, press Space. Move left one square, tap down, press Space. Move down one square, press Space. Move down and left to exit.
    Moves: 18

  3. *

    Press Space. Move down one square, press Space. Move down one square. Move left to edge, press Space. Move left one square, press Space. Move left one square. Move up to edge, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Move left one square. Move up one square, tap right, press Space. Move right one square, press Space (do this six times). Move right to exit.
    Moves: 38

  4. Move right two squares, tap down, press Space. Move left one square, tap down, press Space. Move right one square, tap down, press Space. Move left to edge, tap down, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Tap right, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Move up one square. Tap right, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Move left and up to exit, tap left, press Space.
    Moves: 22

  5. Press Space. Move right one square, press Space. Move right one square. Move up one square, tap left, press Space. Tap right, press Space. Move right one space, tap up, press Space. Tap down press Space. Move right one Square, tap down, press Space. Move down one square, tap right, press Space. Move right one square, press Space. Move right and up to exit.
    Moves: 18

  6. Tap right, press Space. Move down three squares, tap right, press Space. Move down to edge, tap right, press Space. Move right one square, press Space. Move left one square. Move up three squares, tap right, press Space. Move down one square, tap right, press Space. Move down two squares. Move right to edge. Move up and right to exit.
    Moves: 28

  7. Tap up, press Space. Move right two squares, tap down, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Tap right, press Space. Move right to edge, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Move right three squares, tap down, press Space. Move right to edge. Move down one square, tap left, press Space. Move left one square, press Space. Move up one square, tap left, press Space. Move right two squares, tap down, press Space. Move right seven squares. Move down one square, tap left, press Space. Move up one square, tap left, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Press Space. Move right nine spaces, tap up, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Press Space. Move right eight squares. Move down to edge. Move right one square. Move down one square. Move right to exit.
    Moves: 75

  8. *

    Move right to edge. Move down one square, tap left, press Space. Move left one square, tap down, press Space. Move down one square, tap left press Space. Move up two squares. Move left nine squares. Move down to edge, press Space. Move up to edge. Move right nine squares. Move down to edge, tap right, press Space. Move right and down to exit.
    Moves: 22

  9. Tap right, press Space. Move right one square, tap down, press Space. Tap right, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Move left one square, tap down, press Space. Move right one square, tap down, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Move left one square. Move down one square, press Space. Move up one square. Move right one square, tap down, press Space. Tap left, press Space. Tap down, press Space. Tap right, press Space. Tap up, press Space. Move right one square. Move up to edge. Tap down, press Space. Move down one square. Move right and down to exit.
    Moves: 36

  10. Move down to edge, tap right, press Space. Move up to edge. Move right one square, tap down, press Space. Move right one square, press Space. Move left to edge. Move down to edge. Move right one square, tap up, press Space. Move right one square, tap up, press Space. Move right to edge. Move up one square, tap left, press Space. Move up to edge. Move left one square, tap down, press Space. Move right one square. Move down four squares, tap left, press Space. Move up three squares. Move left one square, tap down, press Space. Move down and left to exit.
    Moves: 54

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Can you post walkthrough that actually describes what your doing instead of just moves? It's confusing.

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OH my gosh, FlyingHigh, you are a LIFESAVER. THANK THANK THANK THANK THANK YOU!!!!!

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...Though, it would be helpful to go like Level 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 instead of only going up to 10 and then starting again.

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I fixed the numbering in the walkthrough. That was my doing to begin with. Thanks for pointing it out. :)

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FlyingHigh, you rule! :D FINALLY I got out of level 32! Thanks a million!

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A complaint. Reaching for the mouse to select the next level while everything else is done with the keyboard is frustrating and distracting.

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Groogokk Author Profile Page April 13, 2008 2:55 PM

@ Dylan: Do you have any idea how long it must have taken to compile this kind of walkthrough? What you're asking for would take forever... much longer than it will take most people to complete the game on their own.

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@Flying High: Bug fixed. The monster was supposed to reactivate the unwalkable state of the tile if the tile didn't move.

@Taybo: You need to read the end of level panel more carefully. It tells you that you can press "space" to continue to the next level. Same as when you die. (It also responds to "r", because this is a knee-jerk reaction to dying.) All of the more recent Nitrome games that are keyboard controlled have this setup. Trying to debug a keyboard driven game and reaching for the mouse all the time can drive you mad.

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@Flying High: Nice walkthrough, but a very complicated way of doing 17 there. I can do it in about 32 moves.

Don't move the tile by the finish tile. Just bunch the other bridge tiles up on that L-shape to make a path straight to it.

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Thank you so much FlyingHigh!!! =)

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FlyingHigh Author Profile Page April 14, 2008 10:22 PM

@st33d: I can't guarantee that every single level has the smallest number of moves possible. I did each level a few times, and went with the smallest number of moves I found. If you find a smaller number of moves for a level, by all means, post it.

@Groogokk: You have no idea! It took me around seven to eight hours of solid walkthrough work to complete it. At least I'm finally done. :p

@nitromer: Thanks a bunch! I like your name. I take it you made that account to post comments on Nitrome games? Or do you love Nitrome really, really, really much like I do?

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justaperson April 15, 2008 9:01 PM

I swear I got 59 moves on level 17. I swear, I don't know how but I did.

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For Level 41, you can do it in 13 moves, by:

Being quick. Just teleport to the blue square near the chasing machine, and rapidly pull the purple blocks towards you.

I got 35 moves on Level 17. Heh.

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Level 49: 27 moves :)
Level 50: 43 moves :)

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hello read this

help with 29 chase bots are killing me

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mckenzie July 16, 2008 1:35 PM

I really need help w/ level 32! PLEASE!

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patricia July 23, 2008 11:39 AM

help me! i need help with lvl 13

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Help: cannot get through level 29 of the game maneboy. Used walkthrough but still cannot get through.Can anyone Help?

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Well, I'm on level 41. But I haven't tried it yet, so I'm not gonna ask for help. Although I'm late, It was alot of fun. The walkthrough, however, did not help me at all when I was stuck on level 40. It was practically wrong, and I got help on the tips, more.

But back to the actual game. It was fun, and that coming from a puzzle hater. i enjoyed the world around it, and the levels were mostly easy enough not to get pissed, but hard enough not to get bored. Great game.

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The person who did the spoiler for level 17 says 62 moves! I did it in 35

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Level 42!

Tap up
press space
go right one square
go down one square
press space
go up two squares
tap right
press space
go down one square
go left one square
go down one square
tap left
press space
go left one square
tap down
press space
PROCEED TO FINISH

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Anonymous March 30, 2009 9:47 PM

I notice in the walkthrough for #8 it says
"move to edge"
Which edge?

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lvl 16 only took me 25 moves

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I can't get past level 1! every time I move him he just goes upward anonymously! Then he wont let me back down and I'm stuck.

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I did level 17 in 60 moves! Really easy. You just have to be careful to take the quickest way possible but other than that it's rather the same. Or unless I did do it differently! THANKS!

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Anonymus July 12, 2010 5:33 PM

On lvl 17, I did it in 48 moves.

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