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Postby CyberTooth » Thu Mar 15, 2007 7:31 pm

Yeah, I was gonna tell you to pay attention to the water. When you watch the bonus disc they actually tell you about this room in the spoilers section.

Room flooded with water... I liked that room about the only thing that got me was judging when to jump when Kratos is spinning in circles.

What level are you playing it on? I went through on easy the first time just to figure out all the puzzles. You can call it cheating but it sure makes the Titan Setting go by quicker.

By the way, I've found that you can fight a number of the enemies off using just the Circle grab kills. That got me all the way through Rhodes and the first Cerberus fight.
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Postby Down_Shift » Thu Mar 15, 2007 8:13 pm

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CyberTooth wrote:Yeah, I was gonna tell you to pay attention to the water. When you watch the bonus disc they actually tell you about this room in the spoilers section.

Room flooded with water... I liked that room about the only thing that got me was judging when to jump when Kratos is spinning in circles.

What level are you playing it on? I went through on easy the first time just to figure out all the puzzles. You can call it cheating but it sure makes the Titan Setting go by quicker.

By the way, I've found that you can fight a number of the enemies off using just the Circle grab kills. That got me all the way through Rhodes and the first Cerberus fight.
Ya I noticed the Circle grab kills are easy to do in this one. I found that really helpful in the irritating part where you have to jump on big gears floating in red lava (maybe, not really sure what it was) and you have to turn a crank on them to get them to move. What abitch that part was, but the circle kills made is a little easier.
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Postby Bubbatep » Fri Mar 16, 2007 6:11 pm

This time two weeks I'm hoping to have it in my sweaty grasp. Wish it'd come out sooner though :sad:
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Postby CyberTooth » Sun Mar 18, 2007 12:42 pm

To quote Tom Petty "the waiting is the hardest part" however well worth it. Man, I'm going back through in Titan Mode, there's one boss in particular that keeps handing me my butt in a brown paper bag. Stupid ice stalagmites.
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Postby Down_Shift » Sun Mar 18, 2007 9:19 pm

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Oh, that guy was a fun fight, but on Titan mode it might drive me insane. Here's a hum-dinger for you.

I'm in a circular room where I have to turn a crank to make a grapple point lower and the room is filled with those f'n fire bats and the constently respawn. I know I can climb up the wall and onto the ceiling but it doesn't seem that there is a point to it. Now on the odd time that I do manage to get the hook all the way down and I manage to grapple onto it, I get gang raped by those f'n bats and end up with extreme video game rage or VGR for short. Any tips on how to make it through without me going insane?
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Postby Rolltide » Mon Mar 19, 2007 9:50 am

Down_Shift wrote:Oh, that guy was a fun fight, but on Titan mode it might drive me insane. Here's a hum-dinger for you.

I'm in a circular room where I have to turn a crank to make a grapple point lower and the room is filled with those f'n fire bats and the constently respawn. I know I can climb up the wall and onto the ceiling but it doesn't seem that there is a point to it. Now on the odd time that I do manage to get the hook all the way down and I manage to grapple onto it, I get gang raped by those f'n bats and end up with extreme video game rage or VGR for short. Any tips on how to make it through without me going insane?


I can't exactly remember for the life of me but is this one of the rooms where you have to destroy the holes they are coming out of? If it ain't sorry, I beat the game last night and can't remember this part clearly.
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Postby CyberTooth » Mon Mar 19, 2007 11:23 am

Man so much of the game is a jumble of monster killing for me... Especially going through on easy mode the first time to solve the puzzles. You just kinda blaze a path through body after body.

I can't exactly remember for the life of me but is this one of the rooms where you have to destroy the holes they are coming out of? If it ain't sorry, I beat the game last night and can't remember this part clearly.


Yeah, there should be a small scene where the AI takes the camera and shows you the holes those critters are coming out of. Is that the place with the giant disc on the wall with the face on it?
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As for my woes, cause I hope you all have as much trouble as I did.

This guy is relentless I get through the first two segments by basically blocking (and yes blocking everything works) all the swinging attacks, I kill maybe eight monsters only to get randomly spiked. So far though, my best advice is to let the environment weaken the monsters for you by luring them over the hazards. By the time the your on kill number eight your rage meter should be filled back up. I just never dodge enough to actually use it in time.
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Postby Down_Shift » Mon Mar 19, 2007 12:24 pm

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It's in the Temple of the sisters of Fate. It has a big disk with a face on it and it spins as you move turn the crank on the floor.

I don't think there were any pods that I could break like you could when you were inside the Titan. Anyways, it's still driving me insane.
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Postby Rolltide » Mon Mar 19, 2007 3:41 pm

Down_Shift wrote:It's in the Temple of the sisters of Fate. It has a big disk with a face on it and it spins as you move turn the crank on the floor.

I don't think there were any pods that I could break like you could when you were inside the Titan. Anyways, it's still driving me insane.


I know where you're at now and there are holes they come out of that you must destroy. That's why you can climb the wall and get onto the ceiling, they are along the ceiling. I don't rememeber the fire imps really attacking while I was climbing around so once you destroy the holes just kill the one's that are out and then turn the crank and grapple to the point.
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Postby Down_Shift » Tue Mar 20, 2007 9:00 am

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You guys were 100% right! I switched TVs when I got home and I could see them clear as day light. Of course then for some stupid reason I switched it back and had a hell of a time clearing the area with the big spikes in the pheonix hall. Other then that, it's going good now!
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