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Offline QuikThumbs

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'Drecking' barrels. (Directing barrels)
« on: September 18, 2018, 10:31:11 am »
First off, I know this isn't the proper use of the word 'dreck', but I'm hoping to start a new trend. ^^

I was away from Donkey Kong for over a month and started playing again. Now I can't DIRECT the barrels down ladders with a quick jerk to the left, at the second to top girder anymore. I used to be so good at it.... What is the correct way to do it? I don't wanna lose those points.
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Re: 'Drecking' barrels. (Directing barrels)
« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2018, 09:02:14 am »
You have to run towards them when they are at the ladder. Generally start just a tad bit before the ladder. Also I find you cant be too close to the ladder either if your right under the broken ladder it impacts the steer zone.

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Re: 'Drecking' barrels. (Directing barrels)
« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2018, 03:39:53 pm »
You don't need to do a quick jerk, just hold the joystick towards the ladder as a barrel approaches it an you'll influence the barrel according to its random chance of being influenced. The barrel doesn't have to be on the immediate level above you, you can influence them wherever they are so long as the barrel is approaching the ladder and you're pushing the joystick left or right in the direction of the ladder. Even if you are jumping to the right you can influence a barrel down a ladder to the left of you by pushing left while you are in the air.
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