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Offline JNugent

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Re: Zoo Keeper
« Reply #15 on: February 13, 2014, 12:55:32 pm »
I love Zoo Keeper.  I play it quite often, usually at the end of a CK/DK session.  I got my first 1,000,000 point jump a couple of weeks ago.

I apologize for the break in the video, but you get the idea...

http://www.twitch.tv/jnugent74/c/3632586

Can someone embed this video?  I'm not sure how.

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Re: Zoo Keeper
« Reply #16 on: February 13, 2014, 01:13:49 pm »

Can someone embed this video?  I'm not sure how.

Most videos embed automatically(Youtube, etc.) but I had to turn off Twitch and Justin emdedding because anytime someone posted a link to a channel it would embed the live stream. Makes a real mess of the streamer list page. ;)
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Re: Zoo Keeper
« Reply #17 on: February 16, 2014, 04:19:03 am »
Gotcha Jeff.  Ross, thanks for the awesome info on ZK.  I haven't even gotten through all of it yet.  I wonder how many on DKF play ZK regularly? 

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Re: Zoo Keeper
« Reply #18 on: April 30, 2014, 05:59:07 pm »
Zoo Keeper is full of weird "bugs", and almost all of them work against the player, however, I just saw a "bug" new to me that I would love to be a common occurrence in all my games going forward...

I was awarded 15 million points for jumping only 14 animals!

Bank error in my favor -- nice one Zoo Keeper.  Keep it up and maybe we can be friends after all.

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Re: Zoo Keeper
« Reply #19 on: May 01, 2014, 07:52:14 am »
I love zookeeper, great write-up. All this Zookeeper talk is making want to repair my taito gameroom classics machine.
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Re: Zoo Keeper
« Reply #20 on: May 01, 2014, 01:24:30 pm »
I think that's actually a pretty consistent feature in ZK that can be exploited, similar to "claiming your points" in DK.  If you've seen my ZK streams you'll see that there are two spots on Round 1 where I am often awarded 100 points on a jump WITHOUT jumping over the elephant.  I'm not sure if the cause is exactly the same as in DK or if it works 100% but I do believe that John is aware of this and specifically uses it to his advantage.
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Re: Zoo Keeper
« Reply #21 on: May 03, 2014, 05:03:28 pm »
That could explain the reason why he refuses to show his gameplay.  That would be really sad if his technique comes down to an exploit that he's trying to keep secret. 
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Re: Zoo Keeper
« Reply #22 on: May 04, 2014, 08:31:44 am »
This belongs here. Well done, George!

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Re: Zoo Keeper
« Reply #23 on: May 26, 2014, 04:23:04 am »
I was awarded 15 million points for jumping only 14 animals!

Bank error in my favor -- nice one Zoo Keeper.  Keep it up and maybe we can be friends after all.

Same sorta thing happened, only this time I was awarded 30 million for jumping only 15 animals.

The 16th animal was completely separate from the pack, so I see no simple way of explaining why the game gave me credit for jumping 16.

Maybe I somehow got credit for jumping the same animal twice??  Or probably just Zoo Keeper being Zoo Keeper.
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Re: Zoo Keeper
« Reply #24 on: May 26, 2014, 06:23:49 am »
Maybe right as an animal turns a corner the game draws 2 sprites in the same frame and you get credit for two animals. It's probably ZK being ZK.
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Re: Zoo Keeper
« Reply #26 on: June 04, 2014, 01:01:36 am »
By that score I can tell you worked out the moods <lexmark>

Nah in all seriousness great score.
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Re: Zoo Keeper
« Reply #27 on: June 04, 2014, 01:57:24 am »
Yeah baby.  Huge score and I envision a bigger one soon.  Long live the moods!
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Re: Zoo Keeper
« Reply #28 on: June 04, 2014, 02:06:17 am »
Well done, Ross!  Pleasure to watch...you rock!
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Re: Zoo Keeper
« Reply #29 on: June 04, 2014, 02:53:41 am »
Nice, Ross! I'm bummed I missed seeing this live.  BibleThump
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