: The thing about the time bonus is it rewards you for doing things the easy
: way. Want a better score? Skip a huge chunk of the upper levels of the
: pyramid with the teleporter and use the amazing power of foreknowledge and
: FAQs to forego getting the yellow crystal... except the yellow crystal is
: worth 2 points! Does it shave off 20 hours to not get it? Certainly not...
: this raises some interesting dynamics between balancing
Best time bonus is +13 by setting bomb for before 0813 Sunday… which is only 2 hours after the game starts… more or less impossible. So practically, the best time bonus possible is +12 by bomb going off before 1813 Sunday. I've been able to kill the demon by 1410 Sunday, and setting the bomb for 4 hours… this gives me 4 hours to kill bad guys to pump up my score. Skipping huge parts of the game doesn't increase your score because you miss treasure and other goodies.