|PID Tour of Duty Chapter 6 non-WAP Edition take 2|
|Posted By: Lion O Cyborg||Date: 10/22/17 11:18 a.m.|
(WAP parts edited out because there isn't any point in referencing them when the character sets don't work and they just confuse people who don't understand the language. I'll try and keep such references down in later entries)
*New note from last time: the image trouble in the last post was due to my missing out an equals sign in the image reference code. (oops!) It should be fixed now.
Chapter 6: Whereís that DAMN violet crystal?
Last time on Tour of Duty, we followed Feel the Power to the end of its path, started on the Labyrinth, and killed a Big Blue Baron of Hell what kicked our friends asses. Seems our buddies are dead.
We now tackle the Labyrinth proper and get the violet crystal in the centre.
Our next path is Lasciate Ogne Speranza, Voi Ch'Intrate or Abandon Hope
Sorry for these long hiatusís, but college work, Christmas and time with my family has been an obstacle in these writeups, as has other games. I
Anyway, we start by the ladder to the labyrinth. This is sort of what it
Now, only the corner most areas matter on this floor. All the rest is
Now this is going to be difficult. It is now half past eight on Sunday night
I had to reboot the game after starting as the audio went out of sync in the time it took to make the entry screenshot. After minutes of wandering
This crystal pulses charges of lightning between a cone of monsters and deals more damage than the red crystal. We will be using this more often but will fall back to the red one from time to time.
Itís a relatively short stroll to the ladder and I would have escaped from a shocking sphere that started chasing me if another one didnít clip
Oh boy. These spider things are called skitters. They shoot balls of web
We need to go to Watch your Step to proceed because the way is blocked. The green crystal is on that floor and we will need it to get past the guys
As you can see, the columns are replaced with towers of skitter webs and
Feel free to discuss who these guys are. They might be worshippers of the
They can only be killed with the Green crystal so we will have to come back.
I find a couple of dead ends and kill some skeletons. I didnít think weíd
What was that?! Thatís actually a ghast, not a normal skeleton. The
This red velvet bag is a Forever Bag; a container whose inside is on the
Itís mentioned on the story page that this might have been the solution to a weight puzzle involving the gold cache upstairs that was cut from the
Now, the next floor looks like this. Both the two ladders made of skitter web in the south centre corners lead there but they come out very far apart.
This floor is also littered with purple pods that look a little like copies of Twilight Sparkleís bum all smashed together. They explode when
Shit！Now what? Oh, forgot about them. These lizard things are like
Iíll need a drink of Colloidal Silver after this to heal up. Right, we are headed to the south. I came in via the left ladder which put me on the east side of the map. There are two sapphires in the middle of this floor but only one will give us XP of which we have 21 after getting the Forever Bag. We still get the treasure value from the other one however, and that means more bonus points at the end so letís get them both.
I end up electrocuting a group of skitters and a ghast while under attack
The green Isfet Crystal triggers earthquakes that damage monsters in a radius around you and also deals more damage than the violet one, even through walls.
I mentioned in my review that aside from the monks, you will never ever use this crystal. It takes too long to charge, there are not as many charges
We cannot let this run out until we kill all the monk guys, a couple of which guard a very special item on this floor, and the save rune.
Urm, that is actually a ruby but OK, theyíre the same mineral anyway. Also, counting this and the crystal, we now have 32 XP. I find a passage way
Oh come on. This leads to the special item we need. Iíll need to deal with
There is a dead solider at the end of the hall. I accidently use the green
Hey, itís Greg! I have so many questions! What happened to Duality? Are you and the guys gonna get back together for some new Marathon titles? Can we get a Pathways into Darkness PC port and a full remake? Remakes of the
That dishwasher incident is real by the way, in case anyone asks, courtesy of the story page for that information. Thatís funny how he mentions street
Greg also informs us that Steven changed the code if we havenít already found out. He hid the bomb in one of those pods for some reason. It just
Sorry, that one was terrible.
Interesting, but we have to set it off before we can get it. Oh boy.
This is the pod. Here we go.
We canít arm it here, weíll need to descend lower and itís not going to be easy.
I head back up to Lasciate Ogne Speranza, Voi Ch'Intrate and retrieve the
I do say that the walls and floors resemble an Egyptian pyramid or temple,
This is the ladder to the next area, Iíd Rather Be Surfing. Now Iím walking into the Skitter webs. (leave a message and Iíll call you back)
Oh for Godís sake.
Chapter 6 Part 2: Monky Business
Jesus effing Christ, I took way longer than usual to get back to this, sorry. It is now 25.9.17 and 20 to 11 Sunday night in game. I didnít use the
These doors are important: behind the one on the left, is the exit we will
If we ate our Easter Egg before now, we would have warped to the final boss
Anyway, I kill the skitters and three ghasts behind the doors and now I
Thereís only one silver potion on this floor and a body in the northeast room before the ladder. Another monk guards the passage around the corner and the save rune to the north. There are a lot of monsters in the pillared
The two paths to the west and east of the first save rune are dead ends and skitters are hiding in them so we need to go south. I take a quick nap to heal and make more grenades.
: It takes me until 11:10 PM to make it to the end of the monster hallway, with only half my health left. There were a lot of skitters and ghasts in that hallway. Iím scared to rest again in case Iím ambushed, killed and forced to do it all over again.
I noticed that there are a lot of bones on this floor, are enough humans
I only just noticed the ghast when taking the snipshot as the game was not
What is that skeleton? Some sort of bird thing, talons, a couple of Xenomorph tailsÖ any ideas?
The exit ladder is just across this room. We should loot the body tooÖ
Chapter 6 part 3: Airlock Love
We are now locked in and there is no way out. Leaving one of the crystals
So it wasnít monsters that killed him; he suffocated to death, but why is he bleeding? Did he commit suicide like he suggested we try, or did those
This man is Pedro. He was part of the Spanish tomb raider group who took
We will meet those three momentarily. Sleeping here will allow us to make
There is one way to get out of here alive. Remember the cloak we found in the monster closet where Mullerís Nazi group died off? Well we need that in order to survive this room as it speeds up time for everything else except
I have to say that the red cloak is a good example of an adventure game
So now I put on the cloak and rest to make more ammo while I wait. It takes about 3 hours or so for the door to open.
I take a longer sleep after making enough grenades and I hear the door open
Or not? At the bottom of the ladder we get ambushed by a ghast but kill him
With any luck and less distractions, join me next time on PID Tour of Duty
|PID Tour of Duty Chapter 6 non-WAP Edition take 2||Lion O Cyborg||10/22/17 11:18 a.m.|
|Don't you wish we had an edit button? *NM*||VikingBoyBilly||10/22/17 4:24 p.m.|
|Re: Don't you wish we had an edit button?||Lion O Cyborg||10/23/17 3:50 a.m.|
|Re: Don't you wish we had an edit button?||VikingBoyBilly||10/23/17 12:19 p.m.|
|Re: Don't you wish we had an edit button?||Godot||10/24/17 9:18 a.m.|
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