Lol! Yeah, that would be interesting weaponry if they could drain your
keyboard batteries like that. Lucky for them your keyboard whent dead
just at the right time wouldn't you say?
On 3/23/11, dark <d...@xgam.org> wrote:
> As I've said I've recently been replaying some old classics in audio games.
> This evening I decided to give alien outback another go.
> All in all I was doing rather well. I got a bonus stage on the first level
> and a good few others without a single ship landed (imho Draconis should
> make it 3 waves with no landed ships, sinse it's damnably difficult to do 5
> on any stage but the first or second).
> Anyway, I get through the two imho hardest waves of ships, level 3 with
> those ships that fly down at a constant angle, ---- for some reason these
> are a real pain, and then level five with the ships that fly across and
> laser you.
> I'm just on level six wave four with over a hundred health, finding those
> teleporting ships actually to be quite easy (I got a no lander bonus on the
> first couple of waves), when suddently bang! my keyboard goes dead.
> As I'm frantically pressing keys, four separate ships land, get up on their
> robotic walker legs tramp across and in the space of about ten seconds have
> sent busher bob to that big ranche in the sky!
> Needless to say I put in some new batteries, and my wireless keyboard works
> fine, but not soon enough for busher bob unfortunately.
> All i can say is those aliens have some very! cunning weapons if they can
> depower my wireless keyboard batteries at such a helpful time ;D.
> Oh well, I'll have to go for the mother alien again at another time.
> No real point to this, I just thought it was amusing for my keyboard to fail
> me just! as I'm blowing the bejaggers out of the alien fleet and actually
> doing pretty well, ---- I had a score of something like six and a half
> million at that point too.
> Beware the Grue!
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