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Re: Brackly Hall: Can you help me get a better low score.
Posted By: lelo14, on host
Date: Thursday, October 13, 2011, at 11:44:58
In Reply To: Re: Brackly Hall: Can you help me get a better low score. posted by lelo14 on Tuesday, October 11, 2011, at 09:40:42:

> > > Hi, I just started playing the Adventure Games.
> > > After a lot of work I solved Brackly Hall.
> > > But I noticed in the Hall of Fame that I had done it in 1421 moves but some other people did it in only 225 moves. I solved it again in 228 moves. Does anyone have any ideas about how to shave off 3 or more moves? It's driving me crazy!
> > >
> > > Thanks, lelo
> > >
> > > P.S. I'm available to give hints for other people trying to solve Brackly Hall.
> >
> > So good news and bad news. The good news, it is possible to shave off three more moves.
> >
> > The bad news is that the game has been out for so long and played by so many people so many times that whatever the lowest number of moves in the hall of fame is, that's probably the lowest number of moves possible.
> >
> > In the MORE BAD NEWS arena, the only way for you to figure out how to get it down that low is through good old fashioned blood sweat and tears. You'll have to go through the game, map it out completely, then figure out what you have to do, and then figure out how to do it in the most efficient way possible. That's the only way you're going to get a lower score than you've already got.
> >
> > Starting with Brackly Hall is a great way to introduce yourself to Low-Scoring. At least you didn't do with Escape from St Mary's or Perils of Akumos, either of which I won't even attempt to low-score.
> >
> > Good luck on it, though, and I hope you manage to get there.
> >
> > -Rifty
> Rifty, I'm still working on it.
> I have a very good map and object/task dependancy list and I'm convinced that I'm being as efficient as possible as to the order of things and taking the shortest routes. I'm begining to think that one of the multi step tasks has a shortcut or that I'm missing a secret passage.
> Also, before me, the best scores were 225 and 231. Now that I got down to 227 I'm thining that maybe the 225 people didn't use the optimization that I did to get down from 231 to 227 so just perhaps if I find something more it will help me drop down below 225. But I'd be so happy with 225. ;) This is fun, at least I think so.
> lelo
> P.S Vampire Island was easier to get low score on. Anybody trying to learn to get low score, I suggest they start at Vampire Island.

I finally did it. I got down to 225. I'm tied with ninak, kenjones, and avin.

I'm not certain, but I don't think it is possable to do better. However, if anyone gets down below 225, then I'd like to hear about it so that I can try to tie up with them.

Good luck to anyone trying for low score or just to solve Brackly. I'm available for hints. Just don't expect me to give the store away. ;)

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