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 Post subject: RQ: Batsugun Level 2 Boss
PostPosted: Fri Oct 10, 2008 11:26 pm 


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Always kills me at least once. How do I dodge those red bullets when it morphs into the second boss version? i can't see a natural gap.

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 14, 2008 12:59 am 



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Practice with the special ver. on a large tate display (screen mode set to arcade on the Saturn port).

The gaps are very findable on my 32" Mitsu TV. But gaps in the pattern exist among samey directed fire, so you may have to fudge your way through without video guidance.

Try leading the directed bullets away from you as if milking the six jets in the boss' first form. It isn't your primary goal to dodge directed fire rather than shooting down the other ships that fire it, but dodging around may help you get a feel for the gaps.


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 14, 2008 3:22 am 


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You have two options.

A: Direct the fire from the popcorn enemies, which makes the boss live much longer, since it's almost impossible to maintain constant damage while also dodging its BS.

B: Bomb once or twice. Since there's little/no penalty for doing so in Batsugun, I generally take this option just to spite that stupid cheating whore of a second stage boss.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 15, 2008 8:57 pm 


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i just bomb through it.... :wink:

i can beat it without bombing but i get pissed when i die so more often than not when i get to the 2nd boss its 2 bombs for the 1st form and 2 for the second....

adios amigo.... :lol:

saves me getting pissed off at the game anyways


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 15, 2008 9:30 pm 



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I'm tellin ya, this is doable. Save your bombs for Jupiter (level 4 boss).

Point-blanking with Beltiana's autofire (C button) helps too.


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 15, 2008 10:25 pm 


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Cheers.

Dying has a massive effect on the end level bonus so I need to get through this. Glad to see there appears no obvious route!


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 21, 2008 4:56 am 


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Is it worth milking those little jet planes it releases?


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 21, 2008 6:29 am 


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If you just follow directly beneath the plane there should be really obvious openings in the twin streams of bullets. After a while it moves down the screen with a couple of spiral patterns, and all you have to do is move to the side for a sec to fit through a big opening.
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 21, 2008 10:23 pm 


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henry dark wrote:
Is it worth milking those little jet planes it releases?


No, there are better ways to get points in this game. Unless you want a counterstop and don't know how to get the last 100k points, I wouldn't bother with them.
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