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Dandy_Sephy

DeathSmiles and DeathSmiles II

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which of v1.1 and MBL would you recommend if i was going to try one of them?

as for 360 mode i've got a new personal best.

Mode - 360
Character - Rosa
Level Reached - 4-2 BOSS
Score - 88,461,783

Photo:
[spoiler][IMG]http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f137/tomorrownights/DSC00358.jpg[/IMG][/spoiler]

:-)
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[quote name='Dandy_Sephy' timestamp='1302028797' post='7803280']
Great score. Does this mean you can give some other modes a try, no ones posted any v1.1 or MBL :(
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Ta :D I want to conquer the main game before I move on to a different mode. Still have to do the extra stage and death mode. The japanese version seems pretty bare bones too, I think I'd have to pay for mbl.
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[quote name='alistarr' timestamp='1302029568' post='7803305']
which of v1.1 and MBL would you recommend if i was going to try one of them?

as for 360 mode i've got a new personal best.

Mode - 360
Character - Rosa
Level Reached - 4-2 BOSS
Score - 88,461,783

Photo:
[spoiler][IMG]http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f137/tomorrownights/DSC00358.jpg[/IMG][/spoiler]

:-)
[/quote]

I love how you're demolishing my score without even completing the game :(

What levels are you selecting? Looks like I need to step it up a bit.
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ha! i don't really hold out much hope of completing the game - that stuff after the castle is a bit much for my tiny brain.

my route for the last couple of tries:

[spoiler]
train (level 1) - collect 1000 gems and don't die/bomb
volcano (level 3) - fever as soon as the floating boulder appears, try not to die on the boss
forest (level 1/2) - collect 1000 gems, don't die/bomb
graveyard (level 3) - fever before the troll/dog tag team and kill some green stuff and a house, don't die but bomb the boss if necessary
port (level 2) - collect 1000 gems, don't die/bomb
swamp (level 2) - fever before the big troll and try and get as far as the beat up old car, bomb the heck out of the boss because i can't deal with the flying stuff
castle - hold onto 1000 gems for way too long until you get upstairs and then fever to kill four big trolls, then fever again later in the ballroom, then die pitifully either to jitterbug or tyrranosatan.
[/spoiler]

i don't really understand the game mechanics so, as you can see, i've been focusing on just not dying and then maximising what i can get out of a few key fever modes. i don't think i can do much better than that score without taking a different approach (or at least learning the scoring system, or understanding the different shots, or working out how the option works, or...) , which seems a bit too much like effort! maybe i'll find a quiet moment to read the manual sometime, or maybe i'll go back to street fighter. it's a really fun game though, and i kind of want to go back to mushihimesama futari again too now that i feel a bit more confident about dodging bullets (don't worry, i remember that mushi is way more hectic!).
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Updated the table, there is now a update date at the top of the first post. I've removed the versions form the table as post US patch all the versions are now identical. However if anyone does post a MBL score, the version will be needed for that as there seems to be differences.

For the two of us that own the game, I'll be adding DeathSmiles II tables this weekend and I'll be doing a Mushi series thread as well so get those scores going alistarr :)
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Oh good, would be interested to see what other peoples scores are like for deathsmiles 2. I love playing it but I'm not sure if I'm doing well or not :D
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A bit delayed but finally got around to adding DSII. I expect Clippa to beat my own scores easily enough, I played one credit of each mode today having not played the game a huge amount at all, and not at all for almost 3 months ;)

IIX mode - 84,348,478 - Rosa, Stage 4 Boss
Arrange Mode -35,057,927 - Rosa, Last Stage

[img]http://www.sephy.co.uk/scores/DeathSmiles/IIX_IIXmode_april11.jpg[/img][img]http://www.sephy.co.uk/scores/DeathSmiles/IIX_arrange_april11.jpg[/img]
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Still trying to beat the game after doing the extra stage. The end level gets a lot harder but I think it's those two stuffed toys at the end of the funfair that are tripping me up. next time I try, gonna have my finger hovering over the bomb button at that bit, see if I can through it unscathed. Always lose a life or two there.
Will take a photo of my high score maybe tomorrow :D
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Had a couple of meh runs where I was trying new stuff then had a proper run and increased my score by 100m :OMG: From 84m to 188,663,972.
[img]http://www.sephy.co.uk/scores/DeathSmiles/IIX_IIXmode-april11-2.jpg[/img]

So close to my first proper Cave 1cc (although I have a 1cc in 2 player).
[img]http://www.sephy.co.uk/scores/DeathSmiles/IIX_rage.jpg[/img]

I'd played the last stage without any bombs left and half a health bar, if I had one bomb left I'd have done it :hmm:I had a similar issue with DFK's Novice mode the day before :facepalm:
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Thought I may as well try and beat my score while I was on taking a pic and managed it :D Didn't manage to finish though. Santa took me out pretty quick.

Mode - IIX
Character - Follett
Level Reached - Last Boss
Score - 4,332,564,123
Photographic evidence - [url="http://dl.dropbox.com/u/14326828/ds2x.jpg"][img]http://dl.dropbox.com/u/14326828/ds2x_th.jpg[/img][/url]
Game version - Xbox 360
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I've got some effort to put in it seems. :Coffee:

I did notice that my stage 1 score was 15m short of the same level on the previous run, but I'm not sure it would help :lol:
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Sorry Sephy, I'm not doing this to spite you :D Is it just me and you who have this game?

Mode - IIX
Character - Follett
Level Reached - Last Boss
Score - 5,160,073,823
Photographic evidence - [url="http://dl.dropbox.com/u/14326828/dsiix.JPG"][img]http://dl.dropbox.com/u/14326828/dsiix_th.jpg[/img][/url]
Game version - Xbox 360

That screenshot you posted, I died at pretty much the same spot. Gutted. I get scared and panic bomb during the boss instead of saving them for when I really need them. Nothing worse than getting hit and losing 3 bombs though XD
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As far as I know it is just you and me. But then, at least 4 people have Futari and no one has posted any scores yet :hmm:

I just got 250m twice, the first on stage 5, then again on the exact same spot as above, I thought I had one more life and so I didn't use the two bombs in stock :facepalm: Then I bumped everything up from rank 2 to rank 3 and got near the end of the pre satan claws sequence (with the cherubs and snakes) and got 430m at the first attempt. Rank 3 isn't that much harder than rank 2, unlike DS1 bosses go down at a similar speed and don't really cause any additional problems. I'm just wondering if I should stay with rank 2 and get better at manipulating the scoring and get the 1cc, or carry on with rank 3 and get used to doing everything. Or I could go back to DS1 and see if I can carry the improvement over.

I need to watch a superplay I think, oh and switch to Follett
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Yeah, definitely switch to follett. I think she is the best all rounder for both games and it might just be my mind playing tricks but on the first deathsmiles at least, the game seems to slow down more when using her lockshot on bosses.
Yeah, I'd definitely just go for rank 3 all the way on iix. Like you say, it doesn't seem to get any harder and you'll be getting much higher scores.
Will post my futari score tomorrow :D
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Still playing with Rosa. I tried Follett but she controls differently enough that it was causing problems because Rosa has been my primary character for the last 2 years ;)

After the efforts above of getting to 4xxm I got to 800m and then cleanly beat that again on the next run. Now I'm a billionaire :OMG: Still can't beat Satan Claws but reaching him on 5x Rank 3 and 1x Rank 2 is hardly a bad run. Field C is the only level I can't no miss on rank 3 so I always play it at Rank 2, given the limited space in the level it's enough of a challenge, especially when the screen fills with crowns, homing bullets and enemy bullets :wacko: Loving this game more everytime I play it, [i]especially[/i] when it gets overloaded so much it only runs at 5fps :wub:

[img]http://sephy.co.uk/scores/DeathSmiles/IIX_IIXmode_april11-3.jpg[/img]

That 80m I posted just four days ago looks hilariously bad now

edit: shows what I know :lol: First ever 1cc :OMG:

[img]http://sephy.co.uk/scores/DeathSmiles/IIX-IIXmode_april11-4.jpg[/img]

Same strat as above. I can definitely improve on that as I made at least 2 large cockups when I had a high multiplier
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Nicely done sephy :D Satan claws is a bastard.
Field c, I discovered that shooting those rocks with the gonks sitting on them that slowly spin around is like shooting the boulders that come out of the volcano's in the first deathsmiles. You can rack up loads of points by powering up and shooting the rocks :D
Ignore all the friggers trying to kill you and go for the points :D I used to hate that level but now I love it. If you kill the last snake before the boss with a lock shot you get a cake too. It's hard to know how much to shoot him before using the lock shot though, I'm always just killing him and missing the cake by mistake.
Another cake I found is during the library level, just after the fight with the chandeliers and those red things, a big axe wielding thing comes from the right and then another big axe wielding thing comes from the left and you can get a cake out of that one by using the lockshot on him.
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The reason I use Rosa on both games is that she takes down bosses so quickly. Tamecos barely starts his second pattern before the damage trigger kicks in and he starts to run across the screen, and Claws never does his retreat into the background for the same reason. So although I had more health and bombs, I finished with half a bar and no bombs...
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Aye, seems all the big boys with the hairy scores use rosa. I tried in the first deathsmiles, couldn't get to grips with that turning around when you wanted to lockshot malarkey.
Next time I play iix, I'll give her a try.
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I raped Field C at rank 3 for points, but my runs were all a considerable amount lower than my billion+ scores. I put DS1 on and was even worse than I previously was :facepalm: That game has really become a source of frustration for me, much in the same way I'm better at Cave games than "simpler" shmups. No matter what I do I get worse rather than better. I'm going to rest both games for a bit now, I've already played IIX more in this week than since I first played it in September, so I think it's fair to say I've made the most of it. I'll concentrate on some verts until Akai Katana is out
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I'm the same with futari, just seems like I've hit a wall with that game. Hopefully I'm not at the zenith of my shmup power yet and I can come back and tackle it in the future :D
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FUCK YOU SATAN CLAWS
[img]http://www.sephy.co.uk/scores/DeathSmiles/IIX_IIXmode-may-11.jpg[/img]

Broke 2 billion but should have had the all clear, I went into the boss fight with 3 bars of health and 2 bombs left for a nice total of 8 available. Did quite well against some of his patterns and got a power up at a nice point but alas. I'm trying to master advanced familar movement, it's necessary to get through Field C without getting hit too many times. On DS1 I didn't really spend much time on that, I would just line up Rosa's above or below her and keep it there

2,010,950,213. It's going up slowly 8) I might try the EX stage next time :unsure:
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It's more or less free points until you get to the stuffed twats at the finish. I always get hit at least twice during that part :D
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