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Old 25-06-17, 03:40   #51
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Yes. Yes. And BTW

YES!

The first TR walkthrough I bought was for TR4.

Buuuuut. That was a loooong time ago, and since then, I am far more capable. So I don't need a walkthrough,
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Old 17-07-17, 15:01   #52
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Catacombes 'bones' secret is one of the worst secrets in the entire series...how are you supposed to figure out you can shoot them (without a walkthrough)

I did not use a walkthrough until after finishing the game several times, to find the few remaining secrets.

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Old 18-07-17, 17:29   #53
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No I didn't, but it's not only for the "honour" about it, it's also because it's very pleasant to feel "lost" and to be stucked because when you obtain the way by yourself you'll feel more satisfied and "into" the game. It also make you observe better the details that you wouldn't have observed with a walkthrough.
Yes, and the satisfaction after solving a puzzle that stuck you for days feels awesome. But when I was a child, I used the walkthroughs for TRII and III, specially because I wanted all the secrets.

For TR IV the Lost Library was the only time when I needed help, everything seems so random in there, specially when Lara meets Von Croy... It leaves you asking "and now?"

After beating Alexandria I drop the playthrough, so I don't know if I would need the guides for the following stages.
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Old 20-07-17, 21:34   #54
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TR4 was a massive game, big and long levels and plenty of them, and it was certain that you were going to get stuck somewhere, and you needed help

Release date for TR4 was 1999, before the internet was even thought about by most people of the world, internet walkthroughs also was a dream.

Hence as I got this game on PC on the release date in 1999, it took me four months to get through TR4, as only partial walkthroughs, level by level, became available via monthly or bi-monthly computer game magazines

So when you got stuck, you really got stuck, and could not ask for help, and had to await my magazine. The internet was years away in the future. (Very slow dial up when it arrived )

I did eventually buy one of those thick TR4 walkthrough books in a book shop, which then told me there were two alternative routes in some levels, DOH!, Start again

I then spent years on this game finding every inaccessible part of each level using TR tools like position editor, so definitely got my moneys worth out of it.

So, yes I did use walkthoughs when stuck.
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