Hedgehog Launch (in Off-topic)

BadFish July 23 2008 3:56 PM EDT

Just got to space in 5 days! Anyone done better?

Soxjr July 23 2008 4:00 PM EDT

Best I can do is 8 days

QBsutekh137 July 23 2008 4:56 PM EDT

My best has been 9...

Was your 5 luck, as in getting luck money and ramp bounces when out of fuel (for one example)? On day 9 once I ended up with over 50,000 dollars just floating around (didn't even use parachute). I was thinking at that time that a lucky day like that during day 2 or 3 would have been really helpful.

Are you a parachuter? I haven't played enough to know what works best.

In any case, well done!

QBRanger July 23 2008 5:00 PM EDT

My best is 7 days.

BadFish July 23 2008 5:24 PM EDT

It was pure luck, day 3 I hit 2 gold ramps at basically perfect times and ended up scoring like 3400 dollars that day, made the rest of it so easy. day 4 I already had lvl 3 parachute, radar, and emergency rocket. Day 5 I had max band and launcher, which alone are enough to launch you into space without using anything else.

AdminTitan [The Sky Forge] July 23 2008 5:25 PM EDT

I've done five plenty of times, but someone told me they did it in 4. I'll tell you if you remember who it was.

QBsutekh137 July 23 2008 5:32 PM EDT

Nice! I just love floating around, even if it takes more days...what a rush!

BadFish July 23 2008 5:36 PM EDT

Just did 4 :D

QBRanger July 23 2008 6:09 PM EDT

Just got it in 6 days. Would have been 5, missed by 100 feet.

[P]Mitt July 23 2008 6:19 PM EDT

7 Days for me...

But with Cheat Engine 5.4 (heh heh heh) I can get it in 1 :P

TheHatchetman July 23 2008 9:05 PM EDT

My best is 6 days. After which, I started going for the most possible cash in a single run (with everything maxed out, I just don't pull the band hard enough to orbit :P), current record is just over 561k ^_^

th00p July 24 2008 7:43 PM EDT

I got soooooooooooooo lucky, almost made it in 3 days.

I ended up hitting 4 gold bars on the second day, and 2 green ones, so I ended up going over 70 seconds and getting $100 on the dot. My total for the day ended up being $12,800.

I got up to 4,031 feet on day 3 but sadly couldn't get the last 500 feet or so, so it took me a full four days. Barely. I'm sure that 3 days is possible but I'm just not that patient.

QBsutekh137 July 24 2008 10:41 PM EDT

I finally made 6 today, that was fun.

I like Hatchet's idea... Go for most money in one day... *smile* 531K is about ten times what I made on a "barely needed" day...

TheHatchetman July 24 2008 10:49 PM EDT

If you max out the band and leave the launcher one peg below max, a perfect launch will put you ~4250 feet up. works great for trying to set single run records :P Besides, you have to be like real space stations. If they give you a month time limit, you need to take at least 40 days and suck as much money out of doing things as possible! right? :P

Xenko July 25 2008 12:36 AM EDT

I did it in 4 days. Trick is to just keep replaying Day 1 until you have a lucky run and get a lot of cash, then < 5 days is easy.

smallpau1 - Go Blues [Lower My Fees] July 25 2008 3:16 AM EDT

SS or it didn't happen.

TheHatchetman July 25 2008 9:05 PM EDT

I got a screenshot for ya ^_^

j'bob July 25 2008 9:53 PM EDT

As a member of a neighboring nation competing for regional grant monies sponsored by the People for the Ethical Treatment of Space Bound Hedgehogs I request that the Hatch Hog be tested for HGH (Hedgehog Growth Hormone) upon it's arrival at the Space Hog Installation Terminal (which is currently orbiting the 7th planet).

Thank you in advance for your cooperation in this sensitive matter.

AdminTitan [The Sky Forge] July 26 2008 10:12 AM EDT

woot 3 days for me too, doesn't seem possible.

j'bob July 27 2008 12:22 AM EDT

i can't seem to get him into space in less that 5 days but I kept him in the air for 8:03
is that worth any cake at all?

Thraklight Resonance July 27 2008 12:52 AM EDT

You're supposed to keep him in the air? I keep trying to slam that darn hedgehog into the ground as hard as possible, but those anti-gravity platforms keep getting in the way. I've topped out at 134 m.p.h.

TheHatchetman July 28 2008 9:03 PM EDT

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