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Drib Feb 12, 2013 @ 4:03pm
Never found Red gun [Spoilers I guess?]
Reading another thread, it turns out there's a red gun in this game. I beat the entire thing without ever seeing that gun upgrade.

I guess it's the mark of a solid puzzle game when there are multiple solutions, but I can't help feeling like I missed a quarter of the game.

What does the red gun even do?
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Schlepian Feb 12, 2013 @ 4:38pm 
It just enables you to multiply blocks for conveinience - not really necessary to solve many puzzles.
Drib Feb 12, 2013 @ 5:27pm 
Ah, you can farm with anything past blue. That explains why I never needed it, I guess.
Senen Feb 12, 2013 @ 5:28pm 
Well, no, it's more powerful than that. I think some puzzles can be solved only with a red gun (not sure, though.)
It has two abilities:
- First, you can expand surfaces. Basically, if you have enough cube you can do a whole floor of red cubes by just middle click+left click, you don't have to move or anything. Plus, it allows you to multiply blocks as soon as you have 2 blocks, not 8.
- Second, it allows you to destroy a cube of a shape without targetting it, by middle click+right clicking a shape, it will delete the further cube connected to the cube you're targetting. It's useful for some puzzles where you have to move cubes behind a glass, especially when you can't drag them out. Also, it allows you to refill your munition very quickly.

I know that some puzzles designed for the first ability can be solved without it. But I think some puzzles designed for the second ability have no other way to be solved.
Last edited by Senen; Feb 12, 2013 @ 5:29pm
Drib Feb 12, 2013 @ 5:37pm 
Well the yellow was still enough to beat the game with some work. Still, neat. Thanks for the information at least.
Senen Feb 12, 2013 @ 5:57pm 
I haven't the game with a complete save right now but I think puzzles like in the room where you have a hole and a bumper making you jump to the other side, and there and bumper that allows you to go back, if you manage to fall inside of the room, there's a puzzle with red blocks entirely behind a glass. I'm not 100% sure, but I think you can't resolve this one without red gun. In my next run I will try to do it. :p
Drib Feb 12, 2013 @ 5:58pm 
Oh, I climbed out of that with a yellow staircase. Maybe I'm just stupidly stubborn.
Senen Feb 12, 2013 @ 7:23pm 
No, I mean there's a puzzle at the floor level that opens a door (at the floor level too.) Obviously, you can just skip this by using the exit above (there's a bumper, I think) or just skip this puzzle. But for a 100% completion, you want to solve each puzzle in the game, and I think you can't open that door without a red gun.
teh_andraw Feb 13, 2013 @ 2:35am 
I just followed the arrows and ended up with the red gun. It was actually pretty hard to miss. xD
teh_andraw Feb 13, 2013 @ 2:36am 
The hardest gun to find imo was the green one.
glypher Feb 18, 2013 @ 1:59pm 
I also completed the game on my first runthrough not knowing about the red gun. i believe all puzzeles are solveable without it, it just takes some time and dragging around. working on a no-esc speed run path right now.
Senen Feb 19, 2013 @ 3:37am 
Ok, the puzzle I was talking about is actually solvable with the yellow gun, you need to right-click a block an then move the other blocks where it was, so that you reduce the number of cubes even if these cubes are supposed to respawn when erased.
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