Watermelon Bomb


Introduction


The watermelon bomb is probably not a good tool to teach the importance of vitamins …
Instead it is the perfect weapon to make your enemies run in fear—if this game just wasn't turn-based!

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Overview

The watermelon bomb (also called “melon bomb”) is a super weapon, and it is basically a stronger more destructive cluster bomb, raining juicy melon slices from where it exploded.

Properties

  • Charge to shoot: Yes
  • Affected by wind: No
  • Timer: Adjustable (1s-5s)
  • Ends turn: Yes
  • Retreat time: 3s
  • Amount of fragments: 6
  • Damage-potential of split-explosion: 75
  • Damage-potential per fragment: 75
  • Total damage potential: 75 + 6·75 = 525
  • Crate type: Weapon

How to use

Pressing and holding the Attack key (default: space bar) will charge up the throw. Hold space till you have the desired amount of charge and release. It will fire automatically once the charge hits full.

To set the timer, press a number key between 1 and 5 while wielding the watermelon bomb. There will be a message at the top of the screen that says “Watermmelon Bomb, x seconds” where “x” is the number you pressed.

Hints

  • It is most effective above the target
  • Melon pieces are knocked around by other exploding melon pieces/barrels, so be careful where you throw this. Try to avoid a melon piece striking land prematurely, or it may kick the others away from your target

Trivia

  • Do not eat!
  • Repeat: Do NOT eat! We're serious.

History

  • Release 0.9.7 - Watermelon Bomb added to the game

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