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#1 2014-02-21 18:00:02

gyuri
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Do you wanna rob me?

Hi guys,

I've been building my house for about a week now and it's the first time I managed to complete one without killing myself in the process. It has gathered about 300 deaths and was only robbed once (bruteforced by Mr. Curry with about 14k spent, 15k robbed). My wife is also still alive.

I'd love to see my house being solved instead of bruteforced, so if anyone is interested, feel free to try. My name appears to be Shane Ronald Gipson. It's quite hard to die near the entrance, if you happen to know what you're doing, and there are only two puzzles and a couple of commitment gates.

I can post some screenshots to help if necessary. I will try to keep my house value under 14k and I might buy some new paintings.

I would like to thank Mr. Knight and Mr. Loos for being there for me whenever I was in need.

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#2 2014-02-21 18:02:50

42dustman
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Re: Do you wanna rob me?

gyuri wrote:

My name appears to be Shane Ronald Gipson.

Nope, not on the list. You're editing your home?


Self-testing is torture.

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#3 2014-02-21 18:07:27

joshwithguitar
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Re: Do you wanna rob me?

You forgot to mention the fact that for my $14k I also got 4 nice paintings smile.Well, I did spend a fair bit more than $14k overall though - I accidentally went into Mr "Gibson"'s house instead once with a full set of tools and found that my lack of wire cutter meant I couldn't safely do anything.

Sadly I'm too paranoid to trust that "solving" a house won't get me killed - especially when there is a cat running loose through a house. Anyway, I might give it a go now...

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#4 2014-02-21 18:10:39

gyuri
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Re: Do you wanna rob me?

42dustman wrote:

Nope, not on the list. You're editing your home?

Not any more.

Josh, is it Gipson or Gibson?

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#5 2014-02-21 18:14:11

42dustman
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Re: Do you wanna rob me?

Your name (Shane Ronald Gipson) appeared once here. Then I tried to enter but someone else was already inside, then your name went missing again. hmm


Self-testing is torture.

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#6 2014-02-21 18:17:26

gyuri
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Re: Do you wanna rob me?

Yes, Josh keeps coming back.

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#7 2014-02-21 18:24:21

joshwithguitar
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Re: Do you wanna rob me?

"Gibson" is the guy who's house I accidentally  entered with tools for your place.

I got a cat to open the door for me, I'm too paranoid to go any further, who knows what changes you've made smile.

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#8 2014-02-21 18:27:49

42dustman
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Oh. I had previously visited this home about a week ago. Cool thing you did with the cats and doors thing, I preferred your older version of the dog container though, it was scarier.


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#9 2014-02-21 18:44:36

gyuri
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Re: Do you wanna rob me?

joshwithguitar wrote:

I got a cat to open the door for me, I'm too paranoid to go any further, who knows what changes you've made smile.

Yeah you are the first ever to figure out what the cats are for (or at least one of them). I haven't made any changes.


42dustman wrote:

I preferred your older version of the dog container though, it was scarier

I think you mean the one I had when my wife died in my previous life, so I had more space and another function in that part of the house.

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#10 2014-02-21 19:44:37

LiteS
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Re: Do you wanna rob me?

Hey hey, I figured out what the cats were for too.

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#11 2014-02-21 21:24:11

LiteS
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Re: Do you wanna rob me?

Just attempted the house with no tools, solved both puzzles in the house.

I call foul where I died though, go ahead, watch the tape. Telling me to pick one of two doors is not a puzzle.

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#12 2014-02-22 02:31:12

gyuri
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Re: Do you wanna rob me?

Ok that's right, forgot about that, there are exactly two 1:2 choices to make. I didn't think anyone would make it that far this quick.

OK so to be really safe and able to back out you need to bring a ladder (or two explosives), 1-2 bricks and 1-2 dog food. I'm sorry for the inconvenience caused by too little information.

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#13 2014-02-22 02:34:03

gyuri
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Re: Do you wanna rob me?

I just watched the tape. You made the right choice, but died due to the fact that you forgot something a bit earlier.

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#14 2014-02-22 02:39:45

eppfel
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Re: Do you wanna rob me?

I would really want to try your house, but I have the chills. Maybe later.. if your still alive.

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#15 2014-02-24 02:52:24

gyuri
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Re: Do you wanna rob me?

LiteS, were you the one who died literally next to my vault? If so, next time don't forget to check out the other door before you take the pitbull with you.

Also you found a solution to the trapdoor room that is much easier than mine, so after you rob me I will have to change something in there.

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#16 2014-02-24 09:50:13

LiteS
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Re: Do you wanna rob me?

Yes, that was me. AAARGGGH. Someone else robbed you. I would have had it as soon as my chills were up in about an hour.

That last puzzle is really tricky, I like it.

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#17 2014-02-24 10:10:54

gyuri
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Re: Do you wanna rob me?

Nobody robbed me, I just went robbing. Usually I get about 10k bounties in a couple of hours, so just be patient.

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#18 2014-02-24 11:13:31

LiteS
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Re: Do you wanna rob me?

gyuri wrote:

Nobody robbed me, I just went robbing. Usually I get about 10k bounties in a couple of hours, so just be patient.

Oh. Well you went from 32k to 2k in a matter of minutes. I just suspected the worst. Carry on then.

Addendum:

The cool thing about your house is from what I've seen, it's really expensive to cheat past any of the puzzles. I thought I woulda been able to cheat past the last section with just a ladder and a brick, but as you saw, it didn't work out for me at all.

Next run I either be 100% safe and take a ladder, brick, and water to get past the part I didn't solve, or I open the mystery door.

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#19 2014-02-24 14:58:54

gyuri
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Re: Do you wanna rob me?

13k and rising, people keep dying in the stupidest ways. Feel free to come in any time soon.

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#20 2014-02-24 15:08:14

MMaster
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Re: Do you wanna rob me?

Oh hi! So you are the Shane that broke into my house with lots of tools several times? Good job man! Played it very safely. Your house looks really scary to me :-)


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#21 2014-02-24 15:43:25

gyuri
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Re: Do you wanna rob me?

Yes, that was me, but I couldn't afford more ladders.

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#22 2014-02-24 15:56:22

MMaster
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Re: Do you wanna rob me?

gyuri wrote:

Yes, that was me, but I couldn't afford more ladders.

I saw that on your balance ;-) You've spent around $11k tools (or 5.5k) and had around $8k house left :-)


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#23 2014-02-25 13:37:09

LiteS
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Re: Do you wanna rob me?

Woo, I found the little dog, as instructed. Robbed for ~16k. Wheee!

Aaaand lost it all in my 99% safe house, checking how many spaces it takes for the wife to see me. Of course she had a shotgun and well, she saw me one space too soon.

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#24 2014-02-25 14:27:19

gyuri
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Re: Do you wanna rob me?

Congrats, nice job.

I made a little but significant change to my house, and this time I'm not gonna help.

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#25 2014-03-14 14:19:21

gyuri
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Re: Do you wanna rob me?

So I thought it's kind of boring sitting in my house and went out robbing. I tried to play it safe, but as soon as I saw the cat I knew I went one step too far.

My house lasted for about a month with only two people who made it to the vault: JoshWG and LiteS. Some of you might have been in my entry hall, so I wanted to share the whole thing with you. It's not very complicated, but I tried to make some nice puzzles instead of having a bitlock or something.

YOLPVG3.jpg

The solution was quite simple: you had to send the cats across the commit gate in order to open the powered doors and close the pits, then get the chihuahua and the pitbull and go to the vault. My solution to the powered pit room had two leaps of faith but people figured out much easier ways to get through with the pitbull, so kudos for those. I have an animated gif of my solution, but it seems to be too big for image upload sites.

Most 2k robbers died in the entry hall in the stupidest ways. Very few managed to use the pitbull to get through the commit gate and then died in the first vertical corridor. After LiteS got to my vault I put it in the third corridor with powered doors activated by the third cat (so basically you just had to send two cats ahead and then go up the third corridor). It was funny watching people figure out the original solution and then die where the vault has been.

The idea behind wife defense was: if you go right at the panic button, manage to kill all dogs or put them to sleep and open the door, she will see you and flee. When you get back to the junction, she's directly above you and will shoot you. If you go back one step in order to be three steps behind her, you will never see her in a straight line. I'm not exactly sure if it's true but I assumed you can't shoot her this way. Of course it wouldn't have been very expensive to get to her going left and killing the doggies.

It was fun while it lasted, thank you.

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