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#126 2014-03-29 18:50:00

pagedMov
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Re: Funniest Home Surveillance Tapes

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I was building this house specifically to put money into circulation and then this happens.
I didn't even think it was really possible to die in this house if you had the least bit of common sense...


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#127 2014-03-29 19:02:06

HardKor
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Re: Funniest Home Surveillance Tapes

That is awesome.  I robbed that house for an extravagant $100.  only took me 1000 steps or so to figure out your clever traps

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#128 2014-03-29 19:08:11

pagedMov
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Re: Funniest Home Surveillance Tapes

Are you, by chance, Charles Sylvester Gerald? I was thinking about uploading your replay but I think the file size would have been too large big_smile


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#129 2014-03-29 19:17:22

HardKor
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Re: Funniest Home Surveillance Tapes

pagedMov wrote:

Are you, by chance, Charles Sylvester Gerald? I was thinking about uploading your replay but I think the file size would have been too large big_smile

Yes indeed.  My vault currently has more money in it then I've managed (a whopping 14k) before dying to something as silly as the things in this thread.  part of me wants my house to be robbed so I can see where it is weak, but on the other hand that means my house was robbed and I'm broke.  This game...

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#130 2014-03-29 19:20:42

pagedMov
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Re: Funniest Home Surveillance Tapes

HardKor wrote:
pagedMov wrote:

Are you, by chance, Charles Sylvester Gerald? I was thinking about uploading your replay but I think the file size would have been too large big_smile

Yes indeed.  My vault currently has more money in it then I've managed (a whopping 14k) before dying to something as silly as the things in this thread.  part of me wants my house to be robbed so I can see where it is weak, but on the other hand that means my house was robbed and I'm broke.  This game...

Yeah, speaking of that, I actually tried robbing you earlier on a 2k dive and I honestly could not spot any weakness in your house.
Keep up the good work smile


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#131 2014-03-29 19:22:04

42dustman
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Re: Funniest Home Surveillance Tapes

pagedMov wrote:

http://filesmelt.com/dl/uwot.gif

I was building this house specifically to put money into circulation and then this happens.
I didn't even think it was really possible to die in this house if you had the least bit of common sense...

It is shaped like a heart?


Self-testing is torture.

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#132 2014-03-29 19:25:39

pagedMov
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Re: Funniest Home Surveillance Tapes

42dustman wrote:
pagedMov wrote:

http://filesmelt.com/dl/uwot.gif

I was building this house specifically to put money into circulation and then this happens.
I didn't even think it was really possible to die in this house if you had the least bit of common sense...

It is shaped like a heart?

Precisely.


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♪ Hello darkness, my old friend ♪

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#133 2014-03-29 19:42:09

Blip
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Re: Funniest Home Surveillance Tapes

TyrannosaurusHax wrote:

And here's my house, give or take a couple of mistakes updating a slightly out of date draft with a lack of fucks given: http://castledraft.com/editor/rWj9eq

It was supposed to be (and was for a while) a good balance between security and entertainment,
but by adding those two powered pits making it so that you need precise timing to get a specific dog to get you through a commitment gate I really went too far.
You might think collecting enough art eventually attracts a better class of robber. You'd be wrong.

I like this design a lot conceptually, but in practice, it has too many specific weak points for my liking. Despite costing over 100k to build, it can be brute forced for 9.5k, and mostly using common tools that the rich have boatloads of anyways. Anyone looking to brute-force this house would be out of their mind not to just cut along the wooden walls above the initial floors (For his own sake, I hope PsyBlade did this, or he really shouldn't be calling himself clever in the least). From there, blasting the wall would be the next, smart course of action: the robber can see that the wall is one thick, and thus can get past it for a pretty small cost. A doorstop then grants them safe entry into the penultimate area of the house. Finally, smart sawing would leave them with only two trapdoors to ladder over before they reached your vault!

This is a textbook example of a great, clever, and deadly design that's downfall is all to simple: thin, and often wooden walls. Frankly, with houses even a fraction of this complexity level, the chance of the intended solution being discovered is next to nothing. Protection against brute-forcing is what becomes paramount to success: build houses with thick concrete/pit walls, use methods to prevent tool use, and aim to stop robbers from being able to use tools to bypass solving your house.


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#134 2014-03-29 19:54:56

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Re: Funniest Home Surveillance Tapes

pagedMov wrote:
42dustman wrote:
pagedMov wrote:

http://filesmelt.com/dl/uwot.gif

I was building this house specifically to put money into circulation and then this happens.
I didn't even think it was really possible to die in this house if you had the least bit of common sense...

It is shaped like a heart?

Precisely.

lol

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#135 2014-03-29 19:54:58

pagedMov
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Re: Funniest Home Surveillance Tapes

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lol


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#136 2014-04-02 14:26:35

HardKor
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Re: Funniest Home Surveillance Tapes

Killer Mosquito wrote:

I didn't want to post this because my house was still live. But I killed myself in a self test T.T....

However, this definitely gets award for most pointless use of saws:

I found another challenger!

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#137 2014-04-03 21:22:53

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Well, it's still an active house, so no freebies on what you see... But I just had one that was a 2-step death (didn't think anyone would actually do that...) but yeah. Guy walks in, and then jumped in a pit.

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#138 2014-04-07 13:10:31

poor
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Re: Funniest Home Surveillance Tapes

I just died for the second dumbest reason ever. If anyone has a tape of Mr. Crowe taking a shotgun to the face in their entryway, you're welcome.


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#139 2014-04-07 17:04:15

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Re: Funniest Home Surveillance Tapes

poor wrote:

I just died for the second dumbest reason ever. If anyone has a tape of Mr. Crowe taking a shotgun to the face in their entryway, you're welcome.

Well, shit, poor. That really sucks. R.I.P Mr. Crowe


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#140 2014-04-08 17:06:51

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Re: Funniest Home Surveillance Tapes

First, Storm, did I scare you into changing the map and self-test death? I hope to see this house again. Had a quite good idea of the vault's location.

And to not spam this thread: An example of the famous house of Mr. Harrison, the all beloved 1 step death trap and dual account dumping spot. After killing so many, he past away peacefully at his friends house.

FunnyCantFindTheVault Castle Doctrine tape

There are a few tapes like that. Payed out well to place the vault exactly there.

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#141 2014-04-08 20:24:46

xandalis
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Re: Funniest Home Surveillance Tapes

eppfel wrote:

...
There are a few tapes like that. Payed out well to place the vault exactly there.

And that is why when I see empty space such as that, I'll do a full scan across each screen to the wall, at each screen section. Not 100% safe, but it reduces the chances that you'll get surprised by a dog... or miss a vision-shift-obscured safe...

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#142 2014-04-16 23:29:34

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Re: Funniest Home Surveillance Tapes

Kids, don't do this at home.
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Prev Life: Ronald Michael Jensen
Burglary: Home Invasion 101
Building: House Design 101

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#143 2014-04-16 23:32:11

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Registered: 2014-02-11
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Re: Funniest Home Surveillance Tapes

I've seen that house, how do you even do it?


It's a trap!

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#144 2014-04-16 23:40:19

Cylence
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Re: Funniest Home Surveillance Tapes

Lord0fHam wrote:

I've seen that house, how do you even do it?

My house is still up smile and there's a couple people who know the solution to the entrance. I'll reveal it when my house gets broken. With 1 meat, you should be able to work it out without even having to cross. Come visit some time and play with my pets. Be careful of the dog though, he bites.


Current Life: Mark John Perez
Prev Life: Ronald Michael Jensen
Burglary: Home Invasion 101
Building: House Design 101

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#145 2014-04-17 00:39:07

HardKor
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Re: Funniest Home Surveillance Tapes

Cylence, I made it past your entrance just to find out the rest of your house is just as complicated.  love it!

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#146 2014-04-17 01:34:50

gyuri
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Re: Funniest Home Surveillance Tapes

Nice one Cylence, I love that trap!

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#147 2014-04-22 23:59:43

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Re: Funniest Home Surveillance Tapes

Joined today just so I could share with you all my most devious trap yet:

The Widowmaker.

This devious trap claimed it's first victim today. His meat, water, and club were no match for the horrors of...

The Widowmaker.

Like a moth to the flame, James Ivan Sims could not resist the siren's call of the pit.
He followed the arrow... to his DOOM!
When you see this trap, run.
Run, or be caught in the inevitable gaping maw of...

The Widowmaker.

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#148 2017-11-14 18:12:41

Storm
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Re: Funniest Home Surveillance Tapes

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