AW2 Easter Eggs

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donnytondesterkste
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AW2 Easter Eggs

Post by donnytondesterkste » Sun Jul 24, 2011 11:13 am

Dunno if this was already widely known around here, but I found this:

http://tcrf.net/Advance_Wars_2:_Black_Hole_Rising

Most interesting tidbits:

- You can gain extra HQs by capturing a neutral HQ! You still lose if any one is captured, so I don't know if it is a good idea...
- Labs function like HQs, but you don't gain an enemy's properties if you capture one. This could be genuinely useful if unlocked.
- You can have double width rivers (as some of the preloaded maps demonstrate)
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Re: AW2 Easter Eggs

Post by Xenesis » Sun Jul 24, 2011 10:09 pm

Yeah, I was actually the creator of that TCRF page. :)

But it slipped my mind to link the article here I guess!
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donnytondesterkste
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Re: AW2 Easter Eggs

Post by donnytondesterkste » Tue Jul 26, 2011 10:54 am

I should have guessed of all people, you would turn out to be the author...
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Re: AW2 Easter Eggs

Post by Crystal Guard 292 » Thu Jul 28, 2011 5:07 pm

That was a fun read!
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Re: AW2 Easter Eggs

Post by ALAKTORN » Fri Jul 29, 2011 9:52 pm

Crystal Guard 292 wrote:That was a fun read!
yes indeed :)

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Re: AW2 Easter Eggs

Post by Mark_009_vn » Fri Jul 29, 2011 11:48 pm

I always know I saw something strange when I looked into the ROM and saw those "hidden" dialogs. :D
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Re: AW2 Easter Eggs

Post by ALAKTORN » Sun Jul 31, 2011 10:10 pm

the secret dialogue for running out of fuel on Campaign M1 works in AWDS too, the dialogue goes like this:

"You are such a freak!
You can't move, can you?"
"Oh, er... My bad. I just wanted to see what would happen if I ran out of gas."
"Stop messing around! Ammo and fuel don't grow on trees!"
"Well, there's only one thing to do now.
Open the map menu and select Options."
"Choose Yield so that we can start over from the beginning."
"Oh... Sorry!"
"And as punishment, you're on supply duty for a month! And weapons detail, too!"
"Oh, yeah, and you'll be cleaning my quarters. Have fun, laundry boy!"
"What?! Laundry, too? I don't see what that's got to do with--"
"SHOOSH!"

maybe it works in AW1 too

edit: I'm sad, winning without fuel doesn't give a special dialogue :(

edit2: the dialogue doesn't trigger twice, either

and nothing happens if AI runs out of fuel

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Re: AW2 Easter Eggs

Post by donnytondesterkste » Mon Aug 01, 2011 9:07 am

So what happens in AW1? Does the game just stalemate? (I assume you mean It's War!)

Also, in AW2, what if you run out of fuel at exactly the time you move your APC onto your HQ? Theoretically the battle could continue since the APC would get resupplied next turn and could refuel the infantry...
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Re: AW2 Easter Eggs

Post by ALAKTORN » Mon Aug 01, 2011 10:38 pm

donnytondesterkste wrote:Also, in AW2, what if you run out of fuel at exactly the time you move your APC onto your HQ? Theoretically the battle could continue since the APC would get resupplied next turn and could refuel the infantry...
almost certainly the same thing that happens in AWDS, nothing

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Re: AW2 Easter Eggs

Post by donnytondesterkste » Thu Aug 04, 2011 8:52 am

I also wonder what happens in AW2 if you win at the same moment that you run out of fuel, i.e. moving the infantry to attack would use up the last unit.
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Re: AW2 Easter Eggs

Post by Dragon Fogel » Thu Aug 04, 2011 9:03 am

I assume you just win, because the attack would go through before the fuel-check.
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