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Any experts here on this game? What's the structure of the game? How many levels are there?

 

I've recently only gotten this game, and have made it as far as the 9th stage/level, just before the first Master Xybot. Obviously, I don't want any spoilers, but how far does it progress from here? Does the difficulty increase much?

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I've never heard of a final level in either the Lynx or any other version, including the arcade. :?:

 

I do know thay on both the arcade and ST version level 15 is a fight against the 'Master Xybot' and losing send you back levels.

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I've never heard of a final level in either the Lynx or any other version, including the arcade.  :?:  

 

I think you may be right.

I've been playing the Lynx Xybots game off and on for a few months and I think it repeats once you pass a certain level. Can't quite remember though....I'll have to fire it up again and see.

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I remember getting fairly far in the Lynx version (into the 20's), and I got to a point where it said "2 Levels Until Master Xybot" so I assume it does end. Unfortunately I didn't make it there.

 

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Maybe one of us should work on making maps, detailing which warp pad goes to where and which exit goes to which levels. Maybe we could figure out the best route to the end.

 

Or have a Lynx progrmamer hack Xybot for unlimited lives and times.

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It is my understanding that there are 99 levels. The Master Xybot shows up several times. The best way to try and beat Zybots is comlynxed with another player. The reason being that as long as one player gets off of a level the other player can die and be reincarnated with full health. I have managed to get into the 40's with my brother-in-law. It gets pretty nasty. A map of the warps would be highly valuable, as well as what resources are available on each level.

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It is my understanding that there are 99 levels. The Master Xybot shows up several times in the game. The best way to try and beat Zybots is comlynxed with another player. The reason being that as long as one player gets off of a level the other player can die and be reincarnated with full health. I have managed to get into the 40's with my brother-in-law. It gets pretty nasty. A map of the warps would be highly valuable, as well as what resources are available on each level.

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Did I start a double post revolution :P

 

Im on my cell phone sometimes which causes the double posts as it is soooo slow :|

 

You cant edit your posts either :sad:

 

Back to xybots. Maps/warps/secrets would be very 8)

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Just found this link - would be great to have added to the site info for the game:

 

http://www.cheek.org/atari/lynx/xybots.htm

 

In fact, maybe someone would want to go through all the games there, and check out what might be missing from here, and add to the database. The BRAVO cheat I "discovered" for Super Skweek had already been reported here. At a quick glance, I see extra information for Toki and Checkered Flag (cruise control).

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dose any1 know if it was true that Xybots was supposed to be the 3rd in the gaunlet series? but atari changed their minds and scrapped the entire game, and Xybots was the result? I was cusrious of any1 else has heard this rumor, thanks for any info...

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I read somewhere that Xybots was originally supposed to be a pseudo-first-person Gauntlet game (it's actually third-person, with a 3D, over-the-shoulder perspective), but they suddenly decided they didn't want it as part of the Gauntlet series. So, they changed the entire theme of the game from "medieval" to "futuristic," and it became the Xybots that we're all familiar with now.

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I read somewhere that Xybots was originally supposed to be a pseudo-first-person Gauntlet game (it's actually third-person, with a 3D, over-the-shoulder perspective), but they suddenly decided they didn't want it as part of the Gauntlet series. So, they changed the entire theme of the game from "medieval" to "futuristic," and it became the Xybots that we're all familiar with now.

 

so i'll take that as a yes? has any1 every seen pics from when it was in the guanlet stages, i jus wondering...

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This game actually does end - it has I think just over 50 levels - 52 or 54 I think. I've beaten it a few times and it is kind of hard.

 

It is key (but not obvious) to buy the SLOW ENERGY LOSS powerup every time. Also, you should always have it maxed out. Most items that you buy between levels work the same way for that one level no matter how many you have in stock. But the SLOW ENERGY LOSS powerup works a little differently. If you have 4 of them, your energy runs out more slowly than if you had say only 2 of them.

 

Hope this makes sense. I found that this made the game a ton easier to get through.

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