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Madness: Premeditation

rated 4.23 / 5 stars
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Sep 25, 2010 | 9:04 PM EDT
  • Daily 3rd Place September 27, 2010

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Pacification 5 Points Let the Creators Live!
Vermification 5 Points Defeat Agness
Blobination 25 Points Defeat Claudette
Cooptation 25 Points Unlock Complete Arsenal
Premeditation 50 Points Beat the Game

Author Comments

Thanks Newgrounds for choosing this game as the Madness Day 2010 Winner!
Update: Sept 27th 2010 - Click or press direction to skip intro & countdown - Fixed boss grenade bug & grenade replenishment bug
Update: Sept 26th 2010 - Increased Tricky's health, this will ruin previous Tricky level replays :(
Plan Hank's moves through a strange area of Nevada. Make sure to think 4th dimensionally!
Astral Projection Mode: Arrows
Shot Planning/Menus: Mouse

The sensors on level 3 remove the lasers blocking the doorway
2 handed weapons (shotgun and AK) only fire forward
Remove assigned shots by clicking on an already-placed node
Broken glass shards can interfere with your shots, so wait a while after shooting out glass to take aim again

Author Commentary:

BoMToons: This was intended for Madness Day 2010, but was slightly delayed. I had this gameplay idea while watching some Madness cartoons. It's gone through a lot of revisions based on lots of player feedback (thanks Coaly and Jacksmack!). I hope you give it a chance! There are tons of other gameplay features we wish we had time to add like smarter AI, more stealth rewards, smarter reloading constraints, more balanced guns, the ability to watch all your replays in a row, etc...maybe for a sequel? As always, it's a pleasure to work with Luis, his take on my ugly level mock-ups brought a richness and fun to the story that I never would have included. P.S. This was coded "Somewhere in Nevada" where I live!

Luis: This is a strategy/puzzle game, kinda like chess. Enjoy!



Rated 4 / 5 stars

Well its good as a puzzle

Because it takes some time (a lot of it) to figure it out what is the best to do, and madness is not the kind of game where u like to think much :) u whant ACTION ... so that part was ok .. Nice idea though

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Rated 4 / 5 stars

Why does it have to be sooooooow extremely precise !!
Still a very challenging and creative game. 4 stars


Rated 4 / 5 stars

cool game but hard


Rated 4 / 5 stars


One thing i would like to see.

Especially on the boss fights it is difficult to judge where the bosses will be exactly, its more of a trial and error until you find the right path.

If the clock ran a little slower it would be easier to read their positions in the replays so you could plan your moves better.

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Rated 4 / 5 stars

I loved it until... wouldn't allow me to change my weapons. I got to the boss and didn't like the choice of weapons I had so I continued from the first stage to build up AP. It was working fine until about level 5 or so when it wouldn't allow me to change my weapons. It was the stage wher you fall through and killing the programmers is optional. I would go to the arsenal and change them and it wouldn't chage them when I started the stage again.

So, I decided maybe it was because the stage was already completed or something and I went to continue again and back to the stage prior to it. I figured, if it's just an error with that stage then I'll select them the stage before and then beat it and have them in that stage. Well, it only gave me the option of using the starting revolver and none of the weapons I had unlocked were available. It asked me to purchase them all over again. At that point I quit. It had pissed me off and I wanted nothing more to do with it.

Aside from the glitch, I thought the game was wonderfull. It was a lot of fun and different. I've never played a game quite like this one. Similar, but not quite the same. Very interesting and if it weren't for the glitch I would probably be playing it for quite some time to come. Would have been a 10 but losing my progress drops it 2. Would probably be more than that normally if it weren't so damn fun.

Overall good job and keep up the good work.

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BoMToons responds:

Maybe you can help me track down what's causing that bug, can you duplicate it? I've tried restarting the game from different points and never lost my arsenal, it's really stumping me.