CodeCombat’s been missing out on those limited-time items, like Wyvernclaw and Master Sword. And there are a few lonely items lying around that’s ready to be used. Since there’s one of those levels per the first two zones, I can imagine them also being in the other ones too. Here are some of my ideas on those levels:
Desert - Tic Tac Toe
The classic Tic Tac Toe game, but with Griffin Pet + Troops! The enemy also has a
cannon that shoots ogres to compete against you! The goal? Tie or win against the enemy. The enemy movements are randomized so you can’t brute-force through the level.
Algorithms/Problem solving(Since it has randomized enemy moves)
Simple coordinate storing
Very simple arrays/lists
Limited time(1 week) – Windwalker Armor – Ranger Set – Extra speed(thang)
Mountain - Laser Puzzle:
It could be one of those laser puzzles where you have to push certain “items” to get the laser to the destination. In this case, it can be troops walking around, and a wizard shooting a fissure/beam that connects between troops and hits some enemy? It would be nice if we can get the self-regenerating Tauran Armor unlocked for a limited time(1 week?).
Advanced algorithms(Since the location of the final target is randomized).
Introducing troop commanding.
Arrays/Lists – This level will give you a “map”.
Limited time(1 week) – Tauran Armor(Helmet and Chestplate) – HP regen(thang)
Glacier - Movement Puzzle
The rules are simple. You have to go cross over to the other end of the field, but you have to cover all of the movement stones. Only simple boots are allowed, and abilities cannot be used. The ring of flowers is required so the player can visually see the paths they went. They must step on all movement stones without stepping on a single movement stone twice. Every time you step on a movement stone, you will leave a firetrap that will blow up if you step on the same path twice. Would have ~5 different seeds/maps so the code cannot be done brute-force.
Very advanced algorithms
Learning from given data
Much more complex data reading
Limited time(1 week) – Phoenixfire – Ranger weapon – Shoots fireballs instead of arrows(thang)
@nick I’d love to hear some of your thoughts on this. Would it be reasonable to make these levels premium-only to avoid confusion with Phoenixfire and Windwalker?