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FAQ Powerup Effects

A list of all powerups and their effects. I made this thread because I couldn't find one, and there are always questions asked about the circles powerup, hope you like it ;)

  = Premium Powerup
 = Purchaseable Powerup

Green: (affects the player)

Speed

Increases the players speed drastically. 
Duration: 3 seconds

Thin

Decreases the players thickness. Currently, if you pick up three Thins without expiration, you'll die. (bug)
Duration: 15 seconds

Slow

Decreases the players speed and increases steering.
Duration: 10 seconds

Big Hole

Gives the player a Big Hole. The player can go through everything. (Invisible)
Duration: 6 seconds

Traverse Wall

The player can travers/cross the wall. Steering into the wall in one place -> continue at the opposite place of the wall.
Duration: 15 seconds

Split

Splits the players head, the player continues moving in the original direction and adding two more heads steering to the back/left and back/right. The new heads leave a hole behind when spawned.

Red: (affects enemies)

Speed

Increases the enemy players' speed drastically and decreases steering
Duration: 3 seconds

Thick

Increases the enemy players' thickness. 
Duration: 7 seconds

Slow

Decreases the enemy players' speed, but in comparison to the Green Slow, does not affect steering.
Duration: 5 seconds

Old Snakey

All enemy players make 90° turns instead of the normal curved turn.
Duration: 7 seconds

Reverse

Swaps the left with the right key, vice versa.
Duration: 5 seconds

Blue: (affects everyone)

Three Circles

Three Circles increases the chance Powerups drop greatly.

Traverse Wall

All players can traverse/cross the wall.
Duration: 10 seconds

Eraser

Erases all lines on the field.

Switch

Swaps all players' positions and giving them a large hole.
Duration Big Hole: 2.5 seconds

Premium Achievement Powerups

Old Snakey 

The player makes 90° turns instead of the normal curved turn, when picked up.
Duration: 15 seconds
Required Achievement  > Beautiful Geometry

Sharp Corners 

The radius of your curve is decreased, resulting in smaller and more precise turns.
Duration: 15 seconds
Required Achievement  > Speeding Ticket

One Finger 

When picked up, allows enemies to steer with only left or right. This will be determined by the first key pressed for every individual.
Duration: 5 seconds
Required Achievement  > One Finger

Moving Powerups 

All powerups on the map start to move randomly, obtaining a different position in the end.
Duration of moving: 10 seconds
Required Achievement  > The Collector

Green Eraser 

Only the line of one player's head will be erased when picked up.
Required Achievement  > Doubtful Artist

Purchaseable Powerups

Swiss Cheese

Other snakes will make a lot of holes.

No Draw Area

Create an area where nobody can die.

Darkness

One powerup to bring them all into darkness. Players can only see their immediate surroundings, and that of others.

Closing Walls

The walls will come at you.

Big Turns

Make the others play with BIG turns.

With steering, I mean how big the turning rounds are. Good steering = small turns = Green Slow, bad steering = big turns = Red Speed

Thanks to Viigoo and Quixy from the Achtung Die Kurve Lab for the durations of powerups! :D

Viigoo wrote:

Keep in mind that going (shortest way) from very left side to very right side of the map takes around 7.5 - 8 seconds... (diagonal 10.5 - 11 seconds).

Do you want new powerups too? Please take a look at: The Great Powerup Topic ;D

 

Edited by Fire, because of changed design of powerups.

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Arent there more premium powerups? OldSnakey for example

Anyway gj

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made it sticky and moved it to the right board

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Old Snakey isn't premium, is it?

 

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Yes, the thin, the green transverse wall and the old snakey are also premium. Btw the three circles doesn't always spawn 3 powerups, but a random amount of powerups (I don't know the exact formula).

 

 

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I like this. Nice. Smile

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Ok thx, going to update I-m so happy yeah I wasn't sure about the three circles, thought I read somewhere the three circles stand for three powerups spawned. Does anyone know this for sure?

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I know for sure it is an increased chance of dropping (not just 3 extra powerups)


 

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I made some statistics if you want, but for more you need 2 players and a premium account (it's hard to manouver between 2 web browsers and a stopwatch Blum 3 anyway it is very precise

Duration:

Traverse blue - 10 seconds

Speed green and red - 3 seconds

Turtle green - 10 seconds

Big hole - 6 seconds

Thick - 7 seconds

 

Keep in mind that going (shortest way) from very left side to very right side of the map take around 7.5 - 8 seconds... (diagonal 10.5 - 11 seconds).

 

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Viigoo, I can help you I am premium Smile

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Thanks Viigoo, very useful! Going to add it ^^ And Geert too for clearing things up ^^

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hah, nice statistics Viigoo . Off course I already new this :)


 

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Thanks Smile

Continuation of this resarch (with help of Quixy!)

Thin : 15 seconds

Red Turtle : 5 seconds

Reverse : 5 seconds

Old Snakey : 7 seconds

You are also invisible for 2.5 seconds after picking Switch power up.

 

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This is great, thanks for all your support :D

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Me and Viigoo did some new research to the duration of the new powerups

One finger: 5 seconds

Green old snakey: 15 seconds

Powerups moving: 10 seconds

Smaller radius: 15 seconds.

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Quixy wrote:

Me and Viigoo did some new research to the duration of the new powerups

One finger: 5 seconds

Green old snakey: 15 seconds

Powerups moving: 10 seconds

Smaller radius: 15 seconds.

~ Added as quote :)

~~ No quote anymore, just added it to the list :)

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Could you add the images of the new achievement powerups?

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Yes! I asked Brouns for the icons, so when I get them, I'll post them here.

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You could screenshot them?

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That is what I did for the three you see now, the only problem is that I only have 3 achievement PU's (I feel ashamed :D)

If anyone would like to send me a screen of the green eraser and the moving powerup I would be very happy :) Else I need to remember making a screen myself if I encounter one of the two, not a problem, but just need to be lucky.

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Emperor J wrote:

That is what I did for the three you see now, the only problem is that I only have 3 achievement PU's (I feel ashamed :D)

If anyone would like to send me a screen of the green eraser and the moving powerup I would be very happy :) Else I need to remember making a screen myself if I encounter one of the two, not a problem, but just need to be lucky.

 

Added them to the first post :D :

 

And for premium powerups: instead of "*" i put the premium star there .

*updated with more recent icons*


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Nice work Fire Smile

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Moved it from Bugs section to Help! section (as this is not really a bug, is it :))


 

Emperor J wrote:

Thin

Decreases the players thickness. Currently, if you pick up three Thins without expiration, you'll die. (bug)
Duration: 15 seconds

That's not a bug. If you pick up three Thins without expiration, you're too small and that's why you die.

You can also call to me MFG.

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When we use Purchaseable Powerups, did we lose credits ? I never checked.

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You only lose credits playing a premium game.

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Thank you.

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I would just know: Is the red speed power up faster then the green one?

You can also call to me MFG.

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As far as I know: No.

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Thx for this list! Biggrin

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hi all, i got a question about this powerups. how can i choose the cheese item, i am premium since 3 days but not every game is the cheese item avilable? please help me

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hi all, i got a question about this powerups. how can i choose the cheese item, i am premium since 3 days but not every game is the cheese item avilable? please help me

You need to buy it for 1000 coins, before you can use it by yourself.

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I am noob help me i need help noob fuckers

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i have a question to "3 circles", How long does the effect stay? And how much the drop proberty gets bigger?

 

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do i get a answer or not?

 

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I cant find Geerts opinion on this, but if I recall correctly he said that it improves overall rate of item spawn for the rest of the game and it doesnt only has immediate effect (3 powerups instead of one)

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Anyone know when you unlock Beautiful Geometry? 

 

(Is there another topic about this, if so, can you give link?)

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to get it on a easy way, take a friend, then add 2 guests so=4 player. then start game(2vs2 or FFA).

- there have to be at least 10 different powerups of the first 3 lines

- let you friend take 3 red corners in one round. if you live after the 3rd one you get it.

- don't win in 10 rounds!(or you will lose the achievement after the game, because the cheating detector)

as tip:

don't take fat or red speed, because it can easy kill you(wanted or not)

i would take for 10 items: green speed, both turtles, wall, 3 circles, big hole,rubber, thin, green wall and red corner

as add i would take: green rubber(because the rubber spawn is not soo big, so you can easy die because you have no space), green corner if your friend has it, because sometimes there is a bug and you get it too if you take 3 green, or he 1 red and you 2 green ...

play on full field, this is easier!!

and set 100% drop proberty

 

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