How Not To Get Tangled In Your Own Webs
HAUNTED WOODS - Hi, this is jaye01553 the Buzz, but just call me Jaye. Anyway,
when I last when to the games, I got onto the high scores for Web of Vernax. Not
to the trophies, mind. But I did get in the top 100. Probably other people have
overtaken it already. Still, I was rather surprised. Maybe it was the fact that
it was the 1st of the month. Or maybe that my own Spyder had given me some secr....
scratch that. Or maybe I'm just good at it.
Anyway, I decided to just sit down and write an article... wait, that's what
I'm doing right now. Well, I guess you were expecting a guide of some sort,
so I'll guess I'll jump right to it. I'll also have Webber, my Snow Spyder to
help me with this. He's really knowledgeable, plus he can get me some Neocola
as I'm typing. Webber, you want to type something?
Ahem, nevermind. Well, let's start.
The Spyder: Well, that's you. Not really you, but you in the game. You get
to spin webs anywhere, plus you seem to have this amazing ability to teleport
from place to place, since every time you spin a new web, you can choose another
location and instantly jump there and spin another one.
The Vernax: That's your prey, and frankly, with all the Spyders gobbling them
up, I can see why they're so hard to get in real life. Why can't they have more
variety in their diet, like Breeblys, Cootys, Moaches...
Sorry. Anyway, your job is to trap them in your handy dandy webs, and have
them for dinner. Though, if it were me, I would prefer a nice cartoonish mallet
to flatten them as revenge for stealing my Chocolate Chip Cookie. But that's
just my opinion.
Webs: You spin this, and trap the Vernax. They have to have no gaps, and have
a nice squarish- or cuboid-like figure to trap them, but old Webber can just
trap them in a circle, a diamond, a star, a pentagon, a justokoicancananny...
Webber: Is that even a shape?
Be quiet. I'm on a roll here.
Webber: And I think you should get off it and go exercise.
Be quiet. Anyway, they have to be four-sided. The smaller the web, the better
your score. Trapping 2 or more Vernax gets you a nifty bonus, and trapping 4
or more gives you this really cool music.
Mutant Red Spyders: I didn't even know there were Mutant or Red Spyders. Well,
you won't like these guys, since they will eat your webs. Thankfully, they won't
free your trapped Vernax, but it's still pretty annoying. If you want to kill
them off, if they finish eating one of your webs and it stops there in the middle
of nowhere, they die. They don't show up too often, on levels 6, 7, 13, 14,
you know the rest.
Webber: You left out a 'e' there.
Spyderbites: Thank you. Now fetch me a Neocola. Apple preferably.
Webber: *Grumble grumble*
Anyway, these will appear as little Spyders. They won't move, but will disappear
if you don't pick them up after some time. The score they give is dependant
on the length of thread you spun from where you were to get to it. If it sounds
confusing, if the length of the thread on which you spun to get the Spyderbites
is 17 tiny squares long, you get 17 nifty points. Picking up 10 of these will
give you an extra life.
Clock: This represents the time you have left before you lose a life. Doesn't
usually have a big impact, but it will if you keep looking at it. It will reset
if you lose a life through the clock or you move on to the next level.
Tiny Spyders below the screen: Number of Spyderbites you've collected.
Tiny Spyders below the Clock: Number of Spyderlives you have left. You start
with 3. You lose 1 each time the time runs out or a Vernax touches your web
before it reaches its destination. You get 1 for every 10 Spyderbites.
Restart Game, Start, Instructions and Send Score Button: Are you stupid?
Don't look at the clock.
Judge when and where the Vernax is going to move.
Decide if the Spyderbite is worth a life.
Dislike Mutant, Red Spyders.
Try to get the nifty music when you trap 4+ Spyders in a web or trap it in
a really small space. Outrageous might be small, but not small enough.
Spyderbites are your friends.
Finishing 1 level in 4 or less webs gives you bonus points.
All the above will be helpful in your game. Uh... except for the Dislike Neggs.
But I do. And so should you.
Level 1: 1 Vernax. Yawn.
Level 2: 2 Vernax. Double Yawn.
Level 3: What do you think?
Level 4: 4 Vernax.
Level 5: 4 Vernax. Yes, again.
Level 6: 5 Vernax. Oh, and 1 Red Spyder.
Level 7: 5 Vernax. 2 Red Spyders.
Level 8: Level 1. Except the Vernax is faster.
Level 9, 10, 11, 12, 1... : Zzzzz...
Huh? Wha? You woke me up. Where's Webber? He might have gotten lost. Or attacked
by Meepits. Or worse.... he might have forgotten my Neocola!
Hey, Webber! Webber?
Webber: I've got you now Vernax! Say your prayers!
Vernax: Your prayers!
Webber: Roll over!
Vernax: *rolls over*
WEBBER! WHERE'S MY NEOCO-- Oooh! It seems Webber has a Vernax in its mouth.
Have you been feeding it lately? Anyway, a funny thing happened when I was searching
for you. This Jelly Meepit came screaming while riding on a runaway Snowball
Machine while screaming "Runaway Snowball Machine! Runaway Snowbal-- Oooh! Cookie
Crumbs!" It was hilarious. And you know what else?
*A Jelly Meepit came screaming while riding on a runaway Snowball Machine while
screaming "Runaway Snowball Machine! Runaway Snowbal- Oooh! Cookie Crumbs!"
and crashed into jaye, knocking both conveniently unconscious.
Vernax: Idiots of yours?
Webber: Never seen them before.
Disclaimer: No Vernax, Tonus, Snowball Machines or Jelly Meepits were hurt
during the making of this article.