DEVPREV: intro puzzle Hydrophobic Disaster difficult

Case number:954892-2005292
Topic:Developer Preview
Opened by:LociOiling
Opened on:Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 17:48
Last modified:Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 05:06

Hydrophobic Disaster is on the difficult side, taking me 289 moves in 6:12.

Bands work, but freezing segments or structures doesn't, as far as I can tell.

(Wed, 05/23/2018 - 17:48  |  2 comments)

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Thanks for the feedback Loci. I am able to complete this puzzle using either only freezing or only bands, and it seems like once you know the "trick" to the puzzle, execution is fairly straightforward. I'm going to keep an eye on this puzzle (I can track how much players are struggling with it), but for now I am going to leave the difficulty where it is.

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Puzzle seems fine now in 20180525-f7af35c587-win_x86-devprev, think I was just having a bad day on a couple of these. Closing out this feedback.

I'll note in passing that this appears to be the same protein as the electron density intro puzzle, but I haven't confirmed it yet.


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