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Level: Raising Blocks back home search
Author(s): caj800
total rating:0.58 Gameplay &
Puzzles
Enemies,
Objects &
Secrets
Atmosphere,
Sound &
Cameras
Lighting &
Textures
Ceamonks890 1 0 0 1
Cory 1 0 0 1
DJ Full 0 0 0 3
dmdibl 0 0 1 1
Drakan 1 0 1 0
eTux 0 0 0 1
Gerty 1 0 0 1
Jay 1 0 1 1
Jose 1 0 0 1
Leeth 1 0 0 1
manarch2 1 0 1 0
MichaelP 1 0 0 1
Nuri 2 2 1 2
Obig 1 0 1 1
Orbit Dream 0 0 0 1
rtrger 1 0 0 2
Ryan 0 0 0 1
Treeble 1 1 0 1
Zhyttya 1 0 0 0
category averages
(19 reviews)
0.79 0.16 0.32 1.05

Reviewer's comments

"Not really raising blocks but I think only a flipmap. Pull a switch to open a door and go to an empty room, pull another switch to trigger the flipmap and return to the first room to see a small building. Unremarkable." - Jose (24-Apr-2019)

"Not much to say, or like the other reviewers, 2 switches, flipmap and it's the end." - Drakan (27-Nov-2018)

"For a while, this test level title had me wondering if the author had found a way to use TR4 raising blocks with the TR2 engine, but alas turns out it's a mere flipmap. 5 minutes. 05/17" - Treeble (28-May-2017)

"Simply a test level for the builder to test the blocks and a couple of switches. Rooms were repetitively textured. Not really worth a playthrough." - Ryan (19-May-2016)

"I guess this is a test level, because there were just two big rooms(typical for test levels) and a flipmap." - Nuri (13-Oct-2015)

"Test level? I assume. Nice touch on changing the rooms once you leave them. Like...magic. But a test level is a test level. Nothing on it. Two levers and done. First time playing it took me 1 minute. Tried speedrun 15s. I think i can do better!" - Zhyttya (02-Sep-2015)

"Took longer to extract and open than pass the "game".. The.. humm.. the two "rooms".. ye.. rooms! Well, at least the lighting wasn't bad!" - Leeth (02-Sep-2015)

"Another day, another pointless test level. Only this one revolves around flipmaps between two rooms by pulling a lever to open the door and access that other room. And it only lasts at an average time of 19 seconds, with the traditional repetitive texturing and flat atmosphere to boot. Best avoided." - Ceamonks890 (25-Jul-2014)

"I may be a very wordy reviewer, but even I can't say much about this one. Shows you nicely how flipmaps work - pity the interesting structure was not used for anything else than presenting a finish trigger." - eTux (02-Oct-2011)

"Searching through my stash of downloaded levels, I stumbled across this one. It got 1 point for gameplay because of the flipmap, and 1 point for texturing because it was textured (albeit badly). Not recommended." - Cory (17-Apr-2011)

"Crikey, this may just be the shortest level I've ever played. On the plus side, you're definitely not likely to require the stuck threads." - Jay (19-Nov-2010)

"Could you,hand on heart,describe pulling a lever and therefore triggering a simple blocky structure into existence as deserving of a point for gameplay? No,I thought not. This is the sort of 'level' (and there are many out there) that are useful only in providing the facility for someone like me to write a pointless review. So,worthwhile then." - Orbit Dream (27-Oct-2010)

"I was so surprised to hear the sound of level ending it made me feel better. Texturing is not so bad, but the atmosphere is poor and there is one wafer thin wall. Even if I don't mind all these things, as the level isn't about the graphics at all, I can't ignore them when rating. So there are only 2 points for texturing and 1 for lighting. SUMMARY: I did the speedrun and I completed this game in 14 seconds. This makes "Raising Blocks" the shortest custom (with a finish trigger) I've ever played. Can you complete it faster?" - DJ Full (05-Oct-2010)

"Bad textures, no gameplay except two levers, no difficulty. I can't say anything good here." - manarch2 (12-Jul-2010)

"Two switches, and a flipping room. This is the level." - Obig (10-May-2010)

"2 rooms and a flipmap, these equal to this very short adventure." - rtrger (09-May-2010)

"Flip two levers and that is it. Just a couple of huge empty rooms, paper-thin walls and one flipmap." - Gerty (09-May-2010)

"My fastest time ever to play a level with finish trigger. Lara throws a switch to go in and out of a room and a simple structure appears." - dmdibl (06-May-2010)

"A simple flipmap and a test level that will take less than 20 seconds to complete - if you take your time..." - MichaelP (01-Feb-2010)
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