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Archna's Free Game of the Week: Fantastic Contraption
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Old 28-10-2008, 1:13 PM
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Default Archna's Free Game of the Week: Fantastic Contraption

I have to admit I found this one tricky! A brilliant and clever game which tests your ingenuity. Thanks to my friend Doug for suggesting this one!

Click the link to play the game: Fantastic Contraption

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Note from Martin: Why it's Archna's Free Game of the Week

You'll notice that it's Archna's free game of the week, much like it's Andrea's Freebies. MSE Archna is a stalwart of the team, and in charge of making sure everything's organised, sorted, collated, checked, researched and generally spiffing in the e-mail - as well as being a seriously good researcher.

Sadly though, I noticed that occasionally she loses focus and catch her playing the games that we put at the end of the e-mail. She persuaded me this was part of her 'testing work' - so now it's an official part of her job. She gets to choose the games each week! Blame her if they're no good (and as for why her name's in pink.... I'm really not sure!)
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Old 30-10-2008, 10:38 AM
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I can't do level 3 at all, driving me insane!
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Old 30-10-2008, 11:27 AM
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This game is fab - I found it ages... its so addictive! Even paid for the extra levels after I completed them!
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I don't get how to do any of the levels I've only managed to do the first two.
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Old 30-10-2008, 7:30 PM
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Level 5 !!!

Read it and weap

Thanks for another great game Andrea!!!
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i'm stuck on level 8!!!!! dammit, great game as usual
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Old 31-10-2008, 10:21 PM
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My sister is stuck on level 8 too. Its driving her mad!
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I'm stuck on level 16. One of the best bits of this game is seeing other peoples designs - some people are amazingly clever.

SPOILERS/HELP BELOW .......







Level 3 - Make something ridgid with a long line of powered wheels fixed together with lots of triangles so it doesn't bend - kind of like a 20 wheeled truck for difficult terrain.

Level 8 - 2 solutions, either make a see-saw out of a triangle and a plank attached to the the box and the other end attached to lots of wheels to weigh the other end down OR another multi-wheeled all terain vehicle with a structure to hold the box much higher than the rest of the vehicle. Then all you have to do is get the thing to stay balenced.
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It's Archna not Andrea!!

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Level 5 !!!

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Thanks for another great game Andrea!!!
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It's Archna not Andrea!!


Great game Archna I'm addicted to it! As is my sister
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Just finished all the free levels today (Without looking at any other people's designs!)
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I should never have clicked on this

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I should never have clicked on this

Yeah I know.
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Just finished all the free levels today (Without looking at any other people's designs!)
Well done Sra!

I'm no where near finished

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I should never have clicked on this

It's soo addictive I shouldn't have clicked on it either!
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argh im stuck on the tube one. ive managed to block the bottom but now i cant get anything to climb!
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Old 26-12-2008, 7:36 PM
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Smile The Incredible Machine

Does anyone know if The Incredible Machine was ever updated for Windows Vista, it's much the same as this one but with about 50 different levels and a lot more devices.
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ps only on level 3 lol.
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Can anyone give me a tip for level 13? (Big ball)
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