Chopper for Mac 1.2.4 – ‘Skip cave level’ option

Written by David Frampton @ 3:27 am, February 28, 2009

Many people have had difficulty getting past the ‘Beyond The Caves’ level in Chopper.

The first few emails I got complaining about this level caused me to wonder if I had done the right thing, and think about what I might do better in a sequel. Maybe make the change in skills required not so jarring, perhaps offer a completely separate sequence of cave levels.

Then it started to get a little disconcerting. Probably more than a dozen emails, many of whom I assume came from people who are actually losing out on the later levels, just because they cannot get past this one that is so different.

So finally I have resigned to the fact that I made a mistake. I still think it’s a great level, that teaches you some careful┬ámaneuvering┬átactics at the right place in the game, but for too many people the change in the skill required just sticks out like a sore thumb.

So 1.2.4 adds a new preference to skip the caves level. It’s not the best solution, and I hope I don’t have to do anything like this again. But hopefully those of you who have been stuck on this level can now enjoy more of the game.

Chopper for Mac OS X 1.2.4