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KathAveara

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Re: Biont Hunters' Club - Island #1
« Reply #45 on: November 09, 2014, 04:01:50 AM »
@Christian: [spoiler]Look around Mt. Jemison at night for both bionts.[/spoiler]

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Re: Biont Hunters' Club - Island #1
« Reply #46 on: November 09, 2014, 09:22:48 AM »
@Christian: [spoiler]Look around Mt. Jemison at night for both bionts.[/spoiler]
Conversely, if you want some up-close-and-personal photos, they each have napping spots where they can be found throughout the day. Although they seem to be restless sleepers, the rover's presence doesn't seem to disturb them.

Once you catch a few images of them at night (which typically will show them at a distance), you'll get a better feel for each of their territories, which in turn will help you narrow down their day locations. :)

Depending on how many night shots you've taken thus far, it's quite likely that you have already gotten some photos of them at a distance (but perhaps have not identified them as such). The XRI identification algorithm often will not be able to identify them at a distance, but if you look carefully, you can tell what they are. ;) If you haven't already, you can check some of the images on the Spot the Critter thread for examples of what they look like at night from afar.

I don't want to spoil this part of the investigation for you (it can be a lot of fun trying to track them down), but if you need more help, let me know. :D
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Re: Biont Hunters' Club - Island #1
« Reply #47 on: November 09, 2014, 01:10:17 PM »
@Ainia and @KathAveara Thanks for the hints. I'll try to locate them.

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Re: Biont Hunters' Club - Island #1
« Reply #48 on: November 10, 2014, 06:58:56 AM »
I do have the following badge: Tagged 5 distinct motile creatures
you seem to be missing this one.

still, i am searching for the last task to do.

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Re: Biont Hunters' Club - Island #1
« Reply #49 on: November 13, 2014, 03:08:04 PM »
Thanks to the hints here, I found the Razorback and Bulbmoss, so I think I have them all now :-)

I'm still at 40 tasks, but I got more awards. I'm now at 12.

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  • Score 95% or higher on your entrance exam
  • Invited a colleague to participate
  • Take your first panorama photo
  • Travel as far as light does in one microsecond (300m)
  • Take your first infrared photo
  • Tagged 3 different species in the same image
  • Travel as far as the Mars Spirit rover (7.73 km)
  • Scheduled a photo to be taken on Mae Jemisonís birthday (Oct. 17)
  • Travel as far as the Voyager 1 space probe does every second (17.043 km)
  • One of your photos was selected as a highlight by the science team
  • Scheduled a photo to be taken on Carl Saganís birthday (Nov. 9)
  • Tagged 5 distinct motile creatures

Are there any more birthdays? Do I have to play for 365 days to get them all?
[/spoiler]

How many am I missing?

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Re: Biont Hunters' Club - Island #1
« Reply #50 on: November 17, 2014, 10:13:49 PM »
Found my first razorback a few days ago and I swear this thing is stalking me... Have I also mentioned the size? I agree with Jane. I wouldn't want to run into that creature on a dark night...

I'm near the end of the game now, heading out to find Turing's rover.

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Re: Biont Hunters' Club - Island #1
« Reply #51 on: November 18, 2014, 03:30:05 PM »
Found my first razorback a few days ago and I swear this thing is stalking me... Have I also mentioned the size? I agree with Jane. I wouldn't want to run into that creature on a dark night...

I'm near the end of the game now, heading out to find Turing's rover.
Yep Cookiedough, they seem to be very curious about the rovers, though wary enough to keep a moderate distance. :)
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Re: Biont Hunters' Club - Island #1
« Reply #52 on: November 21, 2014, 10:25:55 PM »
Found my first razorback a few days ago and I swear this thing is stalking me... Have I also mentioned the size? I agree with Jane. I wouldn't want to run into that creature on a dark night...

I'm near the end of the game now, heading out to find Turing's rover.
Yep Cookiedough, they seem to be very curious about the rovers, though wary enough to keep a moderate distance. :)

Ah. I think I found the culprit for the rover mishap in the beginning...

I'm starting form my own theories about this game. I have an idea what is going on with those obelisks. At least I think I do.

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Re: Biont Hunters' Club - Island #1
« Reply #53 on: November 23, 2014, 12:21:57 AM »
Once you reach the end of the game, do share your theories! (I have a feeling that whatever you're thinking now, it'll be a bit different by then)

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Re: Biont Hunters' Club - Island #1
« Reply #54 on: November 23, 2014, 10:21:29 PM »
Once you reach the end of the game, do share your theories! (I have a feeling that whatever you're thinking now, it'll be a bit different by then)

Yeah I got to the point where I was in a video chat with Turing and now have to take six recordings to the monument. Yeah my theory about the obelisks seems to be dead, or maybe its not. Quite impressed with the plot. I want to rush through and complete the final few missions, but I also want to take my time lol.

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Re: Biont Hunters' Club - Island #1
« Reply #55 on: December 02, 2014, 05:20:18 AM »

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Re: Biont Hunters' Club - Island #1
« Reply #56 on: December 03, 2014, 11:04:09 PM »
Ever seen 6 Motobionts in one Picture?
https://extrasolar.com/photo/1MxKw1RFoBCb28eNyOSnTD?layer=ir

Yeah, I actually have a picture somewhere where there are at least four different motobionts in the same pic.

Anyways, I just got to the part where my rover takes a swim. Interesting audio. And the picture is amazing. Wish it wasn't classified, I'd share it :)

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Re: Biont Hunters' Club - Island #1
« Reply #57 on: December 04, 2014, 11:41:16 AM »
Ever seen 6 Motobionts in one Picture?
https://extrasolar.com/photo/1MxKw1RFoBCb28eNyOSnTD?layer=ir
:D If you ever encounter one of the several herds or flocks on Artocos Island, you will probably capture at least a dozen creatures in each photo!

However, such images typically are labeled "classified" by the XRI server, so are more difficult to share publicly.
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Re: Biont Hunters' Club - Island #1
« Reply #58 on: February 28, 2016, 11:33:13 PM »
Thanks to the hints here, I found the Razorback and Bulbmoss, so I think I have them all now :-)

I'm still at 40 tasks, but I got more awards. I'm now at 12.

[spoiler]
  • Score 95% or higher on your entrance exam
  • Invited a colleague to participate
  • Take your first panorama photo
  • Travel as far as light does in one microsecond (300m)
  • Take your first infrared photo
  • Tagged 3 different species in the same image
  • Travel as far as the Mars Spirit rover (7.73 km)
  • Scheduled a photo to be taken on Mae Jemisonís birthday (Oct. 17)
  • Travel as far as the Voyager 1 space probe does every second (17.043 km)
  • One of your photos was selected as a highlight by the science team
  • Scheduled a photo to be taken on Carl Saganís birthday (Nov. 9)
  • Tagged 5 distinct motile creatures

Are there any more birthdays? Do I have to play for 365 days to get them all?
[/spoiler]

How many am I missing?

I have a badge for Galileo's Birthday (Feb 15th)

Christian

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Re: Biont Hunters' Club - Island #1
« Reply #59 on: September 12, 2016, 11:56:08 PM »
There are also badges for Alan Turing's and Isaac Newton's birthdays.

I'm at 15 badges in total now.