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Without question the absolute WORST ROBBERY in the history of BoD!

This is supposed to be a new Gold run ladies and gentlemen.
Level 16 - Jurassic Parking

Time: 0:37,70 (Failed)



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It is the ONLY time I have ever successfully performed this type of powerful bounce out of the bottom right corner and landed well on the yellow truck.

But apparently it did not capture the red flag! Ahhh!!! I executed the rest of the map virtually flawlessly.

The difficulty and unlikeliness of landing this run again using this technique is extremely high.

Here is my tire capturing the red flag at 18.88. You can see that the corner of the flag is almost touching the red frame in the exact center of the tire. ROBBED!

Here is the finish with full contact on the checkered flag at 36.72, one frame ahead of Mike's gold!!!!!

What a terrible shame

Andrew A
That is incredibly bad luck - you must have missed it by a whisker.

I've noticed similar things happening many times. Maybe the 'Circle of Contact' (or whatever you want to call it) around the designated center of the flag isn't a true circle, but faceted - so it depends upon the angle your wheel sweeps past ( and it's own CoC would be the same), as to whether you get a contact or not. Also, often the center of the flag doesn't seem to be the center of the 'target'. The physics engine is pretty old and probably not very high resolution. Not having designed a level I don't know, just guessing.

And no comfort - sorry
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