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Heavy Weapon

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Cannon Happy in Heavy Weapon

Cannon Happy89 (20)

Complete 11 missions without Nukes or reinforcements.

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Achievement Guide for Cannon Happy

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Achievement won on 10 Nov 10
TA Score for this game: 509
Posted on 10 November 10 at 15:19, Edited on 04 October 17 at 23:04
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Update 10-4-2017 It seems that the Sandworm boss can kill you when he blows up after you have killed him, this seems to screw with the achievement somehow as multiple users have reported it.

Okay! This achievement can be very tough if you don't go about it in the right way. First off, let me confirm what others above me have assumed.

CAUTION*** Do NOT exit game if you lose a life or if you use a nuke. This will negate the achievement, instead, simply lose all your lives intentionally before the level ends and then use the "RETRY" option. When using the retry option the game voids anything that was done on this level and starts you at the start of your current level.

Now that that is out of the way lets go about with what you CAN do. The key factor to this achievement is what upgrades you get 1st. Unlike what others have said the game does not get more difficult based on what kind of upgrades you use your points on. I am usually someone who goes for defensive stuff but this game is all about attacking, so here is a list of what upgrades you should get upon completion of each level.

Level 1 completed- Guided Missile
Level 2 completed- Laser
Level 3 completed- Unguided Missile
Level 4 completed- Unguided Missile #2
Level 5 completed- Guided Missile #2
Level 6 completed- Unguided Missile #3
Level 7 completed- Guided Missile #3
Level 8 completed- Laser #2
Level 9 completed- Laser #3

At this point you've purchased all the important stuff, the Flak Cannon and the lightning are near useless until they get to Level 3 upgrade. The Shield can save your life, but only has about a 50% chance to do so once its upgraded to Level 3 and it doesn't stop Laser based attacks EVER, so knock that down to a 35% chance to at Level 3. I chose Shield because even a chance is worth it just in case some goon gets a lucky hit in on you.

Level 10 completed- Shield
Level 11 completed- Shield #2

Despite what the achievement says, you have to complete 12 missions and meet the requirements, instead of 11. This during your entire time that is the maximum amount of upgrades you can have and that is the path I took and the one I found that works best.

Tips: It didn't get tough for me until Mission 8 and 9. but its easier again at Mission 10 and 11.If you see a "Fat Bomber", the dudes with the Nukes, then ignore everything and focus on those Nukes, with your firepower following my path, this should be no problem. Remember to stay at the far right of the screen or far left, it seemed much better for me rather than staying in the center of the screen. Be aware of your "one-hit-kill-enemies": Nuke Bombers, Satalites, and Bulldozers. Every other enemy kills you in 2 hits with out shields, it takes more hits to kill you if you have shields. Since you can't use Nukes and you can't die, then "Mega-Laser" has become your best friend. It seems the chance of you getting more Mega-laser parts is based on how many enemies you kill, I have gotten as many as 3 Mega-Lasers in 1 level before. When you get the Mega-laser, don't go all crazy with it, swipe the screen once then wait, flick it at the incoming enemies rather than HOLDING it. By using it this way you will conserve energy, it still will deplete but it will last slightly longer.

I think that's pretty complete, if I missed anything or you think I made a mistake then PLEASE comment as explain the situation rather than just giving me negative feedback. I will quickly fix the problem and all will be well, thanks!!
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