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Marathon Master in Hexic 2

Marathon Master176 (40)

This is a rare achievementBeat Marathon mode by making a cluster, line or flower of Black Pearls

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Achievement Guide for Marathon Master

Fightn Ares
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Fightn Ares
Achievement won on 19 Aug 10
TA Score for this game: 599
Posted on 19 August 10 at 22:05, Edited on 14 July 14 at 13:58
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If you try to tackle this the old fashioned way like using a grid in the original Hexic, then this could take forever. The creator added a piece in between the starflower and pearl called a ruby. When you surrounding a piece with 6 flowers it creates the ruby instead of a pearl. So to make a flower of pearls you would need the equivalent of 6 Poo-Bahs from the first game, totaling 36 black pearls (which are now rubies).

There is a much easier way to do this that requires only 11 starflowers. This method is definitely much easier and faster as I completed this in about 20 minutes and I was only on level 4 when I finished.

What you ultimately need to do is arrange 11 stars in a diagonal line so that the game sees you make 7 rubies in a line which turns into 3 black pearls. The game recognizes overlapping lines as separate 5 ruby lines if they are all made at once. To do this, arrange 2 sets of 4 flowers in a diagonal line so that they are 3 spaces apart, with a set of 3 flowers vertical in the middle of that space. Then simply rotate the 3 flowers into the line making your 3 pearls. After you have your three pearls just combo them and you will have your achievement.

Here is a quick video from Xraf showing what this should look like. If you pause the video at the very beginning you can see how it is set up.

If you're having trouble viewing the video, here is a rough drawing of how the setup should look.
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And here is a potato quality screenshot of the beginning of the video.
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