Stinkoman 20X6 Glitches

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In a video game as big as Stinkoman 20X6, it is almost inevitable that numerous glitches will arise. Most bugs are unique to a specific level, although many others are linked to problems with Flash. Some of these glitches have since been fixed.

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[edit] General

  • If you fall for long enough and don't touch anything, Stinkoman will switch from his falling pose to his standing up pose, and will even start to yawn. Such a long fall can be found in stages 2.2, 6.1, 6.2, and -0.2. 1-Up will do this as well, but there's no place to attempt it on his level.
  • When Stinkoman is about to yawn, his sprite character moves down one pixel. This is due to the low quality setting.
  • If you manage to lose a life and kill a boss simultaneously, the "Keep Try" or "Game Over" screen appears, but then you'll continue the game, having lost the life, but still with no energy (so if you get hit you lose a second life).
    • This also works at the end of most levels with a flag.
    • This glitch will start you out with no health, meaning if you get hit you get another GAME OVER (unless you repeat the glitch).
    • It also has "check points" where it will usually restart you in the exact same place you were in before you died. The only problem is that sometimes the screen will not scroll down when you go down. Also, it will sometimes prevent you from going off the left of the screen.
    • You can peform this glitch at any time, but it is most helpful at a GAME OVER.
    • It can also be accomplished when you die and right-click back before the "Keep Try" or "Game Over" screens appear. It will still decrease your life count, allowing you to get to -1 and below.
  • If you press A immediately at the very beginning of a level where Stinkoman starts in the air, Stinkoman will look like he is walking on ground for a moment, then jump in the air.
  • If you jump on the left of a wall enough, you can move into it and go out on the other side.
  • Sometimes when you kill an enemy the first frame of the explosion stays there and the animation never continues.
  • If you time it right, you can make Stinkoman laugh in midair after you defeat a boss by pressing A.
  • If you're using a Flash seek bar with "Next Frame", when the title screen appears, you can repeatedly click "Next Frame" and flip through some menus until you reach "Level Undefined.Undefined". It's an empty level without any ground. When you reach it, Stinkoman will use his catchphrase as if it was a boss battle. Also, your starting life number will either be "NaN" or "Undefined".
    • Another way to view this level is to go to the flash file and continuously right click and press play. You can also go to the Last level to come screen as well.
      • If you do this and reach level undefined.undefined and right click and press play again it takes you to the last level to come screen. If play is used again, boss music will play.
  • Standing on a moving platform that goes through a wall will cause you to go through the wall as well. Although there are rarely any instances of this in the official game (sometimes you can make the tip of his toe go through), you can experience this glitch with a custom level.
  • On any level with moving ladders, you will not fall off if you keep Stinkoman on the very top. Don't go too high or you will fall.
    • But if you hold the up arrow key, the animation of getting off the ladder will play three times before you fall.
  • While jumping and moving forward or backward, if you press A just before hitting the ground, you will jump again.
  • If you're at a "Game Over" screen, right-clicking then selecting back brings up a black "Keep Try" screen with "Level", "Mans" and "Items" set to 8.
  • In various cut scenes, some pixels of characters will be colored wrong.
  • In the Flash file, if you get a "Keep Try!" screen, then right-click and press Play, it will take you to a 'Last Level to Come!" Screen with the 'Try Level 9' screen. Then it reverts you to the HTML page of the game.

[edit] Flash Related

Glitch for Flash 6 and under.
  • Sometimes you can start up a new game and it will be nothing but Stinkoman and the background. Since there's no ground, you can only fall and die. This may be linked to older versions of Flash.
    • A possible reason that this happens is because earlier versions of Flash may not be able to read the levelData xml files.

[edit] Level 1

Stinkoman stands on air!

[edit] Part 1

  • During the opening scene, a small pixel of Stinkoman's chin is see-through.
  • In level 1.1, if you don't kill the Jaro by the first wall, and instead just go past it and the wall under the second Browntant, the Jaro may be jumping in mid-air.
    • It can even jump through the wall.
  • Near the start, when you have to get to the bottom of the first wall (with the Browntant), if you fall right against the wall and the tip of your toe lands on the platform that's on the other side, you'll seem to be floating in midair.

[edit] Boss

  • Losing a life in 1.3 or 2.3 will result in Stinkoman returning to the level without ground, causing him to fall to his death- instant game over. You must defeat these two bosses in one life.
    • This is because there is no real level 1.3 or 2.3 – the battles happen at the end of 1.2 or 2.2. When you get to the end of the level the boss appears. When you die, it unloads the level as always, but when you keep try, it doesn't reload it – it expects it to still be there, as it is when you just finished the .2 level. The result: no ground. This is however not the case in the first version of the game.

[edit] Level 2

Stuck Terrell on level 2.2

[edit] Part 2

  • In the beginning of levels 2.1 and 2.2, there are Terrells on a burner and just behind a stove, respectively. It's possible for the Terrells to get "stuck" in midair. It will continue to hop up and down on the air (without moving horizontally at all), and Stinkoman can pass through the Terrell without becoming injured. It also becomes entirely invulnerable.
  • In level 2.2, it is possible for one of the moonwalking Grundies near the 3 bottles of Tortan to get stuck in the stove.

[edit] Boss

  • Sometimes, when you shoot Brody's eye, he will keep his head down, enabling you to shoot him again. This is possibly caused because you shoot his eye while his head is going back to the top of the screen, although this has never been truly proven.
  • As in level 1.3, if you die when fighting Brody, when you restart the ground is no longer there and you fall until game over.

[edit] Level 3

What is he doing here?

[edit] Part 1

  • At the release of v7 (Level 9), the Clowders' propellers mysteriously disappeared.
  • Sometimes the Clowders suddenly stop moving in the middle of the screen, making it impossible to get past them. They disappear once you move on to level 3.2.

[edit] Part 2

  • There have been occasional sightings in level 3.2 of a Clowder or Mr. Ubbers from level 3.1.

[edit] Level 4

  • When you block a lava fall while holding S, the lava fall will go back for a split second, killing 1-Up if he is under there.
  • No matter how far you stick the giant fist into the lava fall, it is as if the whole fist is under it.
  • If you press 'S' repeatedly, faster than the pounding animation can go, after you're done pressing S, Stinkoman will continue to pound until he has pounded as many times as you've pressed S, which can sometimes get very annoying when you need to move on.
  • If A and S are pressed at the same time as you're falling into the level from the left, Stinkoman will float instead of walk.
    • this is also possible when you are on the ground.
    • if you stop pressing the arrow keys, Stinkoman stops floating.
  • If you walk underneath a lavaflow so the giant fist is above your head, turn around, then quickly tap S, the fist will sometimes not move, but you will hear the fist pound the ground and see the rocks fall anyway.
  • If you die by a Poorbt or by falling in the lava, 1-Up keeps walking. If he hits an enemy or a lava-fall before the level restarts, he will die too, and you'll lose 2 lives. This can cause you to get -1 lives.
  • If 1-Up hits a lava flow while a Poorbt is shooting at you, the Poorbt's shot just goes past you.
  • When Stinkoman crushes a Poorbt with his fist, the Poorbt dies, but the fist doesn't move.

[edit] Part 2

A Pink Cham Cham firing only the left laser
  • If you walk past the moving platform rather than jumping on it, Stinkoman will fall down to the level that 1-Up is on, and can't get back up. This will eventually cause you to lose a life.
  • If you approach a Pink Cham Cham from the left and see only the left side of it as it fires, when you approach toward the right to see the rest of it, it will only have fired the laser on the left side.
    • This may also happen in level -0.1 or -0.2.

[edit] Level 5

  • If you die at the beginning of 5.1 or 5.2 before the ship at the top flies by, it will fly by on the Keep Try screen.

[edit] Part 1

  • A Jaro on one of the conveyor belts on level 5.1 can go behind the wall.

[edit] Level 6

[edit] Part 2

  • After the second Protek, on the bottom level, you go on a series of moving white solid clouds. After killing a Jaro, you have to time yourself to fall through an evaporating cloud to land on another white solid. If you're on the evaporating cloud, and you move to the left, you'll be stuck falling in place on the wall. You can't jump, only move left and right and fire.
    • You can also fall to the left of the wall and die, if you move far enough.

[edit] Level 7

  • In Level 7.1 or 7.2, you will not freeze if you:
    • Stay on a ladder.
    • Hold the up or down button.
    • Don't move at all after freezing once.
    • Hold S (Holding S only works if your shots go off the screen since the game allows only three bullets in the screen)

[edit] Part 1

  • In Level 7.1, in around the middle of the level, you can get caught between a wall and an ice platform. Shooting, running and jumping cannot move you; yet jumping toward either side will cause Stinkoman will keep flipping for as long as you hold the arrow keys.
  • In Level 7.1 around the middle Stinkoman can stand in the air.
  • In level 7.2, the first ice block can be walked through if you keep walking towards it.

[edit] Level -0

[edit] Part 1

  • Sometimes, when you shoot the Grundy next to the lava fall, the exploding animation will stop at the second to last frame for an unknown reason.
    • It's possible that this was intentional, though it rarely ever happens.

[edit] Part 2

  • If you get through the first part of the stove maze on level -0.2 (solution image here, normal stoves are solid, pink stoves are unsolid) and try to jump over the next opening, but just miss the other solid stove, you'll usually get stuck falling in place until you move back a bit.
  • Sometimes, when you go to the far right opening in the stove maze (That has the hidden capsule) you can jump, hold right, and eventually slide down to the exit and you can run out.
  • If you go in the green "portal" left of where the little 1-up faces start appearing, you get transported into a wall. You can get out by pressing the left key.

[edit] Boss

  • Sometimes while fighting Ekersby if you jump and hold the A key down, the screen will freeze until you release the A key.
  • Sometimes when you hit Ekersby enough times for it to switch its weak point to the other side, it will not play its switching animation.
    • It seems to have to do with spamming it with hits even after it is supposed to switch.
  • Occasionaly, if you die in the fight with Ekersby, the music from the first battle will continue to play. This causes a strage echo effect when you respawn.

[edit] Level 9

  • When the character dies just as the shield effect wears off (the shield sprite is just beginning to disappear) the sprite will be visible on the Keep Try! screen.
  • At the end of 9.1, if the ship is far enough above the group of lives and pills, it keeps going and never finishes the level.
  • If you activate the shield in a super-speed zone and exit the zone while the shield is still activated, your super-speed will not stop until either the end of the next super-speed zone, or until the end of the level. This glitch allows the group of lives and pills at the end of 9.1 to become accessible, and can allow for a speedy exiting of 9.2.

[edit] Fixed Glitches

  • When the game was first released, you could skip (press space or click) the first part of the final movie (any part before the MORE LEVELS TO COME SCENE) to enter stage 3.4. It was the Stlunko arena without Stlunko: a slightly elevated platform above the ground with two Pooru-Poorus on either side. You could continue traveling rightwards into a barren land before reaching an endless cliff.
    • This again happened in level 4 when it was first released. However, this glitch has been fixed as well.
      • Also, if you died once on level 4.4 there would be no ground when you returned.
    • This hasn't happened on any other version since, with a minor exception (beneath).
Truly Negatory
  • When version 6 was first released, Level -0 always appeared in the top slot in the CONTINUTE menu even if you scrolled through the levels. This was fixed later in the day.
  • On the day of version 7's release, beating Ekersby would take you to level -0.4 (a completely blank screen, where Stinkoman constantly falls to his death), instead of 9.1 as would be expected. This was fixed later in the day.
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