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[       CONTENTS      ]
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1] Introduction 
2] Controls and game thingy's
3] Story-mode
4] Quickpuzzle-mode
5] VS-mode
6] Tips and secrets
7] Credits
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1. Inroduction
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I think AA(aqua aqua) is an awesome game. The meaning of the
game is to collect as much water on a platform as possible 
without letting water slip of the edge. You get certained 
landblocks(Tetrislike) to create deep craters and trap more
water. If you don't get the meaning of the game, there's the
training-mode that explains everything in the game. Soon you'll
be duilding lakes like you were born to do it.

This guide is mainly about a certained strategy to complete levels. 
Some levels or modes require other startegy's.

I only have quikpuzzle-mode available
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Simply complete all the lessons in the training-mode and you'll
unlock the story-mode and the vs-mode. 


2. Controls
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Menu controls
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X = confirm a selection
Triangle = cancels a selection
left/right = selcect/adjust
up/down = select

Ingame controls
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X = drops the block faster
Square = turns block
Start = pauses the game
L1(hold) = change view
R1 = zoom in on your land
R2 = change camera view

Tube: right of your screen, when it's full it's 
game over.

Next block: it's shown at the upper-right of the 
screen

Bingo card: if you evaporate a lake an item will 
drop down. Your aqua aqua will colect it. Your're 
bingo card looks like this:

[ ][ ][ ][ ]
[ ][ ][ ][ ]
[ ][ ][ ][ ]
[ ][ ][ ][ ] 

If you evaporate a lake at the upper-right corner 
you'll get a bingo item that will be collected
and kicked at upper-right corner(get it?). So try 
to make a bingo line by dropping a fireball on the
right possition. 

Below are the bingo effects.

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Blocks
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There are a lot of different things that drop down so here
they are.

Uppers
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Pieces that raise your land or repair holes.

Downers
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Removes pieces of land or makes a hole bigger.
Note: use these to avoid an earthquake

Waterbubbles
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Drop these in your craters and you will have a lake.
DON'T DROP THESE AT THE EDGE OF YOUR LAND or you will
lose lots of water.

Fireball
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The fireball rox!! It evaporates a lake with water.
When dropped on a high piece of land it will lower 
everything. 
Note: use these to score points

Bombs
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The bombs make an instant hole in your land. So.....
DO NOT DROP THESE IN LAKES. 
Note: make sure you always have a piece of land left
to drop bombs and unwanted pieces. Make a sort of 
bombsite.

Ice cubes
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You can't control these(and you'll wish you could). 
Most of the time you'll get a warning when these drop.
They freeze your lake and then you'll need 2 fireballs
to get rid of the water or dig it all away with downers.
Note: DON'T DROP A BOMB in a frozen lake cause it will 
work like a mine(see below). Try to raise a piece of land
in your lake where the ice cube drops.

Mines
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These are a pain in the @$$. When a mine drops in your
lake, DON'T EVAPORATE THE WATER. If you do the mine(s) 
will blow up causing lots of damage to your land and
leave holes for your water to escape.

Raindrops
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You can't control these. They fall randomly on your land
and will leak of the edge(just like water). 
Note: Trap as much rain by building a big lake that covers
a wide area. 


Lake mates
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These appear when you have a 2 wall-high lake with enough
water in it. 
Note: these give you extra points

Rainbow
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When you have lots of water on your land you'll get a
rainbow.
Note: this gives you extra points

Other things
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Levels: the higher your level, the more points you get 
for evaporating water.

Scoreformula: Evporated water bonus or land repair bonus x(level + number of 
lakes +(number of lake mates x 2) x 10 if you have a
rainbow)

So for example I have evaporated water bonus of 3000, 6 lakes,
4 lake mates and a rainbow on level 6 my score is:

3000 x(6 + 6 +(4 x 2) x 10) = 600000 points 

IMPORTANT
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Just below the screen is an earthquake-meter. If it's full
you'll get an earthquake destroying yor land. Use downers,
fireballs and bombs to manage the land.
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Bingo-items
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[1 ][2 ][3 ][4 ]
[5 ][6 ][7 ][8 ]
[9 ][10][11][12]
[13][14][15][16]

1= Appel
2= Feather
3= Heart
4= Binoculars
5= Beachball
6= Bone
7= Agenda
8= Scubagear
9= Burger
10= Pie
11= Camera
12= Hook
13= CD
14= Umbrella
15= Shell
16= Fruit

Bingo-effects
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If I type 1,2,3,4 it means collect bingo-items
1,2,3,4 for the line. So in this case I mean the
upper first horizontal line. Each bingo effect lasts
for one minute.

1,2,3,4: Double Rainbow - increases scores by 20 
 
5,6,7,8: Aurora - increases scores by 25

9,10,11,12: Power lake - increases scores by 30

13,14,15,16: Cloud - increases scores by 35

1,5,9,13: Bigger drain - drain gets 25% bigger 

2,6,10,14: Bigger earth - your piece of land get 25% bigger

3,7,11,15: Timestop - time stops(for one minute)

4,8,12,16: Slow - Pieces fall slower 

Hint: just go for power lake or cloud, the rest is not 
useful. 

Double bingo-effects: make two lines at once for double 
bingo-effects


3. Story-mode
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In the beginning there are four monsters on the planet. 
Then the creator wants to create water on the planet, using 
aqua aqua's to guard the water, cause the monsters disagree 
with the creator. The creator then gives each monster three
chances to attack. If they fail to stop the aqua aqua's they 
will be banished. So it's you're task to guard the water.

The story-mode has four levels and one secret level. To open up the
secret level score 2.000.000 points on al of the other levels.

You guard the water by just playing on a piece of land, then
after while you'll get a warning there's a monster coming. You 
a minute to gain a certained amound of points. If you get it in
time a shield will appear to stop the monsters attacks. If you didn't
get to the limit, the monster will attack your land and destroy your
lakes.

Just so you don't get any surprises here are the point limits.

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[level][1st attack][2nd attack][3rd attack]
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[  1  ][   500    ][  10.000  ][  20.000  ]
[  2  ][   600    ][  20.000  ][  40.000  ]
[  3  ][   700    ][  30.000  ][  60.000  ]
[  4  ][   800    ][  40.000  ][  80.000  ]
[  5  ][  1.000   ][ 300.000  ][2.000.000 ]
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Ranks
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Drip = 0-100.000 points 
Cool =  100.000 - 500.000 points
Champion = 500.000 - 1.000.000 points
King = 1.000.000 - 2.000.000 points
Master = 2.000.000 or more points
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Well let's get started, shall we.

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IMPORTANT    \ 
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Basic startegy \
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Fisrt use your uppers to build a big lake. Throw unwanted pieces
in a corner to create a bomb-site. Once downers start to fall, use 
them to make your walls as thin as possible to avoid an earthquake
later on. Another thing is to do this as fast as possible since you don't
have that much time. Then when getting []-formed uppers, use them to create
small lakes in corners. Place two on eachother and fill them with tiny 
waterblocks to create lake mates. Wait with evaporating water, unless 
you're losing water fast or going for 2.000.000 points. If you have no water 
and you get a fireball, dump it on your bomb-site. That goes the same for
unwanted downers. When your bomb-site has lots of holes, repair it with an
upper. Also make sure you still have space to make a bingo line, going for
Cloud or Power lake off course.
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READ THIS READ THIS READ THIS READ THIS READ THIS READ THIS READ THIS!!!!!!!! 
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Use the basic strategy at the start each level.

Level 1
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Monster: Earth monster
Attack: 4 earth balls that destroy your lakes.
Surviving chance: medium

1st attack: 500 points

Simply just evaporate one lake or repair some holes. 

2nd attack : 10.000 points

You should have some lake mates by now. Keep filling up your lake fast and 
evaporate it when you have a rainbow. If your water gets frozen, keep it that
way. The damage done by the monster will only be to the walls of your lakes. 
If lots of your water is frozen it can't escape over the edge, giving you the 
chance to repair your walls.

3rd attack : 20.000 points

By now you should have about 3 to 4 lake mates. Repair holes and be sure you get
a rainbow before getting evaporating your biggest lake. If your lake gets frozen
use a fireball and hope for another one.  

When going for 2.000.000 points: 

Be fast and have about 6 lake mates. Create a small bombsite and get lots
of bingo's(cloud off course). Whenever you have a fireball evaporate. If you have
trouble with ice-cubes, raise a small piece of land where the cube is about to 
fall. If you have a rough start, pause and restart. 


level 2
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Monster: Vulcano monster
Attack: 4 comets that destroy your lakes
Surviving chance: medium

1st attack: 600

Repair some holes or evaporate a lake.

2nd attack: 20.000

Have about 3 lake mates and be sure to get a rainbow before evaporate your lake.
When it gets frozen raise a piece of land or fireball it.

3rd attack: 40.000

You should have about 4 lake mates. Get the cloud bingo-effect or a rainbow and 
evaporate. After that evaporate again. If your water gets frozen, good keep it that
way. Repair your walls and keep it up, cause the end is in sight.

When going for 2.000.000 points:

Be fast and have about 6 lake mates. Create a small bombsite and get lots
of bingo's(cloud off course). Whenever you have a fireball evaporate. If you have
trouble with ice-cubes, raise a small piece of land where the cube is about to 
fall. If you have a rough start, pause and restart. 

Level 3
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Monster: Blizzard bigfoot
Attack: uses ice breath
Surviving chance: high

1st attack: 700

Repair some holes or evaporate a lake.

2nd attack: 30.000

It doesn't matter if the attack hits you or not cause it freezes everything. 
Build up your walls after that and melt the water.

3rd attack: 60.000

If lot of your water and land gets frozen, repair the land and let the water stay 
for as long as possible to get to the end of the level. When melts evaporate it.

When going for 2.000.000 points:

Have 5 lake mates and let the monster attack freeze you sometime. Use a fireball
to melt land as well as water to get a big lake. Evaporate it for more points. Be
fast and use a small bomb-site.

Level 4
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Monster: Fire dragon
Attack: uses his fire breath to destroy walls
Surviving chance: medium

1st attack: 800

Repair some holes or evaporate a lake, but do it fast.

2nd attack: 40.000

You should have about 4 lake mates. Get the cloud bingo-effect or a rainbow and 
evaporate. After that evaporate again. If your water gets frozen, good keep it that
way. Repair your walls and keep it up. If your lucky he'll even evaporate water for 
you

3rd attack: 80.000

Drop blocks very fast and hope that his attack will evaporate water for you. If your water 
gets frozen just before the attack begins melt it fast. Make small lakes and keep 
evaporating water like a mad.

When going for 2.000.000 points:

Be fast and get lots of bingolines. Have 6 lake mates and a rainbow before you evaporate.
If you have cloudstatus drop blocks like a mad on your bomb-site and go for a fireball
to get extra points.


CONGRATULATIONS YOU HAVE COMPLETED STORY-MODE AND YOU HAVE DESERVED A LAME ENDING MOVIE!!!

Then now for the experts.

Level 5
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Monster: ????(you don't get to see him/her/it)
Attack: very frustrating and big meteor storm that totally destroys everything
Surviving chance: very small(might as well be none)

1st attack: 1.000

Have 1 or 2 lake mates and evaporate your lakes. Repair some holes too.

2nd attack: 300.000(what the???)

Be fast and have about 5 lake mates. Get the rainbow before you evaporate a lake.
Every point counts here. If you think that you can't make it, evaporate all your
water(if you can). A bingoline(cloud, powerlake) could be very useful now.

3rd attack: 2.000.000(AAAHHHHHHHH!!!!)

Now this is some serious score. Have 7 lake mates and a 2-wall high big lake. Get
a rainbow and cloudstatus. If evaporate about three lakes this way your almost there. 
Just drop nblocks like a mad and fill up those lakes fast. If your very lucky you'll 
survive the attack and can end the level shortly after that.

So you got every level on master rank. Good for you, but your scores caneasily be 
bigger, cause here comes the quikpuzzle-mode.



4.Quikpuzzle-mode
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The quickpuzzle-mode rules!! It offers lots of fun and you can go on to infinity.
There are no monster attacks. 


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Strategy1 \
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THE FAST WAY TO GET A HIGHSCORE
Build a big lake and build lots of small lakes to create lake mates. Fill up the
lakes and have a small bomb-site. If your bomb-site has about 4 holes repair it.
Keep your big lake at the leftside of the land, so you can get a cloud 
bingo-effect. Fill up those lakes like a mad and evaporate your big lake when you
have a rainbow or cloudstatus. Keep it up and raise land in your big lake when an
ice-cube drops down in to it. If an ice-cube falls into one of your small lakes,
don't raise any land, but simply melt it with a fireball. Use downers to make your walls
as thin as you can or to lower walls inside your big lake.
Then on level 5 suddenly mines start to drop. When a mine drops in a big lake, simply wait 
till they disappear and then drop the fireball. If they won't disappear, evaporater 
another lake. Good luck on the further levels cause blocks will keep dropping faster.
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Strategy2 \
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THE SLOW WAY TO GET A HIGHSCORE
Create one big lake and have a large bomb-site. Make the lake 2-walls high and fill it up.
Evaporate it when you have a rainbow. Drop anything else on the bomb-site except for 
waterbubbles and fireballs(when you have a rainbow). Raise a piece of land when you spot
an ice-cube and get the cloud bingo-effect a lot. Use downers to flatten walls inside
your lake. When mines start to drop, wait until they disappear still dropping all 
waterbubbles in the lake. That's also why it has to be 2 or 3 walls high. When you have
a fireball and there are no mines, evaporate the lake.
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5.VS-mode
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It's great fun when playing agianst a friend. You'll be playing this for months or
maybe years. It's way past cool. 

The bingocard has been replaced by this card.

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You'll play of noughts and crosses against eachother(on the bingo card)
The first one that get's three in a row will launch a random attack
on the opponent. Theses are the attacks.

Upper attack - rains mini uppers on your opponent's landscape

Downer attack - rains mini downers on your opponent's landscape

Fireball attack - rains fireballs on your opponents landscape

Water attack - rains water on your opponent's landscape

Ice attack - rains ice-cubes on your opponent's landscape

Bomb attack - Launches a bomb that falls in a random spot on your opponent's landscape

So here we go.
 
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Strategy \
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Create one big lake and be sure to set your cross in the middle as the first. 
Concentrate on getting a bingoline. Well that's about all I can say. Keep an eye on
your opponent's drain and hope (s)he plays worse than you.
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6. Tips and secrets
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Tips
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-if you have a leak and can't see it press and r1 or l1 to change your view.

-still can't locate the leak? Look through your aqua aqua's eyes by pressing r2.

-make your walls as thin as possible, to avoid an earthquake. 

-make your bomb-site a bit large, it's better to make it to big than to small.

-drop blocks fast and score more points

-if your almost getting an earthquake, let lakes fuse with a downer.


Secrets
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Vs-mode and story-mode become available after you complete training-mode.

Score 2.000.000 points on every stage in story-mode to unlock the fifth stage.


7.Credits
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Thanx to:

Myself, FFrulez a.k.a. optimus9(capcom board)
E-mail: optimus9@dolfijn.nl

Gamefaqs for posting this Walkthrough.

Sci, Renderware 3 and Zed Two for making this game.

My local store for selling this game very cheap.