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On levels that have Bobs in them, the Bobs frequently get stuck - jammed together in narrow hallways and such, blocking them. On levels such as The Rose (Marathon 1) where your mission is to keep as many from being killed as possible, it's kind of counterproductive to kill the Bobs to get them out of the way; but if they're blocking the door to an important comm terminal then sometimes there's no choice but to kill them.

Is there any way to 'prod' a Bob to move in the other direction without hurting or killing him?

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They will sometimes move automatically but for the most part you have to shoot them. Don't feel bad, they are just B.O.B.s

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Then again, there is the vidmaster's oath :) Come to think of it, (at least on The Rose) I don't think the amount of BOBs killed affects the story any. – Nate Koppenhaver Jan 16 '12 at 2:47
My only issue with the oath is with the autorun prohibition. Those levels can be huge. – wtjones Jan 22 '12 at 14:57

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