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Cave Story is a 2d side-scrolling platform adventure game for PC, Wii, DS, and 3DS.

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How does Professor Booster survive the Labyrinth?

Midway through Cave Story, near the end of the Labyrinth, there is a room with a single door placed across a large gap. After entering the room, Professor Booster falls from above and lands offscreen ...
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What was the Japanese exclusive content in Cave Story 3D?

According to the Game Releases page on cavestory.org, the Japanese version of Cave Story 3D included extra bonus content. Cave Story on the Nintendo 3DS (physical release) with new 3D graphics, new ...
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No sound in Cave Story+

I have the Steam version of Cave Story+ and this is the first time I've encountered this problem. When I open the game, there is no music or sound effects. I checked the settings and music and sound ...
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What does the Flipped Input option do in Cave Story+?

In the options menu for Cave Story+ on Nintendo Switch, there is an option labeled Flipped Input. I didn't see an explanation in the game's manual and, as far as I'm aware, this option is not ...
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Any strategy to defeat the Undead Core?

I have been struggling to beat him. I have the Spur, the Bubbler, the Knife, the Super Rocket Launcher and the Fireball.
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Is it possible to get a Level 3 Machine Gun in Bloodstain Sancutary?

In the final level of the game, Bloodstain Sancutary, is it possible to get a Level 3 Machine Gun by the end of the first room? An extra "Jet Pack" would be nice for completing that area.
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How can I change the window size of Cave Story+?

I'd like to play Cave Story in a small-ish window taking up about 1/4-1/2 of my screen. In the options I set it to window, and the screen scaling to "sharp" which appears to give me the approximate ...
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Which weapon has the highest DPS in Cave Story?

Which weapon out of all of them (besides missile launcher) has the highest damage per second( considering levels and charge)?
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How do I earn all of the weapons?

How do I obtain all of the weapons. I have only been able to locate the Polar Star, Machine Gun, Fire Ball, Missile Launcher, and the Bubble Gun. I have heard about the Spur, but I don't know how to ...
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Where are all of the missile max upgrades?

Due to the use of late game topics, spoilers as follows. I want to see how quickly I can kill the Doctor, and I want to get enough missiles to destroy both forms of him. Through the game, I came ...
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What is the best weapon to indicate walls in Cave Story?

I've been wondering about this, but what is the best weapon to indicate where the walls are for places such as the hidden room in Curly's house or one of the places where you find the puppies? I'm ...
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Point of Curly's Panties

In Cave Story 3D I went into Curly's room in the Sandzone and picked up the item, "Curly's Panties". They are descriptionless and I could not find any use form them for the 3DS version. Do they have ...
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Cave story+: is the best ending possible in easy mode?

I have encountered contradicting information on this matter when browsing the internet. Some sources say: Booster 0.8: Received from the professor in the labyrinth, if you follow his downward path. ...
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Humble Indie Bundle Soundtrack - CaveStory+ [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make sense of the Cave Story+ soundtrack in the Humble Indie Bundle 4 release? I feel bad for asking this but I'm new here and couldn't comment on the previous topic ...
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What are the differences among Cave Story versions?

What are the critical differences between the various releases of Cave Story (PC, WiiWare, DSiWare, 3DS)? In particular, I already have a copy (of Cave Story+) on Steam from the Humble Indie Bundle 4, ...
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Can Curly Brace survive?

One of my friends told me that there would be a way to make Curly Brace survive the fight at the core. Is there a way, or my friend is telling me lies? EDIT: Should also specify that I play the ...
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Is the Machine Gun or the Spur better in Hard Mode?

I'm not sure which weapon to choose, the Spur or the Machine Gun. I've checked all over the place and the opinions are differing for the weapon of choice in Cave Story (Hard Mode) I know that ...
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How to hit Monster X on hard?

I've been stuck for quite a while in Cave Story+, fighting the following boss (Monster X): Since I'm playing on hard I don't really get the chance to 'explore' what I'm supposed to do, as every hit ...
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Can you skip dialogues in Cave Story?

I am playing Cave Story on hard. I don't find it too difficult, but I would like to be able to replay some segments of the game more quickly. Especially boss fights work on my nerves sometimes, as ...
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Cave Story weapons upgrade too fast?

I'm playing through Cave Story on hard, and am a bit puzzled by how fast weapons are upgraded to their maximum level. The only 'hard' aspect seems to be the limited amount of hits you can take. ...
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How can I pick up the dog in the bar in Cave Story?

So, twice I've played Cave Story as Curly, and both times, when I reach Jenka and go out to collect dogs, I can't pick one of them up. It's the one called Hajime, I think, and he's the one in the ...
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Where do I find my first gun?

I can't seem to find a gun or any way to progress in Cave Story+. I'm currently at the very beginning and I can't tell if this is just glitched or if I am just completely missing where I pick up a gun....
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What are the secret achievements in Cave Story+ (PC/Steam), and how do I get them?

I found Curly's panties in Cave Story+, and got a secret achievement. Checking the global achievements page, I discovered there are a lot of other hidden achievements (the ones that have no ...
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Where can I find the materials needed to make a bomb?

I just beat Balrog for the second time, rescuing the robot he so callously crushed. And, good news! He'll build a bomb for me so I can free the voice trapped in the closet! He wants Charcoal, a Gum ...
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Does hard remove all energy tanks?

When playing hard mode I noticed that some energy tanks are missing when playing. Is this all of the tanks and will I be stuck on three health all the way though the game or is it only some of the ...
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How to make sense of the Cave Story+ soundtrack in the Humble Indie Bundle 4 release?

HIB4 has recently added soundtracks for the seven games to the pack. The sound track I opened first was Cave Story's, but... it's... kind of a mess really. I've been trying to match up the filenames ...
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How do I not screw up the best ending in Cave Story?

Grace Note said, in an answer I hadn't read until it was too late: The best ending is achieved by following specific requirements at certain points in the game. It's very difficult to explain ...
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How many different endings are there for Cave Story?

I don't know a lot about the game but I've heard you can go for the "best ending". So, how many endings are there and what things do you do differently to get them? No spoilers please.
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How do I move the boulder in the labyrinth for the game Cave Story

I've looked around the labyrinth quite a bit and I can't figure out how to move the boulder in the final room. When I go in the room and check the boulder, it says I might be able to move it with the ...
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What are the extra features of Cave Story on the Wii? [duplicate]

I recently was told that Cave Story was ported to the Wii. It was an excellent game on the PC, the perfect match of excellent gameplay and story. The Wii version isn't just a straight port, is it? Are ...