|The 4th chapter seems to be the lightest one on story, and its level design is much more segmented, with a bunch of branching linear paths starting from the main hub section.|
The Lava Cake section was much more straightforward than the bird cage section. All the side paths with Rift Tokens were very obvious I also found the Time Stop Hat here, and it was useful specifically for this act which had a lot of timed switch puzzles and timed platforms... I actually did all the switch puzzles without the time stop hat, only using the sprint hat instead.
I guess next I'll go to the Twilight Bell... although for some reason I don't see a glowing light from a time piece... maybe it's hiding inside the giant bell.
I got up to the bell and rang it, and then I'm suddenly transported into the Twilight Realm.
There's red versions of those weird ghost dweller things from Subcon Forest, and they have a field around them that destroys the green and purple platforms.
This place feels even more like a Zelda dungeon than the rest of the areas in Alpine Skyline. There's a bunch of split paths, and all of them are required to progress. On one path you get a key, on the other is a locked door, and the other leads to a horn that opens the path further passed the locked door. Then there's some new puzzles using the dweller mask in a different way than usual...
This is probably my favorite part of this chapter... Even though I still rank this lower than chapters 2 and 3, (and just above 1 and 5), it still has some really cool things about it.
After returning to the hub, I get a new blue time rift in chapter 4... but I still haven't beaten all the time pieces required to get to the boss... I must still be missing something on the Free Roam act.
Hmm.. I'm not sure where to go after this. It seems like the hub mountain with the fat goats walking around on it is the only one I still can't get to the top of, after connecting all the other areas together with the horns. Also you can't return to the earlier part of this level, where I started off the first time I started this chapter... probably can only return there after getting to the boss chapter.
Found the Twilight Bell Time Rift... that one was kinda fun, but easy. Sweet, got the better looking version of the Dweller Mask.
Okay so... The last time piece in chapter 4 still eludes me for now..