Arm Cannon, nice power-up indeed. :D
Pretty accurate too, the original nursery rhyme was about a particularly intimidating cannon. At the time of the civil war in 1648, Colchester was a town with a castle and several churches and was protected by the city wall.
During the siege of Colchester, the 15th century tower of the church known as ‘St Mary’s by the Wall’ was indeed much damaged. This happened because, on June 15th 1648, the church was strengthened against attack, by putting a cannon on the roof. As in the story, a gunner known as ‘One-Eyed Jack Thompson’ fired the cannon. He caused a lot of damage to Lord Fairfax’s attacking troops.
Thompson’s success made many of the Roundheads fire onto the church roof and, sometime during the 14th or 15th of July, Thompson and his gun came tumbling down. The damaged cannon could not be raised again.
This was one of a number of setbacks and, on August 28th 1648, the Royalists lay down their weapons, opened the gates of Colchester and surrendered to the Parliamentarians.
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If that thing can size-change along with Humpty, we may looking at some heavy firepower here.
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Nice, I wonder what other weapons will appear when pieces are found.
Humpty…power up! Though, for some reason I’m imagining his arm shooting hard-boiled eggs at people like that bird dinosaur from Super Mario 2. I know it will probably shoot lasers and launch grenades and stuff, but that’s just what came to mind.
Maybe he will shoot pieces of himself, which will then regenerate. NEVERENDING AMMO!
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