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[[File:Bigdrop.png|frame|Big Drop Logo in [[THPS2]].]]
 
[[File:Bigdrop.png|frame|Big Drop Logo in [[THPS2]].]]
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[[File:THPS3_Big_Drop_icon.gif|frame|Big Drop Logo in [[THPS3]] on PS1.]]
 
'''Big Drop''' is the unique feature presented in [[Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2]]. Due to players dislike, this feature was removed from the upcoming titles. However it made its return in [[Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD]] as it was claimed to contain all the features from two initial games.
 
'''Big Drop''' is the unique feature presented in [[Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2]]. Due to players dislike, this feature was removed from the upcoming titles. However it made its return in [[Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD]] as it was claimed to contain all the features from two initial games.
   
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==Feature mechanics==
 
==Feature mechanics==
When skater ollies from high ledges or launches himself high enough off the slope, there is a chance of Big Drop icon to appear, that will cause skater to bail if nothing was performed to avoid it. There are several way to avoid it:
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When skater ollies from high ledges or launches himself high enough off the slope, there is a chance of Big Drop icon to appear, that will cause skater to bail if nothing was performed to avoid it. There are several ways to avoid it:
 
*Hold the [[Ollie]] button
 
*Hold the [[Ollie]] button
 
*Land on a [[grind]]
 
*Land on a [[grind]]

Revision as of 21:49, December 5, 2015

Bigdrop

Big Drop Logo in THPS2.

THPS3 Big Drop icon

Big Drop Logo in THPS3 on PS1.

Big Drop is the unique feature presented in Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2. Due to players dislike, this feature was removed from the upcoming titles. However it made its return in Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD as it was claimed to contain all the features from two initial games.

Feature origin

THPS series was originally presented as a simulator, hence the attention to skater stances and other specific things. It is known that height which allows skater to land the trick successfully is limited. Big Drop feature was most probably impressed by Jamie Thomas' Leap of Faith ollie footage.

Feature mechanics

When skater ollies from high ledges or launches himself high enough off the slope, there is a chance of Big Drop icon to appear, that will cause skater to bail if nothing was performed to avoid it. There are several ways to avoid it:

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