Mrnelster's the clever one mate, I'm a dunce with this thing. That's partly why I was interested to see how other people would get on with the puzzles as I was so stuck, didn't know where to start. I think I have a lack of creative imagination - I couldn't envisage where to begin.
Also, most of my contraptions were very mundane: they had wheels and just plodded along. The clever ones (with other separate moving parts and catapulting devices etc) were all totally copied from other people's efforts posted on Youtube.
I've got MW1 on my laptop and loads of Steam games but I've spent god-knows-how-many-hours on that Fantastic Contraptions site. There's a FC2 game but I'm not going anywhere near that one. Congrats to anyone who can do those puzzles in less than an hour though.
Still think I will wait for the next gen of consoles matey, I have a feeling they are gonna be pretty sweet. And I don't wanna pay out for hardware that's less able than my current PC really. Yeah, the PS3 is meant to be great as an entertainment hub. I kinda wish I had just bought one ages ago instead of buying a blu ray player. Anyway...
Bet you guys can't do the FC U turn mission!
(it's the last one)