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88
Release rateRelease rate
0
Climber
1
Floater
15
Bomber
0
Blocker
20
Builder
1
Basher
0
Miner
0
Digger
Other versions
DOS
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Sega Master System/Sega Game Gear
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PSP
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Statistics
Difficulty Tricky
Level # 22
No. of Lemmings 100
To be Saved 90%
Release Rate 88
Time 5 Minutes
Level Chronology
Previous All the 6's
Going Their Separate Ways (Macintosh)
Sixes not! (Sega Master System)
Ohayo Lemming san! (SNES)
Don't leave any Lemmings (Genesis)
One-way digging to freedom (Windows)
Next From The Boundary Line


Turn around young lemmings! is the twenty-second level of the Tricky difficulty in Lemmings.

Strategy[]

Although it looks difficult, the solution is very easy. Turn the first two Lemmings into Bombers, but make sure you arm the second one a tiny little bit later. The goal is to blow a hole into the ground which is deep enough to make the Lemmings fall in and get stuck. This require some attempts, and it's also important NOT to utilize too many Bombers, or else the floor will be blown through and your Lemmings will take a bath down below. Once the hole is ready, utilize a Builder in a way that the ramp would lead towards the exit.

Alternate strategy[]

This level can also be solved with a single Bomber and therefore only lose one Lemming. As the first Lemming comes out make him a Bomber then increase the release rate to 99. The instant he blows, make the Lemming who is deepest in the pit a Basher. All the other Lemmings will turn around as he is bashing. It is likely 2-3 Lemmings will escape to the right. Use Builders to get them across the gap and then build again to get them back. Finally, turn the Basher into a Builder and he will turn around also.

100% strategy[]

Build a stack of builders to form a wall that blocks the remaining lemmings. Raise the release rate once the stack is complete. Let one lemming proceed to build across the water gap, and back again to close the gap. Use builders to slow down the remaining former stack builders, to avoid interfering with the gap-crossing builder. Bash through the stack, to let every lemming cross back to the exit.

Version differences[]

Atari Lynx
  • Renamed "Turn young lemmings".
  • Only has 40 Lemmings and 36 must be saved.
Macintosh and PC
  • Only has 80 Lemmings.
2006 Remake
  • 7 minute time limit.

Access codes[]

  • Acorn Archimedes/Atari Lynx: DUCKSTWICE (ducks twice)
  • Amiga: HLFIBINEFQ
  • DOS:
  • Macintosh: KNNICONEFU
  • PC:
  • Sega Genesis: BYKPL
  • Sega Master:
  • SNES: QSLQWTJ

Trivia[]


Lemmings Levels
Fun Just dig!Only floaters can survive thisTailor-made for blockersNow use miners and climbers
You need bashers this timeA task for blockers and bombersBuilders will help you hereNot as complicated as it looks
As long as you try your bestSmile if you love LemmingsKeep your hair on Mr. LemmingPatienceWe all fall down
Origins and LemmingsDon't let your eyes deceive youDon't do anything too hastyEasy when you know how
Let's block and blow!Take good care of my LemmingsWe are now at LEMCON ONEYou Live and Lem
A Beast of a levelI've lost that Lemming feelingKonbanwa Lemming SanLemmings Lemmings everywhere
Nightmare on Lem StreetLet's be careful out thereIf only they could flyworra lorra LemmingsLock up your Lemmings
Tricky This should be a doddle!We all fall downA ladder would be handyHere's one I prepared earlier
Careless clicking costs livesLemmingologyBeen there, seen it, done itLemming sanctuary in sight
They just keep on comingThere's a lot of them aboutLemmings in the atticBitter LemmingLemming Drops
MENACING !!Ozone friendly LemmingsLuvly JublyDiet LemmingaidIt's Lemmingentry Watson
Postcard from LemminglandOne-way digging to freedomAll the 6'sTurn around young lemmings!
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Lost something?Rainbow IslandThe Crankshaft
Taxing If at first you don't succeed..Watch out, there's traps aboutHeaven can wait (we hope!!!!)Lend a helping hand....
The Prison!Compression Method 1Every Lemming for himself!!!The Art GalleryPerseverance
Izzie Wizzie lemmings get busyThe ascending pillar scenarioLivin' On The EdgeUpsidedown WorldHunt the Nessy....
What an AWESOME levelMary Poppins' landX marks the spotTribute to M.C.EscherBomboozalWalk the web rope
Feel the heat!Come on over to my placeKing of the castleTake a running jump.....Follow the leader...Triple Trouble
Call in the bomb squadPOOR WEE CREATURES!How do I dig up the way?We all fall down
Mayhem Steel WorksThe Boiler RoomIt's hero time!The CrossroadsDown, along, up. In that orderOne way or another
Poles ApartLast one out is a rotten egg!Curse of the PharaohsPillars of HerculesWe all fall downThe Far Side
The Great Lemming CaperPea SoupThe Fast Food Kitchen...Just a Minute...Stepping Stones
And then there were four....Time to get up!No added colours or LemmingsWith a twist of lemming please
A BeastII of a levelGoing up...All or NothingHave a nice day!The Steel Mines of KesselJust a Minute (Part Two)
Mind the step.....Save MeRendezvous at the Mountain
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