In all the talk of graphical downgrades no one seems much preoccupied with 'why?'. Why build something and then proceed to tear it down, piece by piece, in the hope that ever more diminished expectations about the final product won't be severe enough to...
Overall light strokes are much more effective than heavy or the long ones.
You can hit mountains, but not ones with spikes.
Keep in mind that the balloon can handle about four minor hits before it explodes.