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Re: Count to 5000

2366. "."
(I'm here, sporadically. Edit: Also, it just occurred to me that the forum's clock is delayed by about 20 minutes.)
by Mattrizzle
February 13th, 2024, 7:02 am
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to 5000
Replies: 2372
Views: 2005416

Re: Simion32's 65c816 Reference (HTML Help) [UPDATED!!]

It also doesn't work for me in Windows 7 either. The right pane is always blank, just like rainbow's screenshot.

Of course, the original hlp version still works in 7 :roll: ...
by Mattrizzle
January 9th, 2024, 11:25 am
 
Forum: ROM Hacking
Topic: Simion32's 65c816 Reference (HTML Help) [2.1 UPDATE]
Replies: 9
Views: 6370

Re: The Random Thoughts Topic

Diddy and Timber are also brothers in the sense that their father is Kevin Bayliss, since he created both of them.
by Mattrizzle
October 4th, 2023, 11:28 am
 
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: The Random Thoughts Topic
Replies: 3495
Views: 6543203

Re: The Random Thoughts Topic

It's a modern online battle royale game on the Nintendo Switch based on the original F-Zero for the Super NES. 99 players race on the tracks simultaneously.

It can be downloaded for free if you have a Nintendo Switch Online subscription.
https://www.nintendo.com/store/products ... 99-switch/
by Mattrizzle
October 1st, 2023, 7:17 am
 
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: The Random Thoughts Topic
Replies: 3495
Views: 6543203

Re: The Random Thoughts Topic

In F-Zero 99, I'm at Level 35 and Skill level S-, but still don't have a single win to my name. I have finished 2nd place in at least one race with 3 out of 4 of the machines. The Blue Falcon is ironically the most difficult for me to get the hang of. Because it doesn't have any strengths, I always ...
by Mattrizzle
October 1st, 2023, 6:02 am
 
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: The Random Thoughts Topic
Replies: 3495
Views: 6543203

Re: The Random Thoughts Topic

Dang, Super Luigi! is INSANE at F-Zero 99.
by Mattrizzle
September 30th, 2023, 3:10 am
 
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: The Random Thoughts Topic
Replies: 3495
Views: 6543203

Re: The Random Thoughts Topic

Given they already named a baddy the name Booty Bird , I don't see why not. Also, did you see who is joining Mario Kart 8 Deluxe's character roster in Wave 6 of the Booster Course Pass DLC? Diddy and Funky make their non-mobile return, while Pauline and Peachette make their non-mobile debut! People ...
by Mattrizzle
September 15th, 2023, 5:12 am
 
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: The Random Thoughts Topic
Replies: 3495
Views: 6543203

Re: The Atlas has a virus!

It was mentioned here around three months shy of two years ago: http://www.dkc-atlas.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=26&t=17&p=45083#p45083 Why is the link in "Talk about our maps on the DKC Atlas Forum: Mapping Project topic" a spam redirect? That link now redirects to spam because it s...
by Mattrizzle
July 19th, 2023, 1:46 pm
 
Forum: DKC Atlas Discussion
Topic: The Atlas has a virus!
Replies: 8
Views: 26986

Re: The Atlas has a virus!

It doesn't happen consistently for me across all devices, but when it does I usually do the following: Right-click, open Inspect and search for the <!--Twitter Timeline--> comment tag in the source. Immediately below this is a <div> tag with the class name "hovershow". Delete this node, an...
by Mattrizzle
July 18th, 2023, 11:50 am
 
Forum: DKC Atlas Discussion
Topic: The Atlas has a virus!
Replies: 8
Views: 26986

Re: The Atlas has a virus!

The Atlas itself does not have a virus, only a link that leads to one. Qyzbud let the dkca.net domain name used by the short links expire a few years ago. It was then bought by someone else, who made it link to a malware site. DKC Atlas is not responsible for--nor is it infected by--this malware. In...
by Mattrizzle
July 18th, 2023, 10:50 am
 
Forum: DKC Atlas Discussion
Topic: The Atlas has a virus!
Replies: 8
Views: 26986

Re: Kleever’s Kiln Rom Hack:

There's a Pro Action Replay code you can use to force yourself to transform into Squawks: http://www.dkc-atlas.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=303#p5527 Spitting an egg/nut at Kleever does affect his hit counter, but it's very buggy. Sometimes, a single projectile will defeat him, presumably becau...
by Mattrizzle
June 28th, 2023, 10:52 am
 
Forum: Donkey Kong Country 2
Topic: Kleever’s Kiln Rom Hack:
Replies: 5
Views: 23415

Re: 99 yellow bananas in my hoard...

30 giant bananas in my hoard,
30 giant bananas!
One more goes to Eddie,
Yes, that mean old yeti,
29 giant bananas in my hoard!

After we're done with this, we can restart with "99 golden bananas in my hoard"
by Mattrizzle
June 24th, 2023, 2:34 pm
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: 99 yellow bananas in my hoard...
Replies: 270
Views: 441323

Re: 99 yellow bananas in my hoard...

34 giant bananas in my hoard,
34 giant bananas!
K. Lumsy's right hand,
makes K. Rool's ship eat sand.
33 giant bananas in my hoard!
by Mattrizzle
June 24th, 2023, 2:30 am
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: 99 yellow bananas in my hoard...
Replies: 270
Views: 441323

Re: Broken Credits

I've observed similar oddities before when I used an emulator's rewind function after crashing one of the DKC games. The DMA uploads to VRAM for the sprite tiles (chars) failed to work, but the OAM (tilemap/tile arrangements) would still update. The results were similar to this, only not with Japane...
by Mattrizzle
June 12th, 2023, 7:41 am
 
Forum: Donkey Kong Country 2
Topic: Broken Credits
Replies: 6
Views: 5181

Re: Birthday Topic

Belated Happy Birthday, Geno ! There is in fact a DKC Atlas Discord. It's linked at this topic: http://www.dkc-atlas.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=2410&p=43074&hilit=Discord#p43074 Jungle (the original creator and one of the administrators of the Discord server) made the invite link, but...
by Mattrizzle
June 10th, 2023, 1:53 am
 
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Birthday Topic
Replies: 873
Views: 4325357

Re: How to Save in DKR without a Rumble Pack

Not saying you took this route, but this is what I always fear about buying retro physical games online. There's no way to inspect them before you buy, and they often don't give you good, hi-res photos of the physical media. So far, I've only bought retro games from locally-based brick-and-mortar ga...
by Mattrizzle
June 9th, 2023, 4:09 am
 
Forum: Diddy Kong Racing
Topic: How to Save in DKR without a Rumble Pack
Replies: 21
Views: 40135

Re: DKC2 hack: Donkey Kong Edition

Candy would be the most obvious choice due to being DK's love interest, but there aren't a whole lot of sprites of her.* As for Baby Kong, I don't think it would be good to depict Kaptain K. Rool binding up an infant and shooting them repeatedly at close range. Sure, there's already Kiddy, but at le...
by Mattrizzle
June 9th, 2023, 3:57 am
 
Forum: DKC Projects/Fanworks
Topic: DKC2 hack: Donkey Kong Edition
Replies: 82
Views: 246191

Re: The Random Thoughts Topic

This might be sacrilege to many people here, but to be honest, I haven't watched the DKC cartoon very much since it first aired in the US on Fox Family around 1998-1999. I still have recordings of multiple episodes on videocassette which often have early episodes of Pokémon between them (during its ...
by Mattrizzle
June 9th, 2023, 3:07 am
 
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: The Random Thoughts Topic
Replies: 3495
Views: 6543203

Re: The Random Thoughts Topic

If we're talking about his DKC3 SNES theme, from the time I first heard it, I always thought it was "D'you do that?" Nowadays, it sounds different to me.

"Kick a doodad" :gnawty-lol:

It's probably just some random scat with no real meaning.
by Mattrizzle
June 8th, 2023, 4:11 am
 
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: The Random Thoughts Topic
Replies: 3495
Views: 6543203

Re: DKC Zero-Music Patch and PAR Code Equivalents

With my version of the zero-music patch, music track changes still occur, but all tracks have their sequence data for all channels replaced with looping rests.
by Mattrizzle
May 31st, 2023, 12:30 pm
 
Forum: ROM Hacks
Topic: DKC Zero-Music Patch and PAR Code Equivalents
Replies: 20
Views: 32107

Re: Count to 5000

2028. "," "Walnuts, peanuts, pineapple smells, grapes, melons, oranges, and coconut shells! Ahh yeah!" Klump steps in and tosses a grenade while the lines above are sung the second time, with the explosion happening at the start of third time, cutting off Walnuts at "Wa-&quo...
by Mattrizzle
May 27th, 2023, 2:25 am
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to 5000
Replies: 2372
Views: 2005416

Re: What can you spot in the DKC trilogy's scenery?

Based on the main map, the background is the rocky cliffside of Crocodile Isle, as well as dead trees that flank Kremland's entrance. To the right of the entrance, there appears to be a shorter cliff with a bit of moss or grass and jagged rocks on it. There is also some fog in front of it. Not sure ...
by Mattrizzle
May 26th, 2023, 1:28 pm
 
Forum: General DKC Discussion
Topic: What can you spot in the DKC trilogy's scenery?
Replies: 152
Views: 400472

Re: The Random Thoughts Topic

Cranky does have lines for talking directly to Diddy, but they're unused just like the level hints: Diddy boy! Where's Donks? Diddy, you young pup! Boy, I can't believe how much you've grown! These were probably scrapped for being out-of-character. This didn't stop some of them from bein...
by Mattrizzle
May 26th, 2023, 1:20 am
 
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: The Random Thoughts Topic
Replies: 3495
Views: 6543203

Re: DKC Zero-Music Patch and PAR Code Equivalents

Zeroing out the music in this way might cut out some of the time it takes to load a level or transition to a different music track, so I would think it would be illegal in terms of speedrunning. Anything that potentially modifies how many frames a process takes is going to be scrutinized by that com...
by Mattrizzle
May 25th, 2023, 11:22 pm
 
Forum: ROM Hacks
Topic: DKC Zero-Music Patch and PAR Code Equivalents
Replies: 20
Views: 32107

Re: DKC Zero-Music Patch and PAR Code Equivalents

Here's my own personal remake of the Zero-Music Patch, which I've been sitting on for years. DKC Zero-Music Patch (Mattrizzle remake).ips ROM requirements are the same as Simion32's version . Differences from Simion32's version: ⋅ Music is silenced everywhere (including the intro and map s...
by Mattrizzle
May 25th, 2023, 10:28 pm
 
Forum: ROM Hacks
Topic: DKC Zero-Music Patch and PAR Code Equivalents
Replies: 20
Views: 32107

Re: The Random Thoughts Topic

Not counting the Animal Token bonuses: ⋅ Rambi appears in Jungle Hijinxs, Oil Drum Alley, and Manic Mincers (3) . ⋅ Enguarde appears every underwater level in DKC1: Coral Capers, Clam City, Croctopus Chase, and Poison Pond (4) . ⋅ Winky appears in Winky's Walkway, Bounc...
by Mattrizzle
May 25th, 2023, 1:20 am
 
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: The Random Thoughts Topic
Replies: 3495
Views: 6543203

Re: Castle Crush Soft-Locks

And how does this relate to SNES games? Generally, does the console contain something similar to the above description when a cartridge isn't detected or refuses to boot, due to faulty receptors, a bad battery or corrupted ROM. All the console does is display a black screen. But some games do spit ...
by Mattrizzle
May 25th, 2023, 12:43 am
 
Forum: Donkey Kong Country 2
Topic: Castle Crush Soft-Locks
Replies: 21
Views: 12846

Re: Castle Crush Soft-Locks

Invisible objects are an anomaly. They shouldn't exist. When an object is carried, a pointer to the carried object exists in RAM address $0D7A. This is supposed to reset to zero when no object is being carried, but the Castle Crush glitch involves picking up an object at the same time it is destroye...
by Mattrizzle
May 24th, 2023, 4:27 am
 
Forum: Donkey Kong Country 2
Topic: Castle Crush Soft-Locks
Replies: 21
Views: 12846

Re: The Random Thoughts Topic

WesternTanager794 wrote:The Rare Witch Project website is for sale?!

Their really old domain that hasn't been used for many years (http://rarewitchproject.net/) says it's for sale, but the website still exists on the same URL it's used since at least 2010, https://www.therwp.com/.
by Mattrizzle
May 24th, 2023, 12:55 am
 
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: The Random Thoughts Topic
Replies: 3495
Views: 6543203

Re: The Random Thoughts Topic

Now that you mention it, Funky would have been perfect for DKR. He's already known for transportation, including planes and hovercraft!
by Mattrizzle
May 11th, 2023, 5:10 am
 
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: The Random Thoughts Topic
Replies: 3495
Views: 6543203

Re: The Random Thoughts Topic

I think the main reason Tiny was redesigned was for Diddy Kong Racing DS, so that she could replace Banjo and be in the same weight (or size) class as him. Not that I approve of it. Why not use Donkey, Funky, Chunky, or even Candy instead? Out of all of the character designs, Tiny's original design ...
by Mattrizzle
May 11th, 2023, 1:05 am
 
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: The Random Thoughts Topic
Replies: 3495
Views: 6543203

Re: The Random Thoughts Topic

I asked ChatGPT to come up with an idea for a new Animal Buddy for the Donkey Kong Country video game series. It responded with this: "How about a mischievous raccoon named Rascal who can climb trees, jump across platforms, and use his sharp claws to swipe at enemies? Rascal could also have the...
by Mattrizzle
May 6th, 2023, 3:44 am
 
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: The Random Thoughts Topic
Replies: 3495
Views: 6543203

Re: Render Review

WesternTanager794 wrote:- Funky is Tim Taylor?! Interesting.

Lol, I can hear that with his music in the original SNES version of DKC3 as well. That funny sounding voice that features in Hangin' At Funky's reminds me a bit of Tim Allen's infamous grunt from Home Improvement!
by Mattrizzle
May 4th, 2023, 1:03 am
 
Forum: General DKC Discussion
Topic: Render Review
Replies: 3
Views: 4565

Re: Count to 5000

1822. "."
by Mattrizzle
May 2nd, 2023, 3:38 am
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to 5000
Replies: 2372
Views: 2005416

Re: The Random Thoughts Topic

Mario('s disembodied head) in DKC1?
He's headbanging in sync with the music! :gnawty-lol:
by Mattrizzle
April 29th, 2023, 3:28 am
 
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: The Random Thoughts Topic
Replies: 3495
Views: 6543203

Re: Ask a stupid question, get a stupid answer

My answer is a question: Have you ever seen or heard of a spider harming a crocodile by jumping on it in real life?

Why does Cranky go from using one walking stick in DKC1, to two canes in DKC2, then back to one cane in DKC3?
by Mattrizzle
April 28th, 2023, 6:44 am
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Ask a stupid question, get a stupid answer
Replies: 2168
Views: 2390773

Re: The Super Mario Bros. Movie

One reference i just remembered. dkcr barrel ride with mario and dk. :parry: Yep, I remember seeing those rocket boosters on D.K.'s kart a few minutes earlier and thinking about how those looked familiar. Then that happened! Tanager, I would recommend that you still spoiler tag your posts. The ...
by Mattrizzle
April 25th, 2023, 2:41 am
 
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: The Super Mario Bros. Movie
Replies: 37
Views: 19359

Re: 500 things in DKC that aren't possible in real life

246. Contrary to their name, clownfish do not have literal clown faces. Almost halfway there! 204. There are not many prizes hidden in the ground. Depends on how you define prizes. There are plenty of things buried in the ground. Fully intact, edible bananas most likely aren't among those things, th...
by Mattrizzle
April 19th, 2023, 2:26 am
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: 500 things in DKC that aren't possible in real life
Replies: 500
Views: 490199

Re: 500 things in DKC that aren't possible in real life

232. Orangutans can't walk while doing a handstand. (Monkeys can, though!)

(I realize this is in reference to DK64, but there are some other things in this topic that aren't specific to the DKC games.)
by Mattrizzle
April 15th, 2023, 3:55 am
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: 500 things in DKC that aren't possible in real life
Replies: 500
Views: 490199

Re: 500 things in DKC that aren't possible in real life

218. A gorilla and monkey cannot be close relatives.

What type of primate are Dixie and Tiny anyway? They don't have tails (a defining trait of monkeys), unless you count their ponytails/pigtails.
by Mattrizzle
April 12th, 2023, 4:01 am
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: 500 things in DKC that aren't possible in real life
Replies: 500
Views: 490199

Re: Count to 5000

1734. style
by Mattrizzle
April 11th, 2023, 2:24 am
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to 5000
Replies: 2372
Views: 2005416

Re: The Super Mario Bros. Movie

Mario doesn't really have a timeline. Rare messed things up by aging the original Donkey Kong into Cranky Kong, whereas the Mario characters haven't aged aside from being babies in the Yoshi games, and crossing paths with their older selves in Mario and Luigi: Partners in Time. Yoshi's Island DS int...
by Mattrizzle
April 11th, 2023, 2:14 am
 
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: The Super Mario Bros. Movie
Replies: 37
Views: 19359

Re: Count to 5000

1719. DK
by Mattrizzle
April 8th, 2023, 3:20 am
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to 5000
Replies: 2372
Views: 2005416

Re: The Super Mario Bros. Movie

Still on the topic of Kongs in the movie, what surprised me... ...is that Diddy actually has some spoken dialogue where he cheers for DK, and Cranky even calls him out by name to tell him to quiet down! I don't know if the fact that Diddy has a voice increases the likelihood that we'll see h...
by Mattrizzle
April 8th, 2023, 3:16 am
 
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: The Super Mario Bros. Movie
Replies: 37
Views: 19359

Re: The Super Mario Bros. Movie

It seems there is no grey area. Critics either love it for being faithful to the games, or hate it for playing things too safe.
by Mattrizzle
April 7th, 2023, 4:04 am
 
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: The Super Mario Bros. Movie
Replies: 37
Views: 19359

Re: Ask a stupid question, get a stupid answer

Chunky has poor peripheral vision, and he hears voices even when no one's around...

Do Tiny, Tooty (from Banjo-Kazooie), and Pipsy (from Diddy Kong Racing) know each other?
by Mattrizzle
April 7th, 2023, 2:48 am
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Ask a stupid question, get a stupid answer
Replies: 2168
Views: 2390773

Re: Count to 5000

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by Mattrizzle
April 7th, 2023, 2:39 am
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to 5000
Replies: 2372
Views: 2005416

Re: Monkey Noises in Screech's Sprint

Wait, was it the third sound here ? It's actually not a glitch, but a rather obscure sound effect that was programmed to play at a bad time (bad because it usually gets canceled out by the sound of the barrel busting). In some edge cases (such as getting the game to crash before the barrel busting s...
by Mattrizzle
April 7th, 2023, 2:34 am
 
Forum: Donkey Kong Country 2
Topic: Monkey Noises in Screech's Sprint
Replies: 5
Views: 5656

Re: The Super Mario Bros. Movie

Now that I've seen the movie, here are my thoughts: It's great. Seconded! Saw this last night, and the movie cinema I went to with my sister was packed with people young and old wearing Mario gear (Before anyone asks, I had on some grey socks with Super Mario Bros. sprites on them that I received f...
by Mattrizzle
April 7th, 2023, 2:04 am
 
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: The Super Mario Bros. Movie
Replies: 37
Views: 19359

Re: Count to 5000

1704. and
by Mattrizzle
April 6th, 2023, 12:24 am
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to 5000
Replies: 2372
Views: 2005416
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