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Re: The Random Thoughts Topic

MAME iz difficult... :shock: As far as I'm aware, the official MAME stuff just has a very minimal GUI, so I'd recommend something along the lines of MameUI , which is one of the better known frontends for MAME. I forget why, but I think I use mameplus , which is just as pretty. Tutorial: 1. Downloa...
by Kingizor
March 10th, 2011, 1:44 pm
 
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: The Random Thoughts Topic
Replies: 3042
Views: 1969453

Re: Request for Game Manuals

Most of this is stuff you didn't ask for, but I've scanned it all anyway... Manuals: Donkey Kong (GB) Donkey Kong Land Donkey Kong Country (GBC) I've also included scans of each cartridge, and the DKC (GBC) box. High Quality - 159.02 MB - PNG - 300 DPI Medium Quality - 9.42 MB - JPG - Scaled down a ...
by Kingizor
March 1st, 2011, 8:13 am
 
Forum: General DKC Discussion
Topic: Request for Game Manuals
Replies: 6
Views: 4531

Re: The Random Thoughts Topic

something In the example I gave I imagined that the parents and the children would be genetically identical (perhaps people isn't the best example, maybe single celled organisms?). It's my opinion that in such a scenario, perhaps a hundred, or a thousand or however many generations down the line, t...
by Kingizor
February 22nd, 2011, 12:05 pm
 
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: The Random Thoughts Topic
Replies: 3042
Views: 1969453

Re: The Random Thoughts Topic

If you have variation, differential reproduction, and heredity, you will have evolution by natural selection as an outcome. I completely agree, but my point was that there are two different things to begin with in these examples. Surely these beetles or moths or whatever else share a common ancesto...
by Kingizor
February 22nd, 2011, 9:06 am
 
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: The Random Thoughts Topic
Replies: 3042
Views: 1969453

Re: The Banana Counter

I did, of course, manage to find the relevant strings for DKC2 and DKC3: 99 00 8D 6D 09 D8 9C 6B 09 A9 01 00 22 4E C6 BE 80 2C 2C 6F 09 30 06 A9 3C 00 8D 6F 09 B0 0C A5 2A 29 03 00 D0 18 A9 99 99 80 0B AD 6B 09 C9 99 00 - U&J 1.0 99 00 8D 6D 09 D8 9C 6B 09 A9 01 00 22 59 C6 BE 80 2C 2C 6F 09 30 ...
by Kingizor
February 21st, 2011, 8:42 pm
 
Forum: Documentation
Topic: The Banana Counter
Replies: 5
Views: 5356

Re: The Random Thoughts Topic

Before the industrial revolution, a certain species of moth was white as well as the trees it lived on. After the industrial revolution, the trees turned dark, as did the moth. 'Tis not what I'd consider to be Evolution, but natural selection. This example might make it clear why there is a higher ...
by Kingizor
February 21st, 2011, 8:26 pm
 
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: The Random Thoughts Topic
Replies: 3042
Views: 1969453

The Banana Counter

The "banana counter", is the counter at the top left of the screen which tells you the amount of bananas you have. By default, once you exceed 99 bananas, the counter resets to 0. This is an explanation of how the counter works (or how it seems to work), and how to alter the values it uses...
by Kingizor
January 29th, 2011, 4:45 am
 
Forum: Documentation
Topic: The Banana Counter
Replies: 5
Views: 5356

Re: I don't know this...

It is possible to reach the end of the level when it becomes night, and return to get Rambi-

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by Kingizor
December 24th, 2010, 4:56 am
 
Forum: Donkey Kong Country
Topic: I don't know this...
Replies: 1
Views: 2416

Re: Ask a stupid question, get a stupid answer

Because when you die from falling off a cliff or something, you can use the balloon to fly back to the beginning of the level, or if you die from getting hit, you can use the helium inside the balloon as a temporary painkiller, which lasts long enough to get you back to the start of the level. Why a...
by Kingizor
December 20th, 2010, 4:57 am
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Ask a stupid question, get a stupid answer
Replies: 1543
Views: 754409

Re: (Fake) Endless Cheat to unlock Donkey Kong in DKC2.

...threaten them with a universal ion destructor cannon. But you don't have a universal ion destructor cannon yet, the only person who does is...
by Kingizor
December 19th, 2010, 2:09 am
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: (Fake) Endless Cheat to unlock Donkey Kong in DKC2.
Replies: 506
Views: 270131

Re: General DKC Atlas Queries and Troubleshooting

Yes, you're absolutely right. I would never have realized.
by Kingizor
December 17th, 2010, 5:34 am
 
Forum: DKC Atlas Discussion
Topic: General DKC Atlas Queries and Troubleshooting
Replies: 163
Views: 130683

Re: Is DKC Atlas dying?

I can sort of see your point, but I've always viewed the main site and the forum as two entirely separate things. I always get the feeling that no-one has as much contempt for this forum than you, so please, try to stop criticizing at every opportunity. The main site is fine, but apart from a few oc...
by Kingizor
December 15th, 2010, 9:32 am
 
Forum: DKC Atlas Discussion
Topic: Is DKC Atlas dying? No way José!
Replies: 26
Views: 16991

Re: General DKC Atlas Queries and Troubleshooting

I'm curious about the favicon the site uses. If you look close it looks like a butterfly. So, I'm wondering if there's some fascinating story behind it, or what?
by Kingizor
December 15th, 2010, 5:52 am
 
Forum: DKC Atlas Discussion
Topic: General DKC Atlas Queries and Troubleshooting
Replies: 163
Views: 130683

Is DKC-Atlas awesome? Yes.

I've noticed less and less people are going on here regularly. It looks like this website is slowly but surely losing all of it's popularity. Wrong. Quality over quantity, any day. Most of the people who frequent this place are friendly and dedicated, so I'd say there is a great balance of people a...
by Kingizor
December 15th, 2010, 5:34 am
 
Forum: DKC Atlas Discussion
Topic: Is DKC Atlas dying? No way José!
Replies: 26
Views: 16991

Re: (Fake) Endless Cheat to unlock Donkey Kong in DKC2.

...Donkey Kong, whom you've been after since the beginning. But it's not really him, it's an illusion made by the Kremlings to fool you. Upon closer inspection with your magnifying glass, you discover...
by Kingizor
December 13th, 2010, 6:09 am
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: (Fake) Endless Cheat to unlock Donkey Kong in DKC2.
Replies: 506
Views: 270131

Re: Game suggestions for the Playstation 2

God only knows how many scratches are on his copy. You'd be taking the same chance by buying it used. Back in the PS1 days, I bought almost all of my games used, because I had practically no money. Most worked perfectly, even with a few scratches, but there were a few that had a lot of problems. I ...
by Kingizor
November 14th, 2010, 7:09 am
 
Forum: Gaming Discussion
Topic: Game suggestions for the Playstation 2
Replies: 11
Views: 6156

Re: Game suggestions for the Playstation 2

That's understandable. I haven't played the PS2 incarnations, but Spyro 3 for the PS1 is one of my favourite games ever. Remember the PS2 is backwards compatible so there are plenty options that way. The Final Fantasy series of games is very highly regarded, so you might consider some of them. If yo...
by Kingizor
November 13th, 2010, 8:18 am
 
Forum: Gaming Discussion
Topic: Game suggestions for the Playstation 2
Replies: 11
Views: 6156

Re: DKC Resource Editor

It shouldn't be anything to do with the processor or the clock speed, unless you've got an older processor that doesn't support MMX. It's probably something entirely different that you're missing, software-wise. Go here (link) , to get a small program called CPU-Z. Run it, and it'll tell you the mod...
by Kingizor
November 12th, 2010, 11:38 am
 
Forum: DKC Resource Editor
Topic: DKCRE General Discussion Topic
Replies: 724
Views: 741024

Re: Donkey Kong Country Prototype

I've been playing around with this for a few hours and I haven't got any results. The key differences so far are the different layouts for several levels. Some are partially different, some are the same, and some look half missing. It seems to vary a bit, but sometimes the objects seem almost identi...
by Kingizor
November 1st, 2010, 4:52 am
 
Forum: General DKC Discussion
Topic: Donkey Kong Country Prototype
Replies: 20
Views: 12613

Re: Minor DKC hacks & early works in progress

Minor hack of Super Donkey Kong 3 (V1.0) (J). Available as an ips or ups patch. SDK3-ips-ups.zip --Insert description below-- Well, it's a glitch caused by hacking, sort of.. Certain objects seem to cause this to happen, although the same objects have a habit of crashing the game or the emulator. Ho...
by Kingizor
October 29th, 2010, 8:13 am
 
Forum: ROM Hacks
Topic: Minor DKC hacks & early works in progress
Replies: 98
Views: 93511

Re: --Translated-- SDK3 Editor

Thanks for those kind words. :)
by Kingizor
October 7th, 2010, 1:22 am
 
Forum: ROM Hacking
Topic: --Translated-- SDK3 Editor
Replies: 4
Views: 5951

Re: --Translated-- SDK3 Editor

Markster wrote:Weird, i made a English translated version just the other day.


Well, by pure coincidence, I did just happen to see the topic for your translation.

The only drawback is that it seemed a little bit, non-existent, which turned out to be a bit of a problem...

Oh well...
by Kingizor
October 6th, 2010, 10:44 am
 
Forum: ROM Hacking
Topic: --Translated-- SDK3 Editor
Replies: 4
Views: 5951

--Translated-- SDK3 Editor

Hmm, well I've had this for quite a while, so here it is... This is an English translation of the SDK3 Editor, by Kingizor. Available from Mediafire, as a zip or rar . Bear in mind this is not a direct language to language translation, therefore it might contain a few mistakes. But, for the most par...
by Kingizor
October 6th, 2010, 9:27 am
 
Forum: ROM Hacking
Topic: --Translated-- SDK3 Editor
Replies: 4
Views: 5951

Re: How to dump videos with Kega Fusion 3.6 or 3.64?

In the Kega Fusion folder, there should be another folder called "Video Codec". Select the two files inside, right-click, and select install. This will install the codec, allowing you to playback the videos. Oh, and certain media players that use their own codecs (such as the KMPlayer ) ma...
by Kingizor
September 5th, 2010, 11:16 pm
 
Forum: Emulation
Topic: How to dump videos with Kega Fusion 3.6 or 3.64?
Replies: 1
Views: 3080

Re: DKC Resource Editor

Feedback: In the drop-down menu, you can't scroll with the mouse's scroll wheel, or if you hold down the up or down keys. Are you going to implement something like this at some point? When I right click on the program in the taskbar, I don't get a menu or anything. And I think it's taking something ...
by Kingizor
August 28th, 2010, 10:44 am
 
Forum: DKC Resource Editor
Topic: DKCRE General Discussion Topic
Replies: 724
Views: 741024

Re: DKC Monopoly

Alright, here is most of what you asked for:

All of the maps in DKC2 and 3, including Krematoa and the Lost World.
Funky's Garage (DKC 1, 2 and 3)
The Banana Hoard
A Banana Bird cave
Swanky's Bonus (DKC2)
Klubba's Kiosk
Wrinkly's Save Cave
Bazaar's General store

Mediafire
by Kingizor
August 22nd, 2010, 7:01 am
 
Forum: General DKC Discussion
Topic: DKC Monopoly
Replies: 24
Views: 13489

Re: Project DKC 1 Reloaded

Yeah, don't compress the audio. You would need a special, impossible to find build of Lame that does it right.

Just don't select the "compress audio" option. You can always recompress it later with another program if you need to.
by Kingizor
August 18th, 2010, 11:33 pm
 
Forum: ROM Hacks
Topic: Project DKC 1 Reloaded
Replies: 258
Views: 202183

Re: Project DKC 1 Reloaded

All you need to do is put MEncoder.exe in your zsnes folder.

I think it comes with the Mplayer program, but here's my copy. - Mediafire

I'm not sure whether you need the correct video codec(s) installed to use it.
by Kingizor
August 18th, 2010, 2:42 am
 
Forum: ROM Hacks
Topic: Project DKC 1 Reloaded
Replies: 258
Views: 202183

Re: Ask a stupid question, get a stupid answer

Yes, the above post qualifies as the stupidest ever to have been posted...

Should my handwriting be Bold, italic, or underlined?
by Kingizor
August 17th, 2010, 10:00 am
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Ask a stupid question, get a stupid answer
Replies: 1543
Views: 754409

Re: What I would've done if I were in charge of DKCR

I sort of agree about the name thing, but I think we're just being picky. I mean, DKC un, deux et trois are set in their time, an important part of our past. Calling the new game DKC Returns , might annoy a few, and quite rightly so, because it would seem that someone is trying to revamp the series....
by Kingizor
August 15th, 2010, 5:48 am
 
Forum: Donkey Kong Country Returns
Topic: What I would've done if I were in charge of DKCR
Replies: 33
Views: 23450

Re: I'm sorry, I just don't agree with this!

Right, enough of the negatives everybody! I've just read the article mentioned above , and while most of it drones on about what is and isn't (the guy who wrote it must have been a mario fan... :evil:) this quote caught my eye: "the gameplay of side-scrolling games is very simple and straightfo...
by Kingizor
August 14th, 2010, 6:05 am
 
Forum: Post Mortuary
Topic: I'm sorry, I just don't agree with this!
Replies: 30
Views: 16806

Re: Snes vs Megadrive

I've always preferred my SNES. If anyone were to ask me which I preferred it would always be the SNES. I've always felt the SNES experience lasts longer, perhaps because quite a lot of snes games featured saves, especially for some of the more epic titles. Whereas most Megadrive games I remember wer...
by Kingizor
August 14th, 2010, 5:48 am
 
Forum: Gaming Discussion
Topic: Snes vs Megadrive
Replies: 50
Views: 45606

Re: Project DKC 1 Reloaded

That's fixed it, thanks!

edit: I'm getting an error with that program, I used snes-tool to remove the header...8-)
by Kingizor
July 26th, 2010, 8:52 am
 
Forum: ROM Hacks
Topic: Project DKC 1 Reloaded
Replies: 258
Views: 202183

Re: Project DKC 1 Reloaded

Rom size is 4,194,816 bytes.

Is there an easy way to fix this?
by Kingizor
July 26th, 2010, 8:36 am
 
Forum: ROM Hacks
Topic: Project DKC 1 Reloaded
Replies: 258
Views: 202183

Re: Project DKC 1 Reloaded

I don't know why, but I seem to get the exact same problem, and I'm sure I haven't done anything wrong. I don't have DKCRE 0.0.60, but I've verified the rom I'm using with NRST, and it gave me this: (V1.0)(U)(!) - before CRC32 - C946DCA0 MD5 - 30C5F292FF4CBBFCC00FD8FA96C2DE3B (Patched) - after CRC32...
by Kingizor
July 26th, 2010, 8:06 am
 
Forum: ROM Hacks
Topic: Project DKC 1 Reloaded
Replies: 258
Views: 202183

Re: The Random Thoughts Topic

Probably a regional change. Nothing's different on google uk, yet.

Google usually try something out in one place first before forcing it on to the rest of the world.

Here's an article about it with pictures. link
by Kingizor
July 22nd, 2010, 3:29 am
 
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: The Random Thoughts Topic
Replies: 3042
Views: 1969453

Re: Most hated level

Quite tricky for me to pick one because I love the entire game so much, but then again - Floodlit Fish. It's just far too long and dark and dull. It seems worse because it's surrounded by pretty interesting levels like Pot Hole Panic and Kong-Fused Cliffs.
by Kingizor
July 7th, 2010, 1:45 am
 
Forum: Donkey Kong Country 3
Topic: Most hated level
Replies: 60
Views: 51190

Re: DONKEY KONG COUNTRY RETURNS!!! [CONFIRMED]

The problem with water levels was that you couldn't do anything but swim carefully to avoid enemies you can't defeat, unless you had Enguarde. This is probably the reason the underwater levels seemed slower (notice Mario games have had the same drawback). However it does add another style of gamepla...
by Kingizor
July 5th, 2010, 4:55 am
 
Forum: Donkey Kong Country Returns
Topic: Donkey Kong Country Returns Discussion
Replies: 493
Views: 419448

Re: DONKEY KONG COUNTRY RETURNS!!! [CONFIRMED]

I pretty much agree with all that, I suppose my point is, well, these are different times now, different developer and ultimately a different game, I'm just interested to see how it turns out. I couldn't help being just a tad annoyed by how much was introduced in DK64, but at the same time I'm very ...
by Kingizor
July 1st, 2010, 7:40 am
 
Forum: Donkey Kong Country Returns
Topic: Donkey Kong Country Returns Discussion
Replies: 493
Views: 419448

Re: DONKEY KONG COUNTRY RETURNS!!! [CONFIRMED]

I'll start by saying I feel like the only person here that is not going to purchase this game any time within the next 10 or 15 years. Nevertheless, I am looking forward to its release and the reactions across the community. I personally cannot think of this game as a sequel to the DKC trilogy that ...
by Kingizor
July 1st, 2010, 2:15 am
 
Forum: Donkey Kong Country Returns
Topic: Donkey Kong Country Returns Discussion
Replies: 493
Views: 419448

Re: Avatar and Signature guidelines/discussion

Uh, is this okay?


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by Kingizor
June 25th, 2010, 10:20 am
 
Forum: DKC Atlas Forum Discussion
Topic: Avatar and Signature guidelines/discussion
Replies: 192
Views: 115400

Re: Ask a stupid question, get a stupid answer

DK has pet insurance in case anything ever happens to Diddy.


Where do DK's animal buddies disappear to when they finish a level?
by Kingizor
June 18th, 2010, 7:27 am
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Ask a stupid question, get a stupid answer
Replies: 1543
Views: 754409

Re: Ask a stupid question, get a stupid answer

When he's giving Cranky a haircut.


Why does K.Rool hover with a sort of jetpack/helicopter thing in DKC3?
by Kingizor
June 18th, 2010, 5:14 am
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Ask a stupid question, get a stupid answer
Replies: 1543
Views: 754409

Re: Least Favorite World.

I dislike Kaos Kore slightly more than Razor Ridge..
by Kingizor
May 2nd, 2010, 11:49 pm
 
Forum: Donkey Kong Country 3
Topic: Least Favorite World.
Replies: 24
Views: 17141
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