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Re: DKC related artwork - post your masterpieces!

It's not really that big of a deal, but please don't "double post". If you want to add something to your post you can just edit it in.

Also, yeah Sean doesn't regular here anymore, he returned to the DK Vine.
by Jomingo
December 9th, 2010, 7:55 am
 
Forum: DKC Projects/Fanworks
Topic: DKC related artwork — post your masterpieces!
Replies: 337
Views: 222163

Re: Donkey Kong Wiki - editors wanted!

I just edited it yesterday after it was pointed out here because I thought it put too much emphasis on our forum (which is far from our main focus). Also, we're definitely not the biggest DK forum just so you know, that would go to the DKVine.com. We're pretty tiny actually. The forum isn't the big ...
by Jomingo
December 8th, 2010, 9:53 am
 
Forum: DKC Projects/Fanworks
Topic: Donkey Kong Wiki - editors wanted!
Replies: 14
Views: 5542

Re: Donkey Kong Country Returns OST [Gamerip]

Jungle Beat was indeed found on the game disc, if you're wondering.
by Jomingo
December 8th, 2010, 9:50 am
 
Forum: Donkey Kong Country Returns
Topic: Donkey Kong Country Returns OST [Gamerip]
Replies: 3
Views: 11419

Re: What's The True Realtionship Between Cranky And DK?

I don't know what you're on about, but back in the day the game's manual was a big effing deal. Games didn't have a lot of in game story, and so the manual printed the official story of the game and is a very important piece of material to the game's canon. Why is it that you think you can just thro...
by Jomingo
December 8th, 2010, 9:41 am
 
Forum: General DKC Discussion
Topic: What's The True Realtionship Between Cranky And DK?
Replies: 49
Views: 34169

Re: What's The True Realtionship Between Cranky And DK?

Tiptup, the original DKC called him grandson once in game, and then called him son in the manual. In the game's official story, which is contained in the manual, he is called son. The manual was written by the guy in charge of writing the stories of the DKC trilogy, a little know guy by the name of ...
by Jomingo
December 7th, 2010, 12:23 pm
 
Forum: General DKC Discussion
Topic: What's The True Realtionship Between Cranky And DK?
Replies: 49
Views: 34169

Re: What's The True Realtionship Between Cranky And DK?

Hmmm.... with DK's tie and everything I always got the impression that he was middle aged, which would make sense for Cranky to be his father then.
by Jomingo
December 7th, 2010, 8:52 am
 
Forum: General DKC Discussion
Topic: What's The True Realtionship Between Cranky And DK?
Replies: 49
Views: 34169

Re: Whats your 2 favorite versions of Windows?

Yeah, I love 7 and I can't go backwards. I hated it for quite awhile because I used XP for almost a decade, but now I can't stand XP. 7 is so shiny!
by Jomingo
December 6th, 2010, 2:54 am
 
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: What's Your Favorite Operating System?
Replies: 13
Views: 7014

Re: What's The True Realtionship Between Cranky And DK?

It has never been an issue of whether Cranky is the original DK or not; He is, plain and simple. The opening scene of DKC is pretty clear: Cranky is on an Arcade girder, playing the arcade theme song on his old record player. If that's not clear enough I don't know what is; besides, he flat out says...
by Jomingo
December 6th, 2010, 2:53 am
 
Forum: General DKC Discussion
Topic: What's The True Realtionship Between Cranky And DK?
Replies: 49
Views: 34169

Re: Articles Discussion

Thanks a lot for the compliments. That means a lot, especially coming from you Qyz.
by Jomingo
December 1st, 2010, 10:28 am
 
Forum: DKC Atlas Website Discussion
Topic: Articles Discussion
Replies: 21
Views: 9291

Re: Donkey Kong Country Returns Discussion [SPOILERS]

Well, my review is on the main site right now if anyone's interested.
by Jomingo
November 30th, 2010, 11:42 am
 
Forum: Donkey Kong Country Returns
Topic: Donkey Kong Country Returns Discussion
Replies: 493
Views: 370551

Re: Articles Discussion

I don't know. I'd like to hope so, I mean, I'd love to see them actually make a new Star Fox, or bring back F-zero. But for the most part, I don't really care about most of the "retro" franchises. I've never been interested in Kid Icarus or Ice Climbers. However, the reason I listed them i...
by Jomingo
November 30th, 2010, 2:44 am
 
Forum: DKC Atlas Website Discussion
Topic: Articles Discussion
Replies: 21
Views: 9291

Re: Donkey Kong Wiki - editors wanted!

Well, I've now finished DKCR and so I will probably be inspired to write about it on this Wiki. I have the player's guide, so that might have some valuable info in it. EDIT: I edited the golden temple article because whoever posted it had some weird information wrong on it. It still needs to have a ...
by Jomingo
November 25th, 2010, 9:13 am
 
Forum: DKC Projects/Fanworks
Topic: Donkey Kong Wiki - editors wanted!
Replies: 14
Views: 5542

Re: Donkey Kong Country Returns Discussion [SPOILERS]

If I were you I'd hold off on time trials until the end.

By the way, I beat this last night and I must say it's easily the best game on the Wii, and probably the best game period in over a decade.
by Jomingo
November 25th, 2010, 4:05 am
 
Forum: Donkey Kong Country Returns
Topic: Donkey Kong Country Returns Discussion
Replies: 493
Views: 370551

Re: Donkey Kong Country Returns Discussion [SPOILERS]

You can go to cranky's and buy a key that unlocks a secret level that you can see locked away on the map. After that, you have to collect all the KONG letters in every level of that world, including the secret one you just unlocked. Once you've done that ANOTHER secret level unlocks. The puzzle piec...
by Jomingo
November 22nd, 2010, 1:13 pm
 
Forum: Donkey Kong Country Returns
Topic: Donkey Kong Country Returns Discussion
Replies: 493
Views: 370551

Re: Donkey Kong Country Returns Discussion [SPOILERS]

So I have this AND I FREAKING LOVE IT! Here are some pictures to make you jealous: http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs972.snc4/76499_1709993467834_1178010531_31934492_7554816_n.jpg http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs1199.snc4/155177_1709992147801_1178010531_31934482_1302499_n.j...
by Jomingo
November 22nd, 2010, 7:44 am
 
Forum: Donkey Kong Country Returns
Topic: Donkey Kong Country Returns Discussion
Replies: 493
Views: 370551

Re: Donkey Kong Country Returns Discussion [SPOILERS]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SibwMH3n1vQ&feature=player_embedded http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_0gWtYUVHJA&feature=player_embedded http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_QKdYBtb58&feature=player_embedded http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1oQP-Z32Xk&feature=player_embedded http://www.youtu...
by Jomingo
November 19th, 2010, 10:44 am
 
Forum: Donkey Kong Country Returns
Topic: Donkey Kong Country Returns Discussion
Replies: 493
Views: 370551

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

They aren't ripping off Kirby Bosses. They are just falling into a popular boss cliche. Mario's done it, Wario has, Kirby, Super Smash Brothers has master hand, and I'm sure there are others. I still think there's another boss in the game afterwards, but if not I'll admit that's really disappointing...
by Jomingo
November 19th, 2010, 7:46 am
 
Forum: Donkey Kong Country Returns
Topic: Donkey Kong Country Returns Discussion
Replies: 493
Views: 370551

Re: Twitter Updates?

I like what I see. A "darken on hover" feature would be cool.
by Jomingo
November 12th, 2010, 9:19 am
 
Forum: Forum Features
Topic: Twitter Feed
Replies: 17
Views: 9184

Re: The NINTENDO Create,the SONY copy

That's because the playstation was originally a disc based SNES expansion. *shock and awe* Nintendo asked Sony to do it, then after it was almost done gave them the big eff you in the middle of the CES (which was the E3 of the day) and announced that Phillips would instead be filling that role. That...
by Jomingo
November 8th, 2010, 7:26 am
 
Forum: Gaming Discussion
Topic: The NINTENDO Create,the SONY copy
Replies: 2
Views: 2055

Re: Twitter Updates?

I prefer Twitter; mostly because it just removes so much of the stupidity surrounding Facebook. I don't want tons of event invitations, friend requests, wall posts, invites to stupid games, etc. etc. etc. etc. etc. Twitter is simple. I just updates of what's going on or what my thoughts are. Of cour...
by Jomingo
November 7th, 2010, 10:27 am
 
Forum: Forum Features
Topic: Twitter Feed
Replies: 17
Views: 9184

Re: Twitter Updates?

I don't think anyone uses Tumblr; at least nobody I know. I'm using Facebook and Twitter... And while we're on the subject of Twitter: http://donkeykong.nintendo.com/#hoardofhype DKCR has a Twitter contest going on. Every week they will choose a winner who will receive a Red Wii bundle with DKCR, an...
by Jomingo
November 7th, 2010, 9:39 am
 
Forum: Forum Features
Topic: Twitter Feed
Replies: 17
Views: 9184

Re: One of the bars on top is completely missing

There is a way to get into the control panel without looking at source code, and that's to go into any forum members profile and click the Send Personal Message button, which takes you to your control panel. Of course, this whole situation does need to get fixed and I've already sent a message to Qy...
by Jomingo
November 7th, 2010, 4:56 am
 
Forum: DKC Atlas Forum Discussion
Topic: Forum troubleshooting - report issues here
Replies: 60
Views: 32252

Re: Donkey Kong Wiki - editors wanted!

The posts have been merged and the discussion can continue here. As for an affiliation in the near future: I can see that being a possibility. We've had our own plans of making a Wiki for a long time, and at one point that was a great idea. The Super Mario Wiki was the only real competition of cover...
by Jomingo
November 5th, 2010, 6:30 am
 
Forum: DKC Projects/Fanworks
Topic: Donkey Kong Wiki - editors wanted!
Replies: 14
Views: 5542

Re: The Random Thoughts Topic

Well, the Donkey Kong Wikia: http://donkeykong.wikia.com/wiki/Donkey_Kong_Wiki seceded from Wikia today to: http://www.donkeykongwiki.com/Main_Page and it's a billion times better. Dumb Wikia, forcing unnecessary change on us... Are you guys joining the NIWA? That would be a really great idea, don'...
by Jomingo
November 4th, 2010, 11:06 am
 
Forum: DKC Projects/Fanworks
Topic: Donkey Kong Wiki - editors wanted!
Replies: 14
Views: 5542

Re: The Random Thoughts Topic

Yeah, well Christianity is just a cult anyway.... Whoops, did I go there? Probably don't want to argue about that.... As for Halloween, who cares what it represents? People don't dress up and get candy because they want to celebrate the devil or evil spirits. That's nobody's intention at all and it ...
by Jomingo
November 4th, 2010, 5:54 am
 
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: The Random Thoughts Topic
Replies: 3041
Views: 1505022

Re: The Random Thoughts Topic

Random: I gave blood today.
by Jomingo
October 30th, 2010, 2:49 pm
 
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: The Random Thoughts Topic
Replies: 3041
Views: 1505022

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

I wasn't trying to attack anyone, and I certainly wasn't trying to be rude.

As for the "art", I'm almost sure it's fake.
by Jomingo
October 28th, 2010, 8:36 am
 
Forum: Donkey Kong Country Returns
Topic: Donkey Kong Country Returns Discussion
Replies: 493
Views: 370551

Re: Kong Family Tree/Relationship Discussion

No, Nintendo Power called him grandson. It doesn't say that in DKCR, just in the interview in Nintendo Power. They don't have authority. As far as I'm concerned, nothing has changed except a magazine made a mistake. Also, DKC refers to it both ways.
by Jomingo
October 27th, 2010, 12:15 pm
 
Forum: Storyline/Continuity
Topic: Kong Family Tree/Relationship Discussion
Replies: 132
Views: 80196

Re: What do you want to see "Return" the most?

I certainly liked the water levels, and I don't really have any complaints about them, but I don't care at all that they are missing here. There are much more notable exclusions. Water Levels seems like the least of anyone's concerns, though I guess I'm wrong.
by Jomingo
October 27th, 2010, 11:23 am
 
Forum: Donkey Kong Country Returns
Topic: What do you want to see "Return" the most?
Replies: 7
Views: 4767

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

This is what I have to say: I think we have have enough information to make an opinion, be it positive or negative. There is a fair amount of evidence for Tiptup to be pissed, and I think I have enough evidence to be as excited for it as I am. Sure, I think that there's still a considerable amount t...
by Jomingo
October 27th, 2010, 10:14 am
 
Forum: Donkey Kong Country Returns
Topic: Donkey Kong Country Returns Discussion
Replies: 493
Views: 370551

Re: Missed Characters- Mario Kart Wii

Exactly. Guitar Hero V built their entire downloading system directly into the game from the ground up. Any developer has the ability to do this, but that's just so tedious and time consuming that it can't be expected of anyone. I guess it would be possible to download separate content if they threw...
by Jomingo
October 25th, 2010, 9:18 pm
 
Forum: Mario Sports
Topic: Missed Characters- Mario Kart Wii
Replies: 14
Views: 8443

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

Is that Modern Gamer thing a jab at me? Because I am not a modern gamer. I'm just like you. The only difference is I recognize that that is bad game design and doesn't have to be done just because we used to do it. Things change and that sucks. We can't change the fact that things change. But they d...
by Jomingo
October 25th, 2010, 9:16 pm
 
Forum: Donkey Kong Country Returns
Topic: Donkey Kong Country Returns Discussion
Replies: 493
Views: 370551

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

You're right, that did make it more difficult. But it's artificial difficulty, and it's not really good game design. This game is going to be difficult, but it's not going to try and squeeze out difficulty in places that don't need it, ie. you have to beat X, Y, and Z before you can save. Gorilla Gl...
by Jomingo
October 25th, 2010, 6:08 am
 
Forum: Donkey Kong Country Returns
Topic: Donkey Kong Country Returns Discussion
Replies: 493
Views: 370551

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

It looks, feels, and plays very, very close to Donkey Kong Country. From a purely gameplay perspective, this is Donkey Kong Country. The only thing they've misstepped on is the mythos. The story and characters and universe is a tad off from what we've seen. Whereas the gameplay and aesthetic gets an...
by Jomingo
October 25th, 2010, 1:57 am
 
Forum: Donkey Kong Country Returns
Topic: Donkey Kong Country Returns Discussion
Replies: 493
Views: 370551

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

First of all, I wrote those rules so I'm aware of them, but whether it's strictly outlined in the rules or not it still makes this place look bad to have posts like that one. We don't want to alienate people. Next, I think Retro is not being ball-less and giving in to the media, in fact, I think tha...
by Jomingo
October 24th, 2010, 7:24 am
 
Forum: Donkey Kong Country Returns
Topic: Donkey Kong Country Returns Discussion
Replies: 493
Views: 370551

Re: Smash Bros. 4: What do you want/expect?

I think I've posted more detail before, but contrary to popular belief Pacman has been fleshed out a lot throughout his series. He's got his own platformers even. Rolls, body slams, etc. are all part of his arsenal, and the Super Pac Dot would make a logical final smash. He'd be a perfect choice for...
by Jomingo
October 24th, 2010, 7:13 am
 
Forum: Super Smash Bros. Series
Topic: Smash Bros. 4: What do you want/expect?
Replies: 104
Views: 55522

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

I'm glad it's not DKC4, and it clearly never was intended to be DKC4. If they called it DKC4 they never would have been able to please everybody. They wouldn't meet anyone's expectations. Since it's DKC Returns, they are taking inspiration from the DKC's, but they aren't restricted to following it d...
by Jomingo
October 23rd, 2010, 3:21 pm
 
Forum: Donkey Kong Country Returns
Topic: Donkey Kong Country Returns Discussion
Replies: 493
Views: 370551

Re: New Animal Buddies?

Well, the scans are out there for all to see. Squawks is indeed in this game as an item in Cranky's shop. He's not just a cameo, he's an item, but who know's what he'll actually do once purchased. We know you can purchase hearts, but hearts don't save you from falling in a p...
by Jomingo
October 23rd, 2010, 2:44 pm
 
Forum: Donkey Kong Country Returns
Topic: New Animal Buddies?
Replies: 26
Views: 13310

Re: Kong Family Tree/Relationship Discussion

DK was called his son in two games, DKC and DK64. DKC had both in it, son and grandson. Anyway, I'm not changing my mind about this. Cranky is DK's dad, DK is DKJr. If George Lucas makes a new Star Wars Movie and says all of a sudden that Vader was actually Lukes grandfather and the missing father i...
by Jomingo
October 23rd, 2010, 2:40 pm
 
Forum: Storyline/Continuity
Topic: Kong Family Tree/Relationship Discussion
Replies: 132
Views: 80196

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

Tiptup, I'm not going to be nice and just say, "well you probably shouldn't have said that...." Do. Not. Post like that. At least put it in spoilers for christ's imaginary sakes. We don't need f-bombs dominating the content of your post. Use profanity in moderation. They are a sometimes sn...
by Jomingo
October 23rd, 2010, 2:36 pm
 
Forum: Donkey Kong Country Returns
Topic: Donkey Kong Country Returns Discussion
Replies: 493
Views: 370551

Re: Smash Bros. 4: What do you want/expect?

Starfox won't get another character unless they get an actual sequel soon. I'm pretty sure that if they do end up making a new game it will probably be a reboot, and Krystal won't be in it. In that case, she probably wouldn't end up playable. As for DK, we'll probably have another DKCR out before Sm...
by Jomingo
October 22nd, 2010, 6:33 am
 
Forum: Super Smash Bros. Series
Topic: Smash Bros. 4: What do you want/expect?
Replies: 104
Views: 55522

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

On the subject of Jungle Beat, Miyamoto had very little to do with it. He was just one of the numerous "overseers", and didn't have much to do with the end result. New Play Control Jungle Beat, however, was done by one of Miyamoto's teams and had his direct influence, which shows why it ha...
by Jomingo
October 15th, 2010, 9:19 am
 
Forum: Donkey Kong Country Returns
Topic: Donkey Kong Country Returns Discussion
Replies: 493
Views: 370551

Re: Does anyone else think Nintendo is going down hill?

OK, here I go. I don't really agree with your Wii sentiments. I mean, sure it's easy for us to say Nintendo should do this or that, but we can hardly say they are doing something wrong when they've so clearly bested everyone else this generation and left everyone else scrambling to catch up. I don't...
by Jomingo
October 13th, 2010, 11:16 am
 
Forum: Gaming Discussion
Topic: Does anyone else think Nintendo is going down hill?
Replies: 75
Views: 43400

Re: Does anyone else think Nintendo is going down hill?

OK, two nights in a row I got to this post just before I need to sleep. I am going to respond to this. It won't be tonight, it might not be tomorrow, but a response is coming.
by Jomingo
October 12th, 2010, 12:27 pm
 
Forum: Gaming Discussion
Topic: Does anyone else think Nintendo is going down hill?
Replies: 75
Views: 43400

Re: DK643DS??

Right, I agree with you that Earthbound is a very niche community (between that and Fire Emblem I always get pissed at how much representation they get in SSB), my only point was that it's a more demanded VC title. And my whole point about the effort thing was that Nintendo sees no reason to put tha...
by Jomingo
October 12th, 2010, 12:25 pm
 
Forum: Donkey Kong 64
Topic: DK643DS??
Replies: 36
Views: 27162

Re: DK643DS??

I hate to disagree with you, but I have to. A lot. -Are you kidding me? Jetpack is completely the reason DK64 isn't on VC. It is absolutely 100% the reason it's not on VC. Sure, by your link Rare seems to not care at all whether it's released or not, but the fact is Nintendo is not going to release ...
by Jomingo
October 12th, 2010, 10:35 am
 
Forum: Donkey Kong 64
Topic: DK643DS??
Replies: 36
Views: 27162

Re: DK643DS??

Look, they won't even edit the Earthbound soundtrack to let it be released, and it's got a much more vocal demand for it. As Sean just said at the DKU, if they were to remove the Jetpack game, they'd have to go back through 12 year old code and put in a new arcade game and still make the whole thing...
by Jomingo
October 11th, 2010, 12:31 pm
 
Forum: Donkey Kong 64
Topic: DK643DS??
Replies: 36
Views: 27162

Re: DK643DS??

The comment about DK64 being in a legal gray area was in reference to it's lack of release on the VC. It has Jetpack in it, Microsoft owns Jetpack, and Nintendo doesn't edit any of the content that they put on VC. Therefore, it's never going on VC. There's not a giant amount of demand for it either....
by Jomingo
October 10th, 2010, 1:43 pm
 
Forum: Donkey Kong 64
Topic: DK643DS??
Replies: 36
Views: 27162

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

Player two doesn't have to ride DK's back, it's just an option so player one doesn't get pissed off at the guy who keeps dying. It seems to be a logical evolution of the buddy mechanic: having simultaneous two player co-op. DKC had the most co-op a platformer really could do without actually going t...
by Jomingo
October 3rd, 2010, 11:18 am
 
Forum: Donkey Kong Country Returns
Topic: Donkey Kong Country Returns Discussion
Replies: 493
Views: 370551

Hey, Happy Birthday Qyz! I almost missed it.
by Jomingo
October 3rd, 2010, 11:12 am
 
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Birthday Topic
Replies: 808
Views: 413933
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