Forum Posts

Posts: theblackdragon (13,017)

AuthorRe: How to get our most wanted games on the Virtual Console and terrible games kept off of the service.
theblackdragonAdmin

theblackdragon

12,651. Posted:

Super+Smash+Bros wrote:

Hey guys! Do you know where I can find a Action 52 ROMs so I can download and prove my point?

i thought we weren't supposed to help people pirate stuff on this forum?

BEST THREAD EVER
future of NL >:3
[16:43] James: I should learn these site rules more clearly
[16:44] LztheBlehBird: James doesn't know the rules? For shame!!!
[16:44] Vintage: We have rules?
[16:44] Reala: don't expose the staff to sunlight, don't get them wet and don't feed them after midnight

Nintendo Network ID: gentlemen_cat | Twitter:

AuthorRe: How to get our most wanted games on the Virtual Console and terrible games kept off of the service.
theblackdragonAdmin

theblackdragon

12,652. Posted:

Super+Smash+Bros wrote:

weirdadam wrote:

Is this serious? Nintendo has no idea if I am playing Mother 3 on emulator right now. No one does. I'm all alone. I could be doing anything.

Even if you are referring to the act of downloading the ROM and not the act of playing it (which doesn't seem to be what you're saying since you said we'd have to "suffer" through the bad ROMs), Nintendo doesn't have access to that data. They might see that it's available on some ROM site, but they don't know how many of us have downloaded these ROMs.

To be honest, yes I'm dead serious about it. In fact, I might as well download Action 52 BY ROM to prove my point.

good luck with that, lol. :)

BEST THREAD EVER
future of NL >:3
[16:43] James: I should learn these site rules more clearly
[16:44] LztheBlehBird: James doesn't know the rules? For shame!!!
[16:44] Vintage: We have rules?
[16:44] Reala: don't expose the staff to sunlight, don't get them wet and don't feed them after midnight

Nintendo Network ID: gentlemen_cat | Twitter:

AuthorRe: GameFreak toying with putting more action into Pokémon
theblackdragonAdmin

theblackdragon

12,653. Posted:

ok so when i read this, i immediately pictured a new style of pokemon battle where each screen is a 'side' and you have to aim or shoot an attack at the opposing pokemon somehow (you can move your pokemon around with the D-pad) with taps or by flicking the stylus. attacks are chosen via a menu or something at the bottom of the screen.

BEST THREAD EVER
future of NL >:3
[16:43] James: I should learn these site rules more clearly
[16:44] LztheBlehBird: James doesn't know the rules? For shame!!!
[16:44] Vintage: We have rules?
[16:44] Reala: don't expose the staff to sunlight, don't get them wet and don't feed them after midnight

Nintendo Network ID: gentlemen_cat | Twitter:

AuthorRe: Bad & Sad News DSi Owners
theblackdragonAdmin

theblackdragon

12,654. Posted:

Stuffgamer1 wrote:

I wouldn't trust what the rep said as absolute fact under ANY circumstances. Do you honestly think that Nintendo keeps their in-store reps up to date on this stuff? I don't.

Also, it was my understanding that the DSi actually DOES still have GBA hardware hidden inside, just without a GBA cartridge slot. Granted, I don't know too much about it, but I believe I read that before.

I still believe that Nintendo would break stupid records by not having a DSi VC. It's just a matter of time until something gets announced.

not to mention the fact that if the NOA president himself is denying it at the moment, with all the online furor over a DSi VC that rep could get in some seriously hot water for continuing to fuel the rumors.

BEST THREAD EVER
future of NL >:3
[16:43] James: I should learn these site rules more clearly
[16:44] LztheBlehBird: James doesn't know the rules? For shame!!!
[16:44] Vintage: We have rules?
[16:44] Reala: don't expose the staff to sunlight, don't get them wet and don't feed them after midnight

Nintendo Network ID: gentlemen_cat | Twitter:

AuthorRe: Next Zelda plot
theblackdragonAdmin

theblackdragon

12,655. Posted:

that works. :)

BEST THREAD EVER
future of NL >:3
[16:43] James: I should learn these site rules more clearly
[16:44] LztheBlehBird: James doesn't know the rules? For shame!!!
[16:44] Vintage: We have rules?
[16:44] Reala: don't expose the staff to sunlight, don't get them wet and don't feed them after midnight

Nintendo Network ID: gentlemen_cat | Twitter:

AuthorRe: Next Zelda plot
theblackdragonAdmin

theblackdragon

12,656. Posted:

Kizzi wrote:

Did no one like my sidekick idea because i think that could work really well.
Having a group of like 4 characters roaming around like Knights of the Old republic and being able to switch from character to character would be awesome. That would allow for multiplayer and even online maybe.
Also opens the door for extra side games??

i like it, except for the 'sidekick' part. I wouldn't want to see just 'sidekicks', i would want actual characters, like in any other fantasy RPG. in FFIV, you can't call Kain, Rydia, Yang, Rosa, Edge, or anyone else in that game a 'sidekick'... same for CT -- you can't call Lucca, Marle, Frog, Magus, or anyone else in that game a 'sidekick' either. i would want each character to have their own backstory and thus contribute to an overall plot that doesn't focus solely on Link saving Hyrule on his own.

BEST THREAD EVER
future of NL >:3
[16:43] James: I should learn these site rules more clearly
[16:44] LztheBlehBird: James doesn't know the rules? For shame!!!
[16:44] Vintage: We have rules?
[16:44] Reala: don't expose the staff to sunlight, don't get them wet and don't feed them after midnight

Nintendo Network ID: gentlemen_cat | Twitter:

AuthorRe: Next Zelda plot
theblackdragonAdmin

theblackdragon

12,657. Posted:

weirdadam wrote:

A chapters-based game where you alternate characters could be fun, like in Mother 3, allowing Link to be playable but also giving other characters a chance to shine.

Didn't Suikoden III have a system where you could play the game through from the viewpoint of different characters? that would be pretty awesome, IMO. :D

BEST THREAD EVER
future of NL >:3
[16:43] James: I should learn these site rules more clearly
[16:44] LztheBlehBird: James doesn't know the rules? For shame!!!
[16:44] Vintage: We have rules?
[16:44] Reala: don't expose the staff to sunlight, don't get them wet and don't feed them after midnight

Nintendo Network ID: gentlemen_cat | Twitter:

AuthorRe: Next Zelda plot
theblackdragonAdmin

theblackdragon

12,658. Posted:

Kizzi wrote:

I wouldn't mind that either if they changed the title of the game to like "Legend of Zelda the story of..."
But I was more referring to the main series. And you would think most people who enjoy zelda would want link to be a part of it, but who knows?

i'm sure they could come up with something where Link is doing his thing, but the characters who would normally be running around in the background are the actual main protagonists for a particular title, like in Sonic and Knuckles, SMW2: Yoshi's Island, or Super Princess Peach (I know there are more/better examples out there where a normally non-main character becomes playable, especially since S&K was only a separate release because they couldn't finish it all at once as planned, but i'm drawing a blank at the moment lol). i think there's a segment of people out there who would be interested in playing a game that did not solely focus on Link saving the day.

Edited on by theblackdragon

BEST THREAD EVER
future of NL >:3
[16:43] James: I should learn these site rules more clearly
[16:44] LztheBlehBird: James doesn't know the rules? For shame!!!
[16:44] Vintage: We have rules?
[16:44] Reala: don't expose the staff to sunlight, don't get them wet and don't feed them after midnight

Nintendo Network ID: gentlemen_cat | Twitter:

AuthorRe: Next Zelda plot
theblackdragonAdmin

theblackdragon

12,659. Posted:

@Kizzi: perhaps a Zelda appreciator might not say that [anyone but link] outright, but I've certainly been dancing around the idea in my replies to this thread. I'd like to see some of the other LoZ peoples get a chance to shine, even if it's just a side-story or a gaiden.

Edited on by theblackdragon

BEST THREAD EVER
future of NL >:3
[16:43] James: I should learn these site rules more clearly
[16:44] LztheBlehBird: James doesn't know the rules? For shame!!!
[16:44] Vintage: We have rules?
[16:44] Reala: don't expose the staff to sunlight, don't get them wet and don't feed them after midnight

Nintendo Network ID: gentlemen_cat | Twitter:

AuthorRe: Next Zelda plot
theblackdragonAdmin

theblackdragon

12,660. Posted:

The Zora are my favorite LoZ race, so I'd like to see a prominent Zora character that has a pair of living parents and isn't a member of the ruling family somehow.

BEST THREAD EVER
future of NL >:3
[16:43] James: I should learn these site rules more clearly
[16:44] LztheBlehBird: James doesn't know the rules? For shame!!!
[16:44] Vintage: We have rules?
[16:44] Reala: don't expose the staff to sunlight, don't get them wet and don't feed them after midnight

Nintendo Network ID: gentlemen_cat | Twitter:

AuthorRe: Next Zelda plot
theblackdragonAdmin

theblackdragon

12,661. Posted:

__Stevie wrote:

He's wants to hump every female that he meets, like a dog on heat.

He's a bit lewd, but his heart ends up in the right place in the end.

BEST THREAD EVER
future of NL >:3
[16:43] James: I should learn these site rules more clearly
[16:44] LztheBlehBird: James doesn't know the rules? For shame!!!
[16:44] Vintage: We have rules?
[16:44] Reala: don't expose the staff to sunlight, don't get them wet and don't feed them after midnight

Nintendo Network ID: gentlemen_cat | Twitter:

AuthorRe: Next Zelda plot
theblackdragonAdmin

theblackdragon

12,662. Posted:

__Stevie wrote:

What about a game where main characters from games get to kill their annoying sidekicks, it would feature Link and Navi from Ocarina of time, Amaterasu and Issun from Okami, Mario and Tippi from Super Paper Mario, and many more

I like Issun. :(

BEST THREAD EVER
future of NL >:3
[16:43] James: I should learn these site rules more clearly
[16:44] LztheBlehBird: James doesn't know the rules? For shame!!!
[16:44] Vintage: We have rules?
[16:44] Reala: don't expose the staff to sunlight, don't get them wet and don't feed them after midnight

Nintendo Network ID: gentlemen_cat | Twitter:

AuthorRe: Next Zelda plot
theblackdragonAdmin

theblackdragon

12,663. Posted:

@CowLaunch: beer? ha. i usually bring tequila to a party; it's the only way I'm assured I'll actually get to drink any of what I brought. :3

also, why not a Zelda-based sumo game? TP had a little bit in it, and NL just did a review of a sumo game for wiiware or something... :P

BEST THREAD EVER
future of NL >:3
[16:43] James: I should learn these site rules more clearly
[16:44] LztheBlehBird: James doesn't know the rules? For shame!!!
[16:44] Vintage: We have rules?
[16:44] Reala: don't expose the staff to sunlight, don't get them wet and don't feed them after midnight

Nintendo Network ID: gentlemen_cat | Twitter:

AuthorRe: i got some questions
theblackdragonAdmin

theblackdragon

12,664. Posted:

Edwin wrote:

Clarification: Reseting the game will NOT get you out of buzzy-beetle mode. You must delete the SMB1 save file (not the SM1 channel).

is this a bug? resetting through the Home menu has always worked fine for me.

BEST THREAD EVER
future of NL >:3
[16:43] James: I should learn these site rules more clearly
[16:44] LztheBlehBird: James doesn't know the rules? For shame!!!
[16:44] Vintage: We have rules?
[16:44] Reala: don't expose the staff to sunlight, don't get them wet and don't feed them after midnight

Nintendo Network ID: gentlemen_cat | Twitter:

AuthorRe: i got some questions
theblackdragonAdmin

theblackdragon

12,665. Posted:

jangonov wrote:

Thanks theblackdragon you saved me a mouthful, that was a good explanation too

np, it took some getting used to myself. eventually you get tired of the beetles and just want to stomp koopas again. :)

BEST THREAD EVER
future of NL >:3
[16:43] James: I should learn these site rules more clearly
[16:44] LztheBlehBird: James doesn't know the rules? For shame!!!
[16:44] Vintage: We have rules?
[16:44] Reala: don't expose the staff to sunlight, don't get them wet and don't feed them after midnight

Nintendo Network ID: gentlemen_cat | Twitter:

AuthorRe: Next Zelda plot
theblackdragonAdmin

theblackdragon

12,666. Posted:

greyelephant wrote:

@ Kingelemento
That was rude and unnecessary to criticize like that. Everyone is entitled to their own ideas, we just don't need to bash them because we don't like them.

seconded. that was absolutely uncalled for.

BEST THREAD EVER
future of NL >:3
[16:43] James: I should learn these site rules more clearly
[16:44] LztheBlehBird: James doesn't know the rules? For shame!!!
[16:44] Vintage: We have rules?
[16:44] Reala: don't expose the staff to sunlight, don't get them wet and don't feed them after midnight

Nintendo Network ID: gentlemen_cat | Twitter:

AuthorRe: Problem with Images
theblackdragonAdmin

theblackdragon

12,667. Posted:

Here's the official troubleshooting page for Firefox not load...; hopefully something there will work. :)

BEST THREAD EVER
future of NL >:3
[16:43] James: I should learn these site rules more clearly
[16:44] LztheBlehBird: James doesn't know the rules? For shame!!!
[16:44] Vintage: We have rules?
[16:44] Reala: don't expose the staff to sunlight, don't get them wet and don't feed them after midnight

Nintendo Network ID: gentlemen_cat | Twitter:

AuthorRe: Problem with Images
theblackdragonAdmin

theblackdragon

12,668. Posted:

do you have Firefox set to not display images? under Edit>Preferences, under the 'Content' section there's a 'load images automatically' option... make sure that box is checked.

BEST THREAD EVER
future of NL >:3
[16:43] James: I should learn these site rules more clearly
[16:44] LztheBlehBird: James doesn't know the rules? For shame!!!
[16:44] Vintage: We have rules?
[16:44] Reala: don't expose the staff to sunlight, don't get them wet and don't feed them after midnight

Nintendo Network ID: gentlemen_cat | Twitter:

AuthorRe: i got some questions
theblackdragonAdmin

theblackdragon

12,669. Posted:

flea2say wrote:

oh and one more. i beat mario 1 and it got harder with more shell guys then turtles. i cant get it to go back to normal. i deleted and downloaded it again but nothing? any hints.

The Wii has an auto-save function for VC games. So long as you exit out to the Wii Menu instead of just shutting the Wii off in the middle of playing your game, it will save your place (almost like a snapshot of exactly where you were in the game) so that when you start playing it next time, you can just pick up where you left off. Therefore, if you never reset the game, it's like you've never shut it off.

To get out of the buzzy-beetles-as-turtles mode, it's the same as it was on the NES: reset the game. The option is available in your home menu. :)

Edited on by theblackdragon

BEST THREAD EVER
future of NL >:3
[16:43] James: I should learn these site rules more clearly
[16:44] LztheBlehBird: James doesn't know the rules? For shame!!!
[16:44] Vintage: We have rules?
[16:44] Reala: don't expose the staff to sunlight, don't get them wet and don't feed them after midnight

Nintendo Network ID: gentlemen_cat | Twitter:

AuthorRe: Club Nintendo Resetting Status
theblackdragonAdmin

theblackdragon

12,670. Posted:

@Sean: for the US, it's 10 coins per post-play survey, which is the only survey eligible Wiiware/DSiware/VC games will get you (here, at least). :)

BEST THREAD EVER
future of NL >:3
[16:43] James: I should learn these site rules more clearly
[16:44] LztheBlehBird: James doesn't know the rules? For shame!!!
[16:44] Vintage: We have rules?
[16:44] Reala: don't expose the staff to sunlight, don't get them wet and don't feed them after midnight

Nintendo Network ID: gentlemen_cat | Twitter:

AuthorRe: Next Zelda plot
theblackdragonAdmin

theblackdragon

12,671. Posted:

CowLaunch wrote:

If the next Zelda is a core one, then I'd like it to be more about destiny than a local boy done good. If it's 'alternative' like Awakening or Majora I would quite like the game to centre more around the fate of a particular race (like Gorons or Zoras) throughout the entire game, rather than being a prelude to a particular dungeon.

I wouldn't mind seeing a LoZ offshoot game featuring one of the non-Hylian races as a main character. or heck, a four swords-type game with a party of different creatures/races instead of four Links. and for wi-fi multiplayer, everyone could pick and choose what their character would be before you set out to wreak havoc. :3

BEST THREAD EVER
future of NL >:3
[16:43] James: I should learn these site rules more clearly
[16:44] LztheBlehBird: James doesn't know the rules? For shame!!!
[16:44] Vintage: We have rules?
[16:44] Reala: don't expose the staff to sunlight, don't get them wet and don't feed them after midnight

Nintendo Network ID: gentlemen_cat | Twitter:

AuthorRe: Your answers to my question!
theblackdragonAdmin

theblackdragon

12,672. Posted:

LinktotheFuture wrote:

I believe the Wii version of Twilight Princess came out before the Gamecube version.

The GC version was scheduled to come out a full year before TP was actually released, but it was delayed because they wanted a version of TP for the launch of the Wii. that's why the map is reversed in the Wii version -- they created all the sword gestures and such for a right-handed Link (right-handed wiimote swing = right-handed sword movement), intending to rework the character model before the game's release, but they did not have enough time, so they just flipped everything so that he would remain left-handed. the GC version remained untouched.

Edited on by theblackdragon

BEST THREAD EVER
future of NL >:3
[16:43] James: I should learn these site rules more clearly
[16:44] LztheBlehBird: James doesn't know the rules? For shame!!!
[16:44] Vintage: We have rules?
[16:44] Reala: don't expose the staff to sunlight, don't get them wet and don't feed them after midnight

Nintendo Network ID: gentlemen_cat | Twitter:

AuthorRe: Club Nintendo Resetting Status
theblackdragonAdmin

theblackdragon

12,673. Posted:

@MDee14: the surveys all have an expiration date listed right next to the game titles in the 'to do' list... all the ones I've seen were for two years-ish. in fact, here's the expiration dates for surveys I have waiting at the moment:
Personal Trainer: Cooking (Expires 11/24/2013)
Kirby Super Star Ultra (Expires 09/22/2013)
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (Expires 12/08/2013)

also, I have noticed other expiration date weirdness... I accidentally clicked the 'i intend to buy' option for Pokemon Platinum... it was supposed to net me an extra 10 coins after I registered a copy of the game, but I had to do the initial 'register intent to purchase' thing sometime before the game was released (or 4 weeks after the game's release according to the FAQ). I figured it would delete itself from my 'to do' list after the game was released and I hadn't filled it out, but it's still there right now, and it apparently doesn't expire until 03/22/2014? wtf?

Edited on by theblackdragon

BEST THREAD EVER
future of NL >:3
[16:43] James: I should learn these site rules more clearly
[16:44] LztheBlehBird: James doesn't know the rules? For shame!!!
[16:44] Vintage: We have rules?
[16:44] Reala: don't expose the staff to sunlight, don't get them wet and don't feed them after midnight

Nintendo Network ID: gentlemen_cat | Twitter:

AuthorRe: Club Nintendo Resetting Status
theblackdragonAdmin

theblackdragon

12,674. Posted:

the prize should be announced some time after the Club Nintendo year end, and we should receive them sometime during the latter portion of the calendar year.

BEST THREAD EVER
future of NL >:3
[16:43] James: I should learn these site rules more clearly
[16:44] LztheBlehBird: James doesn't know the rules? For shame!!!
[16:44] Vintage: We have rules?
[16:44] Reala: don't expose the staff to sunlight, don't get them wet and don't feed them after midnight

Nintendo Network ID: gentlemen_cat | Twitter:

AuthorRe: Club Nintendo Resetting Status
theblackdragonAdmin

theblackdragon

12,675. Posted:

your coins are good for two full Nintendo Club years after they're deposited into your account (e.g. if you registered a game in March of this year, they wouldn't be gone until the June 2011 reset). you won't lose them just because your account rolls over, you would have to have not used them in the past two Nintendo Club years, and then they would be gone at the reset.

BEST THREAD EVER
future of NL >:3
[16:43] James: I should learn these site rules more clearly
[16:44] LztheBlehBird: James doesn't know the rules? For shame!!!
[16:44] Vintage: We have rules?
[16:44] Reala: don't expose the staff to sunlight, don't get them wet and don't feed them after midnight

Nintendo Network ID: gentlemen_cat | Twitter: