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14 Donkey Kong facts and secrets

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We've done Pokemon facts, Mario facts and Zelda facts. Nintendo's big three, if you like. Now it's time to go back to the beginning, to a great ape that our favourite characters descended from. Not literally, of course, (that would add even more confusion to the family tree) but without this character, there would be no Mario and with no Mario, Nintendo might not be making games today. Indeed, as Super Mario Bros is sometimes credited with saving the games industry, there might not be any videogames without this guy. We're, of course talking about Donkey Kong. Here are 14 Donkey Kong facts and secrets.

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14 Donkey Kong facts and secrets

Postby shy guy 64 » 01 Dec 2012, 10:35

where in ssbb and dkcr did they say cranky is dk grandfather?
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Postby PercyGLongfield » 01 Dec 2012, 11:38

shy guy 64 wrote:where in ssbb and dkcr did they say cranky is dk grandfather?



I'm saying SuperShyGuy Alt
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Re: 14 Donkey Kong facts and secrets

Postby GloverMist » 01 Dec 2012, 13:20

shy guy 64 wrote:where in ssbb and dkcr did they say cranky is dk grandfather?

In Brawl, it mentions it in Cranky's trophy, and Cranky himself mentions it sometimes when you talk to him in his shop. It has been proven!
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Re: 14 Donkey Kong facts and secrets

Postby shy guy 64 » 01 Dec 2012, 17:42

GloverMist wrote:
shy guy 64 wrote:where in ssbb and dkcr did they say cranky is dk grandfather?

In Brawl, it mentions it in Cranky's trophy, and Cranky himself mentions it sometimes when you talk to him in his shop. It has been proven!


no, his trophy says "A village chief and bitter old codger. Cranky uses his extensive knowledge and wisdom to provide helpful hints. He has also made appearances in a white lab coat as a potion-dealing chemist, granting the Kongs special abilities. Donkey Kong: Barrel Blast/Jet Race features Cranky as a playable character for the first time."

makes no mention of being dk grandfather any where
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Re: 14 Donkey Kong facts and secrets

Postby shy guy 64 » 01 Dec 2012, 17:43

PercyGLongfield wrote:
shy guy 64 wrote:where in ssbb and dkcr did they say cranky is dk grandfather?



I'm saying SuperShyGuy Alt


im sorry, what?
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Re: 14 Donkey Kong facts and secrets

Postby PercyGLongfield » 01 Dec 2012, 17:50



I'm saying SuperShyGuy Alt


im sorry, what?[/quote]

Clearly another supershyguy alt,
Come on mods ban this guy
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Re: 14 Donkey Kong facts and secrets

Postby Zabba 2 » 01 Dec 2012, 18:08

shy guy 64 wrote:no, his trophy says "A village chief and bitter old codger. Cranky uses his extensive knowledge and wisdom to provide helpful hints. He has also made appearances in a white lab coat as a potion-dealing chemist, granting the Kongs special abilities. Donkey Kong: Barrel Blast/Jet Race features Cranky as a playable character for the first time."

makes no mention of being dk grandfather any where


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=506GBPVZ4So
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Re: 14 Donkey Kong facts and secrets

Postby shy guy 64 » 01 Dec 2012, 19:50

Zabba 2 wrote:
shy guy 64 wrote:no, his trophy says "A village chief and bitter old codger. Cranky uses his extensive knowledge and wisdom to provide helpful hints. He has also made appearances in a white lab coat as a potion-dealing chemist, granting the Kongs special abilities. Donkey Kong: Barrel Blast/Jet Race features Cranky as a playable character for the first time."

makes no mention of being dk grandfather any where


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=506GBPVZ4So


i forgot about that, though to be fair i never use snake and the people i play with rarely use snake
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Re: 14 Donkey Kong facts and secrets

Postby carnivine chaos » 02 Dec 2012, 23:24

No one would play on Shadow Moses Island anyway...
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Re: 14 Donkey Kong facts and secrets

Postby Miguel Sanchez » 10 Mar 2013, 19:50

So Miyamoto went with 'Donkey' instead of 'Monkey', and the team at Rare based DK's movement on a horse instead of a gorilla. How peculiar. Speaking of which, I'm morbidly curious as to what Lanky's back-story is.
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