Post by Old Man Rupee on Sept 20, 2007 11:15:37 GMT -5
OK, haven't finished it yet, but I've noticed a few so far:
The fight with the second boss (big pirate skeleton) is a parody of Punch Out.
Tingle uses a big computer resembling a DS to contact Pinkle, but when Pinkle contacts him in the field he pulls out a GBA shaped Tingle Tuner.
Many references to the Zelda series of course, but do you want to classify those as cameos or just series continuity (for example, in the "Deku Temple" dungeon, a remixed Saria's Song is the background music.)
Post by Phil Bond on Sept 22, 2007 22:04:29 GMT -5
Did you notice that people refer to Tingle as a human, not a hylian? The first instance I noticed was the Stalfos Captain. The only solid references I've seen so far to familiar creatures are the Stalfos Captain's name, and a statue of a Zora head off the coast of the second island.
Potential cameo: the question mark-shaped land mass, also on the second island: seems to be the exact shape of the original Super Mario Bros. question block mark.
Post by Old Man Rupee on Sept 27, 2007 13:22:39 GMT -5
I just realized that the fountain in the plaza has old-fashioned Zora faces on it. So there aren't any actual Zoras (yet), but there are statues of both kinds of Zoras. That's noteworthy, right?
Confused. Please explain in more detail and I will judge if it's a worthy addition
OK. In the main town, there's a fountain depicting what looks like a zora (or a zola?) from the earlier games. Want to see the fountain? Check out the european Tingle website, under "learn more about rupees".
Elsewhere, there is a statue of an older version Zora, or at least its head sticking out of the sea.
It's noteworthy because the only other game to point out the two types of Zora is Oracle of Ages, just ONE game in the whole series. All the other games have either had one or the other.
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