The page for Game Boy Gallery says the main character in its version of Ball is based on Mario, and calls him a "marionette" in the manual. The only manual I could find doesn't mention anything along those lines though:
And the only Mario-like traits I'm sure of are the overalls and gloves. The hat's completely different, the "moustache" looks more like an open mouth, the sleeves are too short and the legs are similarly bare.
Just saw a youtube video that showed the an Animal Crossing GCN e-Reader card for K.K. Slider will play the Totoka's Song in the background (when reading the letter from K.K. on the GBA). After searching the Cameos board before wanting to create a thread for it (and also verifying it in real life since I own the card), a search showed that Phil Bond found/posted about it in 2007 but it never got added to the Kazumi Totaka's Song Guide page.
Letter from K.K. Slider at 3:35
Also a addition/correction to the already known e-Reader card for Animal Crossing (P15 and P13) are from Series 4 of the card packs, so it should be seen as "Series 4: P13 and P15"
Last Edit: Mar 31, 2020 0:59:37 GMT -5 by Da Robot
The recent GIGA leak has happened with a whole bunch of various prototype ROMS and other stuff from the SNES - N64 era including some high quality renders of 3d objects that would have appeared on boxart and instruction manuals.
Here's a high quality render of the OoT reference to the N64 Rumble Pak, the Stone of Agony item.
Last Edit: Jul 27, 2020 5:30:47 GMT -5 by Da Robot
Nester the Lark: Also, I know YL isn't into speedruns, but he might be interested to know that RPG Limit Break is having a Gust marathon all weekend, including several Atelier games.
Sept 25, 2020 22:01:18 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: Ah… Bad timing. I didn't read this until now, when it's almost over.
Sept 27, 2020 12:59:22 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: Well, if you're still interested, they'll be uploading the replays to their YouTube channel later this week.
Sept 27, 2020 17:58:41 GMT -5
Shrikeswind: I like that Mayles put her back in her kneepads. What's the last game they were in? One of the Kongas? It was a good look for her, albeit very 90's.
Oct 4, 2020 19:37:15 GMT -5
Shrikeswind: The jokes call to me, their siren song a temptation I can hardly bear, yet I must stay my tongue. Confound my dirty sense of humor.
Oct 16, 2020 13:05:51 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: The replies I see to anything Nintendo posts on Twitter are probably an indication as to why they abandoned Miiverse and decided that social media should be someone else's responsibility.
Oct 20, 2020 16:48:02 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: As mentioned in Twitter, I'm currently playing Atelier Meruru DX. I'm thinking about writing reviews for the Arland series afterwards, as well as making a second Nintendo Switch review video after I finish either this or my next game.
Nov 7, 2020 8:46:05 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: ^ I would be interested in seeing your reviews of the Arland games.
Nov 7, 2020 10:56:31 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: So, there's been Hyrule Warriors and Fire Emblem Warriors. But guys, how about this: Punch-out Warriors! It's like Punch-out, but you fight all of your opponents at once!
Nov 12, 2020 12:12:00 GMT -5
Shrikeswind: Sounds punchy, but unless it's a real knock-out I don't think it'd be a hit.
Nov 15, 2020 16:11:31 GMT -5
Shrikeswind: You know, you'd figure eventually I'd get a hang of the whole "personal tradition" thing. You'd figure.
Dec 2, 2020 11:03:35 GMT -5