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by ShanPen
Mon May 21, 2018 5:34 am
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Lessons Playtonic might learn from Yooka-Laylee...
Replies: 22
Views: 1611

Re: Lessons Playtonic might learn from Yooka-Laylee...

⋅ Have something similar to BK's Flight Pad or DK64's crystal coconut barrels to restrict flappy flight. Yes, that's a great idea! It felt too easy once you could fly unrestricted. ⋅ Make better boss designs, 2 of the 5 were just faces on walls. :lol: Wow you're right! Never eve...
by ShanPen
Wed May 16, 2018 5:17 am
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Is the DLC still happening?
Replies: 20
Views: 1369

Re: Is the DLC still happening?

LDK777 wrote:He is contributing.


He's certainly keeping the boards active at least (well, as active as they seem to get these days). :lol:
by ShanPen
Wed May 02, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Yooka-Laylee's first anniversary!
Replies: 33
Views: 1163

Re: Yooka-Laylee's first anniversary!

I wouldn't be terribly upset if all the stretch goals weren't met, but I can understand that other people might be disappointed if it happens. Even if those who are disappointed understand and appreciate why certain stretch goals couldn't be met (if it comes to that), it still doesn't make their dis...
by ShanPen
Mon Apr 16, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Yooka-Laylee's first anniversary!
Replies: 33
Views: 1163

Re: Yooka-Laylee's first anniversary!

Didn't most people bitch and moan about the idea of Y-L having an orchestral soundtrack? I remember Grant being really excited about it and then being shocked by the negative reaction. Doesn't seem like Playtonic can win no matter what they do. I remember a lot of people bitching and moaning about ...
by ShanPen
Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Yooka-Laylee's first anniversary!
Replies: 33
Views: 1163

Re: Yooka-Laylee's first anniversary!

I still think they will release some sort of DLC... eventually . But speaking of stretch goals, I saw someone in the comments section on the Yooka-Laylee Kickstarter page say that Grant Kirkhope apparently confirmed there was no longer going to be an orchestral soundtrack (which I'm not surprised ab...
by ShanPen
Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Yooka-Laylee's first anniversary!
Replies: 33
Views: 1163

Re: Yooka-Laylee's first anniversary!

Aww, I just loaded World 5 on the Switch and spoke to the secret robot in the hope that the percentage might have changed from 75% to 100%, but no luck (more info here for anyone wondering what this is about http://forums.playtonicgames.com/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=5452 ). I thought it might ...
by ShanPen
Sun Apr 08, 2018 6:34 am
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Will it be released physical on the Switch?
Replies: 5
Views: 223

Re: Will it be released physical on the Switch?

If it’s available on a service like gog, I’ll buy digital as I own the exe. However if it’s a service where they decide to stop it... no, I want physical. Unless of course it’s under 10 quid, then I can justify the purchase, but I’m not sinking 35 quid for a game I don’t own, I’m just renting it fo...
by ShanPen
Sat Apr 07, 2018 12:59 am
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Will it be released physical on the Switch?
Replies: 5
Views: 223

Re: Will it be released physical on the Switch?

I understand, I'd prefer a physical copy too for my game collection, so fingers crossed for the future! Although I was disappointed there was no physical copy, having the digital version of Yooka-Laylee on my Switch has been surprisingly good because if I get sick of playing whichever physical game ...
by ShanPen
Wed Apr 04, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Delightful Details
Replies: 6
Views: 509

Re: Delightful Details

Thanks! :)

And if you do end up finding anything to add, please do, as I'd like to see what other people have found!
by ShanPen
Wed Apr 04, 2018 11:08 am
Forum: Community Discussion
Topic: 3D Platforming Game: Snake Pass
Replies: 17
Views: 2144

Re: 3D Platforming Game: Snake Pass

For any fellow Australians interested in getting Snake Pass, it's currently on sale for half price in the Australian Nintendo eShop, until April 10th. Because I already bought the game months ago, the Nintendo eShop won't show me what the current price is (because it says "Purchased" where...
by ShanPen
Wed Apr 04, 2018 2:17 am
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Will it be released physical on the Switch?
Replies: 5
Views: 223

Re: Will it be released physical on the Switch?

Not sure, Playtonic have said they would like to do a physical copy, but they weren't able to at the time the Switch version released.

Hopefully there'll be a physical release one day in the future.
by ShanPen
Sat Mar 24, 2018 2:49 am
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: A little story about why I love Yooka-Laylee
Replies: 3
Views: 206

Re: A little story about why I love Yooka-Laylee

Hi, welcome to the forum! :) Unfortunately they've been a bit quiet lately, but hopefully they'll pick up again when (if?) the Yooka-Laylee DLC comes out. I'm glad you've been able to find joy playing games again thanks to Yooka-Laylee! I was also really disappointed when all my beloved Banjo-Kazooi...
by ShanPen
Sat Mar 24, 2018 2:25 am
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Secret Pirate Treasure (possible spoilers)
Replies: 12
Views: 1547

Re: Secret Pirate Treasure (possible spoilers)

But I also did notice there is the same looking skull and bones splayed out on the ground in one spot in each level that looked suspicious - especially the one in the little wall alcove in the tower leading up to Rampo in Tribalstack Tropics - so I wonder if they will have something to do with the ...
by ShanPen
Sat Mar 24, 2018 2:20 am
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Lessons Playtonic might learn from Yooka-Laylee...
Replies: 22
Views: 1611

Re: Lessons Playtonic might learn from Yooka-Laylee...

Hey long time, no post - welcome back Yavga! :D Add some mystery to the worldbuilding, to keep me thinking and looking around for things that may not be apparent at first sight, something in the landscape itself perhaps? A prop that is different? A character that can be interacted with in a special ...
by ShanPen
Sat Mar 24, 2018 1:48 am
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Lessons Playtonic might learn from Yooka-Laylee...
Replies: 22
Views: 1611

Re: Lessons Playtonic might learn from Yooka-Laylee...

I sadly don't have any good screenshots of the original Gloomy Gem Grotto, but here's one of the World 5 golf course. What you can notice from this screenshot is the lack of walls along the edges of the course. I haven't played the newer, easier version of this course myself, so I'm not sure what, ...
by ShanPen
Fri Mar 09, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Lessons Playtonic might learn from Yooka-Laylee...
Replies: 22
Views: 1611

Re: Lessons Playtonic might learn from Yooka-Laylee...

5. Some collectibles being difficult is a good thing Building the game such that someone can complete it without a lot trouble is fine. However for those want to 100% it, there SHOULD be difficult collectibles and challenges. I hated to see the patch that nerfed some of the very few difficult areas...
by ShanPen
Sat Mar 03, 2018 11:37 pm
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: What other world themes would you like to see?
Replies: 13
Views: 998

Re: What other world themes would you like to see?

What about a farm level? That would give a number of areas to explore: the farmer's house, the barn, the chicken coop, the pig pen, the different paddocks, the tractor etc. And with the range of animals in the level, imagine all the interesting problems they could have for Yooka and Laylee to solve....
by ShanPen
Sat Mar 03, 2018 10:57 pm
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Lessons Playtonic might learn from Yooka-Laylee...
Replies: 22
Views: 1611

Re: Lessons Playtonic might learn from Yooka-Laylee...

So as I was playing Yooka-Laylee, I made a mental list of things I wished were different to improve the (already great!) game. And as that list grew, I decided to type it down in a text file, which I added to as I thought of more (and which I'll probably continue adding to when I replay the game). S...
by ShanPen
Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Yooka-Laylee Collector’s Boxie
Replies: 11
Views: 1341

Re: Yooka-Laylee Collector’s Boxie

Thanks for letting us know about the update, Tek. Can't say I'm surprised, but it's still disappointing as the statue looked nice. I hope everyone is able to get a refund! Poor Playtonic haven't had much luck with their merch licenses! The Bryt Socks people who made those Yooka-Laylee socks a while ...

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