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by ShanPen
Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Switch: Yooka Laylee doesn't show up under Play Activity on nintendo switch profile?
Replies: 2
Views: 110

Re: Switch: Yooka Laylee doesn't show up under Play Activity on nintendo switch profile?

I got my physical version from Limited Run Games so I deleted the digital version of the game and now my save file plays with the cart version of the game, but it'll be interesting to see if the hours of play still increases for Yooka-Laylee on my play profile or if it'll just stay frozen how it wa...
by ShanPen
Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:20 am
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Delightful Details
Replies: 16
Views: 1469

Re: Delightful Details

In the new developer commentary video for Tribalstack Tropics, Hamish mentions he added the initials T.C. (to celebrate his brother's engagement) under the ramp leading up to the Great Rampo. Is anyone who has found those initials able to describe exactly where they are or post a screenshot? As I tr...
by ShanPen
Wed Jan 09, 2019 5:55 am
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Developer Commentary videos! (UPDATED!)
Replies: 12
Views: 548

Re: Developer Commentary videos!

What was the reason to not include a game over cutscene where you're getting trapped within the book world you are currently in, or a different cutscene for the hub world if you select 'quit game' in the pause menu like in Donkey Kong 64? They mentioned you and your question in the newest video! :)...
by ShanPen
Thu Jan 03, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Switch: Yooka Laylee doesn't show up under Play Activity on nintendo switch profile?
Replies: 2
Views: 110

Re: Switch: Yooka Laylee doesn't show up under Play Activity on nintendo switch profile?

That's weird, it had always shown up on my play profile, but mine was initially an eShop download. I wonder if playing the physical cart version has something to do with it? Maybe no carts from Limited Run Games show up on player profiles. I've been playing an eShop PAL Australia download version si...
by ShanPen
Mon Nov 26, 2018 4:13 am
Forum: Past Glories
Topic: Banjo-Kazooie turns 20 today.
Replies: 10
Views: 860

Re: Banjo-Kazooie turns 20 today.

I'm not sure when the ugly plushie is out because the Twitter status I found it posted in said they were planning to open up an online Rare merch shop sometime, and they just said to keep an eye on their social media channels to find out more. The F4F figure does look really nice, but even if I coul...
by ShanPen
Wed Nov 21, 2018 4:43 am
Forum: Past Glories
Topic: Banjo-Kazooie turns 20 today.
Replies: 10
Views: 860

Re: Banjo-Kazooie turns 20 today.

Oh sorry, I thought since it was available here that surely it would be available for the rest of the world, because Australia doesn't often get things first.
by ShanPen
Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: Past Glories
Topic: Banjo-Kazooie turns 20 today.
Replies: 10
Views: 860

Re: Banjo-Kazooie turns 20 today.

I'll definitely be getting that. The F4F one is way out of my price range. I didn't even know these were a thing, but that looks awesome, I'd like one! (Although what I'd really like is a plush) Did either of you end up getting one? I got mine today - the Totaku figures aren't as nicely painted as ...
by ShanPen
Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Yooka-Laylee: 64-Bit Tonic coming soon!
Replies: 17
Views: 809

Re: Yooka-Laylee: 64-Bit Tonic coming soon!

For anyone interested, Playtonic posted a Q&A about the 64-bit tonic on their website: https://www.playtonicgames.com/64-bit-tonic-a-qa/ Here's the article copied and pasted: 64-bit Tonic: A Q&A Posted on 12 Nov 2018 We recently released a teaser trailer for the 64-bit Tonic, which is coming...
by ShanPen
Mon Nov 05, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Delightful Details
Replies: 16
Views: 1469

Re: Delightful Details

The Dr Quack statue confused me when I first saw it as it's identical to the one underneath Capital B's golden statue, right? So why is there a second one? I thought it might have been some sort of secret, so I was hitting it and all sorts, but nope , nothing. Oh I didn't even think to try hitting ...
by ShanPen
Mon Nov 05, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: "PENNY"
Replies: 17
Views: 1317

Re: "PENNY"

(Cheeky quote to notify the Community Manager) . Hey, Daley, reckon you could try and find out about this 'Penny' for us? Consider it a Community Manager challenge! Bonus quests: 1. Why is 'Evie' and 'Erin' graffiti'd onto the ship? https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Df-nmSfV4AAj-SE.jpg 2. Why is 'G50' on...
by ShanPen
Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:59 pm
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Yooka-Laylee: 64-Bit Tonic coming soon!
Replies: 17
Views: 809

Re: Yooka-Laylee: 64-Bit Tonic coming soon!

Thanks for pointing this out, I had no idea. So Playtonic did deliver what they promised. Too bad all those angry youtube commenters don't know about this. Yeah, once the tonic is made available to fans I'd say they've done exactly what they promised regarding the 64 shader part of the stretch goal...
by ShanPen
Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Past Glories
Topic: Conker's Bad Fur Day
Replies: 6
Views: 1656

Re: Conker's Bad Fur Day

For anyone interested, Totaku are releasing a Conker figurine later this year. https://www.mytotaku.com/Files/FigureImages/27_Conker_Packaging-20181015134525316.jpg https://www.mytotaku.com/Files/FigureImages/26_Conker-20181015134525301.png https://www.mytotaku.com/Files/FigureImages/27_Conker_Back-...
by ShanPen
Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: Past Glories
Topic: Banjo-Kazooie turns 20 today.
Replies: 10
Views: 860

Re: Banjo-Kazooie turns 20 today.

I know it's not strictly birthday related (unless you count it as late 20 year anniversary merch?), but I didn't want to create a new topic just for this - is anyone else excited for the Banjo-Kazooie Totaku figurine? https://www.mytotaku.com/Files/FigureImages/28_Banjo-Kazooie-20181015131457039.png...
by ShanPen
Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Physical Yooka-Laylee Switch at "Best Buy"
Replies: 2
Views: 202

Physical Yooka-Laylee Switch at "Best Buy"

Just saw this email from Limited Run Games about Yooka-Laylee Switch physical games (and some others) being released in "Best Buy" stores, here it is copied and pasted in full: Select releases are coming to Best Buy! When we first started marketing Yooka Laylee, we mentioned in all of the ...
by ShanPen
Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Lead Community Manager reporting in
Replies: 8
Views: 448

Re: Lead Community Manager reporting in

Welcome, and congratulations on the new job. :) You're already been wonderful, as we've had more communication from Playtonic since you've started than what we had over a year or so before then. Also I'm really glad you decided not to delete this forum, as I love coming here (I usually check in dail...
by ShanPen
Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Delightful Details
Replies: 16
Views: 1469

Re: Delightful Details

The initials of the heading spell "TWIT". Also the lack of a possessive apostrophe in "Trowzers" makes it feel even more authentic that he's a dodgy salesman who can't even get the grammar in his advertising sign right. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dqb11a6UwAENzgo.jpg:large Anyone...
by ShanPen
Fri Oct 26, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Yooka-Laylee: 64-Bit Tonic coming soon!
Replies: 17
Views: 809

Re: Yooka-Laylee: 64-Bit Tonic coming soon!

I think the tonic looks awesome and agree with those saying that it would be cool if we could use this Tonic with another one since it's just cosmetic. Same could be said about the pants tonic too. Or if we could use both cosmetic tonics at once, the 64 bit shading and Yooka wearing pants. That'd r...
by ShanPen
Fri Oct 26, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Yooka-Laylee: 64-Bit Tonic coming soon!
Replies: 17
Views: 809

Re: Yooka-Laylee: 64-Bit Tonic coming soon!

I love the look of it, can't wait to try it out! :D Oh and hey, look! My prediction from back in July came true (unfortunately :( ). I think Playtonic might have caused issues for themselves (such as a future barrage of complaints) by naming it the "64- bit Tonic" when the Kickstarter stre...
by ShanPen
Thu Oct 18, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Spin-off graphic novel revealed!
Replies: 43
Views: 1411

Re: Spin-off graphic novel revealed!

Like with any franchise's suplemental material, people don't have to like the comic and can ignore it but disregarding it as fanfiction is harmful for Playtonic and YL because it goes against their plan, like calling merchandise "fan art" or ports "fan games". Disagree. Fan made...
by ShanPen
Thu Oct 18, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Spin-off graphic novel revealed!
Replies: 43
Views: 1411

Re: Spin-off graphic novel revealed!

Since he has the blessing of Playtonic I don't consider it fan fiction, I don't think they would approve it if he completely derailed from the source material. To me, if staff from Playtonic had written it and he'd just illustrated it, that would have been alright, but not if it's written by a fan....

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