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Delightful Details

Posted: Sat Jan 27, 2018 5:25 am
by ShanPen
Since so much work goes into all the aspects of creating a game, I thought I'd start a topic where we can marvel at any small details found in the game that you thought were amusing and deserve to be pointed out so that other fans of the game who might have missed them can appreciate them too, and to show Playtonic that we appreciate the little things they've put into the game.

It could be something visual, a sound effect, or even a funny character or place name (such as "Dr. Puzz" sounding like "Octopus" when you say it fast) - whatever you'd like to share.

Here are some visual ones I have to share with screenshots.

The King on the card showing out of the top of the card deck enemies is Capital B! :o


The hieroglyphs around the walls of Capital Cashino repeatedly spell "PLAYTONYC [sic] GAMES YOOKA LAYLEE" (someone in the team needs to go back to Gobi's Valley to brush up on their hieroglyphics! :lol:).


The carpet pattern contains the conical flask and triangle shapes from the Playtonic Games logo.


Amusing book title "How to use hexagons in all your home decorating!". Capital B certainly read that book thoroughly when designing his lair!


Amusing book title "50 Shaders of Games". :lol: I haven't found this book anywhere else in the game yet.


The "Slippy Edition" of the book "The Slide From The Top" because the book is angled to form a slide.


A matching "Step Edition" called "To The Top! How I Stepped Up!" when the books form stairs.


The special "Domino Edition". ;)


Poor discarded "Vice-Prezedent" Dr. Quack statue abandoned in a lonely corner of the Hivory Towers Lair.


Love the "Pants and why you should wear them" brochure taking a light-hearted stab at the people who complained that Yooka needed pants when the title characters were first revealed.


Some helpful tips on the back of the multi-coloured paint tin, such as "Do not paint your cat" and "Do not apply to butt". :lol:

Please post anything amusing you have noticed, as I'd love to see what other fans have found!

Re: Delightful Details

Posted: Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:45 pm
by ShanPen
A few more:

The Playtonic Games logo on one side of treasure coins, and Capital B's face on the other side.


The island where the pigs and Shovel Knight are searching for pirate treasure is shaped like a skull and crossbones.


Capital B's prestigious top office floor is denoted by a dollar sign on the elevator sign.


Dr. Quack has turned the service lift/dumbwaiter on the side of Hivory Towers into his own personal lift, complete with dodgy little ramp.


Trust the Playtonic team to come up with the character of a mooning moon called "Moonie". :lol:

Re: Delightful Details

Posted: Wed Apr 04, 2018 6:34 am
by Rueckkoppler
Since there’s no like button here, I’ll just say thank you for that great post, it was a good read! (Got nothing to contribute at this time though :mrgreen: )

Re: Delightful Details

Posted: Wed Apr 04, 2018 11:11 am
by ShanPen
Thanks! :)

And if you do end up finding anything to add, please do, as I'd like to see what other people have found!

Re: Delightful Details

Posted: Thu May 03, 2018 9:30 am
by Gavtonic
Some of these were news to me! :D

Re: Delightful Details

Posted: Thu May 03, 2018 10:48 am
by Piet
Cool details! :D

Re: Delightful Details

Posted: Tue May 08, 2018 10:18 pm
by Scrubber
Those are pretty cool.

Re: Delightful Details

Posted: Thu May 31, 2018 7:15 pm
by wacky ducky

the paint kinda faded because characters have walked on it

Re: Delightful Details

Posted: Mon Jun 04, 2018 5:09 am
by ShanPen

Re: Delightful Details

Posted: Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:59 pm
by ShanPen
Graffiti on the "Bat Ship Crazy" - "BATS R COOL", "YOOKA WOZ ERE", and the mysterious "Penny" (underneath a picture of a heart with an arrow through it).

(The same image with the colour settings altered so the graffiti stands out more).



EDIT: Went back to the area and found some more graffiti names, "Evie" and "Erin".

(Same image with colour editing for clarity).



Also on the topic of mysterious graffiti, this shows up out the front of, and inside, the space level.

Re: Delightful Details

Posted: Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:03 pm
by ShanPen
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.


Anyone know why there's a Laylee face constellation, but not a Yooka one? (Or has anyone found a Yooka one in another level?).

Re: Delightful Details

Posted: Sat Oct 27, 2018 4:14 am
by Taylor

Re: Delightful Details

Posted: Wed Oct 31, 2018 3:53 pm
by DMCumbo
Thanks for this! Amazing - I didn't know about a number of these!

Re: Delightful Details

Posted: Fri Nov 02, 2018 9:52 am
by Daley_Kong
Wow, this is an awesome thread! Thanks for taking the time to post - it was wonderful looking through the screenshots.

Keep 'em coming!

Re: Delightful Details

Posted: Sun Nov 04, 2018 10:43 pm
by Scrubber

Re: Delightful Details

Posted: Mon Nov 05, 2018 12:49 pm
by ShanPen

Re: Delightful Details

Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:20 am
by ShanPen
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 tried to find them but had no luck.