Tag Archives: Treasure

Wario Land 4

Game: Wario Land 4
Start Date: January 7th, 2019
End Date: February 1st, 2019
Videos: 11

After having some pretty successful and fun adventures on the Game Boy and Game Boy Color, Wario decided it’s time to take things to the Game Boy Advance for his 4th installment. News of a mysterious pyramid full of treasure has started to spread and naturally Wario feels that pillaging and treasure hunting is right up his alley, so another adventure awaits. We have a pretty interesting and unique adventure in front of us this though, so let’s see what it’s all about!

I had initially intended for this project to be the closer of 2018, but with some projects taking a lot longer than I had anticipated (coughFIREEMBLEMcough), I figured there was no harm in starting the new year with it. Besides, with my upcoming trip to AGDQ 2019 and the start of a new upload schedule, something quick and painless seemed like the perfect fit here. The Game Boy Advance was actually quite perfect for those types of games, now that I think about it…maybe it was the best gaming system of that generation!

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Wario Land 3

Wario Land 3

Game: Wario Land 3
Start Date: October 20th, 2016
End Date: December 17th, 2016
Videos: 22

After noticing how many games Mario has to his name, Wario decides to have yet another adventure in the Wario Land series. But while piloting his airplane, something goes wrong and Wario crashes near a cave that contains a magical music box. After messing around with it, Wario gets sucked into the world inside the box and must retrieve the five sacred treasures to break free, and nab a bunch of other treasure for himself, of course.

I had gotten a lot of requests to do this game; a surprising amount in fact. Although I would never say a project of mine was bad (if it was, I would never upload it), Wario Land 2 did not make any major waves, so it was interesting to see people request more. I think it’s because Wario Land 3 seems to have a cult following from people who absolutely love the game and claim it’s one of their all-time favorites. When I played it a few months back for RetroAchievements, I wouldn’t say I was “quite” on board with those sentiments, but I do appreciate some of the uniqueness the game tried to put forth. So, why not do a project on it?

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Wario Land II

Wario Land II

Game: Wario Land II
Start Date: January 9th, 2014
Runtime: 8 hours
Videos: 21

After his hard fought victory in the first Wario Land game, it seems our hero has gotten used to the lazy lifestyle of owning a castle and lots of treasure. However, what Wario doesn’t realize is that the same pirates from the first game are still on the move and ready to attack. This quiet morning at Castle Wario will soon be the beginning of another classic chase of Wario and pirates.

I had not intended to do an LP of this game so soon, but when one of my LP ideas didn’t pan-out correctly, I needed another idea pronto and Wario was around to pick up the slack. This wasn’t a game I was super fond of or remembered much of, but it was memorable in its own right and was another project I wanted to attempt in some way.

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Kirby Squeak Squad

Kirby Squeak Squad

Game: Kirby Squeak Squad
Start Date: March 4th, 2013
Runtime: 4 hours
Videos: 13

Kirby really loves his sweets, but when a group of thieving mice called The Squeaks come to town and steal his dessert, the fun and games are over. Kirby must now give them chase, retrieve his lost cake, and pick up tons and tons of other treasure that he finds throughout his adventure.

It had been awhile since I used my DS-recording technology so I figured another DS Let’s Play would be a very welcome addition to the channel. The game I chose was actually a very random selection, but I figured that Kirby never usually did me wrong and this was a game I actually really liked and felt was underappreciated in a lot of different ways. This project also featured a lot of firsts for my channel, including the first time I used a channel-specific side-border for my videos, and the first time I used a “Previously on….” clip segment to remind people what happened in the previous video (most of the time it being a funny moment).

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Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3

Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3

Game: Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3
Start Date: September 11th, 2012
Runtime: 3:22 hours
Videos: 10

After getting booted out of Mario’s Castle in Super Mario Land 2, Wario knew that he was destined to own a castle of his own; which brings him to Kitchen Island! Although the island is covered in pirates, Wario doesn’t seem to mind, beating them up good and collecting as many coins as he possibly can. I suppose anger and greed “could” be a solution to domestic issues…at least for Wario anyway.

This was the ninth “replay” project I did on my channel, as I had done some videos for the game at a prior date, but due to the poorer quality of the project, I decided to redo the project with a modern spin. The videos for the old project are still available for viewing on my channel, but there is no longer a playlist associated with that version.

Wario Land was another game I really wanted to replay because I wasn’t completely satisfied with my original rendition, done during a time where bad controller lag and unsynched audio problems nearly destroyed any enjoyment I had with the project. Overall, I was satisfied with this redo as it not only fixed all of the issues of the original project, but was also really fun to play through again.

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Pikmin 2

Pikmin 2

 Game: Pikmin 2
Start Date: December 20th, 2011
Runtime: 18 hours
Videos: 71

Captain Olimar has returned from his deep-space adventure to find that his employer has been dealt a crippling economic blow. With no money, and possibly no job, Olimar takes this news badly as his ship is now taken away from him. During this, a souvenir from the pikmin planet is noticed by his boss, and after evaluating the treasure, he finds that the trinket is worth quite a bit of money. So now, it’s up to Olimar, and his new companion Louie, to wipe the planet clean of its treasures in hopes of finding a cure for Hocotate Freight’s economic downpour. This adventure will take us to new places, force us to face new dangers, and maybe even meet some new pikmin!

With the success of my Pikmin projects (or rather, the two projects I did on Pikmin 1), Pikmin 2 was a game that was heavily requested of me for a very long time. I finally decided it was time to take on this beast of a game in late 2011. Does SlimKirby have the ability and the skills to be an excellent Pikmin 2 player? I think my results at the end of the project will answer all of your questions, but for now, this was an excellent playthrough to close out 2011 and enter with in 2012! I also covered the game’s Challenge Mode as well!

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Mischief Makers

Mischief Makers

Game: Mischief Makers
Start Date: July 25th, 2011
Runtime: 4 hours
Videos: 14

The Nintendo 64 was home to some very unique and whacky games, one of which being Mischief Makers. This is the story of how a butt-kicking fembot named Marina goes to the Planet Clancer and finds that things aren’t as they seem. And now Marina will have to grab and toss her enemies, use a variety of weapons, and maybe even shake this world upside-down to figure out what is going on.

This was another game that I discovered through a friend (the same friend who introduced me to Mystical Ninja: Starring Goemon), and it was another one of those games that had a really unique and interesting charm to it, so much that I couldn’t resist to not do a playthrough of it. Getting all the gold gems is tough, but it’s definitely worth it to see all the humor this game has to offer.

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Kirby Super Star

Kirby Super Star

Game: Kirby Super Star
Start Date: December 19th, 2009
Runtime: 3:58 hours
Videos: 23

Who says that nothing ever happens in the world of Kirby? Well, this game is and will always be the counter point to that statement, because Kirby Super Star is not one, not two, or hell, even three games. This adventure is a collection of seven games (excluding mini-games) featuring nothing but classic Kirby gameplay in new adventures with some very unique twists.

This was the fourth “replay” project I did on my channel, as I had done some videos for the game at a prior date, but due to the bad (camcorder) quality of the project, with no commentary to boot, I decided to redo the project with a modern spin. The older videos are no longer available on my channel.

I wanted to start 2010 with a bang, and with a game like Kirby Super Star, I knew I couldn’t go wrong. It’s a nice and easy game that has a mass appeal with people, mainly due to how easy it is for any gamer to get into, and has and will always have a place in my heart!

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