ikachan

I wanna meet more people

Since the last post I made like this worked out decently well, I thought that I would try making another one, since I’m feeling in the mood to meet more people and find new blogs to follow and such. Sooo…~

Please Like/Reblog if you like at least three (3) (preferably 5+ and preferably encompassing both lists) of the following:

Games:

  • Pokemon
  • Fire Emblem
  • Final Fantasy (+Bravely Default)
  • Tales of
  • Daisuke Amaya/Pixel’s works (Cave Story, Ikachan, etc.)
  • Super Smash Bros.
  • Kirby
  • MOTHER/EarthBound
  • Mega Man
  • The Legend of Zelda
  • SaGa
  • Paper Mario
  • Nintendo in general

Animation and graphic novels:

  • Avatar: The Last Airbender
  • Fullmetal Alchemist (I like both 2003 and the manga/Brotherhood)
  • Ouran High School Host Club
  • GIRakaCHEEZER
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So I actually made this a year or 2 ago for pixel’s birthday (and then I sent it to his BBS, to which he said thank you or something), but I figured since it’s his birthday again I might as well as upload it here as well.

This is an org remake of the main theme in ikachan.  You can download the org here if you want to see it yourself.

Happy Birthday, Pixel.  I haven’t had time to make something else yet but maybe I can do something later today.

ikachan is not cave story you fucking idiot

OKAY, DUMBFUCKS. TODAY IN THIS LESSON WE WILL LEARN HOW TO LEAVE IRRELEVANT POSTS OFF THE CAVE STORY TAG.

1. IF IT FEATURES QUOTE, CURLY, OR ANY OTHER CAVE STORY CHARACTER, POST IN CAVE STORY.

2. IF IT’S FUCKING IKACHAN GET OUT

3. KERO BLASTER IS NOT CAVE STORY YOU DUMB TWAT.

OH, WHAT’S THAT? I’M SORRY, I CAN’T HEAR YOU OVER THE CONSTANT SHITPOSTING OF A FUCKING CAT SQUID NEAR ROBOTS AND RABBITS. HOW ABOUT YOU SPEAK UP?

OH, YOU WANT TO POST IKACHAN WITHOUT CONFLICT?

WELL GUESS WHAT

TOO BAD.

IF YOU REALLY WANT IT, HOW ABOUT YOU NOT TAG IT AS CAVE STORY YOU STUPID CUNT? PROBLEM SOLVED. NOW GET OUT.

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So I made a remix of another Ikachan song.  The music in that game is just great.

Art for the video was provided by NightMargin.

Guess I can show this here! Pixel art I did for the Ikachan DSiWare game.

Oddly enough that vectorized version or whatever on the blog post is from an older WIP I did? Oh well.

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In Ikachan, you play as a squid, and swim around interacting with other marine life such as anemones, starfish, clams, jawfish and more. Any game where you play as a squid is OK by me!

Fun fact: The sprites for Ikachan, Ironhead, and the blowfish were reused for a boss battle in Pixel’s most popular game, Cave Story.

Ikachan (2000)

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Kero Blaster, the spiritual successor to Cave Story.

Contrary to the wishes of two or three guys on the Internets, we’re not just going to rip through games we love just to put out sub-par versions no one is happy playing (that’ll give said trolls more reason to bitch).

I’m much happier hearing a few guys complain about our games ‘coming out in 2015-2020’, then have something out there that one of our developer friends or I’m happy to release.
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Nicalis delivers real talk while also announcing a delay of Ikachan for DSiWare, until 2012.

So what’s the developer doing with the extra time? “First, the artwork is being redone from scratch by Daisuke [Pixel].” New enemies and a new, larger play area are also being added. The team is making a new localization, too, replacing the fan translation in the English PC version.

I’m sure most of us will have plenty to play for the rest of the year even without this game. Maybe not on DSiWare, but everywhere else – certainly on DS cards. This game would get super lost in holiday 2011.

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