History VideoGame / Pilotwings

6th May '16 9:52:45 AM LucaEarlgrey
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* EasterEgg: See RushmoreRefacement below.

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See RushmoreRefacement below.
6th May '16 9:51:35 AM LucaEarlgrey
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* WalkOnWater: Jumble Hopper is the only mode in ''64'' where hitting the water causes you to stand on it instead of [[SuperDrowningSKills drowning to your doom]]. However, you'll take a point penalty for doing so.
22nd Feb '16 1:19:21 PM mlsmithca
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* XMeetsY: ''Pilotwings Resort'' is ''Pilotwings'' meets ''VideoGame/WiiSportsResort''.
19th Jan '16 11:54:43 PM Mikeyfan93
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* {{AFGNCAAP}}: The player character in the original... up until the end credits. Dark hair, male, looks to be in his 20's, with about as much Japanese as Big Al.
** Averted in the later games. ''64'' has six individual people you can play as. ''Resort'' features a Mii of the player's choice.


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* FeaturelessProtagonist: The player character in the original... up until the end credits. Dark hair, male, looks to be in his 20's, with about as much Japanese as Big Al.
** Averted in the later games. ''64'' has six individual people you can play as. ''Resort'' features a Mii of the player's choice.
6th Dec '15 5:29:11 PM totoofze47
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* NonStandardGameOver: The original has a milder example: but get shot in the helicopter levels, and the game ends abruptly as you crash to your doom. Big Al doesn't even say anything, unlike the other levels.


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* OneHitPointWonder: Get hit once in the helicopter stages in the original and your helicopter crashes, abruptly ending the mission and game.
24th Mar '15 11:50:37 AM bisonx
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* DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment: One failure scene with Lance has him saying "Land on the land".
3rd Dec '14 8:48:56 AM MetalSmasher86
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* ButThouMust: In the original game, when Big Al briefs you for the helicopter missions, he gives you the option to say no, but if you do he'll just insult you until you say yes.
-->'''Big Al:''' I forgot, chickens cannot fly!
22nd Aug '14 9:54:59 AM LucaEarlgrey
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* StalkedByTheBell: Most missions have a bonus for finishing by a specific time.
30th Mar '14 1:49:46 AM X2X
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* [[CardCarryingVillain Card Carrying Villains]]: E.V.I.L.

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* [[CardCarryingVillain Card Carrying Card-Carrying Villains]]: E.V.I.L.



* CharacterSelectForcing: Present, but only lightly {{enforced|Trope}}. In ''64'', each class of pilot works best with a specific vehicle (Light = Rocket Belt, Medium = Hang Glider, Heavy = Gyrocopter). While it's not impossible to do well, by say, placing Lark (the lightweight male pilot) in a Gyrocopter, matching up the right character with the right vehicle ''does'' make it a fair bit easier.

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* CharacterSelectForcing: Present, but only lightly {{enforced|Trope}}. In ''64'', each class of pilot works best with a specific vehicle (Light = Rocket Belt, Medium = Hang Glider, Heavy = Gyrocopter). While it's not impossible to do well, by well by, say, placing Lark (the lightweight male pilot) in a Gyrocopter, matching up the right character with the right vehicle ''does'' make it a fair bit easier.



** If you're flying at night in ''Resort'', someone will be playing ''VideoGame/SuperMarioBros.'' in the cabins on Wuhu Island.

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** If you're flying at night in ''Resort'', someone will be playing ''VideoGame/SuperMarioBros.'' ''VideoGame/SuperMarioBros'' in the cabins on Wuhu Island.



* SpiritualSequel: ''Pilotwings Resort'' seems to be one for ''VideoGame/WiiSportsResort'', oddly enough. (Specifically, it's mostly based on the Island Flyover mode from that game. In particular Free Flight mode is pretty much identical, just with more vehicles allowed).

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* SpiritualSequel: ''Pilotwings Resort'' seems to be one for ''VideoGame/WiiSportsResort'', oddly enough. (Specifically, it's mostly based on the Island Flyover mode from that game. In particular Free Flight mode is pretty much identical, just with more vehicles allowed).allowed.)
23rd Feb '14 1:26:59 PM Ecclytennysmithylove
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* CheerfulChild: Both Lark and Kiwi, but moreso Kiwi.

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* CheerfulChild: Both Lark and Kiwi, but moreso more so Kiwi.



* ThemeNaming: All the pilots in ''64'' are named after birds. In order: Lark, Kiwi, Goose, Ibis, Hawk, and Robin.



* ThemeNaming: All the pilots in ''64'' are named after birds. In order: Lark, Kiwi, Goose, Ibis, Hawk, and Robin.
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