History YMMV / MarioVsDonkeyKong

20th Jun '17 9:31:32 PM Pichu-kun
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* SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: The series in general has some pretty awesome tunes, but one of the composer's favorites seems to be first ghost house theme in the first game, which seems to have ended up being the series' standard ghost house music (''March of the Minis'' in particular has multiple variations on that particular track instead of having more than one unique track like the original). The versions from ''March of the Minis'' return in ''Minis March Again!'' and are joined by a sped-up version of the standard version, with these being used for [[NewGamePlus Plus Mode]]'s version of Magnet Mania in that game.

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The series in general has some pretty awesome tunes, but one of the composer's favorites seems to be first ghost house theme in the first game, which seems to have ended up being the series' standard ghost house music (''March of the Minis'' in particular has multiple variations on that particular track instead of having more than one unique track like the original). The versions from ''March of the Minis'' return in ''Minis March Again!'' and are joined by a sped-up version of the standard version, with these being used for [[NewGamePlus Plus Mode]]'s version of Magnet Mania in that game.



* BrokenBase: On one hand, you have people who enjoy the Mini-style of Mario VS Donkey Kong games for it's interesting, ''VideoGame/{{Lemmings}}'' style gameplay and interesting puzzles. On the other hand, you have people who preferred the first game in the series that was more in line with the classic ''VideoGame/DonkeyKong Arcade'' and ''VideoGame/DonkeyKong94'' and hate the fact that the Minis ended up hijacking the series.

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* BrokenBase: On one hand, you have people who enjoy the Mini-style of Mario ''Mario VS Donkey Kong Kong'' games for it's interesting, ''VideoGame/{{Lemmings}}'' style gameplay and interesting puzzles. On the other hand, you have people who preferred the first game in the series that was more in line with the classic ''VideoGame/DonkeyKong Arcade'' and ''VideoGame/DonkeyKong94'' and hate the fact that the Minis ended up hijacking the series.



* DifficultySpike: Teatime Twirl (world 3) of Mini-Land Mayhem is this, from this point onward the levels are bigger, puzzles more complex, and the DK battle can be legitimately difficult if you're not paying attention. This is where it shifts gears from a platforming game with puzzle elements to a puzzle game with platforming elements.

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* DifficultySpike: Teatime Twirl (world 3) of Mini-Land Mayhem ''Mini-Land Mayhem'' is this, from this point onward the levels are bigger, puzzles more complex, and the DK battle can be legitimately difficult if you're not paying attention. This is where it shifts gears from a platforming game with puzzle elements to a puzzle game with platforming elements.


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* OlderThanTheyThink: Pauline's new brunette redesign is usually mistakenly attributed to this series. It actually first appeared a decade earlier in ''VideoGame/DonkeyKong94''.
3rd Feb '17 12:16:10 PM TokoWH
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* ReplacementScrappy: The Minis are this to Mario for those who preferred the gameplay style of the first game.
3rd Feb '17 12:13:55 PM TokoWH
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* BrokeBase: On one hand, you have people who enjoy the Mini-style of Mario VS Donkey Kong games for it's interesting, ''VideoGame/{{Lemmings}}'' style gameplay and interesting puzzles. On the other hand, you have people who preferred the first game in the series that was more in line with the classic ''VideoGame/DonkeyKong Arcade'' and ''VideoGame/DonkeyKong94'' and hate the fact that the Minis ended up hijacking the series.

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* BrokeBase: BrokenBase: On one hand, you have people who enjoy the Mini-style of Mario VS Donkey Kong games for it's interesting, ''VideoGame/{{Lemmings}}'' style gameplay and interesting puzzles. On the other hand, you have people who preferred the first game in the series that was more in line with the classic ''VideoGame/DonkeyKong Arcade'' and ''VideoGame/DonkeyKong94'' and hate the fact that the Minis ended up hijacking the series.
3rd Feb '17 12:13:45 PM TokoWH
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* BrokeBase: On one hand, you have people who enjoy the Mini-style of Mario VS Donkey Kong games for it's interesting, ''VideoGame/{{Lemmings}}'' style gameplay and interesting puzzles. On the other hand, you have people who preferred the first game in the series that was more in line with the classic ''VideoGame/DonkeyKong Arcade'' and ''VideoGame/DonkeyKong94'' and hate the fact that the Minis ended up hijacking the series.
24th Nov '16 5:11:18 PM supernintendo128
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* FirstInstallmentWins: The original ''Mario vs. Donkey Kong'' is the most beloved and well-regarded by fans and critics alike.
30th Apr '16 1:07:37 AM Silverblade2
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** [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYDC4iAVi7o Getting a high score in 4-3 is the most infuriating thing about the first Mario vs Donkey Kong.]] ''Nothing'' comes close to the level of bullshit that is this level and whoever designed it is a sadist. Given the way the first half of the stage functions, you have to have almost perfect timing at certain sections, especially in the second half, if you want to just barely beat the default high score by just one or, if you're lucky/good enough, two hundred points (Every second left on the clock is multiplied by one hundred and added to your score). Experience has shown that it ''is'' still possible to get the Star (which is needed to help unlock the Expert levels) by ''matching'' the default high score. Just don't expect the game to acknowledge it by highlighting your score, because you didn't actually beat the old score.

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** * ThatOneSidequest: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYDC4iAVi7o Getting a high score in 4-3 is the most infuriating thing about the first Mario vs Donkey Kong.]] ''Nothing'' comes close to the level of bullshit that is this level and whoever designed it is a sadist. Given the way the first half of the stage functions, you have to have almost perfect timing at certain sections, especially in the second half, if you want to just barely beat the default high score by just one or, if you're lucky/good enough, two hundred points (Every second left on the clock is multiplied by one hundred and added to your score). Experience has shown that it ''is'' still possible to get the Star (which is needed to help unlock the Expert levels) by ''matching'' the default high score. Just don't expect the game to acknowledge it by highlighting your score, because you didn't actually beat the old score.
24th Aug '15 9:39:45 PM MetalMichelangelo
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* HoYay: In the original game, DK sees a commercial for the Mini Mario toys on t.v. and has hearts in his eyes.
13th Aug '15 6:01:35 AM rjd1922
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* EasyLevelsHardBosses: In Mini-Land Mayhem, the Donkey Kong levels can be this, especially in world 5, world 8, and the final battle. ESPECIALLY in Plus Mode. This becomes inverted in Cosmic Adventure where the DK battle is one of the easiest in the game (and perhaps the most fun).

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* EasyLevelsHardBosses: In Mini-Land Mayhem, ''Mini-Land Mayhem'', the Donkey Kong levels can be this, especially in world 5, world 8, and the final battle. ESPECIALLY in Plus Mode. This becomes inverted in Cosmic Adventure where the DK battle is one of the easiest in the game (and perhaps the most fun).
13th Aug '15 6:01:10 AM rjd1922
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* HopeSpot: In Mini-Land Mayhem, the triumphant music that plays after beating the first Donkey Kong battle is this, until he just gets up and takes Pauline to the second stage. You get a ''big'' one at the end of the first Final Ferris Wheel with the credits rolling and everything, then you have to play a harder version of the original game, literally a NewGamePlus.

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* HopeSpot: In Mini-Land Mayhem, ''Mini-Land Mayhem'', the triumphant music that plays after beating the first Donkey Kong battle is this, until he just gets up and takes Pauline to the second stage. You get a ''big'' one at the end of the first Final Ferris Wheel with the credits rolling and everything, then you have to play a harder version of the original game, literally a NewGamePlus.
13th Aug '15 5:59:40 AM rjd1922
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* AwesomeMusic: The series in general has some pretty awesome tunes, but one of the composer's favorites seems to be first ghost house theme in the first game, which seems to have ended up being the series' standard ghost house music (''March of the Minis'' in particular has multiple variations on that particular track instead of having more than one unique track like the original). The versions from ''March of the Minis'' return in ''Minis March Again!'' and are joined by a sped-up version of the standard version, with these being used for [[NewGamePlus Plus Mode]]'s version of Magnet Mania in that game.
** The Mini-Mario theme is very catchy and has been in every Mario vs Donkey Kong game. In Mini-Land Mayhem, each level select screen got a variation of the theme and the Plus Mode versions were sped up.
* BreatherLevel: The first two levels of Super Skywheel (world 8) of Mini-Land Mayhem are surprisingly easy for so late in the game. Other than the shy guy blocks, 8-1 looks like it could be part of world 1 and 8-2 would be right at home in world 3.

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* AwesomeMusic: SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: The series in general has some pretty awesome tunes, but one of the composer's favorites seems to be first ghost house theme in the first game, which seems to have ended up being the series' standard ghost house music (''March of the Minis'' in particular has multiple variations on that particular track instead of having more than one unique track like the original). The versions from ''March of the Minis'' return in ''Minis March Again!'' and are joined by a sped-up version of the standard version, with these being used for [[NewGamePlus Plus Mode]]'s version of Magnet Mania in that game.
** The Mini-Mario theme is very catchy and has been in every Mario ''Mario vs Donkey Kong Kong'' game. In Mini-Land Mayhem, ''Mini-Land Mayhem'', each level select screen got a variation of the theme and the Plus Mode versions were sped up.
* BreatherLevel: The first two levels of Super Skywheel (world 8) of Mini-Land Mayhem ''Mini-Land Mayhem'' are surprisingly easy for so late in the game. Other than the shy guy blocks, 8-1 looks like it could be part of world 1 and 8-2 would be right at home in world 3.
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