This month’s community challenge is a most fitting one for the month that is home to April Fools, revolving around the many secrets found in video games, from the ridiculous to the outright fake. I have encountered a good number of these secrets and have managed to unlock many of them, to feelings of great glee all around, while on the other end of the spectrum, I have experienced frustration and befuddlement as I attempted to unlock a secret I later found was all false. I’m sure we’ve all had this happen to us, so I decided to create a little quiz to see how good you are at distinguishing between hoaxes and the real thing. Whether or not you’ve heard of the game or the secret involved, try and guess which ones sound legitimate and which are merely pranks designed to trick the gullible gamer (myself included). Continue reading Gaming Secrets and Hoaxes: Can You Tell the Difference?
You may have read a post I wrote about how I can be a naughty cheater sometimes. You may not have. Here’s a recap: I sometimes cheat at video games. Well, I once took my cheating to a whole new level in “Donkey Kong Country 2” many years ago, back when I was really cruddy at it (I mean, kruddy). For anyone who’s played this awesome game, you will know that there are these secret levels in the Lost World that can only be accessed by collecting Krem Koins and giving them to the buff and beefy (or beef and buffy, if you prefer) Klubba. Well, obtaining Krem Koins meant locating and completing all the mini games, which was just not an easy task. I mean, I might even go so far as to say it was downright difficult. Continue reading Overlooked: The Secret Krem Koin of DKC2