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Favourite character inactivity animations

Post by pratty » Mon Dec 26, 2011 6:25 am

Ok, so I was playing some DK Country Returns, and while I was messing with my computer I turned back to my tv and saw Donkey Kong playing a DS. 8)

So what's your favourite character inactivity amination?
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Post by Liamh1982 » Mon Dec 26, 2011 7:06 am

Mr. Karoshi when he puts a pair of headphones on and starts bobbing to the music.

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Post by Sel Feena » Mon Dec 26, 2011 7:25 am

Earthworm Jim was great for funny animations.

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Post by DigitalDuck » Mon Dec 26, 2011 1:50 pm

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Re: Favourite character inactivity animations

Post by nokgod » Mon Dec 26, 2011 2:49 pm

Rincewind in Discworld had a habit of coming up to the screen and tapping it to se if you were still there. He said something too, but i can't remember what it was, for the life of me.
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Re: Favourite character inactivity animations

Post by Hitman_HalStep » Mon Dec 26, 2011 3:34 pm

nokgod wrote:Rincewind in Discworld had a habit of coming up to the screen and tapping it to se if you were still there. He said something too, but i can't remember what it was, for the life of me.
you mean
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6xdF42KncXU
there were loads on the megadrive ,the only one that springs to mind at the moment was donald duck tapping his foot and looking impatient on quackshot.
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Re: Favourite character inactivity animations

Post by nokgod » Mon Dec 26, 2011 3:49 pm

yeah, that's it. :lol: Always made me chuckle, for some reason.
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Post by merman » Tue Dec 27, 2011 7:17 am

nokgod wrote:Rincewind in Discworld had a habit of coming up to the screen and tapping it to se if you were still there. He said something too, but i can't remember what it was, for the life of me.
The little computer person from Little Computer People would also knock on the screen if you didn't type/press anything for a while. I jumped out of my seat the first time he did it, great sound effect.
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Post by Dave300 » Tue Dec 27, 2011 8:44 am

Rockford from Boulderdash crossing his arms and tapping his foot. Always used to make me smile!
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Post by delbert_trout » Tue Dec 27, 2011 10:17 am

'Boogerman' (MD / SNES) had a couple of pretty funny ones.
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Post by Mire Mare » Tue Dec 27, 2011 12:32 pm

IK+ characters pants falling down was an hilarious surprise the first few times it happened.

LCP knocking on the screen was a brilliant touch that added to the little guy's personality.

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Post by dste » Fri Dec 30, 2011 5:07 pm

Noticed earlier today that Kirby in Epic Yarn starts skipping if you leave him long enough.
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Re: Favourite character inactivity animations

Post by ToxieDogg » Fri Dec 30, 2011 7:00 pm

Conker in Conker's Bad Fur Day. Has a few different ones, including getting out a Gameboy and playing the GB version of Killer Instinct complete with music/sound effects :)

I also liked Dixie Kong sipping on a carton drink in DKC2: Diddy's Kong Quest for some reason.

Super Mario 64 has some good ones...leave Mario alone for a bit and he'll sit and doze off. Leave him longer and he'll lie down and start snoring. A bit longer still and he'll start talking in his sleep. If you leave him standing still for a bit on an 'ice' level (like Cold Cold Mountain), he'll start shivering and rubbling his hands together.
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Post by RetroMartin » Fri Dec 30, 2011 7:28 pm

I always liked Rocket Knight Adventures where Sparkster would take off his helmet and say "Let's Go" in a cute lil' speech bubble.
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Re: Favourite character inactivity animations

Post by Megamixer » Sat Dec 31, 2011 1:41 pm

Taz in Tazmania for the Mega Drive had a few amusing animations I think. Shame that the gameplay wasn't as interesting.
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