Where did we leave off from last time?
Right. Some…MONSTER gave a poor dog a poisoned donut! We were trying to find the antidote to save the dog’s life!
And get a deed to a castle. This is Dokapon, after all, and altruism is but a figment of our imaginations. The King directed us to go find Granny, who had made an antidote for Cash.
She was chilling out in the southeast section of Asiana. All four players raced to get to her. Luis got within three spaces, landing on the item spot.
Her luck was paying off, and she would be able to reach Granny next turn. Ashby knew that he needed to do what he could to not make that happen. He dashed past Luis, rifling through her pockets as he walked by… Continue reading
Hey, we’re live(ish!) Streaming Earth Defense Force 2025 today. Will go through some of the early missions.
See below for the stream!
View last weeks update here, and see the general overview of this playthrough here.
Welcome to Weeks 3 and 4(ish) of the Dokapon Kingdom playthrough! Now that we’re into the bulk of the game, updates will cover larger stretches of time, showing only the highlights (As they were). If someone isn’t mentioned, assume that they’re either dead, dying, or putzing around picking up items at item spaces.
Highlights of this update:
– Meet the other two shopkeeps!
– Watch Sam uppercut a fish and show how you actually win the game!
– Michael finds the most important item in the game (So far).
MVP of this update: The Killer Fish. How can an enemy unit be the most valuable player? Read on to find out!
(Due to this post being quite image-heavy, I’ve hidden a chunk of it behind the “Read More” tag. This will be the case for all Dokapon Kingdom updates, don’t want to unintentionally blow up anyone’s browser!)
As part of Extra Life (charity gaming fundraiser for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals), I wrangled up three other people to play a game with me over part of winter break. That game?
Dokapon Kingom – a RPG/board game hybrid for the PS2 and the Wii. Believed to be more rage inducing than most Mario games, the four of us decided to give it a shot and see whether we could maintain our friendship after marathoning this game. 2.5 days and 180GB of video saved later, we realized that the game hadn’t made us want to murder each other too much (with one notable exception). Not too shabby!
So, how will updates work? Updates will be done at some time on Saturdays (going to try and get a buffer going to get a semi-regular update time). Updates will contain 1-4 weeks of gameplay, depending on how riveting events are for that block of time and whether there needs to be substantial explanation. In addition, there will be occasional posts using a dummy party that I have right now, to show off things that we missed (such as dungeons, other classes, etc). If there is a particularly interesting thing that happens, a post will be dedicated to that event specifically!
Not all events will be screencapped, just ones that are interesting/actually contribute something to the game. If I don’t tell you what someone did on a particular day, assume it was something lame, like picking a fight with a kobold or landing on an item/magic space.
What about the other people? For the first two updates, I’ll be solely handling the writing, because there is a lot of info to cover early on. After that, the other three can jump in with whatever commentary they have. Commentary will be denoted by that character’s headshot.
Without any ado, let’s get started!
It’s been a while since we’d had a Binding of Isaac post! I keep forgetting to write down my seeds when I get interesting combinations, There was one that I had earlier today with Dad’s Key (which apparently unlocks Secret and Top Secret rooms now – pretty handy!) and some other cool swag, but I forgot to write it down.
The seed here, though, is an interesting one, to say the least. With it, you get a Mini Mushroom on the first floor, and Virgo (treasure room), Guppy’s Paw (Curse Room) and the Pentagram (Boss room) on the second floor. The Devil room behind the boss has Guppy’s Collar when I used Judas, or several Guppy Items when I got a Goat’s head from Dicing the Guppy’s Paw with Isaac. I haven’t been able to investigate with anyone else yet – the boss for floor 2 with this seed is Fistula, making obtaining the Devil room quite difficult. There are some other awesome Treasure Room items, but there seems to be a lack of keys, which is quite disconcerting.
Unless you’re playing as Cain, it felt like – I had six keys with him at the end of the second floor. Looks like the Luck stat is more important than I thought!
There’s also a room on floor 3 with all the beggars, another interesting gambit depending on who you are using, as well as several Joker cards on floor 5, to easily try and get Guppy Mode. However, I haven’t managed to get it yet with any of my runs. I’ll be powering through as Judas to see what I can find from the Devil/Angel Rooms, as well as Isaac and Cain. You’ll hear back from me in two weeks!
The seed is as follows:
Happy Hunting! Let me know in the comments what you find in the seed, or if you have any seeds that you’ve found interesting!
I’m a little behind on Extra Life video edits, so here’s one for you guys while I’m out at a conference! This one is a new Dark Souls death reel! The theme for this one – Falling Damage! all of the death due to bottomless pits you never asked for!