Zelda Minish Cap, problems with kinstones

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Sep 5, 2006
  1. pubjoe
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    Something seems strange with my Minish Cap game, I'm playing it on the G6 and it seems fine, I'm about halfway through (the swamp).

    ...But somethings bugging me, and I'm not sure if it's a problem or not.

    I think somethings not working with the kinstone trading. I keep finding new characters just sitting on their own in a house, and I reckon their only purpose is to join kinstones with you. Some have even taken a bit of work to find and some make a blatent reference to some good fortune they'd like.

    In fact, I haven't joined a single kinstone with anyone for about the last 20 characters I've met. I have every type of stone in my inventory now, some of them, 20 times.

    I just keep pressing "L"... and nothing.

    at the start of the game, I was joining Kinstones all over the place, now nothing.

    I noticed something definately going wrong when I first got to the Mountain minish village, I tried pressing "L" several times on everyone, no one wanted to join kinstones. Then I returned there much later and suddenly, it was working, and I joined Kinstones with almost everyone.

    I'm sure there is something going wrong here.

    And I think I'm stuck at the moment - I don't know if any kinstone stuff is vital to completing the game or not.

    Does anyone know what I'm talking about?
     
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    I'm playing through this at the moment. you dont need to press L against every character. If they have kinstone to fuse they will get some speech bubble type thing appearing by their head when you are close to them. Are you getting the speech bubbles?

    I'm playing on a supercard by the way...
     
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    the [edit](four?)[/edit] gold kinstones are required to solve one of the puzzles to proceed in the game, but if I recall correctly, I believe that all of the character trades are not necessary.

    you should be able to look at the kinstones that you have in your possession. if you don't have the matching half for the character that you're trying to join with, then you're not going to be able to do anything with that character.
     
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    YES! I have the same problem! Kingston traiding or using it don't work at all and i can't play Zelda anymore. I have G6Lite and M3SD Mini and on both i have the same problem. [​IMG]

    I press L, R, A, B, X, Y,... and nothing. [​IMG]
     
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    Well, thanks for confirming what I suspected!

    bloody annoying innit? ...Even more annoying is it works sometimes, or rather, used to. [​IMG]
     
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    ...Sorry for the double-post, but the other ones getting a bit long.

    Does anyone think it's worth sending a bugfix request to the M3/G6 team or do they not respond to that sort of thing? Maybe they have a "submit bugs" facility somewhere, I don't know.

    Afterall minish cap is a very important game to have compatability with.
     
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    This is a huge bug. I think it is worth to send request about this problem.

    [​IMG]
     
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    I beat Minish Cap on an M3. However, it was giving a similiar problem but I just assumed that it was part of the game? Can you try confirming it on VBA? Also, I think (could be wrong) that you can only fuse with certain people at certain times. And no, the speech bubbles didn't come up (they only came up over 2 or 3 people in the whole game). However, the speech bubbles came up over all the places that you had to put a golden piece in, which were the only ones that I ws sure you could fuse with.

    Please make sure on VBA (I no longer have my save file) and get reply. Even if it is a bug (50% chance), it isn't a game breaking one at least.
     
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    I know that some people will only fuse with you at certain times, for example if you leave the room and come back they might now want to fuse.
     
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    It's not suppose to work all the time.

    ONLY when someone has a speech bubble over their heads. Sometimes they have it, and sometimes they don't. Just come back over and over until they get a speech bubble.

    That's how it works for me, and it's been fine in my G6 Lite.
     
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    Yep, sorry [​IMG]

    Looks like a false alarm!

    I just used the golden kinstones and yep, the speech bubbles were there first!

    I've been getting annoyed with the frequency that new characters show up with nothing useful to doand thought something was going wrong.

    But anyway, doesn't seem like a bug, sorry if I've panicked people, or put them off a G6/M3 purchase etc...

    [​IMG]
     
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    Same here, game worked perfectly on my G6L too.
     

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