Talk:Alternate costume (SSB)

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The main palette swap article had to be split into three different articles, one for each game, due to some users having less advanced ways of connecting to the internet. Koopa Klaus Happy Holidays


In response to Miles' request, I have to explain that a number of alternate colors were NAMED on the Japanese website (much like how DK's white outfit was called Yeti DK on the Brawl Dojo, for example). I have been trying to conform this website to that one, and I am not just making things up. Stuff like "Production Model Samus", "Strawberry Luigi" and "Mochi Kirby" are from there. Miles asked about Samus in particular. This is the phrase used on the Dojo, 通称量産型サムス, 通称 means "aka" or "alias", サムス of course translating as Samus, and 量産型 basically means "Mass Production Model". This term is used a LOT in Japanese mecha series, having been made famous by Gundam. Throw it into Google, for example, and virtually all of the results will lead you to pages showing this particular mecha, [1] Look familiar? They're all green, too. Its a Gundam reference. Don't think so? Feel free to suggest alternate meanings. As for the rest of the article, I've actually been trying to cut down on the speculation. There was a lot more there to begin with. I'm not sure what is considered as speculation and what isn't. Why is DK's red colour considered to be a reference to Arcade DK but not a reference to anything else? It was never confirmed to be based on Arcade DK at all, and to be honest it doesn't really work, Arcade DK never had really white skin or anything. I'm starting to think example images should be required for anything not mentioned on the Dojo. Fizz (talk) 19:11, 26 April 2011 (EDT)

Donkey Kong's appearance in the arcade did have the same lightness of skin as the DK now, but it is still a likely reference to the arcade, there is two animations of donkey kong sideways where there is no shading on his skin at all making him pure white also the colour contrast between the red fur and white skin made DK's skin seem very white. The Rareware Donkey Kong has a brown fur making him seem more tan, also he was tan in the pictures and gameplay of DKC, DKC2, DKC3 and DK64, although he did regain his whiteness in DK jungle beat and then on.--Shaun's Wiji Dodo talk Untitled-1 copy.gif 21:20, 26 April 2011 (EDT)

Samus' pink costume...[edit]

...is NOT the Gravity Suit. It's just the Missile-equipped suit. --RoyboyX (talk) 19:41, 12 September 2011 (EDT)

I agree, but that description is from the SSB64 website. If you rewrite that, be sure to keep that page in mind. Miles (talk) 19:58, 12 September 2011 (EDT)

Colour names[edit]

Unlike the other two games, we have official names for these colours. We also have a bunch of well-meaning users who change those names to other colours despite the article's second paragraph saying the colour names are official. While we typically aren't bound by the official names, the fact that we specifically point them out and that there are no fan names that eclipse them in popularity (that I know of) tells me we should not try to rename them. Toomai Glittershine ??? The Dispenser 21:53, 10 March 2013 (EDT)

Samus' Suit?[edit]

So, this is really for all pages, but this was where I made an edit that was reverted (not officially, but sorta) so I thought I'd mention it here.

According to the page, Samus's Pink Costume (in all three games) is based on the Varia Suit with missiles on in the original Metroid. However, while I'm unable to get picture as proof, I seem to recall Samus's Varia Suit being purple with missiles turn on, strongly resembling the Gravity Suit in Super Metroid (which, as we've decided, is purple). I know for a fact (from pictures) that her Varia Suit without missiles is pink. ...a new NuttaNutta's Mallo sig.pngis approaching...

See here. The Varia Suit in Metroid 1 is a very pale pink, while it's the deeper pink seen in Smash when missiles are selected. Miles (talk) 10:37, 9 August 2014 (EDT)
Aha, Magenta. I see where the memory came from :P On the other hand the palette swap actually more closely resembles a color between the non-missile and the missile, and not really either. ...a new NuttaNutta's Mallo sig.pngis approaching...

I'm Trying To Help!!![edit]

I have been making a HUGE number of contributions on this page, but everyone keeps undoing it. Please stop! I'm just trying to help!!! —Preceding unsigned comment added by Jamescamden05 (talkcontribs) 16:59, 5 November 2014 (EST)

Please read the edit summaries of the people who are undoing your edits. Your edits are primarily being undone because they change one section at a time, leaving part of the page in one state and the rest in another state. In addition, the page is currently set up the way it is due to how information is presented from the official SSB64 website. There may be a better way to do it, but what you're trying to do - splitting the bold text into multiple pieces being one sticking point - is probably not it. Toomai Glittershine ??? The Undirigible 18:05, 5 November 2014 (EST)