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                   A FAQ/Walkthrough for the game Donkey Kong
                  
                           
                           

                           GAME NAME:Donkey Kong                      
                           CONSOLE:Nintendo Entertainment System (NES)    
                           Publisher:Nintendo
                           Delevoper:Nintendo
                           Made in Japan 1981                         
                           
                                




                                 



                              
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24/4-Wrote up 1st draft

25/4-Fixed up some spelling


27/4-Updated some minor things


NOTE THAT THIS DOCUMENT IS COPYWRITED AND MAY ONLY BE USED ON GAMEFAQS.COM


CONTENTS
1.My opinion
2.About Donkey Kong
3.Game basics
  i.Story
 ii.Controls
iii.Enemies
 iv.Characters
  v.Scoring
 vi.Items
4.Mode A-FAQ/Walkthrough-Level 1
                         Level 2
                         Level 3
5.Mode B differences-Level 1
                     Level 2
                     Level 3
6.Game Genie codes
7.Frequently asked questions
8.Conclusion



1.MY OPINION
This is basically your standard platform game, but your nemesis is a giant ape.
I've played it on Colecovision, atari 2600, and Arcade but I would have to say
this is the best version that I've played. It is really, really, really fun. 
BUT WHERE'S THE FACTORY LEVEL?!? Oh well, I suppose you can't please everyone. 
The graphics are good, but nothing special - or mabye they ARE special, but I
think they are ordinary because I've been playing way to much Gamecube. But 
they are still good.
They sound effects are average, just BEEPS and BANGS and the occasional BUONG,
but the music is very nice indeed. Unfortunately, the average gamer could
knock mode A off in about 20 mins. But mode B is still quite challenging.
But even when I clock the game for the 50 bazillionth time I find that I 
continue to play. And again. And again. Then a brief rest until my eyes start
watering from staring at the screen. And then a few more times. Then you
realize that you're 74 years old and staring at a carrot. 
It is just that fun.

2.ABOUT DONKEY KONG
The arcade version of Donkey Kong came out in 1979. It was then ported to the
NES in a near perfect conversion. He has appeared on about every console and
has become a video game icon. Later on he joined Diddy,Lanky,Tiny and 
Chunky Kong, but DK will always be the best of the kongs. He has also appeared
in many "guest appearences" (MarioKart, Super Smash Bros. etc) and he has 
already changed the world of video gaming at least 3 times. 


2.GAME BASICS
Here I give you some basic infomation about the game,Like stuff you'd mostly
stuff you find in the instruction manual for Donkey Kong. But hey,Who can be
bothered reading 'em? There are 2 modes A & B. A is the easier mode and B has
more enemies that move a lot faster.


i.STORY
It seems that the damn dirty ape (donkey kong, you morons), has gone and 
stolen Marios beloved girlfriend. Mario wants her back but donkey keeps
climbing up a building to keep her for his own usage. So Mario needs to
save her while she stands there screaming "help". Simple, but effective.

ii.CONTROLS
Left:   Mario moves to the left.
Right:  Mario moves to the right.
Up:     Mario climbs up the ladders 
Down:   Mario climbs down the ladders 
Start:  Pause the game 
        Starts selected game in menu.
Select: Choose game in the menu.
A:      Mario jumps 
B:      Not used.

iii.ENEMIES
These are not the real names. I made them up, but I think they get the
point across.In every level there is a DK. All enemies (except DK) can
be destroyed with a hammer. Otherwise you have to jump over them.

LEVEL 1
Barrel-Standard orange barrel. Can roll down ladders.
Blue Barrel-Sometimes acts as a barrel, sometimes as a thing that can do 
practically anything. Can be ignited into a fireball.
Fireball-Fireballs can act as a mario, but can't jump. Very annoying.

LEVEL 2
Fireball-Fireballs can act as a mario, but cant jump. Very annoying.
Weird springy thing-Weird sringy purple, err, spring.Makes an annoying sound.

FINAL LEVEL
Ghost Duck-Intelligent things. Look like a a ghost but is a duck (I think).
DK-Public Enemy no 1. He is like the commander of the ghost ducks.

iv.CHARACTERS
Mario-Main character and guy you contol. Dresses in red.
Donkey Kong-Giant evil gorilla. Hes kinda brown.
Pauline-Marios girlfriend. Does nothing. 

v.SCORING

Jump over 1 enemy-100 points

Jump over 2 enemies-300 points

Destroy an enemy with a hammer-100 points

At the start of the level your time-o-meter gives you 5000 points. Every second
it goes down until the level is over.

When you are on L2 it gives you 6000 points

When you are on L3 it gives you 7000 points

When you are on L4 it gives you 8000 points

When you are on L5 it gives you 9000 points

When you are on L6 or higher it gives you 10 000 points

When you score 1 000 000 points, you receive a life

vi.ITEMS
All items are worth 300 points and 800 points in mode B
The items are
Handbag (it is NOT a bucket)
Umbrella

MODE A WALKTHROUGH
Here we have the FAQ for mode A. Each level I will provide a map, info and a 
walkthrough.

LEGEND 
|=ladder
!=not entirely connected ladder
____=floor
----=floor
====floor that pauline stands on
*=oil tank
m=mario (where you start off)
DK=Donkey Kong
p=Pauline
#=item (hat, umbreller etc.)
-=elevater



LEVEL 1

       p
      ===  |                          
DK         |
_____________________________________
             !                   |
_____________________________________
      |   |                  !
_____________________________________
        !       |                |
_____________________________________
    |         |
_____________________________________
   * m   !                        |
-------------------------------------


INFO-This would be the most famous of the Donkey Kong levels. It is also the 
only level that involves barrels (both kinds). It also contains 2 hammers. 
But I dont recomnend using them. Overall this a fairly challenging level that
may take a couple of tries before you get it. 

WALKTHROUGH-At the start go to the first complete ladder you see. Climb up, and
you should be able to get to the next ladder in time before the barrel comes.
Jump a barrel and go to the next ladder. When you come up, watch for some
barrels that roll down the ladders. Move onto the next ladder. Again, watch out
for barrels that roll down the ladder and hit you.
Then simply jump a barrel or 2 and go up to Paulines platform.

LEVEL 2

          p
DK      =====                             
            |
 _______________________________     #
    |           |             |     __
    -           -             |  __  |
 #  |           |             __     |
___ |    __     |  __   ___          |
  | |    ||     |                    |
  | -    ||     -                 _____
  | |    ||     |    __            |
__| |    __     |         __       |
  | |           |                 __
  | -           -                    __
__| |           |                    |
  | |           |                  ___
 m| |           |              __
__| |           |    ___   __
---------------------------------------


INFO-Normally Level 2 would be the Factory level (the level with the evil 
pies and conveyer belt) but it wasn't included in this port.The elevater on the
left goes up, and the elevater on the right goes downward. This is the only 
level that has the wierd springy things. THEY ARE SO ANNOYING!!!!!
This a challenging level that I used to absolutely hate.

WALKTHROUGH-Climb up the ladder and get the item. Go back down to the middle
platform and jump onto the elevater.Jump over to the next platform above 2 
ladders.If you at the top of it, you can jump onto the elevater and then onto 
the platform to your right too it to save time.Otherwise, jump off at the 
platform at the bottom and continue on. When you get to the next platform a 
weird springy thing will jump in between the platform your standing on and the
next one. 
When you get to the ladder, climb up. On the next platform there is an annoying
fireball. Wait for it to go up and then keep on proceeding until you get to the
final ladder.Climb up, and you will notice the weird springy things bounce over
you.When he jumps over you, proceed to go and rescue Pauline.


LEVEL 3


                  DK p          
          _^______________^__
          |  |          |   |
          |  |          |   |
        _______^______^________
        |         |           |
        |      #  |   #       |
      ___^_________________^____
      |     |           |      |
      |     |           |      |
    ___________^______^__________
    |             |             |
    |    m        |             |
    ______________________________


INFO-In this level you must run/jump over all the gold hinges (marked as a ^ on
the map. When you do this DK will fall and you will have Pauline. This is the 
only level that has the ghost ducks. Occasionaly when you try to jump them they 
will change direction and you will land on them, so watch out. This level also 
has a hammer, but is not needed in the level.

WALKTHROUGH-In this level, you have to run/jump over all the gold hinges. Go up
the closest ladder and run over the hinges. Watch out, as Ghost ducks often
appear on this floor. Then go up the next ladder, and do the same thing.
Collest the items on the way while still Watching out for the ghost ducks as 
well. Go up the next ladder and do the same thing. But for the very top 
platform,if you touch DK he'll throw you away like your nothing but a grammy 
award. So you have to around and do them individually. When you  do them all, 
DK will falland smash his head, while Mario and Pauline get back together.
CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! You have just beaten Donkey Kong. Now you can do it all 
again!



4.MODE B DIFFERENCES
In this section I will describe what differences there are between mode "A" and 
mode "B".

LEVEL 1
-DK releases more barrels
-The barrels have a different route down
-At the start DK will release a blue barrel that goes diagonal across the 
screen.
At the start if you keep on runnin' you'll just make it to the ladder

LEVEL 2
-Weird springy things are faster
-DK releases more weird springy things

LEVEL 3
-Ghost ducks are more intelligent
-More ghost ducks appear


5.GAME GENIE CODES
Please note that I don't recomend using these codes because
a.It may scramble your games code
b.It is the weak way of cheating
c.The game isn't that hard anyway
But alas, here are all the ones I could find.



_______________________________________
|                                     |
|SXNGOZVG	Unlimited lives       |
|                                     |
|PENKNPLA	Start off with 1 life |
|                                     |
|PENKNPLE	Start with 9 lives    |
|_____________________________________|


6.FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Here is where I answer questions people have asked me, no matter how 
stupid they are

Q:Is there any way to get an extra life?
A:Simply score 1 000 000 points, or use the Game Genie codes

Q:Are there any secrets in this game?
A:Unless you count scoring 1 000 000 points, no.

Q:Can you play as any other characters, like Pauline or Luigi?
A:Nope. Ownly Mario

Q:Where is the Factory level?
A;It was scrubbed from the port.

Q:Why is Donkey Kong evil?
A:I dunno. Mabye his non-existent pants are to tight

Q:Can I print this FAQ out?
A:Yes. You can do whatever you like with my FAQ. But it is copywrited

7.CONCLUSION
In conclusion I would like to thank
-Nintendo-For designing the NES
-My mum-for reading this 
-GameFAQs-for using this FAQ on thier awesome website
-Myself-For writing it
-Shigero Myamota-For creating Donkey Kong

Now I will list the people that were no help at all
-Sasha Teh
-Enoch Or




DONKEY KONG AND OTHER THINGS IN THIS GAME ARE COPYWRITE NINTENDO 1981