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    NES to GBA Changes FAQ by Wolf4knowledge

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    Kirby Nightmare in Dreamland (GBA)
    Kirby's Adventure (NES)
    Changes Guide
    Written by: Wolf4knowledge
    COPYWRITE 2002 Wolf4knowledge
    Version 1.4   08/24/03
    
    - Content -
    
    1.     Introduction
    2.     Version History
    3.     Game Info
    4.     Game Changes
              - Gameplay Changes
    5.     Contact Information
    6.     Credits
    7.     Copywrite Info
    
    
    1.   - Introduction -
    
    
    After playing both games and beaten it both I decided to make a 
    "Changes FAQ" for this game. Also I just wanted to make a FAQ 
    for a game for the first time.
    
    Anyways this FAQ with cover the changes made in the GBA
    version compared to the orinigal NES version. Now that I
    played the english version I will compare Kirby Nightmare in
    Dreamland for GBA with the original Kirby Adventure for NES (both
    in US of course)
    
    
    
    2.    - Version History -
    
    
    1.4  - 08/24/03 - Removed my E-mail Address
    
    
    1.3a - 06/11/03 - Took out the Proven Wrong Section
    
    
    1.3  - 06/11/03 - Added some stuff
    
    
    1.2  - 01/02/03 - Changed something in the Contact Information
                      Added some stuff
    
    
    1.1  - 01/01/03 - Added some stuff thanks to other people
                      HAPPY NEW YEAR!
    
    
    1.0  - 12/20/02 - Added some stuff
                      Took out Slight level/music/enemy/etc. changes
    
    
    0.9a - 11/29/02 - Corrected a few errors
    
    
    0.9  - 11/27/02 - Added a lot of stuff
    
    
    
    0.8  - 11/26/02 - Got USA version now
                      Added some stuff
    
    
    
    0.7  - 11/15/02 -  Fixed some errors
                       Added a few things
    
    
    
    0.6  - 11/09/02 -  Added a few things
                       Updated the Contact information and credits
    
    
    
    0.5a - 11/09/02 -  Added one extra thing
                       Fixed an error I made on 0.5
    
    
    
    0.5  - 11/08/02 -  Added a few more things
                       Fixed some spelling/grammer errors
    
    
    
    0.4  - 10/31/02 -  Added a few more things
                       HAPPY HALLOWEEN!
    
    
    0.3  - 10/29/02 - Added a few more things
                      Added a Proven Wrong section
                     (things I wrote that was proved wrong)
    
    
    0.2a - 10/28/02 - Added a few more things
    
    
    0.2  - 10/26/02 - Added a few more things
                    - Changed the very noticeable changes to 
                      Gameplay changes
                    - Fixed a few things (thanks to Scizor CT)
    
    0.1a - 10/26/02 - Added a few more things
    
    0.1  - 10/25/02 - My first FAQ. First Release
    
    
    3.    - Game Info -
    
    
    What is Kirby's Adventure?
    Kirby adventure was Kirby second game and was introduce to
    his new copy powers. It also showed what amazing graphics
    a NES can hold. For Kirby's first game with abilities it has 
    the most abilities compare to his other games. This game 
    has about 30 different abilities. This game consist of 
    seven stages and each with about 4-6 levels each.
    
    What is Kirby Nightmare in Dreamland?
    Kirby Nightmare in Dreamland is the remake of the popular 
    NES game Kirby's Adventure. With enhanced graphics and 
    new mini-games this remake turns out to be one of the 
    best so far on GBA. The story and gameplay is the same 
    compared to Kirby's Adventure and they didn't add any 
    new levels or ability.
    
    
    4.    - Game Changes-
    
    
    
    - Gameplay Changes
    
    
    The title screen is different and the game title has 
    been changed (DUH) 
    
    
    Now if you wait at the title screen it shows the story 
    to the game immediatly without showing the demonstration on 
    how to play from the NES version.
    
    
    Now they have added multi-player function. Now up to 
    four players can play Kirby's Adventure or compete 
    in one of the 3 new mini-games
    
    
    The graphics has been totally revamped. Everything you see 
    looks a lot better compared to the NES version.
    
    
    The screen is smaller than the T.V. so they had to take out 
    the small menu at the bottom of the screen while you are playing.
    
    
    All the bosses and mini-bosses looks slightly different and 
    each boss has been made bigger (HUGE) 
    
    
    They took out the three original mini-games and added 3 new 
    mini-games. Quick-draw, Kirby's Air grind and Bomb rally
    
    
    All the secret doors (not visible in the NES version) has 
    been adjusted so you can slighty see each secret door. 
    
    
    Now you can TAP A repeatedly you will fly and you can also 
    hold the UP control pad as usual.
    
    
    The intro to each world has been slightly changed.
    
    
    Kirby now wears a hat to show which ability he currently has.
    
    
    All the music has been totally remixed
    
    
    Kirby now says somethings if he gets hurt or if he uses the 
    mike ability
    
    
    When Kirby runs uphill he doesn't craw up no more.
    
    
    You can save in extra mode now.
    
    
    They've added stars around almost every door.
    
    
    When you get to the highest level on the cloud jumping game
    only one Kirby shows up now instead of three
    
    
    The Ending to the game has been changed slightly.
    
    
    Getting 100% on extra mode allows you to play the game as
    Meta-Knight (thanks to Scizor CT. Can't believe I forgot
    to put this)
    
    
    Most backgrounds has been totally revamped
    
    
    When Kirby swims he wear goggles now
    
    
    No more OUCH icon
    
    
    Each abitity icon looks different.
    
    
    Kirby's underwater attack now shoots farther than before
    
    
    When playing Boss Mode (vs. boss (NES) Boss Endurence (GBA) )
    You no longer have to retrive the star rod once you defeated
    a boss.
    
    
    The description of each the ability has been changed
    
    
    The door that goes back one world no longers says back
    It says previous now
    
    
    When Kirby runs it looks different now
    
    
    The door that goes forward one world no longers says go
    it says next now.
    
    
    The text in the menu is different. It says Leave through 
    Door now.
    
    
    The ending text has been altered
    
    
    The ending in extra mode has been changed
    
    
    You can use the high-jump ability after you jump
    
    
    The fireball ability has been changed to burning ability
    
    
    The crash ability looks a little different now.
    
    
    Backdrop requires you to grab the enemy now instead of
    inhaling it (Plas Durock pointed this one out)
    
    
    On the needle ability you can hold it forever in the gba 
    version. In the nes one, they retracted after a few seconds 
    or so. (sadman pointed this out)
    
    
    When using the stone ability Kirby can slighty move before
    hitting the floor.
    
    
    Kirby slides normally now while having the hammer ability
    
    
    When using the BALL ability use can bounce now even it there
    is no ceiling (Screens counts as a wall)
    
    
    When you slide into something an you bounce back while in the 
    NES version you slide through enemies (sadman pointed this out)
    
    
    The wall climbing enemy has been changed into a pig
    
    
    The needle enemy has been changed into a needle worm.
    
    
    After winning an arena match the music doesn't stop.
    
    
    Cannon does a flip before it fires (sadman pointed this
    out)
    
    
    The background music for King Dedede battle has been changed
    
    
    The background music while fighting Meta Knight's warriors
    has been changed
    
    
    In some levels Meta-Knight no longers throw the invincible
    lolli-pop at you
    
    
    To get the fuse lit underwater on 6-3 has been changed. 
    (or slightly adjusted?)
    
    
    The old turtle (corrected by Scizor CT) looking boss has been 
    replaced with an elephant
    
    
    Meta-Knight is now blue and you can see his eyes.
    
    
    Meta-Knight doesn't do that stab move in the air on
    the NES version (Plas Durock pointed this one out)
    
    
    The strange block (ice and hammer block in orinigal version)
    has been changed so it can be destroyed by fire/fireball and 
    hammer and stone (it can be destroyed by U.F.O. too by 
    charging to the max)
    
    
    In the NES version getting an ability that changes Kirby's
    color also shows on the Jump game and Kirby's Victory
    dance. GBA it don't show that anymore. (Plas Durock pointed
    this one out)
    
    
    On the demonstration of an ability you just got doesn't hurt
    anything until the screen is bright again.
    
    
    The charged up shot for the UFO now shoot a beam instead of
    a star (HydroKirby pointed this out)
    
    
    Kirby doesn't get larger while inhaling in the GBA version
    (HydroKirby pointed this out)
    
    
    The Fire and Ice ability now has a slight charging time before
    the attack can be exucuted (HydroKirby pointed this out)
    
    
    
    In 1-3 the last enemy (Bronto Burt) has been changed
    into the fire enemy
    
    
    They added an extra bomb block in 2-5 second room
    
    
    In 2-2 the fourth and fifth room has been changed
    (Plas Durock pointed this out)
    
    
    In 2-5 the third room has been totally changed
    
    
    In world 3 all of the rotating towers rooms has been took 
    out. (Appears on several levels)
    
    
    In 4-5 the first room has been changed
    
    
    In 4-5 the fifth room has been changed
    
    
    In 5-5 the secret area only has one column of of star block
    instead of 2
    
    
    In 5-5 when you go on the warp star in room 2 the animation
    is different
    
    
    On 7-2 the background music has been changed
    
    
    On 7-3 the fourth room has been changed
     
    
    On 7-4 they've added an extra room near the end of the level
    
    
    On 7-6 all the enemies are now colored instead of black and
    white.
    
    
    On the world 8 intro Kirby no longer makes a mad face
    
    
    
    
    5.    - Contact Information -
    
    
    I removed my contact information because people like to be stupid.
    
    
    
    6.    - Credits - 
    
    I would like to thank
    
    
    YOU! for reading my FAQ
    
    Gamefaqs - For posting my FAQ and allowed to be on the website
    
    Nintendo and HAL - For making this game and Kirby possible
    
    And me! Wolf4knowledge - for writing the FAQ
    
    and all the other people who helped out with the FAQ
    (Scizor CT, THE FROZEN, Plas Durock , HydroKirby and sadman)
    
    
    7.     - Copywrite Info -
    
    This FAQ is copyrighted 2002 to 
    Kennth Yeung  A.K.A. Wolf4knowledge
    
    This is for personal use only, you may not put this in your 
    site or use it to make a profit. If you wish to use this 
    FAQ, contact me at me e-mail or IM me and I will consider it.
    Do not distribute this document, or alter it in any way shape
    or form. It can be printed out for personal use only. You 
    can NOT use this document without my permission.
    
    If you find the FAQ on a site other than GameFAQS.com and
    www.cheats.de then please contact me.