His appearance has slightly changed in this game, with Timber having more, darker stripes, and the Nintendo DS logo on his cap instead of a Rare Ltd. logo. Cast of Diddy Kong Racing, Japanese commercial, Krunch and Timber, Diddy Kong Racing Japanese commercial, From the Super Mario Wiki, the Mario encyclopedia, https://www.mariowiki.com/index.php?title=Timber&oldid=3035722, Timber was included in a failed gaming pitch by. Diddy Kong Racing DS []. Timber's instrument theme is a harmonica. Diddy Kong Racing is a video game developed and published by Rare for the Nintendo 64.It was released on 21 November 1997 in Europe and 24 November 1997 in North America. The game is set on Timber's Island and revolves around Diddy Kong and his friends' attempt to defeat the intergalactic antagonist, a wizarding pig named Wizpig, through winning a series of races. He is shown competing in a race in first place, though he is facing the wrong way. The player can take control of any of the featured characters throughout the game. His creation predates Diddy Kong Racing being a Donkey Kong series game, as originally, Timber was slated to be the main character. Timber appears throughout the 4-koma Gag Battle manga adaptation of Diddy Kong Racing. Diddy Kong Racing features five worlds with fou… He is an old friend of Diddy Kong, and son of a family dubbed "the Tigers", who seem to frequent visiting Kong Country. At the end of the segment, he is seen congratulating Diddy Kong on the crown he was awarded for defeating Wizpig. Also, when Rare was bought by Microsoft, the Rare logo on his hat changed to the Nintendo DS logo. A Flash game starring Timber, titled Timber's Balloon Pop, was posted on Nintendo's official website to promote Diddy Kong Racing DS. William5000000 12,931 views. It is unknown if Timber was going to reappear in the cancelled Donkey Kong Racing as Taj would have and may have set a reappearance in the now canceled Diddy Kong Racing sequel, Diddy Kong Pilot. Drumstick reprises the same role in the remake of the game, Diddy Kong Racing DS.A different method is used to unlock Drumstick in this game: in the center hub of Timber's Island, the player must use the stylus to flick a frog from the bottom screen onto a … Upon attaching Diddy Kong to the project, Krunch was slightly altered to be a Kremling. Timber's Island is a location where the events of Diddy Kong Racing and Diddy Kong Racing DS happens at. Look forward to many goodies in the future (think downloads, mp3's, screenshots, videos and more)! The "Timber 64" legend is an urban legend revolving around the 1997 racing game Diddy Kong Racing.Description. He rides in green vehicles and has medium control and medium acceleration. Donkey Kong Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. This island is ruled by Taj, but was then taken over by Wizpig, the main antagonist of the game. Timber was originally created to be the main star of the fourth entry of the R.C. Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble! His top speed without bananas, shared with Bumper and Conker, is 56.5 mph. Mario vs. Donkey Kong 2: March of the Minis, https://donkeykong.fandom.com/wiki/Timber_the_Tiger?oldid=62051. This island is ruled by Taj, but was then taken over by Wizpig, the main antagonist of the game. Timber makes a small, non-speaking cameo in the Diddy Kong Racing story segment of Mario no Bōken Land, titled "Go Go Diddy!". Wizpig later invades the island, prompting Timber to call upon the help of his friends who take on Wizpig's challenge to race for the island. Diddy Kong Racing is a racing video game developed and published by Rare for the Nintendo 64. After Rare presented Pro-Am 64 to Nintendo, Shigeru Miyamoto suggested adding Diddy Kong to the game, and making him the starring role. Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest. He is an old friend of Diddy Kong, and son of a family dubbed "the Tigers", who seem to frequent visiting Kong Country. Wizpig is said to be from Future Fun Land and he is trying to take over Timber's Island in this game. Although their origin is hard to discern, rumors persisted after the game's release that Timber, a tiger who was one of the game's playable racers, was slated to receive his own video game spin-off on the Nintendo 64. Pro-Am series, titled Pro-Am 64. Wizpig is said to be from Future Fun Land and he is trying to take over Timber's … Timber apparently has been one of Diddy Kong's good best friends for a long time. His parents left him in charge of their island home while they were on vacation with their good friends: The Kong Family , until he called for help to his childhood friend Diddy and to other his friends to fight against the evil Wizpig . He is a Rare Ltd. creation, whose rights were sold over to Microsoft during Microsoft's 2002 buyout of Rare Ltd. During the events of Diddy Kong Racing, Timber's parents went on a vacation to Kong Country and left him in charge of Timber's Island. His parents left him in charge of their home island. In Diddy Kong Racing, Taj's role is assisting Diddy Kong and his friends in banishing Wizpig from Timber's Island. At the start of the game, Taj introduces himself to the player as the "genie of the island". Timber reappears in the Nintendo DS game Diddy Kong Racing DS. Pro-Am. Development of the game naturally progressed over to what is now the finalized Diddy Kong Racing. In the game's ending sequence, he can be seen riding Smokey the Dragon in celebration of defeating Wizpig. His main purpose is providing the player with a Golden Balloon after clearing a course, a Silver Coin Challenge, or one of his own vehicle challenges for the first time. He has an English accent, comes from London, England and wears a blue cap with a Rare logo, now a Nintendo logo and a red paisley neckerchief. This page was last edited on September 22, 2020, at 22:17. Despite those drawbacks, he controls very similar to Diddy Kong, and is ideal for starter players. His statistics are actually the lowest in comparison to the other characters in. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. The game is set on Timber's Island and revolves around Diddy Kongand his friends' attempt to defeat the intergalactic antagonist, a wizarding pig named Wizpig, through winning a series of races. Timber the Tiger is a young and slightly incompetent tiger cub in Diddy Kong Racing and its remake/sequel, Diddy Kong Racing DS. Timber was slated to be the main character of this game, but the game was reworked into Diddy Kong Racing. Timber's Island is a location where the events of Diddy Kong Racing and Diddy Kong Racing DS happens at. Timber the Tiger is the protagonist of the Warner Bros. film Timber's Big Adventure. His parents left him in charge of their island home while they were on vacation with their good friends: The Kong Family, until he called for help to his childhood friend Diddy and to other his friends to fight against the evil Wizpig. Timber the Tiger is a young and slightly incompetent tiger cub in Diddy Kong Racing and its remake/sequel, Diddy Kong Racing DS. Pardon the mess, as we have just started! Timber the Tiger is a young tiger cub appearing as the main protagonist in Diddy Kong Racing and Diddy Kong Racing DS. Diddy Kong Racing ST Extra - Timber's Island Themes - Duration: 10:02. Timber is a young tiger playable character in Diddy Kong Racing, who returned for its remake, Diddy Kong Racing DS. Timber is a young tiger playable character in Diddy Kong Racing, who returned for its remake, Diddy Kong Racing DS. He seems to have an Australian-like accent in this game. He's a middleweight racer who rides green vehicles with average speed, acceleration, and handling. He is a tiger cub who wears a blue cap and red neckerchief and debuted in Diddy Kong Racing. Krunch was designed to fulfill the role of a "bad guy" playable character, and was meant to be a crocodile. Wizpig later invades the island, prompting Timber to call upon the help of his friends who take on Wizpig's challenge to race for the island. ... Diddy Kong Racing - Spacedust Alley / Star City (Cover) - Duration: 3:40. The closest a Timber game ever got to be developed was an early version of Diddy Kong Racing called Pro-Am 64, a sequel of sorts to the 1988 racing game R.C. All of his stats are average in this game, unlike with the original title. He is a Rare Ltd. creation, whose rights were sold over to Microsoft during Microsoft's 2002 buyout of Rare Ltd. It was released on 21 November 1997 in Europe and 24 November 1997 in North America. Hi, and welcome to Timber's Island, an (unofficial) Diddy Kong Racing and Diddy Kong Racing DS web/fan site.