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Freshly-Picked Tingle's Rosy Rupeeland

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Title Screen

Freshly-Picked Tingle's Rosy Rupeeland

Also known as: Mogitate Tingle no Barairo Rupee Land (JP)
Developer: Vanpool
Publisher: Nintendo
Platform: Nintendo DS
Released in JP: September 2, 2006
Released in EU: September 14, 2007

AreasIcon.png This game has unused areas.
DebugIcon.png This game has debugging material.
SoundtestIcon.png This game has a hidden sound test.
LevelSelectIcon.png This game has a hidden level select.

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Nintendo promised a sequel to the stellar Kaeru no Tame ni Kane wa Naru, but for some reason it turned out to be a game starring Tingle. Set in a corrupt land, this game actively advocates capitalism, sex (no, really), and slavery. A sequel about Tingle being a sex offender remains exclusive to Japan, for better or worse.


Debug Menu

Use the following Action Replay code in the European version, with English language enabled:

02007444 0A00000E
94000130 000000FF
02007444 E3A02008
020012E8 E3A05001
D0000000 00000000

Press L + R during playable sections to get a debug menu to appear.

Map Select

Upon triggering the debug menu, a map select with many pages will appear, available by pressing R. Selecting one will warp you to a different map. There are some leading to cutscenes, and some maps will outright set your rupee count to 0, insta-killing you, hence the need of using an Action Replay code for infinite rupees to get to these maps. But there are some interesting unused areas, such as:

  • 07: A terrain select test map. (?)
  • 35: An over-populated test map. It tests some 3D and upper-screen animations, but also has the map select from the tower top.
  • 77: A testing map lacking any collision whatsoever. There are some dancing, thankfully non-functional pedo-bears and many mini-Tingles. Said mini-Tingles make you and your companion (set by default to the green troll) walk in a pre-set path, likely for event testing. Another warps you to the city entrance, and two trigger cutscenes, one of which is the intro using a placeholder Japanese name.
  • 83: Another test map with scrolling. There are three clones of Tingle (OMG): the first is actually the "NUL" ghost, who triggers a non-functional conversation screen, the second one sings the "Secret Discovered" jingle common to the Zelda series, and the third one is probably a corpse. The chests and girls (probably Tingle's harem) offer you rupees and various items. Each girl has the same thing as the chest behind her, but you can always talk to the girl again and get more. Aside from two jars, there are also two unreachable yellow platforms on the staircase.
  • 89: A very odd non-functional map with duplicate Tingle actors.
  • 68: Unused map.
  • 74, 72, 61, 14: Glitchy maps, with Tingle duplicates and messed collision. 61 even says NUL.
  • 71: Copyright Screen.
To do:
List the other unused areas.

Sound Test

If you press B you'll get to a screen with version information. If you then press A, you'll open a full-fledged sound debug menu... in Japanese. The next-to-last option has a sound test.

(Source: Codejunkies)