Talk:Virtual Boy Mario Kart

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Can someone please add more information to this page? It's a real game and it shouldn't be removed. Pengmunk (talk) 21:02, 11 September 2012 (EDT)

Once a proper reference is placed, then maybe some work can begin on it. The ref u placed does not work... JackpotPersonolisedMiion3DS.JPGJordan 21:22, 11 September 2012 (EDT)
Yes a Nintendo Magazine reference does count as a proper reference. Raven Effect (talk)
No no as in I can't access it... yes of course it would be proper otherwise. JackpotPersonolisedMiion3DS.JPGJordan 21:28, 11 September 2012 (EDT)
So all those strategy guide references and magazine references need to be removed because they aren't proper sources eh? Raven Effect (talk)
Raven Effect's right, you know? Pengmunk (talk) 22:06, 11 September 2012 (EDT)

for the sake of clarity, here's the relevant scan.

Thank you so much anonymous person who forgot to put a signature! Pengmunk (talk) 22:03, 11 September 2012 (EDT)

For what it's worth, I don't think this deserve an article, it's the same situation as the Donkey Kong CD-i game where the only thing know is" it existed" and thus there's absolutely no material for a decent page. Until more information surface, it'd be better off as a note on the Virtual Boy page. --Glowsquid (talk) 21:45, 11 September 2012 (EDT)

sorry sorry now I realized that if you have the book you can access it. Again sorry. I thought it was a hyperlink to another page on the net. JackpotPersonolisedMiion3DS.JPGJordan 08:26, 12 September 2012 (EDT)

Screenshot of Toad[edit]

The screenshot of Toad driving isn't from Virtual Boy Mario Kart. It's actually a screenshot of a fan-made game for the Virtual Boy named Mario Kart: Virtual Prix. I recommend that the picture is to be removed. Pengmunk (talk) 00:10, 15 September 2012 (EDT)

Yes, we only cover official content, If the image is confimed to be fake, then it will most definitely be removed. But can I just have a link to the source regarding the fan-made port?
'Shroom Spotlight Shokora (talk · edits) 01:36, 17 September 2012 (EDT)


Delete this and put what little legitimate content there is on the Virtual Boy page[edit]

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DELETE 8-2

pretty self explanatory,

1: Half of the article is either speculation, or extrapolated from a screenshot of this homebrew game.

2: With that in mind, the only truthful thing that can be written about Virtual Boy Mario Kart is "The game was listed in an obscure german magazine", which for all we know, could be mistaken or lying. Leaving aside the reliability issue, there's pratically nothing to write about the game beyond "It (may) exist". It's worth noting, but it's just that - a footnote.

Proposer: Glowsquid (talk)
Deadline: October 12, 2012, 23:59 GMT

Support[edit]

  1. Glowsquid - I have to type "per proposal" as asinine as it is.
  2. Coooool123 (talk) Totally agree, Glowsquid. All we need is wrong info on our wiki pages. Also, half the info is already on the Virtual Boy page; the stuff where it's talking about how Virtual boy is discontinued. We could totally merge.
  3. Raven Effect (talk) Per all.
  4. YoshiKong (talk) Per proposal. The little info we thought we had about the game was removed, since the image was found to be a fan-made port. What's left over is completely speculative and comes from a single source that's not backed by any further, official info.
  5. RandomYoshi (talk) – Per all.
  6. Bop1996 (talk) Per Glowsquid.
  7. Bowser45 (talk)Per Proposal
  8. Kelton2 (talk) Per Proposal.

Oppose[edit]

  1. Electrical Bowser jr. (talk) Let's just add more info. After all, they're 2 different articles.
  2. Tails777 (talk) Per Electical Bowser jr.

Comments[edit]

@Electrical Bowser jr. What else can we add? There's (pardon the pun) virtually nothing about this article. Wikipedia barely has a chicken scratch about it. There is nothing we can add. There's no harm in merging them. Coooool123 (talk)

  • Sorry to interupt the above conversation but I looked at all the virtual boy game articles a while ago and this wasn't there. Has this article only been created recently or something? Commander Code-8 (talk)

@opposers: The problem here is that you can't "add more info" without totally bsing (as the current state of the page proves). This image is literally all that is known about the game. --Glowsquid (talk) 22:25, 30 September 2012 (EDT)

@Glowsquid: if we can't add any more information on this article, why isn't it marked as a stub? If it lacks information, shouldn't it be a stub? (correct me if I'm wrong on that). It has a signaificant amount of information, even for a cancelled game. There is no reason to delete it. Tails777 (talk)

The reason it wasn't marked as a stub is that it was artificially fattened up with wordy speculation (The article doesn't actually say it was developed by EAD and saying "It was quickly cancelled due to the immediate dislike and rejection of the Virtual Boy, which then brought on the discontinuation of the console" is merely an assumption-the development could have gone wrong for any number of reasons) and information based on a image of an homebrew game (an image which I held off deleting until I could find the exact provenance, which is here).

To be fair, the current article is not a stub in the factual sense as it contains every information that is currently know about the game-which is to say, very little. --Glowsquid (talk) 07:15, 1 October 2012 (EDT)