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Not sure what the Nooks did to piss off Isabelle ⊟

But whatever it was, it must have been serious! Maybe Lloid can set up a campaign to fund a new Nookling Junction.

This scene was made possible by Bandai’s Impact Action accessories — check out all the hilarious and awesome setups people made with them here (NSFW ads). Via Muhplastic.

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TinyCast 027 - Rose-colored Vania

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TinyCast 27! Our latest episode is a post-Game Developers Conference chat about Animal Crossing, Koji Igarashi leaving behind Konami and Castlevania, and how awesome the GBA was. Turns out it was really awesome.

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How Animal Crossing’s creepy sheep came to life ⊟

The minds behind Animal Crossing: New Leaf gave a wonderful presentation at the Game Developers Conference about how creating a diverse team — nearly half of the group, led by co-director Aya Kyogoku, were women — helped produce a super successful title with broad appeal. Nintendo has sold over 7.3 million copies, and around 18% of 3DS owners bought the game.

Along with promoting diversity in its team, the group encouraged all of its members to submit their ideas for what to include in New Leaf. That’s why some of the concept images for characters here looks like straight-up DeviantArt uploads. Shout-outs to that corner piece for the sectional sofa, though — that joint changed the game, for real. No shout-outs to Pietro, the terrifying clown sheep. Get out of here, man.

Images via @Gamasutra and @Samuel_IGN

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Dig up Animal Crossing cushions ⊟
Not sure why anyone would want a pitfall, but I’m so down with the Animal Crossing: New Leaf fossil cushion. It has Blathers and Celeste on the other side, while the pitfall has Isabelle and whatever her brother’s name is, I forget. The one who just stands outside in a raincoat and stares at you.
NCSX has these great cushions shipping in June, for $20.90.
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Dig up Animal Crossing cushions ⊟

Not sure why anyone would want a pitfall, but I’m so down with the Animal Crossing: New Leaf fossil cushion. It has Blathers and Celeste on the other side, while the pitfall has Isabelle and whatever her brother’s name is, I forget. The one who just stands outside in a raincoat and stares at you.

NCSX has these great cushions shipping in June, for $20.90.

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Pokemon XY, ACNL's stages in Smash 3DS ⊟

Neat, it’s Lumiose City! Hopefully this is the post-patch version. I’m not sure if this is a 3DS-exclusive stage for the new Smash Bros., but the game’s director Masahiro Sakurai did provide this comment on the level: “The Prism Tower rises above Lumiose City. Up until a few seconds ago, the fighters were brawling on top of that tower.”

This Animal Crossing: New Leaf stage, though, is 3DS-only (the Wii U version has City Folk's Smashville). Sakurai offered these details on Tortimer Island: “On this stage, fighters are randomly placed on a different island layout every time they visit.” Hopefully they cleared all the wharf roaches.

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Happy New Year, Isab- ⊟
Don’t forget to drop into your Animal Crossing: New Leaf town tonight and pick up your Sparkling Cider from Isabelle. Credit to Birthday Town for the pic.
Are you going to count down the new year with Crazy Redd and the gang? Who are you hoping to kiss when the clock strikes midnight? Hugh? Or Lloid if you’re lucky?! Maybe even sneak a smooch from Reese when Cyrus isn’t looking?
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Happy New Year, Isab- ⊟

Don’t forget to drop into your Animal Crossing: New Leaf town tonight and pick up your Sparkling Cider from Isabelle. Credit to Birthday Town for the pic.

Are you going to count down the new year with Crazy Redd and the gang? Who are you hoping to kiss when the clock strikes midnight? Hugh? Or Lloid if you’re lucky?! Maybe even sneak a smooch from Reese when Cyrus isn’t looking?

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Merry Christmas from Tiny Cartridge! ⊟

Since no Christmas morning is complete without someone giving you clothes you didn’t ask for, here’s a special Animal Crossing: New Leaf tee designed by Das Fuzzlez. And here are two other Tiny Cartridge shirts, and an ugly Christmas sweater, for good measure. Joys be thine.

How’s your Christmas going? What were your standout gifts?

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Merry Christmas from Nintendo and the Nooks ⊟
Is it too late to take part in Animal Crossing: New Leaf's Toy Day event? If not, now’s a great time to return to your town and visit all your old friends.
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Merry Christmas from Nintendo and the Nooks ⊟

Is it too late to take part in Animal Crossing: New Leaf's Toy Day event? If not, now’s a great time to return to your town and visit all your old friends.

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Dress up as Ravio in Animal Crossing: New Leaf ⊟

The bunny hat makes this. Extra points if you transform your house into an item rental shop (because Zelda games work on a points system). Big ups to DustBowler49 for the QR codes and pic.

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A new shop opened in this New Leaf town ⊟

Wow, buying organic is really expensive. And you thought Tom Nook was the only guy you had to worry about ripping you off! S/o to Candace Crossing for the pics.

You know what’s not hella expensive right now? Animal Crossing: New Leaf! It’s back in stock with a big discount at Amazon, available for $24.99The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds is still on sale too for $34.96.

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Animal Crossing for $25, new Zelda for $35 ⊟
If you hop over to Amazon, you can grab Animal Crossing: New Leaf for just $24.98, which is the cheapest I can remember seeing the game. [Update: Aw, the sale ended. It’s back up to $35.] 
And The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds has a slight discount, too — grab that for $34.96. I don’t think you need us to remind you these are both great games; it’s not like we haven’t put up a million posts about them.
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Animal Crossing for $25, new Zelda for $35 ⊟

If you hop over to Amazon, you can grab Animal Crossing: New Leaf for just $24.98, which is the cheapest I can remember seeing the game. [Update: Aw, the sale ended. It’s back up to $35.]

And The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds has a slight discount, too — grab that for $34.96. I don’t think you need us to remind you these are both great games; it’s not like we haven’t put up a million posts about them.

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12% off almost everything at J-List (including this Isabelle figure!) ⊟

Two things: one, through Nov. 29, just about everything at J-List is 12% off. And two: the Nendoroid Isabelle is back in stock! It’s the best time yet to buy one of these cuties (especially since you, like, couldn’t for so long due to low stock).

If you’re buying Animal Crossing plush toys, you get an additional 10% off, and the 12% discount, when you buy two. Just saying.

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