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King Zenith

Member Since 14 Oct 2008
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#449458 Dragon Quest V

Posted by King Zenith on 25 January 2016 - 08:46 AM

Nice! Another contest art piece featuring King Leo.  I've got to show this one to my kids.  They'll love it.  My son is an especially big fan of King Leo. 

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#449457 Liam's DQ comic strip

Posted by King Zenith on 25 January 2016 - 08:15 AM

Ha! This is awesome.  Nice work and very funny comic. 

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#449158 Dragon Quest V

Posted by King Zenith on 22 January 2016 - 09:44 AM

Ha ha! Oops.  Yeah I definitely don't like Zugzwang in Chess.  Naturally meant to say movie, but nicely played Cesar.

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#449148 Dragon Quest V

Posted by King Zenith on 22 January 2016 - 08:37 AM

My favorite move and favorite video game series... together at last!   Thanks Cesar! Nice work.

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#448205 New Version 1/13 2016

Posted by King Zenith on 13 January 2016 - 10:45 AM

2nd actually gave me a glorious. I think the labels may be wrong....


I see the game still really wants you to Skill Ovolve...

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#447647 Full DWM 1 Breeding Guide

Posted by King Zenith on 06 January 2016 - 01:53 PM

Wow, something amazing finally came from Internet Explorer!  Sorry for missing this until now.  Thanks for sharing this. 


Is there anyway you'd be willing to let the Den host your stuff?  We've been trying for some time now to iron out the kinks in the synthesis pages for the earlier monsters games, but it's a big task that no one is really up for until you came along.

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#447637 Contest #145 - DQ-ify a Movie Poster: The Remix Edition

Posted by King Zenith on 06 January 2016 - 11:08 AM



as long as the content is not adult themed or otherwise inappropriate



Dang...well there goes all my ideas...



I was going to call dibs on Debbie does Dullahan, but then someone went and put that restriction in.




D'oh! Didn't mean to be such a Debbie-downer ;) 

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#445198 RSS: 2016 Nintendo NX Update: Dragon Quest X, XI to arrive on new clou

Posted by King Zenith on 15 December 2015 - 09:37 AM

Well, that's 2.  If you can check four more boxes, then you are a bonafide DevilSpree clone.  Lucky for us, that's not even remotely the case.

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#441738 The God of Water approaches!

Posted by King Zenith on 13 November 2015 - 09:12 AM

Good timing on your arrival.  We are entering an era of awesomeness, the likes of which DQ has not seen for some years.


Enjoy your stay.

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#441736 Thank you letter?

Posted by King Zenith on 13 November 2015 - 09:03 AM

I feel like we could also produce some new content in the style of our Quest to the West contest material, that contains messages of thanks and appreciation to SE, Healix, Nintendo etc...


Hmmm, time to think of some ideas.

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#441566 Nintendo direct is coming, the last time for DQ VII ?

Posted by King Zenith on 12 November 2015 - 08:01 PM

I can't believe it. Amazing news. I think I like Woodus' reaction best.

Also: "Ruff! Isn't that the way your mother likes it Alex?"
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#439874 Thanks to Bururian for the recent donation to the Den.

Posted by King Zenith on 23 October 2015 - 01:31 PM

Awesome! Did he earn himself a donation badge for his generosity?

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#439326 Question for you parents on the Den

Posted by King Zenith on 19 October 2015 - 12:32 PM

Don't do it overtly. KiDS have a tendency to rebel against things you like, viewing them as old fashioned.


That's certainly true.  Maybe it can be combated by forbidding them to play it and locking it away in a closet. 



What IS your fascination with my forbidden closet of mysteries?

- Chief Wiggum

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#439284 Question for you parents on the Den

Posted by King Zenith on 19 October 2015 - 10:21 AM

My oldest son (currently 8) watched me play the games a bit when he was 4 and 5.  He always wanted to play but my wife hated it when I tried to show him how because then I would go off to work and leave her with him asking her "What does this guy say?" "What does this guy say?" .... etc...  It would drive her nuts.  Nevertheless, he had an insatiable appetite for DQ right away (lucky me!).  It really took off when we took a car trip and he started playing Rocket Slime.  He could do most everything and figure stuff out without reading all that well.  He finished that and then started into DQ9.  I credit DQ9 with helping a lot to teaching him how to read.  I was astonished at how well my (then 6-year old) could play through DQ9.  The reading was one challenge, but the strategic battles was another thing I didn't expect him to pick up on so quickly.  I coached him through some of the tougher battles, and gave him some guidance on where to go next, but he tackled it largely on his own.


After DQ9, he played DQ4DS, then DQ5DS, then DQ6DS.  Then he finally was coordinated enough to tackle DQ Swords.  When the mobile games came out, he played DQ8.  He only made it up to the Black Citadel though, and hasn't come back to it again yet.  Finally DQ1, DQ2 and DQ3 came out on mobile and took those down as they came, loving every minute.  He has anxiously been awaiting the remake of 7, so I hope he gets a chance to play it some day.  I could set him with the PSX version, but with all the name changes and things, I really think he would prefer the remake, provided he gets that chance.



As for my other children, my daughter (currently 6) will play multi-player Rocket Slime with my son and will use my godly DQ9 file to play multi-player with my son.  He tolerates her inexperience because she can help him take down tough grottoes just by being a tank.  Other than that, she doesn't really have much interest.  My son has been trying to teach her to play DQ4 on mobile.  It's fun watching him take her under his wing.  He's not a fantastic teacher though and doesn't have a lot of patience.  I wish I had more time to help her myself but my plate has been full for a while now.  Also, I don't want to push it on her if she isn't super interested. 


My youngest son is 3 and he loves slimes.  He like to watch when someone is playing Swords, and he likes my slime plush (a little too much... it's MINE!).  Other than that, too young to really grasp it yet. I'll keep an eye on him and see if he has the same appetite for it as my oldest.

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#438938 Contest #138 - Voting time

Posted by King Zenith on 16 October 2015 - 09:20 AM

Fifth wheel is a kind of hitch coupling that is used to attach a trailer to a towing vehicle.  It is the kind of hitch that is mounted in the flat bed part of a pick-up truck box. 


The trailer kind of looks like this:




The kids loved it and it was a great adventure... for about 7 weeks.  After that, they started to realize that this isn't all that cool.  Some of the down-sides to living this way are that we can't eat as healthy as we usually like to, can't store as much produce and stuff in the little fridge, need to go for groceries almost daily instead of weekly, no room for toys, it's starting to get very cold outside and it's poorly insulated, we need to dump the sewage tanks every couple of weeks and re-fill the water tank twice a week.  Not enough hot water for a comfortable bath or shower.  No internet, no TV, I could go on. 


It was seriously fun for a little bit, but we are all ready to rejoin civilization and get back to the comforts of modern life.  Like indoor plumbing. 


EDIT: Oh yeah, and five people sharing two beds.  The three kids are sharing a double-size bed and my wife and I are sharing a twin-size bed.  Yep, back to the college dorm days...  every single night.  If the trailer's a rockin.... the kids are probably having a nightmare.  Oh, and they all got sick last week.  You know, the kind that has you barfing and changing sheets and... hey, where is the laundry machine in this thing?  Crap... no literally my youngest son crapped his pants.  Better go get the hose... nope... no hose.   Oh, we ran out of water again...

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