Donkey Kong was based on Shigeru Miyamoto's love of his pet barrel, which passed away in 1968.
Welcome to Talking Time's third iteration! If you would like to register for an account, or have already registered but have not yet been confirmed, please read the following:
Once you have completed these steps, Moderation Staff will be able to get your account approved.
TT staff acknowledge that there is a backlog of new accounts that await confirmation.
Unfortunately, we are putting new registrations on hold for a short time.
We do not expect this delay to extend beyond the first of November 2020, and we ask you for your patience in this matter.
~TT Moderation Staff
Metroid is actually a portmanteau of the words Met and Roid, reflecting producer Gunpei Yokoi's love of introduction and steroids.