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Kirby Dedede and Nightmare by MiraKHall Kirby Dedede and Nightmare by MiraKHall
Entry for :iconvideo-game-fans:'s contest, Game Bosses.

I had this scene from "Kirby's Nightmare in Dreamland" GBA version in my head when I read the contest info, because for the longest time, I though King Dedede was the bad guy in this whole game (after all, he was the final boss in "Kirby in Dreamland" for the GameBoy). Nope, he's just a simple antagonist-penguin-duck-bird-thingie to Kirby, and this apparently star-filled ball with Mr. Nightmare innit was the ultimate evil.

This is the funny part: I always laugh when King Dedede and Kirby panics for five seconds -- "Oh, no! Oh, no! Whaddawe do?! Whaddawe do?!" -- when the ball-thing comes out after Kirby inserts the Star Rod into the fountain of dreams... then Dedede swallows Kirby and the Rod whole and spits 'em out into the stratosphere, "GO FIX THIS MESS, DAMMIT!" :XD:

And that was the time when I THOUGHT I'd beaten the damn game, but then I was thrown, literally, into another final-final two-part boss battle. So I thought this was rather epic back then, challenge-wise, and I was still a noob at video games at that time.

Hence why I chose this render for the contest.

Done in Photoshop CS4, royalty-free textures collected from outside the DASphere -- just can't remember where...

Characters Kirby, King Dedede and the Nightmare Ball-Thingie (C) Nintendo
Image (C) Mira K. Hall
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Laharl234 Featured By Owner May 27, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Zero is really the ultimate evil of the Kirby universe though. He's involved in three games in the series, possibly four depending on how Squeak Squad is counted. Of course Zero usually operates through Dark Matter, but the point remains (Dark Nebula is a Dark Matter as well).
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MiraKHall Featured By Owner May 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Sis and I haven't played the Squeak Squad one, I'm afraid; we've heard bad reviews on that one...
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Laharl234 Featured By Owner May 28, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Don't listen to reviews, play it yourself.
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MiraKHall Featured By Owner May 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Maybe we'll rent it or get it at reduced price at Luna Games :)
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DrChrisman Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I thought I fav this already^^;
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MiraKHall Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I know the feeling :XD: S'alright.
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DrChrisman Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
good:)
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BigBossMan538 Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014
I love King Dedede. He's very expressive, funny, and likable (except when he's being a jerk though he's still entertaining). He's my favorite Kirby character and video game character.
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MiraKHall Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Do you know of BITL (Brawl in the Family)?
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BigBossMan538 Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2014
I do, in fact and I very much enjoy him in there! BITF makes great videos. Have you seen the one with Mega Man in honor of his Smash Bros. debut?
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