Overall, this game is quite unique and worth a play. Croog's true face is unknown, as a head of long blond hair drops over his eyes and he runs off-screen, sobbing and concealing his appearance with his hands. It was also runner-up for 's Game Boy Advance Game of the Year. Archived from on February 21, 2006. You use your drill to blast through walls and obstacles looking for your Mom's keepsake. At the end, the Dark Diamond shatters and Croog's alien face falls off, revealing it to be a mask. The cartridge itself is a little larger and a brick red color.
She is the daughter of Doug, the leader of a bandit gang known as The Red Dozers. They attacked the Red Dozers to steal the powerful Red Diamond, a gift from Jill's dead mother. Peterson states that much of his time is spent rewriting jokes or lines to make them funny or understandable for English audiences. This piece of equipment will help you navigate through six different areas, where you will encounter varied enemies and bosses. The game was localized by Nintendo of America's Treehouse division, specifically by employee Thomas Connery, who translates all of the Japanese text into English, and fellow Treehouse employee Eric Peterson's job was to rewrite and polish it afterward. Drill Dozer is an action platformer in which the player controls Jill and her Drill Dozer.
When a rival gang steals away her family's heirloom, Jill gives chase in her Drill Dozer, an upgradeable piece of power armor equipped with a large drill. She is the daughter of Doug, the leader of a bandit gang known as The Red Dozers. Peterson stated that while things often do change during localization, Jill was already interesting enough that she didn't need to be changed; he also added that the Drill Dozer itself was as much of a character as Jill was, citing the scene where the drill had to go on its own to find her. Archived from on March 5, 2016. He was also responsible for naming every character, stage, and room in the game. They attacked the Red Dozers to steal the powerful Red Diamond, a gift from Jill's dead mother. To retrieve it, Jill mounts the powerful vehicle, the Drill Dozer.
Your red diamond given to you by your dead mother has been stolen by the Skullker's, another band of thieves, who have been working with the local police. The R button spins the drill forward and the L button spins it backwards. So it will def be the odd one out in your loose cartridge collection!. The white overlay indicates the drill's current gear and power level. Your mech like Drill machine can be upgraded with better drill bits, extra energy containers, the ability to fly and swim underwater. Archived from on October 14, 2012. At the end of each stage with the exception of the secret stages , Jill must face off against an enormous boss and use her drill to exploit and damage its weak point.
He describes her as cute as well as tough, having to grow up fast due to her father's injuries in order to fill in for him while he recovers, as well as recovering the Red Diamond that a rival gang stole that was given to her by her now-deceased mother. At the game's conclusion, two of the Diamonds- the Blue and Green Diamonds- are stolen by the Magnet Sisters both serve as a recurring boss , the Yellow Diamond is returned to the Art Museum and Jill keeps the Red Diamond. The player can then resume the game at the beginning of the room the Drill Dozer was destroyed in by paying the shopkeeper fifty chips. The shop is available after the first area, Skullker Factory, is beaten. The only boss where the drill isn't used is in the final battle with Croog. Archived from on February 3, 2007.
Archived from on June 23, 2006. Archived from on March 10, 2006. Archived from on September 5, 2008. All of the bosses can be defeated by using the drill in various ways. At the game's conclusion, two of the Diamonds- the Blue and Green Diamonds- are stolen by the Magnet Sisters both serve as a recurring boss , the Yellow Diamond is returned to the Art Museum and Jill keeps the Red Diamond. The drill is activated by simply pushing one of the shoulder buttons.
Scattered throughout the stage are red boxes marked with yellow wrenches that contain either chips or health. This final battle is the only battle where the boss does not have a health meter, as only one successful hit is required to defeat him. You are the daughter of a crime Lord who has become sick and has left you in charge of the Red Dozers. It would later be released in Japan on September 22, 2005, and in North America on February 6, 2006. Croog is a recurring character, and the game's ultimate antagonist. To retrieve it, Jill mounts the powerful vehicle, the Drill Dozer.
Afterwards, Jill is appointed the new boss by her father, and they drive away. In Japan, gave it a score of one eight, one nine, and two eights, for a total of 33 out of 40. Here the player can save their progress, examine Jill's Drill Dozer's equipment, check the treasure they have accumulated, or visit shopkeeper's shop purchase energy tanks, drill bit upgrades, and maps to access chips. The Drill Dozer falls apart, and Jill's only method of attack and defense at that is her fists. On the way, she also comes across four other diamonds: the Yellow Diamond, which was kept in the Art Museum and drove Carrie insane; the Blue Diamond, which was floating about Kuru Ruins and stirring things up it brought a stone statue to life and even took control of a swarm of fish ; the Green Diamond, which the unnamed police warden used to animate his massive robot, with which he battles Jill; and the Dark Diamond, which gave Croog his alien appearance and unimaginable power.
Eric stated that the developers infused protagonist Jill with a lot of personality and attitude, stating that her actions rather than her dialogue, which is limited, define her character. Each stage also contains two red gears that upgrades the drill's gearbox to allow Jill to shift her Drill Dozer to the second and third gears. At the end, the Dark Diamond shatters and Croog's alien face falls off, revealing it to be a mask. He also called her a great example of a character who is unapologetic about how tough and cute she is. When Jill's Drill Dozer runs out of health, the player receives a.