Diddy Kong Racing is a racing video game developed and published by Rare for the Nintendo 64. The closest a Timber game ever got to be developed was an early version of Diddy Kong Racing called Pro-Am 64, a sequel of sorts to the 1988 racing game R.C. His parents left him in charge of their island home while they were on vacation with their good friends: The Kong Family , until he called for help to his childhood friend Diddy and to other his friends to fight against the evil Wizpig . Wizpig later invades the island, prompting Timber to call upon the help of his friends who take on Wizpig's challenge to race for the island. His top speed without bananas, shared with Bumper and Conker, is 56.5 mph. He seems to have an Australian-like accent in this game. Also, when Rare was bought by Microsoft, the Rare logo on his hat changed to the Nintendo DS logo. This page was last edited on September 22, 2020, at 22:17. The player can take control of any of the featured characters throughout the game. William5000000 12,931 views. In the game's ending sequence, he can be seen riding Smokey the Dragon in celebration of defeating Wizpig. The game is set on Timber's Island and revolves around Diddy Kong and his friends' attempt to defeat the intergalactic antagonist, a wizarding pig named Wizpig, through winning a series of races. It was released on 21 November 1997 in Europe and 24 November 1997 in North America. Diddy Kong Racing is a video game developed and published by Rare for the Nintendo 64.It was released on 21 November 1997 in Europe and 24 November 1997 in North America. All of his stats are average in this game, unlike with the original title. He is shown competing in a race in first place, though he is facing the wrong way. It is unknown if Timber was going to reappear in the cancelled Donkey Kong Racing as Taj would have and may have set a reappearance in the now canceled Diddy Kong Racing sequel, Diddy Kong Pilot. Mario vs. Donkey Kong 2: March of the Minis, https://donkeykong.fandom.com/wiki/Timber_the_Tiger?oldid=62051. Pro-Am series, titled Pro-Am 64. Timber's Island is a location where the events of Diddy Kong Racing and Diddy Kong Racing DS happens at. He is a Rare Ltd. creation, whose rights were sold over to Microsoft during Microsoft's 2002 buyout of Rare Ltd. This island is ruled by Taj, but was then taken over by Wizpig, the main antagonist of the game. Timber apparently has been one of Diddy Kong's good best friends for a long time. Timber is a young tiger playable character in Diddy Kong Racing, who returned for its remake, Diddy Kong Racing DS. Timber the Tiger is a young and slightly incompetent tiger cub in Diddy Kong Racing and its remake/sequel, Diddy Kong Racing DS. Krunch was designed to fulfill the role of a "bad guy" playable character, and was meant to be a crocodile. He rides in green vehicles and has medium control and medium acceleration. Timber reappears in the Nintendo DS game Diddy Kong Racing DS. Donkey Kong Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. The "Timber 64" legend is an urban legend revolving around the 1997 racing game Diddy Kong Racing.Description. Timber appears throughout the 4-koma Gag Battle manga adaptation of Diddy Kong Racing. Timber was slated to be the main character of this game, but the game was reworked into Diddy Kong Racing. Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest. During the events of Diddy Kong Racing, Timber's parents went on a vacation to Kong Country and left him in charge of Timber's Island. He is an old friend of Diddy Kong, and son of a family dubbed "the Tigers", who seem to frequent visiting Kong Country. Diddy Kong Racing ST Extra - Timber's Island Themes - Duration: 10:02. After Rare presented Pro-Am 64 to Nintendo, Shigeru Miyamoto suggested adding Diddy Kong to the game, and making him the starring role. He has an English accent, comes from London, England and wears a blue cap with a Rare logo, now a Nintendo logo and a red paisley neckerchief. He's a middleweight racer who rides green vehicles with average speed, acceleration, and handling. Pro-Am. His creation predates Diddy Kong Racing being a Donkey Kong series game, as originally, Timber was slated to be the main character. Timber is a young tiger playable character in Diddy Kong Racing, who returned for its remake, Diddy Kong Racing DS. Pardon the mess, as we have just started! Timber's instrument theme is a harmonica. ... Diddy Kong Racing - Spacedust Alley / Star City (Cover) - Duration: 3:40. Development of the game naturally progressed over to what is now the finalized Diddy Kong Racing. Timber was originally created to be the main star of the fourth entry of the R.C. His parents left him in charge of their island home while they were on vacation with their good friends: The Kong Family, until he called for help to his childhood friend Diddy and to other his friends to fight against the evil Wizpig. His appearance has slightly changed in this game, with Timber having more, darker stripes, and the Nintendo DS logo on his cap instead of a Rare Ltd. logo.