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  • Epic Mickey 2 Disney Refences: the ultimate challenge for Disney fanatics!

    Since the other EM2 thread seems to be mainly for news and updates regarding the game, I thought it would be neat if we made a new thread devoted to picking apart all the juicy references to Disneyana that appear in The Power of Two, just like we did for the first game. And boy! It looks like we've got our work cut out for us this time! They're gettin' really obscure this time around!


    (I'll do my best to keep the list updated as discoveries are made.)



    DISCOVERED:


    The beetleworx in the game's opening movie is from Tokyo's Dream Lights parade. (Found by Roger Dog. Pictures originally posted by Stitch626626 and Roger Dog.)


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    The dinosaur bones in Disney Gulch are from Big Thunder Mountain Railroad.


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    The cacti in Disney Gulch are from the unbuilt Western River Expedition. (Discovered by Stitch626626)


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    The First Little Pig and the Big Bad Wolf (from The Three Little Pigs) appear as giant disembodied heads in Disney Gulch.







    The cages on the train are from the Casey Jr. ride. The front is from Big Thunder Mountain Railroad.



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    PARTIALLY SOLVED:


    The big head on the far right is the judge from The Wind in the Willows/Mr. Toad's wild ride.




    The head of this blotworx is based on the robot VINCENT from Disney's The Black Hole. (Originally discovered by: unknown, possibly xwing_5 from g4tv.)






    BIGGEST MYSTERIES:


    Old-Timey Car Blotworx (Picture originally posted by Stitch626626.)





    Tribal Mask Blotworx (Picture originally posted by Stitch626626.)
    Last edited by Garfieldo; 08-16-2012, 11:58 PM.


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    Re: Epic Mickey 2 Disney Refences: the ultimate challenge for Disney fanatics!

    Nice list so far! Anyone can contribute, right?

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    • #3
      Re: Epic Mickey 2 Disney Refences: the ultimate challenge for Disney fanatics!

      Originally posted by Stitch626626 View Post
      Nice list so far! Anyone can contribute, right?
      Absolutely! The more the merrier!

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        This one is a bit more obvious, but since we're naming things,

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        Elliott the Dragon, from Pete's dragon, in his Main Street Electrical Parade float form, is apparently the game's first boss.
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          That Tribal Mask belongs to Kida from Atlantis the Lost Empire
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            Originally posted by FigmentJedi View Post
            That Tribal Mask belongs to Kida from Atlantis the Lost Empire
            You beat me to it! Although I'm thinking the entire beetleworx is based on the Atlantis films. With the tribal mask belonging to Kida for a head, and the glider-thing for a shoulder, I'm guessing the other shoulder is also some sort of glider-thing. Click image for larger version

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              One that probably didn't occur to you: The extending robotic tentacle with claw hand coming off the Mad Doctor's vehicle when he grabs the falling building piece in the opening is one of the claws of Meet the Robinson's Doris
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                Originally posted by FigmentJedi View Post
                One that probably didn't occur to you: The extending robotic tentacle with claw hand coming off the Mad Doctor's vehicle when he grabs the falling building piece in the opening is one of the claws of Meet the Robinson's Doris

                Wow! That NEVER occurred to me. When I think of Disney films, I usually forget about that film. Guess that one really did end up in Wasteland.

                Anyways, here's another
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                While the size of the rock pillar is a bit off, and the spherical boulder has been replaced by the battery sphere, I'm pretty sure this is a reference to the rock formation from the Living Desert area of the Mine Train Through Nature's Wonderland.
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                  Re: Epic Mickey 2 Disney Refences: the ultimate challenge for Disney fanatics!

                  Originally posted by Garfieldo View Post
                  PARTIALLY SOLVED:


                  The big head on the far right is the judge from The Wind in the Willows/Mr. Toad's wild ride.

                  I'm fairly certain there may be a merchandise counter-part to the judge's head (among the other collective bits)! Similarly, the tortoise in the wheel is Toby Tortoise (not to be confused with Toby Turtle from Robin Hood) as a wind-up racer toy, which has a Max Hare companion in real life. Can't find a picture on it, but my friend Nova Greensocks was able to spot the reference for me a few months back.


                  In the same level there is also a reference to the Roald Dahl book "The Gremlins"






                  However, it seems the bottom portion of the book was removed from the game. (I have the Dark Horse Comics edition that was republished in 2006, which, while altered to reference the introduction by Leonard Maltin, still has wording at the bottom)


                  Here's a great site I've been using to try to spot some of the more vague park references. Be sure to check out a lot of the older (especially now non-existent) attractions!

                  Daveland Disneyland Frontierland Photo Page
                  Last edited by Roger Dog; 08-21-2012, 07:06 AM. Reason: Correction

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                    Re: Epic Mickey 2 Disney Refences: the ultimate challenge for Disney fanatics!

                    In the Dahl Engineering Corridor transition level, there's a train that blocks your path.
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                    After looking over through google images, I've come to the conclusion that I have no idea where this originally came from. Apparently, the train is from the Disneyland Railroad...
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                    But considering the fact that the entire level is constructed by merchandise, it couldn't possibly be that. I also found the train plastered to the side of a lunchbox.
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                    Or could they actually be using something more modern like this.
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                    So basically, I'm saying that there is clearly a train in this level. Where it comes from originally? I have no idea.

                    Also, I found the Dumbo book that is located at the beginning of the transition level.

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                    It's turned upside down, and the words aren't there, but I"m almost positive that this is what's in the level.

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                    • #11
                      Re: Epic Mickey 2 Disney Refences: the ultimate challenge for Disney fanatics!

                      The Gamescom demo also had listings for Rainbow Caverns in it's menus.
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                        Re: Epic Mickey 2 Disney Refences: the ultimate challenge for Disney fanatics!

                        Originally posted by FigmentJedi View Post
                        The Gamescom demo also had listings for Rainbow Caverns in it's menus.
                        Just saw the demo, and I'm REALLY glad there's a level select for the sequel. That was one of the things that REALLY bugged me in the first game, having to play through the entire game just to get to the Ventureland level.

                        Anyways, the Rainbow Caverns listings was pretty interesting, since the caverns was only a small segment of a Frontierland ride. It'll be a bit bizarre if the maps aren't connected with the Disney Gulch area.

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                          Looks like that train is some variation of Engine #1 (C.K Holliday). The one from Toy Story 3 certainly does resemble it (I think it was mentioned around when trailers for it were released, no idea if Pixar has confirmed the inspiration for it yet) but there's more to the train on this clearer screenshot from the HD version of the game.



                          The inert tender car is peeking out from the top! So, assuming this is indeed Engine #1, there ought to be a toy version out there somewhere. Or perhaps the real one derailed in Wasteland and ended in DEC? Hmm...


                          Originally posted by Stitch626626 View Post
                          Just saw the demo, and I'm REALLY glad there's a level select for the sequel. That was one of the things that REALLY bugged me in the first game, having to play through the entire game just to get to the Ventureland level.

                          Anyways, the Rainbow Caverns listings was pretty interesting, since the caverns was only a small segment of a Frontierland ride. It'll be a bit bizarre if the maps aren't connected with the Disney Gulch area.

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                            Re: Epic Mickey 2 Disney Refences: the ultimate challenge for Disney fanatics!

                            Originally posted by Roger Dog View Post
                            mayhaps we'll see some "mighty waterfalls" (Cascade Peak) soon enough?
                            Well, there WAS a level in the level select menu titled RAINBOW FALLS. Maybe that could have something to do with the Cascade Peak?

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                              Got a new level to pick apart: Fort Wasteland

                              Disney Epic Mickey 2 Fort Wasteland Gameplay Footage - YouTube
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                                Awesome new area! Can't wait to try it out!

                                I found a few things, but my computer is acting up, so I'll try to post 'em tomorrow.
                                But here's one for tonight...
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                                Here's Babe, the big blue Ox.

                                By the way, what's up with all of these yellow picture icons we've seen scattered across the different levels?
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                                  I found an image in the Epic Mickey 2 wiki, apparently coming from issue 282 of Nintendo Power, next month's issue. It gets released on Tuesday, but since someone already found it, I figured I'd try to go see if I can find out what else is in it. Ended up wasting my time, but here's the image. Keep in mind that's it's only concept art, so things can change. Then again, most of the concept art we've seen so far, is pretty accurate to what's in the game.

                                  Location: The Float Yard.
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                                  I'm guessing it's going to include various props and floats from retired parades.
                                  I managed to pull it apart, and I've already found several references.

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                                  First off, looks like Tik-Tok from the Return to Oz has become a basher enemy.
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                                  The hippo from the retired Dumbo section of the electrical parade.
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                                  The snail from the Alice in Wonderland section of the electrical parade is hiding in the shadows, but...
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                                  The Turtle is much more prevelent, actually appearing in different locations.

                                  Anyways, that's all I could point out in the image. Also, apparently according to the issue, an animatronic Stromboli will make an appearance in this location.

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                                    Tick Tock makes sense considering how he was a shortlived part of the parade.
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                                      I'm just happy he's part of the game. I loved the Oz books and movies as a kid, so I'm really happy to see it getting some form of presence in the game!

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                                        Found some pics of Beetleworx artwork in the epic mickey wiki. A few are a bit interesting...
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                                        First is just a better look at Tik-Tok. Then things get interesting...

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                                        Ursula as a tanker!
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                                        And this guy! Who I have no idea who it is!

                                        Also got a nice pic of probably a Bog Easy area
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