#1 Posted by ImHungry (376 posts) -

The new trailer got me excited for the game and got me reminiscing about the old games. I realised that I could remember quite a good few of my neighbours from Wild World. I was always partial to Squirrels and Alligators, but the one neighbour that sticks out for me was specifically Apollo the Eagle. He was with me from the start and chilled in my town for a good long time.

What are your favourite animals to get as neighbours? And any fond memories of a specific neighbour from any of the games?

#2 Posted by GunGunW (60 posts) -

Apollo was always my favorite as well. I just have fond memories in general of Animal Crossing.

#3 Posted by BerberNomad (8 posts) -

Peanut.

#4 Posted by project343 (2807 posts) -

Static.

#5 Posted by Blubba (527 posts) -

Billy. He was only in the GameCube game.

#6 Edited by AndrewB (7190 posts) -

Savannah (Zebra). She's my DS version best bud. Been there since the start. If she were to leave, I'd have to bulldoze everything. Just booted Wild World up yesterday, in fact, and she was there on the title screen. My town is a long-abandoned wasteland, however.

#7 Posted by Chop (1964 posts) -

Filbert?

I think that was his name. The stoner (male) Squirrel who wore a dress and owned it.

#8 Posted by Cyrus_Saren (519 posts) -

Wolfgang. He was my Gamecube version's best friend. Was never able to get him in the DS version though...

#9 Posted by DonutFever (3515 posts) -

Sprocket, I think his name was? Robot Ostrich. Robostrich. Awesome.

#10 Posted by rpwll (61 posts) -

Not sure about my favourite, but Limberg is easily my least favourite. What an ass.

#11 Posted by OldManLollipop (306 posts) -

My village never feels complete unless Bob is in it. I've just got to have him around.

#12 Posted by _Zombie_ (1462 posts) -

@Cyrus_Saren said:

Wolfgang. He was my Gamecube version's best friend. Was never able to get him in the DS version though...

This guy. I always squealed with joy when he showed up in my town.

#13 Posted by evanbower (1206 posts) -

I've always felt that it is a personal failure of mine that I haven't been able to get in to Animal Crossing. I only reallllly tried with the Wii version... but, I just can't figure out what I need to do to make it fun. I feel like things to do in the game were just being trickled out at way too slow a pace, and I became way too tired of just picking up fruit every day. Someone help?

#14 Posted by SAC (103 posts) -

Hank the green rooster from the GC version... I made him my boyfriend and would write vulgar things to him.

#15 Posted by HeyImPhoenix (169 posts) -

Hopper! He didn't take any nonsense.

#16 Posted by Dark_Lord_Spam (2960 posts) -

Otis was my main man. Through thick and thin he stuck it out with me in our little town, and always he dropped the greatest jokes.

#17 Posted by JJOR64 (18783 posts) -

Jay was always my favorite from the GC game. Was sad when he moved to my friend's town.

#18 Posted by Fink (95 posts) -

Lucky all the way!

He was kind of rare to get,

But... my dog that passed away was named Lucky.

Heres a link: http://animalcrossing.wikia.com/wiki/Lucky

... now I'm all sad :(

#19 Posted by BoG (5178 posts) -

Boomer was always the coolest. I used to chill with him on the island.

Bob was the worst. He gave me bad vibes, pthpthh.

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#20 Edited by dungbootle (2454 posts) -

I like Nate the bear, he's so chill

Pekoe the cub too, she's sweet

#21 Posted by bored_and_agitated (11 posts) -

I love Bob, I'm always so happy to get him in my town.

I had Rosie and Anchovy in my first Gamecube town, and those guys are now my bros too.

#22 Posted by Marino (4102 posts) -

Gotta be Static.

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#23 Posted by Nezza (312 posts) -

I've never even heard of most of these. Probably because there has been very little turnover in my village.

Kiki is my favourite, she's been in the village since day one. I hope she's in New Leaf.

#24 Posted by TheGreatGuero (9130 posts) -

Cousteau. Love that guy! I'll be wrecked if he ever leaves me. I was pretty upset when Huck moved out of my town. I looked up a list of the neighbors online to refresh my memory a bit. I always really liked Tom, Chief, and Lucky. There's a few characters I have a deep hatred for. One is a horse named Cleo. I remember I would send her threatening letters and include garbage inside that I reeled out of the lake. There's so many cool looking villagers that I'm bummed I never got to meet. For instance, Louie (who resembles Donkey Kong), Pigleg (a pirate pig), Ribbot (a robot frog), Scoot (a special ed duck), and Stinky (a Luchador cat, AKA un luchagato). Haha, well I feel pathetic, but I've been playing the game on and off for about 10 years. I'll always go back and play it for a couple weeks every year. I feel like doing that now. I still think the GC one is the best. I'm bummed I sold my 3DS for the simple fact that I want New Leaf, but it's just not the same to have to redo it alllll over again. City Folk felt like such a downgrade from the original, it just wasn't worth any substantial investment to me.

#25 Posted by Tarsier (1052 posts) -

punchy. i cried when he left. and then when he came back a couple weeks later i quit because he didnt remember me . ever since that day i vowed to boycott the japanese.

#26 Edited by thatdutchguy (1218 posts) -

Bill is a boss !

in ac : wild world. always talking about fitness, but he's a cool guy.

#27 Posted by MentalDisruption (1618 posts) -

Bob's my favorite. He was in my original gamecube town from start to finish and he showed up in my DS one for a short while. Dude was always so chill.

#28 Edited by Donkeycow (550 posts) -

I havn't played an animal crossing game in a long while, but i really liked Cube the penguin in the gamecube animal crossing, and according to the animal crossing wiki he is in new leaf as well. That little dude loved robots....

#29 Posted by Saethir (353 posts) -

Camofrog was my homie. Loved that guy.

#30 Edited by AlwaysBeClothing (1423 posts) -

I had a few but for some reason all the only one that really comes to mind is Agent S

Get Hype, sidekick!

#31 Posted by bobrocks (17 posts) -

Nate all the way. I had him on the GC and I would still visit him until my house was broken into about a year ago. I had my memory card in my Wii when they took it.