Captain Blackeye's main appearance is in Banjo-Tooie. He appears in a small room in Jolly's Bar in Jolly Roger's Lagoon, the fourth level of the game. He is much larger than most non-boss characters, and is dressed in typical pirate attire. He is drunk, and will occasionally mumble things about him being "in this fine game" and how "a bear stole me glory", which is a reference to Project Dream. Blackeye has very little practical use in the game, but he will give the player two doubloons if he/she talks to him four times. Doubloons can then be used to buy various items throughout the lagoon's stores.
Banjo-Kazooie and Nuts & Bolts
Although Blackeye does not make a physical appearance in any game other than Tooie, he does make cameos in other Banjo games. He appears in a painting in Mad Monster Mansion, a level in Banjo-Kazooie. He also appears on a wanted poster on the "Boot-In-A-Box" vehicle part in Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts and Bolts, and there is a store names "Blackeye's Boat Hire" in Showdown Town.
Captain Blackeye was originally going to be the primary antagonist in Project Dream, the unreleased SNES game developed by Rare that eventually became Banjo-Kazooie. Project Dream starred a boy named Edison on his quest to stop being troubled by pirates led by Blackeye. Banjo, Tiptup, and Tooty appeared as secondary characters. The main character was then changed to a rabbit, after Edison was deemed "too generic". Then, the rabbit was changed to Banjo, the antagonist to Grunty, and Banjo Kazooie was born.
Captain Blackeye references his would be starring role when telling Banjo "Once, I had a dream..."
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