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I would like to know the answer to Stop N Swop (if there is an answer), the mystery eggs and the ice key. What do they mean and do in Banjo-Kazooie? I know they do something in the sequel Banjo-Tooie but what do they do in Banjo-Kazooie?

Games Guru: Ah, the mysterious Stop ‘N’ Swop. The feature was never really finished when Rare added it to the game. So while they said at the end of the game that you could link to the sequel, you really can’t. Plus, the items can only be retrieved by using codes. You were supposed to be able to bring the eggs to a hen to hatch. And the ice key was supposed to open an ice vault with a special item inside. You would have been able to swap both game cartridges to use these items in the second game. But this was never implemented, perhaps because of limitations in the Nintendo 64 system.

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13 Comments on Banjo-Kazooie

  1. Banjo-Kazooie was a great game series. It’s too bad that Ninteno sold Rare to Microsoft. Microsoft just ruined the games.

  2. N64 lover says // May 1, 2009 at 3:52 pm // Reply

    N64 is the best system ever! :D

  3. Ice Key Kirby // April 26, 2009 at 10:06 am // Reply

    I have all the stop and swop items, But i have not beaten the game. Can you give me some tips for the grunty battle?

    PS this game ROCKS!

  4. i have the game and the second but ive only beaten the first 1

  5. video master // March 24, 2009 at 7:31 am // Reply

    Banjo-kazooie is awsome!!! I have got all the secret eggs and the Ice Key!!!!

  6. Stop n Swap began as an idea to somehow link the two games: You would get the SNS in Kazooie and then get something special in Tooie.
    However, RARE, the game publisher abandoned the idea, so no.

    That applies to the N64 version.

    The downloadable version of B+K off of X Box live also has stop n swap, and getting those gives you secret machine parts in Nuts and Bolts, which is only for XBox

  7. cool game

  8. eagleorbust // January 6, 2009 at 3:46 pm // Reply

    yo luigi,

    i have this game AND banjo-tooie!!!

  9. I have the game and it rocks. I already saved tooty and I have to beat the which. I already know how I just keep dieing on the last part.

  10. I love this game! :D It is awesome. The N64 Is one of the best systems ever!

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