|Release date(s)|| October 21, 1997|
November 1, 1997
|Mode(s)||Single player, multiplayer|
ClayFighter 63⅓ is the first Nintendo 64 installment in the ClayFighter series, and the third installment in the series. The game was released in 1997. Its title is an obvious parody of of the Nintendo 64's tendency to add "64" to the titles of games for the system, and the titles of The Naked Gun series of movies. The game was remade into ClayFighter: Sculptor's Cut, also for the Nintendo 64. An early prototype of the game is available on the internet.
A fatality-esque sequence where one character finishes the opponent. When the player's second life bar is emptied, they will fall to their knees. The other player will then get the chance to use a claytality, but on a time limit. You can turn off the time limit in the options menu.
Taken from Street Fighter 3, a parry is a way to block and not receive chip damage.
This game has a Killer Instinct style combo system. That means that you use a special move, then hit a button (resulting in more hits) and then add in another special move combination (resulting in a combo finisher). While we're on the topic of Killer Instinct, there are combo breakers as well. Do a certain combination while getting hit with a combo to break out of it.
- Secret Options:
Hold L and press C-Up, C-Left, C-Right, C-Down, B and A at the character selection screen.
- Play as Sumo Santa:
Hold L and press A, C-Down, C-Right, C-Up, C-Left and B at the character selection screen while highlighting the top left corner.
- Play as Dr. Kiln:
Hold L and press B, C-Left, C-Up, C-Right, C-Down and A at the character selection screen while highlighting the top left corner.
- Play as Boogerman:
Hold L and press C-Up, C-Right, C-Down, C-Left, C-Right and C-Left at the selection screen while highlighting the top left corner.
- CPU Control:
Hold L and press A(5), C-Up, C-Down, C-Left, C-Left, B, A and C-Right at the character selection screen.
- Programmer's mode:
Hold L and press A, B, A, B, A, B, C-Left, C-Right, C-Up, C-Right, C-Left and C-Right at the character selection screen.
Story (Khaos on Klaymodo!)Edit
The Isle of Klaymodo is the resting place of "Bessie" the purple meteor that came crashing out of the sky onto Klaymodo Island. Bessie has the essential ingredient, Bawk choy, necessary for Dr. Kiln's world dominating Mutagen. Klaymodo's chief baddies are the devious Dr. Kiln and local Voodist Happy Harry Houngen.
With a combination of laboratory experiments and voodoo spells, they've created an "interesting" assortment of hooligans to help them take over the world. These hideous henchmen include Bonker, a clown gone bad and Ickybod Clay, the wonder from down under.
Dr. Kiln was putting the touches on his top secret Mutagen code-named "Clay Claymorphisis" as Houngan walks through the lab door. When Houngan finds out about Dr. Kiln's secret formula, the clay hit's the fan. As the fight breaks loose, the vial containing the Mutagen breaks in Dr. Kiln's hand and it begins to take on a life of its own.
The condition begins to spread rapidly and Dr. Kiln has no choice but to amputate his own hand. As the Hand hit's the floor, it scurries out of the lab and into the dense jungle of Klaymodo. Houngan quickly exits the lab in pursuit of the Hand as Dr. Kiln writhes in pain.
Meanwhile as Dr. Kiln deals with his new found stump, a ship on a 3 hour tour capsizes just off of Rubbage Reef. The ship contains a lively crew of characters, each with their own agendas. Bad Mr. Frosty, a one time bad guy who's turned his life around and Kung Pow, a Wok cookery Chef Boy R' Clay. Taffyman and Blob round out the castaways of the S.S. Manure.
- Taken from the 63 1/3 manual
- After completing the game, a screen is shown with the text "This animal was severely hurt in the making of this game. Rest in peace, Lockjaw." along with a picture of T-Hoppy holding Lockjaw by the neck.
- During development, the game was originally called "ClayFighter Extreme", and would have also gotten a PlayStation release. When the game got renamed, the original title was kept for the PSX version. ClayFighter Extreme had to be cancelled due to it not being able to release at the same time as the N64 version.
- The game was originally titled ClayFighter 3, and was going to be the launch title for Panasonic’s planned M2 console. After the M2 was cancelled, development moved over to the Nintendo 64.