Hmmmm....Interesting suggestion. I guess the only question is how much
like true Castlevania do we want to go with this remake. Personally I
don't have a problem giving our hero a spear, stake, or some other
special vampire weapon instead of a whip, but the whip is very classic
Castlevania. Without the whip it would be missing a core element of the
As you pointed out yourself perhaps the best part of the whip is that
you could upgrade it with a more powerful whip until you got the long
chain whip. That was definitely one of the better weapons in the game,
and gave you a lot of attack range and could dispatch monsters quickly.
Although, as we both said killing Dracula with a chain whip is pretty
unrealistic and strange. So using something else might be better story wise.
Indeed tom, ---- I have a copy of the stories to both Super
castlevania and original nes castlevania kicking around somewhere.
Sinse however you can't use either the Belmonts, the vampire killer
whip or the castlvania name, ---- why not take the oppertunity to give
your hero a more realistic vampire slaying weapon, ---- My suggestion
would be a biblically significant spear, ---- but there are plenty of
other things you could choose which would imho make more sense than
Btw, if I remember rightly the whip's actual material changed with
power ups, it started as lether, then after the player collected five
weapon hearts became chain and correspondingly more powerful, ---- and
after another ten would become a long chain morning star with lots of
beware the grue!
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