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Warp Whistling in the Dark

Warp Whistling in the Dark

When Super Mario Bros. 3 came out, it was apparently known that there were three magic whistles that allowed you to skip to another world before anybody knew where they were. I have to wonder if anybody ever found one on their own. Who would ever think of ducking down for five seconds on a white block to go behind the scenery? Is that something anyone would ever do inadvertently? In the movie

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The Kidnap Kid

Video game villains rarely have very developed motivations, although when a series uses a villain over and over you get some more sense of what makes them tick. Bowser Koopa, while hardly the most threatening bad guy in the video game world, does show up quite a bit. Several years ago, Drew Mackie speculated on reasons why Bowser kept kidnapping the Princess over and over again. The idea that…

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Front and back of a Japanese guide for Super Mario Bros. 2 and 3.

Oh my god, I think that’s the same artist who did (some of) the art found in the first issue of Nintendo Power magazine for Super Mario Bros. 2! I had no idea there was a whole other thing for it and Super Mario Bros. 3!

Crap, I need to find a way to get one of these!

Apparently Mario and Luigi have no peripheral vision. Maybe that’s why the game is two-dimensional.

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