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Grand Unified Marioverse Theory

I’m glad to know I’m not the only one interested in mapping the Mushroom World and riveting together a sense of continuity for the Mario games. Like Oz, the games show a whimsical world where the creators weren’t all that … Continue reading

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Lode Runner, Lode Runner, Going Faster Miles an Hour

In this post, I intend to address some connections between video games, many of which I haven’t actually played. I do remember playing Lode Runner on the Apple II in my elementary school days, though. You run around mazes and … Continue reading

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In Your Dreams

You may have heard that the next entry in the Mario & Luigi role-playing series, Mario & Luigi: Dream Team for the 3DS, will take place at least partially within Luigi’s dreams. That got me thinking about what other video … Continue reading

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Octorok Music

I’ve long been a fan of the music from video games, so it’s nice to see it getting a certain amount of mainstream approval. The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses is a multimedia show with an orchestra playing … Continue reading

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The Owls of Hyrule

I usually write video game posts on Wednesdays, and since I’ve had the archetype of the wise old owl on my mind, it seems appropriate to write about the owls that show up in the Zelda series. The first of … Continue reading

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Doom and Goombas

Picture by The Lonely Goomba After covering the Slimes from Dragon Quest last week, I thought it would be appropriate now to look at the comparable really easy and really numerous type of enemy in the Mario games, the Goomba. … Continue reading

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‘Tis Terribly Odd in the Land of Nod

As a follow-up to my post on the Kingdom of Dreams near Oz, I feel I should mention some other examples of dream countries in other series. These places are often surreal and disturbing, and things are subject to change … Continue reading

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