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Vehicular Mario

I’ve been thinking of writing a post about vehicles in the Mario games, but I soon came to the conclusion it was difficult to determine exactly what counted. If you wanted to, you could technically count anything from the moving … Continue reading

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I’m Not a Real Doctor, But I Am a Real Mario

While Mario is primarily a plumber, he’s worked other odd jobs throughout his career, including a construction worker, a destruction worker, and a boxing referee. Mind you, at this last one he’s either corrupt or just inept, as he counts … Continue reading

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Born to Hunt Dinosaurs

Since Super Mario World took place in a country called Dinosaur Land, there obviously had to be some dinosaurs there. Oddly, though, there really aren’t that many different species to be found. Aside from the Yoshis, the two main types … Continue reading

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Don’t Hammer Me, Bro!

If you haven’t gotten sick of my posts on Mario enemies yet, maybe you will once you’ve read this entry about the Hammer Brothers, or “Hammer Bros.” as the games call them. For some reason, “Brothers” is pretty much always … Continue reading

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Gadd Is Great

Today, we’ll delve back into the Mario universe for a look at the mad scientist Professor Elvin Gadd, often simply called “E. Gadd.” In the original Japanese, his name was Oya Mā, which means “oh my,” while also referring to … Continue reading

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Mo’ Money, Mo’ Pixels

It seems like, when creating a fantasy universe, the default currency tends to be the generic “gold pieces.” Of course, gold pieces have been pretty standard currency in our world all the way back to at least the seventh century … Continue reading

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