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Please Plesiosaur Me

In light of my recent post about dragons in the Mario series, which addresses the confusion between those and dinosaurs, I find it interesting that the franchise has two separate creatures based on the Loch Ness Monster. The first one, … Continue reading

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Plumbers in Flight

Yes, apparently Super Mario 3D Land will include the Tanooki Suit, but you won’t be able to fly with it. There’s a bit about it here. I remember when I first read about Super Mario Bros. 3 (this was before … Continue reading

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Preemptive Wario

Since the evil twin concept is common in video games, perhaps it was only a matter of time before one was introduced for Mario. The thing is, Wario isn’t actually Mario’s twin or doppelganger, and the two of them are … Continue reading

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