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Meet the Beetles

I remember the description for Buzzy Beetle in the original Super Mario Bros. instruction booklet: “Quite the toughy, fireballs don’t even phase him.” They don’t work on Bullet Bills either, but for the most part, a fireproof enemy was a … 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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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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