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Why Toads Don’t Travel

A GamesRadar article from two years ago proposes simple solutions to video games. For the two-dimensional Mario games, its advice is to just go around the bad stuff. Of course, that could apply to pretty much any 2-D game, and … Continue reading

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Mario vs. Mollusk

One of my fellow bloggers, Calvin of the Canadian Cave of Cool, has an interest in fighting against the Cephalopod Menace. He’d be glad to know that the most famous plumber in the video game world is contributing to this … 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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Game Girls

(Picture by Kuroi Tsuki) I’m sure this topic has been addressed in many ways in many other forums, but I’m going to weigh in on it anyway. It’s the role of women in video games, particularly the earlier ones. Once … Continue reading

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