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Nintendo in Book Form

I grew up in the heyday of Choose Your Own Adventure books, which allowed the reader to make choices from a list of options at certain junctures in the narrative. A lot of them led to death, because that was … Continue reading

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Fungal Footmen and Mushroom Minions

Since we just looked at Ozma’s castle staff, how about that of the Mushroom Kingdom? Well, the most famous member of that royal household is Toad. He and the other Toads you rescue in the original Super Mario Bros. are … Continue reading

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Koopariffic Comics

I don’t own any issues of the old Nintendo Comics System, but I used to read them at the store. In retrospect, maybe I should have bought some, because now they’re hard to find. Some of the stories have been … Continue reading

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The House at Mario Corner

Archetypes being what they are, it’s pretty much possible to link any group of fictional characters with any other, if you stretch a bit. It’s a largely futile exercise, but sometimes fun. Recently, I was thinking (think, think, think) about … Continue reading

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