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26th Sep '17 3:11:26 AM Kalaong
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* InexplicablyPreservedDungeonMeat: One of the sealed caves that Mike can blast open in the Wild West contains a giant chicken nugget. It tastes delicious!

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* InexplicablyPreservedDungeonMeat: One of the sealed caves that Mike can blast open in the Wild West looking for gold nuggets contains a giant chicken ''chicken'' nugget. It tastes delicious!
27th May '17 4:03:28 PM nombretomado
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** The sequel contains a major ShoutOut to VideoGame/{{Tetris}}, (all the plot coupons are magic Tetris pieces!) although it was removed for the VirtualConsole release.

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** The sequel contains a major ShoutOut to VideoGame/{{Tetris}}, (all the plot coupons are magic Tetris pieces!) although it was removed for the VirtualConsole UsefulNotes/VirtualConsole release.
6th May '17 6:27:49 AM HighCrate
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* JustForFun/SurprisinglySimilarCharacters: An All-American boy who develops psychic powers helps save the world from an alien menace. Now, are we talking about the ''[=StarTropics=]'' series or the ''VideoGame/{{Mother}}'' series? For additional curiosity, this series was released exclusively in the US, and ''Mother'' was exclusively a Japanese series with the exception of ''VideoGame/EarthBound''.
11th Feb '17 1:54:37 AM Sabrewing
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Both games are available for the UsefulNotes/VirtualConsole on the UsefulNotes/{{Wii}} and UsefulNotes/WiiU.
9th Jan '17 5:41:00 PM nombretomado
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** In the second game, '''{{Leonardo|DaVinci}}''' [[LeonardoDaVinci da Vinci]] gives you a [[Franchise/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles Katana]]. (Which he claims he got from [[Literature/TheTravelsOfMarcoPolo Marco Polo]], of all people)

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** In the second game, '''{{Leonardo|DaVinci}}''' [[LeonardoDaVinci '''Creator/{{Leonardo|DaVinci}}''' [[Creator/LeonardoDaVinci da Vinci]] gives you a [[Franchise/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles Katana]]. (Which he claims he got from [[Literature/TheTravelsOfMarcoPolo Marco Polo]], of all people)
15th Aug '16 11:28:12 AM tropower
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* NoFourthWall: At the start of the sequel Mike asks the player if you know what happened in the last game. If you say no he directly tells you to go read the instruction manual.



* ThereIsNoFourthWall: At the start of the sequel Mike asks the player if you know what happened in the last game. If you say no he directly tells you to go read the instruction manual.
9th Jun '16 12:52:40 PM Phred
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** To get around this roadblock in the Virtual Console release, the letter is simulated inside of the game's operations guide.

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** To get around this roadblock in the Virtual Console release, the letter is simulated inside of the game's operations guide.guide on the Wii, and actual scans of the letter before and after water are included on the Wii U.


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-->''Caution: Do not taste, eat or otherwise consume this paper''
-->''Note: This letter is very important, so please hold onto it until the end of the game.''
28th May '16 9:14:45 PM Phred
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* ProperlyParanoid: Dr. J suspected something might happen to him, and took measures that turn out to come in handy, including encoding a secret message into an otherwise normal letter written to his soon to visit nephew.
-->[[spoiler:Mike, I found some strange runes in my last voyage. Since then someone has been watching me! I put a tiny transmitter in my shoe. '''Its frequency is 747MHz'''. Perhaps I worry too much, but better to be safe than sorry.]]
28th Apr '16 7:47:53 PM DarkLordJadow
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* HalfTheManHeUsedToBe: The Frankenstein monsters you fight in the sequel; hit them once and the top half of their body disintegrates, leaving their legs from the waist down dashing around erratically.
26th Apr '16 6:32:57 PM DarkLordJadow
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* NostalgiaLevel: The final level of the sequel is a recreation of the first level of the original game - including an undead version of the first game's first boss.

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* NostalgiaLevel: The final level of the sequel is a recreation of the first level of the original game - including a remix of the first game's main dungeon theme and an undead version of the first game's first boss.



* PoisonMushroom: Signposts may reward Mike with an extra life or two... or steal one of them away.

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* PoisonMushroom: Signposts may reward Mike with an extra life or two... or steal one of them away. The signposts are adjusted in the second game to never take away lives.
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