History VideoGame / SuperMario64

9th Jul '17 4:27:50 PM IAmNotAFunguy
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* PalmtreePanic: The Sunshine Isles are a group of tropical islands.
29th Jun '17 7:26:06 AM 8BrickMario
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** Any reasonably deep body of water in the game, be it the lake of Jolly Roger Bay or the small oasis in Shifting Sand Land, will quickly refill your health if Mario jumps in and stays at the surface. Coins, which are extremely plentiful, will also refill your health, as do the occasional floating heart, which refills your health if you run through it quickly enough.

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** Any reasonably deep body of water in the game, be it the lake of Jolly Roger Bay or the small oasis in Shifting Sand Land, will quickly refill your health if Mario jumps in and stays at the surface.surface- this is a consequence of the underwater air and health meters being the same. Coins, which are extremely plentiful, will also refill your health, as do the occasional floating heart, which refills your health if you run through it quickly enough.



* BossArenaUrgency: In the final battle with Bowser, after you score two hits on him, he smashes the platform, turning it into a smaller star-shaped one. Before this point, flinging him off the platform but missing the bombs around the edge will result in Bowser simply leaping back up, which can knock off one of the pieces that would otherwise fall after the two hits.

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* BossArenaUrgency: In the final battle with Bowser, after you score two hits on him, he smashes the platform, turning it into a smaller star-shaped one.one that makes aiming more difficult due to the greater distance from the mines. Before this point, flinging him off the platform but missing the bombs around the edge will result in Bowser simply leaping back up, which can knock off one of the pieces that would otherwise fall after the two hits.



** Eyerock in Shifting Sand Land. You have to attack the eyes in the palm of his hands three times each to beat him.

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** Eyerock Eyerok in Shifting Sand Land. You have to attack the eyes in the palm of his hands three times each to beat him.



** Whomp's Fortress, an otherwise straightforward level, has a very well hidden star that, unless you're aware of it ahead of time, can only be found by trial and error. It's hidden in a breakable piece at the tip of a thin brick wall that you have to launch Mario into via cannon--and it looks no different than any other piece of scenery in the level. While the name of the stars goal is "Blast Away the Wall", finding out ''which'' wall to blast at, and which specific part, is completely left to the player to find out.

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** Whomp's Fortress, an otherwise straightforward level, has a very well hidden well-hidden star that, unless you're aware of it ahead of time, can only be found by trial and error. It's hidden in a breakable piece at the tip of a thin brick wall that you have to launch Mario into via cannon--and it looks no different than any other piece of scenery in the level. While the name of the stars goal is "Blast Away the Wall", finding out ''which'' wall to blast at, and which specific part, is completely left to the player to find out.
20th Jun '17 3:22:11 PM fruitstripegum
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* BettingMiniGame: Most of Luigi's mini games, which are mainly based around casino games, are this.
* BonusFeatureFailure: Except it's even worse than the original in this regard. Because Yoshi has been upgraded to a playable character, there's nobody to greet you on top of the roof and give you the 100 lives and upgraded triple jump like in the N64 version. The only point of interest is the last of Luigi's rabbits, which doesn't even give you more than a virtually identical version of a minigame you've already most definitely unlocked by this point.



* BettingMiniGame: Most of Luigi's mini games, which are mainly based around casino games, are this.
* BonusFeatureFailure: Except it's even worse than the original in this regard. Because Yoshi has been upgraded to a playable character, there's nobody to greet you on top of the roof and give you the 100 lives and upgraded triple jump like in the N64 version. The only point of interest is the last of Luigi's rabbits, which doesn't even give you more than a virtually identical version of a minigame you've already most definitely unlocked by this point.



* MythologyGag: Yoshi asleep on the roof of the castle in the opening is a reference to [[spoiler:where you find him in the 64 version]].



* MythologyGag: Yoshi asleep on the roof of the castle in the opening is a reference to [[spoiler:where you find him in the 64 version]].
20th Jun '17 3:20:38 PM fruitstripegum
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* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: [[BigBad Bowser]] delivers one to Mario just before their final confrontation.



* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: [[BigBad Bowser]] delivers one to Mario just before their final confrontation.
20th Jun '17 3:12:38 PM fruitstripegum
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* AncientTomb: The pyramid in Shifting Sand Land has a tomb that is home to the level's boss, Eyerock.



* AncientTomb: The pyramid in Shifting Sand Land has a tomb that is home to the level's boss, Eyerock.
26th May '17 11:50:54 AM ryanasaurus0077
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* LaughingMad: Mario himself, any time he gets torched or severely frostbitten. Often accompanied by a PainPoweredLeap.
24th May '17 6:41:57 AM TrendingToon1
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* WingdingEyes: Mario's eyes get X's in them when he gets burnt by fire.
16th May '17 4:47:42 PM TrendingToon1
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''[[ThankingTheViewer Thank you so much for-a playing my game]]!''

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''[[ThankingTheViewer Thank you so much for-a playing much-a for-to playing-a my game]]!''
30th Apr '17 1:51:45 PM HeyFella
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** In ''Vanish Cap Beneath the Moat'', if you try to [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=om2-K2zBzoU perform the backwards long jump glitch on one of the rotating platforms]], the game will crash. It's been said that locking the camera in place will work around this and let Mario just fly out of the levels bounds instead.

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** In ''Vanish Cap Beneath the Moat'', if you try to [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=om2-K2zBzoU perform the backwards long jump glitch on one of the rotating platforms]], the game will crash. It's been said that locking the camera in place will work around this and let Mario just fly out of the levels level's bounds instead.
30th Apr '17 1:42:34 PM ryanasaurus0077
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* YearsTooEarly: If Koopa the Quick wins a race in the German version, he taunts Mario that even his great grandma is much faster than him, but he could probably catch up given a couple of years of training.
-->'''Koopa the Quick''': Hohoho, das war ja wohl nichts! Sogar meine Uroma Koopa ist wesentlich schneller als Du! Naja, mit zwei Jahren Training konntest Du's vielleicht schaffen. Bis dann...und tscuhß![[labelnote:Literal English translation]]Hohoho, that was too easy! Even my Great Grandma Koopa is much faster than you! Well, with a couple of years of training, perhaps, you could make it. Until then... goodbye![[/labelnote]]

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* YearsTooEarly: If Koopa the Quick wins a race in the German version, he taunts Mario that [[MyGrandmaCanDoBetterThanYou even his great grandma is much faster than him, him]], but he could probably catch up given a couple of years of training.
-->'''Koopa the Quick''': Hohoho, das war ja wohl nichts! [[MyGrandmaCanDoBetterThanYou Sogar meine Uroma Koopa ist wesentlich schneller als Du! Du!]] Naja, mit zwei Jahren Training konntest Du's vielleicht schaffen. Bis dann...und tscuhß![[labelnote:Literal English translation]]Hohoho, that was too easy! Even my Great Grandma Koopa is much faster than you! Well, with a couple of years of training, perhaps, you could make it. Until then... goodbye![[/labelnote]]
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