History YMMV / SuperMario3DLand

7th Feb '17 12:41:26 PM MegaMarioMan
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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter: '''Tanooki Bowser'''. A lot of fans really wanted to see [[http://masabowser.deviantart.com/art/True-Tanooki-Bowser-image-280973465 this powered-up incarnation of Bowser]]. Many gamers were also half-expecting it, on an erroneous assumption that the Fake Bowsers' tails were {{Foreshadowing}}. It's not until ''[[VideoGame/SuperMario3DWorld 3D World]] that Bowser considers using Mario's arsenal, and even then the Tanooki ability is still strangely snubbed by the game designers.

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter: '''Tanooki Bowser'''. A lot of fans really wanted to see [[http://masabowser.deviantart.com/art/True-Tanooki-Bowser-image-280973465 this powered-up incarnation of Bowser]]. Many gamers were also half-expecting it, on an erroneous assumption that the Fake Bowsers' tails were {{Foreshadowing}}. It's not until ''[[VideoGame/SuperMario3DWorld 3D World]] World]]'' that Bowser considers using Mario's arsenal, and even then the Tanooki ability is still strangely snubbed by the game designers.
18th Jan '17 7:47:29 PM Wingnut
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* FridgeBrilliance: The letter you receive after clearing World 4 shows Peach being ambushed by Goombas. The letter trying to fly out of Mario's reach wasn't being mischievous, it doesn't want Mario to see that.
6th Dec '16 8:26:23 AM MegaMarioMan
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* InternetBackdraft: Not towards the developers or reviewers, but towards [=PETA=], who attacked the game on the grounds that the Tanooki Suit promotes wearing fur. (They even made a parody flash game, ''Mario Kills Tanooki''.) After realizing how much of a hornet's nest they stirred, they tried to claim a JustJokingJustification, but not everyone's buying it.
** Music/{{Brentalfloss}} put it best in his "[=RANTAlfloss=]" about ''MKT'', after showing how Mario gets his suit in ''3D Land'', and ''then'' asking PETA if they saw Mario skinning a raccoon alive.
---> '''Brentalfloss:''' ''[[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments "No! It's a MAGICAL... FUCKING... LEAF!"]]''
** Even WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic responded by making a reference to the PETA controversy in the game... in a review of the 2000 version of ''Film/HowTheGrinchStoleChristmas'', as a TakeThat to [=PETA=]:
----> '''The Nostalgia Critic:''' ''[about Max]'' What the hell would [=PETA=] say for this little canine? Oh hell, as long as he's not wearing a Tanooki Suit, it's fine.
** The whole thing is pretty much par for the course when it comes to [=PETA=]. They live and die by the credo that there is NoSuchThingAsBadPublicity.



* MostAnnoyingSound: "dododo, DA-DA, DA-DA, DA, DA, DA, do, do-do!"[[note]][[VideoGame/SuperMarioSunshine TOO BAD!]][[/note]]

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"dododo, DA-DA, DA-DA, DA, DA, DA, do, do-do!"[[note]][[VideoGame/SuperMarioSunshine TOO BAD!]][[/note]]



* SugarWiki/MostWonderfulSound: Get your lives over 999 with the W 1-2 trick. Happens again when you hit [[{{Cap}} 1,110]].

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* SugarWiki/MostWonderfulSound: Get Getting your lives over 999 with the W 1-2 trick.grants you an awesome jingle. Happens again when you hit [[{{Cap}} 1,110]].



* ScrappyMechanic: Nintendo has been pretty good with recent Mario games on setting aside special areas you can repeatedly visit just for power-ups to help with replayability... Except this game. Once you unpack an item from any of the Toad Houses and leave, it's gone for good. Nothing will bring the houses back except getting a GameOver, and you'll be hard pressed to encounter one with the plethora of 1-Ups the game gives you. You can also nab power-ups from stages, but if you want to leave the stage with the power-ups in question, you ''have'' to complete the level, as exiting the course does not save your progress.
** You can replenish the Toad Houses through [=StreetPass=] tags, but if you don't live in a big city, that may be easier said than done.

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Nintendo has been pretty good with recent Mario games on setting aside special areas you can repeatedly visit just for power-ups to help with replayability... Except this game. Once you unpack an item from any of the Toad Houses and leave, it's gone for good. Nothing will bring the houses back except getting a GameOver, and you'll be hard pressed to encounter one with the plethora of 1-Ups the game gives you. You can also nab power-ups from stages, but if you want to leave the stage with the power-ups in question, you ''have'' to complete the level, as exiting the course does not save your progress.
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progress. You can replenish the Toad Houses through [=StreetPass=] tags, but if you don't live in a big city, that may be easier said than done.



* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter: '''Tanooki Bowser'''. A lot of fans really wanted to see [[http://masabowser.deviantart.com/art/True-Tanooki-Bowser-image-280973465 this powered-up incarnation of Bowser]]. Many gamers were also half-expecting it, on an erroneous assumption that the Fake Bowsers' tails were {{Foreshadowing}}. Its not until 3D Worlds does Bowser consider using Mario's arsenal, and even then the Tanooki ability is still strangely snubbed by the game designers.

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter: '''Tanooki Bowser'''. A lot of fans really wanted to see [[http://masabowser.deviantart.com/art/True-Tanooki-Bowser-image-280973465 this powered-up incarnation of Bowser]]. Many gamers were also half-expecting it, on an erroneous assumption that the Fake Bowsers' tails were {{Foreshadowing}}. Its It's not until ''[[VideoGame/SuperMario3DWorld 3D Worlds does World]] that Bowser consider considers using Mario's arsenal, and even then the Tanooki ability is still strangely snubbed by the game designers.
25th Aug '16 4:21:20 PM nombretomado
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** {{Brentalfloss}} put it best in his "[=RANTAlfloss=]" about ''MKT'', after showing how Mario gets his suit in ''3D Land'', and ''then'' asking PETA if they saw Mario skinning a raccoon alive.

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** {{Brentalfloss}} Music/{{Brentalfloss}} put it best in his "[=RANTAlfloss=]" about ''MKT'', after showing how Mario gets his suit in ''3D Land'', and ''then'' asking PETA if they saw Mario skinning a raccoon alive.
3rd Apr '16 2:34:26 AM dieseldragons
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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter: '''Tanooki Bowser'''. A lot of fans really wanted to see [[http://masabowser.deviantart.com/art/True-Tanooki-Bowser-image-280973465 this powered-up incarnation of Bowser]]. Many gamers were also half-expecting it, on an erroneous assumption that the Fake Bowsers' tails were {{Foreshadowing}}. Its not until 3D Worlds does Bowser consider using Mario's arsenal, and even then the Tanooki ability is still strangely snubbed by the game designers.
20th Jan '16 9:48:52 PM Darthrai
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* ItsTheSameNowItSucks: A common criticism of the game; while its level design and innovative use of 3D are praised, it's also seen as taking a step backward from the lauded ''VideoGame/SuperMarioGalaxy'' games to return to the basic ''VideoGame/NewSuperMarioBros'' formula, with a thin ExcusePlot and an overall very simplistic structure.
1st Nov '15 12:17:19 PM Wingnut
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* SuspiciouslySimilarSong: The World 3 map theme sounds kinda like Tijuana Taxi.
9th Jun '15 9:24:33 PM GoldenSeals
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** It's not the first time Mario gets to see [[spoiler: Peach getting kidnapped right before his eyes]], but this is the only time this hit him... ''[[HeroicBSOD hard]]''. To clarify, at the end of that level ([[spoiler:World 8, first Bowser castle]]), Mario ''doesn't even do his happy dance.'' Though he did seem more determined than shell shocked, meaning he's about to [[LetsGetDangerous get dangerous]].

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** It's not the first time Mario gets to see [[spoiler: Peach getting kidnapped right before his eyes]], but this is the only time this hit him... ''[[HeroicBSOD hard]]''. To clarify, at At the end of that level ([[spoiler:World 8, first Bowser castle]]), Mario ''doesn't even do his happy dance.'' Though he did seem more determined than shell shocked, meaning he's about to [[LetsGetDangerous get dangerous]].
22nd May '15 5:30:02 PM Underveil
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* BreatherLevel: An unintentional example. In [[spoiler: 7-1]], if you have the Tanooki power up, you can get to the end of the level by jumping against the wall to your left after you jump from the ledge, then flutter your way over the fence to the flagpole.
11th May '15 4:13:41 PM Thepenguinking2
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* TearJerker
** It's not the first time Mario gets to see [[spoiler: Peach getting kidnapped right before his eyes]], but this is the only time this hit him... ''[[HeroicBSOD hard]]''. To clarify, at the end of that level ([[spoiler:World 8, first Bowser castle]]), Mario ''doesn't even do his happy dance.'' Though he did seem more determined than shell shocked, meaning he's about to [[LetsGetDangerous get dangerous]].
** [[spoiler:[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TSb2R9mJ1gY The Special World 8 music can seem like this.]] ]] It makes it apparent that your journey's almost over.
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