1. LinusRG

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    I know lots of Mario games prove that Mario is not an act but there are also a bunch of them say otherwise like Super Mario Bros. 3 and all the Mario Party Games and Mario Kart Games as well.
     
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    Mario was invented by the corporation Nintendo to sell you video games. Do not fall for corporate mascots.
     
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    I'm just talking game theory.
     
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    No need to make up a game theory over what was originally a corporate attempt to sell you stuff.
    Fuck game theory we need action now.
     
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  5. The Real Jdbye

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    Do you know something we don't? I don't get what you mean by "Mario is an act".
     
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    Act as in a play but on by the by the residents mushroom kingdom. Because everyone on Bowser's side and Mario's seem to get along in Mario Kart and Mario Party.
     
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    Well, Super Mario Bros. 3 does take place on a stage with curtains and all.
     
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    If Mario is an just a stage show, who is his stunt double, cause who else is gonna be fat, jump high and do somersaults and acrobatics like him? :creep:
     
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    Wario, of course
    You seen the shit he can do in his games? Still haven't saw Mario piledrive a giant effeminate godzilla to the ground.
     
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    No, but Luigi came close while looking through the Ghost Hotel.
     
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    Lol, with how he slams the ghost around when succing them, I think Luigi has been watching a few wrestling show, eh.
     
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    I would imagine sometimes it is and sometimes it's not as in there is no television in the mushroom Kingdom they can't spread on the evening news Mario's greatness so the only way to let the regular citizens know that they had been saved by mario is with a Play
    paper Mario the thousand-year door goes even further by supplying an audience and even allowing them to interact with your battles
     
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    Is this one of those threads that is soliciting for the Edge of the forum? :unsure:

    But meh...either way: I'll play along...


    Sure, Mario is an act. I've seen him rescue princesses, karting, doing Olympic sports, golf, paint, more princess rescue-ing, jumping five times his own height, tennis, soccer...you name it...BUT NEVER ANY ACTUAL PLUMBING!!!(1) :blink:

    So yes: it's an act. The dude is probably a high royal duke somewhere. He only claims(2) to be a plumber so the proletarian inhabitants of the mushroom kingdom think they live in a classless monarchy where everyone can rise to the rank of royalty, whereas in reality the top 1% manages to keep to their wealth by only having relations with equally rich people. (3)


    In between games, Mario probably slips Bowser some cash to "steal" his beloved princess. It's somewhat of a tradition at this point, really: he can play the public hero to the general public whereas he just grabs as many cash(coins) he can get his hands on. If Mario and Bowser were real enemies, they wouldn't do all those side-activities together (basically EVERY Mario game aside the classic 'rescue princess' trope).

    Fuck...if I had my way with Miyamoto, the next nintendo game would be called "Occupy Mushroom kingdom". :creep:


    Oh, and while we're at it: shall we discuss some philosophies on tetris as well? :tpi:




    (1): I've read somewhere you actually do your job in Mario Sunshine, but I can't attest to it.
    (2): subliminally, of course, as he does the exact opposite of Donald Trump: by only communicating in grunts and shouts, he never actually has to LIE about his heritage. He just has others lie on his behalf on his career path.
    (3): seriously...have you taken a look at that kingdom? Mario has a house and Peach has a castle. Other than that, it's just hills and eyeballs. I bet the far majority of Toads are unemployed, homeless bums scraping to get by.
     
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    I think he was referring to this:

    https://kotaku.com/miyamoto-confirms-that-super-mario-bros-3-was-a-play-1729805751

    From Wikipedia:

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    So the question is, are the rest of the games also plays on a stage, i.e. a stage act.

    Maybe.
     
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    mario dies at the end of SMB1, he is in a coma for 2 and they hired a actor to play him in 3 onwards
     
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    No need to make excuses for the Mario 2 Fiasco the game that Americans know Wasn't a cannon Mario game it was another nes game reskined and in my bias opinion the Mario 2 the Japanese know would have been a DLC for mario 1 had The concept and technology existed back then and mario 3 was confirmed to be a play ... that takes us to super Mario land which was not a play. Then things get confusing in super Mario world most events fall within mushroom kingdom norm imo until mario knocked one of the koopalings so hard they demolished a mountain on the world map then when the mountain becomes visible again it's bandaged which raises the question who taped it up and why ... was it a set destroyer who accepted his involvement and tried to make amends in hopes of still getting a paycheck. Next up mario land 2 ... what can I say I never played that one... I will stop there for now or this will just be a giant text wall ... to be continued?
     
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    No wonder he´s in a coma, the many times he hit his head. lol.
     
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    Donkey Kong (series) is canon. SMB (series) is a fever dream brought on by eating psychedelic mushrooms.
     
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    Yeah, Mario is playing with fire. One of those days they will bust him.
    [​IMG]
     
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