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The_Ink_Pit_Ox

41. Posted:

All the Bowsers at the end of each world in Super Mario Bros. are fake. I also never knew they were enemies in disguise.

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I've played Super Mario Bros. 3 dozens of times, but until today, I had no clue that the bodies of land in Pipe Maze were shaped like pipes.

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I have same kind of thing. Whitney's Gym in G/S/C/HG/SS is shaped like Clefairy. Never did I notice this as a kid.
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That image just broke my brain; I'd never realized her gym was shaped like Clefairy.

I must be the type of person that only sees the trees instead of the forest, because I rarely seem to notice these kinds of things.

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I realized just recently that the regions (Lanaryu, Eldin and Faron) in Twilight Princess and Skyward Sword are just renamed versions of the three goddesses (Din, Nayru, and Farore). Then my friend just laughed at me cause I'm so slow :(

Thats like all the Sages in Ocarina of Time are all named after the towns in Zelda II: The Adventure of Link.

Chronologically, the towns are almost certainly named after the sages.

True but in actuality the Sages were named after the towns since OoT came out years later after Zelda 2.

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Marios-love-child

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This may be a suprising one but .....................

.............Until a couple of years ago I didnt realise that the Mario 2 we all know and love was actually a rip off of Doki Doki Panic and that the real Mario 2 was a game we had already played under the name of the lost levels.

I always knew it was the black sheep of the family but didnt realise why until I stumbled across a Video on Youtube by the Irategamer explaining it all.

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JGMR

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Rated_R_Superstar wrote:

This may be a suprising one but .....................

.............Until a couple of years ago I didnt realise that the Mario 2 we all know and love was actually a rip off of Doki Doki Panic and that the real Mario 2 was a game we had already played under the name of the lost levels.

I always knew it was the black sheep of the family but didnt realise why until I stumbled across a Video on Youtube by the Irategamer explaining it all.

You're not the only one. There's a lot of stuff out there I did not know until I made use of the internet. Before that, it was just good old magazines. And even that was limited in certain respects. Now we have entire 'encyclopedias' on the web. :p

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lonlon-milker

46. Posted:

The casino in mario Rpg was a cool easter egg

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bub166

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It took me a long time to realize that at the beginning of Donkey Kong Country, you should go into the room behind you to get the extra life... I don't know why, but I would always just charge forward and skip it every single time.

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MetroidMasher17

48. Posted:

For the longest time (and arguably still now) I have not been entirely sure on how to pronounce Samus's name. I've heard some people say say-muhs and others say sah-muhs...

Though my comment doesn't relate to any one game, but a series.

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Chrono_Cross

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Sam-us. Sam as is Samuel and us as in....us.

But you can call Metroid guy whatever you want, really.

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50. Posted:

In Metroid Prime 3 one of the other hunters calls her Sammy all the time. Also in Other M during cutscenes they clearly say her name as Sam Us. I've only heard it said Sah Mus in the original Smash bros but that's probably a mistake in translation.

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51. Posted:

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Oh, and I don't think I need to tell the whole story (I'm sure I bored everyone enough with my tale above!), but this same guy played through all of Ocarina of Time and had no idea you could ride Epona.

So I was speaking with my buddy lastnight about this and he informed me that he got to the very end of the game without knowing about Epona, but couldn't get to the last battle with Ganondorf. He was then informed that you use Epona to make the jump and that was the first time he'd heard of that.

So yeah, you do need Epona to finish the game, contrary to what I originally said. My bad!

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52. Posted:

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I have same kind of thing. Whitney's Gym in G/S/C/HG/SS is shaped like Clefairy. Never did I notice this as a kid.
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Usagi-san

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I didn't know "Zelda: Links awakening" was censored for "racy" content. Apparently there was a hippo doing artistic nudity and a mermaid who lost her bikini top. Who'd have known.

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NintendoMike

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Rated_R_Superstar wrote:

This may be a suprising one but .....................

.............Until a couple of years ago I didnt realise that the Mario 2 we all know and love was actually a rip off of Doki Doki Panic and that the real Mario 2 was a game we had already played under the name of the lost levels.

I always knew it was the black sheep of the family but didnt realise why until I stumbled across a Video on Youtube by the Irategamer explaining it all.

It's not the "black sheep" of Mario games. That's a load of garbage spewed forth by people who didn't grow up with the game. The "real" Mario 2 is nowhere near as good as our Super Mario Bros. 2.

But anyway, I never knew that the area where you got the hammer in Zelda II: The Adventure of Link was actually Spectacle Rock from Zelda I.

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zezhyrule

55. Posted:

NintendoMike wrote:

That's a load of garbage spewed forth by people who didn't grow up with the game.

So... the only reason it's good is...

because nostalgia

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zezhyrule wrote:

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That's a load of garbage spewed forth by people who didn't grow up with the game.

So... the only reason it's good is...

because nostalgia

It's good because it can still be repackaged and resold today, and people will buy it en masse. Hello most popular category of the Virtual Console.

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misswliu81

57. Posted:

in 2007, there was a tech demo of halo made for the nintendo DS http://www.unseen64.net/2008/04/22/halo-ds-prototype-unreleased/

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JGMR

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misswliu81 wrote:

in 2007, there was a tech demo of halo made for the nintendo DS http://www.unseen64.net/2008/04/22/halo-ds-prototype-unreleased/

Here's an topic on Lost Levels on it ;)

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PlushyCactus

59. Posted:

25 is Pikachu's Pokedex number and 52 is Meowth's. Never realized until now.

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Marios-love-child

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"It's not the "black sheep" of Mario games. That's a load of garbage spewed forth by people who didn't grow up with the game. The "real" Mario 2 is nowhere near as good as our Super Mario Bros. 2."


Just so you know I actually did grow up with the game so not quite sure what you're getting at.

I never said anything about it being a bad game. By using the term "Black Sheep" I simply meant that its completly differant to all the other Mario Games of that era. Surely thats not difficult for you to understand

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