Steve from Portugal

More silly (and still somewhat Mario-related) video posts. This is one of many vids I watch when I’m in a bad mood, because it never fails to amuse me. It may be painful for some to watch, but certain gems of communication in this video have made their way into legend with me.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MusQqQVvuFQ[/youtube]

On that note, I always disliked Super Mario Land. It’s like the “red-headed stepchild” of Mario platformers, and Princess Daisy’s return to the series some decades later isn’t exactly as good as you’d hoped it would be in your younger years.

The Mario Violinist (and More Mario)

You should know, I’m on a real Mario kick right now. With the recent release of Super Mario Galaxy 2, not to mention E3 with all the other great returning classic platform heroes, I just want to play video games all day. But such desires of the id are played down and subdued, only to be lived out in my fantasies while I watch video game related media at work.

(Nah, I’m working, honestly… with a little peep here and there.)

So anyway, I got a real kick out of this.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjcFQquHipE[/youtube]

Teppei Okada has the right idea. If I could even remotely play violin, this is exactly what I’d do, too.

While I’m at it, here are a few more Mario videos I’m liking the hell out of. SPOILERS: Mario dies at the end of all these videos. (Why are we all so cruel to him? But I enjoyed long-jumping him into walls in 64, if only to hear that goofy “d’oh, oooof…”)

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