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Brilliant Mario Maker 2 Designer Makes Courses Unlike Any Mario Game

The suite of building blocks offered by Mario Maker 2 means there’s no shortage of creative users out there fine-tuning a wide array of levels that would likely never be seen in the original series. But one of my favorite creators is uniquely capable of making me forget that what I’m playing is technically still […]

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Mario’s Iconic 1-1 Level Is Way Harder When It’s Vertical

Super Mario Maker 2’s many player-created levels can range from intense deathtraps to clever first-person dungeons. There are also a lot of riffs on the very first Mario level ever, World 1-1. It’s a solid template to build on, one of the most iconic levels in all of video games. That’s why even the slightest […]

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Mario Maker Contest: International Cat Day, Winners!

Last week I asked you wonderful people to create some cat-themed Mario levels in celebration of International Cat Day. It was time to honor our cats by turning a plumber into a cat and throwing him at some enemies and jumps. It is the only way to celebrate cats.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Mario Maker 2’s Hell Level Is Even Worse In Counter-Strike

Sometimes, you’ve just got to dust off an old classic. And ruin it. Last month, that’s exactly what one Mario Maker 2 player did with the original Super Mario Bros’ opening level, transforming it into a lava stick hellscape for freaks who like to be voraciously licked by slavering flame tongues. The nightmare obstacle…Read more… […]

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Getting The Highest Score Possible In Mario Maker 2 Is Harder Than You Might Expect

If I asked you what is the highest possible score achievable in Super Mario Maker 2, you would assume 999,999,990. That’s usually how video games work. And technically you would be right. But actually reaching that perfect high score is basically impossible through normal gameplay, due to the limited amount of time…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Getting The Highest Score Possible In Mario Maker 2 Is Harder Than You Might Expect

If I asked you what is the highest possible score achievable in Super Mario Maker 2, you would assume 999,999,990. That’s usually how video games work. And technically you would be right. But actually reaching that perfect high score is basically impossible through normal gameplay, due to the limited amount of time…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Clever Player Creates First-Person Dungeon-Crawler In Mario Maker 2

The Mario Maker series offers creators an expansive suite of tools with which to build punishing, unique, or thought-provoking levels. A recent level uses these tools to meticulously recreate the first-person adventure style of old-school dungeon-crawlers like Ultima and Might and Magic in Super Mario Maker 2.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Mario Maker Level Locks You In A Room With A Goomba And Your Darkest Thoughts

A lot of the Mario Maker levels that go viral are pretty universally deranged. They’re usually levels made in the “kaizo” style, impossibly hard courses for expert-level Mario players to speedrun. It’s easy to see why these are widely shared online: We like spectacle. Mario games are easy to parse—a tiny plumber is…Read more… Continue […]

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Even Your Offline Mario Maker 2 Levels Aren’t Safe From Deletion

Nintendo will delete Mario Maker levels from its servers for any number of reasons, be they glitches, inappropriate content, or unspecified offenses that leave creators baffled. This practice can be frustrating, but it was previously confined to levels that had already been uploaded and thus were obviously under…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Mario Maker Contest: Summertime Fun, Winners!

Last week I asked you fine Mario Makers to create some levels that were all about the summer heat. I got a ton of courses and each offering various takes on “Summertime Fun.” Some went for vacations and beaches, others went for hellish nightmares.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Mario Maker Contest: Summertime Fun, Winners!

Last week I asked you fine Mario Makers to create some levels that were all about the summer heat. I got a ton of courses and each offering various takes on “Summertime Fun.” Some went for vacations and beaches, others went for hellish nightmares.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Mario Maker Contest: Summertime Fun, Winners!

Last week I asked you fine Mario Makers to create some levels that were all about the summer heat. I got a ton of courses and each offering various takes on “Summertime Fun.” Some went for vacations and beaches, others went for hellish nightmares.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Put Some Checkpoints In Your Mario Maker Levels

I’ve been playing Super Mario Maker 2 nearly every night since the game was released last week and I’ve encountered some really fun and well-made levels. But I’ve also noticed an annoying trend in many player made courses. It seems a lot of level creators are uploading levels without any checkpoints.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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