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The Mario 64 Trick That Takes Three Days To Complete

The Super Mario 64 A Button Challenge asks players to collect stars without ever pressing the A button, meaning Mario can’t jump. Instead, challengers use a variety of glitches and tricks. One recently discovered glitch involves waiting for three days to get a platform to the right height, allowing players to complete…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Super Mario 64 Online Is Back From The Dead, For Now

Last September, modders created a way for up to 24 people to jump around together in Super Mario 64. The ROM hack was called SM64 Online and it garnered lots of attention, including Nintendo’s who promptly issued copyright strikes to have the ROM hack and videos demoing it taken down. Eight months later the modders…Read […]

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Someone Modded Mario 64 To Play In Nauseating First-Person

We’ve been running and jumping as Mario for decades, but always from a third-person perspective. A recently-released mod tweaks Super Mario 64 to let you see the world from Mario’s eyes and in the process completely transforms the experience.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Mario 64 Experts Discover An Even Shorter Way To Beat Level Without Jumping 

Last year, YouTuber pannenkoek2012, someone who knows more about Super Mario 64 than most people ever will, finally found a way to collect a star on the level Watch for Rolling Rocks without fully jumping. The video blew up both because of how extraordinary and esoteric the accomplishment was and how in-depth…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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A Hot New Strategy For Speedrunning Ocarina Of Time: Don’t Press The A Button

The world record for The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is 17 minutes and 9 seconds… but what if you pressed the A button as little as possible? Limiting Link’s ability to jump, talk, and open chests creates a new challenge for speedrunners to race through.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Modder Crams Two Zelda Games Into Mario 64

“Why not?” It’s such a simple question, yet it’s led humanity down all sorts of interesting pathways and also to the brink of destruction and back on multiple occasions. Now, finally, we’ve arrived at our pinnacle: somebody managed to cram both Nintendo 64 Zeldas into Super Mario 64.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Modder Crams Two Zelda Games Into Mario 64

“Why not?” It’s such a simple question, yet it’s led humanity down all sorts of interesting pathways and also to the brink of destruction and back on multiple occasions. Now, finally, we’ve arrived at our pinnacle: somebody managed to cram both Nintendo 64 Zeldas into Super Mario 64.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Legendary Super Mario 64 Speedrun Rivalry Heats Up

Last month, a speedrun for collecting 120 stars in Super Mario 64 went down in history for being the first run to ever go under a time of 1:40:00. It was a record that took years to achieve; some people didn’t think it was even possible. Last weekend, that legendary record got beaten twice in […]

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