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Super Mario 3D Land

Super Mario 3D Land

Game: Super Mario 3D Land
Start Date: February 4th, 2019
End Date: March 15th, 2019
Videos: 18

I would put up a clever description of how Bowser once again kidnaps Princess Peach, forcing Mario into another grand adventure, but I feel like the guy is running a little empty on unique ways to accomplish that feat, so I’ll just chalk it up to Bowser getting bored and that he just wanted to do something to keep himself busy. That’s right, we have another Mario game to cover and this time we are covering the 3DS classic; Super Mario 3D Land. After spending a couple of titles in the 2D platformer space, Nintendo decided it was time to try another 3D adventure with less emphasis on exploring locales or traveling through space, and more emphasis on straight-up platforming. In addition to that, this title also seems to draw a lot of inspiration from other games from Mario’s past as well, whether it’s power-ups, gimmicks, music, secrets; just a nice celebration of Mario’s past.

My initial plan was to cover Super Mario 3D Land the previous year, but due to Fire Emblem and the Oracle games taking up a huge amount of that time, I had to delay my plans a few months, but decided I wanted to get through this game as soon as possible the following year just so I could continue my streak of covering a 3D Mario “almost” every year, or at least regularly enough. This was a game I knew I could get through easily enough and finish in a quick amount of time, so even with my reduced upload schedule in 2019, I knew it would be a quick one to slip in there.

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Paper Mario

Paper Mario

Game: Paper Mario
Start Date: November 19th, 2013
Runtime: 17 hours
Videos: 45

During one of Princess Peach’s parties, Bowser once again comes knocking at her door, but this time with a very nasty surprise. It seems he has stolen the Star Rod and has gained the power of the Stars, finally able to topple his old rival Mario. However, there is still hope in this world, and Mario may just have what it takes to put Bowser to rest.

Paper Mario is hands down one of my all-time favorite Nintendo 64 games, and I knew at some point I was going to cover this game. After a bit of time had passed, that time eventually came and I was ready to tackle the beast known only as Paper Mario. I even took this project a step further and decided to cover all of the optional sidequests and item pick-ups!

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New Super Mario Bros.

New Super Mario Bros.

Game: New Super Mario Bros.
Start Date: July 25th, 2012
Runtime: 5 hours
Videos: 16

The move from 2D Mario gaming to 3D was a huge step for the portly plumber, but what happens when he steps back to his roots? Princess Peach has once again been kidnapped by Bowser and now Mario must begin one of the biggest chases of his life in this all new 2D platforming adventure on the Nintendo DS.

This was my very first Nintendo DS project, and although I knew there would be complications with my first DS Let’s Play, let’s just say I wasn’t expecting the specific complications that I endured, namely another computer crash that postponed the project for a few weeks. Despite this issue, I had a lot of fun with the game and it was a successful start for Nintendo DS games being covered on channel SlimKirby!

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Super Mario Bros.

Super Mario Bros.

Game: Super Mario Bros.
Start Date: October 10th, 2011
Runtime: 58 minutes
Videos: 4

Behold, Mario’s first platforming adventure in all of its glory! This is the first game where a plumber from the Mushroom Kingdom goes on a quest to rescue Princess Toadstool from the evil, King of the Koopas, Bowser! Hope you are ready for some classic nostalgia.

This is a project done in conjunction with three other games as part of the Super Mario All-Stars Let’s Play. I had just finished Radiant Dawn at this point and wanted to take it easy before I got back into any major games, so I figured a run-through all of the classic NES Mario games was in order!

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Mario Party 4

Mario Party 4

Game: Mario Party 4
Start Date: November 26th, 2008
Runtime: 10 hours
Videos: 62

Mario and his friends are once again met with another opportunity to party like the part animals that they are! This was the first Mario Party installment available for the Nintendo Gamecube and it featured new boards, new mini-games, new items, lots of new bonus features, and perhaps the best thing, just a new Mario Party game to play!

Although this is the 4th installment of the Mario Party series, it is actually the 2nd earliest (in terms of date) available playlist of my Mario Party playthrough series. This is because I had to remove my original playthroughs of Mario Party 1 and Mario Party 2 due to the issues of copyright I had with those videos, and as a result, I redid them at a later date, after this project.

This may be one of my earlier projects, but this is where I felt things were starting to come together in terms of how I wanted the quality of my videos to be. I had some issues with the audio quality, but I don’t think they hindered the project and still made it a very enjoyable party!

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