Mario doesn’t hesitate to endanger his life

Posted by stilgar in 02-05-2009, 11:43 AM

Maybe not absolutely mind blowing, but I realized this yesterday, watching Mario Bros by the Gordon College:

In the original Mario Bros, Mario is breaking the blocks not with his head, but with his fist:

However, in SM 64, he doesn’t hesitate to endanger his life :

I dunno when the switch has been done. But trust me Mario, one day you’ll pay the price for crushing your neurons.

Charles Martinet, maybe you saw him

Posted by Moz La Punk in 03-28-2008, 03:52 AM

Don’t know if it was mentioned before, but now that you people are mentioning voice actors…

Charles Martinet, the guy who voices Mario (and other characters in the Mario universe) can actually be seen in the movie The Game (yes, the Fincher movie). He plays the father of the main character and you see him at the intro of the movie. He jumps off the roof, commits suicide. That’s not a spoiler, is it? Mama mia!

Cacildo´s note: Searched for a picture and nothing. The one above is the most actor-ish of him i could find. His personal website is gold, though… there´s even a “mail me” gif!!

Have some F U N with mario64

Posted by DarthWaiter in 03-25-2008, 08:25 AM

Originally Posted by DarthWaiter:
anyone else remember the “FUN” letters in Super Mario 64?
Behind the wall in the American version we got a “F”
In Japan they got a “N”
And in Europe they got a “U”

I can take pics later if you want to see.

Originally Posted by Night_Trekker:
What the hell? Need pics please.

This is the American version, and is the only version of Super Mario 64 that I have access to. Just go behind the door with the 3 stars on it (the first snow stage) and go right up to the stage painting. Position the camera to see behind the painting and you will see it.

You will see the letter F. Its different for other releases; Japanese and PAL.

It spells out FUN. The N64 was called the FUN Machine internally for quite awhile.

Its in Super Mario 64 on the N64 and on the Virtual Console. Not sure about the DS release. I’m about to check

just took some pics:

Posted by Toma

Well it blowed my mind. So I checked it for wanting to be blowed again when I can see it with my own eyes on my own tv. 
So yeah. VC SM64 Europe has the F.
Which seems to be the same as the ntsc american SM64.
My guess is that they havent put up 3 completely different version of sm64, but 3 times the same with different language settings to safe some work? or space online?