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Author: honestgamer (Mod)
Posted: September 21, 2011 (04:26 PM)
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This was a fitting ode to a great game. However:

Levels were not always the same fair.

You mean 'fare' there, don't you?

There was some other roughness, like twice repeating the bit about mastering two buttons and such, but this is great stuff that--without saying it in so many words--practically begs the reader to go back through and experience the game for himself. I recently played a few levels again (as I sometimes do throughout the years) and found that it still holds up. I'm glad that the 3DS ambassador program is giving people a portable way to experience this exciting classic. I just wish every gamer could experience the game for the first time the way we did, back before a game wasn't considered a game if it didn't have massive textures or tons of polygons or whatever. Super Mario Bros. was a game changer.


"Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought." - John F. Kennedy on reality

"What if everything you see is more than what you see--the person next to you is a warrior and the space that appears empty is a secret door to another world? What if something appears that shouldn't? You either dismiss it, or you accept that there is much more to the world than you think. Perhaps it really is a doorway, and if you choose to go inside, you'll find many unexpected things." - Shigeru Miyamoto


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Author: JoeTheDestroyer
Posted: September 21, 2011 (04:30 PM)
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Thanks, Jason! I'll go back through it again later to correct any other roughness. I did drop the first instance of two buttons and changed "fair". This was a game my former roommate always played, and watching him play reminded me how awesome it is. It'll probably be one of the first I DL once I nab a 3DS.


The only thing my milkshake brings to the yard is a subpoena.


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Author: SamildanachEmrys
Posted: September 22, 2011 (11:16 AM)
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That first jump into the next standard of games is certainly memorable, and it's a good hook for this review.

For me, though, that game was Sonic 1 on the Master System.


'There would be tears and there would be strange laughter. Fierce births and deaths beneath umbrageous ceilings. And dreams, and violence, and disenchantment.'


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