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Post by I REALLY HATE POKEMON! » Mon Jan 16, 2017 6:10 pm

[QUOTE="VG_Addict, post: 1618897, member: 34516"]Isn't Mario originally from Brooklyn?[/QUOTE]

Pauline is confirmed as being from New York, and I can't remember if Mario was also from there but he obviously was there since he saved Pauline.

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Post by Marilink » Mon Jan 16, 2017 6:14 pm

If anything, Yoshi's Island suggests that Mario and Luigi were born in the Mushroom Kingdom and ended up getting sent to New York by accident, then returned home after Donkey Kong.

Also, Mario canon is dumb[DOUBLEPOST=1484604863,1484604830][/DOUBLEPOST][QUOTE="X-3, post: 1618917, member: 27765"]It's more sandbox than open world. NDC might just be the equivalent of Bob-omb Battlefield.[/QUOTE]
I really really hope that New Donk City is a level and not a hub world.
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Post by I am nobody » Mon Jan 16, 2017 6:24 pm

[QUOTE="Marilink, post: 1618924, member: 23215"]
Also, Mario canon is dumb[/QUOTE]

"Dumb" is pretty kind.

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Post by I REALLY HATE POKEMON! » Mon Jan 16, 2017 6:25 pm

Here's something interesting:
Story from the instruction booklet:

Mario, Help!

I am Princess Toadstool of the Mushroom Kingdom. I am in the hands of the Bowser, King of the Koopa. Please rescue me and bring back the peace to the Kingdom of Mushroom. But Mario, you must pass through the dangerous 8 Worlds and face all the
ferocious enemy that confronts you.

At the end of each world, an illusion of me will be there to guide you to the next world. However, there are also friends around you. On some of the floors you ride on, there are STARMAN and 1 UP MUSHROOM which I have hidden. These will appear when the floor is punched from the bottom with the JUMP button. The STARMAN makes you invincible for 10 seconds and the 1 UP MUSHROOM gives you 1 extra life. This is the utmost I can offer you Mario, and from here on you must use your own strength. Please save me as soon as you can.

Princess Toadstool
This seems to imply that Mario is not from the Mushroom Kingdom since it specifies that Peach is.
Marilink, post: 1618924, member: 23215 wrote:If anything, Yoshi's Island suggests that Mario and Luigi were born in the Mushroom Kingdom and ended up getting sent to New York by accident, then returned home after Donkey Kong.

Also, Mario canon is dumb[DOUBLEPOST=1484604863,1484604830][/DOUBLEPOST]
I really really hope that New Donk City is a level and not a hub world.
Yeah, Mario canon is pretty dumb, it really needs to be revised for clarity and consistency. They can't even keep Mario's age straight since he was once designed as a middle-aged man named Ossan (meaning "middle-aged guy" in Japanese) but now he's in his mid twenties.

Unfortunately, I have a feeling that is the hub world.

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Post by Valigarmander » Mon Jan 16, 2017 6:54 pm

I think the only times the Mario Bros. were declared in-game to be from Brooklyn were in Mario's Time Machine and Mario is Missing!.

I'm going to say that Mario and Luigi originating from Brooklyn is one of those early story elements Nintendo has since abandoned, like the Koopalings being Bowser's kids.

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Post by I REALLY HATE POKEMON! » Mon Jan 16, 2017 6:57 pm

It wasn't in-game but Mario Bros. says they're working as plumbers in New York. Maybe the idea was abandoned but that makes me even more curious why they'd go with this new direction in Mario Odyssey. I'm pretty damn curious about its setting.

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Post by Random User » Mon Jan 16, 2017 7:08 pm

Well apparently Donkey Kong decided he was going to be the new mayor of New York.

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Post by Marilink » Mon Jan 16, 2017 7:09 pm

I mean, they can be born in the Mushroom Kingdom and still have accidentally wound up in New York, even as youngins. Being born in the Mushroom Kingdom and being "from New York" aren't necessarily mutually exclusive.
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Post by ScottyMcGee » Mon Jan 16, 2017 8:50 pm

Mario lore is about as important as Spongebob Squarepants lore.
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Post by Calamity Panfan » Mon Jan 16, 2017 9:09 pm

i've never heard mario and luigi say "hey i'm walkin here" so they can't be from new york
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Post by Marilink » Mon Jan 16, 2017 9:30 pm

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Post by е и ժ е я » Mon Jan 16, 2017 9:52 pm

I'm really happy that Nintendo finally has accepted SMB: the Movie as canon as it has always belonged and now I will finally get my wings and a place among the angels as I've always dreamed because my John Leguizamo page will get the recognition it deserves.


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Post by DarkZero » Mon Jan 16, 2017 9:59 pm

normal regular guy needs to keep his judgemental attitude to himself
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Post by I REALLY HATE POKEMON! » Mon Jan 16, 2017 10:13 pm

what is "normal" its just a social construct or something

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Post by е и ժ е я » Mon Jan 16, 2017 10:36 pm

[QUOTE="I REALLY HATE PRESENTS!, post: 1618953, member: 18119"]what is "normal" its just a social construct or something[/QUOTE]
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Post by е и ժ е я » Mon Jan 16, 2017 10:58 pm

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Post by I REALLY HATE POKEMON! » Mon Jan 16, 2017 10:59 pm

Has anybody even played it on hard? Like, it's hard enough.

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Post by Calamity Panfan » Mon Jan 16, 2017 11:09 pm

[QUOTE="I REALLY HATE PRESENTS!, post: 1618961, member: 18119"]Has anybody even played it on hard? Like, it's hard enough.[/QUOTE]

normally i hate myself but other times when i really hate myself i play nes games on hard mode and cry myself to sleep
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