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Something you didn't know about a video game, video game franchise or video game character

Postby Rhosty » Sun May 05, 2019 2:04 am

Something I didn't know at first about Mario was that he has been a carpenter before he was a plumber.

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Re: Something you didn't know about a video game, video game franchise or video game character

Postby yellow yoshi » Sun May 05, 2019 2:26 am

yeah he was a plumber is , in Donkey kong

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Re: Something you didn't know about a video game, video game franchise or video game character

Postby Eri7 » Sun May 05, 2019 3:05 am

The most obvious one, that Samus was actually a woman.
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Re: Something you didn't know about a video game, video game franchise or video game character

Postby Rhosty » Sun May 05, 2019 3:18 am

Eri7 wrote:
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The most obvious one, that Samus was actually a woman.
This one came to me as a surprise

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Re: Something you didn't know about a video game, video game franchise or video game character

Postby FireyPaperMario » Sun May 05, 2019 5:53 am

I didn't know that Paper Mario was originally named "Super Mario RPG II" and was originally worked on by Square Soft

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Re: Something you didn't know about a video game, video game franchise or video game character

Postby Eri7 » Sun May 05, 2019 5:57 am

FireyPaperMario wrote:
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I didn't know that Paper Mario was originally named "Super Mario RPG II" and was originally worked on by Square Soft
Woah, really?! What would have happened in an alternative timeline if it was really named Super Mario RPG 2?
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Re: Something you didn't know about a video game, video game franchise or video game character

Postby FireyPaperMario » Sun May 05, 2019 5:59 am

Eri7 wrote:
Sun May 05, 2019 5:57 am
FireyPaperMario wrote:
Sun May 05, 2019 5:53 am
I didn't know that Paper Mario was originally named "Super Mario RPG II" and was originally worked on by Square Soft
Woah, really?! What would have happened in an alternative timeline if it was really named Super Mario RPG 2?
Yeah, I thought the same thing too! I learn about that from Therunawayguys

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Re: Something you didn't know about a video game, video game franchise or video game character

Postby MegaDood » Sun May 05, 2019 5:46 pm

Eureka wrote:
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Something I didn't know at first about Mario was that he has been a carpenter before he was a plumber.
Apparently Nintendo said recently that he's not a plumber, but just takes up what job is nessecary at the time or something like that.

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Also I thought DK2 was called "Diddy Kong's quest" but apparently it's "Diddy's Kong quest".
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Re: Something you didn't know about a video game, video game franchise or video game character

Postby FireyPaperMario » Tue May 07, 2019 6:30 am

Here's a little something I discovered yesterday about the Duke Nukem series that I didn't know till yesterday when I was on Twitter:

There is a Duke Nukem game on the Gameboy Color. And I was like, "I didn't know this was a installment of this series on GBC"

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Re: Something you didn't know about a video game, video game franchise or video game character

Postby FireyPaperMario » Sun May 19, 2019 10:57 am

Also, did y'all know that in the Japanese version of Wario Land II, Crazy Wario was originally Drunk Wario

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Re: Something you didn't know about a video game, video game franchise or video game character

Postby Scroll » Sun May 19, 2019 8:04 pm

I didn't know that Daisy and Luigi were a couple, I got kinda surprised when I noticed that, specially when I saw the Daisy Circuit in MKWii

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Re: Something you didn't know about a video game, video game franchise or video game character

Postby FireyPaperMario » Mon May 20, 2019 7:08 am

And here's something that I think some of you SMBX members might know:

Did some of y'all know that SEGA & Sonic Team made a arcade version of Sonic 1? And it's quite different than the Mega Drive masterpiece.

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Re: Something you didn't know about a video game, video game franchise or video game character

Postby ThePieSkyHigh » Mon May 20, 2019 7:38 pm

No offense but you are quite the Sega geek! XD

Maybe the fact that Toadette existed, at one point
And also like Eri that Samus was a woman (I knew something was fishy about "zero suit samus" :?: )
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Re: Something you didn't know about a video game, video game franchise or video game character

Postby Rhosty » Mon May 20, 2019 9:31 pm

ThePieSkyHigh wrote:
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Maybe the fact that Toadette existed, at one point
HOW DARE YOU IGNORE MY SECOND MOST FAVORITE MARIO CHARACTER!!??

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Re: Something you didn't know about a video game, video game franchise or video game character

Postby ThePieSkyHigh » Mon May 20, 2019 10:43 pm

Eureka wrote:
Mon May 20, 2019 9:31 pm
ThePieSkyHigh wrote:
Mon May 20, 2019 7:38 pm
Maybe the fact that Toadette existed, at one point
HOW DARE YOU IGNORE MY SECOND MOST FAVORITE MARIO CHARACTER!!??
Yaa I only knew about her when Captain Toad Treasure Tracker was out.

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Re: Something you didn't know about a video game, video game franchise or video game character

Postby MegaDood » Fri May 24, 2019 1:15 am

I learnt that Dr Kawashima from Brain Training is a real neuroscientist who looks pretty much the same as the in-game character, and that Brain Training was based off his work. I also found the origins of the Tertis theme, it's a Russian folk song called Korobeiniki. Probably old news, but I learnt these recently and thought it was worth mentioning in this topic.
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Re: Something you didn't know about a video game, video game franchise or video game character

Postby Oshi » Fri May 24, 2019 11:58 pm

Something interesting that I learned about one of the games I have, Mercury Meltdown Revolution, is that the original creator of the series Archer Maclean also made the games Dropzone for the Atari, International Karate for the Commodore 64, and various pool games. However, he left the company Awesome Studios shortly after the original Mercury game was created, and moved on.

I never even heard of Dropzone or International Karate before, but maybe someone else here has.
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Re: Something you didn't know about a video game, video game franchise or video game character

Postby MegaDood » Tue Jun 04, 2019 3:18 am

Scroll wrote:
Sun May 19, 2019 8:04 pm
I didn't know that Daisy and Luigi were a couple, I got kinda surprised when I noticed that, specially when I saw the Daisy Circuit in MKWii
Did Nintendo actually outright say that? I mainly am unsure because Mario and Daisy are what appears to be a couple in the original Super Mario Land.
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Re: Something you didn't know about a video game, video game franchise or video game character

Postby Scroll » Tue Jun 04, 2019 12:20 pm

MegaDood wrote:
Tue Jun 04, 2019 3:18 am
Scroll wrote:
Sun May 19, 2019 8:04 pm
I didn't know that Daisy and Luigi were a couple, I got kinda surprised when I noticed that, specially when I saw the Daisy Circuit in MKWii
Did Nintendo actually outright say that? I mainly am unsure because Mario and Daisy are what appears to be a couple in the original Super Mario Land.
It's most likely a thought of mine then

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Re: Something you didn't know about a video game, video game franchise or video game character

Postby FireyPaperMario » Tue Jun 04, 2019 5:15 pm

Here's a little something I didn't know about a forgotten 90's mascot video game character, but I'm sure a few of y'all would know:

Did ya know that Gex the Gecko was suppose to be the main mascot of the Panasonic 3DO?


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