Mario dies on the cover?

1 : Anonymous2021/07/25 19:12 ID: orhtsn
Mario dies on the cover?
2 : Anonymous2021/07/25 19:42 ID: h6i8ll6

The foot overlap is different and leads me to believe in the cover the stone is background.

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Nah, it’s a wall jump cuz he’s POGGERS

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It’s the wall glitch. Those cover art designers knew about this glitch back then. Impressive!

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Mario is even angled upwards on the cover and they leveled him back to 0 degrees for the meme example.

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or he did a wall clip.

3 : Anonymous2021/07/25 20:00 ID: h6ias9x

Miyamoto: Help me design the game cover for Super Mario.

Designer: Okay, what's your favorite part of the game?

Miyamoto: My favorite part is how bad the players are at it.

Designer: Done!

4 : Anonymous2021/07/25 20:01 ID: h6iazt9

it’s just to prepare you for dying a hundred times before making it to the end of the game

5 : Anonymous2021/07/25 19:47 ID: h6i98bk

Nobody who has ever played a Mario game hasn't died in it.

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I didn't as a child because I never got past, like, 1-3 lol

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You didn't get past 1-3 because ... you died?

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I played Mario World on the Gameboy, once... should I have died...?

6 : Anonymous2021/07/25 20:12 ID: h6icb59

Mario fucking dies

7 : Anonymous2021/07/25 20:14 ID: h6icj51

Mario falls into hell

8 : Anonymous2021/07/25 22:21 ID: h6irtj0

I never noticed the lava beneath him but I always did wonder why he was running straight into a wall on the cover.

9 : Anonymous2021/07/25 23:28 ID: h6izjqk

Miyamoto literally said he doesn't...

10 : Anonymous2021/07/25 20:21 ID: h6idezj
11 : Anonymous2021/07/25 23:45 ID: h6j1jc5

If you’ve watched enough Summoning Salt, you’d know that this Mario is glitching into a sub-pixel and probably will start running inside the wall.

Worst come to worst he’ll will just jump off the wall and get a PB instead.

12 : Anonymous2021/07/25 20:23 ID: h6ido1b

Slaps the Nintendo, "You can fit so much dying into this baby!"

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Always have respect for the classics

13 : Anonymous2021/07/25 21:53 ID: h6iokbq

Old as shit post.

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new to me

ben is a hoe

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One of the oldest reposts in gaming history, I think. This was 1983 when it came out, and I'm sure it didn't take more than a week before someone went, "Hey! Mario dies on the cover!". We didn't get to share this in image format to the entire world for like another decade, though.

14 : Anonymous2021/07/25 19:14 ID: h6i5503

It was always an omen.

15 : Anonymous2021/07/25 21:45 ID: h6inlk4

Could be jumping off of an enemy that ran off the side

16 : Anonymous2021/07/25 21:31 ID: h6ilw3d

Maybe they wanted it to look as if he was climbing to save himself form lava a la Indiana Jones.

17 : Anonymous2021/07/25 22:18 ID: h6irgl5

thats funny

18 : Anonymous2021/07/25 22:30 ID: h6isxio

The cake is a lie

19 : Anonymous2021/07/25 22:36 ID: h6itkcx

Spoiler alert! Sheesh!

20 : Anonymous2021/07/25 22:56 ID: h6ivwmm

Directed by Kevin Smith?

21 : Anonymous2021/07/25 23:05 ID: h6iwxjr

The cover of Bigfoot for NES was an actual picture of a Monster Truck.

22 : Anonymous2021/07/25 23:11 ID: h6ixmkk

I always thought it was funny how someone rotated Mario so he's level and not angled upward like on the cover, showing clearly he's running uphill.

If they had extended the stone background behind him on the cover, you wouldn't have seen him very well. It was for higher contrast.

But seriously, they actually rotated him to to make up this silly meme.

23 : Anonymous2021/07/25 23:34 ID: h6j0ap2

Fun fact: Nintendo games have actual gameplay on the cover, as other game systems at the time were accused of setting false expectations

24 : Anonymous2021/07/25 23:58 ID: h6j2yxj

Super Mario Bros 1: Yoshi's Revenge (prevenge?)


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