AR Games is a built-in software application on the Nintendo 3DS. It uses the six AR Cards bundled with the console in thirteen augmented reality games that the player progressively unlocks. In addition to using the Mario Card, AR Games features various Mario characters and assets.
Games with Mario content
Star Pics shows 3D models of characters on top of their respective Character Cards, including Mario. The models can be manipulated, such as by changing their position, size, and pose, and then photographed.
When Mario emerges from his card, the first two measures of the "Ground Theme" from Super Mario Bros. play. Parts of this theme are also used for the game's background music. Mario can be posed to stand (as depicted on the AR Card), sit, fly (like from a Launch Star), jump, or run. The sound effects accompanying these poses are from Super Mario Galaxy and Super Mario Galaxy 2.
Fishing / Fish Gallery / Free Fishing
If lightning strikes the water, the player can catch a Fish Bone.
Mario's likeness appears in the Graffiti art tool. Images of the five Character Cards are available to trace, and the stamp section includes a stamp of a jumping Mario sprite from Super Mario Bros.
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