The 'Shroom:Issue 64/Fun Stuff

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Director Notes

by Gamefreak75 (talk)


Thank you for joining us today. As you may have heard, this is the Special Issue 64, which is indeed a truly special issue.

A lot of us grew up with the Nintendo 64 and remember it fondly. Unfortunately, I cannot say the same for myself as I never owned an N64 until 3 years ago. It had many iconic and ground breaking games, from Super Mario 64 to Donkey Kong 64, Mario Kart 64 and Mario Golf 64. Mario was not the only icon to have truly memorable and revolutionary games, we had Zelda, Star Fox, Kirby, and F-Zero, as well as now third-party games Banjo-Kazooie and Conker’s.

But enough with my boring speeches, it is now time for the Fun Stuff of Special Issue 64.

Mystery Images

by Tucayo (talk)

HI, loyal readers! I'm your celebratory Mystery Images writer, Tucayo! And this time, I bring you the most special Mystery Images section there has ever been. Why? Well, for one, because it's a Special Issue, and Special Issues need special stuff. But that's not entirely why, the real reason is that this is my 50th issue as writer of The 'Shroom! So I can't do anything but thank you, the readers. Those that have read me since that distant Issue XVI, those who just started, those who started midways... Anyone who reads my section, thank you. And to show you my gratitude, you'll get 50 images this time. One from every issue. There have been special themes, so I ought to clarify some things. Images 15 and 21 are non-Mario, 26 is a user of the SMW, 45 is a logo and 46 is a location in the Marioverse. Enjoy the section and enjoy the rest of the issue!

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The lengthy answers


by Raven Effect (talk)

Did you know that:

  1. MIPS the rabbit in Super Mario 64 's name stands for Microprocessor without Interlocked Pipeline Stages?
  2. Despite being called the Headless Snowman, the snowman in Super Mario 64 is lacking a body, not a head?
  3. Mario Tennis on the Nintendo 64 marked the debut of Waluigi and the reappearance of Princess Daisy after an 9 year absence?
  4. Originally, a Magikoopa was going to be playable in Mario Kart 64, but was taken out before the game was released?
  5. The Nintendo Power guide for Super Mario 64 refers to Mario as a visitor from Brooklyn?
  6. Lakilester from Paper Mario also goes by Michael, Spike, and Jonathan in the Japanese version?
  7. No matter who beats Bowser in Mario Party 2 the game will always name the land Mario Land?


By Post-Damage Invincibility (talk)

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  1. In what game does Luigi say, "Luigi not afraid."?
  2. In "Mario Power Tennis", which character sees a Shy Guy without his mask?
  3. What does Wario pick up and throw if he gets a Double Bogey in Mario Golf: Toadstool Tour?
  4. In the ending of Super Mario 64 DS, who does Peach call inside at the very end instead of Mario, as was done in the original?
  5. A door is unlocked when all of the glowing rabbits are found in the same game from the last question. What is behind the door?
  6. Incidentally, Mario, Wario, Luigi, or Yoshi leave the room in terror if they enter the room again after collecting what is in it. Although never seen, what creature is heard?
  7. Geno answers to a "higher authority". Who or what is the higher authority?

A. God B. The power of the stars C. Rosalina D. It was never mentioned

  1. The Sockop creature of Bowser's Inside Story more than resembles Kuribo's Shoe. It's name is a pun of the word "Sockhop". What is a Sockhop?

A. A land ruled by Elvin Parsley in the Super Show. B. A 50's era high school dance. C. All of the above D. None of the above

  1. In Mario Party 9, what is the highest that can be rolled in the Scaredy Rat Race by the Scaredy Rat?
  2. Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door" is a fan favorite among many Mario Wiki users. What was the cost of the W Emblem?

Guess Who

by Turboo (talk)

  1. This character appears in the third chapter of the game.
  2. This character does not appear initially; rather, Mario must rescue him from the boss of the area before he is able to speak to him.
  3. This character was named by his grandmother.
  4. This character reveals that his ancestors once lived in a castle.

Guess that Game

by Turboo (talk)

  1. This game was rereleased on Virtual Console in 2007.
  2. Characters from this game reappeared in Mario Party 5.
  3. Two characters from this game also cameoed in its sequel, although more were scheduled to appear.
  4. This game has no optional partners.

Mind Bogglers

By GreenDisaster (talk)

Hello everybody, and welcome to my first issue of Mind Bogglers! As the rules state, you, as the reader, must find a number of characters hidden inside one giant image for the sake of your own entertainment. In this sunny July issue, you will have to go through the artwork for Mario Party 9 and find some much more flatter characters then the ones already visible: specifically, five of the various color variations of Yoshi from Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door. Since telling you which color Yoshis I've placed would make it too easy, I'll just tell you that Green Yoshi is not one of them, considering he's in plan sight.

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And now to show you where the five Yoshis are.


Non-Mario Crossword

By Gamefreak75 (talk)

For this issue, I decided to create a crossword puzzle on not only the best N64 game ever, but also my favorite game and series to date. Without further ado, I hope you are able to solve this KIRBY 64 themed crossword puzzle.


Word Search

By Gamefreak75 (talk)

The answers to June’s word search. WordSearch62012answers.png

This month’s word search: WordSearch72012.png

Find the Differences

By Pyro (talk)

The front North American cover art for New Super Mario Bros. 2



Hiding Koopa

By General bob-omb (talk)

Luigi is back from hiding under Mario's shadow in action! It looks like he has got quite a handful with some new challenges. Although, Luigi probably isn't looking for it, there is a Koopa hiding somewhere in this picture. (Surprising, I know.)