User:Scrooge200

From the Super Mario Wiki

Completed projects

  • Reupload all English WarioWare: D.I.Y. Showcase microgame images to get them in (1) better quality, (2) not blurry, and (3) not letterboxed.
  • Add "intro" commands for D.I.Y. Showcase microgames.
  • D.I.Y. Showcase comic and record lists.
  • Rewrite the D.I.Y. comic page.
  • Add Gold infobox info to microgame pages.
  • Fill out the List of Funky Kong quotes page with info about DKC, DKC2, DKC3 GBA, and DKJC.
  • Make pages for Funky's Flights missions.
  • Make a list of Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga media.
  • Make a list of Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest media.
  • Make a list of Paper Mario: Color Splash media.

Current projects

  • Improve our current coverage on Color Splash.
    • Make a "list of colorless spots" page. You can see my progress at my sandbox.
  • Make a list of Paper Mario: Sticker Star media.
  • Fill out the List of Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga quotes page.
  • Help merge the DK Wiki.
  • Re-rip Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island sprites. A lot of them are ancient, taken from TSR (which has bad color palettes for Yoshi's Island), or could use a better pose.

Game Opinions

NES

Game Notes Rating
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Donkey Kong

The game is enjoyable to play in short bursts. There's not much else to say about it. Good
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Donkey Kong Jr.

While I do enjoy this game, it's a lot more difficult than its predecessor. I don't like it as much, but it's still fun. Good
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Mario Bros.

This game is fine. It's really hard, though. Decent
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Donkey Kong Jr. Math

Have you ever wanted to play a video game solely about doing math? Neither have I, but clearly Nintendo thought somebody did. When I play Donkey Kong Jr., I want to be pushing keys and knocking down fruit, not doing math. Still, this game isn't that bad. It's good for a quick laugh. Decent
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Super Mario Bros.

When you put it into perspective, it's a good game for its time, but now it's just decent. Not bad at all, but just kind of underwhelming. Decent
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Super Mario Bros. 2

Maybe it's just me, but I consider this to be the best of the original NES trilogy. It's just so unique, and it's a lot of fun to play. Good
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Super Mario Bros. 3

I do not like this game. The level design is horrid and unfair. It makes me feel like I'm playing the Super Expert 100 Mario Challenge! There is no way to save, go back to previous worlds, or replay levels. However, I can give this game credit for introducing some fan-favorite characters, like Dry Bones, Thwomps, Boos, Chain Chomps, and the Koopalings. Bad
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Yoshi

I don't really get this game. What am I supposed to be doing? Bad
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Yoshi's Cookie

This game is mediocre. It's a little boring. While I don't mind it, it's not something I'd go out of my way to play. Decent

SNES

Game Notes Rating
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Super Mario World

No, not the cartoon series. The SNES game. I really like this game. It improved on SMB3 in such a big way with the Cape Feather, Yoshi, hidden exits, an easy-to-traverse overworld, and challenging bonus levels. Great
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Mario Paint

At first, I thought "This game looks so stupid! Why would you ever want to play a MS Paint clone with Mario?" Then I decided to play it, expecting to quit after a few minutes. What really surprised me was this: the game is actually good. It's great stress relief. Try it some time. Good
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Donkey Kong Country (Super Nintendo Entertainment System)

I very much prefer this game's sequels, due to them having more variety. This game isn't bad, though. Good
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Undake30 Same Game

This game is weird. It doesn't seem to have much value to it. There's just one singular puzzle mode, which is rather lackluster. I don't entirely hate it, though. It just kind of confuses me that it exists. Decent
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Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island

I don't play this game a lot, but I end up having fun when I do. I'd recommend it. Good
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Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest (Super Nintendo Entertainment System)

This is one of the best games of all time. Diddy and Dixie are really fun characters to play as. The game never gets boring (well, except Bramble Scramble), and it stays very fun (well, except Bramble Scramble) and fast-paced (well, except Bramble Scramble) throughout. Every song in the soundtrack is amazing. Great

Game Boy

Game Notes Rating
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Super Mario Land

This game is short and easy, but I still enjoyed it for the hour it took me to beat it. Good
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Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins

This game is really underrated! It's super creative and I love the soundtrack. The reason it doesn't get a "great" rating is because I found it too short. Good
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Mario's Picross

I didn't even know what Picross was until I played Mario's Picross. I got it so I could take a screenshot for the Game Over page, but then I played more of it. And you know what? It's actually fun. Good
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Donkey Kong Land 2

Compared to the original, this one is kind of "eh." The music is worse, the graphics are worse, it's pretty much a downgrade. Decent

DOS

Game Notes Rating
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Mario's Game Gallery

Like Mario Paint, I thought this game would be stupid at first, but I actually ended up enjoying it. There's something wonderful about playing Go Fish with Mario. Please give me your Big Boos. Good

Nintendo 64

Game Notes Rating
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Super Mario 64

A genuinely great game. Lots of fun to be had here. Great
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Paper Mario

I prefer PM64 over TTYD. 64 has memorable locations, lots of partners, great bosses, an outstanding soundtrack, and is just an overall great game. I wasn't sure if I would like it at first, but I did. Great

Game Boy Color

Game Notes Rating
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Wario Land II

While I haven't played this game recently, I do remember liking it. All the different paths were an appealing idea, and the transformations were fun to use. Good
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Wario Land 3

I don't like how you have to gradually earn your abilities. It feels strange to go from being super powerful in II to having nearly nothing in 3. I haven't completed this one yet. Good
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Donkey Kong Country
(Game Boy Color)

This game is a faithful recreation for the console it's on. Still, the SNES and GBA versions beat it in every way. Good

Game Boy Advance

Game Notes Rating
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Wario Land 4

Eh, I don't think I like this one as much as II and 3. Still not a bad game, though. Decent
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Yoshi's Island: Super Mario Advance 3

I only got this game because the Wii U eShop didn't have the original SNES version. And boy, did I not like this. I never completed the first world. Everything in this game is just worse. Bad
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WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$!

It's the first WarioWare game, but it's one of the weaker ones. It suffers from quite a bit of trial-and-error gameplay. Sometimes, like in Mix & Match and Slick Wheelie, I have no idea what I'm supposed to do. However, there are only a few bad microgames in the over 200. The bonuses are pretty fun. Orbulon's stage is probably my favorite in this game. Good
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Donkey Kong Country (Game Boy Advance)

What do you get when you take the SNES version, downgrade the graphics and music, and add a bunch of quality-of-life improvements? You get this. Good
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Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga

I really like this game. It's a great start to the Mario & Luigi series. It's the most creative, there are lots of unique enemies, the bosses are fantastic, and the entire game is really fun. There are some flaws, like a few annoying characters (I'm looking at you, Starshade Bros.), way too many tutorials, and the entire Oho Ocean Seabed segment, but it's still a great game. If you want to play a Mario & Luigi game, you can't go wrong with this one. Great
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Donkey Kong Country 2 (Game Boy Advance)

I think this is better than the SNES version. It makes 100% completion a lot more manageable by including a checklist of what you do and don't have. Great
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Donkey Kong Country 3 (Game Boy Advance)

This game is pretty great. I like Kiddy Kong and don't find him annoying, the Animal Buddies are fun to play as, there are lots of secrets, and the new overworld map is fun to explore. While I don't think it's as good as DKC2, it's pretty close. Great
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DK: King of Swing

What even is this game? Why does it exist? The wonky controls were kind of fun at first, but then I realized, "Wait, I have to play the entire game like this!" I quit after the first world, and I don't plan to come back to it anytime soon. On the plus side, I do like the sprites and art style. Decent

GameCube

Game Notes Rating
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Super Smash Bros. Melee

The genuine best Smash game. I started with Brawl and find it hard to return. I play without items, and I only do tournament-legal maps. It is now very hard for me to play any Smash game except Melee. Great
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Super Mario Sunshine

Something about this game is just... bleh. I know it's divisive, and I'm leaning towards the "bad game" side. I don't find it very fun, the controls are weird, and Mario's moveset is too small. I haven't bothered to play much of this. Bad
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Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door

I'm not a big fan of this game, honestly. The character designs are the ugliest out of all Paper Mario games, the amount of RNG in battles gets frustrating, and I can't think of many chapters I actually liked. Let's do a chapter-by-chapter recap:
  • Prologue: Boring.
  • Chapter 1: Fine. I don't like it, but I don't hate it either.
  • Chapter 2: Boring, uninteresting level design, and repetitive music.
  • Chapter 3: Fun for the first half. The story was really stupid and I didn't care for it.
  • Chapter 4: Repetitive, bad music, and lame enemies.
  • Chapter 5: What is it with this game and backtracking? This is just getting silly! Pirate's Grotto was a decent area, at least.
  • Chapter 6: There are no battles except for the final boss and a few in Riverside Station. I'm just messing around on some train the entire time.
  • Chapter 7: Admittedly, this one was kind of fun. Well, the second half, anyways. Fahr Outpost and the moon were pretty boring.
  • Chapter 8: I can barely even remember this one. It was okay.

There is one entire chapter I would call passable. Yeah, I don't get the praise for this game.

Bad

Nintendo DS

Game Notes Rating
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Super Mario 64 DS

Not a big fan of this one. Obviously, there's the bad controls, but the constant character-switching didn't do much for me. Decent
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WarioWare: Touched!

This game is good. Not my favorite WarioWare game, but it's still good. Good
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Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time

The better Mario & Luigi game on the DS. Still not the best of the entire series, however. I'd rank it between Dream Team and Paper Jam. Still, I do really like this one. While I do prefer Bros. Points, the Bros. Items were a nice change of pace. The game's soundtrack is good, and the areas are creative. Great
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New Super Mario Bros.

This game is pretty mediocre. I played it once, got all the Star Coins, and can't really remember anything else about it. Decent
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Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story

Oh, no. Not this game. This game is terrible. It is not fun in the slightest. The entire game is gross, tedious, easy, and just plain stupid. Bad
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WarioWare: D.I.Y.

The game-making section of this game doesn't feel very developed. It's overly complicated and not much fun to use. I don't really care for the records or comics, either. The microgames are incredibly basic, even by WarioWare standards. Still, it's a good game. I like the Job Center missions, the actually entertaining tutorials, and Body Rock. Good

Wii

Game Notes Rating
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Super Paper Mario

The gameplay is incredibly fun, there are lots of hidden secrets, there's a post-game, the bosses are great, and I love the soundtrack. SPM works for what it is, although there are better games out there. Great
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Super Mario Galaxy

I despise this game. It makes me feel really stupid merely by playing it. I get no enjoyment out of this game at all. It's super boring. The character designs are dumb, and the gravity physics are annoying and wonky. Heck, even the soundtrack puts me to sleep! This is one of the only Mario games I haven't bothered to 100% complete. You know what? I'm going to dedicate an entirely new rating just for this game. It's that bad. Terrible
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Super Smash Bros. Brawl

I used to like this game before I realized how much better Melee was. This game is too slow-paced and floaty for my tastes. Even when I was a super big fan of Brawl, I still despised the Subspace Emissary. I found it incredibly boring and not fun at all. Bad
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New Super Mario Bros. Wii

This was the first Wii game — and also the first Mario game — I've ever played. Did I have fun with it? Yeah, I guess. Good
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WarioWare: D.I.Y. Showcase

Technically, this is WiiWare, but I think it's close enough to fit in my Wii section. So how is this successor to D.I.Y.? Well, for one, it removes the main thing about D.I.Y.; the actual D.I.Y. portion. But the word "showcase" in the title already implies that. This game is made up of two good stages and two mediocre stages. I personally think the pre-made comics in this one are better than the ones in D.I.Y., too. Eh, the game is fine enough, but if you want to try WarioWare, don't start with this game. Decent
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Super Mario Galaxy 2

I don't dislike this game as much as Galaxy 1. Don't get me wrong, it's still a bad game, but at least there are brief bits of enjoyment in it. Let me count: the Mario Squared Galaxy was creative, and I liked the Sea Slide Galaxy, and... yeah, that's really it. The bad galaxies greatly outnumber the good ones. Bad
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Mario Party 9

This was the first Mario Party game I've ever played. I just assumed that every game took place in a singular vehicle. But you know what? I actually like it. I'm actually compelled to care about other players' turns to think about how it will impact me later. It feels like everybody's working together as a team, but they're also trying to sabotage each other at the same time, which makes for some interesting gameplay. Good

Nintendo 3DS

Game Notes Rating
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Super Mario 3D Land

A little bland, but still good. Is this better than 3D World? I'm not entirely sure. If you want Mario on the 3DS, this game isn't a bad choice. Good
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Paper Mario: Sticker Star

I'm gonna say it: this is the best Paper Mario game in the series. Every time I play it, it just gets even better. It's amazing because it has no ten hour-long cutscenes of annoying characters, unlike TTYD. I spent every second of the game battling or solving puzzles. The game looks visually great, the music is wonderful, the stickers feel unique and are all fun to use, and the fact that most Thing puzzles have multiple solutions helps them a lot. The battles are fast-paced and don't rely on cheap RNG-based mechanics. Great (but maybe that's an understatement)
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Mario & Luigi: Dream Team

I don't get the hate for this game. People always say, "oh, the tutorials stink!" Bowser's Inside Story had way more tutorials than this one. The dream world is a much more interesting and actually fun version of Bowser's body. Overall, this game is pretty great. Great
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Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam

I don't get the hate for this game, either. The lack of original characters didn't bother me very much, and all the paper additions were fun. The Papercraft Battles were about as much fun as eating a cactus, but at least they're over fast. I consider this weaker than Dream Team, but I still really like it. Great
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WarioWare Gold

The voice acting is a lot of fun to listen to, the minigames and records are great rewards, the microgames are still awesome, the challenge modes are creative, and it's overall an incredibly fun experience. It's so easy to pick up and play for a little bit. All the controls, even the microphone and the gyroscope, work perfectly and never feel unresponsive. If you want to play WarioWare, and even if you don't, please try out this one.

This game, along with Super Paper Mario, is the reason I joined this wiki in the first place. While reading the Underwhere Road and Overthere Stair articles, I noticed some typos and thought, "huh, somebody should fix those." Then, when I got WarioWare Gold, I noticed a navbox missing from Rhythm Tweezers. I added it, went back to the Super Paper Mario pages to fix the typos, and here I am today.

Great

Wii U

Game Notes Rating
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Nintendo Land

Uh, it's fine, I guess. It's a mix of good and bad minigames. The good outweighs the bad, but it's still not something you should spend 60 dollars on. Decent
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Super Mario 3D World

This game is good until World Mushroom. It kind of feels like they ran out of ideas at that point. None of the rehashed "remixed" levels, besides Piranha Creeper Creek After Dark, provide much of a challenge. And the fake replayability? I only got three out of five runs done before I got so burned out by the game that I stopped playing it for years! At least I had fun with the game my first time through. Good
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NES Remix Pack

No real opinion on this game. At first, I thought it was actual NES games and levels, but turns out it's just tiny segments. I was disappointed at first, but then I learned to appreciate it for what it was. Decent
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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

This game is better than Brawl but worse than Melee. Decent
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Super Mario Maker

Lunar Magic is better. Good

Nintendo Switch

Game Notes Rating
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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Smash 4 minus all the good stuff. Bad
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Super Mario Maker 2

Super Mario Maker with a whole bunch of new content and less garbage levels? Count me in. The multiplayer is incredibly fun.
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