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Jul 9, 2011 | 12:01 AM EDT
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"Waltz of the Forest"
Performed by Final Boss
Vocals by Kirbopher
Rapping by ShadyVox
Opera by MusicalMike
Arrangement by Psyguy

"Rawest Forest" by Martin Hagwell
"Geno's Forest" by XBrav
"Beware the Forest Mushrooms" by Yoko Shimomura

Back in 2007, the last Flash animation I did as I was graduating High School and entering College was a music video based on "Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars" for the Super Nintendo, a game that I have over a decade of history with. Yoko Shimomura's music is a huge part of what's so amazing about this game, "Beware the Forest Mushrooms" (theme of the "Forest Maze" stage) being one of her most highly regarded compositions. DJ XBrav created a lyrical version of the song that took the internet by storm many years ago, evolving into a meme that fans of the game all know and love. Martin Hagwell later remixed this into the popular "Rawest Forest" song, which I later used as the song for the music video that has now received millions of views in the past several years.

Today, as the last Flash animation I'm doing as I graduate College and enter into the rest of my life: Myself, Blake "ShadyVox" Swift, Bryon "Psyguy" Beaubien and Musical Mike Patterson, have joined forces to bring you a new version of the popular Forest Maze composition from Super Mario RPG, paying tribute to both XBrav's and Marta's remixes as well as Yoko Shimomura's original piece. This animation was done over the course of two weeks, as opposed to the original music video that was finished in one week. I crammed in as many geeky references in there as I possibly could to show my appreciation for this amazing game and I hope everyone who's ever played Super Mario RPG will get a big smile in remembering all the fun stuff from Mario and company's adventures. Big thanks as well to my creative partners that helped in making this song and everyone who supported me during the animation process.

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shroober99shroober99

Rated 5 / 5 stars September 3, 2012

how do i download video???



edragon2edragon2

Rated 5 / 5 stars August 9, 2011

this makes me wanna download the game xD

lol great job Kirb


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TeakettleWarriorTeakettleWarrior

Rated 5 / 5 stars September 23, 2011

You sir, have just won the game.

I don't know what to say about this video. Sure, it could've been animated better in the beginning, but this was amazing, and made me want to play Super Mario RPG! (For the first time, I may add) So, wow! I praise you.


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DaBonezDaBonez

Rated 5 / 5 stars July 19, 2011

Nice.

i Loved the animation !


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Chaos-shroomChaos-shroom

Rated 5 / 5 stars September 30, 2011

9 character word for awesome: This song

I gotta say, I thought the original remix of this song was pretty good, but I always felt it was missing something I couldn't put my finger on. Whatever it was, this song added just that. I feel it flows a lot better and I could listen to this for hours. Kick ass job once again


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