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Super Mario Bros

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While chatting on Discord and working on our Sonic story, a friend and I started talking about the Mario Bros. Honestly, I'm not a big fan of the franchise. I've tried playing a few games and... compared to how well I play on other platformer games like Sonic or Kirby, I'm terrible when it comes to Mario. Regardless, we talked about if we were to do a Mario story, how would we pull it off. Obviously, we didn't want to have the princess get bloody kidnapped every 24/7 by some turtle-saurus who wants to marry her. So we played around with a few ideas and I started working on a design of the Mario Bros which you can see above. 


In our take, the Mario Bros are two brothers from Metro City who work as plumbers for a living. They're called to the Mushroom Kingdom for a job to clean up some sewer pipes when they wind up in this "Die Hard"-like situation when Bowser and his Koopa Tribe attack and invade the kingdom, in search of a powerful relic, the Star Rod.


When designing the Mario Bros, I did draw most heavily from the movie versions played by John Leguizamo and the late Bob Hoskins, but also have them maintain their look from the games with a few tweaks. If you look at the "Thwomp Boots", you may notice the letter 'E' on them. If you know your Mario lore well, that letter may ring a bell or two. The green T-Shirt worn by Luigi is a slight nod to Sunshine as Mario wore a red T-Shirt during the events of the game. 


So does this mean I'm starting a Mario story now? Ehhh... not for a good while. I already have my plate full with other projects including my Sonic story. But will I revisit this idea and work on it? We'll just have to see. For now, I hope you all enjoy the picture. 


Super Mario Bros (c) Nintendo

Ary (c( me

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its 1986, im in the first grade workin real hard 2 get mario laid. i gotta save the princess so he can get the pussy, believe me mario will get that ass so fuck luigi

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