The Yoshi Torture Tape

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Allow me to explain...

I got Mario Paint in 1992. My friend Tony used the premade stamps to animate Mario killing Yoshis in bizarre ways. Sometime later, I started doing the same. Over the years, these "tortures", along with cutscenes, were recorded onto a VHS cassette, eventually concluding in 2000.

The tape sat on a shelf collecting dust until I finally decided to digitize it. I cleaned up the video as best I could, although the quality is still a little rough. The file sat on my computer collecting dust until I finally decided to upload it here.

In all seriousness, this may be the longest movie ever made (almost) entirely with Mario Paint. I resisted sharing it for so long due to its excessive use of red airbrushing. But, I turned 41 yesterday, I'm not getting any younger, and the thought of this abomination being lost forever worries me for reasons I don't fully understand.

So, the heck with it... here it is. After being hidden away for nearly 20 years, I present to you: The Yoshi Torture Tape. With any luck, Nintendo won't see this and crush me like a bug.

P.S.: Try to find Mario and a number hidden in each torture.

P.P.S.: Thanks for the Front Page and Twitter shoutout! I always figured if there was one website where this belonged, it's this one. :)

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This both makes me sad and happy.



Man, this takes me back to my own depraved Mario Paint movies, that possibly still exist somewhere in a box of VHS tapes at my parents' house.

You know what, this is probably the most creative thing I've seen in a long time. Nice to see 8 years of just goofing off compiled into a single masterpiece. Bravo!

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3.70 / 5.00

Feb 12, 2019
1:27 PM EST
Comedy - Parody