Thursday, October 7, 2010

Early Memories of Gaming pt. 4

All of the Mario games were greatly influential in me becoming a gamer. One of the best Mario games I have ever played is Super Mario 64. This game is most definitely the best game for Nintendo 64. You got to play the character you know and love, Mario, in an entirely 3D environment! I loved every part of this game was I was a kid and even today I still play it for fun and nostalgia.

                                     (The Cartridge)


 

For its time, Super Mario 64 had AMAZING graphics. Everything was crisp and vibrant. When you saw Bowser for the first time in the game you thought "Wow! He's HUGE!" Each level had different landscapes and textures that made them truly unique. At one point you were swimming in quicksand in the desert and before you know it, you're dodging fireballs and trying to stay away from the lava.

(BOWSER)

My favorite level was Boo's Haunted House. Knowing that a ghost could pop out of any wall and kill you always kept me on edge. The level was always full of surprises! I know I jumped out of my seat the first time I walked near a piano. Overall the haunted house was easy enough to not get enraged but hard enough to always keep me on my toes and challenged.

(Boo's Haunted House)


Super Mario 64's clean controls, beautiful graphics, and fun, challenging game play kept me enthralled for all 120 stars (By the way, I FREAKED out in excitement when somebody told me about Yoshi :D). I've spent countless hours playing this work of art and it is easily one of the most memorable games from my childhood.
 

25 comments:

  1. Love Super Mario! Cool post man

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  2. game rocked man, i played it for days when i was younger

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  3. There's nothing more that can be said about Super Mario 64 other than it is a marvel in video game history. It's simply one of the greatest games ever conceived of its time.

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  4. Back in the day this was AMAZING!

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  5. 64 was really awesome. I still play it from time to time when I hook up my N64. I finally beat lost levels too. So many memories from being a kid and not being able to get past world 1.

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  6. nostalgia like hell... remember when i just got my n64 and played super mario 64... those where the good days! check out my dubstep channel if you are into that!

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  7. Been a long time since I've played that game. Still definitely a classic, and one of the best Nintendo 64 games made.

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  8. Nintendo blew their load, so to speak, on this game. Because its controls handled the best of any 64 game I played.

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  9. Love that game. Great that they made a portable version so I could play on my DS :D

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  10. remember it was crazy grapichs at mario 64! :D
    were used to the 2d in mario bros 3 at my NES!

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  11. This is truly a great game. i need to get my hand on a copy of it so i can play it again. im been thinking of playing it again on and off this whole year.

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  12. i freaking loved this game as a kid. actually not too long ago i wiped the dust off my N64 and started a new game. as a kid Boo's haunted house always creeped the shit out of me.

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  13. Man I was scared of the haunted house when I was little.

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  14. The only game that could give this one a run for it's money is Goldeneye 007.

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  15. hahah ahh that was an awesome game.

    love the classics. good post man

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  16. Damn that game brings back lots of good memories... I loved it so much, and I spent so much time playing it, even after it was beaten...

    Good nostalgia here.

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  17. God I played the hell out of this game when I was a kid.

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  18. Oh yes. Gotta love Super Mario 64 heheh.

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  19. This is most certainly one of my favorite games. Always a classic.

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