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Feb 25, 2022

In the second installment of our Super Mario World deep-dive miniseries, Mare Sheppard and Raigan Burns of Metanet Software (N++) join us to talk about the inertia that makes Mario feel like Mario, the beautiful strangeness of the cape, and just how deep SMW's control quirks go.

Show notes:

Metanet Software


The Story of Super Mario World

Elasto Mania

Bernard Suits



Tumbledown Drive

Jiggly Zone

Making History with Summoning Salt

Kaizo Kindergarden

The Decade-Long Quest for Shadow of the Colossus' Last Secret

Retronauts on SMW

Reverse Design: SMW

Burned Mario and Luigi

SMW Widescreen

11 Years of N