This week in Your Parents Basement, we are smashing goombas with hammers and racking up sweet, sweet numbers in the process! From 1996, we’re playing Super Mario RPG by Nintendo and Square for the Super Nintendo. Our special guest is Doctor Tony, friend of Steve’s friend Mary!
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- 0:00 – Intro, which is the Mario-est music of today’s game.
- 44:00 – Emails! Helping to keep the lights on at the Kirk Cameron household.
- 1:05:00 – No Sweet Boy Asks this week, so it’s right to the Snifferoo!
– According to Price Charting, Super Mario RPG is still quite pricy. It’s $46.50 for the loose cart, and $139 for the cart, box and manual. However, it’s available on the Wii virtual stores, which is much more affordable.
– Jason Schreier of Kotaku had a good retrospective on Super Mario RPG this year, in honor of the game’s 20th anniversary. Read it here!
– Likewise, the TV Tropes page for the game is quite robust.