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 Post subject: Re: Mario is officially no longer a plumber
PostPosted: Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:06 pm 
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Kritter wrote:
Or maybe it won't make a difference because Nintendo never fleshed out Mario's story in the first place. It'd have been great if they had a cool backstory involving plumbing and so on that they could've used to accentuate the games through the years, but they haven't in 30+ years outside of a few small nods or mentions. Doesn't mean we won't stop seeing pipes in Mario games and things like that, but I won't pretend it'll matter in the slightest. Mario has never had a backstory beyond "hey he's a plumber" and the games haven't suffered for it.

virtually every division of nintendo besides NoJ made it a pretty big point in most if not all of the promotional cartoons, comics, etc in the series' youth and nintendo going out of their way to bury it when it means a lot to a lot of people is going to naturally make people pretty upset when to them the stuff they grew up with "didnt matter"

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 Post subject: Re: Mario is officially no longer a plumber
PostPosted: Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:19 pm 
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Cartoons, comics and so on aren't canon and never were. Just like there's never been a mention of Brooklyn in the games. Just like we don't see Rotor or Antoine and other random characters from the Archie Sonic comics in the main Sonic games. They're extra bits of fun but they're basically an unrelated universe to the games themselves. Does changing a line of text on a website mean that future comics and cartoons won't use plumbing as a thing in Mario games? Who knows, but it won't affect the games themselves, for better or worse.

This doesn't mean I wouldn't love if Nintendo took the whole plumbing thing more seriously too, would be great to see him using a plunger in an RPG game instead of just the hammer, or more little nods like that, but Nintendo just doesn't work that way.

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 Post subject: Re: Mario is officially no longer a plumber
PostPosted: Wed Sep 13, 2017 11:16 pm 
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I just really hope he isn't a superhero in the mushroom kingdom. He's cool as a fat athletic (strange?) Italian older dude. It would hurt the franchise and fans if he was a complete character in my opinion. I don't want him to change but adding backstory does not necessarily mean too much change.

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