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BasedPrime

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Man, reaching the island with Yoshi in Delfino sure is a bitch. Falling off the boats, not paying attention and Yoshi dying because of hunger. Shit took me almost an hour including the secret level where I almost went game over.
 
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doing the FLUDD less levels in Sunshine is so great. it's like the game is in kind of humming along and then you find one of those levels and all of a sudden you are playing a prototype of Mario Galaxy.

did one earlier that had some tricky balance-on-a-spinning-cube sequences and the entire background was outer space. take that cube and turn it into a sphere and you're halfway there!
 
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doing the FLUDD less levels in Sunshine is so great. it's like the game is in kind of humming along and then you find one of those levels and all of a sudden you are playing a prototype of Mario Galaxy.

did one earlier that had some tricky balance-on-a-spinning-cube sequences and the entire background was outer space. take that cube and turn it into a sphere and you're halfway there!
I like these levels. But damn some of them are so hard for me. Sunshine mario is so fast and "slippy" Galaxy is much easier for me.
 
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-Arcadia-

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God fucking damn the Pachinko level in Sunshine is Sonic 06 tier. It's even worse than I remember.
I had the exact same experience. There’s a lot of stuff people will say is broken in Sunshine. It tends to just be high difficulty, or maybe also a little bit of jank.

This is actually broken. I can’t believe they actually put the game out the door with this.
 

Lionel Richie

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I had the exact same experience. There’s a lot of stuff people will say is broken in Sunshine. It tends to just be high difficulty, or maybe also a little bit of jank.

This is actually broken. I can’t believe they actually put the game out the door with this.
Yeah, it sucks balls. The Yoshi boat ride is somehow more annoying because you can't quickly restart it once you inevitably get a game over, but the pachinko doesn't work. Whatever physics they were going for, shit went topsy turvy and we got retarded gravity.
 

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Yeah, it sucks balls. The Yoshi boat ride is somehow more annoying because you can't quickly restart it once you inevitably get a game over, but the pachinko doesn't work. Whatever physics they were going for, shit went topsy turvy and we got retarded gravity.
Speaking of that, I took the whole two hour long boat ride there, was almost there, then noticed a golden bird on the water and ate it. Of course the shine flies back to the shore, because Sunshine.

Even trying to get tricky with using Yoshi’s face-melting velociraptor juice on the pipe, leaving him there, and trying to collect the shine really quickly, didn’t work, because for inexplicable reasons, the game also deloads Delfino Plaza, so it can load Delfino Plaza, completely resetting everything.

(Sigh) I love it, but this game sometimes.
 

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Speaking of that, I took the whole two hour long boat ride there, was almost there, then noticed a golden bird on the water and ate it. Of course the shine flies back to the shore, because Sunshine.

Even trying to get tricky with using Yoshi’s face-melting velociraptor juice on the pipe, leaving him there, and trying to collect the shine really quickly, didn’t work, because for inexplicable reasons, the game also deloads Delfino Plaza, so it can load Delfino Plaza, completely resetting everything.

(Sigh) I love it, but this game sometimes.
Oh shit I forgot about the bird. I think you can get that sucker without Yoshi, no? I might uninstall the collection if you can't lol.
 

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Oh shit I forgot about the bird. I think you can get that sucker without Yoshi, no? I might uninstall the collection if you can't lol.
Kinda maybe? Lol. I know the water pump can do it, but it’d be difficult to hit it out in the middle of the ocean. I had about a microsecond to think about it, basically did this:



And just went for it.
 
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Kinda maybe? Lol. I know the water pump can do it, but it’d be difficult to hit it out in the middle of the ocean.
I didn't know you could eat the bird, I've always done it with the water pump. I just spray the bird, wait for it to fly back to where it started, spray again, repeat. Eventually it gives you the shine.

But yeah, that level is terrible to get to, and then terrible to complete. I actually went in the pipe at the end of the level thinking I could restart and when I saw Delfino Plaza load I wanted to throw the controller. I finally completed the level by walking along the edge to hover over to the red coin I missed. Walking back along that narrow edge is just a tad stressful.
 

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it's really mind blowing that it was only a year after Yoshi's Island that Super Mario 64 came out.
Even more mindblowing is that YI is the culmination of everything Nintendo knew about the SNES, while SM64 is the first damn thing they did with the N64.

YI is a fantastic game, but the only thing that makes SM64 seem a thing made by earthlings is that Tomb Raider came out the same year and kinda took a bit of oomph out of the quasi-alien game Nintendo made with SM64. Both games would have seemed unimaginable just six months earlier, yet there they were, and they both nailed everything first try.
 

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Done with Sirena Beach. One play session. Off with the band-aid.

It wasn’t as horrendous as I remember it being, wherein I literally compared it to the worst games I had ever played, but I could feel even the patience I went in with being pushed, with just a non-stop stream of bad ideas.
Doing that level now. The quality noticeably tanks, the boos don't feel right at all. Beautiful sunset when you arrive though. But yeah, a strong competitor for worst Mario level ever. Terrible music as well.
 
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Just beat Sunshine. Wow that ending really just comes out of nowhere huh!

Great game but you can tell it runs out of steam at the end. Final level was a real disappointment compared to the awesome Bowser areas in 64. Oh well.

Beat with 73 shines now Im on to get 120! Looks like I’ll be doing all these secret areas over again lol
 
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Beat with 73 shines now Im on to get 120! Looks like I’ll be doing all these secret areas over again lol
I'm at 115 shines, I need to get 10 blue coins in Noki Bay and Corona Mountain and then do the couple of Sirena Beach secret levels which is giving me pause because fuck I hate reaching the secret levels in the hotel. I'm tantalizingly close.